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Freebies debate: EC proposes change in poll code

Freebies debate: EC proposes change in poll code

Wants parties to give info on financial viability of election promises

New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday proposed amending the model code to ask political parties to provide authentic information to voters on the financial viability of their poll promises, a move that comes amid the freebies versus welfare measures debate that has triggered a political slugfest in the recent weeks. In a letter to […]

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‘My Youth My Pride’: JKSC tightens noose against non-functional sports associations

‘My Youth My Pride’: JKSC tightens noose against non-functional sports associations

SRINAGAR: Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council (JKSC) on Monday said that the Council will ensure that the interests of the players in various disciplines will not be allowed to be jeopardized due to callousness of defunct sports entities. The official spokesman said several decisions were taken to streamline the functioning of the sports associations […]

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Cluster University advertises Registrar post, KU drags feet for 8 months 

Cluster University advertises Registrar post, KU drags feet for 8 months 

By:  Muhammad Adnan Srinagar:The Cluster University Srinagar on Friday advertised the post of Registrar even as the Kashmir University continues to drag its feet to fill up this position through proper channel for the last eight months. This is the second time in a span of less than two years that the Cluster University has […]

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IMHANS frames drug de-addiction policy

IMHANS frames drug de-addiction policy

‘Focus on 4-step strategy to eradicate menace of substance abuse’

Srinagar: The draft drug policy framed by the Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (IMHANS) Kashmir has come up with a four-pronged prevention strategy to eradicate the menace of substance abuse in J&K. The draft drug de-addiction policy states that the policy will be based on the preventive model of disease which involves prevention at […]

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Children with immunodeficiency at higher risk of serious COVID-19: Study

Children with immunodeficiency at higher risk of serious COVID-19: Study

London: Children with certain immunodeficiency diseases may have a higher mortality rate due to COVID-19, according to a study. Researchers noted that most children infected with the SARS-CoV-2 develop a mild illness or show no symptoms at all, but for a small percentage, serious complications may develop. The study, recently published in the Journal of […]

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Inspire Award at 9th NLEPC: Kupwara Boy’s cooking gadget figures among top 60 innovations

Inspire Award at 9th NLEPC: Kupwara Boy’s cooking gadget figures among top 60 innovations

SRINAGAR: A Novel multipurpose cooking tool designed by Danish Ahmad Bhat, class 8th student of Government Upper Primary School, Machipora, Handwara of Kupwara District was chosen as one of the top 60 innovations at the 9th National Level Exhibition and Project Competition (NLEPC) for INSPIRE Awards MANAK, held at ITPO, New Delhi, officials aid. The […]

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‘Additional Charge Culture’ hits functioning of KU

‘Additional Charge Culture’ hits functioning of KU

Stakeholders appeal LG to get all posts filled through proper advertisements

Muhammad Adnan Srinagar: Administrative inertia is the order of the day at the Kashmir University (KU) where more than half a dozen officials are holding additional charge of important departments, insiders have alleged. This is in addition to their teaching and research assignments which has allegedly become a casualty due to the additional charge syndrome, […]

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Admissions via distance learning: UGC issues cautionary guidelines for students

Admissions via distance learning: UGC issues cautionary guidelines for students

New Delhi: Ensuring recognition status of Higher Education Institution (HEI) and course, equivalence of qualification with conventional mode, and non-inclusion in list of prohibited courses are among the UGC guidelines for students seeking admission in open and distance learning programmes. “Students should ensure the status of higher educational institutions (HEIs) which includes recognition status and […]

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Power Amnesty to domestic consumers: Civil Society hails decision taken by Lt Guv

Power Amnesty to domestic consumers: Civil Society hails decision taken by Lt Guv

SRINAGAR: In the backdrop of one time amnesty scheme launched by the Government for domestic power consumers on Thursday, representatives of several Trade Associations Saturday called on Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar here at Srinagar. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, MD KPDCL, Mohammad Yaseen Chowdhury, Chief Engineer KPDCL, Javaid Yousif Dar […]

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FFRC bars Pvt schools to fix fee structure at ‘sweet will’

FFRC bars Pvt schools to fix fee structure at ‘sweet will’

Says schools can't take refuge in pending court cases to hike fee structure

Muhammad Adnan Srinagar: The Fee Fixation and Regulation Committee (FFRC) has tightened its noose against the private educational institutions for fixing their fee structure at their “sweet will.” The Chairman FFRC Justice (Retd) Muzaffar Hussain Attar in an order said that the private schools cannot take refuge in pending court cases to fix new fee […]

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