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 KV Correspondent

Norms flouted in Edu dept as ZRP’s, CRP’s enjoy prolonged stint

Norms flouted in Edu dept as ZRP’s, CRP’s enjoy prolonged stint

Srinagar: Throwing all the norms to the winds, the authorities in school education department have failed to reshuffle the Zonal Resource Persons (ZRPs) and Cluster Resource Persons (CRPs) across Kashmir even after completing their term of two years. These resource persons continue to enjoy their extended stint in zonal education offices or chief education offices […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Critical Care Ambulance Service may soon be a reality in JK

Critical Care Ambulance Service may soon be a reality in JK

Srinagar: In conflict-ridden Kashmir, the much-awaited Critical Care Ambulance Service aimed at saving precious lives in Jammu and Kashmir may finally become a reality in the coming months as the government has finalized the formalities in finalizing the contract. With initiating further formalities for the procurement of ambulances equipped with life support, the road seems […]

 Press Trust of India

US ‘war on terror’ has killed 500,000 people: Study

US ‘war on terror’ has killed 500,000 people: Study

Washington: About half a million people have died violently in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan due to the US “war on terror” that was launched following the September 11 attacks in 2001, according to a study released Thursday. The report by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs put the death toll at between […]

 Irfan Tramboo

No takers for the ‘Draft Healthcare Policy-2018’

No takers for the ‘Draft Healthcare Policy-2018’

Submitted twice for approval, policy gathering dust

Srinagar: The comprehensive Draft Healthcare Policy-2018 that was submitted by the Health Department twice this year, is still gathering dust in the Civil Secretariat as the policy has not been approved as yet. Notably, the former Director Health Services, Dr Saleem ur Rehman had submitted the Draft of the Policy twice, in the month of […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Finally, govt initiates move to end dearth of nursing staff

Finally, govt initiates move to end dearth of nursing staff

Various posts to be filled up to run ancillary medical schools

Various posts to be filled up to run ancillary medical schools

 KV Correspondent

Power connections elude schools as govt gropes in the dark

Power connections elude schools as govt gropes in the dark

Srinagar: At a time when examination halls are being asked to be provided with lighting facilities for the students more than 50 percent government schools in Baramulla district are without electricity connection. As per the official figures, there are around 1459 government schools in the district out of which only 700 are electrified so far. […]

 KV Correspondent

Schools directed to publish list of curriculum books

Schools directed to publish list of curriculum books

Parents free to purchase books from open market, says Director School education

Parents free to purchase books from open market, says Director School education

 KV Correspondent

After World Bank’s help, damaged schools to witness reconstruction

After World Bank’s help, damaged schools to witness reconstruction

Srinagar: After four years of delay, the school education department has finally initiated the process for reconstruction of school buildings that were damaged during 2014 floods. The funds for the construction of the buildings, according to officials will be provided by the World Bank. “We have identified the flood-affected buildings which need to be reconstructed […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Saffron Mission that failed: Saffron yield fails to cheer up growers as no increase recorded

Saffron Mission that failed: Saffron yield fails to cheer up growers as no increase recorded

Pulwama: The saffron production in Kashmir is persistently decreasing due to the non-availability of irrigation system to the cultivating areas, say growers. National Saffron Mission, a Rs 400 crore worth project that was started by central government in the year 2010 to tackle the problems faced by cultivators has completely failed as the locals’ claim […]

 KV Network

Over 20 Quintals of Fukki seized

Anantnag: Police on Thursday seized more than 20 quintals (2000 kilograms) of fukki during a raid at Sangam. Acting on specific information, a police party of Police Station Bijbehara headed by SHO Bijbehara under the supervision of SSP Anantnag Altaf Ahmad Khan raided the house of Tufail Ahmad Bandh, son of Abdul Rahim Bandh resident […]

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