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 Irfan Tramboo

Ragging complaints: GMC acts tough against accused, orders their suspension

Ragging complaints: GMC acts tough against accused, orders their suspension

Srinagar: The authorities at Govt Medical College (GMC), Srinagar have acted tough on the students who have been found involved in incidents of ragging at its boys hostel Bemina by ordering their suspension and initiating an inquiry. After it was brought into their notice that few students at boys hostel Bemina were indulging in ragging […]

 Press Trust of India

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour 50 victims

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour 50 victims

Christchurch: Thousands of people have gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques. One of those watching from a wheelchair was 21-year-old Mustafa Boztas, who was shot in the leg and liver […]

 KV Correspondent

Students bear brunt of Baramulla encounter, schools closed for 10 days

Students bear brunt of Baramulla encounter, schools closed for 10 days

Srinagar: The students enrolled in the government schools in Bandi Village of Baramulla district had to bear the brunt of the encounter between militants and government forces that left two militants dead. A day after encounter was over, the district administration in Baramulla have ordered for closure of all educational institutions located in Bandi village […]

 KV Online

Undeterred: Azaan echoes across New Zealand as Muslims offer Friday prayers

Undeterred: Azaan echoes across New Zealand as Muslims offer Friday prayers

CHRISTCHURCH: The Muslim call to prayer rang out across New Zealand on Friday followed by two minutes of silence nationwide to mark a week since a white supremacist gunned down 50 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch. As the call was broadcast around the country, thousands of people – including Prime Minister […]

 KV Correspondent

Infrastructural deficiencies crippling growth prospects of education sector

Infrastructural deficiencies crippling growth prospects of education sector

ASER 2018 survey paints grim picture, reveals many ills

Srinagar: Negating the tall claims of the state’s education department to take education sector to new heights, most of the schools are facing accommodation crunch in the state. The deficiency has been noticed at a time when the governor’s administration claims to fill the infrastructural gaps in government schools by the end of this month. […]

 Press Trust of India

Pulwama ‘terror’ attack won’t be forgotten: NSA Doval

Pulwama ‘terror’ attack won’t be forgotten: NSA Doval

Gurgaon: India has neither forgotten nor will forget the Pulwama terror attack and the country’s leadership is “capable and courageous” to mete out effective responses to such acts, NSA Ajit Doval said Tuesday. Speaking for the first time about the attack in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed on February 14 in Jammu and Kashmir, […]

 KV Correspondent

Pathetic: 200 kids enrolled in a middle school jostle in a two room space

Pathetic: 200 kids enrolled in a middle school jostle in a two room space

Srinagar: Signifying the poor state of affairs in the school education department, a Middle School in Srinagar outskirts is functioning from a shabby two room structure. The department has left the school unattended despite having enrolment of more than 200 students in the school. Government Girls Middle School (GMS) at Boatman Colony in Bemina area […]

 KV Correspondent

Pupil teacher ratio still a concern in govt schools

Pupil teacher ratio still a concern in govt schools

Srinagar: Bellying the tall claims of the school education department to streamline the pupil-teacher ratio (PTR) in government schools, the educational institutions in Kashmir are overstaffed in most of the district while the student enrollment is going down drastically. In Srinagar district the enrollment in government schools has decreased this year by 35 percent as […]

 KV Correspondent

Permanent campuses for KGBV residential schools fail to come up in JK

Permanent campuses for KGBV residential schools fail to come up in JK

Srinagar: There seems to be no headway in the completion of the permanent campuses for the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) residential schools. More than seven year have passed but the successive regimes have failed to complete the construction of the buildings, leaving the girl students without proper accommodations and hampering the implementation of the […]

 Press Trust of India

Indo-Pak relations: Animosity is a reality, but History too cannot be ignored

Indo-Pak relations: Animosity is a reality, but History too cannot be ignored

New Delhi: Gujarat in India, Gujrat in Pakistan; Hyderabad here and also there; Delhi Gate in Lahore and Lahori Gate in Patiala. Then there is the favourite sweetmeat of many Indians, the Karachi halwa, while the Pakistanis relish Bengali samosa. Some names have withstood the uneasy decades since Partition, standing out like little beacons of […]

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