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 KV Correspondent

Schools will finally get to see light

Schools will finally get to see light

All govt schools to get electricity connections during this year

All govt schools to get electricity connections during this year

 Press Trust of India

Taliban takes centre stage as Kabul cut out of peace talks

Taliban takes centre stage as Kabul cut out of peace talks

Kabul: President Ashraf Ghani is being pushed to the sidelines as the Taliban ignores his overtures for peace and negotiates instead with his friends, and enemies, over the future of Afghanistan. From Doha to Moscow, the insurgents are meeting an array of envoys with competing interests in Afghanistan, from the United States eager to withdraw […]

 KV Correspondent

Poor work culture reflected in research institutions of education department

Poor work culture reflected in research institutions of education department

Srinagar: In what could reflect the poor work culture in the research institutes of education department in valley, the teaching faculty deputed in these institutes rarely attend to their duties. In a fresh instance, nine teaching faculty members of State Institute of Education (SIE) Kashmir and District Institute of Education and Training (DIET) Srinagar were […]

 Press Trust of India

Pak women in JK appeal to Modi, Imran Khan for facilitating their return home

Pak women in JK appeal to Modi, Imran Khan for facilitating their return home

Srinagar: A group of women from Pakistan, who came to Jammu and Kashmir with their husbands under the rehabilitation policy for militants, Saturday appealed to Prime Minister NarendraModi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for travel documents to return home. They claimed that they have not been provided the permanent resident certificates as promised. In […]

 Press Trust of India

Govt to invest hugely on improving border infrastructure, police modernization

Govt to invest hugely on improving border infrastructure, police modernization

MHA gets Rs 1.03 lakh crore for the project

New Delhi: For the first time, budgetary provisions for the Home Ministry has crossed the Rs 1-lakh crore mark and is pegged at over Rs 1,03,000 crore for the next fiscal, with special emphasis on improving border infrastructure of police forces. The ministry has got Rs 1,03,927crore for 2019-20 which is 4.9 per cent more […]

 Press Trust of India

Kashmir story can’t be told through HR reports, Journalistic accounts: Arundhati Roy

Kashmir story can’t be told through HR reports, Journalistic accounts: Arundhati Roy

New Delhi: The 1997 Booker Prize-winner, Arundhati Roy who is equally at ease writing scathing essays, says she is a “disciplined writer” whose heart lies in fiction as it is a “connective tissue” between many things which are sometimes looked at or studied in isolation. A major part of Roy’s second novel is set in […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Mother dead, father ‘missing’, year-old baby girl longing for parental love

Mother dead, father ‘missing’, year-old baby girl longing for parental love

Pulwama: With father likely to have joined the militant ranks and mother already dead, a year-old baby girl has been left on mercy of Almighty and her relatives in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Aiysha, a year-old daughter of Imran Ahmad Bhat of Arihal village in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district doesn’t know anything about her parents. […]

 KV Correspondent

No new private school to come up until fee structure not approved

No new private school to come up until fee structure not approved

Srinagar: The J&K government has put a rider on the opening of the new private schools as it has stated that no private schools will be allowed to start with a proposed fee structure of more than Rs 1000 per month and Rs 6000 as annual charges. The order in this regard has been issued […]

 KV Correspondent

Resisting change: Even a new roadmap fails to generate betterment in school education

Resisting change: Even a new roadmap fails to generate betterment in school education

Srinagar: The much hyped new road map devised for the J&K state’s school education department has miserably failed to bring a change in the ailing education sector of the state. The new roadmap for school education department was devised by the union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD in 2017 to revamp the education sector […]

 KV Correspondent

Journalists protest police ‘highhandedness’

Journalists protest police ‘highhandedness’

Stage protest after some scribes were ‘disallowed' to enter R-Day parade venue

Srinagar: Journalists here Saturday staged a protest against Jammu and Kashmir government and police after several scribes were allegedly not allowed to enter the venue of Republic Day function despite possessing valid accreditation passes. However, Governor’s advisor K Vijay Kumar said in Jammu that the issue of some journalists not being permitted to cover the […]