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 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 […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Family questions media over comparing their IPS, militant sons

Family questions media over comparing their IPS, militant sons

Say ‘atrocities of forces compelled Shams to pick up arms’

Shopian: The educated youth like Dr. Shams-ul-HaqMengnoo choose armed struggle only due to the atrocities of forces, said slain militant’s relatives at Sugan where thousands of mourners continue to throng his residence. Shams-ul-Mengnoo, a resident of Sugan village of Shopian district who was pursuing Bachelors Degree in Unani Medicine and Surgery from a Government College […]

 Press Trust of India

Siachen: The Untold story described in Nat Geo documentary

Siachen: The Untold story described in Nat Geo documentary

New Delhi: How do soldiers survive at minus 50 degrees Celsius in Siachen and glacier captains carry out evacuation flying over relentless ice-fields in the world’s highest battlefield? These and few other lesser-known stories of the Indian Air Force’s operations in the toughest climatic conditions in the country will be unveiled through a special documentary […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Militant recruitment in these villages witnessed after two decades

Militant recruitment in these villages witnessed after two decades

Twin back to back encounters left all three militants dead

Pulwama/Shopian: The three villages in twin districts of South Kashmir witnessed no militant recruitment from past two decades. However, after a lapse of nearly 25 years, one each from LassiporaPulwama, Chiddipora and Shirmal villages of Shopian joined the militant ranks. The youth from the villages who had joined militant ranks were killed in separate encounters […]

 Irfan Tramboo

‘Over worked’ doctors write to govt, seek eased work conditions

‘Over worked’ doctors write to govt, seek eased work conditions

Srinagar: Doctors in Kashmir have been working on extended, enormous shifts for long now. The issue seems, has not been taken seriously by the government as well as the same has not been addressed so far. While the Lalla Ded incident has generated debate on various fronts, with government issuing guidelines in regard to the […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Probe in LD hospital fiasco says SOP not followed

Probe in LD hospital fiasco says SOP not followed

Srinagar: The internal inquiry that was ordered into the incident that occurred on Friday at Lala Ded Hospital has blamed the doctor for not adhering to the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) by not admitting the patient. However, the report says that the doctor has treated the patient as per the protocol in concurrence with the […]

 KV Correspondent

DSEK fails to regulate coaching facilities in winter tutorial centres

DSEK fails to regulate coaching facilities in winter tutorial centres

Srinagar: The winter tutorials started by the directorate of school education department has turned out to be flop show as the permanent faculty tasked to teach in the tuition centres have failed to report to the centres leaving students to fend for themselves. The Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Hardpunzoo in Budgam district has recommended action […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Now, youngsters get addicted to online game ‘PUBG’

Now, youngsters get addicted to online game ‘PUBG’

Medicos warn of serious consequences, seek ban on the online game

Medicos warn of serious consequences, seek ban on the online game

 KV Correspondent

Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Srinagar: The school education department has started a fresh exhaustive exercise to collect the class-wise enrollment of the government schools across Kashmir. The school heads have been asked to furnish the enrollment of their schools post clubbing of the educational institutions which were having meager enrollment of the students, an official said. In this regard […]