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 Irfan Tramboo

After a delay of four months, SKIMS gets CTG machines

After a delay of four months, SKIMS gets CTG machines

Srinagar: After a delay of more than four months, the much needed Cardiotocography (CTG) machines have been finally installed at SKIMS maternity care hospital, the procurement process of which was halted due to the technical queries that were raised by the procurement committee in November this year. Medical Superintendent, SKIMS Dr Farooq Jan told ‘Kashmir […]

 Press Trust of India

The sordid saga: Pellet removed from youngest victim’s eye

The sordid saga: Pellet removed from youngest victim’s eye

Srinagar: Doctors on Wednesday successfully removed the pellet lodged in the right eye of an 18-month-old girl, Hiba Nisar, the youngest pellet victim in Kashmir who was injured after getting hit inside her house last month. “We have removed the pellet which was lodged in the right eye of the infant girl. We cannot say […]

 KV Correspondent

Official apathy leaves students without uniforms

Official apathy leaves students without uniforms

Norms deviated for procurement of uniforms in govt schools

Srinagar: The school education department has failed to streamline the procurement of the school uniforms for distribution among the students enrolled in government educational institutions. Pertinently, the school children up to class 8th in government schools are given free uniforms under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). As per SSA norms, the uniforms are to be […]

 KV Correspondent

DSEK fails to clear liability of 125 Cr towards JKBOSE

DSEK fails to clear liability of 125 Cr towards JKBOSE

Srinagar: The school education department is struggling to clear the liabilities of Rs 125 crore to JK Board of School Education (BOSE) on account of procurement of books for different classes. The liability has got accumulated due to the difference in the actual cost and the approved rates for each set of books under erstwhile […]

 KV Correspondent

Local IAS officers need to serve the state, its people: Khursheed Ganai

Local IAS officers need to serve the state, its people: Khursheed Ganai

Srinagar: Advisor to J&K Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai on Saturday said that local IAS officers can serve the state and its people in a much better way. He asked the officers to do away with arrogance while serving people of valley. The advisor was speaking at a function organized by Directorate of School Education Kashmir […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Study proposes establishment of high quality trauma care centres in Valley

Study proposes establishment of high quality trauma care centres in Valley

Srinagar: With pellet and bullet injuries being on the rise in Kashmir, a study conducted at SKIMS has impressed upon the need of establishing high-quality trauma care centres across the state to reduce the firearm-related morbidity and mortality, in addition to the establishment of an Advanced Trauma Centre in the Srinagar city. The study titled […]

 KV Correspondent

Apathy: DSEK fails to utilize around 7 Cr sanctioned under central schemes

Apathy: DSEK fails to utilize around 7 Cr sanctioned under central schemes

Srinagar: At a time when the state education department raises hue and cry over non-availability of funds to improve upon the services and infrastructure in the education sector, details have surfaced pointing towards an unspent amount of Rs 7 Crore by the department. “A whooping amount of more than Rs 7 Crore has remained unspent […]

 KV Network

Pak intensifies fight against tobacco and sugary beverages, imposes ‘sin tax’

Pak intensifies fight against tobacco and sugary beverages, imposes ‘sin tax’

Islamabad: Pakistan will soon impose a ‘sin tax’ on cigarettes and sugary beverages and that fund would be diverted to the health budget, Minister for National Health Services Aamer Mehmood Kiani has said. Speaking at a public health conference at the Health Services Academy, Kiani Tuesday said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was committed […]

 KV Correspondent

SSA teachers resort to protests once again

SSA teachers resort to protests once again

Say all promises by government have proven hoax

Srinagar: The Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers continue to hit streets as the government has failed to release their salary pending salary from last four months. The teachers also protested the government’s failure to regularize their services against substantive posts in the department. On Monday the SSA teachers under the banner of JK Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) […]

 KV Correspondent

KU fails to conduct graduate level exams on time

KU fails to conduct graduate level exams on time

Students allege inordinate delays are wasting their precious time

Srinagar: The authorities in Kashmir University (KU) have failed to streamline the examination system for undergraduate courses post introduction of the semester system exams in the colleges. Notably, the KU examination department has a huge liability of exams of under graduate courses which is now telling upon the career of hundreds of outgoing college students. […]