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 KV Correspondent

Woeful: Denied salaries for six months NYCs see a bleak future ahead

Woeful: Denied salaries for six months NYCs see a bleak future ahead

Srinagar: The National Youth Volunteers (NYCs) absorbed in various departments of J&K state are without their monthly salary for more than five months now which has brought them at the verge of starvation. Also, the candidates working in various government departments see a bleak future ahead as the government has not framed any job policy […]

 KV Correspondent

After outcry KU promises to slash admission fee for nursing courses

After outcry KU promises to slash admission fee for nursing courses

Srinagar: The Kashmir University (KU) administration is mulling to slash the admission fee for B.Sc nursing course. In this regard the varsity administration has also written to the state government to provide additional funding to run B.Sc nursing college in Anantnag. Earlier, there was a massive outcry over the fee structure set by KU for […]

 Press Trust of India

Optimism: Century old trout farming beacons hope for entrepreneurs in JK

Optimism: Century old trout farming beacons hope for entrepreneurs in JK

Jammu: Introduced by a Scotsman in the Kashmir valley 118 years ago, Trout farming has become a major economic activity with the establishment of 533 units in the private sector apart from trout beats set up in 142 rivers, streams and lakes of the state. Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has recorded nearly 600 tonnes of […]

 Press Trust of India

Electioneering: Over 2,000 commandos, 120 officers work tirelessly to protect VIP’s

Electioneering: Over 2,000 commandos, 120 officers work tirelessly to protect VIP’s

New Delhi: Over 2,000 agile commandos on ground, 120 young supervisory officers, thousands of bullet rounds, first-aid kits and volumes of intelligence data sheets. This is what it takes for the central forces to ensure a watertight VIP security cover every day to politicians campaigning across the country during the ongoing polls. While Prime Minister […]

 KV Correspondent

Halt on seeking education in Pak stirs hornets’ nest

Halt on seeking education in Pak stirs hornets’ nest

Srinagar: The government of India’s directions to J&K state over discouraging students from taking admissions in PaK educational institutions has evoked massive debate from various quarters with stakeholders asking New Delhi to keep education politics free. Recently, the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) shot a letter to J&K government asking it to caution […]

 Press Trust of India

CRPF jawan rewarded for helping a ‘distressed’ boy

CRPF jawan rewarded for helping a ‘distressed’ boy

Srinagar/New Delhi: A CRPF jawan, who was part of the convoy that was targeted in the Pulwama attack, has been decorated with the paramilitary force’s highest service award for sharing his meal with a boy who appeared differently-abled. A video of Head Constable Iqbal Singh feeding the boy has gone viral on social media and […]

 KV Network

Accumulation of slaves

Accumulation of slaves

How a particular stuff of education is an accumulation of slaves and we are pleased to have such sheep- sheds in the form of colleges at every nook and crook of the state

Meer Abass/Aarif Peer Modern education is about producing workers to perpetuate the secularized, capitalist system; it is not about producing thinkers. Thinkers change systems and shift paradigms, and so modern education is as careful as it can be to avoid producing too many people who are capable of sustained critical thinking. How a particular stuff […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Toll tax row: Parts of south Kashmir observe shutdown, demand roll back

Toll tax row: Parts of south Kashmir observe shutdown, demand roll back

Pulwama: Several parts of southern Kashmir on Tuesday observed a complete shutdown against the imposition of toll tax by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) on the Srinagar-Anantnag highway. Pertinently, south Kashmir transporters association had called for a complete shutdown on Tuesday against the levying of toll tax on national highway at Kachkoot in […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Medico among three youth go missing in South Kashmir

Medico among three youth go missing in South Kashmir

Pulwama: At least three more youth including a Doctor have gone missing from south Kashmir and are likely to have joined the militant ranks, sources said. The missing youth have been identified as Mohammed Aslam son of Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dar resident of Redwani Bala in District Kulgam, Sajad Ahmad Allaie, son of Abdul Aziz […]

 KV Correspondent

Stray dogs irk locals in Chanapora

Stray dogs irk locals in Chanapora

Wajahat Shabir Srinagar: The Stray dogs are creating nuisance at Housing Colony Chanapora during the month of holy Ramadan as civic bodies have failed to take stern action to curb this menace, allege the inhabitants. “Piles of garbage have become favorite spots for stray dogs seen roaming around parks, houses, primary health center, and local […]