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 KV Correspondent

Neglect: Official apathy delays regularization of ZGC’s

Neglect: Official apathy delays regularization of ZGC’s

Srinagar: In a bizarre move, the school education department has kept the regularisation of Zonal Gender Coordinators (ZGCs) in abeyance despite the committee report favouring their absorption in the department. The committee report constituted in November last year had favored their absorption in the department against the vacancies in the centrally sponsored Kasturba Gandhi BalikaVidyale […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Source water ‘diverted’ by authorities, canals in Tral areas turning into dumping sites

Pulwama: With authorities allegedly diverting the source water to them, at least six canals flowing through many villages of Tral have dried up and are instead being used by locals for dumping garbage. Residents of Dadsara and its adjacent areas in Tral alleged that the local Irrigation Department “has diverted all the source water of […]

 KV Correspondent

Degrade: In one year, KU slips from 47th to 53rd position in NIRF ranking (page 1 anchor)

Degrade: In one year, KU slips from 47th to 53rd position in NIRF ranking (page 1 anchor)

Srinagar: Reflecting its abysmal performance, the University of Kashmir has slipped from 47th rank to 53rd position in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF)-2019 ranking, the report of which was released on Monday. The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced the ranking of the universities separately while as another list was issued wherein the […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Washrooms at SDH Sopore left to stink

BMO says patients, attendants 'responsible'

Sopore: Despite tall claims of the government to improve the health sector in Kashmir, scores of indoor and outdoor patients visiting Sub district hospital, Sopore are complaining of poor hygienic conditions in the hospital. Patients at the hospital said the hospital premises especially the washrooms were at high risk of infection due to the unhygienic […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

5 months on, Pulwama village awaits snowfall compensation

Pulwama: More than five months since the untimely snowfall damaged orchards across the valley in November last year, district authorities in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district have failed to compensate the orchardists of Zahidbagh village. While orchardists from neighbouring villages had received the compensation “months ago”, the aggrieved orchardists from Zahidbagh complained that authorities had failed […]

 Bilal Ahmad

Class 9 student dies falls unconscious, dies

Sopore: A class 9 student from Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday died mysteriously after falling down unconscious earlier in the day. Reports said that Mueet Naseer Parray, a 16-year old, son of Naseer Ahmad of New colony Sopore died while he unconsciously fell down near general bus stand Sopore. Eye witness […]

 KV Correspondent

Kids toil: Govt fails to suggest measures on reducing weight of school bags

Kids toil: Govt fails to suggest measures on reducing weight of school bags

Srinagar: The school education department is delaying issuance of guidelines for reducing weight of heavy bags carried by the school going children. An official said the panel constituted to submit recommendation to reduce weight in school bags has submitted its report to the administrative department a month ago but the report has been shelved again […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

M Tech student among two militants killed in Shopian

M Tech student among two militants killed in Shopian

Shopian: Two militants were killed in a brief shootout with government forces in Pargochi area of Shopian district in south Kashmir on Saturday afternoon, police sources said. They said that acting on specific inputs about the presence of militants in the area, a joint team of army’s 44 RR and SOG launched a search operation […]

 KV Correspondent

KU residential quarters present a ‘slum like’ look

KU residential quarters present a ‘slum like’ look

Despite earning 4 Cr as rent, authorities fail to renovate flats

Srinagar: The residential quarters allotted to Professors in Kashmir University (KU) continue to face official neglect. The quarters allotted to varsity professors continue to be poorly maintained despite earning a revenue of worth Rs 4 crores per annum. The Professors in varsity said the lack of facilities and low maintenance by the authorities have turned […]

 KV Correspondent

Flop show: PMSS scheme finds least takers in Kashmir

Flop show: PMSS scheme finds least takers in Kashmir

Srinagar: The much hyped Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) launched in 2010 for the benefit of the young students in Kashmir has failed to impress the them as most of the seats in outside colleges remain vacant every year. A top official said the scheme has failed to evoke the expected response from JK […]

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