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 Press Trust of India

30 years on, return to homeland eludes Kashmiri Pandits

30 years on, return to homeland eludes Kashmiri Pandits

Jammu: Seventy-nine-year-old Mohan Lal has a last wish: To live the remainder of his life along with “my community” and die in “my homeland”. Sitting in his hut at Jagti camp on the outskirts of Jammu city, Lal, who is among the seven lakh-odd Kashmiri Pandits who had to flee Kashmir Valley in the wake […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Nurses complain poor wages in private sector, complain to govt

Nurses complain poor wages in private sector, complain to govt

Srinagar: While private hospitals in the Valley are providing quality healthcare to the patients, these are, however, violating labour laws and regulations by offering peanuts in the name of salary to their staff, especially to the nursing staff. As per the SRO 460 of 2017, the Nurses fall in the Highly Skilled Category, and are […]

 KV Correspondent

Faking class 10 results: Schools detain 50 percent students to get cent percent results

Faking class 10 results: Schools detain 50 percent students to get cent percent results

Srinagar: Bellying the tall claims of the school education department in bolstering the performance of the students in class 10th exams, most of the schools detained more than 50 percent students to achieve 100 percent results in the class10th exams. For instance, in Kupwara district the school heads didn’t allow all the enrolled students to […]

 KV Correspondent

DSEK initiates action against non-performing teachers

DSEK initiates action against non-performing teachers

Srinagar: Taking a serious note of the poor performance of the government schools in class 10th exams, the education department has initiated action against the concerned school headmasters and the teachers of these schools. To begin with, the Chief Education Officer (CEO) Srinagar on Tuesday issued suspension order of 11 teaching faculty members including three […]

 KV Correspondent

DSEK to provide free bags to children in govt schools

DSEK to provide free bags to children in govt schools

Move to distribute specially designed bags already started in Jammu

Srinagar: Aiming to encourage enrollment in the government schools, the school education department has started an initiative to distribute free school bags among the school going children at Kindergarten level. The initiative has been taken under the centrally sponsored scheme ‘SamagraShiksha’ wherein the newly enrolled students in government schools are provided with school bags by […]

 KV Correspondent

Droopy: For two consecutive years this govt school showed zero results

Droopy: For two consecutive years this govt school showed zero results

Srinagar: A government high school in Nowhatta area of old City has continued to display its poor performance by the producing zero percent results for two consecutive years in the class 10th exams held by JK Board of School Education (BOSE) in the month of October last year. The school had around 10 students enrolled […]

 KV Correspondent

Focus on establishing KV’s in border districts: MHRD tells DSEK

Focus on establishing KV’s in border districts: MHRD tells DSEK

Srinagar:The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) asked the J&K’s school education department to focus on the establishment of KendriyaVidyalaya (KV) in border districts of the state. The directions were given to the state recently during a review meeting of road map devised by MHRD for overall upgradation of the education sector in the state. […]

 KV Correspondent

JKBOSE attempts to cut through physical barriers

JKBOSE attempts to cut through physical barriers

Launches Jammu Kashmir Knowledge Network Hub for online interaction

Launches Jammu Kashmir Knowledge Network Hub for online interaction

 KV Correspondent

Lack of toilets in girls’ schools increasing dropout rates, says MHRD

Lack of toilets in girls’ schools increasing dropout rates, says MHRD

Srinagar: The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has stated that lack of toilets in girl’s educational institutions was a reason for increasing dropout rate at the upper primary levels. In a meeting convened with the school education department, MHRD has asked the deputy commissioner Kupwara and Baraamulla to ensure that all girls’ and co-education […]

 KV Correspondent

JKBOSE 10th results: Boys outshine girls

JKBOSE 10th results: Boys outshine girls

Srinagar: Boys have outshined girls in 2018 annual class 10th exams the result for which was declared by the J&K Board of School Education (BOSE) on Saturday evening. As per the official figures around 55472 students- 28636 boys and 26836 girls had appeared in the exams out of which 38939 students have qualified the exams […]

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