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 KV Correspondent

For promoting literacy, open schooling introduced in JK

For promoting literacy, open schooling introduced in JK

Jammu gives a far better response than Kashmir division, say officials

Srinagar: The J&K School Education Department has started state open schooling (SoS) to arrest the school dropout rate and also enroll those adults who have left schools after class 8th. The initiative was launched few years ago and the first batch was enrolled in years 2014 in Jammu as well as Kashmir region. “At earlier […]

 KV Correspondent

Mismanagement at KU’s examination wing mars future of students

Mismanagement at KU’s examination wing mars future of students

Students who have been declared unsuccessful actually passing their qualifying exams

Students who have been declared unsuccessful actually passing their qualifying exams

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Deserter SPO’s cousin, close friend among three join militants

Deserter SPO’s cousin, close friend among three join militants

Shopian: Days after a Special Police Officer (SPO) joined the militant ranks after decamping with the weapons from a PDP MLA’s official residence, three more local youth have reportedly joined the militants while two among them are believed to be a cousin and a close friend of the deserter SPO. SPO identified as Aadil Bashir […]

 KV Correspondent

On teacher-pupil ratio, DSEK fails yet again

On teacher-pupil ratio, DSEK fails yet again

School in Dangiwacha area has 4 teachers for 12 students

Srinagar: At a time when maintaining the student-pupil ratio is being stressed in Government schools, Middle School Anwarabad in Dangiwacha zone of Baramulla district is portraying a different story altogether. The school has posted four teachers for 12 students who stand enrolled in the institution. A group of ‘influential teachers’ visit the school to have […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

ULB polls: Police arrest dozens in southern districts

ULB polls: Police arrest dozens in southern districts

Pulwama/Shopian: Ahead of the scheduled Urban Local Bodies polls in the state, over three dozen youth have been arrested by the forces from the twin districts of South Kashmir including Pulwama and Shopian. Locals from the area said the forces have been conducting nocturnal raids and as many as forty youth have been arrested from […]

 KV News

Mishandling of Kashmir by India has alienated Kashmir, says Guv Malik

Mishandling of Kashmir by India has alienated Kashmir, says Guv Malik

Srinagar: India has made mistakes, and its mistakes have, in the process, alienated itself from the people of the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said in an interview. Malik said his priority is to “create an environment of trust” in which the Centre can initiate talks with mainstream parties and even the […]

 Irfan Tramboo

‘Upgradations’ in healthcare infra ‘appear’ only on paper

‘Upgradations’ in healthcare infra ‘appear’ only on paper

Facilities upgraded, created in 2002 still lack manpower

Srinagar: The state governments ‘giant leap’ in 2002 to bring about a transition in the healthcare infrastructure has failed to bear fruits as the move failed to speed up the healthcare delivery and improve the various facilities in this sector. The government and the health department did not meet any success in providing the adequate […]

 KV News

GDC Srinagar set to accommodate more for PG courses

12 member expert panel to submit inspection report

Srinagar: With Dental Council of India (DCI) completing its two day inspection of Government Dental College (GDC) Srinagar, the college is all set to have an increased capacity for different PG courses that are offered at the college, the move which will pave way for more BDS doctors to go for Post Graduation well within […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Drug quality goes for a toss in absence of strict monitoring

Drug quality goes for a toss in absence of strict monitoring

Srinagar:  With fourteen drugs found to be of sub-standard in a span of just 6 months by the Drugs and Food Control Organization J&K (DFCO) so far this year, the presence of a central drug supervising authority seems to be necessary for the State to guarantee that the patients are consuming drugs of standard quality […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner

Srinagar:  With the footfall of the drug manufacturing companies increasing in the J&K, Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) J&K, while not being able to keep an eye on everything, is now keeping vigil on the medicines that don’t stick in the market so long and are consumed quickly than others raising a feather of […]