Unhygienic washroom forces students to bunk school

Unhygienic washroom forces students  to bunk school

By Nazima Sidiq SRINAGAR: Rukiya Farooq (name changed), a 9th class student of Government Girls High School Malik Sahib SafaKadal has to take off a week from school every month as the school has only one washroom for boys and girls. The lone washroom is mostly dirty and unhygienic, as there is no one to […]

Two rooms for a middle school at Rahbab Sahib

Two rooms for a middle school at Rahbab Sahib

By INSHA LATIEF SRINAGAR: At a Government Middle School in Srinagar’s Rahbab Sahab area, students are taught in a corridor for want of space. The school started in 2002 from a rented single room, but as the roll increased, the teachers asked the landlord to provide them more space. He obliged, and provided them a […]

Post mass transfer, teachers still thronging directorate

Post mass transfer, teachers still thronging directorate

By Insha Latief SRINAGAR: Aggrieved teachers unhappy with their transfers are still thronging the Directorate of School Education to get their grievances redressed, three weeks after a random mass transfer of teachers was executed by the department. Rubiya, a teacher in mid-fifties complains that she has to travel from Rawalpora to Soura daily to reach […]

Budgam villages cordoned off

Budgam villages cordoned off

By Ishfaq Reshi Budgam: Acting on a specific input on movement of suspected militants, a joint team of army and SOG of J&K police laid a cordon in Dharmon village of Budgam district on Wednesday evening. “After some inputs regarding the presence of militants in the village, a cordon was laid,” police sources said. The […]

SBM teachers protest winding up directive in Kupwara

SBM teachers protest winding up directive in Kupwara

By MOHAMMAD AMIN KUPWARA: Teachers working under Saakashar Bharat Mission (SBM) working as teachers in various government run schools in Kupwara district today protested against authorities for a recent order to wind up SBM across the state barring Samba and Jammu districts. The protestors raised slogans against Joint Director Education in front of DC office […]

Wet weather for today: MeT

Wet weather for today: MeT

By Nazima Sidiq    Srinagar: Many parts of Kashmir valley received rainfall since Tuesday evening, while as the meteorological department predicted moderate rains for another 24 hours. “Light to moderate rainfall widespread in the both upper and plain regions is expected for next 24 hours,” MeT officials said. Weather is likely to improve after 24 […]

Baig’s remarks a sign of frustration: Hurriyat (G)

Baig’s remarks a sign of frustration: Hurriyat (G)

Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference (G) on Tuesday called senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig “an opportunist” and his remarks accusing resistance leaders of “enjoying luxuries” as “outcome of frustration”. Baig had on Monday told a party gathering that Hurriyat leaders were pushing youth into violence while enjoying a luxurious lifestyle themselves. Hurriyat (G) spokesman Ayaz Akbar […]

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