Kashmiri students returning home frightening of police profiling in Punjab

Kashmiri students returning home frightening of police profiling in Punjab

Kashmiri students studying at various colleges in Punjab have started returning home to the valley fearing harassment and arrest, alleging police were profiling them. The students and their parents said Punjab police have issued “forms” through college administrations to be...
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1200 Kashmiri Students in AMU threaten to return home on October 17

1200 Kashmiri Students in AMU threaten to return home on October 17

Kashmiri students studying in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) have threatened to leave for their homes on October 17, if the sedition charges against three of them are not dropped. In a letter to AMU vice-chancellor, AMU students union former vice-president...
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Parents accuse schools of charging hefty amount as donations for admission

Parents accuse schools of charging hefty amount as donations for admission

The school education department has failed to regulate the private schools in Kashmir as the elite private educational institutions continue to charge hefty amount as donations from parents at the time of admissions in the school. Most of the private...
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Kashmir Board exams between Oct 17-Nov 16

Kashmir Board exams between Oct 17-Nov 16

The J&K Government is mulling to hold Class X and Class XII examinations in Kashmir in-between the the municipal and panchayat elections. To avoid any delay, officials said the board examinations would be held between October 17 and November 16....
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Exorbitant Fee Row: Complaints against two more private schools

Exorbitant Fee Row: Complaints against two more private schools

Days after the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) issued a suspension notice against two private schools here the Fee Fixation Committee (FFC) Tuesday said they have received fresh complaints against some more private schools for charging exorbitan...
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Cancel license of Schools for exorbitant fee hike: Baseer Khan to DSEK

Cancel license of Schools for exorbitant fee hike: Baseer Khan to DSEK

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday directed Director Directorate of School Education (DSEK) to cancel recognition of all those private schools in the valley including Leh and Kargil districts which have exorbitantly hiked fee in their ins...
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Heavy school bags, a burden for kids

Heavy school bags, a burden for kids

Four five-year-old Ali going to school was a pain. Literally. He would come back home complaining of pain in his back and ankles. When his parents took him to an orthopaedic, it was found that the cause of Ali’s pain...
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After RP School, govt derecognises Green Valley School

After RP School, govt derecognises Green Valley School

Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) Saturday ordered the suspension of recognition of Green Valley Educational Institute, Ellahibagh for exorbitant fee hike and non-compliance of orders from the Department. The government had earlier suspended the r...
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State Administrative Council nod for 40 degree colleges in state

State Administrative Council nod for 40 degree colleges in state

Governor Satya Pal Malik-led State Administrative Council decided to open 40 new degree colleges, including 26 degree colleges already sanctioned, in a phased manner across the state. Acknowledging the need for opening up more colleges in remote areas, the SAC...
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Schools reopen amid hot weather post Summer break across Kashmir Valley

Schools reopen amid hot weather post Summer break across Kashmir Valley

After 10 days of summer vacation, the schools across Kashmir reopened on Monday amid humid weather. The schools were closed on July 19 for a 10-day summer break and were scheduled to reopen on July 30. On Monday morning, the...
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