Govt to announce shifting of exam session to March before Darbar Move

Govt to announce shifting of exam session to March before Darbar Move

The government is likely to make official announcement for implementation of March exam session in schools of the Valley before the shifting of offices from Jammu to summer capital Srinagar. The minister for education Syed Muhammad AltafBukhari said the official...
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I quit: Kashmiri student’s last note before he went missing from AIIMS Bhubaneswar 2 weeks ago

I quit: Kashmiri student’s last note before he went missing from AIIMS Bhubaneswar 2 weeks ago

A second-year Kashmiri student of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar, has been missing for more than two weeks now. Suhail Aijaz, a resident of Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir and pursing MBBS at the institute since...
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Students to get 50% concession in bus fare

Students to get 50% concession in bus fare

With schools set to open from March 5, the Traffic Department has issued a fresh advisory directing the travel operators to give 50 per cent concession to the students. An official said all bus operators, both private and state-owned, had...
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Kashmiri students ‘Beaten’ up in Haryana college, Mehbooba Mufti demands probe

Kashmiri students ‘Beaten’ up in Haryana college, Mehbooba Mufti demands probe

The Kashmiri students of the Haryana Central University were beaten up while returning to the campus after offering congregational Friday prayers in Mahendragarh town. Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has urged the Haryana government to take str...
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Drugs, Sex, Stress: Why Kota may be a bad place for your child

Drugs, Sex, Stress: Why Kota may be a bad place for your child

Self-harm, substance abuse, bullying, sexual experimentation and the possibility of pregnancy, sleep-related issues, loneliness, weight loss, acidity and anxiety are common among students in Kota, the coaching class capital of Rajasthan famous for offering pre...
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Presidency University announces scholarships for Kashmiri Students

Presidency University announces scholarships for Kashmiri Students

In view of providing exposure to the local students Presidency University, Bengaluru held a press conference Tuesday at Hotel Taj, Srinagar. The conference was organized by the chairman and founder of Presidency University, Nisar Ahmad in which he announced sc...
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Sagar cautions J&K Govt over alleged attempts to saffronise education sector

Sagar cautions J&K Govt over alleged attempts to saffronise education sector

Senior National Conference leader and MLA Khanyar on Tuesday asked the Jammu and Kashmir government to remain cautious against the alleged attempts made by New Delhi to saffronise the education sector of the country. Sagar was speaking during the grants...
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Over 11000 Schools run from dilapidated buildings, 3000 from rented places: Govt

Over 11000 Schools run from dilapidated buildings, 3000 from rented places: Govt

The government Saturday revealed in the Legislative Assembly (LA) that around 11,000 school buildings were in dilapidated condition in the state while as 3,000 schools were operating from rented accommodation. This was disclosed by Education Minister, Syed Alt...
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284 Pvt schools shut for flouting safety norms across Jammu Municipal limits

284 Pvt schools shut for flouting safety norms across Jammu Municipal limits

In a major decision, the state Education Department has closed at least 284 private schools operating within the Jammu Municipal limits for flouting safety norms and putting the lives of children at risk. The schools have not been adhering to...
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High Court asks govt to decide on easing schoolbag burden

High Court asks govt to decide on easing schoolbag burden

The High Court on Friday left it to the government to take a decision on easing the burden of school children saddled under heavy bags. “We leave it to the wise decision of the government to address the issue before...
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