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 institutions. Khan made...
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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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Three IT giants innovate to save Kashmir education

Three IT giants innovate to save Kashmir education

Three IT majors – Microsoft, Tech Avant-Garde and Efee Online – have come together to help Kashmiri students to make up for their academic losses due to frequent shutdowns and curfews in the insurgency-ravaged state. The three firms have partnered...
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Frequent Govt closure orders put academics in jeopardy in Kashmir

Frequent Govt closure orders put academics in jeopardy in Kashmir

With PDP-BJP led coalition facing tough time over running academic institutions amid volatile situation and rising protests, various colleges across Kashmir region have lost their academic session due to frequent government closure orders. This year so far, va...
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Unending protests hit education system across Kashmir Valley

Unending protests hit education system across Kashmir Valley

The continuing strife in Kashmir is not only harming the State’s economy but also the education sector, as students are either out on the roads participating in protests or are confined to homes due to the frequent shutdowns. Schools and...
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Let holidays be working days in schools, DSEK’s proposal to govt over frequent school closers

Let holidays be working days in schools, DSEK’s proposal to govt over frequent school closers

The director school education Kashmir G N Itoo has submitted a proposal to the government, proposing that the next holiday should be deemed as the working day to make up for the academic loss in case the schools miss a...
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Univarsities across Kashmir witness student protests against civilian killings

Univarsities across Kashmir witness student protests against civilian killings

Students of different universities of Kashmir valley Wednesday protested against the killing of civilians and Assistant Professor turned militant, Mohammad Rafi Bhat. Scores of students of University of Kashmir protested in solidarity with the Assistant Profes...
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