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, various colleges of...
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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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27 Pvt, 20 Govt schools fare poorly in Class XII exams

27 Pvt, 20 Govt schools fare poorly in Class XII exams

Even though the overall pass percentage in the recently declared result of the higher secondary part II (Class XII) J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE) examination for the summer zone stood at 55 per cent, 47 schools, including 20 government...
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Aimed at curbing student protests tuition centres across valley shut for 90 Days

Aimed at curbing student protests tuition centres across valley shut for 90 Days

Syed Altaf Bukhari, Minister of Education, on Sunday ordered closure of all private coaching centres across Kashmir for 90 days in view of the ongoing protests against the Kathua rape-murder case. The minister said after deliberations with principals and other...
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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 offici...
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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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