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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Edu Dept sits on expert committee recommendations to reduce school bag weight

Edu Dept sits on expert committee recommendations to reduce school bag weight

Carrying heavy bags lead to spinal damage, irreversible back problems in children: Survey Experts recommend combined book system; Dir Edu says decision soon One and a half months on, the State Government is sitting on expert committee recommendations on formul...
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Pvt coaching centres ‘Fleece’ students by charging exorbitant tuition fee

Pvt coaching centres ‘Fleece’ students by charging exorbitant tuition fee

The private coaching centres are fleecing the students by charging exorbitant tuition fee. Among the 182 coaching centres granted registration recently by the education department, not even a single centre has notified its fee structure. This was made mandator...
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