Sandwiched, now schoolchildren suffer ‘adjustment disorder’

Sandwiched, now schoolchildren suffer ‘adjustment disorder’

Mental health experts, parents worried; Admin satisfied as students prepare for two classes simultaneously What started with complaints of problem in sleeping, dry mouth and dizziness for being forced to study in two classes simultaneously –the anxiety in children –has...
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Pvt schools fleece parents as fee panel dies silent death

Pvt schools fleece parents as fee panel dies silent death

The private school authorities in Kashmir are feeling free to fleece the parents of children as the crucial committee constituted by the outgoing coalition government to put a check on the fee structure and admission process in educational institutions has...
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‘PM Scholarship not enough, pay more or leave’

‘PM Scholarship not enough, pay more or leave’

Students, parents hold demos against MHRD The Prime Minister’s Scholarship Programme that was expected to benefit at least 25000 students from Jammu and Kashmir is learnt to have proved to be damp squib, giving sleepless nights to the students who...
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Ex-minister’s kin fails in admission test, SRTC withdraws bus service to school

Ex-minister’s kin fails in admission test, SRTC withdraws bus service to school

Already in red, Corporation’s financial position worsens Already in red due to losses and mismanagement, the State Road Transport Corporation’s fate has dwindled further after a former minister influenced the Corporation to withdraw its service to a missio...
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HC orders closure of unregistered coaching centres in Kashmir

HC orders closure of unregistered coaching centres in Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today ordered constitution of a high-level committee, headed by the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, to regulate the functioning of the private coaching centres in the region. The Director, School Education, and the Inspector ...
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Kashmiri student abducted, looted in Delhi

A Kashmiri student was abducted and looted in Delhi by unidentified persons and left in an unconscious state to die. Mujtuba Bashir (27) of Lassipora Watarhail area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district was abducted by unidentified persons from Nizamudin ...
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Living Dangerously Outside Kashmir

Living Dangerously Outside Kashmir

Kashmiri students studying outside the state say they fear for their safety SAFETY MATTERS As a group of Kashmiri students prepare to de-board a train at Hazrat Nizamuddin station in New Delhi, the ticket checker asks them for their identity....
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Kashmir students barred from exams in Indian college

Kashmir students barred from exams in Indian college

Kashmir students who are enrolled at a college in India’s Haryana under the prime minister’s scholarship scheme are not being allowed to sit in the examination. A group of students pursuing, a bachelor degree in hotel management, at the Rawal...
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Why is DPS open in winter break?

Why is DPS open in winter break?

Is the Jammu and Kashmir government patronizing the Delhi Public School in the state? If a top organization of the private-run schools here is to believed the government’s decision to shut schools for winter early has been purely motivated by...
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Sandwiched between two classes, children suffer anxiety!

Sandwiched between two classes, children suffer anxiety!

Mass promotion only way out, experts say; Officials look the other way The next time your child complains of problems in sleeping, dry mouth or dizziness, it could be because of undue “stress and anxiety”, which studying for two classes...
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