Internet Ban Chokes Education

Srinagar: Even as the government is all set to “enforce” examinations in November, the four month odd ban on internet has only furthered the woes of student community, which has been unable to reap benefits from online means of education. From offering virtual classrooms to educational portals dedicated for dissemination of full-fledged tutorials composed by […]

Hurriyat Torching Schools To Keep Fires Burning: Akhtar

Srinagar: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar Monday said the separatist leaders of Kashmir is the only leadership who are out to destroy their own people. He said at many places students have been at the forefront of saving the schools and it is out of question that students would have taken such a reprehensible step. […]

HC Takes Suo-Moto Cognisance

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday took suo-moto cognisance of schools being burnt in the valley and directed the authorities of all concerned districts to take all preventive and protective measures for school buildings from unknown enemies of education. The division bench of the High Court directed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary […]

Police ‘Inefficiency’ Emboldening Arsonists

Srinagar: Amid a spree of burning of at least 28 schools across Kashmir during the on-going unrest, police is still clueless and not a single culprit has either been named or arrested so far. Some of the building gutted in government forces action but most of the schools were set on fire by what people […]

Expose School Arsonists: Hizb Chief

Srinagar:Conglomerate of militant outfits United Jihad Council (UJC) on Monday said that the people of Kashmir should take up the responsibility of protecting schools in Kashmir from being set ablaze and warned that those accountable for burning of educational institutes would not be spared. In a press statement, the Chairman UJC Syed Salahuddin while accusing […]

Arsonists Not Our Comrades: Trade Bodies

SRINAGAR:Condemning the burning of schools and other landmarks in mysterious fire incidents across the restive Kashmir, the civil society and the Kashmir Inc on Monday unanimously resolved that “schools are our national assets” and that “arsonists cannot be our well-wishers.” The speakers resolved that there was a need for a “joint and tangible strategy to […]

Naidu Anguished Over Burning Of Schools In Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Expressing concern at the burning of schools by miscreants in Kashmir, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu Monday said people of the Valley should realise that those responsible are acting at the behest of enemies and hoped that they would be isolated. "This is nothing but a combination of madness and perversion, otherwise how […]

Gun Snatching:Police To Install Computer Chips In Weapons

Srinagar: With a sudden spurt in incidents of weapon snatching by militants in the Kashmir valley, Jammu and Kashmir police has decided to install computer chips in firearms so these can be traced. A proposal in this regard was sent by the army, which offered its help in installing computer chips in the weapons, official […]

LoC Skirmishes: Soldier, Woman Killed

Jammu: An Indian soldier and a woman were killed on Monday in firing by the Pakistan Army across the de-facto border in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Two more soldiers and another woman were injured in the latest violation by the Pakistan Army of the 2003 ceasefire agreement to maintain peace at borders and along […]

Exams Will Be Held On Time

SRINAGAR:Chairman Board of School Education Zahoor Ahmed Chatt said that examinations will not be deferred. “It will take few more days for us to come up with our syllabus relaxation pattern. Students need not to worry,” he said. “The relaxation in syllabus will be given in such a manner that no student will suffer or […]