‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

State of Education

In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized families to programs of economic empowerment through free education.

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What’s wrong with the Right to Education in J&K?

Review the law and amend the 2002 School Education Act

Burhan Majid

World over the Right to Education finds mention in three key international instruments: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989. India is a signatory to all the three. However More

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  • Kashmir

Amnesty slams JK Government over Danish’s detention

‘State Authorities Must Halt Practice Of Arbitrary Arrests Particularly Of Children’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 30: Global rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) Friday condemned what it calls the arbitrary detention of a minor Danish Farooq in Jammu and Kashmir, noting that J&K Government More



  • Srinagar City

Slow services irk passengers at Srinagar International Airport

Air travel takes less time, collecting luggage takes more

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 30: Air travel could be saving precious time of passengers but those landing at Srinagar International Airport nowadays curse their decision of taking the flight as luggage collection takes More




  • Jammu

NC-Congress campaign ends in Jammu region

Coalition for empowerment of common man: Rana, Tara

LC POLLS

Nagrota, Nov 30: The coalition candidates ended their election campaign for the Legislative Council polls here on Friday, a NC spokesman in a statement. He said that out of 43 sarpanchs, 39 along with More



  • South Asia

Pak, Afghan talks on Strategic Partnership

AGENCIES

Islamabad, Nov 30: Pakistan and Afghanistan today began negotiations on a Strategic Partnership Agreement even as Kabul called on Islamabad to take more steps, including the release of Taliban detainees More



  • World

PALESTINE WINS HISTORIC UN VOTE

YOSHITA SINGH

United Nations, Nov 30: Palestine overwhelmingly won a historic UN General Assembly vote which will upgrade its status to non-member observer state at the world body, a stinging diplomatic setback to the More



  • GK Careers

‘My aim is to retain marginalized children in government schools’

State of Education

INTERVIEW

In an interview with Shabir Ibn Yusuf, Director School Education, Kashmir, M Shafi Rather, while admitting that all is not well with the government schools in Kashmir, says he wants to link marginalized More



  • GK Features

Principal Caretaker

A retired teacher revived a neglected Pandit school in Nawakadal and ensured the temple inside the school was never closed for devotees

DEDICATION

MAJID MAQBOOL

When 76-year-old Ghulam Muhammad Malik retired as a government teacher in 1995, he had looked forward to his post-retirement life. But when the local people from Khankah-Sokhta in Nawakadal approached More



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