Khag govt schools show dismal performance in 8th standard exams

Majority of students fail, parents worried

Khag: Dismal performance of students of government schools here in the 8th standard exams has evoked serious concern among their parents and raised question marks on quality of education imparted to them.   Inhabitants of Drang, Lassipora, Malapora, Charihara, Sutharan, Lachanpora, Khaipora More

Drang Middle School on verge of collapse
Drang: Failure of the authorities to undertake repairs of dilapidated building of the Drang Middle School here has endangered the students.  The school building has not been repaired since 1998. “In absence of repairs, the building is on the verge of collapse. Despite our repeated requests, More

2 decades on, Nowroz Baba reels under darkness
Khag: The inhabitants of Nawroz Baba village of Khag tehsil have been reeling under darkness past over two decades.  The village is located nearly 3 kilometers from tehsil headquarters. The aggrieved inhabitants said a main transformer in the village developed technical snag two decades ago More

Khag inhabitants seek JK Bank chairman’s intervention
Khag: Inhabitants of Khag village here have sought intervention of Chairman J&K Bank for sanctioning  loans under different schemes.   “We all know that getting loan of one lakh rupees doesn’t need a guarantor. But officials of JK Bank Branch Khag insist on getting government More

  • Kashmir

Lolab girl loses life in littered explosive blast

2 Siblings Also Injured; SOP Nowhere In Sight

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 12: A girl died while two of her siblings were injured in a littered explosive blast in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday evening.  Police sources said Nuzhat Akhter More



  • Srinagar City

CITY TO ATTRACT TREKKERS

JKSMA holds symbolic trek from Faqeer Gujri to Asthan Marg in Dara stretch of Harwan area in the heels of mount Mahadev

GK CITY REPORTER

Srinagar, Dec 12: Adventure tourism lovers Wednesday joined hands to promote hills in Srinagar for trekking by holding a symbolic trek in the picturesque Harwan area.  In continuation to the celebration More




  • Jammu

Govt sets up panel to probe Assembly Complex damage

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Dec 12: A portion of the Assembly complex here collapsed reportedly due to construction work going on nearby, prompting the Jammu and Kashmir government to set up a three-member panel to probe the More



  • World

Pt Ravi Shankar passes away

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Dec 12: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music and had a major influence on Western musicians like The Beatles, died today in San More



  • Court Watch

Court directs State to relocate 3 foreign under-trials

Counsel seeks lodging of accused at lock-ups nearer to their trial court

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 12: A local court Wednesday directed the State to lodge two foreign ‘militants’ at Central Jail Srinagar and district jail Baramulla while sending the third ‘militant’ back to district jail More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

 Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving More



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