Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here.  The seminar was attended by the members of KWS, students, teachers while Additional Deputy More

Pollution takes heavy toll on Shallabugh wetland

Authorities in slumber

SHEIKH NAZIR

Shallabugh (Ganderbal): Unabated pollution coupled with lack of conservation measures have drastically affected eco-system of Shallabugh wetland here. Lakhs of migratory birds mostly from Siberia, Northern Europe, China and Central Asia, throng the Shallabugh wetland annually during winter More

Lack of heating arrangements irk students

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal: Authorities have failed to provide proper heating arrangements to the students who are appearing in the ongoing private matriculation exams here.  “We face difficulties to write our paper due to lack of heating arrangements in the examination centres here,” said a student at Cherwan More

Shallabugh reels under darkness

SHEIKH NAZIR

Ganderbal: The inhabitants of Shallabugh have accused the Power Development Department (PDD) of plunging their area into darkness. “Our transformer developed a technical snag three weeks ago. Despite many reminders the PDD has failed to restore the power supply causing immense hardships to More

  • Kashmir

High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report More



  • Srinagar City

Forget subsidy,CCD at KU

TAXES STUDENTS

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: Notwithstanding the claims of Café Coffee Day, that its outlet at Kashmir University would offer subsidy to students and academicians, the CCD levies tax of 13% on every commodity sold More




  • Jammu

Govt initiates process for fast tracking recruitment

Formal Orders Issued For Prof Peer’s Appointment As Consultant

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 13: The state government Thursday issued formal orders for appointment of Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Peer as Consultant for “fast-tracking recruitment to non-gazetted posts.” The appointment orders More



  • South Asia

Civil Society from PaK to attend Intra-Kashmir conference in Jammu

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 13: A high-level delegation comprising civil society representatives, intellectuals, jurists and traders from Pakistan administrative Kashmir on Friday left for Delhi to attend a two-day More



  • World

Britain plans more face-to-face visa interviews for students

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Dec 13: Britain today said it would increase the number of face-to-face students interviews instead of just paper checks after a pilot study found abuse of the country's student visa system in More



  • Ganderbal

Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here 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 Kashmiri More



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