Polytechnic lecturers made to work for peanuts

25 year service fetches them Rs 5700 per month

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 11: It may sound strange, but it is true- a teacher who has trained 25 batches of Polytechnic College is getting a meager emolument of Rs 5700 per month. This is not the story of one consolidated lecturer, but over fifty lecturers posted in different polytechnic colleges of the More

Resource crunch hits SKEWPY

4 Months On, Unemployed Youth Not Getting Any Allowance

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Nov 11: The much hyped Sher-e-Kashmir Employment and Welfare Program for Youth (SKEWPY) is hit by financial crunch with State Government failing to pay the Voluntary Service Allowance (VSA) to the entitled youth for the last four months. “Majority of entitled youth have not been paid More

Pollution Watch: Monitoring stations go defunct in JK

Centre rejects plea to establish new centers

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 11: Almost all the Pollution Monitoring Stations in Jammu and Kashmir, responsible for monitoring air pollution of various parts of the state, have been lying dysfunctional from last more than a year. Official sources said eight, out of eleven, Air Pollution Monitoring Programme More

Opening of Jammu–Sialkote would be new milestone: Rana
Agore, Jammu, Nov 11:  Political Advisor to the Chief Minister, Devender Singh Rana on Sunday said that opening of Jammu-Sialkote road will be a new milestone in the Indo-Pak relations and help in improving people- to- people contact across the border. Rana who was addressing party workers More

Gupta terms PDP a rudderless ship
Jammu, Nov 11: Provincial President of National Conference Jammu province Rattan Lal Gupta Sunday termed PDP as a rudderless ship which according to him was frustrated to see the edifice collapsing on its face. “Mufti Muhammad Sayeed and his daughter Mehbooba Mufti have already promised MLC More

Suicides go up at alarming rate in Jammu

4-5 People Make Bids, One Dies Everyday

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Nov 11: Indicating how cut throat competition, increased stress and other social factors are taking a heavy toll on common masses, especially the youth, at an average 4 to 5 person make suicidal bids with one ending up in death in Jammu region, everyday,. The figures show that stressful More

  • Kashmir

Government to tune-up ‘ramshackle’ administration

4 IAS Officers On Central Deputation To Return In March

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Nov 11: What could bring about some relief to the J&K Government, at least four IAS officers who are presently on deputation at the Government of India are set to return to the State in March More



  • Srinagar City

NC treating Srinagar as bonded territory: PDP

Mufti bashes Govt on skewed bridge, says silly project disastrous for The Bund

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 11: Laced with facts and figures, the Peoples Democratic Party Sunday came down heavily on the ruling National Conference led government with the PDP patron and former Chief Minister Mufti More




  • Jammu

Polytechnic lecturers made to work for peanuts

25 year service fetches them Rs 5700 per month

RANJANA CHARAK

Jammu, Nov 11: It may sound strange, but it is true- a teacher who has trained 25 batches of Polytechnic College is getting a meager emolument of Rs 5700 per month. This is not the story of one consolidated More



  • South Asia

31 killed in Pak violence

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Karachi, Nov 11: At least 31 people, including members of the minority community, have been killed in various incidents of target killings in Pakistan's commercial city of Karachi and Balochistan's capital More



  • World

Syria warplanes strike near Iraq border, clashes near Turkey

Beirut, Nov 11: Syrian warplanes on Sunday launched air strikes on the eastern town of Albu Kamal near the Iraqi border and pounded rebel lines near Damascus and in the northern city of Aleppo, a watchdog More



  • Health

‘Mehndi may cause serious side effects’

INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE

New Delhi, Nov 11: Applying chemical-laced 'mehndi' (henna) on the hands can cause serious side effects including skin infection, doctors said, cautioning girls and women against using it. Mehndi More



  • Pahalgam

Aru craves for basic amenities

Locals, tourists suffer, govt mute

Pahalgam: Notwithstanding tall claims of the Government of undertaking equitable development in Kashmir, Aru a famous tourist spot here sans basic amenities causing immense hardships to tourists and locals More



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