Govt orders closure of tuition centres in Kashmir for three months

Govt orders closure of tuition centres in Kashmir for three months

Srinagar, Apr 22: In order to remove distractions in and around schools and to put in place a regulatory mechanism for improving the academic environment in the State, Minister for Education, Finance and Labour & Employment, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari Sunday said all those private tuition centers which offer tuitions upto class 12th will be […]

Closure of tuition centres endorsement of failures: Cong

Srinagar, Apr 22: Reacting to the closure of all private tuition centres in Kashmir valley for 90 days, Congress on Sunday expressed surprise over the move, describing it as the endorsement of the failures on the part of State Government. The Party spokesperson while commenting on the closure of tuition centres said despite taking corrective […]

Move unjustified, unacceptable: Er Rasheed

Srinagar, Apr 22: Appealing Education Minister to reconsider his decision to close tuition centers in the valley, Independent lawmaker and MLA Langate Er Rasheed has said that the move is unjustified, harsh and unacceptable. In a statement Er Rasheed said while education Minister has always been showing keen interest in bringing the derailed education system […]

MHA needs Rs 3,50,000 cr for internal security, border guarding in 2020-25

MHA needs Rs 3,50,000 cr for internal security, border guarding in 2020-25

New Delhi, Apr 22: The Home Ministry has projected a budgetary requirement of more than Rs 3,50,000 crore for internal security, mordernisation of police forces and other related responsibilities during 2020-25. This was conveyed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission N K Singh here recently, officials said Sunday. The […]

NIA takes militant to encounter site from where he had escaped

NIA takes militant to encounter site from where he had escaped

Srinagar, Apr 22: National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Sunday took Pakistani militant who was arrested on April 6 to various locations including the site of gunfight from where he had escaped in Kupwara district of north Kashmir. The NIA team arrived in the frontier district on Saturday and are waiting for codal formalities to […]

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

India, Pakistan trade fire along LoC in Poonch

Srinagar, Apr 22: India and Pakistan armies on Sunday traded fire and shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.The indiscriminate firing and shelling started in Digwar sector around 7.30 am, they said.No casualties have been reported.There has been spurt in border flare ups between the two […]

There are still opportunities for India, Pak to resolve K-issue: Omar

Srinagar, Apr 22: India and Pakistan have squandered a lot of good chances to resolve the Kashmir issue, but there are still opportunities, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has said. He outlined the need for a dialogue process both internally as well as externally to address the issue, saying the solution cannot […]

Cong may move SC if impeachment bid rejected

New Delhi, Apr 22: As the Congress awaits the decision of Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on an impeachment notice moved by it and other parties against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, it is considering moving the Supreme Court if the petition is rejected, party leaders said. They said if the Upper House […]

Rains lash Kashmir, higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

Rains lash Kashmir, higher reaches receive fresh snowfall

Srinagar, Apr 20: The higher reaches of the Valley including the tourist places received a fresh snowfall while as the intermittent rains continued to lash Valley on Friday, bringing the mercury further down. Director Meteorological (MeT) department, Sonum Lotus said that the higher reaches including Gulmarg, Sonamarg and Drass received a fresh snowfall today while […]