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Kupwara: The authorities on Tuesday ordered the closure of schools up to the middle standard for a day in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district due to inclement weather conditions. As per a statement, Chief Education Officer Kupwara, Abdul Hamid Fani said that all the schools up to middle standard shall remain closed for today keeping in view the inclement weather conditions and for the safety of students. “This is as per directions of DC Kupwara”, the…

Srinagar: The School Education Department on Saturday directed all Chief Educational Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir to ensure the implementation of National Disaster Management Guidelines in all schools for their safety. In this regard, various directions and guidelines were issued by the School Education Department under National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) under school safety policy-2016. SED directions, Guidelines 1: District Nodal Officers (Dy. CEO’s) should monitor the implementation of ten points of school safety. 2: Sensitization…

Srinagar: In line with its commitment to reopen the varsity for offline classes in a staggered manner, the University of Kashmir Wednesday announced that the classes for 1st-semester students shall be held in offline mode from March 22, 2021. The decision to this effect was taken pursuant to recommendations of a high-level committee of academics and officers chaired by Dean of Academic Affairs Professor Shabir A Bhat. A notification issued by the Office of Academic…

Srinagar: The schools for primary classes reopened in Kashmir valley on Monday, the first time in almost two years. The opening of the schools for the primary level was deferred by a week on March 8 when all government and private schools opened albeit in a staggered manner for academic activities for 6th to 8th class students. The offline classes for K.G to class 5th resumed in most schools today, reports said. However, some schools…

Srinagar: University of Kashmir yet again in a strange move has asked students to submit a fee which was waived off back in October 2020 in view of “arduous situation due to Covid-19”. The demanding of already waived off fee by the university has raised concern among students and has left them in a state of distress. Few of these students while talking to News Agency Kashmir Dot Com said that the university has come…

Srinagar: Kashmir University in a bizarre move has ordered re-examination of various subjects for its undergraduate 6th semester batch 2017, which completed their final examination a month back. University has ordered re-examination citing that the papers they had put for these subjects were out of syllabus contradicting the students who acknowledge that papers were strictly according to syllabus. While talking to news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), few of the students wishing anonymity said that…

Insha has scored a distinction in the 12th Boards and plans to prepare for NEET ‘I used to study at my neighbours’s house, there was so much stress at home’ Pulwama: After losing both her parents in a span of one month while her exams were going on, Insha, daughter of militant Zahoor Ahmad Lone who was killed on December 18, has secured a distinction in her 12th board exams. Insha also lost her mother…

80% students qualify examination Srinagar: Four girls from Srinagar have secured 100 percent marks in science stream in the 12th class examination of which results were declared on Monday morning. Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that four girls secured 100 percent marks in science stream. Those  whose secured first position in science stream are Amal Sayeed (Candid Higher secondary school Nowgam), Hafsa Malik (Iqbal Memorial Institute Bemina), Ishrat Muzzafar (Harvard Higher secondary school…

Srinagar: A 32-year-old school teacher in north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district has tested positive for COVID, forcing the authorities to suspend all sorts of activities at the institute till further orders. Reliable sources told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) that on the directions of DSEK to conduct RT-PCR tests in schools, a medical team carried out the tests at Government High School Kanthpora. During the process, they said, one of the teacher’s was found…

Srinagar: The Administration on Saturday said only upper primary schools will reopen on 8 March while the primary schools are scheduled to reopen from 15 March. Top officials of School Education Department told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that only upper primary schools will reopen on Monday. “On Monday only classes 6th to 8th will reopen for physical academic activities, while the classes below 6th standard will reopen on 15 March,” the official said—(KNO)…