Kashmir: Electrification, drinking water, libraries in J&K schools show improvement, but children with special needs ignored – UDISE survey

Srinagar: A new study has revealed that only 3 percent of schools (government and private) in J&K are equipped with toilets for Children with Special Needs (CWSN). The survey conducted by the Unified District Information System of Education (UDISE) has revealed that out of 3 percent of schools equipped with the CWSN friendly toilets, only […]

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Kashmir: G-B moves apex court against appointment of judges

ISLAMABAD: The Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) government approached the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the recent appointment of three judges to the region’s chief court by the Pakistan government. It is learnt that G-B Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed Khan filed a constitutional petition under Article 184(3) of the Constitution. The petition contended that the appointments were made […]

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Kashmir: First of its kind; Special programme for G-B schoolchildren inaugurated

GILGIT: Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) Chief Minister Khalid Khursheed on Saturday inaugurated a special programme for the teaching of Computer Science, STEM and entrepreneurship in government schools all across the region, an official statement said. This is the first of its kind programme in Pakistan where 100 expert technology fellows will be trained by private service provider […]

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences helps out youth under business support programme

Srinagar: Chinar International, a social impact organization working for children and youth, concluded a 4-day Small Business Support (SBS) program in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) at Sangarmaal City Centre, Srinagar by selecting twenty young entrepreneurs to the cohort – III of the program. On the first three days of the program, […]

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Kashmir: 46,000 kanal state land acquired for infrastructure development in 3 years

Srinagar, Sep 23: In the past three years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has acquired 46,000 kanal state land to build infrastructure and construct public utilities in the union territory. According to the information from the J&K government, during the years 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-2022, the government acquired state land (including Khalsa Sarkar, Kahchrie, and […]

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