Exams under candle light: SHRC issues notices to education authorities

Exams under candle light: SHRC issues notices to education authorities

The state human rights commission has issued notices to authorities of school education department in Kashmir asking them to explain why electricity supply, washrooms and boundary walls for most government schools has not been provided.

Govt likely to do away with DIETs holding school exams

Govt likely to do away with DIETs holding school exams

The school education department is likely to exclude District Institute of Education and Training (DIETs) from holding exams for 1st primary to 7th grade government school students.

‘No concrete evidence that Ehtisham has joined ISIS’

‘No concrete evidence that Ehtisham has joined ISIS’

General officer Commanding (GoC) 15 Corps, Lt Gen A K Bhatt on Monday said there was no “concrete evidence” that the missing youth Ehtisham Bilal Sofi has joined militant outfit ISIS.

7 students injured in Pahalgam school bus accident

Seven students were injured after a school bus they were travelling in met with an accident at the tourist resort Pahalgam in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Monday.

Man stabbed in Pulwama village

A 30-year-old man was stabbed by unknown persons at a village in south Kashmir's Pulwama district Sunday night.

DC Srinagar discusses enrolment

Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Monday convened a meeting with the officials of CSC e-Governance Services India Limited to discuss the enrolment of beneficiaries under the national flagship programme Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) in the district.

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Taking 'multi-variable' steps to curb fake news before 2019 India polls: Twitter CEO

Taking 'multi-variable' steps to curb fake news before 2019 India polls: Twitter CEO

Twitter is taking "multi-variable" steps, including the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools, to curb the spread of misleading information on its platform ahead of 2019 general election in India, Co-Founder and CEO Jack Dorsey said here on Monday.

'Novel smartphone app can identify heart attacks'

'Novel smartphone app can identify heart attacks'

Scientists have developed a smartphone app that can identify potentially fatal heart attacks with near accuracy of medical ECG, and may prove to be a valuable tool to save lives.

After Realme, Xiaomi hikes prices of two budget phones in India

After Realme, Xiaomi hikes prices of two budget phones in India

In the wake of the depreciating rupee and rising input costs, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Saturday announced that it was increasing the prices of its budget smartphones Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A, along with Mi Powerbank 2i and Mi TV (32-inch Pro and 49-inch Pro variants).

Google apologises for past handling of harassment, brings changes

After a global walkout by over 20,000 employees last week, Google has apologised for the past handling of sexual harassment cases while promising to bring changes to make the company a safer workplace.

Removed 14 mn 'terror-related' content so far: Facebook

Facebook has removed more than 14 million "pieces of terrorist content" on its platform till September this year that was related to the Islamic State (IS), Al Qaeda and their affiliates.

New gene for rare genetic hair loss discovered

Researchers have deciphered a new gene responsible for a rare form of genetic hair loss condition.

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