Private schools announce fee waiver

Private Schools Association of J&K (PSAJK) Saturday announced fee waiver to the students whose family have been hit financially due to the COVID19 lockdown. Addressing media here, President PSAJK GN Var said families who had zero income during COVID19 lockdown will be given up to 100 percent fee waiver. “However the students whose parents are government employees, traders or doing other jobs which ensured direct or indirect income, will have to pay full fee,” said Var. He said schools were having information about the professions of parents of the students.…

COVID-19 vaccine in a year: WHO

  Brussels, Jun 27 : Scientists predict the world may have a COVID-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, said the Director-General of the World Health Organisation even as he underlined the importance of global cooperation to develop, manufacture and distribute vaccines.   However, making the vaccine available and distributing it to all will be a challenge and requires political will, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday during a meeting with the European Parliament’s Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.   One option would be…

Issuing Domicile certificates to outsiders illegal, unconstitutional: Muzafar Shah

    “Officials issuing these Domicile certificates have to face legal action” Srinagar, June 27: Vice President Awami National Conference (ANC) Muzafar Shah has called the issuing of Domicile certificates to non state subjects of J&K unconstitutional and illegal. ” The scrapping of Article 370 was an unconstitutional act of BJP Government and all the acts being followed after its scrapping it are illegal and undemocratic and unilateral coercive measures by PM Modi led Government,” He added that issuing domicile certificates is an “illegal” attempt by the Government of India…

Domicile certificates distributed among WPRs, Balmiki Samaj, Gorkhas, others

  Govt. fulfills long pending demand of decades to end discrimination Jammu, Jun 27 : The process of distribution of Domicile Certificates under the new Domicile law was kick started here today with the distribution of more than 50 Domicile Certificates by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma in a special camp organised for the purpose.   The recipients of the Domicile Certificates included those sections of the society who were residing in J&K for the last more than 70 years but were deprived of their legitimate citizenship rights. They included West…