Outstation students skip semester exams

Outstation students skip semester exams

Srinagar: Most of the non-Kashmiri students at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) skipped the examinations and left for their homes for 10 days on Monday. Following the stir, non-Kashmiri students had been given the option of writing their examinations later. Local students, however, appeared in the examination that started on Monday. “Examination was held […]

Students paint KU walls with freedom slogans, admin paints them over

Students paint KU walls with freedom slogans, admin paints them over

Srinagar: Denied peaceful means for protests and dissent, some unknown Kashmir university students painted pro-freedom, anti-India and anti-administration graffiti on walls of several departments at the campus. The authorities painted the graffiti over with a thick layer of paint on the walls of the Business School and the department of Economics. Kashmir university chief proctor […]

8 updates of Pampore Gunfight: Shootout, killings and protests

8 updates of Pampore Gunfight: Shootout, killings and protests

Srinagar: In a broad daylight, a group of three militants affiliated with Lashkar-e-Toiba attacked a CRPF vehicle at Pampore on Srinagar-Jammu highway on Saturday at 4:20pm. Two CRPF men including Head Constable Driver R K Rana and head-constable Bhola Singh were killed in the shootout while eight CRPF men were injured. The militants took refuge in […]

Pulwama PG candidates to write exams in Anantnag because ‘KU fears copying’

Pulwama PG candidates to write exams in Anantnag because ‘KU fears copying’

Srinagar: Scores of post-graduate students from Pulwama who are pursuing various courses through distance mode have been asked by Kashmir University authorities to write their forthcoming examinations in Anantnag district. Many students who spoke to Kashmir Reader said the varsity has changed the examination venue this year after a case of copying had been detected […]

BJP’s ‘madrassa modernisation’ kick starts in Kashmir

BJP’s ‘madrassa modernisation’ kick starts in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Najma Heptullah on Wednesday inaugurated a skill development programme for girls studying in Madrasas (religious schools) and computer centres in a few Valley districts. Heptullah initiated the programme at Kashmir University’s Gandhi Bhawan for Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS), and simultaneously webcasted the same in four […]