KU, IUST suspend class work today

KU, IUST suspend class work today

SRINAGAR: Kashmir University and Islamic University have decided to suspend class work today. As per official statement of Kashmir University, the class work in all teaching departments shall remain suspended today while all examinations scheduled for the day are postponed. Fresh dates for the deferred examinations shall be notified separately. However, the official work in […]

Governor interacts with IKS faculty, students at KU

Governor interacts with IKS faculty, students at KU

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra visited the Institute of Kashmir Studies (IKS) University of Kashmir, and had interactions with the faculty and post–graduate scholars at the Institute. Governor, who is the chancellor of the University and the Chairman of Governing Body of IKS, emphasized the need for making the institute a vibrant centre of excellence […]

Students protest

Students protest

Srinagar: Scores of students held a protest demonstration at Kashmir University campus on Tuesday – against civilian and militant killings in the Valley- while Governor N N Vohra was in the campus to attend an event. Raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans, the demonstrators under the banner of Kashmir University Students Union (KUSU), assembled outside the […]

Obituary: A Tribute to Professor G. M Shad

Obituary: A Tribute to Professor G. M Shad

By Rao Farman Ali Birth: 31st December 1938 Death: 6th August 2017 Professor Ghulam Muhammad(G.M) Shad of Bejbehara, Anantnag was born in Srinagar and was truly a genius and a perfect Samaritan, even in his childhood. He could lend his service for social causes, which can be established by the fact that during Muslim massacre […]

Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

Last time J&K govt archived records? Not since 1985

SRINAGAR: Contrary to all record-keeping practice, it has been 30 years since the Jammu and Kashmir government has archived a single government document, apart from transfer orders. Director, Archives, Archaeology and Museums, Mohammad Shafi Zahid told Kashmir Reader that no government department has sent any document, be it policy, decision or anything else, since 1985 […]

KU indecisive on B Ed exams

KU indecisive on B Ed exams

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir University is indecisive on conducting examination of 80 candidates pursuing Bachelors of Education (B Ed) degree during 2015 session when the university decided to enhance the duration of the course from one to two years. The students are waiting for annual examinations for more than two years. The students allege that they […]

KU to hike fee after every two years, students, faculty resent the decision

KU to hike fee after every two years, students, faculty resent the decision

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir University has decided to increase academic fee of students by ten percent every two years after the authorities failed to impose unilateral hike in the fee due to strong resentment from the student community. The latest move has also unnerved the students who describe it as a step towards weeding out students […]

Stipend of M Tech students stopped

Stipend of M Tech students stopped

SRINAGAR: The monthly stipend of students pursuing Master of Technology (M Tech) course at the University of Kashmir has been stopped much to the anguish of students. The stipend was due to students who have qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). According to norms of University Grants Commission, GATE qualified students pursuing M […]

Dropped candidate admitted to masters program after KR report

Dropped candidate admitted to masters program after KR report

SRINAGAR: The department of History at the University of Kashmir has admitted a previously dropped candidate to Masters program, after Kashmir Reader reported that he had been dropped despite scoring higher than cutoff. A notification issued by the university on Saturday announced the admission of Waseem Ahmed Parrey, a resident of Bijbehara Anantnag. Waseem had […]

KU masters aspirant dropped despite scoring higher than cut off

KU masters aspirant dropped despite scoring higher than cut off

SRINAGAR: An aspirant for Masters program in the department of History at the University of Kashmir has alleged that he was not selected for admission even after scoring more marks than the cut off. The candidate, Waseem Ahmed Parrey from Bijbehara Anantnag said his name did not figure in the selection list of MA History […]

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