KU suspends class-work till January 29; exams scheduled on Jan 18, 19 postponed

KU suspends class-work till January 29; exams scheduled on Jan 18, 19 postponed

Srinagar: The Class Work in all Teaching Departments of the Kashmir University/Campuses shall remain suspended from 18 Jan to 29 Jan. “However, all Departmental/Campus offices shall function normally,” read an order issued by Dean, Academic Affairs. Meanwhile, all Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on 18th January 2017 (Wednesday) and 19th January 2017 (Thursday) […]

Kashmir University postpones exams

Srinagar: All exams under the Kashmir University which were scheduled on January 16 and 17 were postponed due to fresh snowfall in the valley, sources said on Monday. They said fresh dates of deferred exams will be announced separately. Please follow and like us:0

Winter vacations cancelled, but no electricity in university

Winter vacations cancelled, but no electricity in university

SRINAGAR: Work at Kashmir University has almost come to a standstill due to lack of electricity. Unscheduled power cuts and erratic supply in the past fifteen days has disrupted academic work and left students, teachers and non-teaching staff at their wits’ end. Work has been most affected in the scientific departments. “We have not been […]

Athlete blames KU officials for ruining her career

Athlete blames KU officials for ruining her career

Srinagar: For five years, a leading athlete from Kashmir, Insha Wadoo, waited to participate in the prestigious All India Inter-University Athletics event. But when that moment finally arrived for the two-time national champion, Kashmir University marred her career. Last year, a rigorous selection procedure during an inter-college tournament held in the Valley chose athletes for […]

Shaheen sports comes in support of athletes

Shaheen sports comes in support of athletes

Srinagar: Shaheen Sports Syndicate chairman Showkat Ahmad Khanyari has lashed out at sports authorities of Kashmir University over their careless approach which prevented five athletes from participation in inter university event at Chennai. Khanyari said, “it looks like university authorities have gone in hibernation and is not seriously thinking about the future of players.These five […]

Distance Education students resent shift to online study material

Distance Education students resent shift to online study material

By Sumiya shah SRINAGAR: Students pursuing courses from the Directorate of Distance Education, University of Kashmir are aghast at the department’s move to shift to online study material. Many students pursuing B.Ed from the directorate protested the move, complaining that despite taking fee for the study material (printed) at the time of admissions, they were […]

Winter classes: Students decry poor heating arrangements at Kashmir University

Winter classes: Students decry poor heating arrangements at Kashmir University

By Insha Latief SRINAGAR: The unusual activity at the Kashmir University campus during the chilly winter days has given a fresh reason for the students and academics to keep a date with studies and research. Every morning amid thick fog and cold conditions, students walk inside the campus to join their respective departments. The university […]

KU students urge varsity to defer exam on Monday

KU students urge varsity to defer exam on Monday

Srinagar: A number of students of Kashmir University on Saturday urged varsity to postpone examination scheduled on Monday in wake of the snowfall in the Valley. Several students from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, mainly appearing in their first paper of their courses on Monday, called GNS and said that they were unable to reach their […]

London based academics talk about freedom of speech at KU

London based academics talk about freedom of speech at KU

By Insha Latief SRINAGAR: A university must allow space for research, discussions and thinking around all kinds of ideas in a society, Professor Dibyesh Anand, head department of politics and international relations at Westminster University said during an interaction with Kashmir University students. “A university must produce critical thinking of all kinds. Critical thinking includes […]

Opposition’s ‘separatist-sounding’ rhetoric called as posturing

Opposition’s ‘separatist-sounding’ rhetoric called as posturing

Srinagar: The sympathy with street protesters and the outrage against the government’s repression of them is fake, Kashmiri academics and political commentators say of the loud voices being raised in the state legislature. Several professors at Kashmir University said while talking to Kashmir Reader that the sloganeering, language and positions that members of the Opposition […]

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