Universities postpone events

SRINAGAR: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Tuesday postponed the foundation stone laying ceremony of its Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEBs) at Ganderbal by HRD Minister Smriti Irani which was scheduled for Wednesday.
“The foundation stone laying ceremony of the Central University of Kashmir at its permanent campus at Ganderbal, which was scheduled to be held on Tuesday has been postponed,” a CUK spokesperson said without citing any reason.
All the functions related to the ceremony stand cancelled, he said, adding, “A fresh date for the ceremony shall be notified separately.”
Meanwhile, the first convocation of Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora, Pulwama scheduled to be held on October 20 has also been postponed.
“According to Deputy Registrar IUST, there will be regular class work from October 20 and all faculty, staff and students shall attend the university as per routine,” an official handout issued here said.