SKIMS nursing students protest for fellow’s release

SKIMS nursing students protest for fellow’s release

ARIF RASHID SRINAGAR: BSc and PG Nursing students of Sher-e- Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS), Soura on Saturday staged protest here demanding release of their fellow Iqbal Ahmad Rather, who was arrested by police on Srinagar-Jammu highway. The students, holding placards reading ‘Release Iqbal’, ‘Iqbal is innocent’, ‘Where is brother of 7 sisters’, assembled […]

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Delhi HC bails out Kashmiri businessman in ‘terror funding case’

Srinagar: Zahoor Watali, a prominent Kashmiri businessman arrested by the federal investigation agency NIA in a “terror funding case”, was on Thursday granted bail by the Delhi High Court. The court held that “there are no reasonable grounds to form an opinion at this stage that the accusations against the appellant under the Unlawful Activities […]

No construction on ground at proposed KU Kupwara campus

No construction on ground at proposed KU Kupwara campus

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: The University of Kashmir has failed to make operational its satellite campus in Kupwara, even as the land was identified for the same seven years ago. The KU had, in 2011, identified 500 kanals of land in Wayan area of the frontier district. While the varsity at the time said that it […]

Class 5-7 term exams to be conducted by schools

Class 5-7 term exams to be conducted by schools

Irshad Khan Srinagar: The School Education Department has decided to have the Term 1 and Term 2 examinations for classes 5 to 7 conducted by the respective schools now on. An order to this effect was issued by the department on Wednesday. The department had last year ordered that the T1 and T2 examinations be […]

DSEK asks BOSE to defer exams to November

DSEK asks BOSE to defer exams to November

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: The J&K State Board of School Education (BOSE) is mulling to defer the annual examinations for Class 10 and 12, after a request by Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DESK). The Board has tentatively scheduled the examinations for second week of October, but the Education department has now written to the Board […]