KU result faux pas: Higher education department blames varsity for failing students

KU result faux pas: Higher education department blames varsity for failing students

Srinagar: A day after Kashmir University blamed its college authorities for ‘not checking Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) sheets before collecting them’, the Higher Education Department responded, saying that it was the University’s failure that it had not rectified the mistakes the students made. Director Colleges Zahoor Chatt told Kashmir Reader that if the majority of […]

Protest in Sopore, Baramulla

Protest in Sopore, Baramulla

Sopore: Students of Degree College Sopore took out a protest in the town on Monday demanding re-evaluation of their examination papers. Accusing University of Kashmir for biased marking in semester exams, the protesting students said that half of the students have been declared failed in the first semester examination. Raising slogans against university authorities, the […]

Army beats school students inside govt-run tuition centre

Army beats school students inside govt-run tuition centre

Keller (Shopian): The army on Saturday allegedly beat students of a government-run winter tuition centre at Keller higher secondary school after vehicles of army came under mild stone-pelting near the school. One of the teachers of the school, wishing anonymity, told Kashmir Reader, “At about 11am, when we were only three teachers in the school, […]

Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Srinagar: The state human rights commission (SHRC) on Thursday directed senior superintendent of police Pulwama to seek personal appearance of principal degree college Pulwama before the commission by January 1, 2018. On previous hearing, the commission directed the principal to be present with his compliance report but he didn’t turn up. The police in its […]

KU’s diktat: No ‘religious or political discussion’ allowed

KU’s diktat: No ‘religious or political discussion’ allowed

Srinagar: Next time you visit Kashmir University, avoid hanging around unnecessarily for more than an hour because if you do, you might be fined or could even have strict action taken against you by the varsity officials. Yes, this is one among 12 advisories that the office of the chief proctor, Kashmir University, has issued […]

Students: The Unsung Heroes of Kashmir

Students: The Unsung Heroes of Kashmir

By AASIF WANI The Student community is the severely combustible community of Kashmir that catches flames of every controversy and becomes first the casualty. The future and the nation builders is the title, given to them but on this pathetic piece of land, they are used as money minting machines. They are flung, exploited, and […]

Women’s College students protest braid-chopping

Women’s College students protest braid-chopping

Srinagar: Hundreds of students of the Women’s College at MA Road in Srinagar held a protest on Saturday against incidents of braid-chopping in Kashmir. The protesting students gathered within the premises of their college and shouted slogans against Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. The students alleged that the police were providing cover to the people who […]

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