Seminar on ‘human rights and education’ held at KU

Seminar on ‘human rights and education’ held at KU

SRINAGAR: A day-long seminar ‘Human rights with special focus on right to education’ was held at University of Kashmir on Monday. It was organised by the Department of Law. Vice-Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi presided over the inaugural function and called for imparting proper education among individuals to have them develop respect for rights of […]

KU seminar on ‘Violence against Women’ calls for introspection

KU seminar on ‘Violence against Women’ calls for introspection

Srinagar: University of Kashmir on Tuesday held a day-long seminar on “Violence Against Women.” Vice-Chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi presided over the national-level seminar organized by the Department of Social Works, and called for “introspection” to find out causes and solutions to the “burgeoning problem” of violence against women. “We have been always talking about […]

At KU, Mehjoor sings socio-economic development

At KU, Mehjoor sings socio-economic development

Srinagar: A daylong seminar highlighting the importance of the Day was organized by Women’s Studies Centre and Dean College Development Council, University of Kashmir in collaboration with State Commission for Women at auditorium of EMMRC. The chairperson State Women’s Commission Nayeema Ahmed Mehjoor was the chief guest on the occasion while as vice chancellor Kashmir […]

Comedy of errors- KU students scurrying from classes to exam centers to serve ‘academic calendar’

Comedy of errors- KU students scurrying from classes to exam centers to serve ‘academic calendar’

SRINAGAR: The students writing examinations for undergraduate paper – Interpretation of Quran – in Srinagar and Pulwama centres had to wait for more than one hour because the question papers had not been delivered at the designated centers. After the students raised hue and cry over the callousness of the university officials, the question paper […]

An Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University

An Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor, Kashmir University

Dear Sir, With profound reverence, I hope my letter will find you in a jolly frame of mind and the finest of spirits. It is probable that you may perhaps not get time to read this letter; even if you did manage this, I might not get a response from you. Yet I would like […]

Undergrad students at KU to get hostel only for last 2 years

Undergrad students at KU to get hostel only for last 2 years

SRINAGAR: Amid rising campus activism by hostel boarders at Kashmir University, the authorities have decided to limit the hostel accommodation for students pursuing 5-year undergraduate courses to only the last two years of their course. An official at the varsity, on condition of anonymity, told Kashmir Reader that the proposal to limit the stay period […]

Exam paper comes with answers

Exam paper comes with answers

By Nazima Sidiq/Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: The candidates writing their examination for admission to integrated PhD programme in education at Kashmir University on Tuesday were surprised to find answers to every question marked in faded ink. Each correct answer for the 100 multiple choice questions was faded, the candidates said. As many as 6000 students sat […]

Cause of specially-abled dear to us: VC KU

Cause of specially-abled dear to us: VC KU

Srinagar: The Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi on Tuesday said the cause of specially-abled persons is very dear to the University and efforts are on to address their concerns on priority. Addressing a seminar ‘Science and Technology for Specially-Abled Persons’ to mark the National Science Day, Prof Andrabi said: “The […]

Missing KU student found, had ‘gone into hiding’

Missing KU student found, had ‘gone into hiding’

Srinagar: Aqib Mushtaq, the missing LLB 3rd semester student of Kashmir University, was found by police at his rented accommodation in Habbak area of Srinagar on Friday and handed over to university authorities, police said. Aqib told Kashmir Reader that he went into hiding to escape two strangers he saw following him on Tuesday, after […]

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