News Topic:Floods

KU postgraduate exams in December-January, Interim VC says

The University of Kashmir (KU) has decided to conduct the semester exams of all post-graduation students either on holidays or in the month of December.

Government decision to postpone exams till March draws criticism

The state government has come under severe criticism for shifting the examination session from November-December to March.

Kashmir Floods: People not warned in advance, says SC panel

A panel appointed by the Supreme Court following last month’s devastating floods has pointed out that no effective steps were taken to warn the people.

J&K Government approaches ISRO for mapping Kashmir flood

To find how Srinagar and other areas sank in the devastating flood on September 7, J&K Government has now sought help from the ISRO for mapping the deluge.

Postpone college exams in Kashmir to March-April 2015: Higher Education Ministry proposes to State Cabinet

Declaring 10 colleges as worst hit by the floods, the State’s Ministry of Higher Education has sent a note to the Cabinet recommending postponing of all examinations.

J&K Floods: Centre to announce relief package next week

The Centre is all set to announce its package for the flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir next week as the State government is expected to submit its memorandum of losses.

Kashmir Floods: Government to decide students’ fate on Saturday

The recent floods have dealt a heavy blow to Kashmir’s higher education sector with losses amounting to over Rs 100 crores and most of colleges are still non-functional.

India should accept disaster aid

It has been a few weeks since floods inundated Jammu and Kashmir, and the disaster response has not been equal to the needs.

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Kashmir political leaders accuse authorities of arresting their workers

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