On CM’s directions, JU orders review of fee structure of Kishtwar students
GJ Report
Jammu, Dec 12: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday decided to review the free structure of the students of Kishtwar region enrolled with University of Jammu and also allowed them to sit in the examinations of the university.
An order was issued by the Jammu University following the requests from various student groups to the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is also the Pro Chancellor of Jammu University during her public outreach programme at Kishtwar two days ago during her tour to the district.
Fire breaks out on CUK campus
GJ Report
SRINAGAR, Dec 12: A fire broke out at the Central University of Kashmir’s (CUK) Nowgam Campus here today, damaging electronic equipment and other items in the department of convergent journalism (DCJ).
“The fire presumably emanated from the media studio and spread to the adjoining rooms of the department. There was a major damage to the costly equipment and the infrastructure of the media studio, which was state-of-the-art,” a university spokesperson said.
Despite fire safety measures, the studio suffered extensive damages, he said adding the exact cause of fire was not known yet.
“The faculty and other administrative staff were safely evacuated and rescued by the personnel of the Fire and Emergency Department and by other staff members of the varsity. One of the faculty members of the Department of Tourism Studies and few members from the administrative staff sustained minor injuries in the incident,” the spokesperson said.
Air traffic restored from Srinagar airport
GJ Report
SRINGAR, Dec 12: Air traffic was restored at the Srinagar International Airport after remaining affected due to poor visibility and snow since early Tuesday morning.
The runway has been cleared of snow and visibility has improved at the airport, an airport official said.
However, the first flight which left New Delhi had to wait for about half an hour in mid-air as visibility suddenly dropped at the airport. The flight has now landed after the visibility again improved, he said adding two more flights also landed safely.
In reply to a question, he said so far no message was received from any airlines about the cancellation of any flight from Delhi or Jammu. The other flights would also operate provided there is no weather disturbance
However, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the only road linking Kashmir with the rest of the country remained closed since Monday due to snow and landslides.