Profile: Dr Ayub Thakur — A conscious voice of Kashmir

Born in January 1948, at Pudsoo Shopian, Mohammad Ayub Thakur did his schooling at Kaprin and Shopian and completed his B.Sc from Degree College Anantnag, popularly known as Islamabad. He spent the next 10 years at Kashmir University. Ayub was one of the pioneers of nuclear physics in Kashmir. After completing his doctorate in 1978,…

KUSU Survives

JUNAID UL SHAFI My first entry as a student into the University campus happened in the spring of April, 2010. We were studying legal history when we heard anti-India and pro-freedom slogans from the lawns of our department. After few minutes class rooms were empty and most of the new entrants of KU like me…

CAMPUS DIARY: REMEMBERING 29TH MAY

Mir Shahid-ul-Islam In early 2013, on a cold January morning the students of Kashmir University were asked to assemble in the Ghandi Bhawan auditorium. The class representatives were ordered to make sure that all the students were present inside the auditorium. On that very day the university administration had planned a protest against the brutal…