Serious Study Report By: Harbans S Nagokay
At one side, hundreds’ of Kashmiri students today showed protest on city outskirts against the government’s decision to hold their annual exams next month. And, The National Students Association of India (NSUI) – Srinagar-wingalso appealed to the Kashmir University authorities to defer examination in the “interests of the students” of valley.
On other side, Amity University, a structure of private colleges which was founded in Delhi in 2003, has opened campuses in England, China, South Africa and five other countries. Now, all set rather added the U.S. to that list.Amity paid $22 million last month to buy a Long Island branch of St. John’s University in New York City, which was selling the campus and shifting to a smaller site on Long Island. Amity plans to open its first U.S. branch at the 170-acre, century-old campus after it gains ownership in June 2017.
However, behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Uttar Pradesh for Dussehra tomorrow, Chief Minister AkhileshYadav sees more than just festive cheer as it’s near the elections, there-at.
Yes! In a departure from tradition, PM Modi will not participate in celebrations at Delhi’s famous Ramlila grounds, tomorrow but in Lucknow, where he will set fire to a massive Ravan effigy symbolising the “demon of terror”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said yesterday that the Vijaya Dashami this year would be a very special one. Although the PM made no direct mention about Indian Amry’s surgical strikes across the Line of Control, his comments were seen in the context of the Army’s raid on terror launch pads in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (POK), in which more than 100 militants killed and many injured, including few from Pakistan’s army as-well. In the coming days, we will be celebrating Vijaya Dashami. This year, our Vijaya Dashami will be special,” PM Modi said amidst thunderous applause. Modi also quoted DeenDayalUpadhaya on the need to have a strong military force.”He used say that a nation’s Army must be very powerful and only then the nation becomes strong,” said PM Modi with a clear message to India’s neighbour.
However, “By strong, it doesn’t mean it is against someone else. When we exercise in the morning, our neighbors don’t have to get scared. We are doing it for our health,” he said.
Alongside, Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif today visited the Line of Control for the first time since the surgical strike conducted by the Indian Army and expressed satisfaction over the operational preparedness of the military.The Pakistan Army said in a statement that Sharif visited the Haji Pir sector and interacted with troops deployed there. He was also given a detailed briefing by the local formation commander on operational preparedness of the units and formation of the troops, the statement added.
On the other hand; US’ Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will address a rally of Hindu-Americans in New Jersey on October 15 and half of the proceedings from the event will be used for the benefit of Kashmiri Pandits. And, it has otherwise been claimed that this is the first of its kind event where Trump is scheduled to address only one specific ethnic community.
Yet, authorities on Monday clamped curfew in 11 police station areas of Srinagar city, where arrests of miscreants continued till today and militants today again tried to demonstrate their occurrence by sheltering themselves at JKEDI-BUILDING near PAMPORE; lastly, they were blown using IED blast by security forces. Still, protests and ding-dong battles & teargas / PAVA shelling’s reported from few parts of city including batmaloo area, this evening. And, as per CRPF report-assessments says that chilly based PAVA shells are not able to fully deter the protesting crowd as they manage to throw them back on forces.
At the end, nowadays when autumn in Kashmir arrived with blooming looks in its natural beauty with CHINAR trees started changing their colours from green to yellowish-golden and apple orchids are laden with juicy produces, China is willing to discuss “possibilities” with India on its bid to become a full-fledged member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group+ (NSG), a senior Chinese diplomat said on Monday, holding out an olive branch ahead of a summit in India. And, India last month said it had held “substantive” talks with China on its attempt to join the NSG+, a 48-member grouping of countries that trades in civil nuclear technology.
Serious Study Report By: Harbans S Nagokay