10 IHK students to get free edu at PU

Islamabad—Atleast 10 students of India-held Kashmir will be provided the facility of free education and accomodation. Punjab University’s Chancellor Mujahid Kamran has announced that the students will be given the opportunity from the new session starting in September-October of 2017, private news channel reported on Thursday.
Curfew in occupied Kashmir has been in place for more than two months. The crackdown has crippled the routine life in the valley as a result of which education process in schools, colleges and universities has been badly affected.
The territory is under siege and violence since July 8, 2016 after the extra-judicial murder of the top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen, Burhan Wani, by Indian troops.
More than 100 people have died and thousands injured by Indian troops in held Kashmir. Meanwhile, it is reported from Quetta that the Cable Operators Association on Thursday staged a protest in front of Quetta Press Club against the Indian aggression in Indian Occupied Kashmir and unprovoked firing at Pakistani territory.
The protesters, joined by a large number of people from civil society, also torched effigy of Indian prime minister, Narendar Modi. The protestors also raised slogans against Indian government. The Association also announced not to telecast Indian channels on their cable system.—APP

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