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Probe indicts CRPF for killing 3 unarmed civilians

Justice Koul submits report to JK government, declares fourth person militant

ShopianKillings

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 24: The one-man panel probing killing of four persons in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on September 7 last year has indicted the paramilitary CRPF for killing three unarmed civilians while declaring the fourth one as a militant.  Informed sources told Greater Kashmir that More


Sena MP caught on tape force-feeding fasting Muslim employee

Both houses of Parliament witness uproar; MP says ‘sorry’

New Delhi, July 23: A Shiv Sena MP was caught on tape force-feeding a fasting Muslim employee in the new Maharashtra Sadan here, sparking outrage and a huge uproar in the Parliament Wednesday amid demands for action against its MPs involved in the incident.As the unsavoury episode escalated into More


Omar, Mehbooba condemn

Srinagar, July 23: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday condemned the alleged forcing of a Muslim to break his Ramzan fast by some Shiv Sena MPs at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.The Chief Minister also sought to know how BJP and Shiv Sena would have reacted had a Muslim MP done More


Markets complain no real business, only window shopping

Slump in trade ahead of Eid as JK’s liabilities touch Rs 2000 cr

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 23: With the J&K government facing a liability of over Rs 2000 crore following delay in approval of the annual plan 2014-15, markets across Kashmir are facing a cash-crunch with business community crying slump in trade activities ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.The week preceding Eid, More


Shafi to fight from Uri

NC issues 2nd list of candidates

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, July 23: The ruling National Conference Wednesday issued second list of its candidates for the forthcoming Assembly elections, fielding its senior leader Muhammad Shafi (Uri) against Congress man, TajMohiuddin, in Uri Assembly segment in North Kashmir. Greater Kashmir had already reported More


Mian Altaf calls on Governor

Srinagar, July 23: Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, MianAltaf Ahmad called on Governor NN Vohra at Raj Bhavan here.An official spokesman said besides environmental issues, the Governor and MianAltaf reviewed the current status of the Srinagar-Sonamarg road and the pending forest clearances More





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HC to observe July 30 as holiday

Srinagar : Registrar General High Court J&K on Wednesday announced that July 30 shall be observed as holiday for the High Court. More




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India, Pak foreign secys to meet on August 25

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jul 23: Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad to discuss the way forward in bilateral ties, which have made no headway since the interruption of dialogue More




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Some people will never find time appropriate for removal of AFSPA: Omar

Lastupdate at : Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:59:11 IST

Srinagar, July 24: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said "some people" will never find the time appropriate for withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from the state More






  • Opinion

Apple Anguish

There is need for a “relief, restructure and replant” scheme for horticulture

BACK TO BASICS

HASEEN A DRABU

The horticulture sector in South Kashmir, especially in Pulwama and Shopian is in the throes of a crisis. What started off as a problem of low and stagnant productivity – 11MT/ha as against the international More



  • Interview

PDP WILL BE BETTER PLACED TO FORM NEXT GOVT IN JK: BAIG

With the countdown beginning for the Assembly elections in JK, senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Baig talks on a wide-range of political issues concerning his party and the state in an exclusive chat with Greater Kashmir, Senior Cor

Q. How do you see political situation unfolding in Jammu and Kashmir after the upcoming assembly elections?A. I think after the Parliament elections and the breakup of the alliance between National Conference More



  • Editorial

PDP-Cong Again?

Breaking its silence, People’s Democratic Party has indicated its preference for Congress as a coalition partner should it get enough seats to form the next government.  In an interview to this paper More



  • Business

Nothing revolutionary in Railway Budget: Azad

Calls it a restatement of UPA interim budget

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, July 23: Speaking on the Railway Budget in Rajya Sabha today, Leader of Opposition, Ghulam Nabi Azad said he could not find anything new or revolutionary in the Railway Budget, as was being More



  • Sports

Kashmir’s top footballers to feature in Indian Super League

Wadoo to play for FC Pune City, Ishfaq for Kerala

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, July 23: The Kashmir valley’s top two football stars – Mehrajuddin Wadoo and Ishfaq Ahmad – will feature in the first edition of the India Super League (ISL), having been picked up in the domestic More



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‘I thought it was the end’: Injured boy recounts being hit

Anantnag Firing

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, July 23: Ehsan Wani, 14, was watching a game of volleyball on Sunday when a bullet pierced his chest near his home at Dhahran in south Kashmir’s Islamabad (Anantnag) district.“It was as if a More



  • Srinagar City

Hyder Pora man murdered by ‘land mafia’

Mourners stage dharna on Airport Road, demand arrest of accused within 24-hours; scores stranded in traffic jams

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 23: Massive protests erupted in Hyder Pora area of south City Wednesday against murder of a 45-year-old local by “land mafia” with protesters blocking the busy Airport Road even as they More




  • South Asia

UJC chief aghast over Gaza carnage

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, July 23: Denouncing Israel’s aggression against people of Palestine, chairman of UJC Syed Salahudin on Wednesday urged the Muslim world to shun its quiescence and play their much needed role More



  • World

Gaza bloodbath 660 Palestinians killed

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Gaza/Jerusalem, July 23: Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated today with Israel and Hamas refusing to back down in the conflict that has killed over 660 Palestinians and 31 Israelis, even as US Secretary More



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