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15 injured in Pulwama firing

Four Critical *Government Orders Magisterial Inquiry *Curfew Clamped In Main Town *Exercised Restraint: Army

KHALID GUL

Pulwama, Dec 28: At least 15 civilians were injured, four of them critically, after forces allegedly resorted to indiscriminate firing on the protesters at two different places in this south Kashmir district on Friday. The firing initially took place in Bubgam (Chandgam) village, where an encounter More


Victims narrate horror, terror

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Dec 28: Writhing in pain and anger at the Bone and Joints Hospital here, 14-year-old Muhammad Younis Mir, one of the injured in Pulwama firing, Friday accused the forces of resorting to indiscriminate firing that left many injured, including a few teenagers.“Why did they shoot me? What More


2 militants killed in Chandgam gunfight

SOG Constable, Two Army Officers Injured

KHALID GUL

Pulwama, Dec 28: Two militants were killed and three force personnel injured in a gunfight in Chandgam (Bubgam) village of this South Kashmir district on Friday. Police claimed that the slain militants were involved in a blast inside a tourist cab in Bijbehara earlier this year. The blast was, then More


Police U-turn on Bijbehara blast

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Dec 28: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday took a U-turn on the blast in a tourist bus in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area in July this year. The police had then termed the blast as a “gas cylinder explosion” while on Friday it said the “militants killed in Pulwama gunfight were involved More


First train crosses Pir Panchal

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Banihal, Dec 28: Northern Railways Friday made history as the first train chugged through India's longest railway tunnel through the Pir Panchal mountain range, connecting Kashmir Valley to Banihal town on Srinagar-Jammu highway. While the Baramulla-Srinagar-Qazigund link is functional for the past More


‘Open all cross-LoC routes’

Soz Takes Up Matter With PM

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 28: State Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz Friday met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in New Delhi and demanded opening of all traditional cross-LoC routes to facilitate interaction between people from both sides of Kashmir.Talking to Greater Kashmir over phone, Soz said he suggested More


Time for India to show flexibility: Mirwaiz Umar

‘Pakistan Supports Kashmir Resolution Without Any Condition’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 28: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday asked India to “shun its military approach and show flexibility” on Kashmir, saying Pakistan supports Kashmir resolution without the condition of J&K’s merger with that country. Mirwaiz reached Srinagar from New Delhi More





  • Briefs

14 officials suspended in Budgam

Srinagar, Dec 28:  To ensure punctuality and regularity in the offices of district Budgam, Additional District Development Commissioner, Budgam conducted surprise inspections of various offices here More



  • News

THE TRIBUNE named for IPI-India award for 2012

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 28: English daily 'The Tribune' has been selected for the IPI-India Award for Excellence 2012 for outstanding journalistic work.The jury headed by former Chief Justice of India A S Anand More




  • Opinion

From individual to collective

`I' can dream only, but `We' can bring about revolution

WORDS WITHIN

FIRDOUS SYED

How many of us feel a genuine need for a change?  Or else let us strive to deal with this question the other way around. How many of us are satisfied with the situation we find ourselves in? Feeling More



  • GK Weekend

GULMARG: all set for big thrill

Tourism department finalizes its winter sports calendar for 2012-13

WINTER TOURISM

MUHAMMAD YUSUF

When we talk of Sun, Snow and Ski the only word that comes to mind is Gulmarg. Gulmarg is considered the best ski destination in India because it receives highest quantity and the finest quality of snow More




  • Letters

Factors responsible

This refers to the hue and cry raised against government schools for their poor performance in the  recently declared 10th class results. There are various factors responsible for it. The first burning More



  • Editorial

PSGA for Passports

Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has lived up to his promise of bringing the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) clearance for passport issuance within the ambit of Public Services Guarantee Act (PSGA More



  • Business

‘Time ripe to enhance cross LoC trade’

Slathia hopes banking will replace barter

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 28: Maintaining that time was ripe to enhance the trade and business across LoC, Minister for Industries and Commerce, S S Slathia today urged governments of India and Pakistan to sink their More



  • Sports

Sri Lanka crushed in 3 days

2ND TEST DAY 3

REUTERS

Melbourne, Dec 28: Australia humiliated Sri Lanka by an innings and 201 runs to win the Boxing Day Test before tea on Day 3 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday, and seal their three-match series More



  • Kashmir

Fresh snowfall in upper reaches, rains lash plains

Snow Adds Color To New Year Festivities At Gulmarg

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 28: While the plains in Kashmir received light rainfall, heavy snowfall was Friday recorded in the upper reaches including the world-famous tourist resort of Gulmarg.  Kargil, Drass More



  • Srinagar City

LD hospital sans round-the-clock heating arrangements

Patients shiver in freezing cold

CONCERN

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 28: In a surprising move which is taking a heavy toll on patients including newborns in freezing cold, authorities at the Kashmir’s lone maternity hospital Lal Ded here operate the heating More




  • Jammu

Highway closed on Friday evening

MM PARVAIZ

Ramban, Dec 28: Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions led to the closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway on Friday evening. However, officials said the situation will be reviewed Saturday morning keeping More




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