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Curfew to continue today

Government Apprehends Clashes, Protests After Friday Prayers; No Untoward Incident Reported Thursday

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Nov 29: No untoward incident was reported from any part of Kashmir even as most parts of Srinagar reeled under curfew on Thursday. However, the government has decided to continue the curfew on Friday.The curfew was clamped Wednesday evening in areas falling under police stations of Nowhatta More


KU POSTPONES EXAMS

KASHMIR University has postponed all examinations scheduled to be held on Friday, except BA, B.Sc B.Com 1st and 2nd year in Gurez, Kargil, Tangdhar. “Fresh dates will be notified separately,” Public Relations Officer, Kashmir University, Showkat Shafi said. More


Geelani,Mirwaiz,Malik,Shah appeal for calm

‘Agencies Dividing Kashmiri Muslims’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar,Nov 29: The separatist camp Thursday appealed the people of Kashmir, especially the residents of old Srinagar, to maintain calm and not fall prey to the “hands of agencies that are hell bent to divide Kashmiris.”In a statement issued here, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani More


‘Police arresting minors’ parents on your directions?’

Geelani Asks Omar; Government Repeating 1990-Like Terror: Mirwaiz

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar,Nov 29: The separatist camp Thursday came down heavily on the J&K government over the arrest of parents of some youth allegedly involved in stone-pelting in downtown Srinagar, with Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Geelani questioning Chief Minister Omar Abdullah whether police More


Rains lash Valley

Snowfall In Upper Reaches; Temperature Plummets In Jammu

ZAHID MAQBOOL/RANJANA CHARAK

Srinagar/Jammu, Nov 29:  Intermittent rains Thursday lashed the plains in Kashmir while upper reaches received mild snowfall. However, the 300-km long Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only surface link between Kashmir and rest of the world, remained open for vehicular traffic, officials said.The More


Police Station Sopore attacked

GHULAM MUHAMMAD

Sopore, Nov 29: Suspected militants hurled a grenade at police station Sopore Thursday evening, but there was no loss of life or property.Police said the grenade fell in the compound of the police station. The explosion created panic in the area but normalcy returned after half an hour. More





  • Briefs

Waza grieved at Sofi’s demise

Srinagar, Nov 29: The chairman of Jammu Kashmir Peoples’ League Mukhtar Ahmad Waza has expressed deep sorrow over the demise of a prominent political leader Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Sofi of Khanabal, Islamabad More



  • National

Govt to issue fresh guidelines to prevent misuse of Sec 66

IT ACT

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Nov 29: No less than a police officer of a rank of DCP will be allowed to permit registration of a case under provisions of the Information Technology Act that deals with spreading hatred through More




  • Opinion

The legacy of hate

Was Bala Sahab's death really a national loss?

COMMENT

HASSAN ZAINAGAIRI

 Bal Thackeray and Shiv Sena: the very mention of the supremo and the organization he floated in sixties visualize the politics of fear, culture of violence, toxicity of intolerance and jaundice of More



  • GK Magazine

Producing more on less

Taking a stock of Horticulture Technology Mission

GROW MORE

PROFESSOR. A.A.SOFI

Horticulture Technology Mission was started by the Union Ministry of Agriculture in North Eastern States and Sikkim, subsequently it was implemented in other Himalayan states which included J&K, H More




  • Letters

Empower Panchayats

 This refers to article "Who discredited whom" by Junaid Azim Mattu (GK, 4/11/12).Government is beating the drum of Panchayatiempowerment without giving powers to these grassroots democratic institutions More



  • Friday Focus

Justice is all

Justice is the essence of Islam. God wants justice with his worshippers. Infact the principle underlying creation is nothing but justice. Sometimes the very definition of justice eludes us. We must not More



  • Business

Parliament logjam over FDI ends

Govt agrees to debate and vote

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Nov 29: The logjam in the parliament over FDI in multi-brand retail recently permitted by the centre was over today, as the UPA government agreed to debate the issue with voting. Lok Sabha More



  • Sports

JKCA BIASED: KASHMIRI PLAYERS

'Samiullah, Dar Eyeing Captainship'

ROW OVER SELECTION

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, Nov 29: The row over selection between Kashmiri players and J&K Cricket Association (JKCA) is refusing to die down as the former on Thursday accused the latter of damaging state cricket for More



  • Kashmir

PDP bribing female Panchs with make-up kits: Omar

‘NC-Cong Coalition Represents People’s Voice’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Ganderbal, Nov 29: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday accused opposition PDP of luring Panchayat members through various tactics including money power. He said women Panchayat members are reportedly More



  • Srinagar City

AMID CURFEW, SCHOOLS OPEN TO CHAOS

Parents, Students Accuse Admin Of Mismanagement

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Nov 29: With half of the City under curfew Thursday it was a tough time for schoolchildren in making it to schools while the parent community too had to face helplessness. With the Directorate More




  • Jammu

GOVT FUNCTIONING COMES TO GRINDING HALT

Civil Secretariat Deserted, Ministers Don’t Attend Offices

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL POLLS

Jammu, Nov 29: Functioning of almost all the government departments has come to a grinding halt as the ministers have deserted the civil secretariat due to their “busy schedule” in the ongoing campaign More



  • South Asia

Doc who helped CIA hunt down Osama on hunger strike

REUTERS

Islamabad, Nov 29: The Pakistani doctor who helped the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) hunt down Osama bin Laden started a hunger strike in his jail cell this week to protest against his living conditions More



  • World

PALESTINIANS CERTAIN TO WIN RECOGNITION AS A STATE

EDITH M. LEDERER

United Nations, Nov 29: The Palestinians are certain to win UN recognition as a state in a General Assembly vote that Israel and the United States warn could delay hopes of achieving an independent Palestinian More




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