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Kashmir shuts to remember its martyrs

Undeclared Curfew In Old Srinagar; Strict Restrictions Foil Hurriyat Marches; Youth Clash With Forces

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 13: A complete shutdown was observed across Kashmir on Saturday to remember the martyrs of July 13, 1931, while the authorities imposed undeclared curfew in old Srinagar to foil the marches called by separatists to the Martyrs Graveyard here.The shutdown call was given by both factions More


Separatists caged

Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik Under House Arrest; Others Lodged In Police Stations

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 13: Chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik were put under house arrest while several others lodged in police stations on martyrs’ day.Javed Mir and several More


Chief Minister visits Martyrs Graveyard

Mainstream Politicians Pay Floral Tributes

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 13: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday visited Martyrs Graveyard in old Srinagar and offered ‘fateha’ to the martyrs of July 31, 1931.Omar visited the Martyrs Graveyard at Khawja Bazar here at 7.30 am and put wreaths on the graves of the martyrs and offered ‘fateha’. According More


NO DEMOCRACY IN JK: MUFTI

Slams NC For Turning Srinagar Into Fortress

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, July 13: Lashing out at the ruling National Conference-Congress coalition for turning old Srinagar into a fortress on the martyrs day, Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Saturday said there is no democracy in JK and the present regime lacks governance, accountability and More


Geelani, Malik pay tribute

Mirwaiz Slams Govt For Imposing Restrictions

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 13: The Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani has expressed satisfaction over complete shutdown observed by the people of Kashmir today, saying that it proved that they have not forgotten the sacrifices of the martyrs of July 13, 1931.“The mission of martyrs is still More


Policeman beheaded in Kupwara

Another Shot At In Budgam

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 13: A policemen was killed in Kupwara district while another was critically injured in two different militancy related incidents across Kashmir since Friday evening.Police said that Head Constable Sonaullah Zargar of Hardoona Vilgam, in Kupwara district, had gone to a nearby forest More


No headway on JK metro rail project

State Fails To Frame Detailed Project Report

YOGESH SAGOTRA

Jammu, July 13: Even after a gap of more than a year, Jammu and Kashmir government has failed to push forward the prestigious metro rail projects envisaged in the Mobility Plan constituted for the twin capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar.Sources said showing little interest in the projects, the More





  • Briefs

UJC condemns restrictions in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 13: While paying tributes to July 13, 1931 martyrs, United Jihad Council Supremo Syed Salahuddin on Saturday condemned imposition of restrictions and arrest of pro-freedom leaders and activists More



  • National

Don't divide, be an 'Nationalist Indian': Digvijay to Modi

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, July 13: Congress leader Digvijay Singh today assailed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's remarks describing himself as a 'Hindu nationalist' and asked him not to "divide the nation" on More




  • Opinion

Not just politics

The range of expediency is too wide to be applied to politicians alone

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

As elections draw nearer, so change the perceptions. What till now was considered unimportant or least important suddenly assumes the importance of highest order. If prisoners were no issue till today More



  • GK Magazine

Over to the year of austerity

J&K’s annual Plan money this year is down. Inevitably, development spending will be hit. What about administrative overhead costs?

DATELINE SRINAGAR

ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

It is a difficult situation for J&K state this year. The state did not get the requisitioned Rs 8000 crore from the centre for this financial year, and instead got Rs 7300 crore. It would immediately More




  • Business

Trains may chug on Udhampur-Katra track by September

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, July 13: After breaching many deadlines, the much awaited 25-km Udhampur-Katra railway track is likely to be thrown open for traffic in September. Officials of Northern Railways told Greater Kashmir More



  • Sports

Jumbo Gladiators beat Trumboo Panthers by 7 wkts

92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League

Srinagar, July 13:  Jumbo Gladiators on Saturday defeated Trumboo Panthers by seven wickets in 92.7 Big FM-J&K Corporate Premier League match played at Bijibhera.After winning the toss, Trumboo More



  • Kashmir

Relatives set ablaze B’pora girl, dies after 5-days

Police Arrest 3 Accused

MIR TARIQ

Pazalpora (Bandipora), July 13: Pall of gloom descended over Pazalpora village in this north Kashmir district on Saturday following a death of 20 year old girl who was set ablaze allegedly by her uncle More



  • Srinagar City

TRAIN TO BANIHAL PUTS SRINAGAR-BOUND COMMUTERS IN LURCH

Office-goers, students find revised timings inconvenient

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 13: The revision of train timings past extension of the service to Banihal last month, has put scores of Srinagar-bound commuters particularly the office-goers and students to inconvenience More




  • Jammu

2.18 lakh devotees pay obeisance at Amarnath cave

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, July 13: Over 2.18 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas even as a batch of 1,280 devotees left for their onward journey from here today.Over More



  • South Asia

NRKs remember July 13 martyrs

‘Kashmir can re-ignite Indo-Pak conflict’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, July 13: Stressing the need for a peaceful resolution of Kashmir dispute, speakers at a seminar hosted by APHC-M PaK chapter on Saturday observed that the decades’ long old unresolved dispute More



  • World

Not afraid of terror threats, Malala tells UN

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

United Nations, July 13: Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai told the UN that she would not be silenced by terrorist threats, as she gave her first public speech since being shot in the head by the More



  • GKeducation&career

Kashmir University or 10-Janpath?

The University of Kashmir is posing a new challenge to regional parties in J&K,particularly National Conference

MATTER OF CONCERN

ABID BASHIR

Had National Conference founder Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah been alive, he would not allow so many things to happen that his progeny is otherwise permitting. There is a reason to it: who would like to see More




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