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Gool Killings: Curfew, clashes continue across Kashmir

Forces Open Fire On Protesters In Qaimoh; 3 Women Among 30 Injured In Clashes; Dozens Of Youth Arrested

SHABIR IBN YUSUF/KHALID GUL

Srinagar, July 20: At least 30 persons including three women were injured in protests and clashes that erupted at several places in Kashmir on Saturday against Gool killings even as police and paramilitary forces fired on a protest demonstration in Qaimoh area of south Kashmir. Kashmir reeled under More


‘No curfew today’

Srinagar, July 20: A day after J&K’s Director General of Police Ashok Prasad said restrictions on movement of people would continue till Sunday evening, the Srinagar district administration Saturday said there shall be no curfew in the city on Sunday. “There will be no curfew in the City on More


Protests in Jammu areas, curfew lifted from Ramban

Highway Re-Opens, Yatra Resumes

M M PARVAIZ/GKNN

Ramban, July 20: Sporadic protests and shutdown continued for the third consecutive day Saturday at some places in Jammu region against the killing of four innocent civilians by the Border Security Force in Gool area of Ramban on Thursday.Reports said though the situation remained peaceful on More


Shocked, Gool recalls humility of its slain men

Mian Lateef’s Wife Gives Birth To Daughter Two Days After His Killing

MUHAMMAD TASKEEN

Gool (Ramban), July 20: The political science lecturer, Manzoor Ahmad Shaan, who was one among the four persons killed in BSF firing in Gool Ramaban on past Thursday, would never leave people disappointed in difficult times.A soft-spoken and a caring person, Manzoor, 38, was popular among people More


Army goes berserk in Bandipora villages

Residents Thrashed After Stone-Pelting On Convoy, Scores Injured

MIR TARIQ

Bandipora, July 20: Scores of persons were injured, two of them critically, when Army allegedly went on rampage in five villages after their cavalcade was stoned in Ashtango area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. Besides, Army arrested around 30 youth and handed them over to police.Amid stringent More


Avoid excessive use of force: AI

Urges JK Govt To Probe Complaints

New Delhi, July 20: Global Human Rights Watchdog, the Amnesty International has asked authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to avoid excessive use of force while policing demonstrations.In a statement, Amnesty International said authorities have reportedly used excessive force, including firing live More


CURFEW CHOKES KASHMIR; PATIENTS PUT AT RISK

Movement Of Doctors, Paramedics Restricted; Hospitals Almost Defunct

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, July 20: Chanapora area in uptown Srinagar is peaceful since 2010 agitation. This morning when some shopkeepers opened their shops, including medical stores, to sell merchandize to the waiting locals despite the separatists’ shutdown call, policemen came in vehicles and asked them to close More


Mehbooba denounces curfew, slams Govt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 20: Strongly disapproving the continued imposition of curfew, harsh restrictions and use of brute force, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday said the state government is punishing everybody in the State for “its own incompetence and atrocities.”In a statement More


3 killed, 17 injured as bus falls into gorge

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, July 20: Three persons were killed and 17 others injured when the bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The bus on its way from Poonch to Jammu, skidded off the road and rolled down into a deep More





  • Briefs

Taj Mohi-ud-Din bereaved

Srinagar, July 20: Malik Aijaz Ahmad, former Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, passed away today at SMHS Hospital after a brief illness. He was 78.The deceased was the brother-in-law of Minister More



  • News

Nagaland MLAs vow to fight for rights

RIGHT OF NAGAS ON OWNERSHIP OF LAND AND RESOURCES

Kohima, July 20: With the Centre rejecting the state government floating the Nagaland Petroleum and Natural Gas Rules 2012, the Assembly members today arrived at a consensus to uphold the right of Nagas More




  • Sunday Special

Bloodshed. Who cares!

Repetition renders it ordinary, sameness dull

WRITE HAND

AJAZ UL HAQUE

As if someone has been detained on the roadside and freed after a quick frisk that the chief minister of the state calls the act `unacceptable'. Only a fortnight back, the incident of shooting two boys More



  • GK Magazine

Hearts and minds battle: Given up?

Democracy and militarisation never go hand in hand. The Gool massacre underlines that yet again

DATELINE SRINAGAR BY ARJIMAND HUSSAIN TALIB

In the heart of Delhi at Jantar Mantar – now a monument of protest for India’s aspiring revolutionaries – something unusual happened in February this year. A group of Kashmiri boys and girls appeared there More




  • Business

JK imports Rs.35,000 cr goods, services annually: FinMin

SFC COMES OUT OF RED

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 20: Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather today said that Jammu and Kashmir despite having strong resource base imports goods and services worth Rs 35000 crore annually from other states More



  • Sports

West Indies pulls off tie to stun Pakistan

Gros Islet, July 20: West Indies and Pakistan tied the third one-day international at Beausejour on Friday after the home side rallied in a thrilling final over. West Indies scored 14 runs off the More



  • Kashmir

Langate remembers Tabinda Gani

‘Award death sentence to accused’

7th Death Anniversary

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, July 20: Hundreds of people paid rich tributes to teenage girl Tabinda Gani on her 7th death anniversary today. The victim was brutally raped and murdered at Langate Handwara on July 20, 2007 More



  • Srinagar City

Poor power pesters south City

PDD fails uninterrupted supplies, residents threaten roadside protests

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, July 20: Amid scorching heat in the ongoing summer, the Power Development Department (PDD) is resorting to frequent power cuts in the south City areas drawing severe criticism from the locals More




  • Jammu

JK Govt to monitor Midday Meals

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, July 20: In the aftermath of death of many children after consumption of Midday Meal in Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir Education department is contemplating to constitute a team of experts to monitor More



  • Gkeducation&Career

Cracking Competitive Exams

Here’re some tips to crack competitive exams

PREPARATION

ABRAR UL MUSTAFA

Today's world is a world of competition.A student needs to prepare in advance and move on with a solid strategy and strong perseverance. Gone are the days when percentage mattered and was the only criteria More




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