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Day-5: Uneasy calm prevails in Gool

Mehbooba Visits Bereaved Families; Sagar, Ramzan Attend Chaharum Of Victims

MUHAMMAD TASKEEN

Gool (Ramban), July 22: An uneasy calm prevails in this mountainous area of Ramban district, which continued to observe shutdown for the 5th consecutive day today following killing of four civilians and injuries to 42 others in alleged firing by Border Security Forces (BSF) personnel.Closed shops More


Cops begin probe; detain SI

BSF Asked To Submit Record, Identify Men

MUHAMMAD TASKEEN

Gool (Ramban), July 22: Police has finally started investigation into the alleged desecration of holy Quran and killing of four civilians by paramilitary BSF in Gool on July 18.Official sources told Greater Kashmir that police today detained Sub Inspector Manzoor Wani for questioning in Ramban More


SHRC seeks factual report

Issues Notices To Govt Functionaries

ABHINAV VERMA

Jammu, July 22: Taking suo-moto cognizance of killing of four civilians and injuries to 42 others in BSF and police firing at Gool in district Ramban, Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked state government to submit a factual report in the matter within 10 days.In an More


KASHMIR NORMAL AFTER 3 DAYS

Shops, Business Establishments Reopen

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, July 22: After remaining closed for three consecutive days due to strike and subsequent curfew, shops and business establishments Monday reopened across Kashmir.The strike was called against the killing of 4 civilians by paramilitary BSF in Gool area of Ramban on Thursday. Government More


Scores injured in clashes admitted in hospitals

Many Youth Don’t Report Injuries, Fearing Police Reprisal

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, July 22: Scores of persons injured in protests and police action after the Gool killings are being treated in hospitals.At least 35 such persons from across Kashmir were admitted in SKIMS and SMHS Hospital since Thursday evening when the news of the Gool killings came in. District hospital More


High Court issues notice to Government

PIL Pleads For Abandoning Construction

D A RASHID

Srinagar, July 22: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday issued notice to the state government seeking response on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) challenging the construction of Skewed bridge near Presentation Convent Higher Secondary School near Rajbagh here.The court granted four weeks More


Bandipora, Tral, Old City parts observe shutdown

Papachan Residents Demand Removal Of CRPF Camp

SHABIR IBN YUSUF/GKNN

Srinagar/Bandipora, July 22: Tral, Bandipora and Noorbagh areas observed a shutdown on Monday while protests were reported from some places against the arrest of youth during past few days.Reports said that Tral area of south Kashmir observed a complete shutdown on Monday against the arrest of More


Hurriyat seeks UN intervention on rights abuses

Demos In Pakistani Capital Against Gool Killings, Alleged Sacrilege

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, July 22: Expressing its serious concern over the killing of innocent civilians and the alleged desecration of Holy Quran by paramilitary BSF in Gool Ramban area of Jammu province, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (M) Pakistan chapter on Monday appealed the UN secretary general Ban Ki Moon More


Observe July 26 as Unity Day: Geelani

‘Jammu Muslims Integral Part Of Movement’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 22: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani has asked the people to observe July 26, Friday, as ‘Day of Unity’ between Muslim population of Jammu and Kashmir provinces and in the memory of Gool martyrs.“On this day, people will hold peaceful protest demonstrations More


Mufti Sayeed seeks time-bound probe

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, July 22: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Monday said Monday said the Gool killings are the result of culture of impunity prevailing in the state.Addressing a meeting of the party leaders, legislators and other functionaries here, Sayeed reiterated the demand More





  • Briefs

Gul visits Noorbagh firing injured

Srinagar, July 22: Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul today visited SKIMS and enquired about the health of one Jan Muhammad Khanday son of Muhammad Sultan Khanday of Noorbagh, who was injured More



  • National

Chinese incursions on

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jul 22: Three months after the 21-day stand-off in Depsang valley in Ladakh, Chinese troops again came deep inside the Indian territory in that area last week to reach upto 2 kms close to Indian More




  • Opinion

Who is responsible?

Calling Gool incident `deplorable' won't absolve you of what you have done

X-PRESSIONS

M.L. KOTRU

Enough is enough. This story must be instantly put to an end to. It’s not enough for the Authority to absolve itself of responsibility by describing violent incidents involving armed forces, the paramilitaries More



  • GK Magazine

The Hunting Trailblazers

A fascinating tale of Roosevelt’s trust and confidence in Kashmiris

INCREDIBLE

SOHAIL IQBAL

My father had a beautiful sister. She was to marry a landlord’s son from Watregaam in the Rafiabad area. Her name was Fatima. Once she came of age, she was married off to a strapping handsome gentleman More




  • Letters

Terrible incident

Desecration of the Holy Quran in Ramban is a terrible incident. No one can be set free to desecrate scriptures. Indian constitution itself in the Articles 25- 28 lays down rules, regulation and strict More



  • Editorial

The void called probe

The impunity within which army and paramilitary forces operate in the state is responsible for repeated occurrences of incidents like Gool.  The death of four persons and wounding of forty-two others More



  • Business

Gool killings may revive Kashmir’s old bonds with Chenab Valley

KEA resolves to explore business tie-ups, Hurriyat (M) to visit area

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, July 22: Days after four civilians were killed in BSF firing in Gool, Ramban, Kashmir’s old bonds with Chenab valley seem all set to get revived as the business fraternity here has vowed to explore More



  • Sports

Parvez Rasool’s African safari begins

ABID KHAN

Srinagar, July 22: With the departure of Team India for its tour of Zimbabwe on Sunday, Parvez Rasool commenced his ‘African Safari’ with positive frame of mind that he would prove his mettle. By More



  • Kashmir

Legislators fail to retrieve JK’s properties outside

Frequent Trips Prove Futile, Public Money Goes Down The Drain

SPOTLIGHT

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, July 22: Legislators in cash-starved Jammu and Kashmir have found a novel way to undertake outside state trips at the cost of public exchequer. In the name of ‘securing’ state’s properties in More



  • Srinagar City

Under police nose, tippers violate HC orders

‘Offer Chai Pani, drive outside PHQ’

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 22: In brazen violation of the High Court directions, which disallow movement of heavy vehicles into the City during daytime, tippers move at will on the high security Airport Road even More




  • Jammu

JK launches e-Hospital project

Jammu, July 22: Minister of State for Health and family Welfare Shabir Ahmad Khan Monday launched hi-tech computerised services here at Gandhi Nagar Hospital, created under the first phase of centrally More



  • PaK

No-confidence resolution against PaK PM

TARIQ NAQASH

Muzaffarabad, July 22: A no confidence resolution against Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed was submitted in the Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Legislative Assembly secretariat by two ruling Peoples More



  • World

89 killed in twin China earthquakes

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, July 22: Nearly 90 people were killed and over 500 injured when two powerful shallow earthquakes today jolted a remote mountainous province in northwestern China near Tibet, damaging more than More



  • GKeducation&career

When BOPEE failed students

Recent CET paper leakage has put a question mark on the functioning of BOPEE

PAPER LEAKAGE

ARSHAD BHAT

The paper leakage in this year’s Common Entrance Test (CET) by J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) has put a big question mark on its credibility. The recent paper leakage episode More




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