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Youth killed in Army firing

‘Tahir Was Shot In Head’; Massive Protests Rock Baramulla

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Mar 5: A 24 year old youth was killed and another injured after troops belonging to 46-RR fired at a group of people who were protesting against the ransacking of houses and damage to scores of vehicles parked in front of their houses by the troopers.The slain youth has been identified More


CASE REGISTERED AGAINST ARMY

Baramulla, Mar 5: Police has registered a case against the Army for killing Tahir Ahmad Sofi. The case has been registered in Police Station Baramulla, vide FIR number 80 and investigations has been started.Speaking to Greater Kashmir a senior police official said that on the directions of District More


SHUTDOWN, DEMOS ACROSS VALLEY

Parigam Chalo Foiled; Around 2 Dozen Injured In Clashes

SHABIR IBN YUSUF/KHALID GUL

Srinagar, Mar 5: Killing of a youth by Army in Baramulla triggered massive protests in the valley on Tuesday. Violent clashes were witnessed in old Srinagar when forces prevented hundreds of protestors from marching towards Pulwama to express solidarity with the family of Mudasir Ahmad Malla who died More


Army firing unprovoked: Prof Soz

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 5: Expressing anguish over the killing of Baramulla youth, state Congress chief Prof Saifuddin Soz said he has written a letter to Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde urging him to hold a meeting with the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on revocation of AFSPA.Talking to Greater Kashmir More


Omar ‘cries’ helplessness

Breaks Down In Assembly; ‘What Can I Do When Killers Can’t Even Be Prosecuted?’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 5: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today broke down in Legislative Assembly over the killing of a youth in Baramulla, saying he is tired of such happenings and demands answers as sought by those sitting in opposition.Visibly upset over the killing of the youth in army firing, the Chief More


‘I won’t quit’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 5: Chief Minister today denied reports of his resignation over the killing of a youth in Baramulla, saying if his stepping down can bring a person back to life he will do so in a flash.Omar on micro-blogging site Twitter said, “Note to others spreading rumours about my impending More


Killing unacceptable: Geelani

‘Will Arrive In Srinagar On March 7’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 5: Condemning the latest killing of a youth at Baramulla, chairman Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani termed it as “unfortunate and unacceptable.”“Whatever is happening in Kashmir today is the fallout of the secret and unjustified execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru in Tihar More


FORCES ON KILLING SPREE: MIRWAIZ

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 5: Coming down heavily on the State and the Central Government, chairman Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday accused them of giving a license to the troops to go on a “killing spree” in Kashmir.“We were yet to come out of the shock of secret execution of Muhammad More


Peaceful movement an opportunity to resolve Kashmir: Yasin Malik

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Mar 5: The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, has said that Kashmiris’ unilateral transition from a violent to non-violent democratic movement offered a unique opportunity to world community as well as India and Pakistan to resolve Kashmir dispute peacefully More


Restrictions in Valley parts today

Srinagar, Mar 5: In view of the killing of youth in Baramulla and the subsequent protests, old Srinagar will likely remain under curfew on Wednesday.Official sources said a security assessment meeting held late Tuesday evening has decided to clamp curfew in old city to prevent further protests More


People complain of excesses

Srinagar, Mar 5: People from different parts of the Valley on Tuesday alleged that a pattern is emerging across Kashmir, where Army soldiers barge into houses and ransack the properties including vehicles.Greater Kashmir received numerous calls from Pulwama and Islamabad in south Kashmir, Bandipora More





  • Briefs

Pathribal: No statements recorded

Families Yet To Receive Summons

KHALID GUL

Islamabad (Anantnag), Mar 5: Families of the Pathribal fake encounter victims Tuesday did not record any statement before the Army court in Awantipora, saying they are yet to receive summons from the Army More



  • News

Amarnath Yatra: Centre, State to monitor water bodies along Cave routes

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, Mar 5:  The Centre Tuesday said it will take all possible measures to ensure that no damage is caused to the water bodies and overall environment in the areas along the Amarnath yatra routes More




  • Opinion

Time to Think

Why we need to figure out an imaginative, less self-inflicting form of protest

POINT OF VIEW

RIYAZ AHMAD

Imtiaz Ahmad, an engineer by education, had set up a small clothingbusiness in 2010 in his town in North Kashmir and was doing well. Hehad hired a number of tailors to sew the quality, low-priced garmentsfor More



  • GK Magazine

Mapping the world

The workshop on GIS, GPS helped participants hone their teaching skills

ACADEMICS

SHOWKAT SHAFI

One week workshop on “Application of Remote Sensing, Geographical Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) in Resource Management” organized by department of Geography and Regional More




  • Letters

Shifting office

This refers to the shifting of Tehsil office Lar Ganderbal from panchayat building to the new building. I appreciate DC Ganderbal for such move. Shifting of Tehsil will benefit the people of tehsil.Dr More



  • Editorial

Good initiatives

Last week saw a few good initiatives in the health sector of Jammu and Kashmir. To begin with the department of Health Services launched a multipurpose vaccine for immunization of children against five More



  • Business

'e-filing must for people with above `5 lakh annual income'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 5: People with annual income of over Rs 5 lakh will be required to file their returns in electronic form, a senior Finance Ministry official said today. Besides, the Finance Ministry More



  • Sports

India humiliate Australia again

2ND TEST DAY 4

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Hyderabad, Mar 5: Spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja produced a mesmerising spell as India crushed a clueless Australia by an innings and 135 runs in less than three and half days to win the second More



  • Kashmir

CLMC demands judicial probe into Muddasir’s death

‘Sack Proctor, don’t level false allegations against students’

Srinagar, Mar 5:  Hyderabad based Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee (CLMC) has condoled the death of a Research scholar Mudassir Ahmed Malla who was found hanging in a hostel room at English and More



  • Srinagar City

Pepper gas continues to suffocate Shaher-e-Khaas

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Mar 5: Notwithstanding the repeated directives of the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), police and paramilitary CRPF continue to allegedly use the deadly pepper gas in various More




  • Jammu

Kashmir hangings: NC, PDP resort to Pam Pam in House

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Mar 5: The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Tuesday witnessed noisy scenes and uproar, leading to its adjournment, as the ruling National Conference and opposition Peoples Democratic Party More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Empowering women

Educate a woman and you educate the next generation

RIGHTS

OMAR FAYAZ KHAN

Over the past many decades there has been tremendous advancement in all fields like Science and Technology, Communication, Laws, Education methods, Environment preservation etc.  And women have also More




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