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Kashmir on boil, 50 hurt in clashes

SPONTANEOUS SHUTDOWN IN VALLEY; COPS RANSACK HOUSES IN AALI KADAL, NOWHATTA, BANDIPORA, PULWAMA

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 6: At least 50 persons including 12 security personnel were injured in clashes which erupted during protest demonstrations at several places in the valley against the killing of a youth by Army in Baramulla while parts of Kashmir were put under curfew on Wednesday. Though no separatist More


Restrictions likely to continue today

Srinagar, Mar 6: Following protests at scores of places in valley against the killing of youth in Baramulla, the authorities to keep the old city, Baramulla and Sopore under curfew on Thursday.An assessment meeting was held here Wednesday evening. “During the meeting the fall out of the killing More


High-level meet reviews security

ARMY ORDERS ‘TIME-BOUND’ INQUIRY

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 6: In the backdrop of prevailing situation in the valley, a high-level security meeting was held here Wednesday and forces have been asked to exercise maximum restraint.Udhampur-based Northern Command Chief has condoled the death of the Baramulla youth and has ordered a time-bound More


Government assures action

PDP Moves Adjournment Motion In LA, LC

Jammu, Mar 6: Amid walkouts and heated exchange of words, the state legislature Wednesday discussed the situation arising out of the killing of a Baramulla youth allegedly in Army firing.Accusing National Conference (NC) of poisoning the minds of people of Kashmir for the sake of power, Peoples More


Dozens of youth arrested

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Mar 6: Police have arrested dozens of youth in different parts of valley since Tuesday evening and many boys have gone into hiding following police raids. The youth have been arrested in Srinagar, Baramulla, Pulwama, Budgam, Islamabad (Anantnag) and Kulgam districts.Most of the youth More


Rather presents Rs 38000 crore JK budget

Tax Concessions To Continue To Trade, Tourism, Farm Sectors

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 6: Finance Minister, Abdul Rahim Rather Wednesday presented in the legislative assembly fifth consecutive budget of the National Conference-Congress coalition government. The Rs 38068 crore budget for 2013-14, thirteenth in the career of Abdul Rahim Rather is J&K’s 11th zero deficit More


No change in protest calendar: Majlis

‘Omar Should Apologize For Remarks On Muddasir’

Srinagar, Mar 6: Stating that there is no change in its already announced protest calendar, Muttahida Majlis-e-Mashawarat (MMM), a united front of separatists, Wednesday asked Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to apologize to the people for indulging in “character assassination” of Mudasir Kamran Malla More


SHRC takes note of Baramulla youth’s killing

Seeks Report From DGP, DC

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Mar 6: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Wednesday took strong note of the killing of a youth, Tahir Rasool Sofi, by Army in Baramulla yesterday. Terming it a human rights violation, the Commission sought separate reports from Director General of Police and Deputy Commissioner More


ACCUSED SOLDIERS BOOKED FOR MURDER

ALTAF BABA

Baramulla, Mar 6: Police have registered a case of murder against the 46 RR unit of Army stationed in Baramulla town in the killing of Tahir Rasool Sofi.As per the FIR, representatives of Mohalla Committee Ganai Hamam and father of the slain youth had approached police station Baramulla with the More


Shinde nails Omar on AFSPA ‘rhetoric’

No Revocation Request Received From JK Govt: Home Minister

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Mar 6: In what could raise the goose-bumps, Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Wednesday put all speculations over the revocation of controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to rest by stating that there has been no formal request from Jammu and Kashmir government for scrapping More


Cong opposes revocation

New Delhi, Mar 6: The Congress on Wednesday distanced itself from its leader from Jammu and Kashmir Prof Saifuddin Soz’s demand to repeal the controversial Armed Forces Special Power Act (AFSPA) from the state, while the BJP slammed the veteran leader for his statement.Embarrassed by the statement More





  • Briefs

KU exams postponed

Srinagar, Mar 6: Kashmir University has postponed all the examinations scheduled to be held on March 7 and 8.  According to the Public Relations officer of the University, fresh dates will be notified More



  • News

DoPT notifies UPSC civil services exams new format

New Delhi, Mar 6: Aimed at overhauling civil service examinations, a new pattern giving more emphasis on assessing general studies and aptitude skills of aspirants has been notified by the government.The More




  • Opinion

Angry young Chief Minister

He need not worry about providing answers to his subjects. They know

LAMENT

ALEE ANDRABI

Never mind the farcical histrionics of the honourable Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s breakdown in the State Assembly over the killing of Tahir Ahmed by security forces. For all its worth, Omar’s confessions More



  • GK Magazine

Questioning Narratives or Expressing Animus?

Some feisty debates on tribal invasion piqued my curiosity

MY TAKE

DR. NYLA ALI KHAN

The past twenty-three years of armed conflict in J & K have witnessed the emergence of a plethora of political actors with diverse ideologies, motives, and aspirations. The conscription of a legitimate More




  • Letters

Thanks GK

This refers to the GK Magazine Desk report "Jammu and Kashmir Draft police Bill 2013-A Critique" (GK 28th February 2013). It was a very good attempt to make common people understand the draft of the police More



  • Editorial

Bullet for stone

One more person has been killed in firing by the security forces in Baramulla, taking the toll to four in the ongoing protests over the execution of Muhammad Afzal Guru and now the mysterious death of More



  • Business

Budget 2013-14 devoid of relief for aam admi: Left

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Mar 6: Terming it as “lax exercise” on the part of the government, CPI (M) State Secretary, Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami today said only “rosy figures” have been painted in the budget, which is devoid More



  • Sports

'Selectors must take call on Viru'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Mar 6: Former India captain Rahul Dravid has said that the national selectors must take a call on whether to continue with struggling Virender Sehwag as an opener in the Test series in South More



  • Kashmir

Police flex muscles on medicos, paramedics

Gousia Hospital staff thrashed after being dragged out of ambulance

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Mar 6: Police Wednesday dragged medicos and paramedics of a Srinagar hospital out of ambulance and beat them up ruthlessly, victims said.The staffers of Gousia Hospital at Khanyar area of old More



  • Srinagar City

File compliance report on Dal conservation within week: High Court tells Govt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Mar 6: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Wednesday directed the government to file compliance report with regard to slew of directions passed by it in response to Public Interest Litigation (PIL More




  • Jammu

Baig tenders `conditional’ resignation

Says emotions don’t run governments

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, Mar 6: In a seemingly politically calibrated move, former Deputy Chief Minister and senior PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday submitted his ‘conditional’ resignation to the Speaker legislative More



  • GKeducation&career

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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