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A day after Sarabjit death, Pak prisoner attacked in Jammu jail

Shifted To PGI Chandigarh; Medicos Say Chances Of Survival Less; Jail Superintendent Suspended; Government Orders Probe

ARVIND SHARMA

Jammu, May 3: A day after the Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh died in Pakistan following a brutal attack from jail inmates, a Pakistani prisoner was attacked by an inmate inside the high-security Kot Bhalwal jail at Jammu on early Friday morning, injuring him critically.Resident of Sialkot Pakistan More


Meanwhile, Sarabjit bid tearful adieu

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Bikhiwind (Punjab), May 3: The mortal remains of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who died after being brutally assaulted in a Pakistani jail, were Friday consigned to flames in his village with full state honours amid emotional scenes. A contingent of Punjab Police reversed their arms and then fired More


India grants consular access

New Delhi, May 3: India tonight granted consular access to Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay who was injured in a scuffle in a Jammu jail.Three Pakistan High Commission officials were granted permission by the Ministry of External Affairs to meet Ranjay at Post Graduate Institute of Medical More


Mehbooba blames Govt

NC, Cong Say ‘Retaliatory Action’

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, May 3: The assault on a Pakistan prisoner at Kotbalwal Jail in Jammu has triggered a fresh wave of discontent among the state’s mainstream parties, with the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party blaming the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah-led government for the fresh hostilities between More


WHO IS SANAULLAH

Jammu, May 3: Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Haq, who is battling for his life after a gruesome attack on him by a jail inmate here, is said to be a known figure in the high security Kot Balwal Jail, where he has spent most of his time during the past 17 years of imprisonment.A resident of Dallowali More


Mirwaiz asks India, Pak to address K-issue

Asks Two Countries To Repatriate Prisoners

Sarabjit Death Aftermath

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, May 3: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday urged India and Pakistan to release each other’s prisoners lodged in their respective jails to prevent further escalation in hostilities between the two countries.Mirwaiz said the attack and subsequent death of Indian More


Malik’s detention triggers protest in Maisuma

Demonstrations Held In Delhi’s Jamia Nagar

GK NEWS NETWORK/ANIL ANAND

Srinagar/New Delhi, May 3: Detention of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik in New Delhi triggered protests in Srinagar’s Maisuma locality on Friday.After the congregational Friday prayers, hundreds of youth took to streets at Maisuma and fought pitched battles with More


11 from JK make it to IAS this year

KUPWARA GIRL, DOWNTOWN BOY AMONG SELECTEES; 4 FIGURE IN TOP 100

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 3: At least 11 candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have qualified this year’s All India Civil Services examination, with four of them, for the first time ever, figuring in the top 100 selectees. A female medico from frontier district of Kupwara and a boy from downtown area of Srinagar More


IGP Kashmir elated

Srinagar, May 3: Buoyed by the success of candidates from Jammu and Kashmir in the prestigious All India Civil Services examination, the Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) Abdul Ghani Mir Friday said the grand success of Kashmiris in the examination is “increasing confidence of our students More


‘Umeed’: Centre relaxes norms for JK

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, May 3: The Union Cabinet has ‘drastically’ relaxed norms under the Government of India-funded livelihood program—National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM)—for J&K, paving way for enrollment of two-third of rural women in the State. The project has been named as ‘Umeed’ for J&K.
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Geelani again stopped from offering Friday prayers

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 3: Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who continues to be under house arrest since February 9, was again not allowed to offer Friday prayers today.“Since his arrival from Delhi, Geelani continues to be virtually in jail. A heavy contingent of police is keeping More


Clashes at Delhi’s Tihar jail; 1 dead, 3 wounded

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, May 3: An inmate at the high security Tihar jail died and three sustained injuries on Friday following a violent clash between two groups.The incident occurred at the jail number one of the prison at around 6:30 in the morning in which 27-year-old Javed, a resident of Seelampur area More





  • Briefs

Zaffar hails Pak for handing Sabarjit’s body

Srinagar, May 3: The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Zaffar Akbar Bhat on Friday welcomed the government of Pakistan’s decision to handover the body Sarbjit Singh, to his family More



  • National

Angurana is MD TRIFED

ANIL ANAND

New Delhi, May 3: AK Angurana, a 1980 batch IAS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre has been transferred and appointed as Managing Director Tribal Marketing Development Corporation of India (TRIFED More




  • Opinion

No sermonizing please

Whom should we blame for our collective failure?

WORDS WITHIN

FIRDOUS SYED

A newspaper column is a sacred space. Moreover it’s a public trust wherein the worthy readers rightly expect the expression of an honest opinion. Sarcasm and pointing finger at others at times may be thrilling More



  • GK Weekend

Earthquake – save yourself

Though we can't avoid it, but we can sure minimise the damage caused by it by being more informed about safety measures

EARTHQUAKE SAFETY

AAMIR ALI

One person died and many got injured after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck adjoining areas of Bhaderwah town. Scores of private and Government buildings got damaged in Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban districts More




  • Letters

Drug scam

This refers to the drug scam in Jammu and Kashmir. All the accused should be given a trial and if proved guilty must be punished severely by law. Companies and suppliers who have any role too must not More



  • Editorial

This hysteria must end

India and Pakistan seem to have ventured perilously too far into a situation of unknowns today. From an environment of rapprochement and mutual reconciliation of the last decade, this march into the unknown More



  • Business

Meat prices go up by 200 pc in 4 years

From Rs 125 In 2008 To Rs 340/Kg In 2013, Hike Fleecing Aam Aadmi

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, May 3: Believe it! During last four years the mutton prices have witnessed an unprecedented about 200 per cent increase. Kashmir being one of the highest meat consuming places in India has been More



  • Sports

Bangladesh crush Zimbabwe by 121 runs

Bulawayo: May 3 : Bangladesh defeated Zimbabwe by 121 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series at Bulawayo on Friday. Medium pacer Ziaur Rahman’s five-wicket haul ensured a comfortable victory More



  • Kashmir

HC stays proceedings against Medley Pharmaceuticals

Trial Court Asked To Recall Warrants Against Petitioner

SPURIOUS DRUG SCAM

D A RASHID

Srinagar, May 3:  Nine days after a trial court here issued arrest warrant against Mumbai based pharmaceutical company M/S Medley Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd in a spurious drug complaint, the Jammu and More



  • Srinagar City

Shaher-e-Khaas among our priorities: DIG Traffic

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 3: While the government has often been accused of paying more attention towards the traffic regulation in civil lines, particularly the VIP areas alone, the men-in-blue seem to have broadened More




  • Jammu

Fresh tremor rocks Bhaderwah, Kishtwar

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, May 3: A low intensity tremor today shook Kishtwar, Bhaderwah Valley and adjoining areas of Doda district triggering panic among the people. The quake, measuring 3.7 on Richter scale shook More



  • South Asia

Pak prosecutor handling Benazir case shot dead

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, May 3: In a brazen attack, a top Pakistani prosecutor handling the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case and Benazir Bhutto assassination case was shot and killed near his home here today, leaving both More



  • Gk Features

Struggling for survival

They lost their only son, their only breadwinner during the 2010 civil uprising and since then they have been struggling for survival

REVISITING 2010 UNREST VICTIMS

MAJID MAQBOOL

On August 3, 2010, when Mehraj-ud-Din Lone, 22, was shot at from a close range by government forces outside his home in Barthana Qamerwari, his bedridden father lost his only son, the only support he had More




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