Srinagar, August 13
In a fresh violence today, about 60 persons were injured, 10 of them with bullet wounds, when security forces and the police opened fire and lobbed tear gas shells to disperse demonstrators supporting the ‘Muzaffarabad chalo’ march and protesting the killings during the past three days in
harmony: Eminent citizens Eminent citizens of the country have appealed for restoration of
harmony in Jammu and Kashmir. The following is their statement:— “We are deeply pained by the tragic turn of events in Jammu
and Kashmir that has led to the killings of several citizens in the
Kashmir Valley and Jammu division. The authorities must intervene
effectively to ensure there is no recurrence and also address
Keep off J&K, India to Pak New Delhi, August 13
The war of words between India and Pakistan over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir intensified today with New Delhi blasting Islamabad for indulging in rhetoric and allegations that were factually incorrect and divorced from reality.
BJP raises delimitation demand
Raising the Jammu versus Kashmir valley discord to a higher level, the
BJP has added the issue of fresh delimitation for the redistribution of
parliamentary and legislative assembly constituencies in Jammu and
Kashmir in proportion to the population ratio in Jammu and the Kashmir
valley to its existing demands. (Details
in Nation page)
Embattled... Mush rakes up Kashmir Islamabad, August 13
With the threat of impeachment looming large, embattled President Pervez Musharraf tonight attempted to reach out to the ruling coalition, saying there was a need for a "conciliatory" approach rather than confrontation for Pakistan's political stability.
his men’s 200m butterfly final at National Aquatic Centre during
the Beijing Games on Wednesday. He won the gold and set a new
— Reuters photo
UP farmers’ protest turns gory; 6 dead Greater Noida, August
Six persons, including a
cop, were killed and at least 60 were injured in clashes in
Greater Noida between farmers, the police and the PAC cops for
over two hours today.
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