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By News Desk Claiming that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was aware about the decision to execute Muhammad Afzal Guru, the family today accused the CM of shedding crocodile tears. The family members said that they have been put under house arrest under Chief Minister’s directions ‘while the relatives were not being allowed to visit the family either’. “What he (CM) has to say now. His father is holding cabinet portfolio in centre. If we suppose that Omar was not aware but was his father not aware?”, asked Muhammad Yaseen, Guru’s cousin. “We have been put under house arrest under the

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing people before Eid prayers at Eidgah ground. (Photo: Fahad Shah) By Fahad Shah After seven days of strict curfew in the Kashmir Valley state authorities gave some respite to the inhabitants of Srinagar city by lifting curfew for some hours in the late afternoon. People flocked towards shops to buy essential commodities as most of them are in difficult conditions like shortage of food items. Speech of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Eid During this relaxation no untoward incident was reported. One of the customers at a grocery shop in Soura, a young boy told Kashmirwalla India

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By Fahad Shah For an auto rickshaw driver hailing from the pro-freedom area of downtown city where curfew restrictions have become habit for inhabitants for last one month, the prevailing situation in the valley  is routine now, he lives it as any other normal days. Thirty eight year old, Muzaffar Ahmad Sofi of Nowhatta drives an auto rickshaw on city roads since the year 1994 when he bought it during the tense days of Kashmir politics. He says he has a loss of more than 2000 rupees in this prevailing unrest. “After remaining at home for five days I am