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Protests erupt in J&K; against anti-Islam video (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Spontaneous protests erupted in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as a strike called against an anti-Islam video affected normal life with markets, ... Read more...

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Kashmir shuts to protest anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A protest shutdown over a US-made anti-Islam video, called by local traders, transporters and some religious organizations, affected normal life here and other places in the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

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Pakistani makes car that runs on water


July 27th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani engineer has built a car that runs on water, a feat that left onlookers astounded.Engineer Waqar Ahmad drove his car using water as fuel ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders under house arrest, restrictions in Srinagar


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection ... Read more...

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UP plans special cells for NRIs


July 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up an NRI cell for people from the state to track their growth and safety and also look ... Read more...

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Normalcy slowly returning to Srinagar


June 27th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) Life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar, especially in the uptown areas, started returning to normal Wednesday with educational institutions, markets and public transport operating ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s tulip garden is a huge draw


April 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A record of nearly a lakh and a half tourists visited the tulip garden in Srinagar city this spring, an official said.A brainchild of ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Terrorists kill civilian in south Kashmir village


January 24th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Terrorists Tuesday killed a civilian in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.Police said the militants barged into the house of Ajaz Ahmad Shah, 40, a resident of Shobdani ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report: Separatists dismissive, mainstream parties dismayed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as details of the interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir to the union home minister Wednesday have not been made public, the separatist leaders, the ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar militant, involved in cleric’s murder, gunned down


September 13th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Abdullah Uni, the most wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in the Kashmir Valley and responsible for a spate of killings including that of a senior cleric, was gunned ... Read more...

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Shabir Shah arrested in Srinagar


August 17th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Shabir Ahmad Shah was Wednesday taken into custody by the police in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital after he tried to stage ... Read more...

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Memories of anti-Sikh riots hard to forget: Amarinder


July 1st, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, July 1 (IANS) Almost 27 years after the anti-Sikh riots took place, the Punjabi and Sikh communities have moved on but it would be unfair to ask them ... Read more...

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Sikh kingdom’s only fort fights for survival (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), May 22 (IANS) Its name means the 'fort of triumph', and it's a symbol of the courage and culture of the Sikhs. Qila Mubarak, the only fort built ... Read more...

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Osama’s burial at sea offended Muslim sensibility: Geelani (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, who Friday led the funeral prayers for Osama bin Laden, said Muslim sensibilities throughout the world have been hurt by ... Read more...

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Two policemen killed by guerrillas in Srinagar


April 26th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) Two policemen were killed in an attack by separatist guerrillas late Monday evening in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.The guerrillas attacked a police ... Read more...

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People anguished at Maulana Showkat’s murder: Mirwaiz


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Friday accepted that the people in Kashmir Valley had been anguished at the murder of senior cleric ... Read more...

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An assassination gone askew


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr. 22 (ANI): When on the 8th of April 2011, an IED targeted and killed Jamiat Ahl-e-Hadith (JAH) president and Islamic scholar Maulvi Showkat Ahmad Shah right at the threshold of ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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Sustained dialogue with Pakistan will help in solving issues: Omar Abdullah


April 15th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Apr 15 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said talks between India and Pakistan will always matter unless some other credible alternative top dialogue is found.Talking to mediapersons ... Read more...

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BJP demands inquiry into Srinagar cleric’s killing


April 15th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 14 (ANI): Condemning the killing of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded an inquiry to unearth the 'conspiracy' and the identity ... Read more...

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Panchayat elections not a referendum on Kashmir issue: Omar


April 14th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 14 ( IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday warned against the huge turnout in the panchayat polls being read as some kind of a wave against ... Read more...

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BJP leaders visit Kashmir’s Hazratbal shrine


April 14th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 14 (IANS) A team of senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders currently visiting Jammu and Kashmir paid obeisance at the valley's holiest Muslim shrine of Hazratbal here ... Read more...

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Poll victory shows alliance unity: Omar


April 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday that the victory of all candidates of the ruling National Conference-Congress alliance in the state's legislative ... Read more...

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NC-Congress combine bags 5 seats, PDP has surplus votes


April 13th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) While Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference-Congress alliance bagged all the five legislative council seats it contested for, the main opposition People's Democratic Party won just ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley remains shut for second day over cleric’s assassination


April 10th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 10 (ANI): There was complete shutdown for the second consecutive day here on Sunday against the killing of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was assassinated outside a Srinagar ... Read more...

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Top Kashmiri separatist leaders refuse security offer (Lead)


April 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Top Kashmiri separatist leaders have refused the government's offer to provide them security in the wake of senior cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah's assassination two days ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders offered security cover


April 10th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Senior Kashmiri separatist leaders have been offered security cover in the wake of top cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah's assassination in a blast two days ago, ... Read more...

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Separatists protest killing of Kashmir religous leader


April 10th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
SRINAGAR, KASHMIR (BNO NEWS) -- The city of Srinagar in Kashmir was paralyzed on Saturday after separatists called a strike to protest against the killing of a prominent religious leader, the Hindustan ... Read more...

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PDP holds demonstrations across Jammu region


April 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) The People's Democratic Party Saturday confined to the Jammu region its demonstrations to press for an early resolution of the Kashmir issue, and put off its ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley residents despondent, confused after cleric’s assassination


April 9th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr. 9 (ANI): The assassination of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah on Thursday has left most parts of the Kashmir Valley tense, even as the state administration has taken steps ... Read more...

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