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Heavy rain forecast for Kashmir, farmers worried


September 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) In more worry for farmers, the weather office Friday forecast heavy rainfall at some places in the Kashmir Valley during the next 36 hours."There has been ... Read more...

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Guerrilla module busted in Srinagar


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A separatist guerrilla module has been busted in the Srinagar capital city with the arrest of two Kashmir Islamic Movement militants, and a huge cache of ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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Guerrilla outfit owns attack on Kashmir minister


December 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Separatist guerrilla outfit Jamait-ul-Mujahideen (JUM) Monday owned responsibility for Sunday's attack on Jammu and Kashmir Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar in summer capital Srinagar.In a statement faxed ... Read more...

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Security heightened after bid on Kashmir minister’s life


December 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Security was beefed up in Srinagar Monday, a day after a Jammu and Kashmir minister escaped a bid on his life -- an incident he described ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister escapes bid on life, cop killed


December 12th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday escaped a bid on his life when separatist guerrillas attacked him in Srinagar. One ... Read more...

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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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No intention to ban Facebook in Kashmir: Omar


November 21st, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has confirmed the government has no intention to block Facebook in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of protests over alleged ... Read more...

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Snow and rain to lash Kashmir Valley


November 10th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) The minimum temperature slipped three degrees below normal in summer capital Srinagar Thursday, but the weather office has forecast fair weather across the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Two killed, four wounded in Kashmir explosion


September 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and four injured when an explosive device went off during collection of scrap in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Tuesday afternoon.Police said a ... Read more...

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Villagers welcome J-K Govt. decision to hold panchayat polls


February 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb 15 (ANI): Residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Kangan village has welcomed the state government decision to hold panchayat polls.The state government will hold elections at three levels which would focus ... Read more...

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Protests rise against winter schools as Kashmir Valley shivers


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) The relentless cold wave and sub-zero temperatures have left thousands of students in the Kashmir Valley literally shivering in their classrooms, with protests rising against the government's decision ... Read more...

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Drone attack kills six in Pakistan (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) At least six suspected militants were killed Sunday in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan region bordering Afghanistan.A pilotless US drone fired two missiles at ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, Mufti Ali Muhammad, has reportedly been killed along with two of his accomplices in a US drone strike Friday in ... Read more...

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All-party delegation arrives in Srinagar


September 20th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) An all-party delegation led by Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Monday morning to get a first hand impression of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir before ... Read more...

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Kashmir toll 98 in 100 days of unrest


September 18th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley witnessed another bloody day Saturday as three people were killed in firing by security forces on protesting mobs, taking the toll in 100 days of ... Read more...

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Four killed, 47 injured in Kashmir Friday


August 13th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Four people, including two teenagers, were killed and 47 others injured in Jammu and Kashmir Friday as security forces fired at mobs attacking a paramilitary camp, a police ... Read more...

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Uganda bomb blast shows Al Shabaab’s intent to attack the US homeland


July 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 13 (ANI): The killing of Nate Henn, an American aid volunteer along with 74 people in Uganda bomb blast, has raised new concerns about Al Shabaab's intent to attack ... Read more...

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Pakistan axe top hockey stars for Azlan Shah Cup


April 28th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday axed three leading hockey players including drag flick ace Sohail Abbas for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh (Malaysia) next month.Chief selector ... Read more...

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End strike, demands will be studied: Kashmir employees told


April 12th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) The demands of striking Jammu and Kashmir government employees will be considered if they end their strike, a senior minister said, as the strike entered the ninth day ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber expected to die “within four weeks”


April 4th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Muhammad al-Megrahi, who was freed from a British prison on "compassion grounds" after being diagnosed for the terminal cancer, is expected to die "within ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for fourth day


February 9th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar national highway remained closed for traffic for the fourth day Tuesday, following landslides. Senior Superintendent of Traffic (National Highway) Alok Kumar said: "The highway was closed following ... Read more...

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Pak religious parties blame US for recent terrorist attacks


February 8th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's religious parties have blamed the United States for the series of recent terrorist attacks and the current chaotic political situation in the country.Protesters from the Jamaat-e-Islami ... Read more...

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Pak hockey coach confident of good show in World Cup


January 17th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 17 (IANS) Pakistan hockey coach Shahid Ali Khan is confident that his charges will make their presence felt in the World Cup beginning Feb 28 in New Delhi. Shahid, a former ... Read more...

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Mainstream politicians welcome Kashmir troop cut, separatists cynical


December 19th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) Mainstream political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir have welcomed the announcement of union Defence Minister A.K. Antony that 30,000 soldiers have been withdrawn from the state, but separatist ... Read more...

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Corruption in Kashmir is big challenge for Omar


November 18th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 18 (IANS) It was with joy tinged with sadness that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah inaugurated a school building, funded by an NGO, in north Kashmir. Pointing to the malaise of ... Read more...

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It’s official: Wajahat Habibullah head of Kashmir’s RTI watchdog


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra has approved Wajahat Habibullah as the head of the state's information commission. "Vohra signed the order Thursday," Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for ... Read more...

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Protestors, police clash in Kashmir, 22 injured (Second Lead)


October 3rd, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Twenty-two people, including an additional superintendent of police, were injured as protestors clashed with police in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town Saturday, a day after a 13-year-old died ... Read more...

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Protesters, police clash in Kashmir town (Lead)


October 3rd, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Protestors clashed with police in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town Saturday, a day after a teenaged boy died when he was hit by a tearsmoke shell, a police ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber claims his innocence again


October 3rd, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Oct 3 (ANI): The Lockerbie bomber, Abdelbaset Ali Muhammad al-Megrahi, who released by Scottish Government on the compassionate ground that he was suffering from prostrate cancer, has claimed that new ... Read more...

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Two suicide car bombs kill 15 in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Sep 26 (DPA) Two separate suicide car bombings Saturday rocked Pakistan's volatile northwestern region, killing at least 15 people and injuring dozens more, police and witnesses said. A suicide attacker detonated ... Read more...

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Suspected Jakarta bombing ‘mastermind’ was trained in Pak


September 9th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, Sep.9 (ANI): In yet another case which determines that terror is Pakistan's principle export, it has been revealed that the prime suspect of the July 2009 Jakarta hotel attacks received military ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber Megrahi may live longer, prognosis under cloud


August 26th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): The Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali Muhammad al-Megrahi, released by Scottish ministers could actually live much longer than expected, a cancer expert has said.Megrahi was released on orders ... Read more...

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