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Anti-Islam video: Restrictions imposed in Srinagar


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Fearing law and order problem after the Friday prayers over an anti-Islam video made in the US, authorities here closed educational institutions and imposed restrictions in ... 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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Stray incident apart, Eid prayers offered peacefully in Kashmir


August 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Save for a stray incident of some youths torching a police vehicle in Srinagar, Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered amid peace and tranquility across Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir gas cylinder explosion (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Three women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in gas cylinder blast, not grenade: Police (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack


July 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two tourists were killed and four others were injured in a separatist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday."Militants tossed a hand grenade at a ... Read more...

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Gurrillas shoot dead two policemen in Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir Tuesday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas ... Read more...

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‘Coalition politics future governance mantra in India’


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 2 (IANS) Union Health Minister and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday said the political scenario of the country indicates coalition governments are going ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander behind south Kashmir car blast arrested


April 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) A divisional commander of separatist guerrilla group, Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), who had masterminded the car bomb explosion in south Kashmir last month has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Mughal motor rally to have bikes too


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) After the success of a Jammu and Kashmir motor rally that traverses through the historic Mughal Road - once a favourite route of emperors Akbar and ... Read more...

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Don’t turn to us for everything, apex court tells government


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday slammed the tendency of government departments to seeks its decision before acting when confronted with a contentious situation."Everyone wants the decision ... Read more...

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1 killed, 15 injured in south Kashmir blast (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 22 (IANS) One person was killed and 15 others were injured in a car-bomb explosion in south Kashmir's Anantnag district Thursday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS: ... Read more...

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Windstorm declared a natural calamity: Omar


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has declared the windstorm that lashed the Valley and parts of Jammu earlier this week a natural calamity, Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Kashmir windstorm eases out, leaves behind trail of destruction


March 21st, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) An unprecedented windstorm which left two people dead and over a dozen injured in the Kashmir Valley finally eased out after 24 hours Wednesday.People across the ... Read more...

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Soldiers killed five in cold blood, CBI tells apex court


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday accused, in the apex court, army personnel of killing five "innocent" people in cold blood in the wake ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth turn out in record numbers to join army


March 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) More than 6,000 enthusiastic Kashmiri youth turned up for recruitment in the Indian Army Friday in south Kashmir and police and army men had a tough ... Read more...

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1,925 Kashmiri Pandit migrants get jobs in Valley


March 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has given jobs to 1,925 Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants under the Prime Minister's Relief and Rehabilitation Package announced in 2008.Revenue, ... Read more...

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Violence in Anantnag after youth run over by army vehicle (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Two policemen were injured as violence erupted in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag town Saturday after a young man was run over by an army vehicle, police ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Separatists shutdown affects life in Kashmir


February 7th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday while authorities made additional deployment of police and paramilitary ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway open for one-way traffic


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway will remain open for one-way traffic Sunday, but only trucks and government-run buses will move from the summer capital to the winter capital.Inspector ... Read more...

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‘Indian Army has not probed Kashmir shootout involving likely chief’


January 12th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Indian Army had not done any investigation in the alleged fake shootout case involving its likely future chief Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh when he ... Read more...

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One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time since the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked due to heavy snowfall and avalanches last week, authorities Wednesday allowed vehicles to move from here ... Read more...

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Army chief shuns comment on likely successor’s shootout case


January 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Tuesday refused to comment on a controversy surrounding his likely successor Lt.Gen. Bikram Singh, accused of staging a ... Read more...

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Rights panel orders arrest of senior Kashmir cop (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Tuesday ordered the arrest of a senior police officer heading a special investigating team ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel orders arrest of senior cop


December 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 20 (IANS) In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Tuesday ordered the arrest of a senior police officer heading a special investigating team ... Read more...

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Two train accidents injure 21


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) At least 21 people were injured in two rail accidents Wednesday -- a train derailment in Kashmir and a collision between two trains in Odisha ... Read more...

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No public debate on AFSPA revocation: Omar


November 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said discussions on the partial revocation of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) between the state and ... Read more...

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Judicial panel appointed to probe National Conference worker’s death


November 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday evening announced a one-man Commission of Inquiry to probe the circumstances of the death of National Conference worker Syed Mohammd ... Read more...

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Prayers mark Eid in India, but clashes in Kashmir (Roundup)


November 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Thronging mosques, sacrificing goats, greeting friends and rustling up delicacies, millions of Indian Muslims celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday. The day passed off peacefully, barring in Jammu ... Read more...

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Peaceful Eid prayers held across Kashmir


November 7th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims turned out Monday across the Kashmir Valley to offer Eid-ul-Zuha prayers at various Eidgahs and mosques despite the morning cold.Large Eid gatherings were ... Read more...

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Bribery case: Youth confesses to mimicking Farooq’s voice


November 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 6 (IANS) In a new twist to Kashmir's bribes-for-berth case, a local youth Sunday confessed he used to mimic union Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Fiery chinar leaves lend magic to Kashmir (Feature)


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) As autumn, the golden yellow season of Kashmir, draws to a close, the majestic chinar trees are at their fiery best. Their crimson coloured leaves - ... Read more...

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Four attacks injure four in Kashmir


October 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Four security personnel were injured Tuesday in four attacks by separatist guerrillas in a sudden spurt in violence in Jammu and Kashmir. Militants targeted the state ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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