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Another 20-year-old bunker removed from Srinagar’s old city


April 4th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Yet another 20-year-old bunker of the security forces was removed from Srinagar's old city Wednesday."The Nawab Bazar bunker in the old city of Srinagar was removed ... Read more...

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CRPF bunker removed in Srinagar’s old city


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) A 20-year-old paramilitary bunker was removed from Srinagar's old city Monday to satisfy locals who had been demanding its removal from the area.Sudhir Kumar, Public Relations ... Read more...

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As winter ends, blossoms herald spring in Kashmir


March 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) Like a typical Kashmiri, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has not missed noticing the first blossom of spring after one of Kashmir Valley's most bitter winters."The blossom-laden ... Read more...

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Global retail stores seen only in 23 out of 53 eligible cities


November 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With states now to decide whether or not they will permit global multi-brand retailers set up their stores, the going appears smooth in just 23 ... Read more...

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Kashmir: Nostalgically frozen in time


October 16th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) The salubrious heights of Kashmir stand frozen -- somewhat early in the year perhaps -- but with a difference. An exhibition of photographs, dated between 1857 and ... Read more...

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Sporadic post-Eid prayer clashes in Kashmir


August 31st, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) After the Eid-ul-Fitr prayers ended peacefully throughout the Kashmir Valley Wednesday, some stone-pelting protesters clashed with security forces in several parts of Jammu and Kashmir.Many protesters ... Read more...

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Geelani under house arrest


June 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday placed under house arrest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Geelani has been restrained from ... Read more...

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Srinagar cautious, no big screens for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Ban on gathering of more than four people was in place in this summer capital city Wednesday, traffic ran thin, and educational institutions and government offices ... Read more...

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Hundreds of young Kashmiris throng police recruitment rally


January 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Hundreds of youngsters Wednesday thronged the first police recruitment rally held in Jammu and Kashmir's Old City Srinagar after the recent summer unrest here Wednesday.Hundreds of youth lined ... Read more...

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No separatist shutdown, but selective curfew in Srinagar


October 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 29 (IANS) Although separatists did not impose a shutdown in Srinagar for the second consecutive day, the authorities imposed curfew in parts of the city fearing protests after Friday prayers."Curfew ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s Sunday market buzzes on ‘normal’ day


October 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) After more than four months, life remained normal for two consecutive days across the Kashmir Valley and the weekly Sunday market here drew large crowds as authorities did ... Read more...

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Curfew in parts of Srinagar


October 8th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) As separatists asked people to resume normalcy for a day, authorities imposed curfew in some parts of Srinagar and north Kashmir to prevent protests after the Friday prayers."Curfew ... Read more...

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Two dead as mobs run amok in Sopore, Baramulla, Srinagar (Intro Roundup)


June 28th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) Two persons were killed and more than three dozen protesters and security men injured in widespread violence in Srinagar and north Kashmir Baramulla districts Monday. The trouble ... Read more...

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Hurriyat calls for two-day Bandh ahead of PM, Sonia visit to Kashmir


October 24th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.24 (ANI): A faction of Hurriyat Conference led by separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Saturday gave a call for a two-day closure starting Tuesday (Oct. 27) ahead of ... Read more...

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Kashmir shuts down on poll day to thwart separatists’ protest


May 7th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 7 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's main city Srinagar has been shutdown to thwart planned protests by separatists against the fourth phase of general elections.Troops patrolled deserted streets in ... Read more...

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Kashmir shuts down in poll protest, troops out on patrol


May 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 6 (ANI): Government forces locked down Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Wednesday to thwart planned protests against the fourth phase of general elections on Thursday.Troops patrolled deserted streets ... Read more...

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Kashmir tense over civilian killings


February 23rd, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed in the Kashmir Valley with protesters clashing with the police at many places, including here, Monday, three days after the alleged cold blooded murder of two ... Read more...

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Mehbooba ends campaign with impressive rally


November 21st, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kangan (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) People’s Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti signed off her party's campaign with an impressive procession of around a hundred vehicles carrying supporters as ... Read more...

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On his last roadshow, Omar cajoles, pleads with voters


November 21st, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ganderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 21 (IANS) As the campaigning for the second phase of elections draws to a close Friday, National Conference (NC) president Omar Abdullah is leaving nothing to chance ... Read more...

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