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Punjab orders discarded furniture’s removal from secretariat


August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The corridors of power in the Punjab civil secretariat would soon be decluttered.The Punjab government Friday issued orders to remove discarded furniture lying in the ... 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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Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar


July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir employees’ march foiled


June 14th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Security forces Thursday intercepted dozens of protesting Jammu and Kashmir government employees, foiling a march to the civil secretariat here in the state's summer capital.The employees, ... Read more...

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Water canons used on Kashmir employees, 24 held


June 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) Police used water canons to disperse state government employees marching Wednesday towards the civil secretariat in Srinagar to press their demand for raising their retirement ... Read more...

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Striking government employees held in Srinagar


May 26th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Around 100 Jammu and Kashmir government employees, staging protest demonstrations and raising various demands, were arrested here Saturday as their strike continued for the third ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike cripples work in J&K; offices


May 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Work in most government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was crippled by the employees' three-day strike that started here Thursday, an official said."Work in all ... Read more...

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Police foil employees’ march in Srinagar, scores detained


May 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Police foiled a march by employees in Srinagar even as work in government offices remained paralyzed across the state Wednesday for the second successive day.Over 4.5 ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects schools, offices in Kashmir


May 8th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees across Kashmir Valley began a two-day strike Tuesday to press the state government for the implementation of their demands.Except for the ... Read more...

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Army commander visits forward areas on LoC


May 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) The General-Officer-Commanding in Chief (GOC in C) of Northern Command Lt Gen K.T. Parnaik Monday visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan ... Read more...

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‘Triggered AFSPA debate to force its withdrawal’


May 7th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he had triggered a debate on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) last year ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike paralyses government offices in Kashmir (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, April 17 (IANS) Work in government offices across Jammu and Kashmir was paralysed Tuesday as employees struck work Tuesday demanding an increase in the retirement age and regularization of ... Read more...

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Police break up state employees’ protest in Srinagar


April 17th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Police used water canon and batons in the Exhibition Road area here Tuesday to disperse hundreds of state employees, who were demonstrating to press their demand ... Read more...

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Badal to meet president to seek clemency for Rajoana


March 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is expected to meet President Pratibha Patil to demand clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a Babbar Khalsa International ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs protest against Rajoana’s hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday joined their counterparts in Punjab to protest Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging scheduled for Saturday.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Patiala jailor again refuses to accept Rajoana’s death warrant (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Despite a court in Chandigarh issuing him a showcause notice for contempt, the Patiala jail superintendent Tuesday again refused to accept the warrant of death for ... Read more...

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Punjab jailor wants Sikh terrorist’s death warrant deferred


March 26th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Patiala jail superintendent Monday moved a petition in a court here seeking deferment of Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's death warrant, saying the legal process ... Read more...

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Akali Dal asks Punjab government, SGPC to save Rajoana


March 25th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday asked the state government and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to take all possible legal and other steps to ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir unhappy, with no sops in budget


March 16th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's seventh union budget, presented in the Lok Sabha Friday, found few takers in Jammu and Kashmir with no special schemes aimed ... Read more...

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Commission begins probe into NC worker’s death


November 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) A one-man commission headed by Justice (retd) H.S. Bedi started its probe here Tuesday into the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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Panels to speed up recommendations on AFSPA


November 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) The Unified Command Wednesday evening asked the two panels looking into the question of revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to "speed up" their ... Read more...

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50 protesting students, two legislators arrested in Jammu


November 9th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) More than 50 students were arrested from different parts of Jammu Wednesday while protesting the new recruitment policy of the state which slashes the salaries ... Read more...

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National Conference-Congress to meet


October 30th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir coalition government of the National Conference (NC) and the Congress will be meeting here to discuss issues confronting them, especially the differences ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill cop in Srinagar


September 28th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) A head constable of the Jammu and Kashmir Police was killed by separatist guerrillas in summer capital Srinagar Wednesday, police said.Ghulam Muhammad, was killed in a ... Read more...

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Peace winds blow in Kashmir Valley


September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) With relative peace returning to Kashmir Valley, tourists are again flocking to Jammu and Kashmir in large numbers. But the army says terrorists are waiting to ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to shine bright at night (With image)


July 31st, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) Having had the reputation of a 'sarkari' city that goes dead at night, Chandigarh is all set to give itself an image makeover after darkness falls. ... Read more...

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Police disperse Kashmir government staff rally (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Police used batons and water cannon to disperse hundreds of Jammu and Kashmir government employees who were holding a rally to press for various demands here ... Read more...

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Employees’ strike affects work in Kashmir


July 18th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government employees Monday went on strike, affecting work in most offices in summer capital Srinagar, and held rallies to press for their demands.The ... Read more...

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Congress backed strike cripples life in Tripura


May 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 23 (IANS) Most shops, offices and banks remained shut in Tripura Monday and rail traffic was affected by a 12-hour strike called by the Congress after its students' ... Read more...

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Tripura villagers affected by border fencing to step up stir


May 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 12 (IANS) A section of villagers in Tripura affected by the ongoing fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border have got support from the opposition Congress which is demanding ... 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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Agitating physiotherapists demanding Govt. jobs arrested in Jammu


March 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Mar 28 (ANI): Jammu Police on Monday arrested physiotherapists who were staging a protest against the State Government for not providing government jobs to them.The agitating physiotherapists ... Read more...

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Punjab sets up rehabilitation cell for Libya returnees


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Wednesday set up a rehabilitation cell in the state headquarters here to help migrants of Punjab-origin returning from strife-torn Libya."To facilitate the rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Over 12 PDP workers hurt in Jammu cane charge


January 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) More than a dozen workers of Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition People's Democratic Party were injured in a cane charge by police here Tuesday when they were protesting ... Read more...

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Assassin on death row wants to be baptized a Sikh


December 5th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/Amritsar, Dec 5 (IANS) Balwant Singh, a terrorist who has been convicted for the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh and is on a death row, has expressed his desire ... Read more...

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