cycle of violence

UN mission finds 13 bodies in Syria


May 30th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 30 (IANS) The UN supervision mission in Syria has discovered 13 bodies near Deir al-Zour province, with all of them with their hands tied behind their backs, the ... Read more...

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Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri Ravi Shanker


March 19th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said ... Read more...

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Human rights watchdog rakes up AFSPA issue


January 24th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) A global human rights watch group has given teeth to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's now almost forgotten call - for repeal of the ... Read more...

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Geelani’s shutdown call hits life in Srinagar


June 11th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life across the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital was affected Saturday following a shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, whom the authorities placed ... Read more...

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Non-lethal methods to tackle stone-pelters in Kashmir: PM (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Describing the death of many youths in the stone-pelting incidents in Kashmir last summer as "unfortunate", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the home ministry has ... Read more...

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Kashmir situation improved due to government efforts: PM


February 1st, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, which witnessed violent protests last year, had improved vastly in the last four months ... Read more...

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Omar pledges to keep Kashmir trouble-free this summer


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has made two resolutions for 2011: not to allow trouble-makers to spoil the valley's summer and to launch an onslaught ... Read more...

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For the timber smugglers the summer of unrest, a boon


January 16th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Zeenat Zeeshan FazilSrinagar, Jan 16 (ANI): In Kashmir behind the smoke-screen of the continuing unrest beginning in summer last and continuing for a few months, timber smugglers have been working ... Read more...

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Internal security situation improving, says Home Ministry


December 16th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Thursday said the government took several measures in 2010 to meet the internal security challenges following which the nation is better ... Read more...

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101 civilians killed in Kashmir since June


November 9th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The number of deaths in the recent turmoil in Kashmir stood at 102. Of these victims, 101 were civilians and one was a Jammu and Kashmir policeman, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir an integral part of India, says Sonia


October 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said Jammu and Kashmir was an integral part of the country and hoped that the dialogue and policy initiatives announced by ... Read more...

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Tales of victory, survival shine at Abu Dhabi film fest


October 16th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (IANS) A housewife in a race course, a man stuck in the wilderness of a forest and an emotional story from a war zone -- three tales ... 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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No curfew in Srinagar despite protest shutdown


October 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) For the first time in almost a month, no curfew or restrictions were imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Thursday despite a protest shutdown called by separatists. ... Read more...

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Nothing substantial in 8-point Kashmir package: CPI-M


October 6th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislator M.Y. Tarigami Tuesday criticised the central government's eight-point package announced in the wake of the all party delegation's visit to the Kashmir Valley, ... Read more...

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Omar government’s Darbar move on schedule


October 5th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) Like every winter, the Jammu and Kashmir government will shift base from Srinagar to Jammu on schedule despite reports that Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was under pressure not ... Read more...

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Unified command to meet soon on AFSPA: Omar


September 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Welcoming the decisions taken by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) Saturday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said the Unified Command will meet next week to ... Read more...

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Group of Interlocuters to be appointed for dialogue in Kashmir


September 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.25 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday that the Government will appoint a Group of Interlocutors under the Chairmanship of an eminent person to begin the ... Read more...

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Kashmir stone-pelters to be freed: CCS


September 25th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A group of interlocutors will be appointed to hold a dialogue on the Kashmir issue and youths arrested in the recent stone-pelting incidents will be freed soon, ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed across Kashmir Valley


September 24th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 24 (IANS) Curfew was imposed in Srinagar and other major towns of the Kashmir Valley to prevent Friday protests called by the separatists. Officials said schools would open from Monday ... Read more...

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Another migration from Kashmir Valley - of Muslims this time


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
By Binoo Joshi Jammu, Sep 23 (IANS) Reminiscent of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in the early 1990s, Muslims caught this time between stone-throwers and security forces are ... Read more...

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All party delegation meeting separatists was scheduled: Omar Abdullah


September 21st, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 21 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the all-party delegation's decision to meet the separatist was scheduled and "we had only worked towards it to ... Read more...

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All-party delegation arrives in Jammu (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) The all-party delegation led by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram reached Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday afternoon after having spent almost a ... Read more...

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Paswan to call on Geelani


September 21st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan is likely to meet separatist Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani Tuesday before the all-party delegation from Delhi leaves for ... Read more...

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All-party delegation in Kashmir with ‘open mind’: Chidambaram


September 20th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 20 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the all party delegation has come to Jammu and Kashmir with an 'open mind' and hopes to 'carve out ... Read more...

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All-party team in Kashmir, gets cold shoulder from separatists (Afternoon Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Curfew and a separatist boycott - that was the scene that met the all-party delegation headed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram which arrived here Monday to take ... Read more...

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All-party team in Kashmir with ‘open mind’ (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) An all-party delegation, headed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram, arrived here with what he called an "open mind" to take stock of the ground situation in the ... 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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Woman killed in Kashmir firing, toll reaches 102 (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman died in Kashmir's Sopore town Sunday evening when security forces fired at a stone-pelting mob, while three protesters hurt in clashes with the security ... Read more...

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Kashmir government sabotaging all-party visit: Mehbooba (Lead)


September 19th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) A day ahead of an all-party delegation's visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Sunday slammed the Omar Abdullah government, alleging it ... Read more...

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Meeting all-party delegation futile: Geelani


September 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Sunday reiterated that he would not meet the all-party delegation arriving here Monday as any dialogue would be futile until "India accepts ... Read more...

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Kashmir government sabotaging all-party visit: Mehbooba Mufti


September 19th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti Sunday slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government alleging that it was attempting to "sabotage" the all-party delegation's visit to the ... Read more...

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India rejects Pakistan’s Kashmir comments


September 17th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India Friday hit back at Pakistan's "gratuitous" comments on alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir and asked Islamabad to take "credible action" against those "fomenting ... Read more...

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Pranab likely to lead all-party team to Kashmir


September 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to lead the all-party delegation that will visit Jammu and Kashmir Monday-Tuesday, Congress sources said after a meeting with party ... Read more...

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All-party team likely to visit Kashmir Monday


September 16th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir is likely to travel to the troubled state at the beginning of next week, probably Monday, a home ministry ... Read more...

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