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Protests erupt in J&K; against anti-Islam video (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Spontaneous protests erupted in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as a strike called against an anti-Islam video affected normal life with markets, ... 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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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Kashmir


September 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley was partially affected due to a shutdown call by separatists Tuesday.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali ... 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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Kashmiri separatist leaders placed under house arrest


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar."These measures have been ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders put under house arrest in Srinagar


July 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) All senior separatist leaders in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital were put under house arrest Friday to ward off a law and order problem over ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders under house arrest, restrictions in Srinagar


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan to pitch Kashmir (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, India Tuesday prepared to share a dossier on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani state actors even as Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan reverts to Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, Pakistan Tuesday sought to renew the focus on the Kashmir issue with its foreign secretary meeting the state's separatist leaders ... Read more...

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Curbs continue in Srinagar’s old city after shrine fire


June 29th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 29 (IANS) Curfew-like restrictions continued in the old city areas of Srinagar for the fourth consecutive day Friday in the wake of tension after fire gutted the revered ... 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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Separatist shutdown affects life in Kashmir


June 11th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley was impacted Monday as shops, educational institutions and business establishments shut down in response to a ... Read more...

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Seven CRPF troopers wounded in Srinagar militant attack


May 30th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a militant attack in the old city of Srinagar Wednesday morning.A senior police officer said heavily-armed ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown, official curbs mar Srinagar life


May 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Life across Srinagar was marred Monday by a separatist shutdown and restrictions imposed by authorities to maintain law and order.Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and public ... Read more...

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Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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Peace in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani


April 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir may be calm since last year after three summers of unrest, but separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani insists that the peace is ... Read more...

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From Hizbul spokesman to Kashmir’s anti-drug campaigner


April 8th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) He was once among the most wanted separatist guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir. But today Abdul Khaliq Dar alias ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) Life here and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley was hit Saturday by a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the conviction of Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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Four to stand trial for funding Kashmir terror (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and three others for alleged ... Read more...

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Geelani under scanner for alleged Lashkar links


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani may be questioned for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting a ... Read more...

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What if India, Pakistan freeze Kashmir issue?


February 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 29 (IANS) Have India and Pakistan decided to freeze the Kashmir dispute for 10 years and move ahead on improving relations with each other? A hot debate is ... Read more...

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Four charged in Kashmir hawala racket


February 18th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Muhammad Bhat, said to be a close associate of hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, and others ... Read more...

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Criticism of fatwa on priests ‘unfortunate’: Kashmir Mufti


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) While not naming separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, Kashmir's grand Mufti Thursday said it was "unfortunate and intriguing" that some Muslims had criticised the fatwa seeking ... Read more...

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Separatists’ strike affects life in Kashmir


November 25th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Life in Kashmir Valley was Friday affected by a protest shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against political detentions.Many shops, businesses and schools ... Read more...

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Never said India hurling grenades in Kashmir: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 2 (IANS) Ruling National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal Wednesday denied saying that the Indian government was "hurling grenades in Kashmir" and that the state's accession to India was ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Did Pakistani Kashmir leader meet central interlocutor?


September 20th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Tuesday denied meeting central interlocutor Radha Kumar but a local news agency, citing sources, insisted he had ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah meets visiting Pakistani Kashmir leader


September 20th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) For the first time since Kashmir's division in 1947, leaders of Indian and Pakistani Kashmir met here Monday.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Sultan Mehmood Chaudary, former ... 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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