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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi Gurukul gets affiliated to Varanasi varsity


September 11th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Mata Vaishno Devi Gurukul (Vedic School), set up to promote the Sanskrit language and Vedic culture, Tuesday got "prestigious" affiliation to Sampuranand Sanskrit University, Varanasi, ... Read more...

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Yash Chopra names SRK-starrer ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Yash Chopra has finally locked a name for his new directorial. The Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma-starrer love triangle is ... Read more...

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Charge sheet filed in Delhi against four terrorists


September 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A set of charges were filed in a Delhi court against four suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operatives accused of planning to execute blasts at major shopping ... Read more...

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‘KBC 6′ gets first crorepati in Kashmir’s Manoj Raina (With Images)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A crore of rupees was a distant dream for Manoj Kumar Raina, who was uprooted from the Kashmir Valley when militancy broke out in ... Read more...

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Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) A gunfight between security forces and separatist guerrillas ensued Wednesday in a south Kashmir village, police said.The two sides have been engaged in firing for several ... Read more...

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Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir


August 29th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) A gunfight between security forces and separatist guerrillas started Wednesday morning in a Kashmir village, police said."Troops of Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police surrounded ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary


August 24th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu ... Read more...

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Pakistani firing seeks to push terrorists into Kashmir


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The sudden spurt in firing by Pakistani border guards along the Jammu and Kashmir border is aimed at pushing militants as well as narcotics smugglers into ... Read more...

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Hundreds of tourists stranded in Himachal Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including foreign tourists, have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti subdivision for the past two days after the closure of roads due to ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh hopes to be home for Eid


August 16th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan hopes to be back home from Ladakh in the Jammu and Kashmir region for the Eid-ul-Fitr, which falls on Monday.He will ... Read more...

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1,028 soldiers commit suicide since 2003


August 8th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 1,028 soldiers from the Indian Army have committed suicide from 2003 to July this year, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

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What happened to Gilani’s 15 varsities promise, asks daily


August 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A promise by former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to set up over 15 universities across the country during his tenure turned out to ... Read more...

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Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... Read more...

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India respects religious freedom: US report


July 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS) India has been lauded by an official US report for "generally respecting" religious freedom, but said prosecution was often weak for perpetrators of "religiously oriented violence".The ... Read more...

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Are there more tunnels on India-Pakistan border?


July 29th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) After the discovery of a tunnel running from Pakistan to India, security personnel fear that more such tunnels may have been dug to push terrorists and ... 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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Court rules out CBI probe into Laila Khan murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday rejected a plea to transfer the probe into starlet Laila Khan's killing, who was murdered along with five other family members, ... Read more...

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Antony orders probe into Kashmir youth’s killing


July 26th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Concerned over local protests after a Jammu and Kashmir teenager was killed by army personnel, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday ordered a probe into the ... Read more...

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Protest against mosque desecration in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A mosque in a Jammu and Kashmir village was torched, leading to a shutdown in the area Monday and street protests as locals demanded that the ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor to study the reasons for growing number of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss additional CBMs for Kashmir


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday considered introducing additional confidence building measures (CBMs) across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, including pilgrimage, bank facilities ... Read more...

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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... Read more...

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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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India remembers hero of 1947 Pakistan war


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Sunday remembered Brig. Mohammed Usman - its highest-ranking officer killed in the 1947 India-Pakistan war.A commemorative function was organised here to celebrate ... 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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Army rescues 400 trapped at Leh pass in Kashmir


July 8th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) Over 400 tourists and locals trapped at the Changla pass in Kashmir's Leh district after a massive landslide have been rescued by the security forces, an ... Read more...

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India pushes hard for 26/11 CBM, Pakistan rejects state role (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) With 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's disclosures creating public outrage here, India Thursday pressed Pakistan to prosecute the 26/11 perpetrators and underlined this could be the ... Read more...

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India pushes for 26/11 CBM, Pakistan rejects state role (Evening Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India Thursday pressed Pakistan to bring to justice those guilty of the 26/11 attack and said it could be the biggest confidence building measure (CBM) ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects accusations on 26/11 (Afternoon Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Islamabad Thursday rejected any involvement of state agencies in the Mumbai terror attack and offered a joint probe as India and Pakistan decided to take ... Read more...

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Over five million pilgrims visit Vaishno Devi till June


July 4th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Over five million pilgrims from across the country paid visit to the famous Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu in the first six months ... Read more...

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Western Railway cuts running time of 100 trains


June 28th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Western Railway (WR) is speeding up its 100 trains and cutting their journey time from July 1, an official said Friday.The journey time of 100 trains, ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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Sacred relics saved from Srinagar shrine fire displayed


June 27th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The holy relics of 11th century Muslim saint, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, were displayed to the media by their custodian in Srinagar Wednesday, setting at rest ... Read more...

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