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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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Of the magic of Zaina Kadal in old Srinagar (Letter from Kashmir) (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) It was the hub of the city once, a place where wholesale traders did business and people flocked to visit the nearby shrines. But, in ... Read more...

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Srinagar markets closed to protest shopkeeper’s murder


December 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 15 (IANS) Shops in some old city areas of Srinagar remained shut Thursday in protest against the murder of a local shopkeeper who was beaten by hooligans here ... 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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Maulana opposed to stone throwing killed in Srinagar (Third Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent Kashmiri religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah, a trenchant critic of last year's stone throwing youngsters, was killed here Friday when a powerful bomb exploded outside ... Read more...

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12 more paramilitary bunkers removed from Srinagar


March 17th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) Continuing its efforts to reduce the footprints of the security forces in summer capital Srinagar, the Omar Abdullah-led Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday removed 12 more ... Read more...

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Thousands offer Eid prayers amid sporadic violence in Kashmir


November 17th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Thousands of Muslims offered Eid-ul-Azha prayers across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday even as youth at some places clashed with the security forces, pelting stones and raising pro-freedom slogans.Some ... Read more...

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15 injured as clashes erupt in Kashmir (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) At least three policemen and a dozen protesters were injured as clashes erupted again in Srinagar and other towns in the Kashmir Valley while authorities imposed curfew ... Read more...

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Wedding garment business suffers losses in Srinagar


October 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Oct.4 (ANI): The wedding garment business in Srinagar has gone down as many weddings have been cancelled in the wake of the numerous strikes, curfews and shutdowns that hit ... Read more...

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In Kashmir Valley, the agony seems unending


September 19th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) A group of masked youth has withdrawn into a narrow lane in Bohri Kadal in Srinagar's Old City as security forces fire tear smoke and warning ... Read more...

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101 deaths in 101 days of unrest in Kashmir Valley


September 19th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) Three protesters hurt in clashes with security forces succumbed to their injuries Sunday, taking the number of people killed in the 101-day long unrest in the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in several parts of Kashmir


August 29th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 29 (ANI): Authorities on Sunday imposed curfew in many parts of Kashmir Valley in the wake of the shutdown call by separatists.According to the police, the curfew remained in ... Read more...

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Kashmiris wait for Ramadan for peace in their lives


July 26th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) Separatist shutdowns, angry marches and protests, followed by slapping of curfew and restrictions by the administration --- the daily onslaught for the past two months has ... Read more...

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Stray violence in Srinagar, life crippled across Kashmir (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Stray incidents of violence were reported from Srinagar Monday as a separatist shutdown and strict restrictions by the authorities crippled life in the city and across the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmir back to normal after three days of shutdown


June 15th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Schools reopened as did markets, banks and other business establishments in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday following three days of separatist shutdowns. City roads ... Read more...

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Shutdown, restrictions hit life in Srinagar


June 14th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Restrictions continued in the the Old City areas here for the third consecutive day Monday in view of a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to ... Read more...

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Protest in Srinagar against death of a teenager


June 12th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 12 (ANI): Incidents of stone pelting and disrupting the traffic were reported from different parts Srinagar in protests against the death of a teenager Tufail Ahmad Mattoo in a stone-pelting ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits Kashmir to protest Sonia visit


May 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Life across the Kashmir Valley was affected Saturday by a shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on a day Congress president Sonia Gandhi ... Read more...

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13 people injured in police-protester clashes in Kashmir


May 10th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Thirteen people, among them seven policemen, were injured in daylong clashes between stone pelting young men and police across the Kashmir Valley Monday even as life remained affected ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Srinagar


May 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Normal life was adversely affected by a shutdown called by the bar association here Monday as authorities imposed restrictions in the old city areas, officials said. The shutdown was ... Read more...

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Curfew-like restrictions in Srinagar to prevent separatist rally


February 8th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Strict security restrictions have been imposed in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital to prevent a separatist march scheduled later Monday. Curfew-like restrictions for the fourth day were enforced ... Read more...

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Locals bear the brunt as Srinagar shutdown enters fifth day


February 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 5 (ANI): Residents of Srinagar had a tough time as a shutdown in the region entered its fifth day on Friday in protest against the death of a teenager on ... Read more...

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Army convoy attacked in Kashmir


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb 3 (ANI): An Army convoy was attacked by protestors in Rawalpur area of Srinagar on Wednesday.The people were protesting against the death of a teenager following teargas shelling on Sunday. ... Read more...

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Strike against youth’s death halts life in Kashmir valley


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 2 (IANS) A general strike called by Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference against the killing of a teenaged boy by a teargas shell crippled life in the valley Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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Protests, shutdown in Srinagar over youth’s death


February 1st, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 1 (IANS) Mourners took out a huge procession here Monday with the body of a youth killed in clashes with security forces a day earlier even as fresh protests erupted ... Read more...

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Youth dies in Srinagar violence


January 31st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) A youth was killed Sunday evening as protesters shouting anti-India slogans clashed with security forces in this Jammu and Kashmir capital, police said. A senior police officer said the ... Read more...

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Historical Shetaleshwar Bhairav temple opens after two decades in Srinagar


January 20th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Jan.20 (ANI): The Shetaleshwar Bhairav temple, located on the banks of Jehlum river in the old Srinagar city, was thrown open here on Wednesday after about two decades for ... Read more...

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Fresh protests rock Kashmir, 10 injured


June 2nd, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Fresh violence engulfed the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Tuesday as angry residents clashed with security personnel to protest the alleged rape and murder of two women last ... Read more...

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Strike cripples life in Kashmir


May 21st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Life in the Kashmir valley was crippled Thursday due to a general strike called by the moderate Hurriyat Conference coinciding with the 19th death anniversary of Mirwaiz Muhammad ... Read more...

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Life paralysed in old city areas of Srinagar


March 9th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Most localities in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar remained closed Monday as authorities imposed restrictions to prevent eruption of violence. A youth was killed and another critically ... Read more...

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Mammootty ends 2008 on a happy note


December 14th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 14 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty started the year 2008 with hit film "Roudram" and has ended it with blockbuster "Twenty 20". No wonder he says he is satisfied with his ... Read more...

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Paramilitary trooper shot dead in Srinagar


September 13th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Suspected militants shot dead a paramilitary trooper in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police sources said.The trooper was gunned down in the old city area ... Read more...

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Call to issue boat licenses only to traditional fishermen


September 8th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Sep 8 (IANS) With fish catch shrinking substantially, the fishermen in Kerala want the government to issue registration and licenses only to fishing boats belonging to traditional fishermen.The fishermen organisations put ... Read more...

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25 injured in Srinagar violence, police deny firing at mob (Lead)


August 15th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Tension gripped this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir again Friday hours after the official Independence Day celebrations passed off peacefully when 25 people were injured, including some ... Read more...

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Five injured in Srinagar firing, tension escalates


August 15th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Tension gripped the city again Friday hours after the official Independence Day function passed off peacefully as five protesters were wounded in firing when a mob attacked a ... Read more...

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