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Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A long underground tunnel dug from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir was meant to push a large body of people into India and not small groups ... Read more...

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Improving trade with India to boost peace: Pakistani daily


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Stronger trade ties with India are "clearly a new track that expands the potential for positive contact", said a Pakistani daily, noting that trade creates a ... Read more...

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Gen Bikram Singh assumes command of Indian Army (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Gen Bikram Singh, an infantryman, Thursday assumed command of the 1.13 million strong Indian Army, bringing to an end the controversial 26 month tenure of ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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Hailstorms damage orchards, bring on cold in Kashmir


May 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Bouts of hailstorm and a fall in temperature continue to damage and destroy apple and cherry orchards and paddy crop across the Kashmir Valley, officials said. ... Read more...

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Spring rain in Kashmir, farmers elated


April 11th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Incessant rain has brought down temperatures across the Kashmir valley Wednesday."There has been 9.2 mm rain in Srinagar city up to 8 a.m. Wednesday while 28.3 ... Read more...

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The white ghost of the Himalayas: A vision in the snow (Feature)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) Some days ago, on a wind-swept, desolate mountainside in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district, infra-red cameras captured a shape moving about in the cold winter ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir


February 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Rain and snow has been forecast again across the Kashmir Valley Sunday and over the next two days, an official said.The fresh snow and rain is ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s night temperature rises above freezing point


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) For the first time in 40 days, the minimum temperature in Srinagar rose above the freezing point early Friday even as the weather office forecast moderate ... Read more...

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Snowfall forecast in Kashmir in early February


January 31st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall has been forecast in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region in the first week of February.A western disturbance is approaching Jammu ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley continues to be in deep freeze


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to remain much below the freezing point in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley Saturday. The Met office here said weather will ... Read more...

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Major snowfall in Srinagar in coming days


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The maximum temperature remained below the freezing point for the fifth day Thursday in Srinagar and the weather office forecast another major snowfall here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Indian Army recalls 1971 victory


December 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command Friday paid tributes to soldiers killed during the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth of Bangladesh.On this day in ... Read more...

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Cold shuts schools in Kashmir, Leh freezes at minus 11


December 5th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in Jammu and Kashmir with authorities closing down schools in the Kashmir Valley till Class 8 and the Ladakh region shivering ... Read more...

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Amar Upadhyay to enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′ to raise heat


October 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 5" is set to get its second male participant in Amar Upadhyay. The actor, who earned nationwide fame as Mihir Virani in popular ... Read more...

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Indian Army ramps up joint exercises with foreign militaries


September 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Army has ramped up its bilateral military engagements with foreign armies, with the year 2011-12 witnessing as many as 16 joint war games, ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi arrives in Jammu


September 27th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi arrived here Tuesday to a rousing reception on the second and final leg of his two-day visit to Jammu and ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to attract J&K; youth


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To attract the youth of Jammu and Kashmir into the party fold, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will "appeal to them to join mainstream ... Read more...

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Four-year-old scandal comes back to haunt NTRO


September 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India's hi-tech spy agency National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) finds itself battling revelations that one of its staffers illegally snooped on his seniors using a ... Read more...

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Raid-de-Himalaya rally set to begin Oct 1


September 18th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Rugged and inhospitable terrains of trans-Himalayas are once again ready to test the nerves of motorists next month in the six-day Raid-de-Himalaya - one of the ... Read more...

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Hina’s visit works wonders: Pakistani diplomats


July 28th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The first-ever visit of new Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar to India has been most successful with New Delhi seeming willing to talk on several ... Read more...

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Foreign ministers of India, Pakistan to meet July 27 (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday announced that talks between their foreign ministers would be held in New Delhi July 27. The talks are expected to focus ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan firm up new cross-Kashmir CBMs


July 18th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In their first contact after the July 13 Mumbai terror attacks, Indian and Pakistani officials met Monday to firm up new confidence-building measures to ... Read more...

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Cross-Kashmir CBMs ahead of India, Pakistan talks


July 16th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India and Pakistan have decided not to let the July 13 Mumbai terror attacks affect the tempo of their revived peace process and are ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan for 26/11 closure, explores cross-LoC CBMs (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) India Friday pressed Pakistan for a "satisfactory closure" of the 26/11 trial and reminded that complex issues like Kashmir can't be resolved under "the shadow ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan for ’satisfactory closure’ of 26/11 trial


June 24th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) India Friday asked Pakistan to bring the 26/11 trial to a "satisfactory closure" as the two countries ended their two-day talks by agreeing on exploring additional ... Read more...

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Day 2 of talks: India and Pakistan discuss Kashmir


June 24th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A day after New Delhi voiced its concern over cross-border terror, India and Pakistan Friday discussed Jammu and Kashmir, an issue Islamabad stressed was ... Read more...

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China dam no cause for immediate concern: India


June 14th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India Tuesday said a Chinese dam on the Bhahmaputra river was not a cause for "immediate alarm", downplaying fears that the project would impact the ... Read more...

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Real threat to Pakistan not from India: daily


May 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The real threat to Pakistan is internal and "not from India", a Pakistani daily said Sunday.An editorial in the Daily Times also wondered what role, ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to promote adventure tourism


May 28th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 ( IANS) In a bid to promote adventure tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, the state tourism department is organising a motor rally along the historic Mughal Road ... Read more...

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J-K Govt. abolishes toll tax on Srinagar Highway to boost tourism


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 2 (ANI): In an endeavor to attract more tourists, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has abolished toll tax on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway, which has been opened for vehicular traffic ... Read more...

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Sweating in snow for boys from Batalkoote


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Batalkoote, April 7 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad was late for school by over 15 days. When schools reopened in the first week of March in this remote mountainous area in Poonch ... Read more...

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Kashmir mulls re-opening of other pre-Partition routes


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) In a bid to boost the people-to-people contact between two sides of Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir government is examining proposals for re-opening more pre-Partition ... Read more...

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India eases travel permits for Pakistani Kashmiris


March 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In a major decision ahead of secretary-level talks in New Delhi next week, India Saturday announced it was "unilaterally" easing travel restrictions and increasing the ... Read more...

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US fear of terrorists grabbing Pak nukes overlooks bigger threat of nuclear war with India


March 9th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9(ANI): The United States' anticipation that terrorists may acquire nuclear weaponry from Pakistan overlooks the greater threat of a nuclear conflict with India, the panelists of the event "Nuclear ... Read more...

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