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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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Kashmiri migrants on hunger strike for hike in dole


August 31st, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 31 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit (Hindu) migrants in Jammu Friday began a hunger strike demanding a hike in the cash relief they have been getting from the government.Kashmiri Pandits ... Read more...

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Guerrillas loot weapons from Kashmir security picket


May 25th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Suspected guerrillas snatched and escaped with four rifles from a security picket in south Kashmir Pulwama district, police said.According to police, the attacking guerrillas ... Read more...

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Adhik Kadam’s spiritual journey of service and suffering (Feature)


May 24th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Both security forces and militants have picked him up on suspicion. He has also braved 'fatwas' from clerics. Yet the Hindu continues his spiritual journey undeterred ... Read more...

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Anupam pays ’smiling tribute’ to late father in Shimla


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 3 (IANS) It's a celebration, not mourning, said noted Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who was here along with his family to pay a tribute to his late ... Read more...

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Amar Ujala scribe found dead in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) A Kashmiri working as a reporter for Hindi daily Amar Ujala was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar Wednesday, police said.Ashok Razdan, 45, was found ... Read more...

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Kashmir arranges for fish sale for Pandits


February 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) On the occassion of Mahashivratri this year, superior variety of fish, including trout and carp, would be made availaible in the migrant Kashmiri Pandit camps in ... Read more...

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Shimla’s coffee house will miss Anupam Kher’s father


February 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A familiar figure strolling along Shimla's Mall, greeting friends and chatting animatedly in the coffee house is being missed with the death of actor Anupam ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor arrives in Lahore


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor has arrived in Lahore with his wife Sunanda Pushkar on a personal visit, a media report said Tuesday.Sunanda Pushkar, who is ... Read more...

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Kashmir Pandit group files PIL against Arundhati Roy


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 22 (IANS) Activists of a Kashmiri Pandit organisation Tuesday filed a public interest litigation (PIL) case, seeking action against writer-cum-activist Arundhati Roy over her reported remarks in New ... Read more...

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Mani Kaul passes away


July 6th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mani Kaul, a believer in "new and bold cinema", passed away here following prolonged illness. He was 66.A Film and Television Institute of India ... Read more...

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Jammu, the refugee city of India (Part-II)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chunni claims that Jammu has more displaced persons than any other city in Asia. Whether they came in 1947, 1965 and 1971 or due to militancy in the Kashmir Valley from 1989 ... Read more...

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We’ve crossed the stage of insecurity: Juhi Chawla (Interview)


April 26th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) She competed with other "really pretty" girls for the best roles, songs and the maximum box office hits in her prime, but 43-year-old Juhi Chawla ... Read more...

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Abdullah ‘happy’ to reward Raina with a plot


April 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Indian cricketer Sueresh Raina, whose family originally hails from Srinagar's Rainawari area, may get a residential plot in the Jammu and Kashmir capital if Chief Minister ... Read more...

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PM’s two-day Jammu visit from Thursday


February 28th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay a two-day visit to Jammu from Thursday during which he will inspect a township built to house migrant Kashmiri Pandit families, ... Read more...

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J-K interlocutors interact with locals in Jammu


October 29th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct 29 (ANI): The team of three interlocutors led by Dileep Padgaonkar, the noted journalist interacted with people here on Thursday.During their brief stay in Jammu, the interlocutors met hundreds of ... Read more...

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Pandits, BJP boycott interlocutors in Jammu (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 28 (IANS) The central team of interlocutors on Kashmir Thursday concluded their visit to Jammu region on a disappointing note with some of the important groups, including the Pandits ... Read more...

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Kashmir package not region-specific: Omar assures BJP, Pandits


September 27th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 27 (IANS) The eight-point Kashmir package is not "Kashmir Valley centric", Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asserted and sought to assuage the feelings of hurt in some quarters, especially ... Read more...

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Saddened alumni of torched Biscoe School recollect memories of good old days


September 14th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): When news of a mob torching the Tyndale Biscoe School in Srinagar was flashed, the pain and agony was witnessed over 2000 kilometers away from the ... Read more...

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When Muslim neighbours helped in a Kashmiri Pandit’s last rites


August 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez BhattSrinagar, Aug.12 (ANI): Setting an inspirational example of brotherhood and communal amity in the ongoing the holy month of Ramadan, a group of Muslims on Thursday here helped their Hindu ... Read more...

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Onir And Sanjay Suri Plan Annual Films Workshop In Kashmir


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Onir, whose 2009 release film I Am Megha, was based on the plight of the Kashmiri pandits, is planning to conduct a workshop on ... Read more...

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‘Kashmiri Pandit cuisine’ festival in Srinagar


June 26th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 26(ANI): In an attempt to recreate the magic of the Kashmiri Pandit Cuisine, a food festival has been organized in Srinagar.The festival is a joint venture between Jammu and ... Read more...

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Displaced Kashmiri Pandits seek special status


June 20th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Over 150 Kashmiri Pandits, along with members of civil society, held a silent protest at the Jantar Mantar here Sunday and demanded that the government recognise them ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla Plays A Kashmiri Pandit Much Inspired By Sanjay Suri’s Mother In Onir’s I A.M


June 17th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Onir's "I A.M "-is a tale of 4 stories woven together, taking audiences through the issues and dilemmas that bruise the modern Indian society.One ... Read more...

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Hindus reconnecting with deep roots in Jammu and Kashmir


June 6th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 6(ANI): Twenty years after nearly 400,000 Hindus fled Jammu and Kashmir, fearful of an anti-Hindu rhetoric from separatist militants, they are now reconnecting with their ancestral home.It may be ... Read more...

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To press her plaint, woman stops Omar’s motorcade


April 16th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 16 ( IANS) A migrant Kashmiri Pandit woman, who had not been getting the monthly monetary relief due to her for some months, intercepted the motorcade of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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2,000 Muslim families living as migrants in Jammu: Minister


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 23 (IANS) There are more than 2,000 Kashmiri Muslim families living as migrants in Jammu, a state minister said Tuesday. Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla, replying to a question by Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits protest Tewari remarks on exodus


January 28th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri Pandits Wednesday protested Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari's reported remarks that fear-psychosis created by former governor Jagmohan had led to their exodus from the ... Read more...

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Job quota in government for Kashmiri Pandits


December 30th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 30 (IANS) In a first major step aimed at the return of the Kashmiri Hindu migrants to their homes in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir's migrant youth were Wednesday ... Read more...

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Centre wants Kashmir Pandits to return home, says Chavan


September 26th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The central government wants Kashmir Pandits, who left their homes after militancy hit Jammu and Kashmir early 1990s, to return and is in touch with the state ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla and Manisha Koirala team up for Onir’s next


September 17th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After completing I Am Omar, the director Onir has announced the title of his next one, I Am Megha. I Am Megha, like I am Omar is one of the short stories ... Read more...

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Synopsis: I AM MEGHA (2009)


September 17th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
CAST: Juhi Chawla, Manisha Koirala, Sanjay Suri MUSIC: Amit Trivedi A Kashmiri Pandit woman has to go back to Kashmir after 20 years and confront her past. A past of losing trust, and faith ... Read more...

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Onir’s film I AM completes second schedule shoot


September 17th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Onir has completed the second schedule shoot, of his second short film I AM OMAR in Mumbai. The film stars Rahul Bose, Arjun Mathur and Abhimanyu Singh. I AM OMAR, tells ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits ‘in exile’ tonsure heads in Delhi


September 14th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A group of Kashmiri Pandits living in Delhi tonsured their heads Monday to mark this day 20 years ago when a member of their community was shot ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits in ‘exile’ to tonsure head in Delhi


September 13th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Twenty years after the first ever killing of a Kashmiri Pandit by militants in Jammu and Kashmir - which triggered the community's exodus from their ancestral homes ... Read more...

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