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Delhi blast: Email suspects being quizzed


September 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police and the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are questioning seven people in connection with an email claiming responsibility for the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Afzal Guru denies link to Delhi blast


September 9th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru Friday denied any link to the Delhi High Court bombing saying his name was "unnecessarily" dragged into the "cowardly act" ... Read more...

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HuJI e-mail sender arrested


September 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) A man from Kishtwar town of Jammu and Kashmir was arrested Friday for allegedly sending the email claiming that Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Promising but no conclusive leads in Delhi blast: Chidambaram


September 9th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said there were "promising" but no conclusive leads in the Delhi High Court blast so far but investigators have ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: No breakthrough


September 9th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Although questioning of people arrested in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with the Delhi High Court blast continued Friday, the investigations so far have not led ... Read more...

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Five held in Kishtwar for Delhi blast email


September 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 8 (IANS) Five people, including two persons who are suspected to have sent an email to media organisations in the name of the Harkat-ul Jehadi Islami (HuJI) terror ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: Investigators still grappling for clues, toll 13


September 8th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Investigators probing the Delhi High Court bombing were Thursday grappling for clues to identify the perpetrators, a day after a powerful explosion outside the complex ... Read more...

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Chidambaram holds meeting with top security officials


September 8th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram held a security review meeting with the intelligence and investigating agencies' officials here Thursday, a day after a powerful bomb ... Read more...

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Kashmir may resume medicinal herb extraction


August 24th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is considering lifting a ban on the extraction of rare medicinal herbs as residents say they are losing out on valuable business even ... Read more...

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Two militants killed in Kashmir (Lead)


August 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two terrorists, including a top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) operative, were gunned down early Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.Acting on prior information, the army and the ... Read more...

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LeT wiped out from three Jammu districts: Police


August 4th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday killed two top commanders of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Kishtwar district after a day long gunfight, with the police claiming ... Read more...

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Congress-NC fissures surface again


July 29th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) The top brass of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress says there are no differences but resentment simmers under the surface. Over ... Read more...

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How do I mourn, asks father of Hizb’s Hindu commander


July 28th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 28 (IANS) Hindu rites or Muslim burial, grief or embarrassment. There are no easy choices for Jeevan Lal Shan, whose son Subash alias Wasif, a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, ... Read more...

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Hindu commander of Hizbul killed in Jammu


July 27th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 27 (IANS) The Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district has been identified as Subash alias Wasif, a Hindu member of the militant group, ... Read more...

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Omar hopes for safe, peaceful Amarnath pilgrimage


June 20th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday hoped that this year's Amarnath pilgrimage, scheduled to begin from June 29, would be safe and peaceful."The ... Read more...

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Indian military team leaving for China Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time in almost a year, an Indian military delegation headed by an army general from Jammu and Kashmir will be in ... Read more...

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India sending first military delegation to China in a year


June 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After almost a year's gap, India will resume bilateral military visits to China, sending a high-level military delegation headed by a general posted in ... Read more...

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Three dead, dozens feared missing in Kashmir cloudburst


June 9th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) At least three people were killed and dozens feared missing after a cloudburst swept away a large portion of a highway in Jammu and Kashmir, police ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to kick-off work on new Kashmir bridge Monday


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Basholi (Jammu and Kashmir), May 22 (IANS) High anticipation gripped this hill town in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday, a day before United Progressive Alliance (UPA)chairperson and Congress president Sonia ... Read more...

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Army nabs nine facilitators of militants


May 19th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday apprehended nine facilitators of various militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, an official statement said.They were informers and also arranged ... Read more...

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Abducted Congress leader killed in Kashmir


May 16th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 16 (IANS) The body of a local Congress leader, abducted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district two days ago by suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists, was found Monday, police said.Abdul ... Read more...

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Kashmir holds peaceful panchayat polls


May 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 16 (IANS) People exercised their franchise peacefully yet again in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls Monday, with women voters in particular turning out in large numbers in ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors deny proposing pre-1953 status


April 24th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Distancing themselves from reports that they were proposing reversing the clock to the pre-1953 semi-sovereign days, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir said Sunday they ... Read more...

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Two terrorists killed in Kashmir


April 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous Kishtwar district Thursday, police said.The gun battle erupted after state police ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning in Valley


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Tuesday as the authorities warned of a high danger avalanche and landslides in the higher reaches of ... Read more...

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Track Sopore girls’ killers speedily, says Chidambaram


February 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday demanded that the killers of two teenaged sisters in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town be speedily tracked down and given severe ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s visit raises hope of roadmap for Kashmir (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday indicated the central government will speed up the process to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir crisis once it receives a final report ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews law and order situation in J-K


February 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram held a breakfast meeting with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here today and reviewed the law and order situation in the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram, Omar agree to push Kashmir peace roadmap


February 4th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram met Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday and the two agreed to draw up a roadmap for lasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir. ... Read more...

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Chidambaram arrives in Jammu


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 3 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Thursday to take stock of the security situation and political developments in Jammu and Kashmir.Chidambaram will review the security situation ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut to prevent BJP march (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway was Tuesday shut to traffic to scuttle attempts by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists to sneak into the Kashmir Valley to go ahead ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway shut to prevent BJP march


January 25th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) As the standoff between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Jammu and Kashmir government heads for a showdown, authorities Tuesday shut the strategic Jammu-Srinagar highway to ... Read more...

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Kashmiri militants receiving money through trade: Police chief


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) In the first such public comment, Jammu and Kashmir's police chief Monday said militants in the state continued to receive funds through different channels like cross-border trade and ... Read more...

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One militant killed in encounter in Kishtwar


November 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov.20 (ANI): One militant was killed in a night-long encounter in the Kishtwar forests in Jammu and Kashmir.The gun battle started at Nandigard area of Kishtwar when security forces encircled a ... Read more...

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One killed in Kashmir gun battle


November 20th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 20 (IANS) One person was killed during a night-long gun battle between militants and security forces in the forests of Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Saturday.The gunfight started ... Read more...

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