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BJP activists demand action in Kashmir housing scam


May 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party activists held a protest demonstration here Saturday, demanding stern action against those found involved in the alleged multi-crore-rupee scam in ... Read more...

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Over 2,000 Kashmir-bound passengers stranded in Jammu


January 9th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) More than 2,000 Kashmir Valley-bound passengers were stranded in Jammu Sunday because of the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar national highway since the past two days after ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar militant, involved in cleric’s murder, gunned down


September 13th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Abdullah Uni, the most wanted Lashkar-e-Taiba militant in the Kashmir Valley and responsible for a spate of killings including that of a senior cleric, was gunned ... Read more...

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Situation remains largely peaceful in Kashmir Valley, stray incidents of stone throwing


October 31st, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct. 31 (ANI): The situation remained peaceful in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday with no security restrictions imposed in the Valley region, through there were a couple of incidents of stone ... Read more...

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Army not to hand over men accused of killings


July 25th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Army has refused to hand over five soldiers, including a colonel and a major, charged with the killing of three villagers in Kupwara in April to ... Read more...

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Transport sector hit hard due to unrest in Jammu and Kashmir


July 24th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, July 24 (ANI): Continuous unrest with shutdown calls from the separatist and preventive curfew measures imposed by the authorities after the recent killing of some youths has led to ... Read more...

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Top LeT terrorist held in Kashmir


July 17th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) A top ranking militant of the outlawed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) was arrested Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, police said. According to police, the hardcore LeT terrorist, ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar to visit Hungary, Luxembourg


June 5th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will lead a parliamentary delegation to Hungary June 7-10 and Luxembourg June 10-13. The delegation includes MPs Naresh Gujral, Ganesh ... Read more...

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Kashmir government to probe ’staged’ shootout


May 28th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday ordered a magisterial probe into an alleged staged shootout in which the Indian Army had claimed to have killed three terrorists April ... Read more...

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Business at Srinagar incurs losses due to encounter


January 8th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 8 (ANI): Although the violent encounter at Lal Chowk in Srinagar has ended, but for some who have their business establishments in the area, the nightmare is far from over.A ... Read more...

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5 SIMI activists arrested in Indore


October 21st, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Indore, Oct. 21 (ANI): Five activists of banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were arrested in Indore on Wednesday.Two of the activists caught were wanted in the 2008 bomb blasts ... Read more...

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Blooming mustard fields in Kashmir


March 31st, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Mar 31 (ANI): Hordes of tourists visiting Kashmir valley are fascinated bythe mustard fields as the mustard crop has turned the whole picturesque Kashmir valley into golden.According to mustard ... Read more...

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DPM activists arrested, baton charged for defying ban in J-K


March 10th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 10 (ANI): The activists of a separatist group were baton charged by the Jammu and Kashmir police for defying the ban on taking out procession in Srinagar on the ... Read more...

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J-K Police introduces new vehicles for its flying squads


March 9th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 9 (ANI): Police here have provided new vehicles for flying squads as part of a police-public improvement exercise.Basically, it has been introduced to improve police-public relations. The initiative is ... Read more...

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Work speeds up for new road to restore connectivity in Kashmir


February 22nd, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Bani (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 22 (ANI): An age old pending demand of the people of Bani Valley in Kathua district of Jammu will finally come true, as the state government ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah elected to Rajya Sabha


February 13th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 13 (IANS) National Conference president and former chief minister Farooq Abdullah and his party colleague Mohammad Shafi Uri were Friday elected to the Rajya Sabha. Abdullah polled 27 votes ... Read more...

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Azad, Soz elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha from Kashmir


February 6th, 2009 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 6 (IANS) Former chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and union Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz, both from the Congress, were declared elected unopposed from Jammu and Kashmir to the Rajya ... Read more...

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Pregnant woman in Doda accuses Lashkar militants of gang raping her repeatedly


February 4th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem Khan Jammu, Feb 4 (ANI): A 31-year-old pregnant Gujjar woman has told police at the Baderwah Police Station in Jammu and Kashmirs Doda District that she was repeatedly ... Read more...

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Six in race for four Rajya Sabha seats in Kashmir


February 3rd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 3 (IANS) Former chief ministers Farooq Abdullah (National Conference) and Ghulam Nabi Azad and union Water Resources Minister Saifuddin Soz (both Congress) were among the five candidates who Tuesday filed ... Read more...

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Locals in Kashmir usher 2009 with prayers for peace and prosperity


January 2nd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, Jan.2 (ANI): As large number of people around the country cherished being in holidaying mood or spending a good time with friends and families, Kashmiris in Srinagar opted ... Read more...

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Pak Army denies arrest of its soldier by Indian authorities


December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has rejected India''s claim that an infantry soldier of its 10 AK (Azad Kashmir) regiment has been arrested along with two suicide attackers. Sepoy Ghulam ... Read more...

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Kashmirs Khasta Shangram maintains popularity


November 11th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal Bhat Srinagar, Nov.11 (ANI): Of the various Kashmiri delicacies that are widely popular, Khasta Shangram holds its own place. It is one of the traditional dishes of Kashmir. Known for ... Read more...

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Police gun down 4 militants in J-K


November 10th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Doda (J-K), Nov 10 (ANI): Security Forces in Jammu and Kashmir gunned down four alleged foreign trained militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) outfit including their district commander in Doda on Sunday.Acting ... Read more...

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Doda police kill Hizb commander


November 8th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov.8 (ANI): Police and Rashtriya Rifle officials in Jammus Doda District have confirmed killing a self-styled Hizbul Mujahideen district commander in an encounter. The dead militant has been identified as Mohammad ... Read more...

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Minority panel to visit violence-hit Karnataka


September 16th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A three-member team of National Commission for Minorities (NCM) headed by chairman Mohammad Shafi Qureshi will visit Karnataka's communal violence-hit districts Wednesday.The team will visit Bangalore, Mangalore ... Read more...

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Government to provide all help to Orissa: minority panel


August 27th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The central government is ready to provide all assistance to contain communal violence in Orissa, National Commission for Minorities (NCM) chairman Mohammad Shafi Qureshi said here Wednesday.“The ... Read more...

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Orissa violence: Minorities panel wants centre to intervene


August 26th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) wants the central government to immediately intervene on the “outrageous communal violence” in Orissa, where at least two people have been ... Read more...

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Minorities panel moots SC status for Dalit Muslims, Christians


August 26th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Adding to the intense debate over affirmative action, India's National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has recommended Scheduled Caste status for Dalit Muslims and Dalit Christians on grounds ... Read more...

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‘Everybody is playing politics over shrine dispute in Kashmir’


August 24th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Everybody is playing politics over the Amarnath land dispute, says National Commission for Minorities (NCM) chairman Mohammad Shafi Qureshi, and the government's vacillation only compounded the problem. ... Read more...

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Marry, live in joint families: Minority panel to Parsis


April 10th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The clock is ticking away fast and furious for India's Parsi community. Alarmed by their dwindling numbers - as per the last census the ... Read more...

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India’s minority panel to examine anti-conversion laws


March 28th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) will be setting up a committee to examine if anti-conversion laws in India throttle people's freedom to practise ... Read more...

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Few minority MPs turn up for special meeting


March 18th, 2008 - 6:24 pm ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) An important meeting the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) called Monday evening to discuss major issues, including conversions, turned out to be a "damp ... Read more...

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Buddhists want fare concessions during pilgrimages


February 21st, 2008 - 10:45 am ICT by admin
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) will recommend travel fare concessions for Buddhists, a religious minority in India, during pilgrimages. Lama Chosphel Zotpa, a ... Read more...

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Minority panel may get constitutional status in budget session


February 20th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The government is gearing up to confer constitutional status on the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) during parliament's budget session beginning Feb 25. The bill ... Read more...

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Little has changed for India’s minorities: Qureshi


February 17th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Over the years little has changed for India's minorities, with a big gap between what is said and what is done for their welfare, ... Read more...

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