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CPI-M protests in Srinagar


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporters participated in an anti-price rise and anti-government protest led by party leader Muhammad Yusuf Tarigami in Srinagar Thursday.Breaking the police ... Read more...

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Kashmiri artists and ghazal lovers mourn Mehdi Hassan


June 13th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 13 (IANS) As the news of Mehdi Hassan's death spread in Kashmir Wednesday, a pall of gloom descended on the artistic fraternity and ghazal lovers here.Mir Muneer, a ... Read more...

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Panel allows dead man’s kin to visit Omar’s house


March 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A panel probing the 2011 death of National Conference (NC) worker Haji Yusuf Monday allowed a plea by his relatives to visit Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Of irresistible barbecues at Srinagar’s Khayam Chowk (Feature, With Images)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The aroma of spiced meat, cooked on charcoal fire, hangs in the air. Kashmiris, of late, may have been flooded with trendy coffee shops and restaurants, ... Read more...

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Commission begins probe into NC worker’s death


November 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) A one-man commission headed by Justice (retd) H.S. Bedi started its probe here Tuesday into the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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Bribery case: Youth confesses to mimicking Farooq’s voice


November 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 6 (IANS) In a new twist to Kashmir's bribes-for-berth case, a local youth Sunday confessed he used to mimic union Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian death: National Conference activist records statement


November 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) A ruling National Conference (NC) activist who levelled bribery allegations against party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf, whose mysterious death Sep 30 kicked up a political storm, ... Read more...

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BJP demands Omar’s resignation


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) With the Jammu and Kashmir government soon shifting to the winter capital here, considered the stronghold of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ... Read more...

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National Conference worker died of heart failure: Forensic report (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf, whose Sep 30 death has kicked up a political storm in Jammu and Kashmir, died of cardio-respiratory arrest and ... Read more...

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PDP influencing eye-witnesses: Omar


October 8th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The political storm over the mysterious death of a National Conference worker continued to rock Jammu and Kashmir Friday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denying ... Read more...

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I did not pay money to either Abdullah: NC worker


October 7th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) A National Conference worker, who alleged having paid Rs.85 lakh to get himself a legislative council berth, broke his silence Friday and denied the payoff was ... Read more...

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Don’t speculate over Kashmir custodial death: Congress


October 6th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Congress Thursday backed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, saying there was no point speculating over the mysterious custodial death of a ruling ... Read more...

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After summer of quiet, Omar in autumn of accusations (Comment)


October 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
The mystery deepens, pulling the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister into the quicksand of controversy. The death of a National Conference worker in custody has become murkier pitting Omar Abdullah against ... Read more...

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Farooq denies bribery allegations


October 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the custodial death of a worker of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) over allegations of bribery, party patron Farooq Abdullah ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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Chaos in Kashmir assembly over NC worker’s death


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Mikes uprooted, a fan hurled and house papers torn... the Jammu and Kashmir assembly descended into chaos Monday as the People's Democratic Party (PDP) took up ... Read more...

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Kashmir custodial death: Government rubbishes PDP charges


October 1st, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday said the allegations levelled against it by opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) regarding the death of a ruling National Conference ... Read more...

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Gilani condoles Rabbani’s killing


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday met Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and condoled the assassination of former president Burhanuddin Rabbani.Rabbani was killed in a ... Read more...

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A Kashmir store that pickles your imagination (With Image)


February 20th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) For long, mango pickles have adorned the Indian platter, working as the perfect taste enhancer. But ever tasted peach or strawberry pickle? Or the more exotic ... Read more...

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Ex editor in chief of ‘Playboy Indonesia’ misses deadline to start jail term


August 31st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): The former editor in chief of "Playboy Indonesia" has missed a deadline to start serving a two-year jail term for indecency.According to the Jakarta Globe, Erwin Arnada has ... Read more...

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Two more die in Kashmir, toll 59


August 17th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) A man hurt in a clash with security forces succumbed to his injuries here Tuesday, while a cyclist died after being knocked down by a paramilitary vehicle trying ... Read more...

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Two held for three Kashmir killings in fake gun battle (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Two people were arrested for the disappearance of three men in the Kashmir Valley, who were allegedly killed in a fake gunfight near the border with Pakistan. The ... Read more...

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Cop dies as militants attack Sopore police station (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) One policeman was killed when separatist guerrillas attacked a police station in north Kashmir's Sopore town Tuesday morning. A senior police officer said guerrillas fired indiscriminately at the police ... Read more...

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Mixed response to report on Centre-Kashmir ties


December 24th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The recommendations of a working group on Centre-State ties - autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, but no union territory status for the Ladakh region - has been ... Read more...

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Interesting Facts and Figures: Dilip Kumar


March 22nd, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Dilip Kumar: Dilip Kumar is regarded as arguably the greatest actor ever to grace the Indian silver screen. His performances have been regarded as the epitome of emoting in Indian Cinema. ... Read more...

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Penultimate round of Jammu and Kashmir polls will see rivals fight it out


December 16th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu Dec 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir votes Wednesday in the sixth and penultimate phase of its staggered assembly elections that have seen mass participation despite boycott calls from separatists. This round ... Read more...

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Kashmir CPI-M leader out of danger: Doctors (Lead)


November 27th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 27 (IANS) Doctors at the Soura Medical Institute here described the condition of CPI-M state general secretary Muhammad Yusuf Tarigami as "out of danger" after he was admitted there following ... Read more...

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In Ganderbal, people vote for development


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Duderhama (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 23 (IANS) A feeble winter sun shone as people Sunday ignored a boycott call to line up at this polling station in Kashmir Valley's prestigious Ganderbal constituency ... Read more...

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Kashmir voters ponder over roads, water and jobs (Lead)


November 17th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Saderkote Payeen (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 17 (IANS) The world looks at Kashmir as a hotspot between India and Pakistan. But people who voted here in Bandipora constituency Monday for a new ... Read more...

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We can’t wait for Kashmir dispute resolution: voter


November 17th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Saderkote Payeen (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov 17 (IANS) The world looks at Kashmir as a source of dispute between India and Pakistan, a global hotspot, but people who came to this polling ... Read more...

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Two killed in Gulmarg blast, Amarnath route closed after firing (Third Lead)


July 21st, 2008 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 20 (IANS) Two people were killed and five were wounded after separatist militants hurled a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir's resort town of Gulmarg even as ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen finance chief killed in Kashmir gunfight


April 28th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) The police killed two senior commanders of the Hizbul Mujahideen guerrilla outfit in a north Kashmir gunfight Monday, senior officials said. "Finance chief of the Hizbul Mujahideen group ... Read more...

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Pakistan team for fourth ODI against Bangladesh named


April 14th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr.14 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced the Pakistan team for the fourth one-day match against Bangladesh, which is to be played in Multan on Wednesday. Muhammad Asif ... Read more...

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