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Protests erupt in J&K; against anti-Islam video (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) Spontaneous protests erupted in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as a strike called against an anti-Islam video affected normal life with markets, ... Read more...

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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Security personnel killed, another injured in Kashmir attack


September 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Septem Sep 8 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and a Territorial Army soldier critically injured in a guerrilla attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir Saturday, ... Read more...

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Heavy rain forecast for Kashmir, farmers worried


September 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) In more worry for farmers, the weather office Friday forecast heavy rainfall at some places in the Kashmir Valley during the next 36 hours."There has been ... Read more...

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Kashmir makes SRK relax, unwind after years


September 1st, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pahalgam, Sep 1 (IANS) Shooting for Yash Chopra's yet untitled movie in this picturesque south Kashmir hill station seems to have helped Shah Rukh Khan unwind himself from ... Read more...

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Relief soon from unusual heat in Kashmir Valley


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) With temperatures soaring to over 33 degrees Celsius during the last six days in the Kashmir Valley, people have been complaining of an unusual August heat."Yes, ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A guerrilla believed to be top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Hanzallah was Friday killed by security forces in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, ... Read more...

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Policeman injured in Kashmir grenade attack


July 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was injured Tuesday in the state's Sopore town after guerrillas lobbed grenades at a paramilitary camp and the local police ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown mars life in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Life was adversely affected here and in other major towns of the valley Saturday following a shutdown called by the separatists to protest the killing of ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel slams staged shootouts


July 19th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (JKHRC) Thursday said "killing for sport" by security personnel who expect undue promotions and rewards for such illegal operations ... Read more...

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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Around 500,000 perform Amarnath Yatra


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Around 500,000 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra that began June 25, an official said Monday. Eighty-six pilgrims have died during this ... Read more...

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Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar


July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

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School bus in Kashmir rolls into gorge, 3 killed (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A school bus in Kashmir met with an accident Wednesday morning when it skidded off the road and rolled into a gorge, killing three people, officials ... Read more...

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Two killed in Kashmir bus accident


July 11th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Two people, including a student, were killed on the spot and 30 others injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir when a school bus skidded off the ... Read more...

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Bodies of soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche recovered


July 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Bodies of two army soldiers buried in an avalanche in north Kashmir January were Monday recovered from the melting snow, police said.A senior police officer said ... Read more...

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Guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


July 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was killed and an army trooper and a police officer were wounded in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Friday morning, police ... Read more...

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Exhume unmarked grave in Kashmir: Rights panel


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) In a significant development of far reaching consequences, Jammu and Kashmir's apex rights panel Wednesday ordered the first exhumation of an unmarked grave in a border ... Read more...

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Kashmir survives another tragedy, this time without blood


July 1st, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) As normal life resumed in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley Saturday, Kashmir survived yet another tragedy - this time without any blood being spilt ... Read more...

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Guerrilla killed, soldier wounded in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was killed and an army soldier wounded in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Saturday, an official said.A defence spokesman told IANS: ... Read more...

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Gunfight in north Kashmir


June 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) Security forces Saturday engaged in a gunfight with the separatist guerrillas in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.On specific information, troops of 21 counter insurgency Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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12,000 pilgrims arrive for Amarnath Yatra


June 24th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The first batch of Hindu pilgrims, consisting of 12,000 people from across the country arrived Sunday morning at the two base camps in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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Snow hits Amarnath Yatra preparations in Kashmir


June 14th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baltal Base Camp, June 14 (IANS) Snow and inclement weather have hit the setting up of free kitchen (langar) services at this Amarnath Yatra base camp in north Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Freak summer worries Kashmir farmers, fruit growers


June 9th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) The unexpected fall in temperatures Saturday followed by rains in the plains and fresh snowfall in the hills is causing serious concern among farmers and fruit ... Read more...

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Three lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath Yatra


June 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Authorities Monday stepped up preparations for the annual 'Amarnath Yatra' that begins June 24 in Jammu and Kashmir, and for which three lakh devotees from across ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kashmir highway accident


June 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Four people, including two tourists and two locals, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in hit an oil tanker in north Kashmir's Pulwama district ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... 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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Three hurt in Kashmir grenade attack


May 19th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 19 (IANS) Three people, including two policemen, were injured Saturday morning when militants hurled a grenade at a police station in north Kashmir's Sopore town, police said."Militants lobbed ... Read more...

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