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Kashmir police bust human trafficking racket


March 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir Friday unearthed a human trafficking racket in Baramulla district, arresting two people, including a woman, from Bihar.According to a police statement, ... Read more...

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‘Floods maroon Pakistani villages as India releases Sutlej water’


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Dozens of Pakistani villages have been submerged after India released the water from the Sutlej river, a media report said Sunday.The Federal Flood Commission said 57,000 ... Read more...

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Migratory birds arrive in Harike Bird Sanctuary


January 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Harike (Punjab), Jan.9 (ANI): Migratory birds have arrived at the world famous Harike Bird wetland-cum-sanctuary, and are expected to remain till the month of March. They include geese and Siberian cranes.Spread over ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen militant apprehended in Pattan, Kashmir


December 5th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Pattan (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec. 5 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Police and CRPF personnel in a joint operation apprehended a Hizbul Mujahideen militant and seized arms and ammunitions in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Monday’s police shootout deaths in Srinagar questioned


November 30th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Following claims that three men killed by police in Srinagar Monday were "innocent youth", the Jammu and Kashmir Police Tuesday said the trio was functioning as "a ... Read more...

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Militants kill two CRPF personnel in Baramulla


November 10th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Baramulla, Nov 10 (ANI): At least two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were shot dead by militants in North Kashmir's Baramulla District on Wednesday.It has been reported that the CRPF personnel ... Read more...

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Two troopers killed in Kashmir market shooting


November 10th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) Two paramilitary troopers were gunned down and their weapons seized by separatist guerrillas who struck in a crowded market in Jammu and Kashmir's Pattan town and then fled, ... Read more...

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2 Hizbul militants held in Jammu-Kashmir’s Baramulla district


October 17th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.17 (ANI): Security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district have arrested two Hizbul Mujahideen militants during search operations. One pistol, one pistol magazine, five rounds and two hand grenades were ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s Sunday market buzzes on ‘normal’ day


October 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) After more than four months, life remained normal for two consecutive days across the Kashmir Valley and the weekly Sunday market here drew large crowds as authorities did ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Srinagar; situation remains normal in Valley


September 19th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep.19 (ANI): Curfew continued in the Srinagar city on Sunday mornning even as situation remained normal in the valley and the Highway was open from Srinagar - Jammu and Srinagar - ... Read more...

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Indian warships on goodwill visit to Africa


August 20th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Four Indian warships have been deployed on a goodwill visit to several maritime nations of Africa, an official said here Friday. "INS Mysore, INS Tabar, INS Ganga and INS ... Read more...

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Omar cancels unified command meet to protest civilian deaths in J-K


August 13th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar/Kupwara/ Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 13 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah cancelled the unified command meeting to protest against the civilian deaths in the valley on Friday.There ... Read more...

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Two killed in police firing in Kashmir Valley


August 13th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kupwara/ Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 13 (ANI): At least two persons were killed and several others injured in firing by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara and Baramulla Districts on ... Read more...

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Two more killed in Kashmir firing, toll eight (Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) Two people, including a 17-year-old teenager, were killed when security forces opened fire on a mob that attacked a police station in south Kashmir's Pampore town Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Violence continues in curfew-bound Kashmir, toll four (Lead)


July 31st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Violence escalated in the Kashmir Valley Saturday as an irate mob attacked a police camp in north Kashmir Baramulla district and the Sopore railway station, defying curfew restrictions, ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Kashmir Valley after violence


July 31st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 31 (ANI): Curfew was imposed across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday following Friday's clashes between civilian protesters and security forces, in which four people were killed and over 50 injured.Restrictions ... Read more...

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Toll in Kashmir violence rises to four


July 31st, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) The toll in Friday's violence in the Kashmir Valley rose to four after another youth succumbed to his injuries here, police said Saturday. "Nazir Ahmad Mir, 23, who was ... Read more...

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Two youth injured in Srinagar, separatist march foiled (Lead)


July 6th, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Two youth were injured Monday evening after being hit by rubber bullets in Srinagar while the authorities foiled a separatist march to Anantnag town in south Kashmir, where ... Read more...

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Mobile phone services cut in north Kashmir


June 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 29 (IANS) Mobile phone services remained suspended in north Kashmir for the second day Tuesday for security reasons. The services were suspended in Sopore, Baramulla, Bandipora, Pattan and Kupwara areas."We have ... Read more...

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J-K Police prevent teenagers from crossing over to Pakistan


May 4th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), May 4 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Police have rescued over half a dozen Kashmiri teenagers before they could cross-over to Pakistan through Baramulla border.The police took ... Read more...

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JKLF chairman Yasin Malik detained


April 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), was detained by the police while he was on his way to Kupwara in north Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab jeep-truck collision


February 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Feb 13 (IANS) At least five people, including three women, were killed and six injured when their jeep collided with a truck near Hari-ke-Pattan town in the border district ... Read more...

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One killed, five injured in Kashmir clash


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A civilian was killed and five injured in a clash with police over the removal of a security camp near the Jammu and Kashmir town of Pattan Friday. The ... Read more...

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Voting begins in Jammu and Kashmir


May 13th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir), May 13 (IANS) Polling began peacefully in the Baramulla and Ladakh Lok Sabha seats of Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday morning. In Baramulla constituency, voting started on a low key ... Read more...

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7th century Buddhist structures in Kashmir face destruction


May 4th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that the seventh century Buddhist structures at Parihaspora in Pattan, Kashmir, India, are neglected and face imminent destruction.According to a report carried in kashmirwatch.com, despite ... Read more...

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Trooper, guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


April 21st, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A paramilitary trooper and a separatist guerrilla were killed in a fierce gun battle in the Kashmir Valley Monday. A police spokesman said the Indian Army, Central Reserve Police ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen operational chief arrested in Kashmir (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said they have arrested the operational chief commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, dealing a severe blow to the Pakistan-based terror outfit.Muzaffar Dar, ... Read more...

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Amritsari fish continues to be a popular dish of Punjab


January 19th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Jan.19 (ANI): Amritsaris or, the people of Amristar are generally described as warm hosts, as they are themselves known for having a palate for eating. A ... Read more...

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Countrywide crackdown on Jamaat offices continues


December 12th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Pakistani authorities continued their countrywide crackdown on the Jamaat-ud-Dawah, a front organisation for the outlawed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) that is blamed by India for the Mumbai attacks, ... Read more...

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Thousands vote in Kashmir defying chill, boycott calls (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Thousands braved freezing temperatures and poll boycott call by separatists to vote in the fourth of the seven-phase Jammu and Kashmir elections Sunday. Polling continued to pick up ... Read more...

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Voting picks up slowly amid sporadic protests in Valley


December 7th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla (North Kashmir) Dec 7 (IANS) Moderate to brisk polling was underway in 12 constituencies of the Kashmir Valley which went to polls Sunday in the fourth of the seven-phase elections in ... Read more...

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Brisk voting continues in Jammu and Kashmir (Lead)


December 7th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Voting continued at a brisk pace Sunday in 18 constituencies in the fourth of the seven-phase Jammu and Kashmir elections with people turning up in large numbers ... Read more...

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Civil societies ask Pak govt to reduce defence expenditure


September 29th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 29 (ANI): Various civil society organisations in Pakistan have demanded of the federal government to cut down expenditures on defence and armaments and utilise the saved money for ... Read more...

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Will India’s Supreme Court hear Pakistani mother’s cry?


August 25th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Ailing and 72 years old, Nafees Anjum has just one desire left: to hug her son Sohail Shahzad, who has been in jail in India for 20 years ... Read more...

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Repolling in Karnataka elections


May 24th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Karnataka, May 24 (ANI): Repolling has begun in Karnataka at four polling stations one each in Shorapur, Yadagir , Shahapur and Chithapur constituencies of Gulbarga this morning. Repolling at two polling ... Read more...

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