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Muslims in Jammu protest against anti-Islam film


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) Muslims in Jammu Friday protested the anti-Islam film 'Innocence of Muslims' and held demonstrations outside mosques in different parts of the city after Friday prayers.According to ... Read more...

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Two army men in Poonch mistaken for kidnappers, thrashed


September 21st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) On the edge after rumours of child kidnappers in the area, residents of a village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous border district of Poonch district thrashed ... Read more...

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Three border villagers arrested with Pak SIMs


September 12th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) Three people were arrested with Pakistani mobile SIM cards in the frontier district of Poonch in Jammu and Kashmir near the India-Pakistan border, police said.They said the ... Read more...

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Paharis moot meeting community in PoK for ST status drive


September 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir Pahari Peoples Movement (JKPPM) has decided to meet leaders of their community in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) on the other side ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rains in northern Pakistan kill 26


August 25th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Heavy monsoon rains that triggered flooding in northern Pakistan has killed at least 26 people and destroyed more than 100 houses, according to a preliminary assessment released ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu, Himachal (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/Manali/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve people have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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12 killed, 40 missing as rains pound Uttarakhand, Jammu (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/Jammu/New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Twelve poeple have died, nearly 40 are missing and hundreds are trapped after torrential rain led to flash floods, cloud bursts and landslides in sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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Rain continues in Jammu, many trapped


August 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in various places in Jammu as heavy rains continued Sunday, triggering landslides and posing a threat to many villages with rivers ... Read more...

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Arms cache unearthed in J&K;


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) A cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from a remote mountainous forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an army official said Saturday.Security ... Read more...

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Lashkar plans ‘big strikes’ in Kashmir, rest of India: Abu Jundal


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With a Kashmir at peace not to their liking, the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba is planning major terror attacks in the state and elsewhere in India, Abu ... Read more...

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Indian Army arrests Pakistani soldier in Jammu


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday arrested a Pakistani soldier, Arif Khan, who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Package for pandits irk migrants from Jammu hills


June 21st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) While Kashmiri pandits, forced out of Kashmir Valley, are happy over the state government recommending more relief for them, the victims of militancy from hilly areas ... Read more...

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Dhoni meets soldiers on Kashmir border (Lead,With Image)


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday met soldiers on the Line of Control (LoC) on Jammu and Kashmir's border with Pakistan, an official said."He ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits border areas in Kashmir


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 2 (IANS) Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday visited the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border to interact with soldiers, an official said.Dhoni, ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation at LoC in J&K;


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ... Read more...

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Home secretary reviews cross-LOC trade at Poonch


May 17th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 17 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Thursday visited Jammu and Kashmir's frontier Poonch district and discussed with local people issues concerning trade across the Line of Control ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Mughal motor rally to have bikes too


April 15th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) After the success of a Jammu and Kashmir motor rally that traverses through the historic Mughal Road - once a favourite route of emperors Akbar and ... Read more...

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Omar to raise repeal of AFSPA at CMs’ meet


April 14th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 14 (IANS) Enthused by the drastic decline in militancy and an all- pervasive upbeat mood in the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is determined to ... Read more...

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30 militants in Jammu’s border districts: Army


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) There are about 20-30 militants left in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan again violates LoC truce


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Pakistani troops resorted to "unprovoked firing" on the Line of Control (LoC) in the Mendhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district late Wednesday night, which ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid, arrests one


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday said it foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan and arrested a Pakistani guide.Army officials said ... Read more...

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Indian Army recalls 1971 victory


December 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command Friday paid tributes to soldiers killed during the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth of Bangladesh.On this day in ... Read more...

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PDP government delivered better with only 16 legislators: Mehbooba


December 13th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday asserted that her party government, in coalition with Congress, had delivered much better in all ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel wants international probe into unmarked graves


September 17th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) A day after the state human rights panel directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to begin a probe into the more than 2,000 unmarked graves in ... Read more...

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LoC villagers get back their homes


August 27th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 27 (IANS) Residents of a Jammu and Kashmir village along the Line of Control (LoC) have got back their homes 10 years after they were evacuated in 2001 ... Read more...

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Rights abusers will be punished: Omar Abdullah


August 15th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday reiterated his resolve of zero tolerance to human rights violations and said those involved in such practices would ... Read more...

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Two families claim kinship to slain mentally deranged youth


August 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 13 (IANS) Two separate families have come forward to claim kinship to an unidentified civilian, killed in an alleged fake encounter in Jammu and Kashmir, even as a ... Read more...

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Army chief warns of terrorist designs


August 10th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday warned that terrorists retained the ability to calibrate the level of violence in Jammu and Kashmir despite suffering severe ... Read more...

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Antony seeks report on Kashmir fake shootout killing


August 9th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony has sought a probe into the alleged killing of a civilian in a staged shootout in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian killing: Two security men booked for murder (Third Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) In a major embarrassment for the army and the Jammu and Kashmir government, a man killed in an alleged 12-hour gunbattle on Sunday and touted to ... Read more...

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Civilian killing: Murder case against two Kashmir security personnel


August 8th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered a case of murder against a soldier of the Territorial Army and a policeman who were allegedly responsible for ... 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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