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33 people rescued from flash floods in Kashmir


September 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) Thirty-three people caught in flash floods were rescued after a seven-hour operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district Sunday, an official said.Aamir Ali, incharge of the ... Read more...

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One guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


September 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) One foreign guerrilla has been killed in the ongoing gunfight between the security forces and the guerrillas in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said here."So far, a ... Read more...

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Gunfight in Kashmir


September 1st, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) A gunfight between separatist guerrillas and the security forces started Saturday in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police said here."Troops of 24 Rashtriya Rifles and the state police ... Read more...

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Security forces battle guerrillas in Kashmir (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Security forces and separatist guerrillas Wednesday fought a pitched gun battle in a village in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.The Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) A gunfight between security forces and separatist guerrillas ensued Wednesday in a south Kashmir village, police said.The two sides have been engaged in firing for several ... Read more...

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Gunfight between security forces, guerrillas in Kashmir


August 29th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) A gunfight between security forces and separatist guerrillas started Wednesday morning in a Kashmir village, police said."Troops of Rashtriya Rifles and Jammu and Kashmir Police surrounded ... Read more...

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Kashmiri students meet president


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Students from Jammu and Kashmir met President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday as part of the Indian Army's initiative towards national integration, officials said.The students belonged ... 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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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir


July 14th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Security forces have busted a major militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir, recovering a huge quantity of automatic rifles, ammunitions, grenades and powerful explosives, an army ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir


July 10th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday killed a senior Hizbul Mujahideen commander in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district, police here said.Ghulam Nabi War alias 'Naba Commander', the district commander ... Read more...

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One soldier killed in Kashmir


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) One soldier was killed and another injured when guerrillas fired at an army convoy in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said.The attack, in the southern town ... 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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Two guerrillas killed in Kashmir


May 5th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Security forces shot dead two guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujaheedin in Jammu and Kashmir early Saturday, police said.Men from 29 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operations Group ... Read more...

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Minefield of controversies lie in next army chief’s way (Comment)


April 15th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
When Lt Gen Bikram Singh takes over as India's 27th army chief on May 31, he will be the first ever to be elevated to the force's top job under ... Read more...

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10-hour Kashmir gunfight ends, five guerrillas killed (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas were killed Thursday in a 10-hour gunfight between the security forces and the guerrillas in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said.Police here said ... Read more...

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Baramulla tense over youth’s killing, probe ordered (Roundup)


February 11th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Tension persisted in Kashmir's Baramulla district Saturday following the death of a 25-year-old youth in a firing incident late Friday. His family and villagers finally agreed ... Read more...

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Youth’s death in firing triggers tension in Kashmir (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district in a firing incident late Friday evening has triggered tensions in the area. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Youth’s killing triggers tensions in north Kashmir


February 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district during a cordon-and-search operation late Friday evening, triggered tensions in the area Saturday.Ashiq Hussain Rather, ... Read more...

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Two LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir


February 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) Two separatist guerrillas of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, army sources said."On specific information about the presence of ... Read more...

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Army rescues trapped government officials in Kashmir


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A quick response to a distress situation by the Indian Army saved the lives of 11 government employees in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Monday ... Read more...

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‘Indian Army has not probed Kashmir shootout involving likely chief’


January 12th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Indian Army had not done any investigation in the alleged fake shootout case involving its likely future chief Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh when he ... Read more...

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Guerrilla arrested with Pakistani wife in Valley


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday arrested a separatist guerrilla and his Pakistani wife in north Kashmir's Baramulla district after the couple's recent infiltration into the Valley across the ... Read more...

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India, China planning joint army exercise in 2012


November 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With India and China resuming their bilateral military exchanges four months ago, the two nations are planning to revive their joint military exercise in ... Read more...

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Slain Hizbul commander behind 30 civilians’ killings: Army


October 14th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) The army Thursday described the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander, Mushtaq Khan, as a major success, saying he was responsible for 30 civilian killings."Mushtaq ... Read more...

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Two separatist guerrillas killed in Kashmir


October 12th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Security forces Wednesday gunned down two separatist guerrillas in a day-long encounter in the Jammu and Kashmir. One of them was the longest surviving Hizbul Mujaheedin ... 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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Troops gun down guerrilla in Kashmir forest


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) A separatist guerrilla was killed Friday as government forces took on militants in a forest in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, an army spokesperson said.Troops of ... Read more...

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Woman dies in Kashmir crossfire


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) One woman was killed and her husband wounded in the crossfire between soldiers and guerrillas in a forest area Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, a ... Read more...

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Three Shaurya Chakras among I-Day gallantry awards


August 15th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has approved gallantry medals for 137 security personnel, including 14 for the country's third highest peacetime bravery award, the Shaurya Chakra, ... Read more...

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LeT wiped out from three Jammu districts: Police


August 4th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday killed two top commanders of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Kishtwar district after a day long gunfight, with the police claiming ... Read more...

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LeT commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) A gunfight between the security forces and militants in south Kashmir's Pulwama district ended Thursday evening after a top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrilla commander holed up inside ... Read more...

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Trooper arrested for misbehaving with Kashmir girl


July 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police Monday arrested an army trooper in north Kashmir Baramulla district for alleged misbehaviour with a school girl.The girl alleged that while she ... Read more...

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Two LeT guerrillas killed in gunfight


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas, including a foreign national, were killed in a gunfight in Kupwara district in north Kashmir Saturday, an army official said.Brig. K.J.S. Dhellon, ... Read more...

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Five LeT men, soldier killed in Kashmir gunfight (Third Lead)


July 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas and a soldier of the counter-insurgency force Rashtriya Rifles were killed in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district that ended Friday evening, ... Read more...

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