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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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Kashmir shuts to protest anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) A protest shutdown over a US-made anti-Islam video, called by local traders, transporters and some religious organizations, affected normal life here and other places in the ... 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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Will guerrilla influx offset Kashmir’s peace dividends? (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Infiltration from across the Line of Control into the Kashmir Valley has increased since August, but intelligence officials assert that the numbers are not large enough ... Read more...

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Stray incident apart, Eid prayers offered peacefully in Kashmir


August 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Save for a stray incident of some youths torching a police vehicle in Srinagar, Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered amid peace and tranquility across Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders placed under house arrest


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar."These measures have been ... 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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Separatist leaders put under house arrest in Srinagar


July 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) All senior separatist leaders in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital were put under house arrest Friday to ward off a law and order problem over ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders under house arrest, restrictions in Srinagar


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan to pitch Kashmir (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, India Tuesday prepared to share a dossier on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani state actors even as Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan reverts to Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, Pakistan Tuesday sought to renew the focus on the Kashmir issue with its foreign secretary meeting the state's separatist leaders ... Read more...

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Geelani asks Pakistan to press India on Kashmir issue


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a move that has upset India, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday met Kashmiri separatist leaders, with Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ... Read more...

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Normalcy slowly returning to Srinagar


June 27th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) Life in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar, especially in the uptown areas, started returning to normal Wednesday with educational institutions, markets and public transport operating ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists reject interlocutors’ report


May 24th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Even though the interlocutors' report on Kashmir is yet to evoke reaction from the common man, separatist leaders in the state Thursday rejected it outright, labelling ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Main R-Day parade passes off peacefully in Srinagar


January 26th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) It was a peaceful Republic Day in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday with the main parade in summer capital Srinagar passing off uneventfully. There were no reports ... Read more...

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Life relaxed in Kashmir Valley ahead of R-Day (With Images)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Life is relaxed in the Kashmir Valley with the authorities making elaborate arrangements in summer capital Srinagar and other towns ahead of Thursday's Republic Day celebrations.Tensions ... Read more...

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Shutdown call evokes partial response in Kashmir


October 27th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists -- to protest the landing of Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir on this day in 1947 to fight Pakistan-backed tribal ... Read more...

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Need formal invite for dialogue: Geelani


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said his party would deliberate on the central government's reported offer for a dialogue only after a formal invitation ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report: Separatists dismissive, mainstream parties dismayed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as details of the interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir to the union home minister Wednesday have not been made public, the separatist leaders, the ... Read more...

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Geelani demands release of prisoners before Eid


August 19th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Friday threatened another stir if the arrested political prisoners and youth were not released by the government before Eid.Geelani, ... Read more...

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McCain’s visit sparks debate in Kashmir


August 18th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) The visit of US Senator John McCain to Kashmir earlier this week has generated an interesting debate here -- some are pointing to the fact that he ... Read more...

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Shabir Shah arrested, Mirwaiz free to move around (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police that had Thursday restricted the movement of several separatist leaders took into custody Democratic Freedom Party's Shabir Shah while permitting Hurriyat chief ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The authorities Thursday imposed restrictions on the movement of senior separatist leaders in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital to scuttle a gathering at the Eidgah ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders still under house arrest


August 6th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) Most Kashmiri separatist leaders remained under house arrest here for the second consecutive day Saturday, with the authorities not allowing media persons to enter the uptown ... Read more...

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Separatist leaders under house arrest in Srinagar


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) Senior separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, were Tuesday placed under house arrest to prevent them from visiting the restive Kashmir town ... Read more...

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Kashmir not a problem of mere stone pelting: Mufti Sayeed


July 30th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) The Kashmir problem is not merely a law and order situation and the democratic government in Pakistan must be seriously engaged to resolve the issue, former ... Read more...

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Geelani, Shabir Shah placed under house arrest


July 29th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Two senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani and Shabir Shah, were Friday placed under house arrest in Jammu nad Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar."It has been our ... Read more...

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India talks hit Pakistan headlines (Lead)


July 28th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The India-Pakistan talks were splashed across front pages of most Pakistani newspapers Thursday, some amused by the keen interest Indians took in Pakistan's young woman ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks hit headlines in Pakistan


July 28th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The India-Pakistan talks were splashed across the front pages of most Pakistani newspapers Thursday though some news websites decided not to play it up.Pakistan Foreign ... Read more...

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Khar meets Advani, Sushma; BJP protests Hurriyat meeting


July 27th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday conveyed to Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khan its protest over her meeting Kashmiri separatist leaders when she ... Read more...

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Kashmir must join India-Pakistan dialogue: Separatists (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders met Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here Tuesday evening, asserting their stated position that their inclusion in the peace process ... Read more...

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Kashmir participation must in India-Pakistan dialogue: Geelani


July 26th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani met Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here Tuesday evening, a day ahead of the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatists to meet Khar in Delhi


July 26th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Geelani, chiefs of the two factions of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat Conference, will meet Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina ... Read more...

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