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Four militants killed in Chechnya operation


September 21st, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four militants have been killed in a special police operation in Russia's troubled southwestern Chechnya region, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said.The operation was ... Read more...

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Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

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Jammu parties boycott former interlocutors


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 2 (IANS) Jammu-centric political parties are boycotting the meeting with former interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir who are touring the state to get feedback on their report ... Read more...

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J&K; parties boycott interlocutors’ report


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Activists of the Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Sunday attempted to thrash former interlocutor Dileep Padgoankar when he was en route to meet Congress partymen here ... Read more...

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Kashmir locals help police in chasing militants


August 25th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an ... Read more...

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Terrorists reviving outfits in Tripura, says police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 21 (IANS) Separatist terrorists have been trying to strengthen their outfits in Tripura ahead of the assembly polls early next year but security forces are ready to tackle ... 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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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Mobiles fall silent in Kashmir


August 15th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Cell phones across Kashmir Valley fell silent Wednesday morning as official functions to celebrate the country's 66th Independence Day started here.Mobile phones from various service ... 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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Islamists attack Timbuktu world heritage site


July 1st, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) The mausoleum of Sidi Mahmoud, a Unesco World Heritage site, in Timbuktu, Mali, has been damaged in an attack by Islamists, RIA Novosti reported.It is one ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report favours separatists: Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi here Saturday called the central government interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir as "dangerous" and said it ... Read more...

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Does Kashmir’s ‘residual militancy’ still have fangs in uniform? (News Analysis)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The arrest of three policemen, reportedly for their links with separatist guerrillas, has come as an embarrassment for the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the intelligence ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth seek demilitarisation, more dialogue


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) Kashmiris want autonomy, better economic opportunities and removal of "overbearing presence of armed forces from their state", a gathering of Kashmiri youth, activists and separatists said ... Read more...

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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... 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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Despite diktats, Srinagar youths keep tryst with St Valentine (With Images)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Despite the efforts of hardline separatists Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters Of the Faith) and a bitter winter chill, many youth kept their tryst with St. Valentine in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Shutdown on JKLF founder’s death anniversary


February 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other parts of the Valley was affected Saturday by a shutdown called by separatists to mark the death anniversary of Jammu Kashmir ... Read more...

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Mobile phone blackout in Kashmir


January 26th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) Mobile phones across the Kashmir Valley stopped functioning as service providers shut off connectivity as part of the high security drill for the 63rd Republic Day ... Read more...

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Omar in Baramulla to assess fallout of CISF firing


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah flew to Boniyar village in Baramulla district Tuesday to assess the situation following a student protesting power shortage being ... Read more...

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Blast at Oil India installation in Assam


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) Separatists Friday blew up a major installation of India's premier oil exploration firm Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam, triggering a massive fire leaping up to ... Read more...

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Omar for denotifying disturbed areas in Kashmir


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 2 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is set to recommend denotification of some parts of Jammu and Kashmir declared as disturbed areas and if accepted by the ... Read more...

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Omar backtracks from amending state penal law


November 29th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday backtracked on his stand of amending the state's Ranbir Penal Code to give protective cover to the army ... Read more...

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After successful election, 35,000 Kashmiri panchayat members to be trained


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The central government has drawn up plans to train over 35,000 elected panchayat representatives from Jammu and Kashmir to enhance their capacity in carrying out ... Read more...

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Four separatists jailed for over 50 years in Spain


November 17th, 2011 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 17 (IANS) The Spanish National Court has sentenced four members of a separatist group ETA to jail for over 50 years, Xinhua reported.The Euskadi Ta Azkatasuna, or ETA ... Read more...

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Don’t remove AFSPA from Kashmir: Jaitley


October 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Friday said the Armed Forces Special Powers Act should not be removed from any part of Jammu ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security situation in Kashmir


October 27th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With multiple grenade attacks in Jammu and Kashmir earlier this week arousing concern, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday reviewed the security situation in the ... 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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All-party meet on Kashmir report in November


October 26th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) The home ministry is likely to convene an all-party meet next month to discuss the interlocutors' report over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, informed sources ... Read more...

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Omar says politicians exploiting Kashmiri youth


October 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday blamed both the mainstream and the separatist politicians for exploiting the local youth for political ends.Addressing the 'Kashmir ... Read more...

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National Conference begins drive to reactivate cadres


October 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) Caught on the back-foot following the controversy over alleged corruption in its organisation and death of party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf in custody, Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report, focus on development


October 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Advocating "meaningful autonomy" and speedy development, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir submitted their report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday, a year ... Read more...

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