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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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Flood alert in Kashmir


September 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) As the water level in all the major rivers and streams of the Kashmir Valley continued to rise after incessant rain in the last four ... Read more...

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PDP assures action plan for growth of Chenab Valley


September 6th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday assured the formulation of a comprehensive action plan for the socio-economic growth of the people of ... Read more...

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Kashmir makes SRK relax, unwind after years


September 1st, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Pahalgam, Sep 1 (IANS) Shooting for Yash Chopra's yet untitled movie in this picturesque south Kashmir hill station seems to have helped Shah Rukh Khan unwind himself from ... 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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SRK begins his first ever shooting schedule in Kashmir Valley


August 27th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan arrived here Monday to shoot in the picturesque Kashmir Valley for the first time in his over two-decade-old film career.Shah ... Read more...

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SRK to shoot Yash Chopra’s movie in Kashmir


August 25th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) After shooting in the serene surroundings of Ladakh, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan will arrive here early next week to film Yash Chopra's romantic movie. ... Read more...

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Annual Amarnath Yatra ends peacefully


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The month-and-a-half annual Amarnath Yatra ended peacefully Thursday after Shravan Purnima prayers at the 13,500 feet high Himalayan cave shrine in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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CRPF denies any involvement, statement on Kashmir youth’s death


August 1st, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officials here Tuesday labelled as "uncalled for and mischievous" a media report quoting one of its officers on the death of ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir gas cylinder explosion (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Three women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and four others were injured in Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday when a gas cylinder on their vehicle exploded, police ... Read more...

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CRPF personnel pedal away in Kashmir


July 24th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) Ninety CRPF personnel Tuesday began a 120-km cycle 'yatra' from here, a dramatic development in a state where security forces would not dare to ride bicycles ... Read more...

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Man held for raping mentally challenged minor


July 17th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Police Tuesday arrested a 30-year-old man in south Kashmir's Shopian district for allegedly raping a 13-year-old mentally challenged girl.Based on the statements of the victim, her ... Read more...

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Around 500,000 perform Amarnath Yatra


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Around 500,000 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra that began June 25, an official said Monday. Eighty-six pilgrims have died during this ... Read more...

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74 Amarnath pilgrims die in 19 days


July 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Seventy-four Amarnath pilgrims have died in the first 19 days of the pilgrimage. This was acknowledged officially Saturday by the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) ... Read more...

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Gurrillas shoot dead two policemen in Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Two policemen were shot dead by separatist guerrillas in Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir Tuesday, police said.A senior police officer told IANS that guerrillas ... Read more...

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Kashmir survives another tragedy, this time without blood


July 1st, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) As normal life resumed in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley Saturday, Kashmir survived yet another tragedy - this time without any blood being spilt ... Read more...

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Over 1 lakh pilgrims visit Amarnath shrine in 5 days


June 30th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) Over 110,000 pilgrims from across the country have paid their obeisance at the Amarnath shrine in south Kashmir, since the pilgrimage began June 25, while ... Read more...

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Weather improves, Amarnath pilgrims allowed towards shrine (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) As the weather improved along the north Kashmir Baltal route of the Amarnath Yatra, the authorities Monday afternoon allowed the movement of pilgrims towards the ... Read more...

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Heavy rain disrupts Amarnath pilgrim’s movement


June 25th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The movement of pilgrims from north Kashmir's Baltal base camp towards the Amarnath cave shrine was stopped Monday due to heavy rains along the way, ... Read more...

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12,000 pilgrims arrive for Amarnath Yatra


June 24th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The first batch of Hindu pilgrims, consisting of 12,000 people from across the country arrived Sunday morning at the two base camps in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Pilgrims cannot start Amarnath Yatra before June 25


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 23 (IANS) Hindu pilgrims reaching north and south Kashmir transit camps for the annual Amarnath Yatra would not be allowed to proceed further before June 25, the ... Read more...

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‘Central agencies not given access to arrested Kashmir cops’


June 19th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police have not given access either to the Intelligence Bureau or any paramilitary force for custodial questioning of six recently arrested local policemen, ... Read more...

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LeT car-bomber module busted in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) car-bomber module planning to carry out explosions in the city was busted and five of its operatives were arrested, the Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Snowfall on Amarnath track hits clearance operation


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Track clearance operation to the Amarnath cave shrine is facing problems due to fresh snowfall along the 37-km route in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir Governor ... Read more...

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Seven south Kashmir village heads resign


June 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Seven village heads from south Kashmir's Pulwama district Friday announced they had resigned from their posts. District authorities would not confirm the resignations but elected village ... Read more...

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Former militant, bystander shot at in Srinagar


June 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) A former militant and a man standing beside him were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them here Thursday evening, police said.According to police, two 'pheran' ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen kill youth in Kashmir


June 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Wednesday shot and killed a 20-year-old youth in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.A senior police officer told IANS that unidentified gunmen fired upon Liyaqat Sultan ... Read more...

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Three lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath Yatra


June 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Authorities Monday stepped up preparations for the annual 'Amarnath Yatra' that begins June 24 in Jammu and Kashmir, and for which three lakh devotees from across ... Read more...

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Amarnath Yatra: 300 Hindu activists detained in Jammu


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 3 (IANS) Nearly 300 Hindu activists were detained here Sunday when they attempted to begin the Amarnath pilgrimage in defiance of the June 25 date fixed by ... Read more...

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Seven CRPF troopers wounded in Srinagar militant attack


May 30th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a militant attack in the old city of Srinagar Wednesday morning.A senior police officer said heavily-armed ... Read more...

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Bad weather hampering efforts to clear Amarnath route


May 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Bad weather is hampering efforts to clear the route to the sacred Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir even as the annual Amarnath pilgrimage is ... Read more...

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Guerrillas loot weapons from Kashmir security picket


May 25th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Suspected guerrillas snatched and escaped with four rifles from a security picket in south Kashmir Pulwama district, police said.According to police, the attacking guerrillas ... Read more...

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Groups threaten to start Amarnath Yatra June 3


May 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 19 (IANS) Hindu groups Saturday threatened to start the Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir from June 3, defying the June 25 date announced by the organisers.The ... Read more...

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Four injured in Kashmir attack (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 14 (IANS) Four people, including a doctor, were injured Monday when separatist guerrillas hurled a grenade on an army patrol in a Jammu and Kashmir town, police said.A ... Read more...

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Differences sharpen between Amarnath board, religious groups


May 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Differences have sharpened between Hindu religious groups and Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) over the duration and commencement of this year's annual pilgrimage to the ... Read more...

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