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Jammu and Kashmir cabinet meets in remote LoC village


September 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) As part of his government's policy to carry governance to the doorsteps of people living in the far-flung areas of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... 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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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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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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JKLF chief Yasin Malik arrested at protest march


September 7th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested along with a group of supporters in the state's summer capital Friday during ... Read more...

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SRK ‘ek kamre mein band’ a la ‘Bobby’


September 4th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is shooting in Kashmir's Gulmarg Town, spent Monday night in the same room where legendary Raj Kapoor filmed the famous ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits life in Kashmir


September 4th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir valley was partially affected due to a shutdown call by separatists Tuesday.Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali ... 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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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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Kashmir BJP slams Congress for ‘misleading’ people


August 26th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Sunday lashed out at the Congress party for trying to mislead people by protesting against the 73rd and 74th amendments of ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary


August 24th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu ... Read more...

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Relief soon from unusual heat in Kashmir Valley


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) With temperatures soaring to over 33 degrees Celsius during the last six days in the Kashmir Valley, people have been complaining of an unusual August heat."Yes, ... 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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No plans to construct motorable road to Amarnath shrine: Kashmir


August 19th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has no plans to construct a motorable road to the Himalayan cave shrine of Amarnath, a minister said Sunday.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Eid shopping reaches fever pitch in Kashmir


August 18th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, August 18 (IANS) Eid shopping Saturday reached fever pitch in Srinagar and other major towns of Jammu and Kashmir with people thronging markets in large numbers.In Srinagar, police had ... Read more...

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Women’s group protests in Kashmir over Assam, Myanmar


August 17th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) Activists of women's separatist group Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters of Faith) in Jammu and Kashmir Friday staged a protest against alleged massacre of Muslims in Myanmar.Asiya Andrabi, who ... 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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Moderate earthquake jolts Jammu and Kashmir


August 14th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) A moderate intensity quake jolted Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday although authorities said no loss of life or property has been reported so far.An official of the ... Read more...

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Mufti calls for regime change in Jammu and Kashmir


August 12th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 12 (IANS) The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday gave a call for change of regime in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the National Conference led-government of Omar ... Read more...

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Mumbai murder commited by unverified security guard?


August 11th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The murder of a woman lawyer in Mumbai, allegedly by a private security guard hailing from Kashmir, is the result of mushrooming of unregistered private security ... Read more...

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Guerrillas kill retired police officer in Srinagar


August 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot dead a retired police officer while he coming out of a mosque here Friday, police said.Militants shot at Abdul Hamid Bhat, a retired ... Read more...

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Politicians, media love hating each other: Omar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said a completely harmonious relationship between politicians and the media was not possible."If there is complete harmony between ... Read more...

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Beggars’ boom in Srinagar despite preventive laws (Letter from Srinagar)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 7 (IANS) Perhaps nobody follows the newly-installed traffic signals in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as intently as Nasreen, 12, who stops begging the moment the lights ... Read more...

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Rains break long dry spell in Kashmir


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The nearly two-month long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley as rains lashed most of its parts Saturday morning bringing cheer to thousands ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A guerrilla believed to be top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Hanzallah was Friday killed by security forces in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, ... Read more...

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‘India-China border peaceful due to sincere efforts’


July 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former army chief Gen (retd) J.J. Singh Tuesday said a peaceful India-China border is an outcome of sincere efforts and ... Read more...

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Antony visits forward posts in Kashmir


July 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony visited a forward post in the Kupwara sector on the final day of his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and interacted ... 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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Antony refuses to set deadline for war memorial


July 26th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrates the 13th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday refused to set a ... Read more...

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Slain Kashmir youth was militant, reiterates army


July 26th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) The young man killed in a Kashmir village two days ago was a militant from whom a weapon was recovered, a senior army officer said Thursday ... 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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Protest against mosque desecration in Kashmir


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A mosque in a Jammu and Kashmir village was torched, leading to a shutdown in the area Monday and street protests as locals demanded that the ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins amid prayers in Kashmir


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday with thousands of Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir thronging mosques to offer early morning prayers.Shoppers busied themselves since morning ... Read more...

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