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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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Dalai Lama starts week-long Kashmir visit


July 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here Thursday on a week-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received him at the Srinagar airport."His ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants to serve army after his cricketing career ends (With Images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) On his maiden visit to the Kashmir Valley, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sunday visited the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Baramulla ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for second day


February 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the second day Sunday as fresh snowfall and shooting stones continued at vulnerable sectors of the road, an official said.Due ... Read more...

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IAF sorties between Srinagar and Jammu begin (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) began flying sorties between Srinagar and Jammu with two flights leaving Srinagar airport Saturday afternoon carrying passengers stranded here due to ... Read more...

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Those stranded in Srinagar, Jammu to be airlifted (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it has made special arrangements with the Indian Air Force for airlifting the passengers stranded between Srinagar and Jammu ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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Condition of four on fast in Bhopal deteriorates


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 25 (IANS) One is a telecom engineer, another is an event manager, the third one is contractor and the fourth quit his government job to become a social ... Read more...

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Chidambaram concludes three-day Kashmir visit


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday concluded his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir after interacting with the Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers posted at ... Read more...

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Kashmiris mourn local doctor’s death in air ambulance crash


May 27th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) Over 2,000 mourners in Kashmir Thursday joined the funeral prayer of local doctor Syed Arshad Abbas who was killed in an air ambulance's crash in Haryana's ... Read more...

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Four BJP leaders detained at Srinagar airport


January 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Four Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders were Tuesday detained by police at Srinagar international airport to prevent them from taking part in the proposed flag-hoisting at Lal ... Read more...

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Heliskiing lures skiers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 22(ANI): Heliskiing, or using helicopters to reach less accessible skiing trails, has been luring skiers to Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir, boosting tourism in the region.Many local ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to activate low visibility landing aid


December 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) An Instrumentation Landing System (ILS) will soon be available at the Srinagar International Airport to help pilots land in low visibility, an official said Tuesday."At present, the minimum ... Read more...

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PM’s intervention sought for Kashmir’s Haj pilgrims


October 6th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) The 6,700 pilgrims from the Kashmir Valley going for the Haj this year want Prime Minister Manmohan Singh intervenes after Saudi Airlines refused to operate from the ... Read more...

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All-party team in Kashmir, gets cold shoulder from separatists (Afternoon Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Curfew and a separatist boycott - that was the scene that met the all-party delegation headed by Home Minister P. Chidambaram which arrived here Monday to take ... Read more...

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Three killed in Kashmir as protesters defy curfew, toll 93


September 17th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) Violence continued to sweep Kashmir Friday with three more youths killed in firing by the security forces as protesters defied the indefinite curfew imposed across the Valley. The ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to reopen Friday


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Srinagar airport will reopen to civilian flights on Friday, it was announced here Wednesday. The airport was closed to flights Sep 3 to enable the re-carpeting of ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport closed for repairs (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) The Srinagar international airport was Friday closed for a fortnight for runway repairs, but officials said that air link to the Kashmir Valley will not be snapped. As an ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport closed for repairs


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) The Srinagar international airport was closed for a fortnight Friday to carry out repairs to the runway, officials said. As an alternate arrangement, all commercial flight operators would now ... Read more...

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Flights to Srinagar to remain uninterrupted


August 30th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Monday said that air services will continue to Srinagar during the 12 days the airport would remain closed for maintenance and flights would ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to shut down for 12 days


August 29th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) The Srinagar international airport will remain closed Sep 1-12 due to runway repairs and no airlines would operate their flights to and from the airport during this period, ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Kashmir Valley after violence


July 31st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 31 (ANI): Curfew was imposed across the Kashmir Valley on Saturday following Friday's clashes between civilian protesters and security forces, in which four people were killed and over 50 injured.Restrictions ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley tense, army called in (Roundup)


July 7th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A day after violent protests saw the killing of four people in firing by the security forces, the Kashmir Valley was "tense but peaceful" Wednesday, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Curfew in Kashmir Valley, army out in Srinagar


July 7th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed Wednesday in various towns of Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar where the army staged a flag march in some parts following widespread violence the ... Read more...

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PM begins two-day visit to Kashmir (Lead)


June 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir where he is to address a convocation ceremony and announce a revival package ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Srinagar


June 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived Monday in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit. He was accompanied by Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and ... Read more...

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Srinagar airport to close for fortnight in June


April 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 27 (IANS) The Srinagar international airport will close for commercial flights for about a fortnight in June so that the runway can be upgraded, an official said Tuesday. The airport would ... Read more...

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Now, reserve your houseboats at Srinagar Airport


April 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 11 (ANI): A reservation counter for booking houseboats was inaugurated at the Srinagar International Airport over the weekend.Tourism Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Nawang Rigzin Jora and many other ... Read more...

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Strike in Kashmir on anniversary of Indian troops arrival


October 27th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) A strike called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to mark the day Indian troops landed at Srinagar impacted life across Kashmir Valley Tuesday with shops ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik returns home with Pakistani bride


September 6th, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Separatist leader Yasin Malik returned to this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital along with his Pakistani wife Mishaal Mullick Sunday. The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman ... Read more...

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Protests in Srinagar after youth’s death, Geelani released


June 4th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) A 25-year-old succumbed to his injuries here Thursday, three days after being hit by a tearsmoke shell, triggering fresh protests in Srinagar amid continuing security restrictions in the ... Read more...

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Denied promotion, woman trooper approaches court


May 12th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) woman trooper has charged in the Delhi High Court that the paramilitary force deprived her of a promotion on medical grounds ... Read more...

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NDA stands for politics of anger and division: Rahul Gandhi


April 27th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday, in an election rally in Anantnag town of Jammu and Kashmir, said the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) practises "politics of division ... Read more...

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