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Kashmir minister’s guards held for assaulting traffic cop


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for assaulting a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits religious sites in Srinagar, prays for peace


July 18th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 17 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is on a six-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Tuesday visited religious places of different faiths in Srinagar and ... Read more...

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Police prevent novel anti-stray dogs protest in Srinagar


July 11th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A novel protest by a Jammu and Kashmir legislator against the menace of stray dogs was prevented by police in Srinagar city Wednesday.Engineer Rashid, a legislator ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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Srinagar to get its first joggers park


April 17th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city ... Read more...

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Windstorm causes widespread damage across Kashmir Valley (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) A nightlong windstorm blew away hundreds of rooftops, uprooted an even greater number of trees and threw the Valley's electric power supply system haywire, prompting the ... 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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Srinagar shuts tobacco shops near schools


February 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Authorities here Wednesday decided to shut all shops selling cigarettes and tobacco products near schools in the capital. Houseboat owners too volunteered to disallow smoking on ... Read more...

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Kashmir reverberates with prayers on Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Despite rain and snow, thousands of Kashmiris Sunday celebrated the birthday of the founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad, spending the night in mosques and shrines of ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night in 16 years


January 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday dipped to a sub-zero 7.8 degrees Celsius, the lowest ever during the last 16 years as an intense wave of ... Read more...

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No power: Kashmir valley freezes in darkness


January 8th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The power situation in Kashmir Valley remained critical for the third day Sunday after two transmission lines got snapped, leaving the region plunged in darkness with ... Read more...

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Chill tightens grip over north India, trains still fog-hit (Roundup)


December 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The winter chill tightened its grip over north India Friday with the mercury plumbing new lows and over 40 train services affected by the thick ... Read more...

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Leh freezes at minus 18 - season’s lowest


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 23 (IANS) With clear night skies across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region Friday, the minimum temperature continued to dip with Leh town recording a bone-chilling minus ... Read more...

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Snowy day forecast in Kashmir Valley, mountains


December 19th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley is likely to get moderate snowfall and the higher reaches witness witness heavy snowfall Tuesday, the weather office here has forecast and advised ... Read more...

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US forecast of impending mega quake worries Kashmiris


December 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) It is like the doomsday prophecy for the Kashmir Valley. Intense debate Saturday followed an American seismologist's predictions of a magnitude-9 earthquake.Local newspapers carried front page ... Read more...

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Can Abdullah emerge unscathed from AFSPA logjam?


November 16th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 16 (IANS) Is it the end of the road for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's proposal to partially revoke the Armed Forces Special Powers Act ... Read more...

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Non-planning responsible for Kashmir’s housing mess


November 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Haphazard expansion, chaotic living conditions and unauthorised colonies have scarred Jammu and Srinagar, the winter and summer capitals of Jammu and Kashmir respectively, with the authorities ... Read more...

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Kashmiri fans mourn Jagjit Singh’s death


October 10th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 10 (IANS) As the voice that enthralled thousands of ghazal fans fell silent Monday, people in Jammu and Kashmir remembered Jagjit Singh as someone with a "rare gift" ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir towns


September 6th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Life across Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley was affected Tuesday in response to a shutdown call by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets floating post office


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Tourists to Jammu and Kashmir now have another attraction -- a floating post office on the Dal Lake in Srinagar, the first in the country.Minister ... Read more...

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No flood threat in Kashmir Valley


April 19th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Water levels in most rivers in the Kashmir Valley have risen following continuous rains over the last three days, but the weather office here Tuesday discounted ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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Winter chill freezes Kashmir Valley, Leh


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) Extreme winter chill, highly slippery roads and frozen water taps continued to pose serious problems to people Thursday as the night temperatures remained below the ... Read more...

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BJP’s flag-hoisting march: Omar meets Chidambaram (Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here Wednesday ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) march to ... Read more...

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Frozen taps, chilling winds hit life in north (Roundup)


January 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Frozen taps, more snow and rain Sunday caught the people helpless in the Himalayan hill towns while the continuing snowfall caused chilling winds in the plains, where ... Read more...

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Thousands join Muharram processions across Kashmir Valley (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) Muharram processions were taken out peacefully in many parts of the Kashmir Valley Friday except for the main procession which couldn't be taken out due to the imposition ... Read more...

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Curfew in Srinagar for Muharram Friday


December 16th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) Curfew will be clamped to maintain law and order in Srinagar city Friday when the main Shia Muharram procession is scheduled to be taken out here.A preventive order ... Read more...

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No Friday curfew in Srinagar after six weeks


November 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) For the first time in six weeks, no curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to allow Friday prayers at the Jamia mosque, officials said."No ... Read more...

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Free of shutdowns and curfew, Valley returns to normal


November 9th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 9 (IANS) Life returned to normal in summer capital Srinagar and all other towns of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday. The markets bustled with shoppers and public and private transport ... Read more...

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No curfew in Srinagar despite separatist shutdown


November 1st, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Monday despite a protest shutdown called by separatists, officials said."There is no curfew anywhere in Srinagar city and south Kashmir areas ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in parts of Kashmir Valley


October 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in some areas of Srinagar and parts of Kupwara and Banidpora Districts as authorities apprehended protests after Friday prayers.Curfew has been clamped in Rainawari, ... Read more...

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Curfew re-imposed in parts of Srinagar, later relaxed


October 19th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.19 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir administration re-imposed curfew in Srinagar on Tuesday, after the arrest of the General Secretary of the Hurriyat Conference (G) Masrat Alam Bhat.Alam Bhat, who spearheaded ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s Sunday market buzzes on ‘normal’ day


October 17th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) After more than four months, life remained normal for two consecutive days across the Kashmir Valley and the weekly Sunday market here drew large crowds as authorities did ... Read more...

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Life normal for another day in Srinagar


October 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) Life once again returned to normal for a day in Srinagar Monday with separatists asking people to resume their routine activities and authorities not imposing curfew."No curfew or ... Read more...

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