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Shut down cripples life in Jammu


September 20th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) The 12-hour bandh called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and the left parties Thursday crippled life in Jammu with business establishments and other commercial activities ... 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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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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Five mental clinics to come up in Jammu region


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Kashmir's Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma has announced opening of mental health clinics in five of the 10 districts in Jammu region.The six million people in ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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Discuss Siachen as part of Kashmir issue: Omar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday termed talks between India and Pakistan on Siachen a positive step but wanted the issue not to be ... Read more...

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Army chief visiting Jammu and Kashmir Friday


June 14th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Army chief Gen Bikram Singh will be in Jammu and Kashmir Friday to review the overall security situation, his first visit to any state after assuming ... Read more...

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Five killed in Jammu bus accident


June 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident Saturday evening near Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, ... Read more...

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‘Hydel agreements in Kashmir need renegotiation’


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Terming existing agreements on hydro-electric projects in Jammu and Kashmir as discriminatory, patron of the main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday asked ... Read more...

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Army chief visits Northern Command


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir,He said this ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Bakharwal dog could be gone in four years (Feature)


April 26th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) For generations, the Bakharwal dog, also known as the Kashmir sheepdog, has been guarding the lives of its human masters and their animals. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Amar Ujala scribe found dead in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) A Kashmiri working as a reporter for Hindi daily Amar Ujala was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar Wednesday, police said.Ashok Razdan, 45, was found ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway cleared of stranded passengers


January 9th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 9 (IANS) Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir were Monday finally able to move to their respective destinations passengers stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.However, there were passengers still stranded ... Read more...

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Rs.19,000 crore approved for J&K; rail line


January 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Renewing its commitment to the strategic Jammu-Baramulla rail link in Jammu and Kashmir, the Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure Wednesday approved additional Rs.19,000 crore towards completion ... Read more...

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Idea launches 3G services in Kashmir


October 19th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Idea cellular Wednesday launched its 'Gold Standard' 3G services in the Jammu and Kashmir circle.To start with, Idea Cellular, an Aditya Birla Group company, will make ... Read more...

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India’s longest rail tunnel opened in Kashmir


October 14th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) An engineering marvel was unveiled Friday when the Indian Railways opened a 10.96-km long railway tunnel, the longest in the country, that will help connect the ... Read more...

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Women defence personnel’s suicides: The Bhopal factor


September 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 15 (IANS) Two women defence personnel who are now dead have a Bhopal connection. While sacked air force officer Anjali Gupta allegedly committed suicide here last week, Lieutenant ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju reviews Kashmir security


May 11th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Wednesday held a meeting at the Indian Army's Northern Command headquarters to review the security situation in Jammu ... Read more...

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High voting in Kashmir polls victory of peace: Soz


April 24th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the Congress Sunday declared that the high percentage of polling in the intial phases of the panchayat elections in the ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Juvenile Justice Act to be amended: Omar


April 21st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will bring its Juvenile Justice Act at par with the national act to push the process of reforms in this area, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Omar hails Hurriyat leader for meeting interlocutors


April 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) Offering his open support to separatist leaders willing to enter into dialogue for a resolution to the Kashmir issue, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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82 percent voter turnout in second phase of panchayat polls in J-K


April 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Apr 17(ANI): The second phase of panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir passed on peacefully today with large number of people participating in electing 275 Sarpanches and ... Read more...

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Kashmir holds second phase of panchayat polls


April 17th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) The second phase of polling for the multi-phase Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections began Sunday morning as many people braved the inclement weather to reach polling ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls began in Kashmir


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): Polling is underway for the first phase of the multi-phased panchayat elections in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.Eight blocks of the state include Kangan, Badgam, Qoimoh and Kupwara ... Read more...

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Panchayat polls commence in Jammu


April 13th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Voting for the first phase of panchayat elections commenced here Wednesday, with villagers queuing up outside polling booths to elect village heads for the first time ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls begin Wednesday


April 13th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) Panchayat elections are being held in Jammu and Kashmir after a gap of ten years, with the first phase of voting of the 16-phase elections in ... Read more...

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Jammu migrants: A neglected second cousin?


April 1st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 1 (IANS) Abdul Aziz Khan, 49, and Shanker Dass, 53, have more than one thing in common. As victims of militancy in the Jammu region, they migrated ... Read more...

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Will Kashmir rail line by ready by 2017?


February 26th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian Railways' plan to cut through the mountains in Jammu and Kashmir, construct bridges and bore tunnels and get the train chugging into the Kashmir Valley in ... Read more...

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Refugees from Pakistani Kashmir threaten to occupy flats


February 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) Protesting what it calls double standards towards refugees, an organisation of refugees from the Pakistan- administered Kashmir, SOS International, Friday threatened to occupy the residential blocks constructed ... Read more...

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Army chief in Kashmir for security review


February 15th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Tuesday arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation in the face of a persistent ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s visit raises hope of roadmap for Kashmir (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday indicated the central government will speed up the process to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir crisis once it receives a final report ... Read more...

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Not the right time to reduce troops in Kashmir: Army commander


January 15th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Akhnoor (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 15 (IANS) A day after Home Secretary G.K.Pillai announced security forces in Jammu and Kashmir will be reduced by 25 percent, the Indian Army's commander in the ... Read more...

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India protests Chinese stapled visas; Beijing refuses to budge (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) India Thursday strongly protested against Chinese stapled visas for residents of Arunachal Pradesh saying it was "unacceptable". Beijing, however, refused to budge from its position."Stapled Chinese visas ... Read more...

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Stapled visas not acceptable, India tells China (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Strongly reacting to China issuing stapled visas to Indian citizens from Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh, New Delhi said Thursday it will not agree to such ... Read more...

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