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Mehbooba seeks positive approach on Kashmir problem


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 29 (IANS) Mehbooba Mufti, president of the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday told British High Commissioner James Bevan here that there has to be a ... Read more...

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Jammu, Kashmir lock horns over Amarnath infrastructure


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The question of improved amenities for pilgrims to the Amarnath cave shrine has again divided the people of Jammu and those of the Kashmir Valley, ... 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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Rising death toll of Amarnath pilgrims raise health concerns


July 25th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) With 10 more pilgrims dying since Saturday, the death toll from natural causes during this year's Amarnath Yatra has risen to 98. Lack of acclimatization, ... Read more...

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Governor reviews Amarnath pilgrimage facilities


July 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) that conducts the annual pilgrimage to the cave ... 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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Separatist leaders under house arrest, restrictions in Srinagar


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 13 (IANS) Separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection ... Read more...

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IAF chief in Kashmir on two-day visit


July 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir."The air chief met the station ... Read more...

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Enhanced healthcare ordered for Amarnath pilgrims


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Concerned over the deaths of 47 pilgrims due to natural causes during this year's annual Amarnath Yatra, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Monday directed the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share U-19 Asia Cup after tied final


July 1st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent 121 in the thrilling tied final against Pakistan as both the countries shared ... 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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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... 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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Thick snow cover posing new risk to Amarnath pilgrims


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) Thick snow cover at Kashmir's Amarnath cave shrine and on the route leading to it is posing multiple risks to pilgrims and has increased challenges ... 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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No delay in June 25 start of Amarnath pilgrimage


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Despite unseasonal snowfall hampering the clearance of the 37-km route to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the pilgrimage will start on the ... Read more...

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Home ministry reviews situation ahead of Amarnath Yatra


June 11th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With snowfall affecting the preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, the union home ministry Monday said it was aware of the concerns for the timely ... 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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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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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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Five detained for locking Kashmir House in Delhi


May 18th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Five members of the Delhi-based Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena (BSKS) were detained for a few hours here Thursday for locking the main gate of ... Read more...

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TV’s popularity attracts movie actors: Vipul Shah


May 16th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah, who started his career with television show "Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka", says TV has become such a popular medium that ... 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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Amarnath pilgrimage registration from May 7


April 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 21 (IANS) The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) Saturday announced that the registration for the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine devoted to Lord Shiva will start ... Read more...

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Chidambaram in Jammu, visits Vaishno Devi


April 10th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram arrived here Tuesday for a daylong visit to review the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and also pay obeisance ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to pay obeisance at Vaishno Devi


April 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 6 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will pay obeisance at one of the most revered Hindu shrines, Vaishno Devi in Jammu and Kashmir, when he makes ... Read more...

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Sreedharan on Vaishno Devi Board


March 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Tuesday reconstituted the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.According to Navin Kumar Choudhary, chief executive officer of the Board, among ... Read more...

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Protests against exploding dog population in Srinagar


February 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) Civil society activists Saturday staged a protest here against the growing dog menace in Srinagar where the canine population is reported to be over 100,000.The situation ... Read more...

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Don’t close riots case probe against Tytler, court told (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The widow of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim has moved a Delhi court against a magistrate's order rejecting her plea to not close a probe ... Read more...

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Pursue dialogue, governor tells Jammu and Kashmir people


January 25th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra Wednesday urged the people of the state to shed their inhibitions and join hands to seek resolution of issues confronting ... Read more...

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Ishar new vice-chancellor of Jammu university


January 18th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 18 (IANS) Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, professor at Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev University, has been appointed the new vice chancellor of the Jammu University, it was announced Wednesday.Jammu ... Read more...

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Omar briefs governor on security


January 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday met Governor N.N. Vohra and listed his government's thrust on internal security and how the situation could be ... Read more...

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