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March 18, 2018 10:31 am gmt |
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Jammu and Kashmir has become a top agenda item in the policy statement of the UN high commissioner of Human Rights (UNHCR) in its Geneva Headquarters as it happened for the first time in the history of the commission. The UNHRC has included Kashmir in the list of other urgent international conflicts,...
In India
January 29, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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Shops and businesses closed Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir after separatists fighting against Indian rule called for a strike a day after soldiers shot and killed two young men in the disputed region. Armed police and paramilitary soldiers in riot gear fanned out across the region and patrolled ...
In India
January 22, 2018 9:35 am gmt |
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Tensions at the Line of Control and the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir have increased after the fifth consecutive day of intense firing by Pakistan. One civilian was killed and three others injured in heavy overnight shelling by Pakistan Rangers at the International Border in Jammu, distri...
In India
January 18, 2018 9:06 am gmt |
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An Indian soldier was killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in R S Pura district of Indian Kashmir. Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing on Wednesday (January 17) around 11 pm (GMT 0530) at the border outposts and civilian areas. RS Pura sector Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Naresh Kumar, sai...
In Latest Stories
January 6, 2018 4:36 am gmt |
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A 10-day ice sports training camp for girls is underway in Leh town of Indian Kashmir. The free training camp, organised by Ladakh Woman Ice Hockey Foundation (LWIHF), is aimed at encouraging more girls to take up sports like ice hockey and ice skating. A total of 110 girls of all ages are participat...
In India
November 30, 2017 4:52 am gmt |
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Ladakh region of Indian Kashmir shivered on Wednesday (November 29) with temperatures dipping below zero. Residents wrapped themselves in multiple layers of clothing and sat around bonfires to keep the chill at bay. Night temperatures in Ladakh, one of India’s coldest regions, can dip to as low...
In India
October 30, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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For the first time in five decades, a church bell rang Sunday at the largest Catholic Church in the main city of India’s portion of Muslim-majority Kashmir. Members of Srinagar’s tiny Christian community assembled at the 120-year-old Holy Family Catholic Church and celebrated the installa...
In India
September 29, 2017 4:41 am gmt |
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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to take stock of the security situation and review preparedness of soldiers on borders. She is also expected to visit Siachen on September 30. During her visit, she is expected to meet senior commanders as well. This will be ...
In India
September 23, 2017 9:49 am gmt |
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Shelling along the disputed border between Pakistan and India killed six civilians, and wounded an additional 30 people, officials from the two sides said on Friday (September 22), in the latest confrontation between the two nuclear-armed countries. Pakistan’s military said six civilians were k...
In World
September 17, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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 Three civilians, including two women and a child, were injured as Pakistani troops shelled border areas in India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday evening (September 16). Pakistan troops targeted residential areas in the Arnia sector along the de-facto border, called the Line of C...
In India
August 3, 2017 7:16 am gmt |
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  Two soldiers and militants were killed in different encounters in the India’s northernmost Jammu and Kashmir state. On Thursday (August 03) morning, two soldiers were killed and another injured in a gunfight with militants in Shopian district. Suspecting presence of militants, Army and t...
In India
April 2, 2017 7:51 am gmt |
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Asia’s largest tulip garden in India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state opened for tourists on Saturday (April 01). A large number of tourists thronged the garden to catch a glimpse of tulips which were seen in full bloom. The Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden is located in the foothill...
In India
March 5, 2017 12:26 pm gmt |
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A policeman was killed in an encounter with suspected militants of Hizbul Mujahideen, separatist militant group, in Pulwama district of India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Sunday (March 05) morning. The policeman has been identified as Manzoor Ahmed. According to local media reports, th...
In India
November 23, 2016 7:36 am gmt |
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Separatist shutdown in India’s strife-torn Kashmir, in protest against the killing of an insurgent, continued to derail normal life on Wednesday (November 23). Life in Jammu and Kashmir, India’s northernmost province, has been crippled for over four months now amid a shutdown call against...
In India
October 15, 2016 9:19 am gmt |
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Authorities on Saturday lifted curfew across Kashmir following improvement in the situation, but normal life remained affected due to the unrest which erupted after killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July. A police official said there is no curfew anywhere in Kashmir and the curbs o...
In India
October 12, 2016 11:41 am gmt |
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Normal life continued to be crippled for 96th day straight in India’s Kashmir on Wednesday (October 12) amid a shutdown call given by separatists against the killing of an insurgent. Kashmir has been witnessing one of its worst periods of unrest following the killing of a field commander of sep...
In India
September 21, 2016 7:59 am gmt |
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A security blanket continued to envelop Srinagar city in India’s Kashmir on Wednesday (September 21), a day after Indian troops killed at least eight suspected militants along the disputed frontier with Pakistan. Indian troops fought two groups of suspected militants trying to cross the Line of...
In India
September 20, 2016 9:58 am gmt |
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Security remained tight in India’s Kashmir on Tuesday (September 20) as police and security personnel stepped up patrolling after a deadly attack on an army base in Uri sector killed 18 soldiers over the weekend. The pre-dawn assault on Sunday (September 18), in which four gunmen burst into a b...
In India
September 19, 2016 11:07 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called an emergency meeting of his top aides on Monday (Sep 19) to discuss a response to an attack India blames on its neighbour. India also stepped up patrols along its de facto border with Pakistan on Monday after gunmen killed 17 soldiers at a nearby army base. ...