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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. ...
In India
August 18, 2016 10:36 am gmt |
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A lecturer was killed and 18 others were injured in clashes between security forces and protesters who were opposing a search operation in Khrew area of Pulwama district in Kashmir where curfew and restrictions remained in force for the 41st day. Shabir Ahmad Monga, a contractual lecturer, died when ...
In India
August 16, 2016 8:52 am gmt |
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Five civilians were killed and six others injured on Tuesday (16th Aug) when security forces acted against stone-pelting protestors in Magam area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district, taking the death toll in the ongoing unrest in the Valley to 65. A group of youth pelted stones at a CRPF vehic...
In India
August 16, 2016 4:56 am gmt |
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In an address on Independence Day on Monday (15th Aug), Jammu and Kashmir’s chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said guns cannot get justice and then went on to blame the central leadership from Jawaharlal Nehru to incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all of her state’s problems. “K...
In India
August 15, 2016 6:56 am gmt |
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India is set to reject a UN request to send a team of investigators to Jammu and Kashmir following a recent uptick in unrest which is the worst in the region since 2010. Kashmir has witnessed violent protests since the July 8 killing of a pro-independence leader, with 54 people killed and several tho...
In India
August 11, 2016 10:29 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks with all political parties on Friday (12th Aug) on the Kashmir unrest, Home Minister Rajnath Singh informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday (10th Aug). The House also passed a unanimous resolution appealing to the people of the Kashmir Valley to restore peace...
In India
August 11, 2016 6:14 am gmt |
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Armed with the confessional statement of an alleged Pakistani LeT operative, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), on Wednesday (10th Aug), confirmed that Pakistani national Bahadur Ali who was captured in Jammu and Kashmir last month, is a terrorist with the terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT). T...
In India
August 9, 2016 10:51 am gmt |
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“The freedom that every Indian enjoys can be felt by Kashmiris too,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Alirajpur, Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday (9th Aug) in a strong gesture towards violence-ridden Kashmir which is battling over 30 days of curfew. “Some people are causing a lot of harm to Kashmir – a ...
In India
August 4, 2016 10:32 am gmt |
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In the midst of all the chaos in Jammu and Kashmir, intelligence agencies have stumbled upon an outfit called the Hizbul Tahreer which incidentally is a shadow outfit of the ISIS. Intelligence Agencies are not taking lightly the ISIS threat when J&K is concerned. This is largely to do with the fa...
In India
August 1, 2016 7:24 am gmt |
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Curfew and restrictions amid protest shutdown called by separatists continued in Kashmir on Monday (01st July). Curfew continued in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, Kulgam and parts of Shopian district and restrictions were still imposed in Srinagar, Badgam, Kupwara and Baramulla. “Preventive mea...
In India
July 28, 2016 6:50 am gmt |
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Parts of India’s Kashmir were back under curfew on Thursday (July 28) after fresh clashes broke out between protesters and security personnel. Curfew was re-imposed in capital Srinagar and volatile southern districts on Wednesday (July 27) after a day-long relief. Restrictions were put in place...
In India
July 26, 2016 10:18 am gmt |
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Indian security forces gunned down four Pakistani militants in Kashmir, said army’s Northern Command Chief, Lieutenant General D.S. Hooda, on Tuesday (July 26). One militant was also captured alive in Naugam sector in Kupwara district of the northern Jammu and Kashmir state. “In fact, one...
In India
July 16, 2016 7:58 am gmt |
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As clashes in Kashmir continued for over a week, authorities today suspended cable TV services in the Valley to check spreading of rumours following the encounter of Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani by security forces on July 8. The killing of terrorist Wani, face of new-age militancy in Kashmir, has led...
In India
July 14, 2016 7:58 am gmt |
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Unrest in India’s Kashmir has affected supply of food items and other essential commodities to interior districts, leaving locals a worried lot. Summer capital Srinagar has been tense since Saturday (July 09) after violent clashes erupted between protesters and security forces following death o...
In India
July 11, 2016 5:24 am gmt |
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21 people have died in Kashmir since Friday when protesters began clashing with the police in the Valley after terrorist Burhan Wani of the Hizbul Mujahideen was killed in a police operation. The state government has asked separatist leaders to help restore peace. There is curfew in all 10 districts ...
In India
June 28, 2016 7:43 am gmt |
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Gun battle broke out between militants and security forces during a search operation in India’s northern state of Jammu and Kashmir in the wee hours of Tuesday (June 28). The encounter began when army and police launched a joint search operation in Kupwara district following an intelligence inp...
In India
June 7, 2016 8:40 am gmt |
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Fire broke out in two forest regions of India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Monday (June 06). Large swathes of forest land were destroyed in Doda district on Monday evening. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot, who toiled till late in the night to douse off the flames. “We receiv...
In India
June 6, 2016 8:38 am gmt |
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A massive fire broke out in the forests of Rajouri district in India’s Kashmir on Sunday (June 05). Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to put off the flames that engulfed large swathes of the forest land. Similar incidents of forest fire had been reported from the district in the past few wee...
In India
May 7, 2016 11:31 am gmt |
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Security forces gunned down three militants in an encounter in Pulwama district of India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state early on Saturday (May 07). Two of the militants were members of Hizbul Mujahideen, a Kashmiri separatist group based in Pakistan. The third militant belonged to another P...