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May 1, 2016 10:25 am gmt |
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A national highway in India’s Kashmir was thrown up to public after almost four months on Saturday (April 30). The crucial Zojila Pass that connects capital Srinagar with Leh in Jammu and Kashmir state was closed last year during winters after heavy snowfall. The 434 kilometre-long highway is t...
In India
April 3, 2016 11:23 am gmt |
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A policeman was injured when militants opened fire on him in India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Sunday (April 03). The incident happened in Pulwama district of the state. The wounded policeman was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. Militant violence remains a problem in Kashmir a...
In India
February 8, 2016 9:10 am gmt |
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Temperatures fell drastically and cold conditions intensified in India’s northern hill town of Shimla on Monday (Feb 08), a day after the region received heavy snowfall. The capital city Shimla experienced unexpected change in weather and received moderate to high snowfall on Sunday morning (Fe...
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January 10, 2016 10:30 am gmt |
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Jammu and Kashmir was tonight placed under Governor’s Rule with the process of new government formation following the death of Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed taking some time. “Governor’s rule has been imposed in the state of Jammu and Kashmir,” a Home Ministry spokesper...
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January 8, 2016 12:16 pm gmt |
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Mehbooba Mufti, daughter of the head of Indian Kashmir who died on Thursday (Jan 07), delayed her swearing in as the state’s new chief minister. Mehbooba, the chief of India’s regional People’s Democratic Party (PDP), will not take over as chief minister of northern state of Jammu a...
In India
January 5, 2016 5:33 am gmt |
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A Kashmir-based militant coalition has said it carried out the deadly attack on an Indian air force base. The United Jihad Council – a coalition of militant groups fighting Indian rule in Kashmir – claimed its “national highway squad” was responsible. The attack on the Pathank...
In India
January 2, 2016 6:00 am gmt |
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Ten labourers of a private company were killed in a fire in Ramban district of India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state in the wee hours of Friday (January 01). The workers were sleeping in their houses made of tins when the fire broke out. The reason of the fire is not known yet but a [&hellip...
In India
December 26, 2015 11:09 am gmt |
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Normal life came to a standstill in Srinagar city of India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state on Saturday (December 26) as separatist leaders gave a call for a shutdown to protest the killing of a woman and her son earlier this week by Village Defence Committee (VDC) – a body of civilian ...
In India
December 7, 2015 10:19 am gmt |
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Five soldiers were injured when unidentified assailants ambushed a vehicle in which they were travelling in Anatnag district of India’s Kashmir on Monday (December 7). The convoy was passing through the Srinagar-Jammu national highway in Bijbehara, a town in Anantnag district of India’s J...
In India
December 6, 2015 11:37 am gmt |
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The Delhi Police’s special cell has registered an FIR stating that operatives of the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) are planning a terror strike in Delhi. The LeT’s top command wants to take revenge for the death of their operational chief and senior-most commander and strategist, Abdul Rahman alias Qasim. He...
In India
November 25, 2015 11:23 am gmt |
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A senior police officer told reporters on Wednesday (November 25) that militants had attacked an Indian army base in the disputed Kashmir region, as military vehicles made their way to the site. “We received a report in the morning that in 31GR, the local army unit, there was the sound of a bla...
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November 20, 2015 7:58 am gmt |
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Four people, including two personnel of a paramilitary force and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack in Pampore town of India’s northern state of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday (November 20). Unidentified militants hurled grenades at a party of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which...
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November 17, 2015 6:58 am gmt |
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In the wake of Paris terror attacks that claimed at least 129 lives, the Shiv Sena on Monday said that it was time India dealt with periodic incidents of waiving of IS flags in Kashmir with an “iron hand”. “ISIS, which has claimed responsibility for the Paris attacks, has lately become active in Jamm...
In India
November 5, 2015 12:46 pm gmt |
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Bullet-proof luxury cars including a customized BMW have reached Jammu on Thursday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Jammu and Kashmir visit on Saturday. Several made-to-order sedans and critical care ambulances also arrived in Jammu, the winter capital of the state, sources in the intell...
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November 3, 2015 7:20 am gmt |
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Pakistani forces have killed two Indian soldiers in firing along the de facto border that divides Kashmir between the two countries, India’s army has said. The incident happened in the Gurez area of Bandipora district on Monday evening, an army officer said. India and Pakistan have often accuse...
In India
October 27, 2015 6:04 am gmt |
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Schools, colleges and business establishments remained closed in India’s northern state of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday (October 27) following the call for a shutdown by a separatist leader. The shutdown, in Kashmir valley, was called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to obser...
In India
October 19, 2015 12:15 pm gmt |
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Angry protesters clashed with Indian security forces in Anantnag district of northern Jammu and Kashmir on Monday (October 19) following the death of a truck helper, who was injured in a petrol bomb attack last week. Protesters pelted stones at security personnel who retaliated by firing tear gas she...
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September 13, 2015 5:40 am gmt |
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The Home Minister Rajnath Singh, who delivered the vote of thanks in the Hindi language summit, said that the efforts should be taken to bring Hindi as the official language of the UN. This 3 day summit held in Bopal city in Madya Pradesh. Meanwhile, he said that, “the opinion which states Engl...
In India
August 19, 2015 8:44 am gmt |
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Hundreds of students marched on the streets of Doda in India’s northern Jammu and Kashmir state to protest against teachers who allegedly did not allow them to sing national anthem.  The students of the Higher Secondary School, Bhagwah, in Jammu’s Doda district alleged that the national a...