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'Unprovoked' Indian shelling kills woman in AJK's Bhimber district.

A woman was killed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir during the early hours of Friday in what officials said is the latest ceasefire violation by Indian troops. Farzand Begum, 60, wife of Noor Hussain, perished when a shell landed on her house and exploded. The woman was a resident of Naali village in Bhimber district, Deputy ...

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Kashmir crisis: Mani Shankar Aiyar's warmth towards Hurriyat is a blunder Congress can ill afford.

If indeed Aiyar had kept the Gandhis in the dark, that doesn’t speak very highly of the 'High Command's' command. The post Kashmir crisis: Mani Shankar Aiyar's warmth towards Hurriyat is a blunder Congress can ill afford appeared first on Firstpost.

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Weather to remain hot, dry on Friday: MET.

According to PMD, mainly very hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country. Photo: fileContinental air is prevailing over most parts of the country, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department .Mainly very hot and dry weather is expected in most plain areas of the country today.However, ...

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Kashmiri leaders condemn Pakistani security forces for spreading terror.

, May 26 : Kashmiri leaders recently held a meeting at the Rawalpindi Press Club to pay tribute to their slain nationalist leader Arif Shahid and to condemn the Pakistani security forces for his death.Shahid, a pro-independence Kashmiri leader, criticized Pakistan's policy of treating Kashmir as its 'colony' during his ...

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J&K's first professional football academy launched.

Srinagar, May 26 Jammu and Kashmir's first professional football academy was launched at Tourist Reception Centre in Srinagar in a bid to boost sports in the state. Minister of Youth Welfare and Sports Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, who launched the academy on Thursday, said the academy will act as major sports training school ...

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Hurriyat's Geelani makes a comment on Indian Army, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar laughs – Watch uncut video.

A short video has emerged showing the members of delegation meeting hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani, at his uptown Hyderpora residence in Srinagar.

- Zee News - IN

Army foils attack by Pak's BAT, two militants killed.

The Army today said its troops foiled an attack by Pakistans Border Action Team on a patrol party along the Line of Control in Uri sector of Kashmir, killing two militants."Alert troops foiled a BAT attack on our patrol party in Uri sector today. Two BAT terrorists were killed in the operation," an army official said ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Gambling with Ganderbal.

As Kashmir is desperate for some light to improve its energy deficit, a controversy was crafted to delay implementation of Ganderbal power project, reports Masood Hussain For historic reasons, Mohra power station has... The post Gambling with Ganderbal appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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The Ghost Village.

Continued turmoil did not trigger massive demographic upheavals and migrations alone. Jibran Nazir located a village in Kupwara that ceased to exist because population was asked to leave On a calm afternoon in... The post The Ghost Village appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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My family first.

This is an extraordinary story of a young girl who overcame odds to make her family's life comfortable. Zubair Sofi talks to the multi-talented girl who learned to do dialysis on her ailing... The post My family first appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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A Heart Case.

In most heart-attack cases the first 'golden hour' is lost in chaos, traffic, or wrong diagnosis. In last two decades Kashmir has seen a surge in such cases. Saima Bhat reports how the... The post A Heart Case appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Representing Kashmir!

The ban at home on campus politics has not stopped Kashmiri students from seeking bigger roles in mainland India universities. Marila latif meets this Budgam boy who is one stop grievance redresser for... The post Representing Kashmir! appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Lost track, two PaK boys arrested in Karnah

SRINAGAR: Army have arrested two minor boys in a Karnah village on Tuesday evening, reports appearing in media said. After initial investigations they have been handed over to the police. The boys were... The post Lost track, two PaK boys arrested in Karnah appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Two brothers drown in Jhelum at Uri

Srinagar Two brothers, Tanveer Ahmad 21 and Zahoor Ahmad 24, sons of Abdul Jamal Teli of Manzgam Uri Friday drowned in river Jhelum, reports said. The duo was washing their sheep and a... The post Two brothers drown in Jhelum at Uri appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Army claims 2 militants killed along LoC in Uri

Srinagar India on Friday claimed that its army foiled an attack by Pakistan's Border Action Team on a patrol party along the Line of Control in Uri sector in northern part of... The post Army claims 2 militants killed along LoC in Uri appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Awarding Gogoi: Protests, clashes erupt in Sopore

Srinagar Civilians in Sopore town on Friday staged a massive protest demonstration to protest against the commendation to an army officer who tied a Kashmiri civilian to his jeep. File Photo Witnesses said... The post Awarding Gogoi: Protests, clashes erupt in Sopore appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Dead body of Islamabad man found in Qazigund

Srinagar A dead body was found near tool post Lower Munda in Qazigund area in southern part of Kashmir, police said on Friday. The body has been identified as Maqsood Bakhshi son of... The post Dead body of Islamabad man found in Qazigund appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Netizen Report: In India and Jamaica, Women Face Threats for Resisting Misogyny Online

In Malaysia and Azerbaijan, officials go after media for political coverage. Meanwhile, with major social media sites banned, Kashmiris have turned to local platform KashBook.

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Hurriyat's Geelani makes a comment on Indian Army, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar laughs – Watch video

A short video has emerged showing the members of delegation meeting hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Geelani, at his uptown Hyderpora residence in Srinagar.

- Zee News - IN

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar-led peaceniks meet Mehbooba, separatist leaders in Srinagar

A delegation of peace activists led by Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Thursday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and senior separatist leaders in an effort to create space for dialogue in the unrest-wracked state.

- Zee News - IN

Paradise found

It was 6 in the morning, and the only sound I could hear was the rhythmic dip ... dip ... dip of the heart-shaped paddle of our guide, Lasa, into the murky waters of Dal Lake in Kashmir. As a journalist, I was here to learn and write about that conflict.

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J&K wants emergency bunkers along borders

As tension escalates in the border due to Pakistani shelling, the Jammu and Kashmir government has sought the Centre's help to build more bunkers for border-dwellers to take shelter. In 2015, the ministry of home affairs had approved building 60 emergency bunkers at Rs 5 lakh each in the Jammu region to protect civilians ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Separatists allege 'vicious propaganda' on Kashmir

Civil society delegation meets leaders except Yasin Malik

- The Hindu - IN

Ultras back in Srinagar for recruitment

After a decade, Hizbul Mujahideen has circulated photos of a Srinagar youth among the terror recruits

- The Hindu - IN

Another setback to Pakistan, UN dismisses Pak's claim of Indians troops targeting UN military observers

 The United Nations has dismissed Pakistan's claim that the Indian Army targeted UN military observers in Pakistan occupied Kashmir .

- Zee News - IN

3 drug peddlers held in Kupwara; Brown Sugar, Heroine, Charas recovered

Srinagar Kupwara Police has arrested three notorious drug peddlers and recovered Brown Sugar, Heroine and Charas from their possession. Acting on a specific information, Kupwara police apprehended a notorious drug peddler identified as... The post 3 drug peddlers held in Kupwara; Brown Sugar, Heroine, Charas recovered ...

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Mirwaiz details Aiyar led delegation about Kashmir Situation

Srinagar Hurriyat Conference chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday met a five member civil society delegation of Centre for Peace and progress led by veteran congressman Mani Shankar Aiyer including O P Shah, Kapil... The post Mirwaiz details Aiyar led delegation about Kashmir Situation appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Rajouri accident: How a rumour panicked Kashmir

Srinagar In probably one of the worst pranks in Kashmir, the news of a private school bus meeting an accident went viral across the news websites, social media sites and other online platforms... The post Rajouri accident: How a rumour panicked Kashmir appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Don't need lessons from BJP: NC

Srinagar National Conference on Thursday lashed out at BJP leader and Minister in the PMO, Dr Jitender Singh and said faces and voices of repeated communal conspiracies against Kashmir shouldn't talk of stability... The post Don't need lessons from BJP: NC appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Doesn't behoove a CM to lie, distort facts: NC to Mehbooba

Srinagar National Conference on Thursday said it was extremely disappointing that a sitting Chief Minister had to resort to lies and distortion to justify her party's Faustian and opportunistic bargain with communal forces.... The post Doesn't behoove a CM to lie, distort facts: NC to Mehbooba appeared first on Kashmir ...

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Govt to develop Kunan-Poshpora as model villages

Kupwara In order to finalize works programme for development of Kunan Poshpora as a model village under Border Area Development Programme , a meeting was convened here to fine tune the arrangements. The... The post Govt to develop Kunan-Poshpora as model villages appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Mehbooba conducts tour of Kulgam district

Srinagar Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday visited various parts of Kulgam district. She listened to the problems of the people and issued on the spot directions for the redressal of the same.... The post Mehbooba conducts tour of Kulgam district appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Under what authority is Tasaduq Mufti summoning HODs, Directors: NC asks Mehbooba

Srinagar National Conference on Thursday asked Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to clarify if her brother, Tasaduq Mufti had taken over as the proxy Chief Minister of the State and asked the State Government... The post Under what authority is Tasaduq Mufti summoning HODs, Directors: NC asks Mehbooba appeared first on Kashmir ...

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Kargil girl students take to streets against LAHDC

Srinagar Hundreds of girl students in Kargil on Thursday staged a massive protest demonstration against Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council alleging it of failing on all fronts. The protesting students demanding sanitation,... The post Kargil girl students take to streets against LAHDC appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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We will never surrender: Geelani to Aiyar led delegation

Srinagar Octogenarian Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said that peace in Kashmir and peaceful ties between India and Pakistan will remain a distant dream until the commitment with the people of... The post We will never surrender: Geelani to Aiyar led delegation appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Keeping close watch to check terror funding in Kashmir: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said it is keeping a close watch on illegal flow of funds to fuel militancy in Jammu and Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

Indian security agencies want social media ban to continue in held Kashmir

Occupied forces claim the ban 'has yielded results on the ground' The post Indian security agencies want social media ban to continue in held Kashmir appeared first on The Express Tribune.

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No talks with Kashmiri separatists, at least for now: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that NDA government would neither compromise with separatists nor with terrorists.

- Zee News - IN

School bus meets with accident in Kashmir

A school bus, reportedly carrying 40 children, met with an accident near a gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.The children were from a private school in Rajouri's Manjakote, acc...

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School bus carrying 40 students plunges into gorge in J&K's Rajouri, many feared dead

In an unfortunate incident, a school bus carrying around 40 students fell into a deep gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district on Thursday.

- Zee News - IN

J&K stone-pelter, who was tied to Army jeep as human shield, files complaint against Major Gogoi

Farooq Ahmed Dar, the stone-pelter, who was tied to the bonnet of a jeep by Major Leetul Gogoi, has filed a complaint in the state Human Rights Commission, Jammu and Kashmir against the latter's recommendation for a Commendation Card by the Indian Army.

- Zee News - IN

China denies UN report on CPEC

Beijing, May 25 China on Thursday was evasive about a UN report stating that the CPEC could fuel tensions between India and Pakistan, denying there was any "specific" document. "As far as I have learned, the ESCAP did not issue any specific report on the Belt and Road initiative," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu ...

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Pak condemns honouring of Indian Army officer Gogoi

Pakistan today condemned the honouring of an Indian Army officer who tied a civilian in Kashmir to a vehicle and used him as a human shield."Awarding Major Leetul Gogoi, who brazenly used a Kashmiri youth as a human shield, is condemnable. It is a crime and an insult to humanity," Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

School bus plunges into gorge in Kashmir; casualties feared

A school bus reportedly carrying 40 children fell into a gorge in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. The students were from a private school in Rajouri's Manjakote, according to ANI....

- The Hindu - IN

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar meets moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Senior Congress leader on Thursday met moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir.

- Zee News - IN

UN says no evidence that its observers were targeted along LoC

Srinagar After Pakistan claimed that United Nations Military Observers group in India and Pakistan narrowly escaped a firing incident as Indian troops targeted their vehicle while they were visiting the areas along... The post UN says no evidence that its observers were targeted along LoC appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Missing police constable's family seeks govt intervention in tracing their son

Srinagar The family members of police constable Sameer Ji Kumar who went missing from Kupwara on May 14 are demanding the whereabouts of their disappeared' son. Sameer went missing when he visited his... The post Missing police constable's family seeks govt intervention in tracing their son appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Human Shield: Assamese propose inviting Major Gogoi 'for a feat that has done us proud'

Srinagar Social media users in Major Nitin Leetul Gogoi hometown Namrup, an industrial town 480 km east of Guwahati, and elsewhere in Assam have proposed inviting and honouring the Major, who tied a... The post Human Shield: Assamese propose inviting Major Gogoi 'for a feat that has done us proud' appeared first on Kashmir ...

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Youth dies due to electrocution in Hajin

Srinagar A 19-year-old youth died of electric shock at Hakbara Villlage in northern part of Kashmir's Bandipora District on Thursday, reports said. The deceased was identified as Lateef Ahmad Gojri son of Lal... The post Youth dies due to electrocution in Hajin appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Kashmir Cycling Challenge: Adil Teli, Saqib emerge winners

Srinagar Adil Teli representing Arco Cements and Saqib representing Toyota Ansari won Kashmir Cycling Challenge organized by Amblin Events at SKICC here on Thursday. Adil emerged winner in the senior category while as... The post Kashmir Cycling Challenge: Adil Teli, Saqib emerge winners appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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