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I will lead mandatory prayers in court, says new AJK chief justice.

In his first address to court staff soon after he took oath as the 12th Chief Justice of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Supreme Court on Saturday, Justice Chaudhry Muhammad Ibrahim Zia announced that the annual increment for court employees would be conditional on the regular offering of prayers, which he said will be secretly ...

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Two Kashmiri youth handed over to Indian authorities near LoC.

Pakistan on Saturday repatriated two Kashmiri youth who had separately strayed into the territory of Azad Jammu and Kashmir from the Line of Control more than two years ago, officials said.The goodwill gesture on the part of Pakistan was in sharp contrast to the Thursday's incident when a Pakistani woman who had ...

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Naidu raps Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks.

New Delhi, Feb 25 Union Minster M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday termed former Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remarks on NDA government's Kashmir policy as "highly shocking and irresponsible". "This is not expected from a person who held post of Union Home Minister," Naidu told reporters here, a day after the Congress leader, ...

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M Venkaiah Naidu slams Chidambaram over Kashmir comments.

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu today criticised former Home Minister P Chidambaram over his comments on Kashmir and sought to know the Congress' stand on the issue.

- Zee News - IN

Need to control media, mosques, madrassas, for Kashmir narrative: MHA report.

SRINAGAR: Control' of the mosque, madrasa, print and TV media, changes in the political atmosphere, strengthening of intelligence set-up and reaching out to the moderate faction of Hurriyat are some of the suggestions in... The post Need to control media, mosques, madrassas, for Kashmir narrative: MHA report appeared first ...

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Kashmir is 'nearly' lost: Chidambaram, 'Centre using brute force to kill dissent'.

SRINAGAR: Expressing displeasure over central government's approach in handling Kashmir issue', former union home minister P Chidambaram has said that he has a feeling that Kashmir is nearly lost as the centre has... The post Kashmir is 'nearly' lost: Chidambaram, 'Centre using brute force to kill dissent' appeared first on ...

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BJP takes a jibe at Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks.

SRINAGAR: Terming the former union home minister's comment on Kashmir issue wherein he question the union governments Kashmir policy as 'shocking', union minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that his comments were irresponsible... The post BJP takes a jibe at Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks appeared first on Kashmir ...

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Pulwama shuts against arrest of a youth in nocturnal raid.

SRINAGAR: Markets and other business establishments remained shut in south Kashmir's Pulwama district against the arrest of a youth in nocturnal raid by forces. Reports from Pulwama said that, there is no vehicular... The post Pulwama shuts against arrest of a youth in nocturnal raid appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Anganwari workers of Islamabad district hold protests.

Umar Khurshid Islamabad: Anganwari workers of district Islamabad associated with Jammu and Kashmir helpers association on Saturday held a protest demonstration demanding their pending salaries. Scores of women assembled near DC office Islamabad... The post Anganwari workers of Islamabad district hold protests appeared first ...

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Residents of Frisal Kulgam protest against shortage of doctors in block hospital.

Umar Khurshid SRINAGAR: Locals of Frisal village in Kulgam on Saturday held a protest demonstration outside the block Hospital against the shortage of doctors. They alleged that they are facing immense hardships due... The post Residents of Frisal Kulgam protest against shortage of doctors in block hospital appeared first ...

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BSNL: Inflated bills leave customers fuming, officials unreachable.

SRINAGAR: Scores of BSNL mobile service users have been fuming over the inflated bills they have received for January, February period. A senior journalist who is availing the BSNL mobile service for over... The post BSNL: Inflated bills leave customers fuming, officials unreachable appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Pak Prez warns delay in Kashmir dispute could spell disaster

, Feb. 25 : Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has warned that delay in the settlement of the Kashmir dispute could 'spell disaster for regional peace'."The occupation forces have employed every brute tactic to suppress the Kashmiris...so much so that the pellet guns meant for hunting wild animals have also been ceaselessly ...

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Pakistan President asks India to resolve Kashmir issue

Islamabad, Feb 25 Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has asked India to resolve the Kashmir issue by bowing before the sentiments of Kashmiri people."India should bow before popular public sentiments in held Kashmir in its own interest and end its unlawful occupation of the territory," Hussain said on Friday.The President ...

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Janta Dal defends Farooq Abdullah, says can't doubt his ''nationalism''

The JD on Saturday defended Farooq Abdullah`s controversial remark that the youth joining militant ranks are `sacrificing their lives for freedom of the valley`, saying that the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir knew the happenings of the state much better than anyone else and there was no reason to doubt his ...

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Militants killing innocents will be neutralized: BJP

Condemning statements made by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nalin Kohli said locals picking up arms in Kashmir will be neutralized.

- Zee News - IN

Jammu and Kashmir: Qazi Yasir detained along with his supporters

Ummat-e-Islami chairman and Mirwaiz south Kashmir Qazi Yasir was on Saturday detained along with nearly a dozen of his supporters as police foiled their attempt to sit on a token hunger strike here to demand the immediate release of "political prisoners".

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Pakistan President asks India to resolve Kashmir issue

Islamabad, Feb 25 Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has asked India to resolve the Kashmir issue by bowing before the sentiments of Kashmiri people. "India should bow before popular public sentiments in held Kashmir in its own interest and end its unlawful occupation of the territory," Hussain said on Friday. According to ...

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Pak rails against India's 'unlawful occupation' of Kashmir

Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has asked India to end its "unlawful occupation" of Kashmir in its own interest, warning any delay in the settlement of the lingering dispute could spell "disaster" for regional peace.India should give in to the public sentiment in Kashmir in its own interest and end its unlawful ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

One way traffic allowed on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Only one way traffic was allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway on Saturday because of bad condition of the road.

- Zee News - IN

Mamnoon asks India to resolve Kashmir issue

MUZAFFARABAD: India should bow before popular public sentiments in held Kashmir in its own interest and end its unlawful occupation of the territory, said President Mam­noon Hussain on Friday. The occupation forces have employed every brute tactic to suppress the Kashmiris...so much so that the pellet guns meant for ...

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Kashmir is nearly lost, says Chidambaram

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram said he had a sinking feeling that Kashmir was nearly lost for India because the Central government used brute force to quell dissent there. Addressing a meeting o...

- The Hindu - IN

Thousands throng funeral of soldier in valley

Thousands of people joined the funeral service of Lance Naik Mohiuddin Rather at a mosque at Punchpora village in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Friday — a sight rarely witnessed in chronicles of the valley’s troubled past.

- Times Of India - IN

IAF C-130J-30 transport aircraft damaged during landing

An Indian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules transport aircraft has been damaged in an accident at the 3,070 m-high Thoise airfield in India's northern Himalayan region of Ladakh, which borders China and Pakistan. IAF spokesman Wing Commander Anupam Banerjee told Jane's on 24

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Missing Kashmiri student traced

The police on Friday traced the missing Kashmir University law student from the outskirts of the city.Sub-Divisional Police Officer , Hazratbal, Sajad Bukhari said Aqib Mushtaq Malik was found i...

- The Hindu - IN

BSF kills 'female intruder' in Jammu

Rashida's body handed over to Pak.

- The Hindu - IN

'Youth laying down lives for rights'

National Conference president and former Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said the youngsters of Kashmir were laying down their lives for their rights'.Apparently referring to militants ...

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Demonetisation has failed to curb militancy in Kashmir

'The more harder India pushes its nationalism on to its population, the further away we send Kashmiris.'

- Rediff.com - IN

Farooq Abdullah calls Kashmiri militants 'boys fighting for freedom'

The NC chief said the new generation of Kashmiris was fearless and were 'not scared of guns'.

- Rediff.com - IN

Landslides block traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway

Srinagar: As the traffic was scheduled to run from Jammu to Srinagar today on Friday, reports said that massive landslides at Digdol on the highway has forces the closure of the highway temporarily... The post Landslides block traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Explosives recovered in Kishtwar

SRINAGAR: Police in Kishtwar on Friday recovered an explosive device hidden in a farmland. Several gelatin sticks weighing around 800 grams wrapped in a polythene bag were recovered from a farmland on the... The post Explosives recovered in Kishtwar appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Frisking of vehicles at Parimpora leads to traffic jams, say commuters

Srinagar: The massive frisking and checking of vehicles has led to massive traffic snarls on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway near Parimpora By-pass, reports said on Friday. They said that Police have deployed forces at Parimpora... The post Frisking of vehicles at Parimpora leads to traffic jams, say commuters appeared first ...

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Militants striving to 'liberate' Kashmir: Dr Farooq

Srinagar: National Conference Patron and former Chief Minister, Dr Farooq Abdullah was on Friday aghast over the situation in the state and said that those picking up guns are not striving for chair but... The post Militants striving to 'liberate' Kashmir: Dr Farooq appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Forces action in Molo Chitragam sheer vengeance, says Geelani

Srinagar: Terming forces action in Molo Chitragam as sheer vengeance, Hurriyat Patriarch Syed Ali Geelani on Friday said that this barbaric act is unjustified & immoral'. In a statement issued here, calling forces... The post Forces action in Molo Chitragam sheer vengeance, says Geelani appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Youths indulging in stone pelting after Friday prayers in Nowhatta identified, will face music: Police

Srinagar: Police on Friday said that all those youths who create mess after Friday prayers in Nowhatta' area, have been identified. We have identified these miscreants and soon they will face the music,'... The post Youths indulging in stone pelting after Friday prayers in Nowhatta identified, will face music: Police ...

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Mend your behavior or face consequences, Rasheed to PDP-BJP coalition

Handwara: Firebrand Langate lawmaker, Er Rasheed on Friday accused CM Mehbooba Mufti of reducing the Muslims in Jammu province to second-class citizens' and warned PDP-BJP collation of dire consequences if it doesn't mend... The post Mend your behavior or face consequences, Rasheed to PDP-BJP coalition appeared first on ...

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Suspected militants hurl grenade on police post in Kakapora Pulwama

Suspected militants on Friday late afternoon hurled a grenade on a police post in Kakapora area of Pulwama district, reports said. They said the grenade exploded in the lawns of the police post.... The post Suspected militants hurl grenade on police post in Kakapora Pulwama appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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A somber Friday funeral

Tasavur Mushtaq At the crack of dawn on Friday, Ghulam Mohammad Rather was awake along with his family, relatives and neighbours. He had spent the sleepless night wandering around and asking people what... The post A somber Friday funeral appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Reluctant Rebels

That was 2012 when three friends had come home after evening prayers that there was a killing in neighbourhood. Next morning, they were in police custody and soon in jail for more than... The post Reluctant Rebels appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Army chief calls for united efforts to curb stone-pelting

Army chief General Bipin Rawat today paid tributes to the three soldiers killed in militant attack in Shopian district yesterday, even as he called for coordinated efforts by security forces to deal with the problem of stone-pelting.A week after warning of tough action against those impeding counterinsurgency operations in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

New generation Kashmir militants fighting for freedom: Farooq

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah today kicked up a controversy by saying that the new generation of militants in Kashmir were fighting for "freedom"."These boys have left . Everyone loves life, nobody wants to die. They have made promise to God that you decide the matters of life and death but we will ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

New generation Kashmir militants fighting for freedom: Farooq Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah today kicked up a controversy by saying that the new generation of militants in Kashmir were fighting for "freedom".

- Zee News - IN

BSF shoots Pakistan intruder who crossed over into Jammu and Kashmir

BSF personnel shot dead a woman who sneaked across the international border into Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistan, police said on Friday. The post BSF shoots Pakistan intruder who crossed over into Jammu and Kashmir appeared first on Firstpost.

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Thousands bid adieu to martyred jawan in Kashmir

Thousands of people came out on Friday in Kashmir to bid a tearful adieu to Lance Naik Ghulam Mohiuddin Rather. 34-year-old Rather was killed in an ambush by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists in Shopian district on Thursday. He was part of the 4-Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry.

- Times Of India - IN

My films are my travel diaries: Imtiaz Ali

New Delhi, Feb 24 From the terrain transitions of Kashmir in his "Rockstar" and "Highway" to the culturally rich lanes of Prague for "Rockstar" and the azure waters of Corsica -- travel has been an intrinsic part of Imtiaz Ali's cinematic works. The filmmaker considers them his "travel diaries". "It is just the movies that ...

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Kashmiri youth not afraid of death, says Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, Feb 24 Kashmiri youth picked up arms "for a cause" and they can not be intimidated with death threats, former Union Minister and state Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah said on Friday. Addressing party workers at the Nawa-i-Subha headquarters of the National Conference, Abdullah said: "They are not afraid of death ...

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JK Bank Customers: Note these timings for card use at ATM, POSMs, Cell Phones

Srinagar: The J&K Bank had planned some maintenance activity for its IT infrastructure as a result of which its customers may not be able to have certain services available for a specific time,... The post JK Bank Customers: Note these timings for card use at ATM, POSMs, Cell Phones appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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KU missing students traced in Habak

SRINAGAR: The missing Kashmir University student who had gone missing four days ago has been traced in Habbak area of Hazratbal, police said on Friday. Aqib Mushtaq Malik, a 3rd semester student of... The post KU missing students traced in Habak appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Govt says, Burhan was a 'dreaded' militant, faced 15 criminal cases

Syed Junaid Hashmi Jammu: From regretting his killing to talking about giving him a second chance publicly, Jammu and Kashmir government has virtually justified killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani by calling... The post Govt says, Burhan was a 'dreaded' militant, faced 15 criminal cases appeared first on ...

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Female 'intruder' killed in Akhnoor sector

 Jammu: A female 'intruder' was killed by border security force troops at the International Border in Akhnoor sector, reports said on Friday. As per reports, troops of 33 battalion of the... The post Female 'intruder' killed in Akhnoor sector appeared first on Kashmir Life.

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Minor scuffle takes ugly turn: 7 Muslim students arrested from MAM college Jammu in late night police raid

JAMMU: Situation is tense in the campus of Jammu's Maulana Azad Memorial College Jammu after Police picked up seven Muslim students late last night from hostels of the college. The seven boys who... The post Minor scuffle takes ugly turn: 7 Muslim students arrested from MAM college Jammu in late night police raid appeared ...

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