Dialogue only way to bring peace in Kashmir: Former RAW Chief


Srinagar, Aug 18: Former Chief of RAW and Special Director IB, A S Dulat on Friday said that “dialogue is only way to bring peace in Jammu and Kashmir.” According to a report published by Times of India, peace can be achieved only through talks, A S Dulat said. The report quotes him saying “Kashmir is a political problem and it ...

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Policeman hit by stone during clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama


Srinagar, Aug 18: A policeman was injured during clashes in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Saturday morning. A police official said that a policeman was hit by a stone in his head during clashes in Bona Murran area of the district. He said clashes erupted after youth pelted a police party with stones in the village. In retaliation, he said, police ...

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Dearth of doctors hits patient care at SDH Tral


Srinagar, Aug 18: In violation to the Indian Public Health Standard norms, the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) and the BUMS doctors are handling the outpatient department (OPD) at sub-district hospital Tral. According to sources, two RBSK/BUMS doctors are handling the OPD of the hospital, where over 400 patients visit on an average every day. Sources said while the BUMS doctors ...

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Yasin Malik leads JRL protest in Srinagar, warns against tinkering with Article 35-A


Srinagar, Aug 17: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Yasin Malik on Friday led a protest in Srinagar against the petitions challenging validity of Article 35-A. Soon after the culmination of Friday prayers, scores of activists of affiliated with the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) led by Malik held a protest at Madina Chowk Maisuma in the commercial hub Lal Chowk. ...

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Article 35A: JRL calls for complete shutdown on August 26, 27


Srinagar, Aug 17: Joint Resistance Leadership on Friday called for a complete shutdown on August 26 and 27 against tinkering with the state subject laws. JRL comprising of Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Yasin Malik have urged people to observe strike against the move to scrap laws that bar any non-state subject holder from buying property in the state ...

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Hajin Gunfight: Internet services suspended


Srinagar, Aug 17: The government on Friday suspended Internet services in Bandipora district following the gunfight between the government forces and militants at Mir Mohalla in Hajin town area in north Kashmir early today. Local sources said that internet services were snapped soon after the encounter broke out in the area. The gunfight started after a joint team of army’s 13 ...

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Clashes amid Gunfight in Hajin Village


Srinagar, Aug 17: Clashes broke out between the protestors and a joint team of police and paramilitary forces in Hajin village of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday, following the gunfight between the government forces and militants. Reports said that soon after the news about an encounter spread, the locals mostly youth took to streets and pelted stones on the forces. ...

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Gov, NC, PDP all off to Delhi, to bid adieu to Vajpayee


Srinagar, Aug 17: People Democratic Party leaders on Friday flew to Delhi to pay homage and to attend the last rites of the former prime minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Delhi. Official sources said that all the PDP leaders including MLAs, MLCs and other party leaders on Friday morning left for Delhi, while, opposition leaders Omar Abdullah and Farooq ...

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Protesting employees lock District treasury office in Bandipora


Srinagar, Aug 16: Employees working in Government Treasury and Accounts today observed one-day strike and staged protest demonstration in the premises of District Treasury Office, here in Bandipora District of North Kashmir demanding redressal of their long pending demands. The protest was organized under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Accounts Employees Association. According to the reports, protesting employees locked down ...

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