Kashmir

Governor’s rule has brought solace to people: G H Mir

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Srinagar, July 5: Democratic Party Nationalist held Public Meeting at Kunzer town Hall today. The meeting was attended by thousands of people. The meeting was addressed by G H Hassan Mir, President, Democratic Party Nationalist. In his speech Mir said time is ripe to save our youth from violence and give them a hope and way forward for a dignified future. ...

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Rajnath Singh chairs security meet in Srinagar

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Srinagar, July 5: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh could not visit the Amarnath Cave Shrine due to inclement weather on Thursday. The Home Minister took a review of various developmental projects, security and law and order in Jammu and Kashmir before concluding his two-day visit, official sources said. He had met Governor N.N. Vohra on Wednesday at the Raj Bhawan after ...

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Little girls write to PM, seeks fathers release

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Suzanne Shah & Sundas Shah Sir, Jailed separatist Shahid-ul Islam’s two school-going daughters have appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for humane treatment of political prisoners, reminding him that their father’s pro-dialogue stance had led to two attacks on him by gunmen. Shahid UL Islam with his daughters. It was after eleven long months of a life like that of ...

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Bad weather in Kashmir halts Amarnath Yatra

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Srinagar, July 5: The annual Amarnath Yatra remained suspended on Thursday due to the inclement weather in Kashmir valley. Authorities from Jammu did not allow any Yatri to move towards the Kashmir from Jammu Yatri Camp. An official said that no pilgrim has departed the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas towards Kashmir for the annual yatra. So far, 60,752 pilgrims have performed ...

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Inclement weather disrupts Rajnath Singh’s visit to Amarnath cave

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Srinagar, July 5: Home Minister Rajnath Singh could not visit the Amarnath Cave Shrine due to inclement weather on Thursday, IANS a newsgatherer reported. The Home Minister will take a review of various developmental projects, security and law and order in Jammu and Kashmir before concluding his two-day visit, a report said. He had met Governor N.N. Vohra on Wednesday at ...

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Family of slain Sikh woman protests in Srinagar, seek justice

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Srinagar, July 4: The family of a Sikh lady who according to the family was killed by her in-laws in Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar, staged a protest demonstration at press colony Srinagar on Wednesday demanding punishment for the culprits. The family and relatives of Prabjoot during a protest at press colony Srinagar. The family and relatives of the slain Sikh ...

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New born dies, protests in Lal Ded hospital

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Srinagar, July 4: Attendants at the State-run Lal Ded hospital in Srinagar on Wednesday staged a protest against the death of a baby and ongoing strike by the resident doctors. Raising slogans against the administration, scores of attendants assembled at the front gate of the Administrative block hospital demanding the restoration of services in the hospital. The protesting attendants alleged due ...

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Police rescues four persons from flash flood in Udhampur

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Udhampur, July 4: Police on Wednesday rescued two women and two minors from a flash flood in Udhampur district. According to an official the flash flood occurred in the district, two women along with two minors who were crossing the Ghordi nallah were immediately rescued by the police. The official said that four of them were rescued and all are safe, ...

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Accident on Jammu-Srinagar highway, 7 Amarnath pilgrims injured

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Jammu, July 4: Seven Amarnath Yatra pilgrims were injured on Wednesday in an accident on the Jammu-Srinagar highway in the Ramban district. A vehicle carrying the pilgrims to the Kashmir Valley met with the accident in Chanderkote area of Jammu and Kashmir, a police officer said. The injured have been shifted to hospitals. Three pilgrims died on Tuesday after a landslide ...

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Baltal incident: Authorities suspend Amarnath Yatra on both routes

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Srinagar, July 4: Authorities on Wednesday suspended the Yatra on both Pahalgam and Baltal routes following the death of three Yatries in a landslide incident at Baltal. An official said that Yatra on both the routes has been suspended due to the yesterday’s incident. The Yatra will be resumed once they get orders from the concerned authorities. Earlier, three Yatries were ...

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