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Clashes amid Gunfight in Hajin Village

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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

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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

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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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John Abraham, Jakie Shroff in Kashmir, looking for local talent

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Srinagar, Aug 16: Bollywood veteran actor Jackie Shroff and fitness freak John Abraham who are currently shooting for Romeo Akbar Walter aka RAW, reportedly its major schedules will now take off to a new location for a long schedule. The team including the leading man John Abraham is expected to fly to Kashmir for 10 days to different locations of the ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Search operation in Rajouri after LoC skirmish

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Rajouri, Aug 16: Government forces on Thursday launched a major search operation along the Line of Control (LoC) Jhanger area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir following yesterday’s skirmish that left an army soldier wounded. An official claimed that a huge cache of explosives has been recovered during the search operation. SSP Rajouri Yougal Manhas said that search operation is ...

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Banana farming soon going to be a reality in Kashmir

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Srinagar, Aug 16: Imagine Kashmir for a moment. What comes to your mind other than scenic hills, green meadows, snow clad mountains and beautiful waterfalls? Certainly, every person who has visited Kashmir or has ever imagined to visit the paradise would also mention about the local fruits like apple, apricot, peach, pear, cherry, almond, wild berry, walnut and some other dry ...

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Indian Army, China’s PLA meet at Nathu La, Ladakh

New Delhi, Aug 15: The Indian Army and China’s People Liberation Army (PLA) on Wednesday held two special meetings of border personnel at Nathu La in the Sikkim sector and Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir to boost mutual trust and promote peace. Both the meetings happened on the Indian sides to commemorate the 72nd Independence Day of India. The PLA ...

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Soldier wounded while foiling infiltration bid in Nowshera: Army

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Jammu, Aug15: An army soldier was injured while foiling an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera area of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. “At about 5:15 am, the alert army troops noticed movement along the line of control in Naushera Sector. On being challenged, the armed intruders opened fire on own troops. Our troops ...

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