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Top LeT commander killed in Sopore gunfight

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Srinagar, Dec 14: A top commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Pakistani national Abu Bakar was killed by the security forces in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. Police said following specific information about the presence of LeT north Kashmir chief Abu Bakar in a house in Bomai area of Sopore, security forces launched a massive operation. “When the security forces ...

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India’s Smriti Mandhana only sub-continent player in ICC’s Women Team of the year 2016

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Captained by West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor, ICC has announced first of a kind Women’s Team of the Year.  Dubai: India batswoman Smriti Mandhana has been named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced here today. The women’s team of the year, which will be captained by West Indies’ Stafanie Taylor, has been added ...

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Junior Hockey World Cup: India chalks out quarter-finals plans, to play ‘simple-hockey’ against Spain.

The Indians have defeated the Spaniards twice in the recent past in a four-nation tournament in Valencia.   Lucknow: Having received a much-needed wake-up call in their final pool match, favouritesIndia would look to iron out chinks in the armour and play “simple hockey” when they faceSpain in the quarterfinals of the men’s Junior Hockey World Cup here tomorrow. Even ...

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We have to differentiate between militants, their families: Mehbooba Mufti

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Srinagar, Dec 14: A day after controversy over Rs four lakh ex-gratia to Hizbul commander Burhan wani’s brother hinting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s support, in a statement issued at Pulwama today Mehbooba said, “we have to differentiate between a militant and his family, his brother and his parents”. She further went on to reiterate that local militants should ...

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Militant killed in encounter with security forces in Anantnag

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Srinagarm Dec 14: A militant was killed on Wednesday in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district while another ultra was trapped in a cordon in Sopore area of north Kashmir, police said here. Militants opened fire on a patrol party of army at Beewra in Srigufwara area of Anantnag district this morning, a police official said. He said ...

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Peace imperative for overall development of J&K: Dr Drabu

  Pulwama, Dec 10: Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment & Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu on Saturday said that peace and tranquility is imperative for the overall development of the State. Speaking during a function held in Pulwama, the Minister sought wholehearted cooperation of the people in restoration of peace and normalcy in Kashmir to prevent further loss of precious ...

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Sinha-led delegation arrives in Srinagar for second time

Srinagar, Dec 10 A three-member team led by BJP leader and former Union minister Yashwant Sinha arrived in Kashmir capital Srinagar on Saturday. It is their second visit to Valley. Earlier they had been here in October when they interacted with top separatist leaders. However, the earlier recommendations by the delegation has not yet received any favourable response from the ...

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Prevention of peaceful marches the biggest HR violation : APHC

    Police foil separatist groups march Srinagar: Police on Saturday detained scores of activists of separatist groups after they carried out a protest march against human rights violation in Kashmir.As soon as the Zuhar (afternoon) prayers ended in the Masjid, the activists of all the factions of Hurriyat including some leaders assembled outside the Koker Bazar Masjid and staged ...

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Govt. unleashes terror in South Kashmir: NC

Anantnag Dec 10 National Conference on Saturday lashed out at the PDP-BJP Government for unleashing a wave of indiscriminate persecution in South Kashmir and said the Government was deliberately punishing the people of South Kashmri en-mass for the current unrest. National Conference MLA Homshalibug Abdul Majeed Larmi and MLC Dr. Bashir Ahmed Veeri said the situation in Homshalibug, Bijbehara and ...

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