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Jaish militant killed in Kokernag gunfight, civilian injured.

A militant was killed and a civilian injured during an encounter on Friday in which two houses were also blown up by government forces in Kokernag area of Anantang district.The encounter triggered protests in the area in which four protesters were also injured. Several militants managed to escape from the ...

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Clashes erupt during CASO in Kulgam village; three injured.

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Three civilians were injured in clashes which broke out during a cordon and search operation in Redwani Bala village of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Friday.Locals said the government forces vandalized the property in adjoining Ghat village after calling off the operation. A source said that army and Special Operations ...

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Article 35-A: JRL asks people to observe shutdown on August 30, 31 instead of 26, 27.

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Friday deferred the strike call issued for August 26 and 27 to support Article 35-A.The JRL comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik has now asked people to observe shutdown on August 30 and 31.As the Supreme Court of India is now ...

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KASHMIR: A walk through History hits stands.

A new book on Kashmir history authored by Khalid Bashir Ahmad has hit the stands. According to the author, the book highlights many untold events The book focuses on fresh look at the recorded narrative,” Khalid said in a statement. The book comes close on the heels of Khalid’s work, ‘KASHMIR: ...

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Govt to ascertain encroached area in Khusalsar, Gilsar.

Waking up to unabated encroachment of Khushalsar and Gilsar, government has directed authorities to conduct survey of these water bodies to ascertain exact encroached area. The maiden survey will be conducted by Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) and University of Kashmir. The decision to conduct joint survey was taken ...

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Much-hyped waste segregation at source non-starter.

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Notwithstanding tall claims of maintaining cleanliness, Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has failed to segregate waste at source in the summer capital. SMC has failed to provide separate dustbins to people for segregation of garbage at source as it is yet to implement Solid Waste Management Rules (SWMR). Under SWMR, the ...

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SC defers hearing on plea challenging Article 370 to September.

The Supreme Court has deferred the hearing of a plea challenging Article 370 of the Constitution, a media report said today.The petition challenging the article that grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir within the Indian Union, which was listed for today, will come up for hearing in September. “The ...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Forest department official shot dead in Kunzer.

Militants on Thursday shot dead a forest department official in Kunzer area of Tangmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.A police spokesman said that the militants barged inside the residential house of Tariq Ahmad Malik in Zandpal village of Kunzer and fired upon him. He said Malik, aged 38 ...

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Gunfight breaks out in Kokernag; Internet suspended.

A gunfight broke out in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.Reports said a joint team of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police and the army cordoned off Gadole village of Vailoo area of Kokernag around. SSP Anantnag Altaf Khan, according to said search operation ...

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Militant killed in ongoing gunfight in south Kashmir’s Kokernag; civilian injured in clashes.

A militant was killed in an ongoing gunfight between militants and the government forces in Kokernag area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. A civilian was injured in clashes near the site of the gunfight.Reports said a joint team of Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police ...

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