Cold tightens grip across Kashmir Valley; Gulmarg coldest at -10°C

Cold tightens grip across Kashmir Valley; Gulmarg coldest at -10°C

Kashmir continued to be under the grip of cold wave as the minimum temperatures remained below the freezing point. Traffic on the national highway was allowed from Srinagar to Jammu only. The Met department said the minimum temperatures throughout the...
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Neglected Lolab valley receives 30 minute electricity every 24 hours

Neglected Lolab valley receives 30 minute electricity every 24 hours

Almost all villages of Lolab valley in district Kupwara are reeling under darkness for last two months, the resident say that government has turned a blind eye towards their problems. Residents of Lolab, known as Wadi-e-Lolab, said the health services...
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Majority in Kashmir Valley want independence: Study of Developing Societies Poll

Majority in Kashmir Valley want independence: Study of Developing Societies Poll

Nearly 90 percent of people living in Indian Kashmir’s summer capital want their troubled and divided state to become an independent country, according to a poll in an Indian newspaper on Monday. India and Pakistan have fought and argued over...
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Due to official negligence, power starving valley loses 50 MW power every day

Due to official negligence, power starving valley loses 50 MW power every day

While Kashmir continues to reel under worst power crisis for the past two months now, the power development department has failed to repair a damaged transmission tower in Jammu, resulting in loss of at least 50 MW of electricity to...
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Snow snaps power supply across Kashmir Valley

Snow snaps power supply across Kashmir Valley

Many areas in Valley faced severe power cuts as distribution lines were snapped due to the snowfall. The lines were damaged at many places forcing the Power Development Department (PDD) to discontinue the power supply. PDD officials said many rural...
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Three Lashkar militants, woman killed in Handwara gunfight

Three Lashkar militants, woman killed in Handwara gunfight

Protests erupt in area after 25-year-old local dies in the crossfire At least three militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba were killed in a gunfight in north Kashmir’s frontier Kupwara district. A 25-year-old woman was also killed in the “crossfire”, triggerin...
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Baramulla takes lead, grants amnesty to 390 first time stone pelters

Baramulla takes lead, grants amnesty to 390 first time stone pelters

Baramulla in north Kashmir has become the first district in the state to withdraw cases against youth following Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s recent decision to grant amnesty to first-time stone throwers. The authorities today withdrew FIRs against 390 per...
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Ghani Bhat led Muslim Conference splits post meet with Dineshwar Sharma

Ghani Bhat led Muslim Conference splits post meet with Dineshwar Sharma

Rival faction sacks Hurriyat leader; he hits back by expelling party’s Pak representative Barely two weeks after senior Hurriyat leader Abdul Ghani Bhat held a secret meeting with Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, the Muslim Conference headed ...
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Kashmiri’s ‘Fed Up’ with India’s human rights abuses

Kashmiri’s ‘Fed Up’ with India’s human rights abuses

As the world observes the UN-sponsored Human Rights Day, rights violations continue to be a major issue in Indian-administered Kashmir. Since 1989, nearly 70,000 people have been killed in violence that separatist leaders say the UN has done too little...
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Hajin observed shutdown against Arson, Vandalism by army

Hajin observed shutdown against Arson, Vandalism by army

A complete shutdown was observed on Thursday in Hajin town of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district against the highhandedness of the army on Wednesday. All shops and other business establishments were closed while traffic was off the roads. The shutdown ca...
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