Braid cutting incidents cause panic among residents, Anantnag girl first victim from Valley

Braid cutting incidents cause panic among residents, Anantnag girl first victim from Valley

The mysterious phenomenon of braid chopping, which has created panic in Jammu region and several areas of northern India, registered its first victim in Kashmir on Tuesday. A schoolgirl, Naira Nazir, of Gud Draman village of Kokernag in Anantnag district,...
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Four CRPF men injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Four CRPF men injured in Anantnag grenade attack

Four CRPF personnel were injured after militants hurled a grenade at them in the Qazigund area of Anantnag district today. A CRPF spokesperson Rajesh Yadav said all four were stable. “They are being treated for injuries. One of them has...
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Three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag

Three militants killed by security forces in Anantnag

Three terrorists were gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. The encounter broke out at around 8 pm at Wanihama village of Anantnag, following an anti-militancy operation launched by the security forces, said a defence spokesman,...
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Anantnag residents turn Good Samaritans, Rush to hospital to help injured

Anantnag residents turn Good Samaritans, Rush to hospital to help injured

Soon after the news of the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in Anantnag started doing rounds, dozens of locals, including young and the elderly, thronged the Anantnag district hospital, volunteering to help and donate blood. Seven pilgrims, including five wo...
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Cloud burst triggers flash floods havoc in Anantnag villages

Cloud burst triggers flash floods havoc in Anantnag villages

Flash Floods triggered by cloudbursts wreaked havoc in several villages of Kokernag and Verinag areas of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday, officials said. A senior official said a cloudburst hit Kokernag on Wednesday night, triggering flash floo...
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Militants escape army cordon in Pahalgam village

Militants escape army cordon in Pahalgam village

After militants escaped an army cordon in Wularhama village of Pahalgam on Thursday, the soldiers beat up local youth on their way back, residents of Wularhama told Kashmir Post. They said that protests and clashes broke out against the soldiers...
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South Kashmir residents accused security forces of ransacking property

South Kashmir residents accused security forces of ransacking property

The residents blamed the Army and the police for using force to disperse protesting villagers Residents of south Kashmir’s Heff and Shirmal villages on Wednesday accused the Army and police of ransacking their houses during a cordon-and-search operation on W...
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Srinagar-Qazigund stretch of highway to be completed by Sep 2017

Srinagar-Qazigund stretch of highway to be completed by Sep 2017

Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar today said that the prestigious Srinagar-Qazigund four-lane highway will be thrown open for traffic by the September of this year and it will usher in a new era of prosperity and development. The Minister...
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South Kashmir’s youth back Musa’s Islamic ‘Struggle’

South Kashmir’s youth back Musa’s Islamic ‘Struggle’

The orchards across south Kashmir are lush green as it is summer season now and a pleasing fragrance makes the rural landscape here distinct from the region’s crowded and polluted urban neighbourhoods. Amidst this picturesque landscape of Shopian district, m...
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Anantnag bypoll cancelled amid on-going violence in Valley

Anantnag bypoll: The Election Commission wanted 70,000 personnel to be deployed, govt said can send only 30,000. The Election Commission has cancelled the bye-election to Anantnag Lok Sabha seat, scheduled to take place on May 25, news agency PTI has...
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