North Kashmir — from days of glory to story of neglect

North Kashmir — from days of glory to story of neglect

North Kashmir — once synonymous with prosperity, booming trade, horticulture and other allied industries — is now a story of neglect and political apathy. Anger is brewing up in north Kashmir comprising Baramulla, Kupwara and Bandipora districts. It has a...
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Soz may join PDP

Soz may join PDP

Eyes Parliament seat from Baramulla In a development that may have far reaching consequences for the state unit of the Congress, former JKPCC president Saif-ud-Din Soz is likely to join the PDP. First time in 18 years a stalwart from...
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Once a bustling town, Baramulla faces neglect

Once a bustling town, Baramulla faces neglect

Known as Gateway to Kashmir till 1947, it lost importance over the years Kashmiri historian and scholar Prithvi Nath Kaul Bamzai had, in his writings, described Baramulla as the chief city of Jammu and Kashmir. Situated along the historic Rawalpindi-Srinagar.....
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Hit by pellets, 2 Pattan youth battle to save vision

Hit by pellets, 2 Pattan youth battle to save vision

PDP prez asks police not to use pellet guns on protesters Two students Tanveer Ahmad Dar and Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, both hailing from Palhalan, Pattan, were hit by pellets and are now battling to save vision at SMHS hospital, here....
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Militant killed in Uri gunfight, 5 reportedly trapped in another place

Militant killed in Uri gunfight, 5 reportedly trapped in another place

A militant was killed in a gunfight with Indian army and police’s SOG at Uri sector while five others are believed to be trapped at forest area in Rafiabad in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday. A senior defence ministry...
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Kashmiri youth released after hour-long protest

Kashmiri youth released after hour-long protest

A Kashmiri youth was released by police on Monday after people led by separatist leader Nayeem Ahmed Khan blocked the highway and staged a peaceful sit-in out side police station Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports said that on...
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Villagers in Kashmir urge govt to act against Pakistani firing

Villagers in Kashmir urge govt to act against Pakistani firing

Villagers living near border in Jammu and Kashmir called for immediate government action to put halt to Pakistani firing and shelling. Since August 14, when Pakistan celebrated its Independence Day, there has been an escalation of tension along the Line...
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Two Killed In Sopore Shrine Shooting In Kashmir

Two Killed In Sopore Shrine Shooting In Kashmir

A policeman and a civilian were killed in a suspected militant attack in Tujjar Sharief hamlet of north Kashmir’s Sopore area on Tuesday, police said. The gunmen also snatched the service rifle of the slain cop, police added. A police...
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Minister’s ‘Bharat Mata Ki…’ slogan goes unanswered

Minister’s ‘Bharat Mata Ki…’ slogan goes unanswered

Minister Sukhnandan Kumar on India’s Independence Day, had to face an embarrassing moment when he raised the ‘Bharat mata ki…’ slogan but no one answered. This happened after the minister unfurled the Indian flag and finished addressing the gathering a...
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Flashback: August 1, 1990 When Pattan market was painted red ‘TeH calls for shutdown in Pattan on Saturday’

Flashback: August 1, 1990 When Pattan market was painted red ‘TeH calls for shutdown in Pattan on Saturday’

Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has appealed people of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district to observe a complete shutdown on Saturday in memory of the 12 innocent people including two cops who were allegedly murdered by Indian Army in 1990 August 1. At...
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