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Days before first phase, 60 youth held in Bandipora, Gbl districts

Same people who created problems in General Election: IGP Mir Four days ahead of first phase of Assembly elections, police in last few days have arrested 60 persons particularly youth from the twin districts of Bandipora and Ganderbal. Admitting that...
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Geelani calls for strike in two districts on Nov 25

Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani Monday called for a complete shutdown on November 25 against elections in district Ganderbal and Bandipora and stressed people to register their protest against these “manipulated elections, highhandedness of...
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After 3 decades, Abdullahs say goodbye to home turf Ganderbal

The Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s decision not to fight from his home turf Ganderbal has finally put an end to over three-decade streak of Abdullahs to fight from the family bastion. Abdullahs’ date with the Ganderbal constituency dates back to...
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Deepening of river Sindh saved Ganderbal

Deepening of river Sindh saved Ganderbal

‘Ganderbal model could have saved Srinagar too’ Spotlight Even as Srinagar and Bandipora districts reeled under record floods, their immediate neighbor, Ganderbal, escaped almost unscathed due to the newly-acquired depth of river Sindh. Notwithsta...
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NC leaders’ visit to Ganderbal turns sour

NC leaders’ visit to Ganderbal turns sour

A planned move of National Conference  to gauge mood and to test waters in the home turf of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah—Ganderbal district of Central Kashmir—ahead of crucial Assembly polls Tuesday turned out to be a sour one as the...
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Haphazard constructions take sheen off Sonamarg

Haphazard constructions take sheen off Sonamarg

Concrete structures come up in eco-fragile, avalanche-prone areas In blatant violation of norms, constructions are going on unabated in the eco-fragile and avalanche-prone areas of this famous ski-resort. Experts warn that these constructions can be catastroph...
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Tulmulla shuts against ‘police excesses’

Tulmulla shuts against ‘police excesses’

Locals refute police claims, say Imam didn’t provoke people People in Tulmulla area of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Sunday observed complete shutdown against the alleged police atrocities on them. Reports said local residents held two-hour sit-in ...
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25 injured in violence near Amarnath base camp

25 injured in violence near Amarnath base camp

Clashes between local tent owners, langarwallahs; yatra suspended Clashes broke out Friday near Baltal, the base camp of Amarnath Yatra, after a dispute between local tent owners and those pilgrims running community kitchens and alleged high-handedness by CRPF...
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5 feared dead in Sonamarg accident

5 feared dead in Sonamarg accident

2 bodies retrieved; Police braves ferocious Sindh to locate 3 more Five people are feared dead after a vehicle plunged into Sindh river in this famous tourist destination Sunday evening. Police have fished out two bodies and efforts are on...
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Mela Khirbawani celebrated with religious fervour

Mela Khirbawani celebrated with religious fervour

Pandits pin hopes on Modi, seek dignified return to Kashmir Thousands of Kashmiri Pandits Friday thronged Khirbawani temple here and pinned hope on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for their dignified return to the Valley. On the occasion of Mela...
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