‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

‘2012 most peaceful year since eruption of militancy’

Police data reveals zero incidents of violence in five Valley districts Srinagar, Dec 27: Steep decline in militancy-related incidents in the Valley continued through 2012, bringing the killings to all time low. Interestingly, five districts of the Valley did not...
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Snowfall Likely In Kashmir On New Year

Snowfall Likely In Kashmir On New Year

SRINAGAR: If you are planning to head to the Kashmir Valley to usher in the New Year, you are most likely to be greeted by snowfall. “There is a possibility of widespread snowfall in the Valley from December 29,” a...
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Kashmir’s willow bat industry anticipates huge sales during Indo-Pakistan Series

Kashmir’s willow bat industry anticipates huge sales during Indo-Pakistan Series

Anantnag (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.25 (ANI): Manufacturers of willow cricket bats in Jammu and Kashmir rejoice as they expect a surge in enthusiasm for cricket resulting in huge sale of bats during the Twenty20 international between India and Pakistan. India...
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Skiing courses to begin soon in Gulmarg

Skiing courses to begin soon in Gulmarg

Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) will conduct six skiing courses in the Kashmir’s famous ski resort at Gulmarg. “We have planned six ski courses of two weeks each till mid March next year,” Principal of IISM J S...
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Pir Panjal Tunnel Ready To Link Kashmir Valley

Pir Panjal Tunnel Ready To Link Kashmir Valley

Train passengers in the Kashmir Valley can soon travel up to Banihal with railways today announcing completion of the key Qazigund-Banihal section which also comprises the longest transportation tunnel in the country built after a seven-year effort. Opening of...
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Will see how Delhi deals with protests: Hurriyat(G)

Will see how Delhi deals with protests: Hurriyat(G)

Srinagar Dec 24: Terming the Delhi gang rape rage as justified, Hurriyat Conference (G) Monday said what remains to be seen is whether authorities in New Delhi “would fire upoun the protestors or slap them with Public Safety Act as...
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2 militants, cop killed in Kulgam gunfight

2 militants, cop killed in Kulgam gunfight

Kulgam, Dec 24: Two Lashkar-i-Toiba (LeT) militants including its District Commander allegedly involved in Hotel Silver Star shootout were killed in a gun-battle with forces in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday. A police constable was also killed in ...
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LeT threat hangs over 2 north Kashmir families

LeT threat hangs over 2 north Kashmir families

Nearly a week after their houses were destroyed in a fierce gun battle between security forces and militants, death continued to haunt the two families of Sopore in North Kashmir. Posters purportedly belonging to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) have appeared at many...
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No Snow in Kashmir Valley this Christmas

No Snow in Kashmir Valley this Christmas

Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS): Santa Claus will not have to trudge through snow in the Kashmir Valley this Christmas. The weather office Monday forecast cold, dry weather conditions in the region. “The weather will remain dry in the valley in the...
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What About Valley’s Rape Victims?

What About Valley’s Rape Victims?

From Kunan-Poshpora ‘silence’ to Delhi clamour Srinagar, Dec 20: The outrage over Delhi gang rape has prompted many Kashmiris to compare the present public fury in India to the “criminal silence” over Kunan Poshpora (Kupwara) mass rape incident of 1991...
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