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Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani dies aged 92

Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani has died at his home in Srinagar at the age of 92. He passed away after a lengthy illness. A veteran campaigner against Indian rule, he had been under house arrest for much of the past 11 years. Indian authorities have imposed a strict security clampdown in Srinagar, Kashmir’s main […]

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Foreign envoys on ‘Guided Tour’ greeted with shutdown in India’s Jammu and Kashmir

A group of foreign envoys concluded touring India’s Jammu and Kashmir region amid strong critical views globally over the decisions and the policies of the Indian government. The delegation arrived in the lake city of Srinagar on Wednesday, where they were driven to a college in central Kashmir’s Budgam district to meet with a select […]

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Indian Army neutralise 3 ‘militants’ in Kashmir, family claims they were innocent

Indian security forces killed three ‘militants’ in Kashmir’s main city, Srinagar, on Wednesday after a gun battle, but families of the dead men said they were innocent. India has been fighting an armed insurgency in Kashmir for decades and killed more than 200 militants this year, according to official data. It is, however, rare for […]

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Clashes break out after three militants and a woman were killed in Srinagar

Hundreds of people clashed with security forces on Thursday in India’s Srinagar city, in Kashmir, after three rebels and a woman were killed in a gunfight. Local police and Central Reserve Police Force surrounded the Batamaloo neighbourhood of Srinagar after midnight following a tip-off that rebels were hiding in a house, triggering an exchange of […]

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Suspected COVID-19 patient escapes Srinagar hospital after stray dogs enter ward

A woman, who had returned from Europe last week and admitted to a hospital here with symptoms for coronavirus, left the facility for home after stray dogs entered her ward, her family said on Thursday, refuting the administration’s claim that she had escaped. “The claims of the administration that they had tracked her are nothing […]

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After spotting jeep, man on Pune runway Air India Pilots carryout premature emergency takeoff

Hurtling down the runway in Pune at a speed of more than 222 kilometres per hour this morning, pilots of an Air India aircraft noticed a jeep and a man in their way, prompting them to carry out a premature and emergency takeoff. Though a major catastrophe was averted, this resulted in the tail striking […]

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Arrested cop Davindra Singh will be treated as militant: IGP J&K Police

A day after a decorated Jammu and Kashmir police officer was arrested while travelling with three terrorists, state law enforcement authorities have confirmed that he too will be dealt with as a “terrorist”. Davinder Singh, a Deputy Superintendent of Police posted at Srinagar international Airport, was caught Saturday at Wanpoh in Kulgam district in the […]