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Geelani steps down as Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman

Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Monday stepped down from the chairmanship of his party, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. After a meeting of the party, a spokesman for Tehreek-e-Hurriyat here said that senior Hurriyat leader Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai had succeeded Geelani as the Chairman. The octogenarian Geelani will, however, continue as the Chairman of th...

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Snags in 2 IndiGo A320 Neo aircraft on Sunday, 1 grounded

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Budget carrier IndiGo Airlines announced on Sunday that its A320 Neo aircraft that operated on the Delhi-Srinagar route earlier in the day was temporarily grounded at Srinagar following detection of a hydraulic leak in an engine. The airline, in a statement, said the defect has been rectified and the aircraft is now fit to fly. An A320 Neo aircraft that...

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Raabta: Facebook helping revive composite culture, bridge social gap in Kashmir

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Winter will go, snow will melt to make way for warmth of spring again. Raabta, a Facebook page, begins on this optimistic note to re-establish broken links between Kashmiri families, friends, classmates and neighbours divided by decades of insurgency, civil strife and social acrimony. Almost a month since the page with over 21,000 followers was created, Raabta ...

1 day ago
Mehbooba Mufti inaugurates international buyer-seller meet in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti hoped on Saturday the state opens up to the world as an international trading destination through land routes, realizing its geopolitical situation as part of a peaceful region. Addressing a function on the inauguration of 7th International Buyer-Seller meet here, she said that the state has been the recipient of m...

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Geelani is a very big leader: J&K Minister

Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister and ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Syed Altaf Bukhari said on Saturday that hardline separatist Syed Ali Geelani is a very big leader. Bukhari made this comment in response to a question on Geelani's recent rejection of talks offered by the Centre's special representative, Dineshwar Sharma. Syed Ali Geela...

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Five arrested in J&K for killing policeman, stealing weapon

Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) Five persons were arrested on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district for killing a policeman and snatching his weapon in Chrar-e-Sharief town in January, police said. A group of militants had, on January 25, fired upon constable Kultar Singh, of the 13th battalion of state armed police, deployed to guarding the Chrar-e-Sharief shrine, injuring him sever...

1 day ago
Militants attack J&K cop

Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) A group of militants on Saturday attacked a senior Jammu and Kashmir Police officer in Shopian district when he was traveling in a bullet-proof vehicle. Militants attacked and fired upon Superintendent of Police Sriram Ambarkar in Hajipora. They fired indiscriminately targeting his vehicle. However, no loss or damage was reported, a police officer said. ...

2 days ago
IndiGo, SpiceJet to partially shift operations to IGI's T2 from March 25: DIAL

New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Budget airlines IndiGo and SpiceJet will partially shift their operations from Terminal 1 of the IGIA to Terminal 2 from March 25, the Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) said on Friday. According to DIAL, IndiGo will shift 10 of its sectors which includes destinations like Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Raipur, Srinagar, Udaipur, Vado...

2 days ago
Geelani again rejects Dineshwar Sharma's talks offer

Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani on Friday again rejected the fresh offer for talks by centre's special representative on sustained dialogue in Kashmir, Dineshwar Sharma. A statement, issued by G.A. Gulzar, spokesman of the Geelani-led Hurriyat, said: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani has rejected talks offer with India...

2 days ago
Man with pistol arrested in J&K

Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) A man carrying a Chinese-made pistol and some ammunition was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Friday, police said. According to police, acting on specific inputs, security forces had set-up special check points in the Nillow, Kakran and Adijan areas of Kulgam and it was during checking, the man was arrested and the pistol, a magazine, five liv...

2 days ago
Militants killed belonged to IS linked group

Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) Two militants killed in a gunfight on the outskirts of Srinagar belonged to an Islamic State (IS) affiliated group, police said on Friday. The gunfight took place on Thursday night in Balhama area. A police statement said: In the encounter... the two militants who were killed have been identified by the families as Rasiq Nabi Bhat of Tral and Shabir Dar ...

3 days ago
Two militants killed, three policemen injured in Srinagar gunfight

Srinagar, March 15 (IANS) Two militants were killed and three policemen including an SHO injured on Thursday in a gunfight that broke out on the outskirts of the city after a BJP leader was attacked, said police. Police sources said two militants were killed and three policemen including a station house officer (SHO) injured in the gunfight between the security forces and hiding militant...

3 days ago
BJP leader attacked in Srinagar, gunfight erupts

Srinagar, March 15 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party leader was attacked by militants on Thursday on the outskirts of Srinagar, triggering a gunfight. Muhammad Anwar Khan was targeted in Khonmoh area, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said. Khan's guard, Bilal Ahmad, was injured in the attack, a police officer said, adding that the militants fled after the attack and took refuge in a v...

4 days ago
Terror funding: NIA questions six, including Hizbul chief's son

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday questioned Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin's eldest son and five others in connection with the 2011 terror funding case. Shakeel Yusuf, a Medical Assistant at Srinagar's Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, was questioned along with the five others at the NIA's headquarters in south Delhi.

4 days ago
BJP has lost simple majority in LS, minus its allies: Congress

New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) As the BJP lost two Lok Sabh bypolls in UP and one in Bihar, the Congress on Wednesday rubbed in the electoral defeats, saying that the ruling party had lost the simple majority in the Lok Sabha on its own. The Congress said the results gave a clear message that people were angry with the Bharatiya Janata Party for its arrogance and misrule. The 2017-1...

5 days ago
Schools, colleges reopen in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar, March 13 (IANS) Authorities decided to re-open schools and colleges across the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday after shutting them the previous day to maintain law and order in the wake of a gunfight that killed three militants. All schools and colleges will re-open today (Tuesday) in the valley. Although the District Magistrates will decide if any educational institution needs to sh...

6 days ago
Not enough, says Omar after Drabu's expulsion

Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) National Conference leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Monday that sacking Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu from the cabinet won't salvage the PDP of its wrongdoing in the last three years of power. Simply sacking the architect of the BJP-PDP alliance and co-author of the agenda of alliance will not redeem the PDP for the sins ...

6 days ago
NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobile phones

Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Monday raided the Srinagar Central Jail and seized a Pakistani flag, mobile phones and jehadi literature, police sources said. Twenty NIA officials assisted by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and National Security Guards carried out the searches. Some mobile phones, SIM cards...

6 days ago
Civilian killed in explosion in Pulwama

Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) A civilian was killed in an explosion on Monday near a firing range of the Army in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Police sources said Ashiq Hussain of Tral town was killed near the Awantipora firing range. The exact details as to how the explosion occurred are being ascertained, a police source said. --IANS sq/mr ...

6 days ago
Youths, security forces clash in Srinagar

Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Clashes broke out Monday in Soura area of Srinagar as scores of youths marched to attend the funeral of Essa Fazili, one of the three militants killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district. Fazili, a B.Tech student, was shot dead along with two other militants by security forces earlier in the day. Fazili's father is the principal of a h...

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