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Curfew, shutdown, protests mark another Friday | Mehbooba flies to Delhi as one more killed in Kashmir violence | Complete bandh was observed at Banihal | Kashmiris unwilling to accept policies of BJP-PDP govt: Azad | UN veto powers, EU acknowledge importance of dialogue to address Kashmir dispute: Pakistan | Strict Curfew in place ahead of Eidgah March | Chilli-based PAVA shells may replace pellet guns in J&K | Geelani, Mirwaiz Masroor Abbas detained while on march towards Eidgah | 22 bank accounts in south Kashmir under NIA lens for terror funding, Hizbul Mujahideen links | After Kabul attack, US asks Pakistan to deny safe haven to extremists | Kashmir uprising: Govt to book 169 persons under draconian PSA | Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat, Kashmiriyat do not suit Rajnath Singh's deeds: Geelani | All party- delegation to visit Kashmir in Sept | Police appeals to people: Stay away from processions to avoid loss of life | Army ask people to ignore separatist call for Badamibagh March | Don't allow people to incite violence in Kashmir Valley: SC to Centre |
 Saturday, August 27, 2016 12:01 PM
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Curfew, shutdown, protests mark another Friday
March to Eidgah foiled; scores injured in clashes  
8/27/2016 12:09:01 AM

observer bureau Srinagar, Aug 26 A youth on Friday was killed in government forces' action at Rajpora area of south Kashmir's restive Pulwama district as authorities foil 'Eidgah chalo' call by imposing strict curfew across Srinagar and in

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Mehbooba flies to Delhi as one more killed in Kashmir violence
 
8/27/2016 12:07:54 AM

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti flew to Delhi on Friday evening for talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Kashmir Valley remained on the boil with one more civilian killed in firing by government forces. Government sources in Delhi and Srinagar told IANS that the meeting between Modi and Mehbooba was scheduled to take place on Saturday

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Complete bandh was observed at Banihal
 
Muddasar Jiral8/27/2016 12:07:50 AM

Banihal Aug 26 A peace full bandh was observed by the Wapar mandal and other social organization in Banihal at Ramban district today. As the wapar Mandal and Social organizations of Banihal decided to complete bandh on every Friday until the killing of innocent peoples of the valley will not be stopped, All business establishments remain c

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Kashmiris unwilling to accept policies of BJP-PDP govt: Azad
 
8/27/2016 12:07:42 AM

agencies New Delhi, aug 26 Congress Party member and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Friday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kashmir for failing to control the unrest in the valley. He was responding to a poser regarding the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's second visit

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UN veto powers, EU acknowledge importance of dialogue to address Kashmir dispute: Pakistan
 
8/27/2016 12:07:37 AM

observer bureau Srinagar, aug 26 The five permanent members (P-5) of United Nations and European Union (EU) Ambassadors have stressed the need to resolve Kashmir issue peacefully while acknowledging the importance of dialogue to address this long-standing issue and the prevailing grave situation. This was stated by advisor on Foreign Affairs

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Strict Curfew in place ahead of Eidgah March
 
8/27/2016 12:07:33 AM

Srinagar: The J&K government has imposed strict curfew in Srinagar ahead of 'Eidgah Chalo' called by resistance leadership. All major routes to Eidgah in Old Srinagar have been blocked while there is very thin movement of people. Though, curfew was lifted from uptown area of summer capital, the major Srinagar - Old Srinagar - areas continue t

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Chilli-based PAVA shells may replace pellet guns in J&K
 
8/27/2016 12:07:29 AM

agencies New Delhi, aug 26 Amidst major concern over the use of pellet guns as a tool to control unruly mobs in Jammu and Kashmir, a report on Thursday said these can be replaced with newly-developed PAVA shells. PAVA shells are a chilli-based non-lethal munition, which temporarily incapacitates the targets and renders them immobile for severa

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Geelani, Mirwaiz Masroor Abbas detained while on march towards Eidgah
 
8/27/2016 12:07:22 AM

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani and Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were detained on Friday after they came out of their residences and marched towards Eidgah as part of programme issued by the joint resistance leadership. A spokesman said that police prevented Geelani from marching ahead and took him into custody.

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22 bank accounts in south Kashmir under NIA lens for terror funding, Hizbul Mujahideen links
 
8/27/2016 12:07:18 AM

agenceis NEW DELHI, aug 26 The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is examining around 22 bank accounts in south Kashmir that received unaccounted money and saw withdrawals coinciding with the current unrest in the valley, will probe possible links of the account holders with Hizbul Mujahideen or its cadres, Kashmiri separatists and

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After Kabul attack, US asks Pakistan to deny safe haven to extremists
 
8/27/2016 12:07:13 AM

Washington: The US has once again urged Pakistan to deny safe havens to extremists, and said that Islamabad should not discriminate among terror groups in its territory. US State Department Director of Press Office, Elizabeth Trudeau, on Thursday said: "We have consistently raised our concerns to the highest level of the Pakistani government on

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Kashmir uprising: Govt to book 169 persons under draconian PSA
 
8/27/2016 12:07:10 AM

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to book 169 persons, which it accuses of being "organisers and provocateurs" in the current uprising in Kashmir, under the draconian Public Safety Act, a media report said today. "These 169 are among the estimated 1,000 people who have been identified as key players in the ongoing protes

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Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat, Kashmiriyat do not suit Rajnath Singh's deeds: Geelani
'They have mutilated face of Insaniyat'  
8/27/2016 12:06:56 AM

Srinagar: Replying the questions by Media persons outside his residence before being arrested while leaving for Eidgah, chairman Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani said that words like Insaniyat, Jamhuriyat and Kashmiriyat by Rajnath Singh, do not suit his deeds. "Insaniyat" by India is proved by each and every nook and corner of the state of Jamm

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All party- delegation to visit Kashmir in Sept
 
8/27/2016 12:06:36 AM

Srinagar: An all party-delegation will visit Kashmir in first week of September, reports said. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday flew to New Delhi to have deliberations with the central government over the prevailing situation of Kashmir. Home Minister, Rajnath Singh was also on a two-day visit to Srinagar. Rajnath Singh on Thursday in

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Police appeals to people: Stay away from processions to avoid loss of life
 
8/27/2016 12:06:32 AM

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday appealed to the people to stay away from "processions to avoid loss of life or injury." In a statement issued from the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, a police spokesman said; "It has been observed that militants make their presence in public protests and on many occasions resort to hurling of

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Army ask people to ignore separatist call for Badamibagh March
 
8/27/2016 12:06:27 AM

Srinagar: Indian Army stationed in Kashmir have asked people to ignore the call given by separatist leadership to march towards Badamibagh based Army camp in Srinagar on 27 August even as it asked the separatist amalgam not to drag Army into the politics. Pertinently, Resistance leadership have urged upon people to dispatch letters to Indi

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Don't allow people to incite violence in Kashmir Valley: SC to Centre
 
8/27/2016 12:05:54 AM

New delhi: The Supreme Court Friday said that nobody can be allowed to flare up tempers or incite violence in the Kashmir Valley and added that those acting against the interest of the country should be put behind bars. "You (government) cannot allow people to create trouble there…you take actions if anybody incite people or works against the i

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