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    08 residential houses damaged in fire

    Eight residential houses were damaged in separate fire incidents in the valley.Fire broke out in the shop of Mohammad Amin Bhat resident of Issu Achabal at Issu in the jurisdiction of Police Station Achabal.
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    01 dies, 06 injured in road accidents

    One person died while six others were injured in different road accidents in Srinagar and Anantnag.In Srinagar, a Motorcycle bearing registration number DL13C-2757 driven by Ilyas Rehman resident of Rainawari
  • ‘2 militants among 4 persons arrested in Sopore’

    ‘2 militants among 4 persons arrested in Sopore’

    Four persons including two active members of a militant organization, who according to police, had got money from Pakistan for fueling and sustaining the present unrest in Sopore area, police said.
  • Kashmir Singer Raj Begum Dies At 89

    Kashmir Singer Raj Begum Dies At 89

    Legendary singer and melody queen Raj Begum breathed her last on Wednesday morning. She was unwell for a long time. Begum was born in 1927.She was honoured with Padma Shri in 2002 and Sangeet Natak Academy Award in 2013.
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    Five killed in Varanasi explosion

    Five persons were killed and more than half-a-dozen injured in an explosion in Varanasi, police said on Wednesday."Prima facie, the explosion appears to have been triggered by a fire in a stockpile of illegal firecrackers, ahead of Diwali.
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    36 civilians shot dead in Afghanistan

    At least 36 civilians were shot dead by militants in Afghanistan's Ghor province, authorities confirmed on Wednesday."The victims were kidnapped by militants after security forces and allied local uprising fighters .
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    Day 110: Shutdown continues in Valley

    :Life remained affected in Kashmir Valley for the 110th consecutive day Wednesday due to the strike called by separatists, even as the Srinagar continued to witness movement of private transport in some parts.
  • 100's dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

    100's dead in Turkey-backed Syria op

    Nearly 100 civilians have been killed in a two-month offensive by Turkey and allied rebels in northern Syria, a monitoring group said on Monday.
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    US, Iranian chief diplomats win prize for Iran nuclear deal

    US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif have won an international diplomatic prize for their part in a historic agreement on Iran's nuclear program, organisers announced Monday.
  • In Kashmir, artists depict tragedy on canvas

    In Kashmir, artists depict tragedy on canvas

    While Kashmir is undergoing over three month long unrest, noted artists including painters, sculptures, musicians, story writers, poets today shared a platform to express their works, depicting the tragedy on the canvas.
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    'Our struggle has no parallel in current world'

    Chairman Hurriyat (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Tuesday said that people of Kashmir have shown to the world that they have a deep thirst for freedom for which a Kashmiris are prepared to stake their lives, livelihood and education.
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    2 killed,9 injured in Kashmir accidents

    Two persons were killed and nine others were injured in separate road accidents in the Kashmir valley overnight, official sources said here this afternoon.They said a Tractor skidded off the road at Zisnard
  •  Oct 27 darkest day of Kashmir history: UJC

    Oct 27 darkest day of Kashmir history: UJC

    United Jihad Council (UJC) on Tuesday said that Oct 27 is “blackest day of Kashmir history as on this day in 1947 that Indian troops forcibly entered into Kashmir.”
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    'Relatives,friends not allowed to meet incarcerated employees leaders'

    Jammu Kashmir Teachers Forum Tuesday alleged that Government is not allowing any employee or even the relatives to meet the incarcerated employee’s leaders in Baramulla and Kupwara Jails.
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    77 Govt Forces personnel killed till Oct 24 this year

    The death toll of Government Forces in different militancy related incidents has reached to 77, the highest since 2010 in Kashmir Valley. In 2010, Security Establishment had lost around 69 soldiers in 488 militancy-related incidents.