Kashmir

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Srinagar: In an important development related to pro-freedom politics, Chairman Hurriyat Conference (M), Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday expressed hope that the pro-freedom leadership would forge unity for the larger interest of the “movement” while as made an appeal for participating in the congregational prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at the Eidgah grounds here.

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Srinagar: Strong resentment is brewing among the residents of Hardshiva in Sopore town of Baramulla district where Army has acquired land to set a camp to counter militancy.

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Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had earlier told the defence ministry that the airport closure would cause inconvenience to air passengers to and from the valley, especially with the festival of Eid-ul-Fitr coming Sep 11.

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New Delhi: Describing the situation in Kashmir as “critical and tragic”, a delegation from the civil society, which visited the valley recently, Friday called for the immediate withdrawal of the contentious Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Srinagar: The last Friday of the Holy month of Ramzan (Jumat-ul-Wida) was celebrated all over the world as Al Quds Day - and political-awarded Muslims around the world poured into streets to remind themselves and others that Muslims’ third most sacred city Al-Quds (Jerusalem) is occupied by foreign non-Muslims and it’s every Muslims’ religious and moral obligation to recover it.

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BY THE time you read this, the life and death of 22- year-old Bilal Ahmed Sheikh would have become a mere statistic: Civilian No....

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No strike on 05, 09, 10, 11 Sep; ‘UN Challo’ on 13 Sep Srinagar: Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani Thursday issued fresh 10-day protest Calendar as part of its “Quit Kashmir Campaign”, beginning September 05.

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Srinagar: Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Syeda Aasiya Andrabi and her close aide Sofi Fahmeeda were booked under Public Safety Act and shifted to Kotbolwal jail in Jammu on Thursday.

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Srinagar: Two persons sustained bullet injuries after paramilitary forces opened fire at them in Zaldagar locality here on Thursday evening. Two persons identified as Riyaz Ahmad Balloo of Feteh Kadal and Sajid Ahmad of Karfuli Mohalla, here was injured when paramilitary forces opened fire to disperse them near Zaldagar here this evening.

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Jammu: Station Manager Air India, Jammu Sanjiv Misri has informed that Air India will not be operating on Jammu-Srinagar-Jammu sectors on the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 14th and 15th September in view of closure of Srinagar Airport.

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