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Rasool, Nazir miss out, Kashmir hails Manzoor Dar entry in IPL

Rasool, Nazir miss out, Kashmir hails Manzoor Dar entry in IPL

Jammu and Kashmir’s best cricketer Parvez Rasool and medium pacer Umar Nazir went unsold but hard-hitting batsman Manzoor Dar also known as Pandav bagged his maiden IPL deal of Rs 20 lakh from Kings XI Punjab.“Congratulations & all the best for the tournament. Look forward to watching you play,” former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah wrote on his twitter page after the franchise from Punjab picked up hard-hitting batsman from Kashmir.He became second player from Kashmir to be drafted […]

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Woman injured in Pakistan firing succumbs in Jammu

Woman injured in Pakistan firing succumbs in Jammu

A woman injured in Pakistan firing on the international border in Jammu district on January 22, succumbed on Sunday, taking the death toll to 14 in recent Pakistan shelling and firing on the borders. “Bimla Devi, 35, who was injured in Pakistan shelling on civilian areas in Kanachak area, succumbed in the hospital,” police said in Jammu. Earlier, 13 people including seven civilians and […]

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Govt Playing Games With Kashmir Media: KEG

Govt Playing Games With Kashmir Media: KEG

Srinagar—Kashmir Editors Guild (KEG), in a meeting held here Sunday regretted how the state government has made a mockery of its media policy – be it the categorization process or hike in the advertisement rates. The meeting discussed threadbare the state government’s non-serious approach towards local media saying the advertisement rates were hiked in 2016-17 Budget session […]

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Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat

Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA: Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat

Time has not come for any rethink on AFSPA or making some of its provisions milder, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat has said, asserting that the Army has been taking adequate precautions in protecting human rights while operating in disturbed areas like Jammu and Kashmir. Rawat’s remarks assume significance as they come against the backdrop […]

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Forces involved in ‘serious war crimes’ in Jammu and Kashmir: Geelani

Forces involved in ‘serious war crimes’ in Jammu and Kashmir: Geelani

Senior Hurriyat Leader, Syed Ali Geelani on Sunday strongly criticized forces for killing civilians including Javed Ahmad Bhat and Suhail Javed Lone and injuring of scores of people in indiscriminate firing in Ganowpora Shopian, said that opening fire on unarmed people shows the height of state terrorism. In a statement, he said nobody asks them, […]

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Shopian killing: Police register murder case against army

Shopian killing: Police register murder case against army

Jammu and Kashmir Police filed a case against the army unit on murder and ‘attempt to murder’ charges over the killing of two civilians in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. According to the FIR filed by the police, the charges of murder and ‘attempt to murder’ have been invoked against the army. The FIR […]