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Fayaz Wani
Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.

Cylinder Blast Kills 3 Tourists in Kashmir

Bijbehara, July 28: Three tourists from the Indian state of Maharashtra were killed and five others injured when a gas cylinder exploded inside their vehicle in Indian administered Kashmir on Saturday.

Youth Killed in Army Firing in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 25: Indian army men shot and killed a youth in North Kashmir of Indian administered Kashmir on Tuesday evening. His killing sparked protests and more than 18 persons including 10 policemen were injured in the clashes.

Mentally Challenged Minor Girl Raped in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 17: A 13-year-old mentally and physically challenged girl was raped by a man in Indian administered Kashmir. The 30-year-old rapist has been arrested by police.

Dalai Lama Prays for Peace and Prosperity of Kashmir

Srinagar, July 14: The spiritual leader of Buddhists, Dalai Lama, who is on a week-long visited to Indian administered Kashmir Saturday prayed for peace, and prosperity of the region.

Three Killed After School Bus Falls Into Gorge in Kashmir

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, where one of the critically injured succumbed to injuries.

Soldier Killed, Another Hurt in Kashmir Attack

Srinagar, July 7: An Indian army soldier was killed and another injured when militants fired on them from point blank range in Indian administered Kashmir on Saturday.

Three Militants Killed in Kashmir Gunfight, Bungus Valley

He said the militants were asked to surrender. However, they turned down the offer and fired from automatic weapons towards the search party. The fire was returned by the troops, triggering an encounter. In the ensuing gunfight, three militants were

Militants Kill 2 Policemen in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 3: Two policemen were killed by militants in Indian administered Kashmir on Tuesday.

Restrictions, Shutdown Paralyse Life in Kashmir

Authorities for the third day imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar - Khanyar, Maharaj Gunj, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safakadal and Kralkhud police stations.

200-Yr-Old Shrine Gutted in Glaze in Kashmir, Grand Mufti Calls for...

Srinagar, June 25: The tension gripped Indian administered Kashmir following the gutting of a 200-year-old revered Muslim shrine in a blaze on Monday morning.

4 Earthquakes Jolt Kashmir

Srinagar, June 11: Four earthquakes including one of 5.9 magnitude jolted Indian administered Kashmir on Monday. However, no loss of life or damage to property was reported.

Hizbul Chief Warns Pakistan

'If Pak withdraws support, we would take war inside the country.'

US Losing War in Afghanistan

'Kashmir should not be looked upon as an issue of unemployment or packages. We are economically so strong that we provide employment to thousands of binaries' he said.

Kashmiri Hindus Throng to Celebrate Festival in Kashmir

Srinagar, May 29: Hundreds of Kashmiri Hindus on Tuesday thronged the temple of Ragnya Devi in the outskirts of Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, to celebrate the annual festival of Kheer Bhawani.

Interlocutors Report Inspired By Saffron Agenda: Hizb Chief

The report tries to give the Kashmir issue a new colour and tries to say improved governance, economy, law making and social rights will solve everything
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Interlocutors Recommend Political Settlement for Kashmir Issue

Three interlocutors appointed by India recommend political settlement through dialogue between all stake-holders, and that India and Pakistan make major changes.

Infant Deaths in Kashmir Equivalent to Genocide: Kashmiri Hindu Doctor

'For me, it is the equivalent of a genocide. In 2011, 895 infants are reported to have died in hospitals in Srinagar. In 2012, the figure has worsened and 390 infants have died in the last four months,' Kaul told an Indian newspaper, Asian Age.

3 Civilians Hurt in Grenade Explosion in Kashmir

A police official said immediately after the militant attack, police launched a combing and search operation in the area to flush out the militants responsible for the attack.

Kashmiri Woman Gives Birth to Quintuplets

Srinagar, May 10: In a rare case, a Kashmiri woman gave birth to five children- three boys and two girls - at a hospital in Indian administered Kashmir on Thursday.
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Kashmir Govt Trying to Divide Muslims on Sectarian Lines

There is clear institutional support from the government to create the divide,' Mirwaiz said while addressing Friday congregation at historic Jamia Masjid in old city in the summer capital.