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Fayaz Wani

Fayaz Wani reports on life in Srinagar, Kashmir.

Avalanche Warning Issued: Fresh Snowfall Again Cuts-Off Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 15: The Indian administered Kashmir was again cut-off from rest of the world on Sunday after fresh moderate to heavy snowfall.

No Respite From Intense Cold in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 13: There was no respite from freezing cold in Indian administered Kashmir on Friday with minimum temperature continuing to remain several degrees below freezing point.
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World’s Largest Solar Telescope to Be Set Up in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 6: The world's large solar telescope will be set up at Pangong Tso Lake in mountainous Ladakh region of Indian administered Kashmir.

Lashkar Module Busted in Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 5: Police Thursday claimed to have busted a module of the Pakistan based militant group Lashkar-e-Toiba in Indian administered Kashmir.

Killing of Youth By Troopers is Murder: Kashmir CM

'I have not come here today for any other purpose but to meet the family, who lost their dear one in the firing incident yesterday.'

21-yr-old Kashmiri Killed for Demanding Electricity

Srinagar, Jan 2: A 21-year-old youth was killed and two others injured in Indian administered Kashmir when Indian paramilitary Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) soldiers fired on a group of people, who were demanding electricity.

Kashmiri Leader Says Dr. Fai Was Victim of Tussle Between CIA,...

Srinagar, Dec 31: A senior Kashmiri separatist leader Nayeem Khan Saturday said lobbyist Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai was the victim of the tussle between spy agencies of United States and Pakistan.

Recover Outstanding Power Dues From Troops in Kashmir

Addressing a public gathering after Friday congregation prayers in Central Kashmir, Mirwaiz said, 'Our natural resources have been looted and exploited by Indian for last 65 years.

Army Commander Reviews Operation Preparedness of Soldiers on Kashmir Border

It is pertinent to mention here that senior Indian army commander in Kashmir Lt Gen S A Hasnain had recently said that militants may make attempts to sneak into Kashmir during the harsh winter months as well.

4,000 Collared Bar-Headed Geese Arrive At Wetland Reserve in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 23: Over 4000 Bar-headed geese, including a half dozen with collars, have arrived at Gharana wetland Conservation Reserve on Indo-Pak border in R. S. Pura in winter capital of Indian administered Kashmir.

Police Files Charges Against Education Officials in Kashmir

Srinagar, Dec 20: In the first instance of its type, police in Indian administered Kashmir have filed charges and registered a case against Education officials of the region for depicting local policeman as 'oppressor' in the school text books.

Snow, Rain Likely in Kashmir Today

Srinagar, Dec 19: According to weatherman, the upper reaches of Indian administered Kashmir may record heavy snowfall while plains may experience light to moderate snowfall and rain during next 24 hours.

Shopkeepers Shutdown in Parts of Srinagar to Protest Killing of Tariq...

Srinagar, Dec 15: Some parts of downtown Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian administered Kashmir, observed complete shutdown on Thursday to protest against the killing of 35-year-old trader by alleged stone pelters.

Kashmiri Shopkeeper Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Miscreants’ Assault

Srinagar, Dec 14: A young Kashmiri shopkeeper, who was critically injured in an attack of alleged stonepelters on December 3, succumbed to injuries in the region's leading hospital on Wednesday.

Government Reviews Security of Politicians, Key Installations in Kashmir

Official sources said security review meeting was held in Srinagar, the summer capital of the region on Monday. 'The meeting was attended by Home Secretary, police chief and top police, paramilitary and security officials.

Minister in Kashmir Escapes Bid on Life, Guard Killed

'The minister's security guards also opened fire. In the militant attack, three of the security guards of the minister and a civilian identified as Ali Mohammad were injured. The minister, however, escaped unhurt in the attack,' he said.

AFSPA Removal: Kashmiri People Have Right to Relish Peace Benefits

'My initiative regarding the gradual revocation of laws like AFSPA in the areas where the role of the Army has ended, due to the restoration of peaceful situation, relates to the commitments made to people,'

Moderate Separatist States Kashmir is a Military State

'Kashmir is tha military and police State. Army and police run the affairs of the state. The Kashmir government does not have any say in any administrative or security related decision,' Mirwaiz said while addressing people in South Kashmir.

Paramilitary Forces Vacate Camp in Kashmir

The Firdous cinema, one of the popular movie halls in the old city, was occupied by paramilitary CRPF soldiers in the early 1990s after eruption of militancy in the region.

NATO Attack on Pak Beginning of Larger Western Attack: Kashmiri Leader

Srinagar, Nov 29: Strongly condemning the recent NATO attack on Pakistani soldiers, senior separatist Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Geelani said the NATO attack was the beginning of a larger Western attack on Pakistan.