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‘Upset’ Sajjad Lone Chooses Home Over Work

‘Upset’ Sajjad Lone Chooses Home Over Work

By News Desk Srinagar, Mar 4: Lending credence to reports that he is displeased at being allotted an ‘insignificant’ portfolio, Sajjad Lone Wednesday gave a miss to his office in Jammu and left for his residence in Srinagar. Lone, chairman of Peoples Conference, was allotted the portfolio of Science and Technology and Animal Husbandry yesterday

Top Army officer, trooper, 2 rebels killed in Kashmir’s Tral

By News Desk Srinagar, Jan 27: A top Army officer was among the dead, which included two militants and as many troopers, in an ongoing encounter between rebels and Indian forces in south Kashmir’s Tral area, police said. Another Army man was also injured during the exchange of gunfire. Colonel M N Rai, the commanding

Kashmir Protests Prophet Caricatures; Effigy of Cartoonist Set Ablaze

By News Desk Srinagar, Jan 23: Angry demonstrators in Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar Friday burned the effigy of a cartoonist to show their anger at the publishing of controversial cartoons by a French magazine, Charlie Hebdo. Peaceful protests were held across Kashmir valley, mostly Muslim, after congregational Friday prayers today at the call of various

Jaish, Lashkar militants killed in North Kashmir’s Sopore

By News Desk Sopore, Jan 18: Three days after gunning down five militants in a fierce encounter, government forces Sunday killed two insurgents belonging to Jaish-e- -Muhammad (JeM) and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant outfits in a three-hour-long firefight in Sopore area of Baramulla district in north Kashmir. Acting on a specific tip-off about the presence of

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