updated 4:11 PM GMT, Oct 22, 2014

IS flags in Kashmir: crackdown continues, two more held

Day after a top most police officer in Kashmir said the youth are waving Islamic State or ISIS flags ‘just for fun’, the police, while continuing its crackdown, booked a youth while detained another o

  • Srinagar: Adil Lateef | GNS
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Three liquor suppliers arrested in south Kashmir

Police on Tuesday arrested three liquor suppliers along with a vehicle and recovered large quantity of liquor bottles in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara area of Anantnag district, a senior police official s

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Omar hopes Modi will look to revoke AFSPA

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said there has been "double-digit reduction in violence" in the state so the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi should take a look at rev

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641 Kashmir policemen promoted

641 Jammu and Kashmir police constables have been promoted, an official said on Tuesday.

 

Inspector General Police Kashmir, AG Mir ordered promotion of 641 constables of 1999 batch, he said.

 

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Kashmir: 11-year-old hangs self

An 11-year-old boy hanged self to death in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, an official said on Tuesday.

 

A police official said Sayar Ahmed Lone who was studying in fifth standard was found dead in

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Pak suspends ARY News for defaming judiciary

Pakistan has suspended the license of a local TV channel for a period of 15 days for allegedly airing a defamatory program against the judiciary.

 

According to the BBC, ARY News TV was also fined 10m

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IS launches fifteen new attacks on Kurds

Islamic State militants have launched 15 new attacks on the territory of Kurdish forces in northern Iraq on Monday sparking renewed push for the region, said officials.

 

According to CNN, IS fighters

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Israeli settlers occupy homes in east Jerusalem

A large number of Israeli settlers took over two buildings in the Palestinian neighbourhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem overnight Monday, Israel Radio reported.

 

The buildings, which contain nine apa

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US group to contest immunity for Modi

A US group that has filed a case against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for alleged crimes against humanity has said it would contest the Obama administration's "suggestion of immunity" for the I

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Civilian hurt in border shelling dies

A resident of Jammu district who was wounded in Pakistan shelling Oct 6 succumbed to his injuries here late Monday night.

 

A senior police officer said, "Ramesh Chander of Arnia town (Jammu district)

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Ex-Pak serviceman held near LoC

The army Monday said that an ex-serviceman from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) was held near Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.

 

An army official said that the man identified as Abdul Hus

  • Poonch:MS Nazki|GNS
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Kashmir police files case against Facebook page admin

Police on Monday registered a case against a Facebook page admin over posting a 'baseless' report in south Kashmir’s Pulwom district.

 

A senior police official said  that following a complaint, a cas

  • Srinagar: Qayoom Khan|GNS
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Kashmir police chief says IS flags 'waved for fun'

Kashmir police chief says IS flags 'waved for fun'

The state police Saturday nullified the reports of any Islamic State (IS) threats in valley, saying that fewer youth in the past waved the flags for ‘fun’, knowing little what the IS really is.

 

 The

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