updated 5:30 PM GMT, Oct 24, 2014

Omar stays away from Modi's Raj Bhavan engagements

After receiving Prime Minister Narendra Modi here Thursday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah chose to stay away from Modi's engagements at the Raj Bhawan.


Abdullah, however, attended a

  • Srinagar:KD|IANS
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Shutdown in Kashmir on Modi's visit

 A shutdown was observed here on Friday on the call of resistance leaders as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into Jammu and Kashmir.


Public buses went off the roads in Srinagar but private

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Israeli troops come under fire on Egyptian border

Gunmen opened fire Wednesday on Israeli troops patrolling the border with Egypt, wounding two soldiers, the military said.


An Israeli military spokesperson said the firing came from inside Egypt's S

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59 IS militants killed in Iraq fighting

At least 59 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in fierce fighting involving the Sunni radical group, the Iraqi security forces and allied fighters, media reported.


While Iraqi security forces

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Tosa Maidan no more a firing range: Omar

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday announced that Indian army would no more use Tosa Maidan in Budgam district as firing range and the picturesque meadow would be developed as a

  • Tosa Maidan (Budgam): Adil Lateef | GNS
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Missing youth’s body recovered

Police on Wednesday recovered a body of a missing youth from Wular Lake in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.


A police official said that Bashir Ahmad Dar, son of Khaliq Dar, resident of Kulusa in

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Counter-insurgency group detains two in Sopore

Jammu and Kashmir police’s Special Operation Group (SOG) Wednesday detained two persons in Sopore town, some 55 kms from here. 


Official sources said that SOG today morning picked up two persons ide

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Shooting inside Canadian parliament

Gunshots were fired inside the Canadian parliament in capital Ottawa Wednesday, a media report said.


At least one suspected shooter was at large in Ottawa, NBC News reported. 


Police surrounded th

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Nine arrested for branding Assam athlete a witch

Nine people, including seven women, have been arrested on charges of criminal conspiracy for branding an Assam athlete as a witch, police said Wednesday.


Tulumai Medhi, Jugamayee Medhi, Kalmeswari M

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'Million March': UJC snubs Omar

Castigating Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for advising London-based Kashmiris to organize ‘Million March’ in valley, United Jihad Council, an amalgam of militant organization, Wednesday said that he ha

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Omar hopes Modi announces relief package

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday expressed the hope that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi would announce the relief package of Rs. 44,000 crores as demanded by the state

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