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News nuggets about the interesting happenings in Jammu and Kashmir and the people who are in the focus of around those developments

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Amarnath heats up

As the countdown begins for the annual Amarnath yatra in the state, noises around the pilgrimage have begun to re-emerge.…

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PLANNED: Panchayat elections will be held in October after almost a decade in J&K. Such elections were last held in…

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RANSACKED: Hooligans barged into Kashmir Life office Thursday evening after breaking the entrance door and thrashed the staff and smashed furniture and office equipment. The assailants, who turned out to be JKLF activists, were lead by one Zulfikar Majid, a scribe. They beat up everybody present in the office resulting in serious injuries to one of our staff, who has admitted in SKIMS, Soura.

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DD

Some officials in Jammu and Kashmir are more powerful than the constitutional head of the state, plainly due to the…

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DEADLINE: The J&K High Court has set a deadline of July 31, 2010, for all its judges including Chief Justice…

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Eagle dropped

A family in interior Srinagar reportedly got an unusual bird dropping, last week when an eagle sat on their roof…

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STAGED: JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik along with other party leaders sat on a one-day hunger strike at Nadihal chowk…

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Now, Bird Detentions

For all these years, the security grid was supposed to guard a border in J&K that was neither well defined…

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PROBE: The state government has ordered a magisterial probe into alleged fake encounter killing three youth from Nadihal Rafiabad near…

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PETITIONED: Doda contractors association has petitioned Congress president Mrs Sonia Gandhi seeking action against R&B Minister G M Saroori for…

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News Notes

Creditable earningsThere was a time when bankers said they cannot invest in Kashmir because of situation and lack of credit…

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SELLING: At various places in Kathua on Jammu-Pathankot highway, some people are selling water for Rs 10 to Rs 20…

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DIED: Prof Phulara Nayak, a retired professor of philosophy of Bubhaneshwar Orissa, who has translated a number of Kashmiri folk…

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Recap of The Week

TAUGHT: Union Minister and National Conference President Farooq Abdullah passed ‘tips of good governance’ to chief minister Omar Abdullah, party ministers and legislators at party headquarters in Srinagar. Abdullah asked ministers, district presidents and block presidents of the party to keep close eye on the workers of main opposition and leave “sleeping habits” to ensure that party wins majority of seats in upcoming civic and panchayat polls, media reports quoting a senior NC minister said.

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DIED: Three students hailing from Jammu and Kashmir were killed at Mandi Gobindgarh Punjab when a truck hit the motorcycle…

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