Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir holds peaceful panchayat polls


Kashmir holds peaceful panchayat pollsSrinagar, May 16 : People exercised their franchise peacefully yet again in the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat polls Monday, with women voters in particular turning out in large numbers in the ninth phase of the elections.

Magnitude 6 quake jolts Kashmir


Magnitude 6 quake jolts KashmirSrinagar, May 15 : An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir early Sunday, just 24 hours after a 4.9 quake rocked the state.

Geelani shutdown call affects life in Kashmir


Geelani shutdown call affects life in KashmirSrinagar, May 14 : Life was largely affected in Srinagar and other major towns of Kashmir Valley Saturday due to a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani to press for the release of detained youth and political prisoners.

EU delegation meets Yasin Malik


EU delegation meets Yasin MalikSrinagar, May 13 : The European Union (EU) delegation visiting Kashmir Friday met Muhammad Yasin Malik, chairman of the pro-independence Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) here and discussed the situation in the state.

Geelani prevented from visiting south Kashmir


Syed Ali GeelaniSrinagar, May 13 : Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday restricted by the authorities from moving out of his uptown Hyderpora residence following an order by the district magistrate here.

Army School wins IGNOU quiz contest


Jammu, May 12 : Students of the Army School Kaluchak stood first in an inter-school quiz competition organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here Thursday. Maninder Singh and Ayushman Mukherjee of the Army School lifted the trophy in IGNITE 2011. J. P. World School were the runners-up.

Six Kashmiris make it to civil services this year


Six Kashmiris make it to civil services this yearSrinagar, May 12 : An year after local boy Shah Faesal topped the coveted civil services examination, six candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the country's premier Union Public Service Commission
(UPSC) list this year.

Polling ends in round eight of Kashmir panchayat elections


Polling ends in round eight of Kashmir panchayat electionsSrinagar, May 12 : Polling for the eighth phase of the Jammu and Kashmir panchayat elections ended Thursday afternoon with high voter turnout recorded in many blocks of the state, officials said.



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