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Valley reels under 14th day of curfew and separatist shutdown

Srinagar: Curfew and separatists-called protest shutdown marred life across the Valley for the 14th day running on Friday. Authorities imposed curfew in all the 10 districts of the Valley on Friday making announcements on loudspeaker mounted on police vehicles and asked people to remain indoors. “People are asked to remain indoors,” said one such loudspeaker

Authorities to relax curfew in Kashmir valley

Srinagar: Authorities on Thursday decided to relax curfew across Kashmir Valley in the afternoon to allow people buy essentials of life. “Curfew will be relaxed in the afternoon to provide relief to the people,” a senior police official said. “The relaxation period will be reviewed in the evening as it depends upon how the law

Kashmir turmoil: Curfew continues in Valley

Srinagar: Curfew remained in force acrossall 10 districts of Kashmir today with security forces stepping up vigil in view of the call given by separatists for observing a “black day” to protest the recent killings in the Valley. A relatively peaceful day was witnessed yesterday in the Valley where the death toll stands at 42

Curfew, shutdown continue for 13th day in the Valley

Srinagar: Curfew imposed by the authorities and a protest shutdown called by separatists paralysed life in the Valley for 13th day on Wednesday. Police said curfew will continue in most parts of the Valley as precautionary measure to maintain law and order. “No major clash occurred anywhere in the Valley on Tuesday and the situation

Another batch of Amarnath yatris reaches Valley as yatra resumes

Jammu: The annual Amarnath Yatra resumed on Wednesday as another batch of pilgrims was allowed from winter capital Jammu to move to the Valley late on Tuesday evening. A senior police officer told IANS in Jammu, “A batch of 2,500 yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in Jammu yesterday (Tuesday) evening for the Valley.” “The

No Yatri allowed to move from Jammu to Valley

Jammu: Authorities on Tuesday did not allow any pilgrim to move from winter capital Jammu towards the Valley although 6,679 Yatris had ‘Darshan’ inside the Cave Shrine on Monday. “Around 1,700 Yatris were stationed at Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas on Tuesday. “The decision to allow the pilgrims to proceed to the Valley will be taken

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Curfew and separatist shutdown continue for 12th day in Valley

Srinagar: Authorities decided to impose curfew in the Valley on Tuesday for the 12th day running while separatists extended the protest shutdown for another three days here in Jammu and Kashmir. A senior police officer told IANS curfew will continue in parts of the Valley for the 12th day running on Tuesday to maintain law

Curfew continues in most parts of Valley for 5th day

Srinagar: Curfew continued for the fifth day in most parts of the Valley on Wednesday as 34 people died during this period in the vicious cycle of violence that has plagued Kashmir after the killing of Hizbul commander, Burhan Wani. Despite relative calm in the Valley on Tuesday, clashes occurred between the security forces and

Centre sends more forces, asks J-K to ensure peace

New Delhi: Concerned over violence in Jammu and Kashmir in last four days, the Centre on Saturday decided to rush 3,600 additional paramilitary personnel to the Valley and asked the state government to ensure that there is no further loss of lives. The decision to send more forces was taken at a high level meeting