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Rubies, the buried treasures of Pakistani Kashmir

- The people of Pakistani Kashmir are sitting on a treasure chest: Millions of rubies, estimated to be worth up to half a billion dollars, are lying beneath them.

Four killed in attack on Indian Kashmir paramilitary camp

Srinagar - Three suspected militants were killed Tuesday after they stormed a paramilitary base near the main airport of Indian-administered Kashmir, police said, ending an hours-long gun battle that also left a soldier dead.

Two children killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in Kashmir

Srinagar - Two children were killed Monday during an exchange of gunfire between Indian and Pakistani troops in disputed Kashmir, Indian authorities said.

Grenade attack on minister kills three in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Suspected militants fired a grenade Thursday at the motorcade of a local politician in Indian-administered Kashmir, killing three bystanders and wounding at least 20 others, police said.

Amnesty calls for ban on pellet shotguns in Kashmir

Srinagar - Amnesty International on Wednesday reiterated its call for a ban on pellet-firing shotguns used by Indian forces in Kashmir to quell civilian protests.

India welcomes US blacklisting Kashmiri militant group

New Delhi - India on Friday welcomed the United States' blacklisting of Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation.

Pakistan slams US blacklisting of Kashmir 'terror' group

Islamabad - Pakistan on Thursday criticised the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation, calling the move "unjustified".

US blacklists Kashmir 'terror' group

Washington - The United States added the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen to its blacklist of terrorist organizations on Wednesday, amid renewed protests against Indian rule in the region.

Clashes after three rebels killed in Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - Thousands of protesters clashed with government forces in Indian-administered Kashmir Saturday after three local rebels were killed in a firefight with troops, police said, with tensions already high following the death of a popular militant commander ...

Two rebels, two Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir

Srinagar - Two Indian soldiers and two rebels were killed in armed clashes on Thursday, officials said, in another day of bloodshed in Kashmir where tensions are high following the death of a prominent militant.

Indian forces kill elusive Kashmir commander

Srinagar - Indian forces killed a top militant commander in Kashmir on Tuesday, triggering clashes in which one protester was killed and dozens injured.

16 pilgrims killed in bus crash in northern India: police

Srinagar - At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and many more injured Sunday in a bus crash in northern India, police said, just days after gunmen shot dead eight worshippers making the same holy visit.

Militants kill six Hindu pilgrims: police

Srinagar - Militants killed six Hindu pilgrims and wounded 14 others Monday in Indian-administered Kashmir, police told AFP, after their bus came under attack.

Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

Srinagar - Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader's death.

Indian Kashmir in lockdown for key anniversary

Srinagar - India on Saturday imposed a widespread curfew, cut off all internet services and deployed thousands of troops in Kashmir as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader's death.

Indian Kashmir tense as key anniversary looms

Srinagar - In a crowded hospital in Kashmir a 17-year-old student is recovering from gunshot wounds, one of thousands of civilians injured in protests against Indian rule that have exploded since the death of a popular rebel leader a year ago.

Pakistan slams US sanctions on Kashmiri militant

Islamabad - Pakistan Tuesday strongly criticised the US decision to impose sanctions on Syed Salahuddin, senior leader of the Kashmiri militant group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Civilian killed at funeral for slain Kashmir rebels: police

Srinagar - A civilian was killed and several wounded Thursday in Indian-administered Kashmir when security forces opened fire on a crowd gathered for the funeral of three rebels slain overnight in clashes with soldiers, police said.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir after rebel leader killed

Srinagar - A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday.

Kashmir's brutal stories get cartoon treatment

Srinagar - Through sombre black and white drawings, graphic novelist Malik Sajad tells the brutal story of his native Kashmir in the 1990s, as an armed insurgency against Indian rule reached its bloody peak.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

Nine dead in violence across Indian Kashmir

Srinagar - India's security forces suffered a double blow Monday in disputed Kashmir, with five policemen shot dead in a bank raid and two soldiers killed in an attack along the border with Pakistan.

In Indian Kashmir, social media becomes a battleground

Srinagar - An unprecedented ban on Whatsapp, Facebook and Twitter in Indian Kashmir has highlighted social media's role in energising an insurgency that has roiled the disputed Himalayan region for decades.

Lives half-lived: The hidden cost of Kashmir conflict

Muzaffarabad - Muhammad Ashraf's eyes fill with tears, overwhelmed by grief and joy all at once, as he recounts being reunited with his family 26 years after they were torn apart by insurgency in disputed Kashmir."My son was 12 years old when we separated.

Girls help preserve Kashmir's Sufi music traditions

Srinagar - When Kashmiri teenager Shabnam Bashir first took up classical Sufi music three years ago, she had to practise singing in secret because all the men in her Muslim family opposed her new passion.
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Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar gestures on location.
Filmmaker Ashvin Kumar gestures on location.
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The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) office in Hyderpora  Srinagar  Kashmir.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) office in Hyderpora, Srinagar, Kashmir.
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Parveena Ahangar, chairperson of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir.
Anti-India sentiments have reached a feverish pitch in Kashmir Valley.
Anti-India sentiments have reached a feverish pitch in Kashmir Valley.
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Basharat lends a helping hand.
Basharat lends a helping hand.
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The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and t...
The latest surge in violence began in June when regular street battles between Kashmiri youths and the Indian security forces intensified. Hundreds of people were injured and more than 100 civilians killed. The Kashmir Valley has seen over 80 days of curfew since the end of June.
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The coach makes a point to his wards.
The coach makes a point to his wards.
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