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Shops down shutters as Hurriyat calls strike in Kashmir over land rules

The call was given after the Centre on Tuesday notified rules allowing outsiders to buy non-agricultural land in Jammu & Kashmir over a year after the region’s special status was scrapped. The status prevented people from outside the state from buying or owning immovable property.
Men sitting outside closed shops in a marketplace during a strike called to protest new land laws, in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Men sitting outside closed shops in a marketplace during a strike called to protest new land laws, in Srinagar on Saturday.(Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)
Published on Oct 31, 2020 05:13 PM IST
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Security tightened in Srinagar to stop Muharram procession amid Covid-19

Authorities have said Muharram processions will not be allowed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Police have set up barricades to stop Muharram processions in Srinagar.(HT PHOTO)
Police have set up barricades to stop Muharram processions in Srinagar.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 28, 2020 12:21 PM IST
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In Kashmir, an Eid without fervour under the shadow of Covid-19

The lockdown to check the spread of Covid-19 has meant that there are few shoppers and with the economy heading south, not many are willing to spend either.
Kashmir Chamber of Commerce Federation and Industries president Sheikh Ashiq said that Eid used to be a big business activity in Kashmir.(AP)
Kashmir Chamber of Commerce Federation and Industries president Sheikh Ashiq said that Eid used to be a big business activity in Kashmir.(AP)
Published on May 23, 2020 08:26 PM IST
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Covid-19 lockdown restrictions eased in Srinagar ahead of Eid

The locals were allowed to buy essential commodities from the shops situated in the Lal Chowk market. Some of them also went to banks for withdrawing money.
Several people stepped out of their houses to buy food items but were seen abiding by the social distancing norm as a precautionary measure to halt the spread of the virus.(AP)
Several people stepped out of their houses to buy food items but were seen abiding by the social distancing norm as a precautionary measure to halt the spread of the virus.(AP)
Published on May 22, 2020 02:03 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByAsian News International

Air India distributes 30,000 national flags among its passengers

71st Republic Day: The airlines also put up a big hoarding at the historic Lal Chowk in the heart of Srinagar to congratulate the people on Republic Day.
The national carrier Air India celebrated the 71st Republic Day by distributing 30,000 Indian flags(Mint)
The national carrier Air India celebrated the 71st Republic Day by distributing 30,000 Indian flags(Mint)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 04:47 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Republic Day 2020: Air India distributes 30000 national flags among its passengers

It was the first Republic Day celebration in Srinagar after the abrogation of Article 370 provisions that gave special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
Air India aircraft photographed at Mumbai International Airport on July 24, 2009. Photograph: ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT(Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint File Photo)
Air India aircraft photographed at Mumbai International Airport on July 24, 2009. Photograph: ABHIJIT BHATLEKAR/MINT(Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint File Photo)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 04:48 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Kashmir shutdown continues for 3rd day; no restrictions, say police

Local police said no restrictions were imposed on Friday but no prayers were held around Jamia Masjid at Nawhatta.
A deserted market during shutdown in Srinagar. Most shops and other business establishments in Kashmir were closed on Friday.(PTI Photo)
A deserted market during shutdown in Srinagar. Most shops and other business establishments in Kashmir were closed on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 23, 2019 01:15 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

34 detainees shifted to Srinagar MLA hostel

Ali M Sagar, a National Conference leader; Shah Faesal, a bureaucrat-turned-politician and convenor of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Movement; and Sajad Lone, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples’ Conference leader, among others, were transferred to an MLA hostel on MA Road, Srinagar.
So far, the leaders were lodged at the Centaur hotel at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) on the banks of the Dal Lake.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
So far, the leaders were lodged at the Centaur hotel at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) on the banks of the Dal Lake.(Photo by Nitin Kanotra / Hindustan Times)
Published on Nov 18, 2019 04:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Mehbooba Mufti shifted to another guest house near Lal Chowk: Officials

The officials said she was shifted to a guest house of the estate department which is better equipped to beat the cold after the recent snowfall.
Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was under detention since August 5, has been shifted to another location near the city’s centre at Lal Chowk.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti, who was under detention since August 5, has been shifted to another location near the city’s centre at Lal Chowk.(Photo by Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 09:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Curbs reimposed in parts of Kashmir as protests break out after Imran Khan’s speech

In the morning, police started announcing in parts of the city that restrictions had been re-imposed, asking people not to violate section 144 which has been in place since the special status of J&K was revoked by the Centre on August 5.
Restrictions continued in Srinagar and parts of Kashmir for a second consecutive day on Saturday.(PTI)
Restrictions continued in Srinagar and parts of Kashmir for a second consecutive day on Saturday.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 09:05 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Curbs reimposed in parts of Kashmir over Muharram

Commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas were completely sealed off by placing concertina wires at all entry points where large number of security force personnel were deployed, officials said.
The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions in the city and elsewhere in the Valley.(HT image)
The officials did not cite any reasons for reimposing restrictions but it is believed that the step was taken to prevent Muharram processions in the city and elsewhere in the Valley.(HT image)
Updated on Sep 09, 2019 01:15 AM IST
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Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Curfew-like restrictions reimposed in several parts of Kashmir

Commercial hub of Lal Chowk and adjoining areas were completely sealed off by placing concertina wires at all entry points where large number of security force personnel were deployed, officials said.
Security personnel patrol a deserted street as restrictions were(HT image)
Security personnel patrol a deserted street as restrictions were(HT image)
Updated on Sep 08, 2019 11:17 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Tradition upheld as Ganesh idol from Pune’s Babu Genu Mandal installed at Srinagar’s Lal chowk

Pune-based Sarhad in coordination with government officials carried the deity from Babu Genu Mandal and installed it at Srinagar
The Ganesh idol was ceremoniously installed inside Hanuman Temple at Lal Chowk, Srinagar on Monday at around 1pm. (In pic) Paramilitary personnel stands guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Friday.(HT/PHOTO)
The Ganesh idol was ceremoniously installed inside Hanuman Temple at Lal Chowk, Srinagar on Monday at around 1pm. (In pic) Paramilitary personnel stands guard at Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Friday.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 03, 2019 04:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

10-day Ganpati Puja to be held at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk despite curfew in some areas

Sanjay Nahar, founder of Sarhad said, “Public celebration of Ganpati puja at Lal chowk has been done for the last 18 years. Continuing the tradition we will be hosting the Ganpati puja this year as well, despite some areas being under curfew.” 
Army personnel patrol near Lal Chowk in Srinagar.(ANI Photo)
Army personnel patrol near Lal Chowk in Srinagar.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 06:39 PM IST
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Article 370 scrapped: Police ask some Srinagar hotels for list of guests

Some hotels in Srinagar city centre have been asked by the police for a list of guests staying currently.
Police in Jammu and Kashmir is taking preventive measures to counter the threat from miscreants and militants(HT Photo)
Police in Jammu and Kashmir is taking preventive measures to counter the threat from miscreants and militants(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2020 04:46 PM IST
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Ashiq Hussain, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Barricades removed in Srinagar’s commercial hub Lal Chowk

There was increased traffic flow in some parts of the Civil Lines areas of the city but curbs on movement persisted in Downtown Srinagar and in many parts of the Kashmir Valley, officials said.
Barricades around the Clock Tower in Srinagar’s city centre Lal Chowk were removed after 15 days on Tuesday, allowing the movement of people and traffic in the commercial hub.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Barricades around the Clock Tower in Srinagar’s city centre Lal Chowk were removed after 15 days on Tuesday, allowing the movement of people and traffic in the commercial hub.(Waseem Andrabi/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 20, 2019 02:02 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Now, NSA Ajit Doval joins J-K Police officers for Eid meal

During his interaction with the JKP, the NSA appreciated their hard work and commended each one of the officers and personnel present for ensuring peace and facilitating general public.
On Monday, photographs and videos shared by the government on social media showed people celebrating Eid in J&K, which has been under restrictions since August 5 when the government imposed prohibitory orders prior to revoking Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution which gave special status to the region. (Photo by special arrangement)
On Monday, photographs and videos shared by the government on social media showed people celebrating Eid in J&K, which has been under restrictions since August 5 when the government imposed prohibitory orders prior to revoking Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution which gave special status to the region. (Photo by special arrangement)
Updated on Aug 12, 2019 11:19 PM IST
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Restrictions back in Srinagar, people told to go home, shops down shutters

With the shops shut again and movement restricted, the Eid fervour was missing in the city and other parts of the Valley. The administration has maintained that the situation was peaceful throughout the state.
A Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard during restrictions in Jammu, Friday, Aug 9, 2019.(PTI photo)
A Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard during restrictions in Jammu, Friday, Aug 9, 2019.(PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 11, 2019 10:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByMir Ehsan

Gorakhpur local in J&K helps prepare Kashmiris for IAS exam

A 1994 Geography graduate from AMU, Aligarh, Bashar started The Civil IAS Academy first at Gandhi Nagar, in Jammu, in 2009, and then at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.
Bashar, who earlier also taught civil service aspirants at the Career and Coaching Guidance Centre at AMU, came up with the idea to start civil service coaching in Kashmir after his interaction with the students of Sher-e-Kashmir University, which he visited as a guest faculty at its coaching and guidance centre.(AFP PHOTO.)
Bashar, who earlier also taught civil service aspirants at the Career and Coaching Guidance Centre at AMU, came up with the idea to start civil service coaching in Kashmir after his interaction with the students of Sher-e-Kashmir University, which he visited as a guest faculty at its coaching and guidance centre.(AFP PHOTO.)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 01:27 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur | ByAbdul Jadid

Twin grenade attacks rock Kashmir, one targets security forces camp

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade on Friday in the Lal Chowk area, the heart of Srinagar, and also targeted a security forces camp in south Kashmir’s Shopian district, but caused no serious casualties or damage to property, police said.
Police officers inspect the site of a grenade explosion, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar, on Friday.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)
Police officers inspect the site of a grenade explosion, at Lal Chowk, in Srinagar, on Friday.(Waseem Andrabi /HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 11:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

2 grenade attacks on security forces in Kashmir

The ultras lobbed a grenade at a CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) bunker at Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) in Lal Chowk this afternoon, a police official said.
Militants carried out two grenade attacks on security forces in Kashmir, including one in the Lal Chowk area of the city, on Friday but there were no reports of any casualty.(ANI Photo)
Militants carried out two grenade attacks on security forces in Kashmir, including one in the Lal Chowk area of the city, on Friday but there were no reports of any casualty.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 18, 2019 03:38 PM IST
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Srinagar | ByPress Trust of India

Shujaat Bukhari murder: Kashmir journalists take out rally, seek action against BJP MLA

Scores of journalists, from newspaper owners and editors to correspondents, photographers and journalism students, took out a march from Press Colony to the city centre on Tuesday afternoon. The event culminated in a sit-in protest at Lal Chowk.
Journalists hold placards during a silent protest march against the killing of Rising Kashmir newspaper editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari, in Srinagar on June 26, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Journalists hold placards during a silent protest march against the killing of Rising Kashmir newspaper editor-in-chief Shujaat Bukhari, in Srinagar on June 26, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 06:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Listen to our ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Mirwaiz tells PM Modi day before his visit

Mirwaiz wanted the cessation of security operations, which the Centre announced for the holy month of Ramzan, to be made a permanent feature and be followed by demilitarisation before the final resolution of Kashmir issue.
Senior separatist leader and cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) along with is supporters march down a street during a protest in Srinagar, India, 07 May 2017.(HT Photo)
Senior separatist leader and cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq (C) along with is supporters march down a street during a protest in Srinagar, India, 07 May 2017.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 18, 2018 07:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Srinagar | ByAshiq Hussain

Students clash with forces in Kashmir amid protest over death of civilians

Students took on security personnel at different institutes in Srinagar, protesting five civilian deaths. Scores of female students were among the protesters in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk in Srinagar. 
Kashmiri students throw stones at policemen as a tear gas shell explodes behind them during a protest in Srinagar on Thursday.(AP)
Kashmiri students throw stones at policemen as a tear gas shell explodes behind them during a protest in Srinagar on Thursday.(AP)
Updated on Apr 05, 2018 09:28 PM IST
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