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2008-08-25 09:00:42

The authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in Indian Kashmir on Sunday before a separatist rally, the latest in a series of protests against Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

Protests over plans to give land to a Hindu shrine trust in Indian-ruled Kashmir threatened to bring down the Congress-led coalition in the Himalayan state.

2006-02-24 07:41:03

By Sheikh Mushtaq SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Police in Indian Kashmir fired tear gas on Friday to disperse hundreds of Muslims protesting the killing of four boys, on the eve of a meeting called by the Indian prime minister to discuss peace moves.

2006-02-24 05:14:19

By Sheikh Mushtaq SRINAGAR, India (Reuters) - Shops and businesses were shut in most parts of Indian Kashmir on Friday in a protest against the killing of four boys, ahead of a meeting called by the Indian prime minister to discuss peace moves in the region.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.