Kashmir http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23890/all en (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/blank-headline-received <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>TWO INDIAN SOLDIERS SHOT DEAD BY GUNMEN ON INDIAN SIDE OF<br /> KASHMIR'S LINE OF CONTROL WITH PAKISTAN -INDIAN MILITARY<br /> OFFICIAL</p> <p> </p> Asia British Indian Army CDATA International relations Kashmir Pakistan Political geography XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:53:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731494 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/blank-headline-received-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>INDIAN SOLDIERS IN KASHMIR WERE KILLED BY PAKISTANI TROOPS "IN<br /> GRAVE PROVOCATION" - INDIAN ARMY SPOKESMAN</p> <p> </p> Asia CDATA Geography of Asia Indian Army India–Pakistan relations Kashmir XML Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:08:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731590 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian soldier "mutilated" after gunfight with Pakistan troops-Indian general http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/indian-soldier-mutilated-after-gunfight-pakistan-troops-indian- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The body of an Indian soldier<br /> was found mutilated on Tuesday after a gunfight with Pakistani<br /> troops on the Indian side of the Line of Control that divides<br /> Kashmir, a senior Indian army spokesman told local television.</p> <p>"What we have come to know is one body has been mutilated.<br /> That is what we are aware of," General S.L. Narasimhan told<br /> Times Now.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/indian-soldier-mutilated-after-gunfight-pakistan-troops-indian-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Indian Army India–Pakistan relations Kashmir Military Military history of Pakistan Person Career Quotation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:09:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731595 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-INTERVIEW-Kashmir violence could turn "ugly"-Pakistani Islamist http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-interview-kashmir-violence-could-turn-ugly-pakistani-i <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes, details)</p> <p>By Bushra Taskeen</p> <p>ISLAMABAD, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The Pakistani Islamist leader accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai massacre said India was trying to destabilise Pakistan and predicted violence in the disputed region of Kashmir could get "ugly".</p> <p>"We do not want any force to be used or any military operation for this. But the Indians are opting for the other alternative," Hafez Saeed told Reuters in a telephone interview on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/update-2-interview-kashmir-violence-could-turn-ugly-pakistani-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hafez Saeed Kashmir Kashmir Kashmir conflict Social Issues Terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir War Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733081 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian, Pakistan soldiers to hold talks on rising Kashmir violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/indian-pakistan-soldiers-hold-talks-rising-kashmir-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Arup Roychoudhury and Ashok Pahalwan</p> <p>NEW DELHI/JAMMU, India, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Military officials from India and Pakistan will hold talks on Monday at the Line of Control, which divides disputed Kashmir, in a bid to defuse tensions after a series of deadly attacks in the region, Indian army officials said.</p> <p>Four soldiers were killed last week in the worst outbreak of violence in Kashmir since the nuclear-armed neighbours agreed a ceasefire nearly a decade ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/indian-pakistan-soldiers-hold-talks-rising-kashmir-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Contemporary history India–Pakistan relations Kashmir Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733761 at http://www.globalpost.com Kashmir cleric says girl band 'un-Islamic' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/kashmir-cleric-says-girl-band-un-islamic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Kashmir's most senior Muslim cleric has called for the plug to be pulled on an all-girl rock group, calling the band "un-Islamic" and accusing them of "indecent" behaviour.</p> <p>Pragaash (First Light) sprang to prominence last December when the high school trio, all of whom are Muslim, won an annual "Battle of Bands" competition held in Srinagar, the state capital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/kashmir-cleric-says-girl-band-un-islamic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Geography of Asia Kashmir Kashmir Religion AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:30:42 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745276 at http://www.globalpost.com Kashmir cleric says girl band 'un-Islamic' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/kashmir-cleric-says-girl-band-un-islamic-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian Kashmir's most senior Muslim cleric has called for the plug to be pulled on an all-girl rock group, calling the band "un-Islamic" and accusing them of "indecent" behaviour.</p> <p>Pragaash (First Light) sprang to prominence last December when the high school trio, all of whom are Muslim, won an annual "Battle of Bands" competition held in Srinagar, the state capital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/kashmir-cleric-says-girl-band-un-islamic-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Asia Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Religion AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:15:41 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745386 at http://www.globalpost.com Kashmir girl band quits after fatwa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/kashmir-girl-band-quits-after-fatwa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An all-girl teenage rock band from Indian-administered Kashmir has decided to quit after the region's top Muslim cleric declared their music to be "un-Islamic", their manager said Tuesday.</p> <p>Pragaash, a three-piece group whose members are still in high school, had been the target of an online hate campaign ever since winning a "Battle of the Bands" contest in December.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/kashmir-girl-band-quits-after-fatwa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Entertainment Geography of Asia Kashmir Religion Social Issues AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:46:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746259 at http://www.globalpost.com Kashmir girl band quits after fatwa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/kashmir-girl-band-quits-after-fatwa-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An all-girl teenage rock band from Indian-administered Kashmir has decided to quit after the region's top Muslim cleric declared their music to be "un-Islamic", their manager said Tuesday.</p> <p>Pragaash, a three-piece group whose members are still in high school, had been the target of an online hate campaign ever since winning a "Battle of the Bands" contest in December.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/kashmir-girl-band-quits-after-fatwa-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Entertainment Geography of Asia Kashmir Religion Social Issues AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 11:46:35 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746267 at http://www.globalpost.com Three held over hate campaign against Kashmir band http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/three-held-over-hate-campaign-against-kashmir-band <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrested three suspects Thursday for posting abusive comments and threats during an online hate campaign against an all-girl rock band.</p> <p>"We tracked them down through Internet Protocol addresses and there are many more out there we are looking for," Afadul Mujtaba, deputy inspector general of police told AFP.</p> <p>They have been booked under the Information Technology Act and a provision of the state's own law for criminal intimidation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/three-held-over-hate-campaign-against-kashmir-band" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Computer programming Geography of Asia Kashmir Religion Social Issues Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 09:31:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5748585 at http://www.globalpost.com India parliament attack plotter hanged http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India executed a Kashmiri separatist on Saturday over his role in a deadly attack on parliament in 2001 after his final mercy plea was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee, officials said.</p> <p>Mohammed Afzal Guru, a former fruit seller, was hanged at Tihar Jail at around 7:30am (0200 GMT), becoming only the second person to be hanged in India in nearly a decade, officials said.</p> <p>"Yes, he has been hanged," Home Secretary R.K. Singh said in brief comments to AFP.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Mohammed Afzal Guru Punjabi people War AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 03:46:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750740 at http://www.globalpost.com India imposes curfew in Kashmir after execution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-imposes-curfew-kashmir-after-execution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Security forces imposed a curfew Saturday in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir while the centre of the main city Srinagar was sealed off by police after the execution of a separatist.</p> <p>Residents in rural areas said police used loud hailers to order them to stay indoors from daybreak as it emerged that Mohammed Afzal Guru, a member of an Islamist group fighting Indian rule in the divided region, was to be hanged.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-imposes-curfew-kashmir-after-execution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Geography of Asia Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Kashmir War AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 05:45:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750767 at http://www.globalpost.com India parliament attack plotter hanged http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Kashmiri separatist was executed Saturday over his role in a deadly attack on parliament in New Delhi in 2001, an episode that brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war.</p> <p>Mohammed Afzal Guru, a former fruit seller, was hanged at Tihar Jail on the outskirts of the capital after his final appeal for mercy was rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee.</p> <p>He is only the second person to be executed in India in nearly a decade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Geography of Asia Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Mohammed Afzal Guru War AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:16:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750791 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 4-Protests erupt as India executes man for 2001 parliament attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-2-india-executes-kashmiri-militant-2001-parliament-attac <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds comment from brother, 36 hurt in protests, protest in Pakistani Kashmir)</p> <p>By Matthias Williams</p> <p>NEW DELHI, Feb 9 (Reuters) - India hanged a Kashmiri man on Saturday for an attack on the country's parliament in 2001, sparking clashes in Kashmir between protesters and police who wielded batons and fired teargas. Dozens of people were injured.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/update-2-india-executes-kashmiri-militant-2001-parliament-attac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Geography of Asia India–Pakistan relations Jammu and Kashmir Kashmir Kashmir conflict Technology War Thomson Reuters Sat, 09 Feb 2013 06:30:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5750802 at http://www.globalpost.com India parliament attack plotter hanged http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Kashmiri separatist was executed Saturday over his role in a deadly attack on the Indian parliament in 2001 -- an episode that brought nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to the brink of war.</p> <p>Mohammed Afzal Guru, a one-time fruit merchant, was hanged at New Delhi's Tihar Jail after President Pranab Mukherjee rejected a mercy appeal. He was only the second person to be executed in India in nearly a decade.</p> <p>With authorities fearing a backlash over the execution, a curfew was imposed in parts of Indian-administered Kashmir and the centre of the main city Srinagar was sealed off.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/india-parliament-attack-plotter-hanged-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Kashmir Kashmir conflict Mohammed Afzal Guru Social Issues States and territories of India War AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 09:31:11 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750882 at http://www.globalpost.com