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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Kashmir

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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Media watchdog asks India to release Kashmiri journalist
The watchdog said it was “deeply disturbed” by the arrest of Sajad Gul, an independent journalist and media student.
At least 12 people killed in stampede at Hindu shrine in Kashmir
An investigation has been ordered into what caused the incident at the Mata Vaishnav Devi shrine.
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Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler
New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.
Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?
Once a territory of the British empire, Jammu and Kashmir chose to join India over Pakistan in 1947.
'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree
The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.
Pilot shot down by Pakistan returned to India in 'peace gesture'
Abhinandan Varthaman’s plane was shot downed on Wednesday over Kashmir.
Pakistan says it will release captured Indian pilot tomorrow as a 'peace gesture'
The move comes after clashes between the nuclear-armed powers ignited fears of a disastrous conflict.
Explainer: Why are India and Pakistan - both nuclear powers - on the brink of a major confrontation?
The countries have been in a dispute for over 70 years in relation to the Kashmir region.
Two Indian military jets shot down by Pakistan, one Indian pilot captured
One aircraft had fallen in Pakistani-held Kashmir, while the other crashed on the Indian side.
India accuses Pakistan after two soldiers 'killed and mutilated'
In another incident, five policemen were shot dead in a bank raid.
Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die
Thousands more have been left homeless.
Dutch man confesses to killing British woman on Kashmir houseboat
Richard De-Wit stabbed Sarah Groves while under the influence of drugs.
British woman stabbed to death on Kashmir houseboat: police
A Dutch national has been arrested after a 24-year-old British woman was found on a houseboat on the picturesque Dal Lake in the Indian Kashmir city of Srinagar.
20 killed as bomb blasts hit India's Hyderabad
Twin bombings have killed at least 20 people in the Indian city of Hyderabad and provoked safety fears among Australia’s touring cricket team.
India parliament attack plotter hanged
The attack on the parliament in 2001 almost sparked a war between India and Pakistan.
Pakistani and Indian troops exchange fire in Kashmir
Each side has blamed the other for the flare-up and Pakistan has said one of its soldiers was killed in the exchange.
India: 370 million people affected by power outage
Worst blackout to hit India in ten years highlights country’s struggle to meet growing demand for electricity.
India and Pakistan seek to normalise strained relations
President Asif Ali Zadari was making the first visit to India by a Pakistani head of state in seven years.
No survivors found after 12-hour search at Pakistani avalanche
At least 117 soldiers, and potentially as many as 130, are missing after a major avalanche close to the Indian border.
Avalanche buries 130 Pakistani soldiers - report
An army base on a remote Himalayan glacier was struck by snow earlier this morning with rescue efforts now underway.
Thousands of bodies buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir
The state commission has called for a thorough and independent investigation which will help identify bodies found at 38 sites in northern Kashmir.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
UK Prime Minster in f-word outburst at journalist over British empire 'gaffe'
David Cameron is reported to have sworn at a journalist who printed a controversial remark he made whilst on a state visit to Pakistan last week.
Mosque blast kills religious leader in Indian Kashmir
The president of the religious group Jamiat-e-ahle Hadith was killed by a bomb as he neared the mosque today.
Cameron apologises for British Empire's role in Kashmir conflict
The British Prime Minister has apologised for Britain’s contribution to many of the world’s conflicts – including the bloody tension between India and Pakistan over Kashmir.
Three more killed in Kashmir unrest
In pictures: Kashmir protests continue for fourth day
Curfew extended to curb anti-Indian demonstrations after 18 people killed in clashes.
Kashmir crash