((This Nov. 5 story fixes date and adds attribution in paragraph 2))
SRINAGAR, India A rash of killings by separatist militants targeting outsiders in India's Kashmir has persuaded growing numbers of migrant workers to stay away, rather than risk working in road gangs, building sites, hotels and apple orchards in the restive region.
SRINAGAR, India India engaged in a diplomatic war of words with China over Kashmir on Thursday as it formally revoked the disputed state's constitutional autonomy and split it into two federal territories in a bid to integrate it fully into India.
SRINAGAR, India India will formally split up disputed Jammu and Kashmir state into two federal territories on Thursday, aiming to tighten its grip on the restive region that has been in the grip of a harsh security clampdown for nearly three months.
SRINAGAR, India Five people were killed by militants in Indian Kashmir on Tuesday, police said, as a group of European Union lawmakers began the first visit by a foreign delegation to the disputed region since New Delhi revoked its autonomy in August.
SRINAGAR, India Suspected militants shot and killed two drivers and set fire to their apple trucks in Indian Kashmir on Thursday, a senior police official said.
SRINAGAR, India/ISLAMABAD India and Pakistan blamed one another for cross-border shelling in the disputed Kashmir region which killed and injured soldiers and civilians on both sides and made it one of the deadliest days since New Delhi revoked Kashmir's special status in August.
SRINAGAR More than 10,000 trucks laden with apples left Indian-ruled Kashmir this week in a sign that the territory is returning to normal, according to officials and government data, after India imposed a clampdown on the region in August.
SRINAGAR, Oct 18 More than 10,000 trucks laden
with apples left Indian-ruled Kashmir this week in a sign that
the territory is returning to normal, according to officials and
government data, after India imposed a clampdown on the region
SRINAGAR, Oct 14 India restored some mobile
phone services in contested Kashmir on Monday, two months after
imposing a communications clampdown on the Himalayan region.