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By Mudasir Yaqoob | Srinagar In a move that took people by surprise, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) of India on Thursday removed one of its oldest bunkers at Eidgah Srinagar. However, CRPF vehicles couldn’t ferry the materials and belongings till late in the evening from area due to heavy stone pelting in adjacent localities. Inspector General of CRPF refused to comment over the removal of bunker. “CRPF removed two bunkers situated in Eidgah area. Bunker was set up in 1990’s. It was first occupied by Army, then BSF and subsequently by CRPF. They (CRPF) began to dismantle it

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After a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, CRPF and Army, on December 28, started an encounter in the Bubgam village of Pulwama district (in Kashmir) and claimed killing of the two local militants of the Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit, they opened indiscriminate firing on the protesters too, as per the locals, which resulted in injuring at least 15 civilians badly. The incident was followed by massive protests and the authorities clamped curfew in the district town and some of its adjoining villages. Later, the Government ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.  Locals told a local newspaper that the people

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On July, 1, 2006, mourners carrying body of Inayat Ullah Bhat during a protest demonstration against CRPF troopers who shot dead Bhat on late evening of June 30. Photograph: Habib Naqash/GK Tutaq tutaq totiyan hai jawano, Tutaq tutaq totiyan hai jawano [T]he audience at the farewell party of the Kamla Nehru School, Srinagar were mesmerised by the above song sung by a young talented musician of class 9. This song was the first on stage performance of the talented youngster- Inayat Ullah Bhat. Since then there was no looking back as if music ran through his veins. An ardent lover of