Israel on Thursday approved a further stage in plans to build a nine-storey Jewish seminary in the heart of a densely-populated Palestinian neighbourhood near Jerusalem`s Old City.
For over 200 years, five generations of this family have been running a grocery shop in the Old city of Srinagar.
A hoax phone call, that a bomb has been planted in Gujari Bazaar (Sunday market) area in the Old City, forced the police personnel to undertake a comprehensive search operation on Sunday.
The situation in trouble-hit parts
of the old city remained peaceful even as
indefinite curfew continued for the second day.
Tension prevailed in some parts of the Old City after two groups clashed and indulged in stone-pelting and stabbing.
Business establishments and shops
in some parts of old Srinagar city on Saturday observed a shutdown
against the alleged high-handedness of security forces during
clashes with supporters here, official sources said.
Fresh clashes were witnessed Tuesday between members of two communities in Shahpur here in which one woman was injured, police said.
One of four main gates to
Jerusalem`s Old City has been reopened after a two-month
With the situation in the communal
riot-hit localities here remaining peaceful during the curfew
relaxation period on Wednesday, the city police decided to further
lift the day-curfew tomorrow.
Parts of the old city of this Andhra Pradesh capital on Sunday remained tense after religious clashes between two groups, which left 13 people injured Saturday night.
Day in Pics: 17th December
Showbiz World - December 17, 2014
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