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Separatist-sponsored strike disrupts normal life in Jammu and Kashmir for second consecutive day

Restrictions imposed by authorities in some parts of the summer capital here as a precautionary measure for maintaining law and order remained in force for the second day, officials said. 

Aug 31, 2018, 12:21 PM IST

US Congress votes to end brief government shutdown

  The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate early on Friday morning in approving a bill to end an overnight federal shutdown, sparing Republicans further embarrassment and averting serious interruption of the government`s business.

Feb 09, 2018, 17:53 PM IST

US Senate approves budget deal, too late to avert shutdown

The U.S. Senate approved a budget deal including a stopgap government funding bill early on Friday, but it was too late to prevent a federal shutdown that was already underway in an embarrassing setback for the Republican-controlled Congress.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:37 PM IST

Bill to end US government shutdown clears key hurdle in Senate

The U.S. Senate voted on Friday to move forward on legislation to end a government shutdown, after a single Republican lawmaker delayed the funding bill for hours to protest an expected increase in the U.S. deficit.

Feb 09, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Stay and work to end shutdowns, or get arrested: US Senator's suggestion to politicians

Senator Michael Bennet's suggestions are also part of a bipartisan accountability law he has tried to push.

Jan 20, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Shutdown called by separatists hits life in Jammu and Kashmir, clashes at some places

Life across the Kashmir Valley was affected on Wednesday by the separatist-called protest shutdown.

Mar 29, 2017, 23:12 PM IST

BJP-called shutdown hits life in Tripura district

Normal life was affected in Tripura's Dhalai district on Wednesday due to a 12-hour shutdown called by the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in protest against the killing of one of its local leaders.

Dec 28, 2016, 15:00 PM IST

Curfew lifted across Kashmir Valley, normal life paralysed

Authorities on Saturday lifted curfew across Kashmir following improvement in the situation, but normal life remained affected due to the unrest which erupted after killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani in July.

Oct 15, 2016, 12:51 PM IST

45th day of curfew, shutdown cripple Kashmir

A day after a teenager was killed in clashes with the security forces, authorities decided to continue curfew in the entire Srinagar city on Monday.

Aug 22, 2016, 11:10 AM IST

A month on, curfew, shutdown continue in Kashmir

Government-enforced curfew and separatist-called shutdown continued for an unprecedented 31st day on Monday in the Kashmir Valley as the death toll in the month-long unrest mounted to 56 after an injured civilian succumbed at a hospital here.

Aug 08, 2016, 22:58 PM IST

Amid curfew and shutdown, Kashmir shows marginal improvement

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Leh national highways moves only during the night as protesters keep these highways blocked during the day, defying curfew restrictions.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Kashmir calm but tense as curfew, shutdown continue; Mehbooba Mufti regrets 'loss of precious lives'

Jammu-Srinagar highway, the only all-weather motorable link to the valley that passes through south Kashmir, was blocked due to continuous curfew.

Jul 13, 2016, 21:57 PM IST

Jat stir: Traders observe complete bandh against vandalism

Business establishments, including eateries and grain markets, remained closed in the district.

Feb 27, 2016, 18:45 PM IST

Bangladesh beefs up security as Jamaat-e-Islami calls nationwide shutdown

Authorities intensified security measures on Thursday with Bangladesh's largest Islamist group Jamaat-e-Islami observing a nationwide shutdown to protest an apex court verdict that upheld death penalty for its chief.

Jan 07, 2016, 16:32 PM IST

BJP's shutdown hits normal life in Assam's Barak Valley

The BJP`s 12-hour shutdown in Assam`s Barak Valley against Cachar district police chief Rajveer Singh`s alleged misbehaviour with party cadres and detention of some leaders, including Silchar legislator, drew a near total response.

Sep 28, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Shutdown affects life in Kashmir Valley

A protest shutdown called on Wednesday by separatists against the killing of three youth affected life in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar and other cities and towns of the Valley.

Sep 16, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Tiff between employees and management the reason for shutdown of Geeta Press

Mismanagement and employee-management tiff resulted in the shutdown of Geeta Press.

Aug 31, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Assam: 24-hr shutdown in Sonitpur

 A 24-hour shutdown in Sonitpur to protest against alleged army custodial death of a "militant" partly hit normal life in the Assam district.

Aug 24, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Shutdown in Tirupati for special status to Andhra

A shutdown was being observed in this temple town on Monday after a man committed self-immolation demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Three-day shutdown in Jammu over AIIMS

A committee of lawyers, traders and civil society members called for a three-day shutdown in Jammu beginning on Friday, accusing the central government of going back on its promise of setting up an AIIMS here.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:45 AM IST