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Panthers Party to boycott meet with former interlocutors


August 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Panthers Party Thursday said it would not meet the two former interlocutors arriving in Jammu Sunday for a three-day interaction with political parties ... Read more...

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RSS to burn copy of Kashmir interlocutors report


July 17th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) will burn copies of the Jammu and Kashmir interlocutors' "dangerous" report across the country soon, a senior leader said here Tuesday.RSS ... Read more...

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IIM-Shillong, NSE to offer course in financial markets


June 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) One of India's top ten business schools - the IIM Shillong (IIM-S) - and India's leading stock exchange, the National Stock Exchange (NSE), Friday signed an ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report favours separatists: Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi here Saturday called the central government interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir as "dangerous" and said it ... Read more...

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Five minor planets named after Chinese scientists


June 5th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Five minor planets have been named after top Chinese scientists with the approval of the International Astronomical Union (IAU).The five minor planets were discovered between 1997 ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report ambiguous: Rajnath Singh


June 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 1 (IANS) The report of the central government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir was "ambiguous" but the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not rejected it, senior party ... Read more...

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Government to call all-party meet on J&K; panel report


May 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The government Thursday said it plans to call an all-party meet on the report of the Group of Interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir and ... Read more...

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BJP to make fresh assessment of Kashmir situation


May 28th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) A study group of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) arrived here Monday to make a fresh assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.The group is ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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‘Monsoon to hit Karnataka in June first week’


May 21st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The south-west monsoon, crucial for agricultural operations, will reach Karnataka in June's first week and become active from second week, a senior academician said Monday."Monsoon will ... Read more...

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Apex court allows Chisty to visit Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday permitted octogenerian Pakistani virologist Mohammad Khalil Chisty to visit his country during the pendency of his appeal against his conviction in ... Read more...

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BJP to back JMM candidates if it joins NDA


April 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has asked the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), its alliance partner in the Jharkhand government, to join the National Democratic Alliance, ... Read more...

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Ambedkar Jayanti celebrated; Dalits stage sit-in (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Saturday led celebrations on the 121st birth anniversary of the architect of the Indian Constitution Bhimrao R. Ambedkar while thousands of ... Read more...

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Experts may reach bottom of Antarctic lake in 2014


February 9th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian scientists are planning to use robotic probes to reach water layers at the bottom of an ancient sub-glacial lake in Antarctica in 2013-2014.The St. ... Read more...

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‘India requires gender-based teaching’


January 8th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) Overseas Indians attending the Pravasi Bharati Diwas (PBD) here Jan 7-9 feel that to become a developed country, India requires to fill the gaps mainly in ... Read more...

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Omar meets Chidambaram on revoking AFSPA


October 11th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Ahead of the report of the central interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir, state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday met Home Minister P. Chidambaram here ... Read more...

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Kashmir report: Separatists dismissive, common man cynical


October 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) As three central interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir submit their report to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday, people in the state don't really believe ... Read more...

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Today is World Teachers’ Day 2011


October 5th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Teachers all over the world will be honored today (the 5th of October) for their contribution to society. Teachers play enormous role in society and civilization so ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors say media reports speculative


September 3rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government's interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Saturday termed as speculative reports in a section of media that they were likely to recommend pre-1953 status ... Read more...

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Controversy brews over Srinagar lit fest


August 28th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Harud - The Autumn Literature Festival, to be held in Srinagar Sep 24-26, has stirred a controversy with a section of authors, filmmakers and ... Read more...

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Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

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Finally, Jammu varsity to get first vice chancellor


August 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief secretary S.S. Bloeria is set to be the first vice chancellor of Central University, Jammu, with the union government approving his ... Read more...

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Eminent people express concern over spiralling violence


July 1st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) A group of politicians and intellectuals, including former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, Friday expressed concern over the spiralling political violence in West Bengal after ... Read more...

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Amitabh Mattoo welcome back to Kashmir, tweets Omar


June 27th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday made an open offer to noted academician Amitabh Mattoo to return to the state and "advise us".Mattoo, a ... Read more...

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Top French honour for Maharashtra economist


June 24th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Renowned economist and Planning Commission member Narendra Jadhav has been honoured with the "Commander dans l'Ordre des Palmes Academiques" (Commander of the Order of Academic Palms) ... Read more...

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Nayar, Bhatt appeal for Pakistani academician’s release


April 25th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt and veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar, a former member of parliament, Monday met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil and sought his intervention for the ... Read more...

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Hurriyat suspends Ansari for meeting interlocutors (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat group led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq suspended its senior leader Molvi Abbas Ansari from the separatist conglomerate taking strong exception to his meeting ... Read more...

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Nuclear physicist who helped create China’s first atom bomb dead


February 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.27 (ANI): Zhu Guangya a nuclear physicist who developed China's first atom and hydrogen bombs, died on Saturday.Guangya was 87, The Xinhua reported.He contributed to China's breakthrough in atomic and hydrogen ... Read more...

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Man behind China’s first atom bomb dies


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Zhu Guangya, who contributed to the development of China's first atom and hydrogen bombs, died Saturday. He was 87.Zhu was a senior academician at the Chinese Academy of ... Read more...

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Orissa collector could be free by evening (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Orissa was hopeful Malkangiri District Collector R. Vineel Krishna would be released from Maoist custody by Thursday evening, while the rebels are insisting their jailed leaders be freed ... Read more...

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Orissa intensifies efforts for collector’s release


February 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Malkangiri district collector R. Vineel Krishna continued to be in Maoist custody for the eighth day Thursday even as Orissa intensified efforts for his release by evening. Negotiations ... Read more...

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Maoists demand more for Orissa collector’s release (Night Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) Within hours of releasing an abducted junior engineer after days of negotiations with the Orissa government, Maoist rebels Wednesday put forward new conditions for the release of Malkangiri ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s economic potential should be tapped, interlocutors told


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) The three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday got a taste of a traditional Kashmiri breakfast and also a new suggestion - that "economic self-sufficiency" is the way ... Read more...

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Interlocutors begin fifth visit to Kashmir


February 21st, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 21 (IANS) The three government-appointed interlocutors on Kashmir arrived in Jammu Monday and held discussions with the governor and chief minister as they appeared to be exploring the gaps that ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors’ report likely by February end


February 9th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 9 (IANS) The three interlocutors for Jammu and Kashmir are likely to submit their final report to the union home ministry by the end of this month, according to ... Read more...

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