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Terms of Indira-Abdullah 1975 accord were never fulfilled: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) While the central interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir is yet to find any serious takers here, Mustafa Kamal, a senior ruling National Conference (NC) leader ... Read more...

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Israel declines to accept Palestine’s Unesco membership


November 1st, 2011 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has refused to accept Unesco's decision to grant full membership to the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and threatened retaliatory measures. The Israeli Foreign Ministry ... Read more...

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Clinton’s visit a big event for Tajikistan


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Dushanbe, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tajikistan considers the visit of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as an important political event for the future cooperation between the two countries, a ... Read more...

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UAE joins African Union as observer


March 26th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined the African Union (AU) as an observer, becoming the first Gulf nation to join the organization, it was ... Read more...

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Traffic off road in Jammu to protest Omar’s remarks


November 27th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) All commercial and commuter traffic stayed off the roads in the Jammu region Saturday morning after a protest call by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against Chief ... Read more...

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BJP calls for boycott of Omar, Congress ministers


November 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Furious over Chief Minister Omar Abdullah repeatedly rasing questions about Jammu and Kashmir's status, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday called for a boycott of all ... Read more...

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Complete shutdown in Jammu against Omar’s accession remark


November 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 8 (IANS) Jammu observed a complete shutdown Monday to protest Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's remark in the state assembly last month that Jammu and Kashmir had "acceded to and ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves proposal to accede to Nairobi International Convention on Removal of Wrecks, 2007


November 4th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to accede to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 and to proceed with the amendments ... Read more...

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Jammu celebrates state’s accession with India


October 27th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Celebrations marking the 63rd anniversary of Jammu and Kashmir's accession with India continued in Jammu for the second consecutive day Wednesday.The main function Wednesday was organised by the ... Read more...

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Padgaonkar, Kumar to meet jailed separatists in Jammu


October 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Meeting jailed separatist leaders in Jammu tops the agenda of the two interlocutors on Kashmir who are arriving here Wednesday afternoon from Srinagar, officials say.Journalist Dileep Padgaonkar and ... Read more...

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Accession of Jammu and Kashmir same as of other states: Karan Singh


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) Former union minister Karan Singh Friday affirmed that the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with India was the same as that of any other state with the country.Clarifying ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes Sonia statement on Kashmir accession


October 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Welcoming party chief Sonia Gandhi's statement that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India, Congress leaders here Thursday said the state's accession to the Indian ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah said nothing objectionable on J-K accession, says Krishna


October 15th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has not said anything objectionable in his latest statement that ... Read more...

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Krishna says China should respect India’s sensitivities


October 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Against the backdrop of certain recent Chinese actions that amount to questioning Jammu and Kashmir's integration with India, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday hoped ... Read more...

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Nothing wrong with Omar’s Kashmir accession remarks: Krishna


October 15th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said he found "nothing objectionable" in Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's remark that the state had acceded to ... Read more...

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Kashmir Pandit leaders slam Omar’s statements


October 9th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Kashmir Pandit leaders Saturday assailed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statements on the state's accession to India, terming them "seditious".At a joint press ... Read more...

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Endorse Omar’s remarks or quit government, BJP tells Congress


October 9th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The Congress, a partner in the ruling coalition in Jammu and Kashmir, should either endorse Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's remarks on the accession of the state or ... Read more...

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Omar trying to internationalise Kashmir issue: BJP


October 8th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Keeping up its attack on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over his remarks that the state had acceded to India and not merged, the ... Read more...

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India joins global jewellery hallmarking convention


July 8th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for accession by India to convention on control and marking of Articles of precious metals known as Vienna ... Read more...

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Asian states urged to ratify criminal court treaty


March 26th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 26 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Friday welcomed the ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) by Bangladesh, EuAsiaNews reported. "This ratification Tuesday, bringing the number ... Read more...

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UAE vice-president opens world’s tallest building


January 4th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Vice-President Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated the world's tallest building Burj Dubai here Monday, WAM news agency reported. Sheikh Mohammed unveiled the ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan to establish common economic space before 2012


December 28th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Dec. 28 (ANI): Leaders of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have announced plans to create a common economic space before 2012 to further enhance cooperation."We will further deepen the process of ... Read more...

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Factfile on Telangana


December 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Some facts about Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region, which is all set to get the status of a separate state: * Telangana, meaning 'land of Telugus', was part of the ... Read more...

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Separate state to fulfil aspirations of Telangana people


December 10th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The decision of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government to initiate the process of the formation of a separate Telangana state fulfils the five-decade old ... Read more...

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Cutting out a role for China


November 23rd, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon: Statement of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq regarding a role of China in Kashmir dispute has surprised many. We people of Jammu and Kashmir are in limbo mainly because we ... Read more...

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Japan’s emperor celebrates 20 years on the throne


November 12th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 12 (DPA) Thousands of Japanese Thursday congratulated Emperor Akihito on the 20th anniversary of his accession to the throne. At an official ceremony in Tokyo's National Theatre, Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama ... Read more...

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100-year-old building collapses in Srinagar, all rescued (Lead)


August 21st, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A five-storeyed building, about a 100 years old, collapsed here Friday afternoon, trapping many people in the debris. However, police and fire service personnel managed to rescue all ... Read more...

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Many trapped as five-storeyed building collapses in Srinagar


August 21st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) A five-storeyed building, approximately 100 years old, collapsed here Friday afternoon with many people feared trapped inside. The private building in the heart of city centre Lal Chowk was ... Read more...

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Pakistan accedes to global pact against terror funding


June 18th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has acceded to the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, an official said. "With the accession to this convention, Pakistan is now party ... Read more...

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Police cane-charge violent protestors in Srinagar


May 29th, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 29 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police had to resort to cane-charging on Friday to quell violent separatists staging a protest rally against recent attacks by the Taliban militants in ... Read more...

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We voted ”because of the hate of our own leaders” (Part III)


November 24th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
In view of many analysts, they oppose elections for two reasons: rewards from Pakistani agencies for doing this; and fear that if they took part in fair and impartial elections, they ... Read more...

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Cabinet paves way for Afghanistan’’s entry into SAFTA


October 3rd, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today paved the way for the formal entry of Afghanistan into the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA). The Union Cabinet has approved the ... Read more...

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Seminar held to discuss the political status of J-K


September 18th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 18 (ANI): Participants at a seminar held in New Delhi on Thursday have expressed concern at voices being raised on the issue of secession of Jammu of Kashmir ... Read more...

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Participants of Arzi Hukumat Movement to be honoured today


May 26th, 2008 - 9:15 am ICT by admin
Junagadh, May 26 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Dr. Shakeel Ahmad will honour the participants of the Arzi Hukumat Movement for their contribution towards Indias independence and the ... Read more...

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$502 mn World Bank loan for Vietnam’s infrastructure


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hanoi, May 23 (Xinhua) The World Bank has approved a loan of over $502 million to help Vietnam improve its urban infrastructure, expand the rural electricity network and facilitate the accession to ... Read more...

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