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Ten from Kashmir crack civil services exam


May 5th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) With 10 from Jammu and Kashmir clearing this year's all-India civil services exams, the state is only next to UP and Bihar in sending maximum number ... Read more...

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Content screening: Facebook, others to reply in 15 days (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A Delhi court here Monday directed Facebook, Yahoo, Google and other websites to file written statements within 15 days on removing objectionable content from ... Read more...

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Scrap derogatory content by Feb 6, court asks websites (Third Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered websites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo to remove all "derogatory" content from their sites by Feb 6, or face ... Read more...

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Scrap derogatory content by Feb 6: Court asks websites (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered websites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo to remove all "derogatory" content from their sites by Feb 6.The court ordered ... Read more...

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Court asks Facebook, Orkut to remove objectionable pictures


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A Delhi court has ordered several social networking companies like Facebook, Google and Orkut to remove some pictures from their websites.The court of administrative ... Read more...

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Power will shift from secretariat to panchayats: Omar


July 1st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 1 (IANS) After having successfully presided over the elections to more than 4,000 panchayats, the Jammu and Kashmir government Friday pledged to shift power from the secretariat to ... Read more...

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Six Kashmiris make it to civil services this year


May 12th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) An year after local boy Shah Faesal topped the coveted civil services examination, six candidates from Jammu and Kashmir have made it to the country's premier ... Read more...

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Pak hails Manmohan Singh’s initiative to mend differences


March 31st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 31 (ANI): Pakistan Former Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has hailed Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's initiative to bring the two nations closer through the ... Read more...

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‘India should play bigger role in Middle East’


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India should play a bigger role in the Middle East Asia for a just peace for the Palestinians, activists at a conference on the troubled region said ... Read more...

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‘Tainted’ Butt, Asif and Aamir dropped from Pak squad for Twenty20, ODIs


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Pakistan has dropped Test skipper Salman Butt, fast bowlers Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir from the Twenty20 and one-day series against England under pressure from the ICC and ... Read more...

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‘Foes turned friends’ Butt and Jakhrani to enjoy Pak-Australia Test series together


July 8th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 8 (ANI): After being locked in a 'cold war' for a long period, Pakistan Sports Minister Aijaz Jakhrani and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt seems to have become ... Read more...

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PCB draft constitution near consensus between Board, Sports Ministry


July 7th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan Sports Ministry and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have reached a mutual consensus over the draft constitution meant to pave the way for the smooth working of the ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s close aide, family flee to UAE to avoid quizzing in Bhutto assassination case


April 27th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's close aide Tariq Aziz has fled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), along with his family, to avoid being interrogated by a ... Read more...

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Strong political backing helps PHF secretary Bajwa escape action over World Cup fiasco


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Asif Bajwa seems to have escaped action over his alleged violation of code of conduct, as Sports Minister Aijaz Jakhrani has said that action ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s hockey legends want PHF secretary sacked


April 14th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey crisis that was triggered by the national team's disastrous last-place finish in the World Cup in New Delhi continues unabated with former greats renewing ... Read more...

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Gilani sending ’special gift’ for celebrity couple Sania-Shoaib


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani would be sending a 'special gift' to cricketer Shoaib Malik and Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on their wedding, which is scheduled ... Read more...

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Rajouri braveheart Rukhsana honoured with medal, cash


March 28th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Rukhsana Kousar, the brave heart of Rajouri who killed top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Abu Osama in her house in September last year, Saturday received an award for ... Read more...

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Gilani bars sports minister from visiting India for Hockey World Cup


March 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stopped Sports Minister Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani from travelling to India to participate in the opening ceremony of the Hockey World Cup ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia rejects booze ban plan in grounds over attack on Pak player


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 3 (ANI): Cricket Australia has rejected the idea of banning alcohol from Australian grounds after delivering apologies and explanations over Sunday night's pitch invasion in Perth which saw Pakistan opener ... Read more...

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Pak sports minister asks CA to tighten ground security


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistan Sports Minister Aijaz Hussein Jakhrani has asked Cricket Australia (CA) to set up barriers at grounds and ban alcohol following the Khalid Latif incident. Latif was tackled by ... Read more...

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IPL controversy likely to shatter Afridi’s Champions League’s dreams


January 26th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.26 (ANI): The controversy over the Indian Premier League's (IPL) snub to Pakistani cricketers has put in doubt hard hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi's participation in the multimillion dollar T20 Champions League.Chances ... Read more...

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Pakistan threatens to boycott Champions League, IPL 2011


January 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.26 (ANI): Pakistan has threatened to boycott the next edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2011 and the Champions League T20 tournament, which is scheduled to be held later ... Read more...

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Pak sports minister says new amendments would strengthen PCB, not individuals


January 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Sports Minister Mir Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani has clarified that new constitutional amendments would not cripple the PCB's working, rather strengthen the board as an institution and not ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Rukhsana wins Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak


January 8th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 8 (ANI): The President of India has approved the conferment of Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards to 53 people including Rukhsana Kosser who killed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Osama in ... Read more...

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PCB will be strengthened, not made powerless by amendments: Pak Sports Minister


January 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan Sports Minister Aijaz Hussain Jakhrani has rejected reports that the recent amendments in the constitution of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will leave the board powerless.Jakhrani said that ... Read more...

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Pak Sports Ministry to now have overriding say in ’scam-hit’ PCB affairs


January 5th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 5 (ANI): After remaining a mere observer for many years, Pakistan's Sports Ministry has finally secured a decisive role in the Pakistan Cricket Board's policy-making process under the new ... Read more...

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Kashmiri braveheart Rukhsana gets job in police


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 22 (IANS) Nineteen-year-old Rukhsana, who killed a Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Osama in September this year, will be awarded Rs.2.5 lakh and a job with the Jammu and Kashmir Police for ... Read more...

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‘Conciliatory’ Zardari directs PPP leaders to stop verbal attacks on MQM


November 27th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.27 (ANI): Concerned by the verbal warfare between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the party leaders to avoid ... Read more...

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Brave Kashmir girl Rukhsana made special police officer


November 2nd, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 2 (IANS) Rukhsana, the brave Jammu and Kashmir girl who took on Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists in September, has been appointed a Special Police Officer, a temporary job which would fetch her ... Read more...

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Militants kill two policemen in Jammu and Kashmir


September 3rd, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 3 (ANI): Two police personnel, a constable and a Special Police Officer (SPO), were killed in an encounter between the police and the militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district ... Read more...

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Woman among 13 new ministers inducted in Kashmir


July 11th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) A woman politician who has survived at least five assassination attempts was among the 13 new ministers inducted in the Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday. With this, the strength ... Read more...

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Muslims offer Eid-ul-Adha prayers


December 9th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kalyan (Mumbai)/New Delhi/Srinagar, Dec 9 (ANI): Muslims all over India celebrated Eid-ul-Adha on Tuesday that marks the end of pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Popularly known as Baqr-e-Eid, the festival is ... Read more...

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High voter turnout expected in Poonch


November 15th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Poonch, Nov 15 (IANS) A high voter turnout is expected in the three constituencies of the border district of Poonch that go to the polls Monday in the first phase of ... Read more...

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First Muslim Indian Kashmiri soldier to receive gallantry award


February 12th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by admin
Lolab (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.12 (ANI): Abdul Hamid Chara has become the first Muslim soldier in Kashmir to be (posthumously) awarded the country's third highest gallantry award, the 'Shaurya Chakra', for his ... Read more...

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