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Geelani claims security forces could harm him, police seek proof


November 14th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Monday accused the security forces of being a threat to his life and disrupting his peaceful public gatherings, saying an ... Read more...

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Gilani condemns murder of three Hindu doctors


November 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the killing of three doctor brothers belonging to the Hindu community and directed that the culprits ... Read more...

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Never said India hurling grenades in Kashmir: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 2 (IANS) Ruling National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal Wednesday denied saying that the Indian government was "hurling grenades in Kashmir" and that the state's accession to India was ... Read more...

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Judge who left Pakistan showed remarkable courage: Daily


October 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The judge who convicted Punjab governor Salman Taseer's assassin and has now left Pakistan after facing death threats showed remarkable courage when he upheld the ... Read more...

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Judge who sentenced governor’s killer flees Pakistan


October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Judge Pervez Ali Shah who sentenced to death the killer of then Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer has fled to Saudi Arabia after receiving death threats from ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Tajikistan road to cost Rs.2 bn


October 19th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A road that would connect Pakistan with Tajikistan is estimated to cost Rs.2 billion.The proposed road between Gilgit-Baltistan and Tajikistan would open up new avenues ... Read more...

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Pakistan launches 4,500 MW dam project


October 19th, 2011 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a 4,500 MW hydro-electric dam project in the country's picturesque Gilgit-Baltistan region.The Diamir-Bhasha ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks road connectivity to Central Asia


October 10th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS)Gilani said he will discuss the project with officials of the two countries during his upcoming visit to the SAARC summit in the Maldives next month.The project ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants road connectivity with Tajikistan


October 10th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he would take up the Pakistan-Tajikistan road project with Afghan President Hamid Karzai.Gilani was talking to Gilgit-Baltistan Governor ... Read more...

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Salman Taseer’s assassin gets death sentence


October 1st, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) The bodyguard who gunned down Punjab governor Salman Taseer in January this year was found guilty and sentenced to death Saturday by a Pakistani court, ... Read more...

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Miandad blasts PCB for shabby treatment of former cricketers


September 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for shabby treatment of some of the top ex-cricketers during the Faysal Bank T20 ... Read more...

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Pakistan gears up for World boxing meet


September 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistani boxing squad is fully prepared and groomed to feature in the World Boxing Championship to be held from Sep 25 to Oct 8 ... Read more...

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Zardari pledges help to flood victims


September 8th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday assured food, shelter and other amenities to the flood victims of the country's Sindh province. Nearly five million people were ... Read more...

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Separatist strike affects life in Kashmir


September 7th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other major towns of the valley was severely affected for the second day Wednesday due to a ... Read more...

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‘Islam in America’ exhibition opens in Mumbai dargah


September 6th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) US Consul General Peter Haas Tuesday inaugurated a photo and video exhibition on 'Islam in America' at the Haji Ali shrine in south Mumbai.It is for ... Read more...

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185 arrested for Karachi violence


August 27th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) At least 185 people have been arrested in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi for involvement in target killings, extortion, land grabbing and narcotics deals, a ... Read more...

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Few Pakistan high court judges denotified


August 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denotified some judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts following a decision by Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Ready to talk to New Delhi: Mirwaiz


July 25th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ahead of his talks with Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, moderate separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Monday said he was open to negotiations with ... Read more...

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Kashmir panel meets migrants, activists


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) The three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, met a cross-section of people and sought their views on the Kashmir issue on ... Read more...

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Kashmir Committee members arrive in Jammu


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) A three-member Kashmir Committee, headed by Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani, arrived in Jammu Friday to hold talks with various sections of people in the region ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders to meet Pakistan foreign minister


July 21st, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jul 21 (IANS) The Pakistan high commission here has invited top Kashmiri separatist leaders, including Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, for a meeting with Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Two right royal recipes from an Indian princess (To go with IANS Book Review)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Here are two family recipes from erstwhile Kapurthala princess Nilika Lall's autobiography. 1: Fish Moulee: This one was handed to Lall by her mother Naina Devi, ... Read more...

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Power cut in Sindh chief minister’s house


July 4th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) The chief minister's house in Pakistan's Sindh province went dark Sunday night although it is exempt from power cuts."Yes, we are without electricity," Dawn quoted an ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah happy over panchayat polls, fears resistance


June 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday expressed his happiness over the peaceful conduct of the panchayat elections in the Kashmir Valley and Jammu region, ... Read more...

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Afridi takes PCB to court for suspending him


June 7th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Tuesday began a court battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) when he filed a petition in the Sindh High Court ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists: Where are you during winter?


May 27th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday questioned the motive of Kashmiri separatists in getting restive more during summers.Ahead of radical Hurriyat leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Geelani prevented from visiting south Kashmir


May 13th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday restricted by the authorities from moving out of his uptown Hyderpora residence following an order by the ... Read more...

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Jammu, the refugee city of India (Part-II)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chunni claims that Jammu has more displaced persons than any other city in Asia. Whether they came in 1947, 1965 and 1971 or due to militancy in the Kashmir Valley from 1989 ... Read more...

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‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics


May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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Dogra certificate order to be rescinded in Kashmir


April 28th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday decided to rescind its March 27 order offering certificates to the residents of Jammu region for getting relaxation in ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan should find solution to Kashmir issue: Geelani


April 28th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 28 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said India and Pakistan should find a solution to the Kashmir issue keeping in mind the interest of those people ... Read more...

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Five killed, 18 hurt in another Pakistan Navy bus attack in Karachi


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): At least five persons were killed and 18 others reported hurt in a bomb attack on a Pakistan Navy bus in Karachi on Thursday.According to initial reports, ... Read more...

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Paramilitary recruitment rules’ relaxation now for entire Jammu and Kashmir


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The government Friday extended to the whole of Jammu and Kashmir the relaxation in rules for recruitment of personnel to central paramilitary forces (CPMFs) following ... Read more...

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Ex-PCB CEO rubbishes reward to vanquished Pak WC team


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer Colonel (retired) Rafi Nasim has expressed surprise over the Pakistan team receiving a hero's welcome for losing the 2011 World ... Read more...

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Roots in Kashmir describes Geelani’s visit to KP camp a farce


April 19th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Roots in Kashmir (RIK), a frontline organisation of the Kashmiri Pandits, has described separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's visit to a Pandit camp at Vesu Kulgam ... Read more...

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