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Iran vows to react swiftly to any Israeli attack


August 19th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iran's reaction to any threat and aggression of Israel against its territory will be very swift and crushing, according to IRNA news agency.Isareli media has ... Read more...

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Delhi court blast accused killed in Kishtwar (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) An accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast was among two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) militants killed Monday in a shootout with security forces in the Kishtwar ... Read more...

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Iran holds air defence drills


July 12th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 12 (IANS) The Iranian Army has successfully completed three days of air defence exercises, where military units downed several mock pilotless aircraft, state-run Press TV reported.Brigadier General Shahrokh ... Read more...

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US warships in Gulf ’sitting ducks’ for Iran missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US naval ships in the Persian Gulf are within reach of Iranian missiles should the US consider an offensive against the Islamic Republic, an Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... Read more...

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High court blast aimed at saving Guru from gallows: NIA


March 13th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court complex last year was an attempt to threaten the judiciary and save from the gallows Afzal ... Read more...

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IAF rescues 61 people in Ladakh region


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued 61 people trapped in a partially frozen river in the cold desert Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir Friday.Amir ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 313 stranded passengers between Leh and Srinagar


February 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) Over 300 stranded passengers were Tuesday airlifted between Leh town of Ladakh region and Srinagar by special Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties arranged by the Jammu ... Read more...

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IAF airlifts 1,377 people in Kashmir


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A total of 1,377 tourists and locals stranded because of bad weather were transported by the Indian Air Force (IAF) from Srinagar to Jammu and vice-versa ... Read more...

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Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the ... Read more...

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Avalanche warning issued in Kashmir


January 7th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) An avalanche warning has been issued in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and people have been told not to leave their homes, an official ... Read more...

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Iran to put captured foreign drones on display


December 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Foreign spy drones captured by Iran, that reportedly include four Israeli and three US aircraft, will be put on display, Mehr news agency reported. Latest "domestically-manufactured ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu Rajya Sabha bypoll on July 22


June 24th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The bypoll for a Rajya Sabha seat from Tamil Nadu will be held July 22, the Election Commission announced Friday.The seat was held by AIADMK's K.V. ... Read more...

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PMK leader Ramadoss’ Rajya Sabha dreams go awry


May 15th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) The crushing defeat of the DMK-led front in the 2011 assembly elections in Tamil Nadu has shattered the Rajya Sabha dreams of PMK leader and ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6 quake jolts Kashmir


May 15th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir early Sunday, just 24 hours after a 4.9 quake rocked the state."A moderate intensity ... Read more...

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Earthquake rocks Jammu and Kashmir


April 25th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir Monday morning. The epicentre of the quake was located in Pakistan, the local disaster ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning in Valley


February 15th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Tuesday as the authorities warned of a high danger avalanche and landslides in the higher reaches of ... Read more...

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‘Iran to boost missile systems to safeguard itself from US-Israel aggression’


January 5th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 5 (ANI): Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has said his country plans to boost its military power further to safeguard itself from potential threats of the US, and Israel."We ... Read more...

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Writers Tabish Khair, Geeta Hariharan at Jamia Millia


August 6th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia centre for learning Friday hosted a conversation on reading and writing between novelists Geeta Hariharan and Tabish Khair who dwelt on the critical ... Read more...

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Devotees offer prayers at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar


July 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 11 (ANI): Scores of devotees converged for peace prayers at the famous Muslim shrine of Hazratbal to mark Meraj-ul-Alam festival in Srinagar on Saturday.The shrine, however, witnessed less number ... Read more...

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Is Zara Nachke Dikha jinxed?


May 15th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Hai dum toh Zara Nachke Dikha (Dare to dance) . That's the theme of Star Plus' reality show Zara Nachke Dikha. The girls dare to ... Read more...

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Bad weather closes Jammu-Srinagar highway


March 1st, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was closed for traffic Monday morning due to shooting stones in the Panthal area of Ramban district. "Incessant rains at night triggered shooting stones. ... Read more...

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Moderate tremor jolts Kashmir


February 28th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) A moderate intensity tremor measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted Kashmir early Sunday, but no loss of life or damage to property was reported, officials said. "An earthquake ... Read more...

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Pak govt. orders closure of Islamabad mosques at night


December 21st, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 21 (ANI): In the wake of a fragile security situation in the country, the Pakistan Government has ordered all mosques in Islamabad to be closed after Isha prayers to ensure ... Read more...

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards start military manoeuvres (Lead)


November 23rd, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 22 (DPA) Iran's Revolutionary Guards Sunday began military manoeuvres that are to focus mainly on testing air force capabilities against attacks on nuclear sites, medi reports said. The latest exercises, ... Read more...

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Blame game on over passport to Pakistani spy


November 20th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) Policemen and passport officials here are blaming each other for a passport issued by the Regional Passport Office to suspected Pakistani spy Amir Ali, arrested in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Court sends two to police remand for helping Pakistani spy


November 17th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A city court Tuesday remanded two men to seven days police custody for allegedly helping a suspected Pakistani spy in getting a passport and a driving licence ... Read more...

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Policeman arrested for okaying passport for Pakistan spy?


November 17th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Three people were arrested here Tuesday for their alleged involvement with suspected Pakistani spy Sayeed Amir Ali, and one of them is believed to be a policeman. While police ... Read more...

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18 madrassahs refuse to register with Pak Government


September 10th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.10 (ANI): At least eighteen Islamic seminaries in Islamabad have refused to register themselves with the government, claiming that they will cooperate only if they are contacted through the madrassah body, ... Read more...

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Burqa is Muslim woman’s choice: Indian Muslims react to Sarkozy


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Many Indian Muslims Tuesday reacted sharply to French President Nicolas Sarkozy's burqa remarks saying wearing a veil was a matter of individual choice in Islam and ... Read more...

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Terror attack witness was taken to ‘US for investigations’


January 15th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Two days after she suddenly re-appeared, a key witness in the Mumbai terror attacks, Anita R. Uddaiya, claimed Thursday she was taken to the US for investigations by ... Read more...

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Karat, Digvijay Singh to attend JNU first alumni meet


October 30th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) general secretary D.P. Tripathi and parliamentarian Digvijay Singh will be among those to ... Read more...

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Mothballs shaken out of woollens early in Kashmir


September 8th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Early snowfall in the mountains and intermittent rain across the Kashmir valley have forced people to take out their woollens earlier than usual this year.“There has been early ... Read more...

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Suicide car bombing on Danish mission kills eight in Pakistan (Third Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad/Copenhagen, June 2 (DPA) At least eight people, including two policemen and a foreigner, were killed and around two dozen others were injured in a suicide car bombing at the main entrance ... Read more...

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The new Jinnah in India’s parliament will be argumentative


March 22nd, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, March 22 (IANS) "I cannot hope to match my debating skills with those associated with my famous name," says S. Amir Ali Jinnah, one of the six members elected ... Read more...

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