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Polls in Pakistani Kashmir on, despite incorrect electoral lists

June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The election commission in Pakistani Kashmir has admitted to many mistakes in the electoral lists but said the June 26 polls for the 41-member legislative assembly ... Read more...

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How political ambitions of Pakistan turned paradise called Azad Kashmir into living hell

February 15th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 15 (ANI): After its formation, Pakistan had great political expectations from the Azad Kashmir, which was strategically nestled in the western mountainous region that adjoins Pakistan to the valley of ... Read more...

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As far as Kashmir issue is concerned, India will not redraw borders: Singh

November 22nd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 22 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has reiterated that there is no question of New Delhi considering a proposal to redraw the international boundary that separates ... Read more...

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13 Pak Kashmir parliamentarians resign over official’s appointment

August 21st, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad (Pakistan), Aug. 21 (ANI): Thirteen members of the legislative assembly in Pakistan administered Kashmir submitted their resignations to the speaker on Friday in protest against the appointment of a senior leader ... Read more...

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PPP will not comprise with India on Kashmir issue: Pak Minister

August 19th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Oslo (Norway), Aug.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Kashmir Affairs, Qamar Zaman Kaira, today said that neither his country nor the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party would compromise with India on the Kashmir ... Read more...

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Professor Rehman appointed Institute of Kashmir Affairs regional director

July 1st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, July 1 (ANI): After a detailed meeting with Dr Shabir Choudhry in London, Professor Khawaja Abdul Rehman has been appointed Regional Director of Institute of Kashmir Affairs, Azad Kashmir Chapter.Rehman is ... Read more...

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Why Indians are influential– Part II

January 5th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
India has the third-largest army in the world, nearly 1.5 million strong. Indian Railways is the largest employer in the world, with a staff of 1.6 million people under single management. ... Read more...

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Pak Army denies arrest of its soldier by Indian authorities

December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has rejected India''s claim that an infantry soldier of its 10 AK (Azad Kashmir) regiment has been arrested along with two suicide attackers. Sepoy Ghulam ... Read more...

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India wants to crush PoK: Lashkar chief Saeed

December 8th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Dec.8 (ANI): The chief of the Jamaat-ud-Dawa, the political wing of the banned militant organization, Lashkar-e-Toiba, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has accused India of wanting to destroy Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. Saeed told Geo ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror mastermind among 20 arrested in Pak

December 8th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Dec 8 (ANI): Wanted Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander, Zakiur Rehman Lakhwi has reportedly been arrested by Pakistani army personnel on the outskirts of Muzaffarabad, the Dawn reports. According to sources, over 20 ... Read more...

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Naseeruddin Shah or Victor Banerjee? Director Dholakia undecided

September 16th, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Director Rahul Dholakia is finding it tough to finalise the cast for his film on militancy in Kashmir, especially for characters based on real-life politicians. He just can't ... Read more...

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Banned jihadi outfits re-emerging in Karachi under different names

April 26th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 26 (ANI): Banned jihadi organizations like Harkatul Mujahideen, Hizbul Mujahideen and Al-Badar have reportedly started regrouping themselves in Karachi under different names and are holding rallies and meetings inside ... Read more...

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EU, Kashmir Alliance to discuss Gilgit and Baltistan rights violations

April 8th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, Apr.8 (ANI): Representatives of the European Parliament and the International Kashmir Alliance (IKA), are meeting in Brussels in a short while from now to discuss problems afflicting the under-developed and ... Read more...

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Kashmiris have to make their choices known, says JKLF leader

March 14th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.14 (ANI): A leader campaigning for the Kashmiris right to self-determination has said that it is essentially upto the Kashmiris themselves whether to accept or not to accept the diktats ... Read more...

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Avalanche in Kashmir kills 3, hundreds stranded along snow bound highway

February 8th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Feb 8 (ANI): At least three people have been killed and fifteen others trapped in a snow avalanche in Kazigund of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to official sources, the mishap ... Read more...

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