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Air India strike cruel joke on tax payers: Omar


May 8th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday criticised the strike by Air India pilots, calling it "a cruel joke on tax payers"."Rs.30,000 crore of tax ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah orders in-house probe into JKCA fund scam


April 12th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 12 (IANS) An in-house probe by a four-member team was ordered Thursday by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) president Farooq Abdullah into the multi-crore fund scam in ... Read more...

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‘Farooq doesn’t handle J&K; cricket finances’


March 12th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) treasurer Ehsan Mirza, against whom the cricketing body has lodged an FIR in a multi-crore financial scam, has said ... Read more...

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Kashmir cricket body lodges report with police


March 10th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 10 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) has filed a police complaint seeking a probe into the alleged bungling of its funds, amounting to several ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah asks brother to quit as party spokesman


November 10th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah Thursday asked his younger brother Mustafa Kamal to immediately resign as the party's additional general secretary and chief spokesman, the ... Read more...

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PDP influencing eye-witnesses: Omar


October 8th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The political storm over the mysterious death of a National Conference worker continued to rock Jammu and Kashmir Friday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denying ... Read more...

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I did not pay money to either Abdullah: NC worker


October 7th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) A National Conference worker, who alleged having paid Rs.85 lakh to get himself a legislative council berth, broke his silence Friday and denied the payoff was ... Read more...

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Omar to serve defamation notice on Mehbooba Mufti


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he would serve a defamation notice on opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti for levelling ... Read more...

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National Conference meet inconclusive as both Abdullahs absent


September 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) The crucial National Conference (NC) legislature party meet Sunday ended without reaching any decision on the party's stand on the Afzal Guru clemency resolution likely ... Read more...

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Legislators to decide party stand on Guru: Omar


September 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said lawmakers of the ruling National Conference (NC) would decide on the party's stand if a resolution ... Read more...

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‘Rich tourist infrastructure necessary for J-K tourism sector’s development’


April 17th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Apr 17(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday called for construction of five-star hotels in the state, saying that it is necessary for the ... Read more...

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India to host international centre on energy access


April 5th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): India today offered to set up an international centre on energy access to boost the provision of energy to remote and inaccessible areas.The offer was made ... Read more...

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India, Uruguay sign MOU for cooperation in renewable energy


February 25th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with his Uruguayan counterpart Roberto Kreimerman here on Friday for cooperation in ... Read more...

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India, Finland to expand cooperation in energy: Farooq Abdullah


February 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met Environment Minister of Finland Paula Lehtomaki and stressed on potential cooperation between both countries in ... Read more...

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Dialogue must for peaceful solution of Kashmir: Farooq Abdullah


January 5th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan 5 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and President National Conference Dr. Farooq Abdullah has said that the dialogue both at external and internal levels is must for ... Read more...

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Annual Urs of Hazrat Shah Asrar celebrated with religious fervor in J-K


November 14th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanKishtwar (Jammu and Kashmir), Nov. 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees have thronged Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district to participate in a week-long celebrations of annual Urs Hazrat Shah ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar should not give in to the threats of Maoist Ultras, says Abdullah


September 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Sep.4 (ANI): A day after the bullet-riddled body of one of the four abducted Bihar policeman was found, Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy and Senior ... Read more...

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Abdullah distances himself from Athirappilly comment (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Wednesday appeared to distance himself from his commitment that the central government would "very soon" give environmental ... Read more...

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Pakistan must stop supporting terrorism for talks to succeed: Farooq Abdullah


June 4th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah has asked Pakistan to stop supporting anti-India militant groups if it wants the Indo-Pak dialogue to succeed. ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah reviews renewable energy projects in J-K


May 13th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah, who is on a two das visit to Jammu and Kashmir, met with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah here ... Read more...

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Dr. Abdullah welcomes 61 percent hike in Budget for renewable energy sector


February 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday welcomed the 61 percent hike for renewable energy sector in the General Budget for 2010-11.In ... Read more...

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Power projects based on biomass to generate employment in rural areas: Dr. Abdullah


February 19th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Feb 19(ANI): Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday laid the foundation stone for two power projects based on biomass in Punjab.These are namely, 10 MW ... Read more...

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Energy sector needs to be given priority, says Farooq Abdullah


February 11th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Thursday that there is need to consider energy sector in priority sector.Speaking at an ongoing two-day wind ... Read more...

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Indianisation of the solar energy sector is very important, says Farooq Abdullah


February 10th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
Noida, Feb.10 (ANI): Union Minister for New & Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday stressed on the need to Indianise the solar energy sector while saying that it is very important for ... Read more...

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India’s first 2-mega watt solar power plant inaugurated in Amritsar


December 15th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.14 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday inaugurated country's first commercial 2 mega watt Solar Power Plant in Punjab's Amritsar District. ... Read more...

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Farooq not in favour of carving out Telangana State, says it will open Pandora box


December 15th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Dec.15 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday disagreed with the Centre's move to create a separate State of Telangana, an issue which has also ... Read more...

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China can make as much noise as it wants on Arunachal Pradesh: Farooq Abdullah


October 14th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Oct. 14 (ANI): Reacting to China's statement over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's tour of Arunachal Pardesh, Union Minister for New and Renewable resources, Dr. Farooq Abdullah, matained that China is ... Read more...

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Political leaders condole Andhra CM’s tragic death


September 3rd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Anthony was among many political leaders condoling the tragic and untimely demise of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr. Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy in a helicopter ... Read more...

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UAE Foreign Affairs Minister arrives in India


June 11th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan arrived here on Thursday evening on a two-day visit.On Friday, Sheikh Abdullah is scheduled ... Read more...

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UAE FM to arrive in India today


June 11th, 2009 - 10:03 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 11 (ANI): United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, will arrive here this evening on a two-day official visit.On Friday, the visiting dignitary ... Read more...

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UAE FM on two day India visit from Thursday


June 10th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, will arrive in New Delhi on Thursday evening on a two day official visit.On ... Read more...

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Portfolios of Manmohan Singh cabinet announced


May 28th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The UPA government Thursday evening announced the portfolios of the 73 ministers. Among the prominent cabinet ministers, Farooq Abdullah is the minister of New and ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi re-elected as UPA chairperson


May 20th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday re-elected as the chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), which is all set to form the next government at ... Read more...

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All set for counting in Kashmir


May 15th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) All arrangements are in place for counting to begin Saturday at 8 a.m. for the six parliamentary seats in Jammu and Kashmir in staggered five-phased elections. Counting for ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah endorses Omar as chief ministerial candidate (Lead)


December 29th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) National Conference (NC) chief patron Farooq Abdullah Monday endorsed his son Omar Abdullah as the party's chief ministerial candidate in Jammu and Kashmir after many flip-flops on the ... Read more...

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