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Jethmalani to challenge Geelani’s house arrest


August 4th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Woman in Taliban love triangle, executed


July 10th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A helpless Afghan woman was gunned down because two Taliban fighters "could not decide who could have her", the Daily Mail reported Monday.The 22-year-old woman, ... Read more...

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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar following tension


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Undeclared curfew-like restrictions were imposed in the old city areas of Srinagar Tuesday following tension in the city over the gutting of the revered shrine of ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani heckled at seminar in Delhi


March 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prominent Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was heckled at a seminar in north Delhi by Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists, ... Read more...

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China, not Dalai Lama, cause for self-immolation: Sangay (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) The Dalai Lama has always discouraged self-immolation but such protests are continuing in Tibetn due to China's hardline policies, Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said Saturday.He called ... Read more...

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Kashmiris express shock and anger at Delhi attack


September 8th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High Court have revived memories of similar tragedies in Jammu and Kashmir, with a cross-section of people here expressing equal condemnation ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti, Geelani under house arrest in Srinagar


July 31st, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) People's Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti and hardline Hrriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani were placed under house arrest by authorities here to prevent them visiting north ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - this is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Separatist campaign against panchayat polls worries Kashmir government


April 7th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is worried over the rising separatist campaign against the panchayat elections in Kashmir Valley, the first phase of which is to ... Read more...

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Iran creates ‘world’s first flying saucer’


March 18th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): An aircraft created by scientists in Iran is, they claim, the world's first flying saucer.The unmanned spaceship, called the Zohal or Saturn in English, is designed for 'aerial ... Read more...

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Pak Islamist parties manipulating public events to suit desired outcomes: Writer


March 12th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12(ANI): While the protests by religious Pakistani parties against double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' release have finally begun to subside, the eruption of Islamist parties back into the public ... Read more...

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Hurriyat calls for shutdown in Kashmir


March 12th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 12 (ANI): Hardline Hurriyat chief Syed Ali Shah Geelani has called for a complete shutdown in the Kashmir Valley against the ongoing arrest of youths and Hurriyat activists.All shops, ... Read more...

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Oz at risk of developing parallel societies that buys livestock slaughtered “in the name of Allah”


February 9th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 9 (ANI): Senior Liberal MPs in Canberra have warned that Australia faces risks of becoming a country of "ethnic enclaves" that unknowingly buys livestock slaughtered "in the name of Allah."Former ... Read more...

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Oz faces ethnic divide over unknowingly buying livestock slaughtered “in the name of Allah”


February 9th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 9 (ANI): Senior Liberal MPs in Canberra have warned that Australia faces risks of becoming a country of "ethnic enclaves" that unknowingly buys livestock slaughtered "in the name of Allah."Former ... Read more...

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Kashmir panchayat polls to be held by April


January 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir will hold panchayat polls by April after a gap of seven years despite the separatists' boycott threat and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party's reservations ... Read more...

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Money was behind Kashmir protests: Militant leader


December 15th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 15 (IANS) A heavy flow of money was behind the stone-pelting protests in Kashmir last summer, according to a top militant leader who was believed to be instigating the stir ... Read more...

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Mumbai MP asserts Karkare killed by Pakistani terrorists


December 12th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh's party colleague and MP from Mumbai-North Sanjay Nirupam Sunday said his comments over slain Maharashtra police officer Hemant Karkare could "weaken" India's stand against ... Read more...

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Army raises questions on Kashmir troop thinning


November 30th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 30 (IANS) In the aftermath of Monday's shootout in Srinagar in which a policeman and three terrorists were killed, the Indian Army has raised a series of questions on the ... Read more...

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Pak Army blockades fiercely anti-Taliban tribe near Afghan border


October 27th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kurram, Oct 27 (ANI): Pakistan's military has blockaded a strategically important district in the country's north, sealing in a fiercely anti-Taliban tribe.The Turi community is a bitter enemy of the Taliban, ... Read more...

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Too much freedom of speech in India, says Farooq Abdullah


October 26th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah Tuesday said there was "too much freedom" in India which is being misused to "destroy" ... Read more...

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Media should stop paying attention to persons like Arundhati: Congress


October 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.26 (ANI): Congress party on Tuesday urged the media to avoid giving unwanted attention to individuals like novelist Arundhati Roy who do not represent the national voice.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Interlocutors meet Shabir Shah’s family in Srinagar


October 25th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) The three interlocutors on Kashmir Monday met family members and aides of detained separatist leader Shabir Shah at his uptown residence in summer capital Srinagar.The chairman of the ... Read more...

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Interlocutors to begin Kashmir mission Saturday


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The three newly appointed interlocutors on Kashmir are expected to arrive here Saturday amid boycott calls from separatists."Noted journalist Dilip Padgaonkar, academician Radha Kumar and information commissioner ... Read more...

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Curfew in Srinagar to scuttle separatist march


October 21st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Shops, educational institutions, offices were closed and public transport was off the roads in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Thursday as authorities again imposed curfew to scuttle ... Read more...

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Hardline Hurriyat group’s general secretary arrested


October 18th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) In a major breakthrough here Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested Masrat Alam, general secretary of the hardline Hurriyat group headed by Syed Ali Geelani."He was arrested on ... Read more...

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Taliban trainer of suicide bombers still alive


October 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) The master trainer of suicide bombers and a key Taliban commander, Qari Hussain Mehsud, survived last week's drone attack that killed five suspected terrorists in ... Read more...

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Kashmir separatists, people hail clerics’ stand


October 11th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) Separatist leaders and common people Monday welcomed the demand of the clerics group Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Hind (JUH) seeking withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Kashmir, but ... Read more...

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Woman killed in Kashmir firing, toll reaches 102 (Roundup)


September 20th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman died in Kashmir's Sopore town Sunday evening when security forces fired at a stone-pelting mob, while three protesters hurt in clashes with the security ... Read more...

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No shutdown or curfew, normalcy returns to Kashmir Valley


September 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) Life returned to normal here Sunday as the separatists asked people to resume routine activities and the authorities decided not to impose curfew or restrictions anywhere in the ... Read more...

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Spare the children, re-open schools in Kashmir (PART II)


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
He added "even from 1990 to 1995, when the Kashmir agitation was at its peak, still a large number of youth became doctors and engineers....that is why, we have full faith in ... Read more...

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Hurriyat’s Geelani sets down conditions for dialogue on Kashmir issue


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 1 (ANI): Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has set down five conditions before New Delhi to facilitate a review the hardline Hurriyat Conference's ongoing agitation programme.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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Foreign troop death toll in Afghanistan rises to over 2,000


August 16th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): The death toll of foreign troops in nearly nine years of the Afghan war has crossed the 2,000 mark, according to the independent icasualties.org website. According to the ... Read more...

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Hardline Muslim group should not be allowed to defame Oz values: Opposition leader


August 14th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.14 (ANI): Opposition Leader Tony Abbott has said that an extreme Muslim group he describes as "peddlers of hate" will not be allowed to "defame Australian values" if he came to ... Read more...

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TV series on Jesus banned in Lebanon after Christian anger (Lead)


August 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 13 (DPA) The final episode of an Iranian television series called "The Messiah" was banned Friday in Lebanon, after a complaint from Catholics. The series, based on the Koran's version of ... Read more...

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No curfew, no shutdown, Kashmir gets a day’s breather


August 8th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Curfew was lifted from the entire Kashmir Valley Sunday as markets and banks opened after 10 days of restrictions and separatist-sponsored shutdowns. "Curfew has been lifted from the Valley ... Read more...

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