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Despite two peaceful summers, peace is fragile in Kashmir (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last two weeks, street protests against an anti-Islam video have erupted at many places in Kashmir. Though by far and large peaceful, the ... Read more...

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Hasina warns of possible terrorist threat from Mynmarese refugees


July 29th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned of possible terrorist connections among thousands of Muslim refugees trying to enter her country from neighbouring Myanmar.In an ... Read more...

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Thousands protest Pakistan’s reopening of NATO supply route


July 17th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Thousands of people in northwest Pakistan Tuesday staged a sit-in on the main supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan. They were opposing Islamabad's decision to ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest reopening of NATO supply lines


July 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) An alliance of Islamic and political parties in Pakistan Sunday staged a protest motorcade against the government's decision to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces ... Read more...

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Talks for sake of talks will yield nothing: Abdullah


July 7th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad will spur an India-Pakistan dialogue but "talks for the sake of talks will yield nothing", Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmiri religious group issues dress code for tourists


July 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) A Kashmiri religious group Jamaat-e-Islami has asked tourists visiting the valley to follow a "proper dress code" and told the tourism department to enforce it."Some tourists, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi leader accused of killing 57 during 1971 war


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Abdul Quader Mollah of Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami party has been accused of plotting the deaths of at least 57 people in Dhaka during the 1971 war of ... Read more...

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From Hizbul spokesman to Kashmir’s anti-drug campaigner


April 8th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) He was once among the most wanted separatist guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) terror outfit in Jammu and Kashmir. But today Abdul Khaliq Dar alias ... Read more...

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Thousands rally against US in Islamabad


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of people Monday rallied here to protest against US drone attacks in the country's tribal regions and the government's decision to restore supply lines for ... Read more...

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One dead in Bangladesh clash


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) An activist of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party died and several others were injured Monday when party activists clashed with police, a media report said. Four people ... Read more...

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Geelani slams Farooq for stance on liquor shops


December 7th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought a 'fatwa' against union minister and ruling National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah for advocating reopening ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi addresses autism conference in Dhaka (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), has said society should pay greater attention to autistic persons to "get back much in ... Read more...

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Sonia in Dhaka for conference on autism


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of India's ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), is here to attend the inaugural session of a two-day conference on autism.Gandhi is Monday ... Read more...

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Sonia to meet Hasina during Bangladesh visit


July 20th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will discuss bilateral relations with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during a visit to Dhaka July 25, said a party ... Read more...

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Daily flays Indian PM over Bangladesh comment (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) A Bangladeshi daily Tuesday blasted Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's reported comment that a quarter of Bangladesh's population is anti-India, saying it was no "innocent ... Read more...

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Indian PM pulled up over Bangladesh comment


July 5th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's reported comment that a quarter of Bangladesh's population is anti-India cannot be seen as "an innocent remark", a Bangladeshi daily ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Nationalist Party calls for 48-hour strike


July 3rd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its allies Sunday called for a 48-hour countrywide strike from July 6, Xinhua reported.The strike-call was given in ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Islamist leader admits after 40 years: ‘It was genocide’


May 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was "genocide", his interrogator ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition unites against Hasina’s women’s policy


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has supported Monday's general strike called by a conglomerate of Islamist groups to protest the government's Women Development Policy ... Read more...

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Imran threatens to obstruct NATO supplies if Pak Govt doesn’t stop US drone campaign


March 26th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has threatened to obstruct convoys carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan in retaliation against US drone attacks in the country's tribal areas.Imran ... Read more...

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Zardari has sold Pakistan’s independence, sovereignty to US: Jamaat-e-Islami


March 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has sold the country's independence and sovereignty to the United States, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Ameer Munawar Hasan has said.He said the US had handcuffed ... 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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Egyptian revolution will deeply impact other Middle-East nations: Jamaat-e-Islami chief


February 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 21(ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan chief Syed Munawar Hasan has termed the Egyptian revolution as the first drop of rain, saying that it would deeply impact other countries of the region.Hasan ... Read more...

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Taseer’s assassin should be punished only for violating law, not murder: Qari Hanif


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 15(ANI): Slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassin Malik Mumtaz Qadri should be punished by the court only for violating the law, not on murder charges, Qari Hanif Qureshi has said.Qari ... Read more...

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Pak protestors shout “hang Davis” over double murder charges


February 12th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12 (ANI): Pakistanis staged a demonstration in Lahore over a demand to "hang" Raymond Davis, the US national under arrest on double murder charges.The Daily Times quoted about 500 ... Read more...

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Jailed Islamists engage British lawyers


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami has engaged three British legal experts to defend its top leaders accused of committing "war crimes" during Bangladesh's liberation struggle of 1971.Steven Kay, Toby Cadman ... Read more...

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Dhaka may arrest top Islamist leader for war crimes


January 30th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's top Islamist leader Ghulam Azam, who chaired the formation of the militia that allegedly killed thousands of unarmed civilians four decades ago, may be arrested on ... Read more...

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US to help Bangladesh organise “transparent” war crime trials


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An American envoy has said his country would help Bangladesh "hold an open and transparent trial" in connection with the 1971 independence war."The US government will help Bangladesh ... Read more...

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Protests planned in US against Dhaka’s war crimes trial


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) The Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami plans to stage protests in the US, Britain and some Middle East nations against the impending trial of its top brass accused of war ... Read more...

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Mammoth TRS meet demands bill for separate Telangana (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) A mammoth public meeting of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) in this Andhra Pradesh town Thursday night demanded that the central government table a bill ... Read more...

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Sea of humanity converges at TRS meet in Andhra


December 16th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Warangal (Andhra Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) A sea of humanity descended on this Andhra town for a public meeting of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), which is expected to announce the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks exposed true faces of Pak military, political leadership: Jamaat-e-Islami


December 6th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 6(ANI): The whistle-blower website, WikiLeaks, has exposed the true face of Pakistan's military, political and democratic leadership, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has said.The JI staged a rally and sit-in on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan cleric offers reward to kill Christian woman


December 4th, 2010 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A cleric in Pakistan has offered a reward of Rs.500,000 for anyone who kills a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Prophet Mohammed."I will ... Read more...

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Sporadic violence marks opposition strike in Bangladesh (Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Sporadic violence marked the opposition-called strike in Bangladesh Tuesday and also caused the Supreme Court to postpone hearing of former prime minister Khaleda Zia's contempt plea against ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition enforces dawn-to-dusk strike


November 30th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 30 (IANS) Opposition parties in Bangladesh enforced a dawn-to-dusk strike against the government Tuesday, a day after former prime minister Khaleda Zia lost an appeal before the Supreme Court against ... Read more...

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