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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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India must go for covert action in Pakistan: Book


July 27th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) If Pakistan doesn't stop backing terrorists acting against India, New Delhi must pay back Islamabad in the same coin, says a scholarly book on Indian ... Read more...

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Lashkar plans ‘big strikes’ in Kashmir, rest of India: Abu Jundal


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) With a Kashmir at peace not to their liking, the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba is planning major terror attacks in the state and elsewhere in India, Abu ... Read more...

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What led Geelani to soften his separatist stand?


October 25th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Improving relations between India and Pakistan may have contributed to radical Kashmiri separatist Syed Ali Geelani to take a fresh stand that has angered pro-Pakistan elements.While ... Read more...

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Need formal invite for dialogue: Geelani


October 20th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Thursday said his party would deliberate on the central government's reported offer for a dialogue only after a formal invitation ... Read more...

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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri, who calls Pakistan a US colony, to head Al Qaeda (Roundup)


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Egyptian surgeon Ayman al-Zawahiri, who only this month called Pakistan a US colony, is the new chief of Al Qaeda following the killing of the group's ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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Join talks or get isolated: Pillai’s message to separatists (Lead, with Pillai interview)


April 10th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Join the peace process to solve Kashmir's problems or get isolated - that is the message from union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai to separatist ... Read more...

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Kashmir militancy down, militants can join talks: Pillai (Interview)


April 9th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The largest Kashmiri guerrilla group, the Hizbul Mujahideen, has been "almost" vanquished now and if the militant leadership based in Pakistani Kashmir wants to join ... Read more...

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Kashmir protests murder of two sisters in Sopore


February 4th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Sopore, Feb 4 (IANS) A shutdown was observed in this north Kashmir town Friday and sporadic protests erupted in other parts of the valley against the murder of two sisters allegedly by ... Read more...

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LeT, United Jehad Council condemn Sopore murders


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Guerrilla outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has denied involvement in the murder of two teenaged sisters in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, days after police blamed it for the killings. ... Read more...

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Hizb chief ready to respond to ’sincere’ talks offer


January 14th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 14 (IANS) Syed Salahuddin, the Pakistan-based leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen, has voiced his willingness to talk to New Delhi if a "sincere offer" is made by the Indian government, ... Read more...

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Bomb blast: Too early to say Varanasi was the work of Pak-based Jehadis


December 9th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec.9 (ANI): Investigating authorities looking into the December 8 bomb explosion in Varanasi, have not yet arrived at the conclusion that the attack was the handiwork of Pakistan-based ... Read more...

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Islam great, but distorted by few extremists: Obama (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Islam is a great religion but there is a need to isolate those who have distorted its vision, US President Barack Obama told a gathering of college ... Read more...

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Indian arrested with jehadi literature in US (Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian national has been arrested at Houston airport for carrying jehadi literature and brass knuckles, media reports said. Vijay Kumar, 40, was arrested Friday at the George ... Read more...

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Indian held with jehadi literature in US


August 24th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian has been arrested for carrying jehadi literature at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, a media report said. Vijay Kumar, 40, was arrested Friday after security ... Read more...

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ISI spreads its net in the north-east region


July 26th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, July 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is attempting to spread its network in the north east region , according to reports. It has been reported that ISI agents are now ... Read more...

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UJC sets conditions for dialogue with New Delhi


May 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) United Jehad Council (UJC), the conglomerate of guerrilla groups based in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, has shown willingness to engage in talks with New Delhi, provided laying down of ... Read more...

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American Center attack: Supreme Court stays Ansari’s death sentence


May 25th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the death sentence of Aftab Ahmed Ansari for his role in the 2002 American Centre attack in Kolkata.A vacation bench ... Read more...

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Police disallow separatist seminar in Srinagar


April 21st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) Police Wednesday sealed a hotel where Muslim separatist leaders were to attend a seminar that was also to be addressed by senior guerrilla commanders from Pakistan over a ... Read more...

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Paper on Saeed is literature not evidence, says Pakistan


February 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir Thursday said Indian evidence against Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed was not enough to prosecute him for the Mumbai terror attacks and what ... Read more...

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Hope anew for jehad’s lost boys in amnesty offer (Lead)


February 11th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 11 (IANS) Abdul Gani Khan, a 65-year-old resident of this mountainous district in Jammu and Kashmir, had almost given up hope of ever seeing his ... Read more...

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Jehad’s lost boys yearn for home


February 11th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 11 (IANS) Abdul Gani Khan, a 65-year-old resident of this mountainous district in Jammu and Kashmir, had almost given up hope of ever seeing his ... Read more...

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LeT chief threatens jihad over Kashmir


February 5th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 5 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Haafiz Saeed, accused by India of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, Friday in an open rally threatened to launch "jihad to liberate Kashmir". Saeed, who now ... Read more...

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Hizb chief ready for talks with India


February 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarabad, Feb 4 (IANS) In a significant shift from his routine anti-peace rhetoric, Pakistan-based terror amalgam United Jehad Council chief Syed Salahuddin Thursday said he was ready for a dialogue with India ... Read more...

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Pakistani jehadis revert to Kashmir cause at anti-India rally (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarabad/New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) jehadi outfit through its banned frontal organisation the Jama'at-ud-Dawaah (JuD) Thursday vowed to revert to the "Kashmir freedom cause" and continue supporting a ... Read more...

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Nancy Drew stirred rebellion in me: Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Interview)


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Feb 3 (IANS) Forty-year-old Dutch feminist, writer and politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali says when she was 13, fictional detective Nancy Drew sowed the seeds of rebellion in her.Talking of ... Read more...

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United Jehad Council rejects quiet dialogue on Kashmir


December 1st, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 1(IANS) The United Jehad Council (UJC), a conglomerate of guerrilla outfits based in Pakistani Kashmir, has rejected the proposed "quiet dialogue" between the Indian government and Kashmiri separatist leaders. In ... Read more...

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The day that changed Kashmir’s fate 62 years ago


October 21st, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) On Thursday, it will be 62 years since tribal invaders descended on Jammu and Kashmir from the Pakistani side, laying the seeds of a dispute that ... Read more...

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‘China violated territorial integrity by keeping parts of J-K under it’


September 29th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, who heads the United Jehad Council (UJC), an alliance of Kashmiri militant groups, has said that gifting 43,180 sq km land belonging ... Read more...

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Under pressure, Pakistan police plan to arrest Hafiz Saeed


September 18th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lahore, Sep 18 (IANS) With Washington and New Delhi ratcheting up pressure on it over the Mumbai attack probe, the Pakistan police have filed two complaints against suspected terror mastermind Hafiz ... Read more...

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‘Autonomy to Gilgit will obstruct Kashmir resolution’


August 31st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan-based Kashmiri militant commander Syed Salahuddin has said autonomy for the Gilgit-Baltistan region will have a "negative impact" on efforts to resolve the Kashmir dispute. "Any change in ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander arrested after giving police the slip


August 25th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) A top guerrilla commander, who gave police the slip before he could be re-arrested on other terror charges following his release by a local court last week, has ... Read more...

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