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Jammu and Kashmir cabinet meets in remote LoC village


September 12th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) As part of his government's policy to carry governance to the doorsteps of people living in the far-flung areas of the state, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for beating up traffic cop (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for beating up a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for assaulting traffic cop


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for assaulting a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of the ... Read more...

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Good roads, railways vital for J&K;: Omar Abdullah


September 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday underlined the importance of good road and rail connectivity for "socio-economic development of the state".Inspecting the widening of ... Read more...

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Sheikh Abdullah’s 30th death anniversary passes almost unnoticed


September 8th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 8 (IANS) On his 30th death anniversary Saturday, few people came to pay homage to Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah, who led the struggle against Maharaja Hari Singh and championed ... Read more...

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SAARC’s success depends on India, Pakistan: National Conference


August 26th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) said Sunday that improved India-Pakistan relations can not only bring stability to the region but also holds the key ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary


August 24th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu ... Read more...

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Omar asks separatists to abjure violence (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday again urged separatists to join the dialogue process for lasting peace in the state.Addressing the main Independence Day ... Read more...

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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Politicians, media love hating each other: Omar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said a completely harmonious relationship between politicians and the media was not possible."If there is complete harmony between ... Read more...

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Positive change in Pakistan people’s mindset towards India: Krishna


July 26th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) There is a positive change in the mindset of Pakistani people vis-a-vis relations with India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, citing his Pakistani ... Read more...

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Omar releases Rs.200 crore to fight power crisis


July 26th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Alarmed by recent public protests over non-availability of power during the holy month of Ramadan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday released an additional ... Read more...

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J&K; to get planning board this year: Omar


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday announced that state planning board is being constituted this year to "achieve the development goals in consonance with ... Read more...

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Omar disagrees with army over Kashmir situation perception


July 19th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday reacted sharply to a statement by a senior Indian Army officer that the situation in the state is ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama starts week-long Kashmir visit


July 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama arrived here Thursday on a week-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir.Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received him at the Srinagar airport."His ... Read more...

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NC leader intensifies attack on Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 ( IANS) Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to strengthen ties with the Congress, his uncle and additional general secretary of the National ... Read more...

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Omar happy Kashmir youth looking beyond government jobs


July 9th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday expressed happiness over the positive transformation taking place in the mindset of the local youth over their earlier ... Read more...

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Omar shocked by photos of monkey on hospital bed


July 5th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday expressed shock at seeing pictures of a monkey in a government hospital in Jammu and said he had ... Read more...

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Omar appeals for peace, promises to rebuild gutted shrine


June 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday called for peace and assured the people that the 17th century shrine of Peer Dastgeer will be ... Read more...

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Pay market price of power, Omar tells grumbling people


June 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Facing fire over power woes in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday came down heavily on those who indulge in power theft and asked ... Read more...

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Army chief calls on Omar Abdullah in Srinagar


June 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Indian Army chief, General Bikram Singh Saturday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar.An official statement issued here said, "Various matters relating ... Read more...

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Omar inaugurates Ladakh International Film Festival


June 15th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday inaugurated the first Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) in Leh town.Welcoming the participants, he highlighted the state's captivating ... Read more...

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Discuss Siachen as part of Kashmir issue: Omar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday termed talks between India and Pakistan on Siachen a positive step but wanted the issue not to be ... Read more...

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Omar wants to develop Kargil as a tourist destination


June 9th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday emphasized the need to develop Kargil, the second most important town in Ladakh as a tourism and sports ... Read more...

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Helped by Muslims, Hindus throng Kashmir shrine


May 29th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Scores of Kashmir Pandit devotees thronged the Khirbhawani temple shrine in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday amid emotional scenes of Hindu-Muslim amity.Using buses, taxis and even two-wheelers, ... Read more...

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Chidambaram reviews security in Kashmir


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday reviewed the law and order situation in the state.The minister was on ... Read more...

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Sumptuous menu at UPA’s dinner; Mulayam, Lalu on main dais


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A sumptous menu awaited guests at the dinner hosted by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to mark third anniversary of United Progressive Alliance-II (UPA-II) government ... Read more...

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Kids’ deaths: Omar visits hospital; says situation grave


May 18th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday visited the G.B. Pant Hospital in the summer capital where 368 children have died since Jan 1 ... Read more...

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Five detained for locking Kashmir House in Delhi


May 18th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Five members of the Delhi-based Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena (BSKS) were detained for a few hours here Thursday for locking the main gate of ... Read more...

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Omar ‘proud’ to attend special session of Parliament Sunday


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is keenly looking forward to attend the special session of Parliament Sunday to mark 60th anniversary of its ... Read more...

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Former army chief revisits his Kashmir roots


May 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) He fought during World War II in Burma, became the 13th chief of army staff, was Punjab's governor during militancy and also India's ambassador in Indonesia. ... Read more...

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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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‘Triggered AFSPA debate to force its withdrawal’


May 7th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he had triggered a debate on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) last year ... Read more...

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Omar opposes unilateral NCTC


May 5th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Categorically opposing unilateral operations under the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said it should be further ... Read more...

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