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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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‘Hydel agreements in Kashmir need renegotiation’


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Terming existing agreements on hydro-electric projects in Jammu and Kashmir as discriminatory, patron of the main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Wednesday asked ... Read more...

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Khar wants result oriented dialogue on Kashmir


July 26th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) The Pakistan-India dialogue on Kashmir should not be just for form's sake but should also yield constructive results, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said."Pakistan believes ... Read more...

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Hina Khar may pray at Jama Masjid, hopes for better ties


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) When Pakistan's new Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar comes to New Delhi next week for talks with External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, she may offer ... Read more...

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Reap the democratic dividend in Kashmir


April 30th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Despite vocal calls by various militant groups and separatist Kashmiri leaders, the first four phases of polling in the local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir have witnessed a voter turnout of ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s visit raises hope of roadmap for Kashmir (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday indicated the central government will speed up the process to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir crisis once it receives a final report ... Read more...

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Pakistan apprehensive about Obama’s India visit


October 31st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan is apprehensive about the visit of US President Barack Obama to India, "especially over the symbolism hidden in the decision to pick Mumbai's Taj Mahal Hotel ... Read more...

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Be sympathetic to Kashmiris’ grievances, urges Muslim cleric


October 23rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) A prominent Indian Muslim cleric has urged the Indian government to be serious about resolving the Kashmir issue and take a "sympathetic view" of the Kashmiris' grievances, a ... Read more...

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Kashmir crisis: 39-member all-party delegation arrives in Srinagar for review, talks


September 20th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sept.20 (ANI): A 39-member all-party delegation arrived in Srinagar on Monday morning on a two-day visit, during which they are expected to review the situation prevailing in the tense and ... Read more...

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In Kashmir, it is recklessness at its worst (Comment)


September 18th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By a Kashmiri businessman It is very easy -- indeed it has become fashionable -- to denounce security forces for the unending violence in Kashmir Valley. Sadly, it is not the full ... Read more...

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Day before all-party Kashmir meet, AFSPA still a touchy topic


September 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A day before an all-party meeting on Kashmir Wednesday, the security establishment as well as the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) opposed even partial withdrawal ... Read more...

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KNP leaders meet British Foreign Secretary, urge end to rights abuses in Kashmir


September 9th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Sept.9 (ANI): Kashmir National Party leaders Abbas Butt and Dr Shabir Choudhry had a detailed meeting with senior officials responsible for issues related to Kashmir and South Asia at ... Read more...

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Experts say “sentimental side” of Kashmir protests, autonomy must be addressed


August 20th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): An experts meeting on "The present crisis in Kashmir Valley" today suggested that there is an urgent need to address the "sentimental side" of the protesting Kashmiris besides ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ director invited to visit Kashmir


August 8th, 2010 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) While Rahul Dholakia's "Lamhaa", a telescopic look at militancy and other problems plaguing the Kashmir Valley, didn't release there because of the current turmoil, ... Read more...

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Kashmiris hold protest in Delhi


August 7th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Kashmiri students and professionals living in Delhi Saturday took out a rally here to protest the human rights violations back home. Hundreds of Kashmiris assembled at the Jantar ... Read more...

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Rahul Dholakia’s Next With Ravi Chopra


August 7th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After Lamhaa and the almost-completed social satire Society Rahul Dholakia is all set to direct a film for Ravi Chopra, again based on a "burning' ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s likely visit to Jammu-Kashmir evokes mixed response


May 27th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 27 (ANI): The proposed visit of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to Jammu and Kashmir has evoked a mixed response from different sections of society, particularly from political and ... Read more...

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Indian envoy meets Maulana Fazl ur Rehman


May 18th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner Sharat Sabharwal Monday met Jamiat Ulema Islam (F) chief and Kashmir Committee chairman Maulana Fazl ur Rehman and discussed relations between the two countries. Maulana Fazl ... Read more...

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Omar opposes out of turn hanging of Afzal Guru


May 11th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 11 (IANS) The law should "take its own course" in the hanging of Afzal Guru, the mastermind of the 2001 attack on the Indian parliament, Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Kasuri’s ‘Kashmir issue near resolution claim’ nothing but ‘delusion’: Observers


May 11th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Rubbishing former foreign minister Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri's claims that the Kashmir issue was about to be resolved during former President General Pervez Musharraf's, participants of a seminar ... Read more...

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Gilgit-Baltistan debate in London shows resentment among local leaders


April 8th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, April 8 (ANI): A debate on Gilgit-Baltistan, Chaired by the Baroness of Winterburne, Emma Nicholson, in a Committee room of the British House of Lords, on Wednesday reflected resentment ... Read more...

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‘ISI, Pak Army controlled back channel talks with India during PML-Q regime’


November 25th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.25 (ANI): At the time when Islamabad is pushing for resolution of the Kashmir issue in accordance with the UN resolutions of 1948 and 1949, Pakistan Muslim League -Quaid (PML-Q) Secretary ... Read more...

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Pak should also be included in Indian govt’s talks with Kashmiri leaders: Qureshi


November 21st, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Multan (Pakistan), Nov.21 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad should also be included in the talks between the Indian government and Kashmiri leaders, as it is ... Read more...

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Have triangular talks with Pakistan to solve Kashmir: Mirwaiz (IANS Interview)


November 19th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Hurriyat Conference is committed to solving the Kashmir issue through meaningful dialogue with New Delhi but also wants Pakistan on board, says ... Read more...

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Kashmir Martyrs’ Day observed in Valley


July 13th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 13 (AN): Youme Shuhada-e-Kashmir or, the Kashmir Martyrs' Day was observed here on Monday in memory of 23 Kashmiris who died in 1931 while fighting against Dogra rule.Various Kashmiri ... Read more...

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`Thank you, I don’t need this certificate’


June 1st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon: We people of Jammu and Kashmir are occupied because we are divided; and are not sure what we want as a nation. To make matters worse we ... Read more...

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KNP leaders to visit Pakistani Administered Kashmir


April 14th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Dr Shabir ChoudhryLondon, Apr.14 (ANI): The Kashmir National Party which champion policy of liberal democracy and oppose forces of communalism, terrorism and hatred; has decided to send two senior leaders ... Read more...

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Tight security in Kashmir ahead of R-Day


January 23rd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 23 (IANS) Security in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar has been further tightened ahead of the country’s Republic Day Monday.All vehicles entering the city are being thoroughly inspected and ... Read more...

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Kashmiri leaders woo voters before the first phase of multi-phase election


November 16th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Nov 16 (ANI): Former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and People''s Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Sunday said to resolve Kashmir problem concede something to the ... Read more...

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OIC Secy-Gen urges India to release Kashmiri leaders


November 7th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Nov 7 (ANI): Secretary General of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Professor Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu has reportedly expressed concern over the detention of Kashmiri leaders by Indian authorities, ... Read more...

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Kashmiri leaders criticise Zardari for calling J-K jihadis terrorists


October 6th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 6 (ANI): Leaders of Jammu and Kashmir today criticized Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris statement describing militants in the state as terrorists, who were earlier called jehadis.Maulavi Abbas Ansari, ... Read more...

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Kashmiris must be part of Indo-Pak dialogue: Gilani


September 13th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sep 13 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stressed that there is a need for both Islamabad and New Delhi to narrow their differences on Kashmir , ... Read more...

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Kashmir faces shortage of life-saving drugs


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Shakeel Ahmed Mir had to return disappointed from a chemist shop here as he couldn't get an insulin injection for his diabetic mother. This was the 12th pharmacist's ... Read more...

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Congress condemns Hurriyat’s march call


August 18th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Terming separatist Kashmiri leaders' attempts to globalise the Amarnath land row as "unfortunate", the Congress Monday condemned the Hurriyat Conference's march to a UN office in Srinagar, ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader asks India to talk to Pakistan


August 18th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 18 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chief of the moderate faction of the separatist Hurriyat Conference, Monday asked the Indian government to hold trilateral talks with Pakistan and Kashmiri leaders to ... Read more...

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