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Credibility of J&K; regime at lowest: Mufti


September 1st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) The credibility of the Omar Abdullah led-coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir is at its lowest due to failure on all fronts and rampant corruption, PDP ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Eid peacefully despite alert


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid was celebrated peacefully in Agra Monday under the shadow of massive security arrangement at various mosques and a high alert in the Taj city.The ... Read more...

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Pranab visits Kashmir on poll campaign


July 15th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee arrived here Sunday to meet Jammu and Kashmir leaders ahead of the July 19 poll, even as ... Read more...

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Mehbooba walks out of meeting to select vigilance panel


May 29th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti Monday walked out of an meeting to decide the panel members for the state vigilance commission (SVC), after disagreeing ... Read more...

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Mufti’s call for government change in J&K;


May 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 26 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former chief minister Mufti Mohamamd Sayeed Saturday sought public support for changing "the present inept and corrupt system" to improve ... Read more...

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Muslim lawyer pledges to ‘cover Russia in blood’


April 25th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in the Russian capital said Wednesday they will examine a video in which a prominent Muslim lawyer pledges to "cover Russia in blood" if ... Read more...

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Fast-track LOC trade, travel: Mufti Sayeed


April 6th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 6 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to New Delhi, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and main opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) leader ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh eyes world record with mass yoga


January 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead 50 lakh school students and employees in a yoga exercise Thursday in an attempt to set a ... Read more...

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Kashmiris feeling alienated under Omar: Mufti


January 9th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) The only contribution of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's government has been to fuel the people's sense of alienation, opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ... Read more...

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Scrap derogatory content by Feb 6: Court asks websites (Second Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered websites like Facebook, Google and Yahoo to remove all "derogatory" content from their sites by Feb 6.The court ordered ... Read more...

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Remove AFSPA but don’t demonise army: Mehbooba


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party leader Mehbooba Mufti Saturday said the security forces had done a "commendable job" against terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir and they should ... Read more...

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Revocation of AFSPA inevitable: Mufti Sayeed


November 11th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 11 (IANS) The revocation of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir is inevitable, former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed, the patron of ... Read more...

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Omar to serve defamation notice on Mehbooba Mufti


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he would serve a defamation notice on opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti for levelling ... Read more...

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Omar apologises for disclosure of names of rape victims


September 30th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday tendered an unqualified apology in the state assembly for the disclosure of names and addresses of rape victims ... Read more...

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PDP walks out of Kashmir assembly over grave issue


September 27th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday walked out of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly after the speaker turned down its demand for a discussion ... Read more...

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Patna emerging luxe centre in eastern India


September 12th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Guess where luxury brands like Biba, Sabhyata, Mufti and Bossini are headed? Bihar's capital Patna, which has undergone a major image change in the last ... 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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Boys born on late Chechen president’s birthday get cash


August 26th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Grozny, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The families of boys born on the 60th birthday of Chechnya's late president Akhmat Kadyrov have received 50,000 rubles (around $1,700) each as a gift, ... Read more...

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Kashmir opposition demands release of prisoners


August 25th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday demanded release of all political prisoners and youths in deference to the forthcoming holy Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr."The government has ... Read more...

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Thousands gather in support of Hazare in Mumbai


August 17th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Continuing with the protests in support of Anna Hazare, thousands took to the streets on the second day after Hazare was arrested by Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Malay Muslim clerics firm on ban on Christian-rooted poco-poco dance


April 24th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 24 (ANI): Islamic clerics in Malaysia are firm on their ban on 'poco-poco' a popular dance form, claimed of having Christian roots, despite the country's National Fatwa Council's decision ... Read more...

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Islamists protest Dhaka’s equal rights to women policy


March 9th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 9 (IANS) Stating that a woman never be equal to man "according to Islam", Islamist parties in Bangladesh have called for a daylong strike next month to ... Read more...

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Opposition stages walkout from J-K Assembly over alleged misappropriation of funds


March 5th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Mar 5 (ANI): There was chaos in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Saturday as the Opposition staged a walk out over alleged misappropriation and discriminatory allocation of funds in various ... Read more...

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Vastanvi to stay till Deoband panel submits report


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) The controversial Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi will continue as vice chancellor of Darul Uloom Deoband till a three-member subcommittee of clerics constituted Wednesday takes a final ... Read more...

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PDP to hold strategy meet Saturday


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold a meeting of its top leaders here Saturday to chalk out its strategy to give momentum to its ... Read more...

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Now, fatwas demanding death for Sherry Rehman over Blasphemy Law softening stance


January 9th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Following the assassination of liberal politician Salmaan Taseer, it has been reported that fatwas are being issued against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman, declaring her a ... Read more...

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No room for secularism in Pakistan as Islam is its sole identity: Jama’at-e-Islami


January 8th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 8 (ANI): Islam is Pakistan's sole identity, and there is no room for secularism and its believers in this country, Jama'at-e-Islami deputy Secretary General Hafiz Sajid Anwar has said.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Mufti slams J-K Govt. for failing to provide basic infrastructure to people


January 4th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 4(ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti criticizing the Omar Abdullah Government, on Tuesday said the quality of life has deteriorated in the last two years due to the ... Read more...

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PDP flays rejection of armed forces’ reduction in Kashmir


January 4th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) By ruling out reduction of troops and revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, the central government is compromising the democratic ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani traders want less restrictions


November 21st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani businessmen at the 30th India International Trade Fair (IITF) want more access to each other's markets and removal of various barriers to ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, Mufti Ali Muhammad, has reportedly been killed along with two of his accomplices in a US drone strike Friday in ... Read more...

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Praying in Jama Masjid and feasting on mutton - it’s Eid!


November 17th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The area around Jama Masjid in Delhi's old quarter was a sight to behold Wednesday as men of all ages, dressed in crisp white pathani ... Read more...

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Omar not quitting, says Farooq after meeting Sonia, PM (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is not stepping down, his father and union minister Farooq Abdullah said Thursday after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Kashmir decisions on hold till visit of all-party delegation (Roundup)


September 15th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The crucial all-party meeting on Kashmir chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ended here Wednesday without taking any major decision on defusing the situation in the ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates Eid with traditional fervour (Lead)


September 11th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The walled city Saturday reverberated with greetings of 'Eid Mubarak' as thousands of people thronged the historic Jama Masjid and other Eidgahs of the old city to ... Read more...

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