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Kashmir rights panel slams staged shootouts


July 19th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (JKHRC) Thursday said "killing for sport" by security personnel who expect undue promotions and rewards for such illegal operations ... Read more...

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Probe exonerates Omar in party activist’s death


April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 30 (IANS) National Conference activist Haji Yusuf died a natural death, a magisterial probe has said while exonerating Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and his close ... Read more...

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Seize Srinagar Haj travel operator’s property: Probe team


November 26th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 26 (IANS) A team probing the duping of over 500 people by a local Haj tour operator Saturday recommended confiscation of his property to compensate the duped pilgrims, ... Read more...

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Omar speaks to Khurshid over custodial death


October 9th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has spoken to union Law Minister Salman Khurshid to help expedite the nomination of a high court judge for ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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National Conference worker’s death rocks Kashmir assembly (Roundup)


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) The mysterious death of a ruling National Conference (NC) worker, that has created a political storm in Jammu and Kashmir, Monday led to pandemonium and ugly ... Read more...

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Chaos in Kashmir assembly over NC worker’s death


October 3rd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Mikes uprooted, a fan hurled and house papers torn... the Jammu and Kashmir assembly descended into chaos Monday as the People's Democratic Party (PDP) took up ... Read more...

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Legislators to decide party stand on Guru: Omar


September 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday said lawmakers of the ruling National Conference (NC) would decide on the party's stand if a resolution ... Read more...

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Two girls injured in militant attack in Kashmir


February 16th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 15 (IANS) Two girls were injured when separatist guerrillas attacked their house in Baramulla district of north Kashmir late Tuesday night, police said.Guerrillas opened fire at the house of Muhammad ... Read more...

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Hearing of Musharraf’s extradition, trial pleas put off until February 24


February 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): The Lahore High Court has deferred the hearing of two identical petitions seeking the extradition and trial of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges until ... Read more...

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Four killed in firing as Kashmir violence continues unabated (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Three protesters including a 16-year-old were killed in police firing in and around Srinagar Tuesday as protesters defied curfew to take to the streets. Another youth was ... Read more...

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Another protester killed in Srinagar firing, toll 24 (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A 16-year-old was killed in police firing in Srinagar - the second to die Tuesday - as protesters across the old city defied the curfew to take ... Read more...

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More drama over sex scandal in Kashmir assembly (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) High drama continued in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly Wednesday with PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti shredding a CBI letter clearing Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in a ... Read more...

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PDP rips CBI ‘clean chit’, NC guns for Baig


July 29th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Armed with a clean chit from the CBI, Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference Wednesday decided to move a breach of privilege motion against Peoples Democratic Party ... Read more...

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Uproar in J-K assembly over setting up of central universities


July 28th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 28 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Tuesday witnessed uproarious scenes over the issue of setting up central universities in the state.As soon as the session of the ... Read more...

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Mehbooba Mufti throws microphone at Speaker in Kashmir Assembly


July 27th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 27 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Monday witnessed uproarious scenes over the Shopian case.PDP Chief Mehbooba Mufti wanted to raise the issue but Speaker Muhammad Akbar Lone ... Read more...

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Chaos in Jammu and Kashmir assembly over Shopian murders


July 27th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 27 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir assembly session began on a stormy note Monday with legislators of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) stalling the proceedings by shouting slogans ... Read more...

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Five terrorists planning an attack on Karachi arrested


April 8th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr 8 (ANI): The Karachi police on Wednesday foiled an attempt to carry out a terrorist act by arresting five alleged terrorists, seizing explosives and a large cache of ammunitions from ... Read more...

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98-year-old woman in Kashmir votes for change


November 30th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Handwara, Nov 30 (IANS) A 98-year-old woman, confident that her vote will help usher in change, stood in queue at a polling station in Handwara constituency in the third phase of assembly ... Read more...

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Voting suspended at Kashmir polling station after violence


November 17th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Polling was suspended in one booth in Jammu and Kashmir's Sonawari constituency after seven people were injured in a clash between supporters of the National Conference (NC) and ... Read more...

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Police, anti-poll protesters clash in north Kashmir


November 17th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 17 (IANS) Police and a group of people protesting against the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir clashed in north Kashmir's Bandipora town Monday afternoon when polling was in progress ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament votes its first woman speaker


March 19th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Fahmida Mirza, a former medical doctor, Wednesday became the first woman speaker of the National Assembly as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies, poised ... Read more...

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Fehmida Mirza becomes Pakistan’s first woman speaker


March 19th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.19 (ANI): Dr. Fehmida Mirza today created history by becoming Pakistan's first ever woman speaker of the National Assembly. Mirza defeated Israr Tareen in voting that was carried out through ... Read more...

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