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Seven foreigners among 10 rescued from Kashmir avalanche


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Seven foreign tourists and three guides were Saturday rescued from an avalanche at the upper reaches of Gulmarg ski resort by police with the assistance of ... Read more...

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240 kg of hashish seized in Islamabad


December 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Islamabad Police have seized 240 kg of hashish from a truck when it tried to enter the city.Senior Superintendent of Police Muhammad Yousuf Malik said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Commission begins probe into NC worker’s death


November 29th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) A one-man commission headed by Justice (retd) H.S. Bedi started its probe here Tuesday into the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks Musharraf for Bugti killing


November 1st, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) A high court in Pakistan Tuesday ordered the government to bring before it former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz, two of ... Read more...

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Kashmir civilian death: National Conference activist records statement


November 1st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) A ruling National Conference (NC) activist who levelled bribery allegations against party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf, whose mysterious death Sep 30 kicked up a political storm, ... Read more...

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Please for CBI probe into activist’s death rejected


November 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 1 (IANS) A special court Tuesday rejected a plea by relatives of National Conference activist Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf for a CBI probe into his custodial death here Sep ... Read more...

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Apex court notice to centre, Kashmir over custodial death


October 31st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Jammu and Kashmir governments on a petition seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into ... Read more...

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NC worker’s death: Ex-Supreme Court judge sought for probe


October 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday asked union Law Minister Salman Khurshid to suggest the name of a retired Supreme Court judge to conduct ... Read more...

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PDP marches to highlight corruption in Kashmir


October 24th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), led by its chief Mehbooba Mufti, Monday marched through the city to highlight corruption in the state.Dozens ... Read more...

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National Conference begins drive to reactivate cadres


October 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) Caught on the back-foot following the controversy over alleged corruption in its organisation and death of party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf in custody, Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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National Conference worker died of heart failure: Forensic report (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) National Conference (NC) worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf, whose Sep 30 death has kicked up a political storm in Jammu and Kashmir, died of cardio-respiratory arrest and ... Read more...

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Yousuf’s death has exposed rampant corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba Mufti (Interview)


October 9th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti says the custodial death of Jammu and Kashmir National Conference worker Sayeed Muhammed Yousuf has "exposed the ... 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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Omar’s meeting with governor routine: Government


October 8th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday sought to dispel speculation that Governor N.N. Vohra had summoned Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, describing the meeting as "routine"."Mr. Omar ... Read more...

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PDP influencing eye-witnesses: Omar


October 8th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The political storm over the mysterious death of a National Conference worker continued to rock Jammu and Kashmir Friday with Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denying ... Read more...

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I did not pay money to either Abdullah: NC worker


October 7th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) A National Conference worker, who alleged having paid Rs.85 lakh to get himself a legislative council berth, broke his silence Friday and denied the payoff was ... Read more...

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Hazare turning blind eye to corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Accusing anti-corruption campaigners like Anna Hazare and political leaders of turning a "blind eye to the rampant corruption and shocking political crimes in Kashmir", ... Read more...

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Don’t speculate over Kashmir custodial death: Congress


October 6th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Congress Thursday backed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, saying there was no point speculating over the mysterious custodial death of a ruling ... Read more...

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After summer of quiet, Omar in autumn of accusations (Comment)


October 6th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
The mystery deepens, pulling the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister into the quicksand of controversy. The death of a National Conference worker in custody has become murkier pitting Omar Abdullah against ... Read more...

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Farooq denies bribery allegations


October 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the custodial death of a worker of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) over allegations of bribery, party patron Farooq Abdullah ... 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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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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‘High court judge can’t probe Kashmir custodial death’


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has turned down the state government's request that a sitting judge of the court probe the custodial death of National ... Read more...

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Chinese man held in Pakistan


August 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A man, who was wearing a burqa when he was arrested last month in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, is a Chinese national, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Former players blast PCB for not naming Pak captain for World Cup


January 19th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): Former Test players have slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for not announcing the captain while naming the 15-member final squad for next month's World Cup, which is to ... Read more...

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Akram backs PCB’s decision to retain Afridi as Pak ODI skipper


January 15th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has backed the Pakistan Cricket Board's decision to retain Shahid Afridi as skipper for the one-day series in New Zealand, starting January 22 in ... Read more...

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‘Struggling’ Afridi turns butcher to rake in moolah?


October 31st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 31 (ANI): Pakistan's One-day International and Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi, who is already under huge pressure because of his team's continuous dismal performance against South Africa in the ongoing series, ... Read more...

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“I have lost desire to play Tests”: Afridi


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 2 (ANI): In what may come as huge disappointment to his fans and cricket lovers, Pakistan One-day International (ODI) and Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi has declared that he has ... Read more...

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Pakistani man sets tree plantation world record


September 29th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A Pakistan Army soldier set a new world record Wednesday by planting the maximum number of saplings in 24 hours.Lance Naik Muhammad Yousuf Jamil planted 20,101 plants in ... Read more...

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Another Pakistani athlete banned after testing positive for steroids


September 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 21 (ANI): In the latest incident in the doping saga plaguing Pakistani athletes, runner Sumaira Zahoor, who competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics in 1500 metres category, has been ... Read more...

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Four cricketers of current Pak squad undergo “dope tests” in England


September 16th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the International Olympics Committee (IOC) have taken dope tests of four cricket players from Pakistan, who are a part of the ... Read more...

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PCB chief hints at return of Yousuf, Younus for England Test series


July 19th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has indicated that former captains Muhammad Yousuf and Younus Khan may return to the national team for the Test series against England ... Read more...

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Afridi asks team for more consistency to make winning a habit


July 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 8 (ANI): After pocketing the T-20 series against Australia 2-0, Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has demanded more consistency from his team, saying it was important to make winning a habit ... Read more...

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Pak in favour of reconciliation despite Afghan Taliban’s rejection of peace offer: FO


June 11th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, jun.11 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it would continue to support Afghanistan's efforts to establish peace and stability in the country through reconciliation with the Taliban.Addressing a regular briefing here, ... Read more...

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