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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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Security heightened in Mizoram amid violence fear


May 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 14 (IANS) Security forces in Mizoram have stepped up vigil after an intelligence report indicated possible violence by the separatist outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democrats (HPC-D) in the northeastern ... Read more...

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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra (Lead, With corrections in paras 10, 11)


January 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh Saturday arrested three people for the recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests ... Read more...

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Three held for desecration of Ambedkar statues in Andhra


January 28th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police Saturday arrested three people for recent desecration of statues of B.R. Ambedkar in East Godavari district as Dalit groups continued protests in ... Read more...

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Arrest writers for reading out ‘Satanic Verses’: MP (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded the arrest of the writers who read out from Salman Rushdie's banned book 'Satanic Verses' at the Jaipur ... Read more...

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MP demands arrest of writers for reading ‘Satanic Verses’


January 21st, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Member of Parliament and president of Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded the immediate arrest of the writers who Friday read Salman Rushdie's banned book ... Read more...

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Kashmir opposition slams Omar’s list of 2011 achievements


December 31st, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has said that it has made "great progress in the year 2011" in various fields like restoring peace, checking corruption, ... Read more...

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Fun-filled Children’s Day for Mumbai kids


November 14th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Children's Day in Mumbai was an eventful affair Monday as various schools, organisations, corporate houses and state bodies ensured that children have nothing but fun on ... Read more...

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Six Hindu Vahini activists arrested in Hyderabad


November 14th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) With the arrest of six activists of the Hindu Vahini, Hyderabad police claim to have solved the mystery behind last week's attacks on eight people belonging ... Read more...

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India, China should handle Vietnam oil issue with sensitivity: Chinese analyst


September 26th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), Sep 26 (IANS) India's recent oil deals with Vietnam in South China Sea, a disputed territory, has created a "negative impact" in China and the issue needs to ... Read more...

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Windmills of distress in Rajasthan’s tourism industry


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of windmills dotting Rajasthan's sandy dunes to harness power are having an adverse effect - they are hitting the state's booming tourism industry.Around 1,600 windmills ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir Police outstanding, says home secretary


August 12th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police are an outstanding force which has done a commendable job in bringing peace and safeguarding public life and property while fighting militancy ... Read more...

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Kashmir reverberates with summer tourists (With images)


June 24th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Thanks to the prevailing peace this summer, Kashmir Valley is once again the vaunted paradise on earth, overflowing with tourists who have snapped up every possible ... Read more...

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Geelani’s shutdown call hits life in Srinagar


June 11th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Life across the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital was affected Saturday following a shutdown called by hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, whom the authorities placed ... Read more...

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Geelani under house arrest


June 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday placed under house arrest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Geelani has been restrained from ... Read more...

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Vijayawada police stops shooting of Varma’s movie


May 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) Vijayawada police Wednesday cancelled the permission for the shooting of eminent filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu movie "Bezwada Rowdeelu" following an appeal by a group ... Read more...

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No link between Al-Qaeda and militancy in Kashmir: Omar


May 9th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said there was no credible evidence to show any link between the Al-Qaeda terror outfit and the militancy ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm prevails in Ratnagiri amid tight security


April 20th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), April 20 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed in Ratnagiri district Wednesday morning with security tight and orders in place to ban gathering of five or more people, two ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Pandits’ sense of security to be restored: Omar


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Tuesday the government was working on a multifaceted programme for the return of Kashmiri Pandits to ... Read more...

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Prime Minister inaugurates township for Kashmiri migrants in Jammu


March 4th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday formally inaugurated the Jagti township in the outskirts of Jammu, which has been built for Kashmiri migrants.The inauguration of ... Read more...

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Govt. keeping ‘fingers crossed’ on Kashmir issue


February 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Asserting that Jammu and Kashmir passed through a difficult time last year, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government was keeping its 'fingers ... Read more...

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Government to provide up to 100,000 jobs in Kashmir: PM


February 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said his government was working to provide 50,000-100,000 jobs to the youths of troubled Jammu and Kashmir. This, he added, would ... Read more...

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Kashmir on high alert ahead of Republic Day


January 24th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) High alert was sounded throughout Jammu and Kashmir Monday to prevent any untoward incident ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) planned hoisting of the national flag ... Read more...

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Kashmir could resort to force to stop BJP flag-hoisting


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has conveyed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) that it will be "forced to use force" in case the party goes ahead ... Read more...

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Six BJP activists arrested in Kashmir


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Six activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were arrested from the Lal Chowk area here Saturday, four days before their party's planned hoisting of the national ... Read more...

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Kashmir seals border with Punjab to thwart BJP march


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police are engaged in sealing the state's border with Punjab at Lakhanpur to prevent the Bharatiya Janata Party's Tiranga Yatra from entering the state. ... Read more...

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Kashmir not to allow flag-hoisting by BJP (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 20 (IANS) Ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) plan to hoist the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day Jan 26, the Jammu and ... Read more...

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EU: Sudan referendum voting ’smooth and calm’ so far


January 13th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- A six-member European Parliament delegation is now in Sudan to observe the southern Sudan independence referendum, with voting taking place at the moment, the European Union (EU) said.Delegation ... Read more...

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Bengal killings, political clashes totally unacceptable: Pranab


January 10th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 10 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday described as "totally unacceptable" the escalating political violence in West Bengal and hoped that peace would be established."It is very unfortunate ... Read more...

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Security alert across India on Babri demolition anniversary


December 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A security alert has been sounded across Uttar Pradesh and other communally-sensitive places in India ahead of Monday's 18th anniversary of the demolition of the Babri mosque ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir to hold panchayat polls in early 2011


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to hold panchayat elections from January next year.The state cabinet took the decision in Jammu late Monday evening. The panchayat elections ... Read more...

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Campaigning gains momentum for fifth phase of Bihar polls


November 4th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Nov 4 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shatrughan Sinha addressed election rallies in Gaya district to woo voters, ahead of the fifth phase ... Read more...

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Manipur needs peace for development, says Home Secretary Pillai


October 20th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Ukhrul, Oct 20 (ANI): Home Secretary G.K. Pillai has said development could not take place in Manipur unless a peaceful atmosphere prevailed in the region.He was addressing a seminar on peace and ... Read more...

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Ayodhya, Faizabad turn fortresses ahead of verdict


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 23 (IANS) The twin towns of Ayodhya and Faizabad have been turned into virtual fortresses with around 20,000 security personnel standing guard to ensure there is no trouble ... Read more...

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Digvijay’s comments on Ayodhya ‘disgraceful’: BJP


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The president of the Uttar Pradesh state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Surya Pratap Shahi Wednesday accused Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh of making irresponsible ... Read more...

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