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Omar asks separatists to abjure violence (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday again urged separatists to join the dialogue process for lasting peace in the state.Addressing the main Independence Day ... Read more...

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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan lie to the police about her accident?


June 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US actress Lindsay Lohan, who is currently involved in the shooting of the film 'Liz & Dick', a biopic of the late Dame Elisabeth Taylor, apparently ... Read more...

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‘Triggered AFSPA debate to force its withdrawal’


May 7th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he had triggered a debate on the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) last year ... Read more...

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Indefinite fast withdrawn against Kudankulam plant


March 27th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) The nine-day fast against the Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) was called off Tuesday but protests against the plant will continue, an activist said.M. Pushparayan, convenor ... Read more...

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SSTL files review petition in Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), the joint venture between Russia's Sistema and India-based Shyam Group, Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review ... Read more...

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Videocon to seek review of order cancelling licences


February 29th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Telecom service provider Videocon Wednesday said it would move the Supreme Court for a review of the judgment cancelling its 21 licences issued in 2008 ... Read more...

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Government not to challenge Supreme Court order on 2G licences


February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian government will decide by the end of this week what action it would take on the Supreme Court's order quashing 122 licences issued ... Read more...

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Sistema gives India 6 months to settle 2G licences row


February 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Tuesday put the Indian government on notice, saying it would initiate proceedings as per the provisions of the bilateral investment treaty if ... Read more...

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Telenor won’t quit India, Norway monitoring situation


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Norwegian firm Telenor Friday junked reports that it would quit India following revocation of its telecom licences by the Supreme Court and said its joint ... Read more...

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Omar wants talks on AFSPA removal speeded up


January 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said he wants the talks between the state and central governments on the withdrawal of the Armed Forces ... Read more...

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Omar reiterates commitment to revoking AFSPA


January 25th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he was committed to the revocation of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state in a ... Read more...

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Writer to move court against ‘Satanic Verses’ ban


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) Editor and writer Nilanjana Roy plans to move court against the ban on Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses", said a source in the committee that petitioned ... Read more...

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Court seeks government reply to Lalit Modi’s plea


January 18th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the government to file a response to suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi's appeal challenging the revocation of ... Read more...

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Defence, home ministries to decide on AFSPA: Army


January 15th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) A decision on revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir will be taken by the defence and home ministries, a senior ... Read more...

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Revoke AFSPA in Kashmir, reiterates Omar


December 29th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Reiterating his demand for revoking the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday mocked the opposition Peoples ... Read more...

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100 guerrillas waiting to sneak into Kashmir: Army


December 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 19 (IANS) At least 100 guerrillas were waiting to infiltrate into the Kashmir Valley from across the Line of Control (LoC), the army Monday said quoting information gleaned ... Read more...

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BJP legislators demand Omar’s resignation


December 13th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 13 (IANS) Bhartiya Janta Party legislators Tuesday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his failure to prevent terrorist attacks in Jammu and Kashmir and also ... Read more...

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Omar briefs governor on Kashmir security situation


December 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday discussed the security situation of the state and other issues with Governor N.N. Vohra, an official spokesman said.The ... Read more...

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Peaceful 2011 spurred development in Kashmir: Omar


December 8th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said a peaceful 2011 had catapulted the state's development to a new level and the government would ... Read more...

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Rights panel’s view on AFSPA strengthens my case: Omar


December 5th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said that the National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) stand that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act should be ... 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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Kashmir lawyers boycott courts, seek AFSPA revocation


December 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Lawyers in Kashmir Thursday boycotted courts for the day protesting the proposed amendment to the Ranbir Penal Code, special to Jammu and Kashmir, to provide ... Read more...

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Omar has reduced AFSPA issue to gimmickry: Mufti


November 28th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) Patron of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Monday said Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has reduced the idea of ... Read more...

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Omar’s troubles persist — now over his remedy


November 28th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 28 (IANS) Even as a debate rages over a controversial law, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's decision to amend the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to protect ... Read more...

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Farooq cautions Congress on PDP’s designs


November 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday warned its alliance partner Congress against walking into the trap of the main opposition Peoples Democratic ... Read more...

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Soz discusses AFSPA with governor?


November 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Congress chief Saif-ud-Din Soz Monday met Governor N.N. Vohra here Monday, with those close to him saying he discussed the Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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PDP wants army special powers revoked in entire state


November 21st, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Monday said the controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) should be revoked from the entire state ... Read more...

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Kashmir officials to visit Delhi on AFSPA


November 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 20 (IANS) A team of four-five high ranking officials of the Jammu and Kashmir government, including the state police chief, will be visiting New Delhi by this ... Read more...

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Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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Congress core group discusses Telangana, AFSPA


November 14th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress core group met here Monday to review the Telangana statehood issue and revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in ... Read more...

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Omar meets Antony on AFSPA ahead of state cabinet meet


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony in New Delhi to discuss his government's demand for withdrawal of the ... Read more...

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Panels to speed up recommendations on AFSPA


November 9th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) The Unified Command Wednesday evening asked the two panels looking into the question of revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) to "speed up" their ... Read more...

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Omar speaks to Chidambaram about AFSPA removal


November 9th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday disclosed that he had a brief discussion with union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on the removal of the Armed Forces ... Read more...

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Modi’s plea against passport revocation turned down


November 4th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Suspended Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi's appeal challenging revocation of his passport has been turned down by the Chief Passport Office (CPO) here. The regional ... Read more...

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