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Delhi court blast accused killed in Kishtwar (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) An accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast was among two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) militants killed Monday in a shootout with security forces in the Kishtwar ... Read more...

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‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Taps freeze in Srinagar’s coldest night, 13.6 at Leh


December 14th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) This summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir witnessed its coldest night of the season so far as the minimum temperature Tuesday fell to minus ... Read more...

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Srinagar youth protest fuel price hike


June 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Dozens of youths Saturday staged a noisy demonstration in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, shouting slogans against the hike in prices of diesel, cooking gas ... Read more...

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Youth gunned down in Kashmir


April 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) A 21-year-old youth was killed by unidentified gunmen in north Kashmir's Sopore town Sunday evening, police said.Sajad Ahmad was shot in the Rahim Sahib locality, a ... Read more...

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Kashmiri teacher says passage scientific, not obscene


December 24th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) A Kashmir University teacher who has been booked for setting what police call "an obscene question paper" Friday said he did not commit any crime and simply took ... Read more...

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Iran’s media denies reports of ’stoning to death’ woman’s release


December 10th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Dec 10(ANI): Iran's media has denied reports that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who was earlier sentenced to death by stoning for alleged adultery charges, had been released.Earlier, on ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain Haider reveals ’suspicious’ incident involving Butt, Amir in domestic cricket


November 15th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15(ANI): Runaway wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider has revealed a suspicious incident in Pakistan domestic cricket, claiming that Lahore Eagles coach Sajad Akbar had forced him to stand down as captain for ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir village residents complain about poor basic facilities


October 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadBelodarkon (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.8 (ANI): Residents of Belodarkon village, which falls under the Keller block of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama District have complained about a lack of basic facilities ... Read more...

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103 deaths in 104 days as curfew continues in Kashmir


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) As curfew continued across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday, one more youth injured in clashes with security forces died in the hospital, taking the deaths in the unrest in ... Read more...

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Iranian ‘death by stoning’ woman’s son, lawyer say torture denial on TV also under duress


September 16th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): The son and lawyer of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning, have condemned her appearance on Islamic republic's state TV channel last night ... Read more...

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Vatican Hopes to Save Iranian Woman from Stoning Death Sentence


September 6th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
September 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI, and the Catholic Vatican in Italy is hoping to save Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani , the woman from Iran who has caught the attention ... Read more...

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Vatican In Contact With Iran To Save Iranian Woman From Stoning


September 6th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vatican has intervened in the case of the stoning of an Iranian woman over charges of adultery. The case has already managed to gain widespread ... Read more...

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Iran woman facing stoning to death sentenced to 99 lashes for false picture published by Times


September 5th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 5 (ANI): Iran has reportedly sentenced Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the 43-year-old Iranian woman who faces execution by stoning after being convicted of adultery, to 99 lashes in prison for "spreading ... Read more...

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Iran woman sentenced to death by stoning ‘confesses’ to adultery, murder on state TV


August 12th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): An Iranian woman whose sentence to death by stoning sparked an international outcry is feared to be facing imminent execution, after she told state-run TV that she had committed ... Read more...

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Brazil President offers asylum to potential Iran stoning victim Ashtiani


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2, (ANI): Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has offered asylum to Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for 'adultery'.This move has raised ... Read more...

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Iranian Mother Sentenced To Be Stoned, International Campaign Launched


July 6th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An international campaign has been launched on the behalf of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, an Iranian mother who has been sentenced to death by stoning after being found ... Read more...

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Children of Iranian woman facing ‘death by stone’ challenges verdict


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Children of a 43-year-old Iranian woman, facing death by stoning, have launched an international campaign challenging the Iranian barbaric conviction 'stone to death' for allegedly having 'illicit relationship ... Read more...

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Gold for Luka, Poonia in Asian Grand Prix


June 9th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Legendary sprinter P.T. Usha could hardly stop smiling as her trainee Tintu Luka hung on to win the 800 metres gold in the third leg of the Asian ... Read more...

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Residents of Kargil hopeful of PM’s visit


June 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kargil, June 6 (ANI): Residents of Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil district are looking forward with expectation towards the proposed visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Singh will be on a two-day ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) Two separatist guerrillas of Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) outfit were killed after a daylong gunfight in south Kashmir's Pulwama district Thursday, police said. Security forces surrounded a house in Shangarpora village, ... Read more...

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India to host conference on peace with Pakistan


January 7th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Amid the deep chill in India-Pakistan ties, peace activists from the two countries will pitch for a thaw and also discuss autonomy to Kashmir and Balochistan ... Read more...

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Srinagar locals offer prayers for peace in New Year


January 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 1 (ANI): As the whole world celebrates the arrival of New Year 2010 with music and party, the locals in Srinagar here chose to pray for peace and harmony on ... Read more...

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J-K youth register themselves at employment exchange


September 24th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Sep 24(ANI): Unemployed youth of Jammu Kashmir assembled outside the employment exchanges on Thursday to register their names following reports that the State Government is likely to announce an employment policy ... Read more...

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Campaigning hots up, are Kashmiris listening again?


April 16th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) As campaigning picks up for the three Lok Sabha seats from the Kashmir Valley amid boycott calls by separatists, the moot question is whether the voter ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes Sajad Lone’s decision to contest polls


April 12th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday welcomed as a positive step the decision of Kashmiri separatist leader Sajad Lone to fight elections. "The Congress welcomes this development. Why one, separatists can fight ... Read more...

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Two Hizbul militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir


January 23rd, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan. 23 (ANI): A self-styled Hizbul-Mujahideen commander and another militant were gunned down by the security forces in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. According to the Defense ... Read more...

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Army gun-down two Hizb militants in J&K


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan. 23 (ANI): In an encounter with a self-styled commander of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen and another militant were shot dead by army troops in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday. ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan tension affects cross border bus service


January 21st, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (J-K), Jan 21 (ANI): Prevailing tension between India and Pakistan, has affected passenger traffic on the Poonch-Rawalakot bus service operating between the two sides of divided Kashmir. Apprehensions as to how ... Read more...

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Huge voter turnout in Kashmir’s third phase polling (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kupwara, Nov 30 (IANS) Braving freezing temperatures and ignoring Muslim separatists' boycott call once again, voters came out in large numbers in the Kashmir Valley to vote in the third round of ... Read more...

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Slain Hurriyat Conference leader Abdul Gani Lone’’s daughter jumps into election fray


November 20th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kupwara (J-K), Nov 20 (ANI): Despite the call of boycott from the separatists, daughter of slain Hurriyat Conference leader Abdul Gani Lones daughter Shabnum Gani Lone contests polls from Kupwara constituency ... Read more...

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J-K People’’s Conference to boycott polls


October 26th, 2008 - 9:27 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir People''s Conference has launched a mass programme calling for boycott of forthcoming elections in the state. Peoples'' Conference party leader Sajad Gani Lone said ... Read more...

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Fourteen vehicles from Muzaffarabad reach Kashmir Valley


October 21st, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Salamabad (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 21 (IANS) Fourteen lorries loaded with goods from Pakistan-administered Kashmir Tuesday crossed the Kaman post - the last Indian point on the Line of Control (LOC) in ... Read more...

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Six millitants killed in Kashmir


June 3rd, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 2 (IANS) Four Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) guerrillas were among six militants killed in three separate gun-battles with security forces in the Kashmir Valley Monday. The police said two top Harkat-ul-Mujaheedin (HuM) ... Read more...

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Pakistani activist Asma Jahangir arrives in Srinagar


March 7th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, March 7 (IANS) Noted Pakistani lawyer and chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Asma Jahangir arrived here Friday for a daylong visit. Immediately on her arrival here, she ... Read more...

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