INDIA NEEDS TO WATCHOUT A RETURN OF ROBIN RAPHEL

By Manzoor Ahmed Word has come from Washington that investigations against ace American diplomat Robin Raphel for spying for Pakistan may be closed. India would be keen to know whether it is really lack of sufficient evidence against her or if it is part of the changing relationship between the ...

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Taliban Block Afghan Roads, Travel by Air Gets Deadlier

AsBy MUJIB MASHAL KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials reported two crashes of military flights on Monday, one involving a small plane and the other a transport helicopter. The disclosures came as the NATO coalition in Afghanistan identified those killed in a NATO helicopter crash the day before as two British ...

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Joint Delegation of JUTA and KUTA Meets Governor

Srinagar, A delegation of Jammu University Teachers Association (JUTA) and Kashmir University Teachers Association (KUTA), led by their Presidents, Dr JP Singh Joorel and Dr Mohammad Hussain, respectively, called  on Governor NN Vohra, Chancellor of both  the Universities here at the Raj Bhavan Monday. “The delegation represented to the Governor ...

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Afghan Taliban’s Reach Is Widest Since 2001, U.N. Says

By ROD NORDLAND and JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN The Taliban insurgency has spread through more of Afghanistan than at any point since 2001, according to data compiled by the United Nations as well as interviews with numerous local officials in areas under threat.In addition, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan over ...

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UDHAMPUR TRUCK ATTACK: KASHMIR TRADERS, SEPARATISTS CALL FOR SHUTDOWN TODAY

Srinagar, Strongly condemning a murderous attack on Kashmir-bound truckers at Udhampur in Jammu division on Saturday, the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA)—an amalgam of various trade bodies—called for Kashmir-wide shutdown on Monday against the “government’s inefficiency to protect Kashmiris.” In an emergency meeting held under the chairmanship of Showkat M Chowdhary, ...

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