Syed Ali Shah Geelani slams Admin

Srinagar, Feb 20: Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Wednesday castigated the state government for its alleged failure to prevent outbreak of swine flu in Kashmir. “It is ironical that the state government tried to put the swine flu outbreak under carpets despite detection of cases ...

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BJP core group summoned to Delhi

Jammu, Feb 20: After the meeting of J&K Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti and senior leader Dr Haseeb Drabu, with union finance minister, Arun Jaitely, BJP high command has summoned the party’s core group from JK to New Delhi for a crucial meeting tomorrow. “The members of the ...

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Struggling Dhoni gets lessons on the pull-shot from Shastri

An overwhelming win over Pakistan may have brought a lot of cheer to the Indian cricket team after an indifferent ‘Australian Summer’, but there are a few grey areas that are yet to be addressed by the side, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s poor run with the bat. Therefore, it ...

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Pakistan: Dangers of Islamization

Farooq Ganderbali One of the most talked about phenomenon in Pakistan today is Islamization. True, Pakistan is constitutionally an Islamic State, but the ramifications of militant Islam spreading across society and the military in particular today seems to threaten Pakistan’s very existence. The problem of course, is that early on ...

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Swine Flu: 2 deaths, 71+ve cases

Srinagar, Feb 19: A 60-year-old woman died of Swine Flu at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) here last evening, taking the overall death toll due to the H1N1 influenza to two in 24 hours, officials said Wednesday. A man in mid-thirties had yesterday died at the hospital due ...

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Coast guard claim: Did India govt jump the gun on Pakistani boat?

New Delhi: India’s defence minister said on Wednesday he will investigate a senior coast guard officer’s comment that Indian coast guards had destroyed a Pakistani “terror boat” on the night of 31 December 2014, contradicting the ministry’s position that the men on board had blown up their own boat. The ...

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Why ignore sectarian terror?

By Khayyam Mushir Walking down the carefully preserved, unending maze of halls that form the bowels of the Vatican Museum, my attention is riveted to a tapestry depicting the Massacre of the Innocents. This biblical event, that is oft disputed for its historical accuracy – contemporary scholarship frowns on there ...

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