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Date: 25 Nov 2014

Bandipora/Ganderbal: Jammu and Kashmir went to the polls Tuesday to kickstart crucial staggered elections, with thousands braving the winter chill and boycott calls from separatists to vote in the twin districts of Ganderbal and Bandipora amid tight security. Polling started at 8 a.m. amid tight security in 5 constituencies of Ganderbal and Bandipora.



Date: 25 Nov 2014

Jammu: The Division Bench of the State High Court comprising Chief Justice M.M. Kumar and Justice Tashi Rabstan reserved its orders over the controversial appointment of Prof. N.K. Resutra as Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education.



Date: 24 Nov 2014

Srinagar: While appealing for complete boycott of elections, in a joint message from the Kupwara Jail, the Hurriyat conference (JK) leader and chairman Democratic Freedom Party Shabir Ahmad Shah, Chairman National Front Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Spokesman Hurriyat Conference (G) Ayaz Akbar, Vice chairman JKLF Sheikh Mohammad Afzal and Adv Bashir Ahmad Bhat, JKLF leader and Deputy Chief organizer Siraj-ud-Din



Date: 24 Nov 2014

AZADI SLOGANS IN FRONT OF OMAR, OTHER CAVALCADES ATTACKED

Srinagar: Pro-Aazadi slogans reverberated in front of the chief minister while as several political leaders faced people’s wrath in several other areas of Srinagar on Monday due to which around 20 persons were injured and scores of vehicles damaged.



 
Date: 24 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) Monday appealed people to boycott the assembly elections.

In a tele statement to KNS, LeT spokesman Abdullah Ghaznavi said, “We appeal people not to undermine the sacrifices rendered by the people of Jammu and Kashmir for a just cause. For the everlasting peace in Jammu and Kashmir, holding of plebiscite is inevitable and the ball is in the court of GoI that whether they want peace or turbulence,” he said.



Date: 23 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Asking the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to get his facts correct before commenting on other parties, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday said it seems the Prime Minister has serious gaps in his knowledge on Jammu and Kashmir.



Date: 22 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday virtually echoed separatists when he said that the Kashmir issue must be resolved as per the wishes and aspirations of the people of the state.



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Features   Opinions
Date: 22 Nov 2014

Dear Editor

I am writing in response to an article published recently in a daily newspaper in Srinagar and written by Asma Khan Lone in which she defended her husband Sajad Ghani Lone for his recent meeting with the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. There is no denying the fact that Narendra Modi’s party BJP wants political support in the Valley



Date: 20 Nov 2014

Shafat Kira

Srinagar, November 20: Giving more impetus to the anti tobacco crusade in Jammu and Kashmir, the state police challaned 521 people and collected Rs. 46,100 as fine from them across the 12 districts of the state for violating COTPA violations during October 2014. This was in spite of the work done by the police department, even when the State was facing the worst floods during the month of September.



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Date: 25 Nov 2014

-DR. ABDUL RUFF COLACHAL

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The Berlin Wall that divided Germany as well as West and Soviet Union symbolized acute Cold War, terrorizing the entire world is a historic wall which is no more as the wall was pulled down as per the agreement between the last Soviet President and actor turned US president Gorbachev and Reagan in 1985,



Date: 24 Nov 2014

Rameez Bhat

When the ferocious flood hit the valley this fall, the administration was instantly caught napping. Almost 80 days after, a barrage of queries remained unanswered: why administration collapsed during deluge? How mindless planning turned people into victims? And, what steps had been interpreted throughout the cataclysm cascade?



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Interviews   Human Rights
Date: 7 Oct 2014

Mohammad Majid Hussain, the Mayor of Hyderabad city, is the youngest Mayor in India at present. He has held the position for the last three years. Hyderabad is home to a population of over 90 lakhs. MM Hussain is also a member of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. He is presently in Kashmir, spearheading the ongoing relief send by Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen. In a thorough interaction with Rising Kashmir Online Editor Daanish Bin Nabi, he expressed his views on the ongoing situation of Kashmir, relief work and the incompetence of the State government to deal with the ongoing crisis in Kashmir.



Date: 22 Jul 2014

 ‘Agencies made fake case against Afzal and hanged him’
 ‘If few Pandits were killed, why this hue and cry? Does anyone have the count how many Kashmiri Muslims were killed?’

Daanish Bin Nabi

Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, the uncle of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and veteran National Conference leader in his first-ever detailed



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Date: 24 Nov 2014

Srinagar: The widow of a deceased carpet businessman whose husband was allegedly killed by Border Security Force personnel in 1993 in North Kashmir’s Pattan town of Baramulla district Monday alleged that police in its report have labeled her ‘innocent’ husband an Hizbul Mujahideen militant as a result government refused to pay her compensation and job to one of her family members.



Date: 21 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Accusing police of inaction, the family members of a ‘missing’ person Friday staged a protest alleging that police has miserably failed to trace their missing son who according to them went missing on October 22 last month.



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AJK   Asia
Date: 31 Oct 2014

The state of Jammu and Kashmir having an area of 84,471 square miles lies in the North East of Pakistan and North West of India. Russia, China and Afghanistan also border it towards the North. Area wise, the State of Jammu and Kashmir was the largest state in the sub-continent of Indo-Pak among the 562 princely states of the Sub-continent at the time of its division ,



Date: 13 Oct 2014

KARACHI: Azad Jammu and Kashmir Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed has said that Kashmiri people can no longer be kept slave by India and it will have to recognise soon their right to self-determination.



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Date: 24 Nov 2014

NATO’s drawdown in Afghanistan and rise of Islamic State leave India vulnerable to terrorism

Saroj Kumar Rath

On October 2, a powerful IED went off accidentally at a secret bomb-making factory of a group known as Al Jihad' in rural West Bengal. Investigators identified the module as handiwork of Bengali, an Indian Mujahedeen - Qaeda-Jamat-ul-Mujahideen



Date: 23 Nov 2014

Moscow to cooperate in major energy projects

Islamabad—At the third session of Pakistan-Russia Joint Working Group (JWG) on Energy here Russia expressed willingness to cooperate with Pakistan in various projects in the fields of oil and gas exploration, construction of floating LNG terminals, North-South gas pipeline from Gwadar to Nawabshah, sharing of seismic and geological data,



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Europe   World
Date: 25 Nov 2014

BRUSSLES: Dispelling the impression that a diplomat posted in Pakistani embassy in Brussels has been sacked for ‘damaging the country’s reputation’, Foreign Office Tuesday said that the official has completed his term in Belgium.



Date: 20 Nov 2014

Brussels: Europe should forge a new post-Crimea relationship with Russia through the Eurasian Economic Union engaging Moscow through economic competition rather than military confrontation, according to a new essay published by the European Council on Foreign Relations.



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Date: 23 Nov 2014

Washington: American investigators intercepted a conversation this year in which a Pakistani official suggested that his government was receiving American secrets from a prominent former State Department diplomat, officials said, setting off an espionage



Date: 23 Nov 2014

Hameed Shaheen

JEDDAH - The General Assembly of the OIC Standing Committee on Economic and Commercial Cooperation (COMCEC) – one of the OIC organs – will hold its 30th session in Istanbul, Turkey from 25 – 28 November 2013. The session will be opened by the Chairman of COMCEC and President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoghan, who will deliver the opening speech.



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