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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.

Date: 22 Nov 2014

Kishtwar: Requesting people not to relate politics with communalism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saurday claimed that the ultimate aim of BJP is to change the destiny of Kashmiri people.

Addressing an election rally at Kishtwar in Jammu Division, Modi said that, “Kashmiri is a Kashmiri.

Date: 22 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Journalist turned politician and People’s Democratic Party candidate for Habba Kadal Assembly constituency, Zafar Mehraj, Saturday appealed the Habba Kadal voters to give him a chance to serve them in coming years.

Date: 22 Nov 2014

US president phones PM

Muhammad Saleh Zaafir

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged US President Barack Obama to take up the Kashmir issue with the Indian leadership when he will be visiting India in January next.

Date: 22 Nov 2014

Srinagar: Pro Pakistan Chief of the Kashmiri militant outfit Al-Umar Mujahideen Mushtaq Zargar while urging people to boycott the forthcoming polls in Kashmir, stated that elections in no way can be the substitute to right to self determination. He urged people to boycott the polls scheduled to be held on November 25.

Date: 21 Nov 2014

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday lodged protest with India over unprovoked firing and mortar shelling by the forces in Pandu Sector across the Line of Control yesterday.

A soldier of Pakistan Army, Sepoy Zahid Ali, had embraced Shahadat due to multiple mortar splinter injuries.

Date: 21 Nov 2014

MUZAFFARABAD: Declaring the struggle of Kashmiris as terrorism is wrong approach of India Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has said Pakistan and Kashmiri people are bonded with eternal bonds.

He made these remarks while addressing the meeting of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Council in Muzaffarabad on Thursday.
Prime Minister said his government is proactively highlighting the issue of Kashmir at every forum.

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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: 23 Nov 2014

Muhammad Faraz

Kashmir is a nuclear flashpoint, one of the biggest unresolved disputes of the world, major bone of contention between Pakistan and India, the reason for three full scale wars between the two nations, and, according to some experts, a ticking time bomb which might result in a nuclear holocaust.

Date: 22 Nov 2014

Dr. Ghulam Nabi Fai

“Whatever the (Indian) Government spokesman might have said before, or may say now, there has never been a free and fair election in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.” Jayaprakash Narayan, ‘India’s Conscience-Keeper.’

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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: 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.

Date: 19 Nov 2014

Kulgam (Kashmir): People blocked Kulgam-Islamabad road on Wednesday after a Special Operation Group (SOG) team raided Sumo Stand Yaripora and apprehended three persons including a Sumo driver. From past week at least 8 persons have been picked up by government forces during nocturnal raids and have been taken to unknown destinations.

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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: 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,

Date: 18 Nov 2014

Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful test launch of intermediate range Hatf IV (Shaheen I-A) ballistic missile which is capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 900 kilometres, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations said.

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Europe   World
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.

Date: 17 Nov 2014

Brussels: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has appointed Ambassador Ismail Aramaz as the next NATO Senior Civilian Representative (SCR) in Afghanistan. He is expected to take up his new post early next year.

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Date: 5 Nov 2014

by Koh Eng Beng

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will offer to contribute military assets in the global fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen said this in Parliament on 3 Nov.

Date: 4 Nov 2014

Washington: The suspected Pakistan suicide bombing near India’s border Sunday is the latest example of the Taliban trying to expand their influence in South Asia, American regional experts Monday told Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland.

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