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Date: 22 Sep 2014

Srinagar: Sajad Gani Lone, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir People’s Conference expressed heartfelt gratitude for thousands of Kashmiris who toiled hard to save lives and help fellow Kashmiris in times of unimaginable distress. He also thank all those organizations who helped in rescue operations.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

Says situation grim on ground; people forced into destitution

Srinagar: Reiterating the demand for coordinated and planned efforts in order to provide much needed respite to the flood affected people across Jammu and Kashmir, President Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sundaysaid after natural calamity and government inaction mishandling of relief and rehabilitation process was compounding the miseries of general masses.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

ANIL BHATT

UDHAMPUR: Over 50 km of the three-tier border fencing and flood-lighting have been damaged by the recent floods along the LoC and IB in Jammu and Kashmir and security forces are racing against time to repair it to prevent cross-border infiltration ahead of winters.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

ALTAF BABA

Bela-Slamabad (Baramulla): Residents of this north Kashmir village, which was devastated by flash floods last week, are a worried lot as the floods washed away an ammunition depot of the (Indian) army.



 
Date: 21 Sep 2014

Pulwama: Alleging that no relief work has reached them since the tragedy struck the state, villagers of Gulzarpora said they are an an “unfortunate lot”, as anger brewed among them over the harried experience in coming to terms with a natural disaster.

Gulzarpora, with a population of around 3000 people, is less than 10 kilometres away from the main town here, in this south Kashmir district.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

US residents resorted to rioting after Katrina

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar: In comparison to the post-disaster situations in the West like rioting in New Orleans after the Hurricane Katrina, Kashmiris have exhibited restraint while dealing with official machinery after floods hit the Valley.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

JAMMU: The floods in Jammu & Kashmir have dealt a severe blow to the educational infrastructure with 1,276 government schools damaged across Jammu. The administration has now embarked on an urgent ‘repair and relocation’ plan so that students can attend classes again.



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Features   Opinions
Date: 20 Sep 2014

Srinagar (PTI): Born and brought up in Delhi, 18-year-old Anita Kaul never thought that her trip to Kashmir will change her life-long perception about the Valley from where Kashmir Pandits left during the outbreak of insurgency two decades ago.

Anita and her family were saved by a Muslim youth when the unprecedented flood hit the Valley. Later, another Muslim family gave them shelter for over a week.



Date: 20 Sep 2014

A Gurdwara opened doors for flood-hit Pandits, Muslims

Faisul Yaseen

Srinagar, Sep 20: Satish Koul and Reyaz Ahmad are among hundreds of people putting up at the relief camp setup at Gurdwara Shaheed Monga in Baghat area of uptown Srinagar.



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Date: 22 Sep 2014

Part-3

by Dr. Ghulam Rasool Nahami

Exploration in earnest

Suyya explored village after village in search of any clues from the village elders, enquiries from intellectuals and old folk etc. Any information from any source was welcome regarding stagnation



Date: 22 Sep 2014

Considered a close aid of the COAS, General Rizwan Akhtar is a graduate of the Command and Staff College in Quetta, National Defense University and the Army War College, USA, a military official said.

Rizwan was commissioned in the Pakistan Army in Frontier Force Regiment in September 1982.



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Interviews   Human Rights
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



Date: 22 Jul 2014

Daanish Bin Nabi

Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, cousin of National Conference President Farooq Abdullah is the oldest stalwart of Abdullah family. A lawyer by profession, Nazir was until recently the General Secretary of NC and made important decisions of the party. He has remained very close to NC founder Late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah and looked after the party affairs for many decades.



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Date: 21 Sep 2014

Ishfaq Tantry

Tribune News Service

Srinagar, September 20: Scores of inmates of the Central Jail, Srinagar, have approached the authorities for considering their cases for enlargement on bail or temporary release, furlough or parole as they are worried about their families, affected by the recent floods in the Valley.



Date: 12 Sep 2014

Geneva (PR): The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) urgently calls on the Pakistani Government to halt the imminent execution of Shoaib Sarwar, scheduled to take place on 18 September 2014.

In 1998, a sessions court found Shoaib Sarwar guilty of murdering Awais Nawaz. In 2003, the Lahore High Court rejected his appeal, and in 2006, the Supreme Court confirmed the death sentence.



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AJK   Asia
Date: 22 Sep 2014

MUZAFFARABAD: Pakistan-controlled Kashmir's parliament on Monday called upon India to open the de facto border separating the two sides of the disputed territory to allow rescue officials to reach residents hit by devastating floods.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

Hameed Shaheen

MUZAFFARABAD - Speakers at a seminar, held here Sunday on the occasion of the World Peace Day, highlighted importance of peace in Jammu & Kashmir. They also urged India and Pakistan to urgently respond to alleviating the sufferings of flood-affected people of Jammu & Kashmir. The seminar was jointly organised by Press for Peace, ACT International and Environment Conservation Organization,



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Date: 20 Sep 2014

-Dr. Abdul Ruff Colachal
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In 2010 Games in Guangzhou Islamic Republic of Iran become the lone Muslim nation to have won many gold medals to put Islamic world at the sports map. Most Muslim nations have made a mess of themselves in competitions and some of them did not want to win medals at all. Undoubtedly, Iran will emerge



Date: 20 Sep 2014

By Baqir Sajjad Syed

ISLAMABAD: Barely in his second year in office, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is faced with the difficult choice of picking a new Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief — a decision that could have far-reaching consequences for the already strained civil-military relations.



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Europe   World
Date: 21 Sep 2014

Brussels: NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has welcomed the the signing of a political agreement in Afghanistan. NATO press release quoting Anders Fogh Rasmussen says, "I welcome the signing by the presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani of an agreement on the formation of a government of national unity in Afghanistan.



Date: 18 Sep 2014

Brussels: NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), General Philip M. Breedlove thanked Spain for its recent decision to provide PATRIOT missile batteries and 130 soldiers to augment NATO’s defensive deployment in southern Turkey. The Alliance deployed six batteries in 2013 to augment Turkey's air defence capabilities to defend the population from ballistic missile threats emanating from the Syrian conflict.



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Date: 22 Sep 2014

Clemente Ferrer

The advertising industry is more alive than ever. This is demonstrated by the latest Consensus Ad Forecast 2014/15, published by Warc, whereby global ad spending would increase by 5.8% in 2014 and 5% in 2015, representing a slight improvement over the estimates made in January.



Date: 21 Sep 2014

Retriever: Hameed Shaheen

Saudi Arabia has reportedly deployed warplanes to Yemen in a bid to confront revolutionary Ansarullah forces, sources say.

Security sources said on Sunday that the deployment has been requested by Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi.



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