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‘4 men planted 4 bombs on Samjhauta Express’

February 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Muzamil Jaleel : Sat Feb 18 2012

Startling revelations by Kamal Chouhan are helping investigators understand how the Samjhauta Express bombs were brought to the capital, who all took it to the railway station and the sequence of events leading to the tragedy that killed 68 passengers, most of them Pak nationals. Tomorrow marks the fifth year since that attack.

Chouhan, arrested last Sunday and produced in court earlier this week, has reportedly said that he has no “regrets” over the Samjhauta bombing. He is said to have told interrogators that there were four “planters” who came in two separate groups to Old Delhi Railway station with four suitcases, each one carrying a bomb.Image Read more…

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Kashmiri youths await ‘Eid gift’ amnesty over clashes

February 26, 2012 Leave a comment

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Route mails through India: Govt to Google, Yahoo

February 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Press Trust of India 21-Feb:New Delhi: Internet content providers Yahoo, Gmail and others would be asked to route all emails accessed in India through the country even if the mail account is registered outside the country.

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India-Pak to freeze Kashmir for 10 years:Huriyat in loop

February 21, 2012 Leave a comment

By Rashid Ahmad | The Honour Magazine2/22/2012 7:28:16
Srinagar: India and Pakistan are working on a peace plan on Kashmir through back-channel peace actors to defrost their relations. The peace plan however is more like providing a ‘safe and respectable’ passage to all the three parties—Kashmiri people, India and Pakistan—from the quagmire they have been caught in. The moderate faction of the Huriyat Conference is reported to have Okayed the plan. Read more…

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February 20, 2012 Leave a comment

KAFILA - 12 YEARS OF A COMMON JOURNEY

Guest post byRAZA RUMI

It has taken me some time to finish reading the assemblage book entitled Indian Mass Media and the Politics of Change. An overly long reading list has been haunting me for the past few months, but I was slow and self-indulgent as I read and re-read many sections of this insightful book which is path breaking in many ways. First, it is a unique collection which emanated from intense thinking and collaborative action; and second, given the fairly recent rise of Indian mass media (also applicable to South Asia in general) this is quite a seminal work of its kind.

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Awakening India- Peace in Kashmir?

February 20, 2012 Leave a comment

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LAHORE/NEW DELHI – A subtle shift may be occurring in one of the world’s longest-standing and most intractable conflicts – the dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Increasingly, it seems, Pakistanis are questioning what the
Kashmir dispute has done to their own state and society

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Indo-Pak trade far-fetched dream until Kashmir resolution: Hurriyat (G)

February 20, 2012 Leave a comment

Srinagar—The Hurriyat Conference led by Syed Ali Geelani has said the promotion of trade between India and Pakistan was a farfetched dream until the resolution of Kashmir issue. Read more…

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