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AMU shut down indefinitely after clashes

Staff reporter Agence India Press April 30, 2011 Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University was today shut down indefinitely after violence erupted in the campus on Friday night as students of two rival groups clashed with each other. Reports said that one group belonging to Bihar and eastern UP and the other to western UP and … Continue reading

Panchayat Raj devoid of politics may address peoples’ problems, achieve development

Amin Masoodi Agence India Press April 28, 2011 Srinagar: Will Panchayat Raj help achieve the much sought after objectives of overall development at the grass-root level in the state? People at large believe that if elected representatives (Panchs and Sarpanchs) were given full liberty to exercise their duties without any political interference and allowed to … Continue reading

Sathya Baba buried; huge mass pays its respect at Sai Baba Funeral

Sheikh Imran Bashir Agence India Press Puttaparthi: Indian Spiritual leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba’s last rites took place at the Prashanti Nilayam ashram in his home town of Puttaparthi today. The 85-year-old Sai Baba has been buried during the nearly two-hour private ceremony at Kulwant Hall in the ashram, where his casket was kept for … Continue reading

Pak troops’ firing in Poonch on Indian positions yet again

Bureau Report Agence India Press April 26, 2011 Jammu: Pakistani troops tonight again resorted to heavy firing on Indian forward positions for over an hour along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. There were no reports of any casualty, a senior army officer said. This is the second ceasefire violation … Continue reading

Militants trying to sneak into kashmir: BSF

Bureau Report Agence India Press April 26, 2011 Srinagar: IG BSF, Baljit Singh today said that militants were desperate to sneak into the valley but the security forces’ including BSF were ready to foil attempts of infiltration. “Militants are desperate for infiltration to create disturbance in Kashmir valley but our forces manning the borders are … Continue reading

Millions of devotees mourning loss of ‘living god’

Sheikh Imran Bashir Agence India Press Puttaparthi: The famous Indian spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba, has died in hospital, triggering an outpouring of grief from devotees around the globe. He was 85 and died of heart failure, his doctors said, after being in critical condition for more than three weeks. Thousands of followers massed at … Continue reading

Mutton Dealers End Strike In Kashmir

Bureau Report Agence India Press April 24, 2011 Srinagar: Yielding to the mutton dealer’s demand, the Jammu and Kashmir government today accepted the demand of mutton dealers, to hike the rate of meat to Rs 240 per kg from Rs 220. “The meat sellers are directed to open their shops and provide meat to the … Continue reading

Sai Baba dies in hospital

Bureau Report Agence India Press Puttaparthi: Spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba of Puttaparthi died in hospital on Sunday at 7.40am. According to Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences health bulletin Baba breathed his last today morning. He passed away at the age of 85 due to cardio-respiratory failure after spending more than three … Continue reading

Strike hits normal life in Baramulla

Bureau Report Agence India Press April 23, 2011 Srinagar: A general strike ht normal life in Baramulla today. The strike was to mark the third death anniversary of two Hizbul-Mujahideen (HM) commanders- Imtiyaz Ahmed Zargar Tanveer Ahmed Khan, who were killed died in an encounter with security forces’ at Khawaja Bagh area in 2008 on … Continue reading

Growing unemployment drives educated jobless youth to drugs

Amin Masoodi Agence India Press April 23, 2011 Srinagar: Growing unemployment in Kashmir valley is taking a toll on the health of educated jobless youth. Good chunks of educated jobless youth in the Valley are seeking respite in drugs and other toxic substances to overcome stress and anxiety. Unable to find avenues of earning livelihood, … Continue reading

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