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Mufti Muhammad Sayeed (1936-2016) Mufti Muhammad Sayeed (1936-2016)

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed—a strong votary of Indo-Pak dialogue on Kashmir resolution and the man close to New Delhi—breathed his last at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi on Thursday morning. He was 79.

Known as a suave politician who rose from a lawyer to first Muslim Home Minister of India and two-time Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti passed away at the AIIMS where he was being treated for sepsis and pneumonia since December 24, at 7.30 am. 

Sayeed, who took the contentious decision of allying with the right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party after the Assembly elections in 2014 threw up a split verdict, was later laid to rest in South Kashmir’s Bijbehara, his native village.

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Obama disturbed at political rhetoric against Muslims

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"The president has been disturbed at a lot of the political rhetoric that we've seen directed at Muslims. And the president has spoken about that I think quite forcefully over the last couple of

Press Trust of India 
Washington, Publish Date: Dec 5 2015 11:47 PM | Updated Date: Dec 5 2015 11:47 PM
President Barack Obama is deeply disturbed at some of the "political rhetoric" directed against the Muslim community in the US in the aftermath of the California mass shooting that killed 14 people, a presidential spokesman said today. Any effort to marginalize the highly patriotic Muslim community in the US would only help the narrative of Islamic State and al-Qaeda, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said.
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B.ed Examination: HC vacates stay, KU to revise datesheet

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“If any interim direction has been passed it shall stand vacated while giving liberty to the petitioner to re-agitate the matter in the event cause arises or survives,” the HC in its judgment said
SYED RIZWAN GEELANI 
Srinagar, Publish Date: Dec 4 2015 10:33PM | Updated Date: Dec 4 2015 10:33PM
With JK High Court vacating stay on conducting of B.Ed examination, the authorities in Kashmir University (KU) decided to revise the datesheet for the examinations.
The High Court on Friday dismissed the petition and directed for vacating any interim direction if passed by the court.
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Mark Zuckerberg pisses off Indians by posting an infographic which left out J&K from India's map

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has managed to anger a lot of Indians after he posted an infographic which left out Jammu Kashmir from the India map. Basically, in an image post about his most ambitious plan to bring Internet.org to the world, Zuckerberg forgot to include Kashmir.
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Dial These Numbers If You Need a Boat in Srinagar During Exigency

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Last update at : Wed, 1 Apr 2015 16:31:32 IST
Srinagar , Apr 1: The district administration has arranged boats at various police stations for the residents of Srinagar and Anantnag to use them in case of any emergency. 
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