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Virat Kohli hundred sets up Indian victory

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 10:18 AM

The chase mirrored Australia's innings to an extent. Australia too had started slowly before they consolidated, courtesy a fine 144-run partnership between Michael Clarke and Michael Hussey, to 205 for 3 from 45 overs, before exploding in the death overs. Australia looted 84 runs in the final five overs and Cameron White whacked 70 runs in his last 24 deliveries. Australia might have fe more...

Curfew today

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 10:04 AM

Police sources said that curfew would remain in place in all the areas that fall in the old city. In uptown, areas falling under Kralkhud, Batmaloo, Sadder, Maisuma, Kothibagh and Shergarhi would remain under curfew. However, students would be allowed to proceed towards schools, sources added

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Revolution And American Indians: “Marxism Is As Alien To My Culture As Capitalism” By Russell Means

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 09:52 AM

“For America to Live, Europe Must Die”

“The only possible opening for a statement of this kind is that I detest writing. The process itself epitomizes the European concept of “legitimate” thinking; what is written has an importance that is denied the spoken. My culture, the Lakota culture, has an oral tradition, so I ordinarily reject writing. It is one of the white wo more...

BJP holds public rally in Srinagar

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 09:38 AM

Goyal lashed out at the chief minister for “questioning” the accession of J&K with India. “He (Omar) has put a question mark on his nationality by questioning the state’s integration with India,” he said. Goyal, who has served as Sports Minister and in-charge in Prime Minister’s office during Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s regime, said when Omar was MoS, he never made such a sta more...

97% rights abuse cases against troops false: Army

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 09:24 AM

“As many as 1,473 complaints - nearly 97 per cent of the cases-- were found false and baseless,” Verma said.

However, 35 cases (2.3 per cent of total cases) were found true, he said, adding that 104 army men including 48 officers have been punished for human rights violations in J&K.

“Our accountability is very strong. Our investigation and punishment in cases related to more...

DGP admits ‘mistakes’ in handling Valley unrest

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 09:17 AM

Khoda was speaking at a ‘public darbar’ where he admitted that “mistakes” have been committed while dealing with the situation. “I wanted to listen to the public to understand why the situation has deteriorated. Some might think that we are enemies but I want to clear this misunderstanding. We have to move forward for a better future and the only option we have is to go along more...

Lecture at the Istanbul Conference on Freedom of Speech By Noam Chomsky

@HKAdmin : 21-Oct-2010, 08:31 AM

I am sure you know the facts better than I do, so I will not review them. If this brave and honorable man had been suffering this ordeal in Russia, or Iran after the overthrow of the Shah, or some other enemy state, he would be internationally known and honored, and outrage about the savagery of his tormentors would know no bounds. But not in this case. One reason is that among his crimes is more...

Breast Cancer Seen as Riskier With Hormone

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 03:28 PM

The increased risks were relatively small and are not fully understood. But previous research has found that hormone treatment can cause delays in diagnosis by increasing breast density, making tumors harder to see on mammograms. Delayed diagnosis may increase the risk of death.

It is also possible that hormones may feed the growth of some breast cancers or the blood vessels tha more...

Taliban’s Elite, Aided by NATO, Join Talks for Afghan Peace

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 03:15 PM


The Taliban leaders coming into Afghanistan for talks have left their havens in Pakistan on the explicit assurance that they will not be attacked or arrested by NATO forces, Afghans familiar with the talks say. Many top Taliban leaders reside in Pakistan, where they are believed to enjoy at least some official protection.

In at least one case, Taliban leaders crossed the bo more...

China Raises Rates, Jolting World Markets

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 03:02 PM

“Any time China tries to tighten the reins on their economy, it will have a ripple-down effect on the rest of the globe,” said Brad Sorensen, the director for market and sector analysis at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

Weak quarterly reports from financial giants like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, and signs of weakness from technology companies like Apple an more...

Ready to engage with India on Kashmir: Pak

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 02:53 PM

He said that the countries have to “realistically understand” that improved relations between the two nuclear armed powers of South Asia - Pakistan and India - “is the missing key to regional peace.”

“We urge the US, a friend of both India and Pakistan, to do everything in its power to resolve this conflict and remove one more source of Muslim discontent and anger, tak more...

‘I did not get Masrat arrested’

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 02:47 PM

He refuted the posting on the social networking site Facebook, in which someone accused him of getting Alam arrested. “I live over a kilometre away from the place of Masrat’s arrest. My name is being dragged by some vested interests,” Bhat said. “Ghani Maam has rendered countless sacrifices for the ongoing movement. He is one of the respect¬able citizens of our locality. We u more...

Masrat in Masarat’s court Sent To Police Remand

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 02:38 PM

Masrat has been booked under Section 13 Unlawful Activities Act and 121 RPC under FIR 59/2010 in police station Harwan. Court directed the police that Masrat should be allowed to meet his family members and provided medical treatment.

Masrat recorded his statement before the court and submitted that he was not interrogated by the police. However, he was quick to add that he was more...

Scores injured in North, South and Curfew In Four Districts

@HKAdmin : 20-Oct-2010, 02:27 PM

Police said curfew was in place in Kangan, Varmul town, Pattan, Palhalan, Kunzar, Tangmarg, Kupwara town, Trehgam, Kralpora, Handwara town, Kulangam and Chotipora. Curfew was later relaxed in a phased manner. Police said curfew restrictions were relaxed from 10 am onwards in Kupwara. Similarly, in Handwara restrictions were relaxed from 10 am to 2 pm.

In east, west, south and H more...

Curfew in Srinagar today

@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 10:42 AM



Veteran journalist Sati Sahni passes away

@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 10:38 AM

Sahni was also an ace photographer and good writer. Born in 1922, he started his journalistic career in 1948 as the correspondent of Times of India in Srinagar.
He did his schooling from Mission School, Sheikh Bagh and S P High School Srinagar and completed his graduation from S P College Srinagar. He also was more...

CM for revitalizing handicraft sector

@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 10:39 AM

“Government wants to rejuvenate handicraft sector and ameliorate the lot of artisans, besides protecting and upgrading this specialty of the state,” he asserted, adding “in order to reduce the chance of exploiting poor artisans by middlemen the department concerned should devise an efficient method where under the artisans are able to directly market their handicraft products particularly more...

Rickshaw puller claims to be father, mother untraceable

@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 10:39 AM

In a new twist to whole drama, a rickshaw puller has claimed to be the father of these girls, aged between six months to three years. Police, however, has been investigating the matter to ascertain the facts.
Three-year-old Kajal, the oldest of the three, is not old enough to know the names of her other two sisters. All she can tell is her mother left them at the station, went for work and more...


@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 10:37 AM

The programme is to be inaugurated by party’s national general secretary and former Union Minister,Vijay Goel. Addressing a news conference here on Monday, the BJP state president, Shamsher Singh Manhas claimed the Jammu and Kashmir acceded to the Indian Union on October 26, 1947 when Maharaja Hari Singh signed the Instrument of Accession like other princely states.
“It is due to the ti more...

Most wanted separatist held

@HKAdmin : 19-Oct-2010, 09:57 AM

Alam heads the pro-Pakistan Muslim League and is also general secretary of the hardline faction of the Hurriyat Conference, led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani. Believed to be the main architect of the anti-India protests in the Valley for the past four months, 38-year-old Alam was in hiding.

He acted as a close confidant of Mr. Geelani and was seen as the one who chalked out 10-day protest more...