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Why silence over Kashmir speaks volumes

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 08:36 AM

Why then does the immense human suffering of Kashmir occupy such an imperceptible place in our moral imagination? After all, the Kashmiris demanding release from the degradations of military rule couldn't be louder and clearer. India has contained the insurgency provoked in 1989 by its rigged elections and massacres of protestors. The hundreds of thousands of demonstrators that fill the more...


6 Million Pakistanis Need Immediate Aid

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 12:59 PM

I can barely believe the words I am writing are not a nightmare from which I will soon wake up. A third of Pakistan is now under water, and fresh rainfall threatens two more waves of flooding in the southern Sindh province.

The submerged area of the country is as big as the United Kingdom!

14 million Pakistans have been affected.

2 million have been made altogether hom more...


Why is the world unmoved by the plight of Pakistan?

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 01:11 PM

Surrounded by brown, fast-shifting water on all sides, the 40 or so families in the village-turned-island had received no food, no medicine and no news as to when they might be rescued.

"We're dying of hunger," shrieked the woman, Sughra Bibi, as volunteers on the boat handed over plastic bags of lentils and cartons of milk to the villagers who gathered around her. One of them shouted more...


‘The Right Wing Finge’ And The Impossibility Of Kashmir

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 01:26 PM

Since, I am pre-occupied with the people whom the governments refer to as ‘fringe elements’, I was compelled to explore Shiv Sena’s capability to undertake a political mockery of Kashmir and to indulge in some imagination about the possible common ground (if any) between the ‘the fringe elements’ from India and Kashmir.

 

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Obama Strongly Endorses Islam Center Near 9/11 Site

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 01:54 PM

After weeks of avoiding the high-profile battle over the center — his press secretary, Robert Gibbs, said last week that the president did not want to “get involved in local decision-making” — Mr. Obama stepped squarely into the thorny debate.
“I understand the emotions that this issue engenders. Ground zero is, indeed, hallowed ground,” the president said in remarks prepared fo more...


Hurriyat (G) Announces New Calender - its New 21 Day Protest Program

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 06:22 PM

Trehgam and go India go slogans will be shouted and displayed on cards and on internet.
August 19 Thursday Total Strike will be observed and five minutes protest will be observed after every prayer
August 20 Friday Strike will be observed till 12 Noon and white dress will be weared and Syed Ali Shah Geelani will also visit Sopore where he will address
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Hurriyat (G) Will Announce new Program Callender Tommorow

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 08:58 PM

The program which was given on 14th August evening, Now they will announce new protest program on Sunday Evening. Hurriyat (G) has came with 21 day long protest program on Saturday evening but later cancelled the same and said that they will announce new program on Sunday.

 

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Police opens fire in Islamabad, 1 killed, 4 injured

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 09:09 PM

“Scores of people took to the streets near Laizbal this evening and tried staging a pro-freedom demonstration. Paramilitary CRPF men and policemen resorted to indiscriminate firing to disperse the protesters killing Irshad Ahmed Latoo son of Muhammad Ramzan Latoo of S K Colony on the spot and injuring four others. Injured were rushed to a hospital for specialized treatment,” witnesses tol more...


Disease Threatens Flood Victims in Pakistan

@HKAdmin : 14-Aug-2010, 10:19 PM

Floodwaters continue to threaten the southern parts of the country, with the latest surge of high flood in the River Indus causing more devastation in Punjab and Sindh provinces. And in a televised address early Saturday, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said that 20 million people — about one-ninth of the population — had been affected by the disaster.

“I appeal to the wo more...


KASHMIR: New York Times

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 12:07 AM

 

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Indian Holocaust, Indian Independence, Pakistan Floods And Climate Genocide

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 01:19 AM

America, one of the world's worst per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) polluters,  is also contributing to massive climate change-linked disasters such as the Pakistan floods while simultaneously devastating  NW Pakistan in 2009 by high technology robot bombing (generating 2.5 million Pashtun refugees in NW Pakistan in 2009: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2009/06/11/pakistan-risks-ethnic-strife/ ). S more...


Women told to forget about babies if they want to scale career heights

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 11:36 AM

More than half of Britain's top headhunters believe women should not take time out to look after children if they want to get to the top in their careers.

A new survey found that 53% of those who are recruiting for positions with a salary of £150,000 and above think that women must forsake a career break if they want to reach the top executive jobs in British businesses.

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Amid conflict, Kashmir man tries suicide 13 times

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 01:27 PM

Tormented by unrelenting memories of death and violence, he tried 13 times to end his pain with suicide, sometimes slicing open his wrists, other times swallowing fistfuls of pills, he said.
"I was crying inside, but there was nobody I could talk to because everyone was grieving," the 36-year-old said.
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'Policeman' hurls shoe at J-K CM at I-Day parade

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 01:58 PM

Abdullah was just about to take the salute after unfurling the tricolour when someone from behind flung a shoe at him, which missed hitting the Chief Minister.

The 'police officer' was rounded up by Abdullah's security men and taken out of the Bakhshi Stadium, the venue for the Independence Day celebrations.

 

http://ibnlive.in.com/news/policeman-hurls-shoe-at-jk-c more...


9 Days Protest Calender Out

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 06:50 PM

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U.N. Chief Appeals for Pakistan Aid

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 07:25 PM

Mr. Ban flew into Pakistan on Sunday to boost support for millions of victims of worst natural disaster in the country's history.

"I am here ... to share my sympathy and solidarity of the United Nations together with the people and government of Pakistan," The U.N. Secretary General said. "I am here also to urge the world community to speed up their assistance to the Pakistani people. more...


Thousands march towards shoe throwers house

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 07:44 PM

 

http://www.greaterkashmir.com/ShowStoryLatest.asp?NewsID=533

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Man shot dead in Sopur

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 07:49 PM

“Gunmen barged into the house of Abdul Rehman check son of Subhan Check at Check Mohalla in Sopur last night and took him along. His bullet riddled body was recovered from Dangerpora this morning,” a police official told Greater Kashmir.
He said the body was later handed over to legal heirs for the last rites.

http://www.greaterkashmir.com/ShowStoryLatest.asp?NewsID=532

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Shoe-thrower cop shifted to SKIMS following hypertension

@HKAdmin : 15-Aug-2010, 11:49 PM

"He has been admitted after he developed accelerated hypertension," said Dr Syed Amin Tabish, Medical Superintendent SKIMS.

Dr Tabish said that Jan was under observation in the emergency ward and his condition cannot be said as stable.

Jan who hails from Ajas in north Kashmir's Bandipora district hurled his brown leather shoe at Abdullah while shouting pro-freedom slogans more...


40 Bizarre Statistics That Reveal The Horrifying Truth About The Collapse Of The U.S. Economy

@HKAdmin : 16-Aug-2010, 12:16 AM

What we are now witnessing are the early stages of the complete and total breakdown of the U.S. economic system.  The U.S. government, state governments, local governments, businesses and American consumers have collectively piled up debt that is equivalent to approximately 360 percent of GDP.  At no point during the Great Depression (or at any other time during our history) did we ever come c more...