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Obituary:Kashmir Broadcasting Corporation

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Kashmir Broadcasting Corporation suddenly suspended  its satellite transmissions globally after one year of success broadcasting.This incident is most unfortunate and shows a lack of financial backing for independent TV in a climate of global recession.There was no official confirmation of this interruption. Continue reading

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Elections, the new e-conflict zone for Indian, Pak netizens

PTI’s report in Times of India

It’s a virtual war in the cyber space. As the election scene hots up in the country, netizens especially in Pakistan are watching the scene keenly and letting out their views on all issues ranging from elections, candidates to Varun Gandhi and his controversial speeches. Continue reading

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Stalinists woo Congress Party and BJP allies

By Kranti Kumara

The Stalinist Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) and its Left Front allies are frantically wooing pro-big business, state- and caste-based parties—many of them currently participants in India’s Congress Party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government or allied with the Hindu-supremacist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)—in a bid to stitch together a “Third Front” electoral/governmental bloc and reclaim an important role in India’s government. Continue reading

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