Mukhtar Ahmed

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Celebrating 25 years of Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Celebrating 25 years of Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!

Rediff.com5 Aug 2019

Renuka Shahane celebrates the movie's silver anniversary.

The Sari Satyagraha

The Sari Satyagraha

Rediff.com26 Jan 2018

A short story by an award-winning writer.

Pak spy charges seniors with protecting terrorists

Pak spy charges seniors with protecting terrorists

Rediff.com26 Sep 2017

In a petition filed in the Islamabad high court, he requested the court to refer the matter to the Inter Services Intelligence for a thorough probe, Dawn reported.

Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena chief detained outside NIT in Srinagar

Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena chief detained outside NIT in Srinagar

Rediff.com11 Apr 2016

Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena's head Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga was detained by J&K police while trying to enter NIT to unfurl the tricolour.

J&K: 2 youths killed, 4 injured in firing on stone-pelters

J&K: 2 youths killed, 4 injured in firing on stone-pelters

Rediff.com15 Feb 2016

Two civilians were killed and four others wounded in alleged security force firing in south Kashmir Pulwama district on Sunday afternoon.

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J&K

Rediff.com14 Feb 2016

An unidentified militant was killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of south Kashmir. Mukhtar Ahmed/ Rediff.com reports.

J&K CM Mufti Sayeed passes away; daughter Mehbooba likely to take over

J&K CM Mufti Sayeed passes away; daughter Mehbooba likely to take over

Rediff.com7 Jan 2016

Mehbooba Mufti, his eldest child, will likely succeed him.

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

India's pride: A stunning cable-stayed bridge in Jammu & Kashmir

Rediff.com23 Dec 2015

Strategically important and first of the kind in North India and Jammu and Kashmir, the 592-meter long Basohli Bridge over River Ravi will be fourth of its kind in the country

Mufti hints at daughter Mehbooba stepping in as J&K CM

Mufti hints at daughter Mehbooba stepping in as J&K CM

Rediff.com13 Nov 2015

J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed hinted that his daughter Mehbooba Mufti may step in his shoes as chief minister of the state.

Youth dies after being hit by tear gas shell in Srinagar

Youth dies after being hit by tear gas shell in Srinagar

Rediff.com7 Nov 2015

An 18-year-old youth was killed on Saturday after being hit by a tear gas shell fired by security forces to disperse a mob which indulged in stone-pelting in Zainakote area of the city.

Top LeT commander killed in Kashmir

Top LeT commander killed in Kashmir

Rediff.com29 Oct 2015

Top Lashkar-e-Tayiba commander Abu Qasim was gunned down on Thursday in Kashmir.

Quake aftermath: Three dead in J&K

Quake aftermath: Three dead in J&K

Rediff.com26 Oct 2015

Colombo T20I: Tanvir helps Pakistan secure easy win over Sri Lanka

Colombo T20I: Tanvir helps Pakistan secure easy win over Sri Lanka

Rediff.com31 Jul 2015

Pakistan continued their impressive tour of Sri Lanka by comprehensively beating the hosts by 29 runs in the first Twenty20 International of the two-match series on Thursday.

Wahab withdraws from Lanka T20 series due to injury

Wahab withdraws from Lanka T20 series due to injury

Rediff.com24 Jul 2015

Left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz has withdrawn himself from Pakistan's two-match T20 International series against Sri Lanka owing to a hand injury.

Sania-Shoaib's after-success party has just started!

Sania-Shoaib's after-success party has just started!

Rediff.com21 Jul 2015

Sania Mirza and her Pakistani cricketer husband Shoaib Malik seem to have finally got the time to celebrate their respective recent victories.

Why can't Owaisi hold a rally: HC asks Allahabad administration

Why can't Owaisi hold a rally: HC asks Allahabad administration

Rediff.com20 Jul 2015

The Allahabad high court on Monday asked the district administration of Allahabad to explain the rationale behind repeatedly denying permission to All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi for addressing public rally in the city.

Umar Akmal fails to report for training, selectors ignore him

Umar Akmal fails to report for training, selectors ignore him

Rediff.com7 Jul 2015

The national selection committee ignored senior Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal for the coming one-day series in Sri Lanka.

Muhammad Irfan back in Pakistan's ODI squad

Muhammad Irfan back in Pakistan's ODI squad

Rediff.com3 Jul 2015

A fit-again Muhammad Irfan returned to the Pakistan cricket squad announced on Friday.

Kashmir: 2 militants, 1 civilian killed in encounter in Kulgam

Kashmir: 2 militants, 1 civilian killed in encounter in Kulgam

Rediff.com22 Jun 2015

One civilian and two militants were killed in a nightlong gunfight in south Kashmir Kulgam district.

Civilian shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore

Civilian shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore

Rediff.com12 Jun 2015

Militants shot at and killed a shopkeeper in north Kashmir apple rich Sopore town late Friday evening.

Civilian shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore

Civilian shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Sopore

Rediff.com12 Jun 2015

Militants shot at and killed a shopkeeper in north Kashmir apple rich Sopore town late Friday evening.

Manipur ambush: Mortal remains of soldiers cremated

Manipur ambush: Mortal remains of soldiers cremated

Rediff.com7 Jun 2015

The mortal remains of six soldiers martyred in Manipur last week belonging to Jammu region of the state were cremated with full military and state honours on Sunday.

Manipur ambush: Mortal remains of soldiers cremated

Manipur ambush: Mortal remains of soldiers cremated

Rediff.com7 Jun 2015

The mortal remains of six soldiers martyred in Manipur last week belonging to Jammu region of the state were cremated with full military and state honours on Sunday.

Malik, Sami back in Pakistan ODI squad for Zimbabwe series

Malik, Sami back in Pakistan ODI squad for Zimbabwe series

Rediff.com25 May 2015

Pakistan have made a number of changes in their ODI squad for the short home series against Zimbabwe, recalling seniors such as Shoaib Malik and Muhammad Sami in the 16-member side.

Pakistan pip Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series 2-0

Pakistan pip Zimbabwe to clinch T20 series 2-0

Rediff.com25 May 2015

Pakistan edged Zimbabwe by two wickets in the second and final Twenty20 International on Sunday to clinch the series 2-0 at a boisterous Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Cricket returns! Pakistan beat Zimbabwe for emotional victory

Cricket returns! Pakistan beat Zimbabwe for emotional victory

Rediff.com23 May 2015

Pakistan marked international cricket's return to the trouble-torn country with a five-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the first Twenty20 International at Lahore's Gaddafi Stadium on Friday.

Sami, Malik recalled for T20s against Zimbabwe

Sami, Malik recalled for T20s against Zimbabwe

Rediff.com19 May 2015

Experienced Pakistan players Shoaib Malik and Mohammad Sami received surprise call-ups to the national side for the two T20 matches against the touring Zimbabwe team after spending close to three years in the wilderness.

J&K govt offices reopen in Srinagar amidst protest

J&K govt offices reopen in Srinagar amidst protest

Rediff.com5 May 2015

The re-opening of the state government offices in Srinagar after the annual Darbar Move was marked by citywide shutdown and protests.

All-round Shakib guides Bangladesh to seven wicket win over Pakistan

All-round Shakib guides Bangladesh to seven wicket win over Pakistan

Rediff.com24 Apr 2015

Shakib Al Hasan's fine all-round showing powered Bangladesh to a seven-wicket victory over Pakistan on Friday, their first Twenty20 international win over their Asian rivals.

Saeed Ajmal returns to Pakistan squad; Akmal dropped

Saeed Ajmal returns to Pakistan squad; Akmal dropped

Rediff.com3 Apr 2015

Suspended from international cricket for an illegal bowling action, Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal on Friday returned to the national side.

30-hour encounter ends in Shopian, both militants killed

30-hour encounter ends in Shopian, both militants killed

Rediff.com26 Feb 2015

Two militants of Hizbul Mujaheedin outfit were killed in over 30-hour-long fierce gunfight in south Kashmir Shopian district on Wednesday evening.

30-hour encounter ends in Shopian, both militants killed

30-hour encounter ends in Shopian, both militants killed

Rediff.com26 Feb 2015

Two militants of Hizbul Mujaheedin outfit were killed in over 30-hour-long fierce gunfight in south Kashmir Shopian district on Wednesday evening.

BSF trooper killed in ceasefire violation in J&K's Samba sector

BSF trooper killed in ceasefire violation in J&K's Samba sector

Rediff.com31 Dec 2014

One paramilitary border security force trooper was killed and another critically wounded in unprovoked Pakistani firing on the international border in Samba sector of Jammu region late Wednesday morning.

Without Sathya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is no Tirupati or Shirdi

Without Sathya Sai Baba, Puttaparthi is no Tirupati or Shirdi

Rediff.com15 Jul 2013

The town of Puttaparthi struggles to find its feet two years after Sai Baba died. From despondent property agents and handicraft sellers to hotel owners and drivers, all are hoping for better days ahead, says Indulekha Aravind

World's COSTLIEST spice blooms in Kashmir

World's COSTLIEST spice blooms in Kashmir

Rediff.com9 Nov 2012

Corms of Saffron, the world's costliest spice are these days in full bloom in the highlands of Pampore, a town 14 kilometres south of capital Srinagar. Mukhtar Ahmed reports.

PICS: Festival shoppers throng Eid markets in Kashmir

PICS: Festival shoppers throng Eid markets in Kashmir

Rediff.com26 Oct 2012

Eid shoppers thronged markets across Kashmir Valley on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, which will be celebrated on Saturday. Mukhtar Ahmed reports.

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