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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Autonomy wouldn’t have split Pakistan: Gilani


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) If provinces had been given autonomy, then East Pakistan would not have been split to become an independent Bangladesh, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans BlackBerry services for foreign diplomats


January 31st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan has banned BlackBerry services for all foreign diplomats working in the country with immediate effect, a media report said Monday.The orders to suspend all blackberry services for ... Read more...

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Pakistan allows import of used cars


January 26th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet Wednesday decided to allow import of used cars in a bid to clamp down on escalating prices by local vehicle manufacturers.A cabinet meeting, held ... Read more...

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Pakistani prosecutors decline cases against militants


November 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Public prosecutors in Pakistan have refused to proceed with cases involving suspected militants on the pretext that the banned terror outfits are threatening them with ... Read more...

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India hosted fantastic Games, say Pakistani journalists


October 15th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani reporters, who were here to cover the Commonwealth Games, Friday praised India for holding one of the best mega events with "fantastic" infrastructure facilities."I have been ... Read more...

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India deserved to lose, say Pakistani journalists (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India was no match for Australia in the men's hockey finals of the Commonwealth Games and so they deserved to lose, said Pakistani journalists covering the match.As ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists commend Australia’s hockey win


October 14th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As India crashed 0-8 to Australia in the Commonwealth Games hockey final Thursday, Pakistani journalists rejoiced at the victory saying the Aussies did to India what the ... Read more...

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Three Pakistanis on Gaza flotilla head home (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Three Pakistanis, including prominent TV anchor Talat Hussain, detained after Israeli commandos stormed a Gaza aid flotilla are set to return home, an official said. "The three Pakistanis will ... Read more...

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Petition seeking trial of Musharraf for treason filed


March 25th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) A petition seeking trial of former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf on treason charges was filed in the Supreme Court Tuesday, Aaj TV reported. The petition was filed ... Read more...

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Pakistani information minister resigns over media ban (Second lead)


March 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Information Minister Sherry Rahman has resigned from the cabinet following differences with the top leadership over the government's media policy, Geo TV reported Saturday. Rahman, a close ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Information Minister Sherry Rehman resigns: Report (Lead)


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman Saturday resigned from her post due to differences over the government's media policy, Geo TV reported, citing officials.The news came at ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Information Minister Sherry Rehman resigns: Reports


March 14th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman has resigned from her post Saturday, Geo TV reported.The reason for her resignation was not immediately known.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Pakistan says it replied to Mumbai dossier, India is waiting (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 10th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan's ISI agency has "given its feedback" to India about the Mumbai attacks, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said but New Delhi Saturday maintained it had ... Read more...

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ISI has given feedback to India on Mumbai attacks: Gilani


January 10th, 2009 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency has "given its feedback" to India about the Mumbai attacks, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Friday, media reports said.Gilani's remarks came shortly ... Read more...

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US warns citizens against travelling to Pakistan


October 10th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): The United States has advised its nationals to avoid unnecessary travel to Pakistan due to security concerns.According to a statement issued by the US State Department ... Read more...

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10 killed in Taliban ambush in Pakistan


July 12th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Peshawar, July 12 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed Saturday as pro-Taliban militants ambushed a paramilitary convoy in Pakistan's restive North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), media reports said. Among the dead were ... Read more...

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Pakistani government and Islamic militants agree on prisoner swap


May 14th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, May 14 (DPA) The government and Islamic militants were set to exchange dozens of prisoners Wednesday ahead of a formal peace deal between the sides in Pakistan's restive tribal areas bordering ... Read more...

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Truck crash kills 10


March 16th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) Ten people were killed and four missing after a passenger truck fell into a deep ravine early Sunday in Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, media reported. The open-back truck, ... Read more...

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One killed, 11 wounded in Islamabad restaurant blast


March 16th, 2008 - 2:58 am ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) An explosion at an Italian restaurant in Islamabad Saturday night killed a Turkish woman and wounded 11 other people, the police said. The wounded included eight foreigners and ... Read more...

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Official name of Pak President


December 5th, 2007 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 5 (ANI): The Cabinet Division has issued a directive saying that the official name of the President of Pakistan is "President Pervez Musharraf" and he should be written and read ... Read more...

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Difficult to work with Musharraf, says Benazir after release


November 16th, 2007 - 11:59 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 16 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has said it was difficult for her to work with President Pervez Musharraf because he had taken Pakistan "back towards military dictatorship" Bhutto made ... Read more...

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‘Musharraf’s media gagging order to take Pak in wrong direction’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:30 am ICT by admin
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PPP advises Benazir not to come back


November 14th, 2007 - 8:16 am ICT by admin
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