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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

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High rate of underage marriages in Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) A high number of underage marriages in Pakistan is leading to rise in violations of women's rights, a study has found.According to a survey report issued ... Read more...

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Paswan seeks reservation for minorities in Lokpal


August 29th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan plans to take the corruption debate to a whole new level, seeking "reservation for minorities" in ... Read more...

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Abducted Afghan envoy Farahi released after two years


November 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 14 (ANI): The Afghan Consul General to Pakistan, Dr Abdul Khaliq Farahi, has been released by unknown abductors after a period of two years.Although it is not confirmed yet ... Read more...

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POA Secretary General not to attend CWG in New Delhi


September 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 30 (ANI): Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) Secretary General Abdul Khaliq Khan will not be attending the Commonwealth Games to be held in New Delhi from October 3 to 14.Khaliq pointed ... Read more...

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Muslims welcome apex court decision on Ayodhya


September 28th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Muslim groups Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to allow the Allahabad High Court to deliver its verdict on the Ayodhya dispute. The Darul Uloom Deoband, one ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict should not be deferred, say many Hindu, Muslim groups


September 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.28 (ANI): Even as the Supreme Court Bench is considering a plea that parties in the Babri-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit should resolve the matter in an out of court settlement, ... Read more...

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Baloch youth pro-Pakistan: Achakzai


July 12th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12(ANI): Balochistan Youth Affairs Minister Abdul Khaliq Achakzai has said that the majority of youths in his province are pro-Pakistan.Achakzai stressed that the provincial government, as well as his ministry, ... Read more...

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Minority MPAs walk out from Balochistan Assembly protesting Hindu traders’ murder


June 10th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan), Jun.10 (ANI): Members of the Balochistan Provincial Assembly belonging to various minority sects staged a walk-out from the House in protest against the murder of a Hindu trader and kidnapping ... Read more...

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Zardari’s ‘dubious’ businessman friend reaches home safely after mysterious kidnapping


May 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 31 (ANI): A well-known Pakistani businessman Riaz Lalji, who is said to be one of President Asif Ali Zardari's close friends, returned to his house here hours after he was ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of Afghan Ambassador to Pak break silence after a year-and-a-half


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The kidnappers of Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi have broken their silence after almost a year-and-a-half to claim that the diplomat is alive and in ... Read more...

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Pak religious leaders claim ‘halwa’ as new murder weapon


December 18th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18(ANI): Seven religious leaders and their three attendants have fallen sick after eating 'halwa' in the suite of JUI-F Secretary-General Abdul Ghafoor Haidri in the Parliament Lodges, and the host ... Read more...

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Three killed in Quetta firing


May 29th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, May 29 (IANS) Three people were killed and two injured when gunmen riding motorcycles fired at them in this Balochistan capital, but it was not immediately clear whether it was ... Read more...

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`Lotus will not be allowed to bloom,’ says Paswan


May 15th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The "lotus will not be allowed to bloom" at the Centre at any cost, said Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan."We will not ... Read more...

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No fissure in LJP, RJD and SP alliance: LJP


May 12th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The LJP has rejected reports of any cracks in the Lok Janshakti Party, Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Janata Dal coalition in UP and Bihar."We take ... Read more...

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Nine killed in combat in Afghanistan


March 15th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 15 (DPA) Nine people -- a NATO soldier, two Afghan police personnel, five Taliban militants and a civilian -- were killed in a series of clashes in southern and eastern ... Read more...

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Mulayam-Kalyan friendship does not have Deoband backing


March 7th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 7 (IANS) Darul Uloom Deoband, India's most respected Islamic seminary, has not given its approval to Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's bonhomie with former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban asks militants to stop anti-government attacks


January 27th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 27 (ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan has asked its militants to stop attacks on Pakistan Government installations, kidnapping for ransom, bank dacoities and car snatching across the country.A statement purportedly ... Read more...

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Pak police claims kidnappers of Iranian, Afghan envoy arrested


December 24th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 24 (ANI): Inspector General of the North West Frontier Province, Malik Naveed Khan, today said that the masterminds behind kidnapping of Iranian and Afghan diplomats have been arrested.Talking to ... Read more...

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Local gangs assisting Pak Taiban in NWFP


November 26th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 26 (ANI): NWFP police chief has reportedly said that a group of Afghan and local criminal gangs were helping the Pakistans unit of the Taliban, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), ... Read more...

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Pak Police to set up special zones to safeguard diplomats in Peshawar


November 19th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 19 (ANI): Pakistan Police has decided to set up special diplomatic zone for the protection of foreign diplomats in Peshawar after it failed to make any progress towards recovery ... Read more...

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Iranian diplomat in Pakistan kidnapped, guard killed


November 13th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 13 (ANI): The Commercial Attache of Iranian Consulate, Hashmatullah Atharzadeh, has been kidnapped from Hayatabad on Thursday after unknown gunmen killed his guard.Police sources said that Atharzadeh was traveling ... Read more...

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Pak law enforcement agencies still searching for missing Afghan diplomat


October 13th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Oct 13 (ANI): Amid unconfirmed reports about the recovery of the missing Afghan ambassador-designate Abdul Khaliq Farahi, Pakistani law enforcement agencies have said that they were still searching for ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Afghan envoy recovered in Pakistan


September 30th, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's consul general to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi, who was kidnapped last Monday by some unidentified gunmen in northwestern Pakistan, has been released, media reports said Tuesday."Farahi had ... Read more...

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Afghanistan denies Pak claim that kidnapped envoy was careless over his security


September 26th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Sept 26 (ANI): The Afghanistan Government has refuted Pakistan s claims that the kidnapped Afghan Ambassador-designate Abdul Khaliq Farahi didnt take enough security measures to protect himself.Sultan Muhammad Baheem, ... Read more...

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Afghan envoy kidnapped in Pakistan


September 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's Consulate General to Pakistan, Abdul Khaliq Farahi, was kidnapped Monday evening by gunmen disguised as begggars who seized him in the country's volatile tribal region after killing ... Read more...

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Afghan ambassador-designate kidnapped in Pakistan (Lead)


September 22nd, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi was kidnapped in the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar Monday.The vehicle carrying Farahi was attacked by unidentified gunmen in the Hayatabad ... Read more...

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Afghan consul general kidnapped in Pakistan


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 22 (Xinhua) Afghanistan's consul general in Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi was kidnapped by armed gunmen Monday in the country's restive northwest region, state-run PTV reported. Unidentified gunmen fired at ... Read more...

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Inter-faith prayers offered for Nirmala Deshpande in Karachi


May 11th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by admin
Karachi, May 11 (ANI): Inter-faith prayers were offered at the Jinnah Medical and Dental College here on Saturday for Indian peace activist Nirmala Deshpande, who recently died in New Delhi.The ... Read more...

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