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Pakistani girl to get cochlear implant via Indian NGO


August 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A 20-month-old girl from Pakistan is set to undergo a cochlear implant Friday at Apollo Hospital here, thanks to an Indian NGO.The implant will enable Khadija ... Read more...

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Former Mahindra United footballer commits suicide


August 7th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) A footballer, with the now defunct Mahindra United football club, Monday committed suicide by jumping from the ninth floor of his apartment here, police said.Police officials ... Read more...

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Eight Iraqi athletes to go to London


July 15th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) A 38 member team, including eight athletes, will represent Iraq at the 2012 London Olympic Games, chef de mission Samir Sadiq al-Musawi said."We have eight athletes, ... Read more...

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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

pakistan fines rebel hockey players, spares them ban


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided not to ban the eight players, including former captains Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi, for playing in the rebel ... Read more...

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‘Driverless metro can push safety, punctuality’


May 25th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 25 (IANS) Thales, the $16 billion French defence and civilian technologies major, has offered India the same safety, communication and navigation system that is helping Dubai run the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Remarkable turnout in parliamentary elections: Syrian minister


May 8th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, May 7 (IANS) Syrian Interior Minister Mohammad Ibrahim Al Sha'ar said Monday that the parliamentary elections are moving smoothly with a "remarkable" turnout."The voting is moving normally... There ... Read more...

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Motorist Veer Patel extends lead


May 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 7 (IANS) Motorist Veer Patel opened up crucial lead in the fifth-leg National Supercross Championship as he cruised ahead of defending champion Aravind K.P. in the second round ... Read more...

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Over 140 who fled Pakistan prison back in jail


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) As many as 143 of the 384 inmates who fled a prison in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province following an audacious Taliban attack are back ... Read more...

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UN monitors should be from neutral countries, like BRICS: Syria


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Syria has said it was ready to facilitate UN monitors, but stressed that a majority of them should be from "neutral countries" like BRICS, which also ... Read more...

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Syria welcomes UN monitors, pitches for neutral BRICS


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 21 (IANS) Minutes after the Security Council approved a resolution expanding the number of UN cease-fire observers, Syria Saturday said it was ready to facilitate the UN monitors, ... Read more...

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Video shows Taliban welcome for man who escaped jail


April 20th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A high-profile prisoner, who escaped the Bannu jail following an audacious Taliban attack, has been welcomed back into the Taliban fold, shows a dramatic video ... Read more...

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Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike


April 17th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, April 17 (IANS) Palestinians jailed in Israel began a hunger strike on Tuesday demanding an improvement of their detention conditions.Qadoura Fares of the Palestinian Prisoner's Club said about 1, ... Read more...

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Palestinian women protest in support of hunger striker


March 8th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah/Gaza, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of Palestinian women Thursday celebrated International Women's Day by protesting in solidarity with a female hunger striker jailed by Israel.The protests were held in the ... Read more...

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US sanctions on state media ‘hostile’: Syria


March 7th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 7 (IANS) Syria has condemned the latest US sanctions against the state media, and termed the measures as "hostile", Xinhua reported."Imposing sanctions on a national media institution, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malik axed from Pakistan’s Asia Cup side; Jamshed, Sarfraz recalled


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan have dropped Shoaib Malik, Imran Farhat and Adnan Akmal for the Asia Cup beginning March 11 in Bangladesh, bringing in opener Nasir Jamshed and wicket-keeper ... Read more...

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Pakistan players excited about playing in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan hockey stars including Rehan Butt arrived in India Wednesday and are looking forward to playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH).Former Pakistan skipper Zeeshan Ashraf ... Read more...

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Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli army in West Bank


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Palestinians were wounded as dozens clashed with Israeli soldiers Saturday in front of an Israeli prison near the West Bank city of Ramallah, witnesses said.Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ghosal enters pre-quarters of Punj Lloyd Squash


December 13th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Saurav Ghosal played the short game to his advantage to beat Julian Illingworth of the US 12-10, 11-4, 11-2 in the opening round of ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Pakistan coach and captain not on same wavelength


December 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan football coach Zavisa Milosavljevich and captain Jaffer Khan were not on the same wavelength regarding the team's preparation for the South Asian Football Federation ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kaskar attack: Seven booked under stringent law


September 14th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Seven people named in the killing of an aide of Dawood Ibrahim's younger brother Iqbal Kaskar in May this year have been booked under the stringent ... Read more...

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Top Syrian law official resigns on YouTube


September 1st, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 1 (IANS/AKI) A senior Syrian law official has resigned over online video-posting site YouTube in protest against the government's violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.Announcing his resignation, the Attorney-General ... Read more...

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‘What’s the big fuss over Khar’s fashion?’ (Lead, Correcting para 10)


July 28th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) She is rich, stylish, and travels the world - so what's the big deal about Pakistan's youngest and first female foreign minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

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‘What’s the big fuss over Khar’s fashion?’


July 28th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) She is rich, stylish, and travels the world - so what's the big deal about Pakistan's youngest and first female foreign minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

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Kaskar attack: Custody of two accused extended


June 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) A court Monday extended till June 13 the judicial remand of the two accused in the killing of the driver of Iqbal Kaskar, the brother of ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers lash out at team selection


May 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have taken the selection committee to task for excluding competent players like leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and wicket- keeper Adnan Akmal from the 15- memeber Test squad ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket chief selector threatens to resign


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) A storm is brewing in Pakistan cricket with the country's chief selector threatening to resign over "reservations" on the 15-man squad announced for this month's Test ... Read more...

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Kamran’s replacement Salman aims to justify his selection in Pak team for Windies tour


April 8th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 8(ANI): Mohammad Salman, who has replaced Kamran Akmal as the Pakistan wicketkeeper in both Twenty20 and one-day matches during the upcoming West Indies tour, has said that his inclusion in ... Read more...

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Azam, Adnan, Taufeeq may replace Razzaq, Kamran, Shahzad in Pak team: Afridi


April 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has hinted that batsman Ahmed Shahzad, all-rounder Abdul Razzaq and opener-cum-wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal are likely to be dropped from the Pakistan squad for ... Read more...

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Thrice-convicted officer reinstated in Pakistan’s FIA


April 5th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): A Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) officer, who is Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's sidekick, has not only been reinstated for the fourth time after being convicted and dismissed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan team now needs a younger wicketkeeper: Waqar Younis


April 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 5(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal appears to be on his way out of the national squad after coach Waqar Younis told the selection committee to look for a younger replacement."This ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Happy next-door-brother India has won: Pakistan


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 3 (IANS) It would have been wonderful if Pakistan had won the cricket World Cup but the Indian team deserved to win, said many Pakistanis who avidly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak opener Kamran Akmal may be axed over poor wicket keeping, batting in WC


April 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal may have played his last international match at the 2011 World Cup semi-final against India in Mohali, as he is likely to be axed over ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India-Pakistan semifinal: Fashion week’s Wednesday shows cancelled


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) The organisers of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) have cancelled Wednesday's shows to accommodate the highly anticipated cricket World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan.The ... Read more...

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