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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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‘Supermen of Malegaon’ - poignant, hilarious ode to filmmaking (IANS Movie Review)


June 29th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Supermen of Malegaon"; Cast: Sheikh Nasir, Akram Khan, Shafique and Farogh Jafri; Director: Faiza Ahmad Khan; Rating: 4.5/5There is global cinema and national cinema. In a country like India, ... Read more...

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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on missing Bihar engineer (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice to the ministries of home and external affairs on a plea of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice on a missing Bihar engineer


May 30th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notices to the ministries of home and external affairs on a petition of Nikhat Parveen, seeking that her husband Fasih ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier turns 100, gifts hospital to village


May 13th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dudawas (Rajasthan), May 13 (IANS) Rao Kabool Singh, a World War-II veteran from Rajasthan who has turned 100, Sunday gifted a 15-bedded hospital to this remote village in Jaipur district.Kabool ... Read more...

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Pakistan willing to discuss alternatives to drone strikes


May 4th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan has said it was willing to look at alternatives to the drone attacks by the US, which Islamabad termed "illegal" and "totally unacceptable"."We ... Read more...

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Senior officer’s PSO wounded in Srinagar militant attack


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Terrorists shot at and wounded the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of a senior state government official in the heart of Srinagar late Friday afternoon.A senior police ... Read more...

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3,000 Delhi Metro workers to undergo simulator training


January 12th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 Delhi Metro maintenance staff will undergo special training using simulators to explain the technical details of the trains' functioning and improve their efficiency, ... Read more...

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First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to prepare computerised electoral rolls by 2012


August 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Computerised electoral rolls in Pakistan will be ready by April 2012, an official told Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Secretary Election Commission Ishtiaq Ahmad Khan apprised ... Read more...

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Islamabad residents say no to posters


August 16th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Posters and flyers displaying information about upcoming events continue to be put up in the Pakistani capital. This has led to growing resentment among its citizens ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Few Pakistan high court judges denotified


August 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denotified some judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts following a decision by Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Separatist shutdown hits life across Kashmir


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Life in Jammu and Kashmir in the capital here and in other towns of the valley was severely affected Wednesday by a shutdown called by separatists ... Read more...

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Two Kashmiri youths killed in blast


July 23rd, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Two youths were killed in north Kashmir's Baramulla district Saturday when an explosive device they had found in the forests and were fiddling with suddenly exploded, ... Read more...

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Vocalist Girija Devi conferred Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowship


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Noted vocalist Girija Devi, renowned classical dancer Nataraja Ramakrishna, dhrupad maestro Rahimuddin Dagar and mridangam exponent T.K. Murthy were honoured with the prestigious Sangeet ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad loyalist leaves RJD


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and chief spokesman Shakeel Ahmad Khan, considered a loyalist of party chief Lalu Prasad, Friday announced he was leaving the party.Khan, ... Read more...

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Guerrillas open fire in cop’s home in Kashmir


July 19th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 19 (IANS) A policeman was critically injured when separatist guerrillas barged into his home in a village in Jammu and Kashmir and opened fire, police said Tuesday.Fareed Ahmad ... Read more...

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One killed, thousands of houses washed away in Bengal rains


June 21st, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) One man was killed and more than six lakh people affected as heavy rains inundated parts of ten districts in West Bengal, a minister said Tuesday."Ten ... Read more...

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Bihar Deputy CM in trouble over police firing


June 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 10 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's role should be probed in an incident of police firing in Araria district, in which five people were ... Read more...

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‘Rich tourist infrastructure necessary for J-K tourism sector’s development’


April 17th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Apr 17(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday called for construction of five-star hotels in the state, saying that it is necessary for the ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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High profile team accompanies Gilani for Mohali match


March 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar. 30 (ANI): A high-profile delegation is accompanying Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on his daylong visit to Mohali to attend Wednesday's World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan. ... Read more...

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‘Indian’ hitman attacks Dawood’s aide in Nepal jail (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) A former Nepali minister's son, believed to be an associate of terror kingpin Dawood Ibrahim and arrested last year, was shot at inside Nepal's most tightly ... Read more...

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Pakistan food aid programme halted after suicide attack


December 27th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A UN agency has temporarily shutdown its food aid programme in Pakistan's restive tribal region after a suicide bomb attack on one of its posts killed 46 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese premier given extraordinary welcome in Pakistan


December 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reached Islamabad from New Delhi Friday as Pakistan Air Force aircraft escorted his official plane to Chaklala airbase where his Pakistani counterpart ... Read more...

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Over 100 former Bihar legislators to vacate bungalows


December 15th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 15 (IANS) It has been less than a month since the Bihar assembly election results were declared, but the trappings of power for those who lost are already fading ... Read more...

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Pak ATC grants bail to two police officers in Benazir assassination case


December 8th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 8(ANI): An anti-terrorist court (ATC) in Pakistan has granted interim bail to two senior police officers, who were arrested in connection with the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The court had ... Read more...

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Yagna in Jammu to pay tribute to terror victims


November 25th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) A massive weeklong yagna, fire ritual, to pay tribute to victims of terrorism all across the country began here Thursday.Special prayers will be offered at "Sarv ... Read more...

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US behind attacks on holy places in Pak: JI


November 10th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): The Jamaat-e-Islami Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has alleged that the US private security firm 'Blackwater' is behind "carrying out attacks" on the holy places in the country."We have evidence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan hits out at India after US backing for UNSC (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) India's "expansionist designs" were contradictory to the charter of the Security Council, Pakistan said Tuesday as it again lashed out at the US supporting New Delhi's bid for ... Read more...

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CWG 2010: India equals its best ever performance with 30 Gold medals on Day-8


October 12th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.11 (ANI): India equalled its best ever performance in the Commonwealth Games with 30 Gold medals, as Discus Thrower Krishna Poonia bagging a historic Gold medal for the country in ... Read more...

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India on verge of CWG medals record as 16 gold medals at stake on Day 8


October 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 11 (ANI): With 16 gold medals at stake on the eighth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, India would be keen to continue the impressive run as they are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lalu Prasad launches RJD campaign


October 6th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday formally launched his party's campaign for the Bihar assembly elections.The target of the former railway minister was Bihar ... Read more...

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