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Good atmospherics exist, say experts on Krishna trip


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Good atmospherics exist for strengthening the peace process between Pakistan and India, said experts as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives here on three-day visit ... Read more...

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35 injured in bus accident in Rajouri


July 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) At least 35 people were injured Wednesday when a bus rolled down a 300-feet gorge in mountainous Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to ink supply route agreement


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan and the US will sign an agreement to formalize the supply route for NATO troops in Afghanistan, the government said Thursday.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed ... Read more...

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Admission software hacked, medical student tells court (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday was told by a petitioner that the software developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) for online counselling and admission to ... Read more...

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Saudi authorities mum on Fasih Mahmood, SC told


June 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Fasih Mahmood, a Bihar engineer who went missing in Saudi Arabia last month, was not in police ... Read more...

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Where is Fasih Mahmood, apex court asks (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it had never taken into custody Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Bihar who went missing in ... Read more...

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Where is Fasih Mahmood, apex court asks


June 6th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The central government told the Supreme Court Wednesday that it had never taken into custody Fasih Mahmood, an engineer from Bihar who went missing in ... Read more...

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High court issues notice to Bukhari, ASI (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the government and the Archaeological Survey of India on a plea ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant held in Odisha port town


May 29th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) A member of Manipur extremist group People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been arrested in an Odisha town, police said Tuesday.S.S. Angou, aged about 40 years, was ... Read more...

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Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade


May 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Sarus cranes, the world's tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh ... Read more...

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Two electrocuted in Karachi dust storm


May 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Two people - a woman and a teenager - were electrocuted in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and several others were injured after tin roofs ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Salman Bashir is new Pakistani envoy to India


April 14th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday formally announced the appointment of Salman Bashir as its new high commissioner to India.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed Khan said the government has appointed ... Read more...

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Why did Ahmed Khan choose Ranbir over Shahid?


April 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai April 8 (IANS) Choreographer Ahmed Khan, a close friend of both Ranbir Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor, was recently caught in a very uncomfortable situation where both the the ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician survives suicide attack (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but a policeman was killed and eight people were injured Saturday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew himself ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician escapes bid on life (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but a policeman was killed and eight people were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near ... Read more...

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Pakistani politician escapes bid on life


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A Pakistani politician had a miraculous escape but four people were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the leader's convoy in the ... Read more...

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Opening up a treasure trove of Punjabi literature


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Diplomat-writer Navdeep Suri opened a treasure chest of Punjabi literature with the launch of the "A Life Incomplete", an English translation of his grandfather ... Read more...

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Pakistani city bars kite flying


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Peshawar city has banned the sale and flying of kites for a month -- because it is causing accidents.Peshawar official Siraj Ahmed Khan announced the ... Read more...

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Non-resident Pakistanis allowed to vote


February 14th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 3.7 million Pakistanis living outside the country were Tuesday allowed by the election commission to vote in the next general elections.The landmark decision came at ... Read more...

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Srinagar shuts tobacco shops near schools


February 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Authorities here Wednesday decided to shut all shops selling cigarettes and tobacco products near schools in the capital. Houseboat owners too volunteered to disallow smoking on ... Read more...

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Two fires in Kolkata, no casualties (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) The fire department was kept on its toes on the first day of 2012 as two blazes broke out in different parts of Kolkata Sunday. No ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata building, no casualties


January 1st, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) Over a month after India saw its worst hospital fire tragedy that killed 93 people here, tense scenes were witnessed at the bustling Park Street area ... Read more...

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Pakistan to provide poll data through SMS


December 29th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Simply by sending an SMS, Pakistanis will get to know where they are registered as a voter and their serial number in the electoral roll. An ... Read more...

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Bengal hospitals to have fire safety officers


December 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government is mulling to mandate the appointment of fire safety officers in hospitals in the state in the wake of the AMRI ... Read more...

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Tourists stranded in Andamans after cyclone


December 27th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Over 400 tourists from West Bengal are among the around 1,000 tourists stranded at Havelock Island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after a cyclone hit ... Read more...

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Permanent Ghalib showcase opened on poet’s birth anniversary


December 27th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The legacy of Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib got a permanent niche in the capital with the inauguration of a showcase of memorabilia connected to the ... Read more...

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Kashmir focuses on smaller hydroelectric projects


October 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) Shifting its focus from mega ventures, the Jammu and Kashmir government will soon be constructing 10 small hydroelectric projects to generate and supply power faster to ... Read more...

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Lajpat Nagar blast: High court reserves order on pleas


October 12th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on the appeal of three militants given death penalty for the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blasts that killed ... Read more...

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Lajpat Nagar blast: Police seek death for three


September 21st, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday urged the Delhi High Court to confirm the death penalties awarded by the trial court to three militants for the 1996 Lajpat ... Read more...

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Two held in Pakistan for refusing polio drops


September 21st, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people were arrested in Pakistan for refusing to give polio drops to their children.The arrest warrant for another person was issued Tuesday."The parents will ... Read more...

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Enough proof against Lajpat Nagar blast accused: Police (Lead)


September 20th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Opposing the appeal of six people convicted and sentenced in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blasts, police Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that they have ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir ex-PM wants to attend Srinagar marriage


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) A former prime minister of Pakistani Kashmir wants to attend a marriage ceremony in Srinagar later this month provided his request is approved by Indian authorities. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan lags in broadband service


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan lags in providing broadband services, a meeting here has been told.The meeting on upgrading the country's telecom sector was chaired by President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday celebrated their country's Independence Day with fervour and enthusiasm.The flag-hoisting ceremony was held at ... Read more...

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Italy shoe fair in India to target mid-size market


July 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) China might be the largest producer of footwear in the world, but the Italian footwear fair has chosen to hold its business-to-business event in India ... Read more...

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