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Poor woman in Bihar sells child for Rs.62, cops begin probe


July 15th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 15 (IANS) Police have began an inquiry into a poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Araria district selling her four-month-old son for just Rs.62 to a Nepalese couple, sources Sunday ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: NIA wants to quiz terror suspects


May 8th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought a Delhi court's permission to interrogate six alleged members of the Indian Mujahideen terror group in connection with ... Read more...

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Indian Open: Jayaram, Parupalli advance to second round


April 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) India's top men's badminton player Ajay Jayaram and Kashyap Parupalli advanced to the second round of the Yonex India Open 2012 at the Siri Fort ... Read more...

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I will quit politics if graft charges proved: Farooq


March 27th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Union minister and National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Tuesday vowed to quit politics if graft charges against him in the alleged money laundering scam ... Read more...

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PCB offers contracts to umpires for first time


February 16th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 16 (IANS) In a first, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday awarded contracts to three umpires in the country.According to the report, the scheme is limited and only ... Read more...

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Luxury car makers target India’s small-town boom


February 5th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 5 (IANS) Car manufacturers are setting their eyes on smaller Indian cities and towns as markets boom for their products, particularly sale of luxury vehicles.And one such city ... Read more...

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`Gilani has accepted majesty of law’


January 19th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani has "accepted majesty of the law", said his lawyer after the prime minister appeared before the Supreme Court that had issued a ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Supreme Court adjourns till Feb 1


January 19th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday adjourned till Feb 1 hearing in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who made a personal ... Read more...

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President enjoys immunity, Pakistan PM tells apex court


January 19th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan's constitution provides immunity to the president, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday while appearing before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court ... Read more...

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Have always respected court: Gilani


January 19th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday appeared before the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case and said he had always respected the ... Read more...

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Gilani gets lawyer in contempt case (Evening Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani lawyer Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan will represent Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the Supreme Court in the contempt of court case.Ahsan, also a ... Read more...

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Chen Long, Wang Yihan win singles titles at Japan Open


September 25th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 25 (IANS) China's Chen Long and Wang Yihan won the men's and women's singles title at the Japan Open Superseries badminton event here Sunday.Chen downed World No. ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan suicide bombing


August 31st, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 25 wounded in a massive suicide bombing at a parking lot of a mosque in Quetta city Wednesday, a ... Read more...

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Autopsy confirms Kashmir youth was tortured


August 4th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Doctors who carried out the autopsy of Zamin Rashid, who died in police custody in Jammu and Kashmir, confirmed finding torture marks on his body, sources ... Read more...

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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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Bangladeshi shot dead in Libya


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national has been shot dead by a gang of robbers in Libya, said a senior Bangladeshi official posted in the north African country.Abdus Shahid, ... Read more...

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Bangladesh tribunal denies bail to ‘war crimes’ accused


April 21st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 21 (IANS) A judicial panel in Bangladesh Thursday rejected bail petitions of four Islamist leaders and allowed their interrogation by the police on charges of committing "war crimes" ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to issue 7,000 arms licences despite ban


April 20th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent a list of names and other particulars to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for the issuance of 7,000 arms licences despite ... Read more...

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Despite ban, Pakistan to issue 7,000 arms licences


April 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government will be issuing 7,000 arms licence despite a ban on it. Some of the recommendations have come from Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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PML-N calls PPP’s Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference ‘a distraction’


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government has taken up Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference to distract people from its ... Read more...

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Reshuffle in top brass of Pakistan Army


April 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 16(ANI): In a major reshuffle in the Pakistan Army, Major General Ashfaq Nadeem has been appointed as the Director General of Military Operations (DGMO).Nadeem replaces Major General Javed Iqbal, who ... Read more...

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Saina top seed in India Super Series badminton


April 9th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal and Malaysian Lee Chong Wei have got the top seeding in women's and men's singles draws of the Yonex Sunrise India Super ... Read more...

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India’s transit fee non-payment as per global norms: Dhaka experts


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 6 (IANS) Bangladesh has followed international norms in not charging India transit and transshipment fees while facilitating movement of equipment to India's northeastern Tripura state, experts here have ... Read more...

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Pakistan shrine bombings: toll climbs to 49


April 4th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) The toll in the suicide bombings that tore through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday climbed to 49 as doctors raced to ... Read more...

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36 dead as triple blasts rock Pakistan Sufi shrine (Third Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Three suicide blasts ripped through a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Sunday evening, killing at least 36 people and injuring over 100, officials said.The first ... Read more...

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Triple blasts rock Pakistan shrine, 30 killed (Second Lead)


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Three suicide blasts ripped through a shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Sunday evening, killing at least 30 people and injuring over 100, officials said.The blasts took ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 expected for Pakistan-Windies game


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) Bangladesh may have crashed from the World Cup, but cricketing authorities here expect a crowd of over 20,000 at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium Wednesday to watch the ... Read more...

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Pak Govt unveils 120-bn-rupee ‘mini-budget’ to meet IMF conditionalities


March 16th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16(ANI): The Pakistan Government has introduced a 120-billion-rupee 'mini-budget' through presidential ordinances, envisaging 53 billion rupees of additional taxes on income, imports, agriculture and domestic sales of export-oriented items.The government ... Read more...

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Saina Nehwal in quarters of All England


March 11th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 11 (IANS) Indian ace Saina Nehwal overcame the challenge of Chinese Taipei's Tzu Ying Tai 21-17, 21-17 to advance to the quarterfinals of the All England Badminton Championships, ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban threatens to target more blasphemy law reform supporters


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 3(ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, the terror outfit that has claimed responsibility for the assassination of Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti has threatened to attack all those advocating reforms to ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fans ecstatic on eve of World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) Thousands of people are milling around the refurbished stadium creating stampede like situations, taking snaps of the facilities and raising slogans eulogising the home team, as ... Read more...

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Cricket captains to ride rickshaws to World Cup opening


February 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 16 (IANS) The rickshaw, the common man's traditional transport in Bangladesh, will occupy the centre stage in Thursday's Cricket World Cup opening ceremony here. The captains of all participating teams ... Read more...

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Jailed Islamists engage British lawyers


February 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 6 (IANS) The Jamaat-e-Islami has engaged three British legal experts to defend its top leaders accused of committing "war crimes" during Bangladesh's liberation struggle of 1971.Steven Kay, Toby Cadman ... Read more...

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PML-N, MQM exchange barbs in Pak National Assembly


January 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement indulged in a nasty blame game in the National Assembly, accusing each other of point-scoring in the wake ... Read more...

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