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Protests erupt against blasphemous video in Srinagar


September 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Dozens of Kashmiri protestors raised anti-US slogans against the controversial film "Innocence of Muslims" after Friday prayers at several places in Srinagar in the afternoon.Protests ... Read more...

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Over 300 dead as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Night Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 300 people met a macabre death when fire razed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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Thumri fest to bring veterans to capital


August 17th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The national capital will revel in the flavour of traditional "thumri" at a three-day festival Aug 27-29 at the Kamani theatre which will host stalwarts ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan celebrated Independence Day Tuesday with great enthusiasm.The day dawned with 31 gun salute in the capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial capitals. ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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WHO staff injured in Pakistan (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Geneva, July 17 (IANS) Two World Health Organisation (WHO) officials were injured Tuesday after some unidentified men attacked a UN vehicle in a suburban area of Karachi city.According to police, ... Read more...

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UN medical team attacked in Pakistan


July 17th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Two people were injured after some unidentified men attacked a UN vehicle in a suburban area of Pakistan's Karachi city, Online news agency reported ... Read more...

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Separatists push Pakistan on Kashmir, divided on dialogue (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before the foreign secretary-level talks, separatists Tuesday met Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani and pitched for putting the Kashmir issue at the ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan to pitch Kashmir (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, India Tuesday prepared to share a dossier on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani state actors even as Pakistan's ... Read more...

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India to share Jindal evidence, Pakistan reverts to Kashmir (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A day before talks, Pakistan Tuesday sought to renew the focus on the Kashmir issue with its foreign secretary meeting the state's separatist leaders ... Read more...

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Geelani asks Pakistan to press India on Kashmir issue


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) In a move that has upset India, Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday met Kashmiri separatist leaders, with Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ... Read more...

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Gilani visits Benazir grave


June 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was ousted from power by the Supreme Court, Thursday visited the grave of Benazir Bhutto to pay ... Read more...

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Traders go on strike against Karachi violence


June 13th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A shutters-down strike is being observed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday against the prevailing lawlessness, as eight more people have died in the ongoing ... Read more...

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27 kids die of measles in Sindh: WHO


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 27 children under five years have died due to measles in Pakistan's Sindh province, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The provincial health minister, ... Read more...

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Seven CRPF troopers wounded in Srinagar militant attack


May 30th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 30 (IANS) Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured in a militant attack in the old city of Srinagar Wednesday morning.A senior police officer said heavily-armed ... Read more...

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Zardari orders arrests in Karachi rally firing


May 26th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered stern action against those involved in the killing of participants at a political rally in Karachi.Unidentified armed men opened ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown, official curbs mar Srinagar life


May 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Life across Srinagar was marred Monday by a separatist shutdown and restrictions imposed by authorities to maintain law and order.Shops, business establishments, educational institutions and public ... Read more...

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16 Taliban surrender in Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A total of 16 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have surrendered in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The militants, who were part of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, had ... Read more...

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Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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Peace in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani


April 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir may be calm since last year after three summers of unrest, but separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani insists that the peace is ... Read more...

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Geelani aide moves high court for dropping of charges


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Monday moved Delhi High Court against the trial court order of framing ... Read more...

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Stone-pelting mob clashes with police in Baramulla


April 6th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 6 (IANS) Police clashed with a mob of stone-pelters after Friday prayers in the North Kashmir town of Baramulla, 54 km from here, forcing the closure of businesses ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son in Rs.7 bn drug scam?


March 30th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A Rs.7 billion ($77 million) "drug quota allotment" scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported.A three-member ... Read more...

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Syed Ali Shah Geelani heckled at seminar in Delhi


March 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Prominent Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was heckled at a seminar in north Delhi by Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) activists, ... Read more...

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Dialogue important for peace in Baltistan: Malik


March 10th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has stressed the importance of dialogue to solve the deteriorating law and order situation in Gilgit- Baltistan, the Dawn News reported.Malik ... Read more...

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Geelani questioned by police


March 7th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was Wednesday questioned here for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting ... Read more...

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Four to stand trial for funding Kashmir terror (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and three others for alleged ... Read more...

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Geelani under scanner for alleged Lashkar links


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani may be questioned for recommending a Pakistani visa for a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist arrested for allegedly plotting a ... Read more...

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Senior journalist George Joseph passes away (Second Lead) (With Images)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) George Joseph, political editor of IANS, died early Monday following cardiac arrest. He was 57.Joseph was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Noida early Sunday ... Read more...

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Separatists shutdown affects life in Kashmir


February 7th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 7 (IANS) A shutdown called by separatists affected life in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Tuesday while authorities made additional deployment of police and paramilitary ... Read more...

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Jobless Pakistanis to get loan through lucky draw


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Sindh province will disburse interest-free loans to jobless youths through a draw of lots.The Sindh government has provided Rs.12 billion to give interest-free loans of ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized 14 boats for venturing into the country's territorial waters, authorities said Sunday.A Maritime Security Agency (MSA) spokesperson said ... 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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Pakistani provincial minister quits


November 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Sharjeel Inam Memon, information minister of Pakistan's Sindh province, has resigned, a media report said Saturday.Memon tendered his resignation from the provincial cabinet to President Asif ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Lead)


November 17th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) At least three suicide bombers and two police officials were killed in a blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Wednesday night, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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