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Two dead in Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings (Fourth Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 50, including 41 policemen, injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets time till Aug 8 to write to Swiss powers (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday gave Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf time up to Aug 8 to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM gets two weeks to write to Swiss powers


July 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday gave two weeks more to Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Kashmir government to urge Gojri’s recognition as official language


June 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 5 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to recommend that Gojri - spoken by some 20 lakh tribal Gujjars and Bakkarwals in the state - ... Read more...

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Super chor ‘Bunty’ arrested in Bhopal, police confirm


January 16th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 16 (IANS) Devendra Singh alias Bunty, the most wanted thief in India, has been nabbed in Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday two days after nabbing the high-profile thief ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s green cover halved in 30 years


October 9th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Increasing cattle, movement of security forces, construction of new highways and roads and illegal felling -- all these factors have led to a 50 percent degradation ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi’s bail plea hearing deferred


October 1st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday deferred till Oct 17 the hearing on the bail application of DMK MP Kanimozhi and ... Read more...

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Zardari undergoes angiography, is fine


September 12th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari underwent an angiography at a hospital in Britain where doctors gave him a clean bill of health, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Kashmir may resume medicinal herb extraction


August 24th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is considering lifting a ban on the extraction of rare medicinal herbs as residents say they are losing out on valuable business even ... Read more...

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Charge against me in 2G scam is silly: Sharad Kumar (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi's close aide and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar Saturday informed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here that the ... Read more...

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Three cops killed in Pakistan, Taliban commander escapes


August 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS/AKI) Suspected Taliban militants Friday ambushed a police convoy taking terror suspects for dental treatment in Peshawar, killing three policemen and driving off with the detainees ... 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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Varsha, Dhuvaj bag national titles in cue sports


July 20th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Bangalore schoolgirl Varsha Sanjeev Wednesday completed a fine double by adding the snooker title to the billiards crown that she had won earlier while Gujarat's Dhuvaj ... Read more...

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Slender win for Irfan in sub-junior billiards


July 18th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Mohd Irfan of Tamil Nadu provided much of the thrills on the opening day as he beat the clock and Anmal Jalota of Punjab by one ... Read more...

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Minor boy kidnapped, sold for Rs.10,000


July 16th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A three-year-old boy was kidnapped and then sold for Rs.10,000 in the national capital, police said Saturday. Two people have been arrested for the crime.Mohammad ... Read more...

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Sanjan’s ‘walking’ mango tree ‘travels’ through time (With Images)


June 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sanjan (Gujarat), June 13 (IANS) An old mango tree has become the pride of this Gujarat village, not merely because of its age - which, according to the villagers, is ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, ISI infected with cancer: MQM


May 28th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) The Pakistan Army and the country's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency were partially "infected with cancer", the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has said.MQM chief Altaf Hussain ... Read more...

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Fact sheet on those involved in the 2G telecom spectrum case


May 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Here is a fact sheet on those involved in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum allocation case being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to sack PCB chief Ijaz Butt


April 25th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly decided to sack PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt.Butt's contract will expire in October.According to The Nation, ... Read more...

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Hasan Ali Khan’s custody extended


March 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate's custodial remand of alleged money launderer and tax evader Hasan Ali Khan for three more days, his lawyer ... Read more...

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Congress, allies sweep Andhra council polls (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling Congress and its allies Thursday swept the state legislative council elections from the assembly quota by bagging seven of the 10 seats.All ... Read more...

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Mobile towers come under watch


March 8th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 8 ( IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said mobile towers will be allowed to be erected in forest areas of the state only if it is certified ... Read more...

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US national released on bail in Pakistan


March 8th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) A court in Pakistan's Peshawar city has granted bail to a US national who was arrested in February for staying in the country even after his ... Read more...

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US citizen held in Pakistan on ‘illegal stay’ charges released on bail


March 8th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar 8(ANI): The bail plea of US national Aaron Mark DeHaven, who was arrested in Peshawar for overstaying his visa validity period and sent to jail on a 14-day judicial remand ... Read more...

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Bleeding killed ‘whipped to death’ Bangladesh girl, finds fresh post-mortem report


February 10th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 10(ANI): A 14-year-old Bangladeshi girl, who was publicly whipped for allegedly having an illicit relationship with her married cousin, had bled to death, according to a fresh post-mortem examination.It comes ... Read more...

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LeT, United Jehad Council condemn Sopore murders


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) Guerrilla outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has denied involvement in the murder of two teenaged sisters in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town, days after police blamed it for the killings. ... 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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Escape expert caught fourth time


January 22nd, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a man who had escaped from custody three times in the past. The man is wanted in 19 criminal cases, including murder, kidnapping and ... Read more...

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Guerrillas attack Kashmir police officer’s house


December 6th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Heavily armed separatist guerrillas attacked the residence of the Sopore police chief in Jammu and Kashmir by opening fire and hurling grenades, police said Monday.The guerrillas fired at ... Read more...

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Musharraf forced me not to resist BP deal at ‘throwaway price’: Ex-minister


November 27th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan Petroleum Minister Usman Aminuddin has revealed that then President Pervez Musharraf and ex-Premier Shaukat Aziz had been forcing him to not to resist the British ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in parts of Kashmir Valley


October 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 29 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in some areas of Srinagar and parts of Kupwara and Banidpora Districts as authorities apprehended protests after Friday prayers.Curfew has been clamped in Rainawari, ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani, Musharraf felicitate Asma on winning SCBA presidential election


October 28th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 28 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Advocate and noted human rights activist Asma Jehangir has won the annual elections of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), becoming the first ever woman ... Read more...

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Land dispute holds up construction of Power station in Ganderbal


October 13th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatGanderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.13 (ANI): People of Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal district want the construction of the Wayil Power Receiving Station, which has been held up due to a ... Read more...

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Corruption, lack of governance threaten Pakistan government


September 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Amidst reports of corruption and lack of governance in Pakistan, calls for a change in the government are being raised much more vociferously from all ... Read more...

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Angelina’s donation for floods surpasses Zardari’s help


August 25th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has contributed $100,000 (about Pakistani Rs.8.5 million) for flood ravaged Pakistan, a move that surpasses President Asif Ali Zardari's Rs.5 million donation and ... Read more...

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