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Four Pakistanis drown in well


June 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Four Pakistani men - including two brothers - drowned in a well after the first man went down to repair a water pump and the others ... Read more...

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Newly-weds argue, commit suicide in Pakistan


April 24th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A newly-wed couple died after they swallowed poisonous pills following an argument in Pakistan's Lahore city.Ameer Ghufran Khan, 25, and Munazza Ameer, 24, had a love ... Read more...

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Peshawar airport renamed after Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


January 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The airport in Pakistan's Peshawar city has been renamed after noted freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.As a tribute to the Pashtun political and spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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Now, a telefilm on Ambedkar’s wife


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It is said that behind every successful man there is a woman. Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar's wife, Ramabai, too played a pivotal role in ... Read more...

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Dhaka’s Islamist leader admits after 40 years: ‘It was genocide’


May 5th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Chief of Bangladesh's largest Islamist party Thursday said that killing of unarmed civilians during the movement for liberation from Pakistan in 1971 was "genocide", his interrogator ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader turns down ADB loan


March 5th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has rejected an offer of $650 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), saying the country should rely ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban releases video of killing of former ISI officer


February 20th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 20(ANI): The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has released a video footage of the killing of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) officer Colonel Sultan Ameer Tarar, commonly known as Colonel Imam.In the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban issues video of ISI spy’s execution


February 20th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban released a video Saturday of the shooting of a former officer of the country's intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), who was kidnapped from ... Read more...

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Lucknow court summons Jaya Bachchan


January 24th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress-turned-Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan is in the dock for allegedly giving a false affidavit about the properties she and her megastar husband Amitabh Bachchan owned. A ... Read more...

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Malaysian casanova conman nabbed in India


January 11th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 11 (ANI): A Malaysian national has been arrested in India on charges that he had married and cheated at least four women.Police said Ameer, 31, staying in Kasimedu ... Read more...

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Now, fatwas demanding death for Sherry Rehman over Blasphemy Law softening stance


January 9th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Following the assassination of liberal politician Salmaan Taseer, it has been reported that fatwas are being issued against Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Sherry Rehman, declaring her a ... Read more...

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Pak clerics warn of protests if blasphemy laws are amended


December 13th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Dec. 13 (ANI): Religious parties in Pakistan have warned that they will launch a movement called the Tehreek Namoos-e-Risalat (TNR), if the government moves to amend the country's blasphemy laws.Talking ... Read more...

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Terrorism hampering economic growth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Chief Minister


December 7th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 7 (ANI): The economic growth of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has been seriously affected by the menace of terrorism, Chief Minister Ameer Haidar Khan Hoti has said.Addressing a gathering on ... Read more...

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26/11 attack victim’s family wants severe punishment for Kasab


November 27th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Junagadh (Gujarat), Nov.27 (ANI): Family members of Amar Singh Solanki, a boatman who was killed prior to the terror strike in Mumbai on November 26, 2008, have demanded severe punishment for Ajmal ... Read more...

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Pakistani MP’s guard among three set on fire in Karachi


November 26th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A security guard of a firebrand young Pakistani parliamentarian Friday survived after being set on fire along with his father and five-year-old son in Karachi.Faisal ... Read more...

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Pak religious parties say pardoning blasphemy accused Christian woman ‘unIslamic’


November 24th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 24 (ANI): Religious parties in Pakistan have come down heavily on the PPP-led government, especially Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, for their 'anti-Islamic' attempts to pardon and exile blasphemy convict Asia ... Read more...

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Title Clash in Kollywood


October 28th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the recent times, there have been many conflicts popping up in terms of titling the films. In the past 6 months, the filmmakers and producers ... Read more...

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Musharraf raises Rs250 mn in three-hour live “telethon” for Pakistan flood relief


September 14th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 14 (ANI): Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has collaborated with a private television channel to appeal for aid and has reportedly garnered pledges of hundreds of millions of ... Read more...

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Dehradun exhibition showcases different kinds of Quran


August 30th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Aug 30 (ANI): A two-day exhibition showcasing different kinds of Quran, the Islamic holy book, is being held in Uttarakhand's Dehradun city to mark the Islamic month of Ramadan.The exhibition ... Read more...

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Dhaka gets tough with Islamist party


June 30th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) The government Wednesday slapped eight cases against top officials of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), the country's largest Islamist party, who were arrested Tuesday on charges of hurting Muslim ... Read more...

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Top three of Bangladesh religious party arrested


June 29th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 29 (IANS) Three top officials of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), the country's largest Islamist party, were arrested Tuesday on charges of hurting Muslim religious sentiments. JeI's ameer (chief) Maulana Motiur Rahman ... Read more...

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Ayyanar Music Release On June 14


June 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The grand success of "Eeram' has resulted in actor Aadhi getting a large crowd of fans looking out for his next release "Ayyanar'. The film's ... Read more...

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Car falls into ditch, four die


May 17th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 17 (IANS) Four people were killed when their vehicle skidded into a ditch along an under-construction road in Gurgaon on the outskirts of the national capital, police said Monday. ... Read more...

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Pak court dismisses plea against extradition of Taliban No.2


May 12th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): The possible extradition of 12 Afghan Taliban militants, including Taliban No.2 Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, arrested by Pakistan has benn stalled after the Lahore High Court dismissed ... Read more...

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26/11 terror attacks: Mumbai Court to pronounce verdict today


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 3 (ANI): A special court is all set to decide the fate of the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, Ajmal Ameer Kasab and two Indian ... Read more...

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26/11 terror attack: Mumbai Court to pronounce verdict tomorrow


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 2 (ANI): A Mumbai Special Court is all set to decide the fate of lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of 26/11 Mumbai attack, Ajmal Ameer Kasab and two Indian conspirators--Faheem Ansari ... Read more...

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Ameer’s ‘Aadhi Bhaghavan’ is not a quickie


March 20th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Being cornered for delaying their projects, certain filmmakers had recently taken a new resolution about completing their upcoming films within short span of time. Well, National award ... Read more...

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Aishwarya releases the music of Rettai Suzhi


March 17th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was present in Chennai recently to launch the audio of Shankar's production, Rettai Suzhi, at Sathyam Cinemas. The who's who of Kollywood were also ... Read more...

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Pakistan court stops deportation of top Taliban leader


February 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (DPA) A Pakistani court Friday blocked the possible deportation of a top Afghan Taliban leader recently detained in the country, a lawyer said. Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, second only ... Read more...

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Lahore High Courts restricts Baradar’s extradition to Afghanistan


February 26th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.26 (ANI) : The Lahore High Court (LHC) has restricted the Pakistan government from extraditing the top Afghan Taliban Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who was nabbed from Karachi earlier this ... Read more...

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Priyamani signs Ram Gopal Varma’s Rakta Charitra


February 24th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is a highly prolific period for the pretty Southern actress, Priyamani. She certainly received rave reviews and numerous accolades for her astounding performances in Balu Mahendra's ... Read more...

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Maathiyosi audio launched


February 19th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The audio launch of "Maathiyosi' was held at Sathyam Cinemas with the who's who of Kollywood in attendance. The film is directed by Nanda Periyasamy and is ... Read more...

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Jeyam Ravi’s ITCH will be a quickie


February 13th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Followed by the grand success of "Peranmai', Jeyam Ravi's life has taken a different course as far as his career is concerned. The actor has ... Read more...

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Despite UN ban Lashkar front face JuD openly espouses jihad for liberating Kashmir


February 11th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): Despite the United Nations (UN) ban and the Pakistan government claims to have clipped its wings, the Jamaat-ud-Daawa, the front face of the banned terrorist outfit Laskhkar-e-Taiba (LeT) continues ... Read more...

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Norway Tamil film festival kick-starts


February 8th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmakers Sasi Kumar, Samuthirakkani and SP Jananathan cordially inaugurated the Norway Tamil Film Festival last evening in Norway. This film festival is organized by Moser Baer ... Read more...

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