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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Pakistani envoys to US and UN in a fix


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistan's envoys to the US and the UN, Sherry Rehman and Abdullah Hussain Haroon, are reportedly facing diplomatic problems after Yousuf Raza Gilani's disqualification as ... Read more...

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Indian-American businessman joins Georgia Senate race


June 18th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Indian-American entrepreneur Bikram Kumar Mohanty has been chosen as the candidate of President Barak Obama's Democratic Party for Georgia state's Senate elections slated later this year.Migrating ... Read more...

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Haqqani indeed wrote secret memo to US: Probe panel (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by Husain Haqqani, said a ... Read more...

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Haqqani to challenge probe panel report


June 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Minutes after a probe panel said that Husain Haqqani had written a memo that President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup, Pakistan's former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Russian scientist gets award for comet discovery


June 8th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian amateur astronomer Leonid Elenin has become the first Russian to receive the prestigious Edgar Wilson Award for his discovery of a new comet using ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta’s lawyers say traders ‘bragged’ falsely about tipsters


May 31st, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 31 (IANS) Convicted hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam and traders at his Galleon Group "exaggerated" and "bragged" about having sources of inside information, lawyers for Indian American ... Read more...

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BlackBerry phones of Haqqani, Ijaz to be tested


May 10th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The BlackBerry handsets of former Pakistani envoy to US, Husain Haqqani and Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the main characters involved in the memo scandal, will undergo ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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Zardari: Cornered in Pakistan, to pray in India


April 6th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari goes to Ajmer Sharif Sunday with a prayer on his lips after grappling with a string of problems, including ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Memo Commission gets six-week extension


March 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday extended the term of the Memo Commission by six weeks, Geo News reported.The apex-court-appointed Memo Commission is probing Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case


March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Yasin Malik wants to appear in Pakistan’s Memogate probe


March 18th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Yasin Malik, chairman of the Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), has sought permission from the Pakistan Supreme Court to appear before the Memogate probe ... Read more...

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Threat call for Mansoor Ijaz’s daughter


March 14th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A caller has threatened to kidnap and kill the daughter of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz in London, it was reported here.Ijaz's son received the call on ... Read more...

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Memogate: Ijaz submits details of communications with Haqqani


February 24th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Friday handed over to the Memo Commission four pages of his Blackberry bill detailing his communications with then Pakistani envoy to ... Read more...

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Zardari instucted Haqqani on memo: Ijaz


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz said Thursday that Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, had "directives" from Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on delivering ... Read more...

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Ijaz sticks to his coup claim in testimony from London (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A Supreme Court appointed commission probing the memo scandal here Wednesday began recording the testimony of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key figure in the controversy, ... Read more...

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Pakistan commission records Ijaz testimony


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) A commission probing the memo scandal here Wednesday began recording the testimony of Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the key figure in the controversy, through video-conference from ... Read more...

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Pakistani official to meet Ijaz in London


February 19th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) An official of the commission probing the memo scandal has left for London to collect evidence from Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz.Commission secretary Raja Jawad Abbas ... Read more...

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Haqqani flies out of Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani flew out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on his way to Washington after the Supreme Court granted ... Read more...

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Court allows Haqqani to travel abroad


January 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani was Monday permitted to travel abroad by the Supreme Court, which is probing a memo sent to ... Read more...

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Mansoor Ijaz’s credibility eroded: Pakistani daily


January 25th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, has lived up to his track record of shifting goal posts whenever things get sticky, ... Read more...

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Provide security to Mansoor Ijaz: Pakistan judicial panel


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The judicial commission probing memogate has directed authorities to provide security to Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the scandal.The commission Tuesday ... Read more...

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I have not fled from Pakistan: Zardari’s media advisor (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Farahnaz Ispahani, President Asif Ali Zardari's media adviser and wife of former envoy to US Husain Haqqani, Monday rejected a media report that she has fled ... Read more...

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Ijaz won’t come to Pakistan, says his lawyer


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, will not come to Pakistan because he will be arrested upon his arrival, ... Read more...

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Zardari’s media advisor says she fears abduction


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Farahnaz Ispahani, President Asif Ali Zardari's media adviser and wife of former envoy to US Husain Haqqani, claims that she has fled the country as she ... Read more...

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Billions can’t be spent on Ijaz’s security: Gilani


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Sunday that the country's interior ministry will provide security for Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz but billions of rupees ... Read more...

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Worst not yet over for Pakistan government: Daily


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The worst is not yet over for the government as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's submission before the Supreme Court on the president's immunity "may ... Read more...

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Will unveil the truth, not afraid of anyone, says Ijaz


January 21st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has said that he is not afraid of anyone and would unveil the truth despite receiving threats over his expected testimony ... Read more...

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US assured me support during Pakistan visit, says Ijaz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has said that the US government assured him of its support during his forthcoming visit to the country. He said he has ... Read more...

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Zardari meets Kayani


January 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani met at an informal tea party Friday hosted at the presidency following an ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Will present more proof, says Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Wednesday said he will present more proof to the judicial commission probing the ... Read more...

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Army is subordinate to executive, says Pakistan bar association


January 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad said the army was subordinate to the executive.Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and director general of the ... Read more...

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