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Explain sedition charges against cartoonist, court tells police


September 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday said it will create a framework on slapping a sedition charge in future as it heard a public interest litigation ... Read more...

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Pakistani child killed in firecracker blast


June 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was killed in a Pakistani town by a firecracker explosion during a wedding ceremony, Daily Times reported.The accident occurred in Punjab province's Amjad ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM meets family of child prodigy who died


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met the family of Arfa Karim, who in 2004 became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional at age nine. ... Read more...

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Bill Gates sad as Pakistani child prodigy dies


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Microsoft chief Bill Gates was saddened to learn about the death of Pakistan's Arfa Karim who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when ... Read more...

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Buddh Circuit’s homologation ends with FIA’s medical inspection


September 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The International Automobile Federation's medical team has expressed satisfaction with the state of medical facilities at the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) for the inaugural ... Read more...

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Tanvir to lead Pakistan side against Afghanistan


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series ... Read more...

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From marginal to mammoth wins, Bengal polls saw it all


May 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) From a thumping victory to just making it past the post, the margins of victories in the West Bengal polls had it all.Among the 294 winning ... Read more...

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Lollywood movies existing only on paper?


May 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 1(ANI): Lollywood, the Pakistani film industry based in Lahore, seems to be in action only on paper, as some 18 films have been registered with the Pakistan Film Producers Association ... Read more...

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Bogus Indian origin female dentist jailed for three years in UK


March 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 29 (ANI): An Indian origin dentist who is said to have earned almost 230,000 pounds by using a fake degree certificate to land work at a string of National Health ... Read more...

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Court refuses to lift ban on sand mining


October 21st, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Maharashtra government suffered a setback Thursday when the Bombay High Court refused to lift a ban on sand mining in the state - a day after the ... Read more...

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Sand mining ban in Maharashtra threatens mega projects


October 6th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) The building industry has expressed doubts over timely completion of several mega private and government infrastructure projects with billions of rupees investment, in the wake of a recent ... Read more...

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FIR lodged against Pak Punjab minister for torturing wife


September 25th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 25 (ANI): A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Minister- Syed Haroon Ahmad Sultan- for torturing his wife, according to police and family ... Read more...

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Maoist arms suppliers held in West Bengal


August 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Two arms suppliers who allegedly catered to the Maoists were arrested early Sunday from West Bengal's Bankura district, police said. Biswanath Mondal and Sheikh Amjad were arrested from Bankura ... Read more...

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Father kills 22-year old married daughter for ‘honour’ over illicit relations in Pak


August 26th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.26 (ANI): Yet another shameful incident of 'honour killing' has come to light in Pakistan, with a man strangulating his 22-year old married daughter to death in Lahore's South Cantonment area.The ... Read more...

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Gaza attack: Three Pakistanis safe, detained in Israel


June 1st, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) The US and Interpol have assured Pakistan that three of its nationals on board a peace flotilla carrying aid for the Gaza Strip were safe and detained ... Read more...

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Pune blast death toll rises to 12


February 20th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 20 (ANI): With one more person succumbing to his injuries, the toll at the blast in the German Bakery in Pune has risen to twelve, hospital sources said today.Sudanese student ... Read more...

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One more foreigner dead, Pune blast toll 12 (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old Sudanese student who had been injured in the Feb 13 terror blast here died in a local hospital early Saturday, police said, taking the toll to ... Read more...

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One more foreigner dead, Pune blast toll 12


February 20th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) A 21-year-old Sudanese student died in a hospital here early Saturday, taking the Pune terror blast toll to 12, police said. Amjad Algo J died at Budhrani Hospital around ... Read more...

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Hope anew for jehad’s lost boys in amnesty offer (Lead)


February 11th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 11 (IANS) Abdul Gani Khan, a 65-year-old resident of this mountainous district in Jammu and Kashmir, had almost given up hope of ever seeing his ... Read more...

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Jehad’s lost boys yearn for home


February 11th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Doda (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 11 (IANS) Abdul Gani Khan, a 65-year-old resident of this mountainous district in Jammu and Kashmir, had almost given up hope of ever seeing his ... Read more...

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Indian intelligence puts Britain on high alert


January 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Britain's anti-terrorism agency was on high alert Sunday after India shared its intelligence information about a suspected terror plot to hijack an Indian plane and crash it ... Read more...

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HuJI commander discloses airport terror plot


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (ANI): Amjad Khwaja, the commander of the Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorist outfit, who was arrested by the Chennai police on January 18, revealed on Friday plans of a deadly plot ... Read more...

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HuJI’s south India chief arrested in Hyderabad (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested an alleged terror operative belonging to Bangladesh-based Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami (HuJI) and the outfit's chief of operations in south India. The police, who presented him before media ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police arrest HUJI’s south India chief


January 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested an alleged terror operative belonging to Bangladesh-based Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami (HUJI) and chief of the outfit's operations in south India. The police, which produced him before media, ... Read more...

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Brit-Pak lawyers’ body concerned over Pak Kashmir spouse visa refusals


December 31st, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 31 (ANI): The Association of Pakistani Lawyers UK (APL) has sent a letter sent to British Foreign Secretary David Miliband expressing concern over refusal of spouse visas for applicants who ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth languishing in Pak militant camps desperate to come home


December 11th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Doda (J-K), Dec. 11 (ANI): Hundreds of youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, who were recruited by Pakistani Militant camps, are desperate to return home, police said on Friday.At least 130 ... Read more...

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Four SIMI activists arrested in Jabalpur


November 4th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Jabalpur, Nov. 4 (ANI): Four activists of banned terrorist outfit, Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), were arrested in Jabalpur in a joint operation conducted by the Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Madhya ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court’s sugar price fixing challenged


September 9th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) The Punjab Sugar Mills Owners Association Wednesday moved the Pakistan Supreme Court challenging a Lahore High Court ruling which fixed the price of sugar at Rs.40 per kg, ... Read more...

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Two Pak students held in anti-terror raids fly back home, abandon deportation fight


August 22nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.22 (ANI): Two of the ten Pakistani students who were detained during counter-terrorism raids in Manchester and Liverpool earlier this year have flown back home, discontinuing their fight against deportation.Abdul Wahab ... Read more...

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‘Angry and shocked’ arrested Pak students to launch legal battle against UK authorities


July 19th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Pakistani students, who were arrested earlier this year on national security grounds in simultaneous raids conducted across Britain, have now decided to launch a legal battle against the ... Read more...

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Britain drops deportation orders for Pak students


July 18th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Britain has withdrawn deportation orders on two of the nine Pakistani students who were detained on national security grounds earlier this year.Both students, Sultan Sher and Janas Khan ... Read more...

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Ex-lover of former Face of Asia model says hes innocent


December 28th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): The ex-lover of Sahar Daftary, the model who plunged 150 ft to her death, has claimed that he is completely innocent.Daftary, who won the Face of Asia ... Read more...

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”Death of Ex Face of Asia exposes murky world of Muslim polygamy in UK”


December 27th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): The death of former ''Face of Asia'' Sahar Daftary has exposed the murky world of Muslim polygamy in Britain, according to the head of the Muslim Parliament ... Read more...

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Dr Khan tells Islamabad HC Musharraf told me to confess to N-proliferation role


October 17th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Disgraced Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan has told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that the former president Pervez Musharaf had persuaded him to make the confession ... Read more...

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E-cards, SMSs replace traditional Eid cards in inflation-hit Pak


September 29th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 29 (ANI): Ahead of Eid, to be celebrated on October 2, people in Pakistan are resorting to e-cards, SMSs, MMSs, and emails to send festival greetings to their ... Read more...

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