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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots ‘Heer Ranjha’ on original sites


April 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Fans of eternal romances like "Heer Ranjha" will now be able to watch a new version on a Pakistani TV channel, which has shot a musical ... Read more...

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Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain withdraws UK asylum plea following Pak Govt ‘top-level security’ assurance


April 16th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar has voluntarily withdrawn his application for asylum in Britain after the Pakistan government assured him and his family of "the highest level of ... Read more...

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US-based coach to train Pakistan’s Davis Cup team


April 10th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): US-based tennis coach Jalil Riaz will arrive in Pakistan in June to train the team for the Davis Cup scheduled to be held in July, Pakistan Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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CWG: Pakistani wrestlers only saving grace for country


October 17th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Pakistani wrestlers who won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Delhi were the only saving grace for the country as it ... Read more...

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Pakistani tennis player says he expected a warm welcome


October 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The enthusiastic response for Pakistan's contingent at the Commonwealth Games' opening ceremony was not unexpected for tennis star Aqeel Khan, a media report said Tuesday."I had an inkling ... Read more...

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Aisam says will be tough going for Pak duo at Delhi CWG


September 24th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 24 (ANI): Pakistan's top tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, who is a part of the country's contingent scheduled to leave for India on Sept 29, has said the competition in ... Read more...

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Aisam hopeful of good performance in CWG


September 18th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is hoping for a forceful performance in next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. Aisam, who reached the US Open doubles final along ... Read more...

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Pak looking to rope in Lahore-born Aussie player for Davis cup tie against Kiwis


April 20th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan's star tennis player Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi is trying to rope in an Australian tennis player of Pakistani origin to boost his country's chances in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania ... Read more...

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Pakistan sports fraternity welcomes Sania-Shoaib betrothal


March 30th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 30 (IANS) Pakistan's sports fraternity Tuesday welcomed the news of former cricket captain Shoaib Malik tying the knot with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza next month, calling it great news. "It's ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill two militants involved in GHQ attack


February 20th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Faislabad, Feb.20 (ANI): Pakistani security officials have reportedly killed two suspected terrorists, who were involved in the General Headquarters (GHQ) attack in Rawalpindi last year, in an encounter here.According to sources, the ... Read more...

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Joshna, Suchde advance in squash Challenger


January 20th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) Only two Indians, top seed Joshna Chinappa and fifth-seeded birthday boy Siddharth Suchde survived first round matches in the WISPA and PSA Challenger squash tournaments here Wedneday. The biggest ... Read more...

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Boy dies after falling into Mumbai manhole


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) A five-year-old boy, who had gone missing since Tuesday afternoon, was found dead in a manhole in northeast Mumbai's Mankhurd suburb. Police said a team had been sent ... Read more...

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After taking soldiers hostage, I thought we won: sole surviving GHQ attacker


October 17th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct. 16 (ANI): The only surviving gunman of the Rawalpindi GHQ attack, Muhammad Aqeel, alias Dr Usman, has revealed that he took almost 40 army personnel hostage thinking that the government ... Read more...

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Jehadi who planned attack on Sri Lanka team held


October 11th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Oct 11 (IANS) A terrorist arrested from the Pakistani Army headquarters has been identified as the mastermind of the attack on the Sri Lanka cricket team in March, a media ... Read more...

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PML-N moves privilege motion against Zardari


September 16th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 16 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N has moved a privilege motion in the National Assembly (NA) against the statement of President Asif Ali Zardari on giving the safe passage ... Read more...

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Afghan militant group in secret talks with the West?


September 9th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Aqeel Yousafzai Islamabad, Sep 9 (DPA) One of the deadliest insurgent groups in Afghanistan is in contact with Western officials and politicians "to find a solution to the ... Read more...

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Squash pro tour events in Chennai


September 4th, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) The Squash Racquets Federation of India (SRFI) will conduct Indian Challenger 3 and WISPA Indian Challenger 1 events Sep 7-12 at the Indian Squash Academy here. According to a ... Read more...

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Pressure forces Taliban chief into talks with Pakistan


July 29th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Aqeel Yousafzai Peshawar, July 29 (DPA) Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, whose grim rule in Pakistan's tribal district of South Waziristan is marked by suicide bombings and throat-slitting, has ... Read more...

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Death, starvation haunt people marooned in Swat


May 27th, 2009 - 9:09 am ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Aqeel Yousafzai Peshawar (Pakistan), May 27 (DPA) For many in Pakistan's war-torn Swat valley the choice is not between life and death, but between a death caused by ... Read more...

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Three killed over water dispute in Madhya Pradesh


May 14th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 14 (IANS) Three members of a family were murdered here in a dispute over water, police said Thursday. Jeevan, his wife Sita and son Raju were murdered late Wednesday by members ... Read more...

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Tora Bora group a major obstacle to peace in Swat


April 13th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
By Nadeem Sarwar and Aqeel Yousafzai Peshawar, April 13 (DPA) The much-criticised agreement with Taliban in Pakistan's restive Swat valley stands on increasingly shaky ground since last week, when its major ... Read more...

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Pakistan zeroes in on Lahore mastermind


March 9th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Pakistan has zeroed in on the alleged mastermind of last week's terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, a media report said Monday. "The Lahore police ... Read more...

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Drugs, weapons recovered near India-Pakistan border (Lead)


January 29th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 29 (IANS) In a major operation by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab sector, a big haul of heroin, fake Indian currency notes and weapons ... Read more...

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Peter Gojowczyk wins second ITF futures on the trot


September 13th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) It has been a perfect Indian summer for top seed Peter Gojowczyk. The German teenager clinched his second $15,000 ITF futures title on the trot, outlasting Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Prajnesh bows out of ITF futures semis


September 12th, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Four days of back-to-back matches took a toll on Prajnesh Gunneswaran as he tamely surrendered to Pakistan's Aqeel Khan 6-3, 6-2 in the semi-finals of the $15,000 ... Read more...

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Prajnesh lone Indian in Futures semi-final


September 11th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) On a day when all his compatriots faltered, Prajnesh Gunneswaran was the lone Indian to come through unscathed, registering yet another upset win in the $15,000 ITF ... Read more...

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Musharrafs resignation turns Pak stock market bullish, pushes rupee value up


August 18th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharrafs announcement on Monday that he was resigning from his office, has strengthened the countrys currency and turned the stock market bullish. According to The News, ... Read more...

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ITF tennis: Top-seeded pair out in first round


March 26th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, March 26 (IANS) Top-seeded Indian pair of Vivek Shokeen and Ashutosh Singh crashed out of the doubles first round of ITF men's tennis here while Yuki Bhambri and his British partner ... Read more...

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Navdeep upsets top seed in ITF Futures


February 25th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Navdeep Singh scored a major upset on the first day of the International Tennis Federation F2 Futures event knocking off top seed Kyu-Tae of Korea. Navdeep shocked ... Read more...

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