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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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World T20 Scoreboard: India vs Afghanistan


September 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 match between India and Afghanistan at the R.Premedasa Stadium here Wednesday.India: Gautam Gambhir b Shapoor Zadran 10 Virender Sehwag c Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor ... Read more...

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3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

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Ex-ISI chief affirms political funding in 1990s polls (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Former director general of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-State Intelligence (ISI) Asad Durrani Friday affirmed before the Supreme Court that ex-chief of military intelligence was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani apex court to hear ISI pay-out case Feb 29


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Monday fixed Feb 29 for hearing the petition filed by Air Marshal (retd) Asghar Khan who alleged that the Inter Services Intelligence ... Read more...

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Iranian film ‘A Separation’ wins best foreign language film


January 16th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the Golden Globe award for best foreign language film at the gala ceremony here.Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the ... Read more...

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Boy jailed 17 years for killing teenage mom


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) An 18-year-old boy in Britain who stabbed a teenage mother and left her to die in a canal was sentenced to 17 years in prison.Ashtiaq Asghar, ... Read more...

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Experimentation pushes creativity at Pakistan bridal week (Review)


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 22 (IANS) There were some highs and some lows at the inaugural Pakistan Fashion Design Council L`Oreal Paris Bridal Week, but it was an effort worth applauding and ... Read more...

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Flying start for Delhi’s kite festival


November 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) It made for a perfect weekend Saturday as hundreds of multi-coloured kites dotted the clear blue sky at the sprawling India Gate lawns at Delhi's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan gears up for World boxing meet


September 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistani boxing squad is fully prepared and groomed to feature in the World Boxing Championship to be held from Sep 25 to Oct 8 ... Read more...

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Government respects judiciary: Pakistani PM


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says his government respects the judiciary and implements its decisions.Speaking in the National Assembly, Gilani said: "How can a ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog’ kids back in shanties - with Oscar dreams


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Their crowning glory at the 81st Academy Awards over, it's back to the grimy routine of Mumbai shanties for little Azharuddin Shaikh Ismail Usman and ... Read more...

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Asian Games chess: Indian men win bronze


November 26th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian men's team won a bronze in chess at the Asian Games here Friday.The team comprising Krishnan Sasikiran, Surya Shekar Ganguly, G.N.Gopal and B.Adhiban defeated Iran (Ghaem ... Read more...

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Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World squash event cancelled due to Pakistan floods


August 27th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Professional Squash Association (PSA) World Tour event which was scheduled to take place in September in Islamabad has been cancelled due to the unprecedented floods across Pakistan. "You ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Lahori Taliban’ now destroying Pak Punjab’s peace: PPP leaders


July 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leaders have alleged that after "Punjabi Taliban", "Lahori Taliban" were now bent upon destroying peace in the province.Addressing a joint conference in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man throws acid on daughter for love outside faith


June 1st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), June 1 (IANS) In an alleged attempted "honour killing", a man poured acid on his daughter and threw her into a canal for planning to marry a man from ... Read more...

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Operating Sukhois: A Malaysia-India-Russia love story


May 17th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Gong Kedak (Malaysia), May 17 (IANS) Operating, maintaining and flying Sukhoi fighter aircraft is a Malaysia-India-Russia "love story", says a senior Malaysian air force official. Though a three-year trilateral arrangement nears its end, ... Read more...

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South Africa turn to Barbados with hope


May 4th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Barbados, May 4 (IANS) South Africa is hoping the bouncy tracks at Kensington Oval will revive their chances in the World Twenty20 as they prepare to take on minnows Afghanistan in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Christians protest against Pak lawmaker for occupying church


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Apr 3 (ANI): People belonging to the Christian community held a protest demonstration against a Pakistani lawmaker Malik Iftikhar belonging to PML-N for occupying a church with the help of armed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

T20 world Cup: India beats minnows Afghanistan by seven-wicket


May 2nd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by ANI
St. Lucia (West Indies) May 1 (ANI): Team India on Saturday beat Afghanistan by seven wickets in their first Group C match of the World Twenty20 at Beausejour Stadium here.Put to bat ... Read more...

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Easy victory for India, Afghanistan show promise (Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) India galloped to a seven-wicket win over Afghanistan in their Group C World Twenty20 opener but not before the team from the war-ravaged nation ... Read more...

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World Twenty20: India beat Afghanistan


May 1st, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), May 1 (IANS) India beat Afghanistan by seven wickets in a Group C match of the World Twenty20 here Saturday. Put in, Afghanistan scored 115 for eight with Noor ... Read more...

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Study maps acupuncture’s effects on the brain


February 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study about the effects of acupuncture on the brain may shed light on the complex mechanisms of this Eastern healing technique.Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese method ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gambling mafia blooms in Pak as security officials preoccupied with tackling extremism


December 16th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.16 (ANI) : While security officials in Pakistan are up to their necks tackling the menace of terror, the gambling industry is booming in the country, particularly in Lahore in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

One killed in suicide bombing at Pakistani Naval HQ (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) A guard was killed and three people were injured Wednesday when a suicide bomber struck at the heavily fortified Naval Headquarters in the Pakistani capital. The suicide bomber, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s emergency era judges apologise to apex court


October 13th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Twenty-two former judges of the Supreme Court have apologised for taking oath during the emergency imposed by former president Pervez Musharraf, the Online News agency reported Monday. The ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s guard denied entry to President’s House in Islamabad


August 18th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 18(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leadership has again abandoned a party loyalist and the injured guard of slain party Chairperson Benazir Bhutto who was denied entrance to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gujarat anti-terrorism squad arrests ‘contact man’ in fake currency notes


August 13th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug.13 (ANI): The anti-terrorism squad of Gujarat on Thursday claimed to have busted a fake currency racket with the arrest of a key operative on Thursday and recovered counterfeit notes with ... Read more...

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Pak National Assembly wants to quiz AQ Khan over proliferation confession


June 27th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly has been urged to call Pak's disgraced nuclear scientist, Dr. Abdul Qadir Khan, to seek an explanation from him on his ... Read more...

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Pak military continues to pound Taliban hideouts, 15 militants killed in Bajaur


June 20th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has reportedly killed 15 more Taliban insurgents, and injured seven others in its operation in the Charmang area of Bajaur Agency.According to the Inter-Services ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmiri youth qualifies for Indian Police Services


May 8th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 8 (ANI): After cracking civil services examinations, Jammu and Kashmir based Imtiyaz Ismail Parrey has become a celebrity in the backward village of Kulgam, 90 kilometers off Srinagar.Parrey has been ... Read more...

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Stop blaming India for terrorism, says Pakistani newspaper


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan should stop blaming India for terror attacks and instead focus on its strategy for countering the scourge, an editorial in a leading English daily said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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