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A Pakistani minister owns almost a town!


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) A provincial minister in Pakistan owns a tract of land that equals a small town - 24,338 acres to be precise. Another wears diamond-studded Rolex watches ... Read more...

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Bhopal Fashion Week turns into disaster, called off


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 3 (IANS) The glitz and the glamour of the inaugural Bhopal Fashion Week (BFW) crumbled down as the organisers failed to meet the expectations of the participating designers ... Read more...

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Man kidnapped in Delhi, police sceptical


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was kidnapped from central Delhi for a ransom of Rs.25 lakh, police said Wednesday, adding that the episode was suspicious as ... Read more...

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Police book Ram Lila organisers for girl’s death


October 7th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered a case against the organisers of Dussehra celebrations at Ram Lila Maidan after a seven-year-old girl died when a log ... Read more...

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10 dead, over 2,000 hit by dengue in Pakistan


September 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) A recent outbreak of dengue fever in Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab has led to the death of at least 10 people and affected 2,256 others, ... Read more...

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Man shot dead in Srinagar


June 6th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen killed a civilian in the heart of Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar Monday afternoon, police said.Muhammad Aslam Khan, 60, was shot outside Pratap ... Read more...

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Baloch Chief Minister condemns twin suicide blasts in Pak’s Mohmand Agency


December 7th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec 7 (ANI): Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Khan Raisani has strongly condemned the twin suicide bomb attacks in Mohmand Agency, terming them a barbaric act.In a statement, Raisani expressed ... Read more...

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Lashkar-i-Jhangvi behind Karachi CID building attack: Rehman Malik


November 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) was behind the terror attack on the Crime Investigation Department (CID) office building in Karachi on Thursday night, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa to be guest of honour at CWG closing


October 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be the guest of honour and will be joined by Prince Edward at the closing ceremony of the 2010 Delhi ... Read more...

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‘Katil bhi aur investigator ek,’ says Akhtar Mengal


July 15th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, July 15 (ANI): "Katl karne vaale bhi vo hain aur investigation karne vaale bhi vahin hain" says Akhtar Mengal, leader of the Balochistan National Party blaming the government for ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s feminist writing reflects violence: Muneeza Shamsie (Interview)


April 10th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The shadow of the gun, its impact on society and gender injustice are creeping into contemporary women's literature in Pakistan, feels Lahore-based writer, critic and ... Read more...

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Seven held for kidnapping Nepali man


December 17th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Seven people have been arrested on charges of abducting a Nepali man in a bizarre case involving a former Indian soldier who recruited people to be sent ... Read more...

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FIH chief says elected HI will be in place soon


November 20th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Leandro Negre Friday asserted that a democratically elected Hockey India (HI) will be in place before the World Cup as that is ... Read more...

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Fashion week in Chennai gears up


November 19th, 2009 - 2:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Chennai International Fashion Week (CIFW), which will be taking place from 14th to 20th December at the Hotel Le Royal Meridien, will have 30 fashion shows, 60 fashion models ... Read more...

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Hockey election to be held by end of January: FIH vice-president


November 14th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) International Hockey Federation (FIH) vice-president Antonio von Ondarza Saturday said that Hockey India (HI) election would be held by the end of January. Ondarza dismissed fears that the ... Read more...

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Hockey India election deferred, secretary general Aslam put in his papers


November 12th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Election to Hockey India (HI) has been deferred as some state units raised doubts over the process of affiliation. The sports ministry has asked the HI to ... Read more...

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Hockey team to have no designated captain for Canada tour


September 30th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) new selection committee Wednesday selected its first team for the tour to Canada from Oct 2-5 without a designated captain. Taking the cue from most ... Read more...

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Balbir, Govinda, Sait, Madhu and Sita new hockey selectors


September 16th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has formed a composite selection committee for men and women, bringing in Olympians Balbir Singh, former India captain B.P.Govinda and goalkeeper Muneer Sait. The ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Shaabash! You Can Do It (2009)


September 11th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shaabash! You Can Do It: But you didn't! Rating: 1 out of 5 Starring: Hitesh Agrawal, Mansi Dovhal, Sudesh Berry, Nasir Khan, Vivek Shauq, Charu Sharma, Rajiv Verma, Adi Irani, Atul Kinagi, Vedita ... Read more...

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Written by Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, but made in India


July 27th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The ever-growing popularity of Indo-Anglian writing and the publishing boom in India have opened the floodgates for English writers from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh as ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team invited to play in Delhi?


June 27th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) says its national team is likely to play in a four-nation hockey tournament in New Delhi ahead of next year's World Cup ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey team grounded for lack of German transit visa


June 18th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey squad, which was to leave for Russian city Kazan via Frankfurt to play in the Champions Challenge, was not allowed to check in ... Read more...

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Hockey India to revive senior national championship


June 11th, 2009 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The newly-formed Hockey India (HI) met here Wednesday and decided to revive the senior national championships. "The executive council of Hockey India met and unanimously decided to hold ... Read more...

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IOA forms Hockey India after FIH deadline


June 3rd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Indian hockey changed from a five-member ad-hoc committee to a seven-member Hockey India (HI) to comply with the deadline set by the international body. The reins, though, ... Read more...

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Sports minister Gill pulls up hockey selectors


February 4th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Sports Minster M.S.Gill Wednesday pulled up the national hockey selectors for airing their personal views about players, damaging the team's morale when they are playing in a ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team’s 2009 calendar released


January 21st, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will, for the first time in recent years, have a year-long calendar and it was ratified at the ad hoc committee meeting. The ... Read more...

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Randhir unhappy with functioning of ad-hoc committee, quits


January 18th, 2009 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Secretary-General Randhir Singh Sunday confirmed he had indeed resigned from the ad-hoc committee, set-up to run the country's hockey, saying he was unhappy ... Read more...

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Kashmiris savour dry vegetables in winters


December 17th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez Butt Srinagar, Dec.17 (ANI): With the onset of winter the demand for Hokshuns or, the dry vegetables has picked up in the Kashmir valley "Hokshuns" are actually indigenously dried and ... Read more...

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PHF confident of cementing hockey ties with India


November 28th, 2008 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials are confident of cementing hockey ties with India just weeks after the Indian government blocked its junior team's tour of Pakistan over security ... Read more...

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Music of comedy flick ”Rafoo Chakkar” released in Mumbai


September 20th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sept 20 (ANI): Music of Bollywood comedy film ''Rafoo Chakkar'' was released in Mumbai on Friday.Cast and crew of the film were present at a glittering music release function.The film ... Read more...

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Incessant heavy rains wreak havoc in UP villages


August 17th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Patiyali (UP), Aug 17 (ANI): Heavy incessant rains have wreaked havoc in several villages in Uttar Pradesh. Heavy downpour for past three months have left several villages in Patiyali sub-division of ... Read more...

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Sacked Gill to storm Asian Hockey Federation meet


July 16th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) President of the dissolved Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) K.P.S. Gill will be here to attend Thursday's Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) meeting as one of its five ... Read more...

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Singapore, Malaysia deny media reports of overage Indian players


July 15th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) Malaysia and Singapore Tuesday rubbished media reports that they have accused India and Pakistan of fielding overage players in the ongoing junior Asia Cup hockey tournament here. "We ... Read more...

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JK police arrested Top Hizbul leader


April 3rd, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 3 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police arrested Junaid-ul-Islam, the Chief spokesman of the Hizbul Mujahideen here on Thursday.A senior police officer said, Islam was picked up from Baramulla district ... Read more...

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