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Gilani contempt verdict to be announced April 26


April 24th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court will announce April 26 the verdict in the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not writing ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche: Pakistan welcomes India’s offer


April 9th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan Monday appreciated India's offer for assistance in the operation to rescue over a hundred soldiers trapped in an avalanche in Siachen.The Pakistani Foreign Office ... Read more...

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Hope fading fast for Pakistan avalanche victims


April 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Rescue workers Monday frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow after a massive avalanche struck an army camp in the country's ... Read more...

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Kayani monitors Siachen rescue operations


April 8th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Sunday monitored the rescue operation to pull out 124 soldiers and 11 civilians who were trapped following a massive ... Read more...

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Pakistan avalanche buries 135 people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) At least 124 Pakistani soldiers and 11 civilians were buried under snow early Saturday when a massive avalanche hit their camp in the country's Siachen region.The ... Read more...

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100 Pakistani troops buried in Siachen avalanche (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) At least 100 Pakistani soldiers were buried Saturday in an avalanche in Kashmir's Siachen region, the Pakistani army said.The avalanche hit a military camp near ... Read more...

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Pakistani army dismisses WikiLeaks’ Osama allegations


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani army Tuesday denied whistleblowing website WikiLeaks cable's allegation, suggesting Pakistan military and the main intelligence officials were aware of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

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Pakistan to blow up Osama’s hideout


January 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) The house in Pakistan where former Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was hiding, before he was killed by US commandos in a special operation last May, ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects NATO attack report as biased


December 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday rejected as biased the US report on the NATO air strikes on two army border checkposts that caused the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers, ... Read more...

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Adopt Andhra model of reservations: Muslim leaders


December 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) A national conference of Muslim scholars and Islamic organisations here Monday demanded reservations for the community on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, which earmarks nearly 5 ... Read more...

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Why quotas for only OBC Muslims, asks community


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Many Indian Muslims Friday said the government should consider reservations for the community as a whole instead of just the backward classes among them. ... Read more...

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Angry Pakistan rejects NATO regret, China says it’s shocked


November 28th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) An incensed Pakistan Monday refused to accept NATO's regret over the airstrike that killed its 25 soldiers, an incident China described as shocking as it ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army refuses to accept NATO’s regret


November 28th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Monday refused to accept NATO's regret over an airstrike that killed 25 soldiers, and warned that it could lead to serious consequences.Army ... Read more...

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Pakistan dismisses BBC claims on supporting Taliban


October 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday strongly rejected claims made in a BBC documentary that the country's security services were supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan."The BBC series 'Secret Pakistan' ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys army to stop cross-border attacks


October 19th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed the army and the paramilitary along the frontier with Afghanistan to stop cross-border militants' attacks, the chief military spokesman said Tuesday.Major General Athar ... Read more...

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‘China has changed its Kashmir policy’


September 15th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Beijing does not treat Islamabad as its equal, rued a Pakistani professor who noted that China has changed its Kashmir policy and now supports a negotiated ... Read more...

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Pakistan deploys troops along Afghan border


September 13th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan has deployed army personnel along its border with Afghanistan that was earlier manned by paramilitary forces and border police, a military spokesman said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Haj tour operators demand release of quota


September 12th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) With the Haj 2011 season fast approaching, over 600 private tour operators and 50,000 prospective pilgrims are in a quandary as the central government has not ... Read more...

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Anna supporters hold Roza Iftar in Lucknow


August 24th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 24 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC) Wednesday organized a "roza iftar (ritual breaking of Ramzan fast)" for Muslims thronging the Jhule Lal Park here where 11 ... Read more...

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China denies it got access to US chopper in Osama raid


August 17th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China has refuted a media report that said it was allowed access to the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a raid to kill Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies it gave China access to US chopper debris


August 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Pakistan has denied a media report that it gave China access to the wreckage of the US stealth helicopter that crashed during a commando raid to ... Read more...

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Afghanistan a safe haven for terrorists: Pakistan


July 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS/AKI) Terrorists from Pakistan have found safe havens in Afghanistan from where they launch cross-border attacks, a top Pakistani official has said.Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies firing rockets at Afghanistan


June 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday denied reports that the country's armed forces fired missiles into Afghan territory, killing and injuring scores of people.A statement from the Afghan Presidential Palace ... Read more...

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Four Pakistani majors questioned for Islamist links (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four Pakistan Army majors have been questioned for purported links with a banned group that seeks to oust pro-Western regimes in Muslim lands, raising concerns about ... Read more...

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Four serving Pakistani majors being questioned


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Four serving Pakistan Army majors are being questioned for their purported links with a banned group, a media report said Thursday. The questioning comes barely two ... Read more...

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Pakistan plans to fence, mine border with Afghanistan


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan plans to fence and mine parts of its border with Afghanistan following attacks by militants who cross over from the neighbouring country, a media report ... Read more...

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Senior army officer held in Pakistan over militant links (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A senior Pakistani army officer has been taken into custody for his alleged links with a banned militant group, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Brigadier Ali Khan had ... Read more...

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Senior army officer held in Pakistan


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A senior Pakistan Army official was arrested Tuesday for his links with a banned outfit, an official said.Brigadier Ali Khan, who was on a ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army offers to back Shahzad’s murder probe


June 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army would support formation of a commission to probe the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, an official here said.Shahzad, 40, was kidnapped in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Pakistani team visits NATO headquarters


June 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 17 (IANS) A Pakistani delegation visited the NATO headquarters here in Belgium to study the organisation's strategic communication network, the Associated Press of Pakistan reported.The 10-member delegation comprising ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan continue to disagree on Siachen; to meet again (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) At the end of two days of talks on Siachen Tuesday, India and Pakistan failed to arrive at any common ground on the lingering 27-year-old ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan disagree on Siachen issues


May 31st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday concluded their two-day talks here on the festering 27-year-old Siachen Glacier dispute with both sides disagreeing on almost all issues, including ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan hold ‘cordial, constructive’ Siachen talks (Lead, with images)


May 30th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India and Pakistan Monday inched forward in their efforts to resolve the 27-year-old dispute over the Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, with a "constructive" ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin Siachen talks


May 30th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) India and Pakistan Monday began a two-day dialogue here aimed at resolving the dispute over the Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, where both countries ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to resume defence talks after four years


May 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan will next week resume their defence secretary-level talks after four years with the demilitarisation of the Siachen Glacier - the world's highest ... Read more...

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