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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Uttar Pradesh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) It was a day of prayers and feasting in Uttar Pradesh Monday when Muslims turned up in large numbers to celebrate with traditional fervour Eid-ul-Fitr to ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan celebrated Independence Day Tuesday with great enthusiasm.The day dawned with 31 gun salute in the capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial capitals. ... Read more...

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Two found guilty of Olympic money-laundering


April 24th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Two men have been found guilty of money-laundering charges following a 2.3 million pound ($3.7 million) fraud against the Olympic Delivery Authority, the body responsible for ... Read more...

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This Easter, savour a variety of flavours


April 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Preparing special dishes at home for occasions like Easter not only gives the celebrations a personal touch, but it can also get you loads of ... Read more...

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Indonesian jailed for preaching jehad


March 29th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 29 (IANS) An Indonesian court has sentenced an Islamic school principal to 17 years in prison for preaching on jehad that led to terrorism.Abrory bin Al Ayub, alias ... Read more...

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Chinese woman shot dead in Pakistan (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A Chinese woman and a male Pakistani friend were Tuesday shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen in Peshawar city, police said.Tahir Ayub, senior superintendent of police, ... Read more...

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Polling gets off to brisk start in UP’s second phase (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 11 (IANS) Polling got off to a good start in eastern Uttar Pradesh where 59 constituencies spread across nine districts are holding balloting Saturday in the second ... Read more...

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NRIs unhappy with Chouhan’s absence from diaspora event


January 12th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 12 (IANS) Non-resident Indians of Madhya Pradesh origin who want to invest in the state Thursday said they were disappointed with the absence of Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds needy landlord’s right to evict tenant (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Upholding a needy landlord's right to evict a tenant, the Supreme Court has set aside an Uttarakhand High Court order which said that "greater comparative ... Read more...

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Protect your women, girls: EU tells Pakistan, Afghanistan


December 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Dec 17 (IANS) The European Parliament has asked Pakistan and Afghanistan to pay immediate attention to the crimes against women and advised them to ensure better laws to protect ... Read more...

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8,000 Rangers to guard Karachi during Muharram


November 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 8,000 Rangers will stay on guard during the Islamic month of Muharram in Pakistan's port city of Karachi to prevent any untoward incident, ... Read more...

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Saffron growers of Kishtwar upset over ‘bias’ towards Valley


November 25th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) Saffron growers in the remote mountainous district of Kishtwar in Jammu region claim they "grow the best saffron" but the "incentives go to Kashmiris".According to a ... Read more...

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Close contests on cards in JK Tyre National Racing


October 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 14 (IANS) With the titles up for grabs in all the three categories, the competitors will shift gears in the fifth and penultimate round of the JK Tyre ... Read more...

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Great sense of loss in Bhopal over Jagjit’s demise


October 10th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 10 (IANS) One of the first ghazal singers to acquire an international face, Jagjit Singh's remarkable range gave voice to many ghazals written by distinguished poets of ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani brothers shot dead


September 20th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Two brothers were gunned down and their father was injured in an altercation following a property row in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Maiden win for Feroz Khan in JK Tyre National Racing


September 17th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Young Feroz Khan (HCZ Racing) showcased his racing genes as he recorded his maiden win in the Indian Junior Touring Cars class by also clocking ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army major sacked for theft


September 15th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A Pakistani Army major who was involved in the theft of copper wire worth millions of rupees from a railway wagon has been sacked, the authorities ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani army major in railway theft’


September 14th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The involvement of a Pakistan Army major in the theft of copper worth millions from a railway wagon has come as "a great shock", said a ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army officer held for theft


September 13th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) A serving army major in Pakistan has been arrested for theft of copper cable from a railway wagon.The officer, Major Ayub, was taken into custody over ... Read more...

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Thousands celebrate Anna’s victory at India Gate


August 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The multitude of Anna Hazare supporters, who were with him at Ramlila Maidan here for the last 12 days, returned Sunday to the ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen suspected behind Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A home-grown Islamist terrorist group, the Indian Mujahideen (IM), is suspected to be behind the three moderate to high intensity explosions in Mumbai Wednesday ... Read more...

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Former Pakistan boxer Abrar shot dead in Quetta


June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's boxing community Thursday mourned the shocking murder of one of the country's most celebrated pugilists - Abrar Hussain Shah - in Quetta, the capital of ... Read more...

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‘Murdered’ man reappears in Ghaziabad, wife on the run


June 15th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 15 (IANS) A 40-year-old man whose wife claimed that his family members had murdered him for property suddenly reappeared at his home here Wednesday, police said. The wife ... Read more...

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One of the largest stone arches discovered in Afghanistan


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) One of the world's largest natural stone arches, spanning more than 200 feet, has been discovered in a remote corner of Afghanistan.Located at the central highlands ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis returning from Libya worried about future


March 4th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Bangladeshis returning empty-handed from Libya are uncertain about their future with one saying that they are now "completely helpless".A group of Bangladeshis arrived at the international ... Read more...

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List of those sentenced in Godhra case


March 1st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 1 (IANS) Of the 31 people convicted in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case, 11 have been sentenced to death and 20 to life imprisonment.Those sentenced to death are:Ismail Sujela ... Read more...

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List of 31 convicted in Godhra case


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 22 (IANS) The following is the list of 31 people convicted in the Godhra train burning case: 1. Haji Bilal 2. Razzak Kurkur 3. Shauqat Pitadi 4. Salim Zarda 5. Jabir Binyamin Behra 6. Abdul ... Read more...

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What happened to Bhopal’s housing scheme, ask NRIs


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Feb 22 (IANS) A two-decade-old housing scheme in Bhopal for non-resident Indians (NRIs) has got enmeshed in red tape, with the government even giving the allocated land to others, ... Read more...

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ISI offered 1.5 million dollars to journalist to kill Indian envoy in Afghanistan


January 31st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan.31 (ANI): Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is allegedly reported to have offered 1.5 million US dollars (Rs.7.50 crores) to an Afghan journalist to assassinate India's Ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad and ... Read more...

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Taliban stronghold in Afghan province cleared


January 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), Jan 27(IANS) Afghan and NATO-led forces have razed a Taliban stronghold in Imam Sahib district of Afghanistan's Kunduz province, an official said Thursday.Kunduz is 250 km north of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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HR council condemns murder of Baloch politician’s relatives by Pak Army


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has condemned the "brutal and inhuman act" of the Pakistan Army, who reportedly bombarded a Baloch politician's house and killed five people there."Baloch ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka now understand Tamil ethnic issues: Lankan daily


November 27th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Sri Lanka is drawing plenty of media interest in the island nation, with a leading daily Saturday saying that political ... Read more...

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Aurangabad cotton farmers demand compensation for rain-damaged crops


November 11th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Abdul HadiAurangabad, Nov.11 (ANI): Farmers in Maharashtra's Aurangabad District demanded compensation after the incessant rainfall destroyed cotton crops in the surrounding villages.They have also demanded a safety net."We just want ... Read more...

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NATO aircraft violate Pak airspace yet again despite repeated assurances to contrary


October 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Despite assuring Pakistan of stopping further intrusions into its territory, NATO's aircraft once again breached the country's airspace today morning over its border town of Torkham, local media ... Read more...

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