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Close battles in the offing at national racing


August 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Competition is likely to be hotter and closer in more ways than one as the curtain goes up on the third round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ruskin Bond returns with ‘Rusty’(With image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indo-Angian writer Ruskin Bond's lovable character "Rusty" is set for a comeback after 15 years with "Ek Tha Rusty-2" ready to hit the small screen.Rusty ... Read more...

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Designing for Vidya was refreshing: National Award winner Niharika Khan


March 12th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A tight budget, a difficult theme and a curvy actress to dress! Stylist Niharika Khan worked with all odds in "The Dirty Picture", but ... Read more...

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Don’t need trust vote, not opposing any institution: Gilani (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said that he does not need vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian-origin duo killed over parking dispute


December 13th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin uncle-nephew duo was gunned down by a 20-year-old Bangladeshi national following an argument over his car being blocked by a van parked outside the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Banned Manipuri outfit chief held for vehicle thefts in Delhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three youths from Manipur, including a self-styled commander of the banned People's United Liberation Front (PULF), were arrested here for vehicle thefts, police said Sunday.Suraj ... Read more...

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Two fined in Islamabad for littering


October 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A man was fined here for throwing a used tissue paper while another was fined for dropping a disposal plate from a car under an anti-littering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hina Rabbani Khar to be Pakistan’s youngest foreign minister (Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Hina Rabbani Khar, 34, will be elevated as the new foreign minister of Pakistan, a media report said Monday. Her elevation comes barely a week ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PPP a party of the masses, says Pakistani PM


June 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is a party of the masses and has always "confronted dictators" to uphold the rule of law in the country, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s future linked to Kashmir settlement: Gilani


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The future of Pakistan is closely linked with the resolution of the Kashmir dispute, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Addressing a gathering in Bagh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘West Is West’ an endearing slice-of-life drama (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "West Is West"; Cast: Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Ila Arun, Jimi Mistry and Aqib Khan; Director: Andy DeEmmony; Rating: *** 1/2Twelve years have passed since "East Is East", the cult ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Egypt: test of US policy of supporting dictators


February 12th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The Egyptian crisis has exposed American hypocrisy more starkly than ever before. In a classical case of a confrontation between autocracy and freedom, which the upsurge in Egypt represents, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan battling illness


February 8th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 8(ANI): Legendary Pakistani Ghazal singer Mehdi Hasan, 84, has been battling infections and undergoing treatment for the same in Karachi.His son Arif Mehdi said Hasan was not well, as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India will have to give up Kashmir to Pak through negotiations or talks: Zardari


February 6th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6(ANI): Pakistan will not make any compromise on its stand on the Kashmir issue, and India will have to give up the disputed region through negotiations or talks, President ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Four held for murdering fruit seller (Lead)


January 17th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for allegedly killing a 20-year-old fruit seller in west Delhi last week for his relationship with the daughter of one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part I)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): Salman Taseer, the Governor of Pakistan Punjab is dead, killed by his own guard who, it is being said, could not tolerate his liberal views, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bangladesh opposition leader to be tried for ‘war crimes’


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 22 (IANS) Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a senior leader of the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), will be tried on charges of "war crimes" for having targeted a Hindu entrepreneur ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Leslee Udwin plans triquel to ‘East is East’, ‘West is West’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) Leslee Udwin, British film producer of ‘East is East' and ‘West is West', might just prove poet Rudyard Kipling wrong.Leslee now plans to make ‘East is West', ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indira Gandhi wanted to liberate Pakistani Kashmir: Advani


November 21st, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) American leaders were convinced during the 1971 war that then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was thinking of breaking up West Pakistan and "liberate" Pakistani Kashmir, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Man chased, hacked to death in Hyderabad


November 8th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) A man was chased near the Nampally Criminal Court, in the heart of the city, in broad daylight Monday and hacked to death in a nearby flat, police ... Read more...

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‘East Is East’ to be a trilogy: Producer


October 18th, 2010 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 17 (IANS) "East Is East", the heartwarming story of an Asian family settled in London, will end as a trilogy, says producer Leslee Udwin who released part ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Yesteryears’ item girl Jayshree T. set for TV debut


October 16th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) After a five-year break from showbiz, yesteryears' popular item girl-actress Jayshree T. is back. She will be seen as a strong-headed character in Zee TV's new show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goods train derails in Uttar Pradesh


October 5th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 5 (IANS) A goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district Tuesday, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Delhi-Lucknow route, officials said. No casualty was reported.The goods train, heading from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Allahabad celebrates birth anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Virendra PathakAllahabad, Oct. 2 (ANI): People paid homage to nation's former Prime Minister, Lal Bahadur Shastri, on his 106th birth anniversary here on Saturday.Students dressed as soldiers and sang patriotic songs ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Peshawar High Court seeks explanation on Kayani’s tenure extension


August 12th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 12(ANI): The Peshawar High Court (PHC) has demanded an explanation regarding the tenure extension of Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani from Pakistan Deputy Attorney-General Naveed Inayat Malik.It comes after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women witnesses of Gujarat riots narrate harrowing experiences


July 29th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Tears roll down her cheeks as Farzanabano Ayub Khan Pathan narrates how her family members, including her daughters, were brutally raped and murdered in front of ... Read more...

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Jamaat-i-Islami urges Kayani to ‘justify’ tenure extension


July 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 28(ANI): The Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has demanded from Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani to justify his tenure extension by presenting a balance-sheet of the anti-terror operation conducted under his ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s tenure extension ‘administrative affair’: Gilani to PML-N


July 26th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 26(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the decision to extend Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani's tenure was "an administrative affair to which the government did ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘PML-N not consulted on Kayani’s extension’


July 25th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 25(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) spokesman Ahsan Iqbal has said his party was not taken into confidence by the government on giving a three-year extension to Army Chief General ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s extension beneficial for Pakistan: Musharraf


July 25th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 25(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has congratulated Army Chief General Kayani on his three-year extension of service.Musharraf said Kayani's contribution as army chief would be beneficial for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Admiral Mullen denies US involvement in General Kayani’s tenure extension


July 25th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 25(ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, Admiral Mike Mullen, has denied speculation that the Obama administration had put pressure on the Pakistan government to extend Army Chief General ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s tenure extension will undermine Pak parliament’s authority: Experts


July 24th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Political analysts in Pakistan have warned that the three-year extension of Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani's tenure will undermine the authority of the country's parliament.General Kayani was originally ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak’s major stakeholders in ’secure position’ until 2013: Gilani


July 24th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that all "major stakeholders" in the country, the President, the Prime Minister, the Supreme Court Chief Justice and the Army ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kayani’s tenure extension not done under pressure: Gilani


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 23(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the government was not under any kind of pressure prior to its decision to extend Army Chief General Ashfaq ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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