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U-19 World Cup: India pip Pakistan to enter semis (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) India set up a semi-final clash against New Zealand after pipping arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket in the Under-19 World Cup cricket here Monday. India ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India-Pakistan clash for place in semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) A thrilling contest is on the cards Monday when India and Pakistan clash here at the Tony Ireland Stadium for a place in the semifinal ... Read more...

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U-19: Australia, Pakistan, Windies win


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 13 (IANS) Competition heavyweights Australia, the West Indies and Pakistan swept aside their rivals from qualifying nations, while Sri Lanka got their campaign back on track in ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Zardari forms panel to talk to Hindus


August 11th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has formed a three-member committee of parliamentarians to meet Hindus in Sindh province and reassure them of their security after Hindu ... Read more...

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High winds knock off Pakistan power supply


July 31st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) High winds and a cyclone are to blame for the current electricity crisis in Pakistan, said a minister.Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, minister for water and power, said ... Read more...

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Expedite Chinese power projects: Pakistan president


July 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for expediting the projects of electricity generation being undertaken in cooperation with China's Three Gorges Corporation, which operates the world's ... Read more...

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The wait ends: Surjeet Singh’s family rejoices


June 27th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), June 27 (IANS) While the family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, was left shocked by Islambad's flip-flop over his release, there ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants full SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari would pitch for Pakistan's full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) during the two-day meeting of the regional grouping that starts ... Read more...

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Prime accused in Pakistani reporter’s murder killed


May 26th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A prime accused in the murder of a reporter of Pakistan's Geo News channel was killed Saturday in a firefight with police in Karachi.Geo News journalist ... Read more...

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Pakistan to seek $1 bn from NATO


May 20th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari would demand $1 billion from the NATO as compensation for the war on terror and its dire consequences on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan plans to export 400,000 tonnes of sugar


May 4th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan plans to export 400,000 tonnes of sugar, out of 4.7 million tonnes that it produces, an official said."The news about surplus sugar was given ... Read more...

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Suspension of 14 Maharashtra legislators revoked


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The Maharashtra legislature Friday revoked the one-year suspension slapped on 14 opposition legislators -- 13 from Shiv Sena and one from Bharatiya Janata Party -- ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Zardari shake hands, begin talks


April 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) On a Sunday afternoon, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari shook hands warmly and smiled before the cameras as they ... Read more...

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Zardari in India, begins talks with Manmohan (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived here Sunday shortly before noon on a day-long visit during which he will hold significant talks with Prime ... Read more...

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3,000 Sikhs to visit Pakistan on Baisakhi


April 4th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Around 3,000 Sikh devotees from India will visit Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak which is now in Pakistan, to celebrate Baisakhi festival.Sikh devotees would ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks preferential trade ties with Myanmar (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for enhancing two-way trade between Pakistan and Myanmar and establishing a preferential tariff arrangement leading to the culmination of a ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh eyes world record with mass yoga


January 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 11 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lead 50 lakh school students and employees in a yoga exercise Thursday in an attempt to set a ... Read more...

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Zardari has not offered to resign: Spokesman (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari did not offer his resignation during a meeting with coalition partners, presidential spokesman Farhatullah Khan Babar said Wednesday.In a statement ... Read more...

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Ready to give up presidency: Zardari


January 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said he is ready to give up his post if his Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and coalition partners so ... Read more...

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Don’t trespass into others’ domain: Pakistan government


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) All institutions of the state have to work within the constitution without trespassing into the domain of others, President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Zardari back in Islamabad


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari late Wednesday returned to Islamabad, a city that he left abruptly Dec 6 to fly to Dubai triggering speculations of a coup.Zardari had ... Read more...

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Zardari will remain in Pakistan: Official


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari is here to stay and has no plans to travel abroad, said an official, refuting reports that the Pakistan president's return from ... Read more...

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When Kayani spoke `by chance’ with Zardari


December 18th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, spoke "by chance" with an ailing Asif Ali Zardari, their first conversation since the president abruptly flew ... Read more...

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Zardari to be released from hospital Thursday


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, who is is being treated in a Dubai hospital, will be discharged Thursday, the president's spokesperson said Wednesday.Farhatullah Babar said Zardari's ... Read more...

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Ailing Zardari rushes to Dubai, refutes resignation rumour


December 7th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's sudden departure from Islamabad for Dubai for medical tests sparked intense speculation Wednesday, with a US media report stating that ... Read more...

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Zardari left though army doctors said he was fine: report


December 7th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari flew out to Dubai over a heart condition despite Pakistan Army doctors declaring him completely fit, said a media report.The News International ... Read more...

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Pakistan invites South Korea to set up economic zone


December 1st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday offered South Korea to establish its economic zone in Pakistan to boost trade ties between the two countries.The president made the ... Read more...

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Zardari spokesperson’s email hacked


November 24th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) The email account of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's spokesperson, Farhatullah Babar, has been hacked.The account was hacked Tuesday night soon after Husain Haqqani resigned as ... Read more...

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Pakistani provincial minister quits


November 19th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Sharjeel Inam Memon, information minister of Pakistan's Sindh province, has resigned, a media report said Saturday.Memon tendered his resignation from the provincial cabinet to President Asif ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Turkey decide to cut train travel time


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistan and Turkey have decided to reduce travel time for a proposed train project between Islamabad and Ankara to 11 days from the earlier 16 days.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Turkey agree to swap currency


November 1st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari and his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul have agreed to finalise the currency swap agreement between the two countries.The two presidents held wide-ranging ... Read more...

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Kayani, Gilani, Zardari meet


September 29th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif Ali Zardari held a meeting here Wednesday night to review ... Read more...

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10,000 run in Maharashtra marathon for girl child


September 18th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Virar (Maharashtra), Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of people from the Vasai and Virar townships Sunday gave a thumbs up to protecting the girl child by running in the first ever ... Read more...

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Pakistani scribes demand clarification over killing


August 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza's statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the ... Read more...

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