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PPP accepts Gilani’s disqualification verdict


June 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday said it accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court that said Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as the prime ... Read more...

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Criminal record of juveniles should be obliterated over time: Delhi High Court


June 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The criminal past of a juvenile should be "obliterated" after a period of time and not be allowed to stand in the way of his ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder accused awarded death penalty (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a 23-year-old BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir's Sopore town Tuesday evening, police said."The seniormost ... Read more...

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‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics


May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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Pak heading for “consensus government” to resolve political, economic crises


April 21st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21 (ANI): Pakistan is heading for "a new government of consensus" with the inclusion of several opposition groups, according to reports.The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has entered into an ... Read more...

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Life attacks on JUI-F chief reveal gulf between militants and sympathetic Pak politicians


April 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The back-to-back assassination attempts on Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman depict the growing disdain of Islamic militants towards even sympathetic political leaders in Pakistan.Maulana Fazl escaped ... Read more...

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After 33 years, Australian tourist awarded compensation


March 4th, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday awarded compensation of Rs.1.82 crore (Rs.18.2 million/$406,000), along with interest, to an Australian tourist who became fully paralysed after slipping ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet set to be dissolved (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The central executive committee (CEC) of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party Friday decided to dissolve the federal cabinet and empower Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to do ... Read more...

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Mughal Emperor Zafar’s descendant to visit Pak Sikh shrines to seek forgiveness


December 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari, Dec.6 (ANI): A descendant of former Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar has said that she will go to Pakistan to seek forgiveness in Sikh shrines there. "My ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leader calls troops in Afghanistan ‘terrorists’


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Australia has branded the country's troops as the "real terrorists" in Afghanistan.Uthman Badar, spokesman for the controversial Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir, said Aussie ... Read more...

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Musharraf the ‘murderer’ of Benazir Bhutto: PPP Secy Gen


October 6th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 5 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party's Secretary-General Jehangir Badar has called former President Pervez Musharraf the 'murderer' of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto."Pervez Musharraf is the murderer of Benazir ... Read more...

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Minor husband can be guardian of minor wife: Court


August 11th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) "A husband who is a minor can be the guardian of his minor wife," the Delhi High court Wednesday said, coming to the rescue of a minor ... Read more...

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PPP not scared by Musharraf’s ‘last bullet in pistol’: General Secretary


May 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Faislabad, May 10 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) General Secretary Jehangir Badar has challenged former President General Pervez Musharraf to face the probe being conducted into former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's ... Read more...

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I want to be a novelist: Director Sudhir Mishra


May 7th, 2010 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Kaul New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Acclaimed director Sudhir Mishra, whose "Chameli" and "Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi" are considered masterpieces, has a childhood dream - he wants to write a novel."I ... Read more...

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PPP to file murder case against Musharraf for Bhutto’s assassination


April 29th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.29 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that it would file a murder case against former President General Pervez Musharraf on the basis of the UN commission's report ... Read more...

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NRO fallout: Malik barred from leaving country


December 18th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 18 (ANI): The repercussions of the Pakistan Supreme Court's verdict declaring the amnesty law as 'unconstitutional' has started showing effects with the Interior Ministry placing the names of 253 beneficiaries ... Read more...

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Pak will do everything to get own version of India’s spy satellite: Experts


April 21st, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.21 (ANI): With India launching its first spy satellite, RISAT-2, to keep an eye on all activities along Pakistan border, experts believe that Pakistan too would initiate a programme to counter ... Read more...

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Where Imams decide parties and devotees vote


April 19th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Milan Char (Assam), April 19 (IANS) The call of the muezzin echoed quite a distance as most men, old and young, left their chores and rushed to the nearest mud-and-straw mosque for ... Read more...

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Urdu version of Benazir Bhutto’’s last book published


December 29th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 29 (ANI): The Urdu translation of Benazir Bhutto''s last book ''Reconciliation: Islam, Democracy & the West'' has been published after original book in English received immense response. The translation ... Read more...

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UN to launch probe into Bhuttos murder in January 2009: PPP


December 29th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore/Islamabad, Dec 28 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Secretary General, Jahangir Badar has said that a UN commission will begin investigations into former prime minister Benazir Bhuttos murder case by ... Read more...

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Lahores dancing girls strike over Mujra ban


December 13th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): The dancing girls of Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, have gone on strike to protest against the ban on Mujra.Last month, Lahore High Court had ... Read more...

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Four more nabbed for Ahmedabad, Delhi blasts


September 24th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Mumbai Police have nabbed four people in connection with the serial blasts in Delhi and Ahmedabad. The four had allegedly provided logistics support to the suspected terrorists, the ... Read more...

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Zardari to convene all party meet to address problems of Balochistan


April 21st, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 21 (ANI): To discuss problems and grievances of the people of Balochistan, PPP co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari will convene an All Parties Conference (APC) in the next 10 days, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s National Assembly to elect PM Monday


March 20th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, March 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf Thursday summoned the National Assembly (parliament) March 24 to elect the country's prime minister, presidential spokesman Rashid Qureshi said. The session will be convened ... Read more...

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