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What happened to Gilani’s 15 varsities promise, asks daily


August 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A promise by former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to set up over 15 universities across the country during his tenure turned out to ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS (Lead, superseding earlier story)


February 7th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Key accused in 13/7 Mumbai blasts trained under Osama: ATS


February 7th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) A key accused in the Mumbai July 13, 2011, serial blasts had met Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan in 2001 and trained under ... Read more...

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Never said Karachi be made a province: Pak Punjab CM


April 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said he was not opposing the creation of new provinces, but never said that Karachi be made a ​​separate a province either.Shahbaz ... Read more...

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Gilani warned for ‘making mockery of new province issue’


March 15th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 15(ANI): Bahawalpur Muttahida Mahaz chief Muhammad Ali Durrani has come down hard on Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for "making a mockery of the issue of Saraiki province". ... Read more...

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Shrines in Pak Punjab province at risk of terror attacks in absence of security measures


October 25th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25 (ANI): Out of a total of 319 shrines across the Pakistani province of Punjab, only 58 have security arrangements, and that too, inadequate, a survey report prepared by an ... Read more...

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30 Pak seminaries under strict vigilance for alleged links with banned terror outfits


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 23 (ANI): The Punjab Home Department has directed the police and other law enforcement agencies (LEAs) to strictly monitor the activities of over thirty religious seminaries across the most populous ... Read more...

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‘Banned terror outfits highly active in Pak Punjab, functioning under new names’


July 12th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 12(ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies have reportedly revealed that there has been a worrying increase in the activities of banned religious and militant organisations in the Punjab province.According to ... Read more...

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Mumbai trains serial blasts probe reveals Pakistani link


May 23rd, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Investigators piecing together clues of the July 11, 2006 Mumbai train bombings that killed over 200 people have succeeded in identifying the bomb planters on five ... Read more...

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Pak’s ‘Azm-e-Nau-III’ military exercise a message to India?


April 19th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Apr 19(ANI): The six-week-long Azm-e-Nau-III military exercise being conducted by the Pakistani armed forces is being seen as a message to India, as the exercise is being held on ... Read more...

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Pak cell phone service affected by Indian bandwidth interference


February 18th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has reportedly complained that bandwidth interference from Indian territories is affecting the service of some cellular companies here.According to reports, service in parts of ... Read more...

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Government to strengthen National Schools of Drama


January 14th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.14 (ANI): As part of its bid to strengthen National School of Drama (NSD), the Union Government is going to revamp it.The plan includes redevelopment of NSD Campus at ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab terror groups bigger ‘Frankenstein’ than Taliban: Report


October 21st, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.21 (ANI): While the Pakistan Army has launched a major offensive in South Waziristan, the Taliban's stronghold, the recent spate of terror attacks across the Punjab province has raised concerns ... Read more...

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Zia-ul-Haq’s son blames former Army official for father’s plane crash death


October 15th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.15 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq's son, and Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) leader Ejaz-ul-Haq, has alleged that a former top Pakistan Army official had plotted the plane crash in 1988 ... Read more...

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Pak must get rid of ‘non-state’ actors to save itself from destruction: Editorial


September 15th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.15 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has continuously denied the presence of any terror groups inside the country's boundaries, saying the outfits which are carrying out terrorist activities are 'non state' actors. ... Read more...

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Jaish-e-Mohammad setting-up huge terror breeding ground in Pak Punjab


September 14th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 14 (ANI): A banned terrorist outfit that was involved in the attack on the Indian parliament and the beheading of American journalist Daniel Pearl, is setting up a huge ... Read more...

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No LeT, JeM operatives in Pak CID’s latest ‘Red Book’ of wanted terrorists


August 29th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.29 (ANI): Pakistan Punjab province's Crime Investigation Department (CID) has released its 12th 'Red Book' containing names of most wanted high profile terrorists.The book, which also includes the names of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s FIA makes another 26/11 arrest


August 6th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has arrested another important suspect who is said to be behind the Mumbai terror attacks and is allegedly linked ... Read more...

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JeM chief Masood Azhar declared ‘officially’ missing from Pakistan


April 13th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.13 (ANI): Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) chief Maulana Masood Azhar who was once kept under house arrest in Bahawalpur in Pakistan has been mysteriously and 'officially' declared missing from the country, The Daily ... Read more...

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Pakistani man keeps wifes dead body for 14 months out of love


February 4th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4 (ANI): A man from Bahawalpur has been arrested by the Punjab police after it was discovered that he did not bury his dead wife for 14 months out ... Read more...

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Slain terrorists sneaked into India from Nepal: police


January 27th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The two suspected Pakistani terrorists whom the police gunned down near New Delhi on the eve of Republic Day had sneaked into India via Nepal, officials said ... Read more...

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Pak prisoner may be freed after 22 years of imprisonment in India


September 1st, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bahawalpur (Pakistan), Aug 31: Sohail Shehzad, who has been languishing in a Jaipur jail for the last 22 years, is likely to be released by September 30. Anis Muhammad, the nephew of ... Read more...

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Will India’s Supreme Court hear Pakistani mother’s cry?


August 25th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Ailing and 72 years old, Nafees Anjum has just one desire left: to hug her son Sohail Shahzad, who has been in jail in India for 20 years ... Read more...

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‘Mechanical error crashed Zia ul-Haq’s plane’


August 16th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) The air crash that killed former Pakistan president Muhammad Zia ul-Haq 20 years ago Sunday was caused by a common mechanical problem rather than a plot hatched by ... Read more...

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Pakistan army plane crashes, pilot killed


August 13th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 13 (Xinhua) The pilot of a Pakistan army plane was killed as his aircraft crashed in eastern Punjab province Wednesday, official Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported. The Mashak plane ... Read more...

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India, Pak wrestling competition from Aug 15-26


August 7th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Aug 7 (ANI): Wrestlers from Pakistan and India will fight out 24 bouts in four cities of Pakistan Lahore , Multan , Bahawalpur and GUjranwala - from Aug 15 ... Read more...

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Zardari wants to reinstate judges, says SC bar chief Aitzaz


July 28th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 28 (ANI): Supreme Court Bar Association president Aitzaz Ahsan has said that PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari was in the favour of restoration of the sacked Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Banned Kashmiri militant outfits re-emerging in Pakistan


April 26th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Various militant organisations, including the Hizbul Mujahideen, are re-emerging in Pakistan, especially in Karachi, after they remained underground for past several years, it was reported here Saturday. Dawn ... Read more...

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Banned jihadi outfits re-emerging in Karachi under different names


April 26th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 26 (ANI): Banned jihadi organizations like Harkatul Mujahideen, Hizbul Mujahideen and Al-Badar have reportedly started regrouping themselves in Karachi under different names and are holding rallies and meetings inside ... Read more...

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Terrorists planning to kidnap key politicians, officials from Punjab: Pak Interior Ministry


April 11th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 11 (ANI): If a Pakistan Interior Ministry report is to be believed, militant groups are planning to abduct senior government officials and politicians, or their families, from four major ... Read more...

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Jihadis seeking safer Sufi monasteries khanqahs to under attack madrassas in Pak


March 17th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar 17 (ANI): In the wake of frequent attacks on madarassas by security forces, the jihadis in Pakistan are increasingly turning to khanqahs (Sufi monasteries) for setting up sanctuaries, while ... Read more...

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Kashmir Singh walks out of Pakistani jail a free man


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:43 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Kashmir Singh, an Indian who has languished in a Pakistani prison for 35 years on espionage charges, was released Monday evening from Lahore's Central Jail. ... Read more...

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Kashmir Singh alias Ibrahim will be home Tuesday


March 3rd, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Kashmir Singh, an Indian who has languished in a Pakistani prison for 35 years on espionage charges and is known to jail inmates as Ibrahim, will ... Read more...

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Zardari to meet elected PPP MPAs today, losing candidates next week


February 24th, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.24 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari will be meeting elected members of the Balochistan Assembly here on Sunday morning and members of the Sindh Assembly this afternoon.Meetings ... Read more...

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Red alert in Pakistan (Updated)


December 28th, 2007 - 6:58 am ICT by admin
Islamabad/Karachi/Lahore, Dec 27 (ANI): A red alert has been sounded in entire Pakistan after the assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in a suicide bomb and sniper gun attack in Rawalpindi ... Read more...

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