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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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Unusual increase in houses in two Pakistani provinces


August 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An abnormal increase in the number of houses in Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces left a government-run statistics bureau so worried that it promptly brought it ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs brainstorm on liberal visas, media role


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In a confidence-building exercise, the parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Thursday held a wide-ranging dialogue that focused on easing the visa regime and the ... Read more...

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Ahead of Krishna visit, India, Pakistan MPs to talk peace, trade


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Ahead of talks between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan next month, a delegation of leading Pakistani MPs will interact with their Indian counterparts ... Read more...

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Afghan democracy can learn from India: Experts


July 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Afghanistan may draw lessons in democracy from India to ensure participation of all ethic groups from across the embattled nation, Indian experts suggested Saturday.At ... Read more...

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Pakistani shot while on way to collect bodies of three sons


May 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A Pakistani woman was injured and three men accompanying her were killed when they were shot at while on their way to a morgue in Karachi ... Read more...

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Of irresistible barbecues at Srinagar’s Khayam Chowk (Feature, With Images)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The aroma of spiced meat, cooked on charcoal fire, hangs in the air. Kashmiris, of late, may have been flooded with trendy coffee shops and restaurants, ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister escapes bomb attack


October 15th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) A minister of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province escaped a bomb attack on his life, a media report said Saturday.Sardar Sanaullah Zehri, the provincial convener of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan gears up for World boxing meet


September 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The Pakistani boxing squad is fully prepared and groomed to feature in the World Boxing Championship to be held from Sep 25 to Oct 8 ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks extradition of insurgent from Switzerland


September 12th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan has sought extradition of a Pakistani insurgent living in Switzerland, a media report said.Bramdagh Bugti, who heads the Baloch Republican Army, is seeking asylum in ... Read more...

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New public prosecutors appointed in 2002 communal riots case


June 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 17 (IANS) In an unusual turn of events, two new public prosecutors have been appointed at a time when the Dipda Darwaja massacre case trial, in which 11 ... Read more...

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Ex-judges’ panel meets Indian prisoners in Pakistan jail


April 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 20 (IANS) An India-Pakistan committee of retired judges met over 250 Indian prisoners lodged in a jail near here, a media report said Wednesday.The eight members of the ... Read more...

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Sweety has an encounter with ‘Balochis’: A satire


April 12th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 12 (ANI): London is so pretty in April. Grey and rainy. I don't know why these English complain? Getting ready today for a party at the Shah's Belgravia flat. ... Read more...

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Pak’s internal challenges have become “regional challenges”: Mike Mullen


March 11th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Phoenix (Arizona), Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan's tribal region is the epicentre of terror for the world, and the country's internal challenges have become "regional challenges", US Joint Chiefs of the Staff Chairman ... Read more...

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Pakistan airline employees end strike


February 12th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Employees of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Friday night called off their week-long strike that affected flight services badly in the country after the resignation of the national carrier's ... Read more...

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Pakistani man to donate money quake-hit families


January 23rd, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) A Pakistani philanthropist has said he would provide Rs. 10,000 in cash to every family affected by the Jan 19 earthquake in Balochistan.Abdul Sattar Edhi, founder of the ... Read more...

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Former Balochistan governor warns govt against being indifferent to troubled province


January 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 8 (ANI): PML-N legislator Lt General (retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch has warned the government that its indifference towards Balochistan would augur well neither for the province nor for the country's ... Read more...

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Gilani resolves to launch “jihad” against corruption in Pakistan


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has expressed his government's resolve to launch a "jihad" against corruption in 2011."It is our resolve for the new year to launch ... Read more...

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Pak ATC transfers Shahzain Bugti’s case to sessions court


January 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 1(ANI): An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has ordered that the case registered against Jamhoori Watan Party (Balochistan) chief Shahzain Bugti be transferred to a sessions court."The case against Shahzain Bugti ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s two dozen Hindu families seek asylum in India


December 27th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) More than two dozen Hindu families in Pakistan have sought political asylum in India after an increase in cases of kidnapping for ransom and target killings of the ... Read more...

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Pak clerics warn of protests if blasphemy laws are amended


December 13th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Dec. 13 (ANI): Religious parties in Pakistan have warned that they will launch a movement called the Tehreek Namoos-e-Risalat (TNR), if the government moves to amend the country's blasphemy laws.Talking ... Read more...

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Balochistan “most dangerous place for journalists in Pakistan”, says press club


December 10th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Gwader, Dec 10 (ANI): Balochistan is the most dangerous area in Pakistan, especially for journalists, a resolution issued by the Gwader Press Club has said.In the current session of the fourth cabinet ... Read more...

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Balochistan chief minister escapes bid on life (Second Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) The chief minister of Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province escaped an attempt on his life Tuesday when a suicide blast targeted his cavalcade in capital Quetta, killing ... Read more...

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“Pak journalists caught in vice between terrorists, local govt. officials”: Media watchdog


November 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Two incidents in recent weeks have again highlighted the dangers for journalists in Pakistan, an international media watchdog has observed."One is the detention of Ghulam Rasool Khan in ... Read more...

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“India trying to create anti-Pak Afghanistan”: Musharraf


November 10th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has accused India of trying to create a hostile state in Afghanistan against his country."If I'm allowed to be very, very ... Read more...

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Karachi continues to bleed as target killings claim 30 more lives, death toll rises to 73


October 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 20 (ANI): Pakistan's commercial capital, Karachi, continues to bleed as thirty more people from various ethnicities, including one dozen in a single incident, were killed yesterday, taking the death toll ... Read more...

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Ex-BJP legislator gets bail in 2002 Gujarat riots case


October 18th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 18 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday granted bail to former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Prahlad Gosa, an accused in the killing of 11 Muslims during the 2002 ... Read more...

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Musharraf was involved in my father’s murder, says Talal Akbar Bugti


September 26th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Sep 26(ANI): Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) President Talal Akbar Bugti has said that former President Pervez Musharraf, not the Pakistan Army, was involved in the murder of his father Akbar ... Read more...

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Jatoi ousted over hostile remarks against Pak Chief Justice, Army


September 26th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister of State for Defence Production Abdul Qayyum Jatoi has tendered his resignation over his outburst against the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) and the Army, ... Read more...

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Everyone should have equal right to corruption: Pak minister


September 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 26 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister of State for Defence Production Abdul Qayyum Jatoi has stated that not only politicians, rather "everyone whether he is a Baloch, Sindhi, Seraiki, Pashtun or ... Read more...

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Afghan war documents leak part of US, India, Israel tripartite conspiracy: JeI


August 6th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.6 (ANI): The Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) has accused both India and Israel of playing a role in a larger conspiracy hatched by the US to deliberately leak over 90,000 Afghan war ... Read more...

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Stop blaming everything that goes wrong on India: Pak Editorial


July 29th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29 (ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistan daily has said that the country would need to stop blaming everything that goes wrong on a 'foreign hand', including India, if ... Read more...

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Pak has blueprint of enemy’s intentions: Malik


July 28th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 28(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that his country's authorities have a blueprint of the enemy's intentions, which culminate in Pakistan's destabilisation.Malik said that someone is encouraging ... Read more...

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Pak senators want change in PPP Govt’s attitude towards Balochistan


July 27th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jul 27 (ANI): Pakistani senators have expressed their concern over the deteriorating law and order in the country, particularly in Balochistan, and urged the government to take appropriate steps for curbing ... Read more...

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Resolving ‘complicated’ India-Pak-Afghan issue key to regional stability: Kerry


July 16th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): An influential US lawmaker has highlighted that addressing the complicated issues between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan would be the most effective answer to the problems existing in that ... Read more...

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