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India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Pakistan, 11 killed


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl, were killed in twin bomb blasts that rocked a market in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, while five people ... Read more...

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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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9 killed in wave of sectarian violence in Quetta


September 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and a dozen others injured in a wave of sectarian violence that hit Quetta city, the provincial capital of Pakistan's ... 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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Iran to ask India for spurring tri-nation pipeline


August 27th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Don't write off the tri-nation Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline as yet. When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinjead meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Tehran Wednesday, he ... Read more...

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Pakistani society careless about kids’ safety: Media


August 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The primary responsibility for protection of children falls on the family -- but families in Pakistan seem to be the "nodal point" for child abuse, two ... Read more...

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‘No requests for long term visas from Pakistani Hindus’


August 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There have been no requests for long-term visas so far from any of the Hindu families who have crossed over from Pakistan and in case ... Read more...

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Can’t be denied Hindus faced persecution: Pakistani daily


August 16th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It cannot be denied that "minorities, and particularly Hindus, have faced persecution over the past few decades" in Pakistan, said a daily that wished minorities would ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bomb blast (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least four security men were killed and a dozen others injured Tuesday night after a bomb planted along side a road in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan bombing


August 8th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three soldiers were killed and 12 others injured after a paramilitary troops' van came under bomb attack in Pakistan's Balochistan province Tuesday night, district ... Read more...

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Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

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A Pakistani train that broke down seven times


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) The ill-health of Pakistan Railways was highlighted when a train broke down seven times and reached its destination a staggering 35 hours late.Jaafar Express, which began ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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18 Shia pilgrims gunned down in Pakistan


July 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Friday night when unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen rained bullets at a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border


July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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20 killed in Pakistan blast


June 28th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) A roadside bomb ripped through a bus in Pakistan Thursday, killing at least 20 Shia passengers and wounding 25 others, local media reported.The blast took place ... Read more...

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Three dead, 35 wounded in Pakistan bombing


June 18th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 35 injured Monday when a bomb fixed to a car exploded and hit a bus carrying university students in ... Read more...

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44 missing people traced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan is working "vigorously" on reports of people going missing in the country, and at least 44 such people have been traced in the last three ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed in Pakistan


June 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday when gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, a ... Read more...

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16 killed in Pakistan clash


June 8th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 16 people -- 13 militants and three civilians -- were killed Friday in clashes with security forces in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media reports ... Read more...

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15 dead as dust storms lash Pakistan (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including five children, media reports said.Dozens of people were injured in various ... Read more...

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Dust storms kill 10 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, media reports said.Dozens of people were ... Read more...

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National interests to define US-Pakistan ties: Gilani


June 5th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan-US relations are multi-dimensional and important but the country's national interests will determine the ties between the two.Stating ... Read more...

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US military trainers’ have not come back: Pakistan


May 31st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani military Thursday denied claims by American officials that a group of US military trainers have returned to the country several months after their departure following ... Read more...

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School principal killed in Pakistan


May 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) A school principal and his 12-year-old son were shot dead in Pakistan while they were going to their school in a car, police said.The motorcycle-borne attackers ... Read more...

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Sarus cranes seen in Pakistan after a decade


May 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) Sarus cranes, the world's tallest flying bird, is back in Pakistan after more than a decade, wildlife experts have said.A pair sighted in Nagarparkar in Sindh ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders seizing unregistered vehicles


May 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday ordered confiscation of all vehicles that are plying on the country's roads without being duly registered with authorities, Online news ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs $840 mn for rehabilitation: UN


April 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan needs around $840 million to meet the requirements of 7.2 million people affected by floods and insecurity, the UN said Sunday.The "Early Recovery Framework" programme ... Read more...

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13 labourers abducted in Pakistan


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Thirteen labourers of a construction firm were abducted in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said Friday.The kidnappings took place in Dera Bugti district Thursday, reported ... Read more...

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`Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hindus in Pakistan are feeling "angry and helpless" after being targeted in a spate of incidents, including abductions and forced conversion of girls, says a ... Read more...

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