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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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Pakistani jailbreak: senior officials transferred


April 17th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Four senior officials have been transferred after Taliban militants stormed a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and freed about 400 prisoners, a media report said ... Read more...

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Curfew clamped in Pakistan’s North Waziristan


January 17th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Curfew was imposed Tuesday for an indefinite period in Pakistan's northwestern area of North Waziristan along the border with Afghanistan.The curfew was imposed in areas between ... Read more...

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Kayani vows to protect Pak tribesmen against all internal and external threats


April 15th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated the military's resolve to bring peace and stability to the affected tribal areas in the country.General Kayani, who visited the ... Read more...

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French tourist town to dedicate 2012 as the Year of India


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Saint Tropez, a picturesque town in southeast France which attracts about five million tourists annually, is all set to dedicate 2012 as the year of India ... Read more...

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16 injured in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa handgrenade attack


August 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 19 (ANI): An unidentified miscreant on Thursday lobbed a hand grenade in a crowded oil bazaar of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province' Bannu region injuring at least 16 persons.According to reports, ... Read more...

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Floods claim over 230 lives in Pakistan (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Floods triggered by heavy rains have left more than 230 dead and scores of others missing in Pakistan's northern region in the last two days. ... Read more...

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19 die as rains wreak havoc in Pakistan


July 21st, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least 19 people have died in various incidents caused by overnight torrential rains in Pakistan, a media report said Wednesday. The deaths occurred due to electrocution, house collapses, ... Read more...

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German member of Al Qaeda captured in Pakistan


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (DPA) Intelligence officials said Tuesday that a German national arrested in Pakistan while leaving the restive tribal region was associated with the Al Qaeda terrorist organisation. Police arrested the ... Read more...

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250 suspects detained over Lahore terror attack


May 30th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 30 (IANS) Over 250 suspects have been detained following the Lahore terror attack in which at least 90 people were killed as intelligence agencies feared that terrorists could target ... Read more...

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19 dead as suicide bombers target Pakistan’s ISI, police station


November 13th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and over 80 wounded Friday when a bomber driving a car stuffed with explosives set it off near the office of ... Read more...

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Rs 14.4 billion irregularities found in Pakistan Railways’ accounts


October 21st, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 21 (ANI): The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) has found massive irregularities worth 14.418 billion rupees in the account of Pakistan Railways (PR).According to its report, the total expenditure ... Read more...

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Taliban raising funds to defeat Pak military in South Waziristan offensive


October 19th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kohat (Pakistan), Oct. 19 (ANI): The Pakistan Taliban has launched a fund-raising campaign in many parts of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas in order to fuel their fight against the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pak Army kick starts ‘mother of all battles’ against Taliban in South Waziristan


October 18th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.18 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has kick started, what is being seen as the 'mother of all battles', against the Taliban in South Warisitan, the region believed to be the ... Read more...

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Taliban offering stiff resistance to Pak troops in South Waziristan


October 17th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.17 (ANI): The Pakistan Army is facing stiff resistance from the Taliban as it advanced deeper into their stronghold in South Waziristan following the government's nod for an all out ... Read more...

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Pak Army kick starts offensive against Taliban in South Waziristan


October 17th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.17 (ANI): Following the go-ahead received from the government, the Pakistani security forces have started their offensive in South Waziristan, which is considered a stronghold of the Taliban.Pakistani Air Force ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 killed this month in attacks in Pakistan


September 27th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) Nearly 100 people have been killed in Pakistan so far this month in different incidents of suicide as well as US drone attacks, the Online news agency ... Read more...

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Four killed in suicide attack in Pakistan


September 26th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (DPA) At least four people were killed in a suicide attack on a police station in restive north-west Pakistan, television station GEO TV reported Saturday. The attackers used a ... Read more...

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Five killed, 20 injured in suicide attack on police station in NWFP


September 26th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.26 (ANI): At least five persons were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide strike in Bannu on Saturday.According to television reports, the attackers targeted a police station.Attackers crashed a ... Read more...

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Militants kill anti-Taliban militiamen in Pakistan (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants targeted a group of pro-government tribesmen near Pakistan's northwestern Bannu town Thursday, triggering a gunfight that left at least 18 people dead, police and ... Read more...

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12 militants killed in Pakistan


August 21st, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bannu (Pakistan), Aug 21 (IANS) Twelve militants were killed and three security personnel were wounded Friday in fighting in northwest Pakistan, the Online news agency reported. The fighting started after the militants attacked ... Read more...

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Five security officers killed in Pakistan


July 20th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 20 (ANI): At least five security personnel were killed in an ambush and in a roadside bomb attack in Peshawar and Bannu on Monday.Four security personnel were killed on ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in Pakistan’s Swat valley


July 15th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (DPA) Pakistani security forces killed six Taliban militants in Swat valley, officials said Wednesday, as thousands of people displaced by a government offensive returned to their homes in ... Read more...

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Pak Army has killed 100 more Taliban in Bannu


June 11th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has killed at least 100 more Taliban during its offensive in the Jani Khel and Baka Khel areas of Frontier Region (FR) in Bannu.According ... Read more...

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Cadets abducted in Pakistan’s freed


June 4th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (DPA) More than 40 cadets and staff members from an army-run college who were in Taliban captivity for three days in Pakistan's troubled north-west have been released, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s military recovers kidnapped cadets (Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (DPA) Pakistani security forces early Tuesday recovered dozens of cadets and staff of a military-run college who had been kidnapped by Islamist insurgents in the volatile tribal region ... Read more...

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Freedom for Juhi Chawla’s uncle


April 14th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Pakistani film producer and distributor Satish Anand who also happens to be an uncle of Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, was freed by his Pakistani abductors after six months in captivity.According to ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops kill three militants


April 13th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (DPA) Pakistani security forces repelled overnight militant attacks on their positions in the troubled north-west, killing at least three insurgents, an official said Monday. The clashes occurred Sunday when ... Read more...

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Juhi Chawla’s uncle freed in Pakistan after six months


April 12th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 12 (IANS) Well-known Pakistani film producer and distributor Satish Anand, an uncle of Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, was freed by his abductors after six months in captivity for a ransom ... Read more...

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Baitullah Mehsud dispatches 20 foreign fighters to target Pak cities


March 24th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 24 (ANI): Security was tightened across Pakistan after intelligence agencies warned that Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud has dispatched 20 foreign militants, mostly Uzbeks, to carry out terror strikes in ... Read more...

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NWFP Assembly passes resolution against US drone attacks


March 18th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Mar. 18 (ANI): The assembly Pakistans North Western Frontier Province has passed an unanimous resolution demanding that the federal government ask the US to stop drone attacks in tribal and ... Read more...

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US tells Pak drone strikes to continue


February 9th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): The United States wants to continue drone strikes inside Pakistans tribal areas as American defence experts believe that the strikes have killed a large number of al ... Read more...

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Militants kill six securitymen in Pakistan


December 1st, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bannu (Pakistan), Dec 1 (IANS) Six security personnel have been killed and 12 injured in separate attacks by militants in northwest Pakistan, Online news agency reported Monday.A security force officer was killed ... Read more...

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15 suspected Taliban operatives killed in Swat


November 25th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov (ANI): As many as 15 persons suspected Taliban were killed as troops backed by helicopter gunships targeted hideouts in the Swat valley last evening.The regional military spokesman said that ... Read more...

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UN dubs US air strikes on Pak tribal areas a bilateral issue


November 21st, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): The United Nations has reportedly said that the US drone strikes inside the Pakistani territory were a bilateral issue between the two countries, and that they must ... Read more...

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