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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript


August 15th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscripts that not only provides an insight into the glory and richness of Islam but also sets back the ... Read more...

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‘Manmohan must visit Pakistan’


July 17th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan-India relationship is drifting again since there is next to nothing to show on the "fiendishly difficult" fronts like Kashmir, Siachen and terrorism, ... Read more...

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Curbs continue in Srinagar’s old city after shrine fire


June 29th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 29 (IANS) Curfew-like restrictions continued in the old city areas of Srinagar for the fourth consecutive day Friday in the wake of tension after fire gutted the revered ... Read more...

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Srinagar old city restrictions enter third day


June 28th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 28 (IANS) For the third day Thursday, the authorities continued restrictions in six areas in the old quarters of this Jammu and Kashmir capital to maintain law and ... Read more...

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Sacred relics saved from Srinagar shrine fire displayed


June 27th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 27 (IANS) The holy relics of 11th century Muslim saint, Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jeelani, were displayed to the media by their custodian in Srinagar Wednesday, setting at rest ... Read more...

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Ahead of talks, Pakistan’s new envoy arrives in India


June 21st, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Ahead of the talks between foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan, Pakistan's High Commissioner-designate Salman Bashir has arrived here and is expected to present his ... Read more...

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NATO air strike kills 17 Afghans


June 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 6 (IANS) An air strike by NATO-led forces at a Taliban hideout late Tuesday killed 17 people in Afghanistan, including a militant commander named Qari Sardar, officials ... Read more...

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Delhi Police files charge sheet against 11 IM suspects


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday filed a charge sheet against 11 suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group who were allegedly involved in trying to revive ... Read more...

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India Mujahideen terrorist arrested from UP


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist was arrested Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur for motivating youths to become members of the outlawed terror group, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: NIA wants to quiz terror suspects


May 8th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought a Delhi court's permission to interrogate six alleged members of the Indian Mujahideen terror group in connection with ... Read more...

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I can’t afford another ‘Inshallah, Football’: Jaaved Jaaferi (Interview)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Actor, dancer and producer Jaaved Jaaferi, whose production venture "Inshallah, Football" bagged the National Award for best film on social issues this year, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kashmir’s Bakharwal dog could be gone in four years (Feature)


April 26th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) For generations, the Bakharwal dog, also known as the Kashmir sheepdog, has been guarding the lives of its human masters and their animals. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Salman Bashir is new Pakistani envoy to India


April 14th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday formally announced the appointment of Salman Bashir as its new high commissioner to India.Foreign Office spokesman Moazzam Ahmed Khan said the government has appointed ... Read more...

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3,000 cops deployed at Ajmer shrine


April 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) For Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit Sunday to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, the Rajasthan government has deputed six superintendent of police ... Read more...

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Khar, Zardari’s daughters likely to come to India


April 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Rehman Malik may not be the only minister accompanying Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari on a day-long visit to to India Sunday. While the composition ... Read more...

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Senior cop dies in Peshawar suicide blast (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A senior police official was killed Thursday when a suicide bomber targeted his car while he was on his way to work in Peshawar city, a ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Improve ties with India, Gilani to Salman Bashir


March 7th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has told Salman Bashir, who has been named Pakistan's high commissioner to India, to pay special attention to improving ties.Gilani ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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Opposition disrupts Assam governor’s address


March 1st, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 1 (IANS) Opposition legislators disrupted Assam Governor J.B. Patnaik's address on the first day of the assembly's budget session Thursday on the issue of "D (doubtful) voters", forcing ... Read more...

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Teenaged terrorist jailed in Russia


February 8th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 19-year-old Russian has been sentenced to jail for nine years for starting a terrorist cell while still underage.The teenager was also linked to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi judiciary offers support to Libyan Supreme Court


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi judiciary has offered to provide technical support to the Libyan Supreme Court.A Libyan judicial delegation, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Kamal ... Read more...

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Expel three Christian priests: Kashmir Sharia court


January 19th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) A Sharia court Thursday issued a decree seeking expulsion of three Christian priests from Jammu and Kashmir and monitoring of the activities of Christian missionary schools ... Read more...

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AMU alumni protest shelving of Bhopal centre


January 15th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University's Old Boys Association (AMU-OBA) Sunday criticised the Madhya Pradesh government's rejection of a proposal to set up the varsity's regional centre here.The ... Read more...

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10 river pirates killed in Bangladesh


December 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 14 (IANS) At least 11 people, including 10 river pirates, were killed and five policemen wounded Wednesday in a gun battle on a river island in Bangladesh, police ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel defunct for over a month now


November 29th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) The functioning of Jammu and Kashmir's State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) remained suspended for more than a month Tuesday as the government is yet to nominate ... Read more...

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12 gangs identified in Karachi bank heists


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 12 gangs of robbers involved in bank heists in Pakistan's port city Karachi have been identified, police said.A study of police records of bank ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women delivers baby near lift in Noida hospital


November 17th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) Denied admission in the emergency ward, a woman delivered a baby outside the elevator of a district hospital in Noida Thursday morning, her husband said.Karuna, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks cooperation with countries in South Asia


November 9th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan has reiterated its commitment to regional cooperation under SAARC during a meeting held in Maldives.Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir represented Pakistan at the South Asian Association ... Read more...

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Pakistan to welcome China-SAARC interactive partnership


November 8th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday welcomed China's interest in an "interactive partnership" with the South Asian regional grouping and announced support for the forum's greater interaction with extra regional ... Read more...

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Kashmir rights panel headless


October 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) Work at the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has come to a standstill after its chief demitted office on Oct 24, three days ... Read more...

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Unmarked graves: Kashmir rights panel flays police


October 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's human rights commission Wednesday said the police did not adhere to established procedures while dealing with those buried in unmarked graves in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy committed to global peace: Gilani


October 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy's collaboration with the international community has reflected its commitment for global peace and stability in the region and beyond, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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