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Man shot dead in Pakistan court


September 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A man accused in a murder case was shot dead when he was brought to a district court in Pakistani metropolis Lahore, Geo News reported.Police said ... Read more...

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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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Manpreet Badal ploughs a lonely furrow (Punjab Newsletter)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) When the People's Party of Punjab (PPP) was floated in March last year, there were expectations that its leader and former Punjab finance minister ... Read more...

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Amitabh’s appearance lends authenticity to ‘Mr. Bhatti…’: Anupam


May 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher's long-delayed film "Mr. Bhatti On Chutti" is ready to finally hit theatres May 18 and the actor says that Amitabh Bachchan's cameo ... Read more...

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‘High proportion of HIV+ women report domestic abuse’


May 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 6 (IANS) A high proportion of HIV positive women report domestic violence than HIV negative women, says a latest study by the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune.Conducted ... Read more...

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‘Mr Bhatti on Chutti’ releases May 18


April 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) After facing delays and objections from the censor board, Anupam Kher-starrer "Mr Bhatti On Chutti" will finally come out May 18.Earlier this month "Mr ... Read more...

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Anupam shocked on censor cut in ‘Mr.Bhatti On Chutti’


April 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is "shocked" after reading reports that the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has asked producers of his next film ... Read more...

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Pakistan to protect Hindu temples


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to protecting shrines belonging to minorities, a minister said Sunday, following a protest by Hindus over illegal occupation of a temple in Punjab.Minister-in-charge ... Read more...

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Three get life term for former JNU student leader’s murder


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) A special court here Friday sentenced three people to life imprisonment for the murder of Communist Party of India-Marxist-Leninist (CPI-ML) leader and former Jawaharlal Nehru University ... Read more...

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TDP demands resignation of ‘tainted’ Andhra ministers


March 12th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 12 (IANS) A Supreme Court notice to some Andhra Pradesh ministers for allegedly helping YSR Congress chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy amass illegal wealth sparked an uproar in ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s blasphemy laws misused: Daily


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's blasphemy laws are not only being misused as a "weapon against minorities" but also being used to settle personal scores amongst Muslims or grab property, ... Read more...

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Writers resent muzzle on Salman Rushdie


January 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Outrage and resentment were the dominant emotions on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival here Friday as writers, intellectuals and fans cried foul over ... Read more...

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International manhunt on for Pakistani minister’s killers


December 26th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) An international manhunt has been launched for two killers of Pakistani minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti who had been seeking to reform the country's controvesial blasphemy law.Interior ... Read more...

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A difficult year for Pakistan (2011 in Retrospect)


December 25th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The year 2011 saw Pakistan making headlines for all the wrong reasons, compounded by yearend uncertainty about the political future of a nation that is ... Read more...

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2012 crucial for Pakistan: Writer Mohammed Hanif (Interview)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 20 (IANS) He feels fighter planes and tanks in India and Pakistan can be used to take kids for joyrides and jokes that being a Pakistani author ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs’ biography on top (IANS Books)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died last month, is on top of the non-fiction section and Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs on top of book cart (IANS Books)


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who died early last month, has made it to the top of the non-fiction section and Amish ... Read more...

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Mark Tully, Amish Tripathi top book chart (IANS Books)


October 27th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran journalist Mark Tully's "Non-Stop India" tops the non-fiction section while "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi still rules the fiction section ... Read more...

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Judge who sentenced governor’s killer flees Pakistan


October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Judge Pervez Ali Shah who sentenced to death the killer of then Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer has fled to Saudi Arabia after receiving death threats from ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


October 20th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi retain their top positions in the non-fiction and the ... Read more...

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West Delhi Cricket Club win first under-16 cricket tournament


October 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) West Delhi Cricket Club won the first Amit Gupta Memorial (under-16) Cricket Tournament when they defeated L.B.Shastri Cricket Club by four wickets at the Jamia ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top authors of week (IANS Books)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of The Nagas" continued its bestseller run in the fiction category while historian Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" led ... Read more...

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Pakistani writer cleared for India visit after visa glitch


September 28th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Best-selling Pakistani writer Mohammed Hanif, whose visa file was reportedly misplaced by the home ministry, has been given the go-ahead to attend a literature festival ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Where China Meets India" by Thant Myint-U tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Amish Tripathi still rules fiction with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules charts with two books (IANS Books)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list again, while Amish Tripathi rules the fiction set with ... Read more...

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Small six to keep box office busy till Eid


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Trade analysts are calling it the lull before the storm. Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard" will hit the screens on Eid, but several lesser known, small ... Read more...

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‘I Am Kalam’ gives message without preaching (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "I Am Kalam"; Cast: Harsh Mayar, Hussan Saad, Pitobash, Gulshan Grover and Beatrice Ordeix; Director: Nila Madab Panda; Rating: ****The boy is a dreamer. One look at the former President ... Read more...

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Citing India, right to appeal sought in Pakistan


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two former soldiers and four civilians sentenced to death for trying to assassinate then Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf have moved the Supreme Court, asking it ... Read more...

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Kovalam Literary Festival to make Delhi debut


June 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The annual Kovalam Literary Festival will make its debut stopover in the national capital Sept 29 with a daylong session at the India International Centre ... Read more...

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Suspect in Shahzad murder held in Pakistani Kashmir (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A man suspected of involvement in the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has been arrested in Pakistani Kashmir, a media report said Tuesday.Police also ... Read more...

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Suspect in journalist’s murder held in Pakistani Kashmir


June 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A man suspected of involvement in the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has been arrested from Pakistani Kashmir, a media report said Tuesday.Islamabad Police ... Read more...

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We should revisit blasphemy law: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said that there is a need to revisit the blasphemy law."No law is absolutely good or flawed, ... Read more...

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Sparks fly when Kashmir’s two patriarchs met in Delhi (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) It was rare in the two-decade-old troubled history of Kashmir - the two grand old men of the state's political divide sharing the dais. Predictably, ... Read more...

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Sparks fly when Kashmir’s two patriarchs met in Delhi


March 19th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) It was rare in the two-decade-old troubled history of Kashmir - the two grand old men of the state's political divide sharing the dais for ... Read more...

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Frontiers of expression have shrunk in ‘democratic’ Pakistan: Shehrbano Taseer


March 14th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 14(ANI): The boundaries of expression have shrunk in Pakistan, Shehrbano Taseer, daughter of slain former Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, has said.Both Taseer and Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti were assassinated ... Read more...

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