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HSPDP withdraws support to Meghalaya’s Congress government


July 14th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 13 (IANS) The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) Friday pulled out from the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA) government over the boundary row with Assam but there ... Read more...

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PPP accepts Gilani’s disqualification verdict


June 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday said it accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court that said Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as the prime ... Read more...

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Benazir killing probe almost complete: Gilani


December 28th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The investigation into the December 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was almost complete, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani said Tuesday at ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi’s NLD to re-register


November 18th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 18 (IANS) Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD), headed by Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has decided to officially re-register itself as a political party, it ... Read more...

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ISI calls the shots in Pakistan: Imran Khan


November 14th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency is calling the shots in the country, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan says, adding that the government lacks moral courage, "giving ... Read more...

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Attacks on church, Christian properties in Gujranwala over blasphemy allegations panned


May 1st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 1(ANI): The All Pakistan Minorities Alliance (APMA) Central Executive Committee (CEC) has condemned the attacks on a church and Christian properties in Gujranwala.On Saturday, hundreds of people in Gujranwala attacked ... Read more...

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‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics


May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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Bilawal to take up ’some political responsibility’ in September: Zardari


April 28th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will "take up some political responsibility in September this year," President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari's announcement came during a ... Read more...

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PPP not to unveil Benazir Bhutto assassination report


April 4th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that the Benazir Bhutto assassination investigation report will not be made public.PPP General Secretary Badr said that the party's Central Executive ... Read more...

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Bilawal against premature release of Benazir Bhutto assassination report


April 4th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the premature release of the Benazir Bhutto assassination investigation report could legally sabotage the ongoing case.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s assassins arrested: Malik


March 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 26(ANI): The assassins of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested and the facts of the case will be made public soon, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s assassins arrested: Malik (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the suspects in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested. Bhutto was murdered during ... Read more...

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Suspects in Benazir Bhutto murder case arrested: Malik


March 25th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Friday said the suspects in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto have been arrested.He added that the Central ... Read more...

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PPP terms PML-N decision to end alliance in Punjab ’sad day for democracy’


February 27th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 27(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party has termed the Pakistan Muslim League-N's decision to expel its ministers from the Punjab government a 'sad day for democracy', and declared that it ... Read more...

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PML-N ends alliance with PPP in Pak’s Punjab province due to ‘unfulfilled promises’


February 26th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): The political marriage of convenience in Pakistan's Punjab province has ended in a divorce as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) announced its decision to expel the Pakistan People's ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet resigns for ‘right sizing’ in bid to cut down govt expenditures


February 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 9(ANI): Federal Cabinet ministers of Pakistan have tendered their resignations to Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, who intends to dissolve the cabinet and appoint a smaller version to ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet members resign (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The members of Pakistan's federal cabinet Wednesday tendered their resignations to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who said a new cabinet would be formed, media reports said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet set to be dissolved (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The central executive committee (CEC) of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party Friday decided to dissolve the federal cabinet and empower Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to do ... Read more...

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Breakthrough eludes Gilani in Pakistan’s political crisis (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) A meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Monday failed to end the crisis facing the government, which has been ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination plot not hatched at any Brigadier house: Malik


December 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Benazir Bhutto assassination plot was not hatched at any Brigadier house, and the media should refrain from any such news that spreads wrong impression, Interior Minister Rehman ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination probe complete: Malik


December 28th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Naudero, Dec 28 (ANI): The investigations into former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination have been completed, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said."The investigation report is with the joint investigation team ... Read more...

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Malaysian parties prepare for snap polls


December 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Malaysian political parties, including those that represent ethnic Indians, have begun preparing for likely snap polls.The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), the oldest and the largest party ... Read more...

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Women break male stranglehold over Pakistan politics


October 6th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Women are now making a mark in Pakistan's male-dominated political arena as seats have been reserved for them and candidates have to hold a graduation degree ... Read more...

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Muslim League always used for bringing about undemocratic change in Pak: JUI Chief


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 3 (ANI): Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman, the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party, has stated that Muslim League is always used for the purpose of generating an undemocratic change in the country."Muslim ... Read more...

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Rigzin re-elected President of Tibet Youth Congress


August 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiDharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 9 (ANI): The Tibetan Youth Congress elected Tsewang Rigzin for the second time as its president.Rigzin's three-year tenure will end in 2013. Earlier, Rigzin was elected ... Read more...

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Arrest warrants against Bangladesh Islamists


July 26th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 26 (IANS) A tribunal Monday issued arrest warrants against four top Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) leaders on charges of committing "war crimes" during the 1971 liberation movement. The four, who are ... Read more...

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Confrontation over names brewing in Bangladesh


February 18th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh is to witness a confrontation between its two most important politicians, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and opposition leader Khaleda Zia, after the government decided to stamp ... Read more...

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Resume dialogue with Pakistan, PDP urges government


January 30th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 30 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday asked the central government to resume the dialogue with Pakistan without any delay, saying that would be ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to fight back, says only his ‘dead body’ would be lifted from Presidency


December 20th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is undeterred by the present turmoil in the country and the wide scale demand for his resignation, and has made it clear ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi meets elderly party leaders


December 16th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 16 (DPA) Myanmar's detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed a rare outing Wednesday to meet the elderly leadership of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, government ... Read more...

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ULFA leaders will be given safe passage if they lay down arms


November 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Nov.21 (ANI): United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders and cadres will be given safe passage and a chance to return to mainstream society only if they give up the path ... Read more...

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India Govt. willing to give safe passage to ULFA leaders Baruah, Arabinda Rajkhowa


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashGeneva, Nov.21 (ANI): The Indian Government has said it is willing to talk to any of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militants, even give them safe passage so ... Read more...

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Opposition running ‘vilification campaign’ against me, PPP : Zardari


November 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.17 (ANI): Coming down hard on opponents for representing the Presidency in bad light, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the opposition parties were carrying out a 'vilification campaign' against ... Read more...

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All NRO beneficiaries liable for arrest, prosecution: Ahsan


November 7th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.7 (ANI): Former Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president and senior Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader, Aitzaz Ahsan, has said that all those who had used the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Article 248 provides Pak president special immunity against court cases


November 6th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.6 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari can enjoy himself in power without bothering much about being dragged to a court of law on various corruption charges, as the country's ... Read more...

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