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Spooky tales from the hills


July 10th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) Ghosts from Shimla's past are back to haunt this picturesque hill town. Shimla-based writer Minakshi Chaudhry has come out with another set of 16 spooky ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Shahabuddin for prime minister’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The parliamentary committee of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Wednesday chose senior party leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its nominee for the post of country's new prime ... Read more...

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Pakistani politicians’ houses attacked


June 18th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) A mob of more than 100 people, carrying sticks and stones, attacked the residences of a minister and a Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader in Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fiji’s rival parties to unite for 2014 elections


March 27th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, March 27 (IANS) Ahead of the 2014 elections, leaders of Fiji's two rival political parties -- Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewe (SDL) ni Vanua Party and the Fiji Labour Party ... Read more...

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Top Pakistani Army officers to be reshuffled


March 14th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A reshuffle is expected in the Pakistani Army later this year with the retirement of six three-star generals and a number of officers completing their tenures, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan taps Interpol for Musharraf’s arrest


March 1st, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan has urged Interpol to issue a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani airspace never closed for NATO: Gilani


February 27th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan never closed its airspace for NATO supplies in Afghanistan and had only suspended the land route, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."The Defence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

10 die in drone strike in Pakistan


February 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a US drone launched two missiles in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt, a media report said.The missiles hit a ... Read more...

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Pakistani commission to visit India in 26/11 case (lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

26/11 attack: Pakistani judicial panel to visit India


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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Zardari has not offered to resign: Spokesman (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari did not offer his resignation during a meeting with coalition partners, presidential spokesman Farhatullah Khan Babar said Wednesday.In a statement ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan religious parties to oppose NATO supply resumption


January 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) An alliance of religious parties has said they will oppose any decision of the Pakistani government to restore supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Leaders ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Military should bow to civilian rule, suggests Gilani


January 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has again suggested that the military should always remain subservient to civilian rule.All national institutions should perform their functions in their ... Read more...

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IAF Sukhoi jet crashes near Pune, pilots safe


December 13th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 13 (IANS) A frontline Sukhoi jet of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near this Maharashtra city Tuesday but the two pilots bailed out to safety, an ... Read more...

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Zardari’s health improving: Gilani


December 11th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said President Asif Ali Zardari's health is improving as he is feeling comfortable and resting in a Dubai ... Read more...

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Four held for cheating job hunters


October 20th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four youths, including a management student, were arrested from Greater Noida for cheating several engineers by giving them fake job appointment letters, police said here ... Read more...

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Omkar wins bronze, silver for men and women’s team


October 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Omkar Singh won the bronze while the men's and the women's teams bagged silvers in the 10 metre air pistol event at the 4th ... Read more...

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Mahima wants to dance like Hrithik


October 13th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Unlike other actors who refrain from revealing their weak side, Mahima Chaudhry is different. The actress accepts she is not a good dancer, yet she would ... Read more...

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Pakistan government to use Facebook for dengue awareness in Punjab


October 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The Punjab government in Pakistan will spread public awareness on dengue through social networking site Facebook. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif formally launched the Facebook page ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

14 more die of dengue in Pakistan


October 8th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) At least 14 more people have died of dengue fever in Pakistan's Lahore city, the Dawn daily reported Saturday.The latest deaths pushed the toll to 208 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man held for duping 4,000 investors


October 3rd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A 58-year-old man was arrested here for cheating around 4,000 people across India by inducing them to make investments in his company, police said ... Read more...

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Eight die in Karachi suicide bombing


September 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) At least eight people, including six policemen, were killed and several injured Monday morning when a vehicle packed with explosives blew up outside the residence ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rs.500,000 salary for 150 PIA officials


September 15th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) More than 150 officials of national carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) are getting a monthly salary of Rs.500,000 or more, the Senate has been told.Defence Minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No plans to come back as an actor: Mahima Chaudhry


August 4th, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Mahima Chaudhry, who had pulled out from acting after marriage in 2006, has no plans to make a comeback as an actor. She believes re-emerging ... Read more...

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Panel on Pakistani journalist’s killing gets phone record


July 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) A judicial commission probing the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has received his mobile phone record, a media report said Thursday.Dawn said that the ... Read more...

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Ankita Chaudhry to debut at Paris’ Pret a Porter (With images)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) She is just 25 and Indian designer Ankita Chaudhry, the owner of the SAAJ label, is all set to make her debut at the PrĂȘt ... Read more...

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Abducted builder found dead, three held


June 20th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two days after he was kidnapped from south Delhi, a 56-year-old builder was found dead Monday in Noida area, Delhi Police said. Three people have ... Read more...

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Sarabjit to meet sister — after 21 years


June 16th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 16 (IANS) For a long time to come, the memory of this Thursday will remain with Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in a Pakistan jail since 1990, ... Read more...

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Husband, aide arrested over wife’s murder


June 15th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A man was arrested along with an associate over the murder of his 28-year-old wife, police said Wednesday.Anoop Singh, 31, persuaded Prem Singh, 26, to ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks reply on likely pardon for Sarabjit


June 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has sought reply within three weeks from the government on a petition "seeking judicial restraint" on the possible presidential pardon to Indian ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Guilty Rangers must be punished, says daily


June 11th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) The Sindh Rangers personnel, who gunned down an alleged robber in a Karachi park, committed a wanton and unjustified killing and must be punished to the ... Read more...

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