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Solidarity caravan from India to Gaza planned in December


October 5th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Asian People's Solidarity for Palestine (APSP) Tuesday said that 500 civil resisters from 17 Asian countries will join a caravan from India and march through 18 cities ... Read more...

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Here’s how booze flows freely in Pak


July 1st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 1(ANI): Pakistan police seizing a trailer loaded with 1300 bottles of hard liquor and 26,284 bottles of wine in Islamabad has revealed how liquor smuggling is an easy job in ... Read more...

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Facebook divides civil society in Pakistan


May 23rd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Islamaba, May 23 (ANI): When hundreds of Pakistanis are protesting against social networking websites Facebook and Youtube for carrying the caricatures of Prophet Mohammed Peace Be Upon Him, there are many ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims it has photographic evidence on covert Indian activities


February 25th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan on Thursday accused India of destabilizing Pakistan by funding and covertly supplying weapons to terrorists.Foreign Secretary SalmanBashir claimedthat Pakistan has intelligenceand photographic evidence of India's involvement in ... Read more...

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India tells Pak 26/11 attack a symptom of a larger problem


February 25th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 25 (ANI): India on Thursday said that it had told Pakistan that the Mumbai attack was a symptom of a larger problem - that of the continued existence and ... Read more...

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Winter rain in Pakistan ends four months of drought (Lead)


January 28th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Different cities of Pakistan received their first winter rain Thursday, ending four months of drought, while snow fell in the northern areas of the country. Rainfall was reported from ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh’s book to hit Pakistan in Dec


November 14th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.14 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh's controversial yet famous book 'Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence' would hit bookstalls in Pakistan next month.However, even before the original copies of the ... Read more...

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Militants could target Pakistani media: Security official


October 16th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The offices of Pakistani print media organizations, private TV channels, the National Press Club here and press clubs across the country will be the next target of ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ Pak bans US diplomat to from discussing intelligence issues in media


October 9th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): Perturbed by the recent remarks of US Deputy Chief of Mission Gerald Feierstein, that top Al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders, including the one-eyed Taliban chief Mullah Omar are presently ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commanders hiding in Quetta: US


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.3 (ANI): The United States has reiterated that top Afghan Taliban commanders, including Mullah Omar, are hiding in Quetta and creating trouble for the US led NATO forces in Afghanistan.Deputy ... Read more...

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Pak allows US embassy to ‘legally’ buy 264 houses in Islamabad


September 28th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep. 28 (ANI): The United States embassy in Islamabad has legally been allowed to buy 264 houses in the city, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Earlier, a petition challenging the ... Read more...

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Petition filed against US embassy expansion plans


September 13th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.13 (ANI): A petition challenging the massive expansion of the US embassy in Islamabad has been filed in the Supreme Court.The petition filed by advocate Zafarullah Khan challenged the allotment of ... Read more...

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Three explosives-laden cars to target Islamabad


July 20th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 20 (ANI): Three explosives-laden cars have been sent to Islamabad and major cities of Pakistan's Punjab province, according to intelligence reports available with the Interior Ministry.According to the reports, ... Read more...

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25 explosive laden vehicles sneak into major Pak cities


July 7th, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 7 (ANI): At least 25 explosive laden vehicles have reportedly sneaked into major cities of Pakistan, following which intelligence agencies have launched a massive search operation.According to sources, intelligence authorities ... Read more...

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Ansar Burney to file fresh mercy petition for Sarabjit


June 24th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 24(ANI): Ansar Burney, the leading Pakistani Human Rights activist on Wednesday said that he would file a fresh mercy petition to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on behalf of ... Read more...

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Taliban says Swat accord ‘dissolved’


May 4th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The controversial peace accord with the Taliban in Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest has been "dissolved" due to the ongoing military operations in the area against the ... Read more...

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Pak-US Society to protest against Geo TV ban in Pakistan


March 14th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 14 (ANI): The Pak-American Society is gathering in New York on Saturday to stage a protest against the ban on Geo News transmission in Pakistan. This is a ... Read more...

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CIA claims arrest of three Indian terrorists


January 18th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.18 (ANI): Pakistans Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) has claimed that it has arrested three alleged terrorists from the Wagha Border. According to CIA officials the arrested men were hired by an ... Read more...

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Tourism in Pakistan takes a knock


September 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tourism industry, which has faced continuous decline since 9/11 and the subsequent war on terror, has been badly affected by the recent wave of suicide attacks - ... Read more...

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Alert at Pakistan airports after terror threat


September 25th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 25 (DPA) International airports in all major cities of Pakistan were put on alert Thursday following threats of suicide bombings by Islamic militants, officials and media reports said.A state of ... Read more...

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Hookahs as harmful as cigarette smoking


September 8th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, September 8 (ANI): University-level students are increasingly getting hooked to shisha, water-pipe smoking, in Karachi unaware of the fact that they are as harmful as cigarette, say researchers. Conducted by ... Read more...

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TTP claim responsibility for ammunition factory attack, warn of more attacks


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Wah (Pak), Aug 22 (ANI): The Pakistans unit of the Taliban, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has reportedly claimed the responsibility for yesterdays blast in Wah locality in Pakistan tribal areas, and ... Read more...

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India, Pak wrestling competition from Aug 15-26


August 7th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Aug 7 (ANI): Wrestlers from Pakistan and India will fight out 24 bouts in four cities of Pakistan Lahore , Multan , Bahawalpur and GUjranwala - from Aug 15 ... Read more...

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ICC decision letting Pak host Champs Trophy blasted as mischievous and irresponsible


July 28th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 28 (ANI): the ICCs decision to let Pakistan host the Champions Trophy in September has been described as being stage-managed while downplaying the risk of terrorist attacks in the ... Read more...

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Baitullah Mehsud threatens to scrap all peace accords with Pak Govt.


June 28th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , June 28 (ANI): The chief of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan , Baitullah Mehsud, has threatened to end all peace talks and scrap accords with the Pakistani Government if it does ... Read more...

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Peshawar is not Srinagar that we want to capture: Taliban


June 28th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has denounced reports that it planned to attack Peshawar, saying the North-West Frontier Province capital "is not Srinagar that we want to capture it". In ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singh may not benefit from Paks remission policy on death sentences


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 23 (ANI): Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national facing death sentence in Pakistan , is not expected to benefit from the recent proposal from Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf ... Read more...

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Sarabjit Singh should be pardoned, says Gilani


May 11th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has reportedly advised President Pervez Musharraf to pardon Indian death row inmate Sarabjit Singh after reviewing his case."I have advised the ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s execution can cast shadow on India-Pakistan ties


April 27th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Pranay Sharma The possibility of an Indian prisoner being put to death in Pakistan could hardly be the ideal way to restart peace talks. But that is exactly how things may stand, ... Read more...

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Pranab appeals to Pakistan to show mercy to Sarabjit


April 18th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday appealed to Pakistan to "show clemency" to Sarabjit Singh, an Indian imprisoned in Pakistan for over 17 years and now awaiting ... Read more...

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Pakistan cuts short Olympic torch route amid security fears


April 14th, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, April 14 (DPA) Pakistan has reduced the length of the route of the Olympic torch relay owing to security concerns, officials said Monday. Pakistan Olympics Association President Syed Arif Hassan said ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker who rejuvenated Pakistani classical music denied visa


November 26th, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Nov 26 (ANI): An Indian filmmaker, who spent nearly a year making a documentary on the dying art of classical music in Pakistan, was denied a visa to attend the screening ... Read more...

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Pakistanis rank Gen Musharraf over politicians Benazir, Sharif as leader


November 14th, 2007 - 1:50 am ICT by admin
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