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Myanmar ends political, religious media censorship


August 20th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The information ministry of Myanmar has cancelled censorship for the media publishing political and religious information, a Thai daily reported Monday.An international non-governmental organisation, the ... Read more...

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EU to allow Myanmar to export goods at discount


April 19th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) will abolish 20-year sanctions against Myanmar and include the country into its generalised system of preferences, EU foreign policy chief Catherine ... Read more...

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Stern action being taken in Karachi: Gilani


August 26th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Across the board action was being taken in violence-hit Karachi as the government was committed to restore peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani ... Read more...

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Army chief disfavours using force frequently for civil aid


January 15th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh is not in favour of the armed force being frequently deployed to aid the civil society, saying it is like "palming ... Read more...

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Pak won’t allow terrorists to use its soil for spreading extremism, says Zardari


November 8th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed that Islamabad would never allow a handful of terrorists and extremists to forcefully impose their extremist ideological agenda on the ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack undermined peace efforts: Zardari


November 8th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has admitted that Mumbai terror attack has undermined efforts for peace and said his government is "cooperating in unearthing and bringing to justice ... Read more...

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Pak slashes development outlay to make way for Rs110 bn increase in defence budget


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): Pakistan, projecting an increase of 110 billion rupees in its defence budget, has informed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that due to the post-flood situation, the defence budget ... Read more...

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Pak Army should support govt, not act as a state within the state: Editorial


September 20th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 20(ANI): The Pakistan Army should show its support to the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government by functioning as a part of it instead of coming across as a state within ... Read more...

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Gilani rules out army toppling democratically elected Pak government


September 10th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani, reiterating the need for democracy in the country, has stated that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government would complete its tenure ... Read more...

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Pak defence budget to be raised by 31 percent in 2010-11


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Pakistan has decided to raise its defence budget by 31 percent from Rs.343 billion to Rs.448 billion for fiscal 2010-11.Official sources told the Daily Times that during a ... Read more...

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Pakistani students pay homage to Mumbai terror victims


December 2nd, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Dec 2 (ANI): Pakistani students who are in Lucknow on a goodwill visit, paid obeisance to victims, the brave commandoes and security personnel who laid their lives in fighting militants ... Read more...

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Musharraf will resign, diplomat confirms


August 15th, 2008 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is set to resign in exchange for immunity from prosecution, Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain confirmed Friday. “From every quarter his friends - foreign ... Read more...

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Long-lived grannies may have fewer grandkids


March 15th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 15 (ANI): For grannies, this might rather come as a huge shock. An analysis of births and deaths in Costa Rica has found that the longer grandmothers lived, the ... Read more...

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Pak based foreign militants planning worldwide attacks: Musharraf


November 23rd, 2007 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 23 (ANI): President General Pervez Musharraf has once again justified his emergency rule, saying that foreign militants based in Pakistan were planning terrorist attacks around the world. He said Pakistan had ... Read more...

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