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Outrage in Pakistan over factory fire deaths


September 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Describing industrial buildings as "death traps" and "concentration camps", Pakistani dailies Thursday sought regular inspections of factories as well as rigorous application of the law following ... Read more...

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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Bank accounts of doctor who helped track Osama sealed


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The bank accounts of the Pakistani doctor who, on the CIA's directions, allegedly helped conduct a fake polio campaign to track down Osama bin Laden have ... Read more...

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Oil refinery to come up in Balochistan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) A Pakistani firm is planning to set up a $600 million oil refinery in southwestern part of the country, Dawn reported Saturday.The plant will come up ... Read more...

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Abortion still taboo in Pakistan


January 16th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Even though abortion is legal in Pakistan and Islamic scholars agree on its permissibility in certain conditions, many medical professionals term it an "un-Islamic act" and ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik to get PhD for peace in Karachi!


October 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik will be conferred an honorary doctorate for "bringing peace" to Karachi, a city that has hit by spiralling violence, a ... Read more...

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Few takers for Pakistani cricket team coach


September 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received lukewarm response from well-known foreign coaches for the post of national head coach as the deadline to apply for the ... Read more...

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Foreign powers control Pakistani Taliban, says politician


June 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The Afghan Taliban were not involved in any kind of activities inside Pakistan but the Pakistani Taliban are being controlled by "foreign intelligence agencies", a ... Read more...

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Pakistanis feeling insecure after Osama raid: opposition


May 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Pakistanis were "feeling insecure" in their own country following the daring raid by US commandos who killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said Leader of ... Read more...

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Cleric to child, Ramadan spirit binds them all (Lead)


September 8th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar Adil Azmi New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) From dawn to dusk and dusk to dawn, the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is a time for nurturing piety. Mosques fill with ... Read more...

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Prayers, feasts and piety - it’s Ramadan in India (Special)


September 8th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar Adil Azmi From dawn to dusk and dusk to dawn, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is a time for nurturing piety. Mosques fill with worshippers, hotels are closed during ... Read more...

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Pakistan presents ‘proof’ of Indian hand in terror acts


April 24th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has, during an in-camera session of the Senate, the upper house of parliament, presented what he termed evidence of the involvement of India, Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Accepting ’stringed’ US aid against Pakistan’s self respect: Gilani


April 12th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Multan (Pakistan), Apr.12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said it would be against the country's self respect to accept the 'stringed' US aid.Talking to media persons after a ... Read more...

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Earthquake hits Kashmir, northern Pakistan (Lead)


February 20th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) An earthquake of moderate intensity rocked the Kashmir Valley in India as well as the Pakistani capital Islamabad Friday morning, triggering panic among residents. "The earthquake occurred at 9.18 ... Read more...

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Review role in war on terror, suggest Pakistani senators


December 24th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistani senators have urged a review of the country's role in the war on terror and even suggested the redeployment of troops from the Afghanistan border in the ... Read more...

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Pak FIA raids forex agency, uncovers 835 mn dollars


December 18th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18 (ANI): Prime Minister''s Adviser on Interior Affairs Rehman Malik has said that the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has raided a forex agency and uncovered 835 million dollars. "The ... Read more...

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Pakistan Super League next year may fall prey to ICC Champions Trophy


September 13th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sep 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is unlikely to hold the Pakistan Super League (PSL) next September due to clash of dates as the ICC Champions Trophy ... Read more...

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Sharif’s return to Pakistan will strengthen democratic culture: Benazir


November 27th, 2007 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has welcomed Pakistan Muslim League (N) chief Nawaz Sharif's return to Pakistan after seven years in exile, and said it will strengthen ... Read more...

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