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US can no longer ignore a popular Sharif: Experts


March 25th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.25 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and chief of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Nawaz Sharif, has emerged as the most popular politician in Pakistan after defying his house ... Read more...

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Celeb chef Jamie Oliver becomes UKs biggest selling author


March 25th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): British chef Jamie Oliver has become the countrys biggest selling author after sales of his cookbooks leapt by more than 20 per cent last year.With his latest ... Read more...

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Gilani to meet Sharif, takes charge of Punjab matters


March 21st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 21 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will meet the Pakistan Muslim League chief Nawaz Sharif on Sunday to discuss ways to resolve the current political crisis in ... Read more...

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US to rely on former warlords to stabilise Afghanistan


March 20th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Afghan Governor Gul Agha Shirzai, who is a semi-literate former warlord and a handful of other former warlords are again being seen as useful partners as US ... Read more...

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Meet Maria Sergeyeva the Russian Sarah Pailn in the making


March 10th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): Maria Sergeyeva, a 24-year-old philosophy student and political activist, is emerging as a rising star in Russian politics.Since a gushing speech praising Russian Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

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Lahore attack planned inside Pakistan: Editorial


March 4th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): Even before the dust of the Lahore terror attack has settled, the blame game has begun. Pakistan is blaming a foreign hand for the ghastly act. Pakistans political by ... Read more...

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Lahore, Mumbai terror attacks are `classic” ISI-backed `Fedayin assaults”


March 4th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London/Lahore, Mar.4 (ANI): The attacks on Mumbai (November 26, 2008) and Lahore (March 3, 2009) should be seen as classic Fedayin assaults suicidal rather suicide taught in Lashkars training camps by ... Read more...

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Zardari says Governors rule was only option after Sharif brothers declared war


February 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 27 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that he imposed governors rule in Punjab because he was left with no other constitutional alternative after the Sharif brothers ... Read more...

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Lewis Hamilton voted Britains top gay pin-up (Re-isssue)


February 27th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has been voted Britains top gay pin-up.The poll for dating website gay-parship.co.uk gave Hamilton 32 percent of the vote.The 24-year-old has beaten ... Read more...

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Pakistan Punjab under President rule after SC verdict


February 25th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Feb. 25 (ANI): Pakistan government has imposed Presidents rule in the countrys Punjab province following the Supreme Courts decision not to allow the Sharif brothers to contest elections.Earlier, the ... Read more...

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UK agents colluded with torture in Pakistan: Intelligence sources


February 22nd, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): A shocking new report alleges widespread complicity between British security agents and their Pakistani counterparts who have routinely engaged in the torture of the suspects. Civil Liberties Group ... Read more...

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Swat peace agreement will not affect Paks resolve to fight terrorism: Haroon


February 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20 (ANI): Pakistans Ambassador to the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, has said that the Swat peace agreement will not affect his countrys resolve to fight terrorism.Addressing a ... Read more...

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1,500 animals and plants threatened with extinction in Australia


February 19th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have said that Australia is on the verge of a wave of extinction of species, with over 1,500 animals and plants reportedly threatened with a wipe ... Read more...

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Democracy has failed to take root in Pak for 60 years: Chaudhry


February 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (Pakistan), Feb.18 (ANI): Deposed Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday told a lawyers convention here that democracy has not been allowed to thrive in the country ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban being ceded too much authority, say critics of truce


February 17th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.17 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan Governments insistence that the new legal system in the Swat Valley is consistent with existing civil law, there are some people in the country who ... Read more...

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China starts mass production of domestically developed regional jet


February 14th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): Chinas state-owned Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing has said that it has signed contracts with four other factories, marking the start of mass production of the countrys first ... Read more...

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UK cracks down on illegal Pakistani immigrants


February 12th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): In different search operations, the UK Border and Immigration Agency (UKBA) has arrested a number of illegal immigrants of Pakistani origin and fined their British Pakistani employers ... Read more...

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Rose exports zoom ahead of Valentine’s Day in Tamil Nadu


February 11th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
By Jai KumarHosur (Tamil Nadu), Feb 11 (ANI): Defying recession trends, the rose export business is booming ahead of Valentine''s Day in Tamil Nadu.With Valentine''s Day approaching, Hosur, a resourceful ... Read more...

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Becks is better than ever, says Man Us Rio Ferdinand


February 10th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Manchester Uniteds Rio Ferdinand believes that David Beckham has proved that he is far more substance than showbiz. Former England skipper Becks will win his 108th cap against ... Read more...

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Archaeologists to dig for lost Japanese kingdom


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Feb 3 (ANI): History buffs in Japan are being asked to help fund an archaeological survey that will try to find the ancient Yamatai kingdom, the location of which has ... Read more...

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Indian bicycle industry expanding


January 28th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan Kapoor Ludhiana, Jan.28 (ANI): Not many may know but India is the largest bicycle manufacturer in the world after China. The industry, having an annual turnover of over 1.2 million ... Read more...

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Blurs boss once turned down Coldplay for being boring


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Music industry is full of ex-bosses who have turned down the biggest of bands during their budding stage, and one such bigwig is Alex James from Blur, ... Read more...

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Satyam is retaining its clients: Parekh


January 21st, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 21, (ANI): The fraud-hit Satyam Comuters Ltd is making attempts to secure funds and retain its international clients to regain their lost.Speaking to Media, Deepak parekh, one of the ... Read more...

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Australias 3rd richest man selling worlds largest open yacht due to financial woes


January 19th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): The global financial crisis has not even spared multibillionaires, as Australias third richest man James Packer deciding to put up his 50million-dollar yacht up for sale, postpone ... Read more...

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Beneficiaries thank Indias disgraced Ramalinga Raju


January 17th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan. 17 (ANI): It was roses, posters and prayers outside the central prison in Hyderabad here on Saturday where disgraced Satyam chief Ramalinga Raju has been kept after the countrys ... Read more...

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Doctor cleared of British terror plot, free to return to work for NHS


January 17th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Neurosurgeon Mohammed Asha, who was acquitted of any link to the London and Glasgow car bomb attacks, has been granted bail and is free to return to ... Read more...

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Kayani tells Miliband Pakistan wants peace but ready for war with India if necessary


January 17th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.17 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband met Pakistan Army Chief General.Ashfaque Pervaiz Kayani to discuss the ongoing India-Pakistan tension in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, and the ... Read more...

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General Kayani says Pak Army fully prepared for challenges


January 16th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 16 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani has said the army is ready to deal with any threats to the countrys security.Pakistan Army is fully prepared to ... Read more...

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Revolutionary road trip to spread climate awareness across India


January 8th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A group of the Indian Youth Climate Network (IYCN) are setting off on a month-long road tour across India to spread awareness about climate change and profile ... Read more...

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After 2000 years, gladiators all set to return to the Colosseum


January 7th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Fascinated by gladiators? Well, then heres your chance to get close and personal with the Roman fighters, for they are soon going to return to Rome''s Colosseum ... Read more...

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Laura Bush to write autobiography


January 6th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): US First Lady Laura Bush has inked a deal with Scribner to write her memoirs for publication in the spring of 2010.The memoir will include her experiences ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. giving covert support to Taliban in Quetta to suppress Balochs


January 5th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is providing covert support to the Taliban to capture land in eastern and western Quetta in order to undermine the Baloch nationalist movement and ... Read more...

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Desperate PCB mulls using diplomatic channel to salvage Lanka series


December 25th, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.25 (ANI): Pakistan it seems is trying everything to lure teams to tour the cricket starved country. In a desperate step to save the proposed Sri Lanka tour from getting cancelled, ... Read more...

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Americans optimistic about Obamas policies; Poll


December 21st, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Most Americans are optimistic about the policies that Barack Obama will pursue when he becomes the countrys 44th president next month, according to a new Washington Post-ABC ... Read more...

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Debenhams to bring its lingerie, designer clothes for burka-clad Iranian women


December 16th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 16 (ANI): British-based retailer Debenhams will be opening its first department store in Iran offering lingerie and designer clothes to the countrys burka-clad women.The Muslim nation has often been ... Read more...

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