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US envoy denies meeting Hafiz Saeed


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has denied meeting Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed.The US embassy Wednesday categorically rejected an article in a national daily ... Read more...

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India says LeT threat persists


August 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) As LeT founder Hafiz Saeed renewed the call for a jihad against New Delhi, the government Wednesday said there are reports that the group continues ... Read more...

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After Arunachal, Orissa shows way to top of Mt Everest


May 18th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 18 (IANS) After two gritty women from India's mountainous Arunachal Pradesh became the first Indians to summit Mt Everest this spring, a 39-year-old from the plains of Orissa ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed to be part of anti-govt religious alliance


December 18th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Ali Waqar Isloo, Dec 18 (ANI): Pakistan seems heading towards the Islamic religious organisations' alliance in a bid to destablize Pakistan Peoples' Party led relatively-liberal coalition government. United Nations banned religious organisation ... Read more...

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Pak clerics launch campaign to protect blasphemy laws


December 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 16(ANI): Political and religious parties in Pakistan have launched a campaign to protect the country's blasphemy laws.The decision was announced by Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman at a press ... Read more...

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SIC warns of “anarchy” if blasphemy convict Pak-Christian woman pardoned


November 27th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 27 (ANI): The Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) has warned the Pakistan government of protests and "anarchy in the country", if it decided to pardon Aasia Bibi, the Pakistani-Christian woman sentenced ... Read more...

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US blacklists Pak charity foundation as “alias” of banned terrorist group LeT


November 25th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): The United States has added Pakistan's Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation, a charity group closely associated with banned terrorist group Lashkar-e-Tayyiba, to its official list of blacklisted terror organisations."On November ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US brands three LeT leaders as global terrorists


November 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) The United States has designated three top leaders of the Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terrorist attacks, as global terrorists and ... Read more...

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Terror attack at CIA office in Pak foiled


November 16th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): A terror attack plot at the CIA office in Pakistan was foiled after a man carrying a bag laden with explosives and addressed to a deputy superintendent ... Read more...

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Pak-based Lashkar-e-Tayyaba splits to form deadly Punjabi Taliban in Afghanistan


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Tayyaba (LeT) has split to form a new and more sophisticated Punjabi Taliban in Afghanistan's Kunar province, NATO and ISAF command in Afghanistan have confirmed.According to ... Read more...

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Hope for peace returns among Kashmiris, but separatists dismissive


September 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Bashir Ahmad Bhat, a shopkeeper in uptown Srinagar, is hoping peace will return to Kashmir Valley with the central government announcing an eight-point initiative to restore normalcy, ... Read more...

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PPP accuses Pak Punjab govt of openly ’supporting’ and ‘facilitating’ JuD


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Information Secretary- Fauzia Wahab- has criticised the Punjab government for their alleged involvement in facilitating and supporting the banned outfit Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD).Speaking on a point of order ... Read more...

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China jails Tibetan fugitives deported by Nepal


July 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 28 (IANS) Seven years after triggering international condemnation by violating a "gentlemen's agreement" and handing over a group of fleeing Tibetan refugees to China, Nepal has again deported ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak’s “friendly attitude” towards JuD bound to raise eyebrows: Pak editorial


July 7th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 7(ANI): The Pakistan Punjab government's "friendly attitude" towards Jamaat-ud-Dawa, despite the group being named in the list of 23 banned militant organizations, may raise some eyebrows, an editorial in a ... Read more...

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Pak lie nailed: puts JuD in banned groups list but orders no ‘restrictions’ on its activities


July 6th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 6 (ANI): Pakistan continues to bluff India and the world over action against the Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), as even though the terror group has been included in the Punjab province ... Read more...

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Pak Govt.’s support to JuD and the like much to blame for spate of terror attacks


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): Thursday's ghastly terror attack on Hazrat Data Gunj Bukhsh shrine in Lahore in which 42 people were killed and over 175 injured has raised various issues concerning the ... Read more...

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Time for dossiers over, it’s time to act: India to Pakistan (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Ruling out any dilution of India's stand on terrorism, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the time for giving dossiers was over and asked the ... Read more...

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Hafeez Saeed hobnobs with mainline Pak religious leaders again


June 14th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.14 (ANI): It seems that Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed continues to enjoy the patronage of the Pakistani leadership inspite of India naming him as one of the prime accused ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ahead of Bhutan meet, India tells Pakistan again - act against terror


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Barely a week ahead of a likely meeting between Indian and Pakistani leaders in Bhutan, the Indian government Thursday reminded Islamabad to take action against 26/11 ... Read more...

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India’s interests shaping its foreign policy: Krishna (Lead)


April 20th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna asserted Tuesday that Pakistan has to do much more to address India's "core concern" of terrorism, and that India's security and ... Read more...

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Pakistan has to do more on terror front: Krishna


April 20th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said Pakistan has to do much more to mitigate India's core concern of terrorism. "With Pakistan, the core concern remains mitigation ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on terrorism clearly stated to Pakistan: Krishna


February 26th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday said that India has clearly stated its continuing concerns on terrorism in a forthright manner to Pakistan.Making a suo motu ... Read more...

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India tells Pakistan to curb anti-India terror activities


February 25th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India Thursday asked Pakistan to put an end to all anti-India activities of terror groups operating on its soil. Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao told reporters that she stressed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan still not doing all to clamp down on LeT: US expert


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Due to its India fixation, Pakistan still isn't doing everything in its power to clamp down on Pakistan-based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for 26/11 Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

JuD shows ban ‘meaningless’, organises mass rally in Lahore


February 6th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.6 (ANI): After spending over an year in hibernation, the banned Jamaat-ud- Dawa (JuD), the front face of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has resurfaced once again.The JuD, which was banned by the ... Read more...

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PoK ‘terror meet’ calls on Pak govt. not to create hurdles for Kashmiri jihadists


February 5th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Feb.5 (ANI): The Pakistan government has been urged upon not to create hurdles in the way of 'freedom fighters' struggling for the cause of an'independent Kashmir'.Speakers at a Kashmir-centric conference here, ... Read more...

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India concerned over ‘terror’ meet in PoK


February 4th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): While India and Pakistan are preparing to tone down the heightened tension amid them during the forthcoming SAARC summit, in which Home Minister P.Chidambaram is likely to take ... Read more...

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India not fulfilling its commitments: Pakistan envoy


December 20th, 2009 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's top diplomat in India, Shahid Malik said that India was not fulfilling its commitments made in an agreement reached between the two South Asian neighbours ... Read more...

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Jamaat-ud-Dawa continues to function in Pak despite being proscribed


November 26th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mudrike (Pakistan Punjab), Nov.26 (ANI): The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), which according to India acted as a front group for the militants responsible for last tear terror carnage on Mumbai, continues to function in ... Read more...

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26/11 mastermind Saeed freely roaming, preaching in Pakistan


November 21st, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): The alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks in which more than 179 people died was openly spotted in Lahore delivering the Friday sermon to thousands of ... Read more...

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India should not allow Saeed to hijack bilateral ties: Pakistani envoy (Interview)


November 4th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Tarun Basu and Manish Chand New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India should not allow one individual, Hafiz Saeed, to hold the entire bilateral relationship hostage, says Pakistan's envoy to India, ... Read more...

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Krishna terms Pak charge on funding Taliban ‘most ridiculous’


October 28th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) External affairs minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday termed the accusation by Pakistan that India was funding Taliban as the most ridiculous statement he had ever heard. "It is the ... Read more...

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Pakistani court dismisses fresh cases against 26/11 accused Hafiz Saeed


October 12th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Oct 12 (IANS) Citing a bureaucratic lapse, the Lahore High Court Monday dismissed two cases filed under the anti-terrorism act against Hafiz Saeed who India says masterminded the 26/11 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister meets Indian envoy, discusses 26/11 probe and aftermath


September 19th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/New Delhi/Askagabat, Sep.19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Saturday met with India;s High Commissioner to Pakistan, Sharad Sabharwal, and reportedly discussed the progress being made in the 26/11 probe.Sources ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Israel warns of terror in Mumbai, issues travel advisory


September 18th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Days after the US State Department issued a travel advisory, Israel has asked its citizens to be vigilant during their stay in India as it warned of ... Read more...

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