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US cinema shooter called hotline minutes before crime


August 31st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) James Holmes, the suspected shooter in the recent Colorado cinema massacre, had called a University of Colorado (CU) emergency number nine minutes before the shooting started, ... Read more...

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Academic failure triggered US cinema shooting: Prosecutors


August 26th, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Academic failures and insults may have caused accused James Holmes to booby trap his apartment with explosives and plan the shootings during the "Batman" movie screening, ... Read more...

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Pakistani who polished shoes in India sacked (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A Pakistani official who sought to create inter-faith harmony by serving devotees in Sikh temples in Pakistan and India has lost his job.Mohammad Khursheed Khan, a ... Read more...

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LHC calls for Pak Govt’s report on plea seeking Musharraf’s high treason charges trial


February 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has called for a report from the Pakistan Government on a petition seeking the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges.After ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Prosecution wants to examine father


August 5th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 5 (IANS) The prosecution in the Aman Kachru ragging-to-death case Thursday demanded that the statement of the victim's father Rajendra Kachru should also be recorded. Moving an application in the fast ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Fast track court resumes trial


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 2 (IANS) A fast track court in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday resumed the trial against four medical students, accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Four accused surrender in court (Lead)


July 29th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 29 (IANS) All the four medical students accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last year surrendered in a Himachal Pradesh court here Thursday. The Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging case: Four accused surrender in court


July 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 29 (IANS) All the four medical students accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last year surrendered in a local Himachal Pradesh court here Thursday. The Himachal ... Read more...

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Kachru ragging accused allowed to appear in high court


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 23 (IANS) A court here Friday allowed four medical students accused of ragging a junior, Aman Kachru, last year leading to his death, to appear in the Himachal Pradesh High ... Read more...

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Himachal pleads against bail to Kachru ragging accused


July 21st, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, July 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has again moved the court for setting aside the bail granted to four students accused of ragging medical student Aman Kachru, leading to his death last ... Read more...

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26 Taliban inmates released after Afghan jirga deal


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 22 (ANI): Afghan and U.S. officials have said that 26 Taliban inmates have been released from Afghan jails as part of an amnesty deal offered by Hamid Karzai's government.According ... Read more...

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Security agency Blackwater not operating in Pakistan: US


November 25th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The US embassy here has rejected suggestions of secret operations by American security agency Blackwater in Pakistan, terming them false and baseless. An article in a ... Read more...

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Trial of Bangladesh border guard mutineers to begin Tuesday


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 22 (IANS) Bangladesh is to begin Tuesday the trial of over 3,500 border guards who staged a mutiny in February killing 74 people. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik offers to quit if Blackwater presence in Pakistan proved


November 21st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Pakistan's interior minister has offered to quit if the presence of US security agency Blackwater in Pakistan is proved -- but he could be treading on thin ... Read more...

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Pakistani court seeks report on US agency Black Water


November 20th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 20 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has sought a detailed reply from the government on an application alleging that US security agency Black Water was indulging in illegal activities ... Read more...

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Charge sheet filed in Kachru ragging case


August 11th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh police Tuesday filed the charge sheet against four medical students accused of allegedly ragging a first-year student, leading to his death in March this year, ... Read more...

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Pak govt. seeks adjournment of hearing of Saeed case


July 16th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): The Pakistan government has requested the Supreme Court to suspend the hearing of the detention of Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafeez Mohammad Saeed for a week.It cited the unavailability ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Punjab dissociates itself from Hafiz Saeed case (Lead)


July 14th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab provincial government Tuesday dissociated itself from the case against Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who India says masterminded the 26/11 Mumbai mayhem, saying the federal ... Read more...

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Long March: Paks Deputy AG, PPP Parliamentary Secretary resign in protest


March 16th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 16 (ANI): To protest the undemocratic steps adopted by the Pakistan Peoples Party Government against the marchers, Deputy Attorney of Pakistan Abdul Hayee Gillani and PPP Parliamentary Secretary Ijaz ... Read more...

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Zardari appoints 16 own political cadre judges to Lahore High Court


February 28th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari has appointed 16 Additional Judges to the Lahore High Court, all of whom are alleged to be from his own political cadre. Speaking ... Read more...

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Eric Holder becomes first black US attorney general


February 3rd, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Eric Holder Tuesday became the first black US attorney general with the promise of a clean break with the policies of the Bush administration, saying he would make ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court seeks view of Pak Govt. on exhibition of Indian movies


November 15th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 15 (ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought comments from the Film Censor Board and the Pakistan Culture Ministry on a petition that has challenged the exhibition of ... Read more...

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Dr Khans wife refutes Pak govts claim he has been freed


July 4th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 4 (ANI): Pakistan s nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khans wife Hendrina Khan has approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) with a letter belying governments claim that her husband ... Read more...

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