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Pakistani official shot dead


March 6th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) A senior Pakistani official was shot dead after a spat at a friend's house in Karachi, a media report said Tuesday.District Coordination Officer (DCO) Gwadar, Abdur ... Read more...

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Pakistani official takes latecomers to task


October 9th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 9 (IANS) A senior Pakistani official has warned of strict action against latecomers after just two officials reported for work on time in Karachi city.Roshan Ali Shaikh, ... Read more...

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Flyover, park to be dedicated to Mehdi Hassan


April 25th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 25 (IANS) A flyover and a park here would be dedicated to famous ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, an official said.District Coordination Officer, Karachi, Muhammad Hussain Syed said the ... Read more...

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JUI-F chief Fazl-ur Rehman escapes second suicide bomb attack in two days


March 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Charsadda, Mar 31(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur Rehman had another narrow escape on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the politician's convoy at Charsadda district of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills nine in Pakistan (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) A suicide bomber Thursday blew up a car packed with 600 kg of explosives near a police station in Pakistan's northwest killing nine people including four ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 30 injured in suicide bomb attack on police van in northwest Pak


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hangu, Mar 3(ANI): At least nine people, including three police officials, were killed and thirty others were wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a police van in the northwest Pakistan town ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus seek security for Shivaratri (Lead)


February 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) A Hindu rights group is seeking action against an official in Pakistan's Punjab province for refusing to provide security for the Shivratri festival next month.Haroon Dayal, chairman ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus not happy with security for Shivaratri


February 27th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) A Hindu rights group has demanded immediate removal of the district coordination officer (DCO) of Chakwal in Pakistan's Punjab province, after he allegedly refused to provide security ... Read more...

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Parents put up for auction in Pakistan


February 11th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Five handicapped siblings, suffering from a degenerative disease, put up their old parents for auction in Pakistan's Punjab province as the family had nothing to eat and had ... Read more...

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Two killed in Lahore blast


February 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 4 (IANS) A remote controlled bomb exploded in a Sufi shrine in this Pakistani city killing two people and injuring 27, police said.Lahore district coordination officer Ahad Khan Cheema said ... Read more...

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Benazir murder probe: No clue about cell phones used by cop on December 27, 2007


January 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Saud Aziz, the then Rawalpindi police chief when former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto was assassinated on December 27, 2007, has refused to hand over his mobile phone ... Read more...

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PML-N submits resolution against Taseer in Punjab Assembly over ‘vanishing act’


December 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly against Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, for his alleged misconduct and violation of the Constitution.PML-N member ... Read more...

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PML-N to bring ‘Remove Taseer’ resolution in Punjab Assembly over ‘vanishing act’


December 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has decided to introduce a resolution, seeking the removal of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in the Punjab Assembly, for his alleged misconduct and ... Read more...

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Mystery and intrigue behind Pak Punjab Governors’ ‘72-hr vanishing act’


December 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 9 (ANI): The whereabouts of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer became a subject of wild speculation in the Pakistani province after sources in the provincial government revealed that he had been ... Read more...

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Racing car rams into crowd, kills four in Pakistan


December 5th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A racing event in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city Sunday evening turned tragic when a car lost control and rammed into the crowd, killing at least four ... Read more...

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90 per cent of over 52,000 prisoners in Pak’s Punjab province have no identity card!


November 8th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 8 (ANI): Out of more than 52,000 prisoners in Pakistan's Punjab province, only ten per cent possess identity cards, a survey conducted by an intelligence agency has revealed, according to ... Read more...

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Two policemen die, 12 hurt in Pakistan suicide bomb attack


November 1st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleen Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and 12 others, including 10 policemen, were injured in a suicide bomb attack Monday on a police check-post in northwest ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan Sufi shrine blast (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) At least six people, including three women, were killed and eight injured when a powerful blast ripped through a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday.Eye ... Read more...

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27 NATO oil tankers torched in Pakistan


October 1st, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) More than 27 oil tankers carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan were burnt Friday when some attackers fired rockets at the vehicles parked at a fuel ... Read more...

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Nine students among 19 killed in Pakistan blast


September 6th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS) At least 19 people, among them nine school children, were killed and 46 injured Monday in yet another suicide bombing in Pakistan, this time targeting ... Read more...

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‘Discriminating’ Pak authorities ignoring scheduled caste Hindus in flood relief


August 27th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistani authorities may have been claiming that they are leaving no stone unturned in providing relief to flood affected people, however, its discriminating face has come to the ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues ‘last warning’ as flood waters rise in Sindh


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Authorities in Pakistan have issued a "last warning" urging people to shift to safer places as flood waters continued to rise in the northern Sindh province, threatening to ... Read more...

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt. shuts down flood relief camps of terror outfits


August 23rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 23(ANI): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has launched a crackdown against banned terror outfits, including Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), which are carrying out relief activities in the flood-hit north western province of ... Read more...

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It’s raining ‘ghost’ relief camps wherever Gilani goes in inundated Pakistan


August 18th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.18 (ANI): While millions of people struggle to wade through the devastating floods in Pakistan, the local administration is seen offering little help to the victims, and complaints regarding 'ghost' ... Read more...

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Thousands flee as floods threaten major Pakistani city


August 13th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jacobabad (Pakistan), Aug 13 (DPA) Thousands of people were fleeing a major city in southern Pakistan after authorities issued a flood warning Friday as rescue workers attempted to get relief to ... Read more...

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‘Lahore courts on terrorists hit list’, warns police officer


July 30th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 30(ANI): A Lahore police officer, Aslam Tareen, has warned that the city's courts are on the hit list of terror groups, as miscreants can enter them by wearing the uniform ... Read more...

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35 killed in Lahore triple blasts (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 2 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed and 175 injured in three suicide blasts that rocked the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore Thursday night, police said. Two attackers blew themselves ... Read more...

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18 killed in Lahore triple blasts (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 2 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed in three suicide blasts that rocked the Data Darbar shrine in Lahore Thursday night, media reports said. Three blasts went off at the ... Read more...

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No visa extension for foreigners in NWFP seminaries


March 30th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, March 30 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) government has decided not to extend visas of foreigners studying and teaching in seminaries in the province. The move ... Read more...

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Eight dead, 45 hurt in Lahore blast (Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 8 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 45 injured Monday when a suicide bomber struck at a building housing an investigative agency in this Pakistani city, police said. The Federal ... Read more...

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Pakistani MPs want development funds doubled


January 7th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Pakistani MPs Thursday urged Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to honour his promise of doubling their development funds from Rs.10 million to Rs.20 million failing which they ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab govt. bans New Year celebrations over fears of terror strike


December 31st, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 31 (ANI): In view of the deteriorating law and order situation in the province, the provincial government in Punjab has banned New Year celebrations in the city and has asked ... Read more...

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Three policemen injured in Peshawar blast (Lead)


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Dec 3 (IANS) At least three policemen were injured Thursday in a remote-controlled blast at a check post in this Pakistani frontier city. The bomb was planted at the Palosai check ... Read more...

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Peshawar suicide bombing kills 17 (Third Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 19 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 26 seriously injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the main gate of this North West Frontier Province ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 16 in Peshawar (Second Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 19 (IANS) Yet another terror attack took place here Thursday when a suicide bomber struck at a court complex, killing at least 16 people and injuring 25. This was ... Read more...

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