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Russian telecom operator blocks YouTube


September 20th, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rostelecom, one of Russia's largest telecom operators, has suspended access to YouTube in the central region of Omsk after local prosecutors reacted to a film ... Read more...

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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks, says Pakistani daily


September 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has sought the purging of school curricula for hate material after a panel pointed out that books contain material that would entrench prejudice ... Read more...

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Mob killing man for blasphemy shocks Pakistani daily


July 6th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) A man accused of blasphemy was snatched from the police and killed by a mob in Pakistan's Punjab province, an incident that prompted a daily to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to re-open NATO supply routes: Clinton


July 4th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Tuesday Pakistan has decided to re-open NATO supply routes to Afghanistan. This was after she expressed her "deepest ... Read more...

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India seeks more talks with US on Afghan withdrawal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing New Delhi's concern that extremist elements would gain ground once Western forces pull out of Afghanistan, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for greater ... Read more...

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India, US send strong signals to Pakistan, Iran (Roundup)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday signalled common intent and purpose, asking Pakistan to take stronger action against terror, advising Iran to desist from its ... Read more...

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India, US ask Pakistan to act against terror (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday asked Pakistan to take "strong and more concerted" action against terror groups operating from its soil even as American ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Taliban attacks in Afghanistan


April 17th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Monday called her Afghan counterpart Zalmai Rassoul over phone to strongly condemn the Taliban attacks in the country that ... Read more...

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No arms to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Parliamentary panel (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel reviewing the future terms of engagement with the US said Thursday the country's territory should not be used to transport arms ... Read more...

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China names six terrorists (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) China has published a list of six Islamist terrorists who trained in Pakistani camps and announced it was freezing their funds and assets.The six are all ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province unsafe for foreigners: Daily


March 19th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province is unsafe for foreigners and "this sorry state of affairs is unlikely to improve", a daily said Monday.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Zardari slams militants for exploiting religion


March 17th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday condemned the militants for "exploiting religion of Islam".Zardari told parliament in his traditional annual address that the government of his ... Read more...

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Let not political differences affect South Asia integration: India (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday exhorted neighbouring countries not to let political differences come in the way of faster integration to address issues like terrorism, and underlined that ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues Osama film shoot disruption in India


March 5th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) The disruption by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) of Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow's film shoot in the Indian city of Chandigarh on Al Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan killings


February 29th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an attack in Pakistan in which at least 18 people were killed and eight ... Read more...

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John Abraham in an LTTE Film ‘Jaffna’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Just when one thought John Abraham has left behind his experimental phase of "No Smoking" and "Kabul Express", the actor has agreed to work in ... Read more...

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‘Musharraf will be arrested if he returns’


January 27th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will definitely be arrested if he returns to the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said here Friday."In fact, ... Read more...

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Russia, Iran to sign anti-drug deal


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Iran are all set to sign an agreement to handle drug-trafficking, extremism and cyber crimes.Iran, which shares a 900-km border with the world's ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Pakistan bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday condemned the bombing in northwest Pakistan that left nearly 30 people dead.Ban reiterated UN's solidarity with Pakistan in its ... Read more...

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India pitches for Marshall Plan-like initiative for Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Warning against the dangers of abandoning Afghanistan, India Monday exhorted the international community to stay engaged for the long term to eliminate "sanctuaries of terror" ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh pledge to hand over fugitives


November 21st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Monday pledged to soon sign an extradition treaty, assuring each other of all possible cooperation in apprehending and deporting wanted fugitives ... Read more...

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Chidambaram condemns companies for paying Maoists


November 15th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 15 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday condemned the corporate sector for paying "protection money" to Maoists so that they can operate in mineral-rich areas like Chhattisgarh. "Small ... Read more...

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Chidambaram visits Jharkhand, Odisha to review Maoist operations


November 9th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi/Bhubaneswar, Nov 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday visited the Maoist-affected states of Jharkhand and Odisha to review operations against the rebels and also implementation of the ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani greet nation on Eid-ul-Zuha


November 7th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Ali Zardari greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha Monday, urging the people to adopt values ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM to attend SCO summit in Russia


November 1st, 2011 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit to be held in Russia next week.Gilani will attend the ... Read more...

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Judge who sentenced governor’s killer flees Pakistan


October 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Judge Pervez Ali Shah who sentenced to death the killer of then Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer has fled to Saudi Arabia after receiving death threats from ... Read more...

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‘Occupy Dalal Street’ clamour on internet


October 19th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) After the 'Occupy Wall Street' campaign in New York, some Indians have started a move on social networking sites to 'Occupy Dalal Street' where the ... Read more...

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Pakistan urges US to avoid hostile statements


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday urged the US to exercise restraint in making public statements that were adverse to bilateral relationship, Xinhua reported.Zardari, during a ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM asks militants to shun violence


October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked militants to shun violence and work for the progress of the country.The prime minister's statement came at ... Read more...

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NATO denies offering missile cooperation to India


September 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 30 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has denied recent media reports suggesting the 28-member Alliance offered India cooperation and sharing of technology in the field of missile ... Read more...

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Suspend violence for talks, Maoists told


September 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The central government will be ready for talks if Maoists suspend violence even if they do not give up arms, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said ... Read more...

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Greatest threat to democracy from militancy: Zardari


September 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) The greatest threat to democracy is from "militants who want to foist their political agenda on the people", Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Thursday.In ... Read more...

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NIC concerned over radicalisation of youth: Home secretary


September 10th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The National Integration Council Saturday expressed concern over "radicalisation of youth" but felt there was "an improvement" in the communal situation in the country."Many ... Read more...

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