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17 killed as rains create havoc in Pakistan


September 9th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and over 20 others injured in several rain-related accidents in eastern and southern Pakistan Sunday, reported Xinhua, citing local media ... Read more...

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Protests over power cuts in Pakistan


July 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Protests erupted in several Pakistani cities over prolonged and unannounced power cuts during Ramzan, a media report said Sunday.People in Peshawar, Faisalabad and Jhelum took to ... Read more...

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Jeff Crowe to complete half-century in Tests as Match Referee


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Jeff Crowe will become the fifth International Cricket Council (ICC) Match Referee to complete a half-century of Tests.Crowe will achieve the milestone ... Read more...

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Infant mortality cases rise in Pakistan


March 31st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Pakistan has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths of infants less than a year old, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation.In ... Read more...

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CNG crisis triggers violent protests in Pakistan (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Violent protests erupted in several Pakistani cities Monday after compressed natural gas (CNG) stations were closed to protest the hike in price of the gas by ... Read more...

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42 Pakistanis deported from Turkey


December 16th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) At least 42 Pakistani nationals deported from Turkey reached Pakistan Friday and were taken into custody, a media report said.Immigration officials from the Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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ISI helping Imran a comical accusation: Pakistani daily


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif's claim that Pakistan's spy agency ISI was supporting Imran Khan was a "comical accusation", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday.The Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Six held with 25,000kg explosives in Pakistan


November 10th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Six militants along with 25,000 kg explosives have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.They were arrested Wednesday in the suburbs of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan pick new faces for Zimbabwe tour


July 28th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 28 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket selectors Thursday drafted several rookies in the country's 16-man squad for the tour of Zimbabwe in September.Mohsin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector, announced that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rival groups clash during polls in Pakistani Kashmir


June 26th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Clashes between supporters of rival political parties were reported from several places during polling Sunday in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a media report said.Elections to 38 of the ... Read more...

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Abbottabad removed as venue of Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket series


May 19th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The much awaited Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket match in the garrison town of Abbottabad has been shifted to the capital city of Islamabad."The itinerary of Afghanistan national team's ... Read more...

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Tanvir to lead Pakistan side against Afghanistan


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series ... Read more...

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Abottabad venue for Af-Pak cricket match


May 10th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 10 (IANS) Afghanistan will play a one-day cricket match against Pakistan A in the garrison city of Abbottabad, a few kilometres from the hideout where Al-Qaeda chief Osama ... Read more...

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PHF to discuss Indo-Pak hockey series revival with Malik today


April 19th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 19(ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa will meet Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Tuesday (today) to consider the possibility of the revival of Indo-Pak hockey series along ... Read more...

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Pakistan to add another Twenty20 event to domestic calendar


April 14th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket bosses have chalked out plans for another Twenty20 tournament which will be added to the domestic calendar this summer.According to reports, the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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Kamran, Razzaq, Younis likely to be axed from Pak squad for West Indies series


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 6(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team for the upcoming series against the West Indies will be finalised on Wednesday.Earlier, the national selection committee failed to announce the squad even after seven-hour-long ... Read more...

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ISI playing with fire, says Pakistani daily


March 10th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The military establishment and the ISI have been playing with fire that has "spread and arrived at their own doorstep", said a Pakistani daily Thursday, ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 36 mourners at Pakistan funeral (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, March 9 (IANS) Terror struck Pakistan again Wednesday when 36 mourners gathered for a funeral were killed in a suicide bombing in a village near this town.At least ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a blast in Pakistan's eastern city of Faisalabad Tuesday morning, media reports said.More than 17 people were injured in ... Read more...

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Murder attempt on Shumaila’s uncle for refusing to patch-up with Davis


February 24th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Feb 24(ANI): A relative of Shumaila Kanwal, who had committed suicide after the murder of her husband Fahim by US official Raymond Davis, is battling for his life after three armed ... Read more...

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US regrets widow’s suicide but insists Pak frees murder-accused diplomat


February 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8(ANI): The United States has said it was aware of the fact that the widow of one of the two Pakistani man killed by a US diplomat last month had ... Read more...

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Wife of Pak man shot by American diplomat in Lahore commits suicide


February 7th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): The wife of one of the two men gunned down by US diplomat Raymond Davis in Lahore last month, has committed suicide by eating rat poison.According to the ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar to auction his art


September 24th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Doing his bit to contribute towards the flood relief in Pakistan –singing sensation Ali Zafar is soon to auction his art- proceeds of which would go towards ... Read more...

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Mazhar’s roots are in Faisalabad


August 31st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy moonshi mohallah of Faisalabad suddenly gained global attention as alleged British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Mazhar was arrested by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PPP demands Pak Punjab Law Minister’s removal


August 1st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 1(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Punjab has demanded Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif to immediately remove provincial Law Minister Rana Sanaullah from office for his involvement in illegal activities.PPP ... Read more...

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Zardari orders probe into Christian brothers murder, Hindu temple demolition


July 21st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the concerned authorities to probe the murder of two Christian brothers in Faisalabad and also look into the controversy over the ... Read more...

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Pak Human Rights Commission condemns murder of two Christian youths


July 21st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 21 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the shocking murder of two Christian brothers outside a court in Faislabad.A statement issued by the HRCP said the ... Read more...

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Man who helped Pakistani spy sent to police custody


July 20th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) A local court here Tuesday sent Anand Kumar, a Delhi resident arrested for assisting a Pakistani spy, to two-day police custody. According to police, Anand Kumar, 32, was arrested ... Read more...

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Two Christians shot dead outside Pak court over ‘blasphemy’


July 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 20 (ANI): In an incident which highlights the total collapse of security and the rule of law in Pakistan, two Christian brothers, who were accused of distributing 'blasphemous' pamphlets, ... Read more...

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Shows for Indian artists in Pakistan not easy: Rahat Khan


July 16th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, who has found immense fame in India, says it is difficult to organise shows for Indian artists in his country ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy had licence, voter ID card: police (Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Kashif Ali, a suspected Pakistani spy arrested two days ago, had duped government departments and banks during his over two-year stay here. He had a driving licence, voter ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy had licence, voter ID and PAN card: police


July 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Kashif Ali, the suspected Pakistani spy who was arrested here two days ago, had duped government departments and banks during his over two-year stay here. He had a ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy arrested in Chandigarh


July 11th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, July 11 (ANI): The Punjab police arrested a 24-year-old Pakistani spy from Chandigarh's sector 44 for sending vital informations from India to Pakistan.The police said the arrested Pakistani spy named Kashif ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy arrested in Chandigarh


July 10th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) A Pakistani spy, who had sent vital defence information from India to his country, was arrested here Saturday, police said. According to police, the spy was identified as Kashif ... Read more...

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Militant groups gathering funds through charity events in Pak Punjab: Report


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 23 (ANI): In what certainly raises questions over the Pakistani leadership's constant denial regarding the presence of extremist organisations in the Punjab province, intelligence authorities have confirmed that at ... Read more...

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