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Pakistan government indifferent to people, says Nawaz


September 16th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Friday accused the Pakistan government of not being interested in ordinary people's problems at a time when the country is ... Read more...

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Would-be suicide bomber arrested in northwest Pakistan


May 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kohat, May 1(ANI): A 17-year-old suspected suicide bomber has been arrested from Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.According to official sources, the suspected suicide bomber was arrested in a joint operation of the Frontier ... Read more...

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Frontier writers: Mirroring angst from Af-Pak, Kashmir


January 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The socio-political ferment in the Pakistan-Afghanistan and Kashmir regions has sown the seed of a very powerful genre of literature, both fiction and non-fiction, that ... Read more...

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China denies Indian border incursion


January 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) China Tuesday denied its troops had crossed into Indian territory in Jammu and Kashmir's frontier region of Ladakh and said it has been "respecting" the peace agreements ... Read more...

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China has major presence in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir: Gilgit activist


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) China has massive presence in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, said a US-based activist from Gilgit who added that massive investments were made by Beijing in that frontier region to ... Read more...

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PDP condemns beheading of Sikh in Pakistan


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 22 (IANS) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Monday condemned the killing of a Sikh man by suspected Taliban militants in Pakistan's troubled North-West Frontier Region. Terming the incident "barbaric", PDP president ... Read more...

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Indian flags, pro-Tibet banners a rebuff to China


November 7th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 7 (IANS) The writing on the wall is loud and clear: the Dalai Lama's week-long visit to Arunachal Pradesh beginning Sunday is a rebuff ... Read more...

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China cannot do a 1962, border villagers say


September 26th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) Sewang Lama, a businessman, was 11 years old when India and China fought a border war in 1962, with Chinese troops advancing ... Read more...

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Several Taliban insurgents killed as PAF pound Mehsud’s stronghold in South Waziristan


July 13th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) continued to pound suspected Taliban hideouts in South Waziristan killing scores of militants.According to sources, fighter jets bombarded terror training centers and ... Read more...

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Pak Army has killed 100 more Taliban in Bannu


June 11th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has killed at least 100 more Taliban during its offensive in the Jani Khel and Baka Khel areas of Frontier Region (FR) in Bannu.According ... Read more...

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Taliban demands two million dollars for safe return of Canadian journalist


March 19th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Miramshah (Pakistan), Mar.19 (ANI): The Taliban has threatened to kill Canadian journalist, Khadeja Abdul Qahaar if their demand of two million dollars is not met by March 30. A video received ... Read more...

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Not enough American troops to make a difference in Afghanistan: Mullen


January 29th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.29 (ANI): The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mullen, has categorically said that there arent enough American troops to make a difference to the allied offensive ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban kills two US spies: Officials


December 21st, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Dec 21 (ANI): Taliban militants have killed two Afghan men in Pakistans troubled tribal belt, accusing them of spying for US forces operating across the border, officials have said.The ... Read more...

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Railways to upgrade security after Mumbai attack


December 13th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Saturday announced a series of security measures for Indian Railways, including the creation of 22,000 posts of security personnel, in the wake of ... Read more...

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Railway Protection Force to be strengthened


December 13th, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav today stressed the need to strengthen the Railway Protection Force (RPF) in the light of changed security scenario in the ... Read more...

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US drones seen flying over Pak tribal areas of Bannu, Waziristan


November 22nd, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 22 (ANI): Suspected US drones have reportedly violated Pakistani airspace again, as they were seen flying over various areas of North and South Waziristan agencies, a private TV channel ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban declares an open war against Pakistan


August 13th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 13 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has declared an open war against the Pakistan Army in response to its offensives in the tribal areas.The TTP said that it ... Read more...

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Delicate Punjabi cuisine, a major hit at Chandigarh hotel


August 8th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Aug8 (ANI): Having a taste of the Punjab with no border barriers, ''Dera'', a newly opened restaurant is an eclectic mix of robust and delicately flavoured cuisine. ... Read more...

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Bush wants Osama captured before he leaves office


June 15th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): US President George W Bush has enlisted British special forces in a final attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden before he leaves the White House.Defence and ... Read more...

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Pakistani insurgents pose threat to US and the world: Boucher


May 15th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 15 (ANI): US Assistant Secretary of State for Central Asia and South Asia Affairs, Richard Boucher, has said insurgents in Pakistans frontier region continue to pose a serious threat ... Read more...

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Terrorism fatalities rose by nearly 2,000 in 2007: US report


May 1st, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 1 (DPA) Terrorist attacks claimed more than 22,000 lives worldwide in 2007, with more than half of the fatalities taking place in Iraq, the US government said. The number of ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda, Taliban pose a threat to Pak Govt: US Defence Secretary


February 10th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Feb 10 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has warned that al-Qaeda and Taliban forces in Pakistans northwest frontier region pose a direct threat to the Musharraf Government.The presence of ... Read more...

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Benazir has only herself to blame for Karachi bombings: Imran


November 14th, 2007 - 2:39 am ICT by admin
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Pak Army to launch major offensive in Waziristan before Eid


November 14th, 2007 - 2:02 am ICT by admin
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Pak has lost battle against terrorism in FATA, US Congress told


November 14th, 2007 - 2:01 am ICT by admin
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