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Baramulla goes into raptures, this time for right reasons


July 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baramulla, July 17 (IANS) The garrison town of Baramulla, which has been in news for all the wrong reasons in recent years, Tuesday came alive cheering a Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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India, Russia counter-terrorism exercise in August


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Russia are readying to hold their annual joint counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency army war game in August this year in Buryatia in southeast Russia. ... Read more...

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ISI now claims it helped US locate Osama


April 28th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Nearly a year after Osama bin Laden was killed in his Abbottabad home, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) claims it helped US locate the Al Qaeda chief's ... Read more...

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Plane carrying 127 passengers crashes in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A Pakistani airliner with 127 passengers on board reportedly crashed near Chaklala airbase in the garrison town of Rawalpindi Friday, Geo News reported.The plane belonged to ... Read more...

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Gilani’s plane makes emergency landing


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) A plane carrying Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani made an emergency landing Tuesday following a technical problem, a media report said.The plane returned to ... Read more...

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‘Osama’ on stage in Kolkata


March 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) Osama Bin Laden has been resurrected in Kolkata! One of the most controversial characters of world history is now being portrayed on the popular stage theatre ... Read more...

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Royal Air Force connects to India with ‘Chammak challo’ (With image)


March 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A Royal Air Force band forged an Indian connect by adding popular Bollywood track "Chammak challo" from Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Ra.One" to its repertoire ... Read more...

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Chandigarh becomes Osama’s Abbottabad - for Hollywood film


March 1st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) The two places may be 600 km apart, but Oscar-winning Hollywood director Kathryn Bigelow has chosen Chandigarh and its surroundings in Punjab to depict the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Osama’s home shouldn’t have been razed: Daily


February 28th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Osama bin Laden's house should have been left intact so that "present and future generations can view them as a past that should not be repeated", ... Read more...

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Pakistani information minister quits over PPP ‘attitude’ (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Information Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan tendered her resignation during a cabinet meeting Sunday while expressing her disappointment over the "attitude" of the Pakistan Peoples ... Read more...

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Gilani sets conditions for relations with US


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said his country wanted new rules of engagement with the US with a guarantee to respect its sovereignty ... Read more...

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Four gunned down in Pakistan court (Lead)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) At least four undertrial prisoners were gunned down Saturday at a court in the adjacent garrison town of Rawalpindi, police and eyewitnesses said.Another man was injured ... Read more...

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Osama’s youngest wife to leave Pakistan for Yemen


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Amal Ahmed al-Sadah, the youngest wife of Osama bin Laden, who has been held in Pakistan since the US special forces killed the Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistan tipped off militants, let them flee: US


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US officials have claimed that Pakistan tipped off militants at four bomb-building sites in its tribal areas, allowing the terrorists to flee, after Americans shared intelligence ... Read more...

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Fragile Pakistan uses terror as state policy: India tells US (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Calling Pakistan a "fragile" state, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Friday that India's immediate western neighbour, a "global epicenter" of violent extremism, was promoting ... Read more...

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France not to sell heavy military hardware to Pakistan (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) France said Friday it had put on hold the sale of heavy military hardware to Islamabad until it explains its role in the Mumbai ... Read more...

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France puts sale of heavy military hardware to Pakistan on hold


May 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) France said Friday it has put on hold the sale of heavy military equipment to Pakistan and awaits an explanation on its spy agency's ... Read more...

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Terror tops India-US security dialogue Friday


May 26th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) In a first dialogue of such kind, India and the US will meet here Friday to discuss cooperation in internal security, with terror on ... Read more...

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ISI puts conditions to CIA for improving relations


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan's ISI has demanded from the US CIA that it reveal about all its agents operational in Pakistan, as a step towards improving relations with them, ... Read more...

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Abbottabad fast becoming no-go area for sports


May 21st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) In the aftermath of the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad earlier this month, the garrison town -- deemed as one 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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After Mumbai attack, US told Pakistan of LeT link: Report


May 15th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) After the November 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, top Bush administration officials told Pakistan there was "irrefutable" intelligence proof that Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-i-Taiba (LeT) was ... Read more...

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Obama calls Manmohan on ’successful action’ against Osama


May 10th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about the killing of Osama bin Laden, the White House announced without a mention of ... Read more...

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Manmohan speaks to Obama (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to US President Barack Obama over phone and discussed the situation in the region, exactly a week after ... Read more...

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No need to bypass Pakistan, says Gilani on Osama raid


May 7th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) There was no need for the US to "bypass" Pakistan while carrying out the raid on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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Did Bali bomber Patek’s arrest help US reach Osama?


May 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): The arrest of Bali bomber Umar Patek, who was seeking a meeting with Osama bin Laden, has raised questions about whether Patek provided vital information to the mission ... Read more...

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BJP asks Manmohan to review talks with Pakistan


May 4th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to review his decision to restore peace talks with Pakistan after Osama bin ... Read more...

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Bid to bomb sensitive buildings foiled in Pakistan


February 17th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) A bid to bomb sensitive buildings and key installations of the armed forces was Thursday foiled in the garrison town of Rawalpindi adjacent to this federal capital, a ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A Pakistani court has ordered arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf and directed him to appear before it Feb 19 on the charge that, though he knew ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A court has issued a warrant for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf on charges that he was aware that former premier Benazir Bhutto was to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s visit raises hope of roadmap for Kashmir (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 4 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday indicated the central government will speed up the process to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir crisis once it receives a final report ... Read more...

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Indian Army remembers fallen heroes of Battle of Basantar (Lead)


December 16th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday remembered its fallen heroes in the 1971 war with Pakistan, celebrating the hard-won victory in a fierce tank battle of ... Read more...

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Indian Army remembers fallen heroes of 1971 Battle of Basantar


December 16th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday remembered its fallen heroes in the 1971 war with Pakistan by celebrating a hard-won victory in a fierce tank battle ... Read more...

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President Obama likely to have refueling halt in Pakistan enroute to Mumbai?


November 4th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Nov 4(ANI): Highly placed sources in Washington have revealed that President Obama is likely to stop over for a few hours in Pakistan on his way ... Read more...

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