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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

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One dead as Pakistan protests anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. US Charge D'Affaires Richard Hoagland was summoned to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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One dead in anti-Islam film protest in Pakistan


September 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was fatally shot while demonstrators set ablaze two cinema halls in Pakistan's Peshawar city during a protest against an anti-Islam film, police said.The demonstrators ... Read more...

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Pakistani girls killed for dancing reported alive


June 18th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Five Pakistani girls who were reportedly killed on the orders of a tribal council for dancing and clapping with two young men in the northwest tribal ... Read more...

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Anaka, Joshna in last 8 of Chennai Open squash


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) India's top junior Anaka Alankamony scripted a commendable 4-11, 11-0, 11-5, 4-11, 11-8 win over seventh seed Zulhijah Binti Azan of Malaysia as she joined second ... Read more...

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Joshna, Anaka head Indian challenge in Chennai Open squash


May 19th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Joshna Chinnappa and young Anaka Alankamony will head the Indian challenge in the WSA Chennai Open squash tournament to be held here from May ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen targeting Darbhanga for recruits?


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It may be a coincidence. But 12 of the 13 people arrested recently for links with terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) are from Darbhanga in ... Read more...

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Jama Masjid blast: Judicial custody of six accused extended


January 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) A court here Thursday extended till Jan 19 the judicial custody of six accused in the 2010 Jama Masjid firing and blast in which two ... Read more...

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Amrika Chalo: A play on US-Pakistan love-hate relationship


December 31st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Described as a self-critical view of double standards and hypocrisies between the two nations, a play on the US-Pakistan relationship, now on here and a ... Read more...

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Two abducted Pakistani judges rescued


March 8th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Two judges who were abducted from Pakistan's Balochistan province and kept hostage for nearly 10 days have been rescued, a media report said.In a joint police ... Read more...

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Abducted judges recovered from Balochistan’s Jhal Magsi area after 10 days


March 8th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar 8(ANI): Two judges, who were abducted in Jaffarabad district of Balochistan on February 27, have been recovered from Jhal Magsi area in the province.Sibi District and Sessions Judge Jan Mohammad ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Ministry denies Blackwater’s presence in country


October 19th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Interior Ministry has denied the presence of Blackwater, a US private security contractor, in the country.Additional Secretary in the Interior Ministry- Asif Nawaz Warriach- disclosed this while ... Read more...

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League faction blamed for volatility in Pakistan’s Hazara (Lead)


April 12th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) With seven people losing their lives in violent protests in the Hazara area over renaming the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as Khyber-Pakhtoonkhwa, two political parties Monday ... Read more...

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NWFP minister injured, 3 killed in militant attack in Dara Adamkhel


June 12th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 12 (ANI): North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Minister for Prisons Mian Nisar Gul was seriously injured while his driver and two body guards were killed in a militant attack ... Read more...

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Balochistan govt withdraws all politically motivated cases against Akhtar Mengal


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Quetta, Apr 22 (ANI): The new Balochistan government has reportedly withdrawn all cases, including those of sedition, against detained former Balochistan chief minister Sardar Akhtar Mengal.But his Balochistan National Party ... Read more...

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Unregistered cellphone SIM cards spurring terror activities in Pakistan


March 31st, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 31 (ANI): Over 1.6 crore unregistered SIM cards of mobile phones of various cellular phone companies in Pakistan are being held by terrorists, dacoits, carjackers, kidnappers and obnoxious callers, ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander Dadullah arrested in Pakistan


February 11th, 2008 - 9:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 11 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have captured and wounded a top Taliban commander, Mullah Mansoor Dadullah, in a shootout on Monday, days after Islamabad denied the presence of Afghan rebels ... Read more...

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