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US strategy jeopardised by Pakistani havens: Post


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Persistence of enemy havens in Pakistan was placing the success of the US strategy in Afghanistan in jeopardy, the US ambassador to Afghanistan warned in ... Read more...

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Obama announces troops cut, warns Pakistan on terror (Second Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US will join efforts to spur an Afghan-led reconciliation with the Taliban, President Barack Obama said as he announced the pullout of 10,000 American ... Read more...

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Osama killing shows Pakistan epicentre of terror: BJP (Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden near the Pakistani capital was "final confirmation" that Pakistan remained the "epicentre of terrorism", the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Insurgents still being supported by sanctuaries, logistics originating in Pak: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The insurgency in Afghanistan continues to enjoy sanctuary in the Pakistan border region, from where they can regenerate insurgent command and control and operational capacity, and Islamabad needs to ... Read more...

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US, Pak can only get back to business after amicable Davis issue resolution: Grossman


March 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): The United States has made it clear to Pakistan that there will be no business as usual until the Raymond Davis matter gets resolved."I think, I'm confident that ... Read more...

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Pak terror sanctuaries anchoring Haqqanis pose major threat to war-torn Afghanistan


February 27th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 27(ANI): Both Pakistan and Iran are known to be supporting the Taliban, and they play out their antagonism against the United States on Afghan soil, with safe terrorist havens ... Read more...

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US efforts fail to convince Pakistan’s top general to target safe Taliban havens


January 1st, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Countless efforts made by the United States to persuade Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Kayani to target safe terrorist havens inside Pakistan territory have failed so far, and ... Read more...

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Pak Army will ‘very possibly’ succeed in tackling Taliban havens in country: Mullen


December 19th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 19 (ANI): Chairman, US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, remains positive that the Pakistani military will 'very possibly' succeed in shutting down Taliban hideouts on its soil ... Read more...

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‘Afghan war being hampered due to Pak’s unwillingness to hit terror havens on border’


December 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15(ANI): Two classified US intelligence reports have said that the American strategy in Afghanistan has a limited chance of success, unless Pakistan hunts down insurgents operating from havens on its ... Read more...

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Pakistan “not willing” to obliterate terrorist havens on its soil: US intelligence report


December 12th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Pakistan is "not willing" to wipe out the terrorist havens in its lawless Tribal Areas bordering Afghanistan, new US intelligence reports have said.The reports, one on Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Half of Brit men think sex with drunk women is not rape


November 17th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new UK survey has revealed that nearly half of young men still think that having sex with women too drunk to know what is going on is ... Read more...

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India has biggest stake in a successful Pakistan: Obama (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ruling out the US becoming part of India-Pakistan bilateral talks, President Barack Obama Sunday said India has "the biggest stake" in a successful and stable Pakistan."Obviously the ... Read more...

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Sex abuse victims meet Vatican spokesman


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Vatican spokesperson Father Federico Lombardi has met survivors of clerical sex abuse, Vatican Radio has reported on its website.Lombardi told the group the Catholic church could ... Read more...

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Afghan officials’ desperate plea to US to force Pak ‘to get rid of terror havens’ on its soil


October 28th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 28 (ANI): Senior Afghan officials have pressed the United States at a closed-door strategy session in Kabul to force Pakistan to crack down on insurgents within its territory, saying ... Read more...

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Observers say Karzai-Taliban peace talks ‘mostly hype’


October 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 25 (ANI): Observers of the evolving situation in war-torn Afghanistan have said the recent moves by the U.S.-led NATO coalition force to facilitate peace talks between a council appointed ... Read more...

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5-year time span eclipses US’ ‘conditional’ 2bn-dollar military aid offer to Pak


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): On the final day of the latest US-Pakistan strategic dialogue, the United States announced a 2 billion-dollar military aid package designed to prod Pakistan into taking a ... Read more...

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US’ ‘fight Taliban or lose funding’ quid-pro-quo to Pak


October 22nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22(ANI): The United States has reportedly warned Pakistan that continued inaction against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda havens bordering Afghanistan could jeopardize the billions of dollars provided to the country.According ... Read more...

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US links Pak’s role in Afghan peace efforts to ridding terror havens in country


October 21st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Pakistan has an 'appropriate' role to play in resolving the situation in Afghanistan, but that role compulsorily involves taking "effective action" against the extremist threat along its ... Read more...

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Dope on beaches: Karnataka does not want to go the Goa way


October 13th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 13 (IANS) Karnataka does not want to go the Goa way, as far as drug abuse on its beaches is concerned, a top Karnataka tourism official told reporters here highlighting ... Read more...

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Assam’s Cheniamguri village youngsters banish militancy through self-employment


October 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vashipem KamodangCheniamguri village (Assam), Oct.9 (ANI): Many youngsters in Assam's villages have taken up different vocations instead of looking for jobs. They have changed life in the villages, which once used ... Read more...

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Facebook introduces new ‘groups’ feature


October 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has unveiled a suite of new features that would give people more control over their information and who can see it.The change ... Read more...

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US diverting drones from Afghanistan to bolster attacks on Pak-based militant havens


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): The US military is secretly diverting its aerial drones and weaponry from the Afghan battlefront to Pakistan, in order to significantly expand the CIA's campaign against terrorist sanctuaries ... Read more...

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Motion tracking technology to reduce injuries for older adults developed


August 11th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed technology to track motions while people exercise.The technology provides feedback to patients as they recover from injuries or illnesses ... Read more...

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New Motion Tracking Technology to reduce Injuries in the elderly


August 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new motion sensing technology developed by the researchers from the University of Missouri will help in reducing injuries in older people.University of Missouri researchers from the Sinclair ... Read more...

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US, Canada, Ireland are havens for non-smokers


May 31st, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) With the World No Tobacco Day being observed Monday, cheap airfare comparison site Skyscanner uncovers the best countries to visit to escape the smoke and countries where smokers ... Read more...

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Afghan police repel Pak Taliban entry


May 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, May 29 (ANI): An attempt by the Pakistan Taliban to cross over into Afghanistan has been repelled by the Afghan border police and American helicopters.The Pakistan Taliban was heading for ... Read more...

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Rape is fault of the victims, say half of women: survey


February 15th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Half of women think that rape victims are to blame for the attack, a media report said Monday quoting a British study. The poll of 1,000 adults found ... Read more...

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Zardari gives go-ahead to Pak Army to launch air strikes against Taliban


January 8th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 8 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has allowed the country's military to carry out air strikes on the identified Taliban havens located in the intricate mountain terrains in ... Read more...

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‘Discrimination continues even in Goa’s reserved constituency’


December 15th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Goa's only Scheduled Caste (SC) cabinet minister Manohar Azgaonkar Tuesday alleged that members of the SC community in his reserved constituency of Dhargal were still not treated at ... Read more...

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Pakistan would not be ‘prodded into any military action by outsiders’: Qureshi


November 17th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.17 (ANI): A day after the Obama administration warned Islamabad not to 'undercut' its fight against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda and urged it to expand its fight against the banned ... Read more...

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Obama writes to Zardari to step up fight against Taliban and al-Qaeda


November 16th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has written a letter to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari, asking him to step up the offensive against the Taliban and al ... Read more...

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India demands closure of terrorist havens for peace in Afghanistan


November 10th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 10 (IANS) Warning against unworkable divisions between "good" and "bad" Taliban, India has said efforts at reconciliation in Afghanistan must go hand-in-hand with the shutting down of support ... Read more...

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US national security team to focus on Al Qaeda in Pakistan: NYT


October 8th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): President Obama's national security team will reframe its war strategy by emphasizing the campaign against Al Qaeda in Pakistan while arguing that the Taliban in Afghanistan do not ... Read more...

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Islamist militants regrouping in Bangladesh: Reports


August 18th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 18 (IANS) The islands of silt that rise in remote areas of Bangladesh as rivers change course are havens for regrouping by banned Islamist militant outfits, media reports said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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US will maintain ‘unrelenting’ pressure on terrorist havens on Af-Pak border


August 6th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 6 (ANI): The US Government must fundamentally redefine the struggle against terrorism, replacing the war on terror with a campaign combining all facets of national power to defeat the enemy, ... Read more...

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