interior affairs

Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik takes oath as senator


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on interior affairs, Friday took oath as a senator, weeks after he was forced to step down over his ... Read more...

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Militants not allowed to collect fitrah tax: Rehman Malik


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Militant outfits in Pakistan will not be allowed to collect "fitrah", a religious tax, from people during the holy month of Ramadan, advisor to the prime ... Read more...

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Pakistan adheres to nuclear non-proliferation: Malik


July 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan strictly adheres to the policy of nuclear non-proliferation, Rehman Malik, advisor to the prime minister on interior affairs, said.The country's nuclear programme is in the ... Read more...

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‘One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction’


July 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) More than one million Afghans, aged between 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction across the country, an official said Wednesday.The causes of drug addiction ... Read more...

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3,000 human traffickers punished in Pakistan in 2011


July 10th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A total of 2,861 human traffickers were brought to justice in Pakistan last year, parliament was informed Tuesday.Minister of State for Interior Affairs Imtiaz Safdar Warriach ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest reopening of NATO supply lines


July 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) An alliance of Islamic and political parties in Pakistan Sunday staged a protest motorcade against the government's decision to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces ... Read more...

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Top Pakistani Taliban leadership eliminated: Malik


June 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) The top leadership of the Pakistani Taliban has been eliminated, says Rehman Malik, the prime minister's advisor on interior affairs.Speaking to the media outside the ... Read more...

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Not aware of chief justice’s son’s case: Rehman Malik (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied knowledge of any film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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No delay in liberlising visa regime: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday ruled out any delay in signing an agreement on liberalizing the sub-continental visa regime due to the suspension ... Read more...

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Russian official charged for $14 mn bank fraud


March 13th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian authorities Monday charged a top state bank official over $14 million fraud.According to the interior affairs ministry, Russian law enforcement officials have formally presented ... Read more...

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Dutch government approves burqa ban


January 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Jan 28 (IANS) The Dutch government Friday approved a ban on face-covering clothing, such as a burqa, a niqab, a forage cap, or a full face helmet, reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests US court verdict on neuroscientist


September 24th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Top Pakistani leaders have protested the sentencing by a US court of a Pakistani-origin neuroscientist to 86 years in prison on charges of being a ... Read more...

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‘India involved in suicide attacks in Pakistan’


September 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Pakistan's intelligence agencies have received reports that Indian elements may be involved in the spate of suicide attacks in the country and there may be more attacks in ... Read more...

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Belgium set to become first EU country to ban burqas


March 31st, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 31 (DPA) Belgium Wednesday moved a step closer to becoming the first European Union (EU) country to punish Muslim women who hide their faces in public, as the interior affairs ... Read more...

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Pak minister rebuffs US demands of doing more against extremists


December 16th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 16 (ANI): Notwithstanding continuous US demands that Islamabad has to 'do more' against extremists operating from inside the country, Pakistan has said that it would only adopt policies which ... Read more...

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Now, Pak Government says India could have avoided 26/11


August 28th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has in a shocking statement said that India could have prevented the Mumbai attacks of November 26,2008,if it had given Pakistan whatever prior intelligence information.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Affairs Adviser says Taliban should prove their leaders are alive


August 10th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.10 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Adviser on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik, has challenged the Taliban to prove that its leaders are still alive, in the wake of ... Read more...

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Afghanistan foreign minister meets PM and External Affairs Minister


July 27th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Afghanistan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna in the national capital on Monday evening.Spanta's latest ... Read more...

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Pak investigators begin interrogation of Sufi Mohammad


July 27th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar (Pakistan), July 27 (ANI): Investigators in Pakistan have begun interrogating Sufi Mohammad, a day after he was arrested for making anti-government statements.It may be recalled that the detained cleric brokered ... Read more...

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No truth to Pak claims of Indian interference in Balochistan, says Afghan FM


July 27th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): Pakistan's claims of India interfering in Balochistan have been rubbished by visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Rangin Dadfar Spanta.Spanta is in the Indian capital to meet External ... Read more...

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Six suicide attack bids foiled in Islamabad in last 45 days: Malik


July 13th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik, has claimed that security agencies have foiled six suicide bombing bids on Islamabad in past 45 days.Talking to ... Read more...

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Pak terms US drone strikes ‘futile’, claims Laden is in Afghanistan


July 12th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI) : Claiming that no top Al-Qaeda leader is present inside its territory, Pakistan has termed the continuous US drones attacks in its 'lawless' tribal areas along the Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan blames India for delaying Mumbai attack probe


July 12th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 12 (ANI): Rejecting the notion that it is not sincere in conducting its investigations into the Mumbai attack, Pakistan has blamed India for the delay in the probe.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commanders wiped out in Swat: Malik


July 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July, 7 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister's advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik has said that the major Taliban leadership has been wiped out from Swat.Talking to media persons here, Malik ... Read more...

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Is Rehman Malik trying to steal ‘influential’ Musharraf’s Saudi thunder?


July 7th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 7 (ANI): While the former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf had said that he would use his 'influence' to ensure that the Pakistani family detained in Saudi Arabia on ... Read more...

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Top Taliban commander Fazlullah killed in Swat shelling ?


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 2 (ANI): Top Taliban commander Mullah Fazlullah may have been killed in heavy shelling by the security forces, sources have said.Although the report could not be confirmed, sources in ... Read more...

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Influential Pak minister suppressing Lahore attack probe


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Sports is being pressurized by some influential leaders to the stop the criminal proceedings against security officials who have been accused ... Read more...

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Fazlullah’s family members detained, claims Malik


June 28th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has claimed that the family members of senior Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah have been arrested.Talking to media persons here, the Pakistan Prime Minister's Advisor ... Read more...

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Pak Army, Govt, at loggerheads over fate of Swat Taliban chief Fazlullah


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 23 (ANI): There seems to be an apparent lack of communication between the Pakistan government and the military, when it comes to determining the current status of Swat Taliban ... Read more...

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Major Taliban strongholds reclaimed by Pak Army : Malik


June 18th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has reportedly claimed back some of the major strongholds of the Taliban, as it continued to pound the hideouts of the insurgents in Swat ... Read more...

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Military offensive to continue till last militant is killed : Malik


June 15th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik has said that military offensive in Malakand and Swat Valley would continue until the last ... Read more...

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Pakistan says it has completed Mumbai terror attack probe


May 12th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Pakistan has said that it has completed investigation of the Mumbai terror attack.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Tariq Khosa informed the National Assembly's Standing Committee on ... Read more...

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Quetta based Taliban leaders moves to Karachi, Peshawar fearing drone attacks


April 30th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 30 (ANI): A large number of Taliban leaders have shifted from Quetta to Karachi, Peshawar and other cities and are maintaining a low profile fearing fresh US drone strikes.Taliban ... Read more...

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