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Kasab: He first took to crime, then to jehad


August 29th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) He belonged to a poor family, in an impoverished part of Pakistan. Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab's journey from crime to jehad and to India ... Read more...

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50 Taliban killed in NATO drone strike


August 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 50 suspected Taliban militants were killed Saturday when a pilotless NATO plane bombed Afghanistan's eastern province of Kunar, Xinhua reported.The drone targeted four ... Read more...

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Bikaner residents block roads to protest murder


June 30th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Rajasthan's Bikaner town as residents blocked roads, including National Highway 11, to demand the arrest of four men who stabbed to death a ... Read more...

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Five in race for Pakistan PM’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Five candidates, three from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and one each from the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Thursday filed ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition names PM candidates


June 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Pakistan, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Thursday decided to field their candidates for the post of prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mehdi Hassan: end of golden era of ghazal (Obituary)


June 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan first mesmerised connoisseurs with his rendition of "Gulon main rang bhare", step one of a long musical journey that lasted five ... Read more...

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Four policemen injured in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 5 (IANS) At least four policemen were injured in a suicide bombing in Pakistan's northwest tribal region Sunday night, a media report said.According to state-run TV channel PTV, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Three soldiers killed in Pakistan


February 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani soldier was killed Sunday in a clash with militants while two security personnel died in a remote-controlled blast in the country's northwest tribal region, ... Read more...

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Terrorist, policeman killed in Pakistan gun-battle


January 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A policeman and a suicide bomber were killed in a gun-battle Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Another police official was injured when ... Read more...

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No negotiations with Taliban: Rehman Malik


January 14th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Saturday dismissed reports that negotiations were taking place between the government and the Taliban.Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Malik ... Read more...

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Nine dead in Pakistan suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least nine people, including two policemen and three suicide bombers, were killed Saturday when militants attacked a police office in northwestern Pakistan. Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber attacks Pakistan police station


January 14th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Several policemen were injured Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up and his accomplices hurled hand grenades at a police station in northwest Pakistan, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

NATO vehicles caused Rs.150 bn damage to Pakistan highways


December 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan has calculated that vehicles carrying NATO supplies in containers caused damage worth Rs.150 billion to its highways over the past 10 years.Communications Minister Arbab Alamgir ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

At CST, 26/11 heroes still do their duty (Three years after 26/11 attack)


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) When 26/11 terrorists Ajmal Amir Kasab and Ismail Khan fired manically at passengers, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) announcers Bablu Kumar and Vishnu Zende, displaying immense ... Read more...

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Kids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani daily


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Children being used as suicide bombers was a matter of "deep concern", a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday and warned that women and children being ... Read more...

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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

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Exporting terror has caused internal warfare: Pakistan daily


June 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jihad to other countries in the world, especially in the South Asian region, has led to internal warfare, said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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12 dead in Pakistan police station attack


June 26th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Twelve policemen were killed and a dozen others injured when militants stormed a police station in northwest Pakistan Saturday, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 4.30 ... Read more...

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Six dead, 25 held hostage in Pakistan police station attack (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Militants Saturday stormed a police station in northwest Pakistan, killing at least six policemen and taking 25 others hostage, Xinhua reported.The attack occurred around 4.30 p.m. ... Read more...

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Militants storm police station in Pakistan, six dead (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Militants attacked a police station in northwest Pakistan Saturday killing six policemen and taking several others hostage, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 4.30 p.m. at ... Read more...

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Eight die as militants open fire in Pakistan park (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 15 injured when militants opened fire at people doing morning exercise at a park in Quetta in southwest Pakistan, police ... Read more...

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‘Poor’ Pak politicians are ’stinking rich’ in reality!


April 21st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The assets returns filed by members of the Pakistan Parliament's Lower House in the Election Commission of Pakistan have some unbelievably absurd details.A majority of them have not ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan battling illness


February 8th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 8(ANI): Legendary Pakistani Ghazal singer Mehdi Hasan, 84, has been battling infections and undergoing treatment for the same in Karachi.His son Arif Mehdi said Hasan was not well, as ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Taliban abduct, to punish 23 Mehsud tribesmen for meeting Gen Kayani


December 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ismail Khan, Dec 28 (ANI): Defying an ongoing military offensive, the Pakistan Taliban have abducted 23 tribesmen, who had met with army chief General Ashfaq Kayani during a recent trip ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Terrorist arrested for Sri Lankan team attack in Lahore


November 30th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS) A key terror suspect has been arrested for his involvement in the March 2009 brazen attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore that left six ... Read more...

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Taliban tenacity, ineffective governance negating Pak army gains in S.Waziristan


November 20th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Wana (Pakistan), Nov 20 (ANI): Although the Pakistan army had launched a major offensive in South Waziristan one year ago, bands of fighters continue to assert their presence with gunfire, rockets ... Read more...

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‘LoC route being misused by big India, Pakistani traders’


October 21st, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) As the trade between Indian and Pakistani Kashmir across the Line of Control (LoC) marked its second anniversary Thursday, a traders group in Pakistani Kashmir ... Read more...

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Malaysian body to build 1,000 homes in Pakistan


October 5th, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 5 (IANS) A Malaysian organisation would help Pakistan build 1,000 low-cost houses for homeless people in the flood-affected areas, a media report said.The Malaysia Relief Agency (MRA), which had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Taliban threaten attacks in America and Europe


September 4th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ismail Khan, Sept 4 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban(TTP) has threatened to launch terror strikes in the United States and Europe."We will launch attacks in America and Europe very soon," the Daily ... Read more...

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Seven suspected militants killed in US missile strikes in North Waziristan


September 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Ismail Khan, Sept 4 (ANI): Seven suspected militants were killed in US missile strikes in North Waziristan's tribal region near the Afghan border.Three missiles struck a village dwelling near Miranshah ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

International Red Cross warns of landmine risk due to floods in Pak


September 1st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 1 (ANI): The International Red Cross has warned that floodwaters in Pakistan have dislodged and carried landmines to places previously deemed safe, increasing risks to the population."Since the beginning ... Read more...

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Imran to lead 300 relief trucks ‘caravan of hope’ for flood affected people


August 28th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): While the Pakistan government is struggling to collect funds for flood hit people, cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has been working extensively towards this end.In his efforts to reach ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Floating explosives threatening people’s lives in Pak’s flooded Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


August 17th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug.17 (ANI): The floods in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region have brought with itself the risk of people getting injured by unexploded bombs and other explosives which were left back during the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

3.5 mn Pakistani children at risk of fatal diseases


August 17th, 2010 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 million children in Pakistan's flood-ravaged areas are at risk of contracting fatal diseases such as cholera and dysentery, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has ... Read more...

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15 die of waterborne disease in Pakistan


August 16th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed due to breakout of gastroenteritis disease Monday at a hospital in Dera Ismail Khan of Pakistan's Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa province which has been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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