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Three dead as blast derails train in Pakistan


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured when militants blew up a rail track in Pakistan's Jacobabad city early Wednesday, causing derailment of ... Read more...

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Can’t be denied Hindus faced persecution: Pakistani daily


August 16th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It cannot be denied that "minorities, and particularly Hindus, have faced persecution over the past few decades" in Pakistan, said a daily that wished minorities would ... Read more...

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Insecurity increasing among Hindus, says Pakistani daily


August 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday as many Hindu families moved from Jacobabad to India.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Growing insecurity among Hindus in Pakistan, says daily


August 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) There is an escalating sense of insecurity within Pakistan's Hindu community, said a leading daily Saturday.Interior Minister Rehman Malik's predilection for terming all negative developments in ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) About 250 Pakistani Hindus have moved to India after promising authorities here that they will return after completing their pilgrimage, media reports said Friday.The Hindus, ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:01 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.Interior Minister Rehman Malik, however, said ... Read more...

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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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`Hindus in Pakistan angry, helpless’


April 10th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hindus in Pakistan are feeling "angry and helpless" after being targeted in a spate of incidents, including abductions and forced conversion of girls, says a ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindus protest kidnapping of young girls


April 9th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Some political parties and Hindu groups in Pakistan are furious over the kidnapping and alleged conversion of Hindu girls in Sindh province.The Human Rights Club, Young ... Read more...

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After threat to Zardari, PML-N offices set ablaze


October 30th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Unidentified miscreants set ablaze offices of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in different places of Sindh province Saturday night, a day after PML-N leaders ... Read more...

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Kayani lauds Pak Air Force role in counterterrorism operations


March 11th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has lauded the role of the country's air force in the war against terrorists, who he said have "disrupted peace and ... Read more...

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7.3 magnitutde quake jolts Pakistan, Delhi rocked (Second Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Panic-stricken people rushed out of their homes - some of them reciting verses from the Quran - as a 7.3-magnitude earthquake shook Pakistan early Wednesday. Two women ... Read more...

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Pak gets last batch of 5 F-16s from US


December 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.14 (ANI): Pakistan has received the last batch of five new F-16 aircraft from the United States.According to the Daily Times, the aircraft were inducted into the Pakistan Air Force ... Read more...

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Pak to get six more F-16 aircraft from US on Dec 13


December 11th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 11(ANI): Six new F-16 C/D Block 52 high-tech aircraft will reportedly arrive in Pakistan from the United States on December 13, after which the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) will ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets six more F-16 aircraft


November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Six more block-52 F-16 aircraft reached Pakistan from the US Saturday, raising the number of such fighter jets delivered to the country this year to ... Read more...

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Pak to get six more F-16 aircraft from US today


November 20th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Pakistan will get six more new F-16 C/D Block 52 aircraft from the United States today.Sources revealed that these six F-16 aircraft would bring the number of ... Read more...

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Pak gets second batch of three F-16 jets from US


October 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 31 (ANI): The United States delivered the second batch of three F-16 C/D Block 52 aircraft to Pakistan at its PAF Base, Shahbaz (Jacobabad) on Saturday, and will send ... Read more...

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Pakistan receives three US F-16 aircraft


October 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday received three new F-16 aircraft from the US as part of 18 such fighter jets scheduled to reach the country by December.The ... Read more...

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Pak’s “powerful and rich” diverted flood waters to protect their lands


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 3 (ANI): Pakistan's "powerful and the rich" diverted floodwaters to unprotected areas in a bid to save their land, a representative of the country to the UN has claimed."Over the ... Read more...

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When the Indus became a river of sorrow (Floods in Pakistan - I)


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Frank Huzur in Islamabad That the Indus will become the 'Yellow river of sorrow' for Pakistan and wreak havoc and destruction more unbearable than suicide bombings was inconceivable until the angry ... Read more...

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No traditional Janmashtami festivities for 250,000 Pak Hindus at flood-relief camps


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 2(ANI): About 250,000 Pakistani Hindus, who have been displaced by the worst floods in the country's history, had at best modest Janmashtami celebrations on Thursday.Fate forced them to celebrate ... Read more...

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PAF shoots down health secretary’s ‘US controlling Jacobabad air base’ claims


August 20th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.20 (ANI): Confusion prevails over who actually controls the Shahbaz airbase in Jacobabad, as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has rebuked the senate standing committee on health secretary's statement that ... Read more...

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No relief work possible as Jacobabad airstrip under US control, Pak Senate panel told


August 19th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.19 (ANI): In a disclosure that questions the Pakistan government's efforts to cope with devastating floods, the country's senate standing committee on health has said that relief and rescue operations in ... Read more...

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10 million flood victims may be shifted to Karachi, Hyderabad


August 16th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 16(ANI): Sindh Home Minister Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza has said that 10 million flood victims in the province and neighbouring Balochistan would be shifted to Karachi and Hyderabad, if needed."The Sindh ... Read more...

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Flood victims go on rampage in Pakistan


August 16th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Enraged flood victims burned tyres, blocked roads and exchanged blows with police as the deluge continued to cause devastation in Pakistan's southern, Sindh province. The protesters got angry Sunday ... Read more...

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More flood warnings for Pakistan, Jacobabab threatened


August 16th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (DPA) Authorities Monday warned of more floods as efforts were under way to save a major city in southern Pakistan. Meteorological department chief Qamar-uz-Zaman Chaudhry said a second wave of ... Read more...

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Pak authorities yet to make arrests in murdered Hindu leader’s case eight years on


May 8th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Despite the Pakistan government giving several assurances to protect minorities, several marginalized sections of society, especially the Hindus, continue to bear the brunt of the government's apathy in ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister admits US used several airbases for Afghan operation


January 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.15 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has admitted that several air bases in Pakistan were used by the US forces for carrying out operations inside Afghanistan, but added that ... Read more...

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US troops still operating from Pakistan’s Shamsi airbase


January 9th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 9 (ANI): US troops are still using the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan, from where they have been operating since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan."The Shamsi airbase in ... Read more...

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Pak finally admits US using Shamsi airbase in Balochistan


December 13th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI) : Pakistan, for the first time, has admitted that the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan is being used by the US forces for logistical purposes.Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar ... Read more...

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India conspiring to tear apart Pakistan: JI chief


December 10th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec.10 (ANI): Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) chief Munawwar Hasan has once again accused India of fanning extremism inside the country, saying it is conspiring to 'tear Pakistan apart.'Addressing a tribal jirga here, ... Read more...

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Musharraf handed over Pak airports to US without consulting defence chiefs


December 7th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf did not consult with the corps commanders before allowing US forces to use Pakistani airports, a retired Pakistan Army general has alleged.The ... Read more...

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Pak Govt asks Sindh govt to explain scared Hindus migration to other places


August 29th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Aug 29 (ANI): Taking a note of a large number of Hindus migrating to other places in the Sindh province due to an increase in the number of kidnappings ... Read more...

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Hindus protest against rising incidents of robberies in Karachi


July 28th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , July 28 (ANI): Hindus in Sindh province have expressed concerns at the rise in the number of instances of robberies of cash and valuables belonging to Hindus. They demanded ... Read more...

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Pak has no control over two airstrips in its tribal areas meant for exclusive US use


May 17th, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Belying Pakistans claims that it wont allow any foreign troops to operate from its soil, it has been learnt that two airstrips one near Wana and the ... Read more...

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