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Court slams failure to weed out Bangladeshi migrants


August 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday expressed concern over the central government's failure to act against nearly three crore illegal Bangladeshi migrants who are staying in the ... Read more...

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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Commonwealth asked to act on threat to Asma Jehangir


June 9th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The members of a Commonwealth Eminent Persons Group (EPG) have called for immediate Commonwealth action after renowned Pakistani human rights activist Asma Jehangir recently claimed ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Teen kills aunt, two others to avenge grudge


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Harbouring a grudge against his aunt ever since her complaint led to his mother severely beating him over Rs.50 he had borrowed, a 16-year-old boy ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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Where Holi goes on for 50 days


March 7th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, March 7 (IANS) It may be a one-day affair in the rest of India, but Holi is a 50-day cultural exposition in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh.In the ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers return from Pakistan


February 20th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 20 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers returned home after a five-day visit to Pakistan where they visited leading schools and tourist sites in Lahore.Arranged ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers visit Pakistan (Lead, Changing dateline)


February 16th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 16 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers arrived here Thursday evening on a five-day visit that will take them to three leading schools and some ... Read more...

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Indian students, teachers leave for Pakistan


February 16th, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A 19-member team of Indian students and teachers Thursday left for Pakistan on a five-day visit that will take them to three leading schools and ... Read more...

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Malaysia to give $35 mn for Bangladesh water project


January 31st, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 31 (IANS) Malaysia will give Bangladesh $35 million for a state Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) project that will generate an additional 150 million litres of water in ... Read more...

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Fiery chinar leaves lend magic to Kashmir (Feature)


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) As autumn, the golden yellow season of Kashmir, draws to a close, the majestic chinar trees are at their fiery best. Their crimson coloured leaves - ... Read more...

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Patrons to traders: Royal patronage to arts, crafts changing (Feature)


October 17th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Art and craft in India have traditionally been patronised by the royalty, who spent the bulk of their wealth adding to the country's artistic heritage. ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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It needs more than love to write about India


August 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Stepping into the soul of India is not easy for a foreign writer; the journey needs more than mere love for the country. The process ... Read more...

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No witnesses appear before Abbotabad panel


August 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A high level commission, set up by the Pakistan government to probe the presence of Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad and the ... Read more...

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Tripura journalists protest police baton assault


July 19th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 19 (IANS) Journalists in Tripura Tuesday organised sit-in demonstrations in Agartala and different places of the state, demanding suspension of police officials who allegedly led a police ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s ‘Kali’ sells for Rs.5.72 crore in online auction


June 20th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Tyeb Mehta's untitled painting of Hindu deity Kali set a price precedent at an auction by Saffronart, India's biggest online art trading forum, selling for ... Read more...

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‘West Is West’ an endearing slice-of-life drama (IANS Movie Review)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "West Is West"; Cast: Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Ila Arun, Jimi Mistry and Aqib Khan; Director: Andy DeEmmony; Rating: *** 1/2Twelve years have passed since "East Is East", the cult ... Read more...

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Judge to head Pakistan panel on Osama


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A Supreme Court judge would head a five-member panel that would probe the Abbottabad incident in which Osama bin Laden was shot dead by US ... Read more...

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BJP protests petrol price hike in capital


May 16th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Protesting the Rs.5-hike in petrol price, over 300 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers blocked traffic and held sit-in demonstrations in the capital Monday morning, ... Read more...

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‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics


May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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Saffronart auctions ‘words and lines’ by Indian masters


April 19th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Art is much more than just colour and compositions. Words And Lines, a 24-hour online auction by Saffronart that opens Wednesday, will auction 90 scrapbooks, ... Read more...

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Poll victory shows alliance unity: Omar


April 13th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday that the victory of all candidates of the ruling National Conference-Congress alliance in the state's legislative ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir urges rivals India and Pakistan to bring common people closer


March 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagah, Mar 16 (ANI): Terming India and Pakistan's exchange of views initiative or "people to people contact" as being meant for the privileged classes, Pakistani human rights activist Asma ... Read more...

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Holi revelry picks up momentum in Braj area (With Image)


March 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra/Mathura/Vrindavan, March 15 (IANS) With the winter nip remaining later than usual, Holi revelries in Agra and the surrounding Braj area of Uttar Pradesh, which last almost two months, began ... Read more...

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Pakistan cabinet set to be dissolved (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The central executive committee (CEC) of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party Friday decided to dissolve the federal cabinet and empower Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to do ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro services hit on two busy lines (Lead)


January 10th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Technical glitches hit Delhi Metro services on two of its busiest lines Monday, with normalcy soon being restored on one line but the problem spilling over to ... Read more...

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Legend Jahangir declines Pakistan squash federation offer


December 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's squash authorities are mulling concrete plans to revive the sport in the country but have so far failed to garner the support of the world's greatest squash ... Read more...

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Fearless Taliban says it can strike and gain control of Afghan areas at will


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.2 (ANI): Observers of the evolving situation in war-ravaged Afghanistan have concluded that so omnipresent is the fear of the Taliban, that their fighters don't even have to fire a ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets two-day breather from shutdowns


October 28th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Life again limped back to normal in Srinagar and other towns of the Kashmir Valley Thursday as the authorities did not impose any curfew and separatists asked people ... Read more...

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Musharraf cronies, PPP backing Asma to beat Pak CJ loyalists in SCBA polls


October 27th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Oct 27 (ANI): With the crucial Supreme Court Bar Association polls taking place today, old cronies of former president Pervez Musharraf are pinning strong hopes on candidate Asma Jahangir to ... Read more...

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Of Tata, Bhabha and good old dramatic tales (IANS Books This Week)


August 5th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Some home truths about towering edifices and small pleasures of stories smartly told. The cache this week is a mix of serious non-fiction and fiction: 1. Book: "Tata: ... Read more...

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Fifty years on, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ still inspires awe


August 5th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) It has been half a century since "Mughal-e-Azam" first enchanted audiences with its majestic sets, elaborate dance sequences and soulful music. But K. Asif's ... Read more...

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Paying taxes ’sacrilege’ for Pak’s elite class, politicians


July 19th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Pakistan's elite class, which includes the politicians, have been accused of fostering inequality in the society by not paying income tax.A study by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative ... Read more...

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