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Raja Pervez Ashraf elected Pakistan’s 25th PM (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Raja Pervez Ashraf of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), a former federal minister in the government of ousted prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, was ... Read more...

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PPP asks JUI-F chief to withdraw from PM race


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies Friday requested Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman to withdraw his candidature from the prime ministerial election, ... 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...

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Islamic NGO gives scholarships to Hindu students


June 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) The Jamiat Ulama-i Hind Islamic trust Sunday handed out scholarships to nine Hindu school students here, an official said Sunday."In the past three years, we have ... Read more...

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Pakistan may not allow foreign operations


April 1st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel wants to bar foreign security contractors from working in Pakistan and is also against foreign military bases, especially American ones.Members of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholar clarifies remarks on Gujarat (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Pakistani Islamic scholar Tahir-ul-Qadri Saturday clarified that he never asked Muslims to forget the violence that engulfed Gujarat a decade ago.Under fire from a section ... Read more...

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Muslims seek justice from Sonia


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Upset that only a few Muslims had been given ticket to contest the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election, a Muslim body Thursday sought justice from ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders seeking consensus on early polls


January 26th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman said Thursday consultations were underway among Pakistan's political parties for evolving consensus on holding early elections.Early elections and a ... Read more...

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Independent Election Commission sought in Pakistan


January 8th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazlur) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman has urged Pakistan's opposition parties to evolve a consensus on setting up an independent Election Commission for holding ... Read more...

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Seven Malegaon blasts accused post bonds, out on bail


November 16th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Four years after they were arrested for alleged involvement in the 2006 Malegaon blasts that killed 37 people, seven of the nine accused in the case ... Read more...

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Policemen removed for negligence in Rajasthan clash


September 23rd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) The entire staff of Gopalgarh police station in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district was removed Thursday after it was found negligent in handling a clash between two ... Read more...

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Rabbani: A key figure in Afghanistan (Obituary)


September 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) An ethnic Tajik, Bruhanuddin Rabbani, who was assassinated Tuesday, was a former Mujahideen leader and played a key role to end the Soviet occupation ... Read more...

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Police firing did not kill anyone in Bharatpur: Official


September 19th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Claims and counter-claims over the violence in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district continued Sunday as Chief Secretary Salauddin Ahmed said here that none of the eight killed ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliament committee to probe Karachi violence


August 28th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament has formed a 17-member committee to review the deteriorating law and order situation in Karachi, a media report said Sunday.The current spate of violence ... Read more...

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Bangladesh not to make statement on Manmohan remark


July 4th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka will not make a formal statement on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark on Bangladesh, a top official has said.Dhaka won't make the formal ... Read more...

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India denies envoy summoned by Bangladesh


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India Sunday denied its envoy to Bangladesh was summoned to explain Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 'off-the-record' remarks and added that the meeting was only ... Read more...

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Pakistani leader opposes commission on Osama killing


June 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A senior Pakistani politician is not in favour of an independent commission to probe into the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, saying the country ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan army will face suicide attacks in North Waziristan’


June 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Army will face deadly suicide attacks if it undertakes operations in North Waziristan, according to Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, a ... Read more...

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Two policemen killed by guerrillas in Srinagar


April 26th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) Two policemen were killed in an attack by separatist guerrillas late Monday evening in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.The guerrillas attacked a police ... Read more...

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Three arrested for Maulana Showkat killing (Lead)


April 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said three persons have been arrested for the murder of respected cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, and added that the conspiracy, ... Read more...

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3 arrested for Maulana Showkat killing


April 16th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said they have arrested three persons connected with the murder of the religious cleric, Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah.The cleric was killed ... Read more...

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Kashmir cleric’s killing: Ahlihadith appeals for peace, calls meet


April 11th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) While appealing for peace, the Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith in Jammu and Kashmir has convened an all-party meet here Wednesday to help identify those who killed its president Maulana ... Read more...

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Who killed Maulana Shaukat Ahmed and why?


April 10th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): Maulana Shaukat Ahmed, the soft spoken 55-year-old chief of the Jamiat-e-Ahli-Hadees (JAH), has become yet another victim of terrorist violence in strife-torn Kashmir Valley.His ... Read more...

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Top Kashmiri separatist leaders refuse security offer (Lead)


April 10th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Top Kashmiri separatist leaders have refused the government's offer to provide them security in the wake of senior cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah's assassination two days ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley residents despondent, confused after cleric’s assassination


April 9th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr. 9 (ANI): The assassination of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah on Thursday has left most parts of the Kashmir Valley tense, even as the state administration has taken steps ... Read more...

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Kashmir Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith movement has grown - a profile


April 8th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, who was killed just ahead of Friday prayers in Srinagar, took over as president of the Jamiat-e-Ahlihadith group in Kashmir in the ... Read more...

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Religious leader killed in Srinagar blast, city shuts down (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 8 (IANS) Prominent religious leader Maulana Showkat Shah of the Jamiat-e-Ahilhadith was killed in a blast as he entered a mosque in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ... Read more...

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JUI-F dissatisfied with security provided to Fazlur Rehman


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema Islam-F (JUI-F) has expressed dissatisfaction over the strength of security provided to party chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman following two back-to-back life attempts on the Pakistani politician, who ... Read more...

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India has shared Samjhauta probe report with Pakistan, will talk on Kashmir: Malik


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that India has provided the Samjhauta Express train blast investigation report to Pakistan, and that both countries have agreed to talk on ... Read more...

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JUI-F chief offered to mediate between US, Taliban during 2007 India visit: WikiLeaks


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 1(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman had hinted at offering his services as a mediator between the United States and the Taliban during his visit to India ... Read more...

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JUI-F slams Pak Govt for non-provision of enhanced security to Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has expressed complete dissatisfaction over the security provided by the government to party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman- who also holds the key portfolio of Chairman ... Read more...

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JUI-F blames ‘Raymond Davis network’ for suicide attacks on Fazlur Rehman


April 1st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) has blamed the Raymond Davis network for the two suicide attacks on party chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, and said the murder attempts were a reaction ... Read more...

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18 die in Pakistan blasts, Fazlur Rehman attacked after WikiLeaks expose (Evening Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a bombing in northwest Pakistan that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while six people died Thursday ... Read more...

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9 die in second attack on Fazlur Rehman after WikiLeaks expose (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Nine people were killed Thursday in a bombing that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, exposed last week by WikiLeaks for his offer ... Read more...

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JUI-F chief Fazl-ur Rehman escapes second suicide bomb attack in two days


March 31st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Charsadda, Mar 31(ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur Rehman had another narrow escape on Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the politician's convoy at Charsadda district of Pakistan's ... Read more...

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