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‘Pakistani, Indian MPs one on peace talks’

August 21st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Qamar Zaman Kaira who was part of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to India, has said that lawmakers of both countries are "one on peace talks" and ... Read more...

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Slow construction of Shopian’s Kanipora power station angers locals

April 2nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 2(ANI): Locals in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir have expressed their anger with the slow pace of construction of a power generating plant in the district.In ... Read more...

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Better relations between India, Pakistan in the interests of both nations: Meira Kumar

October 28th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Raipur, Oct 28 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that better relations between India and Pakistan are in the interests of both the nations and asserted that New Delhi ... Read more...

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Pakistani man sells daughter, 9, to meet son’s wedding expenses

May 26th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 26 (ANI): A Pakistani man sold his nine-year-old daughter to fund the wedding of his son.Jan Muhammad Buzdar, from Tuman Buzdar, a tribal tehsil of Dera Ghazi Khan district, who ... Read more...

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Overload of US, UK officials in Pak interference in internal affairs of country: Rabbani

January 12th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Mian Raza Rabbani has condemned the frequent visits to Islamabad by American and British officials, and termed their statements as an interference in the ... Read more...

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Head examiner suspended in Pak after bread found wrapped in exam answer sheets

July 5th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 5 (ANI): Following the bizarre incident of intermediate examination answer sheets being used as bread wrappers coming to light, the Balochistan Education Department has suspended the head examiner and examiner.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani MPs urge government to restore Haj quota

June 20th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Cutting across the political divide, Pakistani parliamentarians Saturday urged the government to restore their Haj quota, the Online news agency said. The government Wednesday abolished the Haj quota of ... Read more...

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Millionaire Pak senators declare not so rich status

February 1st, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): The details of assets declared by senators to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) have revealed that several legislators, who otherwise enjoy luxurious lifestyle, have very limited ... Read more...

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Pak senators blame India for posting defamatory calendars

January 27th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 27 (ANI): Several Pakistani Senators have received calendars illustrating Pakistan as being within Indias territorial boundaries. Pakistan Muslim League-Quaids (PML-Q) Senator Gulshan Saeed has blamed an Indian organization for ... Read more...

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Honour killing cases register dramatic increase in Balochistan

December 30th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Dec. 30 (ANI): A non-governmental organisation, working for womens rights, has claimed that violence against women has intensified drastically in Balochistan in 2008. Aurat, a Pakistan based NGO, said that 115 ... Read more...

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Pak govts apathy towards Balochistan may lead to demand for a separate state

June 18th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): If the federal government in Pakistan doesnt grant autonomy to Balochistan and continues to treat its people in the way it has treated them as in the ... Read more...

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Opposition parties slam UPA government over fuel hike

June 9th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party today slammed the ruling United Progressive Alliance for its failure to check rising prices of essentials commodities.Addressing a news conference in Mumbai, ... Read more...

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Musharraf contacting likeminded politicians to escape impeachment

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 3 (ANI): Amid rumours that the PPP-led federal government in Islamabad was planning to remove President Pervez Musharraf though impeachment, the Presidency has hastened its efforts to establish ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. changes NWFP, Balochistan Governors

January 5th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad/Peshawar, Jan 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to appoint Owais Ghani, incumbent Balochistan Governor, as North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) Governor in place of Lieutenant General (retired) Ali Jan Muhammad Orakzai ... Read more...

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