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Sukhbir Badal demanded Rs.1 crore, says Punjab bureaucrat


January 17th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) A court here Monday admitted a plea of an Indian Administrative Service officer alleging that Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and ruling Shiromani Akali Dal president ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Pakistani troops, Gilani condemns


November 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 25 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 15 others were injured after NATO helicopters from Afghanistan attacked a border checkpost early Saturday, leading to ... Read more...

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Pakistan recognises Libya


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday recognised the new government of Libya and hoped that its ties would continue to be strong.Foreign Office chairperson Tehmina Janjua said, "We recognise state ... Read more...

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Pakistan to train Afghan Army


November 4th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) The Pakistani Army would train the Afghan National Army as well as the police under an agreement signed by the two countries, a top Pakistani official ... Read more...

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Pakistan plays down Afghan-India strategic pact


October 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday played down the strategic partnership agreement signed by Afghanistan and India by saying that Islamabad is not worried about the agreement as it ... Read more...

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Zardari to visit China


August 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari will visit China from Aug 30 to Sep 1 to take part in an exposition and meet the Chinese vice premier.Zardari's visit ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s foreign office spokeswoman new envoy to Italy


July 11th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has been appointed the country's next ambassador to Italy, a media report said Monday.Janjua will also represent Pakistan at ... Read more...

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US hasn’t requested access to Osama’s family: Islamabad


May 11th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The US has not requested Pakistan for access to the family of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden who was gunned by US forces in Abbottabad, ... Read more...

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Pak Govt silent on number of visas issued to Americans


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): The Pakistan Government has failed to provide information to the National Assembly on the number of visas issued to Americans over the last three years by the Pakistan Embassy ... Read more...

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Pak to take up US drone attacks issue with “nations having interest in counter-terrorism”


April 15th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan has said that it has taken up the issue of drone attacks with the US Government at all levels, and will now discuss this matter with "those countries ... Read more...

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Pakistan terms reports of Chinese soldiers’ presence along LoC as “totally baseless”


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Pakistan has denied reports of alleged Chinese presence along the Indo-Pak Line of Control (LoC) as "absurd" and "totally baseless".When asked during a press briefing about Pakistan's take on ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. not to disclose Baloch missing persons list


April 7th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.7 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided not to disclose the identity of 57 missing persons from Balochistan, after two top agencies requested the list be treated as classified."The two agencies ... Read more...

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Washington invites Bashir to mend US-Pak ties tattered by drone attack, visa issues


April 6th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 6(ANI): The United States has invited Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir for crucial talks to mend ties with Islamabad, which have been in tatters since the March 17 drone attack ... Read more...

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British prime minister begins Pakistan visit (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Islamabad Tuesday on a day-long visit during which he will hold talks on bilateral and regional issues with ... Read more...

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Pak unlikely to get hold of US drone technology


April 4th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan wants to get hold of the US drone technology to effectively combat terrorism on its soil, but the efforts are likely to remain unheeded, sources have said."This ... Read more...

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Pak terms ‘cricket diplomacy’ meeting with India as win-win situation for both nations


April 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan has described Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's meeting with his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh during his 'cricket diplomacy' visit to Mohali on March 30 as a ... Read more...

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India promises ’state-level’ security to visiting Pak cricket team


March 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 26(ANI): India has promised 'state-level' security to the Pakistan cricket team visiting the country for the remaining World Cup matches, in response to apprehensions that terrorists would try to target ... Read more...

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Pakistan to boycott trilateral Afghan talks over US drone attack civilian casualties


March 25th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan has acknowledged that last week's drone attack on a tribal peace congregation in North Waziristan Agency, which killed over 40 innocent people, has strained its relations with the ... Read more...

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Pak warns US not to take it for granted or treat it as a client state


March 19th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Pakistan has demanded an apology and explanation from the United States over Thursday's drone strike which killed around 44 people in the country's northwest tribal region.Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Assembly passes resolution against drone attacks


March 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The Assembly in Pakistan's Punjab Province has unanimously passed a resolution condemning US drone attacks in the country's northwestern tribal areas.The resolution, which was tabled by Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak demands US’ apology and explanation over drone attacks in Waziristan


March 18th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): Pakistan has asked the United States to apologise and give an explanation over carrying out drone attacks in one of the country's tribal regions that killed around ... Read more...

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No plans to repatriate Pakistanis from Bahrain despite attacks: Pak FO spokesperson


March 16th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 16 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has said that there are there are no plans to repatriate Pakistanis from Bahrain despite concerns following reports that a Pakistani was ... Read more...

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Pakistani community in Japan reportedly safe: Foreign Office


March 12th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry is in contact with its embassy in Tokyo in the wake of an earthquake and a tsunami that hit northeastern Japan on Friday, and the Pakistanis ... Read more...

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Pak taking steps to evacuate its nationals from Libya: Foreign Office


February 28th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 28(ANI): The Pakistan government is taking steps to evacuate its nationals stranded in trouble-ridden Libya, a Foreign Office spokesperson has said.Tehmina Janjua said that a special task force has been ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. in consultation with international legal experts on Davis’ immunity issue


February 24th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): The Pakistan Government is in serious consultations with international legal experts on the Raymond Davis case, Foreign Office spokesperson Tehmina Janjua has said.Double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis had ... Read more...

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Tehmina Janjua replaces Basit as Pak Foreign Office spokesperson


February 17th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Following the ouster of Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi just a few days back, now the Foreign Office spokesperson has also been replaced.Tehmina Janjua has been appointed as ... Read more...

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No evidence yet against Mumbai attack suspect Lakhvi: counsel


October 5th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has not been able to provide concrete evidence against Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who is accused of masterminding the Mumbai terror attack, his counsel ... Read more...

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Suspended Punjab officer to move court


February 13th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) A senior officer of Punjab who was suspended after a corruption case was filed against him by the state vigilance department, Saturday said he will move the high ... Read more...

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Suspended for graft, officer says vigilance fabricated case


February 12th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 12 (IANS) A senior officer of Punjab, who was suspended after a corruption case was filed against him, Friday filed a police complaint against the vigilance officials claiming that the ... Read more...

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Pak judiciary ‘no-match’ for ISI, Army as SC investigates mysterious disappearance case


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.23 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court's crucial inquiry into the mysterious disappearance of hundreds of people post 9/11 is likely to test the judiciary's capability against the all powerful Inter ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Office completely inefficient, insincere, says rights body chief


January 18th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 18(ANI): Defence of Human Rights Pakistan Chairperson Amna Masood Janjua has said the disclosure of Bagram Airbase detainees has established that the Foreign Office is "completely inefficient and insincere" in ... Read more...

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India seeks extradition of Mumbai suspects: Italy


November 23rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 23 (IANS/AKI) India may seek a review of its extradition treaty with Italy in a bid to take hold of a Pakistani father and son allegedly linked to the Mumbai ... Read more...

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Pakistani father-son duo arrested in Italy for Mumbai attacks (Second Lead)


November 21st, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Two Pakistani men were arrested in Italy early Saturday in connection with the last year's terrorist attacks in Mumbai, Italian police said Saturday. Two more people arrested "for ... Read more...

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Punjab IAS officer arrested for demanding bribe (Lead)


November 9th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) A senior IAS officer of Punjab was arrested here Monday on charges of accepting a bribe, officials said. A vigilance team from Ludhiana town arrested V.K. Janjua, the state's ... Read more...

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ATC extends judicial remand of Mumbai attack suspect by six more days


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Apr.23 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has extended the judicial remand of one of the Mumbai terror attack suspect Shahid Jamil Riaz by six days.Riaz, a Laskar-e-Taiyaba (LeT) operative, has been ... Read more...

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