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Good atmospherics exist, say experts on Krishna trip


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Good atmospherics exist for strengthening the peace process between Pakistan and India, said experts as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives here on three-day visit ... Read more...

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Indian Americans are influential players in US media


March 18th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) With two of them governors, four billionaires and over a score sitting in high places in government, Indian Americans not only keep making news but have ... Read more...

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Two-nation theory, alive and well: Former Pakistani minister


January 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Javed Jabbar feels the two-nation theory is "alive and well" in the sub-continent as Pakistani had its "own distinctive outlook on ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan to gain a lot from MFN status to India’


November 24th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Pakistan has lot to gain from the most favoured nation (MFN) status granted to India, former governor of State Bank of Pakistan Salim Raza said ... Read more...

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No surefire winners in race to be PM (Comment)


September 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
A curious feature of the political scene is that none of the parties has an inspirational leader. To make matters even more odd, there is a figure outside the political ... Read more...

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Power outage kills four Pakistani patients


September 14th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Four patients on life support died at a hospital in Karachi during a power outage that shut down their ventilators, reports said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Westland, Niyogi bag best publishing awards


August 31st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A biography, "JS & The Times of My Life" by Jug Suraiya, published by Westland Limited and "Middle Time", published by Niyogi Books were awarded ... Read more...

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One killed, 45 wounded in aerial firings in Pak during WC semi-final match against India


March 31st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): One person was killed and 45 others- including children- were wounded in various aerial firing incidents in Pakistan during the high voltage Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final match in Mohali ... Read more...

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Pakistani man injured in accident with US embassy car in Islamabad


March 13th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): A Pakistan government employee has been injured in an accident with a US embassy vehicle in Islamabad.Maqbool Ahmed, a driver in the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, was injured in the ... Read more...

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Pak, Indian govts. urged to adopt ‘more rational visa policy’ to facilitate contacts


February 1st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 01(ANI): A joint declaration issued at the sixth round of the Chaophraya Dialogue in Bangkok has urged the Indian and the Pakistan governments to 'adopt a more rational visa policy ... Read more...

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Pakistan on “shutter down strike” against blasphemy law amendment bid


December 31st, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): A "shutter down strike" was observed in several parts of Pakistan on Friday on the call of conservative religious groups against any move to amend the blasphemy law, ... Read more...

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Jinnah’s vision made Pakistan nuclear power: AQ Khan


December 26th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec 26 (ANI): The motivation behind making Pakistan a nuclear power after continuous hard work of seven years was the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, according to disgraced nuclear scientist ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police releases sketches of four Lashkar terrorists


December 24th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec. 24 (ANI): Mumbai Police has released the sketches of four Lashkar-e-Taiba(LeT) suspects, who have reportedly sneaked into the city to carry out "violent" attacks with the aim of causing ... Read more...

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Asma Jahangir assails LHC stay order against presidential pardon for Aasia Bibi


December 1st, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association President Asma Jahangir has denounced the stay granted by the Lahore High Court against any action leading to a presidential pardon for Christian ... Read more...

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Jinnah Institute blasts Pak-Christian woman’s shocking death sentence for ‘blasphemy’


November 17th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): The Jinnah Institute in Pakistan has expressed its shock and dismay at the death sentence awarded to Aasia Bibi, a Christian lady and mother of five, by a ... Read more...

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Jinnah’s 62nd death anniversary observed in Pakistan


September 11th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday observed the 62nd death anniversary of Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the country's first governor-general. President Asif Ali Zardari, in a message to the nation, said the best way ... Read more...

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Lahore Police nabs two Jinnah Hospital attackers


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.2 (ANI): The Lahore Police have claimed arresting two suspected terrorists involved in Monday's attack on the Jinnah Hospital, in which at least eight person were killed and several injured.According to ... Read more...

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Pakistani media spitting blood on memoir expected: Fatima


April 21st, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says the country's media is "spitting blood" over her memoir on the Bhutto clan but this ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Jinnah’s 133rd birth anniversary


December 25th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) The 133rd birth anniversary of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, was celebrated across the country Friday. The day began with special prayers in mosques for the ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi takes on BJP on poverty issue


October 10th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
Panipat (Haryana), Oct 10(ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Saturday lambasted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the issue of poverty in the country and its reaction on Congress party's ... Read more...

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Our slogans come from village hut, not TV ad: Rahul Gandhi


October 10th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Samalkha (Haryana), Oct 10 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday criticized opposition leaders for their comments on his visits to Dalit homes, saying they are isolated from the poor and ... Read more...

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Jaswant joins Dan Brown in bestseller list - again


October 1st, 2009 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh's controversial "Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence" continues as No.1 for the fifth consecutive week in the non-fiction section while Dan ... Read more...

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Talking cricket in times of India-Pakistan freeze


September 25th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The lengthening shadows of the Mumbai terror attacks vanished for a while as well-heeled Indians and Pakistanis talked cricket, Jinnah and nostalgia, barely ... Read more...

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Three held in Pakistan with pirated editions of Jaswant’s book


September 18th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 18 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for selling pirated editions of former Indian minister Jaswant Singh's book "Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence" in this Pakistani city, authorities said. The Federal ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Minister reveals his liking for ‘patient’ Manmohan Singh


September 12th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.12 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has a special liking for Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, as the latter gave him a patient hearing when the two leaders ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Advani may take up “Yatra” from Sep.15


September 5th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani is all set to take up nationwide 'Yatra' to boost the morale of party cadres and conduct a talent-hunt among the ... Read more...

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Gujarat High Court overturns ban on Jaswant’s book


September 4th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 4 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday overturned the state government's ban on former central minister Jaswant Singh's book "Jinnah: India-Partition-Independence". The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state ... Read more...

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Apex court asks Gujarat to explain ban on Jaswant’s book (Lead)


September 1st, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Gujarat government to explain why it banned expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singh's book "Jinnah - India, Partition and Independence" ... Read more...

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Khandelwal writes to Advani, Rajnath and RSS Chief over Jaswant issue


August 31st, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.31 (ANI): Former BJP general secretary and vice-president Pyarelal Khandelwal on Monday, in a letter written to L.K.Advani, Rajnath Singh and RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat questioned the ouster of Jaswant ... Read more...

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Sushma has a ‘message’ for Jaswant?


August 31st, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by IBNS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IBNS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday visited expelled leader Jaswant Singh at his residence. However, the purpose of her meeting was not disclosed to ... Read more...

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BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh (Lead, IANS Interview)


August 30th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is "imploding", says Jaswant Singh who feels the party he was associated for 30 years is demonstrating "lack of ... Read more...

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BJP is imploding: Jaswant Singh (IANS interview)


August 30th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is "imploding", says Jaswant Singh who says that the party he was associated for 30 years is demonstrating ... Read more...

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India’s domestic politics hindering resumption of Indo-Pak composite dialogue: Qureshi


August 30th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.30 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India's internal politics was the prime reason behind New Delhi's reluctance to restart the composite peace dialogue.Interacting with media ... Read more...

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Now, Maneka Gandhi terms Jaswant Singh’s expulsion as unfair


August 29th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): BJP Member of Parliament from the Aonla constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Maneka Gandhi, on Saturday extended her support to expelled party leader Jaswant Singh, saying that the ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh blames Nehru, Patel for partition on Pak television


August 28th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party leader Jaswant Singh has once again invited controversy by blaming India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru for the partition of the Indian subcontinent ... Read more...

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