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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

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No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn ... Read more...

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Pakistani band set to amp up Indian music meter


September 20th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Pakistani Sufi rock band Raeth is set to amp up India's music meter as Bollywood beckons it and it lines up collaborations with Indian artists.Fanning their ... Read more...

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Blasts rock Pakistan, 11 killed


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl, were killed in twin bomb blasts that rocked a market in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, while five people ... Read more...

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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Over 300 dead as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Night Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) More than 300 people met a macabre death when fire razed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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239 die as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 239 people met a macabre death when fire raced through two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the ... Read more...

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135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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100 die in Pakistan as two factories go up in flames (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed in Pakistan when fire engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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45 killed in factory fires in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed and many others injured in two separate fire incidents in Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore Tuesday, media reports said.In ... Read more...

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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

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54 policemen killed in Karachi in 2012


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 2 (IANS) A total of 54 policemen have become victims of "target killings" here in the Pakistani port city this year, Dawn reported Sunday.In the latest incident ... Read more...

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Stop the terrorists, Pakistan tells Kabul


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told the Afghan government to stop terrorists from entering Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.Stressing that terrorists had again started ... Read more...

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Unusual increase in houses in two Pakistani provinces


August 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An abnormal increase in the number of houses in Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces left a government-run statistics bureau so worried that it promptly brought it ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 80 injured in Pakistan road accident


August 29th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and around 80 injured in a head-on collision between two buses on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab province early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Three dead as blast derails train in Pakistan


August 29th, 2012 - 9:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured when militants blew up a rail track in Pakistan's Jacobabad city early Wednesday, causing derailment of ... Read more...

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Tilak booms, 92 years after death


August 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 25 (IANS) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio ... Read more...

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Business elite must pay their taxes: Pakistani daily


August 25th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan's business elite "need to show some remorse" and pay their taxes, said a leading daily Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said that for "all the ... Read more...

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Make India a sports power, says Advani


August 19th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Saying that he was both "happy and sad" at India's performance in the London Olympics, BJP leader L.K. Advani Sunday called for a "sustained" ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Pakistani fashion just a click away


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Owning a designer Pakistani ensemble is no more a distant dream. Pakistan's leading retail store Labels has launched its online portal and offers 50 designers ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl to get cochlear implant via Indian NGO


August 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A 20-month-old girl from Pakistan is set to undergo a cochlear implant Friday at Apollo Hospital here, thanks to an Indian NGO.The implant will enable Khadija ... Read more...

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Pakistani held for forcing Hindu girl to marry him


August 7th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) A Muslim man in Pakistan has been arrested after a Hindu girl rejected his claim that she had converted to Islam and married him, Dawn reported.She ... Read more...

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Abu Jundal’s police custody extended till Aug 13


July 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Tuesday extended till Aug 13 the police custody of Abu Jundal, a key suspect in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack.Seeking Jundal's custody, ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 dacoits held in Karachi in 2012


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) At least 5,132 suspected dacoits have been arrested in this Pakistani port city in the first six months of this year, police said.Police have busted a ... Read more...

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Over 60 kg drugs seized in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have seized around 60 kg of narcotics in two operations, one along the border with India, a media report said Sunday.Pakistan Rangers seized ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Pakistanis kill two shop robbers


July 19th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Two armed men died in Pakistan's port city of Karachi when they attempted a robbery at a shop Thursday, and enraged citizens snatched their weapons and ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura had Pakistanis in splits as he cracked jokes on India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar and how to win friendship of ... Read more...

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Indian comedian makes Pakistanis laugh


July 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Indian stand-up comedian Sanjay Rajoura's performance was well-received in Karachi where he discussed striking a friendship with female students to India's obsession with Sachin Tendulkar.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to come clean on terrorism, says Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany Saturday made it clear to Pakistan that it needs to "come clean" over terror allegations, whether those are true or not, as this will ... Read more...

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Mohan Khan set to pay tribute to Mehdi Hassan (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ustad Mohan Khan, a disciple of late Pakistani ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan, is organising a concert here Saturday as a tribute to his mentor."He is my ... Read more...

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18 Shia pilgrims gunned down in Pakistan


July 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Friday night when unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen rained bullets at a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media ... Read more...

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Jindal taken to hospital for medical test


July 5th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Abu Jindal, a key suspect in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, was Thursday taken to the Safdarjung Hospital for a medical examination before being presented ... Read more...

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