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Pakistan probes smuggling of wild animals from Tanzania


June 11th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan has launched an investigation into the alleged smuggling of wild animals, including elephants and lions, from Tanzania in southeastern Africa.The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) launched ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan (Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russian-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russia-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, ... Read more...

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Avoid American airlines, Indians told


December 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) Citing a US State Department advisory warning Americans of potential terror attacks against US interests, the Travel Agents Forum of India Friday asked Indians to avoid ... Read more...

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Pakistan thanks India for UNSC backing


November 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Thursday thanked India for its supporting Pakistan's election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and for ... Read more...

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Afridi to return for hearing amid massive fanfare


June 5th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 5 (IANS) Hundreds of Shahid Afridi's fans have started to assemble at the Karachi airport to receive the former captain who returns home from London to resolve his ... Read more...

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Afridi delays departure for Windies tour due to “some personal work”


April 15th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 15(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that he did not leave for the Caribbean tour along with the rest of the Pakistani squad because of "some personal work".When ... Read more...

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Entire burden on Pak masses as no major political leader pays tax: Imran Khan


January 9th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 9 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said no major leader of the country pays any taxes, and that the entire burden falls on the masses.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Pak forms probe team to see if Benazir murder plot was hatched in Brigadier’s house


January 1st, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): The Pakistan Government has set up a joint investigation team (JIT) comprising three officials of the police, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto assassination plot not hatched at any Brigadier house: Malik


December 31st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Benazir Bhutto assassination plot was not hatched at any Brigadier house, and the media should refrain from any such news that spreads wrong impression, Interior Minister Rehman ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes in Karachi, eight dead (Second Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport early Sunday, killing all eight crew members on board, Geo TV reported.The Russian-made plane IL-76 crashed around 1:45 a.m. and ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) At least eight people were killed early Sunday when a cargo plane crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport, Geo TV reported.The plane crashed in Dalmia area, destroying two under-construction ... Read more...

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Cargo plane crashes in Pakistan


November 28th, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) A cargo plane was crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport early Sunday, media reports said.The plane crashed near Dalmia area, according to Geo TV.At least one body was ... Read more...

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Indian victims of Pan Am plane hijack seek Obama’s help


November 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Indian passengers of Pan Am World Airways flight 73, which was hijacked at Karachi en route from Mumbai to New York in September 1986, Saturday urged US ... Read more...

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Zardari’s ‘dubious’ businessman friend reaches home safely after mysterious kidnapping


May 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 31 (ANI): A well-known Pakistani businessman Riaz Lalji, who is said to be one of President Asif Ali Zardari's close friends, returned to his house here hours after he was ... Read more...

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Afridi feels the pain of losing to Aussies again


May 19th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Wednesday said that losing to Australia in the World Twenty20 semi-finals was the biggest disappointment of his career. Afridi said beating Australia was his aim ... Read more...

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Man With Circuits In Shoes Sparks Terrorism Alarm


May 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Karachi, Pakistan, May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A civil engineer named Faiz Mohammad was detained at the Karachi airport in Pakistan after it was alleged that some batteries and a circuit ... Read more...

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Pakistani Airport Seizes A Man With Circuits And Batteries In His Shoes


May 11th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Pakistani airport establishment has seized a commuter subsequent to the discovery of electrical circuits and batteries in the soles of his tennis shoes. This ... Read more...

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More than 60 Pak senators want to meet Musharraf


May 3rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 3 (ANI): More than 60 Pakistani senators want to meet former President Pervez Musharraf, according to Major General (retired) Rashid Qureshi.He said that the Pakistan People's Party and the ... Read more...

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‘Allegation against Musharraf of Benazir’s murder ridiculous’


May 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Ruling out any involvement of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, his spokesperson has said the allegation was "ridiculous". Rashid ... Read more...

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Air Arabia plane makes emergency landing in Pakistan


April 26th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) An Air Arabia flight, carrying 165 passengers from Dubai to Chittagang in Bangladesh, made an emergency landing at Pakistan's Karachi airport soon after fire broke out in the ... Read more...

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‘Shoania’ ‘over the moon’ with warm welcome in Pakistan


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has said that he and his newly wedded bride Sania Mirza had never thought they would receive such a warm welcome in Pakistan.Talking to ... Read more...

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Pak Bengali community being ‘victimised’ by government authorities


February 2nd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.2 (ANI): Pakistani nationals of Bengali origin are a harassed lot these days, as reports regarding them being victimised by government agencies have increased manifold in the recent past.The step-motherly treatment ... Read more...

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Now, ‘troubled’ Pak starlet Meera served legal notice to vacate house


January 16th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.16 (ANI): Troubles for Pakistani actress Meera have increased furthermore, as she has been served a legal notice to vacate her house within the next 15 days.The notice was sent by ... Read more...

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Pak starlet Meera’s rendezvous with trouble sees no sign of abating


January 14th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.14 (ANI): Pakistani film actress Meera seems to share a strong bond with scandals, as she is in the limelight once again, this time for faltering in submitting property tax.According to ... Read more...

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60 Taliban leaders have escaped to Middle East


October 19th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.19 (ANI): Around 60 of the Taliban's second-cadre leaders - who fled Swat during the army's 'Operation Rah-e-Rast' - have used Karachi as a transit route to head out to ... Read more...

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Zia, Yahya and Ayub should be exhumed and hanged like Cromwell: PML-N leader


September 11th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep.11 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Javed Hashmi has said that all dictators including General Ayub Khan, General Yahya Khan and General Zia-ul-Haq should be tried and their bodies should ... Read more...

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Pakistan should act now to show it is serious: Krishna (Lead)


September 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said it was high time Pakistan acted against the perpetrators of Mumbai attack to prove that it was serious about fighting terrorism. "I ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif acquitted in plane hijacking case (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday acquitted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the 10-year-old plane hijacking case, stemming from events on the day he was forcibly removed from ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif acquitted in plane hijacking case


July 17th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Friday acquitted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the 10-year-old plane hijacking case lodged against him by the government of General Pervez Musharraf, a ... Read more...

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Three-quarters of all UK terror plots originate from Pakistan: Report


April 10th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.10 (ANI): Following the 9/11 incident the world saw Afghanistan as the hub of worldwide terrorism, but now the focus has shifted to Pakistan which experts believe is the origin of ... Read more...

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Sherry urges Gilani to take government, PPP along


March 20th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 20 (ANI): Pakistans former Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman on Friday said that the PPP-led Government was passing through a difficult phase and it was the responsibility of ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s next president to be from PPP: Party chairman


August 18th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (Xinhua) The Chairman of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Monday said the next Pakistani President would be from the PPP. Talking to reporters in the lounge ... Read more...

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Benazir’s cavalcade slowly inching towards Mazar-e-Quaid (Final lead:Benazir)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:29 am ICT by admin
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Thousands gather to welcome Benazir


November 14th, 2007 - 2:25 am ICT by admin
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