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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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Bangladeshi prisoners embroider a new life in Jammu jail (Feature)


May 10th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 10 (IANS) They crossed over to India illegally to find a livelihood, but landed in jail here. Now many Bangladeshi infiltrators are being provided training in Kashmiri embroidery ... Read more...

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12 kg heroin seized in Amritsar, 3 arrested


August 29th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 29 (IANS) Three people were arrested and 12 kg heroin, brought over from Pakistan, seized from their possession in this Sikh holy city, police said.The heroin, police officials ... Read more...

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Jail superintendent held for setting up contract killing


March 25th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) A jail superintendent who allegedly helped a murder case accused set up a contract killing has been arrested, officials said Friday.Mirza Salim Ahmed Beig was arrested ... Read more...

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Four injured in Lahore serial blasts


July 17th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 17 (ANI): A couple of low intensity blasts rocked Lahore on Saturday evening injuring at least four persons.According to reports, the explosions took place in Lahore's Garhi Shahu and Shahdara ... Read more...

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N.Waziristan terror group releases ex-ISI official, UK journalist


May 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 6 (ANI): Forty-one days after they were kidnapped by a militant group calling itself the Asian Tigers, a former ISI official, Colonel Imam and a British journalist of Pakistani origin ... Read more...

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Three killed in Pakistan blast (Lead)


January 6th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 11 injured Wednesday in a massive explosion that tore the barracks of a military hospital in Pakistan's Rawla Kot region, ... Read more...

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Blast in Pakistan


January 6th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A massive explosion took place near a military hospital in Pakistan's Rawla Kot region, a media report said. The injured were taken to hospital. Read more...

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14 killed, 40 injured in Pak bus crash


August 19th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug.19 (ANI): At least 14 people were killed and 40 injured when the bus in which they were travelling plunged into a ravine enroute to the moutainous region of Kohistan on ... Read more...

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Fresh militant attacks on schools dismiss Pak Army’s successful anti-Taliban offensive claim


August 8th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Timergara (Pakistan), Aug. 8 (ANI): The continuing militant attacks on government schools in the Maidan region has nullified the Pakistani military's claim that 80 per cent of the area has been ... Read more...

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Swat residents asked to evacuate


May 5th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The residents of Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest were Tuesday asked to move to safer areas as the Pakistani military seemed to be opening a third front ... Read more...

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Seventy militants killed in Dir, 450 more holed up in Buner: Malik


April 28th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Interior Affairs Rehman Malik said on Tuesday that nearly 450 militants were reportedly holed up in Buner and security forces killed 70 militants in ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill 46 Taliban militants in Lower Dir


April 27th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr 27 (ANI): Pakistani security forces have killed at least 46 militants in a ground and air operation against the Taliban in the troubled Lower Dir on Monday, the army ... Read more...

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TNSM suspend talks with government over Dir operation


April 27th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) has suspended peace talks with the government in protest against the military offensive in the Lower Dir area of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)."No talks ... Read more...

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TNSM suspend talks with government against Dir operation


April 27th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.27 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM) has suspended peace talks with the government in protest against the military offensive in the Lower Dir area of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP)."No talks ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills 10 policemen in Afghanistan


August 17th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Kabul, Aug 17 (Xinhua) Ten policemen were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside mine in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, said an official Sunday. The policemen were patrolling Shah Wali ... Read more...

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24 Taliban rebels surrender in Afghanistan


April 27th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Kabul, April 27 (Xinhua) As many as 24 Taliban militants, including a so-called group commander, have surrendered to the authorities in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, an official said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Remains of Kushan City discovered near Manshera


November 16th, 2007 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Nov 16 (ANI): A team of archaeologists led by Vice Chancellor of the Hazara University Professor Ihsan Ali has discovered the remains of one of the largest Kushan city sites in ... Read more...

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