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Zardari leaves for India


April 8th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Sunday left on a one-day visit to India, where he will meeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over lunch and and ... Read more...

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Pakistan can get to the top of world rankings: Waqar


September 24th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Waqar Younis, who quit as Pakistan cricket coach last week, says the squad he managed is highly capable of taking the country to the top of ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t accept India’s regional hegemony: Khar


July 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Pakistan would not accept the hegemony of any country in the region as it is "by no means inferior to India", Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani ... Read more...

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Lahore HC directs both Pak, Punjab govts to explain Davis’ acquittal, departure


March 31st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 31(ANI): The Lahore High Court has directed the federal and provincial governments of Pakistan to submit their replies by April 8 on a petition pertaining to the release and departure ... Read more...

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Davis’s release a national tragedy: PML-N


March 18th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has said the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis was a "national tragedy"."The bargaining conducted by the federal government will ... Read more...

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ISI-CIA deal clinched Davis release, US denies paying blood money (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 17 (IANS) The release of Raymond Davis, an American who killed two men in Lahore, was based on a clandestine deal struck between Pakistan's spy agency ISI ... Read more...

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Davis’s release challenged in Pakistan court


March 17th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) A petition was filed in a Pakistan court Thursday challenging the release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who was let off Wednesday after paying compensation ... Read more...

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Davis’s release based on ISI-CIA secret deal: Report


March 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) The release of American security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, is understood to have been based on a clandestine deal between ... Read more...

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Raymond Davis released by Pakistani court (Third Lead)


March 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, March 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday acquitted CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, after payment of blood money as compensation to relatives of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani evacuees from Libya complain of Pak embassy’s non-cooperation


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistani nationals who came back from Libya have complained of the Pakistan embassy's non-cooperation during the difficult time when they were stranded in the strife-torn country.A Turkish Airlines ... Read more...

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Rahat Ali thanks Indian Govt for support, very good treatment during detention


February 24th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has appreciated the Indian Government's efforts to secure his release following his detention at New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport for allegedly attempting ... Read more...

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Waqar, Intikhab call for ‘fresh start’ for Pakistan following ICC ban on tainted trio


February 9th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis and team manager Intikhab Alam have called for a fresh start for the national side after three key Pakistani players were handed lengthy bans ... Read more...

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Salman Butt pledges to clear his name of spot-fixing charges


February 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 6(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has pledged to clear his name of the spot-fixing charges that earned him a ten-year ban from an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal.The ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Suspended Pak trio head to Doha for hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 4 (ANI): The tainted Pakistani trio, who are currently under suspension by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for their alleged involvement in spot-fixing, left for Qatar on Tuesday to appear ... Read more...

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Pak, China have “unanimous stand” on India’s UNSC bid: Qureshi


November 13th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan and China have a unanimous stance that India should not be given the permanent member status of the United Nations Security Council, as it would disturb balance ... Read more...

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Razzaq, Akhtar return to Pak after “giving tough time to South Africa”


November 10th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 10 (ANI): After participating in the One-day International and Twenty20 series against South Africa in the UAE, Pakistani all-rounder Abdul Razzaq and Rawalpindi Express Shoaib Akhtar arrived at Lahore ... Read more...

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Latest round of Pak-US strategic dialogue ’successful’: Qureshi


October 24th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has termed the latest round of the US-Pak strategic dialogue 'successful', 'progressive' and 'fruitful', adding that the talks helped improve ties of ... Read more...

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Waqar stresses need for early ‘player education’ on how to avoid controversy


September 25th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sep 25 (ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has stressed the need of imparting education to young cricketers in avoiding controversy, after his embattled team arrived home from their England tour ... Read more...

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Pak tennis star Aisam aims at World No. 1 spot in men’s and mixed doubles


September 16th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 16 (ANI): Pakistan's tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, who has been appreciated for his skills as well as humanitarian goals, has stated that his objective is to attain the top ... Read more...

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Aamer might turn informant to escape severe punishment


September 14th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 14 (IANS) Tainted Pakistani pacer Mohammad Aamer, who has been provisionally suspended by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the spot-fixing controversy, might spill the beans on his teammates and ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats greet “tainted trio” on return to Pakistan


September 11th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 11 (ANI): The three Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Aamer- implicated in spot-fixing allegations in last month's final Test against England, have returned to Pakistan to mixed ... Read more...

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PCB boss Butt booed by angry fans at Lahore airport


September 9th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 9 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, Ijaz Butt, was booed by angry cricket fans, as he emerged from Lahore airport in his first public appearance since the spot-fixing scandal.A ... Read more...

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Not receiving Pak Law Minister at airport can get lawyers the sack


July 7th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 7(ANI): Aamir Rehman was reportedly dismissed as Deputy Attorney General (DAG) by the Pakistan Law Ministry because he declined to receive Law Minister Babar Awan at the Lahore Airport.When asked ... Read more...

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US sidesteps local authorities to conduct own security sweep of Lahore airport


May 25th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 25(ANI): US security personnel are reportedly conducting a security sweep of Lahore's Allama Iqbal International Airport despite the presence of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), and the Airport Security Force ... Read more...

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Man seeks court’s help to gather evidence against Pak Interior Minister


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Syed Raza Shah, a prominent Pak-origin US businessman of Brooklyn and the main petitioner in a kidnapping case involving Interior Minister Rehman Malik, has approached a court to ... Read more...

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Sania-Shoaib marriage spurred ‘marriage diplomacy’: Pak Minister


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.22 (ANI): The controversial, yet news headline dominating wedding of Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik has given way to 'marriage diplomacy' between the two estranged ... Read more...

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Pak Speaker supports ‘polygamy’


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar.2 (ANI): Days after Minister of State for Ports and Shipping Nabil Gabol claimed that 80 per cent of National Assembly (NA) members have more than one wife, NA speaker Dr ... Read more...

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India-Pak agree on roadmap to resolve water disputes


February 11th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.11 (ANI): In order to resolve the long pending water issues between them, India and Pakistan have agreed on a 'roadmap' and decided to hold two additional meetings, besides a routine ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s election panel chief stopped from visiting India


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistani government Saturday barred the chief election commissioner (CEC) and the panel's secretary from visiting India to protest the snubbing of the country's cricketers at the Indian ... Read more...

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Parcels for foreign embassies is not subjected to checks : US


December 22nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 22 (ANI): Reacting strongly over Saturday's incident when Pakistani custom officials stressed on checking the diplomatic parcels at the Lahore airport, the United States has said parcels for any embassy ... Read more...

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US denies violating Pakistan air space


December 22nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.22 (ANI): The United States has rejected media reports about its aircraft violating Pakistan airspace."These accusations are entirely false. No US fighter aircraft flew over Mohmand as alleged in the article," ... Read more...

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Slim chance of Akhtar returning to international cricket: Butt


November 20th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.20 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said there is slim possibility of controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar returning to international cricket."Shoaib is already 34, and with ... Read more...

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Bulgaria condemns attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Bulgarian Deputy Prime Minister Ivailo Kalfin on Tuesday condemned the attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan. Kalfin, who also holds the charge of the foreign ... Read more...

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Richard Boucher to visit Pakistan


January 4th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 4 (ANI): The US Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia affairs, Richard Boucher, is expected to arrive in Pakistan on Monday as part of Washingtons efforts to defuse ... Read more...

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Rumours of war create panic in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has increased its vigilance flights creating panic and sparking war rumours, as Defence Minister Ahmad Mukhtar Chaudhry Monday warned that the country had the ... Read more...

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