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Bitter row over humble samosa in Pakistan


July 26th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Pakistanis will have to shell out more for samosas following a Supreme Court ruling, a move that has left a leading Pakistani daily wondering whether it ... Read more...

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LeT founder wants Pakistani leaders to learn from Cameron


July 15th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Lashkar-i-Taiba founder and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack's alleged mastermind Hafeez Saeed has asked Pakistani leaders to aspire to be more like British Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Lahore doctors urged to end strike


July 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has asked the striking doctors at the city's government hospitals to end their protest.Justice Ijazul Ahsan of the high court Saturday suspended ... Read more...

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Pakistani moves court on 600 percent hike in drug prices


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Prices of medicines in Pakistan have increased by a whopping 600 percent as a number of companies have taken advantage of the absence of proper drug ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans Twitter


May 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday blocked micro-blogging website Twitter after it failed to take action on the publication of blasphemous content.The Nation daily said the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority ... Read more...

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`Using religion for vested interests a norm in Pakistan’


February 20th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is unfortunate that using religion for vested interests has become a norm in Pakistan, said a daily.An editorial in the Daily Times said that it ... Read more...

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Officials axed, Pakistan fake drugs kill 109


January 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Punjab's state health secretary has been sacked following the death of 109 heart patients due to the use of fake drugs in a leading Pakistani hospital, ... Read more...

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Petition filed in Pakistan court to postpone Senate polls


January 28th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court Saturday seeking postponement of the Senate elections scheduled to be held March 2, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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‘Company owners held in substandard medicine scandal’


January 26th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The owners of three of the six companies involved in the substandard medicine scandal that has led to the death of over 100 patients have been ... Read more...

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Pakistani defence secretary’s dismissal challenged in court


January 12th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) A Pakistani advocate Thursday filed a petition in the Lahore High Court against the dismissal of the defence secretary by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani ... Read more...

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‘Haqqani to survive punishment even if link with memo proved’


January 9th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 9 (IANS) Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's former amabassdor to the US, cannot be punished under the law even if a link is established between him and the controversial ... Read more...

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Don’t block websites: Pakistani daily


September 21st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Websites should not be blocked as that is neither ethical nor effective, said a leading Pakistani daily after a court directed that all websites spreading ... Read more...

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Don’t deny access to Google: Pakistani court


September 20th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Websites spreading religious hatred should be blocked, a Pakistani court directed, adding that access to Google and other search engines should not be denied.The ... Read more...

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Shoaib Akhtar’s autobiography to reveal the inside story


August 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) An autobiography of Pakistani stump-wrecker Shoaib Akhtar, who holds the record for the fastest delivery in cricket ever clocking 161.3 km/h (100.2 mph), will ... Read more...

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Few Pakistan high court judges denotified


August 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has denotified some judges of the Lahore and Sindh High Courts following a decision by Chief Justice Iftikhar ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif to challenge Pakistani Kashmir voters list


June 28th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Former prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday his party would challenge at the Lahore High Court the ... Read more...

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Reopen case, allow me to prove my innocence: Sarabjit


June 17th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Sarabjit Singh - an Indian on death row in Pakistan after his conviction for bomb attacks - has appealed for the commutation of his death sentence ... Read more...

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Sarabjit to meet sister — after 21 years


June 16th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 16 (IANS) For a long time to come, the memory of this Thursday will remain with Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner lodged in a Pakistan jail since 1990, ... Read more...

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Pakistan court seeks reply on likely pardon for Sarabjit


June 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 15 (IANS) A Pakistani court has sought reply within three weeks from the government on a petition "seeking judicial restraint" on the possible presidential pardon to Indian ... Read more...

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Stop obscenity on internet, Pakistani court told


June 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A Pakistani man has urged the Lahore High Court to direct the government to check obscenity on the internet.Lahore resident Sohaib Ahmad filed a petition in ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai abused her power: WikiLeaks


June 13th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) The family of Pakistani gang rape victim Mukhtaran Mai became power brokers in their local community due to her international recognition and increased donor-provided resources, says ... Read more...

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Lahore HC reserves verdict in plea challenging Zardari’s pardon to Malik


April 29th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 29(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved its judgement on a petition challenging the pardoning of Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik by President Asif Ali Zardari.The court was ... Read more...

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LHC directs Pak Govt to reply to plea against US drone attacks by May 5


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted additional time to the Pakistan Government for filing a reply to a petition seeking directions to the government to stop US drone attacks ... Read more...

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LHC grants additional time to Pak Govt to reply about foreigners in Punjab


April 27th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted additional time to the Pakistan Government for filing a reply to a petition seeking directions to the Interior and Foreign Ministries to provide ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai gang rape: 13 released after acquittal


April 27th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Thirteen men who were acquitted by the Supreme Court in the Mukhtaran Mai gang rape case have been released from the Multan central jail, a media ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai rape verdict deeply disappointing: Pakistani daily


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran Mai in an act of honour revenge is "deeply disappointing", said a ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran Mai in ... Read more...

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Pakistan to provide security, assistance to Mukhtaran Mai


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) The Pakistan government will provide security and assistance to Mukhtaran Mai who was gang-raped in an honour revenge in 2002, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said.The ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai verdict a disappointment: Sherry Rehman


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Sherry Rehman has said she was disappointed over the Supreme Court verdict acquitting five of the six men accused of raping Mukhtaran ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran gangrape accused’s acquittal seen as setback to women’s rights in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): The acquittal of five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case by Pakistan's Supreme Court is being seen as a setback to women's rights in the ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai fears being killed after Pak Supreme Court acquits rape accused


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, April 22(ANI): Mukhtaran Mai, a Pakistani victim of a village council-sanctioned gangrape, has expressed fears that she might be killed by the accused acquitted by the Supreme Court on Thursday.Mai was ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court acquits five in Mukhtaran Mai rape case


April 21st, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Upholding a Lahore High Court verdict, a three-judge bench of the Pakistan Supreme Court Thursday acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai rape ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court acquits five of six accused in Mukhtaran Mai gang rape case


April 21st, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court has acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gang rape case.A three-member bench of the apex court upheld the verdict of the Lahore ... Read more...

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Pak Attorney General asked to submit reply on Davis’ release, departure


April 15th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Lahore High Court has asked the Attorney General of Pakistan to submit his reply on the release and subsequent departure of double murder accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis.On ... Read more...

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Pak Home Ministry given a week’s time to reply in Davis shootout victims’ heirs case


April 12th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted a week's time to the Pakistan Interior Ministry to submit its reply on the mysterious disappearance of the legal heirs of the January ... Read more...

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