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Gilchrist dents Super Kings’ playoff chances


May 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab severely dented the chances of Chennai Super Kings qualifying for the playoffs and kept themselves in the reckoning with a convincing six-wicket win ... Read more...

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Hussey, Gurkeerat keep Kings XI in playoff hunt (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 14 (IANS) Skipper David Hussey and Gurkeerat Singh fashioned an unlikely four-wicket win for Kings XI Punjab in a thrilling last-ball finish against Deccan Chargers here Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rajasthan Royals thrash Kings XI Punjab by 43 runs (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, May 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals recorded their first victory after a string of four defeats with a convincing 43-run win over Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thumbs up for Tokyo fashion week from Indian designers


February 18th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The first-ever Tokyo Fashion Week on an Indian runway has got a thumbs-up from Indian designers, who termed it a great step towards cross-cultural activities ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan to increase trade with India: Gilani


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan would gradually increase trade with India and ensure that the interests of local industry would not be undermined, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan wants improved relations with Iraq


November 18th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that there was a great potential for enhancing cooperation between Pakistan and Iraq.The minister was speaking to Iraq's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan focus on implementing trade deal


November 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Building upon a "constructive" meeting between their leaders in the Maldives last week, senior officials of India and Pakistan Monday held talks to firm ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan envoy meets Chidambaram; says no U-turn on MFN


November 4th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Friday made it clear that it was not backing off from granting the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, saying it was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian offered Majeed $1.2m to lose Oval Test, court hears


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A mysterious Indian contact offered Pakistan cricket agent Mazhar Majeed $1.2 million to arrange for Pakistan to throw a Test match against England, a court in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Butt agreed to ‘bat maiden over’: Court


October 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Salman Butt agreed to score no runs in an over during last year's Oval Test match against England as part of a betting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I conferred with ISI on Kasab’s Pakistani identity: Sacked official


September 17th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan's sacked National Security Adviser Mahmood Durrani has claimed that he had "written authority and had conferred with the ISI" chief before admitting before the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE to observe Hepatitis Awareness Day July 28


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will observe Hepatitis Awareness Day July 28 as part of the World Health Organisation's efforts to eradicate the disease, an official said Thursday.Mahmood Fikri, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Afridi will not appear before PCB disciplinary committee


June 6th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket plunged into a deep crisis after sacked skipper Shahid Afridi Monday refused to appear before the disciplinary committee of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).Syed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Osama raid: US had warned Pakistan of unilateral action


May 9th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The US had time and again warned Pakistan that it would take action, with or without Pakistani cooperation, to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama ... Read more...

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Gilani clears air on alliances with various parties


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has clarified his stand on the coalition government's alliance with various parties.Against the backdrop of a condolence meeting at the residence ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan inching ahead to bestow MFN status to India: Khullar


April 29th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 29 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar, who returned after a two-day long secretary level talks with his Pakistani counterpart Zafar Mahmood, on Friday said Pakistan is inching ahead ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Pakistan agree to improve bilateral trade


April 29th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- India and Pakistan agreed on Thursday to initiate steps to improve their bilateral trade that was hampered after the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.Press Trust of India reported ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Deep freeze after Mumbai attacks thawing: Pakistani daily


April 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) There are signs that the deep freeze between India and Pakistan that set in after the 2008 Mumbai attacks is "finally thawing", a Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan to revive bilateral trade panels


April 28th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to revive all committees that were set up before the Mumbai attack so as to resume measures to facilitate trade, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak, India expected to remove non-tariff barriers, open more trade routes


April 28th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan and India are expected to eliminate non-tariff barriers and open more trade routes to facilitate the promotion of bilateral economic cooperation, according to sources.Pakistan and India expressed hope ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Constructive engagement vital for both India, Pakistan: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that constructive engagement with India is vital for both nations to move towards the goal of establishing good-neighbourly relations.Gilani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak nuclear missiles are horses as compared to ‘donkey-like’ Indian rockets: Nizami


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): Pakistan's nuclear missiles are superior to those possessed by India, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Majid Nizami has claimed."Our missiles are like horses (In the words of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Urdu does not belong to a religion: Javed Akhtar


March 27th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Urdu does not enjoy the status that it deserves because of lack of enough government support, said well-known lyricist Javed Akhtar at a Urdu book ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bank using profits to fund militants: Dhaka minister


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) A bank in Bangladesh is spending eight percent of its profits to fund militants in the country, State Minister for Home Shamsul Huq Tuku has alleged.The Islami Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Islamabad jewellers see decline in Valentine’s Day sales


February 9th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Jewellery seems to have lost its sheen as a Valentine's Day gift of love as jewellers here are seeing a decline in sales.Youngsters rushing to find the perfect ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nation remembers Mahatma Gandhi on his 63rd death anniversary


January 30th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Jan 30 (ANI): India on Sunday paid homage to Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, on his 63rd death anniversary.A series of functions are being organized throughout the country to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan reaffirms ban on onion exports to India


January 11th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Citing shortages, Pakistan Monday reaffirmed a ban on the export of onions to India, officials said.Pakistan had imposed the ban last week and reaffirmed this Monday after a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jack Straw under fire over Pakistan ‘easy meat’ remark


January 9th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): A prominent UK politician has been accused of 'stereotyping' a whole community after suggesting that some British Pakistani men regard white girls as 'easy meat' for sexual abuse.Jack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Events in Delhi to mark poet Faiz’s birth centenary


December 28th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) To commemorate the birth centenary of renowned Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz in 2011, the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) here has planned a series of cultural ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court dismisses PCO judges case objections


December 13th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday continued the hearing of a case regarding contempt of court notices to PCO judges, a day after dismissing further objections filed against the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Dastangoi’ promoting harmony in New Delhi


December 12th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Maryam YasminNew Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): Dastangoi, which means to tell a Dastan or story being recited in the Urdu language, is witnessing the participation of scores of persons belonging to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Designer Nida Mahmood’s Latest Collection Inspired From Matchboxes!


December 11th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nida has noticed the art on these matchboxes from across India and took inspiration from them to present her latest collection. Even the set of her show was designed with different ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

7/7 London suicide bomber’s widow remarries secretly


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The widow of 7/7 bomb ringleader Mohammad Sidique Khan has secretly remarried, and reportedly moved away from the home where the worst terror atrocity in Britain was planned.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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