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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Pakistan safeguarding interests in Afghanistan ‘through people having guns’: Expert


May 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 1(ANI): Pakistan has safeguarded its own interests in Afghanistan "through people having guns", in contrast to India and Iran, which launched many development schemes for the war-ravaged country, Aimal ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Karakoram Highway expansion to cost Rs.25 bn


April 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The expansion of Karakoram Highway, which connects Pakistan with China across the Karakoram mountain range, will cost a whopping Rs.25 billion, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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640 Pakistanis died in 37 suicide attacks this year


November 29th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 640 people were killed and 1,800 hurt in 37 suicide bombings across Pakistan this year, said a government report.The report compiled by the Counter-Terrorism Wing of ... Read more...

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Taliban “true followers” of Islam, US “biggest terrorist”: Pak Tourism Minister


November 24th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Mansehra, Nov 24 (ANI): The Taliban are the "true followers" of Islamic ideology, and the United States is the "biggest terrorist" in the world, Pakistan's Minister for Tourism Maulana Attaur Rehman ... Read more...

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Moderate earthquake jolts Pakistan


October 11th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 11(ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale jolted Islamabad and the northwest region of the country early Monday morning.According to the Dawn, the earthquake took place at about ... Read more...

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Pak Army set up flood monitoring cell in Karachi


August 1st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug 1(ANI): A monitoring cell has been established in the Pakistan Army corps headquarters in Karachi for round-the-clock monitoring of floods to meet a possible emergency situation.A flood control and ... Read more...

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Rains, floods continue to wreak havoc in Pak, death toll rises to 800


August 1st, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 1(ANI): The death toll in rain-related incidents in Pakistan has climbed to 800, as rescue workers and troops struggled to reach over 26,758 people who are stranded in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa ... Read more...

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52 killed as rains wreak havoc in Pak


July 29th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, July 29(ANI): A fresh spell of monsoon rains has wreaked havoc across Pakistan, as at least 52 people have been killed in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas ... Read more...

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7 killed as protests against Khyber-Pakhtoonkhawa turn violent


April 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Seven people were killed and nearly 100 wounded in Abbotabad city as protests against renaming of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) as Khyber-Pakhtoonkhawa turned violent on Monday, ... Read more...

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Taliban pushed out of Swat make ‘Kala Dhaka’ their new terror base


April 10th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.10 (ANI): The Taliban extremists, who fled the military operation in the Swat Valley and other areas of the Malakand district, have made Kala Dhaka as their new base.Security officials ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts rocks Pakistani city following twin suicide blasts earlier


March 12th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by BNO News
LAHORE, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Three bomb blast left at least three people injured on Friday in the Pakistani city of Lahore, hours after a twin bomb attack that left more than ... Read more...

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Earthquake measuring 6.2 rocks Islamabad, upper parts of Pakistan


February 28th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.28 (ANI): Parts of northern Pakistan , including the capital city Islamabad, was rocked by a moderate earthquake measuring 6.2 on the richter scale early Sunday morning.Tremors were felt in Lower ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence warns of terror attack on NWFP assembly


February 21st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have warned about a possible terror strike on the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) assembly building.According to the sources, the intelligence wing of the special branch ... Read more...

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SHO killed, nine injured in twin suicide bombings on police stations in Manshera


February 20th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mansehra, Feb 20 (ANI): Suicide bombers struck two police stations in North West Frontier province of Pakistan on Saturday, killing the station house officer and wounding nine others.Two police stations in ... Read more...

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Pakistani probe indicts Lashkar for Mumbai attack: NYT


September 30th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan's own investigation into 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks concludes "beyond any reasonable doubt" that it was militants from the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) who carried out ... Read more...

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Earthquake strikes northern Pakistan


July 27th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 27 (ANI): Parts of Northern Pakistan were struck by an earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale on Monday afternoon.The Dawn quoted the U.S. Geological Survey as saying that the ... Read more...

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Pakistan vows to take anti-Taliban operations to logical conclusion


May 25th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday reiterated that the anti-Taliban operations being conducted in the country's restive northwest would be taken to their logical conclusion, even as the military reported major ... Read more...

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Pak to have ten new satellite TV channels


November 26th, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has reportedly approved ten new satellite YV channels.The decision to give new licences was taken at PEMRAs its 51st meeting ... Read more...

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Landslide buries six students in Pakistan


April 6th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, April 6 (DPA) Six Islamic seminary students were killed and four others injured when they were buried under a landslide in Pakistan's northern district of Mansehra, a senior official said Sunday. ... Read more...

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Another blast in Northwest Pakistan kills three


February 26th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, Feb 25 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed and scores injured in northwestern Pakistan Monday on the same day a top ranking military officer was killed in suicide bombing in ... Read more...

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Four killed in attack on British NGO office in Pak


February 25th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Feb 25 (ANI): At least four people were killed and ten others were injured when gunmen opened fire and hurled grenades at the office of a British-run aid group in Mansehra ... Read more...

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US Consulate in Karachi was next target of Benazirs murder suspect


January 22nd, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Jan 22 (ANI): A teenage suicide bomber, who was arrested in Dera Ismail Khan for his involvement in the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, has told interrogators that his next ... Read more...

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Pak-Taliban decree forces school students to wear veil


November 21st, 2007 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Nov 21 (ANI): Over eighty per cent students of the higher secondary girls school in a town of Maneshra wear veil (burqa) before going to school following a threat issued by ... Read more...

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