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Pak parliamentary committee baying for PCB chief Ijaz Butt’s blood


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): The Chairman of Pakistan National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports, Iqbal Mohammad Ali, has appealed to President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari to remove PCB ... Read more...

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Amid Taliban threat, India and Iran to bolster ties


August 5th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Amid escalating Western pressure on the Iranian nuclear programme, India and Iran Thursday held talks to explore ways to counter the threat of Taliban's resurgence in ... Read more...

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India, Russia, Iran explore anti-Taliban strategy


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With Pakistan trying to broker a deal with the Taliban and recent leaks exposing the sordid saga of Islamabad's role in Afghanistan, India, Iran ... Read more...

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India, Iran inching closer on Afghanistan


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Against the backdrop of leaked US military documents showing Pakistan's ISI's support for the Taliban, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali Fathollahi comes to India on ... Read more...

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Iran to exclude Western media from Tehran exhibition


August 1st, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 1 (DPA) Iran plans to exclude Western media from this year's press exhibition in Tehran, local news agencies reported Sunday. "The Western media will be excluded from this year's press exhibition," ... Read more...

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Musharraf has no future in country’s politics: PML-Z chief


July 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 18 (ANI): In what can be seen as a setback for former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political ambitions, a top leader of one of the Pakistan Muslim League's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf’s political ambitions look like remaining mere ambitions


July 16th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's dreams of staging a comeback in country's politics has failed to garner much support, with no well-known leader from any of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bangladesh moves against Islamists for 1971 killings


July 15th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) A Dhaka court Thursday remanded a top Islamist leader, already in detention, to three days custody in a case relating to the killing of 345 unarmed civilians ... Read more...

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Politicians criticise Pak Punjab Govt’s ‘media ban’


July 10th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 10 (ANI): Pakistan Punjab province government's decision to impose a ban on the media has received wide scale criticism from various quarters, particularly politicians.Though several Members of the Provincial Assembly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tanker explosion kills 18 in Pakistan


June 28th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (DPA) At least 18 people were killed Monday when a tanker carrying highly flammable paint thinner exploded in southern Pakistan, police said. More than 40 people were also injured near ... Read more...

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Bollywood dances greet Commonwealth Queen’s Baton


June 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Malacca (Malaysia), June 13 (ANI): The Queen's Baton was given a rousing welcome here as it makes its way to the 19th Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The baton, which is on a ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s political party formally launches recruitment drive in Pak


June 9th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.9 (ANI): In a bid to garner public support before his much awaited comeback, former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's political party the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has lunched ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Low intensity ‘Phet’ cripples life in Sindh, other adjoining areas


June 7th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jun.7 (ANI): Even though its intensity has been reduced considerably, cyclone 'Phet' has caused massive destruction in Sindh and other adjoining coastal areas with heavy rains accompanied with gutsy winds lashing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran to launch communications satellites


May 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 23 (IANS) Iran Sunday unveiled its plans to launch two homemade communications satellites into orbit by March next year. Mohammad Ali Forghani, head of Iran's space agency, said the satellites ... Read more...

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List of crew members killed in Mangalore


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Air India has released the list of crew members killed Saturday in the Dubai-Mangalore Air India Express crash in Mangalore. They are: Capt. Z. Glusica, Commander, H.S. Ahluwalia, ... Read more...

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JKLF chief on hunger strike against death for two Kashmiris


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik Wednesday began a daylong hunger strike here to protest the death sentence being given to two Kashmiris in ... Read more...

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APHC protests death sentence to Kashmiris in 1996 bomb blast case


April 24th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, April 24 (ANI): Activists of All Parties Hurriyat Conference staged a protest here on Saturday against a court verdict that recently pronounced death sentence on three convicts, including two Kashmiris, in ... Read more...

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Newlyweds Shoaib-Sania arrive in Karachi


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 22 (IANS) Carrying placards reading "Welcome to Pakistan's daughter-in-law", hundreds of fans gathered outside the Jinnah International Airport as newlyweds Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza arrived here Thursday. The couple ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gallows for three in Lajpat Nagar bombing (Third Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Terming the 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast in south Delhi a "well planned operation" and a crime against society, a city court Thursday refused to show leniency ... Read more...

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Separatists call for shutdown over death penalty to militants


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) Kashmiri separatist leaders called for a shutdown Friday to protest the death sentence given to two local residents by a Delhi court Thursday in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar ... Read more...

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Three sent to gallows for Lajpat Nagar Blast (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The 1992 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast in south Delhi was a "well planned operation" and a crime against the society, a city court said Thursday, refusing ... Read more...

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Lajpat Nagar blast case: Two convicts may walk free


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Two convicts sentenced to varying jail terms by a city court Thursday in the 1992 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case may walk free as they have already ... Read more...

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Three get death for 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast (Lead)


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Fourteen years after a blast rocked Lajpat Nagar market killing 13 people, a city court Thursday awarded death penalty to three convicts held guilty for murder and ... Read more...

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Sentencing of Lajpat Nagar blast convicts tomorrow


April 21st, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A city court is likely to award sentence Thursday to six Jammu and Kashmir residents, including a woman, convicted for the 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast that ... Read more...

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Iran, Afghanistan to set up joint border town


April 19th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 19 (IANS) Iran and Afghanistan will set up a joint town along their shared border region, an official of northeastern Iranian province has said. "Iran and Afghanistan are building a joint ... Read more...

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Lajpat Nagar blast sentencing deferred to April 22


April 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A city court Saturday deferred to April 22 the sentencing of six people, including a woman, convicted for the 1996 Lajpat Nagar bomb blast that claimed 13 ... Read more...

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Don’t be victims of history, Zardari urges South Asian leaders


April 14th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) The leaders of South Asia "should not let the shadows of history impede progress on resolving outstanding issues between them for establishing a durable peace in the ... Read more...

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Kashmir observes shutdown in protest against conviction of six Kashmiris


April 13th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 13 (ANI): The hardliner faction of the Hurriyat Conference which is led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani spearheaded a shutdown in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday in protest against the ... Read more...

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Six convicted, four acquitted in Lajpat Nagar bomb blast case (Second Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Fourteen years after 13 people were killed and 39 injured in a bomb blast in Lajpat Nagar market, a city court Thursday convicted six accused including a ... Read more...

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India, Iran discuss Afghanistan, to expand anti-terror cooperation


February 4th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) With the London conference clearing a contentious proposal for reconciliation with the Taliban, India and Iran have decided to expand their cooperation in stabilising Afghanistan and ... Read more...

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Movie Review : Road To Sangam (2010)


January 30th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Road To Sangam: Carries a strong messageRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Swati Chitnis, Pawan Malhotra, Vijay Mishra and Javed SheikhDirector: Amit MishraThe films starts with Tushar Gandhi, ... Read more...

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3rd CEC Ice Hockey Championship 2010 underway in Kargil


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kargil (Jammu-Kashmir), Jan.23 (ANI): The 3rd CEC Ice Hockey Championship 2010 is currently underway in Kargil, in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region. This year eight teams are participating in the tournament, which ... Read more...

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Malacca plans biotech facility with Indian input


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.23 (ANI): The Malacca Government intends to use an Indian firm's help to develop a RM450mil biotechnology research facility for the development and distribution of bio-theraphic products for medical use.Its ... Read more...

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Pakistani couple behind fake Indian money trade in Nepal


November 9th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) A Pakistani couple have been found to be involved in running a fake Indian currency network in Nepal.Mohammad Ali Zamindar and his wife Sahebi Zamindar ... Read more...

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Jaswant wonders at Advani’s silence for month on sacking


September 22nd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Sacked Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jaswant Singh Tuesday reacted coldly to party veteran L.K. Advani's comments that he was not in favour of his expulsion, saying ... Read more...

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