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Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

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Jethmalani to challenge Geelani’s house arrest


August 4th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) Former union law minister and senior counsel Ram Jethmalani has decided to challenge in the Supreme Court the continued house arrest of separatist leader Syed Ali ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets radio taxi service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The first fleet of radio taxis Wednesday began operating in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.The fleet of 50 semi-luxurious taxis come fitted with GPS ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy chief to visit US


July 29th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad Zahirul Islam will visit the US Aug 1-3.This will be the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) head's first official trip to Washington ... Read more...

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Army doesn’t have answers to Pakistan’s problems: Daily


July 14th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) An unprecedented public consensus in the country is that the army "does not have the answers to Pakistan's problems" and should stay out of governance ... Read more...

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Pakistani kills wife, four kids


June 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) An unemployed man strangled his wife and four children in a village in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.Khushi Muhammad Lashari killed his wife Wilayi, ... Read more...

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Allegations against Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry aimed to paralyse judiciary: Imran (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the allegations being levelled against Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry are actually meant to paralyse the superior judiciary, Daily ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Haqqani did write memo to US, says probe panel


June 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) A secret memo that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari feared a coup after Osama's killing was "real" and was written by former envoy to the ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily lauds chief justice for not sparing son


June 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) The superior judiciary in Pakistan has "really come into its own", a Pakistani daily said Friday over Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry's suo motu notice ... Read more...

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Pakistan Chief Justice urged not to hear son’s case


June 7th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said that Supreme Court's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry should keep away from his ... Read more...

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Pakistan chief justice summons son over graft reports


June 6th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, taking note of a whisper campaign about his son's involvement with a property tycoon to influence cases pending in ... Read more...

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Pakistani apex court suspends Rehman Malik from Senate (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik for holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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Court suspends Rehman Malik’s Senate membership


June 4th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) A court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik over holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

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India play Britain for podium finish; New Zealand-Argentina final


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) India's slim hopes of playing the Azlan SAhah Cup hockey final ended the moment Britain beat Pakistan 2-1, the finalist to play New Zealand was ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three in New York bombing plot


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A Pakistani court Saturday acquitted all three Pakistani nationals accused in a botched bombing attack in New York, Online news agency reported.The accused Akhtar, Muhammad Shoaib ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets acting chief justice


May 28th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) Justice Shakirullah Jan Monday took oath as the acting chief justice of Pakistan.Justice Nasir-ul-Mulik administered the oath to Justice Shakirullah. A large number of lawyers and ... Read more...

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Pakistan court suspends MP over dual citizenship


May 25th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court has suspended a parliamentarian over her dual citizenship, a media report said Friday.National Assembly member Farahnaz Ispahani also holds an American ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Pakistan SC orders seizing unregistered vehicles


May 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Monday ordered confiscation of all vehicles that are plying on the country's roads without being duly registered with authorities, Online news ... Read more...

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Clash at Hurriyat seminar in Kashmir


May 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) Rival groups of supporters clashed Sunday during a seminar organised here by the moderate faction of Jammu and Kashmir's separatist Hurriyat group.Supporters of the Mirwaiz ... Read more...

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16 Taliban surrender in Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A total of 16 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have surrendered in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The militants, who were part of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, had ... Read more...

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Pakistan court to hear Gilani contempt appeal


May 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A nine-member bench of the Pakistani Supreme Court will hear Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's appeal in the case in which he has been convicted ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court chief justice to be honoured


April 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will receive the prestigious International Jurists Award 2012 at a ceremony in London next month.Chaudhry is being ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Israel hold bilateral trade talks


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Israel have held their first bilateral consultation on enhancing trade ties, authorities said.This came immediately after Palestinian President Muhammad Abbas toured Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Asian Snooker: Aditya beats Kuwait’s Mubarak


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Apri 22 (IANS) India's No. 1 snooker pro Aditya Mehta registered his second win at the 28th Asian Snooker Championships, beating Mubarak Alowais of Kuwait 4-0 here Sunday.Playing well ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hold national boxing championships


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan, none of whose pugilists have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, will conduct its 34th national boxing championships from Monday in the eastern city of ... Read more...

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Pakistan provincial minister quits


April 4th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Dost Muhammad Khosa, Pakistani Punjab's commerce and investment minister, resigned Wednesday following a case being registered against him after an actress whom he had married went ... Read more...

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Osama’s family jailed for illegal stay in Pakistan


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters were Monday sentenced to 45 days in jail for illegally living in Pakistan.Senior Civil ... Read more...

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Are we living in Stone age, asks Pakistan court


March 28th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) While hearing a petition to declare 'Jirga' or tribal system illegal, the Supreme Court observed that Pakistanis appeared to be "living in the Stone age".Jirga ... Read more...

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Pakistani law officer pays quiet visit to Delhi gurdwara


March 26th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Deputy Attorney General Muhammad Khurshid Khan paid a quiet visit to one of Delhi's famous gurdwaras, leaving officials of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... Read more...

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PM quotes Iqbal in Rajya Sabha


March 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Wednesday quoted lines of famous poet Muhammad Iqbal to retiring members of the Rajya Sabha."I have seen many fine members in this ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans three religious groups


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan has banned three religious and charity organisations.The number of banned organisations has gone up to 38 following the ban imposed on Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat ... Read more...

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Life imprisonment for acid throwers in Pakistani Kashmir


March 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) The government of Pakistan-administered Kashmir is all set to introduce a law that will punish culprits involved in acid throwing on women, with life imprisonment and ... Read more...

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Four to stand trial for funding Kashmir terror (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday framed charges against Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, suspected aide of Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, and three others for alleged ... Read more...

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