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14 Pakistanis sign up for Hockey India League auction


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The vastly experienced Sohail Abbas is among 14 Pakistan hockey stars who have signed up for the inaugural Hockey India League to be held from ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan celebrated Independence Day Tuesday with great enthusiasm.The day dawned with 31 gun salute in the capital and 21 gun salute in the provincial capitals. ... Read more...

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Vice presidential hopefull Jaswant Singh comes full circle


July 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party, which had once expelled Jaswant Singh for his laudatory views on Pakistan's founder, Monday managed to build consensus on him ... Read more...

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Cuban boxing legend’s home to become museum


July 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 13 (IANS) Cuban legislators have voted to turn the childhood home of national boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson into a museum.The three-time Olympic and World boxing champion died ... Read more...

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Gurinder Chadha wants Saif to play Nehru in her next


June 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Britain-based Indian filmmaker Gurinder Chadha sports a new look and is ready to wear the director's hat again. She'll soon begin filming a movie on ... Read more...

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Cuban boxing great Teofilo Stevenson dies


June 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 12 (IANS) Cuban boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson Lawrence died here Monday of a heart attack, aged 60, the National Sports and recreation Institute (INDER) said.Stevenson, who won all ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak’s health is deteriorating


June 6th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The health of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has declined since he received a life sentence from Egypts’ courts, according to security officials at Torah prison in ... Read more...

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Houston decides Astrodome fate


May 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, May 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Houston Astrodome may be demolished, according to its operators.After a visit to the dome, Walt Disney allegedly called it the Eighth Wonder of the World. ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz disappointed their voters: Imran Khan


March 25th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said the country honoured President Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif but they disappointed their voters in ... Read more...

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Three Pakistani cops snatch cash, suspended


March 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Three policemen who snatched Rs.10,000 from a motorcyclist have been suspended in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said Saturday.Muhammad Ali claimed that he was his ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus falls sick


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus, scheduled to perform on former American boxer Muhammad Ali's birthday, is suffering from a bout of ill health.Cyrus willl hit the stage ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali celebrates birthday in Las Vegas


February 20th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) The legendary Muhammad Ali returned to Las Vegas and once again top celebrities, businessmen and even US President Barack Obama paid tribute to the retired ... Read more...

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Ali’s cornerman Dundee passes away at 90


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 2 (IANS) Angelo Dundee, the cornerman behind the success of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and 15 World Champions, passed away in Tampa, Florida, Wednesday. He was 90.Dundee's ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 31 Indian fishermen


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan has arrested 31 Indian fishermen and seized 14 boats for venturing into the country's territorial waters, authorities said Sunday.A Maritime Security Agency (MSA) spokesperson said ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan a Muhammad Ali fan


January 17th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who turns 70 Tuesday, has an ardent fan in actor Abhishek Bachchan who calls him "true inspiration"."Float like a butterfly, ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

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Government will complete 5-year term: Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, in the midst of the memogate scam, said Sunday his government would complete its full five-year term to 2013.Addressing ... Read more...

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Respect ballot’s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ... Read more...

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22 killed in road accident in southern Pakistan


November 13th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and over 35 injured when a passenger van collided with a bus Sunday night in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, ... Read more...

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‘Smokin’ Joe Frazier loses his battle against cancer


November 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 8 (IANS) "Smokin" Joe Frazier, former heavyweight champion and boxing legend Muhammad Ali's fiercest rival, lost his battle against liver cancer at the age of 67.Frazier, also ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif flayed for India-friendly speech


August 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A speech by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif advocating normal relations with India "shows a shocking disregard of the rationale for the very creation of ... Read more...

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Pakistan launches website to promote history


August 15th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) The Pakistani government has launched a website on its 65th Independence Day Sunday to promote the country's political and cultural history.Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq ... Read more...

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Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari


August 14th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon the people to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic country, adding that much could have been ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s future lies in democracy: Gilani


August 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said Sunday Pakistan's future lies in democracy and that parliament, the judiciary and the executive were on the same ... Read more...

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Pakistan is our identity: Gilani


August 11th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) "Whatever we are today, it is due to Pakistan. It is our identity," Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday.Gilani was addressing the National Assembly, ... Read more...

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Chinese man held in Pakistan


August 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A man, who was wearing a burqa when he was arrested last month in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, is a Chinese national, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Afridi takes PCB to court for suspending him


June 7th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Tuesday began a court battle against the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) when he filed a petition in the Sindh High Court ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali wants Iran to release the hikers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has joined in the call to have the two hikers being held by the Iranian administration to be released. Tehran is holding ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda operative held in Pakistan


May 18th, 2011 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda operative was arrested Tuesday in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Xinhua reported.The arrested militant's name is Abu Sohaib Al-Makki who is of ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali laments ‘old friend’ Sir Henry Cooper’s demise


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Boxing legend Muhammad Ali has paid tribute to old deceased British friend Sir Henry Cooper, saying 'I will miss my old friend.'Sir Cooper died two days ago at ... Read more...

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No sex ban for Andy Murray before big match


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Tennis ace Andy Murray has revealed that he does not avoid sex on the eve of a big match.Many sportsmen swear by avoiding sex before a big event. ... Read more...

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British boxing legend Sir Cooper dies at 76


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): British boxing legend Sir Henry Cooper has died at the age of 76 at his son's house at Oxted in Surrey.Cooper, who was affectionately known as 'Our ... Read more...

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Idea of man who named Pakistan remains a dream six decades after death


April 5th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 5 (ANI): Chaudhary Rehmat Ali's dream of having a Pakistan much bigger than what it was in 1947 continues to remain a distant dream 60 years after his death.Ali wanted ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali’s daughter gives birth to second child


April 5th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Former professional boxer Laila Ali has welcomed a baby girl, Sydney - her second child with husband Curtis Conway, and took to her Twitter blog to break ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

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