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Shahabuddin gets bail in Pakistan drugs quota case


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A court in Pakistan Friday granted interim bail to Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the primary candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post of prime minister, ... Read more...

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Saif shown black flags on Bhopal visit


March 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan was shown black flags here by locals, protesting the decision to appoint a Saudi national as the caretaker of the guest ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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Pakistani prosecutors decline cases against militants


November 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Public prosecutors in Pakistan have refused to proceed with cases involving suspected militants on the pretext that the banned terror outfits are threatening them with ... Read more...

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Pak govt should part ways with US on war on terror: Nisar Muhammad Khan


November 8th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 8 (ANI): Condemning the recent wave of attacks on mosques and shrines in Pakistan, Senior Vice President PML-Q (Likeminded) Nisar Muhammad Khan has called on the government to part ways ... Read more...

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Pakistani Hindu woman moves court over temple


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Nov 3 (IANS) A Hindu woman in this northwestern Pakistani city has moved the high court to stake claim over an old temple. The court Tuesday directed the archaeology and revenue ... Read more...

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Teen killed for honour in Lahore


October 5th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) A man shot dead his 19-year-old sister in Pakistan's Lahore city as she didn't have "good character", police said.Zubaida, a resident of Manga Mandi, had a quarrel with ... Read more...

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Two held with heroin worth Rs.1 crore


July 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Two people were arrested Tuesday from a railway station in West Bengal for smuggling drugs and heroin worth Rs.1 crore was seized from them, police said. The two were ... Read more...

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Musharraf in Dubai to meet ‘old friends’ to garner support for political ambition


July 5th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 5 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has flown to Dubai from London to hold talks with his 'old political friends' viewing a possibility of mid-term polls in ... Read more...

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Two held for three Kashmir killings in fake gun battle (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Two people were arrested for the disappearance of three men in the Kashmir Valley, who were allegedly killed in a fake gunfight near the border with Pakistan. The ... Read more...

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Two arrested for involvement in fake gun battle in Kashmir


May 28th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for the disappearance of three men in the Kashmir Valley who were allegedly killed in a fake gun battle near the border with ... Read more...

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Pakistani government not probing army HQ siege


October 14th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Twenty-one years ago, a probe into a devastating blast at an ammunition depot had led to the collapse of then prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo's government. Taking ... Read more...

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Swat anti-terror court declares Fazlullah a ‘proclaimed offender’


August 19th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.19 (ANI): A Swat anti-terrorism court has declared Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Swat chapter chief Mullah Fazlullah and his six associates 'proclaimed offenders.'The court has asked Fazlullah and his aides to ... Read more...

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NATO concerned over Pakistan’s Shariat deal


February 18th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 17 (IANS) The NATO Tuesday expressed concern over Pakistan's decision to allow a Taliban-linked Islamist group to implement the Shariat laws in parts of the country's North West Frontier Province ... Read more...

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Federal Shariat Court replaces Peshawar High Court for appeals (Lead, superseding previous story)


February 16th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Under a new regulation Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has approved for allowing Islamic laws in parts of the country's restive northwest, appeals against sentences handed down will ... Read more...

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Zardari nod for Shariat laws in parts of Pakistan’s northwest (With: Pakistan bows to Taliban, allows Shariat laws)


February 16th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The Nizam-i-Adl Regulation that Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Monday approved for parts of the country's northwest replaces the appellate jurisdiction of the Peshawar High Court with that ... Read more...

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Pakistan bows to Taliban, allows Shariat laws (Lead)


February 16th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan has signed a major peace deal with a Taliban-linked outfit that will lead to the enforcement of Shariat laws in parts of the country's northwest including the ... Read more...

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Zardari permits Sharia laws in parts of Pakistan’s northwest


February 16th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Bowing to the demands of a radical cleric, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zadari has permitted the enforcement of Sharia laws in parts of the country's restive North West ... Read more...

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Now, Sharifs son-in-law asks Zardari to resign


January 16th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 16 (ANI): Pakistan National Assembly member and son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Captain (retired) Mohammad Safdar, has asked President Asif Ali Zardari to quit as he has ... Read more...

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Ramadan miracle: Peace in Kashmir (Lead)


September 2nd, 2008 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Markets remained over-crowded with shoppers and roads in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir were blocked with heavy traffic as Muslims started the first day of fasting ... Read more...

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In familiar reprise, Pakistanis celebrate as Musharraf quits


August 18th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) This is not for the first time that Pakistanis have celebrated a ruler's ouster by distributing sweets and congratulating each other - and even resorting to firing in ... Read more...

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ISI has been interfering in Pak politics, says PPP leader


July 29th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 29 (ANI): A senior PPP leader has reportedly said that the ISI (Inter-Services Intelligence) was one of the most efficient spy agencies in the world, but it was ... Read more...

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Mardan residents fear Taliban reprisal if peace proposal fails


May 6th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
Mardan (NWFP), May 6 (ANI): Following fresh attacks by the Taaliban on government installations over the past few weeks in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), residents of Mardan district fear of ... Read more...

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Musharraf committed big mistake by removing judges: PML-Q


April 27th, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 27 (ANI): The pro-Musharraf Pakistan Muslim League-Quaids (PML-Q) secretary general Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that President Pervez Musharraf committed a big mistake by removing of judges of the ... Read more...

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Pak to ease curbs on Dr AQ Khan


April 8th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 8 (ANI): If a report telecast by a Pakistani private TV channel is to be believed, the federal government has decided to soften the restrictions placed on the detained ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Secretary opposed to UN probe into Benazir’s assassination


April 8th, 2008 - 9:22 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr.8 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Riaz Muhammad Khan appears to be on a collision course with the new coalition government led by the Pakistan People's Party (PPP). According to sources, ... Read more...

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Ten former Indian envoys in Islamabad for informal Indo-Pak talks


March 30th, 2008 - 10:39 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.30 (ANI): Ten former Indian ambassadors have arrived here to discuss bilateral relations with a group of former Pakistan envoys. The moot has been jointly arranged by the Association of ... Read more...

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Zardari had call on US officials due to logistical reasons: US embassy


March 27th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 27 (ANI): It was because of logistical reasons that US State Department officials John Negroponte and Richard Boucher could not call on PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari at the ... Read more...

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Pak Minister supports renaming of NWFP as Afghania


February 26th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 26 (ANI): Caretaker Federal Minister Nisar Muhammad Khan has formally supported the demand of Awami National Party (ANP) and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) to rename NWFP as Afghania. "I ... Read more...

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Previous polls in Pakistan not very encouraging


February 17th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) As Pakistan holds its 10th parliamentary elections Monday, a recap into the previous polls shows that they have not been very encouraging. The first elections in ... Read more...

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Pak Army could be deployed for poll duty


December 26th, 2007 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistans caretaker Interior Minister Hamid Nawaz has said that the army would be deployed at sensitive places in Pakistan during the January 8 polls. The army will not directly ... Read more...

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Pakistani Citizenship Act discriminatory against women


December 20th, 2007 - 3:21 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 20 (ANI): The Federal Shariat Court has declared that the Pakistani Citizenship Act, 1951, to be discriminatory against women and asked President Pervez Musharraf to amend it within six months. The ... Read more...

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Soomro takes oath as caretaker Pak PM


November 16th, 2007 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf swore in caretaker Prime Minister Mohammedmian Soomro and his cabinet at the Aiwan-e-Sadr today. The members of caretaker Cabinet are Nisar Memon, Barrister Habibur Rehman, ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court defers its hearing on petitions against emergency


November 15th, 2007 - 11:26 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 15 (ANI): The ten-member full bench of Pakistan's Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of petitions against the imposition of emergency till Friday. The petitions, filed by Tikka Iqbal ... Read more...

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Pak judiciary was targeted to rig elections: Iftikhar Chaudhry


November 14th, 2007 - 10:31 am ICT by admin
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