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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Second Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and termed her best suited to becoming the next prime minister ... Read more...

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Thackeray bats for Sushma Swaraj as PM, BJP says decision later (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Sunday expressed his admiration for BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and said she was best suited to becoming the next ... Read more...

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Pakistan no to seeking NOC on dam from India


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Islamabad has refused to ask India for a no-objection certificate (NOC) needed to get multilateral funding for a dam in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region, a media ... Read more...

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BJP backs Ramdev’s agitation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday backed agitation of Baba Ramdev to bring back black money and said the issue had been raised by ... Read more...

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BJP brain-storming meet on in Agra


August 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 5 (IANS) A two-day brain-storming session of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) began here Sunday with top leaders expected to draw up a roadmap and action strategy for ... Read more...

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High winds knock off Pakistan power supply


July 31st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) High winds and a cyclone are to blame for the current electricity crisis in Pakistan, said a minister.Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar, minister for water and power, said ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Shahabuddin for prime minister’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The parliamentary committee of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Wednesday chose senior party leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its nominee for the post of country's new prime ... Read more...

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Zardari calls for parliamentary session Friday


June 20th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has summoned the National Assembly Friday, when, according to a senior aide, a new prime minister will be elected, reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament to elect new PM June 22 (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan's lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, will elect the new prime minister at a special session to be convened Friday. Minister for Textiles Makhdoom ... Read more...

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PPP leaders pick Makhdoom Shahabuddin as new PM (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leaders picked Minister for Textiles Makhdoom Shahabuddin for the office of the prime minister following the ouster of Yousuf ... Read more...

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PPP accepts Gilani’s disqualification verdict


June 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Tuesday said it accepted the verdict of the Supreme Court that said Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as the prime ... Read more...

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One killed in Pakistan violence over electricity


June 19th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) At least one person was killed and six others were injured in clashes between protesters and a politician's security guards in Pakistan's Punjab province Monday, as ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned over ‘land grab’


May 18th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha lost its question hour Friday to protests over the alleged involvement of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal in a land grab case.The upper ... Read more...

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Lalu attacks Nitish over Modi handshake (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar warmly greeted his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi at a meeting in New Delhi, Rashtriya Janata Dal ... Read more...

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Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily rues political rift over crash probe


April 24th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has described as "agonising" the political rift over the probe into an aircrash here that left 127 people dead.The Bhoja Air 737, on ... Read more...

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Pakistan grounds all private jets for checks


April 24th, 2012 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) In the wake of last week's deadly plane crash near here, Pakistan's aviation authorities Monday grounded all passenger aircraft run by private companies in the ... Read more...

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Indian MPs in New Zealand to meet PM


April 12th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, leading an Indian parliamentary delegation, Thursday left for New Zealand on an official trip during which she will call ... Read more...

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J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms


April 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here ... Read more...

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‘Arms coming to Karachi from Afghanistan’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) Arms and ammunition are being transported to the port city of Karachi from Afghanistan and huge stocks have so far come to the metropolis, Pakistan Interior ... Read more...

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Karachi is calm after violence (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan's port city Karachi was calm Wednesday, a day after it witnessed large-scale violence over the killing of a political activist.Educational institutes and markets opened Wednesday, ... Read more...

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ISI has political wing, admits minister


March 13th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has always had a political wing, admitted Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.There has always been a political wing in ... Read more...

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VIPs vote in Uttar Pradesh


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Political VIPs voted in the final and seventh phase of balloting in Uttar Pradesh Saturday, with each claiming victory for his party.One of the first ... Read more...

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Pakistani airspace never closed for NATO: Gilani


February 27th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistan never closed its airspace for NATO supplies in Afghanistan and had only suspended the land route, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."The Defence ... Read more...

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Kejriwal’s ‘rapist-MPs’ remark angers politicians (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Political parties across the spectrum Sunday slammed Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for his "outrageous" remarks that "rapists, murderers and looters" were sitting in ... Read more...

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Kejriwal’s ‘rapist-MPs’ remark draws Congress, BJP ire


February 26th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday slammed Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for his "outrageous" remarks that "rapists, murderers and looters" ... Read more...

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Case against Modi should be closed: BJP


February 11th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) With the special investigation team (SIT) submitting its final report to a Gujarat court on Chief Minister Narendra Modi's role in the 2002 communal ... Read more...

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10 die in drone strike in Pakistan


February 8th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a US drone launched two missiles in Pakistan's northwest tribal belt, a media report said.The missiles hit a ... Read more...

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BJP manifesto is against minority reservation; for Ram temple


January 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in its manifesto for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls Friday said it was against the announced 4.5 percent reservation ... Read more...

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Sacked Pakistani official says he was ignorant of rules


January 14th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, whose sacking over a submission in the Supreme Court led to a stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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Quota row: Poll panel notice to Khurshid on BJP’s complaint (Night Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to Law Minister Salman Khurshid, whose promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar ... Read more...

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BJP moves EC over Khurshid’s remarks on Muslim quota (Evening Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise to provide nine percent reservation to backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, if voted to power, triggered a strong reaction ... Read more...

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Pakistan religious parties to oppose NATO supply resumption


January 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) An alliance of religious parties has said they will oppose any decision of the Pakistani government to restore supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Leaders ... Read more...

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Day after joining BJP, Kushwaha’s premises raided (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the Delhi and Uttar Pradesh premises of sacked Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Babu Singh Kushwaha, ... Read more...

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