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Nuclear Pakistan deterring India from attacking it: Shahbaz Sharif


December 25th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistans Punjab province Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif has said his country was a nuclear power, which is deterring India from attacking it. He said that if Pakistan was ... Read more...

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US plays down chances of India-Pakistan war


December 25th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25(ANI): Amidst reports of rising tensions and war rhetoric on both sides of the India-Pakistan border, the United States has played down the chances of a military combat between ... Read more...

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US hatching global level conspiracies against Pakistan: JeI


December 25th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Dec. 25 (ANI): Pakistans Jamaat-e-Islami party chief, Syed Munawwar Hasan has said that global level conspiracies are being hatched against Pakistan to declare the country as a failed state. The ... Read more...

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War with India may prove disastrous for Pakistan


December 25th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.25 (ANI): With the tension between India and Pakistan increasing daily a month after the Mumbai carnage, thanks to a war of words from both sides, if a full fledged ... Read more...

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India, Maldives to enhance marine anti-terror cooperation


December 25th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) In the wake of the terrorist attack on Mumbai from the sea route, India and the Maldives have decided to scale up anti-piracy and marine counter-terrorism operations ... Read more...

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Tourists shun Varanasi after Mumbai attacks


December 25th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish Dubey Varanasi, Dec 25 (ANI): Foreign tourists, who used to come in large numbers to Varanasi during the New Year festive season, have opted out after Mumbai terror attacks. Inspite of ... Read more...

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PAF not to scale down high alert till threat perception goes down


December 25th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): Even as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) sustained its state of high alert, there were reports of the fighter jets continuing aerial surveillance over the Chashma nuclear ... Read more...

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Tendulkar supports government’’s decision to call off Pakistan tour


December 25th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mussoorie (Uttarakhand), Dec 25 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar today said that he respects the Government''s decision to call off Pakistan tour in the wake of the recent Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s ‘no war’ statement hailed in Pakistani media


December 25th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's declaration that there was “no question of war” post-26/11 has been hailed in two Pakistani editorials, even as a noted analyst has termed ... Read more...

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Mystery behind Pak claims of Indian spy arrest


December 25th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 25 (ANI): In the backdrop of the Mumbai terror attacks and growing international pressure on Pakistan to arrest the perpetrators of the carnage, Islamabad has claimed to have arrested ... Read more...

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New agency should handle VIP security: NSG chief


December 25th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) All VIP protection duties should be entrusted to a new agency that should develop special expertise for the job, says National Security Guard (NSG) chief J.K. Dutt. ... Read more...

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Hasty military action will jeopardize long-term national interest (Comment)


December 25th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's pithy observation that "nobody wants war" should serve as an appropriate response to the acerbic comment made earlier by Pakistani Army Chief, General Pervez Kayani, that Islamabad could ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to “defend country’’s sovereignty till the last breath”


December 25th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Jamshoro, Dec. 25 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to defend the country until the last breath, and said no compromise would be made with the nations sovereignty. We ... Read more...

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Pakistan to ignore Kasab’s consular plea


December 25th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan will ignore the consular access plea of Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist arrested during the Mumbai terror strikes, the Prime Minister's Adviser on Interior Affairs Rehman ... Read more...

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Pakistan wont ask India for consular access to Kasab


December 25th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 25 (ANI): Pakistan will not ask India for consular access to the lone terrorist arrested after the Mumbai terror attacks until his nationality is confirmed. Pakistan Prime Minister adviser ... Read more...

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With prayers and cheer, Delhi ushers in Christmas


December 25th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Harmonious voices rang out with carols like “Silent night, holy night” as hundreds of people - old and young - attended midnight mass at churches in the ... Read more...

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Surgical strikes will be treated as war and will be repulsed: Pakistan


December 25th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Senate has warned India that any surgical strike into its territory would be taken as an act of war and would be repulsed with "full ... Read more...

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Britain joins US to warn Pak of Indias growing impatience over Mumbai inaction


December 25th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Britain has warned Pakistan after the Mumbai terror attacks that India was losing patience and the United Kingdom like the US was worried that lack of cooperation ... Read more...

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Dhaka daily urges Pakistan to act against terrorism


December 25th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 25 (IANS) Hailing Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ruling out war in the wake of the Mumbai terror attack, a Dhaka daily has urged Pakistan to "go an extra mile" ... Read more...

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Pakistan again asks for ‘credible evidence’ on Mumbai carnage


December 24th, 2008 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday again asked India for "credible and incriminating evidence" to prove the involvement of Pakistan-based entities in the Mumbai terror strikes.Noting that Pakistan had "consistently maintained" that ... Read more...

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Karkare family deprived of insurance claim due to lapse: BJP


December 24th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 24 (IANS) The family of slain Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare could not get his insurance amount of Rs.1 million as the Maharashtra government had failed to deposit the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Police Crime Branch to probe 26/11 terror strikes


December 24th, 2008 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 24 (IANS) Investigation of the Nov 26 Mumbai terrorist strikes, including the one on the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST), has been entrusted to the Crime Branch of Mumbai Police, Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Modi advocates tough stance on terrorism


December 24th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) Terming the Mumbai terrorist attacks as an "undeclared war on India", Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday urged the Manmohan Singh government to harden its stance towards pakistan."The ... Read more...

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Indian envoys’ meet ends with focus on dealing with Pakistan


December 24th, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) With Pakistan in denial mode about the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the first conclave of 116 Indian envoys ended here Wednesday with a broad outline for intensifying international ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka sports minister says Pakistan tour is on (Lead)


December 24th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 24 (IANS) Clearing all doubts, Sri Lanka sports minister Gamini Lokuge said Wednesday that the tour of Pakistan by the country's cricket team "is almost on as scheduled". Lokuge, who ... Read more...

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Yet to break sporting ties with India, says Pakistan minister


December 24th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Sports Minister Aftab Shah Jilani has denied that his country has broken sporting ties with India, and said there is still some confusion on the issue.Jilani told ... Read more...

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Close terror cells in India: Pakistan parliament (Intro Roundup)


December 24th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi/Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Wednesday asked the world community to press India for the closure of "terror cells and to stop anti-Pakistan propaganda", even as the president and the ... Read more...

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IAF conducts precision bombing practice runs


December 24th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) With the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) flying sorties over two important cities in the wake of heightened sub-continental tensions after the Mumbai carnage, the Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket tour on schedule, says Sri Lanka sports minister


December 24th, 2008 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 24 (IANS) Dismissing media reports, Sri Lanka sports minister Gamini Lokuge said Wednesday that the tour of Pakistan by the country's cricket team "is almost on as scheduled". Lokuge, ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks closure of ‘terror cells’ in India (Roundup, combining different series)


December 24th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi/Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Apparently opening up a new front, Pakistan's parliament has urged the world community to press India for closing what it terms terror cells and to stop its ... Read more...

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No slowdown in imports from India to Pakistan


December 24th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 24 (ANI): Import from India to Pakistan has continued uninterrupted despite rising tension between the two nations after the Mumbai terror attacks last month. A study conducted by The News ... Read more...

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PCB to request Zardari to save home series against Sri Lanka


December 24th, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering requesting President Asif Ali Zardari to help save the proposed home series against Sri Lanka in January-February next year.A source in ... Read more...

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Pak Senators demand joint probe in Mumbai terror attcks


December 24th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): Pakistani Senators have condemned Indias unsubstantiated allegations against Islamabad over the Mumbai terror attacks, and called for the neighbours to conduct a joint probe. The National Assembly members ... Read more...

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US urging Pak to catch Mumbai carnage culprits every single day


December 24th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): The United States has been urging Pakistan every single day to catch those responsible for the Mumbai terror attacks, according to the US State Department. Deputy Press Secretary ... Read more...

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Queen to pay tribute to Mumbai terror victims in Christmas broadcast


December 24th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Capping a sombre year, the British Queen is to express sympathy with victims of the global credit crunch and “extremist violence” in Mumbai in her Christmas Day message ... Read more...

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