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Rs.200 mn endowment fund for Pakistani journalists


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced an endowment fund of Rs.200 million for the welfare of journalists.The fund will help provide financial assistance ... Read more...

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PPP probe report confirms Musharraf, Elahi not involved in Benazir’s assassination


April 8th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 8(ANI): Investigations into the Benazir Bhutto assassination case have not found even an iota of evidence about the involvement of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, former Punjab Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant in Benazir murder case sent to UK Foreign Affairs Dept.


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to British authorities.According to Interior Ministry sources, the Federal ... Read more...

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PPP says PML-Q legislator immigrated to India on free will


March 7th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 7(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has attempted to turn down speculations that Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) minority member of the Sindh Assembly Ram Singh Sodho had immigrated to India ... Read more...

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Pakistan to discard ‘frontline state in war on terror’ tag


January 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 21(ANI): Pakistan has decided to do away with the phrase 'frontline state in war against terrorism', which is frequently used by officials to stress the country's role in anti-terror efforts."Descriptions ... Read more...

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3 ex-Musharraf-era Pak generals in soup over 4-billion-rupee stock exchange scam


October 20th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 20 (ANI): Pakistan's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is likely to recommend extraordinary action against three former lieutenant generals, who have been accused of causing a loss of four billion rupees ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests US court verdict on neuroscientist


September 24th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Top Pakistani leaders have protested the sentencing by a US court of a Pakistani-origin neuroscientist to 86 years in prison on charges of being a ... Read more...

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PPP to file murder case against Musharraf for Bhutto’s assassination


April 29th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.29 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has said that it would file a murder case against former President General Pervez Musharraf on the basis of the UN commission's report ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. decides to provide official protocol to Musharraf


April 27th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 27(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that the government has decided not to withdraw the official protocol being provided to former President General Pervez Musharraf."Being a former ... Read more...

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Malik, Awan’s role in Bhutto’s murder must be probed: Pak daily


April 21st, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.21 (ANI): While the UN commission's report over the assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has indicted the then Musharraf regime, a detailed study of the probe report ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s close aide, PPP information secretary hold ’secret’ meeting on UN report


April 20th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Former President General Pervez Musharraf's close aide Rashid Qureshi reportedly held a secret meeting with Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Information Secretary Fauzia Wahab and discussed the UN enquiry ... Read more...

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Pak govt. committed to bring Benazir’s assassins to justice at any cost: Kaira


April 20th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government is committed to bring the masterminds of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's ... Read more...

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Action against Musharraf in Benazir case after ‘concrete’ evidence is found: Malik


April 20th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that action against former President General Pervez Musharraf in the slain Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case would be taken after ... Read more...

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PML-N calls for murder proceedings against Musharraf over Bhutto’s assassination


April 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.17 (ANI): Following the UN enquiry commission's report over former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination, which held the then Musharraf regime responsible for the killing, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) ... Read more...

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Karzai offered security, warned Bhutto of death threat just hours before her assassination


April 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.16 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai had offered slain former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto security cover by his country's intelligence officials just hours before she was killed in a ... Read more...

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Drastic constitutional amendments on cards to make coups ‘cognizable’ offence: Pak minister


March 6th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.6 (ANI): Pakistan Law Minister Babar Awan has said that the parliamentary committee working on the constitutional reforms package is seeking to amend Article 6 of the Constitution, which would ... Read more...

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NATO, ISAF in Afghanistan easily receiving Indian goods through Pakistan


February 1st, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): While Pakistan had refused to let Indian products pass to Afghanistan through its territory, Indian goods are easily reaching Afghanistan via Pakistan under the tags of ISAF ... Read more...

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Gilani says PPP won’t contest general elections if promises not fulfilled


January 5th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) won't contest the next general election if the government fails to fulfil its promises before ... Read more...

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Unresolved water issue could trigger Indo-Pak war, says Gilani’s Advisor


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.3 (ANI): The impending issues over sharing river water between India and Pakistan could trigger a war between the two countries, Advisor to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on ... Read more...

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UN to probe Musharraf on unanswered questions on death of Benazir


September 19th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.19 (ANI): United Nations investigators are preparing to question former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf about the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, amid mounting doubts over official versions of how she ... Read more...

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Pak Govt following Musharraf’s corporate agriculture farming policy


September 14th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 14 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is virtually threatening the country's sovereignty by allowing Arab conglomerates to lease millions of acres of agricultural land and repatriate all produce and profits, ... Read more...

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‘Musharraf to participate in Pak politics after November 30′


September 7th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf would actively participate in politics after November 30 when a two-year constitutional bar on him holding public office comes to an end, ... Read more...

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Wali of Swat foresees no chance of lasting peace returning to Valley


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 3 (ANI): The Wali of Swat, Miangul Aurangzeb, foresees no chance of a lasting peace returning to the Swat Valley for decades to come.The octogenarian, who would have been ... Read more...

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US wants India, Pakistan to keep talking


July 8th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 8 (IANS) Even as the US recognises that India and Pakistan are two sovereign nations, it can still do much to encourage them to continue to talk ... Read more...

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Nawaz says he has no personal animosity with Zardari


June 6th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 6 (ANI): PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said he has no personal animosity with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, and is only working for the restoration of democracy.Sharif ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani Army unhappy over government’s handling of Taliban’


April 28th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A close aide of former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf indicated Tuesday the country's military was unhappy over the manner in which the civilian government was tackling ... Read more...

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Sufi Mohammad violating Quran teachings : Imran Khan


April 27th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.27 (ANI): Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said that Tehrik-i-Nifaz Shariat-i-Muhammadi (TNSM) chief Sufi Mohammad is violating the teachings of the Quran."Sufi Mohammad is not just violating the Swat accord; ... Read more...

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JuD chief Hafiz Saeed challenges his detention in Lahore High Court


April 5th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr. 4 (ANI): Challenging their detention, Jamat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and his three associates have filed a petition in the Lahore High Court.Saeed, Colonel (r) Nazeer Ahmad, Abdul Rehman and ... Read more...

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UK, US involvement in political crisis left negative impact on Pak


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 23 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz have left a negative impact on the nation by involving the US, UK and the national army in ... Read more...

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Army must accept Pak Parliaments sovereignty: PML-N


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.22 (ANI): While the political chaos in Pakistan may have died for the time being, the political fraternity of the country has now demanded that the Army, which regularly downed ... Read more...

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Zardari says he was waiting for Dogars retirement to reinstate Chaudhry


March 17th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he was only waiting for the retirement of present Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar before restoring Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ... Read more...

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ICC had warned Sri Lanka of Pakistan’s worsening security scene


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) says the Sri Lankan board had been made fully aware of the risks facing their players in Pakistan ahead of their tour that ... Read more...

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Dont attach hopes with the rulers, says ex Pak Army Chief


February 15th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb. 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan Army Chief General (retired) Aslam Beg has urged the people of Pakistan to find solution of national problems themselves, rather than leaving things to the ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks three Musharraf appointed envoys


February 11th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.11 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has terminated the services of three ambassadors-at-large appointed during the previous Musharraf regime. The shock announcement severs government ties with Sharifuddin Pirzada, Ahsanullah Khan ... Read more...

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Nawaz says judges at Zardaris mercy want to disqualify him


February 5th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 5 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has said that judges who are at the mercy of President Asif Ali Zardari are trying to disqualify him and ... Read more...

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