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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

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Nawaz involved in corruption: Rehman Malik


April 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif was involved in corruption worth $32 million, Interior Minister Rehman Malik ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways’ top official arrested


March 29th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) The Pakistan Railways' General Manager has been arrested by the country's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) here over embezzlement and corruption charges, Geo News reported Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Tech show provides platform to the disabled


February 7th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Taha Haaziq is blind, but his disability never stopped him from following his dreams. He teaches Indian classical music and even provides lessons on popular ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways act against encroachment


February 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Feb 7 (IANS) Pakistan Railways have decided to act against government departments which have encroached upon railway land in Rawalpindi.Pakistan Railways said it will approach the National Accountability Bureau ... Read more...

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viSparsh: Helping the blind through touch (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mohammed Wasim is a young helpline operator at India's National Association for the Blind (NAB) who could only perceive brightness and lights, but the lack ... Read more...

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A car rally with blind navigators (With Images)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) In a unique car rally, 100 enthusiastic blind navigators displayed their skills by directing their partner drivers through a 65 km route in the sixth edition ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court issues Gilani contempt notice (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not implementing its verdict to act against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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No time to enjoy the success, says busy Priyanka


December 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) "Don 2: The King Is Back" opened to a positive response but Priyanka Chopra, who plays 'jungli billi' in it, rues that actors' busy schedules ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australian business conditions improve in November


December 13th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Business conditions in Australia improved slightly in November as a result of a boost in mining, retail and services sectors, a survey by National Australia Bank ... Read more...

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Australian business conditions down in October


November 8th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 8 (IANS) Australian business conditions weakened in contrast with increased confidence in October, according to survey results released Tuesday by National Australia Bank (NAB).The NAB's Monthly Business Survey ... Read more...

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Ex-navy chief heads Pakistan’s anti-graft body


October 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan Navy chief Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bukhari has been appointed chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) by President Asif Ali Zardari.Associated Press of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani navy ex-chief to head accountability bureau


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) A former chief of the Pakistan Navy will head the country's apex anti-corruption organisation.President Asif Ali Zardari has named Admiral (retd) Agha Fasih Bokhari as ... Read more...

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Youth who helped nab killer cop dies


September 27th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A 24-year-old man who was shot and critically injured while helping police chase a rogue constable who had gunned down a businessman here has succumbed ... Read more...

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Underworld gang member nabbed


September 2nd, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) An aide of underworld don Bannanje Raja, wanted by the Karnataka police, was arrested in this Uttar Pradesh capital Friday, an official said.Javed Khan was arrested ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s judiciary free, independent, says minister


August 1st, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Pakistan's judiciary was functioning freely and independently, said a minister after a court announced its verdict in a corruption case.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Evading arrest? The ‘dugdugi drive’ might catch you


April 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 12 (IANS) If you have been evading arrest, the law might just catch up now - thanks to the 'dugdugi' drive. In Patna, drum beaters are arriving at ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves proposal to set up NCEM


March 31st, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to set up a 'National Mission for Electric Mobility' (NCEM) to promote electric mobility and manufacturing of electric vehicles ... Read more...

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Pak’s anti-corruption strategy in doldrums since NAB chief’s removal


March 31st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The Pakistan Government's plan to revise the national anti-corruption strategy is in the doldrums, as the post of National Accountability Bureau chairman is lying vacant since the Supreme ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Supreme Court declares Deedar Shah ever-ineligible for NAB post


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): In what may come as a setback for the Pakistan Government, the Supreme Court has declared Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah ever-ineligible for the post of National Accountability Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak opposition locks horns with Zardari over reappointment of ‘annulled’ NAB chief


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): Leader of the Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly (NA) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has rejected President Asif Ali Zardari's proposal to reappoint Justice (retd) Deedar Hussain Shah as ... Read more...

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‘Humiliated’ Deedar Shah says he has “no urge to become Pak NAB chief again”


March 15th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): The Pakistan Government may be willing to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman, but the retired judge says that he is not interested.Shah ... Read more...

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‘Tamed’ NAB not pursuing corruption cases against Zardari as well as Sharifs


March 15th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB), which appears friendly to President Asif Ali Zardari and his coterie, is extraordinarily soft on the Sharif brothers and other opposition leaders, too.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Govt to reappoint Deedar Hussain as NAB Chairman


March 11th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): The Pakistan Government has decided to reappoint Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah as National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman after the Supreme Court ordered him to relinquish the charge on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Almost half of couples actually break up on Valentine’s Day


February 14th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): A survey has found that Valentine's Day, which is touted as a day of love, is being used by almost half of young people in Australia for breaking ... Read more...

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Youth stabbed by brother-in-law


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was stabbed allegedly by his brother-in-law in east Delhi Tuesday evening as he was angry over the victim having an affair with his niece, ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party student leader kidnaps girl at gunpoint


January 24th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 24 (IANS) A student leader owing allegiance to the Samajwadi Party (SP) here Monday kidnapped a girl at gunpoint after assaulting her family members with the help of ... Read more...

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Pak NAB asks Swiss court to reopen cases against Zardari


January 19th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 19(ANI): The Swiss cases against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari are likely to be reopened, as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has completed its work in this connection.The Public ... Read more...

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Names of Zardari, Nusrat removed from Cotecna reference


January 12th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Jan.12 (ANI): A Rawalpindi accountability court has removed the names of President Asif Ali Zardari and his mother-in-law Begum Nusrat Bhutto from the Cotecna reference.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CCTV helps nab Delhi’s shoplifting housewives


January 8th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A gang of four shoplifting housewives was busted thanks to the CCTV camera in a south Delhi store, police said Saturday."The group of women, arrested Friday, first ... Read more...

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35 Pakistani government websites hacked


November 30th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 35 Pakistani government websites were hacked Tuesday by a group calling itself the "Indian Cyber Army", a media report said.The government took action to secure the ... Read more...

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US seeks NAB help following flood of complaints of “misuse of funds” provided to Pak


November 26th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 26 (ANI): Concerned over the "possible misuse of funds" aimed at strengthening Pakistan's economy, the United States has sought the assistance of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to ensure transparency ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Probe into Kerry-Lugar funds’ embezzlement by NGOs in Pakistan


November 26th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has decided to investigate reports of alleged corruption in the funds being disbursed to NGOs for development projects under the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Boy uses Twitter to help nab thief


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) A boy in Britain helped catch a thief by clicking his photograph and posting it on Twitter.Alex Wilson, 10, and his father Dylan were driving past when Craig ... Read more...

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