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Pakistani leader poisoned to death


April 9th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) The death of a Pakistani provincial leader took a sinister turn when a medical examination revealed that he was killed by poisoning, a media report said ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposes Baloch leader Brahamdagh’s plea seeking asylum in Switzerland


March 31st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): Pakistan has strongly opposed a plea by Baloch separatist leader Brahamdagh Bugti for political asylum in Switzerland, it has been learnt.The Foreign Ministry has conveyed its reservations on Brahamdagh's ... Read more...

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Stalin statue explosion was ‘an act of terrorism’: Ukraine


January 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6(ANI): Ukrainian authorities have described a New Year's Eve explosion that destroyed a statue of Soviet-era dictator Joseph Stalin as an act of terrorism rather than an intentional destruction of ... Read more...

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HR council condemns murder of Baloch politician’s relatives by Pak Army


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has condemned the "brutal and inhuman act" of the Pakistan Army, who reportedly bombarded a Baloch politician's house and killed five people there."Baloch ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf (Lead, Correcting figure)


October 10th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($11.6 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

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Baloch leader announces Rs.1 bn to kill Musharraf


October 10th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Former president Pervez Musharraf has undermined Pakistan's sovereignty, a Baloch nationalist leader has said, offering Rs.1 billion ($1.1 million) to anyone who kills the former army chief.Talal ... Read more...

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Ex-Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry arrested by military regime


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Oct 3(ANI): Former Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.According to the BBC, Chaudhry, who is leader of the opposition ... Read more...

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Musharraf will be ‘welcomed’ by chief justice: Gilani


September 13th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, who has hinted at his return after spending two years abroad, would be "welcomed" by a clutch of cases pending ... Read more...

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Pak nationalist leaders hail India’s offer to send 400 docs to flood affected Sindh


August 18th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug.18 (ANI): Nationalist leaders in Pakistan have welcomed the offer from nearly 400 Indian doctors and paramedics to work in the flood hit areas of Sindh and other inundated parts of ... Read more...

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Demonstration in UK over murder of Baloch leader


July 28th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28(ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council and World Sindhi Congress held a demonstration outside British Prime Minister's official residence at 10 Downing Street in London to express their anger over the ... Read more...

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Anti-Rajapaksa protests: Hundreds held in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


June 8th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters, including MDMK leader Vaiko and Tamil nationalist leader P. Nedumaran, were arrested in Tamil Nadu Tuesday for demonstrations against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's four-day ... Read more...

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Hundreds held in Tamil Nadu for anti-Rajapaksa protests


June 8th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Several hundred protesters, including MDMK leader Vaiko and Tamil nationalist leader P. Nedumaran, were arrested across Tamil Nadu Tuesday for holding demonstrations against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ... Read more...

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Politician Amar Turned Musician!


June 4th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Amar Singh, the veteran politician has now taken on the role of a musician for the Malayalam musical Bombay Mittayi by Umar Karrikkad.Singh can be termed ... Read more...

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Gilani appeals to Baloch leaders to end their exile


May 8th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 8 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday asked Baloch leaders to end their exile and return to the country.Speaking to the media after meeting Baloch nationalist ... Read more...

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Why Azad Kashmir is called Azad?


April 27th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.27 (ANI): The United Kashmir Peoples National Party arranged a seminar in London, titled: Challenges, Options and Role of Kashmiri Diaspora was attended by around 150 people from all walks of ... Read more...

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Baloch leaders demand Musharraf’s trial for Bugti’s assassination


December 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 8 (ANI): While former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is planning to return to country's political by lanes, demands for his trial for killing Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar ... Read more...

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PML-Q supports Jamil Bugti’s decision to register case against Musharraf


August 31st, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Aug. 31 (ANI): PML-Q chief Chaudhry Shujaat Husain has said that his party supports Jamil Bugti's decision to register a case against former president Pervez Musharraf and prime minister Shaukat ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh is not wrong on Jinnah (Comment)


August 26th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Firoz Bakht Ahmed The ghost of partition is haunting us even today. I am no admirer of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, but Jaswant Singh is right in trying to peel off years ... Read more...

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Pak Senators ask govt. to halt Frontier Constabulary in Balochistan


July 29th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 29 (ANI): Senate members representing Pakistan's Balochistan province have asked the federal government to immediately halt the Frontier Constabulary operation, involved in targeted killings and arrest of political activists ... Read more...

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Police arrest 20 for Coimbatore army convoy attack


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 3 (ANI): At least 20 pro-LTTE activists were arrested on Sunday morning for attacking an army convoy near Coimbatore on Saturday.Tamil Nadu Police said cases have been ... Read more...

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‘Bugti died of his own rocket fire’


May 3rd, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 3 (ANI): Deceased Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti's close aide has claimed that Bugti's death was caused by a rocket fired by the nationalist leader himself."When security forces ... Read more...

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20 held for attack on army convoy in Coimbatore


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, May 3 (IANS) At least 20 pro-LTTE activists were arrested Sunday morning for the attack on an army convoy near here a day ago, police said. Cases have been registered against 200 ... Read more...

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Ramadoss compares LTTE chief Prabhakaran to Mandela, Arafat


April 26th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss Sunday described Tamil Tigers supremo V. Prabhakaran as a "freedom fighter" and compared him to former South African president Nelson Mandela, Palestine leader ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha’s separate Eelam call welcomed by PMK, Nedumaran


April 26th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) AIADMK chief Jayalalitha's sudden support for a separate Tamil homeland as the only solution to the problems of the ethnic minority in Sri Lanka was welcomed by pro-LTTE ... Read more...

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25 held in Tamil Nadu for attempt to burn Indian flag (Lead)


April 25th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) At least 25 people were arrested Saturday in Tamil Nadu for attempting to burn the Indian flag while protesting the killing of Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, police ... Read more...

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Sharif wants Musharraf to be booked for violating constitution


April 15th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 15 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif wants former President Pervez Musharraf to be booked for violating the constitution and sacking the judiciary.Speaking at a function in ... Read more...

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Baloch leaders call for end to military operations in Balochistan


February 9th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb.9 (ANI): The Balochistan All Parties Conference (BAPC) has called for an immediate end to military operations in Balochistan and the immediate release of nearly 6000 missing persons, who they ... Read more...

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Shutdown over Sri Lankan tangle remains largely peaceful (Roundup)


February 5th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) A 12-hour shutdown called by some opposition parties in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Wednesday to protest civilian deaths in Sri Lanka ended peacefully though over 1,100 protestors were ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka strike hits Puducherry, life normal in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


February 4th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) More than 1,100 protestors were arrested in Tamil Nadu Wednesday to foil an opposition-sponsored strike against civilian deaths in Sri Lanka that seriously hit life in neighbouring Puducherry.Tamil ... Read more...

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No more copyright on Gandhi’s works - so who preserves them?


January 30th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The fate of Mahatma Gandhi's original literary works remains undecided following the expiry of the copyright restrictions on them on the first day of this year, leaving ... Read more...

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Copyright on Mahatma Gandhi’’s literary works goes off in 2009


January 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ami SharmaAhmedabad, Jan.1(ANI): With the copyright restrictions on Mahatma Gandhis literary works expiring on January 1, 2009, publishers other than the previously authorized Navjivan Trust may be able to publish ... Read more...

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Bugti demands Musharrafs arrest to expose his fathers, Bhuttos killers


December 31st, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 31 (ANI): The Jamhoori Watan Party chief, Talal Bugti has demanded Musharrafs arrest, so that the killers of his father, Akbar Bugti and the former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto, ... Read more...

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Nawaz calls for commission to probe Bugtis murder


December 30th, 2008 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 30 (ANI): Pakistans former Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has asked the government to set up a commission to investigate Baloch nationalist leader, Nawab Akbar Bugtis murder case. Nawaz has demanded ... Read more...

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Director, Tamil nationalist leader held for inflammatory speeches (Lead changing dateline)


December 19th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), Dec 19 (IANS) Southern film director Seeman and Tamil nationalist leader Kolathur Mani were arrested Friday for allegedly making inflammatory, secessionist speeches."The arrests were made after repeated complaints from ... Read more...

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*Right of self determination and ”All Parties Adhoc Committee”*


October 13th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London: What a change? What a U turn? Those who were until recently selling General Musharaf''s four point agenda on Kashmir leading to division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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