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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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Outages to end in Pakistan: Minister


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A minister has said that electricity cuts would end by 2014-15 in power-starved Pakistan, a few days after his colleague announced that outages would end overnight.Federal ... Read more...

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No more outages? Pakistani daily mocks minister


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) "When our dear minister tells us there won't be any loadshedding from tomorrow, we're very, very suspicious," said a Pakistani daily after Water and Power Minister ... Read more...

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Shubhankar shoots 69, takes 3-shot lead in Eastern India junior golf


November 16th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) Shubhankar Sharma carded yet another one-under 69 in the second round of the Toyota Etios Eastern India Junior golf at the Tollygunge Golf Club Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls alternative energy plan


October 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is considering alternative energy sources to mitigate the country's massive power crisis, Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has said.He said the draft alternative energy ... Read more...

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US reiterates opposition to Iran-Pakistan pipeline


September 16th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has reiterated its opposition to the proposed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline that could eventually stretch to India, saying Islamabad should intensify efforts to develop its ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to enhance trade ties with China


August 16th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (AINS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Monday vowed to enhance trade ties with China in various sectors.The president held a meeting with a Chinese business delegation at Aiwan-e-Sadr, ... Read more...

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Dead Pakistani teenager’s liver transplanted


August 13th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The liver of a dead Pakistani teenager, who had pledged to donate his organ, was successfully transplanted in Lahore city.The cadaveric liver transplant was carried out ... Read more...

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Kashmir custodial death: Another cop held


August 10th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was arrested Wednesday for the custodial death of a 26-year-old man in north Kashmir's Sopore town last month. He is ... Read more...

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Two cops arrested in Sopore custodial death case


August 7th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 6 (IANS) The special investigating team (SIT) probing the custodial death of a 26-year old youth in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town Saturday arrested two police constables for ... Read more...

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No one killed in Karachi blast: Police (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 25 (IANS) No one died or was injured in a blast near a government registration office in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Saturday, police said.The blast took place ... Read more...

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Pakistani terrorists threaten Ahmadi community


June 14th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani terrorists have issued a hit-list of prominent businessmen from the Ahmadi community, saying those who "misguide" the country would be punished with death.Terrorists have begun ... Read more...

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Tanvir to lead Pakistan side against Afghanistan


May 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan's out-of-favour Test all-rounder Sohail Tanvir has been appointed the captain of its second string team that will take on Afghanistan in a ground-breaking one-day series ... Read more...

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Pakistan to use over 2,500 km of waterways to ferry goods


May 18th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan, where over 95 percent of freight is carried by road, now plans to use more than 2,500 km of its rivers and canals to transport ... Read more...

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Pak Foreign Ministry has no records on Davis’ diplomatic immunity status: DAG


March 15th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Ministry has informed the Lahore High Court that double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis came to Pakistan on an official business visa issued on the request made ... Read more...

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Lahore High Court dismisses petitions on Davis immunity


March 14th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has dismissed petitions pertaining to the diplomatic immunity of the arrested CIA contractor Raymond Davis after the foreign ministry admitted that they ... Read more...

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Pak court dumps petition seeking ban on Facebook for ‘displaying blasphemous material’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): The Lahore High Court has disposed of a petition seeking a ban on social networking website Facebook for displaying blasphemous material.Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry disposed of the ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Pak Govt on application against ’special facilities in jail’ for Davis


March 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 1(ANI): The Lahore High Court has issued a notice to the Pakistan Government on an application challenging the facilities being given to double murder-accused CIA contractor Raymond Davis in prison. ... Read more...

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Don’t let Davis leave Pakistan, rules court (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the government to ensure that Raymond Davis, a US official who is in jail after gunning down two Pakistanis, does not leave the ... Read more...

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Keep Davis on exit control list, court tells government


February 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the federal government to keep Raymond Davis, a US official facing charges of gunning down two men, on the exit control list till ... Read more...

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Chikka moves ahead of Fernandes in All India junior golf


December 29th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 29 (IANS) Playing on his home turf, Chikkarangappa took advantage of Rigel Fernandes faltering in the third round to take the overall lead in the All India Junior and sub ... Read more...

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In a first, Pak court orders execution of Christian woman for ‘blasphemy’


November 12th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 12 (ANI): A Pakistani court has sentenced a Christian woman to death for blasphemy in a first such conviction in the country.A local court in Nankana district sentenced 45-year-old Aasia ... Read more...

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Pak NA shocked by Army’s “highhandedness” against federal minister


November 9th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Reacting to an incident of "highhandedness" by the Pakistan army, who reportedly trained their guns at a minister in his flag-bearing car, opposition leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan ... Read more...

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Mid-term polls an option for ending dismal PPP rule in Pak, says opposition leader


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Opposition leader in the Pakistan National Assembly, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, has said that mid-term elections could be one of the options to get rid of the ruling ... Read more...

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Pakistani rights group condemns killing of British woman


October 29th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A Pakistani women rights group Friday strongly condemned the brutal murder of a Pakistani-origin British citizen in the country and urged the government to take immediate action to ... Read more...

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Brit-Pak pregnant woman found burnt to death in garden of Bradford home


October 16th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A Pakistani origin pregnant woman was found burnt to death in the garden of her house in Bradford.According to the Daily Mail, Asiyah Khan had come to Britain ... Read more...

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Murdered Brit-Pak woman forced by killers to beg for life from husband before being shot


October 13th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A British-Pakistani woman was reportedly shot dead in an arranged marriage row, after being forced by a gang of up to eight men to beg for her life ... Read more...

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Tattoos - the new rage sweeping Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30 (ANI): A tattoo artist has revealed that there is a new rage sweeping across Pakistan and it has to do with the body art.Pakistani tattoo artist Naveed Ahmed revealed ... Read more...

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Work on gas pipeline to start soon as Pak, Iran complete all formalities


June 4th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.4 (ANI): Pakistan and Iran have finalised all formalities regarding the gas pipeline, and the ground work on the project would start soon following a survey, Pakistan Petroleum and Natural Resources ... Read more...

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No help for kidnapped minor Hindu girl forcibly converted to Islam by Pak cleric


May 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 26 (ANI): The deplorable plight of the Hindus in Pakistan has once again come to the fore with a shocking incident of a minor girl being kidnapped and forced to ... Read more...

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Sohail Tanvir will not be considered for England tour


May 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 12 (ANI): Pakistani pacer Sohail Tanvir will not be considered for selection for the forthcoming England tour as the PCB medical commission prescribed him another four-month rehabilitation programme to regain ... Read more...

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Intikhab calls team members ‘mentally retarded’


May 8th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan Test cricketer Intikhab Alam, who was the team's coach during their disastrous tour to Australia earlier this year, said the national players behaved like a bunch ... Read more...

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Taliban pushed out of Swat make ‘Kala Dhaka’ their new terror base


April 10th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Apr.10 (ANI): The Taliban extremists, who fled the military operation in the Swat Valley and other areas of the Malakand district, have made Kala Dhaka as their new base.Security officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan signs gas pipeline deal with Iran


March 18th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Pakistan has signed a deal with Iran that would lead to the construction of a crucial gas pipeline, officials said Wednesday. The pipeline would carry 750 million cubic feet ... Read more...

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