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16 arrested in Bangalore, northeast exodus subsides (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Sixteen people have been arrested in Bangalore, eight for spreading rumours leading to flight of people from the northeast people from here and eight for ... Read more...

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Riaz wants to bury the ghost of Sydney Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian hockey team's assistant coach and Olympian Mohammed Riaz wants to bury in the London Olympics the ghost of the 2000 Sydney Games, where the team ... Read more...

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Nizam’s heirs seek Pakistani intervention to unfreeze bank account (With Image)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) The descendants of the Nizam have appealed to Pakistan to reciprocate to India's offer of an out-of-court settlement over the wealth of the ruler of ... Read more...

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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

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For Anurag, performance more important than looks: Huma Qureshi


June 14th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Huma Qureshi, who is gearing up for the release of her debut film "Gangs of Wasseypur", feels director Anurag Kashyap is different in his approach ... Read more...

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Pakistan: Seven passengers die after bus driver falls asleep


April 12th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIPUR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on Wednesday when a passenger bus crashed into a van in northern Pakistan, a local newspaper reported on Thursday. Several others ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer dargah, donates $1mn (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari offered prayers at the revered shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer Sharif, donates $ 1m


April 8th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari accompanied by his son Bilawal Sunday offered prayers at the dargh of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and announced a donation ... Read more...

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J-K parties hope Manmohan-Zardari talks will help ease travel norms


April 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Political parties from Jammu and Kashmir Thursday hoped that Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his visit here ... Read more...

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Top Pakistani Army officers to be reshuffled


March 14th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A reshuffle is expected in the Pakistani Army later this year with the retirement of six three-star generals and a number of officers completing their tenures, ... Read more...

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Defiance of court verdicts anti-democratic: Nawaz


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's court appearance to face contempt charges, one of his predecessors has said that defiance of court verdicts ... Read more...

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Stampede at Atif Aslam concert, three girls killed


January 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Three girls were killed at a stampede during a concert of popular Pakistani singer Atif Aslam in Lahore Monday night.The concert, organised by a well-known private ... Read more...

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Zardari urged to review PCB chief Ashraf’s appointment


November 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former fast bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has urged President Asif Ali Zardari, the patron of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), to review the appointment of Zaka Ashraf ... Read more...

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Bogus Indian origin female dentist jailed for three years in UK


March 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 29 (ANI): An Indian origin dentist who is said to have earned almost 230,000 pounds by using a fake degree certificate to land work at a string of National Health ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final clash “match of the century”: Sarfraz Nawaz


March 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 29(ANI): Former Pakistan Test cricketer Sarfraz Nawaz has termed the 2011 World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan as the "match of the century", and said that the mouth-watering high ... Read more...

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Cricket fans wander in Mohali sans tickets


March 28th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 28 (IANS) Frenzied cricket fans have started gathering in this Punjab town even from distant countries to catch the live action of the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal ... Read more...

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“Indian bookmakers active again in 2011 World Cup” for spot-fixing: Nawaz


March 4th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 4(ANI): Indian bookmakers are again active in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2011, and the menace of spot-fixing "remains an issue" in the mega event, Pakistan's former Test pacer Sarfaraz ... Read more...

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PCB won’t challenge ICC Tribunal’s bans imposed on Pak tainted trio, says Butt


February 6th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board will not appeal against the Anti-Corruption Tribunal bans imposed on the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir- for proven spot-fixing charges ... Read more...

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Deoband chief offers to quit over Modi remarks row


January 26th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Caught in controversy over his alleged praise for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Deoband Islamic seminary's vice chancellor Maulana Mohammad Ghulam Vastanvi Tuesday offered to step down ... Read more...

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Misbah should be Pak World Cup captain: Sikander Bakht


January 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.12 (ANI): Former Test cricketer Sikander Bakht has said that current Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq should captain the World Cup side instead of Shahid Afridi.Bakht has joined Zaheer Abass, Aamir Sohail and ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India cannot afford war: Gilani (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan and India cannot afford a war, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, stressing that dialogue is the only way to resolve outstanding issues between ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India cannot afford war: Gilani


January 2nd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) India and Pakistan cannot afford war, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, stressing that dialogue is the only way to resolve outstanding issues between the ... Read more...

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Official welcome denied to “alien” Nawaz during his Muzaffarabad visit


December 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27 (ANI): This is the second time that former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been alienated in POK, with reports claiming that not a single ruling coalition political leader ... Read more...

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PML-N refutes Zardari’s claim of Shahbaz tipping off JUD prior to asset freeze order


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): Reacting to the WikiLeaks' revelation about Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari claim that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had tipped off Jamaatud Dawa (JUD) about the United ... Read more...

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Kayani considered plans to oust Zardari, send him into exile


December 1st, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani considered plans to oust President Asif Ali Zardari from office to prevent opposition leader Nawaz Sharif coming to power, according to ... Read more...

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Agriculture tax proposed in Pakistan


November 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) The Pakistani parliament's standing committee on finance has recommended levying agriculture tax while granting exemption to eatables, textbooks and life-saving drugs in the proposed new tax ... Read more...

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“Musharraf remains a dictator within despite being out of uniform and office”: PML


November 20th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 20 (ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf "remains a dictator" at heart even though he is "out of uniform and office", PML-N spokesman Ahsan Iqbal has stated."General (r) Musharraf, ... Read more...

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New tax regime irks Pakistan government allies


November 19th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) The Pakistan government is now feeling the heat from its allies on charges of not taking them into confidence on important decisions like imposition of ... Read more...

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No repentance over Bugti killing, Lal Masjid operation: Musharraf


November 8th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Former President Pervez Mushrraf has said that neither does he regret the killing of Nawab Akbar Bugti and the attack on the Lal Mosque, nor will he ... Read more...

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PML-N rejects ‘alliance for power’ in principle


November 6th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): In a veiled reference to the unification of different factions of Pakistan Muslim League, the Nawaz League has decided in principle that it will not be part ... Read more...

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Suspended Pak trio should approach CAS to get spot-fixing clean chit: Sarfraz Nawaz


November 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 4(ANI): Former Pakistani bowler Sarfraz Nawaz has urged suspended Test captain Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif to take their cases to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).The ... Read more...

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It happens only in Pak: Islamabad IGP cares two hoots about Rehman Malik’s diktats


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 2(ANI): Increasing tension between the Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam has resulted in the transfer of the latter.According to the ... Read more...

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PCB sends show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi


October 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday sent a show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi for allegedly violating the central contract."Shahid Afridi has violated the central contract," ... Read more...

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“Apologetic” Musharraf blames ‘misleading’ Chaudhry brothers for NRO fiasco


October 7th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has apologised to his countrymen for giving a green signal to the National Reconciliation Order (NRO), and has blamed the Chaudhry brothers ... Read more...

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Strained ties between Malik, IGP behind Islamabad’s spiralling crime graph


October 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 4(ANI): Increasing tension between the Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik and Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Syed Kaleem Imam is reportedly affecting the performance of police personnel in the ... Read more...

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