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US senator introduces bill to stop Pakistan aid (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Senate, seeking to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the physician ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

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Contempt notice: Gilani will appear before apex court


January 16th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will appear before the Supreme Court, which issued a contempt notice to him Monday, said a media report here.Geo News ... Read more...

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BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan


January 16th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has said it will not release data regarding a memo that said President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military ... Read more...

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Dallas man gifts mansion to 16 years old daughter


January 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For one Texas teenager, her 16th birthday was extra sweet. For a present, her father gave her keys to a $1.8 mansion in Dallas.Businessman Dave Anderson ... Read more...

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Moonshine kills seven Hindus in Pakistan


October 20th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Seven Hindus have died in Pakistan's Karachi city after consuming spurious liquor. The incident took place in Chanesar Goth area, leading to the suspension of police officer ... Read more...

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Two held for Chinese journalist’s killing


September 21st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) Two persons have been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a TV journalist in China's Henan province, police said.Authorities in Luoyang city said the ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing toll in Pakistan rises to 36


May 27th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) The toll in the suicide car bomb attack in Pakistan's northwest city of Hangu has risen to 36, a media report said Friday.The News reported ... Read more...

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23 militants killed in Kandahar


May 8th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 23 attackers were killed in battles between Afghan security forces and insurgents for a second day on Sunday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, ... Read more...

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Is Uma Thurman a cougar?


April 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Uma Thurman does not really appreciate it when she is called a cougar. The NY Daily News reported that the actress walked out on them when ... Read more...

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One-year-old with 12 fingers, 14 toes sets new record


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): A Myanmar girl has entered the record books for having 12 fingers - six each hand, and 14 toes - seven each foot.Messenger News reported that Lei ... Read more...

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1 year-old Lei Yadi Min with 12 fingers, 14 toes sets new record


February 8th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): A Myanmar girl has entered the record books for having 12 fingers - six each hand, and 14 toes - 7 each foot. Messenger News reported that Lei ... Read more...

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Facebook denies shutdown rumors


January 10th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are wild rumors and reports on the Internet that after the 15th day of March this year, the popular social networking site, Facebook will be ... Read more...

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U.S. missile strikes kill five militants in northeastern Pakistan


January 8th, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIRANSHAH (BNO NEWS) -- At least five suspected militants were killed on Friday after a series of U.S. missile strikes in the tribal region of northeastern Pakistan, Ary News television reported.One of ... Read more...

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Bus accident kills 22 in northern India


January 6th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
DEHRADUN (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly two dozen people were killed on late Wednesday evening when a tour bus overturned and fell into a gorge in northern India, police said on Thursday.The accident ... Read more...

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Oz farmers create mango in Kylie Minogue’s honour


October 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 28 (ANI): Kylie Minogue may soon have a new variety of mango named after her.The Northern Territory News reported that mango growers in Australia want to name a ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers told to stay from controversies


July 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan's cricketers have been told to be extra careful during the tour of England and avoid getting into any controversy. Pakistan's English daily The News reported that the team ... Read more...

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George Michael Arrested After Driving Car Through Building Leaving Gay Pride Parade


July 6th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop start George Michael was arrested on Sunday after the police were called the scene where Michael has crashed his SUV into a building. BBC news reported ... Read more...

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Sky News: UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown to resign on Tuesday


May 12th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- The Liberal Democrats on Tuesday said they are 'very close' on reaching a deal to form a new British government, while sources tell Sky News that ... Read more...

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Series of powerful explosions rock Peshawar near the U.S. Consulate; at least one dead


April 5th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A series of large explosions rocked the city of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on Monday, reports said, killing at least one person and injuring several others. At least ... Read more...

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At least 25 dead, 100 injured after blast during ANP rally in Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province


April 5th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by BNO News
TIMERGARA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 25 people were killed and more than one hundred others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during an Awami National Party (ANP) ... Read more...

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Reports: Several killed in Mingora, Pakistan blast


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by BNO News
MINGORA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least several people have been killed in an explosion that rocked the Pakistani city of Mingora on Monday, reports said.The cause of the blast was not ... Read more...

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Pammie ‘axes debut pantomime performances’


December 11th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson has cancelled her debut pantomime performances over unspecified "issues", it has emerged.The stunner was expected to start her two-week stint as the Genie ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans coverage of 26/11 trial


August 29th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Pakistani Saturday kept under secrecy the court proceedings against five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants accused of planning the attacks in Mumbai that killed over 170 people last November. An anti-terrorism ... Read more...

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‘Shoaib Akhtar is history’


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 23 (IANS) Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar's Pakistan career is over, a leading Pakistani newspaper reported Friday. Quoting unnamed officials in the national cricket team and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), ... Read more...

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Pak Army confirms movement of artillery vehicles to north of Punjab


December 14th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): The Pakistan Army moved medium and heavy military artillery vehicles from the Lahore Cantonment area to the north of Punjab on Saturday, causing a scare in the minds ... Read more...

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Security reasons may see Indo-Pak series put off


November 12th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): The Indo-Pak cricket series scheduled for early next year in Pakistan may be called off, as Indias External Affairs Ministry believes that security situation in the host ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Islamabad suicide blast


October 9th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 9 (ANI): At least eight persons were killed and several injured in a powerful suicide bomb blast at a building near the Police line in Islamabad this afternoon.Initial ... Read more...

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Pakistanis declare war on Bushs war-on-terror in public loos!


September 19th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi , Sept 19 (ANI): The inside walls of toilets in Rawalpindi , be they in the universities, government offices, bus stands or airports, have become a platform for venting anti-US ... Read more...

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PCB clears decks for Shoaibs selection in Champs Trophy squad


August 12th, 2008 - 10:09 am ICT by ANI
Karachi , Aug 12 (ANI): PCB officials last evening reportedly conveyed to the national selectors that the Board had no objection over the possible selection of controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar ... Read more...

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A-Rod, wife trying to keep divorce amicable for kids sake


August 1st, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 1 (ANI): Baseball star Alex Rodriguez and his estranged wife Cynthia are trying to keep their ongoing divorce battle amicable for the sake of their kids.Rodriguez had publicly ... Read more...

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Musharraf offers support to govt to overcome terrorism, economic slide


July 24th, 2008 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf today said that he would support the government in its efforts to overcome the twin problems of terrorism and the economic downturn.Musharraf said ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes in Sri Lanka; civilian protection council planned (Lead)


June 17th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 17 (IANS) Even as 11 Tamil Tigers and two soldiers were killed in fresh clashes in Sri Lanka's northwestern district of Mannar, officials said President Mahinda Rajapaksa was keen on ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes in Sri Lanka; council planned to save civilians


June 17th, 2008 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 17 (IANS) Even as Sri Lanka's defence ministry Tuesday said 11 Tamil Tigers and two soldiers had been killed in two separate gun battles in the northwestern district of Mannar, ... Read more...

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Prisoners watching hardcore porn on Oz Government computers!


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): Illegal Indonesian fishermen are accessing hardcore pornography on Federal Government computers at Darwin's immigration detention centre in Berrimah.According to the Northern Territory News, security guards have ... Read more...

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