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Peaceful Eid celebrations in Maharashtra


August 20th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated amid peace and religious fervour across Mumbai and Maharashtra Monday with Muslims offering special congregational prayers as thanksgiving to mark the end of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Chief Justice urged not to hear son’s case


June 7th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said that Supreme Court's Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry should keep away from his ... Read more...

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A battle won for girls’ education in male bastion (Feature with images)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) It has been a tough battle for Faiza Nisar Ali who helped steer the entry of girls into the erstwhile male bastion of the historic ... Read more...

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Congress wooing Mulayam with polls in mind


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With presidential elections only weeks away and the Lok Sabha battle set for 2014, the Congress has clearly embarked on a path to woo ... Read more...

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‘Gilani won’t be allowed to remain PM’


May 5th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in Pakistan's National Assembly Nisar Ali Khan has said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will not be allowed to remain in office ... Read more...

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Srinagar to get its first joggers park


April 17th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 17 (IANS) Musical fountains, a modern gymnasium, jogging tracks, lawn tennis and basket ball courts, multi-cuisine continental restaurant, library and a swimming pool -- the scenic Srinagar city ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition to resist NATO supply restoration


March 25th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Pakistani opposition parties have vowed to block every move by the government to restore NATO supplies to Afghanistan.Leader of the opposition in the National Assembly ... Read more...

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Zardari may address parliamentary session


March 10th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is likely to address a joint session of parliament March 17, the Dawn reported Saturday.According to an official announcement, the ... Read more...

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Underworld threat to Rushdie? Mumbai police deny information


January 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Author Salman Rushdie may have called off his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival citing threat to his life from the Mumbai underworld, but police here ... 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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Pakistani leader admits his wife, kids are US citizens


September 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, has following a WikiLeaks expose admitted that his wife and children are US citizens. Khan, ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Jagan?s assets


August 10th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) In a major setback to YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Wednesday ordered a full-fledged CBI probe into his alleged ... Read more...

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Court reserves orders in Jagan’s assets case


August 4th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday reserved its orders in the case relating to the alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress Party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy.A ... Read more...

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Court orders CBI probe into Jagan’s wealth


July 12th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) In a significant development, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday ordered a preliminary inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged amassing of ... Read more...

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Panel probing journalist’s killing unhappy


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A judicial commission in Pakistan probing the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has said that people are not coming forward to help it expose ... Read more...

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Pakistan apex court judge to head Shahzad killing probe


June 16th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday announced the formation of a judicial commission headed by a Supreme Court judge to investigate the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, Dawn News reported.Information ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant against Musharraf reissued in Benazir case


June 11th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) The Rawalpindi anti-terrorist court (ATC) Saturday reissued an arrest warrant against former president Pervez Musharraf in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case, The Dawn ... Read more...

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Rajasthan top cop evading arrest, removed from post


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, who is evading arrest in a fake gun battle case, was removed from his post by the Rajasthan government, ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party to meet in Agra - with eye on Lucknow


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) The national convention of the Samajwadi Party will be held here June 7 and 8 to decide strategies that could help it regain power in ... Read more...

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Senior Rajasthan cop sent to police custody


May 16th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 16 (IANS) A senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer in Rajasthan was Monday sent to two days' police remand in connection with the killing of criminal Dara Singh ... Read more...

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Congress needs to go in for image correction: Analysts


May 14th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Congress needs to go for an image correction as far as corruption is concerned with the 2G spectrum scam being one of the main ... Read more...

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68 dead, 80 hurt in twin suicide blasts in Pakistan (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) At least 68 people were killed and over 80 were injured Friday in twin suicide bombings at a paramilitary training centre in Pakistan's Charsadda city, ... Read more...

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Gilani learnt about Osama raid at 2 a.m.


May 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani told Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani about the US operation against Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at ... Read more...

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Charges framed against 13 in Delhi blasts of 2008


May 6th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A trial court Friday framed charges against all 13 accused in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts case.Additional Sessions Judge Santosh Snehi Mann ordered framing of ... Read more...

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Pakistanis feeling insecure after Osama raid: opposition


May 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Pakistanis were "feeling insecure" in their own country following the daring raid by US commandos who killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said Leader of ... Read more...

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Gilani demands concret evidence to nail ISI


April 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 26 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has asked opposition lawmaker Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to produce irrefutable and concrete evidence to enable him to take the ... Read more...

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Pak SC judge writes dissenting note in Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): A Pakistan Supreme Court judge, who was part of three-member bench that acquitted five of the six accused in the Mukhtaran Mai gangrape case on Thursday, has written a ... Read more...

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PML-N goes overboard in protest against PPP in Pak parliament


April 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan's parliament witnessed the noisiest demonstration to date by the country's largest opposition party, the Pakistan Muslim League-N, as the Pakistan People's Party-led government seemed to seek cooperation ... Read more...

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Pak court directs FIA to implement Musharraf’s arrest warrant in BB murder case


April 9th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 9(ANI): A special Anti-terrorism Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to implement its orders to arrest former president Pervez Musharraf in connection with the ... Read more...

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18 die in Pakistan blasts, Fazlur Rehman attacked after WikiLeaks expose (Evening Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed in a bombing in northwest Pakistan that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, while six people died Thursday ... Read more...

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Gilani praises Manmohan as “good politician” ahead of ‘cricket diplomacy’ meet


March 30th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has praised his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh as a "good politician" before leaving for India to watch the highly anticipated ... Read more...

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Gilani heading 45-member delegation for India ‘cricket diplomacy’ visit


March 30th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will be leaving along with a 45-member delegation for India on Wednesday (today) to watch the Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final match in ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt didn’t bow to foreign pressure to release Davis despite threats: Shahbaz


March 29th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 29(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz-led Punjab government has claimed that it had been pressurised, even intimidated, by foreign powers seeking the release of double murder accused CIA operative Raymond Davis, ... Read more...

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Benazir assassination case: Pak to seek Interpol help in netting Musharraf


March 27th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 27(ANI): A Pakistani Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to contact the Interpol to bring former president Pervez Musharraf back to Pakistan in connection with ... Read more...

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