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Yukta Mookhey accuses husband of abusing her


September 14th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress and former Miss World Yukta Mookhey has filed a complaint of domestic violence against her husband Prince Tulli at a police station here, an official ... Read more...

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300,000 tourists flock to terror-hit Swat valley


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) A staggering 300,000 tourists from across the country have visited the picturesque yet terror-ravaged Swat valley in northwest Pakistan since the beginning of Eid, a ... Read more...

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10 killed, 40 hurt in Pakistan car bombing (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a car bomb blast that ripped through a market area Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region ... Read more...

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10 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan blast


September 10th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 40 injured in a blast Monday in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, Geo News reported.The ... Read more...

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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex under control (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire that broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in northwest Mumbai Friday was brought under control after over three hours ... Read more...

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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex


September 7th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in the business hub of northwest Mumbai Friday, officials said. No casualties have ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two key commanders of the Pakistani Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported Sunday.The clashes took ... Read more...

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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Kazakh beer thief returns unfinished bottles


August 21st, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man suspected of stealing a case of beer from a store in Kazakhstan's northwest Aktobe region still faces theft charges despite returning a number ... Read more...

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Drone strike kills five more in Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) At least five people were killed in a US drone strike launched early Sunday morning in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of North Waziristan, said media reports.... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Karachi blast


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 injured when a bomb hit a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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Pakistani guns down three family members


July 29th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) A man in Pakistan's northwest tribal region shot dead his brother, sister-in-law and niece following a domestic dispute, Geo News reported.Police said the a man barged ... Read more...

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Traffic jam causes child’s death in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A child stuck in a massive traffic jam, following protests over frequent power outages, died due to the searing heat in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Four die in Pakistan blast


July 26th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Four people were killed and 11 injured Thursday in a huge explosion that rocked a market in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The massive bombing took ... Read more...

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Fire in Mumbai mall


July 25th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A fire broke out in the topmost floor and the food court of Oberoi Mall in northwest Mumbai Wednesday, officials said. No casualties have been reported.Preliminary ... Read more...

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11 killed in Pakistan drone strike (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 23 (IANS) At least 11 suspected militants were killed late Monday in a drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, a media report ... Read more...

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UAE sends food parcels to Pakistan’s tribal region


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 20,000 food parcels costing a total of $1 million to be distributed among needy families in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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India asks Sri Lanka to free Indian fishermen


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India has taken up with Sri Lanka the arrest of 23 Indian fishermen by its navy and sought their release.Indian diplomats left for Mannar in ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq bombings


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 37 injured in separate bombing incidents in Iraq Sunday, Xinhua reported.A total of six people were killed and 13 ... Read more...

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No ban on women shopping alone in Pakistan


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Officials in Pakistan's northwest tribal region have refuted media reports that said women have been banned from going out for shopping alone during the holy month ... Read more...

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30-year-old auto rickshaws banned in Pakistani city


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan's northwest tribal region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has banned the entry of around 3,000 auto rickshaws made in 1985 or earlier into the provincial capital Peshawar to ... Read more...

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Nine, including five kids, killed in Pakistan bombing


July 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least nine people, including five children, were killed Saturday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a house used as headquarters by a ... Read more...

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10 die in Pakistan bombing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people, including two children, were killed Wednesday when their vehicle was blown up in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, a media report said.The deafening blast took ... Read more...

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88 Afghan refugees in Pakistan found with AIDS


July 16th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least 88 Afghan refugees, including 10 women, who have taken shelter in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, have been found to be infected with AIDS, the ... Read more...

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Seven die in attack on Pakistani army camp


July 9th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Six soldiers and a policeman were killed when militants attacked an army camp in Pakistan's eastern district of Gujrat early Monday morning, the army said.The attack ... Read more...

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Bomb scare hits rail services in Bangladesh


July 7th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Train services on two routes in northwest Bangladesh were suspended Saturday after a bomb-like object was found lying on a rail track in Dinajpur, along the ... Read more...

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21 killed in Pakistan drone strikes (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 21 suspected militants were killed Friday night in two drone strikes in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.The first drone fired two missiles ... Read more...

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First NATO container crosses Pakistan-Afghan border


July 6th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) The first container carrying supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan Thursday crossed the Pakistan-Afghan border after Islamabad reopened the supply route, officials said.The container entered Afghanistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US trying to find solution to drone strikes


July 5th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said talks are continuing with the US on drone attacks in the country's northwest tribal region in an effort to reach a mutually ... Read more...

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7,400 houses for poor in Delhi, says Dikshit


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A total of 7,400 houses will be constructed for people belonging to economically weaker sections of the society, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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UAE builds 40 schools in Pakistan


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Project to Assist Pakistan has built 40 schools and handed them over to authorities in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Around 21,000 boys and girls ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

44 at Juhu rave party test positive for drugs


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Over a month after 96 people were detained for allegedly consuming drugs at a Mumbai hotel, 44 people tested positive for drugs as the results for ... Read more...

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UN concerned over drone attacks in Pakistan


June 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Navanethem Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has expressed concern over the continuing use of armed drones in Pakistan's northwest tribal region as it ... Read more...

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New polio cases in Pakistan alarms WHO


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over emergence of new polio cases in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, where around 150,000 children have reportedly not ... Read more...

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