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Musharraf PR team faces protest from Pakistanis in UK


December 5th, 2007 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Pakistanis living in London have mounted a counter campaign against the week-long visit of former ISI chief Lt-General (retired) Javed Ashraf Qazi and former State Information Minister Tariq ... Read more...

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40 injured as trains collide in Bihar


December 1st, 2007 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
Saharsa (Bihar), Dec 1 (ANI): At least 40 people were injured when two passenger trains collided at Bihar's Saharsa railway station today. The Saharsa-Forbesganj train slammed into the rear of the stationary Saharsa-Katihar ... Read more...

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Orissa villagers clash over POSCO steel plant


December 1st, 2007 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Jagatsinghpur/Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Dec 1 (ANI): Orissas Jagatsinghpur District continues to simmer with protests over opposition to a proposed 12 billion dollar steel plant being planned by South Korean steelmaker POSCO. The plant would ... Read more...

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IAF plane with relief materials leaves for Bangladesh


November 30th, 2007 - 6:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Nov 30 (ANI): An Indian Air Force (IAF) transport plane carrying relief materials for the victims of the cyclone that hit Bangladesh recently left for Dhaka from here today.The ... Read more...

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Bush doubts Sharifs commitment to war on terror


November 29th, 2007 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): US President George W. Bush has said that Sharifs relations with religious parties raised doubts about his commitment to the war on terror. "I dont know him well enough," ... Read more...

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New Cybercrime Laws Face Uphill Battle


November 29th, 2007 - 12:50 am ICT by admin
Government has been limited in fighting cybercrime for several reasons: scant knowledge among officials, heavy industry pressure against proposed laws and a free-market ethos on Internet issues.Congress has either failed to pass ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber blows herself up outside Lankan Minister’s office, one dead, two injured


November 28th, 2007 - 2:01 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): A female suicide bomber has killed one person and injured two others in an attack in Colombo. The woman, who died in the blast, was stopped from entering the ... Read more...

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Barefoot Indian workers make manhole covers for New York


November 27th, 2007 - 4:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/ Haora (WB), Nov 27 (ANI): Working in pitiable conditions, labourers at one of the West Bengals many manufacturing units, make manhole covers and other utilities for New York and other ... Read more...

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Pakistani girls now want to marry emergency help line operators!


November 21st, 2007 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 21 (ANI): With the joint family system almost fading in Pakistan, girls are calling the emergency help line (Rescue 15) and asking operators to marry them over the telephone.University of ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Govt. needs to do more for fishing industry, say officials


November 21st, 2007 - 2:22 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Nov 21 (ANI): Key officials of the Rajasthan Fish Farmers Association (RFFA) have appealed to the state Government to cooperate and change rules for better business returns. "If the government gives some ... Read more...

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Field trials of Akash missiles at Pokhran impress IAF, says DRDO


November 19th, 2007 - 7:03 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Over a weeklong field trials of indigenously developed Surface-to-Air Missile Akash in the deserts of Rajasthan have impressed the top officials of Indian Air Force (IAF), according ... Read more...

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US may enlist Pak tribes to combat al Qaeda


November 19th, 2007 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): The US military has proposed the enlisting of tribal leaders to contain the Taliban and al Qaeda, senior US military officials have revealed.If this proposal is accepted, ... Read more...

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Arrested JeM militants confess about plans of abducting Rahul Gandhi


November 17th, 2007 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, Nov 17 (ANI): The three Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists, who were arrested in Lucknow on Friday, have confessed about their plans to abduct Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, police said. Television channels ... Read more...

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U.S. must revise its behavior towards Iran, says Ahmadinejad


November 17th, 2007 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
Tehran, Nov.17 (ANI): President Mahmid Ahmadinejad has called on the United States Government to revise its behavior towards Iran. We do not expect them to apologize, but to change their conduct, Tehran Times ... Read more...

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Fake desi Viogras and Kamagras flood Asian corner shops in London


November 17th, 2007 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Asian corner shops are selling sex-enhancement pills after thousands of Indian-made cheap variations of the drug Viagra flooded into Britain, trading officials have warned.Trading standards officials have ... Read more...

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Ruins of ancient city discovered in China


November 16th, 2007 - 12:32 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, Nov 16 (ANI): A hitherto unknown ancient city has been discovered near the city of Chongging in China. Sitting atop a mountain in the Shilongman Community of Shijia Village in Bei'e ... Read more...

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Pak Army losing grip in terror-hit areas


November 14th, 2007 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): Despite the proclamation of an emergency, the Pakistan Army is losing its grip in insurgent-hit areas of the country, according to a US daily. "While Musharraf has justified emergency ... Read more...

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Blair’s Middle East envoy role costs Britain 400,000 pounds


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.14 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's role as Middle East envoy to the Quartet is costing British taxpayers 400,000 pounds. According to the Daily Mail, this money helps fund the ... Read more...

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Benazir under siege, heavy security to stop her from leading the rally


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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Pak Army takes over security in Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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Benazir detained, Lahore-Islamabad “long march” in doldrums


November 14th, 2007 - 10:36 am ICT by admin
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Montgomery County promotes joint business initiatives with Indian companies


November 14th, 2007 - 10:36 am ICT by admin
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Iran, Pakistan finalise gas exports contract


November 14th, 2007 - 10:27 am ICT by admin
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Andrews denies involvement in ‘contingency plan’ against Dr Haneef


November 14th, 2007 - 10:22 am ICT by admin
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Chinese media criticises Blair’s 200, 000 pound charge for a speech


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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Security beefed up in Mohali for second India-Pak ODI


November 14th, 2007 - 10:15 am ICT by admin
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Over 100 feared dead in Afghanistan explosion


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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Racist UK lorry driver escapes community service


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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Stopping US aid to Pak could be risky at this juncture: US official


November 14th, 2007 - 8:29 am ICT by admin
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Hameed Dogar sworn in as new Pakistan Chief Justice


November 14th, 2007 - 8:23 am ICT by admin
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Pak Supreme Court bench rejects imposition of Provisional Constitutional Order


November 14th, 2007 - 8:23 am ICT by admin
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Musharraf, US CENTCOM chief Fallon discuss war on terror


November 14th, 2007 - 8:18 am ICT by admin
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Fierce clashes erupt between militants, security forces in Swat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:15 am ICT by admin
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Mock exercise to prevent elephant electrocution in West Bengal


November 14th, 2007 - 8:14 am ICT by admin
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20 die as Swat fighting resumes after temporary ceasefire


November 14th, 2007 - 8:12 am ICT by admin
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