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Rs.500 penalty for negligence in Pakistan factories


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The factory owner in Karachi will have to pay a measly Rs.500 penalty for negligence, said a media report after nearly 300 people were killed ... Read more...

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Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch


September 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) The army early Thursday foiled an attempt by a group of militants to infiltrate into the Indian side through the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch ... Read more...

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Man behind IC-814 hijack held in J&K; (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested ... Read more...

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We are eager to do well in World T20: Dhoni


September 12th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday said it was important for the team to do well in the World Twenty20 tournament after the triumph ... Read more...

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45 killed in factory fires in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed and many others injured in two separate fire incidents in Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore Tuesday, media reports said.In ... Read more...

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13 killed in Karachi factory fire


September 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two women and a child, were killed and 30 injured in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday when a fire broke ... Read more...

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25 dead in Lahore factory blaze (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) At least 25 people died in Pakistan's Lahore city Tuesday when a huge fire engulfed a shoe factory.The fire broke out around 4.30 p.m. The injured ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 94 runs, lose series 1-2


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Australia registered a commanding 94-run win in the third and final Twenty20 International against Pakistan after losing the first two games. A record 111-run opening stand ... 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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Consumers owe Rs.232 bn to Pakistan’s power firms


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Public and private sector consumers owe Rs.232 billion to companies supplying electricity across Pakistan, authorities said.The ministry of water and power told the National Assembly Monday ... 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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Missing Pakistanis: UN team to investigate


September 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A UN delegation has arrived in Pakistan on a 10-day mission to study the measures taken by the government to prevent the so-called "forced disappearances" of ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister Rehman Malik likely to visit India


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik is likely to visit to India on an invitation from visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, a media report said Sunday.Krishna, ... Read more...

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77 new polio cases found in Nigeria


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 9 (IANS) At least 77 new cases of poliomyelitis have been detected in 10 states in Nigeria, Xinhua reported.Ado Mohammed, executive director of the National Primary Healthcare Development ... Read more...

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Indian traders to be treated like those from other nations: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India ... Read more...

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We need to make the dialogue process effective: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that Pakistan and India need to "make the dialogue process effective".Addressing a joint press conference with Indian External Affairs ... Read more...

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Australia lose to Pakistan in dramatic finish


September 8th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) Australia lost the second T20 cricket match against Pakistan by six wickets after the game went down to the wire.The match finished with a dramatic super ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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US Open: Makarova-Soares win mixed doubles


September 7th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 7 (IANS) Brazil's Bruno Soares and Russia's Ekaterina Makarova captured the US Open tennis mixed doubles title Thursday beating Czech Kveta Peschke and Poland's Marcin Matkowski 6-7 ... Read more...

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Good atmospherics exist, say experts on Krishna trip


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Good atmospherics exist for strengthening the peace process between Pakistan and India, said experts as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrives here on three-day visit ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Over 60 journalists to accompany Krishna to Pakistan


September 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Over 60 Indian mediapersons will accompany External Affairs minister S.M. Krishna on his three-day visit to Pakistan Friday.The media delegation will include editors, foreign affairs' ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

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No report of Chinese incursion in Kashmir: Antony


September 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said there was no report of any Chinese incursion in Jammu and Kashmir but stressed that the areas along the ... Read more...

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Proteas women tour Bangladesh ahead of World T20


September 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team arrived here Tuesday to play six warm-up matches against Bangladesh ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

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Fake email sends Pakistan PMO into a tizzy


September 4th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A fake email sent the Pakistani prime minister's media office into a spin, prompting one official to wonder why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was using ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks, says Pakistani daily


September 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has sought the purging of school curricula for hate material after a panel pointed out that books contain material that would entrench prejudice ... Read more...

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Jundal’s questioning extended till Sep 10


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here Monday extended till Sep 10 key 26/11 handler and suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist Abu Jundal's custody with the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) for ... Read more...

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17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

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Government to encourage women entrepreneurs: Vayalar Ravi


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government will try to solve the problems faced by women entrepreneurs in the country, Vayalar Ravi, minister for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), ... Read more...

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Doctor held in Karnataka, arrests total 14 (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) A doctor has been arrested for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number detained mainly in Karnataka in the last five ... Read more...

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