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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ promises full on entertainment (IANS Preview)


August 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Wait is over for all Salman Khan fans as the star is coming to cinema halls Wednesday with "Ek Tha Tiger" to celebrate Independence ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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118 killed in Pakistan plane crash (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) At least 118 people were killed in Pakistan when an airliner with a 127-strong complement on board crashed near Islamabad city Friday evening in inclement weather, ... Read more...

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Thousands rally against US in Islamabad


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of people Monday rallied here to protest against US drone attacks in the country's tribal regions and the government's decision to restore supply lines for ... Read more...

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Pakistan religious parties to oppose NATO supply resumption


January 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) An alliance of religious parties has said they will oppose any decision of the Pakistani government to restore supplies for NATO forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Leaders ... Read more...

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US objects to Americans’ harassment in Pakistan


August 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over Americans' harassment in Pakistan and sought withdrawal of no-objection certificates required for US envoys' movement. This came as an American ... Read more...

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Pakistani general to discuss ties with China


July 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) A top Pakistan Army officer is in China to hold talks to further strengthen defence cooperation, it was reported here Monday.Chief of General Staff of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan defence budget hike will inflame sentiments: daily


May 11th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The plan to hike Pakistan's defence budget to Rs.495 billion would "inflame public sentiment" following the failure of the armed forces to intercept four US helicopters ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to hold talks on Islamabad’s defence needs


May 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A Pakistani defence delegation will arrive in Washington on Sunday for talks on a five-year plan for meeting the country's defence needs, according to diplomatic sources.Defence Secretary Athar Ali ... Read more...

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Lahore HC seeks Pak Defence Ministry’s reply regarding Hafiz Saeed petition


March 30th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 30(ANI): The Lahore High Court has sought a reply from the Pakistan Defence Ministry on a petition of Jamat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed seeking directions for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan defence photos found in US official’s camera


February 9th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Prosecutors have recommended registering an espionage case against US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two Pakistanis in Lahore, after police retrieved from his camera photographs of some ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India crush Pakistan 7-4, face England in semis (Second Lead, superseeding earlier story)


October 10th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Riding high on near-hysterical support from the overflowing stands, India crushed Pakistan 7-4 to storm into the semifinals of the men's hockey competition at ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India crush Pakistan 7-4, face Australia in semis (LEAD)


October 10th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Riding high on near-hysterical support from the overflowing stands, India routed Pakistan 7-4 to enter the semifinals of the men's hockey competition at the ... Read more...

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US apologises over ‘mistreatment’ of Pakistani military delegation


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 3 (ANI): The Pakistan defence ministry has said that the United States has apologised for the misbehaviour of Dulles Airport officials with the Pakistani military delegation and has assured of ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi to lay Rohtang tunnel foundation Monday


June 25th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi will Monday lay the foundation stone of the 8.8-km-long horseshoe-shaped Rohtang tunnel, the longest in the world at over 13,000 feet altitude, ... Read more...

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Pak armed forces’ depleting reserves may harm war on terror: Defence Secretary


June 18th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18(ANI): Pakistan Defence Secretary has informed the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly that financial reserves of the country's armed forces were depleting due to the ongoing military ... Read more...

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Pak, Australia sign MoU to boost defence cooperation


June 8th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, June 8(ANI): Pakistan and Australia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost defence ties between the two countries.It was signed after Australian Defence Minister John Faulkner called on Pakistan ... Read more...

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General Kayani -Extension or CJCSC?


May 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Mir MohammadIslamabad, May 31 (ANI): For some weeks now there have been articles, sponsored undoubtedly, that say that Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff, General Asfaq Pervez Kayani will in all ... Read more...

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Five blasts rattle Lahore’s red light area (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (DPA) A militant organisation Friday claimed responsibility for a series of low-level blasts that rocked a red light area in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore and injured three ... Read more...

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40 terror camps active in Pakistan: Antony


May 12th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Over 40 terror training camps are still functioning in Pakistan, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday, asking Islamabad to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure operating from its ... Read more...

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Antony cautions US against military aid to Pakistan


May 7th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Cautioning the US against providing military aid to Pakistan, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said the weapons could be used to target India. Antony said the Indian ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan 4-2 in Azlan Shah hockey


May 7th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 7 (IANS) Defending champions India breathed life into their Azlan Shah hockey campaign with a resounding 4-2 win over arch rivals Pakistan here Friday. India opened the scoring in the ... Read more...

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US supply of sophisticated weapons to Pakistan concerns India, says Antony


March 6th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, March 6 (ANI): Expressing serious concern over the US government supplying new weapons to Pakistan, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Saturday said that the US government has to ensure that ... Read more...

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India concerned over supply of sophisticated US military equipments to Pak


March 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): India has expressed its concern over supply of sophisticated US military equipment to boost Pakistan's ability crack down on the Taliban and Al-Qaida.The US will supply ... Read more...

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Good relations between India-Pakistan imperative for regional peace: Mukhtar


March 4th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.4 (ANI): Urging New Delhi to show some 'flexibility', Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has said friendly relations between India and Pakistan would bring peace and economic prosperity to ... Read more...

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Time for head to rule the heart for India (Commentary)


March 1st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar For sure, the hotel floor occupied by the Indian team would have come to life only late Monday morning with the players given some free time following their spectacular 4-1 ... Read more...

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India outplay Pakistan, England shock Australia (Round-up)


March 1st, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Hockey World Cup got off to a cracker of a start as India outplayed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-1 and England shocked tournament favourites Australia 3-2 ... Read more...

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India outclass Pakistan 4-1 in Hockey World Cup (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Holi revelry broke out a day in advance as India outplayed arch-rivals Pakistan 4-1 in their Hockey World Cup opener here Sunday.Playing a fast-paced ... Read more...

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Pak claims it will manufacture ‘own’ drones with US help soon


February 21st, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.21 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said his country would soon be manufacturing unmanned drones in collaboration with the US.Talking to a private television channel, Mukhtar said ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister asks ‘close relative’ Butt to step down to save Pak cricket


February 2nd, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.2 (ANI): Pakistan Defence ChaudhryAhmed Mukhtar has reportedly suggested to Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt, who is his close relative, to resign from the post amidst increasing demand for ... Read more...

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Despite Pak’s opposition, US not likely to stop drone attacks: Mukhtar


January 18th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 18 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmed Mukhtar has said that despite Islamabad's continuous reservations against drone attacks, the US has not given any clear signal that it would ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister admits US used several airbases for Afghan operation


January 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.15 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has admitted that several air bases in Pakistan were used by the US forces for carrying out operations inside Afghanistan, but added that ... Read more...

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Pakistan backing infiltration: Antony


January 12th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 12 (IANS) In a toughening of stance towards Pakistan, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday charged the neighbouring country with backing infiltrators and their plans to cause disruption in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Resignation reports rumours, says Pakistan defence minister


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar Monday denied he had offered to resign and termed such reports as "baseless rumours". Reports said the minister offered his resignation in protest ... Read more...

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