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Bollywood remembers ‘immortal’ Mehdi Hassan


June 13th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) His fans feel that the world of ghazal is left with a void with the passing away of "immortal" Pakistani maestro Mehdi Hassan, who died ... Read more...

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Memo scandal: Will present more proof, says Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Wednesday said he will present more proof to the judicial commission probing the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to help de-mining in Sri Lanka


October 25th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan will help de-mine parts of Sri Lanka's Northern province, Xinhua reported Tuesday.A 10-member de-mining team from the Pakistani Army Engineering Corps is currently in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects claim of ISI hand in Rabanni killing


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) Pakistan has rejected as "baseless" Afghan Interior Minister Bismillah Khan Mohammadi's assertion that its spy agency ISI was involved in the assassination of former president ... Read more...

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Rabbani’s murder planned in Pakistan: Afghan security agency


October 1st, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The murder of former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani in Kabul last month was planned in Pakistan, the Afghan security agency's press secretary Latifulla Mashal ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China ties are unique: Hina Rabbani Khar


August 24th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar, who is on a visit to Beijing, has said Pakistan and China enjoy a unique relationship and dialogue was an ongoing ... Read more...

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Pakistanis in UAE celebrate Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 14 (IANS/WAM) The Pakistani community in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday celebrated their country's Independence Day with fervour and enthusiasm.The flag-hoisting ceremony was held at ... 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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Five Pakistani sailors freed after being jailed mistakenly


June 24th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Five Pakistani sailors, who were mistakenly declared as prisoners and were living in a Mumbai police station premises for three months, were finally set free Friday, ... Read more...

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Pakistan issues over 60 visas to CIA officials


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan has issued five dozen visas to CIA officials with the understanding that all intelligence postings in the country would be "fully disclosed", it was reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan wanted account in Kuwait in PM’s name: WikiLeaks


June 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The present Pakistan government requested the opening of a bank account in Kuwait in the name of the prime minister for receiving donations for internally displaced ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy in US receiving continuous threats since Bin Laden’s death: Haqqani


May 5th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5(ANI): Pakistan's envoy to the United States Husain Haqqani has revealed that Pakistan embassy is receiving continuous threats after the death of terror mastermind, Osama Bin Laden.His killing by ... Read more...

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US makes all decisions in own favour: Pak envoy


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States makes all its decisions in its own favour, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said.Addressing a press conference in Washington, Haqqani said that ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy official wounded in Kathmandu shootout


April 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, April 14(ANI): Two unidentified gunmen on motorcycles shot and wounded a Pakistan embassy official in Kathmandu on Thursday, according to authorities.Mehboob Asif, a visa assistant at the Pakistan embassy, was hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan embassy staffer shot at in Nepal, manhunt launched (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A Pakistan embassy employee here was shot at in an audacious attack Thursday, following which police cordoned off a busy area in the capital and ... Read more...

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Pakistan Embassy staffer shot at in Kathmandu


April 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 14 (IANS) A 36-year-old Pakistani national, employed at the Pakistani Embassy in Kathmandu, survived a day-light bid on his life Thursday, within three days of a Nepali minister ... Read more...

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US, Pak working on resumption of bilateral strategic dialogue, high-level contacts


March 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25(ANI): The United States and Pakistan are working together to resume their strategic dialogue and other high-level contacts that were delayed by recent strains in their bilateral relationship, US ... Read more...

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Pakistani plane forced to land in Indonesia


March 8th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 54 passengers on board was forced to land in Indonesia for allegedly violating the country's airspace, media reports ... Read more...

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Pakistani evacuees from Libya complain of Pak embassy’s non-cooperation


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 1(ANI): The Pakistani nationals who came back from Libya have complained of the Pakistan embassy's non-cooperation during the difficult time when they were stranded in the strife-torn country.A Turkish Airlines ... Read more...

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Pak taking steps to evacuate its nationals from Libya: Foreign Office


February 28th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 28(ANI): The Pakistan government is taking steps to evacuate its nationals stranded in trouble-ridden Libya, a Foreign Office spokesperson has said.Tehmina Janjua said that a special task force has been ... Read more...

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All Pakistanis safe in Libya: Envoy


February 24th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan's Acting Ambassador to Libya Ali Javed has said that all 18,000 Pakistanis in Libya are "safe, and the embassy is in contact with them.""We have not received any ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister says Davis came on diplomatic passport


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 22 (ANI): Brushing aside accusations that the Pakistan Government had changed Raymond Davis' passport into diplomatic one, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the passport of Davis is in the custody ... Read more...

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190 Pakistanis deported from US during last two years following detention


February 4th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 4(ANI): The United States has deported 190 Pakistanis during the last two years after arresting them under different charges, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan has ... Read more...

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Pakistanis who plotted attack on Indian mission released


November 16th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 16 (IANS) Bangladesh has handed over three Pakistanis, suspected of planning attacks on the Indian and the US missions here, to the Pakistan embassy, a media report said.Syed Abdul Kaiyum ... Read more...

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US close to resolving dispute with Pak over blocking of NATO supply route: Gibbs


October 5th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): Following a high-level meeting in Washington between US and Pakistani diplomats, the White House has stated that the two countries are close to resolving their dispute over ... Read more...

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Pakistani official debuts at 79 with tales of the Frontier


September 13th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 13 (IANS) It is never too late to take a shot at writing. Retired Pakistani official Jamil Ahmad, 79, who spent several years in the tribal regions between Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak, Holland to play charity hockey match for flood victims


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 2 (ANI): The Netherlands will host a charity hockey match on September 14 to raise funds for Pakistan flood victims. This match will be played between Pakistan and Holland. The ... Read more...

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Foreign embassy staff making mockery of ‘diplomatic immunity’ in Britain


June 29th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): Foreign Embassy officials and dependants in Britain have got off scot-free from 78 charges due to diplomatic immunity.According to The Guardian, some officials were caught shoplifting and drink-driving, ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushes to be admitted into fold of international nuclear states


June 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Reiterating that its nuclear programme meets all international safety standards, Pakistan has once again called for its inclusion in the group of international nuclear states.In a letter, published ... Read more...

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Times Square bomb plotter a “disturbed individual”: Pak Embassy


May 5th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): The Pakistani Embassy in Washington has described Faisal Shahzad, an American civilian of Pakistani origin who was accused of plotting the failed Times Square bombing, as a "disturbed ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets US guided missile frigate for $65 mn (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has signed a $65 million deal with the United States for the "hot transfer" of the refurbished guided missile frigate USS McInerney. Under the ... Read more...

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Pak to acquire US warship for 65-mln dollars


April 21st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.21 (ANI): Pakistan has signed a 65 million dollar deal with the United States for the acquisition of warship USS McInerney.The naval frigate will be handed over to Pakistan on August ... Read more...

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Khan network, construction at Chashma plant to grind Pak in US nuclear summit


April 5th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): The US nuclear summit in Washington is poised to bring unnecessary focus on Pakistan over its denial to links with the A. Q. Khan network and reports that ... Read more...

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PAC to discuss multibillion scandal regarding embassy building


February 8th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss the mega scandal regarding the sale of Pakistan Embassy's building in Tokyo at a throwaway ... Read more...

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Did Haqqani father ‘iron-clad’ Kerry Lugar conditions ?


October 9th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): While the Kerry Lugar Bill has created a furor in Pakistan due to its Army and ISI-specific conditionalities, questions are also being raised as to who actually fathered these ... Read more...

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