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Zardari donation will be for ‘noble causes’: Ajmer dargah (With Image)


April 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 9 (IANS) The donation of $1 million offered by Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during his visit to the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti will be ... Read more...

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Political push can see India-Pakistan trade boom


April 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) A political push and removal of barriers can see trade between India and Pakistan boom, experts maintain even as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari made ... Read more...

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India presses Pakistan to probe Saeed’s 26/11 role (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ahead of President Asif Ali Zardari's maiden visit here, India Friday pressed Pakistan for a judicial inquiry into Hafiz Saeed's role in masterminding the ... Read more...

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Zardari-Manmohan to talk, India wants Saeed probed (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bilateral issues are likely to be discussed when Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari visits India Sunday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday while ... Read more...

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Ahead of Zardari visit, India ups pressure over Hafiz Saeed (Roundup)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit, India Tuesday welcomed the US announcement of a $10 million bounty for Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed ... Read more...

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India hopes Pakistan can take action against Saeed


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday hoped the US announcement of $10 million bounty for 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed will put pressure on the Pakistan government to take ... Read more...

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Fuel prices hiked in Pakistan


April 1st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has announced a hike in fuel prices.The price of petrol was raised by Rs.8.02 to Rs.105.68 a litre while that of diesel by ... Read more...

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Pakistani MPs oppose NATO arms supply


March 30th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A majority of Pakistani parliamentarians Friday urged the government not to allow transportation of arms and ammunition to foreign forces in Afghanistan, Xinhua reported.Participating in a ... Read more...

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‘Indians’ hack Pakistan government website


March 30th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A section of Pakistan's Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) website was hacked Friday, with a media report describing this as the handiwork of 'Indians".The site -- www.fto.gov.pk/ ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns Gilani of another contempt notice


March 29th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has threatened Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with another contempt notice for not complying with its orders on the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Pakistan ban won’t affect ‘Agent Vinod’ revenues: Saif


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan isn't perturbed over Pakistan banning "Agent Vinod", saying that very little revenue would be lost by the restriction imposed on his ... Read more...

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Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri Ravi Shanker


March 19th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said ... Read more...

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I want violence-free Pakistan: Ravi Shankar (With Images)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 12 (IANS) Indian spiritual leader Ravi Shankar arrived here Monday on a three-day visit, saying he wanted to see a violence-free Pakistan."My dream is to see a violence ... Read more...

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Pakistani army dismisses WikiLeaks’ Osama allegations


February 29th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistani army Tuesday denied whistleblowing website WikiLeaks cable's allegation, suggesting Pakistan military and the main intelligence officials were aware of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani officials discuss women’s issues


February 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) Officials from India and Pakistan have met in New York on the sidelines of the 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to ... Read more...

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Attempt to usurp Pakistani gurdwara foiled


February 26th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) An attempt to occupy an 18th century gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province has been foiled, a media report said Sunday.The police stepped in when a ... Read more...

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US donates vehicles, tents to Pakistan


February 15th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) The US embassy Wednesday donated ambulances, vans, buses and motorbikes to the Islamabad Women's Police Station and 800 tents to the National Disaster Management Authority for ... Read more...

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Rs.50 mn bounty on killers of Pakistani leader’s family


February 12th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistan government has announced a Rs.50 million ($14 million) reward for information about the killers of the wife and a daughter of Balochistan assembly member Bakhtiar ... Read more...

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Lahore’s Hira Mandi: a love affair


February 9th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Hira Mandi, the traditional red light quarter of Lahore, lives in the popular mindscape through its stories of longing, loss and 'mujras' after the ... Read more...

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Pakistan government may sink deeper into crisis: daily


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court's ruling that Yousuf Raza Gilani has committed contempt of court has "significantly escalated pressure on the embattled prime minister and may ... Read more...

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‘New directors, social media creating fresh Pakistani cinema’


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar says Pakistani cinema is going through a bad patch for want of good stories but feels that with the entry of ... Read more...

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‘Musharraf will be arrested if he returns’


January 27th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Davos (Switzerland), Jan 27 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf will definitely be arrested if he returns to the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said here Friday."In fact, ... Read more...

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Worst not yet over for Pakistan government: Daily


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The worst is not yet over for the government as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's submission before the Supreme Court on the president's immunity "may ... Read more...

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Pakistan to decide new terms with NATO in February


January 21st, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Pakistan government will decide the new terms of its engagements with NATO and allies in the war on terror at a joint session of ... Read more...

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US will wait for Pakistan to reassess ties: AfPak envoy


January 20th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Seeking to downplay Pakistan's refusal to allow him to visit the country, US Special Representative for the Afghanistan-Pakistan region Marc Grossman Friday said he will ... Read more...

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Pakistan government is in serious trouble: Daily


January 20th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) Regardless of the decision the Supreme Court may take on Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, "what is clear is that his government is in serious ... Read more...

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Pakistan government should set its house in order: Daily


January 14th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The Pakistan government should set its house in order, said a daily as it noted that due to its vacillation and inconsistency "one can ... Read more...

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Next government can approach Swiss courts: Zardari


January 8th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad,, Jan 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said since he would remain the country's president for only the next 12-15 months, the next government can write to ... Read more...

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Government committed to minorities’ rights: Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday expressed his government's commitment to ensure the rights of minorities as enshrined in Pakistan's constitution.Felicitating the Christian community on ... Read more...

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Don’t trespass into others’ domain: Pakistan government


December 24th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) All institutions of the state have to work within the constitution without trespassing into the domain of others, President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan government spent Rs.3 bn on ads


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The Pakistani government spent over Rs.3 billion on advertisments in various newspapers and periodicals from July to November, a minister said.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous ... Read more...

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No control over army and ISI, admits Pakistan government


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry does not have operational control over the military and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the ministry has admitted in the Supreme Court.The Ministry of ... Read more...

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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

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‘ISI not in Pakistan government control’


December 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Mansoor Ijaz, the man who stirred Pakistan's 'memogate', has alleged that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), especially its 'S' or strategic wing, was ... Read more...

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India expects positive Pakistan decision on MFN


November 5th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) India Saturday hoped Pakistan's decision to grant MFN status to it will not take long to become operational despite the Pakistan prime minister's conflicting ... Read more...

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