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First in South Asia, a dolphin show in Pakistan


August 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistanis will now get to see a delightful show of dolphins performing acrobatics here, a first for the entire South Asian region.Mustafa Kamal of Talent Brokers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, Pakistan asked to cut military spending


May 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) An India-Pakistan media conclave here has urged the two countries to cut their military expenditure and focus more on socio-economic development."Increasing tensions between India and ... Read more...

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India’s 300-plus run chases - Fact File


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) The following is the list of India's successful 300-plus run chases in One-day International cricket:India 326-8 vs. England, Lord's, 13 July 2002 India 325-5 ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to educate Pakistani businessmen


January 24th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) An Indian delegation is to visit Pakistan to familiarise the country's business community with the best practices required to enter the Indian market.The delegation will consist ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian, Pakistani singers to battle it out on ‘Sur-kshetra’


December 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Talented singers from India and Pakistan will fight it out on a common platform -- a new reality show "Sur-kshetra" -- where singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Heavy monsoon rain kills at least 18 in southeast Pakistan


August 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Torrential rains have wrecked havoc in most parts of southeast Pakistan's province of Sindh, leaving at least 18 people dead and many others injured, local media reported ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abbottabad attack: MQM launches `referendum’ across Pakistan


May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has launched a nationwide programme, which it calls a "referendum", to seek the opinion of people regarding Pakistan's sovereignty following the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

6,00,000 fake doctors operating across Pakistan


May 1st, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): As many as 6,00,000 quacks are operating all over Pakistan, while 70,000 to 80,000 are present in Karachi alone.This shocking revelation was made by Dr Ali Farhan Razi, Chairman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider returns to Pakistan


April 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 25 (IANS) Zulqarnain Haider, Pakistan's runaway wicketkeeper, returned home Monday and is now looking forward to resuming national duty.Haider, who rocked Pakistan cricket by fleeing from Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Qaeda to target UK-bound flights with undetectable chemical explosives from Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to target UK-bound flights taking off from Pakistani airports, using undetectable chemical explosives available in liquid form, according to a report.An intelligence agency has reported ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB welcomes India’s willingness to promote cricketing contacts with Pakistan


April 8th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has welcomed the 'positive' comments of Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who indicated that India was open to sending its cricket team to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Singapore takes over counter-piracy maritime task force from Pakistan


April 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 1(ANI): The Pakistan Navy has handed over the command of the counter-piracy fleet Combined Task Force-151 (CTF-151) to the Singapore Navy after an eventful period of four months.The change of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Three, including ANP activist killed in Pakistan


March 28th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.28 (ANI): Three Pakistani people, including an Awami National Party (ANP) activist were killed in different incidents in Karachi on Sunday.An elderly man was gunned down in the limits of Sachal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB to receive 400,000 dollars for each World Cup match moved from Pakistan


February 4th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 4(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will be paid around 400,000 dollars for every match it was supposed to host in the World Cup 2010, despite not hosting them anymore ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three NATO tankers attacked in Pakistan


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) Some unidentified gunmen opened fire on three NATO tankers in Wadh area of Balochistan's Khuzdar District Sunday. Two of the tankers caught fire while the third fell ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB may lay off ‘incompetent’ trainers and analysts across Pakistan


January 20th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 20(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is mulling over downsizing its trainers and analysts across the country, according to well-placed sources.The board is keen to oust the liabilities and keep ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

7.3-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan


January 19th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 hit various parts of Pakistan after midnight, the country's meteorological department has said.Chief Meteorologist Muhammed Riaz said the tremor continued its ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ICC endorses first class Test match played in ‘day and night’ format in Pakistan


January 18th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 18(ANI): Test matches in the 'day and night' format have moved a step closer to acceptance after the International Cricket Council (ICC) endorsed a trial first class Test match held ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Committee to probe abuse of blasphemy law in Pakistan


January 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 16(ANI): A ten-member committee will be formed to look into the cases pertaining to the misuse of Pakistan's blasphemy law, former federal minister Haji Hanif Tayyab has said.Tayyab told reporters ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jihadi media is booming in Pakistan


January 12th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.12 (ANI): The media is viewed by terrorist organisations as one of the fronts of jihad against their enemies.Activists and supporters of jihadis favour the media platform, both the print ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Eight million kids go hungry in Pakistan


December 16th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) Eight million children in Pakistan are facing food shortages and 23 million kids are deprived of basic education, an official said here.An adviser to the Sindh chief minister, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Blast derails India-bound train in Pakistan


December 4th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 4 (IANS) A blast on railway tracks near Karachi early Saturday derailed two bogies of the Thar Express, which was travelling from this southern port city of Pakistan to Rajasthan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cargo plane crashes in Pakistan


November 28th, 2010 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 28 (IANS) A cargo plane was crashed near Pakistan's Karachi airport early Sunday, media reports said.The plane crashed near Dalmia area, according to Geo TV.At least one body was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Asian Games Twenty20: Latif masterminds Afghanistan’s historic win over Pakistan


November 25th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif Thursday masterminded Afghanistan's stunning triumph over Pakistan in the Asian Games men's Twenty20 cricket semi-finals in Guangzhou and then declared that he won't ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woman helps to rob bank in Pakistan


November 17th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 17 (IANS) A woman accompanied by two armed men robbed a bank in this Pakistani city - in five minutes flat.The gang arrived at the bank in a car at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sufi university to be set up in Pakistan


November 17th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 17 (IANS) A committee has been formed to set up the proposed Sufi university, a Pakistani official said.The Sindh government Tuesday constituted the panel to suggest the line of action ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over seven million diabetics in Pakistan


November 15th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 15 (IANS) There are over seven million diabetics in Pakistan and the number is expected to more than double in the next 15 years, an official said here.Abdul Samad Shera, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Japanese diplomatic vehicle attacked in Pakistan


October 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – At least two people were wounded on Thursday when a Japanese consular vehicle in Pakistan was attacked by gunmen on a motorcycle, local media reported.The vehicle was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Five Indian fishermen held in Pakistan


October 7th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 7 (IANS) Five Indians were arrested for fishing in Pakistani territorial waters, authorities here said.The Maritime Security Agency (MSA) arrested the five Indian fishermen for being within the Pakistani territorial ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Miscreants set church on fire in Pakistan


September 19th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 19 (ANI): Some miscreants in Shah Latif Town of Pakistan allegedly set a church on fire, fuelling a wave of anger and tension among Christians residing in that area.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zardari to pitch “trade, not aid” slogan to world to rescue flood-hit Pakistan


September 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi/Islamabad, Sept 4 (ANI): Pakistan president Asaf Ali Zardari has called for "trade, not aid", to deal with the devastation caused by floods in the country."We will press forward with this slogan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Razzaq believes he can be an asset to Pakistan


August 13th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) All-rounder Abdul Razzaq believes he could have been an asset for Pakistan in the ongoing Test series against England, where the visitors are trailing 0-2 after big losses ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Plane catches fire in Pakistan


July 30th, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 30 (IANS) A passenger aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) caught fire Friday after hitting a bird at an airport here, but no casualties were reported. All the passengers and crewmembers ... Read more...

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