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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Slain Pakistani reporter to be honoured in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Slain Pakistani reporter Syed Saleem Shahzad's name will be included in a two-storey glass memorial in US that will display the names of journalists who have ... Read more...

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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets two surveillance planes from US


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan has inducted at its Karachi naval base two reconnaissance aircraft that it got from the US.Two modified P3C Orion long-range reconnaissance aircraft were inducted into ... Read more...

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Woman facilitated Karachi navy base attack, say police


December 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The widow of a Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) member had facilitated the attack on a key Pakistan Navy base in Karachi in May this year, said ... Read more...

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Chinese-built Pakistan Navy ship to visit Malaysia


December 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A Pakistan Navy ship, built in China, will visit Malaysia to participate in a five-day long maritime and aerospace exercise.PNS SAIF is representing Pakistan Navy in ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants a stronger navy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said the government would continue to extend full support to strengthening defence capabilities of the Pakistan Navy.Gilani made ... Read more...

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Ex-navy chief heads Pakistan’s anti-graft body


October 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan Navy chief Admiral (Retd) Fasih Bukhari has been appointed chairman of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) by President Asif Ali Zardari.Associated Press of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani navy ex-chief to head accountability bureau


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) A former chief of the Pakistan Navy will head the country's apex anti-corruption organisation.President Asif Ali Zardari has named Admiral (retd) Agha Fasih Bokhari as ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy committed to global peace: Gilani


October 7th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy's collaboration with the international community has reflected its commitment for global peace and stability in the region and beyond, Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new navy chief meets Zardari


October 6th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's newly appointed navy chief Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila has met President Asif Ali Zardari here to discuss matters related to the force.The president felicitated Admiral ... Read more...

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Over 300 killed, 6 million affected in Pakistan floods


September 18th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Recent floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in southern Pakistan have killed nearly 300 people and affected 6 million more, according to the latest figures ... Read more...

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Navy commander among two killed in Karachi


September 1st, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Two people, including a lieutenant commander of Pakistan Navy, were shot dead by gunmen Wednesday in the country's port city of Karachi.Both were returning from Eid ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy’s UAV crashes near oil refinery


July 19th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of Pakistan Navy crashed near Korangi oil refinery in Karachi here Tuesday, the Geo News reported.The UAV, which was on a ... Read more...

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Pakistan builds missile boats with China’s help


July 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has begun to construct missile boats with China's cooperation, an official said.The missile boats would be armed with anti-surface missiles, automatic guns and weapons systems, ... Read more...

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Shahzad’s widow to collect journalism prize


July 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), July 8 (IANS/AKI) Murdered Pakistani investigative journalist Saleem Shahzad's widow Friday travelled to the Italian island of Ischia to collect a journalism prize on her late husband's behalf.Anita ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets frigate built with Chinese aid


June 21st, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy has commissioned a new frigate built with Chinese help.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani congratulated the navy chief, Admiral Nauman Bashir, on the ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Indian obstruction of ship (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The foreign office ... Read more...

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Pakistan lodges protest with India over sea incident


June 18th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a protest with the Indian government over the alleged obstruction of its naval ship by an Indian warship two days ago.The protest was ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy launches warship


June 16th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy Thursday launched its fourth F-22P Frigate built with Chinese assistance during a ceremony in Karachi.The warship was built at the Karachi Shipyard and ... Read more...

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Foreign correspondents condemn J. Dey’s murder


June 12th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) of South Asia Sunday condemned the murder of J. Dey, a highly-respected investigative journalist and crime reporter, in Mumbai and ... Read more...

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Pakistani Army got only $1.4 bn American aid: Kayani


June 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The Pakistani Army used only $1.4 billion of the total $8.6 billion US funding made available over the last decade, not $13-15 billion as reported, according ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist abducted by ISI? (Lead)


May 31st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist missing since Sunday after he alleged links between Al Qaeda and some navy officials has been taken away by Pakistan's spy agency ... Read more...

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Pakistan human rights commission urges release of missing journalist


May 31st, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS/AKI) The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has expressed grave concern over the disappearance of journalist Saleem Shahzad and over reports that say he might ... Read more...

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Karachi attack: Navy blames air force for poor security


May 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy Monday blamed the air force for poor security conditions at a naval base in Karachi - where 14 people were killed in ... Read more...

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Headley looked for a safe landing site for LeT (Third Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Self-confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley told a Chicago court Thursday that he helped identify a safe landing site for Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists arriving ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy man present to pick Mumbai attack landing site: Headley


May 27th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 26 (IANS) A Pakistani Navy man was present during discussions with his Pakistani spy agency, Inter-Services Intelligence, handler Major Iqbal, on landing sites and arrival of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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Pakistan must provide answers to Headley’s revelations: Congress


May 24th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said revelations from the Chicago trial of 26/11 Mumbai attack co-accused Tahawwur Hussain Rana had cast a "heavy responsibility" on Pakistan to ... Read more...

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Naval facilities to be relocated: Pakistan Navy chief


May 24th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan Navy chief Admiral Noman Bashir has said an attempt is being made to "relocate" naval installations away from residential areas following the terror strike at ... Read more...

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Loss of two surveillance aircraft to impact Pakistan Navy


May 24th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 24 (IANS) The destruction of two surveillance aircraft by terrorists at a key naval base will effect the navy's counter-terrorism operations, a media report said.Dawn quoted official sources ... 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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Five dead, 18 injured in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Third Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two days ... Read more...

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Pakistan Navy bus bombing leaves three dead, 20 injured (Second Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured in a massive bomb blast targeting a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, two ... Read more...

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Five killed, 18 hurt in another Pakistan Navy bus attack in Karachi


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 28(ANI): At least five persons were killed and 18 others reported hurt in a bomb attack on a Pakistan Navy bus in Karachi on Thursday.According to initial reports, ... Read more...

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Three dead, 20 hurt in Pakistan Navy bus bombing (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) At least three people were killed and over 20 injured in a massive bomb explosion that targeted a Pakistan Navy bus in this port city Thursday, ... Read more...

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