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Pakistan seeks India’s expertise in renewable energy


August 28th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Renewable energy development can be another area of cooperation between India and Pakistan. A visiting Pakistan delegation led by Zafar Mahmood, secretary in Pakistan's water ... Read more...

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China sincere in helping Pakistan: Official


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) China is sincere in helping out Pakistan in its economic development and all possible support was being provided in this regard, a top Chinese official has ... Read more...

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Mother, sister of top Pakistan official killed


January 15th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Two women -- the mother and sister of the joint secretary in Pakistan's cabinet division -- died when gunmen targeting a wanted killer pumped bullets ... Read more...

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Zardari will remain in Pakistan: Official


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari is here to stay and has no plans to travel abroad, said an official, refuting reports that the Pakistan president's return from ... Read more...

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Two dates proposed for India-Pakistan home secretary talks


February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Home secretaries of India and Pakistan are all set to meet next month with New Delhi proposing two sets of dates in March for the bilateral talks ... Read more...

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‘Global warming likely to bring more floods, droughts in Pak’


November 1st, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 1(ANI): The recent floods in Pakistan were due to global warming and a change in extreme weather conditions, which may cause more floods and droughts in the country in future, ... Read more...

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Pak Army officers cancel US CENTCON visit offended over ‘mistreatment’


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 1 (ANI): A delegation of Pakistani military officers travelling to the United States Central Command headquarters in Tampa, Florida, cancelled their visit in protest against the alleged misbehaviour they had ... Read more...

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Kashmir frees six jailed Pakistani militants


August 18th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has set free six Pakistani militants and sent them to the Attari border checkpost in Punjab for their deportation to Pakistan, official sources ... Read more...

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Controversial ad: Was it meant to be Rajyavardhan Rathore?


January 24th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Who did the creators of the controversial ad have in mind when they in an apparent goof-up pasted a former Pakistan Air Force chief's photo along ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ‘on the run’ in Pakistan: Official


October 16th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 16 (DPA) The unmanned air strikes by US forces in Pakistan have Al Qaeda fighters "on the run" and are preventing them from gaining access to nuclear weapons, a former ... Read more...

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Disconnect between Washington and US Embassy in Islamabad: Pak official


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2(ANI) Pakistani Government officials have expressed 'surprise' over the comments made by US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W Patterson in an interview and said that there was a huge ... Read more...

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Death of Pak’s enemy no. 1 doesn’t mean end of Taliban


August 8th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug. 8 (ANI): Despite the killing of Pakistan's enemy number one Baitullah Mehsud in a US drone strike, Islamabad has a long way to go in fighting terrorism, Pakistan's Information ... Read more...

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Key Bangladeshi militants taking training in Pakistan: Official


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now staying in Pakistan for taking military training, an official said. A senior official of ... Read more...

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NATO to assist Pak Army in its offensive against Mehsud in South Waziristan?


June 20th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): With the Pakistan government announcing a Swat like military offensive in South Waziristan with a primary motive to hunt down the Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, the ... Read more...

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Take credible action against terror, Manmohan to tell Zardari (Lead)


June 16th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 15 (IANS) In the first formal contact between India and Pakistan since the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold talks with ... Read more...

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US may ask Pak for concessions on Indo-Afghan trade issue during trilateral talks


May 5th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): The forthcoming trilateral talks between the US President Barack Obama and his Pakistan and Afghanistan counterparts may see the United States mounting pressure on Islamabad to allow ... Read more...

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343 Indian fishermen detained in Pakistan: official


January 16th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan Friday said it had in its detention 343 Indian fishermen while 19 of its own fishermen were in Indian jails for violating maritime boundaries.In an online media ... Read more...

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Zardari not invited for Obamas oath taking ceremony


January 14th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.14 (ANI): Dismissing reports about Pakistan President, Asif Ali Zardari, attending the swearing-in ceremony of the US President-elect Barack Obama, the US has said that no foreign leaders have been ... Read more...

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Pak refuses to change its tune, says dossier provided by India insufficient proof


January 6th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.6 (ANI): Pakistan has been beating the drum about insufficient evidence regarding its complexity in the Mumbai attacks, and has once again rejected the proof provided by India terming it ... Read more...

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Following Taliban threats Pak stops supplies to US, NATO forces


September 6th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Sept 6 (ANI): Citing security reasons following Taliban threats, Pakistan has reportedly stopped supplies to the US and NATO forces in Afghanistan through its western Torkham border, with effect ... Read more...

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ICC to decide on final Champions Trophy venue today


August 20th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council will decide today whether next months Champions Trophy will be held in Pakistan or in some other country. According to The Age, ICC officials continued ... Read more...

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Indus commission to meet by May end: Pakistan official


May 5th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The annual Pakistan-India joint meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) is likely to be held by May end and inspection of the Baglihar dam, being ... Read more...

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