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Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

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Roof collapse in northern Pakistan kills 5, injures 3


September 5th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The roof of a residential building collapsed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing a couple and three of their children, local media ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upset over hockey defeat


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan's crushing 0-7 defeat at the hands of Australia in hockey at the London Olympics has shattered the dreams of millions, dailies said Thursday, hoping ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... 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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UN chief condemns Pakistan killings


February 29th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has strongly condemned an attack in Pakistan in which at least 18 people were killed and eight ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan exchange n-facilities list (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a two-decade-old pact, a statement said.The exchange of lists comes a week after ... Read more...

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‘Confrontation with India not in Pakistan’s interest’


September 17th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A showdown with India is not in Pakistan's best interests, former Pakistani national security advisor Major General (Retd) Mahmud Ali Durrani said."There is a need ... Read more...

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Silent on ISI, US assures more access to Headley (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) US Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Friday refused to comment on the involvement of Pakistan's ISI spy agency in the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket needs a revolution: Imran Khan


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Former captain Imran Khan believes Pakistan cricket needs a revolution following a series of setbacks in recent years.The all-rounder told reporters that corruption in the Pakistan ... Read more...

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LeT also killing Pakistanis: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said India should not hold Pakistan responsible for the terror attacks carried out by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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David Cameron to visit Pakistan today


April 5th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will visit Islamabad on April 5 (today).During his one-day visit, Cameron will hold meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army threat always lurking: Pakistani daily


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) A political party's appeal for "patriotic generals" to rescue Pakistan was described as hollow by a leading Pakistani daily which, however, warned that "it does ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day today


February 5th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan is observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day on Saturday (today) to renew its pledge to provide full moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people."We would not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IMF team to arrive in Pakistan today for reforms review


January 30th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30(ANI): A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday (today) to hold talks on economic reforms and the release of the last ... Read more...

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Pak playing “own little games” in bid to maintain control over Kabul: Editorial


January 14th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14(ANI): While Pakistan has warned the US against any "new great game" concerning Afghanistan, it itself harbours a desire to maintain control over Kabul by "playing its own little ... Read more...

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Pakistan fighting ‘war on terrorism’ for survival: Shahbaz Sharif


December 31st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): No one should be sceptical about the fact that Pakistan is fighting the war on terrorism for its survival, Punjab Chief Minister Mohammed Shahbaz Sharif has said."War on ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Jiabao arrives in Pakistan on three-day visit


December 17th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 17 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived in Pakistan today on a three-day official visit aimed at boosting Sino-Pak commercial ties.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani personally received his Chinese ... Read more...

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Iran’s supreme leader backs Kashmir ’struggle’ (Lead)


November 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 19 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appealed to the Muslim elite worldwide to back the "struggle" in Jammu and Kashmir, equating the northern Indian state with the ... Read more...

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Jihadist takeover in Pakistan “a real possibility”: Terrorism expert


November 13th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan is a highly volatile and combustible country right now, and is at a risk of having a coup from inside the military by jihadist sympathizers, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kashmir issue ‘tough nut’ to crack: Musharraf


October 9th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The Kashmir issue is a "tough nut" to crack because it requires 'sincerity', "boldness" and 'flexibility' from both India and Pakistan to amicably reach a solution, former ... Read more...

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Match fixing is a cancer for cricket: Strauss


September 10th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has described the latest match-fixing scandal as "a cancer in the game" of cricket."Every one of these allegations hurts the game of cricket more. ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers at centre of illegal betting allegations are innocent: Hasan


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 2 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said on Thursday that the three Pakistani cricketers at the centre of illegal betting allegations are innocent.The Pakistan cricket ... Read more...

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India conveys names of two arbitrators for Kishenganga Hydro-electric Project to Pakistan


June 17th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that it has conveyed names of its two arbitrators in relation to Kishenganga Hydro-electric Project to Pakistan.The Ministry of External Affairs has ... Read more...

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UNGA President meets PM


May 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Ali Abdussalam Treki met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday and reportedly discussed a wide range of issues, including ... Read more...

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South Africans feel they are no pushovers in World hockey (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 6th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) South Africa celebrated their best performance in a hockey World Cup with a 4-3 win over four times champions Pakistan and one of their star players, Justin ... Read more...

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South Africa no pushovers in World hockey: Captain Reid-Ross


March 6th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) South African hockey players were full of beans after beating the four-time champions Pakistan 4-3 for their best performance in this World Cup and captain Justin Reid-Ross ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Time ripe for India, Pak to negotiate new nuclear risk reduction measures’


January 31st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.31 (ANI): A South Asian expert has said that while tension continues to remain between India and Pakistan, time is ripe for both countries to negotiate new nuclear risk reduction ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nawaz calls PPP a ‘national asset’, vows to fight conspiracy against democracy


January 7th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 7(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif while calling the PPP a 'national asset' has said that his party would be the first to fight any conspiracy ... Read more...

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British boxing ace Amir Khan to arrive Pakistan on Wednesday


January 6th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 6 (ANI): British boxing champion Amir Khan is arriving in Pakistan today(Wednesday) to participate in the concluding ceremony of the Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament.The Pakistani-origin boxer became the ... Read more...

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PML-Q asks Pak govt to take up Indian Army Chief’s ‘provocative’ remarks with UN


January 5th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 5 (ANI): The Pakistan Government should take up Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor's aggressive statement against Islamabad and China with the United Nations as it "jeopardises the security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Radio Pakistan now worried about tribals in India


December 24th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Bathinda, Dec.24 (ANI): Shifting its focus from Punjab and Sikhs, the Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan is now focussed on welfare of tribals in India. The Pakistan Radio has diagnosed that ... Read more...

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U.S to Pakistan: `Take Care of Taliban,or We Will’


December 8th, 2009 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.8 (ANI): Tightening its noose around Pakistan for is being perceived in Washington as Islamabad's lacklustre approach in tackling the Taliban, the Obama administration has in its latest direction, ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi conferred ‘Golden Pen of Freedom’


December 1st, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi was Tuesday presented the "Gold Pen of Freedom" award by World Association of Newspapers (WAN) for his outstanding contribution to the defence ... Read more...

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Many feared dead as explosion rocks Peshawar


October 15th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Peshawar, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A large explosion has taken place in a school in Pakistan's Peshawar region, according to local media. The blast took place in the gulshan-e-rehaman colony, on Kohat ... Read more...

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