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Arrests of terror suspects in Karnataka rises to 14


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested a doctor for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state in ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric held in Pakistan blasphemy case


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) A Muslim cleric has been arrested in Pakistan for allegedly putting some pages of the Quran among burnt papers to strengthen a case of blasphemy against ... Read more...

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Stop the terrorists, Pakistan tells Kabul


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told the Afghan government to stop terrorists from entering Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.Stressing that terrorists had again started ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani Taliban leaders killed


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two key commanders of the Pakistani Taliban have been killed in clashes with security forces in northwest Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper reported Sunday.The clashes took ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Australia by seven wickets


September 1st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) Australia lost the second One Day International (ODI) against Pakistan by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.After winning the toss and batting first, Australia ... Read more...

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9 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least nine people including two children were killed and over 20 others injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar Friday evening, ... Read more...

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Manmohan returns after Tehran visit


August 31st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Friday after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of the Non-Aligned ... Read more...

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Pass or fail - the motto of ‘Sur Kshetra’


August 31st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Either 'pass or fail' seems to be the motto of 'Sur Kshetra', a musical reality show which will be aired on Colors and Sahara One ... Read more...

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MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

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MNS threatens TV channels featuring Pakistanis


August 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We are ... Read more...

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Delhi Book Fair to begin Sep 1


August 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair would be held at Pragati Maidan here Sep 1-9, an official said Thursday. The annual event will include seminars and ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by four wickets in first ODI


August 29th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 29 (IANS) Pacer Mitchell Starc took his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and helped Australia to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in their opening match here. Though Pakistan ... Read more...

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10 terrorists, nine soldiers die in Pakistan attack


August 29th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Ten terrorists and nine soldiers were killed Wednesday when militants stormed a check-post in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The attack took place in South Waziristan ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 80 injured in Pakistan road accident


August 29th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and around 80 injured in a head-on collision between two buses on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab province early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Tehran to attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and meet ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC on contempt order


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show-cause notice for failing to implement the order to write ... Read more...

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IPTA to pay tribute to A.K.Hangal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) will pay tribute to the works of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who started his acting journey with theatre, at a ceremony ... Read more...

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Punjabi film to be released in Pakistan


August 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 25 (IANS) What the Salman Khan-starrer "Ek Tha Tiger" could not achieve, Punjabi movie "Ajj De Ranjhe" has accomplished -- it will be released in Pakistan.The Punjabi ... Read more...

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17 killed in Pakistan drone strikes


August 24th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) At least 17 suspected militants were killed Friday in drone strikes launched in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.Five drones fired six missiles at ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US divorce on the table, says daily


August 24th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The relationship between Pakistan and the US has again turned rocky and the divorce option is on the table, a Pakistani daily said Friday."Our relationship with ... Read more...

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‘764 Pakistanis granted Indian citizenship during 2009-11′


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) As many as 764 Pakistani nationals were granted Indian citizenship during 2009-11, Minister of State of Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran told the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.Ramachandran ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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One killed, 15 hurt in Quetta bombing (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Aug 21 (IANS) At least one person was killed and 15 others were injured Tuesday in a massive bomb explosion in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, a media report ... Read more...

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A Rs.1 billion medicine scam unearthed in Sindh


August 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A huge scam involving purchase of drugs worth Rs.1 billion has been unearthed in Pakistan's Sindh province, Geo News reported.An audit report for the 2012 financial ... Read more...

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Eight killed in stampede at Pakistan shrine


August 20th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Monday in a stampede at a dargah in Pakistan's Sindh province, a media report said.The stampede at the Pir Jo ... Read more...

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Pakistan restricts phone service for safe Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan will temporarily shut the mobile phone services in some cities during the Eid celebrations Monday to thwart possible terror attacks.The militants always use mobile phones ... Read more...

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US drones kill seven in Pakistan (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Pakistan Sunday in US drone strikes targetting suspected militants.At least two people were killed in a drone strike launched Sunday afternoon ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days


August 19th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.The North ... Read more...

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Images causing panic from Pakistan: Home secretary


August 19th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Morphed images circulated online that were responsible for creating panic among people from the northeast in some southern states originated in Pakistan, Home Secretary ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram was toughest bowler, says Laxman


August 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's stylish batsman V. V. S. Laxman, who announced his retirement from international cricket Saturday, said Pakistan's legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram was the toughest ... Read more...

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Four Kamra airbase attackers identified: Malik


August 18th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Friday that four of the militants who attacked the Kamra Airbase in Punjab province a day ago had been ... Read more...

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Three killed, 25 injured in Karachi blast


August 17th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 injured when a bomb hit a bus in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported.According to ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan Thursday after unidentified gunmen attacked a passenger bus in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, reported RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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