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Two die as suicide bomber targets US vehicle in Peshawar (Evening Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a US consulate vehicle near a UN office ... Read more...

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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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India willing to grant Pakistani Hindus long-term visa


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) With growing concern over the plight of several hundred Pakistani Hindus coming to India, the government Thursday said it was willing to grant long-term ... Read more...

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More Pakistani Hindus arrive in India, say they won’t return


August 13th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) A fresh batch of Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Monday on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, and many ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Fourth Lead, correcting figure)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, 119 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Tight-lipped Pakistani Hindus enter India, say will return (Third Lead, Changing dateline)


August 10th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 10 (IANS) Tight-lipped about their future, about 250 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India Friday evening after promising authorities in Pakistan that they will return on completing their ... Read more...

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Peace with Pakistan in our interest: Shashi Tharoor (Interview)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Amid Abu Jundal's revelations about the involvement of Pakistani state agencies in 26/11, former minister and MP Shashi Tharoor says that there is "a ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s help but passengers miffed (Roundup)


July 10th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US envoy over drone strikes


June 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Pakistan's foreign ministry Tuesday summoned US Charge d'Affaires Richard Hoagland to lodge a formal protest over the series of drone strikes in the country, the ministry ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda strategist killed in Pakistan?


June 5th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Abu Yahya Al Libi, a top Al Qaeda militant may have been killed in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, the country's intelligence officials said Tuesday.Viewed ... Read more...

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Four jailed in Denmark for Mumbai-style terror plot


June 4th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, June 4 (IANS) Four men were Monday sent to jail by a court in Denmark after they were found guilty of plotting a Mumbai-style terror attack on a Copenhagen-based ... Read more...

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Pakistan releases 18 Indian fishermen


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), May 23 (IANS) Pakistani authorities Wednesday released 18 Indian fishermen at this India-Pakistan joint check post.The release of the fishermen, all of whom belong to Porbandar in Gujarat, ... Read more...

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Pakistan must check drug trafficking: daily


May 17th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) The political dimensions of a drug scandal that might involve Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Musa are "overshadowing" the very serious issue of ... Read more...

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US wants Hafiz Saeed brought to justice


May 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has reiterated that it wants Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, to be brought to justice whether he's ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda determined to make ‘new history’: report


April 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani plane shouldn’t have been allowed to land’ (Second Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) With Pakistani authorities confirming that 127 people perished in Friday's plane crash, a top official of the country's meteorological department has said the Bhoja Airlines ... Read more...

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Manmohan-Zardari talks unleash positive trends in India-Pakistan ties (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India appears to have triggered a chain of positive events, with Pakistani scientist Mohammed Khalil Chisty getting ... Read more...

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Osama’s wives, kids seen in new video


April 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A new video on Osama bin Laden's widows in a Pakistani prison shows a boy stacking teddy bears on a chair while another grabs a cricket ... Read more...

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US review process delayed decision on Hafeez Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The United States has attributed the inordinate delay in announcing a $10 million US bounty on Lashkar-i-Taiba chief Hafeez Saeed, alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 23 Indian fishermen


April 4th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have arrested 23 Indian fishermen and seized four boats for violating the country's maritime boundary, officials said Tuesday.The fishermen were detained by the Maritime ... Read more...

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Don’t deprive Pakistani prisoners of rights, dignity: Apex court


February 28th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that Pakistani nationals who are languishing in Indian jails long after completing their jail sentences could not be deprived ... Read more...

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‘Deep freeze’ in US-Pakistan in ties; talk of future Indian role


December 3rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) As US-Pakistan ties go into "deep freeze" over the NATO strike along the Afghanistan border that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, Islamabad has refused to participate ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike kills 25 Pakistani troops, Gilani condemns


November 26th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 25 Pakistani soldiers were killed and 15 others were injured after NATO helicopters from Afghanistan attacked a border checkpost early Saturday, leading to ... Read more...

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Pakistan may have inspected Indian Army chopper: Antony


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It is possible that the Pakistani authorities examined an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into their territory a month ago and was returned the same ... Read more...

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Pakistan bans offensive words in texts


November 21st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Islamabad, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s list of offensive words surprisingly includes "JESUS CHRIST." The list will come into force on Monday (21st of November 2011) but ahead of ... Read more...

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Pakistani ban on 1,000 words lampooned


November 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A government move to ban the use of more than 1,000 "derogatory" words in SMS messages has run into a wall of furious netizens.On micro blogging ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies report of MQM leader’s killers’ arrest


November 14th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik Monday rejected a claim made by London police that two suspects have been arrested in Pakistan in connection with the murder ... Read more...

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India counters Pakistan, says enough info against Hafiz Saeed


November 11th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) India Thursday rejected Pakistan's contention about the release of Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai mayhem, saying it has provided ... Read more...

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‘No sensitive material on chopper that strayed into Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) There was no sensitive information on board an Indian Army chopper that inadvertently strayed into Pakistan, the defence ministry said Tuesday, adding it was ensuring there ... Read more...

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India stepping up defence preparedness: Pallam Raju


October 25th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) The government is stepping up defence preparedness in the wake of reports that India's security was breached as the Pakistani Army downloaded confidential information on helipads ... Read more...

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Pakistan appreciated after Indian chopper returns safely


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Signalling the spirit of the resumed peace process, an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into Pakistan in bad weather Sunday returned with its crew after ... Read more...

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