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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists to visit Mumbai, Pune


May 19th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) A 17-member Pakistani journalists delegation will be visiting Mumbai and Pune for a week starting May 21, a Mumbai press club official said Saturday."Journalists from Karachi ... Read more...

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Journalist killed in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A senior journalist of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper was found murdered in a house in Karachi Thursday, police said.Murtaza Razvi's body was found in an apartment in ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists assaulted


January 26th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Two journalists of Pakistan's Geo News channel were assaulted when they went to cover the story of a girl who had slit her throat during ... Read more...

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Militants threaten Pakistani journalists


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) A militant outfit in Balochistan has threatened to kill four Pakistani journalists for allegedly spying for two other groups, a media report said Sunday.The Baloch Musallah ... Read more...

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Chinese journalist detained in Pakistan


September 9th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) A Chinese journalist and two Pakistani journalists were detained in Pakistan's Abbottabad city where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead.The detention took place ... Read more...

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Six journalists detained, freed in Pakistan


September 8th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Two French and four Pakistani journalists were detained in Pakistan's Abbottabad city, where Osama bin Laden was killed in May, and later released.The journalists were released ... Read more...

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Rs.200 mn endowment fund for Pakistani journalists


August 11th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced an endowment fund of Rs.200 million for the welfare of journalists.The fund will help provide financial assistance ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan foreign secretary talks in Islamabad (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries will meet June 23-24 in Islamabad, possibly setting the stage for talks between their foreign ministers later this year.This would ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan foreign secretary talks June-end, terror tops agenda


June 9th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Against the backdrop of disclosures by David Coleman Headley linking the ISI spy agency to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, the foreign secretaries of India ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s killing outrages CJA


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Wednesday expressed outrage over the slaying of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and urged the Pakistan government to do all ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists allowed to carry arms


June 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have been allowed to carry small arms for self-protection following the killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was said to have been picked ... Read more...

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Please arrange our visas, Pakistani scribes tell tournament director (World Cup Diary)


March 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Some Pakistani journalists, still awaiting their visas for travelling to Mohali for the India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal clash Wednesday, found a saviour in tournament director ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Ready to discuss all issues, step-by-step (Lead)


January 27th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Ahead of talks in Thimphu next month, India Wednesday allayed Pakistan's apprehensions saying it was ready to discuss all issues with Islamabad, but advocated a "step-by-step" approach ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan need to put aside differences: Krishna


January 26th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday said India and Pakistan should put some of their differences on the back burner for a while to focus on development ... Read more...

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US mulling visa ban on supporters of Pak Punjab Governor Taseer’s assassin


January 20th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 20(ANI): The United States government is considering a ban on the issuance of visas to anyone supporting Mumtaz Qadri, the assassin of late Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer.According to sources in ... Read more...

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Free media main pillar of Pak Govt’s policy: Gilani


January 17th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 17(ANI): A free and robust media is the main pillar of the Pakistan Government's media policy, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."Free media is a deterrent against ... Read more...

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CPJ urges Zardari to stop growing attacks on Pakistani journalists


January 16th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 16(ANI): The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to address increasing attacks on journalists in his country."Pakistan's foundering security situation affects everyone ... Read more...

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“Pak journalists caught in vice between terrorists, local govt. officials”: Media watchdog


November 17th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): Two incidents in recent weeks have again highlighted the dangers for journalists in Pakistan, an international media watchdog has observed."One is the detention of Ghulam Rasool Khan in ... Read more...

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Pak wants economic growth through global trade, not aid: Gilani


October 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government is focused on economic growth through enhanced global trade."Pakistan is consistently seeking access to America and European ... Read more...

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India hosted fantastic Games, say Pakistani journalists


October 15th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistani reporters, who were here to cover the Commonwealth Games, Friday praised India for holding one of the best mega events with "fantastic" infrastructure facilities."I have been ... Read more...

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India deserved to lose, say Pakistani journalists (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India was no match for Australia in the men's hockey finals of the Commonwealth Games and so they deserved to lose, said Pakistani journalists covering the match.As ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists commend Australia’s hockey win


October 14th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) As India crashed 0-8 to Australia in the Commonwealth Games hockey final Thursday, Pakistani journalists rejoiced at the victory saying the Aussies did to India what the ... Read more...

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Pakistani media targeted over Zardari ’shoe attack’ reports


August 8th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 8 (IANS) A TV channel's broadcast was blocked and copies of at least two newspapers were burnt in different parts of Pakistan after they reported a "shoe attack" on President ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan war of words hots up (Evening Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) A day after their talks ended in a deadlock, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi took potshots at his Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna and launched a ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Balochistan cast a shadow on India-Pakistan talks (Roundup)


July 16th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Serious differences over Jammu and Kashmir and Balochistan came to the fore here Thursday as India and Pakistan ended their first major bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks tripped by Kashmir, Balochistan (Fourth Lead)


July 16th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan ended their first major bilateral dialogue after the Mumbai terror attack here Thursday, but the extended six hours of discussions saw them ... Read more...

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Pakistan-India uninterrupted and uninterruptible dialogue, impossible


July 6th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, July 6 (ANI): When Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna visits Pakistan on July 15 he would be taking the next step on the road to ... Read more...

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US embassy in Islamabad losing battle to counter hate America Pak media campaign


June 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad is having a tough time countering the continuous anti-American campaign being carried out by the Pakistani media.Embassy officials have been engaged in ... Read more...

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Hoax call prompts authorities to vacate hotel where Gilani stayed in Washington


April 14th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.14 (ANI): The second floor of the hotel, where Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and his country's media contingent, were staying had to be vacated following a hoax call.The ... Read more...

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Gates in Pakistan to discuss US Afghan strategy


January 21st, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 21 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates arrived in Pakistan Thursday for talks likely to focus on the new US strategy in neighbouring Afghanistan. Gates, who flew in from India, ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists’ body concerned over media-government tussle


December 26th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) A Pakistani journalists' federation has urged the government, media owners, political parties and other democratic forces to shed their differences and unite to save the country from elements ... 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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Top international news editors criticise Pak daily for article against WSJ journalist


November 17th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.17 (ANI): Reacting strongly to a report published in one of the leading English dailies of Pakistan, which accused a foreign journalist of working for the CIA and Israeli intelligence, top ... Read more...

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Clinton’s ‘berating’ of Pak over Qaeda ignored by State Department report


November 1st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.1 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's tough talk over Pakistan's 'ambivalence' over taking the fight to the enemy, and her 'disbelief' over its lack of knowledge over Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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