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Despite two peaceful summers, peace is fragile in Kashmir (Kashmir Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last two weeks, street protests against an anti-Islam video have erupted at many places in Kashmir. Though by far and large peaceful, the ... Read more...

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Don’t insult religion, says Pakistani PM


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Friday said freedom of expression could not be an excuse for insulting religious beliefs and inciting hatred.Speaking at an official ... Read more...

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No surprise on Pakistani PM seeking spiritual advice: Daily


September 20th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) It is "no surprise" that Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has sought spiritual advice on political matters, said a leading daily which pointed out that ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM appears in Supreme Court


September 18th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday appeared before the Supreme Court, which had last month given him three-weeks' time to write to Swiss authorities on ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM headed Gilani way: Daily


September 10th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf may also be ousted like his predecessor Yousuf Raza Gilani as the government still seems unwilling to write to ... Read more...

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Fake email sends Pakistan PMO into a tizzy


September 4th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A fake email sent the Pakistani prime minister's media office into a spin, prompting one official to wonder why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was using ... Read more...

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PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial relations with India, says Ashraf


August 15th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his country's resolve to find a negotiated settlement to all disputes with India."We want cordial relations with India ... Read more...

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Harassed Hindus flee Pakistan


August 10th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Hindus are fleeing Pakistan after their shops were looted, houses raided and women were converted to Islam, a media report said.Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces walk of shame, says daily


August 9th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will have to undertake a "walk of shame" Aug 27 to the Supreme Court where he may be charged ... Read more...

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What happened to Gilani’s 15 varsities promise, asks daily


August 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A promise by former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to set up over 15 universities across the country during his tenure turned out to ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik takes oath as senator


July 28th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) Rehman Malik, advisor to Pakistani prime minister on interior affairs, Friday took oath as a senator, weeks after he was forced to step down over his ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM visits Afghanistan


July 19th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (IANS)Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf arrived here Thursday on his maiden day-long visit to Afghanistan, an official said.Ashraf is scheduled to hold talks with Afghan ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM condoles Rajesh Khanna’s death


July 18th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Wednesday expressed his condolences on the death of renowned Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna.Ashraf said Rajesh Khanna was a great ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns from Pakistani Senate


July 10th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Former interior minister Rehman Malik, who is now adviser to the Pakistani prime minister on internal affairs, Tuesday said he has resigned from the Senate, the ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son to contest for father’s seat


June 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Abdul Qadir Gilani, son of former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Tuesday submitted his nomination papers to contest a by-poll for the National Assembly ... Read more...

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Ordinance to protect Gilani’s actions challenged


June 26th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) A presidential ordinance issued to protect the legislative measures taken by the then Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from April 26 to June 19 ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM moves to fix power crisis


June 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has moved to ensure adequate fuel supplies to power plants for uninterrupted production of electricity to overcome a crippling power ... Read more...

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Gilani visits Benazir grave


June 21st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was ousted from power by the Supreme Court, Thursday visited the grave of Benazir Bhutto to pay ... Read more...

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World leaders condole Saudi prince’s death


June 17th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) A number of world leaders have sent their condolences to Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the royal family and the people over ... Read more...

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Gilani, Kayani to attend Saudi prince’s funeral


June 17th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani left for Saudi Arabia Sunday to attend the funeral prayers of ... Read more...

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Consensus with India on resolving pending issues: Gilani


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is consensus with India over finding out solutions to all pending issues.Gilani said Wednesday that there ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks Chinese investment


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sought more Chinese investments in the country's developmental projects.Pakistan has opened of all sectors of the economy like ... Read more...

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Gilani to attend UN conference in Brazil


June 12th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will attend the upcoming UN conference on sustainable development in Brazil June 20-22.More than 120 heads of the governments ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan cricket ties may resume soon: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) In what will be music for the ears of thousands of sub-continental cricket lovers, Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday expressed the hope that ... Read more...

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No delay in liberlising visa regime: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik Tuesday ruled out any delay in signing an agreement on liberalizing the sub-continental visa regime due to the suspension ... Read more...

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‘Low chances of polio coming to India from Pakistan’


May 31st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Despite apprehensions, India is not at risk of the polio virus being exported from Pakistan, the Pakistani Prime Minister's Focal Person for Polio Shahnaz ... Read more...

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Musharraf killed my mother: Bilawal Bhutto


May 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed because the government of then president Parvez Musharraf did not provide her adequate security, her son Bilawal ... Read more...

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Film on Benazir Bhutto gets US award


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A documentary on the life of Benazir Bhutto has received a prestigious electronic media award in the US -- the George Foster Peabody Award."Bhutto" is ... Read more...

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Zardari to attend NATO summit in Chicago


May 18th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will attend the 25th NATO Summit to be held in Chicago, US, the country's foreign ministry said Thursday.According to the ... Read more...

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Not enough evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed, says Gilani (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) There is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, says Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. He also believes that Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Insufficient evidence to arrest Hafiz Saeed: Gilani


May 13th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is insufficient evidence to arrest Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, a media report said."If you ... Read more...

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Al-Zawahiri not in Pakistan: Gilani


May 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Ayman al-Zawahiri is not in Pakistan, said Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, challenging US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's remark that the Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, ISAF to hold trilateral meet


May 10th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of the military authorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will take place in Rawalpindi later this week, Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces possibility of disqualification: court


May 9th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani faces the possibility of being disqualified as a member of parliament for five years following his conviction of contempt ... Read more...

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