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Britain makes it tough for Pakistani students


April 13th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Britain has decided to make it tough for Pakistani students to step on the English soil, following a pilot scheme finding as many as four in ... Read more...

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Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

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Americans know little about Pakistan: Students


February 1st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistani students who visited the US under an exchange programme and studied in various institutions there said after returning that Americans know very little about Pakistan.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani students to visit India


January 28th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 19 school students from Pakistan will visit Delhi Feb 8-14 under the "Students Exchange for Change", an initiative launched by two NGOS ... Read more...

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100 Pakistani students to study in US


December 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A total of 100 Pakistani students have been selected for a US government-funded undergraduate programme, a media report said.US ambassador to Islamabad Cameron Munter congratulated the ... Read more...

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Pakistani students seeking out ‘immoral’ books


November 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Students in Pakistan were least interested in reading knowledgeable books and shopkeepers, in order to earn a living, were forced to sell those that were "vulgar, ... Read more...

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Terrorism must not be linked to any particular nation or religion: Jiabao


December 19th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 19 (ANI): Terrorism must not be linked to any particular country or religion, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said on the last day of his three-day visit to Pakistan."There should be ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China friendship evergreen: Wen Jiabao


December 19th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) The friendship between Pakistan and China is "evergreen" and both countries will continue to stand by each other in the future, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Sunday.Addressing ... Read more...

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China and Pakistan to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- China and Pakistan on Friday vowed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including trade, energy, education, culture and technology, Ary News television reported.Pakistani Prime Minsiter Syed ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani students to write letters to bridge gap


December 17th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) As many as 2,400 students in India and Pakistan are all set to share their lives through letters, postcards and photographs in a 16-month long project ... Read more...

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UK intelligence helped foil NY subway plot five days before due date


December 15th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 15 (ANI): British intelligence helped foil an al-Qaeda plot to blow up the New York subway just five days before it was due to be carried out.According to ... Read more...

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US helping Pak to renovate over 2,000 schools, build 150 new ones: Munter


November 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 19 (ANI): The United States will work with the Pakistan government to renovate over 2,000 schools and build 150 new ones over the next two years as part of its ... Read more...

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Amritsar students visit Lahore, spread message of peace (Lead, Changing dateline)


October 24th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Lahore, Oct 24 (IANS) Youngsters from India and Pakistan should be given opportunities to regularly interact with each other and display their talents in diverse fields to spread the message ... Read more...

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Indian students spend delightful day with Pakistani counterparts


October 24th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 24 (ANI): While the Indo-Pak political relationship remains edgy; nothing deterred a delegation of Indian students and teachers who spent an eventful day in Islamabad.The delegation visited the Pak capital ... Read more...

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We now understand Pakistan better: Indian student


October 24th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A visit to Pakistan has helped clear several misconceptions about Pakistanis, an Indian girl student said after a visit to Lahore.Samash said after spending time with Pakistani students ... Read more...

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Pakistani students visit Noida school


September 1st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 1 (IANS) Six Pakistani students arrived at a school in Noida Wednesday on a mission to spread the message of love and peace between their country and India. "India ... Read more...

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57 Pak students deported over terror charges, illegal activities since 2003: Qureshi


July 30th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Affairs Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that 57 Pakistani students have been deported from various countries over alleged involvement in terrorism and other illegal activities in ... Read more...

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Pak terror accused student in UK seeks Chief Justice’s help against extradition to US


July 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): Pakistani student Tariq-ur-Rehman, who was arrested last year in Britain in connection with the bungled Easter bombing plot, has filed a petition with the Pakistan Chief Justice requesting ... Read more...

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Pakistan to airlift students from Kyrgyzstan


June 14th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A Pakistani aircraft would leave Monday on a rescue mission in violence-hit Kyrgyzstan after two of its students were killed there. Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Monday confirmed ... Read more...

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One Pakistani killed, 15 kidnapped in riot hit Kyrgyzstan


June 14th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun. 14 (ANI): At least 15 Pakistani students have reportedly been kidnapped besides one being killed in the riot hit southern Kyrgyzstan's district of Osh.Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that ... Read more...

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One Pakistani student killed in Kyrgyz violence


June 13th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (DPA) Pakistan said Sunday that one of its nationals was killed while 15 more were believed to be held hostage in the ongoing ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan. Pakistani Foreign ... Read more...

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Pakistan students meet Parneet Kaur in New Delhi


June 9th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): A delegation of about ten Pakistani students presently in India to attend a cultural convention met Minister of State for External Affairs Parneet Kaur in the national ... Read more...

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Ban on 800 sites over Facebook violates Pakistanis’ “fundamental freedom”: Sherry Rehman


May 25th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 25(ANI): Sherry Rehman, a Member of the Pakistan National Assembly, has said that the indiscriminate blocking of websites is affecting the "fundamental freedom" of millions of people in the ... Read more...

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Brit court blasts ‘democratic’ Pak for being subservient to military, intelligence


May 21st, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): A British court has lambasted Pakistan, saying that despite restoration of democracy in the country, the decision making the in the country remains dominated by the military and ... Read more...

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Pak students against ban on Facebook, YouTube in country


May 21st, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): Pakistani students are opposing the government's decision to ban the hugely popular social networking site-Facebook and video portal YouTube, saying the move would only encourage extremism in ... Read more...

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British court rules alleged terrorists may be tortured in Pakistan


May 18th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (DPA) Two Pakistani students who were arrested - but never charged - in Britain on suspicion of terrorism will not be deported to Pakistan because of fears over their ... Read more...

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Pak ‘terror suspect’ students win court battle against deportation from Britain


May 18th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Two of the twelve Pakistani students, who were arrested on terror charges in raids conducted across north-west Britain in April last year, have won their legal battle ... Read more...

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Pak students body, experts say UK immigration laws discriminatory


March 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.1 (ANI): Participants attending an Oxford University seminar have termed Britain's immigration laws discriminatory and unjust for Pakistani students.The seminar titled 'New British immigration laws and their effects on Pakistani ... Read more...

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Zardari discusses visa delay issue with UK Foreign Secretary


March 1st, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 1 (ANI): Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari met British Foreign Secretary David Miliband during his private visit to London and reportedly discussed the visa delay issue faced by Pakistanis and ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani students excited about winning space competition


February 2nd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) It was like a dream come true for Sara Afzal, a student of class 11 from Lahore, when her team won the Asia Space Settlement Design Competition ... Read more...

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Pakistani students visit IGNOU


January 21st, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A group of 30 Pakistani management students Wednesday visited the Indira Gandhi International Open University (IGNOU) campus here and discussed social issues with Indian students. The group ... Read more...

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No threat to Pak democratic set-up: Miliband


January 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 10 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that there is no threat to the democratic set up of Pakistan, as Islamabad has the full backing of the international ... Read more...

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Pakistani terror suspects were cleared to work as security guards


December 13th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Ten Pakistani students, whose arrest on terror charges caused a row between Pakistan and Britain this year, had been cleared to work as security guards in Britain, a ... Read more...

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Pak Qaeda suspect to benefit from UK court’s historic ’secret evidence no bail’ verdict


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): In what is being described as a 'historic' judgement by human rights activists and lawyers, Britain's High Court has ruled that a person cannot be denied bail solely on ... Read more...

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Pak students arrested in UK part of ‘very significant international terror plot’: Report


November 25th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): Twelve Pakistani students, who were arrested earlier this year for planning attacks on Easter shoppers across Britain, are believed to have links with Al-Qaeda and suspected to be a ... Read more...

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