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Indians look at US favourably; want Obama to win: Pew survey


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tobacco products blamed for oral diseases in Pakistan


September 10th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Use of chewing of tobacco products and betel nuts are the main reasons behind the alarming rise in oral diseases in Pakistan, experts have said.An event ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Missing Pakistanis: UN team to investigate


September 10th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A UN delegation has arrived in Pakistan on a 10-day mission to study the measures taken by the government to prevent the so-called "forced disappearances" of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New visa regime to top India-Pakistan talks


September 5th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan will discuss the roadmap of bilateral relations when their foreign ministers meet in Islamabad Saturday, with a new visa regime likely ... Read more...

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Music to bridge India-Pakistan divide


September 5th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) The idea was to unite two uneasy neighbours through melody and music and what better platform than the reality show "Sur Kshetra" that brings together ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

17 Pakistanis fail to get visas for entrepreneurs meet


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Seventeen women entrepreneurs from Pakistan could not make it to an international conference which began here Monday as they could not get visas, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wives of Indian sailors thank Pakistan


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The wives of two Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates have thanked Pakistan for its role in negotiating their husbands' release, the Dawn reported Sunday.Madhu Sharma ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhumal pleads for Himachal sailor’s release by Somali pirates


August 30th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Thursday pleaded with the central government to secure freedom for sailor Aman Kumar, who is held captive by Somali ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Sixth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fifth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Fourth Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Supreme Court backs death for Kasab (Third Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only Pakistani terrorist caught alive after the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court upholds Kasab’s death sentence (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving Pakistani terrorist behind the 26/11 Mumbai strike that claimed 166 lives."We ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India to widen scope of cyber-security coordinator


August 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India is to widen the scope of its cyber-security coordinator in the wake of incendiary internet data that swept the country earlier this month ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SC to decide Mumbai attacker Kasab’s fate Wednesday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday is likely to pronounce verdict on a petition filed by the 2008 Mumbai terror attack convict and Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Few takers for post-paid connection in Pakistan


August 24th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Less than five percent Pakistanis have post-paid mobile phone connections, while the rest - about 96 to 97 percent - have pre-paid connection, a media report ... Read more...

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Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest drone strikes


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday summoned a senior American diplomat and conveyed its protest over the recent drone strikes in the country's North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘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...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani fashion just a click away


August 17th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Owning a designer Pakistani ensemble is no more a distant dream. Pakistan's leading retail store Labels has launched its online portal and offers 50 designers ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan border guards exchange greetings


August 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani border guards Wednesday greeted their Indian counterparts on the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day.Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers walked up to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Forced marriages, insecurity worry Pakistani Hindus


August 13th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Forced marriages of their women and security issues have emerged as major concerns for Pakistani Hindus, according to a body formed by Asif Ali Zardari.Its head ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

First in South Asia, a dolphin show in Pakistan


August 13th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistanis will now get to see a delightful show of dolphins performing acrobatics here, a first for the entire South Asian region.Mustafa Kamal of Talent Brokers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jammu prisoners participate in kite flying festival


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 10 (IANS) The staff and prisoners of Kot Bhalwal Jail, on the outskirts of Jammu city, together celebrated the Janmashtami, birthday of Lord Krishna, by taking part in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A long underground tunnel dug from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir was meant to push a large body of people into India and not small groups ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Captive sailor’s family pleads with government


August 9th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 9 (IANS) The parents of 22-year-old sailor Aman Kumar, held captive by Somali pirates for the last 20 months, made a plea to the government Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan’s young can change political landscape: daily


August 6th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A staggering 40 million of Pakistan's 84.3 million voters are aged between 18 and 35 and have the "potential to change the country's political landscape", said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Three Pakistanis held for selling fake train tickets


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Three officers of the Pakistan Railways have been held for selling fake tickets worth Rs.19.5 million, a media report said.The fake train tickets were sold during ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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