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Gulzar to present ‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’


September 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Eminent lyricist and director Gulzar, who was working on "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore" as a mentor, has now officially lent his name to the project. ... Read more...

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IPTA to pay tribute to A.K.Hangal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) will pay tribute to the works of veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who started his acting journey with theatre, at a ceremony ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Pakistani Hindus, demands BJP


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday demanded the government rehabilitate the Hindus who have arrived in India from Pakistan.Deputy Leader of Opposition in the Rajya ... Read more...

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Britain blamed for Indian Malaysians’ ‘plight’ in ex-colony


June 30th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) An exiled Indian Malaysian human rights lawyer plans to file a lawsuit against the British government for failing to provide adequate safety to the community under ... Read more...

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MPs should live up to standards of founding fathers: Sonia (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said that integrity and independence of parliament must be protected at all cost and the the conduct of MPs ... Read more...

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Manto, a forgotten man in his Punjab village


May 9th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paproudi (Punjab), May 9 (IANS) Except for the Manto Yaadgari library, which too was set up only last year and has only two to three books by him, legendary writer ... Read more...

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Need to link hearts of Indians, Pakistanis: Sibal


March 28th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The challenge before India and Pakistan is to link the hearts of the people in both countries, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said while ... Read more...

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80-year-old school in Pakistan lacks furniture


February 5th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A school in Pakistan does not have any furniture, even though it was started over 80 years ago -- before the country was born.The Government ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now a luxury police lock-up in Lucknow


December 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 30 (IANS) In an attempt to improve its image, police have undertaken a major makeover of their lock-up at the police station in the posh Hazratganj area here.The ... Read more...

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Man who led Pakistan Air Force in 1965 India war dead


December 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) Malik Nur Khan, who led the Pakistan Air Force in the war against India in 1965, is dead. He was 88, a media report said.Air Marshal ... Read more...

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No space in Mumbai to shoot Shahid-Priyanka qawwali!


December 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Director Kunal Kohli needed ample space to put up a set for the next schedule of his film, but he couldn't find it here so ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s resolution anti-constitution: Opposition


November 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of not following the "constitutional provisions" to get passed in the assembly the resolution for splitting the state into ... Read more...

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Advani turns 84, recalls association with RSS


November 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday took a break from his cross-country Jan Chetna Yatra - public awareness march - to ... Read more...

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Relief package for migrants on the way


October 9th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) The central and the Jammu and Kashmir governments are working on a relief package for about 20,000 families who had migrated from Pakistan administered Kashmir during ... Read more...

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Patuadi had distinguished Pakistani cousins


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi who died here Thursday, had two distinguished cousins in Pakistan -- diplomat Shaharyar Khan, who went ... Read more...

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Now Saadat Hasan Manto’s ‘Toba Tek Singh’ a play


September 6th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Urdu writer Saadat Hasan Manto's popular short story "Toba Tek Singh" is being turned into a play, which is being produced by Sunil Bohra.The ... Read more...

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Gurgaon revenue officials suspended after land controversy


August 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Two revenue officials of Gurgaon district have been placed under suspension by the deputy commissioner for "concealing" facts in the partition of private land in ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif flayed for India-friendly speech


August 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A speech by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif advocating normal relations with India "shows a shocking disregard of the rationale for the very creation of ... Read more...

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Objectively preserve history: Zardari


August 5th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked historians and scholars to objectively preserve history.He said they should ensure there are no deviations or misinterpretations.The president was ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Calling the Kashmir issue a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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BJP leader welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict staying the Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the site of ... Read more...

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India frees 39 Pakistan prisoners at Wagah


April 11th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr. 11 (ANI): India released 39 Pakistani prisoners, including two women on Monday, less than a week after an Indian who had been jailed in Pakistan for 27 years, was freed.The ... Read more...

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Message for Mohali - straight from the web


March 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) If it's the talk of the town, could social networking sites be far behind? Celebrities and commoners alike posted last minute online messages of ... Read more...

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Urdu does not belong to a religion: Javed Akhtar


March 27th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Urdu does not enjoy the status that it deserves because of lack of enough government support, said well-known lyricist Javed Akhtar at a Urdu book ... Read more...

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Civil war could split Libya into two parts


March 13th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.13 (ANI): As Libya plunges into civil war, it seems that Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is desperate to remain in power and may allow the country to be split in two so ... Read more...

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Visa procedure streamlined for NRIs: Goa commissioner


March 11th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) Visa for Indians, particularly Goans, settled in Pakistan in the pre-partition days has become easier with the union home ministry streamlining visa clearances, Eduardo Faleiro, commissioner ... Read more...

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Pakistan all set to overtake Britain as world’s fifth largest nuke power


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Pakistan is all set to overtake Britain as the world's fifth largest nuclear power as it has increased its nuclear weapons stockpile by nearly 40 percent in last ... Read more...

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“Hindus have never accepted Pakistan since its creation”: Majid Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Hindus have never accepted Pakistan ever since its creation in 1947, and India, America and Israel want to disintegrate the country, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Majid ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dhaka, Delhi to jointly conduct headcount in enclaves


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will jointly conduct a headcount in the enclaves located in each other's territory, an official said.Thirteen teams have already begun a joint land survey to ... Read more...

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Pakistan brewery ‘to give Indian beers a run for their money’


January 6th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Pakistan's colonial era brewery has stepped up to challenge the dominance of India beer brands in Britain.Isphanyar Bhandara, the company's chief executive, said the firm hoped to start ... Read more...

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UPA has run out of ideas on Kashmir, says BJP


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government has run out of ideas for solving the Kashmir problem and called for full ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pain most intense emotion: Author of partition saga


December 11th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Why are the stories she writes so sad? That is a question even Ruskin Bond asked her. Author Mona Verma, who is ready with her ... Read more...

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Several injured in police action in Jammu


September 21st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) More than two dozen refugees from Pakistan-administered Kashmir were injured in a baton charge by police here Tuesday as they held a protest sit-in against being denied permission ... Read more...

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Now, Sonakshi’s Brother Luv To Get Boost From Salman!


September 18th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood star Salman Khan is known for giving a chance to many newcomers in the industry, and the latest example is Shatrughan Sinha's daughter Sonakshi Sinha, ... Read more...

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Afghan partition would cause “civil war” again: NATO


September 16th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Sept 16 (ANI): NATO has dismissed former American national security adviser Robert Blackwill's suggestions that a conflict in Afghanistan could be resolved by partitioning the country on ethnic lines and ... Read more...

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