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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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Top Pakistan Army officers meet


August 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army's top brass met Friday night with an agenda which the Dawn described as "extraordinary".Top army officers met amid reports of Pakistan and the US ... Read more...

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ISAF commander to visit Pakistan Thursday


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan Gen John Allen will arrive here Thursday in an one-day official visit.The top commander will discuss ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak sent to judicial custody


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday remanded to judicial custody till Aug 4 Parvez Iqbal Tak, prime accused in the killing of actress Laila Khan and five of ... Read more...

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Laila Khan murder: Tak’s police custody extended (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Thursday extended till July 23 the police remand of Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of murdered Bollywood starlet Laila ... Read more...

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Six skeletons found in missing starlet’s villa (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Even though Parvez Tak, the stepfather of Bollywood starlet Laila Khan had confessed to killing her and her five family members in a fit of rage, ... Read more...

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Missing starlet’s step father handed over to Maharashtra police


July 7th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday handed over Parvez Tak, a suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba extremist and step-father of missing Bollywood starlet Laila Khan, to the Maharashtra Police for ... 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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Fresh probe sought into murder of Bhopal RTI activist


June 14th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The family of slain Right to Information (RTI) activist Shehla Masood Thursday demanded a fresh probe into her cold-blooded killing at her house in Bhopal, ... Read more...

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India, Finland sign social security accord


June 12th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Providing a boost to Indians working in Finland, India Tuesday signed an agreement with the Scandinavian country to extend social security benefits to them, a ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan talks on Siachen end


June 12th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (IANS) The two-day talks between Pakistan and India to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ended Tuesday, a media report said.Pakistan was led ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India hold talks on Siachen (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield. Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has ... Read more...

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National interests to define US-Pakistan ties: Gilani


June 5th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan-US relations are multi-dimensional and important but the country's national interests will determine the ties between the two.Stating ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan gain nothing from Siachen: Pakistan minister


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan gain nothing out of Siachen, the world's highest battleground where armies of the two neighbours stand eyeball-to-eyeball, and the matter is only ... Read more...

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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, ... Read more...

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Pakistan, ISAF discuss border coordination


May 13th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Senior Pakistani and ISAF commanders met in the garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday and discussed "operations in border areas and coordination mechanisms to avoid untoward incidents", ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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India must take ‘bold initiative’ on Siachen: Khar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 8 (IANS) India should take "a bold initiative" to resolve the dispute over Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Pakistan believed ... Read more...

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India has toughened its Siachen stand: Kayani


May 4th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) India has toughened its stance on Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.Kayani made the remark to media personnel after ... Read more...

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Kayani’s speech baffling: Pakistani daily


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their ... Read more...

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Kayani wants democracy to continue in Pakistan


May 1st, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid ... Read more...

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Pakistan must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran Khan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not unilaterally withdraw its forces from Siachen, the world's highest battleground, opposition leader Imran Khan has said.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief said in Lahore ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Pakistan does a U-turn, says no change in Siachen policy


April 19th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) A day after Pakistan army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize Siachen, the world's highest battleground, Islamabad ... Read more...

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Kashmir no excuse for Pakistan’s Haqqani ties: Senator


April 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has said the Kashmir dispute was not an excuse for Pakistan to not break ties with the Haqqani ... Read more...

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Pakistan favours demilitarization of Siachen: Kayani


April 19th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Wednesday that his country favoured talks with India to demilitarize the Siachen Glacier -- dubbed as the ... Read more...

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Don’t know the candidate, voting for Sheila (Sidelights)


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) How many people knew the name of the candidate they voted for in Sunday's municipal elections in the national capital? It seems very few, ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Accused blames BJP legislator


April 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 13 (IANS) Saba Farooqui, an accused in transparency activist Shehla Masood's murder here last year, alleged Friday that Bhopal's Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh masterminded ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Congress demands arrest of BJP legislator


April 12th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 12 (IANS) Hundreds of Congressmen cadres Thursday demanded the arrest of Bhartiya Janata Party legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh, after Zahida Parvez, the prime accused in RTI activist Shehla ... Read more...

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Shehla murder: Accused says BJP legislator guilty


April 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 11 (IANS) Zahida Parvez, prime accused in activist Shehla Masood's murder, Wednesday alleged outside a CBI court in Indore that BJP legislator Dhruv Narayan Singh had "a ... Read more...

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Hope fading fast for Pakistan avalanche victims


April 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Rescue workers Monday frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow after a massive avalanche struck an army camp in the country's ... Read more...

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