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One dead as Pakistan protests anti-Islam film (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. US Charge D'Affaires Richard Hoagland was summoned to Pakistan's ... Read more...

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One dead in anti-Islam film protest in Pakistan


September 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was fatally shot while demonstrators set ablaze two cinema halls in Pakistan's Peshawar city during a protest against an anti-Islam film, police said.The demonstrators ... Read more...

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Two die as Peshawar bombing targets US consulate vehicle (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 19 others injured when a suicide bomber triggered a massive car bomb blast, targetting a US consulate vehicle near ... Read more...

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Three die in blast near UN office in Peshawar (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured Monday when a huge car bomb exploded close to a UN office and the residential quarters of the US ... Read more...

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5 killed in Peshawar bomb blast (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 others injured in a bomb blast on Friday evening in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Row hits heritage plan for Dilip Kumar’s Pakistan house


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government's plan to turn the ancestral home of Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar in Pakistan's Peshawar city into a heritage site has come a cropper ... Read more...

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Pakistani singer gunned down


June 19th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Famous Pashto singer Ghazala Javed and her father were shot dead by motorcycle-borne gunmen in Pakistan's Peshawar city, police said.The attack took place in Dabgari area ... Read more...

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22 language centres shut down in Pakistan


May 11th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) At least 22 language teaching centres have been closed in Pakistan's Peshawar city after a ban on the admission of foreigners, a media report said Friday.More ... Read more...

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Cop hurt as bomb in manhole explodes in Peshawar


May 11th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A Pakistani police officer was injured in Peshawar city Friday when a bomb hidden beneath a manhole cover exploded as soon as his vehicle by, a ... Read more...

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Four shot dead in Pakistan


March 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two injured after some unidentified men fired indiscriminately on a vehicle in Pakistan's Peshawar city, the Geo News reported ... Read more...

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13 killed in blast at Peshawar funeral (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed Sunday when a huge explosion ripped through a funeral prayer being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city. The deputy speaker of the ... Read more...

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Five die in Peshawar blast (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Five people were killed and 29 injured Sunday when a massive explosion tore through funeral prayers being held in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Boy dies in Pakistan blast


March 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) A nine-year-old boy was killed and three injured Wednesday when a bomb placed in a sewer exploded in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The massive ... Read more...

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Intelligence official shot dead in Pakistan


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) An intelligence official was gunned down Friday in Pakistan's Peshawar city. His 13-year-old son, who was riding pillion, was injured in the attack, police said.Gunmen opened ... Read more...

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Three cops, 3 rebels killed in Peshawar suicide attack (Second Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six others injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and hurled grenades at a police ... Read more...

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Three killed in suicide attack at Pakistan police station (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and six injured Friday when three heavily armed suicide attackers went on a shooting spree and lobbed grenades at a police station ... Read more...

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Two killed in attack on Pakistan police station


February 24th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Two policemen were killed and six injured Friday when Taliban guerrillas stormed a police station in Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said.The brazen attack ... Read more...

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Five cops injured in Peshawar suicide blast


February 16th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A suicide bomber Thursday attacked a security patrol vehicle in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, blowing himself up and wounding at least five policemen, two critically.The attack ... Read more...

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Pakistani city bars kite flying


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Peshawar city has banned the sale and flying of kites for a month -- because it is causing accidents.Peshawar official Siraj Ahmed Khan announced the ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Peshawar blast


February 12th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Seven people died in an explosion in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, a media report said Sunday.The blast took place in a house next to Kohat road. ... Read more...

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Pakistani tribal leader killed in suicide blast (Second Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) A tribal leader and his son-in-law were killed and at least eight others were injured when a teenaged suicide bomber blew himself up outside the leader's ... Read more...

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Car packed with arms seized in Pakistan


January 30th, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's Peshawar city foiled a terrorism bid after it seized huge quantity of arms and ammunition from a car during a raid Sunday, the ... Read more...

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Peshawar airport renamed after Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan


January 28th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 28 (IANS) The airport in Pakistan's Peshawar city has been renamed after noted freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.As a tribute to the Pashtun political and spiritual leader, ... Read more...

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Three Germans held in Pakistan


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Three German nationals have been arrested in Pakistan's Peshawar city for alleged illegal activities, police said.Police officer Mian Saeed said the three Germans were being questioned ... Read more...

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29 killed in Pakistan market blast (Second Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 29 people were killed and 40 injured in a bomb blast at a taxi stand of a market in a town in northwest ... Read more...

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Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility for blast (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for the bomb blast which killed at least 20 people and left about 40 others injured Tuesday at a taxi ... Read more...

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20 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan blast


January 10th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 10 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and about 40 injured in a blast in a market in a town in northwest Pakistan.The incident occurred when a ... Read more...

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Eight injured in Peshawar blast


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) At least eight people were injured Wednesday night in a bomb explosion outside a private hospital in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city.The blast took place around 8.20 ... Read more...

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Hindu temple in Pakistan reopens after 10 years


October 31st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) A historic Hindu temple has reopened after 10 years in Pakistan's Peshawar city after a woman devotee fought a long legal battle.The Hindu community celebrated Diwali ... Read more...

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11 injured in Peshawar blast


October 27th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 11 people were injured, three critically, when a bomb exploded in a busy market in Pakistan's Peshawar city Thursday morning.The blast took place in ... Read more...

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Power supply to railway station disconnected


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The railway station at Pakistan's Peshawar city plunged into darkness as its electricity supply was disconnected due to non-payment of dues.The electricity supply to the Peshawar ... Read more...

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Five killed, 34 injured in Peshawar blast


September 20th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 34 others were injured Monday night in a bomb blast at a market in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city.The ... Read more...

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Five policemen among six killed in Peshawar blasts (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Six people, including five policemen, were killed and 28 others were injured Thursday in bomb attacks in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city, Xinhua reported.Five policemen were killed ... Read more...

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Two blasts in Peshawar, three injured


August 11th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Three people were injured in a suicide blast at a checkpost in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city Thursday, Xinhua reported. This followed another blast near the same ... Read more...

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Music, dance festival ends in Pakistan


July 25th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Multani dance of Punjab to Jhoomer and Tharri dances of Sindh were performed during the three-day music and dance festival that concluded in Pakistan's Peshawar city.The ... Read more...

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