School kid booked for blasphemy in Karachi

January 30th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) A schoolboy has been arrested and slapped with charges of blasphemy here for writing derogatory remarks on his answer sheets against the Prophet, a media report stated Sunday. ... Read more...

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Karachi police arrests student on blasphemy allegations

January 30th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 30(ANI): The Karachi police has registered a blasphemy case against a student for writing derogatory remarks against Prophet.The police said Muhammad Samiullah, an intermediate student, was arrested on January 28, ... Read more...

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Sex abuse rampant in Pak seminary

September 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mianwali, Sep 26 (ANI): A seminary girl student has made a shocking revelation that sex abuse is rampant in her seminary in Pakistan.Sixteen-year-old Hafiza Shafia Saeed has disclosed that every girl ... Read more...

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Pak unlikely to issue visas to 400 Indian docs ready to help flood victims

August 19th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.19 (ANI): Nearly 400 Indian doctors, who are waiting for the Pakistan government's nod to help flood victims, are unlikely to get visas to visit the disaster-stricken country.Nationalist leaders in Pakistan ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan signs three-film deal with Percept

March 4th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan has signed a three-film deal with Percept Picture Company (PPC) that has produced movies like "Jail" and "Jannat". The deal was signed last week and the ... Read more...

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Zardari signs bill against women harassment at workplace

January 30th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan.30 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has signed legislation against harassment of women at workplaces.'The Protection against Harassment of Women at Workplace Bill 2009' makes the offence punishable with ... Read more...

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Been there, done that: Ranvir Shorey in Raat Gayi Baat Gayi

December 17th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ever heard of an actor playing a character in one film and then playing the same character in another film?Well, Ranvir Shorey is all set to do that in Pritish Nandy ... Read more...

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Lalit Modi gives nod for biopic

November 3rd, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Lalit Modi Tuesday gave his nod to Bollywood production house Percept Picture Company (PPC) for a "fictional biopic" on ... Read more...

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Lahore court issues notice to police officer for refusing to book Musharraf

August 19th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.19 (ANI): A court in Lahore has issued a notice to the Station Head Officer (SHO) of Islampura Police Station for refusing to register a criminal case against former President ... Read more...

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Lahore Police claims arresting RAW agent

July 12th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 12 (ANI): The Lahore Police has claimed arresting an agent of the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's premier secret services organization.Lahore Police officials said they have arrested a man, ... Read more...

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Court adjourns hearing on Ijaz Ahmad’s bail petition till Monday

April 4th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.4 (ANI): A magistrate court has adjourned hearing on the bail petition filed by the former Pakistan middle order batsman Ijaz Ahmed, who was remanded to 14 days police custody in ... Read more...

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Percept, Pritish Nandy join hands for ‘Ugly Aur Pagli’

June 7th, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Percept Picture Company (PPC), which is riding high on the success of "Khuda Kay Liye" and "Jannat", has joined hands with Pritish Nandy Communications (PNC) for the worldwide ... Read more...

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Emran Hashmi signs Rs.150 mn deal with Percept

June 6th, 2008 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Buoyed by the success of "Jannat", Percept Picture Company (PPC), which released the film, has signed on the leading man Emran Hashmi for a three-film deal worth Rs.150 ... Read more...

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Corruption cases automatically stands withdrawn: Benazir’s lawyer

November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin

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