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Gilani stands disqualified as PM, rules Supreme Court (Second Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court Tuesday ruled that Yousuf Raza Gilani stood disqualified as prime minister as well as MP since the apex court's April 26 ... Read more...

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Jamia V-C felicitates first Anglo Arabic girl’s batch


June 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Friday felicitated 15 girl students, the first batch of girls who have recently been admitted to the 300-year-old ... Read more...

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Jamia to felicitate girl students admitted in male bastion


May 31st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A batch of about 15 girl students, who have made history by taking admission in an institution which has for the last 300 years ... Read more...

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Manmohan a man of peace: Gilani (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday praised his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh as a "sincere" person who desired peace between the two countries.Gilani was ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s prosperity lies in following constitution: Gilani


January 14th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The prosperity of Pakistan lies in following the constitution, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani emphasised Saturday, days after he accused army chief General Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Gilani dismisses Pakistani defence secretary (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday sacked the Defence Secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd.) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, for his "misconduct and the unlawful steps he ... Read more...

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Benazir killing probe almost complete: Gilani


December 28th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) The investigation into the December 2007 assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was almost complete, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.Gilani said Tuesday at ... Read more...

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Pakistan remembers Benazir Bhutto


December 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on her fourth death anniversary.The day began with recitation of the Quran at Bhutto's mausoleum at Garhi ... Read more...

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No threat to democracy, assures Pakistan Army chief


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) There was no threat to democracy in Pakistan, said the country's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Kayani Friday, a day after Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM fears his ouster


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Conspiracies are being hatched to oust the elected Pakistani government from power, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday, insisting that "nobody is above the ... Read more...

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Zardari will remain in Pakistan: Official


December 21st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari is here to stay and has no plans to travel abroad, said an official, refuting reports that the Pakistan president's return from ... Read more...

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Zardari’s return may be cameo appearance, says NYT


December 20th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari's return to Pakistan from Dubai could be just a "cameo appearance" before his wife and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's death ... Read more...

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Pakistan to continue supporting Kashmir cause: Gilani


November 24th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said Pakistan will continue to support the cause of Kashmir at political, diplomatic and moral levels.Gilani told Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan to increase trade with India: Gilani


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan would gradually increase trade with India and ensure that the interests of local industry would not be undermined, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Don’t recruit kids: Malik tells Taliban


November 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Help children in their education instead of preparing them for suicide attacks, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has advised the Taliban.He urged the insurgents to ... Read more...

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3 summits in a month: Manmohan set for intense global diplomacy


October 31st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Taming the international financial crisis, evolving an East Asia architecture and infusing new energy into South Asian integration -- Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ... Read more...

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Everyone wants peaceful Kashmir: Pakistani leader


September 21st, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Visiting former Pakistani Kashmir prime minister Sultan Mehmood Chaudary Wednesday said he discussed a host of issues with Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah earlier ... Read more...

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Bhutto case: US journalist becomes witness


September 10th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) American journalist Mark Siegal has become the prosecution's witness in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case, a media report said Saturday.Federal Investigation Agency prosecutor-general Chaudhry Zulfiqar ... Read more...

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Defence lawyer fails to appear in Benazir Bhutto case


August 27th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A Pakistani court that was supposed to conduct hearing in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case Saturday could not do so because the defence lawyer failed ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir PM moots joint development fund for both sides


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) Sardar Attique Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, wants the Jammu and Kashmir government's rehabilitation policy for militants to be extended to the entire ... Read more...

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India keen on improving ties with neighbours: Krishna


April 19th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said that India has pursued the path of dialogue to reduce the trust deficit with Pakistan and to resolve ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani talks in Mohali spirit: Rao


March 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday held wide ranging talks to bring in a "Mohali spirit" to the relations between India and ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni hails PM’s Indo-Pak WC semi-final game invitation to Pak leaders


March 26th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Saturday hailed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's decision to invite his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and President Asif ... Read more...

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Peace Dialogue - PM bats on front foot (ANI Exclusive)


March 26th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): For months, the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, was batting on the back foot. Now, when the budget session, with all the cynicism generated by the ... Read more...

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Musharraf and his men behind Bhutto killing: Pakistani scribe


February 17th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) All those in the Pakistan establishment led by former president General Pervez Musharraf who feared losing power following the return of Benazir Bhutto wanted ... Read more...

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Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part I)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): Salman Taseer, the Governor of Pakistan Punjab is dead, killed by his own guard who, it is being said, could not tolerate his liberal views, ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China declare 2011 ‘Year of Friendship’


January 1st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 1(ANI): Pakistan and China have declared year 2011 as the 'Year of Friendship' between the two nations.2011 also marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between both ... Read more...

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POK premier says US also a party to Kashmir issue


December 13th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Okara (Pakistan), Dec.13 (ANI): The Prime Minister of Pakistan administered Kashmir, Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan, has said that the United States has also become a party to the Kashmir issue after ... Read more...

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Delay in acquisition of land for proposed Guru Nanak Dev University in Pakistan


November 20th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has so far not been able to acquire the land for Baba Guru Nanak International University (BGNIU) project, delaying the project ... Read more...

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Bin Laden funded Nawaz for taking part in elections: Musharraf


November 19th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 19 (ANI): Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden funded PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif for taking part in elections, former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has claimed.According to a TV channel, Musharraf ... Read more...

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‘Nawaz will neither regain power nor be able to try me in court of law’: Musharraf


November 8th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Former President Pervez Mushrraf has lashed out at Nawaz Sharif for his threats of trying him for treason when he returns to power, saying the PML-N ... Read more...

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Pakistan Bans Eid Release Of Indian Movies


September 10th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood has a huge market in the neighboring country Pakistan and the Bollywood stars have millions of fans there. The Pakistan Government is well aware of the ... Read more...

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PCB to take action after British police investigation is over: Sharad Pawar


August 30th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug.30 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar on Monday said that the Pakistani Cricket Board (PCB) would be able to take appropriate action in the spot-fixing scandal only after ... Read more...

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ICC to take serious action in match-fixing: Sharad Pawar


August 30th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar Monday said serious action will be taken against any cricketer involved in match-fixing after the London police complete their investigation ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir situation - Where do we go from here?


August 10th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
(Cont.)Take for example Azaad Kashmir. Pakistan has sold the idea that Azaad Kashmir is really azaad i.e. independent. Hence, the ordinary Kashmiri, shouting azaadi slogans thinks that he is going to be ... Read more...

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