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Krishna’s arrival statement in Pakistan


July 14th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) The following is the statement made by Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on his arrival here Wednesday for talks with his Pakistani counterpart: I am very pleased to ... Read more...

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Would eliminate terrorism in 90 days if PM: Imran


July 4th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 4 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Sunday claimed that if he was the prime minister of Pakistan, he would have eliminated the menace of terrorism within 90 days. Talking to media ... Read more...

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Krishna to talk to his Pakistani counterpart Friday


May 6th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said he will be talking with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Friday to take forward the new engagement ... Read more...

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POK PM warns Pakistan against illegal interference


April 30th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 30 (ANI): Prime Minister of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider on Friday warned the Government of Pakistan against taking any unconstitutional step in the legal matters of POK.Addressing ... Read more...

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The OMG moment of PM Singh’s day


April 13th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Apr.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had a busy day Monday at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C.He had long meetings with the heads of ... Read more...

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Gilani’s comment that Pak can’t guarantee against another 26/11 attack irresponsible: Chidambaram


January 25th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram today described Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's comment that his country could not guarantee against another 26/11 attack on India, as ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to act against perpetrators of 26/11 attacks


December 17th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): India on Thursday said it expects Pakistan to act with purpose against the perpetrators of the Mumbai attack.In a written reply to the Rajya Sabha, External Affairs ... Read more...

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Pak will continue supporting Kashmir’s freedom struggle: Taseer


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov. 2 (ANI): Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer has reassured newly elected prime minister of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, that Pakistan will continue to support the freedom struggle of the ... Read more...

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Restriction on US officials’ unfettered movement at Islamabad airport


October 14th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan has restricted the hitherto unfettered movement of US and UN officials at the international airport here, citing misuse of the facility that was granted in the ... Read more...

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Firing Haqqani could open up embarrassing Pandora’s box for Pak govt


October 13th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 13 (ANI): In the wake of the controversy surrounding the Kerry Lugar Bill, the Zardari Government has reportedly decided to replace Pakistani ambassador to the United States, Hussain Haqqani within ... Read more...

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Musharraf says he will return to Pak soon


September 7th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): Former President Pervez Musharraf has said that he will soon return to Pakistan to be among the people of the country.Talking to a delegation in London ... Read more...

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Musharraf relaxed after resurfacing of scandal involving Nawaz


September 1st, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): The resurfacing of the 20-year-old scandal of Nawaz Sharif accepting millions from the ISI for political shenanigans has thrown a fresh lifeline to besieged former President Pervez ... Read more...

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Text of India-Pakistan joint statement


July 16th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm-el-Sheikh, July 16 (IANS) The following is the joint statement issued after talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan here Thursday: The Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, and the ... Read more...

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Translate zero-tolerance against terrorism into action: BJP


June 21st, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday expressed concern at Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's remarks terming Kashmir as a root cause of continuing terrorism, and ... Read more...

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Pakistan not to accept conditional US aid


April 11th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Multan, Apr. 11 (ANI): Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Saturday said that Pakistan would not accept such conditions attached to the US aid which go against the country's interests."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pak PM denies presence of Osama in Balochistan


April 8th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 8 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rejected the presence of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Balochistan."It is not our perception that the al-Qaeda chief is ... Read more...

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Sharifs call for revolution branded mutiny by PPP Govt


March 10th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.10 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister of Pakistan and Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has called on the people of Pakistan to come out on the streets and fight ... Read more...

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Zardari promises diplomatic support to Kashmir cause


January 25th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan. 25 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has told Prime Minister of Pakistan-administered occupied Kashmir Sardar Muhammad Yaqoob Khan that Islamabad is committed to extending its political, moral and ... Read more...

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US unconvinced about Pak not being a terrorist breeding ground


January 19th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 19 (ANI): Pakistans former National Security Adviser (NSA) Mahmoud Ali Durrani has said that he could not convince the United States that Pakistan is not a breeding ground for ... Read more...

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New POK PM will only increase anti-India rhetoric, pushing back Kashmir issue


January 8th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Jan 8 (ANI): The way the new Pakistan Occupied Kashmir Prime Minister Muhammad Yaqub was forced by the PPP-led Government to dislodge his predecessor Sardar Attique Ahmed, has made it ... Read more...

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Pakistan Occupied Kashmir gets new Prime Minister


January 7th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad, Jan 7 (ANI): The newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK), Sardar Yaqub, took oath of office.POK President Raja Zulqarnain Khan administered the oath on Tuesday, the Online ... Read more...

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Rawalpindi crime rate spikes in 2008


December 29th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Dec 29 (IANS) The crime rate in this garrison town adjacent to Pakistani capital Islamabad spiked alarmingly in 2008 with 288 people killed, 300 kidnapped and 1,500 deprived of their vehicles.The ... Read more...

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Sarbjit Singhs family hopes to celebrate Diwali together at home


October 6th, 2008 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, October 6 (ANI): Family of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner in Pakistan jail on death roll, is eagerly looking forward to celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, ... Read more...

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Text of Zardari’s maiden address to parliament


September 20th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Following is the text of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's maiden address to parliament Saturday:"Madam Speaker,Bismillah-e-Rehman-ur-RahimHonourable Members of the Parliament Assalam-o-AlaikumI bow my head in gratitude before Allah ... Read more...

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Pakistan committed to Kashmiris self-determination: Zardari


September 18th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 18 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday said Pakistan has always been committed to extending political, moral and diplomatic support to the people of Kashmir in their struggle ... Read more...

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I was betrayed by Zardari: Nawaz Sharif


August 28th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Declaring that he felt "terribly let down" by ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif who pulled out of the ... Read more...

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Benazir’s birth anniversary observed in Pakistan


June 21st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The 55th birth anniversary of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was observed throughout Pakistan Saturday, with the country's new rulers exhorting the country to follow ... Read more...

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38 percent of Pakistanis root for Gilani as Prime Minister


May 26th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): Most Pakistanis have given a favourable rating to Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani as the Prime Minister of Pakistan, according to Gallup Pakistan survey.According to the ... Read more...

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Benazir carried nuclear secrets in overcoat to North Korea: book


May 13th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Benazir Bhutto, then prime minister of Pakistan, carried critical nuclear data on CDs in her overcoat to Pyongyang in 1993 and brought back North Korea's ... Read more...

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Zardari suspects foreign hand in Benazirs killing


May 1st, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 1 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP)s co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has defended his party's demand for a UN probe into Benazir Bhutto's assassination, suspecting that some external forces interested ... Read more...

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Pakistan closer to true democracy than ever before, says ex-US envoy


April 12th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A former US diplomat, who once served in Pakistan, has said that after Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani taking over as the new prime minister of Pakistan, the ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah welcomes Gilani’s appointment as new Pakistan PM


March 27th, 2008 - 10:35 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, Mar 27 (ANI): National Conference (NC) president Omar Abdullah has welcomed the appointment of Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani as the new Pakistan Prime Minister, and urged him to initiate the ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh congratulates Gilani


March 25th, 2008 - 9:19 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday congratulated Pakistani Premier Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on his assumption of office. Manmohan Singh made a phone call to Gilani and congratulated ... Read more...

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Gilani sworn in as Pakistan’s 23rd Prime Minister


March 25th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.25 (ANI): Makhdoom Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani was on Tuesday sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Pakistan. Gilani, was sworn in by President Pervez Musharraf at a ceremony at ... Read more...

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New Pakistan PM Gilani takes oath today


March 25th, 2008 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 25 (ANI): Newly appointed Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani will take oath of office and secrecy at the Presidency in Islamabad today.President Pervez Musharraf will administer ... Read more...

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