provincial leaders

‘Keen learner’ Bilawal Bhutto not to jump headfirst into Pak politics

May 1st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, who is set to "take up some political responsibility in September this year," will not be jumping headfirst into politics, ... Read more...

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“No indication” that Taliban leadership is interested in Afghan peace talks: Holbrooke

October 30th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): The Taliban leaders in Afghanistan have shown no interest so far in the Afghan reconciliation talks to end the war, despite an intensified and ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. remains ambivalent over taking on terror outfits in Punjab

June 23rd, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Extremists and sectarian organisations are operating freely in Pakistan's Punjab province, however, strangely enough the federal government appears to be reluctant to take action against them, despite ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab IG’s meeting with LeT jihadi chief lays bare govt-terror outfits’ links

June 18th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 18(ANI): A direct nexus between the Pakistan Punjab government and banned outfits in the province has come out in the open after its Inspector General met the Lashker-e-Tayyaba's jihadi ... Read more...

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Taliban expanding network in Pak’s military, political heartland- Punjab

June 17th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun. 17 (ANI): The recent string of bloody terror attacks across the Punjab province have put a stamp on fears that militancy has deep rooted itself in the political and ... Read more...

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Terrorist, criminals’ nexus in Pak Punjab posing serious security threat

June 11th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.11 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have revealed that there exists a dirty nexus between local criminals and terrorists in Punjab, especially in the provincial capital Lahore, which has witnessed a ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Govt. living in denial over ever increasing terror threat in province

June 2nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.2 (ANI): Despite there being an uninhibited rise in terror activities and plenty of evidence to prove that the province is fast becoming a breeding ground for terror organisations, the ... Read more...

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Indonesia still under terror threat: Indonesian President

May 17th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, May 17 (ANI): Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said that a terror threat is still looming over the country despite the arrest of some prominent militants. He said there is ... Read more...

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India says looking forward to taking ties with Afghanistan forward under Karzai

November 4th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): The Indian Government on Tuesday said that it looks forward to taking New Delhi's ties with Afghanistan forward under the leadership of re-elected Afghan President Hamid Karzai.In ... Read more...

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Elections, fears of violence still featured at S African IPL

April 19th, 2009 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) The uniting spirit of sport was highlighted in a rather unique way at the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL II) here Saturday ... Read more...

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US cannot be fooled by denying presence of terrorists in Pak: Baloch leaders

March 20th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Mar.20 (ANI): Reacting to reports that the United States might initiate drone attacks in Baluchistan , several provincial leaders have said that Washington can not be fooled by statements that ... Read more...

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Legislator killed in Pakistan bomb attack (Lead)

February 11th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (DPA) A provincial lawmaker was killed and eight more people were wounded Wednesday in a blast in Pakistan's troubled northwest, as US Special Representative Richard Holbrooke visited the region ... Read more...

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Kick on jaw lands Malaysian Indian leader in hospital

December 31st, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (IANS) The troubled Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC), riven by dissensions, has a new problem: a kick on the jaw delivered by a partyman has landed one of its ... Read more...

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PPP to stage show of strength on the eve of Sept 6 Prez poll

September 3rd, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , Sept 3 (ANI): On the eve of the September 6 Presidential poll in Pakistan , the PPP, which has fielded its Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari as the front-runner candidate, ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: lumpenisation of Indian politics

February 16th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Amulya Ganguli The anti-north Indian violence by a small parochial outfit in Mumbai and elsewhere in Maharashtra shows that while India has grown economically, the politicians remain petty-minded charlatans. Otherwise, it is ... Read more...

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Nawaz leaves for Pakistan from Saudi Arabia

November 25th, 2007 - 4:40 pm ICT by admin
Medina, Nov 25 (ANI): A special plane carrying former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his brother Shahbaz Sharif and other family members left the holy city of Medina for Lahore. The convoys of PML-N ... Read more...

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