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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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Afghan democracy can learn from India: Experts


July 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Afghanistan may draw lessons in democracy from India to ensure participation of all ethic groups from across the embattled nation, Indian experts suggested Saturday.At ... Read more...

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Pakistani Islamic groups oppose NATO supply lines’ reopening


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Leaders of Islamic parties in Pakistan Wednesday opposed Islamabad's decision to reopen supply routes for NATO forces to Afghanistan.The US had to suspend drone attacks after ... Read more...

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Pakistani CM joins protests against federal government


May 11th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 11 (IANS) Shahbaz Sharif, chief minister of Pakistan's Punjab province, joined protesters who were upset with power outages and raised slogans against the federal government.Shahbaz Sharif said ... Read more...

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Chidambaram optimistic about India-Pakistan meet


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said he was "optimistic" about the India-Pakistan home secretary-level talks May 24-25 in Islamabad, where the two sides are ... Read more...

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11 new ministers inducted in Pakistan (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani expanded his council of ministers Friday with the induction of 11 new faces.President Asif Ali Zardari administered the oath ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force gets new chief


March 19th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt Monday took over as the new chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, ... Read more...

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No outage claim leaves Pakistani daily bemused


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Lies disillusion people, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday as it wondered why a Pakistani minister claimed there will no more power cuts.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Outages to end in Pakistan: Minister


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) A minister has said that electricity cuts would end by 2014-15 in power-starved Pakistan, a few days after his colleague announced that outages would end overnight.Federal ... Read more...

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A first for Pakistan: Gilani indicted for contempt (Evening Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani, ... Read more...

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A first: Pakistani PM indicted for contempt (Fourth Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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No more outages? Pakistani daily mocks minister


February 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) "When our dear minister tells us there won't be any loadshedding from tomorrow, we're very, very suspicious," said a Pakistani daily after Water and Power Minister ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway re-opens for one-way traffic


January 19th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The over 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was thrown open for one-way traffic towards Srinagar even as the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall Wednesday evening, the ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Gilani set to appear before apex court


January 19th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Thursday set to appear before the Supreme Court following a contempt notice for not implementing a directive to ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway re-opens for one-way traffic (With Images)


January 19th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The over 300-km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway was thrown open for one-way traffic towards Srinagar even as the Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall Wednesday evening, the ... Read more...

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Severe cold wave in Kashmir


January 18th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) After three days of snowfall, severe cold wave conditions returned to Kashmir Wednesday with this summer capital reporting a minimum temperature of minus 1.4 degrees ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls alternative energy plan


October 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pakistan is considering alternative energy sources to mitigate the country's massive power crisis, Water and Power Minister Naveed Qamar has said.He said the draft alternative energy ... Read more...

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UAE, Pakistan hold talks on bilateral relations


October 8th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates and Pakistan discussed bilateral relations and cooperation here Saturday.UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Eissa Abdullah Al Basha Al Naimi and Pakistani Minister for ... Read more...

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US reiterates opposition to Iran-Pakistan pipeline


September 16th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has reiterated its opposition to the proposed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline that could eventually stretch to India, saying Islamabad should intensify efforts to develop its ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani, Indian MPs one on peace talks’


August 21st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Qamar Zaman Kaira who was part of a Pakistani parliamentary delegation to India, has said that lawmakers of both countries are "one on peace talks" and ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to enhance trade ties with China


August 16th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (AINS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Monday vowed to enhance trade ties with China in various sectors.The president held a meeting with a Chinese business delegation at Aiwan-e-Sadr, ... Read more...

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Pakistan woos China to meet its energy needs


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The growing energy demand in Pakistan provides immense opportunities for Chinese investors, said a minister.Water and Power Minister Syed Naveed Qamar said Tuesday in Beijing that ... Read more...

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India prepares ‘error-free’ most wanted list for Pakistan (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India has prepared an "error free" list of most wanted terrorists, including runaway underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Sayeed, allegedly hiding in ... Read more...

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India has ‘error-free’ most wanted list for Pakistan


July 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India has prepared an "error free" list of most wanted terrorists allegedly hiding in Pakistan in which it has corrected mistakes in a similar dossier ... Read more...

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Efforts on to reduce power outages: Pakistani minister


July 11th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government is taking steps to minimise the duration of power cuts, a minister said.Minister for Water and Power Syed Naveed Qamar said about 3,000 megawatts ... Read more...

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Three-monthly review ordered of Most Wanted list (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Left red-faced following the bloopers in India's list of Most Wanted terrorists hiding in Pakistan, the Indian government Friday asked all probe agencies and states ... Read more...

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Fix responsibility for fugitive list lapse: Congress


May 20th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday said that responsibility should be fixed for errors in the list of "Most Wanted" given to Pakistan after instance of another fugitive ... Read more...

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Three-monthly review ordered of Most Wanted list


May 20th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Left red-faced following the bloopers in India's list of Most Wanted terrorists hiding in Pakistan, the Indian government Friday asked all probe agencies and states ... Read more...

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CBI withdraws Most Wanted list from website


May 20th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday withdrew the list of the country's most wanted fugitives hiding in Pakistan from its website for the "purpose ... Read more...

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CPI-M again slams Chidambaram for terror list errors


May 20th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday once again slammed union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the errors in India's Most Wanted fugitives list ... Read more...

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India rules out withdrawing ‘most wanted’ list after errors (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Indian government Friday ruled out any possibility of withdrawing its list of most wanted terrorists allegedly hiding in Pakistan even as authorities are reviewing ... Read more...

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India will not withdraw most wanted list: Official


May 20th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) There was "no possibility" of India withdrawing the list of its most wanted terrorists in Pakistan, a senior official said Friday, a day after a ... Read more...

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Second goof-up in India’s Most Wanted list (Roundup)


May 20th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) The Indian government was left red-faced Thursday when another man named in its Most Wanted list of terrorists allegedly hiding in Pakistan was found to ... Read more...

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