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Pakistan delegation to visit India for hockey revival


August 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A two-member delegation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will visit India next month to discuss the revival of bilateral series, official said Tuesday.Secretary of PHF ... Read more...

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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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Five die in Quetta blast (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) An Awami National Party (ANP) leader was among five people who were killed Friday in a massive explosion that rocked a market in Pakistan's Quetta city, ... Read more...

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Terms of Indira-Abdullah 1975 accord were never fulfilled: Mustafa Kamal (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) While the central interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir is yet to find any serious takers here, Mustafa Kamal, a senior ruling National Conference (NC) leader ... Read more...

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Pakistan orders probe into hockey team’s poor performance


June 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team's poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 ... Read more...

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pakistan fines rebel hockey players, spares them ban


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided not to ban the eight players, including former captains Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi, for playing in the rebel ... Read more...

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No green signal for Indian hockey team’s tour to Pakistan


April 4th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the external affairs ministry hasn't approved an Indian hockey team's tour to Pakistan for a three-nation meet also involving Malaysia, Hockey India ... Read more...

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Delhi’s killer roads: Recalling some major accidents


February 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With two more men crushed in the capital Tuesday morning by a speeding car, a day after a ghastly Lamborghini crash claimed the life of ... Read more...

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Sentiments vs freedom: Rushdie issue festers


January 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Days after Salman Rushdie was not allowed to speak at the Jaipur Literature Festival, the issue continues to touch a raw nerve among Muslim ... Read more...

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Don’t allow Rushdie in India: Deoband vice chancellor


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's top Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband Monday opposed Salman Rushdie's visit to India and asked the government not to allow him to travel ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: Chhetri scores twice, India beat Maldives 3-1


December 9th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Sunil Chhetri scored two goals as defending champions India defeated the Maldives 3-1 to make it to the final of the SAFF Cup football tournament ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey chief says keen on bilateral ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)says it is keen on reviving active hockey ties with India and it is working at all levels to see the two ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik to get PhD for peace in Karachi!


October 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik will be conferred an honorary doctorate for "bringing peace" to Karachi, a city that has hit by spiralling violence, a ... Read more...

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Six killed, five injured in Kabul attack (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Six people, including two police officers, were killed and five others were injured Friday in two suicide bombings and a shootout near the house of Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Kabul blasts (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Four people, including two police officers, were killed in two suicide bombings near the house of Afghanistan's First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Blasts in Kabul


August 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Bombs exploded Friday morning near the house of Afghan First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here but there was no immediate report of damage or casualties, ... Read more...

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Wrong to say madrassas hub of terrorism: Author


August 12th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It is wrong to say that madrassas teach students to hate other religions and are hubs of terrorism, says Arshad Alam, author of the book ... Read more...

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Vastanvi sacked as Deoband VC for praise of Narendra Modi (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi was Sunday removed as the vice chancellor of the Darul Uloom Deoband, widely recognized as India's leading Islamic seminary, for ... Read more...

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Vastanvi loses Deoband job for praising Narendra Modi (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Deoband (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Ghulam Mohammad Vastanvi was on Sunday removed from the coveted position of vice chancellor of the Darul Uloom Deoband, widely recognized as India's ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son graduates


June 27th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Qasim Gilani has completed his graduation from a university in Britain, it was reported here.Ali Qasim did his ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai trustee seeks time for police questioning


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Sathya Sai Central Trust member R.J. Ratnakar has sought time till Saturday to appear before police regarding the seizure of huge amount of cash being transported ... Read more...

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Arrested Al Qaeda terrorist lived in Pakistan for a decade


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda operative had been living in the country for almost 10 years and his arrest has led to a "treasure trove" of information, ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, who was active in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been arrested in the port city of Karachi, the ... Read more...

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Former Pak cricketers lash out at team selection


May 4th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 4(ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have taken the selection committee to task for excluding competent players like leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and wicket- keeper Adnan Akmal from the 15- memeber Test squad ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket chief selector threatens to resign


May 4th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) A storm is brewing in Pakistan cricket with the country's chief selector threatening to resign over "reservations" on the 15-man squad announced for this month's Test ... Read more...

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Holding’s ‘illegal Doosra’ comments directed at Pak spinners “not prudent”: Qasim


May 1st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Former Pakistan spinner Iqbal Qasim has insisted that "doosra" is a legal delivery, and advised former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding to take his reservations over this ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to issue 7,000 arms licences despite ban


April 20th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent a list of names and other particulars to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for the issuance of 7,000 arms licences despite ... Read more...

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Despite ban, Pakistan to issue 7,000 arms licences


April 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistan government will be issuing 7,000 arms licence despite a ban on it. Some of the recommendations have come from Prime Minister Yousuf Raza ... Read more...

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Pak-Afghan Transit Trade talks postponed


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Pak-Afghan Transit Trade talks scheduled for Friday (today) have been postponed.According to the programme, details with regard to the implementation of the Pak-Afghan trade were to be settled ... Read more...

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ICC alert to spot-fixing at IPL


March 25th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 25 (IANS) With the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) just a couple of weeks away, the International Cricket Council (ICC) is worried about the Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Women ‘feel pain more than men’


March 16th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16 (ANI): Women have more intense responses to pain than men, say scientists.A study using MRI brain scanners found women process pain in the brain differently to men.Doctors were investigating ... Read more...

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Disgraced Pak trio lose domestic cricket contracts after ICC ban


February 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan's largest bank has said it has decided not to renew the contracts of the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir- who have been banned by ... Read more...

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ICC ban on tainted trio will damage Pak cricket: Ex-players


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have said the bans imposed by the International Cricket Council on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges will damage Pakistan cricket.The ... Read more...

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Quake damaged 200 houses in Pakistan town


January 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Quetta, Jan 20 (IANS) The 7.2 Richter Scale earthquake, which rocked large parts of Balochistan early Wednesday night, damaged 200 mud-houses in Dalbandin town of Pakistan. However, it didn't cause any ... Read more...

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Batra elected Asian Hockey Federation vice president


January 18th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra has been elected vice president of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).At the AHF congress held at Kuala Lumpur Sunday, Batra ... Read more...

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