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Blasts rock Pakistan, 11 killed


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl, were killed in twin bomb blasts that rocked a market in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, while five people ... Read more...

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Stop the terrorists, Pakistan tells Kabul


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told the Afghan government to stop terrorists from entering Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.Stressing that terrorists had again started ... Read more...

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Mobile services restored in Pakistan (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Mobile phone services, which were suspended in Pakistan ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to thwart possible terror attacks on markets and congregations, were restored Monday after a 14-hour ... Read more...

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Gas from TAPI likely to flow in five years: Official


August 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gas from the ambitious Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is expected to start flowing into energy-starved India in another five years, official sources said.India in May ... Read more...

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Two killed carrying policemen’s salaries in Balochistan


August 16th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and six others injured after some unidentified men attacked a police van carrying policemen's salaries in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bombing


August 5th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed Sunday and 10 injured, including women and children, when a car bomb exploded in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, media ... Read more...

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Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

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18 Shia pilgrims gunned down in Pakistan


July 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed Friday night when unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen rained bullets at a bus carrying Shia pilgrims in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, media ... Read more...

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Run trains on time, says Pakistan PM (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Late running of trains has become so endemic in Pakistan that an exasperated Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has called for punctuality in long-distance train services.These ... Read more...

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Run trains on time, directs Pakistani PM


July 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has directed the railway authorities to ensure smooth and punctual operation of long distance trains.The long distance trains run between Karachi-Peshawar, ... Read more...

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Film journalist B.K. Karanjia, former NFDC chairman, dead (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Burjor K. Karanjia, renowned film journalist and former chairman of National Films Development Corporation (NFDC), popularly known as 'BK', died here, a family friend said. He ... Read more...

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Film journalist B K Karanjia, former NFDC chairman, dead


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Burjor K Karanjia, renowned film journalist and former chairman of National Films Development Corporation (NFDC), popularly known as 'BK', died here, a family friend said. He ... Read more...

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Four policemen killed in Pakistan


June 9th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) At least four policemen were killed and another was injured Saturday when gunmen opened fire at a police vehicle in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta, a ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders harp on US apology for NATO air strike (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan's demand for the US apology for the NATO air strike in which its 24 soldiers were killed - an incident which has strained bilateral ... Read more...

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Judge ensures cleanup of Pakistan airport


March 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) A judge, who was taken aback at the sight of posters and banners of political groups at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, not only ordered ... Read more...

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Dust storm blinds Pakistan provinces


March 20th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A major dust storm slammed Pakistan's Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, impacting flights and road traffic.The dust storm hit parts of Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber ... Read more...

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23 Hindus kidnapped in Pakistani province


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) At least 23 Hindus have been kidnapped in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province over the past few months, a top official said Saturday.Incidents of kidnapping for ransom ... Read more...

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Pilot dies as Pakistani Air Force trainer crashes (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A Pakistani Air Force (PAF) pilot was killed when his trainer jet crashed in Balochistan Wednesday, the authorities said.The Chinese-built F7-PG trainer crashed near ... Read more...

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`Wonder of wonders: A Pakistani train that runs on time’


February 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb5 (IANS) A Pakistani daily described a train that left on time and reached 15 minutes early at its destination as a "wonder of wonders".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Pakistani province launches polio campaign


January 30th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Over two million children will be administered anti-polio vaccine drops in Pakistan's Balochistan province, which saw the highest number of polio cases in the world in ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani paramilitary men killed


January 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Suspected gunmen from the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi outfit attacked a checkpost in Pakistan's Balochistan province and gunned down five paramilitary troopers, officials said Thursday.The pre-dawn attack was launched ... Read more...

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NATO vehicles caused Rs.150 bn damage to Pakistan highways


December 29th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan has calculated that vehicles carrying NATO supplies in containers caused damage worth Rs.150 billion to its highways over the past 10 years.Communications Minister Arbab Alamgir ... Read more...

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No Indian shows, so Pakistanis shun official TV channel


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's official TV channel's ratings have gone down as it cannot telecast Indian shows and news regarding Indian filmstars, admitted a top official.PTV managing director Yousuf ... Read more...

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Is Pakistan heading towards global isolation, wonders daily


December 13th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Is Pakistan treading the path towards global isolation, asked a Pakistani daily that said the steps taken by Islamabad following the Nov 26 NATO airstrikes ... Read more...

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Pakistan backs Taliban dreading pro-India Kabul: former CIA analyst


December 6th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Army helps the Afghan Taliban in fighting the Afghan government because it dreads a pro-India regime on its western border, according to a former ... Read more...

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Gilani condemns murder of three Hindu doctors


November 9th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the killing of three doctor brothers belonging to the Hindu community and directed that the culprits ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks report on killing of Hindu doctors


November 8th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has sought a report on the killing of three Hindu brothers, who were doctors, in Pakistan's Sindh province.Ajit Kumar and his two ... Read more...

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Pakistan faces winter of discontent: Daily


October 27th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan faces a winter of discontent as the number of impoverished is increasing at a galloping pace, a daily said Thursday."Two deaths in the last four ... Read more...

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Pakistan to create immigration system along Afghan border


October 20th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan will put in place an immigration system along its border with Afghanistan to check illegal cross-border movement, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday.The system ... Read more...

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Official shot dead in Pakistan’s Quetta


October 8th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior government official in the violence-hit southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta late Friday night in an apparent targeted attack, police said.... Read more...

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‘With 290 suicide attacks, Pakistan suffered most since 9/11′


September 9th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Pakistan suffered the most in the US-declared "war on terror" after the 9/11 attacks, facing almost 300 deadly suicide bombings and the assassination of former ... Read more...

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Three dead in Pakistan train attack


August 29th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Firing and rocket attacks on a passenger train in southwest Pakistan Sunday left three people dead and 19 others injured, a media report said.The Quetta Express ... Read more...

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Our people are very frustrated with violence: Pakistan rights panel chief (Interview)


August 21st, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistanis are "very frustrated" with the state of affairs in their country where violence and abductions are now a way of life, says the ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran


July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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