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Rain kills 46 in Pakistan


September 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 46 people, including seven children, have been killed as late monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan, Geo News reported Monday.Many victims died due to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan school exam topper to get Rs.500,000


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Revtash Kumar, who hails from a poor family but secured the top position in the matriculation examination in Pakistan, will be awarded Rs.500,000, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Five in race for Pakistan PM’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Five candidates, three from the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and one each from the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), Thursday filed ... Read more...

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Zardari fields Shahabuddin for Pakistan PM’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has formally named former textiles minister Makhdoom Shahabuddin as the candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post ... Read more...

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PPP nominates Shahabuddin for prime minister’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The parliamentary committee of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Wednesday chose senior party leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its nominee for the post of country's new prime ... Read more...

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Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin - a brief profile


June 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin has been short-listed as one of the candidates for Pakistan prime minister's post following a Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Yousuf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan parliament to elect new PM June 22 (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Pakistan's lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, will elect the new prime minister at a special session to be convened Friday. Minister for Textiles Makhdoom ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PPP leaders pick Makhdoom Shahabuddin as new PM (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) senior leaders picked Minister for Textiles Makhdoom Shahabuddin for the office of the prime minister following the ouster of Yousuf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

15 dead, 30 wounded in Pakistan bus accident


May 26th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least 15 people, including three women and a child, were killed and 30 others injured when a speeding bus overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province, police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

18 killed in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a bomb blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

16 killed in Pakistan blast, no terror link (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani plane makes emergency landing


May 13th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 51 people on board made an emergency landing in Punjab province Friday after one of its engines caught fire. ... Read more...

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Now, camel wrestling in Pakistan


February 10th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Thousands of people turned up in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan city to watch a unique sport - camel wrestling.The event took place Wednesday at Ehsanpur where tickets for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Voila! Pakistani girl is now a boy


January 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who had been very sick for the past few months and turned into a boy after a sex-change operation, is grateful to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Eight take ill after eating burgers in Pakistan


November 19th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Eight members of a family fell unconscious after eating contaminated burgers at a restaurant Friday in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.The family was immediately shifted to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Junior level police personnel in Pak Punjab linked to terrorists: Report


November 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 1(ANI): A Pakistani intelligence report has revealed that junior level police personnel in Punjab are linked with terrorists.According to the Daily Times, junior staff of the police department have developed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Discriminating’ Pak authorities ignoring scheduled caste Hindus in flood relief


August 27th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistani authorities may have been claiming that they are leaving no stone unturned in providing relief to flood affected people, however, its discriminating face has come to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Banned terror outfits highly active in Pak Punjab, functioning under new names’


July 12th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 12(ANI): Pakistan's intelligence agencies have reportedly revealed that there has been a worrying increase in the activities of banned religious and militant organisations in the Punjab province.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Punjab Govt. warned in advance regarding terror threat to minorities: Malik


May 29th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 29 (ANI): Political bickering has started over the deadly terror attack on two mosques in Lahore, in which over 70 people were killed, with Interior Minister Rehman Malik saying that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No help for kidnapped minor Hindu girl forcibly converted to Islam by Pak cleric


May 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 26 (ANI): The deplorable plight of the Hindus in Pakistan has once again come to the fore with a shocking incident of a minor girl being kidnapped and forced to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak SC directs authorities to formulate policy regarding issuing I-cards to Hindus


November 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.24 (ANI) : The Pakistan Supreme Court has asked the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to come up with a policy for the registration of Hindu couples for computerised national ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan’s FIA makes another 26/11 arrest


August 6th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has arrested another important suspect who is said to be behind the Mumbai terror attacks and is allegedly linked ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bodies of two terrorists killed in Noida finally buried


June 23rd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 23 (IANS) The bodies of two terrorists killed in a gun battle in Noida in the early hours of Jan 26 - Republic Day - were buried Monday night, police ... Read more...

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Pak arrests 167 Jamaat-ud Dawa operatives, seals over 50 offices


December 13th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Lahore/Karachi/Peshawar, Dec.13 (ANI): Pakistan police have reportedly arrested 167 Jamaat-ud-Dawa operatives and closed down over 50 of its offices across the country in a continued crackdown against the banned group.The Daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Hindus demand national commission to resolve their issues


June 21st, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 21 (ANI): Hindus living in Pakistan have demanded the setting up of a national commission to resolve issues related to the minority community and also that all temples ... Read more...

Posted in National |

If elected, no personal vendetta against Musharraf: Sharif


December 26th, 2007 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif has said that he will not go for any personal vendetta against President Pervez Musharraf as his agenda is to uplift the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak should learn from India where no martial law has been imposed: Sharif


December 26th, 2007 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif has said that the Musharraf regime should learn lessons from India, where martial law has never been imposed nor has any dictator ever held ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistanis rank Gen Musharraf over politicians Benazir, Sharif as leader


November 14th, 2007 - 1:50 am ICT by admin
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