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Don’t insult religion, says Pakistani PM


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Friday said freedom of expression could not be an excuse for insulting religious beliefs and inciting hatred.Speaking at an official ... Read more...

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Swiss letter saga must end: Pakistani daily


September 19th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) The saga of the Swiss letter must end, said a leading Pakistani daily Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf told the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Blow to Zardari as letter closing graft cases to be revoked (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to ... Read more...

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Setback for Zardari: Letter closing graft cases to be withdrawn (Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The government has decided to withdraw a letter sent out during Pervez Musharraf's tenure to close graft cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

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Congress defends, opposition slams diesel price hike


September 13th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Congress Thursday defended the government's decision to hike the price of diesel by Rs.5 a litre, while the opposition parties including the BJP ... Read more...

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Brand Rahul does not exist, says BJP


September 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday targeted Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for remaining "silent" on corruption issues and claimed that the "Brand Rahul" ... Read more...

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2G case: Ex-official denies deposing falsely


September 11th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A former telecom official told a special court here Tuesday that he did not depose falsely in the 2G case and claimed that he ... Read more...

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Studio Green keen to distribute ‘Kumki’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) K. Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green is keen to acquire the distribution rights of Tamil film "Kumki", an interesting tale of a mahout and his elephant."The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan acknowledge ‘more needs to be done’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Acknowledging that some progress had been made in talks between India and Pakistan, both sides Friday said that "much more needs to be done" in the ... Read more...

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Action, not debate on coal blocks: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) The BJP Saturday said will continue to disrupt parliament over the coal blocks allocation, asserting that mere debate in the house by the Congress-led UPA ... Read more...

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Unusual increase in houses in two Pakistani provinces


August 29th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) An abnormal increase in the number of houses in Pakistan's Sindh and Balochistan provinces left a government-run statistics bureau so worried that it promptly brought it ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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PM gets till Sep 18 to write letter against Zardari (Third Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) He could have been on his way out but Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf was Monday given a three-week reprieve by the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC, seeks time to write Swiss letter (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Facing a show-cause notice for failing to implement a Supreme Court order, Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday sought more time to write to ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces SC on contempt order


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf Monday appeared in the Supreme Court to face a show-cause notice for failing to implement the order to write ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Third Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make Chidambaram the co-accused ... Read more...

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Congress slams Swamy, says Chidambaram clean


August 24th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram had nothing to do with the 2G scam, the Congress said Friday as it strongly backed the leader after the ... Read more...

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SC dismisses Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In major relief for Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy's plea to make him co-accused along ... Read more...

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SC rejects Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In a major relief to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected Janata Party president Subramaniam Swamy's plea to make him co-accused ... Read more...

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SC rejects Swamy’s plea against Chidambaram


August 24th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In a major relief to Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court Friday rejected the plea to make him co-accused along with former communications ... Read more...

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Ronit Roy recovers from typhoid, back to work


August 20th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) After a bout of typhoid, actor Ronit Roy is back to work and is planning to hit the gym."For all who ask. Fit as a fiddle ... Read more...

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Promote tolerance, repulse extremism: Zardari


August 20th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf have called on the people to reject "extremist trends" and "negative propaganda of misguided elements" ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial relations with India, says Ashraf


August 15th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his country's resolve to find a negotiated settlement to all disputes with India."We want cordial relations with India ... Read more...

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Panel favoured auction of resources, Swamy tells SC


August 14th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday told the Supreme Court that auction was the only method of transparent allocation of natural resources for private commercial ... Read more...

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Dhulia to shoot ‘Milan Talkies’ in February


August 13th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) After making offbeat films, Tigmanshu Dhulia now wants to try other genres. He is wielding the megaphone for actioner "Bullet Raja" and after finishing ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan has offered help to Iran after powerful earthquakes there killed 250 people and injured about 1,800 others, Geo News reported Sunday.Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez ... Read more...

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More time sought from SC for auction of spectrum (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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More time sought for auction of spectrum


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court for "further and final extension of time" for the auction and allocation of 122 2G licenses and ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM faces walk of shame, says daily


August 9th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf will have to undertake a "walk of shame" Aug 27 to the Supreme Court where he may be charged ... Read more...

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Dimple Yadav takes oath as Lok Sabha member


August 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, the wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Wednesday took oath as a Lok Sabha member from Kannauj. She had won the ... Read more...

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CAS rejects India’s appeal on Vikas Krishan


August 6th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Monday rejected India's appeal, filed after boxer Vikas Krishan was controversially eliminated from the London Olympics.Vikas was declared the ... Read more...

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Court modifies CLB order on Unitech auction


August 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday modified a Company Law Board (CLB) order and allowed Uninor, a joint venture of Norwegian firm Telenor and Unitech Group, ... Read more...

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Decision needed on India’s global role: Tharoor


July 24th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian government needs to decide on the role the country should play in the global multilateral environment, said former union minister Shashi Tharoor ... Read more...

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Three Tamil Nadu teachers held for beating student (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Three teachers of a private school in Tamil Nadu were arrested for beating up a Class 9 student, police said Saturday. They were earlier suspended by ... Read more...

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