Don’t allow hawks to take over Pakistan: Daily

January 12th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) "Trigger-happy hawks" should not be allowed to take control of a situation that is already spinning out of control in Pakistan, a daily said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Brit soldiers serving in Libya, Afghanistan could face redundancies

April 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Britain's military commanders from the Army and Navy have been told to inform soldiers and sailors currently serving in Afghanistan and Libya that they could be among the 2000 ... Read more...

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Australia sacks four police officers for racist emails (Lead)

October 29th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Four police officers in Australia have been dismissed while seven officers have been fined for circulating racist emails, including one that contained footage of a man being ... Read more...

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Pak govt needs to come clean on NRO beneficiaries issue to avoid spat with SC: Editorial

September 28th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28(ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistan newspaper has said that it is time for the government to make amends in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) beneficiaries issue for ... Read more...

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Virgin Blue sacks 20 employees for viewing pornography

June 3rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): Australia's second largest airline Virgin Blue has sacked up to twenty of its staff after they were found viewing pornography on work computers.The sacking had come on June ... Read more...

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Hire and fire!

May 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):You're fired! There's no dreadful feeling thing than to lose your job. A firing not only deprives you of your livelihood but it also dents your psyche. ... Read more...

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Managers chief Bevan blasts City over Hughes sacking

December 20th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (DPA) League Managers Association chief executive Richard Bevan criticised Manchester City on Sunday over the sacking of manager Mark Hughes. Hughes was dismissed on Saturday after a 4-3 victory over ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Jet Airways management, pilot talks

September 9th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep.9 (ANI): Senior Jet Airways officials on Wednesday said that talks with the striking pilots were still on and there was no breakthrough as yet.A total of 186 flights -- 154 ... Read more...

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England team won’t undertake open-top bus parade

August 24th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Managing Director Hugh Morris has ruled out the possibility of the victorious England cricket team undertaking an open top bus parade similar to ... Read more...

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Pakistani chief justice finally meets President Zardari

June 6th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) In a fence-mending move, Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has finally met Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, the man who had bitterly opposed his reinstatement ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal shuts down blast furnace at Belgian plant

April 8th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 8 (IANS) Steel giant ArcelorMittal is shutting down one of two furnaces in its Ghent plant in western Belgium, EuAsiaNews reported quoting local media. The closure will be temporary and ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks three Musharraf appointed envoys

February 11th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.11 (ANI): Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has terminated the services of three ambassadors-at-large appointed during the previous Musharraf regime. The shock announcement severs government ties with Sharifuddin Pirzada, Ahsanullah Khan ... Read more...

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Eric Holder becomes first black US attorney general

February 3rd, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Eric Holder Tuesday became the first black US attorney general with the promise of a clean break with the policies of the Bush administration, saying he would make ... Read more...

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PCB on verge of bankruptcy, says chairman Ijaz Butt

January 14th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 14 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the Board is on the verge of bankruptcy due to the wrong policies of his predecessor, Dr. ... Read more...

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Pakistan lawyers set Aug 14 deadline for restoring judges

July 19th, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan's agitating lawyers Saturday laid down a new Aug 14 deadline for restoring the Supreme Court judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after imposing an emergency ... Read more...

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