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Jamia’s northeast musical fest enthralls


February 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The amphitheatre at the Jamia Millia Islamia University Friday evening came to life with an ensemble of amazing rock music, folk songs and dances from ... Read more...

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PML-N calls PPP’s Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference ‘a distraction’


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government has taken up Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference to distract people from its ... Read more...

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Deploy UN forces in Arab countries, say Mumbai Muslims


March 25th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Muslims from Mumbai and its surrounding areas Friday demanded deployment of United Nations peacekeeping forces in Arab and West Asian countries where pro-democracy and pro-reform protests ... Read more...

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Munni’s Foray Into Pakistan’s Political Life


December 7th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
If reports are to be believed, Imtiaz Safdar Warraich, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party was heard taking a dig at opposition party Pakistan Muslim League-N using the words of ... Read more...

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‘Munni…’ now favourite taunt of Pakistani politicians!


December 6th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Now "Munni badnam hui" has found a place in the political circles of Pakistan with politicians from leading parties using the hit Bollywood item song to ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to fight back, says only his ‘dead body’ would be lifted from Presidency


December 20th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is undeterred by the present turmoil in the country and the wide scale demand for his resignation, and has made it clear ... Read more...

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UN to probe Musharraf on unanswered questions on death of Benazir


September 19th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.19 (ANI): United Nations investigators are preparing to question former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf about the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, amid mounting doubts over official versions of how she ... Read more...

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A year on, 37 accused in Ahmedabad blasts still absconding


July 26th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 26 (IANS) It's been exactly a year since 22 bomb blasts ripped through this Gujarat city leaving 59 dead and over 100 injured. But after a Rs.9-lakh investigation bill, the ... Read more...

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Obama’s speech historical, says Islamic Centre president


June 6th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Sirajuddin Qureshi, president of the India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC), Saturday described US President Barrack Obama's Cairo speech as "historical" and hoped that Muslims will judge him ... Read more...

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Zardari starts reconciliation with estranged PPP leaders


March 18th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): In a bid to bring estranged party leaders back into the PPP mainstream and bridge the cracks within his party, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has started ... Read more...

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Rifts surface within Zardaris PPP


March 15th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 15 (ANI): With resignation of two key members from the Pakistan cabinet, and the pass up of several unpopular decisions, cracks have begun to appear within the ruling Pakistan ... Read more...

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Now, Sharifs son-in-law asks Zardari to resign


January 16th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 16 (ANI): Pakistan National Assembly member and son-in-law of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Captain (retired) Mohammad Safdar, has asked President Asif Ali Zardari to quit as he has ... Read more...

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Nawaz, Elahi return from Dubai in same flight


December 28th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 28 (ANI): Nawaz Sharif and Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi, leaders of Nawaz and Quaid sections of Pakistan Muslim League (PML) respectively, arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport of Lahore from ... Read more...

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Sharif, Pervaiz Elahis secret meet in Dubai to discuss Pak situation?


December 26th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): After years of hostilities, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid leader Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi have held a one-on-one meeting in Dubai on countrys ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed in Ahmedabad serial blasts case


November 12th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The crime branch of the Ahmedabad police Wednesday filed a chargesheet against 26 people in connection with the July 26 serial blasts here that killed 57 people and ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts suspect held in Madhya Pradesh


November 10th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 10 (IANS) An alleged member of the Indian Mujahideen and a suspect in the series of bomb blasts that rocked Ahmedabad in July has been arrested from Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain ... Read more...

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Musharraf says his war-on-terror decision was right


October 15th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has reportedly said that the continuation of the previous governments policy on the war on terror was the right decision and ... Read more...

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Nagori’s police custody in Ahmedabad bombings extended


September 3rd, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The police custody of Safdar Nagori, a leader of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), and four of his associates arrested for their alleged role in ... Read more...

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Four SIMI activists taken to Ahmedabad court


August 23rd, 2008 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Four activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) brought here on transit warrant from a Madhya Pradesh jail were taken to a metropolitan court Saturday. ... Read more...

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Fresh hunt on for Mumbai-based SIMI activist


August 21st, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 21 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police has launched a fresh hunt for Abu Fazal Khan alias Farhan Khan, a Mumbai-based activist of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts mastermind has confessed, claim police


August 19th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Mufti Abu Bashir, a Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) leader, has confessed to have been involved in the conspiracy behind the July 26 Ahmedabad serial bombings, the ... Read more...

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Pak Impeachment drama may echo infamous Indian cross-voting spectacle


August 8th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 8 (ANI): Like the ten Indian parliamentarians who cross-voted during the July 22 Trust Motion moved by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, ahead of Mondays Impeachment Motion against Pakistan ... Read more...

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High alert in Madhya Pradesh, night cinema shows suspended (Lead)


July 27th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Sunday sounded high alert in the state following blasts in Bangalore and Ahmedabad that left at least 45 people dead. The district administration here ... Read more...

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Detained SIMI activist to be quizzed on e-mail threat


July 22nd, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, July 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police Tuesday said it hoped to get vital clues about the e-mail threat it received last week about possible terror attacks here and in Ujjain ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh police on high alert after e-mail threat


July 21st, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, July 21 (IANS) The police in this Madhya Pradesh city and the temple town of Ujjain near here have been put on high alert after an e-mail threat of a terrorist ... Read more...

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‘Arrested SIMI leader reveals vital clues about network’


July 8th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) The former Uttar Pradesh head of the Student Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) has revealed vital clues about the members and activities of the banned network during interrogation, ... Read more...

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Senior party leader bemoans lack of democracy within Zardaris PPP


July 1st, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , July 1 (ANI): A senior PPP leader has said that it was high time to voice differences within the party, as, in his words, voicing different opinions did not ... Read more...

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Nawaz will not appear before PCO judges


May 25th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 25 (ANI): the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz [PML(N)] chief Nawaz Sharif has said that he will not defend petitions that challenged his candidature from NA-123 and NA-52 seats in the ... Read more...

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Jaipur police in Indore to probe blast links


May 20th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, May 20 (IANS) Investigating the Jaipur serial blasts, a Rajasthan police team has arrived in Indore to elicit more information about the activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India ... Read more...

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Three arrested SIMI activists to undergo narco test


April 5th, 2008 - 12:36 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 4 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh court Friday granted permission to police to conduct narco analysis tests on three activists of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), including its general secretary ... Read more...

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Seven more SIMI activists arrested in Madhya Pradesh


March 31st, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 31 (IANS) Seven more suspected activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) were arrested in Madhya Pradesh, the police said Monday. Five of the activists were arrested ... Read more...

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Seven years after ban, SIMI is still active


March 28th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The arrest of 10 top activists of the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), including its runaway chief Safdar Nagori, has again put the spotlight on the ... Read more...

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SIMI’s runaway chief, nine activists held in Madhya Pradesh


March 27th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police arrested at least 10 members of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), including its all-India chief Safdar Nagori in Indore, the police ... Read more...

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Top SIMI leaders held in Indore


March 27th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
Indore, Mar 27 (ANI): The All India General Secretary of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), Safdar Nagori, has been arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Madhya Pradesh ... Read more...

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New Pakistan Government plans to release all political prisoners


March 13th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 13 (ANI): A senior Pakistan Peoples Party leader has said that the new Pakistan Government plans to pardon all political prisoners after it assumes charge of the administration. The Government ... Read more...

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