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When a Pakistani officer’s posting fuelled coup rumour


January 12th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) An Pakistani Army officer taking command of a brigade was enough to fuel coup rumours as the formation had in the past been used to ... Read more...

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Pak Law Minister indicted in abduction, robbery case


March 5th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 5(ANI): A Rawalpindi court has framed charges against Pakistan's Law Minister Babar Awan in connection with a robbery and kidnapping case.Civil judge Mehr Sarfraz Hussain heard the case on ... Read more...

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Pak politicians dismiss Gilani’s ‘evasive’ address to nation ‘mere eye wash’


October 18th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 18 (ANI): Leaders of various Pakistani political parties have pointed out the lack of substance in Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani's address to the nation, and have called ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict evokes skeptical reactions in Karnataka


October 1st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Though people in Karnataka felt relieved that the much-awaited Ayodhya judgment did not trigger trouble and peace prevailed, the younger generation felt the verdict would not end the ... Read more...

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Imran predicts positive change in Pak in next year’s possible mid-term polls


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 22 (ANI): Former cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that the country can expect a far-reaching and positive change if people choose the right representatives ... Read more...

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Pak pace trio can put England on back foot: Sarfraz


July 28th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, July 28 (ANI): Former Test pacer Sarfraz Nawaz feels Pakistan can only think of a victory against England if its bowlers give devastating performance."Pakistani pace attack is very devastating right ... Read more...

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Official of Imran Khan’s party calls Musharraf “a habitual liar”


April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 12(ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Information Secretary, Omar Sarfraz Cheema, has described former Pakistan President General (r) Pervez Musharraf as "a habitual liar" with "a nerve for selling ridiculous ... Read more...

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Musharraf to address House of Lords


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): Two Muslim members of House of Lords have been involved in controversy and blame-game over inviting former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf to address a meeting in one ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers face disciplinary action for pre-Hobart Test controversy


January 31st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31(ANI): Pakistan vice-captain Kamran Akmal and his brother Umar will face disciplinary action for allegedly violating their central contracts during the controversy that prevailed before the Hobart Test against Australia.The ... Read more...

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Akmal brothers facing disciplinary action for unsavoury pre-Hobart Test ‘histrionics’


January 16th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Jan 16(ANI): Pakistan vice-captain Kamran Akmal and his brother Umar are facing disciplinary action for allegedly violating their central contracts during the controversy that prevailed before the Hobart Test against Australia. ... Read more...

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Wicketkeeper Sarfraz may replace Kamran Akmal for Hobart Test against Australia


January 7th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 7(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has called up wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed as a cover for struggling wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal for the third Test match against Australia in Hobart, starting ... Read more...

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Pak scholars call for surprise raids on seminaries


July 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 20 (ANI): A gathering of religious scholars, mostly from the Barelvi school of thought, have demanded surprise raids on all seminaries in Pakistan and a ban on their funding from ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban threatens to unleash its “jacketwalas” against prominent religious leaders


June 17th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 17 (ANI): After claiming the responsibility for carrying out the suicide attack on Jamia Naeemia here, in which the country's top religious scholar Dr. Sarfraz Naeemi was killed, the ... Read more...

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Special force needed to curb terror menace in Pak : Sharif


June 15th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed on the need for a special security squad to curb terrorism in the country, saying police forces lack the ... Read more...

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Mehsud booked for Pak religious scholar’s murder


June 14th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 14 (ANI): The Pakistan police has registered an FIR against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) chief Baitullah Mehsud, charging him of being involved in the assassination of the counrty's top ... Read more...

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Hafiz Saeed’s “Jekyll and Hyde” act over religious leader’s assassination


June 13th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 13 (ANI): The Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who himself has apparently been involved in a number terrorist attacks, has condemned Friday's suicide attacks on a mosque in Lahore in ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban claims responsibility for Lahore, Nowshera mosques attack


June 13th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, June 13 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for Friday's serial suicide attacks on two mosques in Nowshera and Lahore.It had also took responsibility for the Pearl Continental ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Pakistan blasts (Second lead)


June 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 12 (DPA) A prominent cleric who supported military offensives in Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley and seven other people were killed Friday in two separate mosque bombings in the country, ... Read more...

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7 killed, many injured in serial mosque blasts in Lahore, Nowshera on Bloody Friday


June 12th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 12 (ANI): At least seven persons have been reportedly killed and several others injured in serial bomb blasts which rocked two mosques in Nowshera and Lahore.According to sources the blasts ... Read more...

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Another clerics body in Pak declares suicide attacks un-Islamic


October 16th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 16 (ANI): In such second decision over the past couple of days, another body of Muslim clerics in Pakistan declared suicide attacks as illegal in Islam, and condemned ... Read more...

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