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Non-bailable warrant for Musharraf in Bugti assassination case


August 16th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan Wednesday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for former president Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz in the assassination ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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Gilani reaches court for contempt hearing


February 13th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday fought jostling crowds to enter the Supreme Court to attend the hearing of a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Will resign if convicted: Gilani


February 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he will resign if the Supreme Court convicts him in a contempt of court case for not ... Read more...

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Gilani has no option but to write letter: Nawaz


February 11th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has no option but to write to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, ... Read more...

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Ex-military colleagues back Musharraf’s return


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has received support from his former military colleagues as he plans to return home from self-exile in London.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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Musharraf to return between Jan 27 and 30


January 9th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, has said he will return home between Jan 27 and 30 from his self-exile in London.Musharraf, who heads the All ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Vora seeks restraint on media coverage


December 13th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Journalist Jigna Vora, arrested in connection with the murder of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey, filed an application in the Mumbai special court Tuesday seeking restriction on ... Read more...

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‘The Burma Conspiracy’ a muddled mess (IANS Movie Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Largo Winch II - The Burma Conspiracy"; Director: Jerôme Salle; Cast: Julien Rappeneau, Jerôme Salle and Sharon Stone; Rating: **When it comes to art, the secret to being truly ... Read more...

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Six months on, 12 charge sheeted for Dey’s murder


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Mumbai police Saturday filed a charge sheet against 12 accused in the murder case of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. The name of woman journalist Jigna ... Read more...

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Dey killing: Woman scribe remanded in police custody


November 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) A Mumbai court Friday remanded a woman reporter in police custody till Dec 1 in connection with the June 11 killing of the city's senior journalist ... Read more...

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Musharraf refused certificate for farmhouse


November 17th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has been refused a completion certificate for his farmhouse in Islamabad, a media report said.Under the law, a completion certificate ... Read more...

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‘Rang Rasiya’ is reaction against attack on creative freedom: Ketan Mehta


November 17th, 2011 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 16 (IANS) National award winning filmmaker Ketan Mehta Wednesday said that his film "Rang Rasiya" is a small token of response against the persecution of painter M.F. ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s palatial farmhouse may be partially demolished


September 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's sprawling Rs.250 million farmhouse, which has five massive bedrooms and a swimming pool, may be partially demolished for violating building ... Read more...

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A true-blood Malayalee from Pakistan pushes for friendship


August 14th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) In his traditional cotton mundu and khadi kurta, 80-year-old Biyyathil Mohyuddin Kutty looks every inch a sprightly Malayalee from Kerala. The political activist who chose ... Read more...

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Deploy army in Karachi, demands MQM chief


August 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has demanded that the army should be deployed in violence-hit Karachi.Hussain Wednesday said the army as well as ... Read more...

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You cannot ignore Digvijay Singh


June 26th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 26 (IANS) Either you agree or disagree with Digvijay Singh, but you cannot ignore him.The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders may not like his remarks and Congress ... Read more...

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Reciprocate Pakistan role in freeing Indians: MQM chief (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A leading Pakistani politician has urged the Indian leadership to reciprocate the Pakistani role in freeing six Indian sailors held captive by Somali pirates since ... Read more...

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Getting Indian sailors freed shows Pakistan’s a friend: MQM chief


June 14th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The efforts of a Pakistani rights activist to get six Indian sailors, apart from his own countrymen, released from Somali pirates' captivity shows Pakistan's friendly ... Read more...

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Did political class let down Husain?


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The political class had failed M.F. Husain as the celebrated painter had to spend his last few years away from India, artists said Friday ... Read more...

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Husain was doyen of the art world: Sonia


June 9th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed her deep sorrow on the demise of artist M.F. Husain saying he was the doyen of the world ... Read more...

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Artistic genius M.F. Husain dies in exile (Roundup)


June 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India's most prized and gifted painters who was forced to live in self-exile from his homeland due to threats ... Read more...

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Mamata mourns Husain’s death


June 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday mourned the death of famed painter M.F. Husain, saying it was an "irreparable loss to the world of ... Read more...

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Pakistan court declares Musharraf ‘proclaimed offender’


May 30th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Monday declared former president Pervez Musharraf a "proclaimed offender" or fugitive for failing to cooperate in the probe into the ... Read more...

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Guess who’s M.F. Husain’s new muse? Mamata Banerjee!


May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Depicting her as "essence of Indian womanhood", Doha-based Indian artist M.F. Husain has sketched Trinamool Congress chief and soon to be chief minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Nobody can stop Musharraf’s return to Pakistan: APML


April 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 19 (ANI): Nobody can stop former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, from returning to the country, the ... Read more...

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Leadership change essential for Pakistan’s survival: Musharraf


April 18th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led federal government has disappointed the country, and insisted that a change in leadership is essential ... Read more...

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Musharraf offers olive branch to archrival Nawaz Sharif


April 17th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Dubai, April 17(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said that he wants to make amends with Pakistan Muslim League -N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, but pointed out that reconciliation was ... Read more...

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Musharraf reiterates he’ll return to Pakistan before elections


April 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 16(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, has said that he will give a surprise to his nation by staging a come back ... Read more...

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Musharraf approaching international powers to fob off Pak govt ‘witch hunt’


April 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Former Pakistan President and All Pakistan Muslim League chief Pervez Musharraf wants the international guarantors of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) to declare it null and void, as ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Musharraf dumps plan to return to Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has abandoned his plans of returning to Pakistan from self-exile in Britain after the Pakistani military leadership refused to provide him extra security ... Read more...

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Bhutto murder: New arrest warrant against Musharraf


February 19th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) The anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi Saturday again issued an arrest warrant in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case against former president Pervez Musharraf, a ... Read more...

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Arrest warrant issued against Musharraf (Second Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) A Pakistani court has ordered arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf and directed him to appear before it Feb 19 on the charge that, though he knew ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto murder: Musharraf sent questionnaire (Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pervez Musharraf has been sent a questionnaire by the interior ministry regarding the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in 2007, when he was the president.Dawn ... Read more...

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