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Pakistani held for aircraft hijack threat


April 27th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Police Friday detained a passenger who threatened to hijack an aircraft on a domestic flight, a media report said.After the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK ... Read more...

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Is government serious about saving the Ganga?


March 25th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) The Ganga, deified by Hindus and intrinsic to its literature and lore while providing water to over 40 percent of India's population in 11 ... Read more...

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Pak’s counter-terrorism body ‘impotent’ in battle against militancy


April 9th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Pakistan's National Counter-Terrorism Authority (NACTA) lacks powers to act against militancy thriving in the country, according to a newspaper report.Although the government has rejected a recent White House report ... Read more...

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‘Mayawati insensitive to Dalit woes’


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) National Commission for Scheduled Castes Chairman P.L. Punia Wednesday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of being insensitive to the problems faced by Dalits.He also alleged ... Read more...

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Pak’s economic management of flood relief has gone haywire, facing criticism


August 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The Pakistan Government's economic management has gone haywire in damage and reconstruction need assessment and is facing severe criticism on the political front for failing to reach out ... Read more...

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Link talks to credible action by Pakistan: BJP


July 20th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday called upon the government to link talks with Pakistan to credible action by it against terrorist elements and said that ... Read more...

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NC-PDP feuding raises Left hackles


February 27th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 27 (IANS) The continuous squabbling between the ruling National Conference and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly has provoked senior Left leader Mohammad ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls steps to save ailing national airline


August 7th, 2009 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Coming to the aid of Pakistan's cash-strapped national carrier, Pakistan Internatinoal Airlines (PIA), a parliamentary committee has called for urgent steps to arrest the declining trends in the ... Read more...

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Taliban, Punjab militia uniting to open ‘unmanageable’ fronts for Pak Army : Experts


May 29th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): With a relatively unheard of terror group, the Tehrik-e-Taliban Punjab (TTP) having taken responsibility for Wednesday's terror strike in Lahore, fears have been raised about an increasing ... Read more...

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US alarmed at Pak’s unwillingness to tackle Taliban’s unchallenged surge


April 24th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.24 (ANI): With the Taliban's unchallenged surge into newer regions inside Pakistan continuing, the United States has raised severe questions over Islamabad's willingness to tackle the issue, and the decision ... Read more...

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Pak Government makes a U-turn on Benazir’s death


January 1st, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 1 (ANI): Pakistan's caretaker government led by Prime Minister Mohammedmian Soomro has made a U-turn by rendering an apology for Interior Ministry spokesman Brig (retd) Cheema's statement that slain former ... Read more...

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