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Woman who sold child found - still starving


July 19th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) A destitute Bihar woman who went missing after selling her child to a Nepalese couple for Rs.62 has been finally traced - still starving along with ... Read more...

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Untold stories, rare pictures in Dilip Kumar’s new biography


June 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Uday Tara Nayar has written Dilip Kumar's biography, set to be launched on the legendary actor's 90th birthday in December. The author says the two-part book ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka, Maldives hold maritime exercise


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India, Sri Lanka and Maldives have embarked on a five-day maritime exercise off the Maldivian coast to strengthen the capabilities of their coast guards to ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan to encourage women’s cricket


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The women's cricket initiative would dispel the negative image of Pakistan, said a minister while inaugurating the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women Cricket Challenge Trophy.Federal Minister ... Read more...

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Joining Imran’s party? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Is Imran Khan Pakistan's new saviour? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto, the granddaughter of Pakistan's legendary leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto amid rumours about her joining ... Read more...

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Madan Lal wins bronze in Benazir Bhutto boxing


December 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India's Madan Lal settled for a bronze medal in the 2nd Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Tournament in Islamabad going down 12:19 to Pakistan's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Three get death for killing Bangladeshi student


December 27th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 27 (IANS) A court in the Bangladesh capital Tuesday sentenced three college students to death for murdering a fellow student two years ago.Accused Nasir Uddin Anik, Akhter Hossain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mike Tyson to attend Pakistan’s boxing event


November 29th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 29 (IANS) Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) president Doda Khan Bhutto Tuesday claimed that former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson would attend the opening ceremony of the second ... Read more...

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Hasina to help complete Bangladesh director’s unfinished movie


August 26th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will extend her all-out cooperation in completing "Kagojer Phool", the unfinished movie of filmmaker Tareque Masud who was killed in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Team Anna denied permission to hold protest at Jantar Mantar (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday denied permission to Team Anna to protest at Jantar Mantar, where Anna Hazare is scheduled to hold a fast from Aug ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Team Anna denied permission to protest at Jantar Mantar


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi Police have denied permission to Team Anna to protest at Jantar Mantar, where Anna Hazare is scheduled to hold a fast from Aug ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sikhs barred from Pakistan gurdwara


July 20th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A human rights panel of Pakistan has described as "scandalous" the barring of Sikhs from a gurdwara in Lahore.The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan noted with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karachi killing: Top Pakistani officer removed


June 14th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The chief of a Pakistani paramilitary force was removed Tuesday on the orders of the Supreme Court in connection with the killing of an unarmed youth ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Four Rangers to be presented in court


June 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Four Pakistani paramilitary personnel would be presented Monday in an anti-terrorism court in Karachi for their involvement in the killing of an unarmed man allegedly caught ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Guilty Rangers must be punished, says daily


June 11th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) The Sindh Rangers personnel, who gunned down an alleged robber in a Karachi park, committed a wanton and unjustified killing and must be punished to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karachi killing: Apex court orders removal of top officials (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court Friday ordered the removal of two top officials for the gunning down of an unarmed young man, allegedly robbing visitors to ... Read more...

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Karachi park killing case taken up by Pakistan apex court


June 10th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The gunning down of an unarmed young man, allegedly robbing visitors to a Karachi park, by paramilitary forces was taken up for hearing by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani man shot dead for stealing


June 9th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) A man was shot dead by Pakistani security personnel after he was allegedly caught snatching cash and valuables from visitors to a park in Karachi, a ... Read more...

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Seven more fall prey to Karachi target killings


March 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 26(ANI): The ongoing wave of target killings in the Pakistani metropolis claimed at least seven more lives on Friday.A nephew of Amir Khan, the jailed chairman of the Mohajir Qaumi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sindh Assembly wants Pak Govt to recommend Bhatti’s name for Nobel Prize


March 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 15(ANI): The Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution urging the Pakistan Government to recommend the name of assassinated Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti for the Nobel Prize.Salim ... Read more...

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Best-ever showing by Gauri Monga and Indian team at Queen Sirikit golf


March 11th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Filipina Dottie Ardina upstaged Korean favourite and defending champion Hyo Joo Kim to bag top honours, while India's Gauri Monga had the local fans spellbound ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Five cops booked for murder


March 4th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Five policemen were booked Friday for the death of a 60-year-old man allegedly after being physically tortured by them in this Uttar Pradesh district, ... Read more...

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Has Zardari secretly married US-based PPP activist?


February 4th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Presidency and Dr Tanveer Zamani, a practicing surgeon and PPP activist in the US, have commented quite differently on a flood of reports and Internet blogs referring ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Whole nation will besiege Pak Parliament if Taseer’s assassin given death sentence: ST


January 10th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 10 (ANI): Sunni Tehreek (ST) activists have warned that the entire nation will besiege Pakistan's Parliament House if Malik Mumtaz Hussain Qadri, the assassin of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak minorities term slain liberal politician Taseer as ‘Shaheed-e-Haq’


January 10th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 10 (ANI): The minority communities in Pakistan have termed slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer as 'Shaheed-e-Haq' for his outburst against the extremist forces, and for protecting the rights of minorities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bad weather cuts short Rahul Gandhi’s Orissa visit


December 9th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday wound up his Orissa visit after cancelling his interaction programme with tribal students at Baripada due to bad weather.Gandhi, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rural workers’ protest in Lucknow turns violent


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) A number of gram rozgar sewaks (rural employment workers) engaged in vandalism and fought pitched battles with the police as their protest to press for acceptance of their ... Read more...

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‘Zia’s remnants trying to malign Zardari, children by using Benazir banner’: PPP


November 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 24 (ANI): The remnants of former Pakistan President General Zia ul Haq are once again trying to create chaos within the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) as President Asif Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hotel officials feel remorse as tourists were abused during Maldives love ceremony


October 29th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is always advisable to at least understand what is being said when you are being blessed. So that you might at least not encounter what a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cases against Zardari can’t be reopened in Swiss courts: Khosa


October 15th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 15 (ANI): The Pakistan government's counsel in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Senator Latif Khosa, has ruled out any possibility of reopening the cases against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manoj Kumar To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At Mumbai Film Fest


September 29th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran Bollywood actor Manoj Kumar is going to be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 12th Mumbai Film Festival, which will be held from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Railways cancel, divert 53 trains due to Delhi floods


September 11th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian Railways Saturday cancelled or diverted 53 trains, including several short-distance services, as several low-lying areas in and around the national capital were inundated as the Yamuna ... Read more...

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30 killed in Karachi after MQM lawmaker’s killing (Lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The murder of MQM leader Raza Haider, a member of the Sindh provincial assembly, in Pakistan's financial hub Karachi, sparked riots that left 30 people ... Read more...

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Pak Army must influence Govt. to ensure country’s survival: Pak leader


July 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party Shaheed Bhutto (PPP-SB) Punjab President Dr. Mubashir Hasan has urged the Pakistan Army to use its influence with the government to ensure the country's survival.Dr. Hasan ... Read more...

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