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World Twenty20: Afghanistan opt to field against England


September 21st, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Nawroz Mangal won the toss and opted to field against defending champions England in a group A match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament ... Read more...

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Unimpressive India beat Afghanistan by 23 runs


September 20th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) India survived a scare to beat Afghanistan by 23 runs in their opening match of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Wednesday.Chasing a ... Read more...

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World T20 Scoreboard: India vs Afghanistan


September 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 match between India and Afghanistan at the R.Premedasa Stadium here Wednesday.India: Gautam Gambhir b Shapoor Zadran 10 Virender Sehwag c Mohammad Shahzad b Shapoor ... Read more...

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Pakistani court frees three in New York bombing plot


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) A Pakistani court Saturday acquitted all three Pakistani nationals accused in a botched bombing attack in New York, Online news agency reported.The accused Akhtar, Muhammad Shoaib ... Read more...

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Pakistan dangerous for journalists: Daily


May 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Those in Pakistan's high offices pay lip service to the media but "what they desire is a media tuned to a level of sycophancy", said a ... Read more...

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Journalist killed in Pakistan


April 20th, 2012 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) A senior journalist of Pakistan's Dawn newspaper was found murdered in a house in Karachi Thursday, police said.Murtaza Razvi's body was found in an apartment in ... Read more...

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ISI left out in Pakistani journalist’s killing report: HRW


January 30th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS/AKI) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Monday said the report on the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad deliberately ignored the possible involvement of ... Read more...

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Tolerance of extremists detrimental to Pakistan: Daily


January 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban killing of a journalist working for an American radio network will have repercussions for the safety of newspersons, said a leading daily ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir to get security


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir will be provided security after he received threats, said Interior Minister Rehman Malik.Geo TV anchor Hamid Mir said Wednesday that he received ... Read more...

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Seven Pakistani scribes killed in 2011; 29 in fivc years


December 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Seven Pakistani scribes were among at least 43 journalists who died in conflicts or were murdered this year worldwide, a media rights group said. In the ... Read more...

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Family waits for report on Pakistani journalist’s killing


November 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An investigative report on the murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is not likely be released as planned in November, said Shahzad's brother-in-law Hamza Amer."The ... Read more...

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Girl gang raped in Ghaziabad


November 9th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 9 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl was kidnapped and gang raped by two youths in Modi Nagar town of Ghaziabad, police said Wednesday. The culprits, one of whom was ... Read more...

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Three arrested for murder


November 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) A man has been arrested along with his two accomplices for murdering his cousin's nephew over a land dispute, police said Monday. A search is ... Read more...

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Court rejects policemen’s plea in Benazir’s killing case


October 16th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed application of two senior police officials in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case, Xinhua reported.Bhutto was killed in a ... Read more...

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Abducted Pakistani journalist freed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A journalist who was kidnapped by suspected militants was set free in Pakistan's North Waziristan region.Rehmatullah Khan Derpakhel was abducted Aug 11 and freed after a ... Read more...

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Slain Pakistani journalist’s widow records statement


September 21st, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) The widow of Pakistani journalist Salim Shahzad who was abducted, tortured and killed has recorded her statement before a panel, a media report said.Shahzad's widow said ... Read more...

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Engineering consultancy Meinhardt to invest Rs.100 crore in India


September 18th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singapore-headquartered Meinhardt Group, an engineering consultancy services firm, Sunday said it plans to invest Rs.100 crore within a year in expanding its Indian operations."We have ... Read more...

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Pakistani scribes demand clarification over killing


August 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza's statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the ... Read more...

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Pakistani court orders confiscation of Musharraf’s assets


August 28th, 2011 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan Saturday ordered confiscation of property of former president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to appear before the court in the ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks probe into attack on journalist


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has sought an inquiry report on the attack on a journalist in Peshawar.Hazrat Khan, bureau chief of Pashto-channel AVT Khyber, was ... Read more...

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Probe violence against journalists, UN to Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 20 (IANS) The UN has urged Pakistan to "take immediate steps" to probe the recent spate of killings and disappearances of journalists in the country."In the past eight ... Read more...

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South Asia faces high terror threat: US report


August 19th, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) South Asia faces high terror threat with increased resource-sharing between Al Qaeda and Pakistan-based groups, including Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) blamed for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist manhandled


August 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) A journalist was manhandled for exposing malpractices at a premier hospital in Karachi, a media report said.The health reporter associated with a news agency was manhandled ... Read more...

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Panel on Pakistani journalist’s killing gets phone record


July 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) A judicial commission probing the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has received his mobile phone record, a media report said Thursday.Dawn said that the ... Read more...

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Panel probing journalist’s killing unhappy


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A judicial commission in Pakistan probing the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has said that people are not coming forward to help it expose ... Read more...

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Shahzad’s widow to collect journalism prize


July 8th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Naples (Italy), July 8 (IANS/AKI) Murdered Pakistani investigative journalist Saleem Shahzad's widow Friday travelled to the Italian island of Ischia to collect a journalism prize on her late husband's behalf.Anita ... Read more...

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New York jihadist faces life term


July 8th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 8 (IANS) A US-born jihadi, who wanted to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq, was convicted here Wednesday.Betim Kaziu, a 23-year-old Brooklyn man, was convicted by ... Read more...

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Suspect in journalist’s murder held in Pakistani Kashmir


June 21st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A man suspected of involvement in the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has been arrested from Pakistani Kashmir, a media report said Tuesday.Islamabad Police ... Read more...

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Journalists in Pakistan face danger: Daily


June 21st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan face danger all the time, said a daily Tuesday, noting this "climate of threats to journalists is serious and troubling".An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Italian MP wants international probe into Shahzad’s murder


June 16th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 16 (IANS/AKI) An Italian lawmaker has demanded an international investigation into the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad.Shahzad's battered body was found May 31 in a canal in ... Read more...

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`Pakistani journalist’s killers wanted to set an example’


June 4th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) The killers of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad made no attempt to hide his body as they wanted to make his death "an example for other ... Read more...

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Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

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Zardari condoles journalist’s death


June 1st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has expressed "deep grief and sorrow" over the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad and ordered an investigation into the killing.Associated ... Read more...

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Journalist’s killing may be due to personal enmity: Malik


June 1st, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad may have been kidnapped and tortured to death because of personal enmity.Malik visited the ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s second autopsy conducted


June 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A second autopsy was conducted here on journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad who was said to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured ... Read more...

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