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Pakistan names cricket squad for T20 World Cup


July 18th, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced the 15-member squad for Twenty20 World Cup scheduled to be held in September in Sri Lanka.Addressing a news conference, ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Fearing death, Pakistani doctor refuses to eat prison meals


June 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Shakeel Afridi, the Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, has refused to eat meals provided by the jail authorities ... Read more...

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US Senate panel cuts Pakistan aid over doctor’s jailing


May 25th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Outraged over the jailing of a Pakistani doctor who helped the CIA find Osama Bin Laden, a US Senate panel has cut Pakistan's aid by ... Read more...

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No takers for WSH in Delhi as Wizards win


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) At a sparsely occupied Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi Wizards kicked off their campaign with 3-2 win against the Karnataka Lions in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Shakeel Abbasi braves ban to play in WSH


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Pakistan star player Shakeel Abbasi said Thursday that he has risked his international career to take part in the lucrative World Series of Hockey (WSH).Abbasi, ... Read more...

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Pakistan players excited about playing in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 29 (IANS) Pakistan hockey stars including Rehan Butt arrived in India Wednesday and are looking forward to playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH).Former Pakistan skipper Zeeshan Ashraf ... Read more...

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Central contracts for Pakistan hockey players


February 18th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation has approved performance-oriented central contracts for leading national players for a three-month period, starting Jan 1.The players will continue to receive ... Read more...

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Six bombs recovered from Pakistan blast site


December 31st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Six bombs have been recovered from the site in Pakistan's Quetta city where a car bombing took place Friday night killing at least 13 people, ... Read more...

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Crummy Tis Hazari courthouse to finally get a facelift


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Air-conditioners, CCTV cameras, new furniture and amenities - Tis Hazari, Delhi's oldest district court complex, is in for a much needed facelift with the ... Read more...

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Pakistan make clean sweep of China hockey series


December 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) Pakistan has made a clean sweep of the four-match friendship hockey series against China, clinching the last game 2-1 in Lahore.Pakistan won the fourth and the ... Read more...

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WSH: Indian striker Rajpal Singh in Delhi Wizards


November 30th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India striker Rajpal Singh was named in the Delhi Wizards squad for the inaugural season of the World Series Hockey (WSH) that starts Dec 17.Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Pakistani who helped CIA track down Osama faces treason charges


October 7th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A Pakistani panel, investigating the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden in Abbotabad May 2, Thursday suggested registration of treason charges against a doctor who ... Read more...

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350 rare birds rescued in Ghaziabad


July 29th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 28 (IANS) About 350 rare birds were Thursday rescued from smugglers on the National Highway-24 in Ghaziabad near Delhi border, an animal activist said.The endangered birds, that included ... Read more...

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Scarlett Keeling murder retold on ‘Anjuna Beach’


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 2 (IANS) The seamier side of Goa will unravel on the silver screen with "Anjuna Beach", a Bollywood film set on the 2008 murder and sexual assault ... Read more...

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Veteran Zeeshan Ashraf left out of Pakistan hockey squad


May 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) Just months after he led Pakistan to its first Asian Games gold medal in 20 years, seasoned fullback Zeeshan Ashraf has been sidelined by Pakistan Hockey ... Read more...

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Charges framed against 13 in Delhi blasts of 2008


May 6th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) A trial court Friday framed charges against all 13 accused in the 2008 Delhi serial blasts case.Additional Sessions Judge Santosh Snehi Mann ordered framing of ... Read more...

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‘PHF negating 2012 Olympics vision by selecting senior players for Azlan Shah Cup’


April 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 30(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is negating its own stance and vision for the 2012 Olympics by retaining the senior players who are "at the twilight of their careers," ... Read more...

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Pak hockey players get show-cause notice over WSH contracts


April 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 25(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has issued show cause notices to hockey stars Rehan Butt, Wasim Ahmad and Shakeel Abbasi for entering into contracts with the planned World Series ... Read more...

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Pakistani hockey players could face action for ties with WSH


April 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 24 (IANS) Three senior Pakistani hockey players could face the axe from next month's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup because of their apparent association with an unsanctioned league in ... Read more...

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PHF issues show cause notices to three key players


April 24th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 24(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has issued show cause notices to three of its top players for entering into contracts with the planned World Series of Hockey (WSH) in ... Read more...

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PHF warns hockey players to leave ‘controversial league’ WSH or face action


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has warned all those players who have signed any contract with India's unrecognised World Series of Hockey (WSH), to announce their disassociation from it ... Read more...

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Women reservation bill won’t be passed soon: Kiran Bedi


March 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Refusing to mince her words, former top cop Kiran Bedi Wednesday said she doesn't think the women's reservation bill will be passed anytime soon in ... Read more...

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2008 Delhi serial blasts: Court to frame charges Feb 21 (Second lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday found sufficient evidence to put to trial 13 suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in the 2008 serial blasts here in which 26 people ... Read more...

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Delhi serial blasts: Charges to be framed Feb 21 (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday found sufficient evidence to put to trial 13 suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorists in the 2008 serial blasts here, in which 26 people ... Read more...

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FIA freezes foreign currency accounts of Pak’s former Religious Affairs Minister


January 25th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 25(ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) has sealed off the foreign currency account of former Minister for Religious Affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi.According to sources, Kazmi has many foreign currency accounts ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt: Appeal In Mumbai High Court, Hearing To Take Place Next Week


January 8th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has reportedly moved Bombay High Court on Friday as he has appealed against the petition filed against him and the attachment of his two properties in ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt says Noorani issued threats through dons


December 29th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) A day after a court ordered the attachment of two properties of Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt over a financial row with producer Shakeel Noorani, the actor's lawyer ... Read more...

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Bombay High Court issues order to seal Sanjay Dutt’s property


December 28th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 28 (ANI): The Bombay High Court passed an order on Tuesday to seal actor Sanjay Dutt's property in Mumbai after producer Shakeel Noorani dragged the actor to court over ... Read more...

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‘Over 36mn rupees corruption’ reported in Haj arrangements in Pak: Malik


December 21st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): An embezzlement of over 36 million rupees reportedly took place in Haj arrangements this year, Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.Malik told the National Assembly that several ... Read more...

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Pakistani officials in Saudi Arabia to probe Haj scandal


December 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 16 (IANS) A team of officials from Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) left for Saudi Arabia Thursday to investigate the Haj corruption scandal that led to the ... Read more...

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Arrest all involved in Haj scam: Pakistani apex court


December 6th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday expressed displeasure over alleged corruption in arrangements for Haj pilgrims and directed the authorities to arrest all accused involved in the ... Read more...

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Asian Games hockey: Indian men beat Japan 3-2, to face Malaysia in semis (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Sandeep Singh continued his sublime touch with drag-flicks, slamming two goals in India's 3-2 defeat of Japan in the Asian Games hockey here Sunday.With the win, India finished ... Read more...

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India beat Pakistan 3-2 in Asiad hockey; silver, bronze take tally to 22 (Evening Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) India defeated traditional rivals Pakistan 3-2 in a men's hockey group B match at the Asian Games here Saturday, while a silver in golf and a bronze ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests ill-treatment of Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia


November 19th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged an official protest with Saudi Arabia after receiving reports of ill-treatment of thousands of Haj pilgrims from the country and sought a hefty ... Read more...

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