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ISI considers US its worst enemy, says jailed doctor


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency ISI considered the US its "worst enemy" and Islamabad's cooperation with Washington was just a sham to extract billions of dollars in ... Read more...

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Minor girl dies as barricade falls on her


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A six-year-old girl died here after a police barricade fell on her, police said Monday.Sabina and her three friends were playing with barricades at Neb ... Read more...

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Pakistan no to seeking NOC on dam from India


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Islamabad has refused to ask India for a no-objection certificate (NOC) needed to get multilateral funding for a dam in the disputed Gilgit-Baltistan region, a media ... Read more...

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US senator introduces bill to stop Pakistan aid (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) An American lawmaker has introduced a bill in the Senate, seeking to eliminate foreign aid to Pakistan until the conviction of Shakil Afridi, the physician ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... 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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Muslim-Dalit political party launched


May 1st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) A former police officer, who once arrested absconding underworld don Chhota Shakil, Tuesday launched a new political party-Awami Vikas Party (AVP) to "strengthen" Muslim and Dalit ... Read more...

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Pakistan dam develops cracks


February 21st, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A committee will probe the cause behind cracks that have appeared in a dam in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region.Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly Speaker Wazir Baig Monday constituted ... Read more...

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Pakistani military intelligence chief appears before Osama panel


October 12th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) A Pakistani commission, investigating the US sneak raid to kill Osama bin Laden in the northwestern city of Abbottabad near Islamabad on May 2, Wednesday questioned ... 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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Three arrested for human trafficking


September 16th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Three people were arrested here for alleged human trafficking and 22 passports and two fake visa stickers seized from them, police said Friday.The accused, identified ... Read more...

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Lyricists on song: Bollywood’s unsung wordsmiths (First of a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


March 23rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) "Mera gora ang lai le", "Aap ki aankhon mein", "Dil toh bachcha hai ji"...these songs penned by Gulzar are remembered as much for their beautiful words ... Read more...

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Rahat Ali’s arrest in India ‘conspiracy against Pakistani artistes’, claims Pak MPA


February 19th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 19(ANI): Commenting on Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan's detention issue, MPA Zobia Rubab Malik has said that Pakistan expresses love towards Indian stars but gets only hatred in return.Zobia ... Read more...

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Dengue cases rise in Bihar


September 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Three people have died of dengue in Bihar and over 60 patients from various parts of the state have been admitted to Patna hospitals in the last three ... Read more...

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Court order on Arun Gawali reserved


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its verdict on the Maharashtra government's plea against a Bombay High Court judgment striking down a criminal complaint against underworld don-turned-politician Arun ... Read more...

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Sharif says Zardari must cancel UK visit to help flood-hit Pak people


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 2(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has asked President Asif Ali Zardari to cancel his United Kingdom visit when the country was suffering due to floods.Visiting various ... Read more...

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Imran Khan warns of protests if Zardari visits UK


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 1(ANI): With Pakistan reeling under the worst floods in its history, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has warned that a strong protest would be staged if President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Death toll in Pak flood-related incidents rises to 1300


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 2(ANI): The death toll from the devastating floods in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province has risen to 1,300, with waterborne diseases adding to the misery of the people.The Provincial ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar must go: Bihar opposition (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) The opposition in Bihar Thursday stuck to its demand for the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his alleged involvement in a Rs.11,412 crore scam, a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh border guards go on trial for mutiny


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) The trial of nearly 800 troopers of Bangladesh rifles (BDR), the country's border guard, began Tuesday, nearly a year after a mutiny led to the killing of 74 ... Read more...

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A shining sun, sad faces and snow- starved Kashmir (Letter from Kashmir)


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Pahalgam (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 22 (IANS) As the sun shines bright in the midst of winter in Lidder valley, Sultan Neka, a 60-year-old villager, is not smiling. The bright ... Read more...

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Dhaka to probe banks that brought in Dawood Ibrahim money


June 9th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 9 (IANS) Bangladesh police have said they will probe branches of a domestic bank and the multinational Western Union that received money sent from Pakistan by international mafia don Dawood ... Read more...

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Voting underway peacefully in Bihar (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Slow but peaceful voting was underway for the second phase of parliamentary elections in 13 of the 40 constituencies in Bihar Thursday. There are several heavyweights, including six ... Read more...

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Stakes high for Lalu-Paswan alliance in round two (Poll Curtainraiser - Bihar)


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 22 (IANS) It's a high stakes battle for power in round two of Bihar's parliamentary polls Thursday with not just several heavyweights in the fray but also the powerful ... Read more...

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RJD releases list of 25 candidates from Bihar (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Monday announced the names of 25 candidates from Bihar, with party chief Lalu Prasad contesting from two constituencies in the April-May parliamentary ... Read more...

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Chilling tales emerge as Bangladesh mutiny toll crosses 80 (Roundup)


February 28th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 28 (IANS) More mass graves, more stories of savagery, and more chilling tales of survival. The full horror of the mutiny at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters here continued to ... Read more...

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Mutiny spreads outside Dhaka, government-troopers begin talks (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 26 (IANS) Amid reports that the uprising by the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) troopers had spread beyond Dhaka, a government team here Thursday began talks with the mutineers who had a ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 50 Indian fishermen


February 6th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.6 (ANI): Pakistani authorities have arrested 50 Indian fishermen along with nine boats on charges of infiltrating its waters in the Arabian Sea. Indian fishermen have violated Pakistani territorial waters despite ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban denies death of commander Omar Khalid


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan. 22(ANI): Tehrik-I Taliban Pakistan has denied that its commander Abdul Ali, alias Omar Khalid has been killed in a military strike in Mohmand Agency. Reports said commander Abdul Ali, ... Read more...

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Pak PM to announce new incentives for cricketers


November 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): Buoyed by the recent 3-0 win over the Caribbeans, Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani is today expected to announce fresh incentives for cricketers who will ... Read more...

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Delhi blasts: Batla House flat caretaker’s bail plea rejected


September 24th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday dismissed the bail plea of Abdul Rehman, the father of suspected terrorist Zia-ur-Rehman who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the serial ... Read more...

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India asks Bangladesh to hand over ULFA chief


April 12th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India's central paramilitary force Saturday gave a list of 117 northeast militant camps operating on Bangladesh soil to its Bangladeshi counterpart and also asked them to hand ... Read more...

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