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Bombs hurled at Bangladesh Secretariat


April 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Unidentified attackers Sunday hurled two bombs at the Bangladesh Secretariat in Dhaka, one in front of the home ministry, but no one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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Bangladesh thanks India for supporting ‘just’ war


December 16th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the liberation forces in 1971 and thanked New Delhi for support supporting "a ... Read more...

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Commission probing Osama killing visits ISI office


December 14th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the US raid in Pakistan's Abbottabad in which Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed Wednesday visited the headquarters of the Inter-Services ... Read more...

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Eight Bangladeshis beheaded in Saudi Arabia


October 9th, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 9 (IANS) Eight Bangladeshi migrants were beheaded in public in the Saudi Arabian capital after they were convicted of killing an Egyptian security guard four years ago, a ... Read more...

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Row over shops at Bangladesh national assembly


August 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Shops have been rented out at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Bangladesh's national assembly building, a move that has been described as "irresponsible and tasteless" by a noted ... Read more...

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Osama’s death “shared achievement” by US, Pak, Afghanistan: Grossman


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 3(ANI): The killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden is a "shared achievement" by the US, Pakistan and Afghanistan, US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Marc Grossman, has ... Read more...

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Osama must have moved to Abbottabad recently: Pakistani envoy


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan's envoy in Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said Monday Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed by American forces in Abbottabad near Islamabad, lived ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain reconsidering Pakistan return decision after getting threats on phone


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a temporary visa, is reconsidering his plans to return to Pakistan after claiming that ... Read more...

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Gilani meets Nawaz Sharif in London


April 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met Nawaz Sharif, the leader of the country's principal opposition party, at his London apartment Friday to inquire about ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif advised two-week rest in London


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, who underwent heart surgery in a private London hospital, has been advised rest ... Read more...

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UK rejects Pak’s application for repatriation of Musharraf in Benazir murder case


March 13th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Mar 13(ANI): The United Kingdom government has refused to accept the application of the Pakistan government for the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case.The ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s arrest warrant in Benazir murder case sent to UK Foreign Affairs Dept.


March 10th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 10(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent the arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharraf in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case to British authorities.According to Interior Ministry sources, the Federal ... Read more...

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World Cup: Dhaka keeps vigil on cricket bookies


February 24th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) World Cup co-host Bangladesh has said it is keeping a vigil on international cricket bookies to ensure that they do not try to establish contacts with players and ... Read more...

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Pilot recalls bombing mission in 1971 liberation war


December 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) A pilot who deserted the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to fight the Bangladesh liberation war in 1971 Thursday recalled having bombed the Chitttagong port and damaging two Pakistani ... Read more...

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Pak nuclear arsenal under “foolproof control and command system”: Hasan


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, has dismissed fears raised in some classified US diplomatic cables released by whistleblower website Wikileaks that its nuclear material may ... Read more...

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Rahul, Rakhi, Sudarshan - all dragged to Madhya Pradesh courts


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 18 (IANS) Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Digvijay Singh, former RSS chief K.S. Sudarshan and TV actress Rakhi Sawant have one thing in common. They have all been dragged ... Read more...

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“PCB boss Butt assured me that board will provide all assistance, cooperation: Haider


November 12th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 12 (ANI): Following the dramatic turn of events involving Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman has finally spoken to him, and assured him of full ... Read more...

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Pakistani Cricketer Zulqarnain Haider Turns Up In London After Fleeing From Dubai


November 9th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani cricketer Zulqarnain Haider who was reported to be missing just few hours prior to the fifth and final ODI between Pakistan and South Africa in ... Read more...

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PCB management akin to “Ali Baba and 40 thieves”: Pak UK High Commissioner


October 13th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to England, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, called the current Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) management "Ali Baba and 40 thieves", the National Assembly's Standing Committee on Sports ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing: Pak envoy denies writing complaint-letter about PCB to Zardari


September 18th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 18 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan has refuted reports that he had written a letter of complaint to President Asif Zardari about the failure of Pakistan ... Read more...

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PCB failed to effectively tackle spot-fixing issue: Pak envoy


September 17th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner in London- Wajid Shamsul Hassan- has told President Asif Ali Zardari in a letter about the failure of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in effectively tackling ... Read more...

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Spot fixing scandal: ICC to give Pak players a chance to present their case


September 5th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.5 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar clarified here on Sunday that the three tainted Pakistani cricketers had not been punished by the world cricket body for their ... Read more...

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Pakistani players will get a chance to present their side: Pawar


September 5th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar said Sunday that tainted Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Aamer, have not been punished by the world ... Read more...

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PCB, Pak High Commission, team management call emergency meet


September 5th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), Pakistan's High Commissioner to the UK, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, and members of team management have reportedly called an emergency meeting in London following fresh ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers say they knew Majeed as agent not bookie (Roundup)


September 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid/Awais Saleem London/Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, has again attacked the International Cricket Council (ICC) even as the tainted trio -- captain Salman Butt ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing allegations could end trio’s career: Imran Khan


September 4th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) Former cricket captain Imran Khan believes that the Pakistani High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hassan had made a premature statement of calling Salman Butt, Muhammad ... Read more...

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Pakistan High Commissioner attacks ICC again


September 4th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner to Britain, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, has attacked -- yet again -- the International Cricket Council (ICC) saying that the world body's decision to drop tainted ... Read more...

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Pakistan envoy attacks ICC for suspending trio


September 3rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistan's High Commissioner Wajid Shamsul Hasan Friday attacked International Cricket Council (ICC) for suspending three Pakistani players even while the police investigation was going on in the spot-fixing ... Read more...

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PCB, Pak High Commission in UK preparing strong defence for ‘tainted’ players


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the Pakistan High Commission (PHC) in UK is reportedly working with a team of legal experts to prepare a strong defence for the ... Read more...

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Pak cricketers at centre of illegal betting allegations are innocent: Hasan


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 2 (ANI): Pakistan's High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan said on Thursday that the three Pakistani cricketers at the centre of illegal betting allegations are innocent.The Pakistan cricket ... Read more...

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Cameron will not apologise for ‘hostile remarks’ against Pak


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will not apologise for his 'hostile remarks against Pakistan' when President Asif Ali Zardari arrives in London on Tuesday to begin his five-day ... Read more...

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Cameron defends ‘frank’ comments about Pakistan terror


July 29th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) As Pakistan seethed over his remarks about exporting terror, British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday said "it was important to speak frankly" and stressed that while ... Read more...

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Hasina cleared of graft in frigate purchase


May 18th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 18 (IANS) The High Court Tuesday quashed all proceedings against Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who was accused of corruption in the purchase of a naval frigate during her ... Read more...

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Awami League wins contentious Bangladesh by-poll


April 25th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) The ruling Awami League Sunday won a key by-election in southern Bangladesh amidst protests from main opposition that the poll had been rigged. The Election Commission declared Awami ... Read more...

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