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US envoy to Libya killed in Benghazi (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) US ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three of his staff were killed as an armed mob apparently incensed over a US-made film critical ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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People worked on my looks for months: Aamna Sharif (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Aamna Sharif is making her comeback on the small screen with "Honge Judaa Na Hum" after a hiatus of five years and is set to ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Azerbaijan’s Sharifov


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sharif Sharifov gave Azerbaijan its second gold medal of the London Olympics with victory in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Reigning World Champion Sharifov ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily calls power outages a time bomb


May 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Frequent power outages have "become a political time bomb", said a Pakistani daily Saturday.An editorial in the News International said that Punjab province threatens to "plunge ... Read more...

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Ease visa rules for better India ties: Pakistan daily


May 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A Pakistani daily Tuesday sought easing of the "harsh visa rules" for better ties with neighbour India.An editorial in the News International said the idea ... Read more...

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Flood kills 25 in northern Afghan province


May 7th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mazar-e-Sharif (Afghanistan), May 7 (IANS) Floods washed away several houses and killed at least 25 people at a wedding party in the northern Afghan province of Saripul late Sunday night, ... Read more...

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Can Siachen be an ‘ice breaker’ for India and Pakistan? (Comment)


April 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari is taking a huge risk in trying to hype up public opinion, within Pakistan and on an international level, in favour of resolving the Siachen ... Read more...

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New integrated check post opens at Attari


April 13th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Business between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer Sharif, donates $ 1m


April 8th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari accompanied by his son Bilawal Sunday offered prayers at the dargh of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and announced a donation ... Read more...

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The journey to Ajmer Sharif - from Akbar to Zardari


April 5th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 5 (IANS) From Mughal emperor Akbar who came praying for a son to a relentless stream of around 12,000 people who throng every day to Pakistan President ... Read more...

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Spurious heart medicine kills 120 in Pakistan


February 11th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Feb 11 (IANS) The toll due to consumption of spurious medicines at a well known heart institute has risen to 120, with a woman losing her life Saturday.According to ... Read more...

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Lahore factory collapse toll reaches 22


February 9th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The toll in a factory building collapse in Pakistan's Lahore city has risen to 22, among them 16 women.At least 60 people were working in the ... Read more...

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No military courts, please: Gilani


January 4th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, who has asked the military not to interfere in civilian affairs, has now come out against a proposal to ... Read more...

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UAE helps 5,000 Somalians return


December 31st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Around 5,000 displaced Somalian villagers staying at a camp of around 30,000 people in the capital Mogadishu have been repatriated to their villages by the ... Read more...

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Pakistani hockey team leads China 3-0 in international series


December 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan registered its third straight victory to lead China 3-0 in the four-match series, the first international hockey competition held in this country since 2004.Pakistan won ... Read more...

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Abhishek visits Ajmer Sharif after seven years


December 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 21 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, on a promotional tour for his upcoming film "Players", took time off to visit the shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer ... Read more...

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No chance of martial law in Pakistan: Gilani


December 20th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) There would be no martial law in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said in an apparent bid to dispel rumours of a military ... Read more...

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‘Shakal Pe Mat Ja’ a tale of mistaken identities (IANS Preview)


November 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) After a not-so-successful stint as an actress, Hrishitaa Bhatt has turned producer and her maiden venture, a comedy called "Shakal Pe Mat Ja", a tale ... Read more...

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Job for land ideal model: Railway minister


November 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hooghly (West Bengal), Nov 13 (IANS) The Railways' scheme to give jobs along with compensation to people who give up land for its projects is an ideal model which ... Read more...

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Anti-quackery drive in Pakistan soon


November 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan's provincial government of Punjab has decided to launch a drive to root out quackery.The government Thursday set up a high-level committee for evolving a strategy ... Read more...

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‘Shakal Pe…’ to be premiered at SAIFF, director thrilled


November 6th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Debutant director Shubh Mukherjee says he is thrilled to learn that his "Shakal Pe Mat Jaa" will be premiered at the South Asian International Film ... Read more...

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Lahore dengue toll rises to 106 (Lead)


September 27th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The toll due to dengue in Lahore has risen to 106 after five more people succumbed to the deadly vecctor-borne disease in the city Tuesday.The Punjab ... Read more...

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Juvenile strangled over cup of tea


September 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A juvenile hawker was strangled to death by a young tea vendor following a quarrel over a cup of tea in east Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Pakistan dengue cases reach almost 9,800 (Lead)


September 25th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The number of dengue cases in Pakistan has reached 9,781, and at least 100 people have died due to the disease, the prime minister's office said ... Read more...

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Gaddafi taking refuge near hometown Sirte?


September 6th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is taking shelter in the outskirts of his hometown Sirte, a leader of the rebel-led National Transitional Council has claimed."We have ... Read more...

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China-printed Quran has spelling mistakes: Iran


August 31st, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran, which gave contracts to publishers in China to print copies of the Quran, has said the books are full of spelling mistakes, the Mehr news ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani assure recovery of Taseer


August 27th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani have assured the family of late Punjab governor Salman Taseer that his abducted son would ... Read more...

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A Pakistani hospital thrice launched, never built


August 24th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A hospital in Pakistan's Punjab province was launched thrice, but it hasn't yet got built.The 150-bed hospital was announced by then president General Pervez Musharraf during ... Read more...

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Ex-navy man, actress jailed for killing TV executive (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Ex-naval officer Jerome Mathew was Friday sentenced to 10 years in jail for the 2008 murder of TV producer Neeraj Grover for having an affair with ... Read more...

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Ex-navy man, starlet sentenced for TV executive’s murder (Lead)


July 1st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Ex-naval officer Jerome Mathew was sentenced to 10 years in jail for the 2008 murder of TV executive Neeraj Grover for allegedly having an affair with ... Read more...

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Ex-naval officer found guilty of TV executive’s killing


June 30th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) A Mumbai court Thursday held a former naval officer guilty of culpable homicide of television producer Neeraj Grover and his actress girlfriend Mariah Monica Susairaj responsible ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia detains woman for defying driving ban


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by BNO News
JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA (BNO NEWS) -- Saudi authorities on Sunday arrested a female activist for driving her car in the eastern town of Khobar, defying a long standing ban on women's driving. Emirates ... Read more...

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Pak must revisit policy on war against terror in light of US censure: Qureshi


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad must review its counter-terrorism strategy, following a discouraging statement given in this regard by the US Joint Chiefs ... Read more...

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Pakistani actor Moin Akhtar dies aged 61


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Prominent Pakistani television, stage and film actor Moin Akhtar, best known to audiences in the subcontinent for his role in comedy play "Bakra Qiston Pe", died ... Read more...

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