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Gulshan praises gay people, says they are talented


July 4th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) He is known as Bollywood's Bad Man, but now Gulshan Grover steps into a completely different role - he will be seen playing a gay ... Read more...

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BlackBerry phones of Haqqani, Ijaz to be tested


May 10th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) The BlackBerry handsets of former Pakistani envoy to US, Husain Haqqani and Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, the main characters involved in the memo scandal, will undergo ... Read more...

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New ISI chief plans Europe visit


April 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) The new chief of Pakistani spy agency ISI, Lt. Gen. Zahirul Islam, is planning to visit "some European countries" along with his predecessor Lt. Gen. (retd) ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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ISI has political wing, admits minister


March 13th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has always had a political wing, admitted Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.There has always been a political wing in ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily sizes up new ISI chief


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Intelligence gathering and counter-terrorism are messy jobs and it will have to be seen "how clean the mess can be kept by the new ISI spymaster", ... Read more...

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Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s defence in strong hands: Gilani


February 26th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no threat to Pakistan as it is a stable and powerful country and its defence is ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t extend ISI chief’s term


February 26th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The Pakistani government has decided not to extend the tenure of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. Gen. Ahmed Shuja Pasha, a media report said.Pasha, who ... Read more...

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Zardari instucted Haqqani on memo: Ijaz


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz said Thursday that Husain Haqqani, Islamabad's former envoy to the US, had "directives" from Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari on delivering ... Read more...

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Pakistan mulls successor to ISI chief


February 16th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha ... Read more...

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No threat to democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said there is no chance of a military coup in the country because the army favours democracy and ... Read more...

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Everyone wants democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) All stakeholders in the country favour democracy in Pakistan and "no one has a desire to violate the constitution", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily castigates Gilani for flip-flop


January 27th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Retracting statements is a form of appeasement, a daily said Friday, referring to "unpredictable" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's u-turn after calling the army chief ... Read more...

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Don’t come back, ISI chief told Musharraf in Dubai


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha had a secret meeting with former president Pervez Musharraf in Dubai and told him not to come ... Read more...

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Army is subordinate to executive, says Pakistan bar association


January 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan Supreme Court Bar Association president Yasin Azad said the army was subordinate to the executive.Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and director general of the ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks time to appear before memo commission (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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I am only answerable to parliament: Gilani


January 16th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Declining to clarify his remarks about the country's army and intelligence chiefs over submission of statements to the apex court in the memo scandal, Prime ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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Kayani meets Zardari


January 14th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani Saturday called on President Asif Ali Zardari amid deteriorating relations between the government and the military ... Read more...

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Sacked Pakistani official says he was ignorant of rules


January 14th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's former defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, whose sacking over a submission in the Supreme Court led to a stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s prosperity lies in following constitution: Gilani


January 14th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The prosperity of Pakistan lies in following the constitution, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani emphasised Saturday, days after he accused army chief General Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Sacked for not signing affidavit: Pakistan’s ex-defence secretary


January 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, who was sacked by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for "misconduct and unlawful steps he took" in the ... Read more...

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Gilani rejects trust vote as Zardari returns home (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) The day Pakistani President Asaf Ali Zardari returned home from a private visit to Dubai, embattled Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday rejected out of ... Read more...

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Zardari back in Pakistan from Dubai


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, who left Pakistan for Dubai Thursday amid a stand-off between the political leadership and the powerful military, returned to the country ... Read more...

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‘What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want?’


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) What kind of Pakistan do Pakistanis want, a leading daily wondered Friday in the midst of a tense stand-off between the political leadership and ... Read more...

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No need for trust vote: Pakistani PM


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asserted that he does not need to take a trust vote in parliament.Gilani's remark while addressing the national assembly ... Read more...

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Don’t need trust vote, not opposing any institution: Gilani (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said that he does not need vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would ... Read more...

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Army to provide security to Mansoor Ijaz


January 13th, 2012 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A meeting of the Pakistan Army's top commanders has decided to provide security to Mansoor Ijaz, one of the central figures in the memo scandal, ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army may not cooperate with new defence secretary


January 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Top Pakistan Army officials have said they might refuse to work with the new defence secretary a day after Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired Naeem ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves a tense Pakistan for a day in Dubai (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left Pakistan, tense with rumours and fears of another military coup, and gone to Dubai amid a stand-off between an ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves for Dubai (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left Pakistan and gone to Dubai, a city where he was hospitalisied last December over a heart ailment, amid a ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves Pakistan, goes to Dubai


January 12th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left for Dubai, a media report said Thursday. His departure took place amid a stand-off between the political leadership ... Read more...

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Won’t support any coup, says Imran Khan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Thursday said the party would not support a military coup as the country witnessed a stand-off between the political ... Read more...

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