India to host Pakistani lifestyle expo

April 8th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising business relations, India will host an exhibition in which over 100 Pakistani lifestyle companies will showcase their products ... Read more...

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Pakistan confers awards on Meera

August 15th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan has conferred civil awards on 185 people including Interior Minister Rehman Malik and actress Meera.Meera, seen in Bollywood movies like "Nazar" and "Kasak", was awarded ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Pakistan boxer Abrar shot dead in Quetta

June 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan's boxing community Thursday mourned the shocking murder of one of the country's most celebrated pugilists - Abrar Hussain Shah - in Quetta, the capital of ... Read more...

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Taliban bomber blows himself up at Islamabad bank

June 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) A Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a private bank in Islamabad Monday, killing himself and a security guard, media ... Read more...

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Cancer victims of Bhopal tragedy cry for justice

May 5th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 5 (IANS) About 3,000 cancer and kidney failure patients of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy have not received the compensation amount directed by the central government, survivors said ... Read more...

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Father kills three minor daughters in Uttar Pardesh

July 6th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Unable to deal with his poverty, a father slit the throats of his three minor daughters in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi district early Tuesday, police said. Ahmad, 40, killed ... Read more...

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Woman private eye Lalli gets cracking again in new book (IANS Books)

June 23rd, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) "I've always known I'd be stuck with a corpse some day - possibly in the first week of October." Lalli, India's new woman private ... Read more...

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Asin -Sabse Tez Sitara

December 24th, 2009 - 1:29 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Asin made her debut in Bollywood, with "Ghajini', the remake of its Tamil namesake, subsequently winning the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award.Ever since then Asin has gone on an award winning ... Read more...

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Actress Kalyani is a producer now

September 28th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
South Indian actress Kaveri, who later got renamed as Kalyani is all set to become a producer. The actress had won State award (best actress) in 2002 for her stunning performance in ... Read more...

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Sitare Zameen Pe

July 18th, 2009 - 4:55 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sitara of Real's singing reality show Yashraj Kapil is all set to rock the nation with his music. He floored judges and janta every time he performed and finally won the ... Read more...

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Arjun punj opposite Riya sen

June 8th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arjun who long back waved good bye to television will soon hit the silver screen with his latest flick "Taara Sitara'. It is a comical tale of rivalries between two theatre ... Read more...

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Swat Taliban paying mercenaries ‘blood money’ to “behead” policemen

May 29th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): The Swat Taliban has engaged a band of private armed terrorists and is paying them handsome amounts to target security officials in Mingora and other adjacent areas.A ... Read more...

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UN condemns murder of Afghan legislator by Taliban

April 13th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 13 (DPA) The UN office in Afghanistan Monday condemned the assassination of a female provincial legislator in southern Afghanistan by Taliban militants. Sitara Achikzai, who was aged in her 50s, ... Read more...

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Taliban claims responsibility for killing female politician in Kandahar

April 13th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.13 (ANI): The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the killing of a female politician who championed women's rights.Sitara Achakzai was gunned down outside her home in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan, on ... Read more...

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Blast rattles Islamabad police station

March 23rd, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) A powerful explosion Monday evening rattled a Special Branch police station here in what is thought to be a suicide attack, Geo TV reported. Eyewitnesses said smoke was coming ... Read more...

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Pakistan confers award on Chinese envoy

January 3rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan Saturday conferred the prestigious civilian award Hilal-e-Quaid-e-Azam on the Chinese envoy here.Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari gave the award to Chinese diplomat Luo Zhaohui at a ceremony ... Read more...

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Pak military turning tribesmen into war refugees against the Taliban

November 23rd, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 23 (ANI): In the recent months, especially after September when the Pakistan military launched a hot pursuit policy against the Taliban militants, the Pakistani military has sought to turn ... Read more...

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Raima Sen denies rumours of link-up with Yuvraj Singh

March 21st, 2008 - 11:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amused at rumours of her link-up with ace cricketer Yuvraj Singh, Bollywood actor Raima Sen says its funny! "Whatever has been written about Yuvraj and me is ... Read more...

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