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Pakistani daily worried over intra-family killings


August 7th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) A man and his two sons murdered his wife and two daughters, prompting a Pakistani daily to exhort people not to tolerate intra-family killings and repudiate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Green toys’ pull visitors to Delhi expo


July 1st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It is not shiny plastic toys but toys made up of eco-friendly materials such as paper and bamboo that were pulling visitors and distributors at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alka Yagnik, Kumar Sanu visit Mehdi Hassan’s grave in Karachi


June 17th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 17 (IANS) Bollywood singers Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu visited the grave of Pakistani ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan here to pay their respects.Mehdi Hassan's death marked an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, a magazine for adventure tourism buffs


May 18th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) A new bi-monthly magazine, Explore, to cater to the growing number of adventure tourism enthusiasts in the subcontinent hit the stands Friday.Launching the publication here ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manto, a forgotten man in his Punjab village


May 9th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paproudi (Punjab), May 9 (IANS) Except for the Manto Yaadgari library, which too was set up only last year and has only two to three books by him, legendary writer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Tanmay Mishra Indian or Kenyan? (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) A Kenyan Indian becomes an Indian Kenyan in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Tanmay Mishra, who turned out for Kenya in the 2011 World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan President Zardari arrives in India with large delegation


April 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived Sunday morning in the Indian capital on a six-hour visit that has raised a lot of expectations in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM remembers Salve as distinguished leader


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday condoled the death of former union minister N.K.P. Salve, saying India had lost "a distinguished leader".In his condolence message ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Trying to develop young ODI and T20 squads, says Fletcher


March 28th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) India coach Duncan Fletcher Wednesday said he plans to develop a young ODI and Twenty20 squad and expose them to foreign conditions early in their career."We're ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tendulkar subcontinent’s best batsman: Pakistani daily


March 18th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) India lost their match to Bangladesh in the Asia Cup, but the occasion was made highly special by the subcontinent's "best batsman" Sachin Tendulkar who ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sufism binds millions of hearts in subcontinent: Abida Parveen


February 28th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Sufi legend Abida Parveen Tuesday said that Sufism binds millions of people in the subcontinent and that the forthcoming festival Jahan-e-Khusrau festival is an effort ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Liberal Indian visa a good thing, says daily


February 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A liberal visa policy is a welcome step for Pakistanis wanting to visit India as "the current process is incredibly Byzantine", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ford India logs sales growth in January


February 1st, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 1 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of the American auto major Ford Motor Company, closed last month selling 10,789 units, up from 10,026 units sold in January ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘If confidence down, even good pitches create problems’


January 26th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has blasted the team for putting up an ordinary batting display on a lifeless track at the Adelaide Oval in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Quitting T20 made me a better player: Clarke


January 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke says his decision to retire from T20 cricket at the start of 2011 has made him a better player in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Radio Pakistan hit by financial problems


December 30th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation -- popularly known in the subcontinent as Radio Pakistan -- is facing a severe financial crunch due to which the future of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

USAID, FICCI ink deal to support innovation


December 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Tuesday signed an agreement to set ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India remembers war heroes on 40th anniversary of 1971 war


December 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday paid tributes to its martyred soldiers on the 40th anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that culminated in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tough days ahead for Strauss-led England: Vaughan


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that tough days are ahead for Andrew Strauss-led England as they face Pakistan and India in Test series next ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Loved or loathed, late Sheikh still relevant (Kashmir Newsletter)


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Even as the state government organised many functions to remember legendary leader Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah on his 106th birth anniversary Monday, the man who galvanised Kashmiris ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kochi now connected to Europe by ship


November 14th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) The International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) here Monday announced that the first weekly service vessel, connecting Kochi directly to European ports, had berthed here.The ship ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dismissing India’s openers early is the key: Edwards


November 12th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards says getting Indian openers Gauatam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag out early would be the key to taking control in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MFN status to India can lead to peace: Pakistani daily


November 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India "can lead to a peace dividend", said a Pakistani daily Sunday.The News International editorially said the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New theatre experience in Kingdom of Dreams


November 5th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) After presenting a colourful circus, masterful magic and an Indian Broadway, the Kingdom of Dreams is all set to mesmerise its audiences with "The Black ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Match-fixing not just restricted to sub-continent: Lee


November 3rd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 3 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says that match-fixing was not just restricted to the sub-continent but can happen in any part of the world where cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Windies will make fresh start: Pollard


October 13th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 13 (IANS/CMC) Twenty20 specialist Kieron Pollard says the West Indies will start the One-day series against Bangladesh with a clean slate despite losing the one-off Twenty20 International to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jagjit’s ghazals transcended boundaries: Pakistani daily


October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) The talent of Jagjit Singh crossed cultural and national boundaries, said a Pakistani daily Tuesday, paying rich tributes to the renowned Indian ghazal singer who died ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan, India ink pact to tackle drug trafficking


September 13th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan and India have signed a pact to check cross-border drug trafficking.The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed Monday, Dawn reported from Rawalpindi.Prior to the signing, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bhullar eyes top honours at ISPS Handa Singapore Classic


August 26th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Aug 26 (IANS) India's rising star Gaganjeet Bhullar will be in the attack mode for top honours at the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic September 8-11. Bhullar and Thailand's Pariya ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nawaz Sharif flayed for India-friendly speech


August 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A speech by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif advocating normal relations with India "shows a shocking disregard of the rationale for the very creation of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Let us accept we were very ordinary: Ganguly


August 13th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 13 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly has said the World No.1 Test side have looked pretty ordinary against England in the ongoing four-match series.India suffered ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dravid back in ODI squad after two years (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) In a desperate move, the national cricket selectors Saturday recalled the man for all seasons Rahul Dravid to India's One-Day Internationals (ODI) squad after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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