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Akhilesh promises action on Agra projects, power complaints


September 10th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday announced more funds for developmental schemes languishing in the Taj city and action on some of the most pressing ... Read more...

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Taj city lashed by heavy showers


September 10th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) Ending a spell of hot and humid weather of the past few days, heavy showers Monday afternoon brought cheer and turned conditions pleasant for visitors at ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine finally receives Zardari’s $1 mn donation


August 18th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Aug 17 (IANS) Four months after visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced $1 million donation for Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti's shrine here, the shrine authorities finally received ... Read more...

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Katrina visits Sheikh Chisti’s shrine


August 11th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 11 (IANS) Actor Katrina Kaif Saturday visited the shrine of famous Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti to offer prayers ahead of the release of her ... Read more...

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Process on to deliver Zardari’s donation to Ajmer shrine


July 30th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) More than three months after Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari announced a donation of Rs.5 crore to the Ajmer dargah during his visit to the ... Read more...

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Six-month-old kidnapped in Ajmer, incident caught on CCTV


July 18th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) A woman was caught on a CCTV stealing a six-month-old boy while his mother was sleeping near him in the world-famous shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja ... Read more...

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Nizamuddin Basti: Centuries-old Delhi urban sprawl lives in secular harmony (Feature) (With images)


June 28th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) As the summer heat settles on Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti every morning, the 700-year-old urban sprawl in south Delhi comes to life blurring the boundary between ... Read more...

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Zardari fields Shahabuddin for Pakistan PM’s post (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has formally named former textiles minister Makhdoom Shahabuddin as the candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post ... Read more...

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Zardari picks Shahabuddin as Pakistan PM


June 21st, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has formally named Makhdoom Shahabuddin as the candidate of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) for the post of ... Read more...

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Send Chisty to Pakistan, Zardari tells Manmohan


April 14th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Mohammad Khalil Chisty, 80, who has been granted bail by the Indian Supreme Court should be sent to Pakistan on humanitarian grounds, President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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India must let Chisty, Pakistani fishermen return: Activists


April 13th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A group of activists working to improve India-Pakistan relations Friday appealed to the Indian government to let Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty return home and release ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner Khalil Chisti steps out of jail


April 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, serving a life sentence for murder, stepped out of the Ajmer Central Jail in Rajasthan Wednesday on conditional bail, his ... Read more...

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Chisty’s nightmare must end, says Pakistani daily


April 11th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) The "long nightmare" of Mohammad Khalil Chisty should end, said a daily after the 80-year-old Pakistani doctor was granted bail by India's Supreme Court.An ... Read more...

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Nawaz hails Zardari’s India trip


April 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari's visit to India will enable ties between Islamabad and New Delhi to move ahead on a positive path, said the country's ... Read more...

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Rahul, Bilawal contact important, says Pakistani daily


April 10th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) The contact between Rahul Gandhi, general secretary of India's ruling Congress party, and Bilawal Zardari Bhutto, who heads the Pakistan Peoples Party, is "important given ... Read more...

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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... Read more...

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Zardari donation will be for ‘noble causes’: Ajmer dargah (With Image)


April 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 9 (IANS) The donation of $1 million offered by Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during his visit to the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti will be ... Read more...

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Zardari came to India with open mind: Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari came to India with an open mind and expressed his opposition to terrorism in any form, union minister P.K. ... Read more...

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Pakistan hails Indian bail to doctor


April 9th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Pakistan Monday welcomed the Indian Supreme Court decision to grant bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail ... Read more...

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PM, Zardari talks on right track, says Indian media


April 9th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan have gained from President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here, the Indian media said Monday with ... Read more...

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Bail to Chisty comes at a significant time, says nephew


April 9th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The bail for Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty has come at a very significant time for his family, his nephew said Monday, a day ... Read more...

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SC grants bail to Pakistani doctor Chisty


April 9th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday granted bail to Pakistani doctor Mohammad Khalil Chisty, who is undergoing life imprisonment in a jail in Ajmer for involvement in ... Read more...

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President Zardari returns home after Indian pilgrimage


April 8th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari returned to Pakistan late Sunday evening after a day-long private visit to India during which he met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Bansal offers chadar at Ajmer on PM’s behalf


April 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, who accompanied Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari as minister in waiting to Ajmer, Sunday offered a chadar at the ... Read more...

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Zardari prays at Ajmer dargah, donates $1mn (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) After a gap of eight years, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari offered prayers at the revered shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer ... Read more...

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New check-post launched at Attari


April 8th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) The newly constructed integrated check post (ICP) at Attari, along the international border between India and Pakistan Sunday saw a soft launch prior to ... Read more...

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‘Bilawal is like Rahul Gandhi’


April 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) As he visited the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti and interacted with the khadims of the shrine here Sunday, Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old ... 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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Rahul accepts Bilawal’s invite to visit Pakistan


April 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) India's ruling Congress party general secretary Rahul Gandhi was invited to visit Pakistan by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of President Asif Ali Zardari, and ... Read more...

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Zardari arrives in Ajmer, heads for dargah


April 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrived Sunday afternoon in Rajasthan's Ajmer town to offer prayers at the dargah of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.The Indian ... Read more...

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Enjoyed lunch with Rahul and PM: tweets Bilawal Bhutto (Lead)


April 8th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto, the 24-year-old son of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari who came to India Sunday on his maiden visit, said he enjoyed lunch ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s kin in Ajmer, seek his release


April 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Seeking the release of Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - his family members have arrived here ahead of ... Read more...

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Ajmer agog with impending Zardari visit


April 8th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Surrounded by the Aravali mountains, this pilgrim city of 800,000 people is agog this Sunday as its people eagerly looking forwrd to the visit of ... Read more...

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3,000 cops deployed at Ajmer shrine


April 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) For Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's visit Sunday to the shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer, the Rajasthan government has deputed six superintendent of police ... Read more...

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Precious gifts, special prayers for Zardaris at Ajmer shrine (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 7 (IANS) Caretakers of the Sufi shrine of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti here have planned special prayers and gifts, including finger rings studded with precious stones, for Pakistan ... Read more...

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