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What happened to Gilani’s 15 varsities promise, asks daily


August 5th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) A promise by former Pakistani prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani to set up over 15 universities across the country during his tenure turned out to ... Read more...

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Baby with six legs born in Pakistan


April 18th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and ... Read more...

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Country stands by Supreme Court, says Imran Khan


January 16th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The country would stand by the Supreme Court, said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan Monday after the apex court issued a contempt notice to ... Read more...

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Pakistan has nearly 100,000 HIV/AIDS patients


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Nearly 100,000 people in Pakistan are living with HIV/AIDS, a media report has said.Of the 97,400 people living with HIV/AIDS in the country, 40,000 are in ... Read more...

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Power cuts darken Pakistan in Ramzan


August 4th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Power cuts continued in several cities and towns in all four provinces of Pakistan despite the government's assurances not to resort to load-scheduling during the holy ... Read more...

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33 dead in Pakistan collision (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) At least 33 people were burnt to death and 15 injured when a speeding bus rammed into a stationary oil tanker Sunday in Pakistan's Sindh province, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Flood-hit Pakistan gets two more US Marine choppers


September 8th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.8 (ANI): Flood hit Pakistan has received two more US Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters to ferry relief and rehabilitation supplies to victims of the calamity.According to a Daily Times ... Read more...

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UK provides Rs 1.10 billion aid for flood hit Pak kids


September 2nd, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sukkur (Pakistan), Sep 2 (ANI): The Deputy Prime Minister of United Kingdom, Nick Clegg, on Thursday sanctioned Rs1.10 billion for the welfare of children in flood-ravaged Pakistan.After seeing the destruction caused by ... Read more...

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Threatened USAID chief makes hasty exit from Pakistan


August 28th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) USAID chief Rajiv Shah who was in Pakistan to oversee flood relief had to make a hasty exit from the country following a terrorist threat, a media report ... Read more...

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USAID chief says jihadis almost got him in JuD flood relief camp


August 28th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.28 (ANI): Highlighting the terror threat perspective in Pakistan, US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah has said he was forced to exit a relief camp in the ... Read more...

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Misappropriation scam hits Sindh flood victims amidst international corruption fears


August 21st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.21 (ANI): Amidst international concerns over the misuse of funds meant for flood victims owing to the massive corruption prevalent in the country, reports of misappropriation of government funds in Pakistan's ... Read more...

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Floods to recede only by month’s end, says Pak Meteorological Department


August 19th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 19(ANI): Pakistan's Meteorological Department has said that the floodwaters, which have caused unprecedented devastation in the country, will not fully recede until the end of this month.Senior meteorologist Arif ... Read more...

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Pak officials warn of another massive flood in Punjab, Sindh


August 12th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistani authorities have warned that another flood may hit the Guddu, Sukkur and Chashma barrages this weekend to further inundate Punjab and Sindh provinces.The warning has been issued after ... Read more...

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Pak flood disaster has spiralled beyond govt’s capacity: Gilani


August 9th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sukkur (Pakistan), Aug 9(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has admitted that the unprecedented devastation caused by the country's worst ever floods has spiralled beyond the government's control."The government has ... Read more...

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Pak flood situation remains grim, heavy rains predicted for today


August 8th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.8 (ANI): Heavy monsoon rains are expected to lash Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Gilgit-Baltistan today (Sunday) to make matters worse in the region that has been witnessing widescale destruction due to flash ... Read more...

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Half million people affected in Pakistan floods (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) More than 500,000 people have been evacuated in Pakistan's Sindh province as floods continue to wreak havoc in the country, killing at least 1,600 people, a media report ... Read more...

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Foreign Minister-level talks collapsed due to India’s internal problems: Zardari


July 24th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 24(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the talks between the Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and India failed due to India's internal problems.Zardari said this while talking to ... Read more...

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Eunuchs cricket team comfortably beat local club in Pakistan


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 22(ANI): In a first of a kind cricket match played between a team of eunuchs and a team of young men from a local club in Pakistan's Sukkur city, the ... Read more...

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Leader of banned Pakistani outfit shot dead (Lead)


August 17th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Chief of the banned Pakistani outfit Sipah-e-Sahaba and religious scholar Sher Ali Haideri was gunned down along with an associate early Monday, triggering protests in several Sindh towns, ... Read more...

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Evidences received from India were being investigated: Pak PM


January 11th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that Pakistan didnt want tension in the region, adding that the evidences received from India were being investigated.He ... Read more...

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Child abuse rampant in Pak


November 6th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sukkur ( Pakistan ), Nov 6 (ANI): If figures released by a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Pakistan are to be believed, child abuse, both physical and sexual, was rampant in the ... Read more...

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Rallies for judges’ restoration gather pace in Pakistan


June 10th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, June 10 (DPA) The lawyers' four-day "long march" for the reinstatement of more than 60 judges sacked by Pakistan's beleaguered President Pervez Musharraf gathered momentum Tuesday as it left the southern ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpande’s ashes immersed in Indus


May 18th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) The ashes of Indian peace and human rights activist Nirmala Deshpande were immersed in the Indus River at the steps of the Sadhu Bela temple at Sukkur in ... Read more...

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200 devotees to decide place of Nirmala Deshpandes ashes immersion in Pak


May 7th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 7 (ANI): The spot for immersing the ashes of Gandhian icon Nirrmala Deshpande in Pakistan is yet to be decided, and nearly 200 peace activists and devotees of the ... Read more...

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Bilawal Zardari offers prayers at mum Benazir’s grave in Sindh


March 19th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Garhi Khuda Baksh (Sindh), Mar.19 (ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari offered prayers at the grave of his mother Benazir Bhutto here on Wednesday. Bilawal, who arrived in Pakistan ... Read more...

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PPP says Pak military intelligence not interfering in politics


February 12th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has said that the intelligence unit of army, the Military Intelligence (MI), is not interfering into the countrys politics following directives issued by ... Read more...

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Benazir’s last journey begins


December 28th, 2007 - 5:43 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Dec 28 (ANI): The final journey of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto began from Sukkur to Garhi Khuda Bakhsh in Larkana for her burial near her father Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's ... Read more...

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Nawaz says Musharraf has made a mockery of Pakistan


December 25th, 2007 - 12:44 pm ICT by admin
Sukkur, Dec 25 (ANI): Former Premier Nawaz Sharif has said that President Pervez Musharraf has made a mockery of Pakistan by sacking the judiciary. Addressing a public gathering of about 3,000 people ... Read more...

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PML-Q, a faction of those who salute rising sun: Sharif


December 23rd, 2007 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 23 (ANI): Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that PML-Q is not a political party; but is a faction of those who salute the rising sun, instead.Talking to media ... Read more...

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Musharraf orders inquiry into Karachi train derailment


December 19th, 2007 - 10:31 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec.19 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf has ordered an immediate inquiry into the causes leading to the derailment of the Karachi Express and the heavy loss of life. The President directed the ... Read more...

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Benazir, Sharif’s presence won’t affect Pak political scenario, PML-Q leader


November 30th, 2007 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Sukkur, Nov 30 (ANI): Dr Arbab Ghulam Rahim, the President of the Sindh Chapter of the Pakistan Muslim League-Q, has said that the participation of former Pakistan Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto and ... Read more...

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No agreement with Musharraf regime on axing Article 58-2(b): Benazir


November 14th, 2007 - 2:58 am ICT by admin
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Benazir visits native home after eight years


November 14th, 2007 - 2:56 am ICT by admin
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Tomato costs Rs 140 per kilogram in Karachi


November 14th, 2007 - 2:28 am ICT by admin
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