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Bollywood’s mixed reaction to smoking scenes in films


September 4th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Bollywood's reaction was mixed Tuesday to the central government's informing the Supreme Court that it would permit smoking scenes in films though with a statutory warning ... Read more...

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Race for Pakistan PM: PPP drops Shahabuddin, names Ashraf (Evening Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Tipped earlier as a covering candidate, Raja Pervez Ashraf of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) was Thursday named the party's main candidate for the office ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin dropped, Raja Pervez Ashraf is PPP’s new PM hopeful (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Thursday dropped Makhdoom Shahabuddin as its candidate for the office of prime minister after an anti-narcotics court issued non-bailable arrest ... Read more...

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Shahabuddin, Gilani’s son face arrest (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) An anti-narcotics court here Thursday issued non-bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan's prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin and disqualified premier Yousuf raza Gilani's son Ali Musa ... Read more...

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Arrest warrants issued against Shahabuddin, Gilani’s son


June 21st, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) An anti-narcotics court in Pakistan Thursday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the prime ministerial candidate of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), and Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan prime ministerial hopeful Makhdoom Shahabuddin - a brief profile


June 20th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) Senior PPP leader Makhdoom Shahabuddin has been short-listed as one of the candidates for Pakistan prime minister's post following a Supreme Court ruling disqualifying Yousuf ... Read more...

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Not aware of chief justice’s son’s case: Rehman Malik (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied knowledge of any film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad ... Read more...

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Malik claims ignorance of Pakistan chief justice’s son case


June 13th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistan's former interior minister Rehman Malik has denied any knowledge about a film related to Arsalan Iftikhar, son of Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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SC rejects plea, Talwars vow to nail Aarushi killers (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar would have to face trial in the twin murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic ... Read more...

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Minority leaders cautious to apex court ruling on Haj


May 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 8 (IANS) Muslim community leaders and prominent clerics in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court ruling directing the government to eliminate in the next 10 ... 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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Gilani’s son in Rs.7 bn drug scam?


March 30th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A Rs.7 billion ($77 million) "drug quota allotment" scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported.A three-member ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily takes army to task


March 16th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has influenced the direction of the state "far beyond its official remit" and treated all other institutions as subordinate, said a leading daily. ... Read more...

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Ex-ISI chief affirms political funding in 1990s polls (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Former director general of Pakistan's spy agency Inter-State Intelligence (ISI) Asad Durrani Friday affirmed before the Supreme Court that ex-chief of military intelligence was ... Read more...

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President, ISI funded anti-PPP elements, says banker


March 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) A former Pakistani banker has told the Supreme Court about being forced by former president late Ghulam Ishaq Khan and ex-army chief Aslam Beg to ... Read more...

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Get on with work, bury army chief age row, says Antony (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Expressing happiness that the controversy over Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh's age has blown over, Defence Minister A.K. Antony called for an "atmosphere of ... Read more...

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Antony wants row closed on army chief’s age (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday expressed happiness that the controversy over Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh's age had been resolved and hoped that everyone ... Read more...

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Drug trials should follow procedures: Azad


February 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Monday drug trials should be as per laid down procedures."Clinical trials have to be there, but going for a clinical ... Read more...

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Army chief meets Pranab, no breakthrough on age row (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh Thursday met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee over the raging age row, a day before the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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India’s apex court saves Vodafone $2.2-bn tax burden (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a verdict which India Inc. says enhances the country's image among global investors, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a hotly-opposed tax demand of $2.2 ... Read more...

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Vodafone welcomes apex court’s decision in tax case


January 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Telecom major Vodafone welcomed the Supreme Court's dismissal Friday of the Income Tax department's Rs.11,218 crore ($2.2 billion) tax claim on the company."Vodafone Group has ... Read more...

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Army chief’s age issue sensitive: PM


January 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday conceded that the controversy relating to the age of army chief General V.K. Singh was "sensitive" and refused to ... Read more...

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Gilani’s appearance great day for Pakistan: Judge


January 19th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) This was a great day in the history of Pakistan as the prime minister had appeared before the Supreme Court bench that issued a contempt ... Read more...

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Zardari has immunity: Pakistani PM’s lawyer


January 18th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari has immunity from prosecution, says the lawyer of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani who has been issued a contempt notice by the ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Third Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court issues Gilani contempt notice (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not implementing its verdict to act against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Gilani


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in the National Reconciliation Order (NRO) case.The court directed the prime minister ... Read more...

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Cheers and tears after five get bail in 2G case


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Some distributed chocolates and sweets, but some broke into tears as the news of the Supreme Court granting bail to five of the 14 accused ... Read more...

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2G scam: Framing of charges against 17 accused Saturday


October 21st, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here hearing the 2G spectrum allocation scam will pronounce its order on framing of charges against former ... Read more...

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2G scam: Order on charges against the 17 accused Oct 22


October 14th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court Friday said it will pronounce, on Oct 22, its order on framing of charges in the 2G ... Read more...

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Apex court divided on black money SIT


September 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A Supreme Court bench was Friday divided on the maintainability of the central government's application for recall of a July 4 apex court judgment ... Read more...

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Timeline of Zakia Jafri’s case


September 12th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) A timeline of Zakia Jafri's case relating to the Gulberg society massacre in which her husband Ehsan Jafri, a former Congress parliamentarian, was among ... Read more...

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