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Traffic jam causes child’s death in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A child stuck in a massive traffic jam, following protests over frequent power outages, died due to the searing heat in Pakistan's northwest, a media report ... Read more...

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Militant who flogged Pakistani woman arrested


March 20th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A Taliban militant who ruthlessly whipped a young woman in Pakistan's northwest three years ago has been arrested. A video of the incident had ... Read more...

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Quake rocks Pakistan


March 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale hit Pakistan's northern province of Gilgit Baltistan and northwest province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Monday morning.Earthquake tremors were felt ... Read more...

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WSH: Lions pull off thrilling win over Cheetahs


March 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Karnataka Lions survived a late surge by Chennai Cheetahs to post a 5-3 win, their second only in six matches of the World Series Hockey tournament ... Read more...

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Meghalaya not to hold talks with terrorist group: Minister


February 7th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 6 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Monday said it will not hold talks with the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a terrorist group operating in the three impoverished districts ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s parliamentary body to decide on NATO supplies


December 30th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The government would take a decision regarding NATO supplies passing through the country on the basis of recommendations of the parliamentary committee on national security, said ... Read more...

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Terror bid foiled in Pakistan capital


December 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A terror bid was Wednesday foiled in the Pakistani capital with the arrest of six suspected terrorists including a suicide bomber, police said.Bin Yameen, inspector general ... Read more...

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Taliban commander held in Pakistan


November 29th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) A key Pakistani Taliban leader, Commander Toofan, was arrested Tuesday during a search operation in the country's northwest tribal region, police said.The search operation was ... Read more...

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Pakistani court acquits militant leader’s sons


November 18th, 2011 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 18 (IANS/AKI) A Pakistani anti-terrorism court Thursday acquitted three sons of Sufi Mohammad, the chief and founder of a militant group Tehreek-e-Nafaz-e-Shariat-e-Mohammadi (TNSM), in a terrorism case.TNSM's objective ... Read more...

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Quake hits Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan


November 7th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 7 (IANS) A moderate quake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale jolted various parts of northern Pakistan Monday but there were no immediate reports of any casualties. The ... Read more...

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Sammy positive despite T20 defeat


October 12th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said he was not discouraged by his side's heart-breaking loss to Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 International.West Indies went down by ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia plays key role in region: Kayani


October 7th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has played an important role in maintaining peace and stability in this region, especially in Afghanistan, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.Talking ... Read more...

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F-16 jets shadow Denver plane which had a ‘Kissing Couple’ onboard


September 13th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two F-16 fighter jets shadowed a commercial flight after they received report that two passengers have locked themselves for “an extraordinarily long time” in the lavatory. It ... 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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Afghanistan a safe haven for terrorists: Pakistan


July 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS/AKI) Terrorists from Pakistan have found safe havens in Afghanistan from where they launch cross-border attacks, a top Pakistani official has said.Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general ... Read more...

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7 militants killed in Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Seven militants and a security personnel were killed in a gunfight in the northwestern Pakistan Sunday, media reports said.The clash broke out when a group of ... Read more...

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5.6-magniude quake jolts Pakistan


March 21st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) An earthquake of magnitude 5.6 jolted various parts of Punjab and upper regions of Pakistan Monday, a media report said.The quake, which occurred at 2.55 p.m. ... Read more...

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Pakistan has sacrificed more than NATO in ‘war against terrorism’: Gilani


February 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 25(ANI): Pakistan had to suffer more casualties and render more sacrifices than NATO in the 'war against terrorism', Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani made these comments ... Read more...

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6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): A major earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan on Monday, the country's meteorological department said.The tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar at ... Read more...

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NATO-Pak to hold ‘more hammer and anvil operations’ on Pak-Afghan border: Petraeus


December 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Khost (Afghanistan), Dec 27(ANI): The commander of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has said that there will be more coordinated military operations on both sides of the ... Read more...

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Kayani promises jobs for former Taliban fighters in Pak


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Dec 22 (ANI): Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Kayani has promised jobs for former Taliban fighters.Addressing youths at 'Rastoon', a rehabilitation-training centre for youths involved in ... Read more...

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US drone strikes kill 51 in Pakistan (Lead)


December 18th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes in northwestern Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said Saturday."All three attacks ... Read more...

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51 killed in US drone attacks in Pakistan


December 18th, 2010 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 18 (IANS) At least 51 suspected militants were killed in three US drone strikes within 24 hours in Khyber agency, Pakistan's northwestern tribal area."All three attacks targeted ... Read more...

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67% support military operation in terrorist-infested Pak tribal region: Opinion poll


December 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec 17 (ANI): The public support for military operations against terrorists in Pakistan's Swat region has increased dramatically over the last year, a new opinion poll suggests."In 2009 only 16.8% ... Read more...

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Terrorism inside Pakistan a high US priority


December 16th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Addressing terrorism that exists inside Pakistan remains a high priority for Washington, a senior US official has said asserting that its pressure on a key ... Read more...

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Pak to hold trials of TNSM-Taliban operatives next year


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Pakistan's provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has reportedly given a green signal for holding of trials against arrested Taliban commanders and other operatives of banned Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Shariat Muhammadi ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban warns Swat people not to buy properties of ANP leaders


November 26th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 26 (ANI): The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has warned people in the Swat regionnot to purchase any property belonging to Awami National Party (ANP) parliamentarians and leaders, as it was ... Read more...

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‘Pak Army waiting for “appropriate time” to launch N. Waziristan operation’


November 26th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 26 (ANI): Despite US pressure, Pakistan will not launch a military offensive in the North Waziristan region until it has completed its operation in Orakzai, stabilised Swat and Bajaur, and ... Read more...

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Wisconsinite Man Shoots His TV Due To Anger Over Bristol Palin’s Dancing Victories So Far In DWTS


November 20th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bristol Palin, the 20-year-old daughter of the powerful Republican, Sarah Palin, has journeyed to the finale of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ (DWTS) this week, ... Read more...

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Police patrol Delhi as Diwali celebrations peak


November 5th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) While the capital's residents were busy with festivities Friday, Delhi Police personnel maintained strict vigil throughout the city to ensure a peaceful Diwali."Our Diwali is always ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Delhi for a safe Diwali


November 4th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Delhi Police are on their toes to keep the capital safe and secure this Diwali. Extra police personnel have been deployed in various parts of the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police secure city ahead of Diwali


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Security has been tightened across markets and malls, and a quick reaction team and paramilitary forces are on vigil -- Delhi Police Wednesday said it has ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban recruiting teenagers as suicide bombers


October 17th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 17 (ANI): The Taliban is recruiting young boys as suicide bombers in Pakistan.Hundreds of young boys from Kabal village in Swat and those surrounding it have disappeared, and pressed ... Read more...

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‘Kidnapping for ransom main source of Taliban’s income’


October 11th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 11(ANI): The Taliban has reportedly changed its war strategy in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, and has adopted a new approach of kidnappings for ransom and target killings.According to ... Read more...

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Pak Army says ‘extra-judicial killing’ video fabricated


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 2(ANI): Pakistani military officials have dismissed an 'extra-judicial killing' video making rounds on You tube as fabricated.The video had a squad of uniformed soldiers shooting dead young men, who were ... Read more...

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