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No Americans killed in Peshawar blast: US


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) The US embassy here Monday denied that two Americans were killed in a car bomb attack in Peshawar.An embassy spokesman said they had no reports of ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel to probe airbase attack


August 17th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force has formed a five-member committee to probe the terror attack at Kamra airbase, a media report said Friday.Pakistan Air Force chief, Air ... Read more...

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UP official locks up family for three days


July 14th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) The family of an Uttar Pradesh-based businessman was locked up in their house by an official for three days after he failed to clear dues with ... Read more...

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‘One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction’


July 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) More than one million Afghans, aged between 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction across the country, an official said Wednesday.The causes of drug addiction ... Read more...

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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

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British Asians warned of gold theft during wedding season


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Asian families in Britain have been warned by police to beware of criminals who could target their gold jewellery during the traditional wedding season in summer.Police ... Read more...

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Three Pakistan Navy officers convicted for Karachi attack


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Three Pakistan Navy officers have been convicted for their negligence of security measures during a deadly attack at the PNS Mehran base in Karachi last ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam took charge Monday as the new chief of Pakistan's powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), succeeding Lt Gen Shuja Pasha. Simultaneously, the Pakistan Air ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets new ISI chief, air chief (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Lt Gen Zaheerul Islam assumed charge as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Monday, a day when the Pakistan Air Force too got ... Read more...

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Pakistan Air Force gets new chief


March 19th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt Monday took over as the new chief of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF).He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman, ... Read more...

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Chinese woman shot dead in Pakistan (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) A Chinese woman and a male Pakistani friend were Tuesday shot dead by unidentified motorcycle-borne gunmen in Peshawar city, police said.Tahir Ayub, senior superintendent of police, ... Read more...

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The white hills of Gulmarg rock back to glory (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 3 (IANS) The party started in the last days of 2011 and continues in the new year with tourists flocking to the snows of Gulmarg ... Read more...

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A progressive madrassa in the heart of Uttar Pradesh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bilariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Breaking the stereotypes associated with madrassas, a 50-year-old Islamic seminary here teaches subjects like personality development and home science, runs an elaborate teacher ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s kite-flyers to be booked under terrorism act!


November 11th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 11 (IANS) Kite-flyers here would now be booked under Terrorism Act if they were found deliberately endangering lives of people by using dangerous strings, a police official has ... Read more...

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No one killed in Karachi blast: Police (Lead)


June 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 25 (IANS) No one died or was injured in a blast near a government registration office in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Saturday, police said.The blast took place ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Woman stoned, shot dead in Pakistan


June 22nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) A woman was pelted with stones and then shot dead in the name of honour by a group of men led by her husband in a ... Read more...

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Kallis is South African Cricketer of the Year


June 8th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) All-rounder Jacques Kallis has been named South African Cricketer of the Year.Kallis scored 821 runs in five Tests at an average of 136.83, including his first ... Read more...

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Pakistan removes naval base commander after attack


May 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The commander of a Pakistani naval air base in Karachi has been removed from his post following a terrorist attack on the facility that left 14 ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s party’s ‘people-friendly’ manifesto to bring positive change in Pak: Tahir


April 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 30(ANI): The 'people-friendly' manifesto of the All Pakistan Muslim League will ensure a positive change in the country, APML Central Leader Naeem Tahir has said.On coming into power, the ... Read more...

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82 percent voter turnout in second phase of panchayat polls in J-K


April 17th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanSrinagar, Apr 17(ANI): The second phase of panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir passed on peacefully today with large number of people participating in electing 275 Sarpanches and ... Read more...

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Second phase of panchayat polls held along Indo-Pak border in R.S. Pura


April 17th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanR.S. Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr 17(ANI): The second phase of panchayat polls was held amidst high security in the border area of R.S. Pura in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Zaheer can pip Afridi as leading wicket-taker


April 1st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) With Pakistan out of the competition, India's Zaheer Khan has the opportunity to pip Shahid Afridi and finish as the leading wicket taker of the 2011 ... Read more...

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Agitating physiotherapists demanding Govt. jobs arrested in Jammu


March 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Mar 28 (ANI): Jammu Police on Monday arrested physiotherapists who were staging a protest against the State Government for not providing government jobs to them.The agitating physiotherapists ... Read more...

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Ryder steers New Zealand to modest 221 for 8 (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) Jesse Ryder struck a responsible 83 as New Zealand recovered from early tremors and a middle-order slump to post a modest score of 221 for ... Read more...

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New Zealand set South Africa 222-run target


March 25th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) New Zealand made 221 for eight against South Africa in the third quarterfinal match of the World Cup at the Shere Bangla National Stadium here ... Read more...

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Smith pleased with South Africa’s spin attack


March 24th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) Known for their fierce pace battery, South Africa have ridden on the guiles of their spinners to bowl out every opposition in this edition of the ... Read more...

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South Africa-New Zealand battle could be close: Botha


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 22 (IANS) South Africa may be on a high after their scintillating performance in the World Cup group matches, but spinner Johan Botha feels their quarterfinal battle ... Read more...

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Army tightens security around international border in Poonch


March 19th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanJammu, Mar 19 (ANI): The Indian Army has tightened security around the international border in Jammu and Kashmir amid reports of infiltration attempts by the militants.Security has been ... Read more...

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Pak NA motion calls to debate state institutions’ role in Davis’ acquittal


March 19th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has submitted an adjournment motion in the National Assembly calling for a debate on the role of the army, the intelligence agencies, the judiciary, ... Read more...

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South Africa set Bangladesh a challenging target (Lead)


March 19th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) South Africa built on a good start as their top order fired to set Bangladesh a challenging target in the hosts' must-win group B Cricket world ... Read more...

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South Africa suffer injury blues ahead of Ireland tie


March 14th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Injuries plague South Africa ahead of their game against Ireland Tuesday as star batsman AB de Villiers is uncertain following a left thigh strain and leggie ... Read more...

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South Africa yet to take a call on leg-spinner Tahir


March 11th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS) South Africa have still not lifted the suspense over leg-spinner Imran Tahir's participation in their World Cup match against India Saturday.The Pakistan-born leg-spinner broke his left ... Read more...

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We have bowling plans for India: Smith


March 11th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS) South Africa have rattled their rivals in the 2011 World Cup with their bowling and captain Graeme Smith said Friday that there is something in store ... Read more...

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India, South Africa will have plenty to prove (Preview)


March 11th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 11 (IANS) India and South Africa have developed a strong cricketing rivalry in recent years. They compete fiercely, and it will be no different when the two ... Read more...

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South African tweaker Imran Tahir fractures thumb, doubtful for World Cup


March 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): South Africa's in-form leg-spinner Imran Tahir has fractured his left thumb, jolting his team's World Cup chances.Tahir is the tournament's second-highest wicket-taker with 11 victims in three matches."Imran ... Read more...

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