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Rain kills 46 in Pakistan


September 10th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 46 people, including seven children, have been killed as late monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Pakistan, Geo News reported Monday.Many victims died due to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan school exam topper to get Rs.500,000


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Revtash Kumar, who hails from a poor family but secured the top position in the matriculation examination in Pakistan, will be awarded Rs.500,000, Prime Minister Raja ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nehru Cup: Syria come back twice against Cameroon (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Syria came back twice to draw their Nehru Cup football tournament match against the "The Indomitable Lions" Cameroon 2-2 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

15 dead, 30 wounded in Pakistan bus accident


May 26th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least 15 people, including three women and a child, were killed and 30 others injured when a speeding bus overturned in Pakistan's Punjab province, police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

18 killed in Pakistan bombing (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in a bomb blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

16 killed in Pakistan blast, no terror link (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed and more than 20 injured in a blast Sunday at a religious gathering of Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani plane makes emergency landing


May 13th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight with 51 people on board made an emergency landing in Punjab province Friday after one of its engines caught fire. ... Read more...

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Love songs galore in ‘Haunted 3D’ (IANS Music Review)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Haunted 3D"; Music Directors: Chirantan Bhatt; Lyricists: Shakeel Azmi and Junaid Wasi; Singers: KK, Suzanne D'Mello, Jojo, Najam Sheraz, Nikhil D'Souza and Tia Bajpai; Rating: ***The music of upcoming horror ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, camel wrestling in Pakistan


February 10th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Thousands of people turned up in Pakistan's Rahim Yar Khan city to watch a unique sport - camel wrestling.The event took place Wednesday at Ehsanpur where tickets for ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Voila! Pakistani girl is now a boy


January 26th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) A 17-year-old Pakistani girl, who had been very sick for the past few months and turned into a boy after a sex-change operation, is grateful to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

High court rejects plea against Delhi minister


January 18th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected a plea to invoke an additional charge of cheating against a Delhi minister -- and Congress legislator --summoned by a magistrate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eight take ill after eating burgers in Pakistan


November 19th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) Eight members of a family fell unconscious after eating contaminated burgers at a restaurant Friday in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.The family was immediately shifted to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Junior level police personnel in Pak Punjab linked to terrorists: Report


November 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 1(ANI): A Pakistani intelligence report has revealed that junior level police personnel in Punjab are linked with terrorists.According to the Daily Times, junior staff of the police department have developed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Discriminating’ Pak authorities ignoring scheduled caste Hindus in flood relief


August 27th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.27 (ANI): The Pakistani authorities may have been claiming that they are leaving no stone unturned in providing relief to flood affected people, however, its discriminating face has come to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thalassemic teenager ‘joins’ Pakistan Army


August 15th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy suffering from thalassemia made history on the 64th independence day of Pakistan by joining the armed forces for one day, media reports ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan drops football from Asian Games contingent


July 19th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan's football officials are making a last-ditch effort to get their team included in the Asian Games in China in November. The decision to ignore Pakistan's football team is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No help for kidnapped minor Hindu girl forcibly converted to Islam by Pak cleric


May 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 26 (ANI): The deplorable plight of the Hindus in Pakistan has once again come to the fore with a shocking incident of a minor girl being kidnapped and forced to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Talk of Balochistan ‘too much’ for Pakistani envoy


December 16th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) "It is too much!" remarked Pakistani High Commissioner Shahid Malik after an Indian speaker blasted Islamabad over the crisis in Balochistan. And much to the diplomat's discomfort, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak SC directs authorities to formulate policy regarding issuing I-cards to Hindus


November 24th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.24 (ANI) : The Pakistan Supreme Court has asked the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to come up with a policy for the registration of Hindu couples for computerised national ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Myanmar to release 7,114 prisoners on crackdown anniversary


September 18th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 17 (DPA) Myanmar's junta is to release 7,114 prisoners on the 21st anniversary of the military's crackdown on pro-democracy protests, media reports and officials said Thursday. The amnesty will come into ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan’s FIA makes another 26/11 arrest


August 6th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Aug 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Special Investigation Unit (SIU) has arrested another important suspect who is said to be behind the Mumbai terror attacks and is allegedly linked ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bodies of two terrorists killed in Noida finally buried


June 23rd, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, June 23 (IANS) The bodies of two terrorists killed in a gun battle in Noida in the early hours of Jan 26 - Republic Day - were buried Monday night, police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Taliban agrees to pull out from some parts of Lower Dir in NWFP


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): The Taliban has agreed to move out of the Asbanr and Gulabad areas of the Lower Dir region of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP) within the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taliban threaten media of dire consequences over ‘unfair reports’


April 29th, 2009 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban have threatened the media of dire consequences if any statement or report is published against them, the Online news agency reported. Posters have been put on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai butcher Kasab has many more of his like breeding in Pak Punjab


December 27th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 27 (ANI): The reality of the lone surviving terrorist behind the Mumbai carnage Ajmal Kasab may be being denied by the Pakistani Government, but the real problem facing the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

George Michael flees UK to avoid media following drugs bust


September 24th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 24 (ANI): Pop musician George Michael, who was busted by the police for drug possession, has left Britain in order to keep away from the media.According to Contactmusic, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak Hindus demand national commission to resolve their issues


June 21st, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , June 21 (ANI): Hindus living in Pakistan have demanded the setting up of a national commission to resolve issues related to the minority community and also that all temples ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Russian rocket blasts off with US satellites


June 19th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, June 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia has successfully launched a Cosmos 3M rocket with six US satellites onboard from a space centre in southern Russia, a spokesman for the Russian Strategic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

If elected, no personal vendetta against Musharraf: Sharif


December 26th, 2007 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif has said that he will not go for any personal vendetta against President Pervez Musharraf as his agenda is to uplift the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak should learn from India where no martial law has been imposed: Sharif


December 26th, 2007 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif has said that the Musharraf regime should learn lessons from India, where martial law has never been imposed nor has any dictator ever held ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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