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Cameron wants Pakistan to act on British family’s murder


August 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister David Cameron is putting pressure on the Pakistan government to ensure that justice was done to a visiting British family which was killed ... Read more...

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Pakistani designer at Paris fair


July 4th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) A Pakistani designer is showcasing his designs at a fair in the French capital Paris.Moeed Yousaf is participating in Pret-a-Porter Paris's fair of fashion garments with ... Read more...

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Pakistan shoots ‘Heer Ranjha’ on original sites


April 10th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Fans of eternal romances like "Heer Ranjha" will now be able to watch a new version on a Pakistani TV channel, which has shot a musical ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan home secretary-level talks likely in May


April 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan are likely to meet late in May in Islamabad to carry forward the discussions on terror and ... Read more...

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Zardari to invite Manmohan to Pakistan, all issues on table


April 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) In his first visit to India, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will invite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit his country "by the end ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to come on ‘personal’ visit to India (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Against the backdrop of improving bilateral ties, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is expected to come on a personal visit to India later this ... Read more...

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Pakistan daily wants ISI reined in


March 20th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan needs to ensure that the dreaded Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is "reined in", said a daily Tuesday.An editorial in the Daily Times said the intelligence ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army may not cooperate with new defence secretary


January 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Top Pakistan Army officials have said they might refuse to work with the new defence secretary a day after Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani fired Naeem ... Read more...

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Three years after 26/11, India, Pakistan talk of new chapter


November 25th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Three years after Pakistani terrorists unleashed mayhem in Mumbai, India and Pakistan are cautiously inching ahead to write "a new chapter" in their accident-prone ... Read more...

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Pakistan thanks India for UNSC backing


November 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Thursday thanked India for its supporting Pakistan's election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and for ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Rajapaksa to meet in Maldives, Tamil issue on agenda


November 9th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll/New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India has taken note of some progress in resettling displaced Tamils and in Colombo's dialogue for reconciliation, key subjects that will be discussed ... Read more...

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Fresh funding to eradicate polio


October 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Significant fresh funding has been announced to help eradicate polio, a disease that afflicts people in four countries -- three of them in the Commonwealth.India, ... Read more...

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PM may meet Obama, Gilani for bilateral talks in New York


September 13th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly next week will see high-profile bilateral diplomacy as well ... Read more...

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US declines to confirm Ilyas Kashmiri’s killing


June 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Despite Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's reported assertion that Washington has confirmed the death of Ilyas Kashmiri, the United States has declined to do so.... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s killing outrages CJA


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) Wednesday expressed outrage over the slaying of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad and urged the Pakistan government to do all ... Read more...

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Pakistan has lost dignity, self-esteem following US’ Osama operation: Imran Khan


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3(ANI): Pakistan has "lost its dignity and self-esteem" in the wake of the discovery and killing of elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US troops in a luxury ... Read more...

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Gilani to visit France to discuss security, trade


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will embark on a four-day official visit to France on Tuesday to hold discussions with French leadership on a range of issues, including ... Read more...

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Drone strikes are counter-productive: Gilani


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that drone attacks are counter-productive and have an adverse impact on the military and the political strategy against terrorism.Gilani also ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-Q strike power-sharing deal


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) have agreed to form a coalition government and cooperate in the next general elections.It was announced after a ... Read more...

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Karzai moves to allay US’ concerns over recent Af-Pak agreements


May 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 1(ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sent a known pro-US official to Islamabad for follow-up talks with the top leadership to allay Washington's apprehensions about the recently concluded Pak-Afghan agreements ... Read more...

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Indian ‘martyr’ alive in Pakistan, family hopes for return


April 30th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Faridkot (Punjab), April 30 (IANS) Surjit Singh, a Border Security Force (BSF) constable deployed on the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan, went missing in the 1971 war between the two neighbours. ... Read more...

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Pak spy agencies pulling strings of “test-tube” politicians: Chaudhry Nisar


April 26th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The role of Pakistani intelligence agencies has once again marked the proceedings of the Lower House of Parliament, with Opposition Leader Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan raising questions on their ... Read more...

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PHF patron Malik to work for Indo-Pak hockey series resumption


April 20th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik, who is also the Pakistan Hockey Federation's patron, is keen to resume the hockey series between India and Pakistan.PHF Secretary General Mohammad ... Read more...

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US House Speaker holds “frank, productive” discussions with Gilani, Kayani


April 19th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): US House Speaker John Boehner has called for "mutual interests and mutual respect" between Islamabad and Washington during what he termed as "frank and productive" discussions with Pakistani leaders. ... Read more...

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Pak to take up US drone attacks issue with “nations having interest in counter-terrorism”


April 15th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan has said that it has taken up the issue of drone attacks with the US Government at all levels, and will now discuss this matter with "those countries ... Read more...

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Pakistan urging ‘friends’ to pressurise US to end drone attacks: Gilani


April 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Pakistan is urging friendly countries to exert diplomatic pressure on the Unites States to stop its deadly drone attacks in tribal areas.Speaking on the floor of the National Assembly, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to release 89 Indian fishermen


April 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Pakistan on Monday decided to release 89 Indian fishermen after India released 39 Pakistani fishermen.The Pakistani prisoners released by India reached the Wagah border on Monday, while ... Read more...

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Pak political leadership united in crisis: Gilani


April 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said the political leadership in country remains united in times of crisis.The Daily Times quoted Gilani as saying that the ... Read more...

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UK to provide economic, trade assistance to Pakistan: Cameron


April 5th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is on a one-day visit to Islamabad, has assured Pakistan that the United Kingdom would provide economic and trade assistance to the ... Read more...

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ZA Bhutto case being reopened to rectify a historic wrong: Gilani


April 4th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 4(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that the reopening of the Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto case was aimed at rectifying a historical wrong."The decision to re-open the case ... Read more...

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Young designers shone, but business lagged at Pakistan fashion week (Review)


April 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 2 (IANS) The third-edition of the PFDC-Sunsilk Fashion Week here definitely had a few shining stars, but lagged on the business-to-business element as wearability is always an issue for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US bats for India-Pakistan cricket diplomacy


April 1st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) The United States has welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani's "promising" cricket diplomacy during Wednesday's Cricket World ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final brought both nations, their leadership together: Gilani


March 31st, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The Indo-Pak World Cup semi-final match in Mohali has helped in bringing the two nations and their leadership together, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said."I want ... Read more...

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Young designers shine at Pakistan fashion week


March 30th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) It was the young designers' day out. The fresh ideas and innovativeness of designers like Burhan Khan, Mohsin and duo Moeed Yousaf-Faryal Aftab's was the high ... Read more...

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Media spoils India-Pakistan ties: Kuldip Nayar


March 29th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As Indian and Pakistani prime ministers prepare to meet at Mohali Wednesday, veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar has sounded a word of caution: watch against ... Read more...

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