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Firecracker startles Big B on KBC set (Movie Snippets)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, known to be very hospitable on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", was startled when a firecracker was lit on the sets of ... Read more...

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‘Gunday’ not love triangle


August 31st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Ali Abbas Zafar is ready to wield the megaphone for his second directorial venture "Gunday" and says that the period drama, to be shot entirely in ... Read more...

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‘Gunday’ yet another film to be shot in Kolkata (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) After Sujoy Gosh's "Kahaani", director Ali Abbas Zafar has chosen Kolkata as the backdrop for his film "Gunday", which stars Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor.Set ... Read more...

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Arjun, Ranveer-starrer not love triangle: Director


August 24th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar is ready to roll the camera for his next film starring Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh, but says it's not going to ... Read more...

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Pakistani border police charged with rape at check post


June 10th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Three personnel of Pakistan's Border Military Police force and two civilians have been accused of raping five women after stopping their car at a check post ... Read more...

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25 killed in Pakistan bus accident


June 4th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) At least 25 members of a wedding party died in Pakistan early Monday when their bus fell into a deep ravine, police said.The accident took place ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs hold talks on improving trade


January 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani parliamentarians Tuesday discussed ways to improve trade and economic relations between the two countries.At the Pakistan-India Parliamentarians' Dialogue-III in Islamabad, the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan focus on implementing trade deal


November 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Building upon a "constructive" meeting between their leaders in the Maldives last week, senior officials of India and Pakistan Monday held talks to firm ... Read more...

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Pakistan envoy meets Chidambaram; says no U-turn on MFN


November 4th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Pakistan Friday made it clear that it was not backing off from granting the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, saying it was ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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Pakistan flood affected 240,000 pregnant women


September 27th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) As many as 240,000 pregnant women and 1.36 million children were affected by the floods in Pakistan's Sindh province, an official said.Floods in Sindh province have ... Read more...

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Karachi youth killing: Court sentences one to death


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Friday sentenced to death a paramilitary trooper accused in the killing of an unarmed youth. Six others ... Read more...

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Updates on ‘Mere Brother…’ on Blackberry


August 12th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Filmmakers are using technology in a big way to make, raise and promote films and the latest to join the bandwagon is Yash Raj Films. ... Read more...

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Shoe baron kidnap accused arrested in Maharashtra


July 17th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Noor-e-Alam, an accused in the sensational kidnapping of shoe baron Partha Pratim Roy Burman in 2001, has been arrested from Maharashtra, police said Saturday.Noor-e-Alam alias Shahbaz ... Read more...

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Karachi killing: Four Rangers to be presented in court


June 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Four Pakistani paramilitary personnel would be presented Monday in an anti-terrorism court in Karachi for their involvement in the killing of an unarmed man allegedly caught ... Read more...

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Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to consider PTA (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday agreed to explore the possibility of a preferential trade agreement (PTA), even as both countries decided to improve cooperation in areas ranging ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to reduce trade barriers


April 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday agreed to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers and form a joint trade promotion body to boost bilateral trade."To build confidence, dispel misunderstandings ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to revive bilateral trade panels


April 28th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan have agreed to revive all committees that were set up before the Mumbai attack so as to resume measures to facilitate trade, a ... Read more...

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Pak, India expected to remove non-tariff barriers, open more trade routes


April 28th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 28(ANI): Pakistan and India are expected to eliminate non-tariff barriers and open more trade routes to facilitate the promotion of bilateral economic cooperation, according to sources.Pakistan and India expressed hope ... Read more...

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Man jumps off highrise, dies


April 27th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A 51-year-old man committed suicide by jumping off the 11th floor of Akbar Bhawan, which houses various departments of ministry of external affairs (MEA), in ... Read more...

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Constructive engagement vital for both India, Pakistan: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has said that constructive engagement with India is vital for both nations to move towards the goal of establishing good-neighbourly relations.Gilani ... Read more...

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Constructive engagement with India vital for good ties: Gilani


April 27th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that constructive engagement with India was vital for both countries to move towards the goal of establishing good ... Read more...

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Pakistan proposes petrol import from India


April 27th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan's petroleum ministry has proposed the facilitation for the import of petroleum products from India. The oil imports, however, would be conditional to New Delhi facilitating ... Read more...

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Commerce Secretary Khullar leaves for Pakistan


April 26th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Apr. 26 (ANI): Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday with a six-member delegation for two days of talks with his Pakistan counterpart Zafar Mehmud.Both Khullar and Mehmud are ... Read more...

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Zardari likely to sack PCB chief Ijaz Butt


April 25th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan President and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) patron Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly decided to sack PCB Chairman Ijaz Butt.Butt's contract will expire in October.According to The Nation, ... Read more...

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Indian intention doubted over electricity sale to Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) India's offer to sell electricity to Pakistan at an affordable rate is "intriguing", said a Pakistani daily, noting that New Delhi is not without its ... Read more...

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Pak nuclear missiles are horses as compared to ‘donkey-like’ Indian rockets: Nizami


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): Pakistan's nuclear missiles are superior to those possessed by India, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Majid Nizami has claimed."Our missiles are like horses (In the words of ... Read more...

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India offers cheap electricity to Pakistan


April 20th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) India has offered to sell Pakistan electricity at cheap rates and the proposal would come up for discussion at an upcoming meeting of the commerce secretaries ... Read more...

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325 more Pakistani fans cross into India


March 29th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Around 325 Pakistani cricket fans, including officials and relatives of the players, crossed over into India through the Attari-Wagah check-post on the eve of Wednesday's ... Read more...

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Three held for pharmacist’s murder


March 29th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Three people were arrested for murdering a pharmacist when he unwittingly tried to intervene and stop a fight between two rival factions, Delhi Police said ... Read more...

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Parking restrictions during India-Holland match


March 7th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) No parking will be allowed on Bahadurshah Zafar Marg and Jawaharlal Nehru Marg during the India-Holland World Cup cricket match Wednesday at the Feroz Shah ... Read more...

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Pak Govt freeing Davis may be “last straw that breaks camel’s back”: Hilaly


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): If the Pakistan Government hands over double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis to the United States without sufficiently preparing public opinion on this sensitive issue, it may face a ... Read more...

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Ancient Fatehpuri mosque to be restored to old glory (With images)


January 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The ageing Fatehpuri mosque in Old Delhi is awaiting a much-needed facelift that can extend by some 100 years the life of one of the ... Read more...

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Tribals are soft targets for police and rebels: Sociologist Nandini Sundar


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Even as the Supreme Court gets tough with the Chhattisgarh government following public interest litigation (PIL) filed against the anti-Maoist Salwa Judum, sociologist ... Read more...

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