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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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13 held in Turkey for blast that killed nine


August 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 24 (IANS) Thirteen suspects have been detained in connection with a car bombing during Eid-ul-Fitr in Turkey that killed nine people, including four children, officials said Friday.Erdal Ata, ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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Policeman kills vendor for demanding money


May 30th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 30 (IANS) A drunken police officer killed a roadside vendor here when he sought money for eggs and cigarette sold to him, police said Thursday.Ramji Kumar was beaten ... Read more...

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Pakistan expected to struggle in Asian Squash


April 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Pakistan's inexperienced team will struggle and have slim chances to defend their title of Asian squash team championship scheduled to be held next month in Kuwait, ... Read more...

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PM quotes Iqbal in Rajya Sabha


March 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Wednesday quoted lines of famous poet Muhammad Iqbal to retiring members of the Rajya Sabha."I have seen many fine members in this ... Read more...

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1,500-year-old handwritten Bible kept in Turkish museum


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 25 (IANS) A handwritten Bible, believed to be 1,500 years old, is stored at a museum here. The 52-page Bible is written in Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke.The ... Read more...

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35 law-breakers held in Pakistan


February 14th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) At least 35 people involved in gambling, liquor trade, drug trafficking and car theft were arrested Tuesday in a massive police operation in Pakistan's Punjab province.Attock ... Read more...

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A first for Pakistan: Gilani indicted for contempt (Evening Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani, ... Read more...

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Five killed in Turkey building fire


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Jan 23 (IANS) At least five people were killed and as many injured after a fire broke out in a three-storey building in Turkey's largest city Istanbul Monday, the ... Read more...

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62 candidates in Congress fourth list for Uttar Pardesh


January 8th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 8 (IANS) The Congress Sunday released its fourth list of 62 candidates for the Feb 4-28 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.With 281 candidates already on board, this takes the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka vows to punish Briton’s killers


December 30th, 2011 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has vowed to punish the killers of a British national at a tourist resort on the Christmas Day.Seven people were detained in ... Read more...

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Pakistan-origin man smuggled birds to cheer him up


December 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A Pakistan-origin man, who was caught at a British airport while trying to smuggle three live partridges into the country, said he required the birds to ... Read more...

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Toll in Turkey quake rises to 459


October 26th, 2011 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Oct 26 (IANS) The toll from Sunday's powerful earthquake in Turkey has risen to 459. At least 1,352 other people were injured, the Disaster and Emergency Administration said.The earthquake ... Read more...

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Benazir killing accused stands third in school exam


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) An accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case has stood third in the Class 10 exam in Rawalpindi.Bhutto was assassinated Dec 27, 2007, as she ... Read more...

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Khurshid to visit Bangladesh for water talks


June 14th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Indian Minister for Water Resources Salman Khurshid is to visit Bangladesh soon to finalise an agreement on sharing of waters of Teesta and Feni ... Read more...

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No helmet, no fuel for Srinagar two-wheeler riders


June 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) This has been tried elsewhere in the country, but for the first time in this summer capital city of Jammu and Kashmir petrol vends would not ... Read more...

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Karachi base attack: Ex-naval commando, brother held


May 31st, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) A former naval commando and his brother have been detained here for the terror attack at a key naval base in Karachi, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s reciprocity helped peace moves: Pillai (Interview)


April 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai says talks with Pakistan were revived and progressed after Islamabad promised cooperation on counter-terror measures, including fast-tracking the prosecution of ... Read more...

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JUI-F dissatisfied with security provided to Fazlur Rehman


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): The Jamiat Ulema Islam-F (JUI-F) has expressed dissatisfaction over the strength of security provided to party chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman following two back-to-back life attempts on the Pakistani politician, who ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to set up ‘hotline’


March 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India and Pakistan have agreed to set up a "hotline" to share information about militants.In a joint statement issued after the two-day India-Pakistan Home Secretary level talks, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to set up terror hotline (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In a step towards resuming the stalled peace process, India and Pakistan Tuesday agreed to set up a hotline for sharing real-time information on terrorists ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Home Secys meet: Talks positive, progress in right direction, says Pillai


March 28th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai after the completion of the first round of talks with his Pakistani counterpart Chaudhary Qamar Zaman here on Monday said ... Read more...

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Pak Govt. may declare public holiday for India-Pak WC match


March 28th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.28 (ANI): The Pakistan Government is likely to declare a public holiday for the Pakistan-India World Cup semi-final on Wednesday.According to The Daily Times, Federal Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Home Secretaries to meet in New Delhi


March 28th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Home Secretaries of India and Pakistan will be meeting in New Delhi over the next two days.The two-day meeting between Home Secretary G K Pillai and ... Read more...

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Pakistan interior secretary in India for talks (Lead)


March 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman arrived in India Sunday for a two-day meeting with his Indian counterpart G.K. Pillai, saying he is bringing the "message ... Read more...

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Pakistan will win, says Zaman


March 27th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) "Pakistan is going to win," Pakistan Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman said confidently Sunday, referring to the cricket World Cup semi-final clash against India."I look ... Read more...

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Pakistani interior secretary in India for talks


March 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Secretary Chaudhry Qamar Zaman arrived in India Sunday to attend a two-day meeting with his Indian counterpart G.K. Pillai."My priority will be to take ... Read more...

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MQM will stand by PPP after ‘realising ground realities’: Kaira


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 3(ANI): Pakistan's Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that prime minister has to take the vote of confidence only once, and that has already been done.In an exclusive ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways gets money to keep it running


December 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A package of Rs.11.1 billion ($128 million) has been approved for the Pakistan Railways for repair of 145 locomotives, improvement of tracks, maintenance of coaches and strategic reserves ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China ink 20-bn-dollar deals in various fields


December 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18 (ANI): Pakistan and China have signed around 20-billion-dollar worth of deals to boost trade and investment, as Wen Jiabao became the first Chinese premier in five years to visit ... Read more...

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Pak woman claims Taliban ‘publicly lashed’ her over adultery allegations


December 1st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mingora, Dec 1 (ANI): A 27-year-old Pakistani woman has claimed that Swat-based militants had publicly lashed her over allegations of adultery in 2008.Talking to reporters, Saira Bibi said that the ... Read more...

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Reformed GST must for Pak economy’s survival, growth: UK


November 18th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 18 (ANI): The United Kingdom has declared that the imposition of the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) in Pakistan is indispensable for the survival and growth of the country's economy.Talking ... Read more...

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No cut in Pakistan’s defence expenditure: Kaira


November 12th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 12 (ANI): In the wake of external and internal challenges to Pakistan, there will be no cut in the nation's defence expenditure, Information and Broadcasting Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has ... Read more...

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