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Eight die in terror attack on Pakistani airbase (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Six militants and two security personnel were killed when heavily armed terrorists Thursday morning mounted a brazen attack on an airbase in Pakistan's Punjab province, military ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over PM’s visit to Pakistan


July 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Days after Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari formally invited him to visit Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has yet to respond, indicating uncertainty over ... Read more...

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Life tough for Pakistan’s future women judges: Daily


July 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily welcomed the government's decision to appoint women to the judiciary, but cautioned that "future women justices are going to find life on the ... Read more...

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LeT founder wants Pakistani leaders to learn from Cameron


July 15th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Lashkar-i-Taiba founder and the 2008 Mumbai terror attack's alleged mastermind Hafeez Saeed has asked Pakistani leaders to aspire to be more like British Prime Minister ... Read more...

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‘Memo panel didn’t declare Haqqani a traitor’


July 13th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court clarified has that the Memo Commission did not declare Hussain Haqqani, former ambassador to the US, a traitor, reported Daily Times Friday.Haqqani ... Read more...

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Punjab assembly resolution seeks Sarabjit’s release


June 29th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 29 (IANS) While hailing the release of Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh from Lahore prison a day ago, the Punjab assembly Friday unanimously passed a resolution seeking the immediate ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family on indefinite fast; meets Krishna (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh Thursday sat on an indefinite protest at Jantar Mantar in the national capital seeking his freedom ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM urged to implement apex court’s NRO verdict


June 27th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Wednesday urged Prime Minister Raja Parvez Ashraf to implement its verdict cancelling the controversial 2007 presidential ordinance that granted amnesty to politicians ... Read more...

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China talks energy, power cooperation with Pakistan


June 7th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao told his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari Thursday that Beijing encourages its enterprises to take part in energy and electricity projects in ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... Read more...

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Musharraf killed my mother: Bilawal Bhutto


May 25th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed because the government of then president Parvez Musharraf did not provide her adequate security, her son Bilawal ... Read more...

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Bilawal wants 50 percent women in Pakistani parliament


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari says that he dreams of a Pakistani parliament that will have 50 percent women, it was reported here.Zardari ... Read more...

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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, ... Read more...

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Film on Benazir Bhutto gets US award


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A documentary on the life of Benazir Bhutto has received a prestigious electronic media award in the US -- the George Foster Peabody Award."Bhutto" is ... Read more...

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Pakistani leaders harp on US apology for NATO air strike (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) Pakistan's demand for the US apology for the NATO air strike in which its 24 soldiers were killed - an incident which has strained bilateral ... Read more...

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Obama ‘briefly’ meets Zardari


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama spoke "briefly" with Pakistan's Asif Ali Zardari twice on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Chicago, the White House has ... Read more...

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Chinese president mourns Pakistan plane crash victims


April 21st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Saturday expressed his deep condolences to his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari over Friday's plane crash near Islamabad in which all ... Read more...

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All on board dead in Pakistan plane crash


April 21st, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) All 127 people on board the Bhoja Airlines flight that crashed near here have died and their bodies have been shifted to a hospital for ... Read more...

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750 Pakistanis in Delhi, fashioning way ahead in ties


April 14th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Glasses clinking, but not with champagne, perfume wafting in the air, glamorous, high-heeled women and plenty of air kissing… it was a slice of an ... Read more...

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Sumptuous spread at PM’s luncheon for Zardari


April 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) It was a Sunday feast in the best of non-vegetarian and vegetarian cuisine that was on offer at the lunch hosted by Indian Prime ... Read more...

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Now India-China model for India-Pakistan ties?


April 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) In a potential paradigm shift in bilateral ties, Pakistan Sunday agreed with India to adopt the "India-China model" in negotiating their sensitive relationship, which ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s kin in Ajmer, seek his release


April 8th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 8 (IANS) Seeking the release of Sarabjit Singh - the Indian who is on death row in Pakistan - his family members have arrived here ahead of ... Read more...

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Indian spy who was Zardari’s jail mate wants to meet him


April 8th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Mehboob Elahi is happy that his old prison mate Asif Ali Zardari is coming to India but is crestfallen that he will not get to ... Read more...

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Resolve Siachen row, daily tells Pakistan, India


April 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan and India must "strive with all their might to resolve the issues that underpin" the Siachen conflict, said a daily Sunday, a day after 124 ... Read more...

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PM urged to help Pakistani Hindu refugees


April 7th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) A voluntary group working for Pakistani refugees in India has requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the problems of Hindus living in Pakistan with ... Read more...

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Days before 26/11, Zardari pledged reconciliation with India


April 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari, coming here on a day-long trip Sunday, was the first Pakistani leader who promised a "no-first nuclear strike" against India, ... Read more...

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Son Bilawal to accompany Zardari on India trip


April 7th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will accompany his father and President Asif Ali Zardari on his trip to India Sunday, informed ... Read more...

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Dynastic politics a tragedy, says Pakistani daily


April 5th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Describing dynastic politics as a tragedy, a Pakistani daily has criticised President Asif Ali Zardari's son Bilawal for not showing any independence and thinking "along ... Read more...

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Cross-LoC trade needs financial mechanisms: Omar


April 4th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade was not yielding any financial benefits to the state ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Memo Commission gets six-week extension


March 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Thursday extended the term of the Memo Commission by six weeks, Geo News reported.The apex-court-appointed Memo Commission is probing Pakistan-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz's ... Read more...

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Memo case: SC to hear Haqqani’s plea Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) A 10-member Pakistani Supreme Court bench would Thursday hear a petition by former ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani seeking a video link facility from London ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions civil awards


March 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's civil awards are now "tawdry pieces of junk jewellery" handed out to people who have in reality achieved little beyond keeping their political boats afloat, ... Read more...

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Haqqani seeks video testimony in Memo case


March 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Citing security reasons, Pakistan's former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani has sought the Supreme Court's permission for recording his testimony to the Memo commission via ... Read more...

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Can’t write letter against Zardari: Gilani’s counsel to court


March 21st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Appearing in a contempt of court case, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's counsel told the Supreme Court Wednesday that the government could not write ... Read more...

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