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Pankanj-Nidhi head for International Woolmark Prize


July 20th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian designer duo Pankaj and Nidhi, who has been named the winners of the International Woolmark Prize India award, will now compete with international designers ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash, 11 hurt (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and the security forces resorting to ... Read more...

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Omani, Indian designers team up for a cause


March 1st, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Indian and Omani fashion designers came together to create awareness against female infanticide through a fashion show that supported the Save The Girl Child initiative.From ... Read more...

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Central contracts for Pakistan hockey players


February 18th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation has approved performance-oriented central contracts for leading national players for a three-month period, starting Jan 1.The players will continue to receive ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 53 in Iraq


January 15th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and over 135 wounded in a suicide bomb attack which targeted Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Basra city Saturday as hundreds ... Read more...

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50 killed in Iraq suicide bombing (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 14 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and around 100 others injured Saturday in a suicide bombing targeting Shia pilgrims in Iraq, Xinhua reported.The bombing took place ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan 6-1, NZ hold Netherlands 3-3


December 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) Australia thrashed Pakistan 6-1 with captain Jamie Dwyer scoring a hat-trick while hosts New Zealand drew 3-3 with the Netherlands after a sensational day of action ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan team attack accused granted bail


October 8th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has released on bail a man accused of being involved in the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team squad in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World Cup celebrations continue among netizens


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Microblogging and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook Sunday continued to remain abuzz with people congratulating the Indian team for winning the World ... Read more...

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Christians pressurised into signing so-called ‘peace deal’ with Muslim clerics in Lahore


March 24th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 24(ANI): Muslim clerics and hardliners, who tried to attack a church in Lahore's landmark Badami Bagh, have agreed to avoid doing so on a condition that the church authorities would ... Read more...

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MI5 dismissed 7/7 ringleader as Jihadi ‘tourist’, inquest hears


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): British Intelligence outfit MI5 had dismissed the July 7 ringleader as a Jihadi 'tourist' when he had travelled to Pakistan in 2003 to attend a terrorist training camp, ... Read more...

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Delhi property dealer shot dead


February 19th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A 30-year-old property dealer was shot dead in north Delhi by four motorcycle-borne assailants due to personal rivalry, police said Saturday. Zubair, a resident of Indira Enclave ... Read more...

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Mammoth Pak rally demands Taseer assassin’s release, Blasphemy Law bill withdrawal


January 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 10 (ANI): A conglomerate of religious and politico-religious parties organised a mammoth "Tahaffuz Namoos-e-Risalat" rally in the Pakistani metropolis on Sunday, and demanded of the government to immediately withdraw the ... Read more...

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Pak clerics warn of protests if blasphemy laws are amended


December 13th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), Dec. 13 (ANI): Religious parties in Pakistan have warned that they will launch a movement called the Tehreek Namoos-e-Risalat (TNR), if the government moves to amend the country's blasphemy laws.Talking ... Read more...

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HR council condemns murder of Baloch politician’s relatives by Pak Army


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has condemned the "brutal and inhuman act" of the Pakistan Army, who reportedly bombarded a Baloch politician's house and killed five people there."Baloch ... Read more...

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‘Sohail, Akbar will boost Pakistan’s chances in Asian Games hockey’


November 3rd, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey officials believe that the return of two senior players Sohail Abbas and Salman Akbar will boost their team's chances of regaining the Asian Games title in ... Read more...

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Musharraf accuses Nawaz of wanting to ’sell’ Kashmir issue


October 10th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has alleged that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Chief Nawaz Sharif wanted to sell the Kashmir issue, a TV channel has reported.Speaking in ... Read more...

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Indian Fashion Carnival postponed


September 4th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The Indian Fashion Carnival, slated to be held in this West Bengal capital Sep 10-12, has been postponed indefinitely, organisers said Saturday. Mindscapes One, the organiser of the event, ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Khadi at Kolkata fashion carnival


September 1st, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Khadi and other natural fibres wil be the highlight of the three-day Indian Fashion Carnival here Sep 10-12 that will see designers like Bibi Russell, Zubair Kirmani, Vinit ... Read more...

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Sharjah Sharia court gives capital punishment to Indian labourer


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, July 12 (ANI): The 'Sharjah Sharia Court of First Instance' has convicted an Indian man and sentenced him to death for premeditatedly beating another man to death.According to Gulf News, ... Read more...

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Top LeT commander killed in Kashmir encounter


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sapore (J-K), June 22 (ANI): A top Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) commander and a policeman were killed and four others injured in an overnight gun battle in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town.According to ... Read more...

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PPP Govt-judiciary confrontation can endanger solidarity of Pak: Sharif


May 23rd, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 23 (ANI): PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif has said that the PPP-led government should refrain from taking any step, which may endanger the country.He also warned that confrontation with the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan axe top hockey stars for Azlan Shah Cup


April 28th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 28 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday axed three leading hockey players including drag flick ace Sohail Abbas for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh (Malaysia) next month.Chief selector ... Read more...

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Two Hizbul militants killed in Jammu


April 24th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Apr 24 (ANI): Security forces gunned down two Hizbul Mujaheedin (HM) militants in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District on Saturday.Police sources said the encounter started late on ... Read more...

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Two Hizbul militants killed in Jammu-Kashmir gunfight


April 24th, 2010 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Two militants of the Hizbul Mujaheedin were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said Saturday. "One militant was killed last (Friday) night while the ... Read more...

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Youth’s drowning triggers protests in Kashmir


April 13th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 13 (IANS) Tension gripped north Kashmir's Sopore town Tuesday after a youth drowned in the Jhelum river. Zubair Ahmad, 17, drowned after he along with four other youths jumped into ... Read more...

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UK Police set to hand over personal data of 1,000 British Muslim students to CIA


April 1st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the Detroit flight bombing bid by Nigerian-origin British student, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, police in Britain are set to share personal information concerning the private ... Read more...

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Players emotional, should reconsider decision: PHF chief


March 11th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey chief Qasim Zia Thursday said his players have taken an "emotional decision" by announcing their retirement following a last-place finish in the World Cup in New ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey squad steps down after World Cup debacle


March 11th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) In a dramatic development, the entire Pakistan squad announced retirement from international hockey Thursday owning moral responsibility for their poor performance in the World Cup. Hours after ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s hockey World Cup squad a blend of youth and experience


February 7th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.7 (ANI): Pakistan has announced its 18-man squad for the Hockey World Cup, which is scheduled to begin in New Delhi on February 28.The selectors have tried to blend in a ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce hockey World Cup squad


February 6th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 6 (IANS) Seasoned defender Zeeshan Ashraf will lead Pakistan in the 2010 men's Hockey World Cup to be held in New Delhi Feb 28-March 13. Zeeshan was retained as Pakistan's captain ... Read more...

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Pak religious leaders claim ‘halwa’ as new murder weapon


December 18th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 18(ANI): Seven religious leaders and their three attendants have fallen sick after eating 'halwa' in the suite of JUI-F Secretary-General Abdul Ghafoor Haidri in the Parliament Lodges, and the host ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan hockey players to get central contacts


November 14th, 2009 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to reward the national players by awarding them with central contracts for the first time.PHF has allocated a budget ... Read more...

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Two terrorists killed in Kashmir gunfight


October 9th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 9 (IANS) Security forces Friday evening achieved a major success when they shot dead two dreaded terrorists in a gun battle in Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir. On specific information ... Read more...

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Three held with fake postal stamps in Uttar Pradesh


September 27th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Sep 27(IANS) Three people were arrested from this Uttar Pradesh town with fake postal stamps worth Rs.700,000, police said Sunday. "The fake stamps are mostly of Rs.1 and Rs.5 denominations. These men ... Read more...

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