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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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The Simla accord — 40 years later


July 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A midnight summit between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Bhutto pleading with Gandhi to free 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war, a failed Kashmir ... Read more...

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It’s monarchy in Pakistan, not democracy, says Imran


December 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Leadership of Pakistan's political parties is being passed on like batons from father to son like in a monarchy, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan said Saturday.Imran, ... Read more...

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Growing US-Pakistan tension worries Kashmiris (Kashmir Newsletter)


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 3 (IANS) In the wake of the NATO attacks in Pakistan that killed 28 soldiers, the common man in the Kashmir Valley is worried about the region's ... Read more...

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Pakistan mourns Nusrat Bhutto’s death


October 24th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced a 10-day national mourning for Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Nusrat Bhutto, wife to one former prime minister ... Read more...

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Nusrat Bhutto dies, Pakistan declares mourning


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Nusrat Bhutto, the mother of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has died in Dubai of a protracted illness. She was 82. The Pakistan government ... Read more...

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No danger to democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


July 6th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) There is no danger to democracy in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani says."There is no danger to democracy. Democracy will continue...there is no alternative ... Read more...

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PPP a party of the masses, says Pakistani PM


June 25th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is a party of the masses and has always "confronted dictators" to uphold the rule of law in the country, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s future linked to Kashmir settlement: Gilani


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) The future of Pakistan is closely linked with the resolution of the Kashmir dispute, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Addressing a gathering in Bagh ... Read more...

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PPP leader accuses judiciary of being biased against Zulfikar Bhutto


May 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Babar Awan has told thePakistan Supreme Court that thejudiciary was biased against Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. During his trial, it had been proved that ... Read more...

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PML-N calls PPP’s Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference ‘a distraction’


April 18th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 18(ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Information Secretary Ahsan Iqbal has said that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP)-led government has taken up Zulfikar Ali Bhutto reference to distract people from its ... Read more...

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Pak Law Minister resigns, to plead Zulfikar Bhutto retrial case


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 13(ANI): Pakistan's Law Minister Babar Awan has presented his resignation to the Supreme Court in order to plead the retrial case of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.During the Wednesday ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court to take up Zulfikar Bhutto reference on April 13


April 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has set April 13 for the hearing of a presidential reference seeking its opinion on revisiting the controversial death sentence passed against former Prime ... Read more...

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Reopening Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pak judiciary: Awan


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 2(ANI): The reopening of the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto case will strengthen Pakistan's judiciary, Law Minister Babar Awan has said.On Friday, President Asif Ali Zardari signed the reference seeking to reopen ... Read more...

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Sindh Assembly wants Pak Govt to recommend Bhatti’s name for Nobel Prize


March 15th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 15(ANI): The Sindh Assembly has unanimously passed a resolution urging the Pakistan Government to recommend the name of assassinated Minorities Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti for the Nobel Prize.Salim ... Read more...

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‘Heroic’ Salmaan Taseer lived and died for secular Pakistan, says daughter


January 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 10 (ANI): Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, who was assassinated by his own bodyguard last Tuesday, "lived and died for Pakistan", his daughter Shehrbano Taseer has said."Everything he had, he invested ... Read more...

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‘Courageous’ Salmaan Taseer’s sacrifice will not go waste: Zardari


January 7th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 7(ANI): Slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer was courageous enough to stand up to bigots and fanatics in Pakistan, and his sacrifice will not go waste, President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Is the Pakistani Army getting ready to take over? (Part I)


January 7th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Jan.7 (ANI): Salman Taseer, the Governor of Pakistan Punjab is dead, killed by his own guard who, it is being said, could not tolerate his liberal views, ... Read more...

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Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s birth anniversary programmes cancelled


January 5th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 5(ANI): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has cancelled all programmes related to former President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's 83rd birth anniversary on account of the assassination of Punjab ... Read more...

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Salman Taseer’s Indian link


January 4th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Salman Taseer, governor of Pakistan's Punjab who was assassinated Tuesday, had an all-too-real India connection: he married and divorced Indian journalist Tavleen Singh and had a British-born ... Read more...

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Zardari vows to be guarantor of Pakistan’s better future


December 26th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to be a guarantor of the better future of the country, saying the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government will create ... Read more...

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Lahore HC moved for fresh trial of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto


December 5th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 5(ANI): A petition has been moved before the Lahore High Court seeking a fresh trial of former Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto.The petitioners' counsel submitted that Bhutto's trial and conviction ... Read more...

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‘Zia’s remnants trying to malign Zardari, children by using Benazir banner’: PPP


November 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 24 (ANI): The remnants of former Pakistan President General Zia ul Haq are once again trying to create chaos within the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) as President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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“Pak’s nuclear weapons are secure”: Musharraf


November 16th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan's pursuit of nuclear weapons was an "existential and defensive imperative" to compensate for the new imbalance of power tilted towards India, former president Pervez Musharraf has ... Read more...

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Zardari offers “Pak warm waters” to Chinese investors, entrepreneurs


November 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has extended an invitation to Chinese investors and entrepreneurs to benefit from his country's geo-strategic location as well as its trade and economic ... Read more...

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I am in love with China: Zardari


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Stating that visiting China is "like going home", Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari says he has "an internal romance" with the country and is in love with ... Read more...

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Pak open to dialogue with India for resolving all disputes including Kashmir: Zardari


November 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has reiterated that Islamabad wants to resolve all problems with India, including the long-standing Kashmir dispute, in an amicable manner.Zardari expressed these ... Read more...

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China war papers denied to shield Nehru: Kuldip Nayar


August 19th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government is trying to hide information on then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's role in the 1962 Sino-Indian war by refusing access to those war ... Read more...

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Zardari shoe thrower justifies his London action


August 11th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Cynthia ChandranLondon, Aug.11 (ANI): Shameen Khan, the man who claimed to have hurled a shoe at Pakistan's President Asif Ali Zardari during his recent visit to London, has justified his ... Read more...

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Dim chances of Pak taking tough action following UN report: Envoy


April 18th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.18 (ANI): Despite the UN commission's report over former Prime Minister Benzir Bhutto's assassination presenting a clear and factual picture of circumstances leading to the tragic incident, there are ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan 1963 talks: CIC to see if files stay secret


April 13th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) will "revisit" the material regarding talks between foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in 1963 to decide if it can be revealed ... Read more...

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Pakistan People’s Party died with Benazir’s assassination: Ex-Pak Federal Minister


April 12th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Apr 12(ANI): A former Federal Industries Minister in the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Government, Raja Shahid Zafar, has said that the Pakistan People's Party's (PPP) set-up had died with the former ... Read more...

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Restoring constitution reaffirms Bhutto’s philosophy: Zardari


April 4th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the steps taken to restore the constitution, under which his own powers will be drastically reduced, reaffirms the political ... Read more...

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Zardari tried to bribe my father: Fatima Bhutto


April 4th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari attempted to bribe his brother-in-law Murtaza Bhutto to swing a deal in the Middle East at a time when his estranged sister Benazir ... Read more...

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“Hawk” Zardari vows to thwart all attempts to weaken government


January 17th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.17 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has vowed to take on 'conspirators', who are working against the PPP government, saying he would not remain a silent spectator and would ... Read more...

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