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57 min ago | The Nation

Lal Masjd cleric 'very dangerous'

Chief Commissioner Islamabad on Wednesday submitted his reply in a petition of Maulana Abdul Aziz who had prayed the court to delete his name from the fourth schedule.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Times

FBR in a fix as Senate body rejects Sales Tax Amendment Bill 2014 : April 24, 2014,

The bill was intended to safeguard Rs 28 billion additional sales tax collected from the CNG sector.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Times

Basit calls Modi's remarks encouraging : April 23, 2014,

NEW DELHI Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Abul Basit has said that his government in Islamabad is keenly looking forward to a government in India with which Pakistan can engage quickly, comprehensively and meaningfully, the Press Trust of India reported on Wednesday.

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13 hrs ago | Daily Times

Between the devil and the deep blue sea? : Govt has - faith' in army, and it - loves' media too

He said all the national institutions were respectable and integral part of the state.

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17 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Pakistan's army seeks closure of TV channel

Pakistani journalists protest for their colleague Hamid Mir, who was shot and injured by gunmen in Karachi on Saturday, Monday, April 21, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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17 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Pakistan's army seeks closure of TV channel

Pakistani journalists protest for their colleague Hamid Mir, who was shot and injured by gunmen in Karachi on Saturday, Monday, April 21, 2014 in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Times

Self-restraint by state organs key to good governance: Bhagwandas

ISLAMABAD: Self-restraint on the part of trichotomous organs of the state ensures good governance, basic human rights, justice and liberty for the citizens of society, said former justice of the Supreme Court Justice Rana Bhagwandas.He expressed these views during a detailed lecture on the topic "The role of judiciary in good governance," which was ... (more)

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Daily Times

Information minister says no rifts among institutions : April 22, 2014,

ISLAMABAD Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid has said that there are no rifts among the state institutions and that they stand with those who talk with reason.

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The Peninsula

War of words over attack on scribe

Activists from the Defence of Human Rights Pakistan organisation shout slogans during a protest against the attack on television journalist Hamid Mir by gunmen, in Islamabad, yesterday.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Activism, World News, Pakistan, Public Relations

Daily Times

Court suspends election of Maulana Ludhianvi : April 23, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday halted the election to parliament of the leader of a banned hardline sectarian group, officials said.

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The Nation

No external pressure on Pak-Iran gas pipeline: Petroleum Minister

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/national/22-Apr-2014/no-external-pressure-on-pak-iran-gas-pipeline-petroleum-minister For news details Read on : No external pressure on Pak-Iran gas pipeline: Petroleum Minister ISLAMABAD- Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has categorically denied any external pressure on Pakistan-Iran gas ... (more)

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Army Times

Pakistan says it's test-fired short-range missile

If you're on the hunt for employment but you've been going about it mainly by sitting in your house... ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.

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Rediff.com

What Pakistan thinks about a Modi sarkaar

"Error 1009 The owner of this website has banned your IP address on the country or region you are accessing it from," says the page as one logs in from Islamabad.

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Yahoo!

Pakistani capital cracks down on illegal slums

Wrapped in a purple shawl, Mirjan wanders downcast among the ruins of the Islamabad slum where she lived, newly demolished.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Nation

Pak ambassador to Saudi Arabia elected Oic Asg

For news details visit : http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/22-Apr-2014/pak-ambassador-to-saudi-arabia-elected-oic-asg For news details Read on : Pak ambassador to Saudi Arabia elected OIC ASG ISLAMABAD : Pakistan's Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Naeem Khan, has been elected as the Assistant Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ... (more)

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Daily Times

Senate wants halt to criticism against ISI over journalist attack : April 22, 2014,

In the same breath, the senators urged all to stop bashing the Inter-Services Intelligence and other intelligence agencies until the completion of the investigation by the judicial commission.

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Newkerala.com

Hamid Mir attack probe: Names of three judges approved

Islamabad, Apr 21 : Three Pakistan Supreme Court judges have been named for the judicial commission to investigate the attack on country's celebrity journalist Hamid Mir, media reports said on Monday.

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Real Bollywood

Pakistan senate panel revokes ban on YouTube

Islamabad, April 21: Pakistan's Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights approved a resolution Monday to lift a ban on video-sharing website Youtube, a media report said.

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The Toronto Star

Afghan election: Why the Taliban will win

An Afghan woman in a burka flips an ink-stained middle finger to a Talib armed with a Kalashnikov to show she was unafraid to cast her vote in the presidential election.

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Daily Times

ASEAN Food Festival draws huge crowd

ISLAMABAD: The ASEAN Food Festival was celebrated at the Indonesian Embassy on Sunday.

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