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Ex-PC MN Singh backs MNS over Pak artistes

Former Police commissioner MN Singh on Friday said that he was supporting the campaign against Pakistani artistes launched by Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS). “I have not supported Raj Thackeray in his previous issues. But I support Thackeray's campaign against the Pakistani artistes. He did right thing by raising this issue and removing them…

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Musharraf analyzes terrorism in Stanford talk

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Friday that anyone involved in November's terrorist attacks in Mumbai must be punished, but warned that “hysteria” in India over the deadly siege threatens stability on the Indian subcontinent. “If there is proof, there must be action,” Musharraf said during a speaking event at Stanford University. But he added,…

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Ancelotti Wants Kaka To Stay

One of the matches of the weekend presents itself in this encounter between Milan and Fiorentina, with the Rossoneri and the Viola clashing in what is essentially a Champions League qualification play-off. After making his Serie A debut in Sunday's 2-2 draw at Roma, loan signing David Beckham will be hoping to play his first…

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Warner in as Clarke succumbs to injury

Twenty20 batting sensation David Warner will replace Michael Clarke in the Australian squad for Sunday's one-day international against South Africa in Hobart. Clarke has been ruled out of the remainder of the South African series due to his injured thumb needing more rest after Friday night's series-opening loss to the Proteas. Warner, who smashed a…

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Pakistan needs to do more on Mumbai incident: Miliband

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan must go further and faster in prosecuting people involved in the November attacks on the Indian city of Mumbai and in rooting out terrorism, British Foreign Secretary David Miliband said on Friday (January 16). Pakistan assured Miliband that it would conduct a transparent inquiry into the attacks in which 179 people were killed,…

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CNG price increases by Rs.3.50 per kg

ISLAMABAD: Petroleum and CNG Dealers Association has informed the Ministry of Petroleum of its decision to increase the rate of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) by Rs.3.50 per kilogram. Vice Chairman Petroleum and CNG Dealers Association Bashir Akbar Ali told this to Geo News. He said after the above rise, the prices of CNG in Karachi,…

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Miliband meets Zardari, discusses regional situation

ISLAMABAD: British Foreign Secretary David Miliband called on President Asif Ali Zardari here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr on Friday. During the meeting, regional situation and bilateral ties came under discussion. Zardari also hosted a dinner in his honour. Minister for Foreign Affairs Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi and U.K. High Commissioner to Pakistan, Robert Brinkley were also…

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Pakistan serious to prosecute Mumbai attack suspects: Gilani

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday reiterated his government's stance that Pakistan was serious to prosecute the suspects of Mumbai attacks in accordance with its law in a transparent and fair trial. He was talking to British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, who called on him here at the PM House this afternoon….

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SL beat Bangladesh by two wickets in Tri-Series final

DHAKA: Kumar Sangakkkara hit a defiant 59 as Sri Lanka overcame a disastrous start to defeat Bangladesh by two wickets in a thrilling Tri-Series final here on Friday. Sri Lanka, chasing Bangladesh's 152, recovered after losing their first five wickets for just six runs to squeak past the modest target with 11 balls to spare….

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IHC deems reassessing of Farah Dogar's marks correct, dismisses case

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday disposed off Farah Hameed Dogar case. In its verdict, the court termed the reassessment and rechecking of Farah Dogar's marks correct. Earlier, Chief Justice IHC, Justice Sardar Muhammad Aslam Thursday reserved the verdict in Farah Hameed Dogar case after completing the hearing of legal challenge to the jacking…

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Rival studios reach deal on 'Watchmen' release

LOS ANGELES: The superhero film “Watchmen” will be watched by audiences after all – and on time. Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox settled their nearly yearlong dispute over the movie on Thursday, the studios announced in a joint statement. The movie will open in theaters as planned on March 6, the statement said. The…

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Emma Roberts is poised to move beyond tweens

NEW YORK: Read just about any article about Emma Roberts and you'll be reminded of her Hollywood pedigree: She's the niece of Julia Roberts and the daughter of Eric Roberts. “I'm kind of used to it,” the 17-year-old actress shrugged in a recent interview. “It gets kind of frustrating but they are my family so…

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Spielberg forced to dip into bank account

LOS ANGELES: The turmoil in the financial markets has again swept up Hollywood hit-maker Steven Spielberg. With a charity he supported already stung in the alleged Ponzi scheme run by money manager Bernard Madoff, the director of the “Indiana Jones” movies is being forced to dig into his bank account to fund moviemaking because of…

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Security forces kill many militants in Swat valley

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's army says security forces have killed and injured a large number of militants in the restive Swat valley of northwest Pakistan. An army statement said militants attacked a checkpoint in the valley on Thursday morning. It said troops repelled the attack and inflicted heavy casualties on the assailants. The statement also said that…

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Airplane crash-lands into Hudson River, all aboard reported safe

NEW YORK: A U.S. Airways plane with 155 people on board ditched into a chilly Hudson River on Thursday, apparently after striking at least one bird upon takeoff from New York's LaGuardia Airport, according to officials and passengers. Everyone on board was accounted for and alive, officials said. About 15 people were being treated at…

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Trade across LoC normal despite India-Pakistan tension

CHAKAN DA BAGH: Despite mounting tension and strain in relations between India and Pakistan in the wake of Mumbai terror attacks, cross border trade between the two countries across the Line of Control (LoC) continues normally. Relations between traders on both sides remain cordial as they express happiness over their business dealings. Trucks carrying goods…

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Miliband arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has reached Islamabad Friday in the wake pf India-Pakistan tension over the Mumbai attack. The British High Commission and Foreign officials received Miliband at Benazir International Airport. Diplomatic sources said that Miliband would meet President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during his stay in Pakistan…

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Bush says he kept nation safe in farewell speech

WASHINGTON: Unpopular but unbowed, President George W. Bush defended his tumultuous two terms in a farewell address to the nation Thursday night, claiming a hard-won record of achievement. Reaching back to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when the public rallied behind him, Bush declared the United States will “never tire, never falter and never fail.”…

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U.S. will never tire, never falter, never fail: Bush

WASHINGTON: Unpopular but unbowed, President George W. Bush defended his tumultuous two terms in a farewell address to the nation Thursday night, claiming a series of successes at home and aboard. Reaching back to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, when the public rallied behind him, Bush declared the United States will “never tire, never falter…

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Hamas rejects Israel's cease-fire demand

DOHA: Hamas's top political chief says his movement will not accept Israel's demands for a cease-fire and insists a siege of Gaza must be lifted before Hamas will halt rocket attacks. Khaled Mashaal has asked a gathering of Arab leaders in the Qatari capital on Friday to back his Palestinian movement in its demands to…

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CJ Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to get rousing welcome

KARACHI: Karachi Bar Association, political parties and members of civil society on Friday vowed to give a rousing welcome to the deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in the metropolis. Address a joint press conference here, lawyers', leaders, PML-N, Tehrik-e-Insaaf (TI), BNP and JI central leaders resolved to give a historic reception to Chief Justice…

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