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US asks Pakistan to ensure protection of minorities

US asks Pakistan to ensure protection of minorities

WASHINGTON, JAN 12,2013: Strongly condemning a series of terror attacks this week targeting Pakistani Shia Muslims, a US Congress-established body on religious freedom has asked the Obama Administration to impress…

Pak suspends cross-LoC bus service between J&K and PoK

Pak suspends cross-LoC bus service between J&K and PoK

Jammu, Jan 11, 2013: In yet another setback to cross-LoC travel, Pakistan on Friday decided to suspend ‘Paigam-e-Aman’ bus service between Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and Jammu and Kashmir. There would…

115 killed on deadly day in Pak with series of explosions

115 killed on deadly day in Pak with series of explosions

Islamabad, Jan 11 ,2013:As many as 115 lives were lost in one of Pakistan’s bloodiest days in recent times with a series of explosions rattling two cities of the restive…

Fiji’s military ruler drops draft constitution

Fiji’s military ruler drops draft constitution

Suva (Fiji), Jan 11,2013: Fiji’s military government has announced it will dump a draft constitution prepared by an academic panel and prepare its own version, a move New Zealand labelled…

White House gets Hindu perspective on gun violence

White House gets Hindu perspective on gun violence

Washington, January 11, 2013: As the US debates gun control policies in the aftermath of several tragedies, a Hindu organisation has provided to the White House its perspective on gun…

Obama signs into law life time protection for ex-presidents

Obama signs into law life time protection for ex-presidents

Washington, Jan 11, 2013: US President Barack Obama signed into law a legislation that extends life time protection to all former American presidents, and their family members including children till…

116 killed, over 270 injured in bomb attacks in Pakistan

116 killed, over 270 injured in bomb attacks in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 11, 2013: A total of 116 people were killed and over 270 injured in six bomb attacks in the restive Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa on Thursday,…

Hope ceasefire violations wouldn’t derail peace process: Pak

Hope ceasefire violations wouldn’t derail peace process: Pak

Islamabad, Jan 10, 2013: ¬†Pakistan today hoped that the ceasefire violations along the Line of Control would not be a setback to or derail the peace process with India. “You…

UN urges India, Pak to de-escalate tensions through dialogue

UN urges India, Pak to de-escalate tensions through dialogue

United Nations, Jan 9, 2013 :The UN has asked India and Pakistan to de-escalate tension through dialogue and respect the ceasefire along the Line of Control, in the wake of…

US Labour Secretary Hilda Solis resigns from Obama cabinet

US Labour Secretary Hilda Solis resigns from Obama cabinet

Washington, Jan 10,2013: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis will step down from her post, the latest member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet who won’t stay for a second term. President Barack…