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In a rare gesture of praise and goodwill by a Pakistani towards an Indian politician, Pakistan’s opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad profusely thanked Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi for increasing his popularity by peppering his speeches with the term “Shehzade”. “Few in the cricketing world knew who I was,” said the right-handed [...]

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Going the extra mile to foster warm and friendly ties with its truculent neighbor, the Dr. Manmohan Singh government said it is willing to gag Arnab Goswami and restrain him from badgering retired Pakistani diplomats and generals on NewsHour. New Delhi hopes that his unilateral peace-building measure will give the new civilian dispensation in Islamabad the [...]

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has pulled off a coup of sorts by getting Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to campaign for the JD(U) and endorse the former’s claim of being a staunch secularist. Nawaz Sharif and Begum Kalsoom Nawaz were personally greeted at the Patna airport as they disembarked by the Bihar CM, attired in [...]

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India has struck back hard at repeated Pakistani transgressions and provocations by smuggling over ten thousand pirated DVDs of SRK starrer Chennai Express into Lahore, and Karachi via Dubai. Another lethal consignment, comprising DVDs of Goldie Behl’s Drona, Ram Gopal Varma’s Aag, and Aditya Chopra’s Jab Tak Hai Jaan, has been shipped via the Indian [...]

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Pakistani citizens cutting across class, ethnic, sectarian and ideological divisions have taken to the streets  in protest after rumours of the new Pakistani President, Mamnoon Hussain, being a ‘Pakistani Manmohan’ swept through the Islamic republic. There was considerable disquiet to begin with over the India born President’s name sounding similar to that of the Indian [...]

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In a stunning climb down from its hostility towards India, Lashkar-e-Taiba today announced that it “will indefinitely postpone any attacks on India until the country’s infrastructure improves.” A spokesman for the group which is believed to have launched attacks on the Indian Parliament and on the Taj Hotel in Mumbai said, “The truth of the [...]

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Pakistan has, in a show of magnanimity, agreed to grant asylum to U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. This comes in the wake of Snowden abandoning his request for asylum in Russia after Russian President Vladimir Putin said refuge will be granted only if the former National Security Agency contractor eschews anti-American activity. Islamabad has imposed [...]

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With Pakistan’s economy staring at recession and American aid for the so called war on terror also on the verge of drying up, the terrorism sector in Pakistan has begun to embrace austerity measures and HR policies that are in vogue in Indian IT companies in a bid to cope with the tough economic conditions. [...]

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JuD Chief and 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has lashed out at Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for stating that China, not Pakistan, was the main threat to India. An enraged Saeed demanded an apology from the Samajwadi Party chief, terming the statement as an insult to Pakistan. “Pakistan has never been so insulted [...]

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Pakistanis, cutting across social strata, have reacted in shock and disbelief to the news that not a single Pakistani has been suspected of involvement, however tenuous or indirect, in the Boston Marathon blasts. That honour dishonor has gone instead to the Chechen Republic, a tiny province in the Caucasus that has been waging a war of secession against [...]

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