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12 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Why did you toy with love jihad when sabkasaath sabkavikas worked fine

It was billed as Narendra Modi's big 'homecoming', the first time he would return to the state after taking over as Prime a Minister, a day before hosting the Chinese President Xi Jinping. The PM arrived, and rituals were followed, but reverses in the by polls had quite perceptibly dampened the mood.

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16 hrs ago | American Reporter

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Nearly every army over the past 2,500 years - with the exception of Alexander the Great - has been defeated in Afghanistan. That's why Americans ought to be nervous about the chances of success for the Obama Administration's strategy for Afghanistan unveiled last week.

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20 hrs ago | The Times of India

Angry passengers deplane former Pak minister Rehman Malik for delaying PIA flight

Former Pak interior minister Rehman Malik was prevented from boarding a PIA plane after he allegedly kept it waiting for over two hours. The Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-370 from Karachi was delayed by two and a half hours on Monday as it kept waiting for the arrival of Pakistan People's Party senator Malik and National Assembly member Ramesh Kumar Wakwani.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Express India

Iran won't shake America's 'dirty hands' in ISIS fight

A PIL is seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra's firms. Summary Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that he had personally rejected an offer from United States for talks to fight ISIS.

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The Nation

Germany willing to help out in disaster management: Sartaj

Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz Monday highlighted investment opportunities in Pakistan and invited German investment especially in the field of renewable energy. Talking to German State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Markus Ederer, who called on him here at the Foreign Office, Sartaj Aziz said German collaboration in development of vocational training institutions would be highly valuable.

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Daily Times

Capital's beauty eclipsed by PAT, PTI sit-ins

ISLAMABAD: The PTI and PAT sit-ins in the capital has badly affected the business activities in the twin cities, as the customers prefer to stay away from the markets. The businessmen, especially operating in the vicinity of the sit-ins are reluctant to open their outlets fearing a possible backlash, despite the fact that both Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have assured to the business community that no harm shall come to them.A survey carried out by an agency revealed that the weekly bazaars that used to be a hub of the business activity, are presenting a dreary look as only a small number of customers show up for shopping.

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Lynn News

Adventurer's life in pictures on show at Holkham

Lilah Wingfield's great, great grandchildren, Lilah and Gabriel, listen to stories from the past in granddaughter Jessica Douglas Home's book, A Glimpse of Empire, held by Lord Leicester A remarkable exhibition of photographs which runs until Sunday in The Courtyard on Holkham Estate chronicles the travels of a 23-year-old women who grew up in an era when a woman's place was in the home. Laura Wingfield travelled to India for the Great Durbar of 1911 where George V was crowned Emperor and then toured the country from Peshawar and Rawalpindi on the Afghanistan border, now part of Pakistan in the north, to the island of Colombo in the south,recording everything she saw with a Kodak camera.

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CBS News

ISIS' brutality unites nations, but not enough

11, 2014 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. PARIS -- Newly outraged by the beheading of yet another Western hostage, diplomats from around the world are in Paris pressing for a coherent global strategy to combat extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria -- minus two of the main players and without any ground troops -- in a conflict that threatens to spill beyond the Mideast.

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Daily Times

PM's relief fund established in UAE : September 15, 2014,

ISLAMABAD: The Embassy of Pakistan in Abu Dhabi has established the 'Prime Minister's Flood Relief Fund 2014' with immediate effect to provide assistance to the flood-affected people of Pakistan. According to a message received on Sunday, the cheques/demand drafts made in favour of the `Prime Minister's Flood Relief Fund - 2014' can be submitted in person or dispatched to the Embassy of Pakistan, Abu Dhabi and the Consulate General of Pakistan in Dubai.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Indian Express

Delhi must participate in Chinese initiatives in Indian Ocean and shape the agenda.

China's decision to postpone President Xi Jinping's visit to Pakistan has got much attention in New Delhi. But this in no way marks a major change in Beijing's policy towards Islamabad.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

U.S. official: Arab states offer to launch airstrikes on Islamic State

Several Arab nations have offered to launch airstrikes on the Islamic State militant group, lending an important boost to U.S efforts to knit a broad coalition against the advancing extremists, according to a U.S. official. The nations have offered their help to the Iraqis, who are struggling to halt the group in the country's north and west, or directly to U.S. military officials, the American official said.

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Daily Times

Shahbaz visits flood-hit villages

LAHORE: Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday visited flood-hit villages in Sheikhupura, Narowal and Muridke. He took part in relief operation through helicopter for helping the flood affectees of southern Punjab.

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Payvand News of Iran

Largest German university delegation visits Iran

The largest German university scientific delegation is visiting Iran to discuss mutual cooperation with Iranian universities, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Science for International Affairs Hossein Amoli. During the meeting, Caretaker of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology Mohammad-Ali Najafi and President of the German Academic Exchange Service, Prof.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Daily Times

Sindh govt ready to face flash-flood conditions: CM

KARACHI: Seven-member parliamentary delegation of Azad Jammu and Kashmir visiting Sindh discussed matters of mutual interest with Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah.Discussing the current flood situation at different parts of the country including Sindh, Qiam said the irrigation experts have roughly estimated about 700,000 cusec of floodwater would pass through River Indus into Arabian Sea.Sindh government was ready to face the flood flow even more than estimated by the experts as strict instructions have been issued to irrigation department and other stakeholders to ensure proper arrangements to tackle with high flood situation.He said we have to look after 1,380 miles long River Indus embankments and all Pakistan Peoples Party's member-parliament and leaders within their respective jurisdictions would ensure extensive monitoring of the embankments and extend their full support to the ... (more)

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Daily Times

German's deputy foreign minister to visit Pakistan : September 13, 2014,

ISLAMABAD German's Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Markus Ederer will arrive here on Monday to have wide ranging talks with senior government officials on matters of bilateral and strategic interests. His visit is a next step in the strategic dialogue between Germany and Pakistan.

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Suria

Hundreds of thousands still stranded by...

Rescuers struggled to reach more than 200,000 people still stranded on Saturday in Indian Kashmir as deadly floodwaters receded, revealing horrific devastation in the Himalayan region including neighbouring Pakistan, officials said. Pakistani soldiers use a boat to rescue residents stranded by floodwaters in Sher Shah, on September 13, 2014 - by Arif Ali A smell of death hung in the air as animal carcasses lay in the roads of Indian Kashmir's normally scenic main city of Srinagar, a top tourist draw, that one top official said had been "drowned completely" by the worst floods in over a century.

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The Nation

US-funded project devises plan to boost Pak wheat production

During the two-day annual Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project wheat planning meeting held in Islamabad, the US Department of Agriculture , wheat researchers from across Pakistan, the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center , and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas focused on reviewing the progress of the past wheat growing season and developing a plan for breeding, disease surveillance, seed production, and agronomy research for the upcoming Rabi season. "The WPEP project has produced exceptional results.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Nation

$326 million polio eradication plan approved

Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approved PC-1 for Polio Emergency Plan Friday with the total cost of US$326 million for a period of 3 and half years that was pending for the last two years. In an especially convened meeting the Ecnec approved the polio eradication project that has a total capital cost of $ 326.838 million with Islamic Development Bank loan , World Bank loan , JICA grant and Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation grant .

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TrekEarth

Persepolis

Iran is one of the ancient cities steadily over the years, and the magnificent ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire during the reign of Iran. Building on the ancient city of Persepolis known that during the reign of Darius, Xerxes and Artaxerxes was built for about 50 years, the central ritual ceremonies and celebrations especially New Year's.

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Xinhuanet

Xi meets Pakistan's top security, foreign affairs adviser

Chinese President Xi Jinping met here Friday with Pakistan's top national security and foreign affairs adviser, Sartaj Aziz, on the sidelines of the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization . Calling China and Pakistan all-weather friends, Xi said the two sides understand and support each other at any time.

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