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Sahara chief Subrata Roy arrested Lucknow, Feb 28: The Lucknow Police on Friday arrested Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy. 28-Feb-2014
Pakistan issues new refugee cards to Afghans: UN New York, Feb 26 : The United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday confirmed that it assisting the Government of Pakistan to issue new refugee cards to more than 1.6 million Afghan refugees in the country, certifying that they are legally in the country and should be allow access to social services and basic rights. 26-Feb-2014
Pakistan: Airstrikes on Taliban hideouts kill 30 Miranshah, Feb 25 : At least 30 militants were killed as Pakistani fighter jets and gunship helicopters bombarded hideouts of Taliban militants in North and South Waziristan Agency on Tuesday, media reports said. 25-Feb-2014
Pakistan: 12 killed in blast Kohat, Feb 23 : At least 12 people were killed and 16 others were injured in a blast in Pakistan's Kohat district on Sunday, media reports said. 24-Feb-2014
Myanmar: UN highlights remaining human rights challenges New York, Feb 20: The independent United Nations expert tasked with monitoring the human rights situation in Myanmar on Wednesday welcomed the improvements that have been made, but highlighted a number of challenges that, if left unaddressed, could jeopardize the country’s entire reform process. 20-Feb-2014
Treason case: Musharraf appears in court Islamabad, Feb 18 : Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Tuesday finally appeared before a special court in Islamabad, which is hearing his treason case. 19-Feb-2014
Nepal plane mishap: 18 killed Kathmandu, Feb 17 : All 18 passengers were found dead as the wreckage of the plane, which went missing on Sunday, was found on Monday, media reports said. 18-Feb-2014
"Indian economy to be 3rd largest by 2043" New Delhi, Feb 17: While presenting the Interim Budget 2014-15, Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that in the next three decades India will become the third largest economy behind USA and China. 17-Feb-2014
Passenger plane goes missing in Nepal Kathmandu, Feb 16 : A passenger plane, which is carrying 18 people,went missing in Nepal on Sunday, media reports said. 17-Feb-2014
UN welcomes Afghan policy protecting rights of displaced New York, Feb 12 : Afghanistan’s new national policy to protect the rights of some 630,000 internally displaced people recognizes that all Afghans have the right to freedom of movement and residence, the United Nations refugee agency on Tuesday detailed. 12-Feb-2014
Rail Budget: No rise in passenger fares New Delhi, Feb 12: No increase in rail fare and freight has been proposed in the Interim Rail Budget for 2014-15. 12-Feb-2014
Pakistan: 11 killed in cinema hall blasts Peshawar, Feb 11: At least 11 people were killed as multiple blasts rocked Peshawar’s Shama Cinema on Tuesday, media reports said. 11-Feb-2014
Afghanistan: 2 ISAF personnel killed in suicide attack Kabul, Feb 10 : The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said two of its contracted-civilians died in a suicide attack in Kabul on Monday. 11-Feb-2014
Pakistan: Gunmen kill 8 in Baldia Baldia, Feb 9 : At least eight people were killed and several others were injured as unidentified gunmen opened fire at them in Pakistan's Baldia town on Sunday, media reports said. 10-Feb-2014
Treason: Court summons Musharraf Islamabad, Feb 7 : The Pakistani court, which is hearing the treason case of Pervez Musharraf, on Friday summoned the country's former President to appear before it on Feb 18, reports said. 07-Feb-2014
Afghanistan: UN seeks women’s participation for successful election New York, Feb 6 : Calling the role of women in decision-making vital for Afghanistan’s future, the top United Nations official there said on Wednesday the level of their participation in Presidential and Provincial Council elections on 5 April will be “a key measure of success” of the polls. 06-Feb-2014
9-yr-old raped in Delhi, battles for life New Delhi, Feb 5: A nine-year-old girl is in a critical condition in a New Delhi hospital after a youth lured her with chocolate and raped her after taking her to a secluded place on Sunday evening, said reports. 05-Feb-2014
Afghanistan: UN condemns killings of electoral workers New York, Feb 3 : Strongly condemning the killing of two campaign aides who were shot dead in the western city of Herat, the top United Nations official in Afghanistan has stressed that such cowardly attempts to disrupt the country's election process “cannot be tolerated”, and called on the national authorities to take all measures to bring the perpetrators to justice. 03-Feb-2014
Warrant issued against Musharraf Islamabad, Jan 31 : A Pakistani court, which is hearing the treason case against Pervez Musharraf, issued a bailable arrest warrant against the former Pakistani President. 01-Feb-2014
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