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THE PAKISTAN CABLES
Pakistan pushed for release of alleged bin Laden associate from Guantánamo
CHENNAI: A Pakistani businessman alleged by the U.S to have had a direct link with Osama bin Laden, of plotting to acquire chemical and other weapons for al-Qaeda, and offering his media network for al-Qaeda propaganda was among the ...
Had there been intelligence, Pakistan would have found Osama, said Aziz
CHENNAI: Rehman Malik, Interior Minister of Pakistan, and Shaukat Aziz, former Prime Minister, like others in the Pakistan government and military, had at different points in time, insisted that Osama bin Laden was not in Pakistan. Mr. Aziz, ...
Get out of Iraq, and get Afghanistan right, former Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan told U.S. counter-terrorism official
CHENNAI: The United States must first “get out of Iraq,” and then “get Afghanistan right,” former Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan G. Parthasarathy told U.S. counter-terrorism official Virginia Palmer in December ...
Hisar hottest at 42.2 degree Celsius
Chandigarh: Hisar braved yet another hot day at 42.2 degree Celsius as most parts of Haryana and neighbouring Punjab continued to experience the scorching heat for the third consecutive day on Wednesday. The maximum at Hisar was three ...
Musharraf argued against ‘premature' withdrawal of U.S. troops in Iraq
Told Senator John McCain that West Asian leaders were worried that such a move would spread sectarian strife throughout the Gulf region
Some progress in talks with Air India pilots
NEW DELHI: The first round of talks between the pilots of Air India and the Union Civil Aviation Ministry aimed at ending their eight-day-old strike remained inconclusive on Wednesday night. “Discussions are still taking place. ...
Bench stays probe in case against Alagiri
MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday stayed the ongoing investigation by the Keezhavalavu police near here into a criminal case registered against Union Minister M.K. Alagiri and other Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam functionaries ...
Gilani: It's failure of world intelligence
Paris: Pakistan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said here on Wednesday it was “the failure of intelligence in the world, not just in Pakistan but in the United States as well” in not locating slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden ...
India: engagement, not ‘giant swatter-like approach,' is the way forward with Pakistan
Osama's death won't materially change content of dialogue
BJP's “no” and Congress' “yes”
NEW DELHI: There seems to be near perfect agreement between the Congress and the BJP on need for Pakistan to dismantle its terror infrastructure and be more proactive in bringing to justice known faces of terror moving around freely in that ...
Osama death revives debate on torture
WASHINGTON: Did brutal interrogations produce the crucial intelligence that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden? As intelligence officials disclosed the trail of evidence that led to the compound in Pakistan where Osama was hiding, a ...
Debunking ten myths
He did not receive any direct funding or training from the U.S. during the 1980s. Nor did his followers. The Afghan mujahideen, via Pakistan's ISI intelligence agency, received large amounts of both. Some bled to the Arabs fighting the Soviets ...
Netizens warned against attacks while searching for Osama stuff
NEW DELHI: Netizens searching for news and pictures related to al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden have been cautioned by cyber experts to beware as their accounts could be hacked or spams could harm their computers. Those active in social ...
Obama decides against releasing Osama pictures
Washington: Pictures of the al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's body will not be released, United States President Barack Obama said. Mr. Obama said in an interview to CBS News that he would not release the post-mortem images of Osama ...
Obama reserves right to act again
Washington: The White House said on Wednesday that U.S. President Barack Obama reserves the right to act again against top terror suspects inside Pakistan, following the raid which killed Osama bin Laden. Mr. Obama's spokesman Jay Carney ...
IPL CARNIVAL 2011
Hussey, Raina guide Chennai home
Dravid's fine innings for Rajasthan goes in vain as CSK romps home
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