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Pakistan parliament votes its first woman speaker


March 19th, 2008 - 8:29 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Fahmida Mirza, a former medical doctor, Wednesday became the first woman speaker of the National Assembly as the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its allies, poised ... Read more...

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Pakistan parliament sworn in Monday under tight security


March 17th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Pakistan's 13th National Assembly was sworn in Monday under tight security and hanging questions about who will lead the coalition government. Outgoing National Assembly speaker Amir Hussain chaired ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new lawmakers sworn in under tight security


March 17th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Islamabad, March 17 (DPA) Pakistan's 13th National Assembly was sworn in Monday under tight security and hanging questions about who will lead the coalition government. Outgoing National Assembly speaker Amir Hussain chaired ... Read more...

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Popular leaders defeated in Pak elections


February 19th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 19, (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussein and the former Railways Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed were defeated in elections in their respective constituencies.According to the Daily Times, ... Read more...

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Musharraf returns from European tour


January 29th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.29 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf returned here Tuesday morning at the conclusion of his four-nation visit to European countries: Belgium, France, Switzerland and United Kingdom. The President was received at ... Read more...

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Musharraf takes oath as civilian President


November 29th, 2007 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 29 (ANI): President Pervez Musharraf was sworn in for a second term on Thursday, but this time as a civilian leader, a day after quitting as Army Chief and fulfilling ... Read more...

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Pak parliamentarians get 100 condoms each as Eid gift!


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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