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Pak Govt reverses fuel price hike by 50 per cent “under public pressure”


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 4(ANI): The Pakistan Government has announced the withdrawal of 50 per cent increase in petroleum product prices amid public anger and strong objections by opposition and allied parties.The slash of ... Read more...

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‘I can never even imagine that Pak Army will be against me’: Musharraf


January 17th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17(ANI): Former president Pervez Musharraf, who launched his own political party last year in a bid to return to Pakistan politics, has said he can "never even imagine" that ... Read more...

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PML-N hints at legal action against MQM members for “bad-mouthing” its leadership


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 2(ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz is contemplating legal action against the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) parliamentarians, who were involved in "bad-mouthing and using unparliamentary language" against the PML-N leadership.On ... Read more...

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PML-N, MQM tear each other apart with no-holds barred remarks


December 30th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): The war of words between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has intensified with leaders of both parties launching personal attacks against ... Read more...

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Toll in Karachi riots rises to 73 (Second Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The toll in the violence that broke out in the Pakistani port city of Karachi following the murder of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) legislator ... Read more...

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47 killed, over 120 injured in Karachi riots (Third lead)


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Forty-seven people have been killed and more than 120 injured in riots that broke out in Karachi following the murder of a provincial legislator, police ... Read more...

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Rangers called in to control Karachi’s deteriorating situation


February 4th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb.4 (ANI): As violence in Karachi refuses to die down, the provincial government has called in the Rangers to control the situation and establish law and order in the city.Interior Minister ... Read more...

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Zardari in marathon meeting with allies over fall-out of SC verdict on NRO


December 19th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 19 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has been holding marathon consultations with his political allies to discuss the situation in the aftermath of the Supreme Court's verdict on the ... Read more...

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‘Worried’ Zardari goes into overdrive to resolve PPP-MQM standoff


November 29th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.29 (ANI): Perturbed by the increasing differences between the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and coalition partner the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), President Asif Ali Zardari has met National Assembly Speaker ... Read more...

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‘Conciliatory’ Zardari directs PPP leaders to stop verbal attacks on MQM


November 27th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.27 (ANI): Concerned by the verbal warfare between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the party leaders to avoid ... Read more...

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MQM denies ever pressing for Zardari’s resignation


November 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.3 (ANI): The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has denied issuing any statement which asked for President Asif Ali Zardari's resignation.According to reports, a delegation of MQM leaders led by the ... Read more...

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US envoy meets MQM leaders in Karachi


May 9th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 9 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, Anne W.Patterson, met with the MQM leadership in Azizabad here on Friday and expressed Washington's resolve to "interact and consult with all democratic ... Read more...

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MQM splits from PML-Q led alliance


March 22nd, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar.22 (ANI):The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) formally parted ways with the Palistan Muslim League-Quami (PML-Q) on Saturday by announcing withdrawal of its candidate for premiership in favour of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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Future of NRO in Benazir’s hands: Sheikh Rashid


November 14th, 2007 - 2:57 am ICT by admin
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Benazir may face corruption charges if SC overturns NRO


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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Pak SC puts amnesty ordinance on hold


November 14th, 2007 - 2:10 am ICT by admin
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Altaf Hussain agreed to show restraint on Benzair’s return: UK paper


November 14th, 2007 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
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