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No mobile service in 15 Pakistani cities for a day


September 21st, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Mobile phone services have been suspended in 15 Pakistani cities to prevent any adverse incident Friday when millions are expected to hit the streets to condemn ... Read more...

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Pakistan assures diplomats’ safety at ‘all cost’


September 20th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) As a large number of people created a ruckus near Islamabad's diplomatic enclave Thursday while staging a protest over an anti-Islam US film, the Pakistani government ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army chief’s brother bats for India-Pakistan ties


April 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani fans celebrated Indian cricket team's victory in the World Cup final, Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's brother said here Thursday as he sought ... Read more...

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6.3-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 24(ANI): A major earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted parts of Pakistan on Monday, the country's meteorological department said.The tremors were felt in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar at ... Read more...

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Sharifs soften stance against Musharraf trial under Saudi pressure


September 7th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 7 (ANI): The Sharif brothers and top leadership of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are believed to have softened their demand for the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif’s mantra to make traffic jams history!


August 22nd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.22 (ANI): Things can be sorted out with amazing ease in Pakistan by just making a call to the higher authorities, but yes, for raising a storm in the country's ... Read more...

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Sharif demands FIR against Benazirs killers


March 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Faisalabad, Mar 8 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Nawaz Sharif has demanded that the government should immediately register an FIR in connection with the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and arrest the ... Read more...

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Zardari, Sharif join hands to tackle terrorism, economic woes


November 9th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
img src="/newsportal/images/Nawaz Sharif-83172.jpg" alt="Nawaz Sharif" border="0" hspace="5" vspace="2" width="180" height="312" align="right"Islamabad, Nov.9 (ANI): Keen to tackle terrorism and the economic crisis in Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz ... Read more...

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No compromise on principles: Sharif tells ex-Pak Punjab Governor


September 2nd, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.2 (ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister and chief of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Nawaz Sharif, has told the former Governor Punjab Malik Ghulam Mustafa Khar that his party would not ... Read more...

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Pak coalition agrees to offer indemnity and security to Musharraf


August 15th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 15 (ANI): If sources close to the parleys between the Presidency and the PPP-PML-N combine are to be believed, the coalition government has offered indemnity and security to ... Read more...

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To show solidarity with PPP, PML-N to rejoin Gilani cabinet today


August 11th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 11 (ANI): In a gesture of solidarity with the PPP after it agreed to impeach President Pervez Musharraf and restore sacked Supreme Court judges, the PML-N is expected ... Read more...

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Four PML-N ministers return to Pakistan’s federal cabinet


August 8th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, Aug 8 (Xinhua) Four ministers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Friday rejoined the federal cabinet, official Associated Press of Pakistan reported. The party decided about their return to the cabinet following ... Read more...

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Dr Khan wants a deal or ready to die fighting for his rights


July 7th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July 7 (ANI): Pakistan nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan has reportedly urged the federal government to let him lead a normal and peaceful life, or he was ready to ... Read more...

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Zardari, Nawaz fail to arrive at consensus on Musharrafs removal, judges restoration


June 19th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 19 (ANI): The difference of opinion between PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and PML-N leader Nawaz Sharif over the issues of impeaching President Pervez Musharraf and judges restoration, once ... Read more...

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PML-N seeks early restoration of judges in return of its support to indemnify NRO


June 2nd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , June 2 (ANI): The PML-N has reportedly assured the PPP of its support to indemnify the controversial NRO, but in return sought early reinstatement of the pre-Nov 3 judiciary. ... Read more...

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‘Sharif, not Zardari calling the shots in Pakistan’


May 14th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, it now emerges that it is former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and not Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that ... Read more...

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PML-N ministers submit resignations in Pakistan


May 13th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, May 13 (Xinhua) Ministers from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani Tuesday afternoon, marking the end of the six-week-old coalition government. PML-N leader ... Read more...

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Pak crisis may yield worse results than the political musical chairs of 1990s: Editorial


May 13th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 13 (ANI): PML-Ns decision to walk out of the federal coalition government could be seen as a threat to Pakistans democracy and it might lead to political uncertainty which ... Read more...

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Sacked Pakistani chief justice a stumbling block for coalition


April 24th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Sacked Pakistani chief justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has become a stumbling block as the country's ruling coalition moves to keep its promise to reinstate all Supreme Court and ... Read more...

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Zardari says countdown for restoration of judges not begun yet


April 22nd, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr 22 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari has reportedly said that the countdown for the restoration of judges sacked on November 3, 2007, has not yet ... Read more...

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Pak to ease curbs on Dr AQ Khan


April 8th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 8 (ANI): If a report telecast by a Pakistani private TV channel is to be believed, the federal government has decided to soften the restrictions placed on the detained ... Read more...

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US Senate resolution seeks sacked Pak judges restoration


March 18th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Mar.18 (ANI): The United States Senate has passed a resolution that demands the restoration of the over 60 judges sacked by President General Pervez Musharraf on November 3 last year. According ... Read more...

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PPP a divided house over nominee for PM post


March 10th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Mar 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is a divided house over the issues of partys nominee for the post of prime minister and the Murree Accords clause talking about ... Read more...

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PPP, PML-N for reinstatement of deposed judges within 30 days of govt formation


March 9th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by admin
Bhurban, Mar 9 (ANI): The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) on Sunday agreed to reinstate the deposed judges within 30 days of the government formation in the country. ... Read more...

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Pakistan lawyers demand restoration of sacked judges


March 9th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Marking the first anniversary of chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry's suspension, lawyers throughout Pakistan observed 'black day' Sunday and demanded immediate restoration of the sacked judges of ... Read more...

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Sharif, Zardari ask Musharraf to convene parliament session


March 9th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, changing dateline) By Muhammad Najeeb Bhurban (Pakistan), March 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Sunday decided to form a coalition government and asked President Pervez Musharraf ... Read more...

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Restricted movement leaves diplomats in Pak bored


December 4th, 2007 - 2:53 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 4 (ANI): Diplomats and foreigners residing in Islamabad are exasperated about the restrictions imposed on their movement outside the Pakistan capital due to security fears. Almost all those embassies in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Justice Javed Iqbal shifted to Quetta


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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