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Three Pakistanis on Gaza flotilla head home
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Three Pakistanis, including prominent TV anchor Talat Hussain, detained after Israeli commandos stormed a Gaza aid flotilla are set to return home, an official said.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 3:48:24 PM

Smoking rises in Karachi's girls schools
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) Sixteen percent of students in Karachi's girls schools smoke, a habit that annually causes some 100,000 deaths in Pakistan, says a leading health official.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 1:00:27 PM

The throne that Nadir Shah snatched...and more (Snippets)
Istanbul, June 2 (IANS) It is a piece of history that never fails to excite Indian tourists in Istanbul - a gold throne encrusted with emeralds and rubies that Persian invader Nadir Shah carted away from India during Mughal rule in 1747 and presented to the Ottoman ruler of Turkey.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 9:53:00 AM

Pakistan Navy inducts upgraded P3-C aircraft
Karachi, June 2 (IANS) The Pakistan Navy has inducted two upgraded US P3-C aircraft in its fleet, a media report said.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010 3:20:00 AM

Ghost of 1996 cricket World Cup returns to haunt Zardari
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) The ghost of the 1996 cricket World Cup has returned to haunt Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari with a parliamentary panel questioning the clean chit given to a former chief of state-run PTV who was accused of squandering Rs.144 million ($1.7 million) meant for staging cultural events during the tournament.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 6:27:32 PM

Five die as terrorists hunt for comrade at Lahore hospital
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) At least five people were killed when terrorists wearing police uniforms stormed a hospital in this Pakistan city late Monday to 'rescue or kill' their comrade injured in the attacks on two mosques last week. The wounded terrorist was Tuesday quickly shifted to a heavily guarded jail.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 5:34:45 PM

Injured terrorist shifted from hospital to Lahore jail
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) The terrorist injured in the twin mosque attack, who was sought to be rescued from hospital or killed by armed gunmen in this Pakistan city, was Tuesday shifted to Kot Lakhpat jail under tight security.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:50:44 PM

Gaza attack: Three Pakistanis safe, detained in Israel
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) The US and Interpol have assured Pakistan that three of its nationals on board a peace flotilla carrying aid for the Gaza Strip were safe and detained in Israel after the Israeli Navy attack, in which 10 activists were killed.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 3:17:39 PM

Lahore hospital attack reveals lack of security
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) Heavily armed terrorists dressed in police uniforms stormed a hospital in this Pakistan city late Monday to 'rescue or kill' their comrade wounded in the attacks on two mosques last week. At least five people died in the attack, which revealed the lack of security at the facility, media reports Tuesday said.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 1:20:34 PM

Gunmen storm Lahore hospital, 12 dead
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) Gunmen Monday night attacked the Jinnah hospital in this eastern Pakistani city, killing at least 12 people, including four policemen, and injuring several others, media reports said.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:10:13 AM

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