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Sharif, Zardari to meet Sunday to thrash out issues
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) The top leadership of the two major political parties - Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) - will meet in Islamabad Sunday without aides to hammer out differences over the formation of a coalition government.

Saturday, March 08, 2008 11:48:10 AM

Five of family killed in house collapse in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 7 (Xinhua) A woman and her four daughters were killed and her son was injured when their house in Hangu district in North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) collapsed in heavy rain, the NNI news agency reported Friday.

Friday, March 07, 2008 9:40:26 PM

New parliament session within two weeks: Musharraf
Islamabad, March 7 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said Friday the first session of the new National Assembly would be summoned within two weeks, at which a new prime minister will be elected.

Friday, March 07, 2008 6:21:06 PM

I will support a coalition government: Musharraf (Lead)
Islamabad, March 7 (IANS) A day after the army chief announced support to the political process, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Friday that he would support a coalition government and expected it to support the peace process.

Friday, March 07, 2008 4:41:09 PM

Pakistan Army backs Musharraf, urges harmony among leaders
Islamabad, March 7 (DPA) The Pakistani Army has reiterated support for the embattled President Pervez Mushrraf despite his political allies' rout in last month's parliamentary election.

Friday, March 07, 2008 12:53:37 AM

Pakistan Peoples Party delays decision to choose PM
Islamabad, March 6 (Xinhua) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Thursday delayed by a couple of days its decision to pick the country's new prime minister, a party leader said.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 6:29:06 PM

When Indian 'parampara' becomes Pakistani wordspeak
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Indian television serials, populated by bejewelled women and large joint families, are part of everyday life in Pakistan and slowly changing everyday vocabulary with words like 'parivar', 'prarthana' and 'parivartan' creeping in.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 9:47:41 AM

Pakistan's new rulers will inherit economic mess
Karachi, March 6 (IANS) Working as a maid on a salary of Rs.4,000 a month, Perveen Riaz, 45, supplements her husband's Rs.5,000. 'We're barely able to make ends meet,' said the mother of seven children of whom five go to school.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 8:46:17 AM

14 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistani waters
Islamabad, March 6 (DPA) Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency officials for illegally fishing in Pakistani waters.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 12:35:37 AM

Pakistan's PPP to announce PM candidate Thursday
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is expected to announce its prime ministerial candidate after a meeting of parliamentary party Thursday, the official Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 10:27:09 PM

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