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Fear of Taliban: In Swat, 400 private schools close girls' classes
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Bowing to a Taliban diktat, some 400 private schools in the picturesque but restive Swat Valley in Pakistan's northwest have discontinued girls' classes, depriving more than 40,000 students of their basic right to education.

Friday, January 16, 2009 1:34:09 PM

Pakistan names three-member panel to probe Mumbai attacks
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has named a three-member panel to probe the 26/11 Mumbai attacks. The committee will be allowed to exchange information directly with Indian investigation agencies, media reports said Thursday.

Friday, January 16, 2009 12:00:53 AM

We have to triumph against terrorism: Zardari
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Thursday said defeat was not an option in the war against terrorism and militancy and 'we have to triumph to protect and defend our way of life'.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 11:58:48 PM

Pakistan names three-member panel to probe 26/11
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan has named a three-member panel, to be headed by a senior official of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), to probe the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, media reports said Thursday.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 11:41:03 PM

Pakistan Cricket Board begins Asif probe
Karachi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday appointed a three-man committee to probe fast bowler Mohammad Asif's detention in Dubai over drug charges last June.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 11:20:37 PM

Gilani rules out war with India, army chief says troops prepared
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday dismissed chances of a war with India but the Pakistani army chief said his troops were fully prepared to meet any challenges.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 10:17:21 PM

Asif's flight to Delhi cancelled
Karachi, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan's dope-tainted pacer Mohammad Asif failed to fly to New Delhi Thursday after his flight to the Indian capital was cancelled.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 7:44:44 PM

Pakistan to warm up for Sri Lanka series from Friday
Karachi, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistani cricketers will assemble here Friday for a brief training camp ahead of a hurriedly-arranged one-day series against Sri Lanka starting Tuesday.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 7:12:29 PM

124 arrested in Pakistan after Mumbai attacks: Gilani aide
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday said that 124 people have been arrested following a crackdown on terror groups alleged to be linked to the Mumbai terror attacks, and added that Azhar Masood, chief of banned terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed, was not in the country.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 5:14:23 PM

We will act on information on Mumbai terror: Gilani aide
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan will act on the information provided by India on the Mumbai terror attack, a key aide to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Thursday, adding action has been taken against Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) with five camps being closed down.

Thursday, January 15, 2009 2:21:36 PM

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