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Geo TV's 'stunning revelations' on Bhutto killing a no-show
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Privately-owned Pakistani news channel Geo TV Wednesday inexplicably failed to air a programme containing 'stunning revelations' on the assassination a year ago of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in a gun and bomb attack in which the Taliban is said to have had a role.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 10:20:29 PM

Pakistan again asks for 'credible evidence' on Mumbai carnage
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday again asked India for 'credible and incriminating evidence' to prove the involvement of Pakistan-based entities in the Mumbai terror strikes.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 10:06:43 PM

Pakistan's interior ministry orders increased security
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan's interior ministry has alerted the provinces that two militant organisations could attempt attacks at gatherings and processions during the holy month of Moharram.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 9:54:20 PM

Yet to break sporting ties with India, says Pakistan minister
Karachi, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Sports Minister Aftab Shah Jilani has denied that his country has broken sporting ties with India, and said there is still some confusion on the issue.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 7:13:31 PM

Close terror cells in India: Pakistan parliament
Islamabad/New Delhi/Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Wednesday asked the world community to press India for the closure of 'terror cells and to stop anti-Pakistan propaganda', even as the president and the prime minister said that the armed forces were ready to defend any aggression against the country.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 6:36:48 PM

Taliban ban female education in Pakistan's Swat district
Islamabad, Dec 24 (DPA) Islamic militants have imposed a ban on female education and warned teachers of severe consequences if any girl is seen heading for a school in the restive Swat district of Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, local residents said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 6:35:13 PM

Pakistan cricket tour on schedule, says Sri Lanka sports minister
Colombo, Dec 24 (IANS) Dismissing media reports, Sri Lanka sports minister Gamini Lokuge said Wednesday that the tour of Pakistan by the country's cricket team 'is almost on as scheduled'.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 6:09:58 PM

Pakistan seeks closure of 'terror cells' in India
Islamabad/New Delhi/Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) Apparently opening up a new front, Pakistan's parliament has urged the world community to press India for closing what it terms terror cells and to stop its anti-Pakistan 'propaganda' in the wake of the Mumbai carnage.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 5:52:58 PM

PCB to request Zardari to save home series against Sri Lanka
Karachi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering requesting President Asif Ali Zardari to help save the proposed home series against Sri Lanka in January-February next year.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 5:31:46 PM

Mumbai attacks: Nawaz for 'stern action' if India provides proof
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said he would personally request President Asif Ali Zardari to take 'stern action' if India furnished evidence of the involvement of Pakistani territory in the Mumbai attacks.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008 1:26:19 PM

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