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Goods cheaper, wages higher in Pakistan than in India: Musharraf
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Rejecting the charge that the Pakistani economy was in doldrums, President Pervez Musharraf Thursday said commodities of daily use were cheaper and wages higher here compared to India and Bangladesh.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 9:58:42 PM

Four killed in attack on Peshawar mosque
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) Four people were killed and several injured in a suicide attack on a mosque in Peshawar Thursday evening despite heavy security in the light of the Muslim mourning month of Muharram.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 8:51:06 PM

Militants abandon Pakistan military fort near Afghan border
Islamabad, Jan 17 (DPA) Islamic militants have abandoned a strategic Pakistani border fort they had seized in a surprise attack in the country's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, the army said Thursday.

Thursday, January 17, 2008 5:28:49 PM

Musharraf promises polls of international standards
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Wednesday said elections scheduled Feb 18 would be held in a free and fair manner and according to international standards.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 7:23:21 PM

60 killed as militants capture Pakistan border fort (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Over 60 people, including seven paramilitary troopers, were killed Wednesday in a fierce battle as more than 400 militants seized a strategic Pakistani military base on the border with Afghanistan.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 6:36:53 PM

Pakistan border fort seized by pro-Taliban militants
Islamabad, Jan 16 (DPA) Several hundred Islamic insurgents encircled and seized a strategic Pakistani military base on the border with Afghanistan early Wednesday after a fierce battle with government troops, news reports said.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 3:14:08 PM

Pakistan's former ruling party hauled up over advertisements
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has pulled up the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) for a controversial advertisement asking non-Sindhis to demand compensation for losses suffered during the riots that engulfed the province after the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 2:34:19 PM

Most Pakistani leaders under threat: interior ministry
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Most of Pakistan's political leaders face a looming threat of attack, the interior ministry says, advising them to comply with its security instructions to avoid unnecessary exposure.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 2:20:10 PM

Pakistan seeks oil imports on deferred payment
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan is seeking to import oil from friendly Islamic countries on a deferred payment basis in the face of plummeting reserves and unpaid bills.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 1:25:07 PM

'Pakistan will eradicate poverty by killing the poor'
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The wheat crisis is deepening in Pakistan as flour prices have doubled in the last few weeks. 'I agree with the government's claim that it's putting in extra efforts to eradicate poverty... and I believe they will be successful, but by killing the poor,' says Rabia Bibi, wife of a labourer here and mother of eight.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:54:05 PM

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