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'Pakistan self-sufficient in arms, ammo production'
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan's ordnance factories are executing orders worth Rs.6.4 billion ($80 million) and the country has achieved self-sufficiency in the production of arms and ammunition, a top official said Monday.

Monday, May 04, 2009 7:19:16 PM

Pakistan snubs ICL players for T20 World Cup
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan Monday snubbed its three Indian Cricket League (ICL) players while announcing the 15-man squad for next month's World Twenty20 Championship in England.

Monday, May 04, 2009 6:57:29 PM

Confident Pakistan eye Asia Cup
Karachi, May 4 (IANS) Just three weeks after crashing to a morale-shattering fourth position finish in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, Pakistan flew back to Malaysia Monday hoping to lift their fortunes in the Asia Cup hockey tournament starting in Kuantan May 9.

Monday, May 04, 2009 6:34:59 PM

Security tightened for LeT's Lakhvi, other Mumbai attack accused
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) Three hundred highly-trained security personnel have been deployed at the Adiala Jail in the adjacent garrison town of Rawalpindi following reports that militants might try to free Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, who has been imprisoned there for his alleged role in the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

Monday, May 04, 2009 5:52:15 PM

Don't look for Sharia in democracy: Sufi Mohammad
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The Sharia and democracy are incompatible, says radical cleric Sufi Muhammad who brokered a controversial peace deal in Pakistan's restive northwest and has pledged to spread the Islamic law across the country.

Monday, May 04, 2009 4:38:02 PM

Taliban says Swat accord 'dissolved'
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The controversial peace accord with the Taliban in Swat in Pakistan's troubled northwest has been 'dissolved' due to the ongoing military operations in the area against the militants, who have now threatened to attack targets across the country, a media report Monday said.

Monday, May 04, 2009 3:48:53 PM

Taliban avenging Lal Masjid assault: cleric
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) The resurgence of the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest is to avenge the assault on the Lal Masjid here two years ago, says the chief cleric of the the mosque.

Monday, May 04, 2009 2:07:17 PM

Civilians suffer as Pakistan fights Taliban in Buner
Islamabad, May 4 (DPA) As Pakistani military continues its push against Taliban militants in northwestern Buner district, there were reports of dozens of civilian casualties, damage to property and mass exodus from the region, locals in the area have said.

Monday, May 04, 2009 10:26:43 AM

More than 2,000 flee Buner as battle rages against Taliban
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) More than 2,000 people have fled their homes in Buner district of Pakistan's troubled North West Frontier Province as the military operation against the Taliban militants hots up in the area, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, May 03, 2009 9:21:08 PM

Cleric rejects Islamic appeals court in Pakistan's northwest
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) A radical cleric, who brokered a shaky peace deal between Taliban militants and authorities in Pakistan's northwest, rejected Sunday the overnight government announcement of setting up an Islamic appellate court.

Sunday, May 03, 2009 7:42:23 PM

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