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Illegal kidney trade thrives in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) In what seems to be a sub-continental malaise, illegal trade in kidneys is thriving in Pakistan, like it does in parts of neighbouring India.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 2:33:31 PM

'Good news' on judges' issue soon: Pakistan PM
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said his government will reinstate sacked judges soon even as lawyers set Aug 14 as the deadline to restore the judiciary to its pre-Nov 3 status.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 10:59:47 AM

Pakistani Taliban threatens to kill 29 hostages
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Taliban militants have threatened to kill all 29 hostages they hold captive if the government fails to withdraw troops from Hangu, a town in the restive North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Sunday, July 20, 2008 10:25:10 AM

Pakistan lawyers set Aug 14 deadline for restoring judges
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Pakistan's agitating lawyers Saturday laid down a new Aug 14 deadline for restoring the Supreme Court judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after imposing an emergency last November, warning the coalition government of a civil disobedience movement if it did not fulfil the demand.

Saturday, July 19, 2008 10:58:13 PM

New round of Pakistan-India composite dialogue Monday
Islamabad, July 19 (Xinhua) Pakistan and India will hold the next round of their composite dialogue in New Delhi Monday to discuss issues ranging from Kashmir to trade promotion, Pakistan's foreign ministry said.

Saturday, July 19, 2008 4:13:34 PM

Rising inflation affecting lives in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Unprecedented inflation in Pakistan has hit common people very hard with petrol having risen by 46 percent in the last three months, food items by 30-50 percent and rice by more than 100 percent. While the government has launched schemes to help the poor, many people have committed suicide in despair.

Saturday, July 19, 2008 1:15:11 PM

Pakistan Squash champion risks arrest on way to title
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan squash champion Shahid Zaman risked arrest for overstaying in Malaysia, but that did not deter him from winning a satellite tournament in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, Friday.

Friday, July 18, 2008 8:02:36 PM

Security forces kill 10 militants in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 18 (Xinhua) At least 10 militants were killed in a gun battle with security forces in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Dawn News channel reported.

Friday, July 18, 2008 3:54:54 PM

Sharif refusal on US tour 'disturbs' Zardari
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) that leads the country's ruling coalition, is 'deeply disturbed' over the refusal of alliance partner Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head Nawaz Sharif to accompany him on a visit to the US later this month, a media report Friday said.

Friday, July 18, 2008 2:52:21 PM

India, Pakistan discuss transport links in Kashmir
Islamabad, July 18 (DPA) Senior Indian and Pakistani officials Friday began parleys on trade and travel across the two halves of Kashmir, officials said.

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:29:46 PM

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