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Britain may move high commission sections from Islamabad
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Britain could relocate some sections of its high commission here to other countries in the neighbourhood due to security concerns.

Friday, February 01, 2008 1:21:39 PM

Pakistani lawyers renew protests against Musharraf
Islamabad, Jan 31 (DPA) Chanting slogans against President Pervez Musharraf, thousands of Pakistani lawyers held rallies across the country Thursday to protest his forcible removal of chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry late last year.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 4:10:34 PM

Pakistan starts exporting cement to India
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Pakistan has taken a significant step forward with at least five Pakistani companies approved by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) starting to export cement to India while five more manufacturers have applied for certification.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:43:24 PM

Pakistan Hockey Federation plays musical chairs
Karachi, Jan 31 (IANS) In spite of the Beijing Olympics being just seven months away, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) seems to have gone into the musical chairs mode, swapping two key posts by appointing Olympian Islahuddin Siddiqui the new chief selector and naming Khawaja Zakauddin as manager-cum-chief coach.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:18:32 PM

Musharraf defends decision to sack former chief justice
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has defended his decision to sack Supreme Court chief justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry by accusing him of nepotism and harassing the bureaucracy in a 15-page letter he distributed to journalists at a breakfast meeting in London earlier this week.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:54:52 AM

Detained Pakistani lawyers to be freed, re-arrested
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Three prominent Pakistani lawyers who were arrested last November after an emergency was declared are to be freed and then re-arrested on the expiry of their 90-day detention period Friday in a move to overcome a constitutional bar on the issue.

Thursday, January 31, 2008 10:11:17 AM

Bodies of 13 slain troops found in Pakistan: report
Islamabad, Jan 30 (DPA) Authorities in Pakistan Wednesday found the bodies of 13 soldiers who were seized by the Islamic militants six days ago in the country's North-West Frontier Province, the Aaj news channel reported.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 8:08:41 PM

Pakistan, Britain to bolster defence ties
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Pakistan and Britain have agreed to forge closer cooperation in the war on terror at the ninth meeting of their Defence Cooperation Forum held here.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 12:32:47 PM

Remembering BB, 'who in death has become bigger than life'
Karachi, Jan 30 (IANS) 'In her death she's become bigger than her father ever was, even bigger than when she was alive,' said well known Pakistani journalist Najam Sethi, a slight tremor noticeable in his voice as he remembered former prime minister Benazir Bhutto at a memorial reference.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 11:18:12 AM

Some fraud expected in Pakistan poll: US official
Washington, Jan 30 (IANS) US lawmakers want Washington to increase pressure on President Pervez Musharraf to ensure free and fair elections in Pakistan even as a senior official admitted that some fraud was to be expected.

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:31:02 AM

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