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Sharif barred from contesting by-election
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif was Monday disqualified by the Lahore High Court (LHC) from contesting this week's by-elections even as his party alleged the ruling was based on a 'conspiracy'.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:52:30 PM

Asia Cup cricket to kick off tomorrow
Lahore, June 23 (IANS) The battle for continental supremacy in cricket will be renewed after a gap of four years when the ninth edition of the Asia Cup cricket kicks off at the Gadaffi stadium here Tuesday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:50:53 PM

Court bars Nawaz Sharif from contesting by-elections
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday disqualified former Pakistani prime minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif from contesting by-elections, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:49:46 PM

Nawaz Sharif barred from contesting by-election
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday disqualified former Pakistani prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nawaz Sharif from contesting by-elections, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:42:21 PM

Nawaz Sharif disqualified to contest bypoll
Islamabad, June 23 (Xinhua) A full bench of the Lahore High Court Monday disqualified former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to contest by-elections, Dawn News TV channel reported.

Monday, June 23, 2008 7:40:20 PM

Indian fisherman electrocuted in Pakistan prison
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) An Indian prisoner was electrocuted in Pakistan's southern city of Karachi Monday, the Urdu language Geo News television channel said.

Monday, June 23, 2008 4:29:05 PM

Rights group to demand A.Q. Khan's release
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) A rights group is to mount pressure on the government to release from house arrest disgraced nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, pointing out that the sentences of all men above 65 had been commuted.

Monday, June 23, 2008 2:33:06 PM

Bangladesh into poll gear despite boycott by parties
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Bangladesh has begun to get into the election mode with the announcement of civic polls slated for Aug 4, despite a boycott by major political parties who want early parliamentary elections.

Monday, June 23, 2008 2:12:39 PM

Pakistan raises Supreme Court strength to 29
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan has raised the strength of its Supreme Court to 29 to accommodate the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after imposing an emergency last November.

Monday, June 23, 2008 1:56:23 PM

Eleven beheaded in sectarian violence in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 23 (DPA) At least 11 Shia Muslims were executed by a rival Sunni group in Pakistan's Kurram agency, a volatile north-western tribal district, a tribal leader said Monday.

Monday, June 23, 2008 1:55:25 PM

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