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India-born Bhutto applies for Pakistan identity card
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Sassi Bhutto, the India-born granddaughter of Pakistan's former prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, has applied for Pakistan national identity card apparently with an objective to enter politics and claim her share in the family property.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 3:52:32 PM

Pakistan to scrap over 10,000 poverty alleviation schemes
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government is to scrap over 10,000 community-based poverty reduction and employment generation schemes launched by the previous regime.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 1:35:11 PM

Zardari's Kargil comment angers Sharif's PML-N
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Fresh tensions have arisen in Pakistan's ruling coalition with Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari blaming both President Pervez Musharraf and partner, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, for the Kargil conflict of 1999 that invited international criticism.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:19:29 PM

Pakistan's economy nosedives, inflation at 19.2 percent
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's economy has been in free-fall mode in the first 100 days of the new coalition government, with inflation at 19.2 percent, forex reserves plunging by $2.1 billion and the rupee depreciating by Rs.8.3 against the US dollar.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:01:20 PM

Two killed, 40 injured in Karachi blasts
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Two people were killed and more than 40 injured in a series of seven low-intensity blasts that ripped through Karachi Monday, a day after a powerful suicide attack killed 23, including 19 policemen, in Islamabad, police and hospital sources said.

Monday, July 07, 2008 10:17:19 PM

Night out at French Beach didn't help India cricketers
Karachi, July 7 (IANS) Three members of the Indian team that crashed to a pathetic 100-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the Asia Cup final here Sunday spent a night out on an elite Karachi beach just a day before the big game.

Monday, July 07, 2008 8:58:27 PM

PCB confident over hosting Champions Trophy
Karachi, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan's Cricket Board (PCB) remains confident that the ICC Champions Trophy will be held in Pakistan even as a deadly blast killed 19 people in Islamabad Sunday when the country was hosting the Asia Cup final in Karachi.

Monday, July 07, 2008 8:41:37 PM

One killed, dozens injured in Karachi bomb blasts
Karachi, July 7 (DPA) At least one person was killed and over two dozen injured Monday in a series of bomb blasts in Pakistan's largest port city Karachi, the police and paramedics said.

Monday, July 07, 2008 8:38:10 PM

One killed, 30 injured in Karachi blasts
Islamabad, July 7 (Xinhua) One person was killed and 30 injured Monday in five blasts in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, Geo TV reported.

Monday, July 07, 2008 8:19:22 PM

16 injured in two Karachi blasts
Karachi, July 7 (IANS) Sixteen persons were reported to have been injured in twin blasts Monday in the Banaras area of this commercial capital of Pakistan, The News said on its website.

Monday, July 07, 2008 8:06:45 PM

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