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Pakistan unsure about India's offer for flood aid
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan is unsure about how to respond to a $5 million aid offered by India to help overcome its flood crisis that left over 1,600 people dead, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, August 14, 2010 9:37:46 AM

'Manmohan's offer of talks attempt to distract Kashmiris'
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's offer for discussions, including on autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir, is an effort to distract the Kashmiris from their freedom struggle 'which is on the verge of success', an editorial in a Pakistani Urdu daily said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 5:51:52 PM

Thousands flee as floods threaten major Pakistani city
Jacobabad (Pakistan), Aug 13 (DPA) Thousands of people were fleeing a major city in southern Pakistan after authorities issued a flood warning Friday as rescue workers attempted to get relief to millions affected across the country.

Friday, August 13, 2010 4:22:57 PM

UN chief to visit flood-hit Pakistan Saturday
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will arrive in Pakistan Saturday to assess relief and rescue work in the flood-hit country, a media report said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 2:15:38 PM

World Bank announces $900 mn for Pakistan floods
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The World Bank has announced a grant of $900 million for relief and reconstruction work following the floods in Pakistan that have cost the nation around Rs.250 billion, a media report said Friday.

Friday, August 13, 2010 11:14:45 AM

Flood-hit Pakistanis observe Ramadan fast in relief camps
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Millions of flood-affected Pakistani Muslims living in various relief camps began their month-long fast with little or no arrangements of eatables which are consumed before dawn everyday during the holy month of Ramadan.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 5:28:32 PM

Shoes thrown at Zardari: Pakistani media battles government
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) A pair of shoes hurled at Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari during his Britain visit threaten to pit the Pakistani media against the government with TV channels charging the ruling elite of victimising them for airing the incident.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 3:49:54 PM

Pakistan rivers in spate
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Rivers in Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces reached 'exceptionally high' levels Thursday and may soon inundate low-lying areas, as the country grappled with its worst ever floods that have affected over 14 million people.

Thursday, August 12, 2010 1:35:08 PM

Taliban urges Pakistan to refuse international aid
Peshawar, Aug 11 (DPA) Taliban militants asked the government of Pakistan Wednesday to boycott the international relief assistance for flood victims.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 6:41:29 PM

UN appeals for aid as floods cause havoc in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 11 (DPA) The UN planned to launch an appeal Wednesday for international aid for victims of Pakistani floods that continue to spread.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 4:06:39 PM

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