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ISI is first defence line of Pakistan: Musharraf
Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has charged unnamed forces of hatching plots against the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and warned that weakening the spy agency was tantamount to weakening the country and the armed forces.

Monday, August 04, 2008 12:59:07 PM

10 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 3 (Xinhua) At least 10 Taliban militants were killed Sunday in an operation by security forces in northwest Pakistan's Swat Valley, a media report said.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 9:30:25 PM

Pakistan to buy electricity from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
Islamabad, Aug 3 (Xinhua) Pakistan will import 1,000 MW electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to provide its people with cheap power, Water and Power Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 6:20:21 PM

Man detains father, two sisters for 15 years in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A man and his two daughters in Pakistan were kept confined for the last 15 years by none other than the man's son -- and they survived on tree leaves and water mixed with chilly powder, locals and the police said.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 4:11:56 PM

Make-or-break meeting between Zardari, Nawaz on Tuesday
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) In what can be a make-or-break meeting for the four-month-old ruling alliance of Pakistan, coalition partners Asif Ali Zardari and Nawaz Sharif will meet Tuesday to discuss reinstatement of judges and the possible impeachment of President Pervez Musharraf.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 2:44:58 PM

Teen rikshaw driver third in Lahore's school leaving exam
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Studying during the day and driving a rickshaw in the evening to support his family of six, 17-year-old Ali has overcome all odds to stand third in the Lahore Board's secondary school examination. Seeing his grit, the government has awarded him Rs.5 million (nearly $70,000) to help him complete his education.

Sunday, August 03, 2008 11:03:02 AM

Earthquake jolts northwestern Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) A mild earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale Saturday jolted the Swat valley in northwestern Pakistan, IRNA news agency reported.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 9:40:59 PM

Five policemen killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 2 (Xinhua) At least five policemen were killed Saturday in a bomb attack in Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley, a media report said.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 7:02:59 PM

Two girls' schools burnt down in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Two girls' schools were burnt down Saturday by Taliban militants in Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley, IRNA news agency reported.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 5:52:53 PM

Rallies banned in Islamabad amid fears of terror attacks
Islamabad, Aug 2 (Xinhua) The government has banned rallies in the federal capital here in the coming two months amid fears of terror attacks.

Saturday, August 02, 2008 5:50:05 PM

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