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Pakistan sees 'positive' development in ties with India
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday said there were 'positive' developments in its relations with India during the last 48 hours amid reports that the United States has backed Islamabad's demand for 'concrete evidence' before taking action against the Mumbai attack suspects New Delhi has named.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:05:18 PM

Decision over visits to India Friday: Pakistan sports minister
Karachi, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan will take a decision Friday on whether to send its hockey team to India for a quadrangular tournament, the country's sports minister Aftab Jilani said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 6:25:58 PM

SAARC business conference in Pakistan postponed
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A two-day SAARC business leaders conference scheduled to be held here in February has been deferred due to Pakistan-India tensions in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, Geo TV reported.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 6:08:55 PM

Pakistan mounts fresh offensive against militants
Islamabad, Dec 30 (DPA) Overland haulage of supplies for US and Nato troops in Afghanistan through Pakistan's famous Khyber Pass was suspended Tuesday when security forces sealed off the region before launching an operation against militants, officials said.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 5:19:57 PM

Government committed to protecting journalists: Sherry Rehman
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Pakistani government is committed to the protection of journalists and there would be no violation of media freedom and independence during its term, Information and Broadcasting Minister Sherry Rehman has said.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:55:36 PM

Pakistan forces launch new offensive against militants
Islamabad, Dec 30 (Xinhua) Pakistan's security forces opened a new front against militants in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan early Tuesday, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:13:48 PM

Zardari not becoming Pakistan's PM: Presidency
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan's presidency Tuesday denied any move to change the present setup even as a report in a leading English daily claimed that there is a serious rift between President Asif Ali Zardari and his handpicked Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:13:20 PM

Pakistan's economy improved in first quarter: Central bank
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Pakistan's economy improved during the first quarter of the current fiscal, as did some macro-economic indicators that had steeply fallen in 2007-08, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 2:03:49 PM

No build-up of troops on border: Indian Army
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday denied there was a build-up of troops on the border and said they were only on alert after Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi asked New Delhi to 'relocate forces to peacetime locations'.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 1:55:57 PM

Pakistan cricket board considers Kuala Lumpur for Australia series
Karachi, Dec 30 (IANS) Kuala Lumpur has emerged as an offshore venue that could be selected to host Pakistan's 'home series' against Australia in April 2009.

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 1:28:03 PM

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