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Pakistani flourmills blame government for rising prices
Karachi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Pakistani government says it is taking steps to control rising prices of basic food items like flour during Ramadan but mill owners in at least one province say the blame lies at the door of the authorities.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 10:43:47 AM

Pakistan's top court hears petitions against Musharraf (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (DPA) Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday began hearing 10 petitions against President Pervez Musharraf in proceedings that would determine the political future of the embattled leader.

Monday, September 17, 2007 9:08:02 PM

Rocket attack kills two soldiers in Pakistan
Islamabad, Sep 17 (Xinhua) At least two soldiers were killed and four injured in a rocket attack in southwest Pakistan Monday, police said.

Monday, September 17, 2007 8:09:39 PM

Pakistan protests opening Siachen for tourism
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested India's decision to open the Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battleground - to tourists.

Monday, September 17, 2007 6:24:24 PM

No full bench for hearing petitions against Musharraf
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday rejected applications by opposition leaders for constituting a full court bench to hear writ petitions against President Pervez Musharraf for holding two posts - the presidency and the chief of army staff.

Monday, September 17, 2007 2:18:57 PM

Call roundtable on Pakistani political scenario: Altaf
Karachi, Sep 17 (IANS) Altaf Hussain, whose Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) is aligned to Pakistan's ruling coalition but who lives in exile in London, has called for a meeting of all political, religious, ethnic and linguistic parties and groups to discuss ways of meeting the challenges confronting the country.

Monday, September 17, 2007 2:15:15 PM

Food prices skyrocket in Pakistan as Ramadan begins
Peshawar, Sep 17 (IANS) Prices of edibles have skyrocketed in Pakistan during Ramadan and are expected to rise even further, 'making life miserable for the poor'.

Monday, September 17, 2007 11:21:16 AM

Musharraf's electoral law changes subject to judicial review: report
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf may have persuaded a pliant Election Commission to amend the law to facilitate his re-election but this might not be enforceable as it is subject to judicial review, a media report Monday said.

Monday, September 17, 2007 11:13:04 AM

Poll rules changed for Musharraf, opposition threatens to quit (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) has amended rules governing presidential candidates to pave the way for President Pervez Musharraf's re-election for five more years, a move decried by an opposition alliance that Sunday threatened en masse resignations.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 8:38:57 PM

Opposition threatens to quit if Musharraf seek re-election
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) An opposition alliance in Pakistan Sunday said all their members will resign from the national and provincial assemblies if President Pervez Musharraf filed his nomination papers to get elected from the present assemblies.

Sunday, September 16, 2007 7:14:36 PM

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