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ADB to provide $1.16 billion loan to Pakistan
Manila, Dec 11 (DPA) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday it will provide up to $1.16 billion in loans for expansion of roads and public sector reforms in Pakistan.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 4:27:32 PM

Bhutto returns to lead election campaign in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 11 (Xinhua) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairperson Benazir Bhutto arrived here from Dubai Tuesday after visiting her family there to launch her party's campaign for the Jan 8 general elections.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 4:24:25 PM

It's back to ABCs for Pakistan political parties (Lead)
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Political parties in Pakistan seem to be flaunting their knowledge of the English alphabet. While the manifestos of two parties are based on five Es and Ds, another party is to unveil a list of poll promises focussing on five Rs.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 3:11:53 PM

Pakistan's fuel stocks plummet
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's fuel reserves have plummeted to their lowest level in the country's history. Stocks of kerosene and diesel are sufficient only till the end of this week.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 2:01:18 PM

Pakistan parties' alphabetical promises
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Political parties in Pakistan seem besotted by the English alphabet. After the release of two manifestos based on five Es and Ds, another party is to unveil a list of poll promises focussing on five Rs.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:40:01 PM

New alliances likely in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) With former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's decision to take part in the Jan 8 polls, new political alliances are likely in the country.

Tuesday, December 11, 2007 1:25:52 PM

Suicide car bomber injures five children in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 10 (DPA) A suicide car bomber blew himself next to a school bus in a Pakistani military town Monday, injuring at least five children in the first such attack targeting children in the country, a military official said.

Monday, December 10, 2007 5:22:53 PM

Pakistan's political parties launch election campaign
Islamabad, Dec 10 (DPA) Pakistan's election campaign got on full gear Monday as the political backers of President Pervez Musharraf released their platform, and opposition parties began campaigning after dropping threats to boycott the polls.

Monday, December 10, 2007 5:07:18 PM

'Millionaire' Nawaz Sharif has no car
Lahore, Dec 10 (IANS) Former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has net wealth at Rs.102.4 million but does not own a car, according to his nomination papers submitted to the Election Commission (EC).

Monday, December 10, 2007 4:56:45 PM

Pakistan education sector marred by corruption: ADB
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's educational sector is marred by corruption, strong gender and regional inequalities and insufficient budget allocations, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Monday, December 10, 2007 2:07:00 PM

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