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'Pakistan capable of shooting down US drones'
Islamabad, Nov 25 (DPA) The chief of Pakistan's Air Force Tuesday said his forces were fully capable of shooting down the pilotless US aircraft that have carried out more than 20 strikes on militant hideouts in the country's tribal region over the last two months.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 9:04:29 PM

Seven militants killed in northwestern Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 25 (Xinhua) At least seven militants were killed and several injured in the overnight military operation in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 5:37:49 PM

Decision on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Wednesday?
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A decision on Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner on death row in a Pakistani jail, is likely Wednesday, an official here indicated Tuesday, without going into specifics.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 5:37:17 PM

Pakistan to release 101 Indian prisoners Wednesday
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) One hundred and one Indian prisoners being released by Pakistan will cross the Wagah border Wednesday when Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi will be in New Delhi to discuss confidence building measures with his counterpart Pranab Mukherjee.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 5:22:11 PM

Pakistan board mulls pay cut for cricketers
Karachi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering slashing the monthly payments of elite cricketers as per the central contracts system which is to be revised after Dec 31, 2008.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 3:30:32 PM

Frustrated Gul urges India to tour Pakistan
Karachi, Nov 25 (IANS) Fast bowler Umar Gul has urged India to tour Pakistan, saying that the home series was very crucial for his team.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:49:42 PM

Pakistani Sikh from tribal area killed by suspected terrorists
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) A Sikh faith healer from a tribal area in Pakistan bordering Afghanistan was kidnapped and killed some hours later, two days after a threatening call asking him to avoid contact with government officials, family sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 11:58:10 AM

13 killed in violence in north-west Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 24 (DPA) At least 13 people, including a female councillor and a policeman, were killed in attacks by Taliban militants and security operations by government forces Monday in north-west Pakistan, officials and media reports said.

Monday, November 24, 2008 11:27:01 PM

At least 25 militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 24 (Xinhua) At least 25 militants have been killed and 40 others detained in the ongoing military operation in northwestern Pakistan, media reports said Monday, citing top police officials.

Monday, November 24, 2008 8:44:59 PM

India, Pakistan to review composite dialogue Wednesday
New Delhi/Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) Three days after Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's path-breaking advocacy of no first use of nuclear weapons, the country's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrives here Tuesday on a four-day visit that seeks to invigorate the peace process between the two countries.

Monday, November 24, 2008 4:37:30 PM

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