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Pakistani bourse freezes stock prices as market tumbles
Karachi, Aug 27 (DPA) Pakistan's main Karachi Stock Exchange decided Wednesday to freeze all stocks at current levels after the market plunged another 3.5 percent amid mounting political uncertainties.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:44:39 PM

Zardari shocked, delighted before filing of nomination for presidency
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Three developments on the eve of the filing of nomination papers by presidential candidates brought mixed feelings to Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari.

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 3:41:35 PM

Jahangir Khan hopes for squash's 2016 Olympic debut
Karachi, Aug 26 (IANS) For more than a decade Jahangir Khan remained as a scourge for international squash players, winning world titles almost at will. Now retired and running a successful business here, the record 10-time British Open champion is pushing a cause that is very dear to his heart: to get squash a place in the Olympic Games.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 10:12:35 PM

Pakistani poet who advocated better ties with India is dead
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistani Ahmed Faraz, considered one of the greatest Urdu poets and an ardent advocate of better ties with India, died here at age 77.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 5:47:52 PM

Blast at rally injures 30 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 26 (DPA) At least 30 people were injured Tuesday when a bomb ripped through a political rally by nationalist tribesmen in Pakistan's southwestern province of Balochistan, officials said.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 2:33:22 PM

Implications of Pakistani coalition's collapse immense: Editorials
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling coalition was always shaky but its 'disastrous break up will have shaken everyone' as the 'implications' of this are 'immense' newspaper editorials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 1:30:33 PM

Zardari apologises to Nawaz, but won't budge on judges
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), has appealed to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to return to the ruling coalition - but stuck to his stance on the reinstatement of judges, an issue on which the alliance had split.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 12:43:09 PM

Blast in Pakistan kills three, injures over 25
Islamabad, Aug 26 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed and more than 25 injured in an explosion in southwestern Pakistan's Balochistan province Tuesday, a TV channel reported.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 12:22:44 PM

Shahid Afridi does not want cricket during Ramadan
Karachi, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan is looking at the possibility of inviting India, among others, to fill in for the now postponed Champions Trophy next month and go to South Africa to play in a tri-series.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 12:18:29 PM

Pakistan hockey coaches resign after Beijing debacle
Karachi, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan's head coach Khawaja Zakauddin has resigned following his team's poor showing in the Olympic Games hockey tournament in Beijing.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008 11:55:06 AM

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