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Pakistan faces massive power shortages
Islamabad, Jan 7 (IANS) Severe electricity shortage in Pakistan to the tune of 2,000 MW to 3,500 MW has forced several industries to lower production while some have been asked to suspend work for 15 days, a top official said.

Monday, January 07, 2008 12:41:43 PM

Pakistan beefs up security ahead of elections, Muharram
Karachi, Jan 7 (Xinhua) In and outside of the Forum shopping mall, the most luxurious one in Pakistan's Karachi city, more security deployment than in usual days can be seen.

Monday, January 07, 2008 12:39:48 PM

Zardari: the skeletons are coming to haunt him
Karachi, Jan 7 (IANS) Once viewed by many as a liability, Asif Ali Zardari, the husband of the slain Benazir Bhutto, has in a tragic turn of events taken control of her popular Pakistan People's Party (PPP). But despite his sudden rise in status, the skeletons in his closet have once again come to haunt him.

Monday, January 07, 2008 10:18:34 AM

How ISI engineers Pakistan elections (Commentary)
A 38-page dossier prepared by the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) on a detailed plan by Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) which was to have been released by Benazir Bhutto Dec 27, 2007, the day she was killed has been leaked by her followers in London. The objective of the plan was to cripple the opponent by slow and gradual measures, in a manner that was not connected plausibly with the subsequent elections.

Monday, January 07, 2008 9:56:49 AM

Pakistan denies media report on covert US operation (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 6 (Xinhua) Pakistan Sunday dismissed a US media report about US covert operations in the tribal areas of Pakistan as 'baseless'.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 7:53:47 PM

Pakistan launches new operation in Swat Valley
Islamabad, Jan 6 (DPA) The Pakistan Army launched a new military operation Sunday to clear out armed Islamic militants spotted in remote areas of the strife-torn Swat Valley in the northwest, where hundreds have died in two months of clashes.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:55:41 PM

Iran envoy hopes for early gas pipeline accord
Islamabad, Jan 6 (Xinhua) Iranian ambassador to Islamabad Mash Allah Shakeri has said that Pakistan and Iran are set to finalise an agreement on the multi-billion-dollar gas pipeline project by Jan 25, NNI news agency reported Sunday.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 5:53:01 PM

Bhutto medical report fraught with lacunae: experts
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The medical report of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is fraught with lacunae as doctors at the Rawalpindi General Hospital acted 'unprofessionally' while writing it, medico-legal experts say.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 1:04:10 PM

Risks to Pakistan's economy rising: report
Karachi, Jan 6 (IANS) Key indicators recorded a significant decline during the first quarter of the current fiscal and the resulting imbalances could have adverse consequences for the Pakistan economy, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has said in its quarterly report.

Sunday, January 06, 2008 12:50:17 PM

Ten civilians killed as Pakistan army targets militants (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 5 (DPA) At least 10 civilians were killed overnight as artillery shells fired by security forces missed militant positions and landed in a residential area in Pakistan's restive northwest Swat valley, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 11:18:06 PM

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