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Pakistani foreign minister Qureshi to visit India from Friday
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi begins a four-day visit to India on Friday for discussions on taking the sub-continental peace process forward and for deepening the bilateral engagement between the two countries.

Sunday, June 22, 2008 11:55:52 AM

Sectarian clashes kill over 20 in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (DPA) At least 22 people were killed and more than a dozen injured Saturday in armed clashes between two rival Sunni Muslim groups in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 10:27:21 PM

No fresh decision on Sarabjit, says Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Amid renewed hopes of reprieve for Sarabjit Singh on late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto's birth anniversary Saturday, an interior ministry official said there was no decision yet on the Indian prisoner on death row.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 8:04:33 PM

Pakistan to check trafficking in radioactive materials
Islamabad, June 21 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) and Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Saturday signed an agreement to jointly tackle the illegal trafficking in radioactive material, officials said.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 6:20:46 PM

Judge refuses to hear case on candidature of Sharif brothers
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A judge of the Lahore High Court has refused to hear a case against the poll candidature of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif after a lawyer objected to the panel of judges.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:46:40 PM

Pakistan observes Bhutto's 55th birth anniversary
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday observed assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's 55th birth anniversary, with the new rulers exhorting people to follow her example of opposing extremism and dictatorship.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 5:01:36 PM

More freight trains to run between India, Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Pakistan and India have decided to increase the frequency of cross-border freight trains to boost trade between the two countries.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 4:55:13 PM

Islamabad airport named after Benazir Bhutto
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistani capital's airport, the country's third largest, has been renamed Benazir Bhutto International Airport in memory of the slain former prime minister, whose 55th birth anniversary was observed Saturday.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 2:44:27 PM

Raising Supreme Court strength will weaken it: expert
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A noted constitutional expert has warned against increasing the strength of the Pakistani Supreme Court, saying it would weaken the institution.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 1:33:40 PM

Benazir's birth anniversary observed in Pakistan
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) The 55th birth anniversary of assassinated former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was observed throughout Pakistan Saturday, with the country's new rulers exhorting the country to follow her example of opposing extremism and dictatorship.

Saturday, June 21, 2008 11:50:06 AM

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