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Pakistan poll campaign may now take off
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) announcement that it would begin full-fledged campaigning for the Feb 18 polls could add colour to the lacklustre political activity since the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Saturday, February 09, 2008 11:32:54 AM

Bhutto suffered fatal head injury from roof hatch: Scotland Yard (Lead)
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto may have died of a fatal head injury when a powerful blast made her duck and hit the roof escape hatch of her Land Cruiser, the Scotland Yard said in its report released Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 5:48:35 PM

Bhutto died of head injury while ducking: Scotland Yard
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto may have died of a severe head injury when she hit the roof escape hatch of her Land Cruiser while ducking after the terror attack, the Scotland Yard team has said in its probe report released Friday.

Friday, February 08, 2008 4:13:35 PM

Pakistan to double development fund to $16 bn
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) The Pakistani government will double its annual development expenditure from $8 billion to $16 billion with the help of the private sector to improve the country's crumbling infrastructure.

Friday, February 08, 2008 12:08:53 PM

Pakistan arrests two more in Bhutto assassination plot
Islamabad, Feb 7 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Thursday arrested two alleged militants they said were linked to the assassination of former prime minister and opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, local media reported.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 8:01:44 PM

Pakistan's private TV channel blocked again
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Pakistan government has allegedly forced a private television channel to go off air for some time after a strong critic of President Pervez Musharraf appeared on screen.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 3:21:32 PM

Pakistan's pro-Taliban groups announce unilateral ceasefire
Islamabad, Feb 7 (DPA) The Taliban network in Pakistan has announced a unilateral ceasefire with government forces it has been fighting for more than six months.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:41:47 PM

Supreme Court legalizes Pakistani elite's country villas
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has let off the hook some 500 individuals including President Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Shaukat Aziz who had been accused of misusing farmland for constructing country villas.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:40:57 PM

PPP in turmoil over Zardari's PM bid
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is in turmoil over its co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari's prime ministerial aspirations as this is being seen as impacting on the attempts of party stalwart Makhdoom Amin Fahim to occupy the slot if the PPP is voted to power in the Feb 18 general election.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:29:42 PM

Scotland Yard to submit Benazir report Friday
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The Scotland Yard team that investigated the assassination of former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto is expected to hand over the report to the government Friday.

Thursday, February 07, 2008 12:19:12 PM

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