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Pakistan to release 54 Indian fishermen
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Islamabad has decided to release 54 Indian fishermen even as the Indian chapter of a joint judicial committee on prisoners begins its visit to Pakistan Tuesday to meet Indians housed in jails across the country and discuss modalities for their early release.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 2:36:00 PM

Musharraf allowed CIA base in Pakistan: book
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf permitted the CIA to establish a base in northern Pakistan to launch strikes by drones on Islamist militants, says writer-journalist Ahmed Rashid.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:56:27 PM

Pakistan to freeze defence allocation in budget
Islamabad, June 9 (Xinhua) The Pakistani government Monday decided to freeze the allocation for defence in the next budget in an apparent bid to show its sincerity in maintaining cordial relations with the neighbours.

Monday, June 09, 2008 8:23:57 PM

Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif's ordeal continues
Dubai, June 9 (IANS) The ordeal of Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Asif, held for allegedly possessing drugs, continues as he spent his eighth day in detention here Monday.

Monday, June 09, 2008 7:13:59 PM

Pakistan lawyers march to demand reinstatement of judges
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers, political activists and members of general public Monday launched a four-day march towards Pakistan's capital for restoration of judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf last November.

Monday, June 09, 2008 6:34:49 PM

Pakistan scraps peace deal with militants
Islamabad, June 9 (Xinhua) The Pakistani government has scrapped a peace deal with the militants in the northwest, saying the insurgents have reneged on their promise to stop violence, a senior official said here Monday.

Monday, June 09, 2008 3:45:35 PM

Manmohan, Gillani to meet on Saarc summit sidelines
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani would meet on the sidelines of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meet to be held in Colombo from July 27 to Aug 3, a foreign ministry official said here Monday.

Monday, June 09, 2008 2:19:15 PM

Pakistani lawyers launch four-day march for judges' reinstatement
Islamabad, June 9 (Xinhua) Pakistani lawyers Monday started a four-day protest march against what they called the government's failure to reinstate judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf last year.

Monday, June 09, 2008 1:23:20 PM

Pakistan, Afghanistan to adopt joint border control mechanism
Islamabad, June 8 (Xinhua) Pakistan and Afghanistan Sunday agreed on a joint border control mechanism and regular exchange of information, a senior Pakistani official said.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 11:13:18 PM

Musharraf asked to step down
Islamabad, June 8 (DPA) Pakistan's second-largest coalition party Sunday asked President Pervez Musharraf to resign forthwith as the days of his defeated political allies seem to be numbered.

Sunday, June 08, 2008 7:33:51 PM

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