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Pakistani, Indian firms traded goods worth $900 mn
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 25,000 Pakistani and Indian companies traded goods worth Rs.74.32 billion ($900 million) last year, the National Assembly, the lower house of Pakistan's parliament, was informed Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:06:33 PM

Pakistan kills 10 Taliban in gunship raids
Islamabad, Aug 13 (DPA) Pakistani security forces pounded militant hideouts in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan Thursday, killing at least 10 militants, officials said.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 3:25:21 PM

Musharraf arrest only on government's orders: police
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, booked for illegally detaining Supreme Court judges after declaring an emergency Nov 3, 2007, can be arrested only on the direct orders of the government since he enjoys legal and constitutional immunity, say police officials.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:48:39 PM

US embassy in Pakistan denies its diplomat dclared PNG
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The US embassy here has denied reports that one of its diplomats had been declared persona-non-grata after an apparent scuffle with the police in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:40:43 PM

PCB chief Butt hits back at media criticism
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt Wednesday hit back at a media report suggesting he had failed to work out a strategy to persuade international teams to again play in the country.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:07:32 PM

70 killed in Pakistan Taliban, local militia clashes
Islamabad, Aug 12 (DPA) At least 70 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in clashes between Taliban militants and a pro-government militia in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal belt that borders Afghanistan, intelligence officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:25:41 PM

Independence Day remission for 500 Pakistani prisoners
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 500 prisoners out of 80,000 will benefit from the remissions approved Wednesday by Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ahead of Independence Day, Aug 14.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:00:37 PM

Saeed Anwar in line to be new Pakistan cricket coach
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Former Pakistan Test batsman Saeed Anwar has emerged as a candidate to take over as the national team's new coach.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 6:38:07 PM

Pakistan skipper Younis backs off-form Yousuf
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan captain Younis Khan has defended Mohammad Yousuf in spite of his below-par showing in the recently-concluded one-day series against Sri Lanka, saying that the premier batsman will take his time to adjust to the demands of international cricket.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 4:10:26 PM

Pakistan board not doing much to revive international cricket at home
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket management has done little to ensure that international teams return to the country in the aftermath of this March's terrorist attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 4:10:11 PM

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