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Asian quota in Jr World Cup should go up: PHF
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Facing a possible elimination from next year's Junior World Cup, Pakistani hockey officials Thursday urged the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to increase the number qualifiers from Asia.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:30:21 PM

Pakistani investors take to streets, demand market closure
Islamabad, July 17 (IANS) Many investors in Pakistan, who have lost money as a benchmark index declined by 33 percent in four months, stoned the stock market building in Karachi and protested in Lahore and Islamabad, blaming political leaders for their losses and demanding the closure of the markets.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:28:40 PM

PHF rules out action against brawling players
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday ruled out taking action against their players who were involved in a brawl during the semi-final against India in the Junior Asia Cup hockey being played in Indian city Hyderabad.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 7:15:43 PM

NATO targets militants in Pakistan
Islamabad/Brussels, July 17 (IANS) NATO forces have attacked targets inside Pakistan after coming under fire from militants in the country's North Waziristan region, the alliance has announced.

Thursday, July 17, 2008 1:50:48 PM

PCB rules out Musharraf's intervention in Champions Trophy
Karachi, July 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Wednesday ruled out a direct intervention from Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf to dissuade Australia, New Zealand and England from pulling out of the Champions Trophy over security fears.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 7:32:48 PM

Tribal clash kills seven in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 16 (Xinhua) Seven people have been killed and five injured in a clash between two rival groups in Pakistan's tribal region, Geo TV reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 2:48:21 PM

Is NATO readying to strike northwest Pakistan?
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) After deploying troops across the Kurram Agency along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has sent soldiers to the North Waziristan Agency (NWA), raising fears of a strike into the tribal areas in Pakistan's northwest.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 1:47:57 PM

$7.5 bn US aid proposed for Pakistan
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Non-military aid to Pakistan could be tripled to $7.5 billion over five years if the US Congress clears a bill, a newspaper report here Wednesday said.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 1:27:00 PM

Pakistan Cricket Board suspends Asif after dope test
Karachi, July 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday suspended fast bowler Mohammad Asif with immediate effect, a day after he was confirmed to have tested positive during a random dope test in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 8:39:16 PM

Pakistan gets $294 mn for power, water projects
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) The World Bank will provide Pakistan $294.7 million for an electricity distribution improvement project and a water sector capacity building and advisory services project.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008 2:09:12 PM

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