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Indian films drawing audiences to Pakistani multiplex
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) After a number of years, Pakistanis are flocking to watch movies on the big screen, thanks to the latest Bollywood blockbusters now being screened in a newly opened multiplex.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008 12:36:05 PM

Zardari-Sharif to discuss Musharraf impeachment Wednesday
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) The two major parties in Pakistan's ruling coalition seem to have narrowed their differences on key issues and will meet again Wednesday to discuss the modalities of impeaching President Pervez Musharraf and reinstating the judges he sacked after declaring an emergency last year, a source said.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:45:32 PM

Pakistani terror suspect's family accuses US of detention, rape
Karachi, Aug 5 (DPA) The family of a Pakistani woman extradited to the US on terror charges Tuesday sought her repatriation, terming the accusations an attempt to 'cover up' her five-year illegal detention, rape and torture at a US base in Afghanistan.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 9:41:11 PM

Monsoon rain, flood kill more than 100 in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 5 (DPA) Monsoon rain and flooding wreaked havoc throughout Pakistan, killing more than 100 people overnight and causing widespread destruction, media reports said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 6:32:22 PM

US accused of backing terrorism in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan has accused the US of backing militancy within the country, saying this goes against the grain of the Washington-led global war against terror.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 2:08:37 PM

Evidence against Asif 'damning'
Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) A fact-finding committee probing Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif's misadventure in Dubai earlier this summer has informed Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Nasim Ashraf that there is enough evidence to punish the dope-tainted player.

Monday, August 04, 2008 7:59:58 PM

Pakistan confirms 11 dead in K2 avalanche
Islamabad, Aug 4 (DPA) Eleven climbers died in an avalanche on K2, the world's second-highest mountain, officials confirmed Monday after a crisis meeting was held with representatives of Pakistan's government and tour operators.

Monday, August 04, 2008 5:01:45 PM

Talks in Colombo eased tension with Afghanistan: Pakistan
Islamabad' Aug 4 (Xinhua) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani said Monday his talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Colombo have helped to ease tension between the two countries.

Monday, August 04, 2008 3:23:08 PM

Civic polls on in emergency-bound Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Civic polls are underway in Bangladesh Monday, the first since national emergency was imposed in January last year, though it has been partially lifted to facilitate campaigning in four cities and nine towns.

Monday, August 04, 2008 2:17:25 PM

Altaf warns against Talibanisation of Karachi
Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has cautioned the residents of this bustling Pakistani commercial capital against attempts to Talibanise the metropolis and urged the president and the prime minister to take corrective measures to prevent this.

Monday, August 04, 2008 1:46:58 PM

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