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Pakistan's top judge back in office
Islamabad, March 22 (DPA) Pakistan's sacked top judge Iftikhar Chaudhry got back his office Sunday, a week after the government gave in to protests that took the nuclear-armed nation on the threshold of civil unrest.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 3:43:08 PM

Why General Kiyani did not mount the tiger (Comment)
Pakistan's army chief, General Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani, may have missed a historic opportunity to act and this may see him end up as a mere footnote in the country's turbulent history. Had he decided to stage a coup in the wake of the just-concluded lawyers' agitation for reinstating the judges sacked in 2007, he would have become the first Pakistani general in this millennium to do so.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 10:58:31 AM

Iftikhar Chaudhry takes charge as Pakistan chief justice
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, who was sacked as the chief justice of Pakistan in November 2007 by then president Pervez Musharraf, resumed charge of the office early Sunday.

Sunday, March 22, 2009 8:51:44 AM

Senate should not interfere in Pakistan cricket: Imran Khan
Karachi, March 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan has said the country's senators should refrain from interfering in national cricket affairs.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 7:14:37 PM

Pakistan coach upbeat about team's chances against Aussies
Karachi, March 21(IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan may be making attempts to lower expectations from his boys in their one-day games against Australia but coach Intikhab Alam is upbeat about the team's chances in the April 22-May 7 series in the UAE.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 6:55:01 PM

Iftikhar Chaudhry returns Sunday as Pakistan's chief justice
Islamabad, Mar 21 (IANS) It will be sweet revenge for Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry as he returns Sunday as Pakistan's chief justice, 18 months after then president Pervez Musharraf removed him from office.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 6:32:18 PM

Time to move forward: Zardari
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) With his back to the wall in face of the fast improving relations between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and opposition leader Nawaz Sharif, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has called for reconciliation, saying 'it is time to forget the past'.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 5:22:46 PM

Pakistan to advance clocks by an hour April 1 to save power
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) Pakistan is to advance clocks by an hour and increase holidays in industrial estates to cope with a crippling power shortage caused by the drying up of reservoirs at two major dams.

Saturday, March 21, 2009 4:35:25 PM

Mumbai probe still on: Pakistan's FIA
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) said Friday its probe into the 26/11 Mumbai attacks was continuing and that it had found some more evidence on the carnage, Geo TV reported.

Friday, March 20, 2009 11:27:03 PM

Gilani, Sharif to meet over lunch Sunday
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) In a clear indication that their once strained ties were on the mend, opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has accepted Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's invitation for lunch on Sunday.

Friday, March 20, 2009 10:07:06 PM

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