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Shoaib suffers set-back in his legal tussle
Karachi, Aug 3 (IANS) Controversial pacer Shoaib Akhtar's hopes of ending his legal tussle with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) received a set-back Monday when a hearing on his case against an 18-month ban and a fine of Rs.7 million was postponed indefinitely because the judge supervising the case has been dismissed from duty.

Monday, August 03, 2009 5:23:39 PM

Pakistan's parliament can try Musharraf: attorney general
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament can try former president Pervez Musharraf, whose declaration of an emergency and sacking of the Supreme Court judges Nov 3, 2007 has been invalidated by the apex court, the country's top law officer said Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2009 5:11:19 PM

Hafiz Saeed case: Pakistan court indefinitely defers hearing
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday indefinitely adjourned the hearing of petitions challenging the release of Jamaat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed, who India claims is the mastermind of last year's Mumbai terror attack.

Monday, August 03, 2009 2:32:29 PM

Top pro-Taliban cleric faces treason charge in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 2 (Xinhua) Pakistani authorities have registered treason charges against a top pro-Taliban leader for making 'anti-state' remarks, officials said Sunday.

Sunday, August 02, 2009 10:26:09 PM

Zardari condemns Gojra riots, 800 booked
Gojra (Pakistan), Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the violence in the country's Punjab province in which nine people, including six women, were killed and dozens injured after two rival groups fought with guns and sticks, media reports said Sunday.

Sunday, August 02, 2009 7:18:20 PM

Six killed in Karachi building collapse
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Six people, including three members of a family, were killed when a five-storey building collapsed in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, August 01, 2009 1:54:27 PM

Musharraf acted extra-judicially, illegally, unconstitutionally: Supreme Court
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Holding that then president Pervez Musharraf had acted extra-judicially, illegally and unconstitutionally in imposing an emergency and sacking Supreme Court judges two years ago, Pakistan's apex court Friday termed as null and void the steps he had taken Nov 3, 2007.

Friday, July 31, 2009 8:53:37 PM

Educational institutes in Swat to reopen Saturday
Peshawar, July 31 (IANS) All educational institutions in the war-affected areas of Swat and two other districts in Pakistan's restive northwest will reopen Saturday, with teachers being directed to ensure their attendance or face strict departmental action.

Friday, July 31, 2009 8:04:21 PM

Six militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 31 (Xinhua) Six militants were killed and several rebel commanders surrendered to the security forces during a search operation in northwest Pakistan, officials said Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2009 6:30:22 PM

Pakistani PM again lauds Manmohan's 'vision and leadership'
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) For the second time in as many days, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday lauded the 'vision and leadership' of his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh even as he reiterated that the composite dialogue process was 'the only way forward' for the two countries.

Friday, July 31, 2009 4:37:01 PM

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