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Salman Bashir is new Pakistani foreign secretary
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Friday appointed Salman Bashir as its new foreign secretary, replacing Riaz Mohammed Khan.

Friday, April 25, 2008 9:29:18 PM

Patil asks states to fully utilise prison reforms funds
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Home Minister Shivraj Patil Friday accused the state governments of not utilising all funds allocated under the prison modernisation scheme, launched in 2002-03 for building, renovating and expanding prisons.

Friday, April 25, 2008 8:30:09 PM

'Pakistan faces a famine'
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan is 'fast' running out of water and power and faces a famine in which the people will go 'real hungry' in the not too distant future, a newspaper editorial said Friday.

Friday, April 25, 2008 6:13:58 PM

Pakistan begins peace talks with tribal leaders, Taliban
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan has begun peace talks with tribal leaders in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, and with Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud who is widely believed to be the mastermind behind the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

Friday, April 25, 2008 2:03:25 PM

Musharraf breaks bread with his opponents
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf broke bread with some of his bitterest opponents at a dinner hosted by Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani here.

Friday, April 25, 2008 12:34:34 PM

Pakistan moves to curb hoarding, smuggling of food items
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistani government has set up a national task force to curb hoarding of food items, particularly wheat, and prevent their smuggling to neighbouring countries.

Friday, April 25, 2008 12:30:56 PM

Three killed in Pakistan bomb blast
Islamabad, April 25 (Xinhua) At least three people were killed and 30 injured in a bomb blast in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) Friday.

Friday, April 25, 2008 11:02:56 AM

Important progress in pipeline talks with Iran: Pakistan
Islamabad, April 24 (Xinhua) Pakistan said Thursday it has made important progress in talks with Iran over the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 8:46:09 PM

India joins TAPI gas pipeline project, Deora meets Gillani(Lead)
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India Thursday formally joined the Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) gas pipeline project as Indian Petroleum Minister Murli Deora met Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusaf Raza Gillani in the first high-level contact between the two neighbours after Pakistani elections .

Thursday, April 24, 2008 8:39:21 PM

TAPI gas pipeline project to begin in 2010
ISLAMABAD, April 24 (Xinhua) Oil ministers from Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (TAPI) signed a draft framework Thursday, agreeing to start construction work of the TAPI gas pipeline project in 2010.

Thursday, April 24, 2008 8:00:23 PM

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