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Bungling in wheat export-import could cost Pakistan Rs.10 bn
Lahore, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan stands to lose Rs.10 billion this year after exporting wheat to India and elsewhere at low prices and now having to import to meet domestic needs.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:33:46 AM

Pakistan court asks police to recover France-born child
Lahore, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lahore High Court has given Pakistan police two weeks to recover a seven-year-old child caught in a custody battle between his Pakistani father, who has allegedly abducted him, and French mother.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:33:11 AM

A.Q. Khan may move court against 'detention'
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, under house arrest on charges of nuclear proliferation, may move court to challenge his 'detention' by President Pervez Musharraf, naming him in his petition.

Wednesday, September 19, 2007 11:07:04 AM

Pro-Taliban militants execute 18 Pakistani soldiers
Islamabad, Sep 18 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants have executed 18 soldiers taken prisoner over the weekend in continuing clashes in Pakistan's restive tribal belt by the border with Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 6:02:27 PM

ADB lowers Pakistan growth forecast to 6.5 percent
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised its growth forecast for Pakistan, reducing it to 6.5 percent from the targeted 7.2 percent for the current fiscal, and said the country could also miss other economic targets.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:29:46 PM

Torture is the norm in Rawalpindi police stations
Rawalpindi, Sep 18 (IANS) Torturing of suspects has become a routine practice in this city with 39 such cases - and four deaths - reported in the first eight months of 2007, an investigation by a leading newspaper has revealed.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:24:43 PM

Pakistan's Punjab province close to being polio free
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan's Punjab province is close to being declared polio-free as no case has been reported for over a year - the culmination of an effort that began in 1994.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 3:22:03 PM

Musharraf to shed uniform if re-elected President (Lead)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan's President General Pervez Musharraf will resign as chief of the army staff if he wins presidency for the second term in the coming elections, his lawyer told the Supreme Court Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 2:37:07 PM

Musharraf to doff uniform after re-election
Islamabad, Sep 18 (Xinhua) Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf will doff his military uniform after re-election and before taking oath as president again, his lawyer told the Supreme Court Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 12:07:23 PM

Poverty in Pakistan: many reasons, few solutions
Karachi, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan, a nation of 160 million, has in real terms 34 percent of its population - much higher than the government's figure of 24 percent - living below the poverty line, but precious little seems to be done to address the imbalance.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007 11:05:18 AM

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