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Pakistan police to ensure MPs' presence on election day
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Fearing a rebellion in the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q), the government has quietly asked the police to ensure all its MPs are present here when presidential elections are held Oct 6.

Monday, September 24, 2007 9:31:33 AM

Yousuf to meet Pakistan Board chief
Lahore, Sep 23 (IANS) Mohammad Yousuf is to meet Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Nasim Ashraf here this week to discuss his future in the national squad as well his decision to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Sunday, September 23, 2007 5:30:16 PM

Most Pakistan fans backed India in Twenty20 semi-final
Islamabad, Sept 23 (IANS) It was an unusual occasion when most cricket fans in Pakistan wished for India victory against Australia in the Twenty20 World Championships semi-final at Durban, not because they developed any dislike against the team from Down Under but to see a thrilling finale to the tournament.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 3:16:20 PM

Quality control issues hit Pakistani exports
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Non-compliance with World Trade Organisation (WTO) regulations on quality control have severely affected Pakistan's exports, prompting the government to grant an initial Rs.437.44 million for creating a certifying laboratory at Karachi.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 1:39:42 PM

Pakistani cabinet split over action against wheat hoarders
Islamabad, Sept 23 (IANS) Te Pakistani cabinet seems split over a proposal to crack down on individuals hoarding wheat as action against 'some influential people' could backfire in the ensuing general elections.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 1:39:03 PM

Indian hand in NWFP violence: governor
Peshawar, Sep 23 (IANS) The governor of Pakistan's restive North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) says there is evidence of an 'Indian hand' in acts of terrorism in the tribal areas and other districts in the province.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 1:18:32 PM

Benazir, Fazlur Rehman have joined hands: report
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto and key opposition leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman 'have joined hands to stab the opposition in the back, after being prodded by Uncle Sam', a media report Sunday said.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 12:51:53 PM

Pakistan cracks down on opposition, arrests 50 leaders
Islamabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Fearing protests ahead of President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid, the Pakistan government has begun a crackdown on the opposition and arrested more than 50 leaders leading to Jamaat-e-Islaami chief Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Tehrik-e-Insaaf's Imran Khan going underground.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 11:39:17 AM

Alcohol deaths spotlight Pakistan's drinking culture
Islamabad, Sep 23 (DPA) 'Doctors say my eyesight is gone, totally, irreversibly gone. Allah has punished me because I did not respect the holy month of Ramadan,' Mohammad Jamil says from his hospital bed in Pakistani port city of Karachi after a drinking experience that has scarred him for life.

Sunday, September 23, 2007 11:04:24 AM

Toxic alcohol kills 41 in Karachi (Lead)
Karachi, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 41 people have died after consuming toxic illicit liquor in this southern Pakistani port city. Family members of those who died are reportedly receiving threats from liquor manufacturers not to disclose the identity of the shops.

Saturday, September 22, 2007 7:07:31 PM

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