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Two ministers stand to gain from Musharraf-Benazir deal
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Two ministers charged with corruption as well as a number of politicians and officials stand to benefit from Friday's promulgation by President Pervez Musharraf of the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), the result of a deal he worked out with Benazir Bhutto to withdraw corruption cases against her.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 4:51:30 PM

Iran, Pakistan to discuss gas project Oct 15
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Officials from Pakistan and Iran will meet here Oct 15 to take forward the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project even as New Delhi has stressed that it is still a part of the venture.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 3:02:24 PM

Boycott, protests mar Pakistan presidential polls (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Amid an opposition boycott and protests on the streets, Pakistani lawmakers backing the government Saturday voted to pick President Pervez Musharraf for another five years in an election closely monitored by the international community.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 2:37:02 PM

Play on Zulfikar Ali Bhutto on New York stage`
Washington/Lahore, Oct 6 (IANS) As former Pakistan prime minister Benazir Bhutto prepares to return home, a play on her father who was president and later prime minister of the country and his execution is to be staged in New York next week.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 2:24:53 PM

Pakistan presidential election amid opposition boycott
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Balloting was underway Saturday for presidential elections in Pakistan that incumbent Pervez Musharraf is expected to win easily amid an opposition boycott.

Saturday, October 06, 2007 12:08:32 PM

It was not easy to choose retirement: Inzy (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) While announcing his retirement at the National Stadium in Karachi Friday, former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq said it was not easy to take the decision, but he took it after consulting friends and considering the realities.

Friday, October 05, 2007 7:36:10 PM

Musharraf signs ordinance for Bhutto amnesty
Islamabad, Oct 5 (Xinhua) Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf Friday signed the National Reconciliation Ordinance, which will grant amnesty to former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in pending corruption cases but not to Nawaz Sharif, local TV channel Dawn News reported.

Friday, October 05, 2007 7:18:03 PM

16 Indian fishermen arrested by Pakistan
Karachi, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistan's Maritime Security Agency (MSA) has arrested 16 Indian fishermen and impounded four fishing vessels for allegedly fishing in Pakistani waters, Online news agency reported Friday.

Friday, October 05, 2007 6:52:01 PM

Pakistan apex court permits presidential poll, bars result (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday gave its go-ahead for Saturday's presidential election, but asked the Election Commission not to issue notification on the result until it decided on petitions challenging incumbent military ruler Pervez Musharraf's candidature.

Friday, October 05, 2007 6:02:04 PM

Pakistan Supreme Court permits presidential poll (Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Friday gave its go-ahead for polling in Saturday's presidential election but restrained the Election Commission from notifying the result till it takes a final decision on petitions filed against President Pervez Musharraf's candidature.

Friday, October 05, 2007 5:06:06 PM

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