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Pakistan determined to develop nuclear energy: Aziz
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistan 'with its high growth trajectory' is determined to develop and utilise nuclear energy, among other resources, to meet its growing requirement, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said, according to Online news agency.

Monday, September 03, 2007 5:57:00 PM

Seventy-four percent of Islamabad water is contaminated
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Bacterial contamination in the drinking water supplied in the Pakistan capital was an alarming 74 percent in 2006 compared to 48 percent in the previous year, a new report says.

Monday, September 03, 2007 4:06:23 PM

Lawyers to launch drive against Musharraf's re-election
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistani lawyers will launch a countrywide agitation from Thursday in an effort to block President Pervez Musharraf's re-election bid and to 'close the doors on military rule in the country once and for all'.

Monday, September 03, 2007 2:34:55 PM

Pull out and take your soldiers back, tribals tell Pakistani Army
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Three hundred Pakistani Army personnel being held hostage in a restive province bordering Afghanistan will be released only if security forces withdraw from the area, say their captors.

Monday, September 03, 2007 10:40:24 AM

Pakistani leadership still eyes deal with Bhutto
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) Hopes remain for a positive outcome to power-sharing talks between Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and exiled opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, despite the breakdown of months of negotiations, a senior cabinet minister said Sunday.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 5:33:48 PM

Pakistan's informal sector grows by 20 percent
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Pakistan's informal sector has grown 20 percent, prompting alarm bells in the government that views it as a means for businessmen to evade taxes.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 4:35:49 PM

Justice distant for Pakistani women: Mukhtaran Mai
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Women victims of atrocities 'get justice in time' in other nations but this remains an elusive dream in Pakistan, rape victim-turned rights activist Mukhtaran Mai says.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 4:11:18 PM

Pakistan board's plea to ignore ICL fails
Lahore, Sept 2 (IANS) Three Pakistani players have ignored their cricket board's plea to reconsider their decision to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Sunday, September 02, 2007 1:31:41 PM

Few hopes for survivors in Karachi bridge collapse
Islamabad, Sep 2 (DPA) Pakistani rescuers battled Sunday to reach vehicles crushed beneath a section of an overpass that collapsed in the southern port city of Karachi the previous day, killing at least five people.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 1:28:13 PM

Two men came in way of Musharraf-Bhutto deal: report
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Two men on opposite sides of the political fence served as the 'spoilers' of a cozy deal that was emerging between Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf and former prime minister Benzair Bhutto that would have enabled her to return home from exile and share power with the general, it was reported here Sunday.

Sunday, September 02, 2007 11:19:46 AM

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