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Pakistan's low-income groups to get ration cards
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) In what has been described as a 'poverty driven measure', the Pakistani government will introduce ration cards from next month to provide essential food items at subsidised rates to people of low-income groups.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:28:50 AM

Pakistanis lap up all things 'Benazir'
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The name 'Benazir' used to be a rare one in Pakistan. But that was until Dec 27, 2007, the day former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed. Today it seems to have been catapulted to brand status.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:28:46 AM

Pakistan launches major offensive against Taliban (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 23 (DPA) Two soldiers were killed Wednesday as hundreds of Pakistani troops launched a major operation against a pro-Taliban commander who has been blamed for the murder of former premier Benazir Bhutto in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 8:52:00 PM

Pakistani forces launch major operation in tribal area
Islamabad, Jan 23 (Xinhua) Pakistani security forces Wednesday launched a major operation against local militants in south Waziristan tribal region.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 7:01:59 PM

Net overseas investment plummets 31.9 percent in Pakistan
Karachi, Jan 23 (IANS) Net foreign investment in Pakistan plunged some $1 billion or 31.9 percent to $2.17 billion during the first six months of the current fiscal from July to December.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:10:30 PM

Pakistan to induct JF-17 fighter by year-end
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) is to induct by year-end the JF-17 Thunder combat jet that has been jointly developed with China.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 2:09:06 PM

Former Pakistani defence officers demand Musharraf's exit
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) A clutch of retired three and four-star level armed forces officers in Pakistan has demanded that President Pervez Musharraf quit in the larger interests of the country.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008 1:16:16 PM

Clashes in Pakistan leave 37 militants, seven troops dead (Lead)
Islamabad, Jan 22 (DPA) The Pakistani military claimed Tuesday that it had killed 37 militants in clashes that also left seven soldiers dead in Pakistan's restive tribal region.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 11:58:02 PM

Pakistan starts mass production of JF-17 fighters
Islamabad, Jan 22 (RIA Novosti) Pakistan began Tuesday the assembly of a JF-17 fighter at an aircraft manufacturing plant in the northwest of the country, national television reported.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 7:27:09 PM

Tribal warlord threatens Pakistan army
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Tribal warlord Baitullah Mahsud has warned the Pakistani government that it faces retaliation from terrorists if it continues military action against people living in tribal areas.

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 2:20:51 PM

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