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Pakistan poll panel lays out dos and don't for campaign
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Political parties in Pakistan have been barred from talking about the military, judiciary and the country's ideology during the upcoming poll campaign, according to the Election Commission of Pakistan's (ECP) draft code of conduct issued Thursday.

Thursday, October 25, 2007 3:15:27 PM

Control Bhutto's foes: US Senate to Musharraf
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The US Senate has urged Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf 'in plain words' to 'purge' the security apparatus of 'elements involved in past political action' against former prime minister Benazir Bhutto and ensure her foolproof safety.

Thursday, October 25, 2007 2:11:48 PM

Pakistan draft poll code limits expenditure
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan has unveiled a draft poll code that limits expenditure by political parties and also bars government spending on advertisements.

Thursday, October 25, 2007 1:02:09 PM

Bhutto receives fresh threat: Reports
Islamabad, Oct 24 (RIA Novosti) Pakistan's former prime minister Benazir Bhutto has received fresh terrorist threats from Al Qaeda following last week's attack on her motorcade in Pakistan's largest city, local media reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 7:38:23 PM

Pakistan urges India to release Pakistanis completing jail term
Islamabad, Oct 24 (Xinhua) Pakistan Wednesday called on India to release Pakistani nationals who have completed their jail term.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 7:36:30 PM

Pakistan deploys 2,500 soldiers in Swat in NWFP
Islamabad, Oct 24 (DPA) The Pakistan government has sent 2,500 soldiers to control Islamic militants trying to impose Taliban-style rule in a mountainous district of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province, military officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 6:34:24 PM

Pakistani police detain 18 over Bhutto attack
Islamabad, Oct 24 (DPA) Pakistani police have rounded up more than a dozen people for questioning over last week's suicide bombings in the southern port city of Karachi, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 2:43:40 PM

Mature Indian, Pakistani response to fighting terror: editorial
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) India and Pakistan have displayed 'restraint and maturity' in not blaming each other for recent terrorist acts in their countries and have 'risen to the occasion' by agreeing to fight off the common enemy, an editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:53:18 PM

Pakistan forfeits $500,000 from Chinese firm
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A Chinese firm that was prevented by Beijing from supplying 300 railway bogies that Pakistan had contracted for has lost the Rs.30 million (about $50,000) guarantee money it had paid toward the Rs.1.6 billion contract after Islamabad forfeited the deposit.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 1:39:23 PM

Musharraf grants more Northern Areas council more powers
Islamabad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday announced a legislative assembly's status to the Northern Areas Council with powers to present and pass the areas' annual budget.

Tuesday, October 23, 2007 8:53:16 PM

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