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When Indian 'parampara' becomes Pakistani wordspeak
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Indian television serials, populated by bejewelled women and large joint families, are part of everyday life in Pakistan and slowly changing everyday vocabulary with words like 'parivar', 'prarthana' and 'parivartan' creeping in.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 9:47:41 AM

Pakistan's new rulers will inherit economic mess
Karachi, March 6 (IANS) Working as a maid on a salary of Rs.4,000 a month, Perveen Riaz, 45, supplements her husband's Rs.5,000. 'We're barely able to make ends meet,' said the mother of seven children of whom five go to school.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 8:46:17 AM

14 Indian fishermen arrested in Pakistani waters
Islamabad, March 6 (DPA) Sixteen Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistan Maritime Security Agency officials for illegally fishing in Pakistani waters.

Thursday, March 06, 2008 12:35:37 AM

Pakistan's PPP to announce PM candidate Thursday
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is expected to announce its prime ministerial candidate after a meeting of parliamentary party Thursday, the official Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 10:27:09 PM

Top Pakistan parties want Musharraf to seek confidence vote
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) Pakistan's two largest winning parties in the recent general elections have agreed to move a resolution in the first parliament session asking President Pervez Musharraf to seek a vote of confidence, the News reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 8:42:25 PM

Musharraf not to attend OIC summit
Islamabad, March 5 (Xinhua) Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf will not attend the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) summit scheduled to be held this month in Senegal, according to media reports Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 05, 2008 8:41:51 PM

Suicide bomber at Pakistan Navy War College kills five (Lead)
Islamabad, March 4 (DPA) At least five people were killed Tuesday when a suspected suicide bomber struck at the Pakistan Navy War College in the eastern city of Lahore, officials said.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 4:48:11 PM

Blasts kill 3 in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 4 (Xinhua) Three persons were killed and several injured Tuesday when four bombs exploded at Pakistan Navy War College in Lahore, Geo TV reported.

Tuesday, March 04, 2008 3:06:39 PM

Protesters teargassed in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 3 (DPA) Pakistan riot police lobbed teargas canisters Monday to disperse hundreds of protesters attempting to march to the home of the country's detained former chief justice.

Monday, March 03, 2008 9:35:36 PM

13 killed as rival Sunni groups clash in Pakistan
Islamabad, March 3 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed and 15 injured Monday during heavy fighting between rival Sunni Islamic groups in Pakistan's tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

Monday, March 03, 2008 9:35:10 PM

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