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Pakistan pays Rs.25 bn to clear oil companies' bills
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) With Pakistan freezing domestic prices of petroleum products, the government has been forced to give state-owned oil marketing companies Rs.25 billion to enable them to clear their bills.

Monday, June 02, 2008 12:36:56 PM

Nawaz Sharif, brother allowed to contest by-elections
Islamabad, June 1 (Xinhua) Pakistan's election commission Sunday allowed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to run in a parliamentary by-election.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 6:31:21 PM

Pakistan freezes oil prices for a fortnight
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Concerned over inflation, Pakistan has frozen the prices of petroleum products for the next fortnight.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:22:59 PM

Pakistan to subsidise 5.8 mn poor households
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) The Pakistani government, with assistance from the World Bank, is to provide 'targeted subsidy' to 5.8 million poor households to enable them cope with rising food prices.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 1:22:30 PM

'Pakistan in a blind alley'
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Lack of confidence in the political and military leadership of Pakistan, as also their lack of initiative, has pushed the country 'into a blind alley while a defeated but stubborn president seems determined to avenge his humiliation by destroying the political system which he has failed to control', a leading commentator said Sunday.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 12:13:26 PM

In Coocoo's Den, portrait of an 'outsider' in Pakistan
Lahore, June 1 (IANS) Statuettes of Shiva-Parvati and the Buddha jostle for space with paintings of pensive prostitutes in the eclectic studio of maverick painter Iqbal Hussain housed in Coocoo's Den, the famous restaurant founded by him in the heart of Lahore's red light district.

Sunday, June 01, 2008 10:41:52 AM

Pakistan economy worst off in five years: central bank
Karachi, May 31 (DPA) Pakistan's economic growth hit its slowest pace in five years at below six percent due to deteriorating domestic and international developments, the central bank said Saturday.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 7:27:42 PM

Pakistan permitted to inspect Baglihar dam: official
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) India has agreed to Pakistan's request to inspect the Baglihar dam project in Jammu and Kashmir and the dates for this will be worked out soon, a Pakistani official said Saturday.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 6:33:56 PM

Poll panel split on Sharifs' elegibility to contest by-polls
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) A two-member Election Tribunal Saturday delivered a split verdict on former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his younger brother Shahbaz Sharif's eligibility to contest the June 26 parliamentary by-elections and referred the matter to the chief election commissioner (CEC).

Saturday, May 31, 2008 6:09:47 PM

'Zardari eyeing Pakistani presidency'
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistan's ruling coalition has reached an agreement on turning the heat on President Pervez Musharraf to pave the way for Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of alliance leader Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to ascend to the office, a newspaper report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 31, 2008 4:41:28 PM

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