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Miandad is now PCB's batting consultant
Karachi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday appointed former captain Javed Miandad as its batting consultant following the national team's disastrous tour of Sri Lanka this summer.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 9:21:12 PM

Second swine flu case detected in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Pakistan's second swine flu case was detected Thursday, with a 13-year-old boy testing positive at the Faisalabad Allied Hospital after a series of tests were conducted on him due to the lack of proper detection kits.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 7:23:20 PM

Currency worth over Rs.1 tn circulating in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Currency worth Rs.1.2231 trillion ($15 billion) is circulating in Pakistan in the form of 4.1588 billion notes, the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament, was informed Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 5:17:46 PM

Pakistani, Indian firms traded goods worth $900 mn
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 25,000 Pakistani and Indian companies traded goods worth Rs.74.32 billion ($900 million) last year, the National Assembly, the lower house of Pakistan's parliament, was informed Thursday.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 4:06:33 PM

Pakistan kills 10 Taliban in gunship raids
Islamabad, Aug 13 (DPA) Pakistani security forces pounded militant hideouts in the restive tribal region bordering Afghanistan Thursday, killing at least 10 militants, officials said.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 3:25:21 PM

Musharraf arrest only on government's orders: police
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, booked for illegally detaining Supreme Court judges after declaring an emergency Nov 3, 2007, can be arrested only on the direct orders of the government since he enjoys legal and constitutional immunity, say police officials.

Thursday, August 13, 2009 1:48:39 PM

US embassy in Pakistan denies its diplomat dclared PNG
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The US embassy here has denied reports that one of its diplomats had been declared persona-non-grata after an apparent scuffle with the police in the northwestern city of Peshawar.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:40:43 PM

PCB chief Butt hits back at media criticism
Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt Wednesday hit back at a media report suggesting he had failed to work out a strategy to persuade international teams to again play in the country.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 9:07:32 PM

70 killed in Pakistan Taliban, local militia clashes
Islamabad, Aug 12 (DPA) At least 70 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in clashes between Taliban militants and a pro-government militia in Pakistan's ungoverned tribal belt that borders Afghanistan, intelligence officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:25:41 PM

Independence Day remission for 500 Pakistani prisoners
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Around 500 prisoners out of 80,000 will benefit from the remissions approved Wednesday by Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari ahead of Independence Day, Aug 14.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 8:00:37 PM

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