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Terrorism not to derail India-Pakistan peace process
Lahore, May 18 (IANS) India and Pakistan will discuss terrorism when they begin bilateral talks here Tuesday, with both sides indicating they will not let the issue derail their peace process.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 6:53:48 PM

End this visa regime, Pakistanis say
Lahore, May 18 (IANS) Sitting in Coocoo's Den, a must-go restaurant in Lahore in the heart of the city's red light district, maverick painter and owner Iqbal Hussein simply can't understand the visa games politicians and officials of India and Pakistan play.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 4:03:40 PM

IPL fever infects Pakistanis(Letter from Lahore)
Lahore, May 18 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has caught the imagination of Pakistanis. Go to any cafe on the trendy M.M. Alam Road in central Lahore, you will find young upwardly mobile Lahoris engaged in cricket natter -- around the fortunes of 'bad boy' Shoaib Akhtar, the glamour of Bollywood stars like Shah Rukh Khan who are sponsoring some of the teams, and the 'connecting' power of cricket between the two neighbours.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 3:44:24 PM

Nirmala Deshpande's ashes immersed in Indus
Karachi, May 18 (IANS) The ashes of Indian peace and human rights activist Nirmala Deshpande were immersed in the Indus River at the steps of the Sadhu Bela temple at Sukkur in Sindh on Saturday.

Sunday, May 18, 2008 10:52:20 AM

Pakistani envoy to Afghanistan recovered from tribal region (Second Lead)
Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistan Saturday claimed that it had recovered its ambassador to Afghanistan from the country's restive tribal region where he was held for over three months by pro-Taliban militants, and that no deal was made to secure his release.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:36:17 PM

14 Pakistani fishermen freed by India reach Karachi
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) Fourteen Pakistani fishermen released from Indian jails in a 'goodwill gesture' reached Karachi Saturday where they were received by a team of the Fishermen's Cooperative Society (FCS).

Saturday, May 17, 2008 4:31:27 PM

Pakistani ambassador to Afghanistan released from tribal region (Lead)
Islamabad, May 17 (DPA) Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan, abducted around three months ago in the country's restive tribal region, has been released, media reports said Saturday.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 2:04:30 PM

Kidnapped Pakistan ambassador released: reports
Islamabad, May 17 (Xinhua) Pakistan's ambassador to Afghanistan Tariq Azizuddin, who was kidnapped Feb 11, has been released, local TV channels reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 12:05:02 PM

Pakistan's poor go hungry amid food shortages
Karachi, May 17 (DPA) Sukena, a middle-aged mother of two girls, argued with a shopkeeper as she reached her hands into the pockets of her burqa and counted money. All she had was Rs.25 (35 cents), barely enough to buy bread but no milk in the port city of Karachi.

Saturday, May 17, 2008 8:39:18 AM

Now PPP and PML-N spat over Punjab governor
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and its ally Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) are embroiled in a fresh row - this time over journalist-businessman Salmaan Taseer who has been named the governor of Punjab province.

Friday, May 16, 2008 2:17:19 PM

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