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Last updated: Monday, September 01, 2014 2:10:09 PM

Murder case registered against Pakistani PM, 20 others
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistani police Thursday afternoon registered a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 20 others for their alleged involvement in the police shootout June 17 that killed 14 civilian protestors in Lahore, a media report said.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:02:14 PM

Pakistan government ready to file FIR against Sharif
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) The Pakistan government Thursday said it was ready to lodge a first information report (FIR) against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, among others, in Lahore's Model Town tragedy case that resulted in the death of 14 Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) supporters, a media report said.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 5:32:10 PM

Afghan refugees increasing in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) The number of registered refugees in Pakistan is escalating as 50,000 children are born to refugee families every year, Dawn online reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:20:04 AM

Pakistan running out of polio campaign funds
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan's health ministry has said that if new funds are not arranged for the delayed anti-polio campaign, it is likely to halt after two months, Dawn online reported Thursday.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:18:04 AM

Hindu temple may be razed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A 79-year old Hindu temple in Rawalpindi may be razed to make way for an educational and housing complex, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:52:16 AM

Pakistani cleric ends talks with government
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) Pakistan Awami Tehreek leader Tahir-ul-Qadri Thursday announced he was ending dialogue with the government as his demands were not accepted.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:30:04 AM

Shun negative politics, says Nawaz Sharif
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday said it was the need of the hour to shun negative politics and use energy for the country's progress, and anyone hindering development will be held accountable.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:14:04 PM

Pakistan government to directly talk to Imran, Qadri
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) The Pakistan government Wednesday decided to hold direct talks with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahir-ul Qadri who are currently protesting to compel the prime minister to resign, Geo News reported.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 8:04:03 PM

Leave Islamabad's protest venue: Pakistan SC
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) In the second such direction, the Supreme Court of Pakistan Wednesday ordered the two parties leading anti-government sit-in protests to clear out of Islamabad's Constitution Avenue area by Thursday.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:54:04 PM

Court orders FIR against Nawaz, Qadri demands hanging
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Lahore High Court (LHC) Tuesday ordered filing of an FIR against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his party leaders over an incident of violence in Lahore, prompting cleric Tahir-ul Qadri to demand those found responsible be hanged.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:44:08 PM

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