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Last updated: Monday, September 01, 2014 10:04:03 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

Qadri wants rulers hanged over Lahore carnage
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader Tahir-ul Qadri Tuesday demanded that the leaders found responsible for a clash between the police and his party workers in June should be hanged.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 10:32:14 PM

Indian, Pakistani armies agree to reduce tensions along LoC
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani militaries Tuesday agreed to reduce tension along the Line of Control (LoC), dividing the Kashmir region between the two countries, even as India lodged a protest over frequent violations of ceasefire agreement.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:16:16 PM

Protests continue in Islamabad's Constitution Avenue
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Protesters Tuesday continued to occupy Islamabad's Constitution Avenue despite the Supreme Court's order to vacate the area, Dawn online reported.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:36:19 PM

Pakistan cleric sets 48-hour deadline for parliamentarians (Roundup)
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Cleric and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahir ul-Qadri Monday gave a 48-hour deadline to members of the National Assembly or lower house of parliament to leave the house even as it was reported that the third round of talks between the Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has been successful.

Monday, August 25, 2014 8:48:05 PM

SC orders PTI, PAT to leave Constitution Avenue
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday ordered two parties leading anti-government sit-in protests in front of the apex court to clear out of Islamabad's Constitution Avenue area within the next 24 hours.

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:32:25 PM

Sethi to call the shots in Pakistan cricket
Lahore, Aug 25 (IANS) Veteran journalist Najam Aziz Sethi is back to calling the shots in Pakistan cricket even as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Mohammad Khan remains the signing authority.

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:00:04 PM

Pakistani squash players forced to miss lucrative Hong Kong meet
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) After being forced to skip the $50,000 Malaysian Open due to visa issues, Pakistani squash players were compelled to miss the lucrative $150,000 Hong Kong Open by the Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) and play in a $10,000 tournament in Peshawar.

Monday, August 25, 2014 2:28:09 PM

Two gunned down in Pakistan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) At least two people were killed in an armed attack Monday on a NATO tanker on the Pakistan-Afghanistan highway, a media report said.

Monday, August 25, 2014 1:46:17 PM

30-day quit call to PM non-negotiable: Imran Khan
Islamabad, Aug 25 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said his call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down for a 30-day period is non-negotiable and the ball is now in the government's court, media reported Monday.

Monday, August 25, 2014 11:28:03 AM

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