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Last 12 months most violent period for Pakistani media, says report
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Fifteen journalists have been killed in Pakistan between May 2008 and May 2009 making it the most violent period for the Pakistani media, according to a study.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 7:30:28 PM

Pakistan rejects India's concern for Sikh minorities
Islamabad/New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Noting that Sikhs living in the restive tribal areas of the northwest were Pakistani citizens, Islamabad Saturday rejected New Delhi's concerns over their welfare and said they were being looked after.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 7:14:20 PM

Pakistan cricket board may waive 'cooling period' for ICL rebels
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan is considering the option of waiving off a one-year 'cooling period' proposed by the Indian cricket board for players returning to international cricket from the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL).

Saturday, May 02, 2009 6:34:50 PM

Pakistan rejects Indian concern over welfare of Sikh minorities
Islamabad, May 2 (DPA) Pakistan Saturday rejected Indian concerns about the plight of Sikh families living in militancy-hit tribal areas and said it was taking care of all citizens, including the minorities.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 6:12:45 PM

'Swat deal to be reviewed if peace doesn't return'
Lahore, May 2 (IANS) A controversial deal with the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest would be reviewed if the militants don't live up to their end of the bargain and peace doesn't return to the area, Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani said Saturday.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 5:16:01 PM

Pakistan could prospect for oil, gas in Libya
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan could prospect for oil and gas in Libya as part of its efforts to enhance its reserves, an official accompanying President Asif Ali Zardari on his state visit to the African nation says.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 4:32:15 PM

50,000 displaced in Pakistan's northwest: UN
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Some 50,000 people have been displaced by the military action against the Taliban in Pakistan's restive northwest, UN officials say.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 3:48:48 PM

Exam fraud could unseat Pakistani parliamentarian
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentarian deputed his nephew to appear on his behalf in an examination but the deception was uncovered and he might now lose his seat.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 2:27:52 PM

US sending wrong signals to Pakistan, says media
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) The US is sending out 'devastating signals' against Pakistan's civilian government and 'drumming up' the 'safe' option of the army, an editorial in a leading English newspaper lamented Saturday, while another maintained that the military may be able to safeguard nukes, 'it cannot be expected to address the needs of citizens'.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 1:32:01 PM

Land and drug mafias responsible for Karachi violence: MQM
Karachi, May 2 (IANS) Bristling at suggestions of its involvement in the ethnic violence in this southern port city that claimed at least 34 lives earlier this week, the Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM), a partner in Sindh's ruling coalition, has demanded the removal of two key police officers for 'misleading' the prime minister on the clashes.

Saturday, May 02, 2009 1:27:57 PM

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