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Pakistan must defeat Taliban, says Zardari; Rs.8 bn for refugee aid
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistan must win the war against the Taliban in the country's restive northwest, President Asif Ali Zardari declared Wednesday, as the military announced it had captured a key militant stronghold and the government sanctioned Rs.8 billion for the 2.5 million refugees who have fled the fighting.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 10:39:11 PM

Australia to train Pakistani troops in CI operations
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Australia is to train a small number of Pakistani troops in counter-insurgency operations to enable Islamabad better take on the Taliban and Al Qaeda in the restive tribal region along the border with Afghanistan, it was announced in Canberra Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 9:11:03 PM

Pakistani troops capture Taliban stronghold, kill 80 militants
Islamabad, May 20 (DPA) Pakistani troops overran an important militant stronghold in northwestern district of Buner, killing some 80 Taliban fighters, an army spokesman said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 8:00:39 PM

US asked for a/c tents for Swat displaced
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) The US has been asked for air-conditioned tents to house the 2.5 million civilians who have fled the Pakistan military's anti-Taliban operations in the country's restive northwest and who have been housed in 22 relief camps.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 7:37:45 PM

Pakistani troops kill over 80 militants
Islamabad, May 20 (Xinhua) More than 80 Taliban militants have been killed in overnight operations by the Pakistani troops in North West Frontier Province (NWFP), an official said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 7:33:33 PM

Pakistan's 2009-10 budget summary sent to PM for approval
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) A summary of Pakistan's budget for fiscal 2009-10 has been sent for approval to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ahead of its expected presentation in parliament June 6.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:00:30 PM

Younis asks his team to learn from Caribbean debacle
Karachi, May 20 (IANS) Still haunted by the bitter memories of the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies, Pakistan captain Younis Khan has asked his team to take lessons from the debacle and give their best in next month's World Twenty20 Championship in England.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 4:47:02 PM

At gunpoint, Taliban enforce dress code in Peshawar
Peshawar, May 20 (IANS) The Taliban have imposed a dress code for men in this provincial capital, notwithstanding the Pakistani army's successes in its actions against the Taliban in other parts of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP).

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 4:36:30 PM

Pakistani army chief reviews anti-Taliban operations
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Wednesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the anti-Taliban military operations in the northwest that have so far seen the elimination of over 1,000 militants.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 3:34:31 PM

Four arrested for 'spying' for India: Report
Lahore, May 20 (IANS) Four men suspected of 'spying' for India have been arrested here, a media report Tuesday said.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:24:58 AM

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