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Shahbaz Sharif hospitalised, out of danger
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was hospitalised Monday after he complained of severe heart pain, Geo TV reported.

Monday, December 29, 2008 7:45:22 PM

ICL will suffer without Badshahs: Moin Khan
Karachi, Dec 29 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan, who was at the helm of Lahore Badshahs - the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL) champions this season - has said that he and his charges are anxiously awaiting a word on their future in the league.

Monday, December 29, 2008 7:31:31 PM

Alam, Quadir differ on Pakistan's preparations against Lanka
Karachi, Dec 29 (IANS) Within weeks of taking over as Pakistan coach and national chief selector respectively, Intikhab Alam and Abdul Qadir have let out differences in their approach to select and prepare the team for the series against Sri Lanka, lined up for January-February next year.

Monday, December 29, 2008 7:07:19 PM

Need to de-escalate and avoid conflict: Kayani
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistan's army chief General Ashfaq Kayani Monday urged de-escalating India-Pakistan tensions and avoiding a conflict in the interest of peace and security, even as Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani reiterated that no one would be allowed to use the country's soil for terrorism.

Monday, December 29, 2008 5:55:30 PM

Zardari to be Pakistani PM, father to replace him?
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) There could be more political churning in the offing in Pakistan with talk that President Asif Ali Zardari may replace Yousuf Raza Gilani as prime minister while transferring all presidential powers to the prime minister by annulling the constitutional amendments former military dictator Pervez Musharraf effected.

Monday, December 29, 2008 5:20:13 PM

Death toll in Pakistan suicide blast rises to 43
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The death toll in the suicide car bombing at a polling station in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP) rose to 43 Monday even as a group identifying itself as Taliban Hamdard claimed responsibility for the attack, officials said.

Monday, December 29, 2008 1:53:37 PM

Rawalpindi crime rate spikes in 2008
Rawalpindi, Dec 29 (IANS) The crime rate in this garrison town adjacent to Pakistani capital Islamabad spiked alarmingly in 2008 with 288 people killed, 300 kidnapped and 1,500 deprived of their vehicles.

Monday, December 29, 2008 12:53:29 PM

15-18 hour power outages in small Pakistani towns
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Small Pakistani towns are undergoing outages of 15-18 hours to enable electricity supplies to larger cities, with the power utility saying the de-silting of canals has resulted in hydel production dropping by a whopping 6,100 MW against the installed capacity of 6,500 MW.

Monday, December 29, 2008 12:29:33 PM

Iran takes lead to cool India-Pakistan tempers
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Iran has taken the lead in cooling Pakistan-India tensions in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, with President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad heading for New Delhi for talks with Indian leaders, a media report said Monday.

Monday, December 29, 2008 11:37:18 AM

Moderate earthquake rattles northwestern Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 29 (DPA) A moderate earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck northwestern Pakistan Monday morning, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage, meteorological authorities said.

Monday, December 29, 2008 11:36:47 AM

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