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Pakistan parliament briefed on war on terror
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Wednesday evening met in-camera - only the third such meeting in its history - amid strict security as a military general briefed the MPs on the ongoing operations in the tribal areas of the country and the war on terror.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 9:49:31 PM

Pakistani rupee plunges to new record low
Karachi, Oct 8 (DPA) The Pakistani rupee Wednesday again fell to a record low against the US dollar to close at 80.30 amid a severe foreign exchange shortage and concerns of default on foreign debt repayments.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 7:45:58 PM

Pakistan cricket chief selector resigns
Karachi, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistan's chief selector Salahuddin Ahmed resigned Wednesday just hours after the Sports Ministry issued the notification regarding the appointment of former Test cricketer Ijaz Butt as the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 7:16:16 PM

Five militants killed in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 8 (Xinhua) At least five militants were killed and 27 arrested by security forces during an ongoing operation in northwest Pakistan, official Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) news agency reported Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 08, 2008 4:31:43 PM

Pakistani rupee falls again against dollar
Karachi, Oct 7 (DPA) The Pakistani rupee fell by over one percent against the dollar Tuesday to close at 79.60 from 78.60 the previous day amid growing concerns over eroding foreign exchange reserves, traders said.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 9:29:52 PM

Akhtar makes Pakistan comeback
Karachi, Oct 7 (IANS) Shoaib Akhtar roared his way back into the Pakistan team for a four-nation twenty20 tournament in Canada after almost ten months though he is yet to pay a Rs.7 million fine imposed on him by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) over repeated breaches of discipline.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 7:56:20 PM

Ijaz Butt named new Pakistsn Cricket Board chief
Karachi, Oct 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan Test cricketer Ijaz Butt has been appointed new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), sources in the sports ministry said Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 5:27:01 PM

Zardari should mean what he says: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari should mean what he says in his intention to improve ties with India as 'this will be a huge service to both countries and their people', a leading English daily said Tuesday in a carefully worded editorial on Zardari's statements on terrorism in Kashmir.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 3:21:52 PM

Pakistan investigates suicide bombing at legislator's house
Islamabad, Oct 7 (DPA) Police Tuesday investigated the crime scene at the residence of a lawmaker in central Pakistan where an overnight suicide bombing killed at least 20 people and wounded 60 others, officials and media reports said.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 1:54:39 PM

PCB to stop use of mobile phone in players' dug-out
Karachi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is taking stringent measures to stop the use of mobile phone in and around the players' dug-out during the ongoing National Twenty20 Cup in Lahore in a bid to minimise any possible match-fixing.

Tuesday, October 07, 2008 1:43:44 PM

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