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Natural disasters since 1970 take heavy toll in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) A string of natural disasters, including floods and earthquakes, have left over 3.3 million people dead and caused a staggering loss of $2,300 billion between 1970 and 2008 in Pakistan, said a new book.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:49:45 AM

Over 2,500 kids went missing in Karachi last year
Karachi, Nov 21 (IANS) More than 2,500 children were reported as missing in Karachi last year, an NGO has revealed.

Sunday, November 21, 2010 11:09:42 AM

Five shot, injured in Pakistan over ludo game dispute
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) A Pakistani policeman was fighting for his life, while four other people were also hospitalised after they were shot at Saturday when they got into a dispute while playing a game of ludo in Faisalabad city, a media report said.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 7:12:41 PM

Pakistani woman on death row likely to get pardon
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Blasphemy charges against a Pakistani Christian woman, sentenced to death, were 'fabricated', and she is likely to be pardoned by President Asif Ali Zardari, a senior official said Saturday.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 5:55:19 PM

Pakistan gets six more F-16 aircraft
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Six more block-52 F-16 aircraft reached Pakistan from the US Saturday, raising the number of such fighter jets delivered to the country this year to 12.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 5:16:20 PM

Pakistan says no to US drone strikes in Balochistan
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday said it will not allow the US to carry out drone strikes against militants in the country's Balochistan region bordering Afghanistan.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 4:31:17 PM

Gunmen torch 10 NATO oil tankers in Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 20 (DPA) Suspected Taliban militants in northwestern Pakistan Saturday torched 10 lorries carrying oil supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 4:22:26 PM

Pakistan denies receiving new proposals from India
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday denied 'receiving any new set of proposals from India for the resumption of bilateral dialogue'.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 4:20:50 PM

Sikh pilgrims' tents in Pakistan catches fire; no casualties
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) At least 20 tents of Sikh pilgrims were burnt to ashes in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib city where they had gone to participate in the 542nd birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak, a media report said Saturday. No casualties were reported.

Saturday, November 20, 2010 12:48:12 PM

Top Al Qaeda leader killed in US drone attack
Islamabad, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, Mufti Ali Muhammad, has reportedly been killed along with two of his accomplices in a US drone strike Friday in Pakistan's North Waziristan district along the Afghan border.

Friday, November 19, 2010 10:32:23 PM

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