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Aamer confident of playing in World Cup
Karachi, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Aamer is hopeful that he will feature in the World Cup even though he is under suspension because of a spot-fixing scandal.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 3:47:07 PM

Pakistani prosecutors decline cases against militants
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Public prosecutors in Pakistan have refused to proceed with cases involving suspected militants on the pretext that the banned terror outfits are threatening them with dire consequences if they appeared in court.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 2:42:05 PM

No CCTV evidence in Karachi blast, says official
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) It would be difficult to track down the suspects in the Karachi port city blast Thursday that killed 19 people because electricity supply to the bombed police station was disconnected and there was no CCTV footage, an official said Saturday.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 1:46:48 PM

Not worried over India's UNSC seat bid, says Pakistan
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan has nothing to worry about India getting a UN Security Council permanent membership, because just based on a statement of the US, India will not be made a member and there are still many phases to go, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 12:19:50 PM

Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)
Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. Although this was a surface phenomenon since the long spells of military rule bred fundamentalist elements, which remained underground till it was time to strike, as at present, the superficial calm allowed Pakistan to pretend that all was well.

Saturday, November 13, 2010 10:00:56 AM

1,000 kg of explosives used in Karachi blast
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) About 1,000 kg of explosives were used in the devastating blast in Karachi that left at least 19 people dead and over 100 injured, officials said Friday.

Friday, November 12, 2010 8:48:42 PM

Tainted trio's hearing to be held in January
Karachi, Nov 12 (IANS) An independent tribunal appointed by the International Cricket Councl (ICC) will meet in Doha (Qatar) Jan 6-11 next year to determine the alleged breaches of the ICC's Anti-Corruption Code by three Pakistan players -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif.

Friday, November 12, 2010 8:19:35 PM

Pakistan launches anti-corruption drive
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Pakistani government has said the heads of government departments will be held equally responsible if someone of their staff was found guilty of corruption, a media report said Friday.

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:34:07 PM

Blend of creativity, contemporary cuts at Pakistan fashion week
Karachi, Nov 12(IANS) Designers experimented with silhouettes and drifted away from their staple long kurtas and palazzos on the second day of the Pakistan Fashion Design Council-Sunsilk Fashion Week(PFDC-SFW) here to throw up a blend of creativity and contemporary cuts even as a huge blast close to the venue failed to cast a shadow on the event.

Friday, November 12, 2010 2:39:37 PM

Pakistani cities start bus service for women
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) A bus service exclusively for women has been launched in Pakistan's twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The buses sport stickers that say: 'Decent public transport for women.'

Friday, November 12, 2010 2:31:46 PM

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