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Pakistan terms India?s response to 30 questions as irrelevant? and ?away from target?
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): As expected,  Pakistan has termed the Indian response to its thirty questions on the Mumbai terror attack as ‘irrelevant’ and ‘away from the target’. In a meeting chaired by the Interior Advisor Rehman Malik, Pakistan’s Interior Secretary ....
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Sacked judges to resume their positions on March 22
( 18-Mar-2009 )

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Gilani says Govt. not planning to curtail Chaudhry?s powers
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has rejected reports that the government is planning to curtail the powers of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry. Gilani said: “Such negativism should be discouraged”, while adding that by reinstating Ch ....
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Zardari gave in because neither army nor US were willing to back him fully
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad/Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): Pakistan and American officials have said that President Asif Ali Zardari had to capitulate to the demands of the Nawaz Sharif-led opposition on the judges restoration issue because he lacked the full backing of both the Army and the US that his predecessor Pervez ....
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Zardari starts reconciliation with estranged PPP leaders
( 18-Mar-2009 )

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Pak dismisses NYT report on expansion of US strikes beyond tribal areas as ?speculative?
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): Pakistan has rebuked media reports which claimed that the United States was planning to expand its military operation beyond the ungoverned tribal areas of Pakistan, particularly in Baluchistan, where top Taliban operatives are reportedly hiding and initiating attacks on the ....
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PAF goes fully nuclear
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): Strengthening its capability, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has now attained powers of carrying nuclear warheads. Addressing media persons on the sidelines of a book launch program, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tanvir Mehmood Ahmed said: “The PAF has been made ....
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Pak cop on trial for not thrashing Long March participants
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): A Pakistani assistant sub inspector is on trial for declining to follow his seniors’ order to thrash Long March participants in Islamabad. Ironically, the Pakistan Government has accepted the protesters’ demand to restore the sacked judiciary, but ASI Raja Ar ....
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Slumdog Millionaire set to hit Chinese theatres
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): After taking the British and US audiences by storm, Oscar-winning film ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ is all set to hit the Chinese theatre.   Directed by Danny Boyle, the film has secured a coveted slot as one of 20 major foreign movies that China will import this ....
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Sherry Rehman denies resigning from PPP
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader and former information minister Sherry Rehman Wednesday denied reports that she had resigned from the party. She told newsmen that she did want to create any kind of crack in the party. “PPP doesn’t want to put any curb on med ....
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Pak extends police remand of three Mumbai suspects by two days
( 18-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar.18 (ANI): a Pakistani anti-terrorism court has extended the police remand of three Mumbai attack suspects by another two days. Anti-terror Court judge Sakhi Mohammad Kahut remanded Lashker-e-Taiba operatives Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, Zarar Shah and Abu al-Qama to the custody of the Fed ....
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No foreign pressure on PPP Govt. to restore judges: Kaira
( 17-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): Information Minister Qamar-uz-Zaman Kaira has said that Pakistan People’s Party led government had fulfilled promises made by its slain leader Benazir Bhutto, and rejected the impression that there was foreign pressure on the government for the reinstatement.   ....
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Chief Justice Dogar may be appointed Pakistan?s new CEC
( 17-Mar-2009 )

Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): Pakistan’s new Chief Election Commissioner could be appointed after a notification about the reinstatement of Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry is issued.   Sources indicated the possibility of present CJ Abdul Hameed Dogar being made the CEC after his re ....
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Zardari says he was waiting for Dogar?s retirement to reinstate Chaudhry
( 17-Mar-2009 )

  Islamabad, Mar 17 (ANI): President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he was only waiting for the retirement of present Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar before restoring Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry as the country’ ....
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