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Eight killed in North Waziristan drone strike

Eight killed in North Waziristan drone strike

Monday, April 26, 2010 18:15

It was the second such strike in 48 hours, as the United States pursues Taliban fighters and other Al-Qaeda-linked groups that have carved out strongholds in the rugged North Waziristan district on the Afghan border. Three missiles struck a compound mid-morning in the Khushali Toorkhel area, about 25 ...

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Energy crisis hurting various sectors Shahbaz

Energy crisis hurting various sectors Shahbaz

Monday, April 26, 2010 18:00

Punjab’s Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that agriculture, industries and other sectors are suffering from the ongoing energy crisis. This he said while speaking to Britain’s Deputy High Commissioner in Pakistan Peter Tibber, who called on the chief minister at his office Monday. [caption id="attachment_289" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Shahbaz ...

MQM to retire country debt by selling feudals land: Altaf

MQM to retire country debt by selling feudals land: Altaf

Sunday, April 25, 2010 21:57

LAHORE: Chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain, Sunday said those who chanted slogan of ‘Roti, Kapra aur Makan’ (food, clothing and shelter) gave nothing to the people in the past 62 years. [caption id="attachment_252" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Altaf Raja"]...

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Ten policemen wounded in suicide attack

Ten policemen wounded in suicide attack

Friday, April 23, 2010 22:56

PESHAWAR: Police said a suicide attack on a prison van wounded at least 10 policemen in northwest Pakistan. Senior police official Shakeel Khan says the van was attacked Saturday as it arrived at a jail in the town of Timergarah in Lower Dir district. [caption id="attachment_221" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Policemen Wounded Suicide Attack ...

Govt to Give Rs116b to End Circular Debt PM Gilani

Govt to Give Rs116b to End Circular Debt PM Gilani

Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:18

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan News: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the government would give Rs116billion to the power sector to end circular debt and meet the crisis. During a press conference after the conclusion of the energy moot today, the PM said the Rental Power Plants (RPPs) would ...

Funeral Prayer of DSP Offered Peshawar

Funeral Prayer of DSP Offered Peshawar

Thursday, April 22, 2010 6:09

PESHAWAR, Pakistan News: The funeral prayers of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Peshawar Gulfat Hussain and a policeman, who were killed in a suicide blast here yesterday, have been offered on Tuesday. According to the details, the funeral prayers were offered at Police Line while funeral prayers and burials of ...

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Two weekly offs for govt offices Pervez Ashraf

Two weekly offs for govt offices Pervez Ashraf

Thursday, April 22, 2010 5:42

Federal Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervaiz Ashraf said the use of air-conditioners at the government offices would not be allowed before 11am, report said on Thursday. He said while talking to a media briefing that the shops and commercial centers would be closed after 8pm except ...

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Peshawar to be lit with solar lights

Peshawar to be lit with solar lights

Thursday, April 22, 2010 0:47

PESHAWAR: Peshawar will witness the sun-powered streetlights soon, as a project has been set off in this connection on tentatively in the city to tackle the power crisis, Geo News reported Thursday. [caption id="attachment_76" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Solar Light Peshawar"]...

Four Militants Arrested In Mardan

Four Militants Arrested In Mardan

Wednesday, April 21, 2010 2:39

MARDAN: Four suspected militants arrested during security forces raid in Sher Garh area of Mardan. [caption id="attachment_15" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Mardan 4 Militant Arested"][/caption] Police sources said that security forces on a tip-off raided a house in Moosa ...