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I am still a judge, says Bhagwandas
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Justice Rana Bhagwandas, the second senior-most judge of the Pakistani Supreme Court whose services have been terminated, Monday said he was still a judge though he was under house arrest.

Monday, November 05, 2007 10:08:42 PM

I'm in control, Musharraf asserts amidst arrest reports (Night Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf Monday asserted he was in full control, amidst reports of his house arrest that triggered a stock market crash.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:52:57 PM

Sacked Pakistan CJI calls for fight for 'real democracy'
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan's sacked chief justice Monday appealed to citizens, especially lawyers, to continue their struggle against the imposition of emergency and fight for 'real democracy' in the country.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:38:13 PM

Violent lawyers' stir, stock market crash in Pakistan (Evening Lead)
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Lawyers in different cities of Pakistan Monday staged violent protests against the imposition of emergency and removal of judges, while the Karachi stock exchange plummeted amid rumours that President Pervez Musharraf had been put under house arrest.

Monday, November 05, 2007 6:35:56 PM

Stocks crash in Pakistan amid mutiny rumours
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) Pakistan's major stock index plunged Monday afternoon amid rumours of President Pervez Musharraf being placed under house arrest after his weekend proclamation of a state of emergency.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:37:14 PM

Britain to 'consider position' on aid to Pakistan
London, Nov 5 (DPA) The British government was expected Monday to review future aid to Pakistan following the declaration of a state of emergency by President Pervez Musharraf.

Monday, November 05, 2007 4:11:58 PM

Age of darkness, end of enlightened moderation: Pakistani media
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Curbs on the media notwithstanding, Pakistani newspapers continued to hammer away at the government for the second successive day Monday, with one saying an 'age of darkness' had descended on the country after the imposition of emergency.

Monday, November 05, 2007 3:07:03 PM

Lawyers beaten by police, detained in Karachi
Islamabad, Nov 5 (DPA) Pakistani police Monday baton-charged and detained lawyers in the southern port city of Karachi as they protested the weekend proclamation of a state of emergency by President Pervez Musharraf.

Monday, November 05, 2007 1:46:51 PM

Pakistan may reduce Supreme Court bench
Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan may reduce the number of Supreme Court judges from 19 to as few as 10 as the present bench is 'too big', the country's top law officer has said.

Monday, November 05, 2007 1:15:29 PM

Militants free 200 Pakistani soldiers: army spokesman
Islamabad, Nov 4 (Xinhua) Militants Sunday freed 211 Pakistani soldiers who were kidnapped near the Afghan border two months ago, the army's top spokesman said.

Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:20:49 PM

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