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Deaths at banned Pakistani kite festival causes stir
Islamabad, Feb 26 (DPA) Pakistani politicians Monday condemned authorities for allowing the controversial Basant kite festival, that caused death to at least a dozen people, to be celebrated over the weekend, despite a court ban.

Monday, February 26, 2007 2:18:14 PM

Party rumblings as Bugti's grandson nominated chief
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The nomination of Brahmdug Bugti, the grandson of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti, as chief of Pakistan's Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) has led to dissent within the group.

Monday, February 26, 2007 11:47:49 AM

Pakistani court urged to 'free the media'
Lahore, Feb 26 (IANS) Seeking a ruling on media freedom, a petition before Pakistan's Supreme Court says that showing a court official taking bribe does not amount to contempt of court.

Monday, February 26, 2007 10:30:11 AM

Lahore marks spring with kite duels
Lahore, Feb 25 (IANS) Lahore's sky was filled with thousands of white colour kites on Basant Saturday night as people and foreign tourists revelled in the traditional spring festival.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 12:15:54 PM

Musharraf to lobby against curbs on PIA in Europe
Karachi, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf is expected to talk to European leaders if the European Union (EU) bans Pakistan International Airline (PIA) from operating in the continent, citing safety concerns.

Sunday, February 25, 2007 12:09:27 PM

At least 18 people killed in road accidents in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 24 (DPA) At least 11 passengers were killed Saturday after a mudslide hit their minibus in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, news reports said.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 9:32:05 PM

Foreign ministers of 7 Muslim countries summit in Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 24 (DPA) Foreign ministers of seven prominent Muslim countries are due to arrive in Pakistan Saturday to prepare the ground for a proposed leaders' summit in Saudi Arabia on the situation in the Middle East.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 4:49:27 PM

Majority Muslims reject terrorism, West less so: US survey
Washington/Lahore, Feb 24 (IANS) A large majority of Muslims across the world have been forthright in rejecting terrorism, according to a US survey that says the findings were 'surprising'.

Saturday, February 24, 2007 11:00:43 AM

India withholding train victims list, alleges Pakistan
Islamabad, Feb 23 (DPA) India has failed to provide a list of mainly Pakistani passengers who died in the bomb attack on the Samjhauta Express five days ago, Pakistan's Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid told the parliament in Islamabad Friday.

Friday, February 23, 2007 4:55:13 PM

Pakistan media urges change in 'bilateral chemistry'
Lahore, Feb 23 (IANS) Pakistan must 'reconsider its old stances on bilateral disputes with India' for the current peace process to progress and succeed, a prominent Pakistani newspaper urged Friday.

Friday, February 23, 2007 1:17:28 PM

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