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Thawing relations: Another general visits the Presidency

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  ISLAMABAD:  Amid rapid developments on the political front, President Asif Ali Zardari on Monday met Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCSC) General Khalid Shameem Wynne. The meeting came just hours after the Supreme Court decided to begin contempt of court proceedings against Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for the government’s failure to obey its […]

Malaysian firm given Rs24bn road project

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 16: The National Highways Authority on Monday awarded the Rs24. Islamabad News Sources

JICA sends vocational educators for training in Japan

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Islamabad The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organised a warm send-off ceremony here on Monday for a 12-member group of young Pakist The News International – Islamabad

NRO verdict: Proceedings put-off till 11am due to AG’s absence

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  ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan, while hearing the National Reconciliation Ordianance (NRO) implementation case on Monday, put off the proceedings till 11 am due to the absence of Attorney General (AG) Maulvi Anwarul Haq. Additional Prosecutor General KK Agha informed the seven-member bench that the AG might have gone to the commission hearing the […]

President holds talks with Chaudhrys

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 15: Although it was a chilly, drizzly Sunday, there was no let-up in hectic political activities in the capital, with apprehensions about developments on Monday in relation Islamabad News Sources

K-P govt to sequester terrorists in new high security prison facilities

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  ISLAMABAD:  As part of a comprehensive policy to separate terrorists from other inmates, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa is building high-security prisons within its existing jails in Peshawar and Haripur, an official source told The Express Tribune “Civil work is already in progress to build the high-security prisons within the compounds of the central jails […]

Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues – Pakistan Observer

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Egg, chicken prices soaring as cold weather continues Pakistan Observer Rawalpindi—Prices of chicken and eggs are soaring because of their growing demand as cold weather continues. At present retail price for one dozen eggs is Rs 109 as compared to Rs 60 to 65 in suumer. Likewise, the per kiliogram price of chicken is Rs … […]

PML-N to seek support of Q-League, MQM

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 15: In a major shift in its stance, the Pakistan Muslim League-N has decided to contact all parities, including the MQM and PML-Q, in a bid to mount pressure on the beleaguered PPP to announce Islamabad News Sources

Riyadh helped thaw the frost in Islamabad

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  ISLAMABAD: The road from Islamabad to Rawalpindi goes through Riyadh, especially in times of crisis. Influential royals from the Middle East were once again at work last week, defusing the escalating standoff between the civilian dispensation and the military, say sources privy to last week’s dramatic developments. And the backdoor manoeuvres are already producing results, […]

Zardari-Kayani meeting shows ‘limited options’ for all

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  ISLAMABAD: The face-to-face meeting between President Asif Zardari and army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani might have helped the two sides pull back from the brink, but the worst is not over yet, according to a senior member of the embattled Pakistan Peoples Party-led government. A PPP veteran and close aide of the president has […]

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