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Zardari vows to continue fight against sectarianism
By Saleem Shahid
QUETTA, Feb 28: President Asif Ali Zardari vowed on Thursday to continue the fight against militancy and sectarianism till every enemy of the country was defeated and elements involved in the killing of innocent people in Balochistan were brought to book.
Groundbreaking of gas pipeline on 11th
By Baqir Sajjad Syed
ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: After a wait of almost two decades, the groundbreaking of $7.5 billion Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline will be performed on March 11 on the Pak-Iran border by the presidents of the two countries.
IN order to restore peace in Pakistan, especially in Fata and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the APC completely supports the efforts of a 17-member grand jirga and suggests the following steps:
Copies of school certificates: ECP withdraws letters it had written to lawmakers
By Iftikhar A. Khan
ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: The Election Commission of Pakistan has withdrawn a letter it had sent to 249 lawmakers on Feb 7, asking them either to produce verified copies of their secondary and higher secondary school certificates or be ready to face criminal proceedings.
Petrol, diesel prices raised
By Khaleeq Kiani
ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: The oil marketing companies announced on Thursday an increase of about four per cent in the prices of petrol and other petroleum products for March, with a total revenue impact of about Rs5 billion.
NA relieved at ECP gesture, but degree worries ‘won’t go’
By Raja Asghar
ISLAMABAD, Feb 28: There seemed to be a sense of relief in the National Assembly on Thursday on being told that the Election Commission of Pakistan had agreed with a house committee not to write directly to lawmakers to verify their academic record.
Indian defence budget up by 5pc
By Jawed Naqvi
NEW DELHI, Feb 28: Indian markets went into a sulk and the rupee took a sharp 50 paisa fall against the dollar on Thursday as Finance Minister P. Chidambaram unveiled a surge in spending in his last budget before next year’s general election.
Zardari calls for political set-up in Balochistan
QUETTA, Feb 28: President Asif Ali Zardari asked Balochistan Governor Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi on Thursday to play his role in setting up a political government in the province after lifting of the governor’s rule some time next week.
Four schools blown up in Mohmand
By Our Correspondent
GHALANAI, Feb 28: Four schools were blown up in different areas of Safi tehsil of Mohmand Agency on Thursday.
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