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Decision on governor’s rule likely today
By Syed Irfan Raza
ISLAMABAD, March 3: A meeting on Balochistan’s political crisis on Monday is likely to announce a date for lifting governor’s rule.
Walking on mud with reddish hue
By Muhammad Ali Siddiqi
KARACHI, March 3: The blast occurred as the Maghrib prayer was drawing to a close. So it must be between 6.50 and 6.55pm. Even though the Masjid-i-Bilal is almost two kilometres from Abbas Town, it appeared the bomb had exploded in the mosque’s forecourt. That should give us an idea of the bomb’s killing power.
Oil price hike reversed,notification issued
By Khaleeq Kiani
ISLAMABAD, March 3: After three days of quibbling, the government on Sunday formally issued a notification to reverse its decision to increase prices of petroleum products from March 1.
Iran gas vital for Pakistan: Zardari
GUJRANWALA/SIALKOT, March 3: President Asif Ali Zardari has said the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline accord will help overcome the energy crisis and the government will implement it despite international pressure.
BJP launches poll bid with squabbles
By Jawed Naqvi
NEW DELHI, March 3: With more than a year still to go for the general elections, India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party began its 2014 poll campaign here on Sunday but its scathing attack on the corruption-tainted ruling Congress party could not hide its own divisions over who should be the prime ministerial candidate.
Death toll climbs to 76 BD deploys troops as clashes continue
DHAKA, March 3: Bangladesh deployed troops in a part of the country after fresh clashes erupted on Sunday, taking the death toll to 76 in weeks of violence over the conviction of Jamaat-i-Islami leaders for ‘war crimes’.
US says sanctions only if pipeline deal is completed
By Anwar Iqbal
WASHINGTON, March 3: The US media warned on Sunday that the Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline might lead to sanctions against Islamabad, although the State Department says sanctions will only become effective if Pakistan finalises the deal.
No Pakhtun-Mohajir conflict: Altaf
By Inamullah Khattak
ISLAMABAD, March 3: The chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Mr Altaf Hussain, has said there is no Pakhtun-Mohajir conflict in Karachi.
Refugees end protest in Vienna church
VIENNA, March 3: A group of mainly Pakistani asylum-seekers who had been occupying a central Vienna church since mid-December moved out on Sunday and into a monastery, organisers said.
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