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Karachi unrest claims 12 more lives
KARACHI, March 2: At least 12 people lost their lives in incidents of firing and targeted attacks, mostly on sectarian grounds, in the city on Saturday.
PM orders reversal of POL hike
By A Reporter
ISLAMABAD, March 2: Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf ordered reversal of the hike in prices of petroleum products on Saturday in an attempt to silence opposition by members of his own party who described the increase as ill-advised in the build-up to the general election.
PPP and MQM agree to thrash out differences
KARACHI, March 2: The People’s Party and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement left little doubt whatsoever that they had kept channels of communication open when Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad called on President Asif Zardari in Lahore and the interior minister met Altaf Hussain in London on Saturday.
Judicial Commission proposes elevation of 7 judges
By Nasir Iqbal
ISLAMABAD, March 2: The Judicial Commission (JC) on Saturday proposed elevation of seven judges to the Peshawar High Court (PHC) and granted six-month extension to six additional judges of the Lahore High Court (LHC).
Women outnumber men in list of centenarian voters
By Iftikhar A. Khan and Kalbe Ali
ISLAMABAD, March 2: Women outnumber men in the list of Pakistani voters aged 100 years or more.
4 shot dead in Turbat; car torched with bodies inside
By Saleem Shahid
QUETTA, March 2: Gunmen targeted a car in the border town of Tump in Turbat district early on Saturday, killing the four occupants before setting the vehicle on fire, official sources said.
TTP warns cellphone shops to stop ‘shameless’ business
PESHAWAR, March 2: Pakistani Taliban have threatened to bomb a mobile phone market here for the “shameless” selling of video clips, ring tones and accessories, officials said on Saturday.
Rights council to discuss report on disappearances
By Amin Ahmed
ISLAMABAD, March 2: The Human Rights Council, now meeting in Geneva for its 22nd session, will take up on Tuesday the report on enforced or involuntary disappearances in Pakistan prepared by its working group that visited the country in September last year.
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