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Rezaul H Laskar

  • Pervez Musharraf's nomination papers rejected for second time

    Jamaat-e-Islami leader Niyamatullah Khan, who intends to contest the May 11 polls from the same constituency, had on Saturday objected to Musharraf's candidature on the ground that he had twice violated and subverted the Constitution.

    Sunday, 7 April 2013 - 12:14pm
  • Pakistan's caretaker PM Mir Hazar Khan Khoso vows to conduct 'free and fair polls'

    Khoso, a former Chief Justice of the Balochistan High Court and Federal Shariah Court, was chosen as the caretaker premier by the Election Commission after the Prime Minister and Leader of Opposition and a bipartisan parliamentary committee were unable to forge consensus on the issue.

    Sunday, 24 March 2013 - 7:57pm
  • Pakistan Taliban threatens to kill Pervez Musharraf on return

    The Pakistani Taliban have threatened to use suicide bombers to target former military ruler Pervez Musharraf when he returns home from self-exile to lead his party in the upcoming general election.

    Saturday, 23 March 2013 - 5:07pm
  • 9 killed in Pakistan blast

    At least nine people, including three children, were killed and over 40 injured on Friday when a powerful bomb planted in a rickshaw ripped through a crowded market in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

    Friday, 22 March 2013 - 11:20pm
  • Taliban warns of attacks against PPP and ANP ahead of polls

    The Pakistani Taliban on Monday suspended their offer of talks with the government and warned of attacks against the Pakistan People's Party and Awami National Party, raising fears of violence during the upcoming general election.

    Monday, 18 March 2013 - 11:32pm
  • Militants storm judicial complex in Peshawar, 4 killed

    A group of heavily armed suicide attackers stormed a judicial complex in the restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing four persons and injuring 30 others, including a lady judge.

    Monday, 18 March 2013 - 2:11pm
  • Pakistan PM Raja Pervez Ashraf proposes names for caretaker PM ahead of polls

    Two days before the PPP-led government completes its term, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Thursday proposed the names of former finance minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, economist Ishrat Hussain and retired judge Mir Hazar Khan Khoso for the post of caretaker premier.

    Thursday, 14 March 2013 - 4:37pm
  • 3 killed in attacks in northwest Pakistan

    Three persons were killed and over 20 others injured in three terrorist attacks, including a suicide bombing and a blast outside the home of a provincial minister, in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday.

    Wednesday, 13 March 2013 - 4:31pm
  • Four killed, 28 injured in Pakistan blast

    A bomb went off inside a mosque in the restive city of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, killing four persons and injuring 28 others, witnesses and officials said.

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 - 2:44pm
  • Trust and confidence key to move forward in Indo-Pak ties: Hina Rabbani Khar

    Talking about Pakistan's foreign policy objectives, she said the country has been single-mindedly focussing on improving ties with all its immediate neighbours, including Afghanistan and India.

    Saturday, 9 March 2013 - 5:16pm