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Musharraf main obstacle, say ex-servicemen
ISLAMABAD: A hundred or so of Pakistan’s ex-servicemen, including former service chiefs and retired Generals, Air Marshals and Admirals, came together in an extraordinary spectacle here on Thursday. In the banquet hall of a small ...
ISLAMABAD: This was the second meeting of the Pakistan Ex-servicemen Society this month. At the first one on January 22, they asked President Pervez Musharraf to resign in the “supreme national interest.” This time, ...
Illegal custody: Pakistani lawyer
ISLAMABAD: The government extended the detention of Aitzaz Ahsan, a leader of the lawyers’ movement and a prominent member of the Pakistan People’s Party, by another 30 days after the expiry of his 90-day arrest on Thursday. ...
Cowardly act, says Colombo
COLOMBO: At least eight civilians, including four in a cycle suicide blast by a suspected LTTE cadre in Jaffna town, died on Thursday as pitched battles continued along the Forward Defence Lines (FDLs) in the north. The Defence Ministry ...
Asian, black groups in U.K. protest new police powers
LONDON: Britain’s Asian and black communities have protested over plans to give more powers to the police to stop and search people describing it as an attempt to reintroduce through the backdoor the controversial 1980s’ ...
Verdict on Hindraf plea set for February 26
SINGAPORE: The High Court in Kuala Lumpur has set February 26 for delivering the judgment on a batch of habeas corpus petitions for the release of five detained leaders of the Hindu Rights Action Force. The five — P. Uthayakumar, ...
India & World
Launch of YouthSat satellite postponed to year-end
An Indo-Russian venture to study solar flare activity
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