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Pakistan poll result is the sign of a mature electorate, say observers
International monitors give the election an overall clean chit
Victory for Obama
MILWAUKEE: Barack Obama cruised past a fading Hillary Rodham Clinton with two more wins in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, leaving the former First Lady in desperate need of a comeback after 10 losses in a race she once ...
Junta plan must be credible: ASEAN
SINGAPORE: The Association of South East Asian Nations has called for an “independent verification” of the Myanmar junta’s roadmap for democracy. The move, not yet translated into a plan of action, follows the decision ...
U.S. all set to hit satellite
WASHINGTON: The U.S. Defence Department said on Wednesday the window of opportunity is now open for it to try to shoot down a failing spy satellite. The Navy is planning to hit the satellite with a heat-seeking missile as early as ...
‘People of Pakistan have spoken’
Asma Jahangir, Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, writes: Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan applauds the people of Pakistan who overcame several obstacles and despite pre-poll ...
U.K. to slap migrant tax
New citizenship system from Feb. 29
LTTE to blame, says NGO
COLOMBO: The International Crisis Group, a multi-national NGO focusing on conflict zones, said in a report on Wednesday, “With Sri Lanka again in civil war, the international community must concentrate on protecting civilians from the ...
Koirala to be nominated
KATHMANDU: Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala will not contest the upcoming Constituent Assembly (CA) election; instead, he will be nominated by his party in the Assembly under the proportional system. This was disclosed when ...
Musharraf calls for “harmonious coalition”
“Elections have strengthened moderate forces in Pakistan”
Hope new government will be our ally, says Bush
Washington: Terming the outcome of Pakistan elections a “victory in the war on terror,” United States President George W. Bush said on Wednesday he hoped the new government in Islamabad would be a “friend” of the U.S. ...
India & World
Pakistan elections: Senators ‘satisfied’
NEW DELHI: Three influential Senators from the United States, Joseph Biden, John Kerry and Chuck Hagel, after an interaction with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday, told presspersons that they were satisfied with the Pakistan election ...
India revises wage for housemaids in UAE
DUBAI: New Delhi has fixed dirham 1,000 (approximately Rs. 11,879) as the revised minimum wage for Indian housemaids seeking employment in the United Arab Emirates. Setting new conditions for recruitment of housemaids or foreign ...
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