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Last updated: Monday, December 22, 2014 6:14:04 PM

Pakistan accountability court rejects Zardari's plea
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) An accountability court in Pakistan Monday rejected the acquittal plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari in the SGS and Contecna corruption cases.

Monday, December 22, 2014 4:52:08 PM

No execution of terrorists in Pakistan's Punjab Monday
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) No execution of death row convict will be carried out in Pakistan's Punjab provbince Monday, Geo News reported citing the country's interior ministry sources.

Monday, December 22, 2014 4:48:08 PM

Heavy rains displace 290,000 in Sri Lanka
Colombo, Dec 22 (IANS) Nearly 290,000 people have been displaced in Sri Lanka as torrential rains forced dams to overflow and hampered transport, the government said Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2014 4:32:07 PM

Pakistan court suspends execution of two convicts
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The Sindh High Court (SHC) Monday suspended the black warrants of two convicts observing that proper legal procedures were not followed.

Monday, December 22, 2014 4:10:14 PM

Golfer Thongchai joins stellar cast at Malaysian Open 2015
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 22 (IANS) Malaysian Open 2015 Monday announced the participation of three-time Asian Tour No.1 Thongchai Jaidee at the 54th edition of the $3 million showpiece which will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club Feb 5-8.

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:56:19 PM

China opposes cyber attacks
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) China is opposed to countries or individuals that launch cyber attacks on a third country from foreign soil, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Monday.

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:52:17 PM

Appeal filed against two hangings in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 22 (IANS) The families of two convicts scheduled to be hanged in Pakistan Tuesday filed appeals Monday in the Sindh High Court.

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:36:20 PM

Jackie Chan's son prosecuted on drugs charge
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) Jaycee Chan, son of Chinese kung fu star Jackie Chan, was prosecuted in Beijing Monday for allegedly providing a venue for drug users, according to the People's Procuratorate of Beijing's Dongcheng district.

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:16:23 PM

'Hong Kong protests increased support for democracy'
Hong Kong, Dec 22 (IANS) Hong Kong's "Occupy Central" protest campaign has not backfired despite recent polls showing support for Beijing's reform framework, the movement's co-founder has said.

Monday, December 22, 2014 3:02:16 PM

BHEL enters Turkey with euro 16.96 mn contract
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) State-run power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Monday said it had bagged a contract for a thermal power project worth euro 16.96 in its maiden entry to Turkey.

Monday, December 22, 2014 2:56:22 PM

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