Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Pakistanis could be "forgiven for looking around in disbelief" on learning about a survey that says Pakistan occupies the 16th slot in the Happy Planet Index, said a leading daily.
Monday, October 08, 2012 10:47:01 AM
Beijing, Oct 8 (IANS) More than 180,000 tourists have visited a remote mountainous county in China famous for having the most centenarians in the country. Officials hope to cash in on the phenomenon to drive up tourism and help reduce poverty in the area.
Monday, October 08, 2012 10:25:05 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) A Pakistani daily is unhappy that a senior official who played an important role in the relaxation of the trade regime with India "has been put out to pasture".
Monday, October 08, 2012 10:11:05 AM
Santiago, Oct 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer-songwriter Jose Luis Perales, who has sold more than 50 million albums worldwide, delighted thousands of his Chilean fans who, despite the cold and rain, jammed the venue where he performed.
Monday, October 08, 2012 10:10:25 AM
Tehran, Oct 8 (IANS) An Iranian official has warned Israel that it would lose at least 10,000 soldiers in the event of a military strike on Iran, Press TV reported.
Monday, October 08, 2012 8:02:45 AM
Tokyo, Oct 8 (IANS) Japanese automobile giant Honda Motor Co. will recall about 489,000 CR-Vs sold in the US and the Europe over problems in the vehicles' power window switch, Xinhua reported.
Monday, October 08, 2012 7:07:09 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The US embassy in Islamabad has issued a threat alert for Americans in Pakistan, especially in the capital, and asked them to keep a low profile.
Monday, October 08, 2012 4:38:35 AM
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 injured when two rival groups fired at each other during a political gathering in Pakistan Sunday night, police and witnesses said.
Monday, October 08, 2012 1:35:45 AM
Colombo, Oct 8 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was named the player of the tournament at the conclusion of the World Twenty20 at the R. Premadasa Stadium here Sunday.
Monday, October 08, 2012 12:19:25 AM
Colombo, Oct 8 (IANS) West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said the World Twenty20 victory over Sri Lanka here Sunday was very special and will be the beginning of things to come.
Monday, October 08, 2012 12:16:05 AM
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