Colombo, Feb 8 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed his sports minister to cancel the musical shows scheduled in Kandy and Hambantota areas as fringe events for the upcoming Cricket World Cup and instead utilise that money for flood relief operations.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 2:03:12 PM
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) The US has put bilateral engagements with Pakistan on hold till US official Raymond Davis, who has been arrested for fatally shooting two Pakistanis in Lahore, is released, Dawn reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 1:05:07 PM
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Abduction for ransom and killing of people belonging to Pakistan's minority communities, including Hindus, has caused insecurity among them, a minister said.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 1:05:06 PM
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik did not know that former president Pervez Musharraf was to be included in the list of accused in the Benazir Bhutto assassination case and was taken aback when he saw the news on TV, a media report said.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 12:33:38 PM
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Nine members of a family, including four children, were stabbed to death in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province following a family feud.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 12:22:17 PM
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 8 (IANS) Cyber chatting is against Islam, a Muslim preacher in Malaysia has said.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 12:21:11 PM
Islamabad, Feb 8 (IANS) There is nothing to mourn and 'hardly anything to rejoice' over the meeting between the Pakistan and Indian foreign secretaries in Thimphu, said a leading Pakistani daily.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 12:00:30 PM
Peshawar, Feb 8 (IANS) A police inspector was killed and four other personnel were injured in an attack launched on a police checkpost and police van by unidentified gunmen in Mathra area on Peshawar's outskirts early Tuesday,
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 11:45:47 AM
Seoul, Feb 8 (IANS) South Korea's military is seeking to increase its marines' numbers by up to 2,000 soldiers, local media reported Tuesday, citing government sources.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 11:25:11 AM
Manila, Feb 8 (IANS) The former chief of Philippines' Armed Forces Angelo Reyes shot himself Tuesday in front of his mother's grave at the Loyola Memorial Park in Marikina City.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011 10:54:02 AM
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