Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Monday waived the minimum eligibility criteria that a candidate needed to be a graduate to contest the national and provincial parliaments, paving the way for Asif Ali Zardari, the head of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to contest the June 18 by-polls.
Monday, April 21, 2008 8:45:36 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (DPA) British Foreign Secretary David Miliband Monday applauded the democratic transition in Pakistan and said his country backed Islamabad's bid for re-entry into the Commonwealth.
Monday, April 21, 2008 8:38:57 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Two mercy petitions were filed for Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in a Pakistan jail, including one by his sister Dalbir Kaur, a senior government official said Monday.
Monday, April 21, 2008 6:00:11 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (DPA) A Pakistani lawmaker has launched a project to make a documentary in response to the Internet release of an anti-Islam film by Dutch parliamentarian Geert Wilders, a media reports said Monday.
Monday, April 21, 2008 4:50:25 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan Monday successfully conducted the first training launch of its long-range ballistic missile Hatf VI.
Monday, April 21, 2008 4:25:30 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (DPA) Pakistan Monday successfully test-fired its longest-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile for the second time in three days.
Monday, April 21, 2008 3:54:51 PM
Islamabad, April 21 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday test-fired a surface-to-surface ballistic missile, said Dawn News.
Monday, April 21, 2008 11:47:56 AM
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) The Election Commission's unexpected move to revise the by-election schedule 'continues to be discussed in political circles as this is a unique instance in the commission's history', a media report Sunday said.
Sunday, April 20, 2008 2:19:21 PM
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Afghanistan and Turkey will join hosts Pakistan in June for their second tripartite summit to discuss peace and stability in the region.
Sunday, April 20, 2008 1:46:38 PM
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari says he will contest the June 18 by-poll to the lower house of parliament and could take over as prime minister if the 'need arises'.
Sunday, April 20, 2008 1:03:26 PM
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