Islamabad, Aug 20 (DPA) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday stepped up pressure on law enforcers to locate scores of missing people, instructing the chief of a national intelligence agency to produce an illegally detained man within one hour or face imprisonment.
Monday, August 20, 2007 4:47:27 PM
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has quit international cricket after being overlooked for next month's Twenty20 world championships in South Africa and is reported to have agreed to join the rebel Indian Cricket League (ICL).
Monday, August 20, 2007 4:05:09 PM
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The import of some 500,000 tonnes of sugar will be high on the agenda as Pakistani and Indian officials hold discussions here Tuesday on bilateral trade across the Wagah land border.
Monday, August 20, 2007 2:24:39 PM
Islamabad, Aug 20 (Xinhua) A suicide bomber attacked a security forces check post in north-western Pakistan Monday, killing three paramilitary troopers and injuring 12, the army and local TV channels said.
Monday, August 20, 2007 2:05:17 PM
Karachi, Aug 20 (IANS) Hindu women in Pakistan are preparing for the festival of Raksha Bandhan, shopping for colourful rakhis, sweets and gifts.
Monday, August 20, 2007 1:13:16 PM
Washington/Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf could impose martial law and give himself two more years in power if his bid for re-election is blocked and not invite sanctions from the Bush administration, speculates an American expert.
Monday, August 20, 2007 12:16:31 PM
Islamabad, Aug 19 (Xinhua) Pakistani troops in an operation Sunday targeting two suspected militants' compounds killed 15 militants, mostly Uzbeks, an army spokesman said.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 9:25:22 PM
Lahore, Aug 19 (IANS) Abdul Qader Khan, the detained scientist who pioneered Pakistan's nuclear weapons programme, was 'elected' the country's president, defeating the incumbent, Pervez Musharraf, in a mock poll held by lawyers.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 7:07:35 PM
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pervez Musharraf will Tuesday release a 'Vision 2030' document envisaging 'political freedom and economic justice' to make Pakistan a developed nation.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 7:06:07 PM
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Two foreign and three local petroleum companies prospecting for gas and oil in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) have suspended operations after locals threatened to damage their installations unless they were provided gas supply and employment.
Sunday, August 19, 2007 6:42:28 PM
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