Karachi, May 13 (IANS) Dogged by a skin problem, fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar will miss Pakistan's preparatory camp for the World Twenty20 Championships in England next month.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:58:50 PM
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday pledged to create an environment of security and stability in the region and to work for its development and prosperity.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:46:45 PM
Islamabad, May 13 (DPA) At least 10 militants and one soldier were killed Wednesday when troops backed by jets and helicopter gunships fought Taliban insurgents in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley and neighbouring districts.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 4:13:41 PM
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) An overwhelming number of Pakistanis prefer the instability and insecurity of a democratically-elected government to stability and prosperity under a military dictatorship, a new survey has found.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 3:10:38 PM
Islamabad, May 13 (Xinhua) A supply terminal of Afghanistan-based North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) forces was attacked and eight containers were torched in northwest Pakistan Wednesday morning, TV channels reported.
Wednesday, May 13, 2009 10:05:51 AM
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) With the number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) fleeing the fighting in Pakistan's restive northwest crossing 500,000, the government has released Rs.1 billion ($12.4 million) for their immediate relief, as the UN relief agency appealed for massive international aid to cope with the crisis.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 10:16:45 PM
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan has devised a high-altitude training programme for its cricketers ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup to be played in England June 5-21.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 8:28:31 PM
Islamabad/New York, May 12 (IANS) At least 751 Taliban have been in the security forces' operations in Pakistan's restive northwest, the military said, as Britain and France Tuesday fully backed Islamabad in its efforts to root out extremism.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 8:05:49 PM
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The politics of ethnicity being played out in this Pakistani commercial capital 'tends to be divisive and fragments society', an editorial in a leading English daily warned Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 5:15:51 PM
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Pakistani citizens are guarded in their support of the anti-Taliban military operation in the country's restive northwest but are beginning to ask awkward questions about the manner in which it is being conducted, an editorial in a leading English daily warned Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009 2:39:17 PM
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