Islamabad, Dec 14 (DPA) Two brothers who died after being taken ill at a chicken farm in northwest Pakistan are suspected of being the country's first bird-flu victims, health officials said Friday.
Friday, December 14, 2007 5:26:36 PM
Islamabad, Dec 14 (DPA) President Pervez Musharraf Friday formally assumed control of Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA), responsible for the security of the country's nuclear arsenal, amid media reports of US concerns about its vulnerability to terrorist subversion.
Friday, December 14, 2007 4:42:54 PM
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Some of Pakistan's former Supreme Court and high court judges who refused to swear allegiance to President Pervez Musharraf after the declaration of emergency on Nov 3 may be asked to take oath after it is lifted.
Friday, December 14, 2007 1:26:35 PM
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Not satisfied with a 20 percent pay hike, Pakistani bureaucrats now say they want perks at par with retiring superior court judges - for instance, the purchase of cars at depreciated value.
Friday, December 14, 2007 12:29:33 PM
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) An overwhelming 67 percent of Pakistanis want President Pervez Musharraf to step down, a new survey says.
Friday, December 14, 2007 10:46:13 AM
Islamabad, Dec 13 (Xinhua) Former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto said Thursday that the armed forces have been 'over-engaged' in parts of the country.
Thursday, December 13, 2007 11:03:44 PM
Islamabad, Dec 13 (DPA) Less than four weeks ahead of Pakistan's crucial parliamentary elections, voters overwhelmingly want strongman President Pervez Musharraf to resign and support the country's main opposition parties, a survey released Thursday said.
Thursday, December 13, 2007 6:22:47 PM
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan is all set to lift the emergency and restore the constitution with minor amendments Saturday, an official said Thursday.
Thursday, December 13, 2007 5:24:34 PM
Karachi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who missed the tour of India because of a chronic elbow injury, has undergone surgery in Australia.
Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:51:12 AM
Karachi, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik wants his team to improve fitness levels in order to do better on the cricket field. Malik blamed his players' lack of fitness for the team's 0-1 defeat in the Test series against India.
Thursday, December 13, 2007 9:39:17 AM
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