Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan should invoke its nuclear deterrence in the wake of the 'hyped escalation' that has followed the Mumbai terror attacks - and also organise candlelight vigils throughout the country in memory of those who died in the strikes, an analyst of energy geopolitics has said.
Friday, December 05, 2008 10:00:57 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The manner in which Pakistan, India and the US have reacted to the Mumbai terror attacks will only serve the interests of Al Qaeda and distract from the war against terror along this country's western border, a respected Pakistani commentator said Friday.
Friday, December 05, 2008 9:50:23 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least four people were killed Friday in an explosion in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, the private Dawn TV channel reported.
Friday, December 05, 2008 8:49:53 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan's spy chief Friday met Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani amidst fingers increasingly being pointed at the Inter-Services Agency (ISI) for its alleged role in the Mumbai terror attacks.
Friday, December 05, 2008 7:24:31 PM
Karachi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has roped in Dutch expert Wouter Tazelaar as consultant for a two-year term to help rebuild the game.
Friday, December 05, 2008 5:25:49 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (Xinhua) At least six people were killed Friday when a powerful bomb exploded in a busy marketplace in Pakistan's Orakzai tribal district, a media report said.
Friday, December 05, 2008 5:23:01 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon does not have a 'specific response' to a letter from Pakistan's UN Ambassador Abdullah Hussain Haroon on the Mumbai terror attacks as it did not call for any action from the world body, his spokesperson said.
Friday, December 05, 2008 4:11:28 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) In response to India's demand for extradition of mobster Dawood Ibrabim, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed and Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar, some Pakistani politicians as well as the religious wing of the banned LeT have said New Delhi should hand over certain 'absconders' wanted in criminal cases, including former deputy prime minister L.K. Advani in return.
Friday, December 05, 2008 3:58:54 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has stayed a probe by a parliamentary committee into allegations that the marks obtained by the daughter of Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar in the higher secondary school examination were increased by the federal education board.
Friday, December 05, 2008 12:17:04 PM
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan is 'under a great deal of international pressure' in the wake of the Mumbai terror attacks because of the 'toxic brew of militancy' in the country but dealing with the myriad groups would not be easy for the government, an editorial in a leading English newspaper said Friday.
Friday, December 05, 2008 11:49:21 AM
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