Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) For the first time in Pakistan's history, its defence budget will be debated in Parliament. The upper house of the Pakistan parliament will take it up for discussion Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 7:47:21 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (DPA) Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday that nearly one in every four convicts in Pakistan is on death row, and urged the government to ban the death penalty.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 6:17:39 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) For the first time in Pakistan's history its defence budget was presented in the upper house of parliament Tuesday. It is expected to be taken up for debate Wednesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:38:27 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) In another move towards restoration of judges, Pakistan's ruling coalition Tuesday paid salaries for the last seven months to judges sacked by President Pervez Musharraf in November 2007.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 3:24:07 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (Xinhua) Pakistan has installed a satellite monitoring system on its border with Afghanistan that will enable officials to keep a watch on activities along the border sitting in Islamabad, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 2:35:21 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (DPA) Four Shia Muslims were gunned down Tuesday in Pakistan's troubled North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), police said.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 12:20:04 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (Xinhua) Pakistan Monday lodged a strong protest over Afghan President Hamid Karzai's comment Sunday that his country's war against terror could well be fought on its neighbour's territory.
Monday, June 16, 2008 5:00:50 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) Pakistan wants a Kashmir solution in accordance with the wishes of the people and will continue to provide 'full and unwavering moral, diplomatic and political support to the cause of Kashmiri people', Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said here Monday.
Monday, June 16, 2008 4:56:26 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The lawyer's Long March to demand restoration of the judges President Pervez Musharraf had sacked after declaring an emergency last November seems to have rattled Asif Ali Zardari, co-chair of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), to the extent that he quickly wants to resolve the issue.
Monday, June 16, 2008 2:37:56 PM
Karachi, June 15 (IANS) Fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar Sunday hinted at going in appeal against the Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) decision to ban him for 18 months and impose a hefty Rs.7 million fine. But PCB chairman Nasim Ashraff said he could only go to a court of law in appeal.
Sunday, June 15, 2008 8:53:40 PM
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