Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Sales of flowers went up in Pakistan in the run up to Eid-ul-Azha and New Year, but vendors here are awaiting Valentine's Day Feb 14 when business blooms.
Monday, January 01, 2007 1:25:27 PM
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) A Pakistani expert has claimed that he correctly predicted the Oct 9, 2005 earthquake four months before it hit the country but the authorities ignored his advice.
Monday, January 01, 2007 12:57:42 PM
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan has 12 million Internet users, but the net is slow, says the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
Monday, January 01, 2007 12:12:51 PM
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP) is celebrating Eid over a long weekend on three different days - Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 3:28:03 PM
Throughout 2006 President Pervez Musharraf led the call for moderation in Pakistani politics and society. In the closing weeks of 2006 he also shepherded state institutions and parliament to take concrete steps like the passage of the Women's Protection Bill and introduction of an additional bill to end illegal, unconstitutional and un-Islamic practices against women including domestic violence.
Sunday, December 31, 2006 8:13:18 AM
Islamabad, Dec 30 (DPA) Pakistani security forces destroyed several militant bases during helicopter gunship strikes in the restive Balochistan province, a media report said Saturday.
Saturday, December 30, 2006 5:18:01 PM
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The apparently 'premature announcement' of dates for the general elections in Pakistan has raised the hackles of the opposition that is now seeking en masse resignation of its members in the federal and provincial assemblies to thwart government plans to get President Pervez Musharraf's re-election.
Friday, December 29, 2006 5:44:22 PM
Islamabad, Dec 29 (DPA) Hayatullah Khan, the Pakistani photographer murdered after documenting the apparent use of a US missile to kill a senior Al Qaeda figure, was posthumously given one of the country's foremost press awards, media reports said Friday.
Friday, December 29, 2006 5:43:18 PM
Islamabad, Dec 29 (DPA) University proctors in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir were startled to find teachers taking graduate-level exams in place of a provincial lawmaker and the son of a prominent parliamentarian, news reports said Friday.
Friday, December 29, 2006 5:42:42 PM
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) At least 30 people were detained by the police here Friday after they protested at the Army General Headquarters (GHQ) demanding the release of 106 relatives from 'illegal custody' of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
Friday, December 29, 2006 2:21:43 PM
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