Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Sharad Pawar, president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), was elected as the chairman of the 2011 World Cup organising committee Monday.
Monday, June 18, 2007 6:50:37 PM
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) Pakistani parliament Monday unanimously condemned Britain's decision to knight Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie, who for years was a target of death threats over alleged insults to Prophet Mohammed in a late 1980s controversial novel.
Monday, June 18, 2007 4:23:45 PM
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) Hundreds of lawyers Monday boycotted court proceedings and held rallies in Pakistan's southwest province of Balochistan to condemn the alleged harassment of close relatives of suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry by more than a dozen armed men during the weekend.
Monday, June 18, 2007 3:04:59 PM
Islamabad, June 18 (DPA) At least 17 people were killed and dozens of others injured in the aftermath of heavy rains in central Pakistan that broke a prolonged hot spell, which left more than 285 people dead across the country earlier this month, news reports said Monday.
Monday, June 18, 2007 3:04:27 PM
Karachi, June 18 (IANS) The Pakistani government will provide burqa or abaya (scarf) to women going to Saudi Arabia to perform the Haj to ensure that they cover themselves as per Saudi norms.
Monday, June 18, 2007 1:11:24 PM
Islamabad, June 17 (IANS) Publication of 'half-naked' photographs of Hazrat Adam and Amma Hawwa, considered the first creations of the god, by a Pakistani magazine has attracted the ire of a section of the clergy who has demanded death to its owners and publishers.
Sunday, June 17, 2007 5:23:54 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistanis Saturday took to the streets to support suspended chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry as he travelled in a long motor convoy from Islamabad to the industrial town of Faisalabad, about 225 km from here.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 9:11:02 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) There was no word from the government here about 11 personnel of the Pakistan Navy who have gone missing while their ships were on a goodwill visit to Japan.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 9:09:43 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (DPA) Three senior officials from the US Saturday discussed Pakistan's current political turmoil and the war on terrorism with embattled President Pervez Musharraf, who sparked a growing mass movement against him by removing Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry in March.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 9:08:35 PM
Islamabad, June 16 (Xinhua) Lightning during heavy monsoon rains Saturday struck a remote Pakistani village, killing at least 8 people and leaving several others injured, officials said.
Saturday, June 16, 2007 6:29:17 PM
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