Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) The chief of Pakistani Military Intelligence said Thursday that suspended Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had sought to dissolve parliament and gain control of elections for a new legislature, months before his controversial removal by President Musharraf.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 8:27:44 PM
Islamabad, June 7 (Xinhua) Pakistani authorities Thursday banned the entry of journalists in the National Assembly after Wednesday's scuffle between independent journalists and some members of the official media at the assembly's press gallery.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 7:07:55 PM
Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) Pakistan's embattled President Pervez Musharraf has blasted the country's ruling coalition for abandoning him during the crisis over his suspension of the country's chief justice, a press report said Thursday.
Thursday, June 07, 2007 2:19:03 PM
Islamabad, June 6 (DPA) International media Wednesday threw their weight behind Pakistani journalists rallying against rigorous new curbs imposed by President Pervez Musharraf on coverage of the country's deepening political crisis.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 7:22:26 PM
Lahore, June 6 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf should be charged with treason and the army's corps commanders should be barred from participating in political activities, a petition filed in the Lahore High Court contends.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 3:15:22 PM
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) An ordinance imposing sweeping curbs on the electronic media has been challenged in the Supreme Court, which has been urged to declare that the move violates the fundamental rights guaranteed in the constitution.
Wednesday, June 06, 2007 2:12:40 PM
Islamabad, June 5 (Xinhua) Pakistani police have registered a case against over 200 journalists who had rallied in the capital city against restrictions on electronic media, a representative of a journalist body said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007 10:39:55 PM
Islamabad, June 5 (DPA) A Pakistani man from the city of Karachi sold his 13-year-old daughter to settle gambling debts and was planning the same fate for her twin sister, local media reported on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007 4:30:12 PM
Islamabad, June 5 (Xinhua) Provincial Information Director Syed Mehdi Hussain was heading to work Tuesday morning when unidentified gunmen opened fire at him in downtown Peshawar, capital of the North West Frontier Province (NWFP). Hussain died on the spot. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the killing.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007 4:29:47 PM
Islamabad, June 5 (DPA) A woman and three men were publicly executed in north-west Pakistan after a tribal council found them 'guilty of adultery', media reported Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 05, 2007 3:10:31 PM
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