Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has said more laws designed to give better rights to women were on the anvil, in addition to the newly passed Women Protection Act (WPA), forcing a divided rightwing opposition to review its strategy of protest resignations from all legislatures.
Tuesday, December 05, 2006 1:21:27 PM
Islamabad, Dec 4 (Xinhua) A police official was killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up near Bannu city in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), media reports said Monday.
Monday, December 04, 2006 3:23:36 PM
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court will Wednesday take up petitions filed by families of six army officers who have been reported missing since 2004 and are allegedly in the custody of intelligence agencies.
Monday, December 04, 2006 1:28:39 PM
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has stepped in to resolve the price dispute that has threatened the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project.
Monday, December 04, 2006 1:27:15 PM
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan is considering a proposal from the Indian government to jointly register Basmati rice produced by the two countries though some of its farmers accuse India of stealing their 'Super Basmati' seeds.
Monday, December 04, 2006 1:26:38 PM
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) Pakistan's religious parties have found a handy cause to rally forces against a legislation giving a better deal to women that has been signed into law by President Pervez Musharraf.
Monday, December 04, 2006 1:26:08 PM
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) Officials of a jail in Pakistan's Punjab province sewed up an inmate's lips for not paying Rs.5,000 as bribe, media reports said.
Sunday, December 03, 2006 11:12:56 AM
Islamabad, Dec 2 (DPA) A bomb exploded close to an army officers' mess in a remote area in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province on Saturday, killing one person and injuring a child, Jang newspaper said.
Saturday, December 02, 2006 6:37:15 PM
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) South Asian women writers are 'brutally scrutinised' and face resistance if they take up bold issues, says Indian novelist Shobhaa De.
Saturday, December 02, 2006 2:01:53 PM
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Indian music no longer reigns in Pakistan. It is yielding place to Pakistani musical creations, especially in the past six years, according to a survey.
Saturday, December 02, 2006 1:44:43 PM
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