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
Karachi, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Mohammed Yousuf's record-breaking performance in the Test series against the West Indies has won him a prize of Rs 5.6 million ($92,100) and a Honda City car worth Rs 900,000 ($14,800).
Friday, December 01, 2006 9:47:18 PM
Islamabad, Dec 1 (DPA) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Friday signed a new law protecting women's rights amid fierce opposition by Islamist political forces and religious leaders, a government minister told Geo TV.
Friday, December 01, 2006 9:46:56 PM
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) The air strike on a madrassa (seminary) in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency near the Afghan border on Oct 31 where Al Qaeda leader Ayman Al Zawahiri was suspected to have been present may have either killed him or severely disrupted his network, an intelligence think tank has speculated.
Friday, December 01, 2006 5:31:52 PM
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian nationals visiting Pakistan on religious tours can stay in the country for 15 days, said Federal Minister for Tourism Nilofar Bakhtiar, announcing the new policy.
Friday, December 01, 2006 4:13:20 PM
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