Islamabad, Aug 10 (DPA) Pro-Taliban militants kidnapped 16 Pakistani paramilitary troops, while 12 guerrillas were killed as security forces repelled an attack on a checkpoint in Pakistan's restive tribal areas bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
Friday, August 10, 2007 9:45:02 AM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (Xinhua) Presidential elections in Pakistan would be held between Sep 15 and Oct 15 and the present assemblies would elect the president, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz said here Thursday.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 11:31:08 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Apparently bowing to public pressure, the Pakistani government categorically stated Thursday it was not considering the imposition of an emergency to tackle the uncertain political situation in the country.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 4:53:07 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) A beleaguered Pakistani government was Thursday studying the option of imposing a state of emergency, even as US Secretary of State Condoleezza spoke to President Pervez Musharraf in an early morning telephone call.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 4:07:03 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (Xinhua) Pakistan Thursday said again that it would not accept any US action inside its territory and would make every effort to maintain nuclear parity in South Asia.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 3:24:08 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) The speaker of Pakistan's parliament has ordered an inquiry into why the national flag depicted on the new 1,000 rupee banknote is not in green but red and carries a close resemblance to its Turkish equivalent.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 2:23:39 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided to shift the second and fifth one-day internationals (ODIs) against South Africa from Peshawar and Rawalpindi to Lahore and Karachi respectively, it was reported by the media Thursday.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 12:50:37 PM
Lahore, Aug 9 (IANS) The possible first casualty of emergency in Pakistan could be fundamental rights as guaranteed by the constitution, said newspaper reports as the prospect looms large in the country.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 12:09:50 PM
Islamabad, Aug 9 (DPA) The prospect of emergency rule loomed in Pakistan Thursday after President Pervez Musharraf cancelled a scheduled trip to Afghanistan and summoned top officials for talks on the deteriorating situation in the country.
Thursday, August 09, 2007 11:20:16 AM
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) The declaration of a state of emergency could be imminent in Pakistan, private channel Geo TV reported on its website late Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 08, 2007 11:34:53 PM
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