Islamabad, May 26 (DPA) As Pakistanis grow accustomed to stick-wielding militant students prowling the streets of Islamabad with apparent impunity, residents live with the daily threat of serious unrest exploding on their doorstep.
Saturday, May 26, 2007 8:17:14 AM
Karachi, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Friday said he planned to disarm militant groups of all political hues, decrying what he called 'Kalashnikov culture'. He also reiterated his promise of holding polls, saying 'this is the year of general elections'.
Friday, May 25, 2007 9:57:00 PM
Islamabad, May 25 (DPA) Pakistani authorities Friday informed the Supreme Court in Islamabad that 98 victims of illegal detention, or 'forced disappearances', have now been located, while 156 more were still unaccounted for.
Friday, May 25, 2007 5:26:04 PM
Lahore, May 25 (IANS) A senior official of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League- Qaid (PML-Q) has hinted at President Pervez Musharraf taking an early decision on the contentious issue of holding the dual post of army chief.
Friday, May 25, 2007 3:30:49 PM
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Charging that the government was not taking parliament into confidence on the dialogue with India on Kashmir, Pakistan's opposition lawmakers asked Foreign Minister Khurshid Mahmood Kasuri whether he was 'really in the loop'.
Friday, May 25, 2007 1:08:56 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Did former Chinese president Jiang Zemin have a crush on US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice? Her biographer Marcus Mabri thinks so and goes on to narrate how Jiang asked her for a dance during one of his US visits.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 5:39:10 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (DPA) Thousands of Pakistani lawyers on Thursday again boycotted court proceedings across the country and held rallies against the suspension of Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry by President Pervez Musharraf over misuse of office accusations.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 3:36:43 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) A naughty child can be threatened with being made 'a judge if he is mischievous and chief justice if he is more mischievous', a senior Supreme Court judge has said.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 2:45:36 PM
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Reports in the US that the Bush administration has been giving $1 billion a year for the past six years to the Pakistan Army has embarrassed the latter with a spokesperson stating that it did not receive anything 'directly from the US'.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 2:17:44 PM
Kathmandu, May 24 (IANS) Persuasion by top Maoists leaders has failed to placate the Asian Development Bank (ADB), that has announced its decision to pull out of Nepal's biggest development project after a Maoist minister refused to honour an old contract.
Thursday, May 24, 2007 1:27:20 PM
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