Islamabad, May 5 (Xinhua) Shahbaz Sharif, president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Monday filed his nomination papers to contest the June 18 by-elections, Geo TV reported.
Monday, May 05, 2008 4:59:07 PM
Islamabad, May 5 (Xinhua) Taliban has asked tribesmen in Pakistan's northwestern region to grow beards within two months or else face punishment under the Islamic laws, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported Monday.
Monday, May 05, 2008 4:39:50 PM
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) The annual Pakistan-India joint meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) is likely to be held by May end and inspection of the Baglihar dam, being built by India in its side of Kashmir, is expected to top the agenda.
Monday, May 05, 2008 2:17:55 PM
Islamabad, May 4 (Xinhua) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said Sunday the government would not enter into dialogue with any terrorist or extremist, the official APP news agency reported.
Sunday, May 04, 2008 11:02:12 PM
Peshawar, May 4 (DPA) A high school for girls in Pakistan's north-west Swat district was destroyed after militants set it ablaze in an overnight raid, police and officials said Sunday.
Sunday, May 04, 2008 7:55:26 PM
Lahore, May 4 (IANS) A Pakistani tribunal Sunday suspended the five-year ban on fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for one month. The speedster can now play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders.
Sunday, May 04, 2008 3:22:42 PM
Islamabad, May 3 (Xinhua) Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif will not contest the by-elections scheduled in June, his party spokesman Siddiqul Farooq said Saturday.
Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:43:42 PM
Karachi, May 3 (DPA) Thousands of radical Islamists gathered in Pakistan's southern port city Karachi Saturday to condemn an anti-Islam film by a Dutch lawmaker.
Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:34:38 PM
Peshawar, May 3 (DPA) Islamic militants Saturday released four people, including two workers of a US based non governmental organisation (NGO), who had been taken hostage a few days ago in Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.
Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:33:59 PM
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan's missions abroad need to concentrate more on 'economic diplomacy' in developing country-to-country relationship, particularly with the neighbours, new Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir said Saturday.
Saturday, May 03, 2008 8:05:56 PM
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