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Kayani meets Karzai, Gen Stanely

Kayani meets Karzai, Gen Stanely

Thursday, May 27, 2010 9:41

RAWALPNDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, today visited Kabul on the invitation of General Stanely A. McChrystal, Commander International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. He remained with Commander ISAF for sometime and discussed the matters of mutual interest....

Temperature rises to record high at 54 degrees in Moenjo Daro

Temperature rises to record high at 54 degrees in Moenjo Daro

Thursday, May 27, 2010 1:17

KARACHI: Most parts of the country are in the grips of a scorching heat wave, as temperature has shot up to 54 degrees centigrade in Moenjo Daro while rest of the Larkana and Nawabshah withstand a mercury level at 52 degrees centigrade. The heat wave has broken a 16-year record of ...

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YouTube to be unblocked in Pakistan

YouTube to be unblocked in Pakistan

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 19:43

KARACHI: The Information Technology Ministry has ordered YouTube to be unblocked in Pakistan on Wednesday even as countrywide protests continued against blasphemous content posted on Facebook. The decision was taken unanimously at a cabinet meeting. It was stated during the meeting that all websites that ...

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Lawyer, Assailant Dead In Lahore Court Firing

Lawyer, Assailant Dead In Lahore Court Firing

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 19:24

LAHORE: A lawyer was killed when unidentified persons opened fire in Lahore Sessions Court Wednesday in a bid to get some accused persons, present there for appearing before court, released. One of the assailants was also killed when police on duty returned fire, said SP city police. The lawyer killed in ...

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Peeru’s Cafe still reeling from bomb blasts

Peeru’s Cafe still reeling from bomb blasts

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:15

LAHORE: There was a full moon that night. Three different events were taking place in the serene ambiance of Peeru’s Cafe. In the front lawn Faizan Peerzada was celebrating the birthday of his son, the cafe was full of people enjoying qawwalis being sung by Chand and Suraj and ...

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Hamesh Khan to be produced in apex court today

Hamesh Khan to be produced in apex court today

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 6:26

SLAMABAD: The former president of Bank of Punjab Hamesh Khan will be produced in Supreme Court today (Wednesday). National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team brought Hamesh Khan to Lahore, wanted in Bank of Punjab scam case, from US on directions of Supreme Court of Pakistan. A three-member bench ...

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Hunza Lake likely to outpour today till Thursday

Hunza Lake likely to outpour today till Thursday

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 18:42

The outpouring from the landslide-generated Lake is expected from today till Thursday, as the rising water stands still at six feet from the spillway, Geo News reported Tuesday. The helicopter service is in progress to evacuate the stranded people present on each bank of the ...

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NRO Decree Hearing Postponed Till June 10

NRO Decree Hearing Postponed Till June 10

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 13:52

ISLAMABAD: Federal Law Minister Dr. Babar Awan apprised the Supreme Court (SC) of the government steps taken up in connection with the implementation of court’s verdict on National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). A five-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk is hearing ...

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IT Recommended Legal Action Against Facebook: Pakistan

IT Recommended Legal Action Against Facebook: Pakistan

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:59

National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunications has passed a resolution against blasphemous activities of Facebook and recommended to take international legal action against the responsible parties. The committee meeting chaired by MNA Chaudhry Muhammad Barjees Tahir, in the very onset drew the attention of ...

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Gunmen kidnap 2 American Tourists In Yemen

Gunmen kidnap 2 American Tourists In Yemen

Monday, May 24, 2010 19:54

SAN'A: Yemeni officials say tribal gunmen have kidnapped two American tourists and are demanding the release of a jailed tribesman for the pair. The U.S. Embassy in San'a says it doesn't have any information about the kidnapping. Security officials, a taxi driver and tribesmen say the two, a man and a woman, ...

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