Pakistan News Service

Sunday Apr 14, 2024, Shawwal 5, 1445 Hijri


Shaukat Aziz for premiership

Finance Minister Shaukat Aziz filed his nomination papers in Tharparkur and Attock to contest National Assembly by-polls from NA-229 and NA-59, to be held on August 18.The Election Commission allotted the symbol of bicycle to the ruling Pakistan Muslim L

Saddam's Trial

Iraq's interim government has taken the legal custody of Saddam and 11 top members of his ousted regime from the US-led military.

Abduction of Pakistani by Iraqi Insurgents

Iraqi insurgents who have claimed to belong to Islamic Retaliation Movement Armed Resistance have kidnapped a Pakistani driver "Amjad Hafeez", and threatened to behead him unless Iraqi prisoners are released.

Resignation of Mr. Jamali

Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali resigned from his post of premiership.

Voilence in Karachi

A bomb explosion occurred in Ali Raza mosque adjacent to Imambargah near MA Jinnah road Karachi during evening prayer.

Manmohan Singh as a New Indian PM

Manmohan Singh, India's first Sikh prime minister, says he wants to push the peace process with Pakistan and friction should be "a thing of the past".

Beheading of an American

A video posted on a militant website appeared to show a group, affiliated with al-Qaeda, beheading an American civilian in Iraq, saying that the death was revenge for the treatment of Iraqi prisoners by US soldiers.

Return of Shahbaz Sharif

The Supreme Court in a detailed judgment in the Mian Shahbaz Sharif case has observed that the government had not produced any agreement under which the Sharif family had been sent on exile to Saudi Arabia.

Torturing Iraqi Prisoners - Who's responsible ?

Number of incidents reported from Iraq, where Coalition forces have brutally tortured the Iraqi Prisoners. Is it going to help coalition forces to win the hearts of Iraqis ?

Israel's 'targeted killings'

Within a spam of three weeks Israel has killed two founder members and top leaders of Hamas as an act of pre-emptive strike.

Uprising in Iraq

Approxmimately 600 Iraqis and 60 USsoldiers killed and over a third of the 200,000 residents of Falujah have fled the city, west of Baghdad during the uprising in Iraq by the forces of Muqtada Sadr and people of Falujah, Started on March 31, 2004.

National Security Council in Pakistan, For or Against ?

The National Assembly has opened debate on National Security Council (NSC) bill on Monday.Government claimed that the NSC would provide a system of check and balance,it will not only strengthen the democratic institutions but all the institutions and it i

WANA Operation

According to reports, there were above 500 alleged foreign terrorists taking sanctuary in South Waziristan Agency (SWA), Government of Pakistan required cooperation of tribal people for apprehension of the reported elements.

Hunt for Bin Laden

The US military appears increasingly confident of finding al Qaida chief Usama bin Laden and other senior militants this year.

American Guardsman aiding Al Qaeda ?

Reportedly A Washington Army National Guard soldier whose unit is deploying to Iraq was arrested Feb. 12, 2004 at Fort Lewis, Wash., for attempting to pass information about military capabilities to al Qaeda operatives.

Dr Qadeer's confessional statement on proliferation and its repercussions

Former Chairman Kahuta Research Laboratories(KRL) Dr Qadeer Khan met with President Musharraf and asked for clemency from all charges against him in view of the services he rendered for the country. He said that all his actions although were in good faith

Debriefing Of Nuclear Scientists

The government, under the US and IAEA advise, has started the debriefing process of some eminent nuclear scientists of the country for allegedly being involved in selling nuclear secrets.

President's address to Parliament and flight diversion of vocal opposition members

It's reported that government in order to rebuff the expected agitation of opposition during inaugural address of President General Pervez Musharraf, diverted the flights of two of the top Alliance for Restoration of Democracy (ARD) leaders to Peshawar.

French Journalists and their arrest in Pakistan

Police in Pakistan arrested two French Journalists, Mr. Marc Epstein and Mr. Jean Paul G who work for L'Express magazine in France. Later on court suspended arrest orders and accepted their bail petition.

Suicide bombers - Their mission and Islam ?

The Daily Nation, released an image of one of the two suicide bombers who tried to assassinate President Musharraf. The force of the blast detached his face from his head and it flew up and fell of the roof of the nearby police station. He was identifie

President Musharraf's statement and dispute of Kashmir

President Musharraf the other day gave out a strong statement on the dispute of occupied Kashmir during an exclusive interview with Reuters. Mr. President said that Pakistan is ready to put aside its demand for a referendum guranteed by U.N. in the disput

Saddam's Capture: 'We Got Him'

'Ladies and Gentlemen, We Got Him ', were the words used by Paul Bremer, the U.S. administrator for Iraq, to announce the capture of Saddam Hussein.

Ban on Wearing Head Scarf in France

Presidential Commission has backed the hammock ban over wearing Head Scarf by Muslim female students in educational institutions in the name of 'sustenance of Secular identity of France'. Head Scarf is already forbidden in public sector.

Farraginous timing of Indian Peace Conference

A high-profile politicians and intellectuals' conference, 'Peace Dividend' on 12-13 December 2003, is scheduled by 'The Hindustan times' putting forth the leaders of South Asia to discuss its future in economic, geo-political and strategic outlook.

Measures over peace processes between India and Pakistan

December 2001, India banned its air space to Pakistan convicting her baselessly on interruption in its internal affairs.

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