Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
August 27, 20148:15 pm

The migrant workers turned violent at the factory run by a Malaysian firm JCY International.

August 27, 20144:22 pm

Sharif expressed hope that this phase will pass and Pakistan will be steered towards prosperity.

August 27, 20143:20 pm

Co-founder of al-Qaeda linked East Turkestan Islamic Movement was indoctrinated in a madarasa in Pakistan.

August 26, 20145:50 pm

The issue of recent border "skirmishes" was also a subject of discussion in the meeting, Dawn News reported.

August 25, 20141:42 am

Government representative Ahsan Iqbal said the demand for resignation of the Prime Minister was not acceptable.

August 23, 20147:23 pm

Pakistani flag currently holds the record for the world's largest human flag.

August 23, 20146:12 pm

The Sikh stowaways, aged between one and 72, were found at Tilbury docks in Essex a week ago.

August 23, 20145:48 pm

Lamu, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has been hit by several attacks since mid-June which have left scores dead.

August 23, 20142:01 pm

The members from the two sides are going to meet today again.

August 22, 20147:20 pm

Zardari's spokesman Farhatullah Babar said the two leaders on Friday talked to each other and agreed to meet on Saturday.

August 22, 20141:27 pm

The National Assembly is meeting again on Friday to discuss the prevailing political situation.

August 21, 20146:25 pm

Khan called on his supporters to expand the civil disobedience movement into all the provinces.

August 21, 20143:46 pm

The President asked the govt to ensure the security of all key offices and the diplomatic enclave where foreign missions are located.

August 21, 20141:22 pm
A five-member government team last night met with a six-member committee of Khan's party but the two sides failed to make any headway. (Source: AP)

Sign of thaw came after military refused to intervene and asked the two sides to hold "meaningful" talks.

August 21, 201412:11 pm

Critics say it will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power.

August 21, 20149:04 am

We do not support any extra-constitutional changes to that democratic system or people attempting to impose them, Harf said

August 21, 201411:19 am

Both Khan and Qadri have been called by Pak SC tomorrow in connection with the hearing on the protest.

August 20, 20148:54 pm

Sharif has refused to step down, while the country's powerful army has called for a negotiated settlement.

August 20, 20145:28 pm

Qadri and Imran Khan have been leading separate protests for past one week to force Sharif's resignation.

August 20, 20143:24 pm

Qadri's supporters blockaded parliament on Wednesday in response to calls from their leader not to allow anyone in or out.

August 20, 20141:53 pm

The world's oldest living person is also Japanese: Misao Okawa, a 116-year-old woman from Osaka.

August 20, 201412:51 pm

Meanwhile, the military called for calm after protesters breached the Red Zone.

August 20, 201411:53 am

He wanted to know if the military was quietly engineering the twin protest movements or if, perhaps, it was preparing to stage a coup.

August 20, 20144:09 pm

Rescuers said the victims included a two-year-old child and a 77-year-old woman.

August 20, 201411:49 am

Thousands of anti-government protesters entered the 'Red Zone' and set up camp in front of the Parliament House.

August 19, 20143:24 pm

Qadri has already declared the existing parliament a sham as it consisted of "tainted" lawmakers.

August 19, 20146:05 pm
More than 600 militants have been killed so far in the operation. (Source: Reuters)

The exact place where militants were attacked by gunships was not identified by the army.

August 19, 20141:03 pm

The protests have piled extra pressure on the 15-month-old civilian government.

August 19, 201411:19 am

Garbage is piling up, people are knocking on doors to use bathrooms as twin protests rock Pak capital.

August 19, 20142:03 am

The cricketer-turned-politician said there is no turning back and “nothing short of fake-mandated Prime Minister’s resignation will be acceptable.”

August 18, 20144:29 pm

Southeast Asia has been emerging as a film production centre, with an expanding local workforce.

August 17, 20143:01 pm

N Korean soldiers were ready to "turn the strongholds of aggression into a sea of fire and ashes", the statement said.

August 17, 20142:29 pm

Khan warned that unless their demands are not met within a certain time period, his 'tsunami' would cross into the Red Zone.

August 17, 201412:27 am

World powers, relieved by the exit of long-time premier Nouri al-Maliki, were flying aid to the displaced and arms to the Kurds.

August 16, 20143:57 pm

The assistance by India came nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "historic" visit to Nepal.

August 16, 201412:21 pm

Nepal's Home Ministry said 75 people were unaccounted for and 36 others were in hospitals


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