Friday, Mar 06, 2015
March 5, 20153:31 pm
This is the first time in Pakistan's history that a former military chief is facing trial for treason. (Reuters)

Kayani was later hand-picked by Musharraf as his successor in 2007 as the army chief and he served for 6 years.

March 5, 201512:56 pm
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Suspected BNP activists also torched some 18 vehicles across the country and attacked a government office.

March 3, 201511:36 am
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Nepal's government needs to get the climbers to dispose of the waste properly so the mountain remains pristine.

March 2, 20155:40 pm
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A crowd of opposition supporters had also gathered behind police barricades at a short distance from the parliament building.

March 2, 20154:20 pm
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Farabi Shafiur Rahman had confessed to threatening to kill blogger Avijit Roy.

March 1, 20153:57 pm
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Avijit Roy, a US citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants on Thursday.

March 1, 20152:19 pm
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Despite facing serious charges, Lakhvi and his co-conspirators have several rooms at their disposal right next to the jailer's office.

March 1, 20152:56 pm
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"We have seized 30 grenades...it appears they (militants) could have made some 300-400 bombs," he said.

February 28, 20159:03 am
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The Bangladesh-born US blogger was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Dhaka.

February 27, 20152:39 pm
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Benazir Bhutto was killed in gun and bomb attack in 2007 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

February 27, 20151:40 pm
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The epicenter of the tremor, originating at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, was about 100 km from Islamabad.

February 26, 20152:33 pm
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The WHO had declared that Pakistan is responsible for nearly 80 per cent of polio cases reported globally.

February 25, 20159:36 pm
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According to officials, she has apparently gone into hiding after the issue of her fake card surfaced.

February 25, 20153:34 pm
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Pakistan will also raise the issue of Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah allegedly hiding in Afghanistan.

February 24, 20156:44 pm
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19,272 people were arrested on different charges during operations conducted across the country under the National Action Plan.

February 23, 20159:51 pm
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Mohamed Nasheed was arrested Sunday and charged under an anti-terrorism law.

February 23, 20158:53 pm
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The journalist fell unconscious and was rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences where she was pronounced dead.

February 23, 20157:22 pm
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IHC judge Noorul Haq Qureshi has fixed Tuesday for the hearing of Lakhvi's plea, said Lakhvi's counsel.

February 22, 20154:12 pm
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Over 100 students were present in the basement of the private school in densely-populated locality of Mughalpura.

February 21, 20153:38 pm
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The Indo-Lanka civil nuclear agreement would not permit India to dump its radioactive waste in Sri Lankan territory.

February 21, 20154:20 pm
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This is Banerjee's first visit to Bangladesh since assuming office as the West Bengal Chief Minister in 2011.

February 20, 20159:51 pm
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Police say a crowded bus overturned on a toll road on Indonesia's main island of Java and 16 people were killed.

February 20, 20155:42 pm
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The govt decided to form special tribunals to try rioters under a tough anti-terrorism law amid continued unrest

February 20, 201512:00 pm
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IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee will also join the mission to meet with senior officials.

February 19, 20154:04 pm
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No terrorist or militant organisation should be spared, said Sharif.

February 16, 20153:49 pm
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Killing of professionals like doctors, lawyers and professors is common in Sindh's capital Karachi.

February 15, 20156:33 pm
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The fishermen had been held in Karachi for allegedly violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.

February 15, 20153:58 pm
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The Lankan president is desirous of making a new beginning in the Indo-Lanka relations after bilateral ties suffered.

February 14, 20155:20 pm
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The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack and warned that it was the first in a series of revenge attacks.

February 14, 20155:00 pm
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Initial probe showed that there was no evidence of violence and ruled out any criminal motives in the case.

February 14, 201512:54 pm
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Pakistan is among only three countries where the crippling disease remains endemic.

February 13, 20154:53 pm
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Sharif has told Obama that India does not deserve so as it has not complied with UN resolutions on Kashmir.

February 13, 20153:31 pm
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The new Sri Lanka govt has pledged a credible domestic process of inquiry with help from UN.

February 9, 20154:02 pm
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Publication of the letter follows several small-scale protests in central Moscow over foreign-currency mortgages.

February 6, 20151:57 pm
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Sharif said that no decision against the wishes of people of Kashmir will be accepted by the Pakistan government.

February 4, 20157:59 pm
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The autopsy reports have confirmed she was sodomised and strangled to death.