Mullah Omar living in Pakistan: US General
WASHINGTON: Repudiating Pakistans claims,a top US general has said that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is hiding in Pakistan along with his commanders. Omar lives in Pakistan,as do many of his commanders, General John Allen,Commander of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan,wrote in an article in The Washington Post.
Men shave off womans hair,parade her on street
LAHORE: Five men allegedly shaved off the hair and eyebrows of a young woman and paraded her in the streets of a village in Pakistans Punjab province,police officials said Tuesday. The incident occurred Monday in Layyah district,near Lahore,after the married woman was accused of having illicit relations with a man.
Right-wing leaders want TV guidelines
ISLAMABAD: Leaders like Jamaat-e-Islami heads Qazi Hussain Ahmed and Muhammad Hussain Mehanti and right-wing columnists like Ansar Abbasi have suggested Pakistans Council of Islamic Ideology should define the standards for obscenity in TV programming. The suggestion was made at a meeting Monday of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority.