Archive for January, 2012
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Friday approved the issuance of a commemorative postage stamp in the name of late Arfa Karim Randhawa, young Microsoft professional.
A calligrapher worked for five years to create the world’s biggest Qur’an in a bid to show the world that Afghanistan’s rich cultural heritage and traditions have been damaged but not destroyed by 30 years of war, it has been revealed.
DUBAI: Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal Friday rose to world’s highest ranking spinner a day after guiding his team to a comprehensive ten wicket win in the first Test against England inside three days.
WASHINGTON: The US is paying six times as much to send war supplies to troops in Afghanistan through alternate routes after Pakistan’s punitive decision in November to close border crossings to NATO convoys, the Associated Press has learned.