Regional News

Man in hospital after arson attack »

AN EIGHTEEN-year old Bilston man is in hospital after suffering burns in a “severe” arson attack on his home. Fire crews from Bilston and Fallings Park were called by the…

Dec 14 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
birmingham sensor graphic

City Launches Gun Shot Detection Technology »

Safer Birmingham Partnership, a joint partnership between West Midlands Police, Birmingham City Council and other leading public and voluntary sector agencies, is leading the way in the UK’s fight against…

Dec 14 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
Pakistan

Nineteenth Amendment Bill to address concerns of SC »

gilani_reuters

ISLAMABAD: A proposed constitution Nineteenth Amendment, meeting most of the Supreme Court’s concerns over a new mode of appointing the…

Dec 22 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Pakistan, Iran jockey for influence after bombings »

Pakistan, Iran jockey for influence after bombings

ISLAMABAD: As tension grows between Pakistan and Iran after a mosque bombing in Iran, Pakistan could find itself increasingly isolated…

Dec 22 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Gilani declares Dec 22 as national day of working women »

gilani_afp

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ms. Mussarrat Hilali, a woman from Malakand,…

Dec 22 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Saud Aziz, Khurram Shahzad arrested in Benazir case »

Saud Aziz, Khurram Shahzad arrested in Benazir case

ISLAMABAD: Police on Wednesday arrested two senior police officers in court for alleged dereliction of duty over the 2007 assassination…

Dec 22 2010 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Technology

Japan bio-scientists produce ‘singing mouse’ »

Japan bio-scientists produce ‘singing mouse’

TOKYO: Japanese scientists said Tuesday they had produced a mouse that tweets like a bird in a genetically engineered “evolution” which they hope will shed light on the origins of human language. A team of researchers at the University of Osaka created the animal in…

Dec 21 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Pakistani IT firm ‘on top of the world’ in apps »

Pakistani IT firm ‘on top of the world’ in apps

ISLAMABAD: Photo editing software developed by a Pakistan technology firm Five Rivers became the best selling paid-for application for the Blackberry, the firm said Wednesday. Lahore-based Five Rivers said its Photo Editor Suite had hit the top spot across all sectors on Blackberry’s AppWorld store.…

Dec 21 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Total eclipse turns moon into red disk »

Total eclipse turns moon into red disk

Skywatchers got an early holiday present this year: A total eclipse of the moon. Hanging high in the sky, the moon slowly turned from bright silver into a red disk early on Tuesday. A total lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth casts its shadow on…

Dec 21 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

HTC Desire Hd- Best Smartphone 2010 »

HTC-Desire-HD1

If you’re looking for the ultimate smart phone, you just found it. The HTC Desire HD is a big beast for the average user, but if you value power over portability, you won’t be disappointed. The best Web browser in the business and a screen…

Dec 14 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
Sport

Hackers attack World Taekwondo Federation site over Taiwan row »

Hackers attack World Taekwondo Federation site over Taiwan row

TAIPEI: Hackers attacked the website of the World Taekwondo Federation after it punished a Taiwanese fighter for allegedly cheating at the Asian Games, media reported…

Dec 20 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »

Rafael Benitez still Inter Milan coach, says club president »

Rafael Benitez still Inter Milan coach, says club president

ROME: Rafael Benitez remained coach of Inter Milan on Tuesday, insisted club president club president Massimo Moratti, despite renewed speculation that the Spaniard had been…

Dec 20 2010 / Comments Off / Read More »
Afghanistan Winning Afghanistan... one cow at a time

Winning Afghanistan… one cow at a time

Ten months ago, foreign forces in south-west Afghanistan launched a major operation to clear Taliban insurgents from the district of Marjah, in Helmand province. It was an unusual school opening. Wandering among the smiling student faces…

Dec 6 2010 / Read More »
Kashmir Kashmiris to Observe Black Day Today

Kashmiris to Observe Black Day Today

Kashmiris across the Line of Control and elsewhere in the world are observing October 27 today as the Black Day against Indian occupation of a part of Jammu and Kashmir State. It was on this day…

Oct 26 2010 / Read More »
Middle East Saudi king leaves hospital, TV shows him walking

Saudi king leaves hospital, TV shows him walking

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has left a New York hospital in “good health” after a month of treatment, state media said on Wednesday, showing pictures of the elderly monarch walking down a corridor. Media gave…

Dec 21 2010 / Read More »
Bangladesh Transit Facility-Govt to take fee, not duty Muhith tells of new rules for fixing fees

Transit Facility-Govt to take fee, not duty

Finance Minister AMA Muhith yesterday said the government is going to formulate new rules to fix fees for giving transit facility to India for transporting goods through Bangladesh. “They will use our facilities to transport their…

Nov 2 2010 / Read More »
East Asia India tests nuclear-capable missile

India tests nuclear-capable missile

BHUBANESHWAR: India on Wednesday successfully tested a short-range, nuclear-capable missile with a range of 220 miles, an official said. The army twice fired the surface-to-surface missile Prithvi II from a range in Chandipur in the eastern…

Dec 21 2010 / Read More »
Europe Britain South Africa Tourist Killed

Husband denies second carjack death

A British newlywed accused of hiring a hitman to kill his bride on their South African honeymoon has denied he was involved in another carjacking murder in the country three years earlier. South African national commissioner…

Dec 14 2010 / Read More »
United States US suits against Pakistani spy chief face hurdles

US suits against Pakistani spy chief face hurdles

NEW YORK: The plaintiffs in two US lawsuits accusing Pakistan’s spy chief of nurturing terrorists involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks are hoping for a historic outcome recalling the Lockerbie settlement, but they would have to…

Dec 21 2010 / Read More »
Russia Putin aide denies Wikileaks Russia 'mafia state' claims

Putin aide denies Wikileaks Russia ‘mafia state’ claims

A spokesman for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has rejected allegations that his government has links with organised crime. Dmitry Peskov was responding to the latest leaked diplomatic cables published by the Wikileaks website. He said…

Dec 2 2010 / Read More »

Search Archive

Search by Date
Search by Category
Search with Google

Head Office :The Waqt

Copyright © 2009 - 2016 The Waqt | Email: info@thewaqt.co.uk | Contact Us | Telephone: 0844 5000 121