NEW DELHI - A Delhi court Saturday awarded life imprisonment to six Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) terrorists, including three Pakistanis, for plotting to kidnap cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly in 2002.
ISLAMABAD - The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) appears to be divided over instituting a judicial inquiry into the assassination of Punjab governor Salman Taseer, with two federal ministers contradicting each other on the issue.
ISLAMABAD - At least 16 NATO oil tankers were torched by unidentified attackers in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a media report said Saturday.
BHUBANESWAR - Five tribal Maoists, among them a juvenile, an area committee member and a woman, surrendered before police in Orissa Saturday, an official said.
NEW DELHI - Pakistani writer H.M. Naqvi of the acclaimed novel "Home Boy", a story about the ravaged lives of young Asians in 9/11 New York where he worked, says he addresses his anxieties by writing. For Naqvi, writing is the easiest way to fight the demons in a post-9/11 world.