Islamabad, December 29
Ruling out a probe by international bodies into the assassination of former Premier Benazir Bhutto, the Pakistan Government today offered to exhume her body to conduct an autopsy to settle a controversy over how she had died.
There was a bullet wound in the back of her head and it (the bullet) was (powerful) enough to come out from the other
side. — Sherry Rehman, Bhutto’s spokesperson
Daughters of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, Bakhtawar (right) and Asifa (centre), visit their mother’s grave with Bhutto’s sister, Sanam (left), and their brother, Bilawal (second from left on top), in Garhi Khuda Bakhsh, near Larkana, on Saturday. — AP/PTI
channel airs photos of two suspects Islamabad, December
A Pakistani TV news
channel today aired photographs of two men, which it said were
involved in the assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto
after an election rally in Rawalpindi on Thursday.
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Pak elections: EC to decide tomorrow The Election
Commission (EC) of Pakistan will hold a crucial meeting on
Monday amid indication that it is considering postponement of
elections scheduled for January 8.
Patiala brothers shot dead in California Two
Sikh brothers were gunned down in their Indian restaurant in
Richmond, California, on Thursday night in a random act of
violence that left the police baffled. Ravinder and Paramjit Kalsi, who immigrated to the United States from Patiala in 1997, were killed just after 9 pm when they were closing Sahib India Restaurant.
A file photograph of Paramjit Singh Kalsi and Ravinder Singh Kalsi in California.
should be sent back: Idris Ali Kolkata, December 29
A day after an influential Muslim
cleric stiffly opposed Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen’s return
here, the leader of a minority forum demanded that she should be
returned to her own country ‘with honour’.
Militant behind UP, J&K blasts held Kolkata, December 29
Altab Aslam, a terrorist belonging to the Hizbul Mujadhideen, was arrested today from a hideout in the Baranager area in North 24
parganas, near Kolkata.
Nithari remembers its children Noida, December 29
One year after the Nithari killings came to light, the infamous D-5 bungalow is a desolate place, much in contrast to the large crowd that had once gathered here, drawn by news of the shocking uncovering of the sexual abuse and murder of
MLAs Facing Criminal Cases HP House: High on crime, low on education Chandigarh, December 29
High on crime, low on education - that’s what many legislators of the newly elected Himachal assembly are. While 21 out of 68 assembly members (31 per cent) have criminal cases pending against them, some as serious as kidnapping, 11 MLAs (16 per cent) have not even completed their schooling.
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