The 20-year-old woman was in a critical condition after the attack
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Friday 13 March 2009
Pakistan's year-old civilian government sought a compromise to appease opposition leaders and a lawyers movement today as police detained hundreds of activists in a bid to stifle a nationwide protest.
Thursday 26 February 2009
Friday 09 January 2009
Thursday 18 December 2008
Wednesday 10 December 2008
Mohali has been confirmed as the venue for the second Test between India and England, the England and Wales Cricket Board have announced.
Wednesday 03 December 2008
The head of Chennai Police expects England to return to India next Monday ahead of the scheduled Test series and is convinced the team's security can be assured.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Amid the heat and humidity of the monsoon season, Hannah Foster's parents sat in a packed room at the Press Club in Delhi and pleaded with the Indian media to help track down their daughter's killer.
Wednesday 10 September 2008
Thursday 17 April 2008
The inaugral Indian Premier League competition gets under way when Bangalore Royal Challengers take on Kolkata Knight Riders in Bangalore on 18 April. The eight teams will play each other home and away with the top four heading into the semi-finals before the final on 1 June. Regardless of the controversy the competition has caused, it promises to be a feast of cricket. Here is the full fixture list.
Thursday 17 April 2008
Paul Deacon is set to finish his career with Bradford after agreeing a two-year contract extension.
Wednesday 09 April 2008
Sotheby's has withdrawn a rare 18th-century steel armour plate from public sale after protesters claimed it was a religious relic which may have been owned by one of Sikhism's holiest figures, Guru Gobind Singh.
Thursday 06 March 2008
India has launched a dramatic initiative to stop the widespread practice of poor families aborting female foetuses by offering cash incentives for them to give birth to the girls and then bring them up.
Monday 18 February 2008
Pakistan's opposition politicians have give the authorities a final warning not to rig the outcome of today's parliamentary election – threatening that their supporters will take to the streets in protest.
Sunday 17 February 2008
At the end of last year, during an overland journey through Pakistan, I walked through the Punjab, Pakistan's most fertile and populous province. Passing through a succession of sleepy farming villages, the impending elections seemed irrelevant. Today in these same villages, after the chaos following Benazir Bhutto's death, the election is apparent everywhere; not just in multicoloured posters but in heated debate, anger and despair. The government's popularity appears to have tumbled to an all-time low in the wake of President Musharraf's clumsy dismissal of the judiciary last November, suspicion over Bhutto's death, rising inflation, and accusations of electoral rigging.
Monday 04 February 2008
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
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- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more