World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday December 26, 2014
From Algeria to Iraq to Yemen, one name crops up again and again in the demands of Islamist hostage-takers: Aafia Siddiqui, the Pakistani scientist jailed in the United States for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
In an email to the family members of slain American journalist James Foley, his captors from the Islamic State militant group demanded release of several prisoners, including a Pakistani woman scientist who has been convicted of terrorism charges in the US.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Pakistan's nuclear scientist AQ Khan has said he doubts North Korea will explode an atomic device in its current face-off with the United States and South Korea.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
Increasing radicalisation within Pakistan's military could lead to its nuclear weapons being hijacked by radical Islamists, a Pakistani scientist has warned.
India News | Written by NK Kalia | Friday December 21, 2012
Captain Saurabh Kalia was taken prisoner during the Kargil War between India and Pakistan. His mutilated body was returned to India on June 9, 1999. His father, Dr NK Kalia, 64, a retired senior scientist from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research has taken the government to court. He wants his son's case to be raised at the Internat...
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 15, 2012
Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist AQ Khan, known for his anti-India stance, has said that Pakistan should improve relations with India in order to counter alleged US plans to divide the country.
World News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
Disgraced Pakistan nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan has expressed his willingness to contest elections while suggesting the formation of a government of technocrats because politicians have failed to deliver good governance.
India News | NDTV Correspondent with PTI inputs | Wednesday April 11, 2012
Just hours after Pakistani scientist Dr Khalil Chishty walked out of the Ajmer Jail after being granted bail by the Supreme Court, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has ordered the immediate release of an Indian fisherman.
India News | Harsha Kumari Singh | Wednesday April 11, 2012
Dr Khalil Chishty, a Pakistani scientist who has been fighting a legal battle in India for two decades is finally a free man today. He walked out of the Ajmer Jail at 4:30 pm, after his brother Jameel Chishty furnished two bail bonds of Rs 50,000 each and a personal surety of Rs 1 lakh. The 80 year old doctor from Pakistan entered the Ajmer Jail l...
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 25, 2011
Pakistan, which used every "legal and illegal" means to go nuclear, shared its secret atomic technology and equipment with countries like Iran and Libya, says a report by the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), based on disgraced scientist A Q Khan's questioning, which was circulated among western intelligence agencies.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 1, 2011
Washington has turned down Pakistan's proposal to swap US official Raymond Davis, who shot dead two men in Lahore, with Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani scientist who is serving a prison term in US for killing marines in Afghanistan, it was reported here.Diplomatic Sources told the Dawn in Washington that Islamabad had taken up the proposal at "the high...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 25, 2010
Pakistani police on Friday used tear gas to disperse protesters who shouted "Death to America" in outrage after a US court jailed a woman scientist for 86 years for attempting to murder US officers.In a case that has been condemned across the nuclear-armed Muslim nation of 167 million, the government said it would petition Washington to secure the ...
World News | Salman Masood and Waqar Gillani, NYT News Service | Tuesday March 30, 2010
A Pakistani court on Monday eased some travel restrictions on Abdul Qadeer Khan, the scientist and pioneer of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal, who admitted six years ago that he had been running an illicit proliferation network.
World News | NDTV Correspondent | Monday September 21, 2009
Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Dr A Q Khan has dropped a bombshell.
World News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2009
A Pakistani court has suspended the "security protocol" accorded by the government to nuclear scientist A Q Khan.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 2, 2009
North Korea received designs for uranium enrichment centrifuges from Pakistan's disgraced nuclear scientist A Q Khan.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 30, 2009
The country's top nuclear scientist has said that after 26/11, Pakistan would have not "survived" without atomic weapons.