NEW DELHI - Best-selling British author and movie producer Peter James has made it his mission to eliminate the stigma of trash associated with crime fiction in his capacity as chairperson of the prestigious Crime Writers' Association of the UK. And if that means taking on the Booker Prize, so be it.
JAMMU - Dispelling rumours that the Jammu and Kashmir Police were rounding up minors and booking them under the Public Safety Act (PSA), Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday tweeted that "no minors" were being "detained under PSA" in the state.
WASHINGTON - The US President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions against the authoritarian Muammar Gaddafi regime, with the intention of 'protecting the assets belonging to the people of Libya.'
ISLAMABAD - The political marriage of convenience in Pakistan's Punjab province has ended in a divorce as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) announced its decision to expel the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) from the provincial government.
ISLAMABAD - The US Embassy in Islamabad has approached Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, seeking consular access for an American citizen named Aaron Mark De Haven who has been detained by police in Peshawar on 'illegal stay' charges.