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Doctor who helped CIA track Osama on fast in jail
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) Shakil Afridi, the doctor who allegedly worked for the CIA to help track down Osama bin Laden, is on hunger strike at a jail in Pakistan's Peshawar city to protest the jail administration's "ill-treatment".

Sunday, April 28, 2013 3:52:51 PM

Sarabjit's survival chances slim, say doctors
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The condition of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian on death row in Pakistan who was brutally assaulted by fellow prisoners, was serious and chances of his survival were slim, his doctors said in Lahore.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 3:46:11 PM

24 Pakistanis held over unpaid electricity bills
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) At least two dozen people in Pakistan have been arrested by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) for not paying electricity bills, an official said.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 3:12:06 PM

Vohra first J&K governor to get second straight term
Jammu, April 28 ( ANS) Narendra Nath Vohra's appointment as governor of Jammu and Kashmir for a second successive term is a distinction none of his predecessors was conferred with ever since the title of "Sadr-e-Riysat", styled for the head of the state, was abolished in 1965.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 3:12:05 PM

Pakistan Senate to discuss Musharraf's trial
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) A session of Pakistan's upper house of parliament, the Senate, has been summoned May 2 to discuss the progress in the trial of former president Pervez Musharraf on charges of treason.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 2:58:07 PM

China to build robots at new industrial base
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) China will establish a new industrial base in northeast Liaoning province that will mostly develop robots and other intelligent equipment, officials said.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 2:30:16 PM

Eight killed, 17 wounded in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 17 others injured in a blast Sunday outside the office of an independent election candidate in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, a media report said.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 2:03:00 PM

Internet cafes losing charm among Chinese
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) China has witnessed a decline in the number of Internet bars, a first instance in last eight years, courtesy a boom in the household broadband and mobile Internet sectors, the government has revealed.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 2:02:59 PM

'Sad' chapter in Sarabjit's story: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) The "latest chapter" in the story of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, who was brutally beaten by other prison inmates, "is a sad one", a leading Pakistani daily said Sunday.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 1:56:12 PM

Sarabjit's family crosses over to Pakistan
Attari (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who is in coma after a murderous attack on him by fellow prisoners in a Lahore jail, crossed over to Pakistan Sunday afternoon to visit him in a hospital in Lahore.

Sunday, April 28, 2013 1:19:13 PM

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