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Bravehearts write new records on Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) Braving torrential winds and vagaries of the weather, adventurous climbers have begun summiting Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world, in an unusually early accomplishment this year.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 2:01:54 PM

Police favours destroying Osama's hideout as onlookers gather
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) The Abbottabad mansion where Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed has turned into a local attraction with hundreds turning up everyday to look at it. A police official said he favours destroying the building to prevent it being used by militants as a rallying point.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 1:08:29 PM

Indonesian aircraft crashes
Jakarta, May 7 (IANS) An Indonesian passenger aircraft crashed into the sea Saturday near the eastern island of Papua, an official said.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:57:55 PM

Yunus remains Grameen Bank chief despite court verdicts
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is still the chief of Grameen Bank and will continue to be so until the bank's board of directors appoints a new managing director, his lawyer has said.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:34:28 PM

Bangladesh war hero who served three armies dead
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Qazi Nooruzzaman, a hero of Bangladesh's liberation war who served the British Indian Navy and three armies during his lifetime, is dead. He was 86, a media report said.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:32:37 PM

Osama was hale and hearty, says wife
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, who was shot dead by US forces May 2, was hale and hearty and was 'not on dialysis', the Al Qaeda leader's wife has told investigators.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:28:27 PM

Once taboo, tattoos now the new fashion statement
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) When Lokesh Varma, the son of an affluent army family in New Delhi, announced he wanted to forswear his MBA degree and his job with a multinational company to become a tattoo artist, his parents were speechless with horror.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:11:33 PM

Osama had just moved to bedroom when raid took place: Wife
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Osama bin Laden had just moved to his bedroom when US commandos stormed his hideout in Abbottabad, the Al Qaeda leader's wife has told investigators.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 12:03:44 PM

A decade since 9/11, Pakistan back to square one: Daily
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Ten years since 9/11, Pakistan finds itself 'back to square one', a leading daily said, adding that with Osama bin Laden dead, the country needs to reset its strategic priorities.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:53:09 AM

No need to bypass Pakistan, says Gilani on Osama raid
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) There was no need for the US to 'bypass' Pakistan while carrying out the raid on Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.

Saturday, May 07, 2011 11:48:58 AM

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