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Chinese woman's diamonds recovered from garbage dump
Shanghai, May 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman, whose 130,000 yuan ($20,000) worth of diamonds were thrown away by mistake, employed sanitary workers to go through mountains of garbage to seek them out.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 4:39:38 PM

Gilani learnt about Osama raid at 2 a.m.
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani told Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani about the US operation against Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at 2 a.m. that night, a media report said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 4:36:56 PM

First woman from India's northeast conquers Everest
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) As new records begin to be written on Mt Everest, a 25-year-old woman from India's Arunachal Pradesh state has become the first Indian to peak the world highest mountain this spring. She has also achieved the feat of becoming the first woman climber from India's northeast region.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:53:08 PM

PCB backs day-night Test matches
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) As the International Cricket Council (ICC) ponders the prospect of floodlit Test matches, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) will also be pushing for a green signal after staging the final of its premier domestic tournament under lights earlier this year.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 12:03:48 PM

Review Pakistan's ties with US: Nawaz Sharif
Lahore, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan-US ties should be reviewed following the US raid in Abbottabad to kill Osama bin Laden, said opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:53:57 AM

'Super Sherpa' breaks Everest record with 21 summits
Kathmandu, May 11 (IANS) A 51-year-old legendary Nepali climber and high-altitude guide broke his own awesome record of summiting Mt Everest 20 times to conquer the world's highest peak for the 21st time Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:53:43 AM

Afridi to play in inaugural Sri Lanka Premier League
Karachi, May 11 (IANS) Top Pakistan cricketers are looking to showcase their Twenty20 skills at the inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) later this summer.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:53:29 AM

99 Chinese websites found offering porn novels
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) At least 99 Chinese websites have been 'punished' by the country's press watchdog for offering pornographic novels.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:48:29 AM

Pakistan military didn't interact with US for two days
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) The Pakistani military 'didn't have very good contact' with US forces in Afghanistan for two days following the daring US commando raid in Abbottabad that killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, it was reported here.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:45:09 AM

Art work worth $150 mn stolen from Beijing palace
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A thief, believed to have hidden inside the heavily fortified Forbidden City palace in Beijing, reportedly took off with art work worth over one billion yuan ($154 million).

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 11:44:55 AM

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