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India will stand by Afghanistan: PM
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who is on a two-day visit to Afghanistan Thursday said India will stand by Afghanistan 'through thick and thin'.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 2:25:34 PM

Manmohan Singh arrives in Afghanistan
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit to Afghanistan. This is the first trip to Kabul by an Indian prime minister in six years and comes close on the heels of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's killing.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 2:19:41 PM

Indian eves dominate Everest run
Kathmandu, May 12 (IANS) Nearly three decades after Bachendri Pal became the first Indian woman to summit Mt Everest, this spring, the subcontinent's eves continued to dominate the ascent of the highest peak in the world with a second Indian woman climber reaching the 8,848m summit Thursday.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 2:01:21 PM

Eight die in drone strike in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) At least eight people were killed Thursday in a drone strike in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 1:08:14 PM

'Pakistan cabinet has never exclusively reviewed terror war'
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Pakistan's federal cabinet has met 70 times in the last three years but has never 'exclusively' reviewed its post 9/11 policy on war against terror, a media report said Thursday.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 12:28:02 PM

Bangladesh apex court bans fatwa as punishment
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's Supreme Court Thursday ruled against 'fatwa' (Islamic religious edict) being issued as punishment against hapless women.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:56:55 AM

Abbottabad attack: MQM launches `referendum' across Pakistan
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has launched a nationwide programme, which it calls a 'referendum', to seek the opinion of people regarding Pakistan's sovereignty following the Abbottabad raid in which Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was killed.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:46:18 AM

Pakistan bank looted in barely 55 seconds
Karachi, May 12 (IANS) It took just 55 seconds for armed robbers to loot Rs.3.7 million from a bank here, a police official said.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:46:17 AM

Time to reflect on Pakistan's jihad enterprise: daily
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) It is time to reflect on 'the jihad enterprise the Pakistani state has been peddling for the last four decades', a Pakistani daily said, adding that 'the policy of duality and ambiguity may have run its course' following Osama's killing in Abbottabad.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:46:14 AM

Dhaka signs its biggest power deal
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday signed a mega deal to produce 1,017 MW of power in the next three to four years.

Thursday, May 12, 2011 10:36:04 AM

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