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Suicide blast rocks Kabul hospital
Kabul, May 21 (IANS) Casualties are feared after a suicide bomber blew himself up in the emergency ward of a military hospital in the Afghan capital Saturday, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 2:32:21 PM

Plan to build tunnel for Pakistan MPs shelved
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) A plan to build a tunnel to provide safe passage to Pakistani lawmakers from the Parliament House to their suites has been shelved, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 1:04:11 PM

Mamata gets towering gifts - from the Himalayas
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) When Elizabeth II was being crowned in London in 1953, the celebrations received an extra boost with the news arriving in London that Mt Everest had fallen with Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa becoming the first men to stride to its 8,848-metre summit.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:56:42 PM

Pakistan to issue Rs.20 coin
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan will begin issuing from Saturday a Rs.20 commemorative coin to celebrate 2011 as the Pakistan-China friendship year, a media report said.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:43:44 PM

Two Pakistani boys shot at for picking apricots
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Two young boys were shot at by a retired army officer for picking apricots from a tree planted in his home in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:23:36 PM

Pakistan, China to jointly launch satellite
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan and China would jointly launch a communication satellite Aug 14 to mark the country's Independence Day, it was reported here.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 12:00:53 PM

NATO tanker blast kills 15 in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed in a NATO oil tanker blast following a bomb attack on the vehicle in northwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported Saturday.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 11:57:26 AM

Indian Air Force team conquers Mt Everest
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) A 27-year-old officer became the first woman from the Indian Air Force to conquer Mt Everest Saturday as more of her peers from the 14-member expedition bided their time to set foot on the highest peak in the world.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 11:57:13 AM

Nod-and-wink approach to drones demeaning: Pakistani daily
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The nod-and-wink approach to drone strikes is 'demeaning and self-defeating', said a Pakistani daily after US cables accessed by WikiLeaks revealed that army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had supported the drone attacks.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 11:29:03 AM

Chinese bank opens two branches in Pakistan
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) - the country's largest commercial bank - has opened a branch each in the Pakistani cities of Karachi and Islamabad, Xinhua reported.

Saturday, May 21, 2011 8:37:33 AM

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