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Pay salaries before Eid-ul-Fitr, says UAE PM


August 7th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the ruler of Dubai, has ordered the payment of salaries ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US review process delayed decision on Hafeez Saeed


April 4th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The United States has attributed the inordinate delay in announcing a $10 million US bounty on Lashkar-i-Taiba chief Hafeez Saeed, alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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26/11 justice: India hails US $10 mn bounty for Hafiz Saeed (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India's quest for justice for the Mumbai terror strike has been boosted with the US announcing a bounty of $10 million for 26/11 mastermind and ... Read more...

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UAE envoy meets British ministers


February 12th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to Britain Abdul Rahman Ghanem Al Mutaiwee Sunday met British Minister of State for Northern Ireland Hugo Swire and Northern Ireland's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

13 new forensic instructors in UAE


January 7th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) A total of 13 experts from Abu Dhabi police's Forensic Evidence Department (FED) have been certified by the Accreditation Committee at the Ministry of Interior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Honduras discuss bilateral relations


December 11th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Honduras have held talks on bilateral relations here, it was announced Saturday.UAE's permanent representative to UN Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman and ... Read more...

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UAE, Lebanon discuss cooperation in education sector


October 21st, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE Ambassador to Lebanon Youssef Ali Abdul Rahman Al Osaimi in a meeting with the Lebanese Minister of Education and Higher Education Hassan Diab discussed ways ... Read more...

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UAE, Sri Lanka discuss judicial cooperation


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 3 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Sri Lanka Monday began a two-day discussion to boost judicial cooperation.Judge Abdul Rahman Murad Al Balushi, director of International Cooperation Department at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil confers medal on UAE envoy


May 31st, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia/Abu Dhabi, May 31 (IANS/WAM) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has conferred the National Order of Merit on the UAE ambassador to the country, officials said.Yusuf Ali Abdul Rahman Al Osaimi ... Read more...

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UAE pledges $1 mn for Palestine refugees


December 8th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will give $1 million to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to help in its efforts to improve the condition of the Palestinian refugees, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Quick marriages among young Muslim couples up divorce rate in Malaysia


November 18th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 18 (ANI): The divorce rate in Malaysia is increasing, and one of the contributing factors has been put down to quickie marriages among young Muslim couples.According to statistics, about ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two Malaysian school principals suspended for making racist remarks


October 18th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 18 (ANI): Minister in the Malaysian Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has said that two school principals who uttered racist remarks were suspended immediately pending investigations."The principal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ICC unveils state-of-the-art Global Cricket Academy in Dubai


October 13th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 13 (ANI): The International Cricket Council Global Cricket Academy (ICC GCA), comprising state-of-the-art cricket facilities for international as well as local cricketers, has been launched in Dubai.Initially announced as a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kishore’s unreleased song to be unveiled on death anniversary


October 10th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Kishore Kumar's fans can rejoice as one of his unreleased songs will be unveiled on the legendary singer's 23rd death anniversary Wednesday.Composed by late musical genius Madan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No takers for “pregnant teens” school in Malaysia


September 18th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Jasin, Sept 18 (ANI): After a lot of media hype, Malaysia's first school for pregnant teens- Sekolah Harapan- or "school of hope" has finally been opened, but no one has enrolled in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Money, clothes given to poor people in UAE


September 7th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of underprivileged people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are being given money and new clothes to help them celebrate Eid Al-Fitr in a proper manner, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia to have school for pregnant teenagers


September 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 1 (IANS) A school exclusively for pregnant teenagers will be opened this month in Malaysia's Malacca state, an official said. The purpose of opening the school is to help the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysian principal apologises to parents for making racist remark


August 26th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 27 (ANI): The school principal, who allegedly made a racist remark to ten students at a school in Bukit Selambau near Sungai Petani in Malaysia last week, has apologised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi poet-politician who praised suicide bombers dies at 70


August 16th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 15 (DPA) Ghazi Abdul Rahman al-Gosaibi, Saudi Arabia's minister of labour, former ambassador, and prolific poet who caused controversy by praising a Palestinian suicide bomber, has died aged 70 from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UAE’s water bus services extended for Ramadan


August 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) The working hours of the UAE's water bus and taxi services have been extended by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) to help commuters during Ramadan. Water buses will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lebanese Army kills two Al Qaeda-linked militants


August 15th, 2010 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 15 (DPA) Lebanese Army troops Saturday killed two militants loyal to Al Qaeda in eastern Lebanon, security sources said. The two men were a part of Fatah al-Islam, a fundamentalist Palestinian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 die in Indonesian boat sinking


August 9th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 9 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 32 others were missing and feared drowned after a boat sank Monday off a remote eastern Indonesian province, a rescue official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban exploiting openings in neglected northern Afghan province


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Pul-i-Kumri (Afghanistan), July 30 (ANI): The Taliban is exploiting people in the neglected northern Afghan province of Baghlan, which according to reports, is slipping away from government control.Deprived of jobs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban guns down outspoken Afghan tribal chief


April 29th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar, Apr 29 (ANI): Taliban militia have gunned down Afghan tribal chief Abdul Rahman in Kandahar.Rahman had attended a tribal shura a few days prior to his death. The gathering ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Food inspection launched in UAE schools


April 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an inspection campaign in schools and educational institutions in order to ensure healthy and safe food for students. The campaign launched by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Afghan troops kill 21 militants


April 24th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kunduz (Afghanistan), April 24 (IANS) Twenty-one Taliban militants were killed in air and ground assaults launched by the security forces in northern Afghanistan, an official said Saturday. The fighting took place in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eco-villas can save 70 percent power in Abu Dhabi


April 18th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) Buildings constructed with environment-friendly Precast Aerated Concrete (PAC) can save up to 70 percent of electricity consumption in Abu Dhabi, a construction company has claimed. PAC has more ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bollywood fashion displayed at Dubai Bride Show


April 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) Latest fashion trends of Bollywood presented by Indian designer Vikram Phadnis are catching the eyeballs at the four-day Dubai Bride Show. Phadnis is taking part in the event for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

One-legged man plans to climb Malaysia’s Mt. Kinabalu


March 16th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuching (Malaysia), Mar.16 (ANI): A one-legged Malaysian going by the name of Junaidi Fauzan, hopes to scale the country's highest mountain -- Mount Kinabalu, in Sabah, this year.The 58-year-old retiree wants to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian model to have royal audience before being caned


February 17th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 (IANS) The sultan and the regent of Malaysia's Pahang state will grant an audience to a part-time model who has expressed a wish to meet them before being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysia not to give amnesty to missing foreign workers


January 19th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Jan 19 (ANI): Malaysia's Immigration Director-General Abdul Rahman Othman has said that illegal foreign workers, including those who went "missing" after their tourist visas expired, will not be legalised or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TAIIF formed to increase people to people contact with Arab world


January 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): The Arab-India Intellectuals Forum (TAIIF) has been formed to deepen people to people contacts among the millions in India and the Arab world in order to cement ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Singapore puts paedophile behind bars for 10 years


December 29th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 29 (DPA) A paedophile was put under a 10-year preventive detention for molesting six young girls, including a one-year-old toddler, the Straits Times reported Tuesday. But Salim Abdul Rahman escaped the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE holds Israel accountable over failure of peace talks


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 2 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has held Israel accountable for the failure of the Middle East peace process, WAM news agency reported Wednesday. Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Jarman, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai government won’t back Dubai World debt : official


December 1st, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 30 (DPA) The Dubai government will not back the debt of Dubai World holding group, a senior official confirmed Monday. Though the government is owner, "the company has multiple activities and ... Read more...

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