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Toyota Karnataka Golf: Toshiyoki fires best score


September 8th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, S Sep 8 (IANS) Kasai Toshiyoki, starting off with a handicap of 10, stole the spotlight with the day's best gross score of 30 points, calculated under the Modified ... Read more...

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UAE approves 126 new drugs


June 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has approved the use of 126 new drugs to treat patients, it was announced Saturday.The health ministry said the drugs are approved after thorough ... Read more...

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Pakistani gang jailed for raping 50 white British girls


May 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Nine members of a gang - eight Pakistanis and one Afghan - have been sentenced to jail for a combined 77 years by a British court ... Read more...

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MFN status to India by year-end: Pakistan


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan will grant India most favoured nation (MFN) status by the end of this year, the country's commerce minister has said."There are some technicalities and after ... Read more...

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Omani man donates blood for 26 years


April 30th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 30 (IANS/WAM) A 49-year-old man from Oman has been honoured by the ministry of health of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for donating blood for 26 years.Ahmed Bin ... Read more...

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New integrated check post opens at Attari


April 13th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) Business between India and Pakistan through the land border route is expected to go up almost 10 times with the formal inauguration Friday ... Read more...

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UAE ministry warns against fake herbal products


March 4th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry has warned the public against fake herbal products.Amin Hussein Al Amiri, assistant undersecretary for medical practices and licensing at the ministry, said ... Read more...

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Leaping with joy: celebrating 4 birthdays at once


February 29th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Being born on Feb 29 is tricky business. It means that one born on this day, can officially celebrate a birthday only once in four ... Read more...

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UAE approves new veterinary products


February 27th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the registration of 29 new veterinary products.The decision was taken by the veterinary registration higher committee, said Amin ... Read more...

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Imran Khan turns photographer for Kareena Kapoor


February 4th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Imran Khan besides being a good actor is also a fine photographer. He clicked some pictures of Kareena Kapoor during the shoot of "Ek Main ... Read more...

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Pakistan will take forward MFN status promise: Sharma


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan, which last year in principle agreed to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, should keep its promise and implement the new ... Read more...

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No MFN status yet for India: Pakistani minister


January 18th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Two months after the proposal was cleared, Pakistan is yet to accord Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister has said.Commerce Minister Amin ... Read more...

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Brazilian Big Brother housemate raped on live TV?


January 17th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A housemate in the Brazilian version of reality TV show "Big Brother" was raped after an alcohol-fueled party and was shown on live television, a media ... Read more...

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Pakistani parliamentary panel endorses India’s MFN status


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel has endorsed the government's decision to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a leap forward in boosting sub-continental trade ties.The ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s daredevilry in ‘Players’ impresses Abbas-Mustan


January 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) It's Abhishek Bachchan's turn to show daredevilry and he did it in "Players" - the actor performed some risky stunts in the forthcoming action-thriller all ... Read more...

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Man wishes death to Bangladesh PM on Facebook


January 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 4 (IANS) A Bangladeshi university teacher who allegedly "whished death" to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook has been sentenced in absentia to six months in prison ... Read more...

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UAE to reduce prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs


November 10th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 10 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry will on Sunday announce reduced prices of 115 pharmaceutical drugs.The move is part of the ministry's efforts with local and international drugs ... Read more...

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International trade expo opens in Pakistan


October 21st, 2011 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Thursday inaugurated the 6th International Expo Pakistan in southern Karachi city.More than 50 countries, including Russia, China and Japan, are ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s trade deficit is $15.58 bn


October 13th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan's trade deficit for 2010-11 was a staggering $15.58 billion, the national assembly was told.Minister for Commerce Makhdoom Amin Fahim Wednesday said the overall deficit for ... Read more...

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No objection to MFN status for India: Pakistan


October 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no objection to granting Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, a minister said in Lahore.Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim said Tuesday: "We will ... Read more...

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Osama’s bodyguard freed by Pakistan: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan has freed a senior Al Qaeda commander who served as a bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, a media report said.Amin al-Haq was detained in Lahore ... Read more...

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Delhi building that collapsed was 60-years-old


September 28th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The three-storied building, which collapsed killing five and injuring 22 people in the Walled City in the capital, was more than 60-years-old, locals said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister meets Maharashtra governor


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Monday expressed confidence that his visit will prove to be a "stepping stone for future relations" between Pakistan and India ... Read more...

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Vaghela ends fast, says Modi government betrayed trust


September 20th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) Congress leaders led by former union minister Shankersinh Vaghela ended their 74-hour fast Tuesday, saying it had highlighted how the Narendra Modi government had betrayed ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman to judge dance championship


September 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After participating in dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa", Shekhar Suman is now ready to judge the third edition of Maharashtra Open DanceSport Championship. The championship, scheduled ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Order on cop’s bail plea reserved


August 26th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 26 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday reserved its order on the bail plea of former Gujarat deputy superintendent of police N.K. Amin ... Read more...

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John does stunts without cables in ‘Force’


August 19th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) After Salman Khan in "Dabangg" and Ajay Devgn in "Singham", get ready for John Abraham's cop film, "Force", in which the star performs gravity ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts: Decision on bail plea of four on Aug 8 (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A court here Saturday reserved its order till Aug 8 on the bail applications of four accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts which killed 57 ... Read more...

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Pakistan to export mangoes to US


July 13th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan will export a consignment of high quality mangoes to the US after trying for a long time to tap into the American fruit market, officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports to Sri Lanka at $283 mn in 2010


July 8th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's exports to Sri Lanka stood at $283 million in 2010, a minister said.Minister for Commerce Amin Fahim said Thursday that during 2010, Pakistan imported goods ... Read more...

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Landslide kills 12 in Bangladesh


July 2nd, 2011 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Twelve people were killed in a landslide in southeastern Bangladesh Friday, Xinhua reported.The rain-triggered landslide occurred in Chittagong city, about 240 km from Dhaka."We have retrieved ... Read more...

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Islamabad banks on domestic borrowing for budget deficit


June 29th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Islamabad is banking on domestic borrowing to finance an over Rs.1 trillion budget deficit, an official said.The government is relying on domestic borrowing after it failed ... Read more...

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Tagore birth anniversary celebration in Egypt


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) The Indian embassy will organise a special function here May 28 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of India's Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.It will be ... Read more...

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Unfair to fine me and let Dixit go scot free: Warne


May 19th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne Thursday termed as "unfair" the Indian Premier League's decision fine him $50,000 and let Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) secretary ... Read more...

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Warne slapped with $50,000 fine


May 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday slapped Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne with a $50,000 fine for publicly criticising Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) secretary Sanjay Dixit after ... Read more...

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