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Rediscovering the ancient Indian art of handwriting


September 5th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In the age of iPads and electronic notebooks, a NGO is promoting the art of writing with the aim of resdiscovering the "great civilizational history" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Actor Kader Khan designing courses for Arabic, Urdu speakers (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) For over 40 years we have known Kader Khan for his humour and dialogues. But now this Kabul-born Bollywood actor is immersed in academics. He has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Guess who’s designing Islamic language courses? Kader Khan


March 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) For over 40 years we have known Kader Khan for his humour and dialogues. But now this septuagenarian is too busy with academics - the Kabul-born ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iran shoots down US drone: Report


December 4th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 4 (IANS) A US drone was shot down by the Iranian military in the eastern part of the country Sunday, a media report said.Xinhua quoting the Arabic-language al-Alam ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Algeria doesn’t permit Gaddafi regime officials to enter


September 5th, 2011 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Algiers, Sep 5 (IANS) A number of military and intelligence officers of the Muammar Gaddafi regime fled to Libya's border with Algeria, but their request for entry was turned down ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda animated film targets children


July 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) An animated movie being made by Al Qaeda supporters is aimed at inspiring children to take up armed struggle with the militant group, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islamic banking ideal for economic growth: Expert


May 1st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 1 (IANS) The interest-free Islamic banking system will provide the ideal thrust to India's economic development, an expert said here Sunday.Islamic banking, which propagates zero-interest lending, can solve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Seminar on Islamic banking in India May 1


May 1st, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 30 (IANS) A seminar on the global economic problems and Islamic banking will be held Sunday in this Madhya Pradesh capital.The seminar is being organised by the Muslim ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saleh not to sign power-transfer plan in Qatari envoys’ presence


April 29th, 2011 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 29 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has said he will not sign the power transfer plan brokered by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) if Qatari representatives attend the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s last typewriter factory ’shuts down’ in Mumbai


April 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Godrej and Boyce - the last company left in the world that was still manufacturing typewriters - has closed its production plant in Mumbai, India.The company is now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran presses opposition not to go ahead with rally


February 11th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Tehran/New York, Feb.11 (ANI): Iranian authorities are putting pressure on the country's political opposition not to go ahead with a rally in support of the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.Security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Egypt crisis: CBS journalist incorrectly tweets about Mubarak’s exit


February 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): CBS News anchor Katie Couric mistakenly informed her 140,000 followers that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down after 30 years."As many of you have already heard ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White House turns to Al Jazeera English to monitor Egypt protests


February 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.1 (ANI): White House officials have turned to Al Jazeera English among other television channels to monitor the mounting protests in Egypt.With the Qatar-based network's coverage of the Mid-East crisis ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran denies arrest of American woman


January 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 7 (IANS) Iran has denied reports that it arrested an American woman on espionage charges, a media report said.An American woman who wanted to enter the country through the Armenia ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Israeli spy’ vulture arrested in Saudi Arabia


January 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): A vulture tagged by scientists at Tel Aviv University was 'arrested' on suspicion of being a Mossad spy after the bird strayed into Saudi Arabian territory, according to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi Arabia captures ‘Israeli spy’ vulture


January 5th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) A vulture tagged by Israeli scientists was "arrested" on suspicion of being a Mossad spy after the bird strayed into Saudi Arabian territory, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IGNOU launches courses in Urdu, Arabic


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced programmes in Urdu and Arabic languages, an official said Monday. The university is offering Bachelor of Arts programme ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Online Al Qaeda magazine provided bomb tips to terror suspects


December 30th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Nine men arrested in Britain on terrorism charges last week found inspiration and bomb-making instructions in an English-language online magazine published by Al Qaeda, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are terrorists using Facebook to exchange bomb recipes?


December 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): According to a new report from the Department of Homeland Security, terrorists may be using Facebook to share operational information and to target.According to the November report, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Jazeera reporter denied access to G-20 Seoul summit venue


November 12th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Syrian-born reporter from Al Jazeera Arabic-language news network on Friday said he was denied entry to the venue of the G-20 summit in Seoul and claimed the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oman, India to enhance relations, says envoy


November 8th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Omani ambassador to India Humaid Ali Al-Maani Monday said India and Oman share a "very special" bond and their relationship will be "enhanced" further."India is a very ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Woman divorces husband for refusing to take bath


October 12th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 12 (IANS) A newly-married woman in Egypt was granted divorce after she complained that her husband was refusing to take bath for a month.Gulf News reported Tuesday that the woman ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iraqi insurgents plant Qaeda flag in heart of Baghdad


July 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad (Iraq), July 30 (ANI): Unidentified gunmen struck two police checkpoints here on Thursday before a series of roadside bombs detonated on police and army patrols responding to the violence.The attack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda kills French hostage


July 26th, 2010 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North African wing of Al Qaeda said it killed a French hostage in revenge for failed rescue raid by French and Mauritanian troops, Al Jazeera reported. A leader ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two German novels now in Arabic


July 1st, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 1 (IANS/WAM) Germany's two bestselling novels -- "Lippels Traum" (Lippel's Dream) and "Kartoffelkaferzeiten" (Potato Beetle Times) -- will be translated into Arabic to make them available for readers in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arabic bloggers to compete for best blogging award


June 11th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 11 (IANS/WAM) Arabic language blogs have invaded the internet over the last few years, and now outstanding bloggers from the Gulf region will compete for the 'Arab Blogging Award'. There are ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

3 of 12 Americans detained in Yemen over terror charges


June 9th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): Yemeni authorities have detained 12 Americans, three of them on terror charges, a U.S. State Department spokesman has said.The spokesman, P.J. Crowley said that the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iranian Ambassador releases anitque copy of Quran in Vadodara


May 24th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By GayatriVadodara, May 24 (ANI): An antique copy of Quran, which damaged during heavy downpour in Gujarat's Vadodara city in 2005, has been restored.Iranian Ambassador to India Saiyed Mehdi Nabizadeh released ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Indians on death row in UAE allege torture


April 20th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) Seeking justice, 17 Indian youth on the death row in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have alleged before human rights activists from India that they have been framed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page With 1000 Fans Shut Down


April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account whose profile was supposed to be that of Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist, attracted over 1000 fans. It was covered with postings ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Osama bin Laden Facebook page draws many ‘fans’


April 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- Facebook on Friday shut down a page supposedly created by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, ABC News and an Arabic language ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Head of Bahrain bank detained for embezzling $2 bn


January 27th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Jan 27 (DPA) The chief executive of The International Banking Corp (TIBC) has been detained by Bahrain authorities on allegations of embezzling more than $2 billion, a news report said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Qaeda claims credit for US plot; suspect was in Yemen (Lead)


December 29th, 2009 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (DPA) Al Qaeda has reportedly claimed responsibility for the failed attack on a US airliner on Christmas Day, saying the attempt to blow up the plane was in retaliation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AMU ties up with Indonesian institute


December 15th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Dec 15 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesia's Darussalam Institute of Islamic Studies to jointly organise conferences and cultural programmes and exchange faculty ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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