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Saudi Arabia offers incentives to Indian pharma industry


May 9th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) A high-level parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia currently on a visit to India Wednesday met Vice President Hamid Ansari and Health Minister Ghulam Nabi ... Read more...

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Saudi parliamentary delegation in India


May 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A high-powered parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived here Monday for a three-day visit during which they will hold interactions in the Indian ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military unveils schedule of power transfer


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's ruling military council Sunday unveiled a schedule of power transfer to a civilian government.As per the schedule, the People's Assembly, the lower house of ... Read more...

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Voting rights for Saudi women mooted


June 7th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS) The Saudi Majlis al-Shura consultative council has advised the country's government to allow women to vote in municipal elections under the Islamic law, RIA Novosti quoted ... Read more...

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Egyptians fear Muslim Brotherhood will impose Islamist ideas


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 2 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood's plans to contest the September parliamentary elections has raised concerns about it imposing Islamist ideas on Egyptians.The once outlawed Brotherhood has recently announced that ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood to contest September polls


May 1st, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, May 1 (ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's most powerful political forces, has announced plans to contest the September parliamentary elections.The Brotherhood's Shura Council (Consultative Council) decided in a ... Read more...

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood forms party to contest elections


May 1st, 2011 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 30 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood, one of Egypt's prominent political forces, announced Saturday it would form its own party to contest up to half the parliamentary seats in ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia educating its women for jobs: Louise Khurshid


October 24th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A gentle wind of change is blowing through the socio-economic and gender mosaic of Saudi Arabia as the orthodox Islamic kingdom opens up to ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Islamist party gives nod to non-Muslim candidates


June 12th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kota Baru, Jun 12 (ANI): The Parti Islam SeMalaysia, an Islamist political party in Malaysia, has said that non-Muslims can also stand as its candidates in national elections in the future.Pas ... Read more...

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MCCBCHST urges Malaysians not to speculate on religious identity of culprits


January 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 28 (ANI): A non-profit interfaith organization has urged Malaysians not to speculate on the religious identity of the culprits behind the recent desecration of the mosques.The Malaysian Consultative Council ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM urged to intervene in temple relocation issue


September 7th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Sep. 7 (ANI): Malaysian Hindu Sanggam Council president R.S. Mohan Shan has called on Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak to intervene in the Shah Alam city's temple relocation issue."Both the ... Read more...

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Now, take your pick with baby sex selection method in Malaysia


August 9th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, August 9 (ANI): Companies in Malaysia are openly offering couples with baby sex selection methods, saying the procedures to have the desired gender are entirely "natural"."Choice Baby" offers to prepare ... Read more...

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Malaysian party to rope in NGOs to woo Indians


July 5th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (IANS) The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) wants to rope in a network of NGOs to reach out to the Indian community that it hopes to win back ... Read more...

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MIC to woo Indians with help from NGOs


July 5th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 5 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress has been moving silently on the ground, wooing disgruntled Indians who are angry with the handling of several issues by the opposition ... Read more...

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Body-snatching practice divides Malaysian society


June 25th, 2009 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
By Christiane Oelrich Kuala Lumpur, June 25 (DPA) The sudden death of Malaysian Mohan Singh, 41, came as a shock to his family. But worse was the nightmare that followed: the country's religious ... Read more...

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Cleric rejects Islamic appeals court in Pakistan’s northwest (Lead)


May 3rd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) A radical cleric, who brokered a shaky peace deal between Taliban militants and authorities in Pakistan's northwest, rejected Sunday the overnight government announcement of setting up an ... Read more...

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Tamil film lobby in court for fund raising


November 10th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 10 (IANS) A Malayalam movie lobby Monday accused its break away faction of collecting money in the name of Indian Film Employees Confederation (IFEC) - an apex body of film ... Read more...

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Mixed Indian reaction to Musharraf’’s resignation


August 19th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): People residing in Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf''s ancestral home in Delhi are saying that he should have faced impeachment rather than stepping down. "We are sad for ... Read more...

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Malaysian Minister does not rule out further Hindu temple demolitions


April 25th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.25 (ANI): Even as the Malaysian Government is planning to introduce guidelines to govern the construction and demolition of places of worship, the countrys Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage ... Read more...

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‘Punishing non-Muslims into close proximity is against Malay Constitution’


April 4th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.4 (ANI): It is unconstitutional to punish non-Muslims for committing khalwat (close proximity) as there is no provision in law for it. Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism, ... Read more...

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