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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Former Egypt PM jailed for corruption


September 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital has sentenced former prime minister Ahmed Nazif to three years in prison for corruption, BBC reported Thursday.Nazif, who was prime ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Paralympic discus gold for Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men's discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Tehran to attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and meet ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy attacks: Egyptian cop gets five years in jail


August 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 26 (IANS) A Cairo criminal court sentenced a police officer to five years in jail and 74 others to one-year suspended sentence over attacks on the Saudi Arabian ... Read more...

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Australian Squash Open concluded


August 19th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 19 (IANS) After seven days of intense competition, the 2012 HI-TEC Australian Squash Open concluded at the Canberra Royal Theatre Sunday.In the women's final, defending champion Nicol David ... Read more...

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Egypt court sentences 14 Islamists to death


August 15th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 15 (IANS) A criminal court in Egypt has sentenced 14 Islamists -- members of the Tawhid and Jihad movement -- to death, after convicting them of attacking a ... Read more...

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Egypt’s buried hands may be ancient trophies


August 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Sixteen buried hands uncovered recently in Egypt could be trophies victorious warriors took after battle 3,600 years ago, say experts.Researchers believe the discovery is the earliest ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Khugaev gives Russia gold


August 7th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Wrestler Alan Khugaev brought Russia its sixth gold medal of the London Olympics Monday, beating Egypt's Karam Mohamed Gaber Ebrahim in the final of the ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Menezes refutes Brazil gold medal pressure


August 6th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has said his team is not feeling the pressure of aiming for the country's first Olympic football gold medal.Brazil will ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally (Updated)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The following is the medal's tally at the 2012 London Olympics here Saturday:Country Gold Silver Bronze Total US 26 13 15 54 China 25 16 12 ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: Sandeep and Manjeet finish 19th


August 4th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian rowers Sandeep Kumar and Manjeet Singh finished 19th in the Olympic finals of the men's lightweight double sculls here Saturday.They clocked seven minutes and 8.39 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Menezes warns Brazil about complacency against Honduras


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Brazil coach Mano Menezes has warned his team about the dangers of complacency in Saturday's Olympic football quarterfinal match against Honduras.According to Menezes, Honduras deserves respect ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland’s sales grow, Bajaj Auto dip in July


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) City-based commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd closed July with higher sales compared to the number of vehicles sold during the same month in 2011, while ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals’ tally (Updated)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Wednesday:Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 17 9 4 30 USA 12 8 9 29 South Korea 6 ... Read more...

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Olympics: China’s Lei Sheng wins foil gold


August 1st, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Chinese fencer Lei Sheng beat Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt 15-13 to win the men's foil gold Tuesday.The 28-year-old Chinese, who beat top seed Valerio Aspromonte and ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Brazil’s coach may bring changes to team


July 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Brazil's Olympic football coach Mano Menezes has revealed he is likely to make changes to the team that will face New Zealand in Newcastle Wednesday.Having picked ... Read more...

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UAE, Egypt sign deal for heart surgery centre


July 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt have signed an agreement to establish a specialised centre for heart surgery at the University of Ain Shams ... Read more...

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UAE charity group holds iftar in 19 countries


July 29th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS/WAM) The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment has carried out Ramadan iftar programmes for the poor in 19 countries, including India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old wooden boat discovered in Egypt


July 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) French archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old wooden boat in an expedition in Egypt, the Daily Mail reported.The significant discovery was made in Abu Rawash, west of ... Read more...

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Etisalat posts $517 mn profit


July 26th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Etisalat telecommunications company has posted a net profit of 1.9 billion dirhams for the second quarter of 2012 ending June 30.The figure represented an ... Read more...

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Morsi appoints Hesham Qandil as Egypt’s new PM


July 25th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti)Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has appointed Hesham Qandil, a former water resources minister, as prime minister of the country and asked him to form the new ... Read more...

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World Squash: India go down to Egypt in semis


July 17th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 17 (IANS) Title favourites and top seeds Egypt overwhelmed India 3-0, but not before surviving a tough fight in the semi-finals of the World Junior squash team championship ... Read more...

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India storm into semis of World Junior squash


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, July 16 (IANS) India snatched a dramatic 2-1 win against Hong Kong to enter the semi-finals of the World junior squash team championship here Monday for only the second ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

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12 die in Egypt building collapse


July 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Cairo, July 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 12 people have been killed after an 11-storey building collapsed in Egypt's second-largest city of Alexandria Saturday, Al-Arabiya TV channel reported.According to Egyptian ... Read more...

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Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

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Egypt to launch TV channel with fully-veiled women


July 12th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 12 (IANS/AKI) A new satellite TV channel managed completely by women donning the niqab or the full veil will begin broadcast in Egypt July 20, the first day ... Read more...

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Hulk hits back at Romario criticism


July 8th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 8 (IANS) Brazil international winger Hulk has hit back at criticism from legendary striker Romario by saying he deserves to be respected.Romario, now a federal ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s June sales down six percent


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler major Bajaj Auto Monday reported a decline of six percent in its overall sales, including exports, in June which stood at 345,162 units ... Read more...

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India congratulates Egypt’s president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Monday congratulated Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi, who won an historic election Sunday, defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, a former premier and a senior leader ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidency


June 24th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 24 (IANS) The Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi was Sunday declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election run-off.He won 51.73 percent of the vote, defeating his rival and ex-prime ... Read more...

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