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Ten terrorists who held Mumbai to ransom


August 29th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
The 10 terrorists came into Mumbai from the Arabian Sea in hijacked fishing vessels and landed in the fishing village at Colaba, opposite the central government housing complex of Badhwar Park.From ... Read more...

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Impressive wins for Balu, Kutty


August 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Former rally champion Arjun Balu of Tiger Sport stamped his class and authority on the Indian Touring Cars series with a stunning win at the third ... Read more...

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Close battles in the offing at national racing


August 24th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Competition is likely to be hotter and closer in more ways than one as the curtain goes up on the third round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI ... Read more...

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US, Israel responsible for Syrian insecurity: Iran


July 20th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iran has blamed the US and Israel for creating insecurity in Syria, Xinhua reported Friday.According to Fars news agency, Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi ... Read more...

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Syrian defence minister, deputy killed in Damascus bombing (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha and his deputy, Assef Shawkat, who was also President Bashar al-Assad's brother-in-law, were killed Wednesday in a suicide bombing in the ... Read more...

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Malhotra hails Randhir’s ANOC nomination


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as ... Read more...

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Reporting veterinary diseases made mandatory in UAE


December 24th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 23 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates has made it mandatory for all to inform competent authorities or police, in case, they come across any animal which appears to to ... Read more...

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UAE minister issues ordinance on veterinary diseases


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE Environment and Water Minister Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad has issued an ordinance making it mandatory for everyone to inform the authorities if an animal is ... Read more...

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Experimentation pushes creativity at Pakistan bridal week (Review)


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Dec 22 (IANS) There were some highs and some lows at the inaugural Pakistan Fashion Design Council L`Oreal Paris Bridal Week, but it was an effort worth applauding and ... Read more...

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Gandhi slams 92 in CK Nayudu Trophy


October 21st, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu, thanks to a fine 92 by skipper M Kaushik Gandhi, piled up 253 for nine in their first innings against Jharkhand on the first ... Read more...

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UAE bans cucumber imports from European countries


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 1 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Wednesday imposed a temporary ban on import of cucumbers from a number of European countries including Spain, Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands.A resolution ... Read more...

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UAE opens plant health laboratory


February 16th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Wednesday opened a plant health laboratory (PHL) aimed to provide a consistent and efficient diagnostic service for diseases which may come into the country ... Read more...

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FBI focus on London to find links of ‘previously unknown’ 9/11 suspects


February 6th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): FBI has reportedly launched new investigations that focus its attention on London after it emerged that three Qatari men linked to the 9/11 terror attacks had gone unnoticed.Last ... Read more...

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Two more national level awards for Pune-based business school


January 31st, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan.31 (ANI): When it rains, it pours. The results of STAR NEWS National B-School Award for 'B-School with Excellent Industry Interface' and DNA and Stars of the Industry Group Award for ... Read more...

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Asian Games close with China dominant as never before (Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The curtain rang down on the biggest ever Asian Games in a festive closing ceremony Saturday night as hosts China showed their overwhelming sporting prowess by sweeping 199 ... Read more...

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16th Asian Games draw to close at colourful ceremony


November 27th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games drew to a close through a festive, colourful ceremony here Saturday night. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Asian Games “one of best ever”: OCA president


November 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.27 (ANI): The Asian Games in Guangzhou would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said ... Read more...

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OCA chief gives thumbs up to Guangzhou


November 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad ... Read more...

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Asian Games boxing: Paramjeet in semifinal, Chote Lal out


November 18th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian boxer Paramjeet Samota assured himself of a medal as he moved into the semifinal with a 9-4 win over South Korea's Sungkeun Park in the men's +91kg ... Read more...

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Return free ticket if not watching Asian Games: Organisers


November 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Residents of this Chinese city have been asked to return free tickets for the Asian Games if they are not interested in watching them, games' organisers said.Olympic Council ... Read more...

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Ode to McQueen, ‘Folkistan’ and more at Pakistan fashion week


November 13th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Karachi, Nov 13 (IANS) Master of drapes Yousaf Bashir Qureshi began with an ode to legendary designer Alexander McQueen, Kamiar Rokni wooed the audience with 'Folkistan', inspired by Pakistan's folk ... Read more...

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OCA to provide financial aid to Pakistan, North Korea


November 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Friday decided to lend financial support to some of its National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including Pakistan and North Korea.OCA president Sheikh Ahmad ... Read more...

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OCA president arrives for biggest ever Asian Games


November 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), arrived in Guangzhou for the grand opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games.Yu Zaiqing, vice minister ... Read more...

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Shooting For ‘Tournament- Play and Replay’ Starts At Kochi


October 14th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Filmmaker Lal has started calling the shots for his next youth based project titled 'Tournament- Play and Replay'. The shooting of the movie has ... Read more...

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Oman Oil to invest $3 bn in Indian fertilizer plants


September 6th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) State-run Oman Oil Company has agreed to invest around $3 billion in the revival of a few closed plants of the Fertilizer Corporation of India and Hindustan ... Read more...

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Dubai to host international energy efficiency meet


April 13th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) UAE Environment and Water Minister Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad will open an international Energy Efficiency conference 2010 at Grand Habtoor Hotel here April 14. The one-day meet is organised ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia to flog 75-year-old woman for flouting sex segregation rules


December 15th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia)/London, Dec.15 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is to flog a 75-year-old woman for breaching sex segregation rules, prompting human rights watchdog Amnesty International to appeal to the royal government in Riyadh ... Read more...

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UAE, Sweden explore green technology cooperation


December 7th, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) The UAE's Minister of Environment and Water Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad and visiting Swedish Minister for Trade Ewa Bjorling Monday discussed sharing the expertise in green technology. ... Read more...

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UAE to mark World Food Day


October 16th, 2009 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will join the international community to mark the World Food Day Friday, WAM news agency reported. This year's theme - "Achieving food security ... Read more...

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UAE lifts ban on bird imports


September 29th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a ban on the import of live birds from North America, Europe and other places, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. UAE Environment ... Read more...

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UAE lifts ban on cattle imports


August 21st, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 21 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a ban on cattle imports from Somalia, the WAM news agency reported Friday citing the environment ministry. Cattle imports from the two ... Read more...

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Cricket included in Asian Games


May 13th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Cricket will make its debut in Asian Games after the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Wednesday decided to include the sport in the multi-disciplinary mega event. The OCA ... Read more...

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Cricket Officially Added To 16th Asian Games


May 13th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
KUWAIT - May 13, 2009 - The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia is pleased to announce that Cricket has ... Read more...

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OCA backs India to host 2018 Asian Games


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah Wednesday backed India to host the 2018 Asian Games in Delhi. Delhi had narrowly lost the bid to ... Read more...

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Fanatic calls for freeing Muslim inmates from UK jails


April 14th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.14 (ANI): Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has called on fellow fanatics to free Muslim prisoners held in British and foreign jails.On a secret recording obtained by The Sun, Choudary rants that ... Read more...

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