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Six-month-old kidnapped in Ajmer, incident caught on CCTV


July 18th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 17 (IANS) A woman was caught on a CCTV stealing a six-month-old boy while his mother was sleeping near him in the world-famous shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja ... Read more...

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When two Pakistani criminals met their match


June 29th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Two armed men snatched a bike after shooting at the rider. But before they could flee, the man riding pillion whipped out a gun and fired ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 9th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Mumbai autorickshaw drivers divided on strike


April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Commuters may hope for some respite as a section of Mumbai's autorickshaw drivers, belonging to unions backed by the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, ... Read more...

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UAE charity sends five tonnes of dates to India


March 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent five tonnes of dates to India as part of ... Read more...

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Two hurt as rocket hits Pakistani journalist’s home


February 5th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) A rocket slammed into the house of a journalist in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region, injuring two children. Pakistani forces and suspected Taliban rebels ... Read more...

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Kashmir Haj pilgrims duped by travel agency


October 31st, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 31 (IANS) Despite paying all expenses, more than 500 Kashmiris cannot perform the Haj pilgrimage this year thanks to a local travel agency that backed out at the ... Read more...

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US says backing Kenya’s military operation in Somalia


October 28th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 28 (IANS) The US Friday said it has sold military equipment and offered logistical support and military training to Kenyan troops on a mission to flush out ... Read more...

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Leader of Haqqani network killed in Afghanistan


October 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 5 (IANS) A senior leader of the militant Haqqani network was killed in a NATO air strike in eastern Afghanistan, Xinhua reported Wednesday.Dilawar and two of his ... Read more...

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Senior Haqqani leader captured in Afghanistan: NATO


October 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 1 (IANS) A senior leader of the Haqqani network has been arrested in Afghanistan by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the military alliance said in ... Read more...

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Iran, Belarus, Turkey dominate wrestling championship


September 14th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran, Belarus and Turkey split the gold medals in the men's Greco-Roman categories at the 2011 senior World Wrestling Championship here.In the 60kg class, the gold ... Read more...

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Woman dies in Kashmir crossfire


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) One woman was killed and her husband wounded in the crossfire between soldiers and guerrillas in a forest area Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, a ... Read more...

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UAE’s finance ministry hosts Iftar


August 18th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 17 (IANS/WAM) The UAE finance ministry Wednesday held an annual Iftar dinner for its employees and senior management to reflect the spirit of the holy month of ... Read more...

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Drugs worth $130 mn seized in Pakistan in three years


April 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Narcotics worth over $130 million have been seized in Pakistan in the last three years, a federal minister told a visiting US delegation Thursday.Haji Khuda Bux ... Read more...

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3,169 people killed in 2,488 terror incidents in Pakistan in last two years


April 9th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Over 3000 people lost their lives and more than 9000 others were wounded in terror incidents in Pakistan in the last two years, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ... Read more...

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Kashmir mulls re-opening of other pre-Partition routes


March 31st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) In a bid to boost the people-to-people contact between two sides of Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir government is examining proposals for re-opening more pre-Partition ... Read more...

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PPP lawmaker richest in Pak Parliament


March 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): Senator Gul Muhammad Lot of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is the richest member of the Upper House of Parliament, with his property valuing 1.351 billion rupees in and ... Read more...

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NATO forces kill Afghan president’s cousin by mistake


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO forces in Afghanistan mistakenly killed a cousin of the country's President, Hamid Karzai, in the southern Kandahar province, local media said Thursday."Haji Yar Mohammad ... Read more...

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Sehwag visits hospital to show his support for HIV patients


March 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar.4 (ANI): Indian opener Virender Sehwag has called on cricket fans across the world to stop discrimination against people living with HIV.Sehwag made his plea after visiting the Haji Sir ... Read more...

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Mutilated Afghan girl Aisha asked to face cross-examination or risk attacker walking free


February 11th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 11 (ANI): Bibi Aisha, the Afghan girl who had attracted international attention after it was reported by Time magazine that her nose and ears were chopped off by her ... Read more...

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Pak wants closer ties with ASEAN, Asia-Pacific Region: Zardari


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 2(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that his country wants closer ties with the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and the Asia Pacific Region.Zardari said this during ... Read more...

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Iran altering education system to get rid of Western influence


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 2 (ANI): Iran is making changes by putting in Islamic values in its education system to reportedly get rid of Western influence.The Washington Post quoted Education Ministry officials as saying ... Read more...

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Nawaz untrustworthy, entire PML-N leadership double-faced: PML-Q leader


December 5th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 5(ANI): The diplomatic cables released by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks have rightly termed former premier Nawaz Sharif untrustworthy, as the entire leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) is double-faced, Pakistan ... Read more...

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PPP brands Zardai-bashing Jang Group journalists ‘Indian agents’


October 19th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 19 (ANI): The ruling Pakistan People's Party has slammed journalists of the country's largest media organisation, the Jang Group, and Geo News channel for targeting President Asif Ali Zardari, calling ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s sole Muslim minister unhappy with portfolio


October 11th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's (JMM) Haji Hussain Ansari, the lone Muslim minister in the Arjun Munda cabinet, is unhappy with the portfolios - minority welfare and cooperatives - he ... Read more...

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Munda expands cabinet, inducts nine ministers


October 8th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday expanded his cabinet by inducting nine more ministers nearly a month after he assumed office.The new ministers were administered oath of office ... Read more...

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‘Apex court’s decision will provide direction to Ayodhya case’


September 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Residents of Ayodhya heaved a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court decided to lift the stay on the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid ... Read more...

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India frees 28 Pakistani prisoners as goodwill gesture


August 18th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Attari Border (Punjab), Aug 18 (IANS) In a goodwill gesture coinciding with the Islamic holy month of 'Ramadan', India Wednesday released 28 Pakistani prisoners at the Attari-Wagah border between the two countries. The ... Read more...

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Smokers’ Victory: Censors Allow Ajay Devgn To Smoke Throughout


July 29th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Once upon a time not so long ago (in 2002) when Ajay Devgn played Dawood Ibrahim in Ram Gopal Varma's Company he was ... Read more...

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Malappuram Haji, Mahanaya Joji Sequel Plan Is On


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The sequel season is on and it has hit the Malayalam film industry as well. The latest addition is the 1994 hit movie Malappuram Haji, Mahanaya ... Read more...

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Musharraf vows to play ‘proactive role in country’s politics’ following politicians’ failure


July 20th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 20 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has charged both the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) of disappointing the country, saying ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Lamhaa (2010)


July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lamhaa: Definitely deserves a watchRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Kunal Kapoor and Anupam KherDirector: Rahul DholakiaJuly 16 (Sampurn Wire): While the burning issue of Kashmir has been ... Read more...

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Jats threaten to disrupt Delhi Commonwealth Games over jobs reservation demand


July 13th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Scores of Jats have gathered under the banner of the Akhil Bharatiya Jat Aarakshana Samiti (ABJASS) - All India Jats Protection Forum gathered in the national capital ... Read more...

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UAE charity launches Ramadan ration project


July 4th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Khalifa Foundation for Charitable Works will distribute 20,000 tonnes of food to the people during the holy month of Ramadan. "People will receive the ration through ... Read more...

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