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26/11 survivors, victims’ kin hail court verdict


August 29th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims of the 26/11 terror attacks Wednesday hailed the Supreme Court judgment upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving ... Read more...

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That’s not my boy, Shilpa defends online picture (Movie Snippets) (With Image)


July 12th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) A cosy picture of Shilpa Shetty with a baby is doing the rounds on internet, claiming the little one in the picture is the actress's ... Read more...

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Pakistan orders probe into hockey team’s poor performance


June 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team's poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 ... Read more...

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pakistan fines rebel hockey players, spares them ban


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 31 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided not to ban the eight players, including former captains Rehan Butt and Shakeel Abbasi, for playing in the rebel ... Read more...

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India eyes doubling tea exports to Pakistan: ITA


April 10th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 10 (IANS) India is looking at doubling its tea export to Pakistan in the next three years, Indian Tea Association (ITA) said Tuesday."We are looking at increasing the ... Read more...

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Pakistan omit skipper Imran and Waseem from Olympic hockey probables


February 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan have in a surprise move omitted skipper Muhammad Imran, midfielder Waseem Ahmed and goalkeeper Salman Akbar from the preliminary list of hockey probables selected for ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin-bomb blasts that killed 52 people.A ... Read more...

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Death for three confirmed in 2003 Mumbai blasts case


February 10th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday upheld the death sentence of the three people, including a woman, convicted for the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts.A special Prevention ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie’s name off Jaipur Festival’s events roster


January 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.His ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie for Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22 (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the ... Read more...

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Salman Rushdie to attend Jaipur Lit Fest Jan 20-22


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Breaking a minor jinx in India which began with last September'a failed Harud Festival in Kashmir, celebrated writer Salman Rushdie will attend the DSC Jaipur ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai blasts: Ruling on three death penalties put off (Lead)


December 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday deferred its verdict on the confirmation of death sentences for three convicts in the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts that killed 52 ... Read more...

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2012 crucial for Pakistan: Writer Mohammed Hanif (Interview)


November 20th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Nov 20 (IANS) He feels fighter planes and tanks in India and Pakistan can be used to take kids for joyrides and jokes that being a Pakistani author ... Read more...

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2003 Mumbai twin blasts verdict Dec 12


November 12th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Eight years after Mumbai was rocked by twin blasts which killed 52 and injured 244 people, the Bombay High Court Saturday heard the final arguments on ... Read more...

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Shakeel Abbasi to lead Pakistan hockey team, Sohail Abbas back


October 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) Shakeel Abbasi has replaced the ailing Mohammad Imran as the captain of the Pakistani hockey team for the tri-series in Australia.The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ... Read more...

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Four held, drugs worth Rs.1.39 crore seized


October 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Four people were arrested and drugs worth Rs.1.39 crore seized in three different incidents in east and south Delhi, an official said Saturday.Hanif Salman, 24, ... Read more...

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On bookshelf: Water, food, love and Ruskin Bond’s ‘Secrets’ (IANS Books This Week)


September 29th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A study of the murky water politics in Asia, a compilation of gastronomic delights, Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif's story of a Catholic choohra and a ... Read more...

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Pakistani writer cleared for India visit after visa glitch


September 28th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Best-selling Pakistani writer Mohammed Hanif, whose visa file was reportedly misplaced by the home ministry, has been given the go-ahead to attend a literature festival ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce 30 probables for Champions Trophy


September 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan has recalled Sohail Abbas and goalkeeper Salman Akbar but again ignored former captain Rehan Butt while naming 30 probables for the Champions Trophy hockey tournament ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi on top again (IANS Books)


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Where China Meets India" by Thant Myint-U tops the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this week, while Amish Tripathi still rules fiction with ... Read more...

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German playwright to open Kovalam Literary Fest


September 19th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The first Delhi edition of Kovalam Literary Festival Sep 29 will open with a presentation by celebrated German playwright and short story writer Savyon Liebrecht, ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules charts with two books (IANS Books)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list again, while Amish Tripathi rules the fiction set with ... Read more...

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Kovalam Literary Festival to make Delhi debut


June 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The annual Kovalam Literary Festival will make its debut stopover in the national capital Sept 29 with a daylong session at the India International Centre ... Read more...

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UAE launches health education booths


June 23rd, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ajman (UAE), June 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry will set up health awareness booths at all its facilities across the country, it was announced Thursday.The Health Education Corner initiative ... Read more...

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UAE allocates $81 mn for buying medicines


April 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's health ministry said Friday it has doubled the funds to 300 million dirhams (about $81 million) for purchasing medicines this year.In 2010, the ministry ... Read more...

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UAE launches phase-II of health information system


April 2nd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 1 (IANS/WAM) The UAE health ministry has announced the beginning of phase-II of the Wareed health information system that aims at revolutionising the quality, safety and efficiency of ... Read more...

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“Pakistanis committing the mother of all blasphemies by keeping silent”


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4(ANI): Most Pakistanis are committing the blasphemy of keeping silent as the country's mullahs and muftis have managed in a very short span of time "to blur the line between ... Read more...

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List of those sentenced in Godhra case


March 1st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 1 (IANS) Of the 31 people convicted in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case, 11 have been sentenced to death and 20 to life imprisonment.Those sentenced to death are:Ismail Sujela ... Read more...

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Taseer’s assassin should be punished only for violating law, not murder: Qari Hanif


February 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 15(ANI): Slain Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer's assassin Malik Mumtaz Qadri should be punished by the court only for violating the law, not on murder charges, Qari Hanif Qureshi has said.Qari ... Read more...

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Oman national held in Haryana


February 5th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar, Feb 5 (IANS) An Oman national was arrested from near the military area of Haryana's Hisar town on suspicion of being a spy, police said Saturday.According to police, the accused has ... Read more...

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UK convicts Muslim minister of rape, sexual acts


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A British Muslim minister has been convicted for raping a 12-year-old boy, and sexually abusing another at a mosque in Stoke-on-Trent.Mohammed Hanif Khan, honoured by Princess Anne ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts convicts’ sentences enhanced


January 24th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday enhanced the sentences of four people convicted in the May 2002 tiffin box bomb blasts in Ahmedabad from ten years jail to life ... Read more...

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British imam charged with raping minor boy


January 13th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) A Muslim religious leader in Britain has been charged with raping a 12-year-old boy while he attended mosque for religious lessons, a media report said.Mohammed Hanif Khan, 42, ... Read more...

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Brit Imam ’serially raped young boy when he attended mosque for religious lessons’


January 13th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13(ANI): An Imam of a mosque in Stoke-on-Trent, England, has been accused of serially raping a young boy during visits to the mosque for religious lessons in 2009.According to the ... Read more...

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‘US was urged to quash ‘foreign contractors hiring Afghan dancing boys’ scandal’


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 3 (ANI): WikiLeaks' recently released secret cables have revealed that former Afghan Interior Minister Hanif Atmar was in panic over a scandal involving foreign contractors employed to train Afghan policemen ... Read more...

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