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Much ado over a lunch: Pakistan’s online buzz


April 8th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari's lunch with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh evinced sharp responses from online users in Pakistan, with one saying that the president "cannot ... Read more...

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Citizen’s charter among Congress promises for MCD polls


April 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Congress promised to extend the citizen's charter "for bringing time-bound results and accountability in the corporation" as its top-most promise in the party's ... Read more...

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Court tells Italian ship owner to deposit Rs.2.5 million (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Wednesday asked the owners of the Italian vessel, anchored near the Kochi coast after a shooting row, to furnish a bank guarantee ... Read more...

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Mumbai Marathon: Kenya’s Moiben, Ethiopia’s Abeyo win (Second Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Kenya's Laban Moiben Sunday won the men's 42 km Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 in a photo finish while Ethiopia's Netsanet Abeyo emerged on top in ... Read more...

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Osama did not escape to Pakistan, but headed north: GITMO documents


April 26th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 26 (ANI): A secret intelligence report compiled by officials at Guantánamo Bay has claimed that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden did not escape to Pakistan, but headed up north ... Read more...

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Bible translated in Malaysian language no affront to Muslims: Ulema


March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 19 (ANI): The translation of Bible in the traditional Malaysian language is of no affront to Muslims and is perfectly fine in the eyes of Federal Constitution, according to ... Read more...

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Indian institute wants tie-up with Malaysian daily


February 10th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) An Indian institute is keen to tie-up with a Malaysian daily "to expose students to the diversity of print media", an official said.A team from the ... Read more...

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Malaysia awaits Indian report on Sikh militants


July 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 30 (IANS) Malaysia is awaiting details from Indian authorities and Interpol on a Sikh militant group that is suspected to have set up base outside the national capital. Malaysia ... Read more...

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No proof of Sikh militant group base in Malaysia


July 29th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 29 (IANS) The Malaysian government has denied a report from India that a Sikh militant group has set up a base outside the national capital and that at least ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s wanted terror suspect held for recruiting univ. students for Jemaah Islamiah


July 18th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (ANI): One of Malaysia's most wanted terror suspects, Mohamad Fadzullah Abbul Razak, who is allegedly involved in recruiting university students for Jemaah Islamiah (JI), has been detained under ... Read more...

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High-ranking cop, officers nabbed in raids in Malaysia


July 13th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 13 (ANI): A bid to curb crime in Malaysia has seen more than 10 police officers, including two policewomen caught during raids.Eight of the officers were nabbed in Johor, ... Read more...

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Tongawalas mourn the death of a legacy


May 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) "What would Delhi be without India Gate and Qutub Minar? These are just monuments. But we are a living tradition...", moaned an elderly tongawala, the ... Read more...

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Hekmatyar gives Karzai 15 demands for possible peace pact with Govt.


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar 23(ANI): The Al-Qaeda-linked militant organization Hezb-e-Islami has handed over a list of 15 demands to the Afghan Government, as Afghan President Hamid Karzai's moves towards a political dialogue with insurgent ... Read more...

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Experts to Hasina: balance ties with Delhi, Beijing


March 15th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) Experts from various fields have advised Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who embarks on her Beijing visit Wednesday, to "balance" ties with larger neighbours India and China. One ... Read more...

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Dhaka for symbolic war crimes trial


March 8th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Bangladesh wants to limit the proposed trial of "war criminals" -- those who killed unarmed civilians in the 1971 freedom struggle -- to a symbolic few, according to ... Read more...

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Gang of robbers busted in Delhi


January 17th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A gang involved in numerous cases of robbery and snatching in Delhi and adjoining areas of Uttar Pradesh has been busted with the arrest of two of ... Read more...

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Hunt for militants plotting to attack Indian mission in Dhaka


November 9th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 9 (IANS) After the arrest of three Laskhar-e-Taiba men, the police are hunting for the militants involved in a plot to attack the Indian High Commission and US Embassy here. Detective ... Read more...

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Plan to attack US embassy in Dhaka was hatched in Pakistan (Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) A plan to attack the US embassy here was hatched in Pakistan by the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Bangladeshi investigators have said. Other missions on the terror target-list ... Read more...

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‘Plan to attack US embassy in Dhaka hatched in Pakistan’


November 8th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 8 (IANS) A plan to attack the US embassy here was hatched in Pakistan by the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Bangladeshi investigators have said. Madrassa teacher Mufti Harun, who was arrested ... Read more...

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Indonesian ban makes people curious, draws them to yoga festival


March 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, March 4 (IANS) Never mind the recent ban in Indonesia on certain elements of yoga, the first International Bali-India Yoga Festival has attracted hordes of people. If anything, the ban has ... Read more...

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Islam doesn’t contradict yoga: Indonesian Islamic scholar


March 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, March 3 (IANS) Barely weeks after Islamic leaders in Indonesia issued a "fatwa" against yoga, a well known Islamic scholar Tuesday came out strongly in support of yoga as a means ... Read more...

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Yoga festival to promote tourism in Bali


February 14th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 14 (IANS) A week-long yoga festival is to be organised here in March with a view to promoting spiritual tourism in Bali and Indonesia.The Bali-India Foundation, which is based here, ... Read more...

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Two held for making crackers in a residential area


August 17th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Two people were arrested for possessing crackers and other explosive material in a large quantity in a densely populated locality here, a police official said Sunday. Deepak Ratan, ... Read more...

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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar released on RM20, 000 personal bond


August 7th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug.7 (ANI): Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim , who was charged on Thursday with committing carnal intercourse with a male aide, has been released on a personal bond of ... Read more...

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Tamil word triggers storm in Malaysian parliament


May 28th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 28 (IANS) Use of a Tamil word caused a storm in the Malaysian parliament after a Malay minister allegedly pronounced it wrongly, and Tamil members complained he had hurt ... Read more...

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