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Tomorrow is Eid ul-Fitr


August 30th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mecca, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The confusion on when the Eid ul-Fitr will begin seems to have been settled. Saudi officials have announced that the end of the month of Ramadan is ... Read more...

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Pak must revisit policy on war against terror in light of US censure: Qureshi


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Islamabad must review its counter-terrorism strategy, following a discouraging statement given in this regard by the US Joint Chiefs ... Read more...

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Indians in New Zealand thrilled over World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (New Zealand), April 3 (IANS) Amid whoops of joy, Indians in New Zealand took to the streets as soon as Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni hit a huge six to ... Read more...

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Deposed Nepal king heads for India again


March 10th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Nepal's deposed king Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah is leaving for India Thursday to attend a family wedding, making it the second visit to the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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Vrindavan’s ‘Porn Swamy’ arrested, CDs, cameras seized


January 18th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, Jan 18 (IANS) The controversial Vrindavan 'Porn Swamy', accused of making pornograhic clips and movies using holy motifs and the backdrop of deities, was arrested Monday afternoon after more than ten ... Read more...

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Religious leader under attack over porn film


January 5th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan, Jan 5 (IANS) A religious preacher here is on the run after a porn film he is said to have produced with his wife went into circulation here, triggering noisy protests.The ... Read more...

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Lalu Yadav visits Jagannath temple to celebrate New Year


January 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Jan 1 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav visited the Jagannath temple here on Saturday to mark the beginning of the New Year with god's blessings.After his visit ... Read more...

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Devotees offer prayers, hold peace march to celebrate New Year


January 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar/Varanasi, Jan.1 (ANI): Devotees marked the beginning of New Year by offering prayers at Golden temple in Amritsar for peaceful life throughout year.Devotees said instead of going to dance clubs, a better ... Read more...

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Three die, 30 hurt in Iraq bombings


December 12th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 12 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 30 others, including a police chief, were wounded Sunday in two bomb attacks targeting Shia pilgrims in eastern Iraq's Diyala province, ... Read more...

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UK police investigates death of Brit-Indian woman in Punjab


November 14th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The UK police, which is investigating the "suspicious death" of a British woman in India three years ago, are preparing a file for prosecutors after four Homicide ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines targeted to trigger sectarian conflicts in Pakistan’ (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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‘Sufi shrines being targeted to cause sectarian conflicts’


October 26th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistani Urdu media Monday slammed the attack on the shrine of revered Sufi saint Hazrat Baba Farid Ganj Shakkar, terming it the "latest episode in terrorists' nefarious plan ... Read more...

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Japan keen to invest in Bihar’s Buddhist circuit


February 19th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 19 (IANS) Japan is keen to invest and develop the Buddhist tourism circuit in Bihar, an official in the chief minister's office said here Friday. Japan will invest in Bihar to ... Read more...

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Jordan rejects Israeli offer of partial settlement freeze


November 27th, 2009 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 27 (DPA) The Jordanian government Thursday rejected Israel's latest offer to temporarily freeze settlement activity in the West Bank excluding East Jerusalem, which Israel seized from Jordan in the 1967 ... Read more...

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Iraqis urged not to hug or kiss during holiday season


November 26th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 26 (DPA) The government has urged Iraqis not to greet loved ones with hugs or kisses during the coming Eid al-Adha holiday as a precaution against swine flu. The health ministry ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Reliance gas dispute from Tuesday (Lead: Also See Chronology)


October 19th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The stage is set for the Supreme Court to start hearing from Tuesday one of the most-watched battles in India's corporate history, involving Anil Ambani-led Reliance Natural ... Read more...

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Statements by Ambani brothers nudge shares up (Lead)


October 12th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The shares of companies in the respective stables of the two feuding Ambani brothers closed higher Monday, a day after an olive branch from younger Anil, that was ... Read more...

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Statements by Ambani brothers nudge shares up a tad


October 12th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) The shares of companies in the respective stables of the two feuding Ambani brothers opened on a higher note Monday, a day after the olive branch from younger ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani’s conciliatory message welcomed by brother Mukesh (Lead)


October 12th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) After a pilgrimage to two holy shrines, industrialist Anil Ambani sent a conciliatory message to elder brother Mukesh Ambani Sunday, saying there was ample scope to amicably ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani’s conciliatory message to brother Mukesh


October 11th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) After a pilgrimage to two holy shrines, industrialist Anil Ambani sent a conciliatory message to elder brother Mukesh Ambani Sunday, saying there was ample scope to amicably ... Read more...

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Sikh Jatha returns from Pakistan after observing 403rd Martyrs Day


June 17th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari (Punjab), June 17 (ANI): After observing 403rd Martyrs Day of Guru Arjan Dev, the 5th master of the Sikhs, the Sikh Jatha (group) of nearly 200 devotees returned ... Read more...

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Human traffickers’ gang busted, two arrested


April 28th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Delhi police Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of human traffickers with the arrest of two persons while a hunt for the woman said to be ... Read more...

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Iran to help reconstruct historical sites in Iraq


February 14th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 13 (IANS) Iran has signed an agreement with Iraq to help reconstruct and preserve histrocial sites and museums in the war-ravaged country, the official IRNA news agency reported Friday. According to ... Read more...

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Japanese bank to fund roads for Bihar’s Buddhist circuit


August 11th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has agreed to fund the construction of 481.20 km of four-lane roads for Bihar's Buddhist tourism circuit, officials said Monday. "JBIC ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh government woos minorities


July 19th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 19 (IANS) With assembly elections fast approaching, the Congress government in Andhra Pradesh is going all out to woo minorities by creating a separate wing for Christians' welfare and announcing ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan offers prayers at Dwaraka temple


November 27th, 2007 - 8:36 pm ICT by admin
Dwarka (Gujarat), Nov 27 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan today accompanied by his close friend and Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh paid respect at the famous Dwaraka temple here to celebrate the ... Read more...

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Abhishek, Aishwarya visit Ameen Peer Dargah in Andhra Pradesh


November 15th, 2007 - 10:49 pm ICT by admin
Cuddapah (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 15 (ANI): Bollywood's star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai visited Ameen Peer Dargah, a revered Muslim shrine, here on Thursday. The Bollywood's first couple, as referred by ... Read more...

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Dargah Sher Shah Wali, an edifice of communal harmony in Punjab


November 14th, 2007 - 2:20 am ICT by admin
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