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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi holds meet on organised crime


June 19th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) A conference on organised crime and its effects commenced here Monday.The "Conference on Organised Crime and its Effects on Criminal Policy" has ... Read more...

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US blocks property of Haqqani network commander


November 1st, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday blocked the properties of a key commander of the Haqqani network, described by American officials as "a veritable arm" of Pakistani spy ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host Gulf supply summit


October 15th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS/WAM) An uninterrupted supply of goods within the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will be discussed at a summit here next week.The third edition ... Read more...

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Six killed, five injured in Kabul attack (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Six people, including two police officers, were killed and five others were injured Friday in two suicide bombings and a shootout near the house of Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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Blasts in Kabul


August 19th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 19 (IANS) Bombs exploded Friday morning near the house of Afghan First Vice President Mohammad Qasim Fahim here but there was no immediate report of damage or casualties, ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban urged to renounce violence


June 30th, 2011 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Religious scholars from across Afghanistan have urged the Taliban to stop violence and join the peace process during a meeting to discuss their role ... Read more...

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21 killed in nightmare Kabul hotel attack


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 29 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed when Taliban fighters stormed a luxury hotel here and went on a slaughter spree before being shot dead or ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain hold joint aid workshop


April 8th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Britain have jointly hosted a workshop on international development assistance in Abu Dhabi, it was announced Thursday.UAE Minister of State for Foreign ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host GCC monetary agencies meet Thursday


March 9th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Central Bank will host a meeting of the monetary agencies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states Thursday.The 52nd meeting of the committee ... Read more...

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Renato Seabra Held For Murdering Gay TV Journalist


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Manhattan, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a sensational development, reputed television journalistof Portugal Carlos Castro has been killed by a male companion over some feud between the duo which is ... Read more...

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Renato Seabra The Suspected Murderer Of Carlos Castro?


January 8th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A veteran Portuguese journalist, Carlos Castro was found dead by the police, in the 34th room of the posh intercontinental Hotel Of New York on Friday ... Read more...

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GCC media exhibition opened


December 6th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) A cultural and media exhibition being held as part of 31st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, which will begin in Abu Dhabi Monday, was opened here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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China inaugurates first international luxury hotel in Tibet


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 2 (ANI): Chinese tourism authorities are expecting a boom in the country's tourism sector, following the inauguration of the first luxury hotel in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday. ... Read more...

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Indian envoy at Afghan jirga attacked by rockets


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad was amongst the hundreds at the peace assembly, or jirga, when rockets fired by the Taliban landed near the venue ... Read more...

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Taliban fire rockets at Kabul peace assembly (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) Taliban guerrillas launched two rockets at the national peace assembly or "jirga" inaugurated by President Hamid Karzai in the Afghan capital but there were no casualties, an ... Read more...

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Rockets fired near Kabul peace assembly, Karzai unhurt (Lead)


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 2 (IANS) Two rockets fired by militants landed near the venue of a peace assembly or 'jirga' inaugurated by President Hamid Karzai in the Afghanistan capital Wednesday but there ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host seminar on nuclear safety


May 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host a five-day International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) seminar on nuclear safety May 30 to June 3. Critical National Infrastructure Authority (CNIA) will organise the ... Read more...

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Brazilian companies launch trade fair in Dubai


May 10th, 2010 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 9 (IANS/WAM) About 200 Brazilian companies are participating in a three-day trade fair that opened here Sunday. Trade between Brazil and Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon ... Read more...

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‘Babysitting affected Kamran’s Sydeny performance’


January 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Jan 9 (IANS) Kamran Akmal's poor wicketkeeping is being attributed to his preoccupation with his family in Sydney. Pakistani daily The News Saturday quoted sources as saying Kamran was forced to ... Read more...

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Bruce Cancels Tour On Death Of Cousin Lenny


October 27th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce Springsteen's cousin and road crew member Lenny Sullivan passed away on the 26th of October Monday. Springsteen has canceled a show on account of the unfortunate ... Read more...

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Thank god we’re in Pragati Maidan again, say WIFW designers


October 24th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Fashion designers at the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) are heaving a sigh of relief as the venue has been shifted back to the "good old ... Read more...

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Dame Vera wins lifetime achievement award


October 13th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Singer Dame Vera Lynn received a lifetime achievement award at the annual Women of the Year lunch, which took place at London's Intercontinental Hotel on Monday.The award ... Read more...

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India Week and Indian Food Festival on in Kazakhstan


September 9th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Sep.9 (ANI): The Embassy of India in Kazakhstan has organized an "India Week and Food Festival" in Astana and Almaty from September 8 to 18 in collaboration with the Rixos ... Read more...

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Designers feel ‘lost’ in new WIFW set-up


March 18th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani & Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 18(IANS) With single rooms for each designer, an exhibition area spread over four floors and packed elevators - several designers at the Wills Lifestyle ... Read more...

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Young designers impress as WIFW begins at new venue


March 18th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Though confusion prevailed at the new venue of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Wednesday, the perfectly cut silhouettes, creativity and fusion of Indian heritage with ... Read more...

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Delhi gears up for two fashion ‘weeks’


March 17th, 2009 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Term it excess in times of a global economic slump, but two parallel events - the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) and the Delhi Fashion ... Read more...

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Mock security drill conducted at Delhi five-star hotel


December 6th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) A mock security drill was conducted Friday at a five-star hotel in Connaught Place, the capital's commercial hub, to test the response of the staff and security ... Read more...

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Wimbledon Junior Girls’ champ could become richest tennis star in Brit history


July 7th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 7 (ANI): Having won the junior girls' tennis championship at Wimbledon last week, Britain 's Laura Robson is set to become the richest tennis star in British sporting ... Read more...

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Thousands hit the streets to mark May Day in Indonesia


May 1st, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jakarta, May 1 (DPA) Thousands of workers marched through the streets of several Indonesian cities Thursday to mark the International Labour Day, demanding higher wages and opposing the so-called outsourcing practices in ... Read more...

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