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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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Pak women shuttlers not to wear skirts due to ‘religious norms’: PBF


April 26th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 26(ANI): Pakistan's women badminton players will not wear skirts because that is contrary to the principles of their religion, a Pakistan Badminton Federation (PBF) official has said.The Badminton World ... Read more...

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Secret facilities making Iran’s uranium enrichment program’s centrifuges: Dissident group


April 8th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 8 (ANI): An Iranian dissident group has claimed that secret industrial facilities are making parts for the centrifuges used in the Iranian regime's uranium enrichment program.The Christian Science Monitor quoted ... Read more...

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Skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran leaves officials concerned


December 7th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 7 (ANI): The skyrocketing divorce rate in Iran has left concerned officials looking at it as a national threat.According to official figures, over a decade, the number each year ... Read more...

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Veiled Iranian women’s rugby team makes European debut


August 2nd, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.2 (ANI): Rugby and women may not seem ideal in deeply Islamic Iran, but women's rugby has been growing in popularity since the game was introduced in that country more than ... Read more...

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FIFA allows caps for Iranian girls at Youth Olympic


May 4th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 4 (IANS) The Iranian girls' football team will be allowed to take part in the Youth Olympics if players wear caps for covering hair instead of headscarves. World football governing body ... Read more...

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Iranian Authorities To Arrest Suntanned Women


May 1st, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Iran, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Girls in Iran beware! If you get suntanned then chances are high that you might have to spend a night in a prison. The ... Read more...

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Bangalore Court grants bail to Iranian duo


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 23 (ANI): A Bangalore Court on Tuesday granted bail to the two Iranian women, who were arrested for assaulting a male policeman after failing their breathalyser tests last Thursday night.The ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of Iranian students extended till Tuesday


February 21st, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 21 (ANI): The judicial custody of two Iranian women, who were arrested for assaulting a male policeman after failing the breathalyser test for drunk driving on Thursday night has been ... Read more...

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Iranian women remanded to judicial custody for assaulting cop


February 19th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 19 (ANI): Two Iranain women have been remanded to judicial custody till February 20 for assaulting a male policeman after failing the breathalyser test for drunk driving on Thursday night.College ... Read more...

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Iranian women, held for drunken driving, seek bail


February 19th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 19 (IANS) Two Iranian women students, arrested on charges of drunken driving and assaulting a policeman here late Wednesday, have appealed for bail. Their plea may be heard in two ... Read more...

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Kerala police open to CBI probe into Muthoot murder


January 11th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Kerala police, probing the murder of Muthoot House scion Paul M. George, told the state high court Monday that they have no objection to an external agency ... Read more...

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In death, Iranian woman gives voice to resistance


June 24th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Tehran, June 24 (DPA) In the four days since her murder on the streets of Tehran, Neda Agha Soltan has become the face of the anti-government movement in Iran. The amateur video ... Read more...

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Debenhams to bring its lingerie, designer clothes for burka-clad Iranian women


December 16th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 16 (ANI): British-based retailer Debenhams will be opening its first department store in Iran offering lingerie and designer clothes to the countrys burka-clad women.The Muslim nation has often been ... Read more...

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Kish Island - a temporary timeout for Iranian women


August 7th, 2008 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Farshid Motahari Kish Island (Iran), Aug 7 (DPA) While women in the Iranian capital Tehran are meticulously checked by vice squads for any lapse in the Islamic dress code, those holidaying on ... Read more...

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Iran imposes suspended jail term on women activist


May 3rd, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by admin
DPA Tehran, May 3 (DPA) The Iranian judiciary has imposed a suspended jail term on women's rights activist and 2007 Olaf Palme Prize-winner Parvin Ardalan, the Tehran press reported Saturday. The feminist received ... Read more...

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