Six die in Kabul blast

September 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) Six people were killed Saturday in a massive blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, an eyewitness said."I saw some six bodies on the ground, mostly civilians, ... Read more...

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Syrian TV denies intelligence chief’s murder

August 27th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A pro-government Syrian TV channel, al-Dunya, has denied media reports that said Jamil Hassan, head of Syria's air force intelligence, had been assassinated.Citing Syrian opposition ... Read more...

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US downplays Syrian offer to discuss Assad’s resignation

August 22nd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The US has downplayed the latest Syrian offer to discuss President Bashar al-Assad's resignation through dialogue, saying it sees nothing "terribly new", Xinhua reported.Referring to remarks ... Read more...

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Syria dismisses Obama threat as election ploy

August 21st, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama's threat to intervene in Syria is an element of his election campaign, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Kadri Jamil said Tuesday."As ... Read more...

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‘Doctor who helped in Osama mission needs US help’

June 19th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.Republican Dana ... Read more...

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Air India keen to get back to winning ways in I-League

January 27th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 27 (IANS) Post Christmas, Air India and Mumbai FC seem to be charting the same path. The sudden dip in form of both the teams has surprised all. ... Read more...

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Sporting Clube favourites against Mumbai FC

January 22nd, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 22 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa face Mumbai Football Club at home in the 16th round of I-League here Monday.Sporting's technical director Alex Alvares has called for a ... Read more...

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India-Bangladesh art summit begins in Mumbai

August 1st, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Artists from India and Bangladesh Monday came together to participate in a weeklong summit dedicated to two legendary artists of the subcontinent, M.F. Husain and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Jameela Jamil ‘guarantees Zeta-Jones’ bipolar disorder is menopause’

April 15th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): T4 presenter Jameela Jamil has sparked controversy after she commented that Catherine Zeta-Jones, who was admitted to a psychiatric hospital, was simply suffering from menopause."Catherine Zeta-Jones has just ... Read more...

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Lahore mourns as Pakistan lose semifinal to India

March 31st, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (IANS) The fire-crackers that had been stacked up and the euphoria that was building came to naught as India beat Pakistan by 29 runs in the World ... Read more...

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Pakistani team inspects artificial lake site in Jammu

February 20th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 20 (IANS) A team of Pakistani experts Sunday inspected the site of a proposed artificial lake on the Tawi river near Jammu to see if did not contravene the provisions ... Read more...

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LHC calls for Pak Govt’s report on plea seeking Musharraf’s high treason charges trial

February 12th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 12(ANI): The Lahore High Court has called for a report from the Pakistan Government on a petition seeking the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf on high treason charges.After ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires Hatf-VII Cruise Missile

February 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Hatf-VII Cruise Missile, which can carry strategic and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful test fire of the indigenously developed Cruise Missile Hatf-VII ... Read more...

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Government for alternative medicines like unani

February 3rd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 3 (IANS) The Indian government is making efforts to integrate alternative systems of medicine like unani into the national health care structure, Minister of State for Health S. Gandhiselvan has ... Read more...

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Two British men believed to be kidnapped in Pakistan

January 12th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Peshawar, Jan.12 (ANI): Police in Pakistan are searching for two British men believed to have been kidnapped close to the Khyber Pass, an area notorious for Taliban activity and criminal gangs. ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoists kill one in Bengal

January 9th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) A group of suspected Maoists gunned down a villager in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Sunday."Jamil Soren of Garra village near Lalgarh was dragged out of ... Read more...

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“Determined to play for Pak even if it’s purely as a batsman”, says keeper Akmal

November 30th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 30 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Kamran Akmal, who found himself out of favour during the recently concluded home series against South Africa, has said that he is "more determined than ever" ... Read more...

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Kamran willing to drop gloves to be in Pakistan side

November 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan's discarded wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is desperate to return to international cricket and is even willing to play for the national team as a specialist batsman.Kamran, who has ... Read more...

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Pakistani man sets tree plantation world record

September 29th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) A Pakistan Army soldier set a new world record Wednesday by planting the maximum number of saplings in 24 hours.Lance Naik Muhammad Yousuf Jamil planted 20,101 plants in ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian MP arrested during protest meet

August 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), Aug 23 (IANS) Ethnic Indian lawmaker M. Kulasegaran was arrested and handcuffed at a police station here while taking part in a protest meeting, reports said Monday. Kulasegaran and ... Read more...

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Four killed, 44 wounded in Pakistan bombing (Lead)

July 15th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (DPA) A suspected suicide bombing Thursday ripped through a busy street outside a bus stand in Pakistan's north-western district of Swat, killing four people and injuring at least ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim woman told to remove face veil during job interview raises Islamists’ ire

June 21st, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Darwin (Australia), June 21(ANI): An Australian Muslim woman has complained that she was told to remove her face veil during a job interview at a Northern Territory hospital in Darwin.According to reports, ... Read more...

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Hasina to marry off girl orphaned in fire incident

June 8th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will Wednesday host the wedding of a girl who lost most of her relatives in a major fire ... Read more...

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Pakistani caught with fake Indian currency in Nepal

May 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Police have arrested yet another Pakistani courier smuggling fake Indian currency into Nepal using Bangladesh as a transit route to evade suspicion.Mohammad Jamil, in his 40s, ... Read more...

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Drop ‘religion’ from committee for ‘inter-religious’ harmony: Malay muftis

April 15th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Putrajaya (Malaysia), Apr 15(ANI): Malaysian muftis have proposed that the word "religion" in the recently set-up Committee to Promote Inter-Religious Understanding and Harmony be dropped "to avoid confusion".Minister in the Malaysian Prime ... Read more...

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Burj Khalifa, World’s Tallest Tower Reopens In Dubai

April 6th, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There were dozens of people in lone waiting to get a chance to see the spectacular view from the world's tallest tower on Monday. The Burj ... Read more...

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Royal Carribean Cruises employee defrauds the company with fuel purchasing shceme

February 27th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A man from Houston, Texas was arrested for defrauding Royal Caribbean Cruises, prosecutors said on Friday.Jamil Murni, 60, of Houston, Texas devised a scheme to defraud Royal ... Read more...

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‘Form inter-faith council before it’s too late’

January 18th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (IANS) An inter-faith council to deal with religious issues is being mooted in multi-religious Malaysia and an ethnic Indian leader has said it should be constituted "before it ... Read more...

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Malaysian Govt. urges Muslims to remain calm over High Court’s ‘Allah’ verdict

January 3rd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 3 (ANI): The Malaysian Government has urged Muslims across the country to remain calm, and respect the High Court's verdict to allow Catholic weekly 'Herald' to use the word ... Read more...

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Man charged with murdering Asian agony aunt

December 22nd, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A 28-year-old man has been charged with the murder of an Asian radio agony aunt who specialised in reuniting broken families. Khalid Mamoun Sarwar, who appeared in court Monday, ... Read more...

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UK police searching for motive behind Asian radio presenter’s murder

December 12th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Detectives investigating the murder of 54-year-old Asian radio presenter Nasim Jamil at her home, have called on the public to provide them with information that might help them to ... Read more...

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Baloch leaders call withdrawal of cases against nationalist leaders ‘cosmetic effort’

December 10th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan), Dec. 10 (ANI): Baloch leaders have rejected the provincial government's decision to withdraw nearly 89 cases against various nationalist leaders, terming it as a 'cosmetic effort' by the government to ... Read more...

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Its raining court cases for beleaguered General Musharraf

October 19th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 19 (ANI): It seems the floodgates have opened with regard to court cases against Musharraf, with a sessions court in Pakistan's Dera Ghazi Khan ordering the police to register a ... Read more...

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Musharraf, Aziz booked for murder in Bugti assassination case

October 14th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.14 (ANI): Following the Balochistan High Court's order, the Dera Bugti police has registered a case against former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf in connection with Baloch leader Nawab Akbar ... Read more...

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Terrorists attack Pakistan army HQ, at least four die (Third Lead)

October 10th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Half a dozen terrorists mounted an audacious gun and grenade attack on the Pakistan Army's headquarters in Rawalpindi Saturday, triggering heavy firing that left four militants and an ... Read more...

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