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NRI facilitates computer lessons for Vidarbha farmers


July 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 15 (IANS) Over 120 farmers, farmers' widows and youth have enrolled for a free computer training centre set up by a non-resident Indian from Oman in a Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Oman industrialist good Samaritan for Vidarbha farm widows


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 23 (IANS) Widows of Vidarbha farmers who ended their lives unable to bear the stress of high debt have found a good Samaritan in an Oman-based industrialist. ... Read more...

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Muslims take to streets to demand journalist’s release


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Burying differences persisting for generations, hundreds of Muslims - both Shias and Sunnis - Friday took to the streets here to protest the arrest of journalist ... Read more...

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UAE lifts travel warning for Thailand


December 16th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 15 (IANS/WAM) The UAE foreign ministry has lifted a warning issued recently to citizens against travelling to Thailand.Juma'a Mubarak Al Junaibi, under-secretary of the ministry of foreign ... Read more...

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Symposium on non-tariff trade barriers in Abu Dhabi


April 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) A regional symposium on non-tariff trade barriers, hosted by the UAE's foreign trade ministry, in cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Islamic Development ... Read more...

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UAE’s role in Libya confined to humanitarian aid


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates announced Monday that its role in Libya remains strictly confined to delivery of humanitarian assistance.The UAE said its help is in ... Read more...

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UAE companies happy with 19th IETF held in India


February 12th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) companies and entities, which participated in the 19th edition of the International Engineering and Technology Fair (IETF), have expressed satisfaction at the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan stoning victim’s father had sold her into marriage with relative


February 5th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 5(ANI): A young woman who was stoned to death in Afghanistan last August had reportedly run away from home because her father had sold her into marriage with a wealthy ... Read more...

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Dubai fest expeccted ‘The King’s Speech’ Golden Globe citing


December 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 15 (IANS) The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) organisers were so sure about British actor Colin Firth's film "The King's Speech" sweeping the Golden Globe nominations that ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Sodhi wins double trap gold, women’s archery team bronze (Afternoon Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Double trap shooter Ronjan Singh Sodhi won India's first gold in shooting while the team bagged the bronze at the Asian Games here Sunday.The Indian women's archery ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to boost foreign trade


September 19th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE said Sunday it will intensify efforts to market its products in Asia, Europe and South America and boost foreign investments in the country. To boost trade ... Read more...

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Dubai to host international meet on women’s health


August 11th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 11 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host an international conference on womens' health in November, it was announced Wednesday. The conference Nov 4-6 will focus on obstetrics, gynaecology and fertility. Experts from across ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to play at next year’s Dubai Desert Classic


August 1st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBAI (BNO NEWS) -- Top golfer Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will return to Dubai next year to compete in the 2011 Omega Dubai Desert Classic, the tournament announced ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to hold cultural heritage exhibition May 18


May 16th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will hold an exhibition Tuesday to showcase the cultural heritage of the United Arab Emirates. UAE's national heritage, customs and traditions will be on display during ... Read more...

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail death for Kasab (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman ... Read more...

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Islamic scholars, clerics hail Kasab’s death penalty


May 7th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) Stating that Islam condemns terrorism in all forms, leading Islamic scholars and clerics Friday welcomed the death sentence for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab, one of the 10 ... Read more...

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Gulf Film Festival begins


April 8th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 8 (IANS/WAM) A collection of 194 films from 41 countries will be screened at the seven-day Gulf Film Festival that began Thursday. The third edition of GFF, organised by the Dubai ... Read more...

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Dubai film fest’s Canadian founder sidelined


December 11th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) The legal battle over the control of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) is getting uglier, with the sidelined Canadian founder of the mega-show vowing to "right this ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Pakistan train collision (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (DPA) A passenger train collided Tuesday with a freight train in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi, killing nine people and injuring 40, officials said. The crash occurred near the ... Read more...

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External Affairs Ministry directs Defence Ministry to let go UAE military aircraft: Reports


September 9th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep. 9 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs has reportedly directed the Defence Ministry to let go the detained UAE Air Force plane that was detained in Kolkata after arms and ... Read more...

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Krishna says India will facilitate early release of detained UAE aircraft


September 8th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.8 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna on Tuesday said that India will facilitate the early release of the detained UAE Air Force plane that was heading for China.In a statement ... Read more...

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Kolkata authorities send detained UAE plane report to Centre


September 8th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep.8 (ANI): Kolkata officials have sent a detailed report to New Delhi on the detained UAE military aircraft, two days after it landed and was found to be carrying a huge ... Read more...

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South African Indians to invite Bachchan, Rahman to celebrate 150 years since landing


February 10th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Feb 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and Oscar-nominated award-winning music director A.R. Rahman are among the Indian dignitaries who are to be invited to help celebrate the 150th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Hijacked ship freed, all crew safe (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 23rd, 2008 - 11:50 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) A Jordanian ship with 10 Indian crew members aboard, which was hijacked last week off the Somalian capital Mogadishu, was released by the pirates Friday. All the crew ... Read more...

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Hijacked ship with Indian crew on board freed (Lead)


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, May 23 (IANS) A ship with 10 Indian crew members aboard, hijacked off the coast of Somalia last week, was released Friday afternoon. The vessel is headed towards the ... Read more...

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Negotiations on to free hijacked ship, crew reported safe(Lead, Changing dateline)


May 21st, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan and Quaid Najmi Dubai/Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Negotiations have been taken up to secure release of the hijacked Jordanian vessel M.V. Victoria, which has 10 Indian crew members on board, ... Read more...

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Indian scholars among 17 denied Pakistan visa


February 24th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by admin
Karachi, Feb.24 (ANI): Prominent Indian scholars Irfan Habib, Subashni Ali and Saeed Naqvi have been denied Pakistani visas, and hence are unlikely to participate in the World Social Forum in KarachiThe ... Read more...

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Live bomb recovered at Ajmer dargah


November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin
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Uneasy calm prevails after bomb blast in Ajmer (Ajmer blast)


November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin
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Two held in connection with Ajmer Dargah blast


November 14th, 2007 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
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