khalid

China-Arab trade to reach $300 bn by 2014: UAE minister


September 12th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) Trade between Arab nations and China will witness a major leap in the future and hit the $300 billion mark by 2014, a visiting UAE minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Islam in Kashmir earlier than thought, reveals Quran manuscript


August 15th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) It is a pageant of rare Quranic manuscripts that not only provides an insight into the glory and richness of Islam but also sets back the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Couple arrested for killing film producer in Delhi


June 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman and her husband have been arrested for killing a film producer after he made advances towards the woman, police said here Wednesday.Shama ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE, China seek to boost trade ties


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 24 (IANS/WAM) UAE and China have discussed ways to boost bilateral trade and investment.UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi held discussions with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE minister meets foreign trade officials


May 4th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Thursday held meetings with trade officials of various countries here.The meetings were held on the sidelines ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I-League: Mumbai Indians beat Shillong Lajong 2-1


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 4 (IANS) Mumbai FC survived some tense moments but beat Shillong Lajong 2-1 in the 23rd round of the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium here Wednesday.Man-of-the-Match ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Top Pakistani Army officers to be reshuffled


March 14th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) A reshuffle is expected in the Pakistani Army later this year with the retirement of six three-star generals and a number of officers completing their tenures, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

27 policemen killed in Iraq attacks


March 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 5 (IANS) Twenty-seven policemen were killed Monday in a series of attacks carried out by gunmen wearing military uniforms in Haditha city in Iraq's western province of Anbar.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistani tribesmen praised for assisting army


February 25th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) A Pakistan Army commander has praised the tribesmen of the northwestern region for assisting the country's armed forces against terrorists."Anti-state elements" have carried out many ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beheaded body found in Pakistan


January 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A beheaded and decomposed body of a young man, who was tortured before death, was found Tuesday in Pakistan's Punjab province.The body was found along with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in Sports |

Islamabad court seeks official response in Lodhi sacking


January 18th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court Wednesday asked the government to submit a reply regarding the sacking of then defence secretary Lt. Gen. (retd) Naeem Khalid Lodhi.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Memo scandal: Court dismisses plea against Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani court Wednesday dismissed a plea to file a case against Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz who forwarded a secret memo to Washington that said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani apex court moved against Lodhi sacking


January 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 17 (IANS) A petition has been moved in the Pakistani Supreme Court against the government's decision to sack the then defence secretary Lt. Gen. (retd) Naeem Khalid ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan politically paralysed: Daily


January 16th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The government must provide a road map to get democracy back on track in Pakistan which is "near paralysed politically", said a leading daily, adding ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sacked for not signing affidavit: Pakistan’s ex-defence secretary


January 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Former Pakistani defence secretary Naeem Khalid Lodhi, who was sacked by Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for "misconduct and unlawful steps he took" in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No need for trust vote: Pakistani PM


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday asserted that he does not need to take a trust vote in parliament.Gilani's remark while addressing the national assembly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Won’t support coup, opposed to any military action: Imran (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) As a stand-off between the political leadership and the army lingered on Thursday, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan reiterated his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party will not support ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani sacks defence secretary


January 11th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday sacked Defence Secretary Lt. Gen Naeem Khalid Lodhi (Retd.), Geo News reported.Lodhi had assumed the charge last November. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ex-soldier shoots driver


December 28th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) A former soldier has been arrested for shooting and wounding a truck driver after the latter refused to give him way on a busy Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Probe complete in Pakistani journalist’s killing


December 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The commission investigating the killing of Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad said Wednesday its had completed its inquiry and would submit its report to the government within ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

A peep into Pakistan, specially for Indians (IANS Book Review)


December 6th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Pakistan - Identity and Destiny"; Author: Javed Jabbar; Publisher: Har-Anand; Price: Rs.495; Pages: 191Here's a three-time former Pakistani minister trying to help Indian readers better understand his country. The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese-built Pakistan Navy ship to visit Malaysia


December 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A Pakistan Navy ship, built in China, will visit Malaysia to participate in a five-day long maritime and aerospace exercise.PNS SAIF is representing Pakistan Navy in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan blocks BBC


November 30th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistan has blocked the BBC over a documentary that questions Islamabad's commitment to the war against terror, the broadcaster said.BBC said that Pakistani cable television ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Islamic clerics weigh against music, buffets at marriages


September 12th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Up in arms against music and buffet meals at Muslim marriages, a group of Islamic clerics have announced they would not conduct a "nikaah" (wedding ceremony) ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man, woman killed over video in Pakistan


September 9th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) A young man and a woman were gunned down over the woman's video that was shot with a mobile phone in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The video ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mum takes son to police for one pound theft


August 17th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A woman in Britain handed over her 14-year-old son to the police after watching him on CCTV stealing a chewing gum packet worth one pound (over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emirates offers special fares for Ramadan


July 19th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 18 (IANS/WAM) Emirtaes, the flag carrier of Dubai, has announced special fares to 32 select destinations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the Far East and the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three Pakistani ex-generals face probe for Rs.1.82 bn loss


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary watchdog has formally held responsible three retired army generals for a loss of Rs.1.82 billion to the public exchequer, a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan removes naval base commander after attack


May 25th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) The commander of a Pakistani naval air base in Karachi has been removed from his post following a terrorist attack on the facility that left 14 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama’s son missing in Pakistan since US raid: Report


May 10th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) One of Osama bin Laden's sons went missing after the raid by US commandos on the al Qaeda leader's hideout in Pakistan's Abbottabad town, a media ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe