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I visit Ajmer dargah for peace of mind: Deepika


July 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) While the debate on whether Bollywood stars should be allowed at the Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Dargah in Ajmer rages on, actress Deepika Padukone says her ... Read more...

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Ajmer shrine custodians protest administrator’s remark on Bollywood stars


July 24th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Ajmer, July 23 (IANS) A day after the dewan (administrator) of the world-famous Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti shrine termed prayers there by Bollywood actors and directors for the success of ... Read more...

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Kashmir officers salute Raju


June 21st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Serving and retired officers in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday mourned the death of former colleague Radha Vinod Raju, calling him an ace investigator and a thorough ... Read more...

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Usman Khawaja considering moving to Queensland


May 1st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Out of favour, Australian Test batsman Usman Khwaja is mulling a move to Queensland after telling Bulls players he wants to move north.It's thought that a ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death


April 10th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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Zardari’s entourage misuse of public funds: Daily


April 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari "needs to understand that if he is to avoid ridicule on home ground, then 'private' is 'private'," said a daily after the ... Read more...

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Pakistanis urge India to free aged prisoner Chishti


April 8th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Pakistani officials Sunday urged India to set free an 80-year-old virologist, Khalil Chishty, who is serving life imprisonment in an Ajmer jail with his ... Read more...

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Silver rings, bracelets for the Zardaris at Ajmer shrine


April 7th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 7 (IANS) All is set to welcome Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his family at the 13th century tomb of a mystic saint here and caretakers ... Read more...

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Zardari-Manmohan to talk, India wants Saeed probed (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bilateral issues are likely to be discussed when Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari visits India Sunday, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday while ... Read more...

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26/11: Pakistani judicial panel begins visit to India (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission arrived here Wednesday and will record the statements of key officials related to the 26/11 Mumbai carnage probe, an important step ... Read more...

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Former Mumbai police commissioner Hasan Gafoor dead (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Hasan Gafoor, the Mumbai police commissioner during the 26/11 terror attack on this financial capital, died here Monday after suffering a massive heart attack. He ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Rajouri town, 20 arrested


March 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) The authorities in the sensitive border town of Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir enforced strict curfew restrictions second day Friday following communal clashes Wednesday evening.Rajouri Deputy ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks India’s assistance to promote tourism


February 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, (IANS) Ethiopia has sought India's assistance for promoting tourism in the country, officials said Wednesday.Visiting Ethiopian Minister of Culture and Tourism Tadelech Dalcho called on Tourism Secretary R.H. ... Read more...

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India holds road shows in Saudi Arabia to attract tourists


January 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) To attract high-end tourists to some of its luxurious and exotic locales, India has held roadshows in three cities in Saudi Arabia, an official said ... Read more...

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Indian Muslims mark Muharram with mourning, processions


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Amid cries of "Ya Hussain", thousands of Muslims in India flagellated themselves in large processions Tuesday to mourn Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammed, ... Read more...

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‘My Friend Pinto’ - A night of adventure in Mumbai (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***1/2)


October 15th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "My Friend Pinto"; Cast: Prateik, Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Shruti Seth, Makrand Deshpande, Divya Dutta; Written and Directed by Raghav Dar; Rating: ***1/2"Zindagi khwab hai khwab mein sach hai kya ... Read more...

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‘Countries should issue easy travel advisories’


September 7th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Travel advisories issued by countries should be easily understandable by travellers as well as tourism industry people, said the Pacific-Asia Travel Association (PATA) here wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Home ministry looking into Pakistani prisoner in Ajmer: PM


August 11th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the central government had sought from the Rajasthan government details on Khaleel Chishty, an 80-year-old Pakistani doctor undergoing ... Read more...

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Copeland, Lyon new faces in Australia’s squad for Sri Lanka series


July 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 26 (IANS) Speedster Trent Copeland and off-spinner Nathan Lyon are the new faces in Australia's 15-man squad for the three-match Test series in Sri Lanka next month.The squad, ... Read more...

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Mutton becomes bone of contention in Kashmir


April 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) Imagine a traditional 'wazwan' feast without mutton! But many Kashmiris are indeed going without their favourite non-vegetarian dishes for the past month as they return empty-handed ... Read more...

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Support Indian cricket team and get arrested in POK


April 18th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Two stalwarts of National Awami Party of Pakistan Imran Shahzad and Naheem Iqbal Khwaja from Dadyal District Mirpur in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir were arrested for their 'crime' of ... Read more...

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Omar shown black flags in Ajmer


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was greeted with black flags in Rajasthan's Ajmer city where he had gone to pay obeisance at ... Read more...

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Pak Punjab Assembly passes resolution against drone attacks


March 18th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 18 (ANI): The Assembly in Pakistan's Punjab Province has unanimously passed a resolution condemning US drone attacks in the country's northwestern tribal areas.The resolution, which was tabled by Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistani court adjourns hearing of Mumbai terror-attack case


February 26th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A special anti-terrorism trial court in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city Saturday adjourned the hearing of the 26/11 Mumbai terror-attack case till March 5.The public prosecutor of the Federal Investigation ... Read more...

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Don’t let Davis leave Pakistan, rules court (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the government to ensure that Raymond Davis, a US official who is in jail after gunning down two Pakistanis, does not leave the ... Read more...

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Keep Davis on exit control list, court tells government


February 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A Pakistan court has asked the federal government to keep Raymond Davis, a US official facing charges of gunning down two men, on the exit control list till ... Read more...

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Rituparna Sengupta Spotted In Ajmer


January 8th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bengali film actress Rituparna Sengupta was recently spotted in Ajmer where she went to offer prayers to the Khwaja Moinuddin Hasan Chishti shrine this week. In a statement to the ... Read more...

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Khawaja looks like a Test cricketer: Border


January 4th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.4 (ANI): Australia debutant Usman Khawaja 'looks like a Test cricketer' according to former captain Allan Border.An impressed Border predicted that Khawaja had the potential of having a bright future in ... Read more...

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Clarke to lead Australia in Sydney, Haddin vice-captain (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Michael Clarke will lead Australia in the absence of injured Ricky Ponting with Brad Haddin as his deputy in the fifth and last Ashes Test against England. Ponting ... Read more...

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Injured Ponting to miss Sydney Test, Clarke may take over


December 30th, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 30 (IANS) Australian Test captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of the fifth and last Test of the Ashes series in Sydney due to a broken finger and Michael ... Read more...

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CBI formally charges two in Mecca Masjid blast case


December 13th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday formally filed charges against two members of the Hindu right-wing group, Abhinav Bharat, in the 2007 Mecca Masjid bombing.The investigating agency ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court dismisses PCO judges case objections


December 13th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court on Monday continued the hearing of a case regarding contempt of court notices to PCO judges, a day after dismissing further objections filed against the ... Read more...

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Court stays pardon of Pakistani woman sentenced to death


November 29th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Lahore High Court Monday restrained Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari from granting pardon to Christian woman Aasia Bibi, who was sentenced to death on charges ... Read more...

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Ferguson, Khawaja selection is good news for Hussey


November 9th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.9 (ANI): The selection of Usman Khwaja and Callum Ferguson for the Australia A game against England starting in Hobart on November 17, suggests the Australian selectors will stick with incumbent ... Read more...

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