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World’s heaviest book displayed in UAE


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) The world's heaviest book, "This is Mohammed", is currently on display at a mall in Al Ain, the garden city near Abu Dhabi.The Guinness World ... Read more...

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Biju comes home from the forests of Philippines


August 19th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 19 (IANS) It was a homecoming for 36-year-old K.V. Biju, who was held hostage in the forests of southern Philippines for over a year by the Abu Sayyaf ... Read more...

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India’s I-Day celebrated in Kuwait (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 66th Independence Day was celebrated Wednesday in Kuwait by the Indian community.The Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian embassy premises where the national flag ... Read more...

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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Cernogoraz claims trap gold in shootout


August 6th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European champion Giovanni Cernogoraz held his nerve in a gold medal shootout to take the Olympic title in the men's trap Monday.The Croatian fired the ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for library science courses


July 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for Masters and Bachelor's courses in Library Science for those aspiring to work ... Read more...

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Bright start by Indians in junior squash


July 8th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 8 (IANS) The Indians started their campaign in the World Junior Individual squash championship here Sunday by winning three of their four matches.Deepak Mishra, Vivek Dinodia and Vrishab ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria


May 31st, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 31 (IANS) The UN Human Rights Council will hold a special session here Friday on the situation and the recent killings in Syria, Xinhua reported.Over 100 people were ... Read more...

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Sharjah student tops CBSE results in Delhi region


May 28th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A Class 12 student from Sharjah (UAE) became the regional topper in Delhi in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) results, which were declared ... Read more...

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IOC allows Kuwaiti athletes to compete under Olympic flag


May 25th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa (Canada), May 25 (IANS) Kuwaiti athletes can compete under the Olympic flag at the London Games after their Olympic committee was suspended, the International Olympic Committee said.The Kuwaiti Olympic ... Read more...

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Asian squash: Indian men in last eight


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 3 (IANS) The Indian teams continued their winning ways in both the men's and women's sections at the 16th Asian team squash championship here Tuesday.The men's team topped ... Read more...

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Winning start by Indian teams at Asian Squash


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait, May 2 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams began their campaign in the 16th Asian team squash championship on a strong note here Tuesday defeating Singapore and China, ... Read more...

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Asian Snooker: Aditya beats Kuwait’s Mubarak


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Apri 22 (IANS) India's No. 1 snooker pro Aditya Mehta registered his second win at the 28th Asian Snooker Championships, beating Mubarak Alowais of Kuwait 4-0 here Sunday.Playing well ... Read more...

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No movie theatres, but filmmaking a passion for these Saudis (With Image)


April 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 18 (IANS) For a country where there are no movie theatres, Saudi Arabia surprisingly has a rising number of independent filmmakers passionate about cinema. And they want to ... Read more...

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17 Indians held with fake passports in Nepal


March 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 31 (IANS) Over 100 people, including 17 Indians, have been arrested in Nepal for using fake passports, a media report said Saturday.The Department of Immigration arrested 118 people ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Kuwait to sign MoU for migrant workers


March 29th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kuwait to protect the rights of migrant workers in the country, an official said Thursday."There are ... Read more...

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Dawoodi Bohras celebrate Syedna’s birthday


March 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Lakhs of Dawoodi Bohras from India and around the world congregated in Surat Tuesday to mark the 101st birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader, Syedna Mohammed ... Read more...

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Arabic calligraphy expo opens in Dubai


February 18th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) An international Arabic calligraphy exhibition has opened here.The 7th Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy was opened Thursday by Federal National Council speaker Mohammed Al Murr. ... Read more...

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Foreign ministers of Turkey, six Gulf nations meet


January 29th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 29 (IANS/WAM) Foreign ministers of Turkey and six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council -- Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Oman -- ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda terrorist banned from flying to Britain


January 12th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist, believed to be hiding in Yemen, has been banned from flying into Britain amid fears that he might try to blow ... Read more...

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Dubai to host 5th Gulf film fest


January 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 5th edition of the Gulf Film Festival April 10-16.Films from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Yemen and Iraq will ... Read more...

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UAE armed forces release book on role in Afghanistan


January 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 1 (IANS/WAM) The armed forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have released a book on its role in providing security, stability and humanitarian aid in war-torn ... Read more...

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Dubai health authority website wins award


December 17th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 16 (IANS/WAM) The website of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has won an award for the best e-content in the Gulf region.The website -- www.dha.gov.ae -- won the ... Read more...

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Pakistan overseas remittances up 18 percent


December 14th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Money sent home by Pakistanis working abroad rose by 18.33 percent to $5.24 billion in the first five months of the current fiscal year, compared with ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s foreign investment drops


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan's latest data show that investors remained cautious in injecting foreign investment in Pakistan, which witnessed a fall of 58 percent in ... Read more...

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French foreign minister to visit UAE Saturday


November 18th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 18 (IANS/WAM) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe will visit the UAE Saturday as part of his Middle East tour that will also take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar ... Read more...

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Omkar wins bronze, silver for men and women’s team


October 20th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's Omkar Singh won the bronze while the men's and the women's teams bagged silvers in the 10 metre air pistol event at the 4th ... Read more...

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Bindra wins silver in Asian Airgun Championship


October 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra Wednesday won the silver in the men's 10m Air Rifle event at the Asian Airgun Championship in Kuwait.According to information ... Read more...

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Kuwait’s deputy PM quits


October 19th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kuwaiti City, Oct 18 (IANS) Kuwait's deputy prime minister and foreign minister Sheikh Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah has resigned, Xinhua quoted the government spokesman as saying Tuesday.Sheikh Mohammad is a ... Read more...

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Lebanon draw 2-2 with Kuwait in World Cup qualifier


October 12th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 12 (IANS) Lebanon missed a chance of achieving victory against Kuwait after being forced to a 2-2 draw in the third game of Group B at the Asian ... Read more...

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21 Arab films at Baghdad fest


September 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS/WAM) Twenty-one films from the Gulf countries will be screened at the 3rd Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF) Oct 3-6, it was announced Wednesday.The UAE, Bahrain, Oman, ... Read more...

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Front tyres of Air India plane burst, no casualties


September 6th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) The front tyres of a Chennai-bound Air India flight burst after landing at Goa's Dabolim airport Tuesday morning. All 105 passengers were safe, officials said.Airport officials ... Read more...

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India has pacts with 35 nations to combat terrorism


August 30th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India has signed legal assistance pacts, that deal with combating terrorism, with 35 countries including the neighboring countries of Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, parliament ... Read more...

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India record second win in world team squash


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Paderborn (Germany), Aug 23 (IANS) India romped to their second win by drubbing Kuwait 3-0 in a Group F tie of the men's world team squash championship here Monday.Sixth seeded ... Read more...

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Global yogurt chain to foray into India


August 21st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) South Korea-headquartered yogurt chain Yogurberry Sunday said it would set up shop in India within three months and expand to 100 stores in the next ... Read more...

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