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Gaga’s album banned in Lebanon


June 4th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga's latest album "Born This Way" may be topping the music charts in 21 countries, but it has been banned in Lebanon for ... Read more...

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Lebanese leader denies inciting unrest in Syria


April 14th, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 14 (IANS) An anti-Syrian Lebanese politician has declined accusations that he was involved in financing and arming anti-government protests in Syria, Xinhua reported."We don't have the desire, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Online site listing global penis sizes becomes Internet sensation


March 24th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24 (ANI): An online site that lists the global penis sizes has become an Internet sensation, with Congo being placed at the top of the list.The Dem. Rep. Congo has ... Read more...

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Libyan govt. brands ‘Gaddafi’s son’s killing’ story as “nonsensical piece of news”


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar 22 (ANI): The Libyan government has denied media reports that Colonel Moammar Gaddafi's sixth son, Khamis, had been killed in an air attack in Tripoli on Saturday night.Twenty-seven-year-old Khamis ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN Security Council to discuss Libyan no-fly zone Wednesday


March 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 16 (IANS) The UN Security Council will meet again Wednesday to discuss the issue of a no-fly zone over Libya, Xinhua reported.Li Baodong, China's permanent representative to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bahrain protesters call for strike to oust government


February 24th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Protesters in Bahrain will stage more demonstrations and a nationwide strike if the government refuses to resign Thursday.Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has agreed to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dubai Hospital to be permanent training venue of IAEA


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has planned to use Dubai Hospital as the permanent venue for various training programmes and workshops organised by it in the Middle ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Philippines Catches Women Faking As Nuns Going To Lebanon


January 30th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Six women pretending to be nuns were caught at the Manila airport of Philippines and the authorities reported that they were trying to go to Lebanon. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UN calls on new Lebanese government to cooperate with Special Tribunal over former PM murder


January 29th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations on Friday called for the recently designated Lebanese government to cooperate with the Special Tribunal trying suspects over the murder of former Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plot to kill PPP, MQM, ANP leaders in Karachi foiled, masterminds arrested: Malik


January 26th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): A conspiracy to eliminate the MQM, PPP and ANP leaderships as well as journalists in Karachi has been foiled and the masterminds behind it have been captured, Interior Minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UAE to host global psychiatric conference


December 15th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS/WAM) Over 200 psychiatrists from Britain, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would take part in an international psychiatric conference that kicks off ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Five-day Punjab International Trade Expo begins in Amritsar


December 9th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Dec 9 (ANI): The five-day long Punjab International Trade Expo (PITEX) began here on Wednesday.The PITEX 2010 is the third edition of this trade fair, and is aimed at facilitating the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sufi dance and music at Jamia


December 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia University will organise a Sufi dance and music programme where a Mawlawiyah group from the Arab Republic of Egypt would perform, an official ... Read more...

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Final Asian Games medals tally


November 27th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The final medals tally of the Asian Games which concluded here Saturday:Country G S B T 1 China 199 119 98 416 2 South Korea 76 65 91 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day 14


November 26th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) Medals tally on the 14th day of the Asian Games:Country G S B T 1 China 197 117 98 412 2 South Korea 75 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day 13


November 25th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 25 (IANS) Medals tally on thirteenth day of the Asian Games here Thursday:Country G S B T 1 China 180 103 91 374 2 South Korea 72 60 85 217 ... Read more...

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Asian Games medals tally, Day 12


November 24th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Medals tally on the 12th day of the Asian Games here Wednesday:Rank Country G S B T 1 China 173 93 86 352 2 South Korea 71 59 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day 11


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 23 (IANS) Medals tally on the 11th day of the Asian Games here Tuesday:Rank Country G S B T 1 China 165 85 79 329 2 South Korea ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

30,000 kids provided healthcare by UAE charity


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 23 (IANS/WAM) A global healthcare initiative launched by a charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has treated over 30,000 poor children in nine countries across the world.The Giving ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Asian Games medals tally, day 10


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) Medals tally on the 10th day of the Asian Games here Monday:1 China 154 77 73 304 2 South Korea 61 51 66 178 3 Japan 32 59 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day nine


November 21st, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 21 (IANS) Medals tally on the ninth day of the Asian Games here Sunday: 1 China 146 71 70 287 2 South Korea 55 46 61 162 3 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day eight


November 20th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 20 (IANS) Medals tally on the eighth day of the Asian Games here Saturday:Country G S B T1 China 138 65 67 270 2 ... Read more...

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Asian Games medals tally, day seven


November 19th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 19 (IANS) Medals tally on the seventh day of the Asian Games here Friday:Country G S B T 1 China 125 54 55 234 2 South Korea 43 36 50 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games medals tally, Day six


November 18th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) Medals tally on day six of the Asian Games here Thursday:Country G S B T 1 China 109 47 46 202 2 South Korea 37 30 42 ... Read more...

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Asian Games snooker: Advani wins, faces Chinese test in pre-quarters


November 18th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 18 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani was given a fright by Nisar Ahmed Safuddin of Qatar before he entered the pre-quarterfinals of the men's snooker singles at the Asian Games here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lebanese authorities arrest Islamist hate cleric Omar Bakri following life sentence


November 15th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beirut, Nov 15 (ANI): A radical Islamist preacher Omar Bakri was arrested on Sunday following a violent stand-off with security forces in Lebanon, days after boasting that he would not spend a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lebanon sentences Muslim hate cleric Omar Bakri Mohammad to life in prison


November 13th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Islamist militant leader Omar Bakri Mohammad has said that he has been sentenced to life in prison by a Lebanon court.Bakri said that he had been tried in his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Omar Bakri Mohammad convicted on terrorism charges


November 12th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Omar Bakri Mohammad - the radical Muslim with a Lebanese and Syrian descent has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia by military court in Lebanon. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s Largest Wine Glass Unveiled in Lebanon


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Guinness Book of World Records has made a trip to Lebanon, this time to confirm that a plexi-glass wine vessel is the largest one in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s largest wine glass made in Lebanon


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lebanon, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officially, the world’s largest wine glass is in Lebanon. Officials from the Guinness Book of World Records have certified that the glass is indeed the largest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lebanon claims record for world’s biggest wine glass


October 31st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Lebanon has unveiled the world's biggest wine glass, smashing the previous record set in Portugal.The giant vessel - measuring 1.51 metres in height and 1.46 metres at its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lebanon unfurls world’s largest flag (Video)


October 11th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lebanon has really got the appetite for big things. Currently, the country holds the record for the largest potato and the biggest dish of hummus. The country ... Read more...

Posted in World |

450 jewellers take part at Middle east expo


October 6th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 450 jewellers and retailers from across the world, including India, showcased their designs at the Middle East watch and jewellery exhibition in Sharjah.The 29th edition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lebanese spying for Israel sentenced to death


August 18th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Aug 18 (IANS) A military court has sentenced to death two Lebanese after convicting them of spying for Israel, Labanon's state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported. The judge, Nizar Khalil, pronounced the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

2,000-year-old gold coin found in Israel


August 12th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 12 (DPA) Archaeologists working in Israel have uncovered a rare 2,200-year-old gold coin, the heaviest and with the highest contemporary value of any found in excavations in the country, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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