Pakistan PM leaves for Saudi Arabia

July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf left for Madina Sunday on a two- day official visit to Saudi Arabia.Ahead of leaving on his first official foreign ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed in riot-hit old Hyderabad

April 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) The situation remained peaceful in the riot-hit areas of old city of Hyderabad Wednesday as police relaxed curfew for the first time in four days.No untoward ... Read more...

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Five arrested for gangraping Gurgaon pub employee (Lead)

March 13th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Five youths have been arrested for gangraping a woman pub employee in Gurgaon while two accused are still on the run, police said Tuesday.All the ... Read more...

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Somali radio station director killed

February 29th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Feb 29 (IANS) Some masked gunmen Tuesday killed the Somali radio station's director in Mogadishu city, said a police official.Somaliweyn radio's director Abukar Hassan was shot dead near his ... Read more...

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Milad celebrated with gaiety in Hyderabad

February 5th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Milad-un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed, was celebrated Sunday with gaiety and fervor in Hyderabad and other parts of Andhra Pradesh.Meetings, rallies, feeding of the ... Read more...

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13 Indian Haj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

October 12th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Oct 12 (IANS) Thirteen Indian pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia while undertaking the annual Haj pilgrimage, an official statement said Wednesday. "As of today, 13 pilgrims have expired, out ... Read more...

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Over 34,000 Indian Haj pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

October 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Oct 8 (IANS) Over 34,000 Haj pilgrims from India have arrived here for the annual pilgrimage.According to a statement issued from the Consulate General of India, a total of ... Read more...

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Over 23,000 Indians arrive in Saudi Arabia for Haj

October 5th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Oct 5 (IANS) Over 23,000 Indian Haj pilgrims have arrived in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage. According to a release of the Consulate General of India here, a total ... Read more...

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Arrested ‘Maoist’ in Bengal is mentally challenged: Parents

June 17th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Duli (West Bengal), June 17 (IANS) A 19-year-old arrested by the security forces after Wednesday's gunbattle with Maoist guerrillas in West Midnapore's Ranjha forest is "mentally challenged" and suffers from ... Read more...

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Krishna flags off first batch of Haj pilgrims from Mangalore

October 25th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore, Oct 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday flagged off the first batch of Haj pilgrims from Karnataka to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia at the Bajpe airport in this ... Read more...

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Koran phrases appear on Russian baby’s skin

October 20th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): A baby boy has left doctors baffled in Russia after phrases from the Koran allegedly began appearing on his skin.Sayings from the Muslim holy book are said to ... Read more...

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First copy of ‘Konaseemalo Chittemma, Kittayya’ is almost ready

June 23rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
All the post-production works including DTS mixing for "Konaseemalo Chittemma, Kittayya' directed by Bharat Parepalli and produced by Rambabu Alla with the producer himself playing the hero and Gurlin Chopra playing ... Read more...

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Sarod maestro Ali Akbar Khan passes away at 87

June 19th, 2009 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Noted Sarod player Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, who belonged to Sania Maihar Gharana, breathed his last on Friday at his residence in San Anselmo, San Francisco, USA. ... Read more...

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3yr-old ‘Mowgli’ girl looked after by dogs after drunken mum ignored her

February 26th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 26 (ANI): A three-year-old girl has been nicknamed Mowgli after she was found naked and crawling on all fours, after being raised by dogs, in central Russia this month.Social ... Read more...

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High school principal in Ohio bans dirty dancing

February 20th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A public high school principal in Ohio has implemented a no dirty dancing rule, and asked students to sign an agreement that they will not grind.The grind ... Read more...

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Iraq to rebuild Guru Nanak’’s shrine

December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Baghdad, Dec 24 (ANI): In a significant development, the Government of Iraq has decided to rebuild the 15th century Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev''s shrine which was ... Read more...

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Nawaz, Zardari to break bread today in search of rapprochement

November 8th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 8 (ANI): Senior PML-N leader and former Pakistan premier Nawaz Sharif, who had walked out of the Yousuf Raza-led federal cabinet a few months back citing differences on various ... Read more...

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Males of sex workers’ families not allowed in mosque

September 22nd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Male members of families of women sex workers were not allowed to offer namaz (prayers) by the cleric in a Bihar mosque."We were stunned and failed to understand ... Read more...

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Killing of a youth sparks off fresh clashes in Kashmir Valley

September 7th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar , Sept 7 (ANI): The Kashmir Valley was tense on Sunday following fresh clashes between security forces and protesters in the wake of a youth being killed in police firing.Police ... Read more...

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Osama, Omars teacher willing to mediate on behalf of Pak govt with them

June 6th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , June 6 (ANI): Shaikh-ul Hadith Maulana Dr Sher Ali Shah, widely considered as the teacher of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and Taliban leader Mullah Omar, has denied ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia sign new air services agreement

January 24th, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): While agreeing on designation of multiple airlines, India and Saudi Arabia have decided to enhance the existing traffic entitlement of 8,500 seats per week to 20,000 seats ... Read more...

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Sharifs to return home between November 15 to 30

November 14th, 2007 - 1:53 am ICT by admin

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