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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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Sharjah taxi owners to get $1.3 billion bonus


July 17th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 16 (IANS/WAM) The Sharjah Executive Council has approved a proposal to pay 5,085 taxi owners an annual bonus of AED 5,085 million (about $1.3 billion).The proposal was ... Read more...

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As businessmen gobble up farmland, Kashmiri villages lose identity (Feature)


July 15th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Haripora (Ganderbal), July 15 (IANS) Instead of a mud house, Hassan Parray now has a concrete house. His two sons do not go to school barefoot, but wearing branded shoes. ... Read more...

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Iran arrests all suspects in nuke scientists’ killings


June 29th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All individuals allegedly involved in the assassination of Iran's nuclear scientists have been detained, the country's intelligence ministry said Friday."All the elements involved in the ... Read more...

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Palm expo opens in UAE


June 16th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Ras al-Khaimah (UAE), June 15 (IANS/WAM) An exhibition of palm products opened in the UAE emirate of Ras al-Khaimah Friday.Crown prince of the emirate Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr ... Read more...

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Iran arrests suspects over n-scientists’ murders


June 15th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 15 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has announced the capture of a number of prime suspects in the killings of two of the country's nuclear scientists.The ministry said the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gets first bicycle track for public


March 18th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Hyderabad got its first bicycle track for the public Sunday with hundreds participating in a "bicyclone rally" to mark the formal launch.From Monday, a three km ... Read more...

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Iran plans to sell more arms to ‘friendly’ states


March 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 10 (IANS) Iran plans to sell more arms to "friendly" neighbouring countries in the new Iranian calendar year starting March 20, a minister said Saturday.Deputy Defence Minister Majid ... Read more...

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India, Iran to expand ties in renewable energy


March 5th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) India and Iran Monday decided to expand cooperation in the field of renewable energy.This follows a meeting earlier in the day between Minister for New and ... Read more...

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Iran eyes South African energy market


March 4th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 4 (IANS) Iran is keen to invest in the South African energy market, Energy Minister Majid Namjou said Sunday. Namjou was speaking with his South African counterpart Dipuo ... Read more...

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22 Afghan militants give up arms


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 4 (IANS) Twenty-two Afghan militants gave up arms and handed over their weapons to the authorities Sunday, an official said.The security situation in Baghlan province will be further ... Read more...

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Iran envoy blames Israel for Bangkok bombings


February 19th, 2012 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian ambassador to Thailand Majid Bizmark has said the bombings in Bangkok were organised by "Zionist regime" Israel as a provocation against the image of ... Read more...

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Court accepts 26/11 charges against Headley, 8 Pakistanis (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday accepted charges against Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist David Headley and eight other Pakistanis for the 2008 Mumbai attack.Those named in the charge sheet ... Read more...

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MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Mohammed Majid Hussain of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad.He was unanimously elected the mayor and Rajkumar of the Congress ... Read more...

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Iran’s Bushehr plant to produce 1,000 MW electricity


December 21st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 21 (IANS) Iran's Energy Minister Majid Namjou Wednesday said its Bushehr nuclear power plant will produce 1,000 MW of electricity from March next year.He said the Bushehr plant ... Read more...

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Emirates to start two more flights to Mauritius


September 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates airline will introduce two additional flights between Dubai and Mauritius, a move which will increase the service to 11 weekly flights.The 10th frequency ... Read more...

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Little known Iranian shocks Talukdar in Archery World Cup


June 9th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Unheralded Iranian Majid Mirrahimi shocked India's Jayanta Talukdar 6-5 in the first round of individual elimination in the World Cup (Stage II) archery competitions at Antalya, ... Read more...

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Pak nuclear missiles are horses as compared to ‘donkey-like’ Indian rockets: Nizami


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 22(ANI): Pakistan's nuclear missiles are superior to those possessed by India, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust Chairman Majid Nizami has claimed."Our missiles are like horses (In the words of ... Read more...

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Pak must be made ‘Islamic welfare democratic State’ as envisaged by Jinnah: Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): The two-nation theory is the basis of Pakistan's creation and efforts will be made to make the country an Islamic welfare democratic state, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust ... Read more...

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Three minors drown in Bhakra canal


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar (Punjab), Jan 23 (IANS) Three children were drowned when their scooter skidded and rolled into the Bhakra canal here but their parents survived the tragedy, police said Sunday.The accident occurred in ... Read more...

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Mid-East experts warn US to take Iran threat to kill generals seriously


December 16th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 16 (ANI): Middle East experts have said that the Obama administration must take the threat of a leader of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard to target American generals seriously.In a speech ... Read more...

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HR council condemns murder of Baloch politician’s relatives by Pak Army


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Baloch Human Rights Council (UK) has condemned the "brutal and inhuman act" of the Pakistan Army, who reportedly bombarded a Baloch politician's house and killed five people there."Baloch ... Read more...

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Taliban power growing in northern Afghanistan


October 19th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 19 (ANI): The Taliban's influence in northern Afghanistan has expanded in recent months in response to NATO's surge in the south.According to the Wall Street Journal, the Taliban ... Read more...

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26/11 Case: NIA secures Interpol Red Corner notice against 2 Pak army majors


October 7th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 7 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has secured an Interpol Red Corner Notice against two serving Pakistani Army majors and three others for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Red corner against 2 Pakistani armymen in 26/11 case


October 7th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) An Interpol red corner notice has been secured against two serving Pakistani Army officers and three LeT operatives accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, National ... Read more...

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Malayalam film director says awards rigged, mulls legal action


September 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Malayalam children's film director Majid Gulistan is seeking legal recourse for his film being allegedly ignored, first at the state level awards and then at last week's ... Read more...

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National award winning children’s film set for legal tangle


September 16th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Malayalam films might have won laurels at the 57th National Film Awards, but the award given to children's film "Kesu" directed by Sivan is headed for legal trouble ... Read more...

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‘Cyber gaming’ turning into ‘enjoyable obsession’ for Pak youth


August 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 30(ANI): 'Cyber gaming' has become a proper sport in Pakistan, in which several gamers have become so popular that they are now considered 'household names' in gaming circles around the ... Read more...

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Pakistani man arrested before wedding in Britain


July 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) It didn't turn out to be a dream wedding for a 32-year-old Pakistani man and his Czech bride as they were arrested moments ahead of what police called ... Read more...

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J-K Govt. popularises trout farming


July 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Kathua, July 4 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district is hoped to soon develop as a fishing hub in the country, as the State fisheries department is introducing trout farming here on ... Read more...

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India’s pursuit of military preponderance in region challenge for Pak: General Majid


June 18th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18(ANI): Pakistan Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Chairman General Tariq Majid has asked the international community to realize the internal and external challenges that his country faces."We have to ... Read more...

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New English test rule for non-EU spouse applications to Britain


June 9th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 9 (IANS) Come this autumn and it will be compulsory for non-EU immigrants marrying Britain citizens to pass an English test for being allowed into the country.The new ... Read more...

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Malay Women’s body says Islamic raids contravene Quranic injunctions


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, May 2 (ANI) : Sisters in Islam (SIS), a Malaysian women's rights organization has criticized the country's religious police for conducting khalwat raids.The crticism of the religious police follows the ... Read more...

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Indoor air quality survey conducted in UAE


April 11th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) An indoor air quality survey has been conducted in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to identify health problems related to environmental pollutants in the country. The survey was ... Read more...

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Filmmaker Maniram expresses concern over Assam film industry degradation


March 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Todd AlexGuwahati, Mar 7 (ANI): Lack of motivation, infrastructure, funds and militancy has severely affected the Assam film industry, but Assamese filmmakers like N. Maniram provide it with a ray ... Read more...

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