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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Fan identified in Anzhi ‘urine-throwing’ incident


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A football fan who splashed liquid, reportedly urine, on Moroccan winger Mbark Boussoufa has been identified and his details given to prosecutors, the Russian Premier ... 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...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic: Algeria’s Makhloufi kicks to gold in 1,500m


August 8th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Algeria's Taoufik Makhloufi won gold in the men's 1,500 metres Tuesday, a day after having his disqualification from the event revoked.Makhloufi, 24, put in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Morocco, Syria declare each other’s envoys persona non grata


July 16th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rabat, July 16 (IANS) The Moroccan government Monday declared the Syrian ambassador to its country persona non grata in the wake of last week's carnage at Syria's Traimseh town. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi varsity to promote multicultural harmony


May 30th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabhi, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Students from Abu Dhabi University and 16 countries will give traditional performances Thursday as part of the annual Global Day celebrations.The performances will feature traditional ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emami Q4 profit jumps 32.6 percent


May 8th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Emami Group Tuesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs.723.70 million for the quarter ended March 31, as compared to Rs.545.70 million in the same period ... Read more...

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Eight Tunisian wrestlers qualify for London Olympics


March 20th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, March 20 (IANS) Eight Tunisian wrestlers have secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics, bringing the total of the country's athletes qualifying for the Games to 31.Six men, ... Read more...

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It’s tough to make Raghavan happy: Saif


March 19th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Actor-producer Saif Ali Khan says it isn't easy to please Sriram Raghavan, but he is glad the director is happy with their final product "Agent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Forced to marry rapist, girl kills self


March 16th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl in Morocco swallowed rat poison and died after her forced marriage to a man who raped her a year earlier, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry Trebilcock loves to eat sponges & soap bars


February 29th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 21-year-old dental nurse suffers from a rare eating disorder which causes her to crave for things that are not edible. She narrated how she has eaten ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Indian envoys to Guyana, Guatemala, Morocco named


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India Wednesday named three new envoys for its missions to Guyana, Guatemala and Morocco.Puran Mal Meena, who is a joint secretary in the external affairs ... Read more...

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Tunisia reach quarters in African Nations Cup


January 28th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Jan 28 (IANS) Tunisia's Carthage Eagles qualified for the quarter-finals of the African Nations Cup after beating Niger 2-1 in Libreville, Gabon.Tunisia beat Morocco in 2-1 Monday, becoming the ... Read more...

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Five new UNSC members begin their term


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 2 (IANS) Azerbaijan, Guatemala, Morocco, Pakistan and Togo, the five new non-permanent members of the 15-nation UN Security Council (UNSC) have begun serving their two-year terms.The five ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan set to assume UNSC seat


January 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan is set to begin a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.Pakistan was elected to the 15-nation Security Council in October ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Electric blue lobster now holed up in a museum


November 17th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A spectacularly-looking blue lobster has been moved from the market to the museum. Fishermen caught the electric blue lobster off the coast of Scotland and they placed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Morocco,UAE embassies in Syria attacked


November 17th, 2011 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Nov 17 (IANS) Embassies of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Syrian capital Damascus were attacked by pro-government protesters Wednesday, Al-Jazeera TV reported.The embassies' buildings were pelted ... Read more...

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Pakistan in UNSC shows country not isolated: minister


November 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The election of Pakistan as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council has proved that the country is not isolated, Minister for Information and ... Read more...

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Dubai film fest to assist Arab filmmakers


October 26th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai International Film Festival has collaborated with the L'Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) to assist emerging and established filmmakers of the Arab world.Established in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Morocco launches institution for social protection


August 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Rabat, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) Morocco has launched an institution at a whopping cost of $12 million that will provide vulnerable people adequate accommodation, training and education. King Mohammed VI inaugurated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moroccan king proposes constitutional changes


June 18th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Rabat, June 18 (IANS) Morocco's King Muhammed VI Friday proposed changes to the country's constitution, devolving the king's powers to the prime minister and parliament, Xinhua reported.In a speech ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ancient sea monsters lived without been discovered for millions of years


May 26th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have discovered that they underestimated the size of some ancient monsters. The researchers say the animals also lived much longer than they initially thought.For ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India to be guest country at 9th World Investment Conference


May 21st, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 21 (IANS) India and Morocco are the two guest countries at the 9th World Investment Conference to be held in La Baule, France May 25-27."It is our desire ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ruia Group acquires company in France


May 17th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata-based Ruia Group has acquired a France-based automotive sealing manufacturing company with units in Europe and Africa, a company press release said Tuesday.According to the release, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Osama’s death not a big loss for Al Qaeda: Iraqi expert


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 2 (IANS) Even as Osama bin Laden's death is a victory for the US, it's not necessarily a big loss for Al Qaeda in the world, an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Morocco suicide bomber was a rapist


April 30th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The suicide bomber, who killed 16 people in Morocco, was a rapist recently freed from jail.He was said to have been jailed for eight years and released ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Morocco to share expertise in consumer protection


April 28th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): India may provide expertise and best practices for effective implementation of consumer protection measures to Morocco for its recently enacted act.This was conveyed by Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Berlusconi admits paying cash to underage dancer


April 12th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has admitted paying 53,000 pounds to an underage belly dancer to stop her from becoming a prostitute.The 74-year-old prime minister said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prince Charles claims abuse for promoting inter-faith dialogue


April 7th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.7 (ANI): Britain's Prince Charles has complained of being "abused and ridiculed" over attempts to promote inter-faith dialogue during a visit to Morocco.Prince Charles and his wife Camilla have been in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Life Style |

For cricket’s future, minnows must be encouraged: Roebuck


March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 15 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) move not to allow weaker teams to play in the 2015 World Cup would be a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Egyptian dad names daughter ‘Facebook’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the dramatic Egyptian revolution that saw the ousting of the Hosni Mubarak regime, social networking sites have gained prominence in the country.A man is so impressed ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Moroccan youth movement vows to start protests Sunday


February 20th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 20 (IANS) A youth movement in Morocco vowed to go ahead with its plans for staging peaceful nationwide protests Sunday, a media report said.Citing Dubai-based Al-Arabiya TV, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kate Moss sizzles in Longchamp shoot for latest bag collection


February 12th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Kate Moss' latest shoot for Longchamp has proved that there is indeed no better person to shill Kate Moss' style than the supermodel herself.Philip Green recently promoted his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mike Tyson welcomes his new baby Morocco Elijah Tyson


January 28th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Henderson, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxing legend Mike Tyson welcomed his eighth child to the world.The baby, Morocco Elijah Tyson is the second child between the former heavyweight champion and his wife, ... Read more...

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