UAE’s Fujairah pardons 45 prisoners

July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah Saturday pardoned 45 prisoners for showing good behaviour while serving their jail terms.Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ordered their ... Read more...

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UAE releases over 80 prisoners

July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of the emirates of Ajman and Umm Al Qaiwain have ordered the release of more than 80 prisoners in total ahead of the Islamic ... Read more...

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Chinese man held for killing five people

April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) A man has been arrested in China for killing five people, including his daughter and former wife.Police in Shandong province said Monday they have nabbed the ... Read more...

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Record power generation by Himachal plant

April 1st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 1 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), the company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Sunday announced that it has achieved ... Read more...

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Chinese arrested after 17 years for murder

December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) A suspect, who was among a group of 18 armed poachers who shot dead a government official of the anti-poaching department in China, has been arrested ... Read more...

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Colombia pipeline blast kills 11

December 24th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Eleven people were killed and 81 injured Friday when a gasoline pipeline exploded in the west-central Colombian town of Dosquebradas, authorities said."It's a very sad morning," ... Read more...

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Chinese hybrid rice sets new world record

September 19th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The yield of China's newly-developed hybrid rice breed, known as super rice, has set a new world record, authorities said.The rice breed, DH2525, produced a harvest ... Read more...

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A potpourri of business for designers at LFW (Review)

August 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Some designers got a bagfull of orders, while others managed average business at the just concluded Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Winter/Festive 2011. Eighty-seven designers from various ... Read more...

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Six securitymen among 17 killed in Baghdad prison fight

May 9th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 8 (IANS) Six security personnel, including a brigadier, and 11 terrorists were killed in a gunfight at a detention centre in Baghdad Sunday, Xinhua reported.The fighting started when ... Read more...

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‘China losing patience with Burma’: Wikileaks

December 10th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10(ANI): The Chinese government, Burma's closest ally, is losing patience with the military regime over its failure to implement political and other reforms, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric jailed for molesting 15-yr-old girl

November 22nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A Muslim cleric in Portsmouth was imprisoned for a year after sexually assaulting a young girl who he was supposed to be teaching the Qur'an.Hafiz Rahman, 67, was ... Read more...

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Manny Pacquiao Vs Antonio Margarito War To Hit Tonight

November 14th, 2010 - 1:45 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cowboys Stadium is all set to witness the historic fight between Antonio Margarito and Manny Pacquiao tonight for the super welterweight showdown title. Each of ... Read more...

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Owner of Laden’s former home to consider selling it to him

September 7th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 7 (IANS) The current owner of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's former house in Jerusalem has said he will consider selling it to him if he makes an offer, ... Read more...

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12th Meira Paibi Day observed in Imphal

May 31st, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 31 (ANI): Giving a clarion call to all for encouraging the Meira Paibis in their fight against social injustice, the 12th Meira Paibi Day was observed under the aegis of ... Read more...

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Husbands’ hostility worsens depression among women

February 23rd, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Husbands' hostile and anti-social behaviour exacerbates symptoms of depression among their wives, says new research. Nearly 10 percent of the US population suffers from a depressive disorder, according to ... Read more...

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Severely obese less likely to feel they can lose weight

February 6th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 6 (IANS) The more severely obese a person is, the less likely they feel they can reduce their weight, says a new study. Researchers from Monash University (MU) interviewed 141 obese ... Read more...

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Chemotherapy impairs verbal, problem solving skills

July 23rd, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Chemotherapy impairs verbal fluency skills and problem-solving abilities, according to the latest findings. "Now that we are aware of these lingering effects, we can do something to help these ... Read more...

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Killing of varsity Prof. evokes public outrage against militants

June 8th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 8 (ANI): The recent murder of Professor Islamuddin of Manipur University continues to agitate student unions, clubs and other organizations in Manipur.The murder of Prof Islamuddin has been one in ... Read more...

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Patnaik woos voters over phone

April 11th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 11 (IANS) Engineering student Rupali Mohapatra was pleasantly surprised when she heard Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's voice on her phone. Campaigning in Orissa has gone high-tech, and Patnaik has taken ... Read more...

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Lakhani storms into quarterfinals of ITF tennis

June 12th, 2008 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 11 (IANS) Top seed Isha Lakhani stormed into the quarterfinals of the $10,000 ITF tournament, giving a 6-2, 6-2 thrashing to the national games champion Parul Goswami here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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