Iranian lawmakers to impeach economy minister

October 11th, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 11 (IANS) Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to impeach the country's Economy Minister Shamseddin Hosseini for swindling banks of nearly $2.6 billion, the official media reported.Hosseini has ... Read more...

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UN agency holds Gaza’s first-ever marathon

May 6th, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, May 6 (IANS) About 1,500 professional and amateur runners took part in the first-ever Gaza Marathon in a bid to raise fund for a UN agency that helps Palestinian ... Read more...

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Iranian film ‘Nader and Simin: A Separation’ wins Golden Bear at Berlin awards

February 21st, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Iranian film 'Nader and Simin: A Separation' has won the Golden Bear award at the Berlin Film Festival along with best acting prizes.The film, which was directed by ... Read more...

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5,000-year-old civilization found in southern Iran

January 6th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 6 (ANI): Archaeologists working on Bam riverside in Kerman Province, Iran, have discovered ruins of a large ancient site that they believe belonged to a 5000-year-old civilization.According to the ... Read more...

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Nader tries his best to delay GM’s IPO

November 12th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group, led by Nader is requesting the United States authorities to block the planned initial public offering of General Motors. They argue that the delay ... Read more...

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Varanasi tourism hopes to capitalise on Delhi Commonwealth Games

April 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Girish DubeVaranasi, Apr 24 (ANI): Tourism and hospitality sectors in Varanasi are hoping to capitalise October 2010 Commonwealth Games 2010 in New Delhi.Tourists and devotees throng the holy city, every ... Read more...

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Today’s youngsters sport prescription-free specs for style, not sight

March 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 23 (ANI): After fake tan, fake boobs and fake bodies, a new trend is catching on - fake glasses! Yes, it's true, specs are no longer the property of ... Read more...

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Unesco to help restore Haitian cultural heritage

March 11th, 2010 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, March 11 (IANS) The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) will set up a committee to help restore the Haitian cultural heritage damaged in a devastating earthquake in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles in q-finals of Dubai Tennis

February 22nd, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 22 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Belarussian partner Max Mirnyi overcame the first set challenge from the wildcard pair of the UAE's Mahmoud-Nader Al Baloushi and Kuwait's Abdullah ... Read more...

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Abdominal surgery ‘risky for older patients’

December 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Older adults have a higher risk of complications and death after commonly performed abdominal surgical procedures, according to a new study.Nader N. Massarweh, and colleagues at University of ... Read more...

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Bodybuilders getting chest lumps ‘after taking diet supplements’

December 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): The number of men developing non-cancerous chest lumps after taking body building supplements is reaching new heights, according to surgeons in Swansea.Consultant Breast Surgeon Nader Khonji explained that ... Read more...

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Pankaj Advani knocked out of World Snooker

November 22nd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Unheralded 30-year old Greek Cypriot Anthony Brabin dealt Indian hopes a big blow when he knocked out National champion Pankaj Advani 5-3 en route to the ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooting by Malik Nadal Hasan

November 6th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Hood, Nov 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Major Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist who is positioned at the Killeen U.S. Army base, in a fit of rampage, went on a shooting ... Read more...

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Popular antidepressant ‘increases suicidal thoughts amongst men’

October 15th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Nortriptyline, a popular antidepressant, causes a ten-fold increase in suicidal thoughts in men when compared to its competitor escitalopram, a new study has found.Published in the open access ... Read more...

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UAE powerboat crew makes a clean sweep at world championships

September 21st, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nettuno (Italy), Sep 21 (IANS) The Fazza powerboat crew of Arif Al Zafeen and Nader Bin Hindi had their third straight win here at the UIM Class 3 World Championship, WAM news ... Read more...

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Barbaric Taliban chop ink-strained fingers of Afghan voters

August 22nd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.22 (ANI): Afghanistan's top election monitoring organization, the Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan, has claimed that the Taliban had chopped off thefingers of at least two Afghan voters ... Read more...

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Even most fearful memories get erased over time: study

June 22nd, 2009 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 22 (IANS) Debunking the traditional view that memories are difficult to erase, a new study shows that even our most fearful memories get erased over time. Researchers at Montreal-based McGill University ... Read more...

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Admiral Mullen refuses to rule out drone strikes in Pakistan, Afghanistan

May 19th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, has refused to rule out unmanned drone strikes in Pakistan and Afghanistan.He also said the ... Read more...

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India rout Bangladesh in Asia Cup classification match

May 14th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuantan (Malaysia), May 14 (IANS) India pummelled minnows Bangladesh 11-1 in a fifth-seventh classification match of the Asia Cup hockey here Thursday. The defending champions who failed to reach the semifinal of the ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles in Dubai Tennis Championships quarters

February 25th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas stormed into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a 6-3, 6-1 win over wild cards Hamoud Abbas and ... Read more...

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Jordan’s king orders authorities to facilitate entry of Iraqis

January 22nd, 2009 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Jan 22 (DPA) King Abdullah II of Jordan Wednesday issued instructions for authorities to take "urgent and immediate steps" to facilitate entry of Iraqis to the country and grant them residence ... Read more...

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Jordan, Egypt strike balance between Israel ties, angry public

January 6th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Jan.6 (ANI): In a growing chorus of warnings against Israel''s Gaza operation emanating from the Arab world, Jordan''s Prime Minister Nader al-Dahabi has that his government retained the right ... Read more...

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Jordan calls for bigger EU role in Mideast peace

September 14th, 2008 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 14 (DPA) Jordan Sunday called on the European Union (EU) to play a much bigger role in restoring peace in the troubled Middle East region.Jordan's King Abdullah II, underscored the ... Read more...

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Dubai abra owners honoured for CNG initiative

July 10th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS) The state-owned gas major of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirates Gas, has awarded three abra owners in Dubai for their participation in the new CNG abra initiative, ... Read more...

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Jordan, Iraq agree to renew oil deal for three years

June 13th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Amman, June 13 (Xinhua) Jordan and Iraq have decided to renew an oil agreement signed in 2006 for three years with the same terms, under which Jordan can import Iraqi oil in ... Read more...

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Fried lotus stem snack popular among Kashmiri youth

April 12th, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by admin
By Parvez Srinagar, Apr 12 (ANI): Traditional fried lotus stem snack locally called 'Nader Monje' is popular among Kashmiri youth despite being very oily. "It is prepared in Kashmir only. My great ... Read more...

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Jordan buys back $2.4 bn of debts

March 31st, 2008 - 12:00 am ICT by admin
DPA Amman, March 30 (DPA) The Jordanian government Sunday signed agreements with 10 member states of the Paris Club for creditor countries under which it bought back $2.4 billion of its debts at ... Read more...

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US military killed six civilians: Afghan official

March 19th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, March 19 (DPA) An Afghan official said Wednesday that the US forces killed six civilians including two children and a woman in an operation in the southeastern region. Khaibar Pushton, spokesman ... Read more...

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Jordan’s trade unions call for severing ties with Denmark

February 22nd, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Amman, Feb 22 (DPA) Jordan's trade unions Friday urged the government to sever economic ties with Denmark in retaliation for reprinting of cartoons deemed blasphemous to Prophet Mohammed by Danish newspapers. In ... Read more...

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