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World T20: McCullum’s record century powers New Zealand to 59-run win


September 21st, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Brendon McCullum's record-breaking century powered New Zealand to a 59-run win over Bangladesh in their first match of the World Twent20 cricket tournament at the Pallekele ... Read more...

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World T20: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs in the Group D opener of the World Twenty20 cricket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly President Al-Nasser calls for end to ‘modern-day slavery’


March 27th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser on Monday called for a comprehensive approach to end 'modern-day slavery,' which includes child labor, human trafficking and ... Read more...

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Cross-cultural understanding essential for peace: UN


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the UN General Assembly, has said that encouraging cross-cultural understanding and dialogue was essential for peace and development.The General Assembly ... Read more...

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UN Human Rights Council to discuss Syria Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 27 (IANS) The United Nations' Human Rights Council (UNHRC) will hold an urgent debate on Syria Tuesday.Addressing the 19th session of the UNHRC, its president Laura Dupuy Lasserre ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly session concludes


September 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) The 66th session of the UN General Assembly has concluded here, Xinhua reported.The General Assembly session commenced last Wednesday, with the theme "The role of ... Read more...

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UN pledges key role in Libya reconstruction


September 21st, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The UN will play a key role in the political transition and reconstruction in Libya, said Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the 66th UN General ... Read more...

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UN General Assembly elects new president


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, permanent representative of Qatar to the UN, has been elected president of the 66th session of the UN General Assembly due to ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan: Down The Memory Lane With Favorite Childhood Flicks


January 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Aamir Khan who has the nation at his feet each time any of his flick is released is also quite a film buff himself. The perfectionist star is ... Read more...

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”Slumdog Millionaire” seeks inspiration from Bollywood of 70s, says expert


January 31st, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Critically acclaimed Slumdog Millionaire, which tracks the story of an 18-year-old boy from rags-to-riches, has sought its inspiration from the famous Bollywood movies of the 1970s, says ... Read more...

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CBI allowed to re-probe theft of Tagore’s Nobel medallion


September 26th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday gave permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to re-open the probe into the theft of Rabindranath Tagore's Nobel medallion and other ... Read more...

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Weekend shootout raises many questions


September 23rd, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The killing of two suspected terrorists in a shootout in Jamia Nagar here Friday has a sceptical public questioning some of the claims of the Delhi Police, ... Read more...

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Iraqis hope Obama will be US President, but sceptical about his troop withdrawal plan


July 17th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 17 (ANI): Iraqis "would be very happy" to see Barack Obama elected as president of the United States in November, but have termed his troop withdrawal plan as ... Read more...

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