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Dangerous Liaisons: Wild cats as trophy pets in UAE (With Images)

April 20th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS) As many as 3,000 people in the UAE keep wild animals like lions, tigers and cheetahs as pets in their homes, claims a bold documentary by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Palestine city names street after Medvedev

January 21st, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A street in the Palestinian city of Jericho has been named after Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said."Residents of Jericho decided to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ex-Libyan prime minister jailed in Tunisia

September 23rd, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Libyan prime minister Baghdadi al-Mahmudi was sentenced to six months in prison Thursday by a Tunisian court, Xinhua reported Friday. Al-Mahmudi was arrested along with his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese man stabs six, commits suicide

April 19th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) A man armed with a knife and a pair of scissors stabbed six people in China's Kashgar city and then committed suicide by thrice slashing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE garden that set Guinness World Record shut down

December 5th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS) A garden in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that made it to the Guinness World Record for having the maximum number of hanging baskets has been shut ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Free flow of beer at Chinese carnival

August 8th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Xinjiang, Aug 8 (ANI): A beer carnival is being held in the desert oasis city of Wusu in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.About 20 beer stations have been set up along ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Drink beer in three seconds, win 100,000 yuan

August 8th, 2010 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Drink a bottle of beer in three seconds and go home richer by 100,000 yuan ($14,700). This was the challenge at an annual beer carnival in China. Over 20,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emirates airline offers special package for Ramadan

August 14th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) airliner Emirates is offering a special package to visitors to Dubai to mark the ensuing Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The offer, which ... Read more...

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One of world’s largest malls set for October opening in Dubai

July 31st, 2008 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, July 31 (IANS) Come Oct 30 and tourists across the world will have another reason to visit this desert oasis city as one of the world's largest malls will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

27-year wait has finally borne fruit: Indian engineer

July 9th, 2008 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
(To go with Indian gets $10,665 compensation after 27-year battle)Kollam (Kerala), July 9 (IANS) Ajay Bhaskar has been physically challenged for 27 years after meeting with an accident in Saudi Arabia while ... Read more...

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Indian gets $10,665 compensation after 27-year battle

July 9th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 9 (IANS) An Indian engineer, who once worked in Saudi Arabia before becoming physically challenged after an automobile accident, has been awarded 40,000 Saudi riyals ($10,665) after a 27-year legal ... Read more...

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