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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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Transfer Punjab power plant to Himachal, demands Dhumal


July 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday demanded that a power house, located in his state but currently under the control of Punjab, should ... Read more...

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UAE bakery feeds 5,000 Somali families a day


July 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 8 (IANS/WAM) A bakery in Mogadishu run by a charity organisation from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides bread for 5,000 families every day at refugee ... Read more...

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Militants shoot down helicopter in Libya


July 7th, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants in Libya's largest city of Benghazi shot down a police helicopter Friday, killing one person in the incident, Xinhua reported early Saturday.The police ... Read more...

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UAE emirate to upgrade oil storage capacity


June 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah (UAE), June 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE emirate of Fujairah will upgrade its petroleum storing facilities at its sea port.Emirate's ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi Thursday directed the ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler meets Queen Elizabeth II


June 21st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jun 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met Queen Elizabeth II on the sidelines of the Royal Ascot Horse Racing Festival 2012 here Wednesday.Both ... Read more...

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Ajman ruler issues decree on e-Government


June 17th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 17 (IANS/WAM) In a bid to facilitate the electronic transformation and enable public departments benefit from modern technologies, a decree has been issued to set up the ... Read more...

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39 couples marry at UAE mass wedding


June 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 8 (IANS/WAM) As many as 39 couples Friday got married at a mass wedding ceremony in Abu Dhabi.The wedding in the Western Region was attended by Sheikh ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief goes on trial in Libya


June 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Slain Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief Buzeid Dorda went on trial Tuesday, the first former regime official to be put before prosecutors in post-revolutionary Libya, ... Read more...

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‘Press Israel to meet Palestinian prisoners’ demands’


May 8th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, May 8 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and the Islamic Hamas movement Tuesday called on the European Union (EU) to press Israel to meet the demands of the ... Read more...

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US concerned over Egypt violence


May 5th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over a recent clash in Egypt that led to the death of at least 11 people and injured more than 200 ... Read more...

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UAE Heritage Festival inaugurated


April 24th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, one of the sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) inaugurated the UAE Heritage Festival on the weekend.On ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son ‘on the run?’


April 12th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son, Ali Musa Gilani, has left Pakistan, said a daily, adding that it was, "of course purely coincidental" that he ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti jet ski team attackers held


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS/WAM) Seven Emirati men have been arrested following an assault on members of the Kuwaiti jet ski team participating in the fourth round of the UAE Jet ... Read more...

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World’s oldest sea-going boat to sail again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) The world's oldest sea-going boat, the Dover Bronze Age Boat is to sail again 3,500 years after it crossed the English Channel, the Daily Mail reported.The ... Read more...

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UAE, Belarus discuss bilateral cooperation


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Vice President Mohammed Bin Rashid and Belarusian Prime Minister Mikhail V. Myasnikovich Tuesday discussed ways for opening new horizons of cooperation between ... Read more...

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Days of iron fist rule long gone, says Nasheed


February 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 20 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has said the days of iron fist rule in the country had long gone and today one cannot seize control of ... Read more...

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Over 200 deities to join Himachal’s Mahashivratri!


February 20th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 20 (IANS) The festival of Mahashivratri Monday is marked in a unique way in this town, popularly known as Chhoti Kashi, as it sees a congregation ... Read more...

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Sharjah Light Festival 2012 to begin Thursday


February 9th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah's ruler Sheikh Sultan Mohammed Al Qasimi will open the nine-day Sharjah Light Festival 2012 Thursday being organised by the emirate's commerce and tourism ... Read more...

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R-Day tableau displays Kashmir’s oneness, architectural heritage


January 26th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Kashmir's architectural heritage dating back to the medieval period was brought alive as the tableau from the state tableau slowly moved down Rajpath at the ... Read more...

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Carnival to mark Sharjah ruler’s recovery


January 12th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 11 (IANS/WAM) People in Sharjah will organise a carnival to celebrate the return of their ruler, Shieikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi after medical treatment in Paris.People ... Read more...

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The mystery behind Shimla’s ‘Scandal Point’ (With Images)


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 2 (IANS) It is a famous address in a famous city and among the must visit spots for tourists. But exactly why Shimla's 'Scandal Point' has been named ... Read more...

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UAE armed forces holds mass wedding for troopers


December 29th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces has held a mass wedding for 100 troopers.The wedding held earlier this week was attended by Sheikh Hamdan ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce returns to the city of Nizams


December 7th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Wednesday appointed its dealer for Hyderabad, marking its return to this historic city where the Nizam had once owned a fleet of ... Read more...

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UAE reopens embassy in Tripoli


December 6th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has reopened its embassy in Tripoli.At a function to mark the occassion Sunday, UAE Ambassador to Libya Sultan Rashid Al Kaytoub Al Kaytoub congratulated ... Read more...

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69 die in Nigeria attacks, UN condemns it (Lead)


November 6th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Accra/United Nations, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 69 people have been killed in bomb and gun attacks, blamed on an Islamist militant group, in two towns in Nigeria, the Red ... Read more...

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UAE to release over 400 prisoners


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of Ajman, Fujairah and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have ordered the release of over 400 prisoners of various nationalities ahead ... Read more...

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Libya exhibits Gaddafi’s belongings


October 25th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's new authorities have organised an exhibition of personal belongings of late Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi, Egypt's MENA agency said Tuesday.Gaddafi, who ran the country ... Read more...

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India offers assistance to Libya for political transition


October 20th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reacting to the killing of Libya's long-standing ruler Muammar Gaddafi, India Thursday hoped for return of stability to the North African country and offered assistance ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s wife in talks to buy Croatian resort


September 8th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) The wife of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating to buy a tourist resort in Croatia, a media report said.Croatian daily Makarska Chronicle said Gaddafi's wife ... Read more...

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Rajasthan fort’s wall collapses


September 2nd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 2 (IANS) A portion of the wall of about a thousand-year-old fort in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer town has collapsed but there were no injuries, police said Friday.The incident happened ... Read more...

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Maharaja of Mysore’s Rolls Royce to be auctioned


August 29th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A 100-year-old Rolls Royce owned by Krishna Raja Wodeyar IV, the erstwhile ruler of Mysore, will soon go under the hammer and is expected ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s ‘dead’ son appears on Libyan TV


August 10th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis Gaddafi, who was said to have been killed a few days ago, has appeared on Libyan state television, the Telegraph ... Read more...

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UAE emirate to release 162 prisoners in Ramadan


August 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) Umm al Quwain, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates, will release 162 prisoners during Ramadan.These prisoners will be released for exhibiting good ... Read more...

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