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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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Ramadan begins in UAE


July 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 20 (IANS/WAM) The Islamic holy month of Ramadan began Friday in the United Arab Emirates, the UAE Ramadan Moon-sighting Committee announced.July 19 was the last day of ... 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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‘Don’t differentiate between willing and unwilling farmers’


June 30th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Urging the Mamata Banerjee regime to stop creating a rift between the peasants of Singur, the opposition Left Front Saturday urged the state government to ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu parties demand cartoon’s removal from textbook (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A cartoon lampooning the anti-Hindi agitation that rocked Tamil Nadu in 1965 has united the political parties in the state to demand its removal from the ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa demands withdrawal of cartoon from NCERT book


June 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the central government to remove from a Class 12 NCERT textbook the cartoon about the anti-Hindi agitation that ... Read more...

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Arabic calligraphy expo opens in Dubai


February 18th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS/WAM) An international Arabic calligraphy exhibition has opened here.The 7th Dubai International Exhibition for Arabic Calligraphy was opened Thursday by Federal National Council speaker Mohammed Al Murr. ... Read more...

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What’s the truth behind Benazir’s killing, asks daily


December 27th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Why are Pakistan's current rulers, given their affinity to Benazir Bhutto, "quite so reluctant to uncover the truth" about her assassination, asked a Pakistani daily, ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler undergoes surgery in Paris


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the ruler of Sharjah, has successfully undergone a "minor" surgery in Paris.Sheikh Sultan Thursday greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin ... Read more...

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Anna attacks government on FDI front too


November 30th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 30 (IANS) Even as he continues his attack on the United Progressive Alliance government over corruption and the Lokpal bill, Anna Hazare Wednesday opened a ... Read more...

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Introducing children to Humayun’s tomb


November 14th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Monday released a guidebook of Humayun's tomb for children in a bid ... 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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New rulers declare Libya officially liberated


October 24th, 2011 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, Oct 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libya's transitional government Sunday declared national liberation."Declaration of Liberation. Raise your head high. You are a free Libyan," National Transitional Council (NTC) deputy head Abdel ... Read more...

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As ‘people’s strike’ weakens, Congress faces Telangana groups’ ire


October 18th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Leaders of the ruling Congress party Tuesday faced the ire of groups fighting for separate Telangana state for their reluctance to join the "people's strike", ... Read more...

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Panthers Party to celebrate Kashmir’s accession day


October 16th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) will celebrate Oct 27 - the day when Jammu and Kashmir acceded to India - as a national ... Read more...

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TRS offers to share Hyderabad as capital for few years


September 29th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Thursday made it clear that Telangana state without Hyderabad as its capital is unacceptable to it but offered to share the ... Read more...

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Italy’s oil giant Eni restarts production in Libya


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian oil giant Eni is resuming production in Libya after more than seven months following the conflict that ousted long-time leader Muammar Gaddafi and brought the ... Read more...

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Gary Johnson’s joke creates a buzz


September 23rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Johnson’s joke during the GOP presidential debate has become the topic of the day. The presidential hopeful mocked President Barack Obama’s job creation credibility when ... Read more...

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Libya finds echo at Ramlila ground


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The announcement that Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi's sons had been captured by rebel forces was greeted with a roar of approval Monday at the Ramlila ... Read more...

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Chennai woman continues fast in Hazare’s support


August 19th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) S. Sujatha, the only woman among the nearly 40 people on an indefinite fast here in support of Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption law, ... Read more...

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Stalin detained, DMK protests across Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) DMK leader and former deputy chief minister M.K. Stalin was briefly detained Saturday at Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu during a protest. His detention came on the ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata’s heritage New Market doused (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) A fire broke out in the 138-year-old historic New Market in the heart of the city Wednesday night and was doused after an hour, police ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata’s New Market


July 20th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) A fire broke out in the 138-year-old New Market in the heart of the city Wednesday night, police said.Five fire tenders were rushed to the ... Read more...

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Efforts on to destroy Left in West Bengal: Karat


June 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress-Congress workers of killing leftist leaders and workers in West Bengal, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday said these forces are trying to ... Read more...

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Pakistan under attack from terrorists, US: Nawaz Sharif


May 25th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) Pakistan was being attacked both by terrorists and the US, says former prime minister Nawaz Sharif."Both terrorists and America are attacking Pakistan because of the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Taliban pledge revenge for Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS/AKI) The Pakistani Taliban Monday threatened to kill President Asif Ali Zardari and carry out attacks on the Pakistani Army and the US military after ... Read more...

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Russian PM takes to ice skating to boost sport


April 29th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has taken up ice skating in a bid to boost the sport in the country.In February, Putin had promised to ... Read more...

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Gaddafi building civilian army with armed Libyan teenagers


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 28(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi is reportedly arming teenagers, including girls, to build an "unofficial civilian army" against the ongoing NATO-rebel military campaign.According to The Guardian, the Gaddafi regime ... Read more...

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LHC directs Pak Govt to reply to plea against US drone attacks by May 5


April 27th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 27(ANI): The Lahore High Court has granted additional time to the Pakistan Government for filing a reply to a petition seeking directions to the government to stop US drone attacks ... Read more...

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Nobody can stop Musharraf’s return to Pakistan: APML


April 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 19 (ANI): Nobody can stop former president and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf, who is currently in self-exile from Pakistan, from returning to the country, the ... Read more...

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People being made slaves in free country, says Imran Khan


April 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said the present-day generation is being turned into slaves in an independent country and Pakistan's fate is being decided somewhere else, ... Read more...

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Davis’ release has shamed Pakistan: Imran Khan (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 22 (IANS) The release of CIA security contractor Raymond Davis, who killed two men in Lahore, has shamed Pakistan, cricekter-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party ... Read more...

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Libyan military enters key town near Tripoli (Lead)


March 5th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi broke through opposition defences and entered Az Zawiyah city near the country's capital Saturday.The military offensive was launched ... Read more...

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He was last voice of Pakistan’s minorities: Shahbaz Bhatti’s brother (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Peter Bhatti, brother of slain Pakistan minority affairs minister Shahbaz Bhatti, has lamented that extra security for his brother could have saved his life and ... Read more...

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Shahbaz Bhatti could have been saved, says brother


March 4th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) Without blaming the Pakistani government, Toronto-based Peter Bhatti, brother of slain Pakistan federal minister for minorities Shahbaz Bhatti, Thursday said extra security for his brother ... Read more...

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