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Bangladeshi arrested for seeking Indian passport


September 21st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Bangladeshi who was trying to procure an Indian passport with forged documents has been arrested here along with a local, police said Friday.Noorul Nabi Hasan ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia shuts down lingerie shops with male staff


September 17th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has ordered closure of around 100 lingerie shops in Riyadh for violating new regulations that ban men from working as sales staff, the Daily ... Read more...

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Saudi money helping spread of harsher Islam: Rushdie


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known writer Salman Rushdie Monday said that a harsher version of Islam was spreading with the help of Saudi Arabia's oil money."What has developed now ... Read more...

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Alexis adds to Barca injury woes


September 14th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona said that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez will miss Saturday's La Liga away game against Getafe.Alexis returned from playing two World Cup qualifying matches ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Franco-German group (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Franco-German group EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, ... Read more...

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British defence firm to merge with Dutch group


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's biggest defence manufacturer BAE Systems will merge with Dutch-based EADS in a 60-billion-pound deal to create the world's biggest military and civil aerospace company, The ... Read more...

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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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Senior Al Qaeda commander killed in Yemen


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has been killed by government troops in Yemen, SABA news agency reported citing military officials.Saudi ... Read more...

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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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The road to Brazil begins in Georgia: Del Bosque


September 10th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 10 (IANS) Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has warned his players that the defence of the World Cup that they won in South Africa in 2010 begins ... Read more...

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VIlla happy to be back in Spanish squad


September 8th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Spanish striker David Villa expressed his satisfaction at returning to international football with a goal against Saudi Arabia.Villa came on as a substitute for Fernando ... Read more...

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Easy win for Spain against Saudi Arabia


September 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 8 (IANS) Reigning World and European Champions Spain enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia in a friendly.The Spanish totally outplayed a Saudi side Friday that ... Read more...

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Spain to face Saudi Arabia in World Cup warm-up


September 6th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) The Spanish national team is to prepare for the first game of their World Cup qualifying campaign when they entertain Saudi Arabia in the city of ... Read more...

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Russia-Saudi Arabia: A growing strain


September 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia, which have never been cloudless, are quite tense today, something that seems unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, says a RIA Novosti commentary from ... Read more...

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Pakistani executed in Saudi Arabia


September 5th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Saudi Arabia Tuesday executed a Pakistani national in Medina city for trafficking heroin.Hayat Sayed Lal Sayed had attempted to smuggle heroin in his stomach, the Saudi ... Read more...

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Ben Ali’s former advisor held in Tunis


September 4th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Sep 4 (IANS) A former advisor and personal secretary of toppled Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali was arrested Monday in Tunis, a media report said.According to Shems ... Read more...

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UP to wrap up arrangements for Haj pilgrims by Sep 11


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday asked officials to complete all arrangements by Sep 11 for the departure of Haj pilgrims from the state.In separate letters written ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia targets its illegal private clinics


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has launched a crackdown on illegal private medical practices.Saudi Arabian authorities Sunday announced to have started the crackdown, with the latest closure being of ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, catastrophe averted (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders on the ordrs of Pakistan-based terror outfits have been arrested in Karnataka, a ... Read more...

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11 terror suspects held, ‘catastrophe’ averted: Karnataka Police (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Eleven people with links to terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba and HUJI, and planning to assassinate leading Karnataka politicians, some journalists and Hindu leaders have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Four held for sending Nepali women to Gulf on fake papers


August 29th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Four people, three Nepali nationals and an Indian, have been arrested in the capital for sending women from Nepal to Gulf countries on fake passports ... Read more...

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World’s heaviest book displayed in UAE


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) The world's heaviest book, "This is Mohammed", is currently on display at a mall in Al Ain, the garden city near Abu Dhabi.The Guinness World ... Read more...

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UAE president greets leaders on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent his best wishes to leaders of many countries on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.Sheikh Khalifa exchanged ... Read more...

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India, US to brainstorm on Syria, Iran


August 16th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid the worsening crisis in Syria and Iran's last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered regime in Damascus, the US is expected to press India ... Read more...

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India’s I-Day celebrated in Kuwait (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 66th Independence Day was celebrated Wednesday in Kuwait by the Indian community.The Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian embassy premises where the national flag ... Read more...

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Final medal table at 2012 London Olympic Games


August 13th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) The following is the final medal table at the 2012 London Olympic Games which concluded here Sunday. India finished 55th.Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalUnited States ... Read more...

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Saudi Islamic summit to discuss Myanmar violence


August 12th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will host an Islamic summit next week to discuss the issue of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, among other matters, and Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari sworn in as vice president (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Hamid Ansari took oath as India's vice president for a second consecutive term at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan here Saturday.Ansari was administered ... Read more...

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Olympics: Latest medals tally


August 8th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The following is the latest medal standings of the 2012 London Games here Tuesday.Country Gold Silver Bronze Total China 34 20 17 71 US 30 16 20 66 Britain 22 ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Britain gallops to gold


August 7th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain bagged its first Olympic showjumping gold in 60 years Monday, winning a thrilling jump-off against the Netherlands here.Riders Ben Maher, Scott Brash, Nick Skelton ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invited to Saudi Arabia to discuss Syria


August 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will take part in a meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saudi Arabia girl attracts attention in judo


August 4th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Wojdan Shaherkani became the centre of attention at the judo arena as the first woman to represent Saudi Arabia at the Olympic Games.Shaherkani's Olympic journey lasted ... Read more...

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US blames Russia, China for Annan mission failure


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The resignation of UN and Arab League envoy to Syria Kofi Annan highlights the failure of Russia and China to back strong action against Bashar ... Read more...

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Russia to oppose UNGA’s Syria resolution


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not support a UN General Assembly draft resolution on Syria proposed by Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia as it "intrudes into the UN ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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