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Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

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Russian spiritual leader killed in blast


August 29th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Muslim spiritual leader in southwest Russia's Dagestan region was killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber, RIA Novosti reported.The investigation committee ... Read more...

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NAM to put economic role on agenda in Tehran summit: Official


August 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) The secretary general of the 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Tehran said the bloc is set to transcend its traditional political role by putting a ... Read more...

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No connection between old, new ‘Chashme Buddoor’: Siddharth


July 26th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Multilingual actor Siddharth, who plays one of the leading men in David Dhawan's remake of 1981 classic "Chashme Buddoor", says the movie cannot be compared with ... Read more...

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Assam toll is 12, curfew continues


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 22 (IANS) The death toll in the communal violence in Assam rose to 12 Sunday with police recovering three more bodies.The situation remains tense in lower Assam's Kokrajhar ... Read more...

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SC gives CBI two weeks’ extension in Prajapati case (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) another two weeks' time to complete its investigation and file a chargesheet in the ... Read more...

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SC gives CBI two weeks’ extension in Prajapati case


July 20th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday gave the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) another two weeks time to complete its investigation and file a chargesheet in the ... 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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NC leader intensifies attack on Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 ( IANS) Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to strengthen ties with the Congress, his uncle and additional general secretary of the National ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Teenaged girl raped, friend molested in West Bengal


June 30th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) A teenaged girl from Jharkhand was gangraped at a railway station in West Bengal's Birbhum district Saturday, police said. Another girl was molested.The victim, a ... Read more...

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Mass wedding is national tradition, says UAE minister


June 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 28 (IANS/WAM) Mass wedding is the UAE's national tradition, said Interior Minister General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.The minister was speaking at a mass wedding ceremony ... Read more...

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CBI gets another month to probe Prajapati killing


June 7th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday gave the Central Bureau of Investigation a month's extension till June 30 to complete its probe into the killing of Tulsiram ... Read more...

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Rehman Malik resigns as minister, made PM’s advisor (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani just after he resigned as interior minister ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rehman Malik made advisor to Pakistani PM


June 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday appointed Rehman Malik as advisor on internal affairs to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, Geo News reported.The Supreme Court Monday suspended ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani apex court suspends Rehman Malik from Senate (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday suspended the Senate membership of Interior Minister Rehman Malik for holding dual nationality, a media report said.A three-member bench of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Denmark helps Pakistanis displaced by terror


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) The Danish government, through its partner organisations, has been providing urgent food supplies to more than 1,100 displaced Pakistani families who have fled their homes due ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Maharashtra corporator’s killer nabbed in Lucknow


June 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) A contract killer who along with his associates killed a Congress corporator in Maharashtra in 2010 was arrested here Friday, police said.Rajesh Singh, a resident of ... Read more...

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World looking at us through ‘Bollywood window’: Writer Mushtaq Sheikh


May 29th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The worth of a popular work of literature is now often judged by a little tagline, "Soon to be made into a motion picture", ... Read more...

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Top US official visits UAE


May 21st, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (IANS/WAM) Rand Beers, US undersecretary of homeland security for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First Bangladeshi woman to climb Everest


May 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old Bangladeshi accountant Saturday became the first woman from her country to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Nishat Majumder, who began her adventure ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian boy, grandparents freed from Bangladesh jail


April 29th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka/New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) In a gesture of goodwill, the Bangladesh authorities Sunday released a five-year-old Indian boy, Ariful Sheikh, who spent nearly a year in a Bangladesh jail ... Read more...

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India to return Bangladesh Air Force cadet to Dhaka


April 26th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Bangladeshi Air Force cadet, who force-landed his trainer plane on the Indian side of the border in West Bengal due to bad weather, will ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son, named in drug scam, returns from South Africa


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has cut short his honeymoon and returned from South Africa after he was named as an accused in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Drug scam: Pakistan faces medicine shortage


April 20th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan's pharmaceutical industry has been hit hard by a Rs.7 billion drug scam in which Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son has been named an ... Read more...

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Gilani’s son named in drug scam


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday directed his son Ali Musa Gilani to cut short his trip to South Africa after he was named ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Baby with six legs born in Pakistan


April 18th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai autorickshaw drivers divided on strike


April 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Commuters may hope for some respite as a section of Mumbai's autorickshaw drivers, belonging to unions backed by the Shiv Sena and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, ... Read more...

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Illegal arms factory raided in Kolkata


March 31st, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) An illegal arms manufacturing factory was raided and several arms and ammunition were seized in West Bengal's Murshidabad district. One person has been arrested, police ... Read more...

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UAE, Pakistan seek closer trade ties


March 24th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Pakistan seek to boost bilateral trade cooperation.UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Isa Abdullah Al Basha Al Nuaimi met with Pakistani Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Air expo opens in Abu Dhabi


March 7th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) A three-day aviation exhibition open here Tuesday at the Al Bateen Executive Airport.It was inaugurated by Deputy Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council Sheikh Hazza ... Read more...

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Qatar’s sheikh in soup over dud 500,000 pounds cheque


February 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Arab royal is faced with a legal threat over a second unpaid bill of over 500,000 pounds ($790,400).Estate agent Hesham Salem is threatening legal action ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Doha declaration of Palestinian reconciliation signed


February 7th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Doha, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and chief of the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Hamas politbureau Khalid Mashaal signed here Monday the Doha Declaration of the Palestinian reconciliation.The Doha ... Read more...

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Irritated by wailing, father kills baby girl


February 6th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Feb 6 (IANS) Enraged by the continuous bawling of his infant daughter, a man allegedly flung the two-month-old baby down a drain resulting in her death in ... Read more...

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Codify Muslim personal law: Islamic scholars, activists


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) It was a rude shock for 40-year-old Nagma Sheikh when she was thrown out of the house in middle of the night by her husband ... Read more...

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Police nabs youth who threw acid on girl’s face


February 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) The railway police Wednesday arrested a youth for throwing acid on a girl's face at a suburban railway station here, an officer said."The accused, identified as ... Read more...

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