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Guy Ritchie, Joss Stone invited for royal wedding


April 24th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Guy Ritchie and Singer Joss Stone are included in the official guest list for the April 29 royal wedding released by Clarence House.Clarence ... Read more...

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16th Asian Games draw to close at colourful ceremony


November 27th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games drew to a close through a festive, colourful ceremony here Saturday night. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Asian Games “one of best ever”: OCA president


November 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.27 (ANI): The Asian Games in Guangzhou would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia President Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah said ... Read more...

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OCA chief gives thumbs up to Guangzhou


November 27th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 27 (IANS) The 16th edition of the Asian Games would go down in history as "one of the best ever", Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) president Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad ... Read more...

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Return free ticket if not watching Asian Games: Organisers


November 16th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Residents of this Chinese city have been asked to return free tickets for the Asian Games if they are not interested in watching them, games' organisers said.Olympic Council ... Read more...

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OCA to provide financial aid to Pakistan, North Korea


November 12th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Friday decided to lend financial support to some of its National Olympic Committees (NOCs), including Pakistan and North Korea.OCA president Sheikh Ahmad ... Read more...

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OCA president arrives for biggest ever Asian Games


November 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), arrived in Guangzhou for the grand opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games.Yu Zaiqing, vice minister ... Read more...

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BCCI not to send teams for Asian Games


June 1st, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will not send teams to this year's Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, where the sport will make its debut. The ... Read more...

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Global oil demand to increase by five million bpd: Kuwait


April 26th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, April 26 (IANS) Global oil demand will increase by five million barrels per day in the next five years, and China and India will lead the growth in emerging markets, ... Read more...

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India scouts for investment in energy in Mexico summit


March 31st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India is scouting for energy supplies and investment opportunities from countries like the US, Kuwait and Indonesia at the International Energy Forum in Mexico currently under way. India's ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi steps in with $10 bn to bail-out of Dubai World


December 14th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 14 (IANS) Peer emirate Abu Dhabi Monday had a a pleasant surprise for the financial world Monday, stepping in with a $10 billion bail-out offer for Dubai World that is ... Read more...

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Cricket Officially Added To 16th Asian Games


May 13th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
KUWAIT - May 13, 2009 - The 16th Asian Games (www.gz2010.cn/en), part of the worldwide Olympic movement and governed by the Olympic Council of Asia is pleased to announce that Cricket has ... Read more...

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Australia’s pullout will not impact Commonwealth Games: Olympics body


April 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has said that Australia's pullout from Davis Cup in India next month will not impact the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, and ... Read more...

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OCA backs India to host 2018 Asian Games


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah Wednesday backed India to host the 2018 Asian Games in Delhi. Delhi had narrowly lost the bid to ... Read more...

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Avail of amnesty scheme, Kuwait tells illegal expats


September 2nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 2 (IANS) Kuwait’s Ministry of Interior has called upon all illegal foreign residents in the country to take advantage of a new 45-day amnesty scheme that came into effect Monday.Sheikh ... Read more...

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Malaysian odd worker given go-ahead for fourth marriage


July 1st, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (ANI): After weeks of trying, Mohamed Nor Awang, odd-job worker, has been granted permission by the Syariah High Court to take a fourth wife. The 51-year-old Malaysian man ... Read more...

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Why do you want fourth wife, asks Malaysian judge


May 19th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 19 (IANS) A Malaysian judge has blocked the wedding of an odd-job worker, scheduled for Friday, asking him why he wants to have a fourth wife and prove that ... Read more...

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Three wives approve Malaysian man’s fourth marriage


May 16th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (IANS) Three wives of a Malaysian odd job worker appeared in a court to bless his fourth wedding. His first wife Wan Rukiah said: "Go ahead, I have ... Read more...

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Malaysian mans three wives happy to see him get fourth!


May 16th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, May 16 (ANI): Having two wives at the same time is certainly not the best idea for any man, considering all the bickering and vying for hubbys attention but ... Read more...

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Premiere of Pakistani celluloid revenge saga ‘Salakhain’ held in Mumbai


April 18th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 18 (ANI): Premier of Pakistani film Salakhain was held here on Friday.Salakhain directed Shahzad is an urdu film set in Lahore. It is a hardcore revenge saga that portrays ... Read more...

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