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UAE-Vietnam discuss economic relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam Thursday discussed their relations and ways to strengthen economic cooperation and coordination.The meet was held between the UAE's Minister ... Read more...

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UAE to take part in London book conference


August 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will take part in an international conference on books for young people to be held in London.The four-day 33rd International Board on Books for ... 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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Two killed in Bihar for practicing witchcraft


July 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) Two people were beaten to death allegedly for practicing witchcraft in a village in Bihar's Gaya district, police said Friday.Permeshwar Manjhi and Sultan Manjhi, residents of ... Read more...

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Mohamed Morsi wins Egyptian presidential election


June 25th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 25 (IANS) Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood party won the presidential election here Sunday.Head of Egypt's Higher Presidential Election Commission (HPEC) Farouq Sultan announced in the afternoon ... Read more...

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Pakistani varsity students design solar car


June 21st, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Students of physics at a university in Pakistan have designed a solar car and want to introduce the energy-friendly and pollution-free vehicle at the commercial level.Raja ... Read more...

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Oil unable to push UAE’s GDP further: Economist


June 7th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 7 (IANS) As Abu Dhabi's oil production is near its maximum capacity, the oil and gas sector is not expected to drive the United Arab Emirates (UAE) output ... Read more...

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Unidentified gunmen kill youth in Kashmir


June 6th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Wednesday shot and killed a 20-year-old youth in south Kashmir's Pulwama district.A senior police officer told IANS that unidentified gunmen fired upon Liyaqat Sultan ... Read more...

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No religion-based reservation, says Mamata


May 18th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday rubbished demands of reservation for Muslims on the basis of religion and said the idea cannot work as ... Read more...

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Missing Pakistani found buried in kitchen


May 12th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) The body of a man who had been missing for the past seven months has been found buried in his kitchen in Rawalpindi city, police said.The ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Nobel laureate meets Sharjah ruler


May 10th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 9 (IANS/WAM) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Bangladesh's Grameen Bank, met the ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday and discussed economic and ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler writes off two citizens’ debts


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 13 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the authorities to write off the debts of two citizens.Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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UAE, Lebanon seek to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Lebanon have sought to boost trade and investments between the two countries.UAE Economy Minister Sultan Al Mansoori and his Lebanese counterpart Nicolas Nahhas ... Read more...

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Imran Khan finalised for ‘Once Upon A Time in Mumbaai 2′


March 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Imran Khan, known for his chocolate boy looks, will turn baddie for the sequel of the 2010 film "Once Upon A Time ... Read more...

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Egypt to hold presidential election in May


March 1st, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt will undergo presidential election May 23-24, the head of the country's election commission, Farouk Sultan, has said.The second round of the election, if required, ... Read more...

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Bengal official’s wings clipped after taking on minister


February 26th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) A day after he accused his minister of warning him to withdraw his order closing illegal saw mills, a top forest official in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Bengal forest official accuses minister of threatening him


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) A top forest official has accused his department's minister of threatening him to withdraw an order he issued earlier for closure of illegal saw mills. The ... Read more...

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Rash driving again: Two killed in Delhi


February 20th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Two people were mowed down in the early hours of Monday in the second case of rash driving in south Delhi in as many days, ... Read more...

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Dead tiger to be stuffed, put on display at Honduran zoo


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Bengal tiger donated by a Mexican circus to the Tegucigalpa zoo last year was put down after sustaining a hip injury. It will now be ... Read more...

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Child made one-day officer in Abu Dhabi


January 26th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati child's dream to become a police officer was fulfilled by the Abu Dhabi Police who made him a Captain for a day.Abdullah Al ... Read more...

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UAE, Albania to enhance economic cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 21 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Albania Saturday signed an agreement to enhance bilateral economic cooperation.UAE Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Albanian Deputy Prime Minister Edmond ... Read more...

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Driver killed in police firing in Jharkhand


January 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) The driver of a vehicle was killed and his assistant injured when police opened fire on their vehicle in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday, according to ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler pardons 173 prisoners


January 13th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Jan 12 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the release of 173 prisoners for showing good conduct while serving their jail terms.Major ... 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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Abu Dhabi to host world energy summit in January 2012


December 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 18 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 5th annual World Future Energy Summit Jan 16-19.Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will deliver the keynote address at the meet ... Read more...

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Sharjah varsity holds graduation ceremony


December 18th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Dec 17 (IANS/WAM) The University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Saturday held a graduation ceremony where 460 students were awarded degrees.The students were from the College ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Norway, Denmark, Hungary


December 15th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 14 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met representatives from Norway, Denmark and Hungary and discussed ways to expand trade and investment.Minister of Economy ... 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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UAE slaps over 1,400 fines for commercial fraud


November 30th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's ministry of economy, in a bid to combat commercial fraud, organised 19,000 inspections across the country this year and imposed over 1,400 fines.Sultan Al ... Read more...

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UAE, Jordan discuss energy cooperation


November 25th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Jordan Thursday held discussions over improving cooperation in the fields of energy and mineral resources.UAE ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Nasser ... Read more...

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Pakistan to increase trade with India: Gilani


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Pakistan would gradually increase trade with India and ensure that the interests of local industry would not be undermined, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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UAE, Romania seek close trade ties


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Romania have discussed ways to boost their economic cooperation.The talks were held between UAE Economy Minister Sultan Al Mansoori and his Romanian counterpart ... Read more...

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Pakistani panel discusses Osama raid


October 27th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) A Pakistani panel probing the US raid that killed Osama Bin Laden Wednesday interviewed high-ranking officials to know their opinion on the incident.Aftab Sultan, director general ... Read more...

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Child trafficker held, eight kids rescued


October 24th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) A man from Bihar was arrested and eight children, being taken to Rajasthan to work as labourers, were rescued from a train in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia discuss trade relations


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and Australia have discussed trade relations, with the latter saying it would like to cooperate in various fields, particularly in the ... Read more...

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