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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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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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Pakistani textbook says 9/11 happened last year!


May 9th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Shocking Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa lawmakers with its factual errors, a Pashto textbook for Class 5 students says the 9/11 terror attack happened in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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UAE minister meets foreign trade officials


May 4th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Trade Minister Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi Thursday held meetings with trade officials of various countries here.The meetings were held on the sidelines ... Read more...

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9/11 Pakistani mastermind, 4 others sent for trial


April 5th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) The United States has formally sent to trial Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, alleged Pakistani mastermind of 9/11 terror attacks, along with four other suspected Al Qaeda militants ... Read more...

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Dubai to host agri-business meet


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 22 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the Middle East's largest agri-business trade event next month.Now in its second year, the AGRA Middle East 2012 will be organised at the ... Read more...

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India may end 2011-12 with 7 percent growth: Montek


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Economic deceleration is expected to continue in the third quarter of 2011-12 and India may end the financial year with a 7 percent GDP growth rate, ... Read more...

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South Korea to build twin towers resembling WTC


December 14th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 14 (IANS) A Dutch architectural company has designed two skyscrapers that would be built in South Korean capital that resemble the World Trade Centre exploding during the 9/11 ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock recalls 9/11 attack


December 13th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock says her upcoming movie "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" has special significance in her life because the film reminds her of the ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda says it is holding US hostage (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the terror group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri stated Thursday in a video.Warren Weinstein was kidnapped from ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda says it is holding US hostage (Lead)


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri stated Thursday in a video.Warren Weinstein was ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda holding US aid worker hostage in Pakistan


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) A US aid worker has been held hostage by Al-Qaeda, the extremist group's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri said Thursday in a statement seen by US website monitors.He ... Read more...

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Comics promotion event begins in Mumbai


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The first Comic Con Express, the travelling version of the National Indian Comics Convention, came to Mumbai Saturday with an aim to support and boost the ... Read more...

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Mixing styles: Ravi Bajaj set for Dubai Fashion Week


October 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Designer Ravi Bajaj, who is set to debut at the Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) starting Thursday, is looking forward to showcasing his collection, which is ... Read more...

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Biden’s brother hospitalized after anthrax mail scare


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) Francis Biden, the younger brother of US Vice President Joe Biden, was hospitalised after he opened a package from India containing a white powder that was ... Read more...

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Osama’s bodyguard freed by Pakistan: Report


September 30th, 2011 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistan has freed a senior Al Qaeda commander who served as a bodyguard to Osama bin Laden, a media report said.Amin al-Haq was detained in Lahore ... Read more...

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Construction of Beijing’s tallest building starts


September 19th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) The construction of Beijing's tallest building, the 500-metre-high China Zun skyscraper, began here Monday.China Zun's design is inspired by an ancient Chinese wine vessel, the developer, ... Read more...

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A sister’s lament: the call that never came


September 14th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) He loved living in the clouds, gazing down at the panoramic view of New York down there from his office on the 97th floor of the ... Read more...

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‘Khuda Kay Liye’, ‘Fahrenheit 9/11′ best cinematic works on WTC attack


September 9th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It's been a decade since the attack on New York's World Trade Centre took the world by storm, and filmmakers and documentary-drama makers have ... Read more...

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When so many lives changed - forever (Ten years after 9/11)


September 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) It began as a "clear, beautiful morning" and ended up as the longest day of her life. Rashi Shyam still shudders as she recalls the ... Read more...

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No pleasure in Osama death: Bush


September 6th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Former president George W. Bush says he experienced no pleasure when he heard about the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, mastermind of Sep ... Read more...

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South Asian playwright revisits 9/11


August 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A Chinese-Pakistani family's loss from the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks and the backlash they endure is the theme of a play by a South Asian ... Read more...

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Delhi’s ex-street kid in top US photography show (With Image)


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Vicky Roy, a street child-turned ace art photographer, will be India's sole representative at the prestigious 'The Art of Photography Show 2011' to be held ... Read more...

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US formally drops charges against Osama bin Laden


June 18th, 2011 - 8:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) The US has formally dropped criminal charges against former Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, CNN reported Friday.The world's most wanted terrorist Osama was killed in ... Read more...

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Russia, NATO fighters to hold first anti-terror drill


June 1st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first ever joint exercise between Russia and NATO fighter aircraft will take place June 6-10, Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee spokesman Nikolai Sintsov said ... Read more...

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Gilani to brief nation on US operation against Osama


May 8th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will take the nation into confidence Monday about the covert US operation in Abbottabad in which Al Qaeda founder ... Read more...

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Americans celebrate Bin Laden’s death with slogan T-shirts


May 4th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Just hours after US President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, vendors are trying to make a quick buck by hawking ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed, Pakistan kept in dark (Roundup)


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Osama bin Laden, the world's most wanted terror icon who orchestrated the 9/11 attack on the United States through his Al Qaeda outfit, was killed ... Read more...

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US warns Americans against retaliatory violence


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The US State Department Monday warned Americans travelling and living abroad that there could be anti-American violence as retaliation for the killing of the world's most ... Read more...

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Osama killed in Pakistan, justice done: Obama (Fourth Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, has been killed in Pakistan, ending a 10-year manhunt that intensified with the traumatic Sep 11, 2001 ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed in Pakistan: Obama (Third Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) The world's most wanted terrorist and Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, US President Barack Obama announced, describing it as ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed after 10 year manhunt in Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Nearly 10 years after the traumatic Sep 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon, the world's most wanted ... Read more...

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Delhi-based bogus company visits Panjab University


March 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 17 (IANS) Panjab University officials here were left red-faced after they discovered that a Delhi-based company, which conducted campus interviews at its School of Communication Studies (SCS) department ... Read more...

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Spanish PM visits UAE food exhibition


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 1 (IANS/WAM) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero Tuesday visited the annual food exhibition in the United Arab Emirates.The exhibition, Gulfood 2011, hosts 3,800 exhibitors and 81 international ... Read more...

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UAE hosts international boat show


March 1st, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) More than 750 firms from 42 countries will showcase their yachts and recreational boats during the international boat exhibition that begins in Dubai Tuesday.The 19th edition of the ... Read more...

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