Everything you need to know about Majhariya Sheikh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Majhariya Sheikh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Reacting strongly to Congress leader M.L. Fotedar's claim that the National Conference (NC) gave up its autonomy demand in 1975, senior NC leader Muhammad Shafi Wednesday said the likes of Fotedar had become irrelevant.
Abu Dhabi, June 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia have held talks over a number of issues of mutual interest and explored ways to develop bilateral relations in all sectors.
Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): A petition has been moved in Pakistan Supreme Court requesting it to restrain Zahid Hamid from working as federal law minister until the treason case against former President Pervez Musharraf is dropped.
Riyadh, June 17 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has called upon foreign pilgrims to postpone their Haj plans this year due to ongoing expansion work at Makkah's Grand Mosque, Xinhua reported.
Paris, June 15 (IANS/WAM) French President Francois Hollande met visiting UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and discussed ways of enhancing the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi, who has had a slew of hits lately, believes his latest "Ghanchakkar" will be his biggest hit ever.
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Pakistani actress Laila was arrested Thursday in connection with a film producer's complaint against her over a dishonoured cheque.
Amman (Jordan), June 13 (IANS/WAM) The Al Maktoum Foundation of the UAE will build a maternity hospital in Al Zarqa province in Jordan.
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has held discussions with Greece and Britain on improving ties.
Sharjah, June 10 (IANS/WAM) The US and Sharjah held discussions on bilateral relations and reviewed ways to strengthen existing ties between them.
Dubai, June 9 (IANS) In the latest move to diversify Dubai's economy, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum has launched a new free zone, "Dubai Design District," to be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) A new district will be created in Dubai which will be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.
Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) The Bangladeshi government Thursday unveiled a record 2.22 trillion taka (about $28.50 billion) proposed national budget targeting an economic growth of 7.2 percent for the next 2013-14 fiscal year starting in July.
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Though he is a well-known name in the film industry, veteran actor Farooque Sheikh seems to be very down-to-earth in real life. He treated the entire unit of "Do Dil Ek Jaan" to Kashmiri cuisine on the last day of their shoot in the valley.
Dubai, June 6 (IANS/WAM) Four Dubai Police personnel will be promoted in appreciation of their "act of kindness" after they rushed to donate blood to a patient in one of Dubai's hospitals.
Abu Dhabi, June 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to Queen Elizabeth II on the 60th anniversary of her coronation.
Dubai, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The Algerian consul-general to Dubai called on the deputy ruler of Dubai at the beginning of his tenure in the UAE.
Washington, June 3 (ANI): The family of a 16-year-old Bangladeshi girl who is playing the role of Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai in a new film have insisted that no photos of the girl be released until midway through filming, in fear of revenge attacks by the Taliban.
Shymkent (Kazakhstan), June 3 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Minister of Justice Hadef Bin Jouan Al Dhaheri inaugurated the new Sheikh Khalifa Mosque here in Shymkent city, one of the most populous places in Kazakhstan.
Singapore, June 2 (IANS/WAM) Visiting UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam held talks on ways to boost bilateral relations.
Dubai, June 1 (IANS) As Indian prisoners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) prepare to get transferred to some Indian jail under a bilateral prisoner exchange agreement, some of them are ashamed to take up the offer due to the nature of their crimes.
Beijing, June 1 (Xinhua-ANI): As many as 31 Syrian inmates have been killed over the past two weeks due to the rebels' bombardment on the central prison of Syria's northern Aleppo city, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the UPA government of misusing the Intelligence Bureau for political gains, saying the agency is made to withdraw affidavits as and when the home minister changes.
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A middle-aged woman in West Bengal's Hooghly district was allegedly raped and murdered by a man to whom she refused to marry her daughter, police said Tuesday.
Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua-ANI): The highest economic policy-making body of Bangladesh on Tuesday approved a 739.84-billion-taka (9.49 billion U.S. dollars) annual development program for the 2013-14 fiscal year beginning in July, with priority given to power and communications sectors.
Abu Dhabi, May 27 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi crown prince Gen. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Sunday met French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to discuss the strategic relationship between the two countries.
Abu Dhabi, May 27 (IANS/WAM) India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram met Abu Dhabi crown prince Gen. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss bilateral relations between the UAE and India.
Abu Dhabi, May 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) have strongly condemned the killing of a British soldier in Woolwich, London.
Kathua, May 24 (ANI): In an effort to revamp the silk industry and reap good profits, the Department of Sericulture in Jammu and Kashmir has shifted to bivoltine sericulture technology.
Abu Dhabi, May 23 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met senior officials of the US, the Czech Republic and Kenya and held talks on enhancing ties.
Kolkata, May 22 (ANI): Kolkata recently hosted a meeting on Tuesday to discuss measures that needs to be taken to increase cross border trade with Bangladesh.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Hardly anyone doubts the power of prayer and almost everyone has a turnaround tale - maybe personal, or of someone else's - that credits the "miracle" to a prayer. Now while science and spirituality may not always see eye to eye, holistic treatment is now finding greater acceptance, and spirituality, among everything else, is recommended by doctors as part of the healing process.
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Sunday banned political rallies for one month, a step the opposition described as an attempt to mute dissenting voices.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A leading senior religious clerics in Saudi Arabia has said that Saudi citizens using Twitter will risk damnation.
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) Are Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti hunting for "safe" seats for the 2014 assembly elections? The question is particularly poignant in Abdullah's case as it would mean his moving away from a constituency that his grandfather and father have nursed since 1975 and which has gone out of the family's grasp only once.
Lahore, May 17 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has initiated judicial inquiry into the killing of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh by his fellow prisoners in Kot Lakhpat jail and has appointed Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi as the inquiry judge.
Dubai, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The 12th edition of the Arab Journalism Award (AJA) was held on the closing day of the two-day Arab Media Forum here.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Awais Sheikh, the lawyer of Sarabjit Singh, who was kidnapped in Lahore on Wednesday along with his son, has now been freed.
Lahore, May 16 (ANI): Slain Indian convict Sarabjit Singh's lawyer Awais Sheikh and his son, who were kidnapped on Thursday morning in Lahore, have been found.
London, May 16 (ANI): The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter.
Abu Dhabi, May 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met representatives of the governments of the US and Spain and held discussions related to defence and security.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The CBI case against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case Wednesday led to war of words between the BJP and the Congress with the former alleging it as a conspiracy by the ruling UPA and the latter questioning the opposition party's double standards.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A war of words broke out between the Congress and the BJP after the latter said that the CBI case against its leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case was a conspiracy by the ruling UPA and the former questioning the opposition party's double standards.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday refuted the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegations that the UPA Government at the Centre is misusing CBI to defame its leaders.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday charged the ruling UPA-II regime with hounding former Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP, the Congress Wednesday said the opposition party should explain how it could term as a "conspiracy" the CBI charges against its Rajasthan leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The CBI case against senior BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh shootout case was a conspiracy by the ruling UPA and not based on facts, the opposition party said Wednesday.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria and three others for murder charges in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case.
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has congratulated Pakistan's prime minister-elect Nawaz Sharif on his recent victory in the polls, through a phone call, and has also expressed his wish to meet Sharif soon.
Dubai, May 14 (IANS/WAM) Over 3,500 media representatives, analysts, writers and journalists are expected to attend the 12th edition of the Arab Media Forum that will begin here Tuesday.
Dhaka, May 12 (IANS) A top leader of an Islamist party in Bangladesh was Sunday arrested for crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the country's war of liberation in 1971.
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Rescuers on Friday evening worked miracles when they pulled alive a woman garment worker named Reshmi from piles of rubble of the collapsed eight-story building 17 days after the country's worst industrial disaster at Savar on the outskirts of capital Dhaka.
Accra, May 10 (IANS) A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the Accra Sports Stadium to mark the 12th anniversary of the disaster which claimed 127 soccer fans in 2001.
Dhaka, May 9 (ANI): A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentenced an Islamist party leader to death on Thursday, on charges of genocide and torture of unarmed civilians during the 1971 war for independence.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Sonu Sood is thrilled with the positive response to his crime thriller "Shootout at Wadala" from both the critics and the audiences alike and says the combination is something very tough to achieve.
Abu Dhabi, May 6 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Film Library and Archive (UNFLA), which will document the evolution of the UAE film industry, has been officially launched at the Zayed University.
Pune/Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Two Mumbai realty agents, nabbed in connection with the brutal murder of a Pune billionaire and his secretary for a property deal in Mumbai, were sent to police custody till Friday by a Pune magistrate here Sunday.
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) The toll in the building collapse on the outskirts of Bangladesh capital Dhaka has swelled to nearly 600, authorities said Sunday, even as rescuers continued removing concrete slabs and debris 12 days after the industrial tragedy.
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) In a landmark surgery in the UAE, a hospital carried out a kidney transfer and transplant from a deceased donor from Saudi Arabia to a 23-year-old woman patient from Abu Dhabi.
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) Bahrain Football Association chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa Thursday achieved a convincing victory in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) presidential election, replacing its disgraced former boss Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Lahore, May 2 (ANI): Police have charged two prisoners with the murder of Indian convict Sarabjit Singh who was jailed in Pakistan for espionage, officials have said.
London, May 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Britain have discussed ways to strengthen cooperation in different fields, especially in politics, economy and investment sectors.
London, May 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and British ministers have reviewed opportunities for strengthening cooperation for international development efforts and in the field of humanitarian relief.
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Japan have held discussions over ways to enhance bilateral ties and cooperation in the different sectors.
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Morocco have held talks over a number of issues of mutual interest and ways to boost existing relations between them.
Lahore/Amritsar, April 30 (IANS) The distraught family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was brutally assaulted in a Lahore jail last week, is likely to return home Wednesday after doctors have reportedly indicated that he was "clinically dead".
Lahore/Amritsar, April 30 (IANS) The distraught family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was brutally assaulted in a Lahore jail last week, is likely to return home Wednesday after doctors reportedly indicated that he was "clinically dead".
The distressed family of Sarabjit Singh, Indian death row prisoner at Pakistan is likely to return India on Wednesday after the declaration of doctors about Sarabjit as "clinically dead". Sarabjit was assaulted brutally in a Lahore jail last week and since then his condition was critical.
Kuala Lumpur, April 30 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is this week set to elect its new chief who will have an uphill battle to refurbish the image and reputation of Asian football's governing body left tarnished by its disgraced former boss Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Amritsar/Lahore, April 30 (IANS) The distraught family of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was brutally assaulted in a Lahore jail last week, is likely to return home Wednesday after doctors have reportedly indicated that he was "clinically dead".
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered to release 103 Egyptian prisoners, who were sentenced in different cases.
Abu Dhabi, April 30 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and Uganda have held talks over enhancing bilateral relations and expanding avenues of trade and economic cooperation between the two nations.
Ajman, April 29 (IANS/WAM) Ajman, a UAE emirate, has held talks with Tajikistan over the existing bilateral relations and ways to enhance them between the two friendly countries.
Washington, Apr.28 (ANI): Sibling psychology might have been the motivating force behind the Boston Marathon attack, a new study has revealed.
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) More than 84 hours after the horrendous tragedy, Bangladeshi rescuers Saturday pulled 29 more people alive from beneath the rubble of the collapsed building that has left 352 people dead so far.
Jeddah, April 27 (IANS) Sheikh Abu Baker Ahmed, general secretary of the All India Sunni Jamiathul Ulama, has met top Saudi officials to highlight concerns over the fate of Indian workers because of that country's new labour policy.
Lahore/New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Amid building diplomatic uneasiness, counsel of Sarabjit Singh, who was attacked by inmates in a Pakistan jail on April 26, said on Saturday that the Indian prisoner's health was critical.
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) The toll in the building that collapsed Wednesday in the outskirts of this Bangladesh capital rose to 328 Saturday, media reports said.
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Two service rifles of a former legislator's security guards were reported "missing" Friday in south Kashmir's Shopian district and the police here said a departmental inquiry would probe the incident.
London, Apr 26 (ANI): The British horse trainer, who had confessed to doping 11 prize thoroughbreds belonging to Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed, has been banned for eight years in a scandal, which is reportedly the biggest in the sport of horse racing.
Dubai, April 26 (IANS/WAM) The British embassy in Dubai celebrated the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The event was attended by UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and British Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Dhaka, April 25 (ANI): The death toll arising out of the collapse of an eight storey building outside Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, has reached 161, while the injury toll is more than 1000.
Srinagar, April 24 (ANI): Tremors were felt in Srinagar and on other parts of northern India after an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck16 miles northwest of Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday.
Dubai, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and chairman of Microsoft Corporation, is on a visit to Dubai.
Rome, April 23 (IANS) Lazio president Claudio Lotito has claimed that the Italian Seria A football club is not for sale despite rumours in this regard.
Kochi, April 23 (IANS) Barjeel Geojit Securities (BGS), a joint venture between UAE-based Sheikh Sultan bin Saud Al Qassemi and India-based Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited, is all set to launch a real estate brokerage firm, an official said.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has offered to invest $2 billion on infrastructure development in India, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Monday.
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held discussions over cultural relations and explored ways to strengthen them, particularly in arts and literature.
Dubai, April 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's top science students will display their latest innovations, while getting an opportunity to meet potential employers at the Emirates Foundation for Youth Development "Think Science" Fair here this Sunday.
Nouakchott, April 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabhi and Mauritania have held talks to reinforce bilateral relations to serve common interests of the two countries and people.
Dubai, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Around 2,200 citizens in the UAE, working in the private sector, have registered in a programme that will grant them discounts and special offers, the ministry of labour said.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The names of Debdulal Bandyopadhyay and Nilima Sanyal may not ring a bell with today's generation, but they were hugely popular in India and the then East Pakistan during 1971 with thousands tuning in to listen to them on AIR for the latest developments in the runup to the war of liberation that led to birth of Bangladesh.
Ras al-Khaimah, April 13 (IANS/WAM) French company Saverglass, a world leader in manufacturing luxury glass bottles for perfumes and cosmetics, has launched a facility in Ras al-Khaimah in the UAE.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Bangladesh has requested India for the names of around "8,000 Indian soldiers" killed while fighting Pakistani forces in the 1971 war of liberation so it could honour them, the country's visiting minister Hasanul Haq Inu said here Friday.
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) Dubai, a UAE emirate, and the Indian state of Kerala have held discussions over existing friendship between their counties and ways to boost economic, investment and trade cooperation.
Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Italy have discussed academic cooperation and student exchange programmes between them.
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Morocco have held discussions over bilateral relations and explored ways to strengthen it.
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Internet City (DIC), the MENA region's largest IT cluster, and Dubai Outsource Zone (DOZ), the world's first freezone dedicated to the outsourcing industry, have announced a growth of 15 percent.
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the deputy ruler of Dubai and finance minister, has opened a Dubai Electricity and Water Authority station for power generation and water desalination.
Abu Dhabi, April 9 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has restructured the board of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).