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Dubai, May 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Mozambique have signed a bilateral accord covering air transport.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The "whole culture" is one of surveillance, says US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair whose bangles recently set off a security alarm at the New York airport.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Bollywood veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah marvels at the US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair's positive attitude and her perseverance to "experiment" with different styles of filmmaking.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian state-run oil giant Rosneft has pledged to invest around $100 million in geological prospecting and drilling off Vietnam after it received approval for a new oil bloc there, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said.
Manama, May 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain have held discussions to boost cooperation in educational sector and boost existing relations between the two nations.
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair will be felicitated with the prestigious German Film Award for Peace - The Bridge 2013 for her upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor admits his "father made a living out of making remakes" and that he would love to be a part of the kind of cinema made by his father Boney Kapoor.
Abu Dhabi, May 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Hungary have held discussions over bilateral cooperation.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) India's growth story is credible and the government is making serious efforts to control subsidy and address other macro-economic problems, the finance ministry told rating agency Moody's Tuesday, making a strong pitch for sovereign ratings upgrade.
Rome, May 7 (IANS/AKI) Italy's oil and gas company Eni said it has made a new gas discovery in southern Pakistan that should ease the acute gas shortage for industry and transport in the South Asian country.
Aligarh, May 4 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University Saturday announced a centre for strategic studies named after the great Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan, who fought against the British forces in the 18th century.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) TV actor Avinesh Rekhi is in no hurry to venture into films, but adds that if he will get an opportunity, he would like to do a comic role.
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan have held discussions over ways to boost cooperation and bilateral relations, especially in the trade, economy and investment sectors.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the two prisoners who viciously attacked Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail, a media report said.
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez has displayed support to rising Latina star Becky G by featuring in her music video "Becky from the Block", which is a homage to JLo's popular single "Jenny from the Block".
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.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was raped by a juvenile neighbour in the national capital, police said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): In an endeavor to resolve the situation arising out of the incursion by Chinese troops in Ladakh, the local military commanders of India and China are holding a flag meeting today.
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.
Milan, April 23 (IANS/AKI) Italy's oil and gas giant Eni has been awarded a deepwater exploration block in Egypt's eastern Mediterranean, the company said.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) US-based Indian filmmaker Mira Nair says she decided to make "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" after her Pakistan visit.
Berlin, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The 9th meeting of the UAE-German joint economic commission, held under the chairmanship of UAE's Economy Minister Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and German Minister for Economics and Technology Philipp Roesler, has concluded here.
Berlin, April 21 (IANS/WAM) The 9th meeting of the UAE-German joint economic commission has begun here.
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.
Barcelona, April 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Barcelona have discussed trade and investment relations between them.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Two Nigerians were arrested here with a kilogram of heroin worth about Rs.1.25 crore in the international market, police said Thursday.
Stockholm, April 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sweden have held talks over joint cooperation and strengthening of trade and economic ties.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reform of the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) India has made a strong case for reforming the UN Security Council, saying that while 80 more countries have joined the UN in the past 50 years the Council has not undergone the slightest change, terming this an "unnatural situation of stagnation" in a dynamic international environment.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS) Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji has taken over as India's Permanent Representative at the UN, succeeding Hardeep Singh Puri who demitted office Feb 28.
New Delhi, April 16 (ANI): Kate Hudson, who features in Mira Nair's upcoming film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist', has revealed that the director used to take utmost care of her on the set of the film.
New Delhi, Apr. 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday said India stands committed to enhance defence co-operation with Maldivies.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) On the professional front, television actress Preeti Puri is trying comedy for the first time in "Aaj Ki Housewife Hai Sab Jaanti Hai" -- and in personal life, she is gearing up to experience motherhood.
New Delhi, April 11(ANI): Internationally acclaimed director Mira Nair who's much awaited film, 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' is all set to release in India, recently revealed how Kate Hudson became the ultimate choice to play the role of Erica in her film.
Colombo, April 10 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid says he got along well with Mira Nair, who adapted his novel "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" into a movie.
New York, Apr. 7 (ANI): The CIA had carried out the first drone strike in South Waziristan in June 2004, which killed a Pakistani ally of the Taliban, and several others, as part of a secret deal with Pakistan, it has been revealed.
Islamabad, Apr 7 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain and pace legend Wasim Akram has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to allow the Pakistani players to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL).
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) TV actor Avinesh Rekhi, who is currently seen as gangster Sultan on TV show "Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon" finds "amazing co-actors" in Vivian D'Sena and Drashti Dhami.
Islamabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Wasim Akram has said that it is necessary for Pakistani bowlers to master the art of swing bowling for winning in international games.
Islamabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Wasim Akram has said that politics must be kept separate from sports following India stalling all bilateral ties after the November 2008 attacks on Mumbai, which were blamed on Pakistani-based militants.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will pay a "stand alone visit" to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in early August, the first by an Indian prime minister to the Gulf nation in over three decades.
Los Angeles, April 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair says actress Kate Hudson was her first choice to play Erica in "The Reluctant Fundamentalist".
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Liev Schreibe, who plays an American journalist in Mira Nair's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", says the urge to work with the US-based Indian filmmaker was the first attraction for him to sign the movie.
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pace spearhead Brett Lee, who also has been made the bowling mentor replacing Pakistan legend Wasim Akram, Friday said he was prepared for the new challenge.
Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) The East Coast Railway Thursday said it will run 10 pairs of weekly special trains till the last week of June to cater to the extra summer rush.
Abu Dhabi, March 27 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a centre to translate academic programmes of world-renowned universities into Arabic for the interest of Arab students and teachers.
Zahirabad (Andhra Pradesh), March 22 (IANS) He stands at just four feet, but can make a full-grown man disappear. The tricks of 57-year-old magician Sayeed Nannu are not just enchanting; they come with messages that spread awareness among the masses about various government schemes.
Dubai, March 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Japan have held talks on enhancing bilateral economic relations.
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Spearheading the Tamil film industry in support of the protest against alleged atrocities on Sri Lankan Tamils, filmmaker Ameer Sultan says they won't back down and if needed, will break all ties with Sri Lanka if no favourable solution is reached.
United Nations, March 20 (IANS) As international forces led by the United States prepare to draw down from Afghanistan, India has warned that Kabul still faces an existential threat from terrorist groups ranging from Al Qaeda to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Film Director's Association (TNFDA) has Sunday announced that the Tamil film industry will observe a day's hunger strike March 19 here against reported genocide in Sri Lanka.
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actor Siddharth Vasudev has made an entry in a negative role in the ongoing daily soap "Madhubala - Ek Ishq Ek Junoon" and hopes to attract the audience's hate.
Washington, Mar. 13 (ANI): President Barack Obama joked about the Sultan of Brunei's great wealth as the Asian leader visited the White House on Tuesday.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar. 8 (ANI): Malaysia has rejected an offer of a unilateral ceasefire offer by the self-styled Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Veteran actor Om Puri, who will soon start shooting for "Jai Ho Democracy", says the film tries to bring forth political problems, albeit in a funny manner - almost similar to how "Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro" was years back.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has invited US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey to Moscow for talks that will include the missile defence issue, his Russian counterpart General Valery Gerasimov said.
Aligarh, March 5 (IANS) Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi Tuesday highlighted the contribution of former ruler Begum Sultan Jahan and said Bhopal in its 240 years' history is the only state that was ruled by women four times.
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): Foreign Ministers of India and Kazakhstan on Tuesday agreed to carry forward their bilateral civil nuclear cooperation beyond 2014.
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The rules are changing for women when it comes to the complexities, profundities and experimentation with life and art.
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday proposed a hike of over 16 percent in the external affairs ministry budget in 2013-14 at Rs.11,719 crore ($2.154 bn), with aid to neighbouring countries getting special focus.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Northern Ireland have held talks over prospects of joint cooperation in small and medium scale enterprises, civil aviation, air transport and expertise sharing in research and innovation.
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Hardeep Singh Puri, one of India's most outstanding diplomats who long played a key role for his country on the world's high tables, bids farewell Thursday to the Indian Foreign Service after 39 years.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday overruled the Sports Authority of India's decision not to clear the Indian men hockey team's trip to the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with a stern warning to Hockey India (HI) not to overshoot its budget in future.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The sports ministry Tuesday overruled the Sports Authority of India's decision not to clear Indian men hockey team's trip to the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with a stern warning to Hockey India (HI) not to overshoot its budget in future.
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) was forced to withdraw the men's team from the 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) refused to pay for the air travel for the tournament to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia March 9-17.
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri advocates a "very forceful response" on the part of India to deal with "snakes and vipers" of terrorism coming from a particular snake pit in its neighbourhood.
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Bullish on India, veteran Indian diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri says being on the UN Security Council is not an option but an imperative for a country of India's standing as that's where the real action is.
Havana, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Despite progress in Russia-US relations, Moscow and the West could face a serious crisis if the sides fail to resolve the standoff over the deployment of a US missile shield in Europe, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) A cyclone shelter funded by Abu Dhabi has opened in Australia's Queensland state.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) Around 18,000 people took part in the annual Terry Fox Run in Abu Dhabi. The event raised over 300,000 dirhams ($82,000) for cancer research.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 22 (IANS/WAM) The Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation from the UAE has provided financial support for the wedding of 100 couples in Bahrain.
Washington, February 18 (ANI): The sea is no longer a deep, dark mystery, as scientists find innovative ways to track the movements of ocean-going creatures.
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Scientists are wiring oceans to track the movements of deep sea creatures that could help protect marine ecosystems by revolutionizing how we understand their function, population structure, fisheries management and species' physiological and evolutionary constraints.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor, who is all geared up for his forthcoming film "Kai Po Che!", says he is relying on word of mouth for the film.
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput, who has bagged plum Bollywood projects even before his debut film "Kai Po Che!" has hit the screens, says big names don't attract him. It is the script that draws him first.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 15 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from Odisha on the allegation that construction activities have been undertaken illegally along the beach of the state's Puri town, a complainant said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The ceremonial "Changing of Guards" at Rashtrapati Bhavan will not be held on February 16 due to rehearsals of President Pranab Mukherjee's address to both the Houses of Parliament.
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Amrita Puri hopes that she had the same skills to woo a boy as her character Vidya does in "Kai Po Che!".
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Be it a 'chick flick' like "Aisha" or a 'bromance' like "Kai Po Che!", actress Amrita Puri doesn't mind being a supporting actor, but says she is careful about staying away from movies in which she just gets to be an "accessory".
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Amrita Puri, who debuted with "Aisha", is happy the way her career is progressing -- so far going upward.
Sharjah, Feb 13 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the ruler of Sharjah in the UAE, has issued new laws on preserving water and maintaining hygiene in the emirate.
New Delhi/ Cambridge (Massachusetts, US), Feb.8 (ANI): A cross section of political leaders and a former CAG official on Friday gave a mixed reaction to Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai's demanding comment that the role of the CAG cannot be confined to just submitting financial propriety reports to Parliament.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Wanna dress up like a diva on Valentine's Day? Dig into designer Pria Kataria Puri's exclusive collection of dresses and gowns to get that perfect look for a perfect evening.
Warsaw, Feb 6 (IANS/WAM) A UAE delegation led by Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, minister of economy, held a meeting with Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk in Warsaw Wednesday for the first Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between the UAE and Poland.
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Noted economist Amartya Sen Sunday criticised Muslim groups for the hue and cry over writer Salman Rushdie's plan to visit the city, saying it amounted to distracting attention from the community's real issues and was against Indian tradition of constructive argument.
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Noted economist Amartya Sen Sunday criticised Muslim groups for raising hue and cry over writer Salman Rushdie's plan to visit this city, saying it amounted to distracting attention from real issues of the community.
Gurgaon, Jan 31 (IANS) Mamma Mia, a new fitness programme, introduced by Fortis Healthcare Limited, in collaboration with international celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza aims to give new mothers a healthy way to shed post-pregnancy weight.
Abu Dhabi, Jan 30 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE met their counterparts as well as envoys of foreign countries and held talks on boosting bilateral relations.
United Nations, Jan 29 (IANS) India has stressed that the UNDP should focus on "decimating poverty" and that UN development systems need to be "firmly rooted in its core focus area" of only development-related work in order to be successful.
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) Complete digitisation of cable TV will not be possible in the city until and unless all analogue channels are blocked, Kolkata's cable operators say.
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia discussed bilateral relations at a meeting of a UAE diplomat and Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India said it supports a negotiated solution to the Palestinian issue and welcomed the recent rapprochement between the Palestinian factions and hoped this would lead to the formation of a unity government.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Thursday met Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to discuss the macro-economic situation ahead of the Jan 29 monetary policy review of the bank.
United Nations, Jan 24 (IANS) India has vowed to ensure that the culprits involved in December's horrific gang rape and subsequent death of an Indian woman in Delhi are brought to speedy justice to send out a sternest possible message.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 23 (IANS) The state administrative tribunal in Odisha has quashed the dismissal order served by the state government on a police officer in connection with the gang-rape in Pipili area of Puri district, a lawyer said Wednesday.
Dubai, Jan. 23 (ANI): The lawyer of a British woman, who was sentenced to jail for having drunken sex in a taxi in Dubai, has accused the driver of fabricating the story.
Islamabad, Jan. 22 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson and Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt have reviewed Pakistan's F-16 programme.
Sharjah, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of Sharjah's ruler Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, visited the headquarters of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Malayalam actress Akansha, also known as Aashy, has been roped in to star alongside Unni Mukundan in "Samrajyam 2 - Son of Alexander".