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Government pension scheme for Indians abroad

May 3, 2012 at 1:34 PM

Kochi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian government is promoting a new Pension and Life Insurance Fund (PILF) scheme in a bid to provide financial security to poor Indians working abroad.

UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end

May 2, 2012 at 9:30 AM

United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN peacekeeping body.

UN monitors continue tours in Syria's Homs amid ongoing violence

May 1, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Damascus, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): The UN observers toured Tuesday a restive neighborhood in Syria's central province of Homs, as part of their monitoring mission that aims at bringing the 13-month-old unrest to a close, state media said, as opposition activists reported heavy shelling in northern Idlib province.


Deadly twin bombings in Syria suggest growing Al Qaeda role in ongoing protests

May 1, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Damascus, May 1(ANI): Deadly twin suicide bombings in Idlib, Northwest Syria have suggested the growing role of al Qaeda and radical Sunni Islamist groups in the ongoing protests, a report has said.

Iran says US stealth fighter deployment to UAE 'will damage regional security'

May 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Washington, May 1 (ANI): Iran's Defense Minister has said that the deployment of US' most sophisticated stealth jet fighters to the United Arab Emirates will damage regional security.

Pakistan cricket team to tour Sri Lanka in June

April 30, 2012 at 4:58 PM

Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) The Pakistan national cricket team is set to play 10 matches against Sri Lanka in a seven-week-long tour which is to start June 1.

Iran seeks regional cooperation for Persian Gulf's security

April 30, 2012 at 6:26 AM

Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iran has called for regional security cooperation to maintain the security of the Persian Gulf, ISNA news agency reported.

UAE's new envoy takes charge in Libya

April 29, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Tripoli, April 29 (IANS/WAM) The new ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Libya arrived in the capital Tripoli Sunday.

15 tonnes of waste collected from UAE seabed

April 29, 2012 at 11:06 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 29 (IANS/WAM) More than 15 tonnes of waste have been collected in a campaign to clean the seabed off a number of ports in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Iran slams deployment of U.S. F-22 Raptors in UAE: lawmaker

April 29, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Tehran, Apr 29 (Xinhua-ANI): A senior Iranian lawmaker slammed the recent deployment of the U.S. F-22 Raptors in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Sunday.

Qatar develops sports for women with new basketball league

April 28, 2012 at 2:34 PM

Doha, Apr 28 (Xinhua-ANI): In an effort to support women's sports the first ever Qatar Women's Basketball League got off the ground in bid city Doha with 10 teams fighting for the chance to become national champions.

Most advanced US stealth fighters deployed at base less than 200 miles from Iran: Report

April 28, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The United States' most sophisticated stealth jet fighters have been deployed on an allied base less than 200 miles from Iran, according to a report.

UAE elected to UN Women's executive board

April 27, 2012 at 10:50 PM

New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or UN Women for a three-year term.

UN chief lauds India's role in Security Council

April 27, 2012 at 9:22 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Backing the United Nations reforms process, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday lauded India's leadership role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council and its contribution during the critical debates in the last year-and-half, particularly during the dramatic transformation in the Arab world.

UN chief asks Syria to end violence before 300 monitors arrive

April 27, 2012 at 7:54 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) UN chief Ban Ki-moon Friday discussed what he called the "alarming situation" in Syria with India and stressed that violence must end immediately before for the deployment of 300 monitors which has been sanctioned by the Security Council.

UAE discusses cooperation with UNHCR

April 26, 2012 at 11:54 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 26 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Thursday met top envoys of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

13 candidates qualify for Egyptian presidential election

April 26, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Cairo, April 26 (Xinhua-ANI) -- The Egyptian Higher Presidential Election Commission on Thursday announced the final list of 13 candidates contesting the presidential election set on May 23, including former Arab League Chief Amr Moussa and ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq,

Al Jazeera English now available on Tata Sky too

April 26, 2012 at 7:43 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Aiming to provide "high quality international news" to a wider Indian audience, Gulf-based Al Jazeera Network Thursday announced that its English network will also be shown across the country through Tata Sky.

UAE leaders hold talks with foreign officials

April 25, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 25 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met top officials from the Philippines, South Sudan, Algeria and China to discuss strengthening ties.

Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan

April 25, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russian-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, media reports said.

Foreign plane forced to land in Pakistan

April 25, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) The Pakistan Air Force Wednesday forced a Russia-made cargo plane belonging to a foreign military to land at the Karachi airport after it violated Pakistani airspace, a media report said.

Team Britain given tough football draw in Olympics

April 25, 2012 at 3:36 PM

London, April 25 (IANS) The British men's football team has been handed out a tough draw in the 2012 London Games.

Britain's Olympic coach Pearce to assess Beckham in US

April 25, 2012 at 2:41 PM

London, April 25 (IANS) Britain's football coach Stuart Pearce will watch David Beckham play in the United States next week before deciding whether he will be selected for the Olympic squad.

Pearce to observe David Beckham before slotting him for Team GB of London Olympics

April 25, 2012 at 2:41 PM

London, Apr 25 (ANI): Team Great Britain's coach Stuart Pearce has said that he will watch David Beckham play for the LA Galaxy before deciding on whether to select him in the final 18-man squad for the London 2012 Olympics.

UAE grants citizenship to 930 kids

April 25, 2012 at 1:27 AM

Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS / WAM) United Arab Emirates' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted citizenship to 930 children of UAE women married to foreigners.

Car bomb rocks Damascus suburb, hits peace deal

April 25, 2012 at 1:26 AM

Damascus, April 24 (IANS) As the UN prepares to deploy 300 monitors and the US unveiled new sanctions, a car bomb Tuesday hit a suburb of Damascus, dealing a blow to the 12-day old UN-mandated ceasefire in the Middle East country.

Tibetan activists launch signature campaign

April 25, 2012 at 1:26 AM

Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) The voice for a free Tibet sounded louder here Tuesday after three motorcyclists who have embarked on an all-India tour arrived in this Assamese city to start a signature campaign for their cause.

Indian constitution among models to be inspired by: Tunisian minister

April 25, 2012 at 1:25 AM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Tunisia wants to learn from India's experience of pluralistic democracy and looks at the Indian constitution as one of the models to be inspired by in writing its new constitution, the country's foreign minister says.

We don't seek to export democracy in Middle East: Tunisian foreign minister

April 24, 2012 at 11:16 AM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As a country where the Arab Spring began, Tunisia is not keen to "export" it to the region but cannot help if neighbours take it as an example, says the country's foreign minister.

Iran hails Iraq's 'growing influence'

April 24, 2012 at 3:40 AM

Tehran, April 24 (IANS) Calling for stronger ties with Baghdad, Iran Monday hailed the "growing influence" of Iraq in the Arab world.

UAE Heritage Festival inaugurated

April 23, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, one of the sovereign emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) inaugurated the UAE Heritage Festival on the weekend.

UAE's participation in Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 significant: Envoy

April 23, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Manila, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) envoy to Philipines has underlined the importance of participating in the Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 held last week in Manila under the chairmanship of Philippines President Benigno Aquino.

Kerala-born Yusuffali making waves in Gulf

April 23, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS) Kerala-born M. A. Yusuffali is today dubbed as one of the most influential Indians in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman.

UAE,Poland discuss cooperation

April 23, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)and Poland Sunday held talks here to boost bilateral relations.

UAE,Yemen seek to boost ties

April 22, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Sana'a, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen Sunday held talks to strengthen bilateral relations.

Strengthen ceasefire in Syria: Annan

April 22, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Geneva, April 22 (IANS) UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan Sunday urged all parities in Syria, especially the government, to work with UN monitors to consolidate the fragile ceasefire in the country.

Syria says it won't go the Libya way

April 22, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Amid mounting international pressure, Syria Sunday asserted that it will not allow itself to be invaded like Libya and rubbished the opposition as a rag-tag collection of Al Qeada elements and rank criminals who are supported by the West in league with some powerful Arab nations.

UAE to adopt new strategy for island issues

April 22, 2012 at 8:05 AM

Dubai, April 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has plans to adopt a new political strategy to handle issue of its islands, occupied by Iran.

Arab Spring in Syria? Picnickers tell a different story

April 21, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Damascus, April 21 (IANS) It's a sunny weekend afternoon in Damascus, with a freak chill in the air. Thousands of ordinary families have gathered in parks and under the shade of trees, with their picnic baskets, putting a question mark on reports of Arab Spring fever in the Middle East country of Syria.

UN calls for urgent scale-up humanitarian response in Syria

April 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

United Nations, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A call to scale up the humanitarian response in Syria was made on Friday at the end of a humanitarian forum held in Geneva, which included UN officials, regional organizations, international, and non-governmental organizations, a UN spokesman said here.

U.S. threatens more pressure on Syria if Annan plan fails

April 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Washington, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The United States on Friday threatened that it will increase pressure on the Syrian government if it fails to live up to all its obligations under the six-point peace plan put forward by UN-Arab League joint envoy Kofi Annan.

Pak bans Bhoja airline chief from leaving country after deadly crash

April 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Islamabad, April 21(ANI): Pakistan has placed an airline head on the Exit Control List (ECL) in the wake of a probe into the Bhoja aircrash.

UAE, UN hold training on human rights

April 20, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 20 (IANS/WAM) The Unitd Arab Emirates (UAE) and UN held a training programme to introduce Arab diplomats to the international human rights systems.

No arms to Syria opposition: France

April 20, 2012 at 6:21 AM

Paris, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France has no intention to supply arms to the Syrian opposition and is ready to discuss the UN and Arab League's peace plan, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe has said.

Syria close to sign UN observer protocol: Official

April 19, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Damascus, April 19 (Xinhua-ANI): A Syrian official said Thursday that his country is working on the "final touches" of an observers ' protocol with the UN, a document aiming to regulate the work of the monitors on the ground.

Google's co-founder says views on Apple, Facebook threatening web freedom 'distorted'

April 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

London, Apr 19 (ANI): Search giant Google's co-founder Sergey Brin has said his remarks that Internet walled gardens of firms like Apple and Facebook are threatening web freedom, have been 'distorted'.

UN finds human rights violations by Syria opposition

April 19, 2012 at 5:09 AM

Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A UN commission has found serious human rights violations committed by Syria's opposition movement, a Russian minister has said.

Lack of sleep may make you fat

April 18, 2012 at 12:37 PM

Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): Inadequate sleep may put people at risk of obesity, according to a new study.

In UAE island, rent a house to own it

April 17, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 17 (IANS/WAM) An island resort in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has come up with a residential complex where people will be able to rent an apartment for three years, and at the end of the lease period choose an option to own it.

Etihad launches flights to Iraq's Basra

April 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a flight from Abu Dhabi to Basra in Iraq.

Etihad Airways launches recruitment drive in Oman

April 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 16 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has launched a recruitment drive to hire 400 new employees from Oman by the end of 2012.

ICC increases participating teams for World Twenty20

April 16, 2012 at 6:59 PM

Dubai, April 16 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to expand the 2014 World Twenty20 in Bangladesh from 12 teams to 16 to boost the associate members.

UN observer mission is in Syrian interest: official

April 16, 2012 at 7:39 AM

Damascus, April 16 (IANS) To have international observers on our territory is in Syrian interest, a top Syrian official said Sunday, adding that it is so because they can help in exposing the crimes committed by armed groups, Xinhua reported.

Indian boy in UAE helps save environment

April 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is doing his own bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes paper bags and distributes them to supermarkets, stores and malls.

Gunmen torch health centre in Syria

April 15, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Damascus, April 15 (IANS) An armed group set ablaze a health centre Saturday in Syria's Latakai city, Xinhua reported.

Ban Ki-moon welcomes resolution to send observers to Syria

April 15, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Geneva, April 15 (IANS) The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the adoption of Security Council Resolution 2042 to authorise the dispatch of the advance team of UN observers to Syria.

UNSC adopts plan to send observers to Syria

April 15, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously adopted Saturday the draft resolution to send a group of unarmed observers to Syria to oversee the ceasefire, CNN reported.

Ahmadinejad's visit to disputed island irks Lebanon

April 15, 2012 at 7:47 AM

Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.

Heart disease awareness campaign begins in Dubai

April 13, 2012 at 11:31 PM

Dubai, April 13 (IANS/WAM) A week-long campaign for the prevention of heart disease began in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday.

Louvre Museum goes visual with Nintendo 3DS guide

April 13, 2012 at 5:55 PM

London, April 12 (ANI): The famed Paris museum Louvre is getting modernised by going visual with new electronic guides in a deal with Japan's Nintendo.

Assange-hosted TV show to debut in Russia

April 13, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-part political discussion hosted by Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be broadcast on the Russia Today television channel starting April 17.

UN to send monitoring mission to Syria

April 13, 2012 at 10:59 AM

London, Apr 13 (ANI): The United Nations has announced that the Assad regime had failed to implement his peace plan by withdrawing troops from the streets and it is planning to send a 200-strong monitoring mission to Syria.

UNSC to mull on observer mission in Syria

April 13, 2012 at 8:11 AM

United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) will begin consultation on a draft resolution concerning the deployment of an observer mission in Syria "as swiftly as possible".

Syrian ceasefire first Step of Annan's plan: US

April 13, 2012 at 7:07 AM

Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has welcomed the ceasefire in Syria while saying it is only a "first step" in the implementation of Kofi Annan's plan.

Iraq to get 40 Boeing planes

April 13, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq will start receiving 40 Boeing commercial airplanes, as the first step in re-establishing its scheduled commercial aviation operations, Xinhua reported.

UAE-Iran friendly football match cancelled

April 12, 2012 at 11:23 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 12 (IANS/WAM) A friendly football match between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) national team against Iran, scheduled for April 17, has been cancelled, an official said Thursday.

UAE, Portugal hold talks

April 12, 2012 at 12:03 AM

Lisbon, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Portugual have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation, it was reported Wednesday.

Assad to face 'renewed threat of international action' for breaking peace plan deal

April 11, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Damascus, Apr 11 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will face a renewed threat of international action as peace negotiator UN-Arab League peace envoy Kofi Annan accused his government of breaking promises to embrace a ceasefire.

UAE group launches awards for sportswomen

April 10, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) The Family Development Foundation (FDF) from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Award for sportswomen.

Turkey declares Syrian peace plan 'dead' as Assad's troops fire across border

April 10, 2012 at 8:10 PM

Ankara, Apr 10 (ANI): The Turkish government has declared a UN-backed peace plan to end the Syrian crisis was dead after President Bashar al-Assad's armed forces opened fire into Turkey and Lebanon.

UAE, Germany hold talks

April 10, 2012 at 12:01 AM

Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany have held talks ahead of their joint economic ministerial committee meet in Germany.

Syrian peace plan 'doomed' as Assad regime backs away from troop withdrawal deal

April 9, 2012 at 11:06 AM

Damascus, Apr 9 (ANI): The United Nations' peace plan for Syria has fallen into a state of disarray as President Bashar al-Assad's government backed away from a promise to complete a troop withdrawal before April 10 deadline, and continued its brutal crackdown on pro-democracy protestors.

Syrian activists losing hope of unseating Assad as violence against protestors continues

April 9, 2012 at 10:42 AM

Damascus, Mar 31 (ANI): Syrian activists are losing hope about being able to oust President Bashar al-Assad as his government continues to ignore international calls for a ceasefire, and carries on with its bloody crackdown of pro-democracy protestors.

UAE, Iraqi army chiefs meet

April 8, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.

Noted speaker Mustafa urges Pak-origin UAE citizens to stop bashing their country

April 8, 2012 at 4:33 PM

Dubai, Apr 8(ANI): A prominent motivational speaker has urged his compatriots in the United Arab Emirates to stop bashing their country and talk about it positively as it is the key to bring the change in the homeland.

UAE citizenship for 930 Emirati women-born kids

April 7, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) A total of 930 children who were born to Emirati mothers will get the United Arab Emirates citizenship.

UAE, France discuss parliamentary cooperation

April 7, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Dubai, April 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held talks to enhance parliamentary cooperation.

Journo says Pak embroiled in internal crisis after failing to cope with Cold War

April 7, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Islamabad, Apr 7(ANI): Noted Pakistan journalist Ahmed Rashid has reckoned that his ountry is embroiled in an internal crisis as both civilian and military institutions have failed to ope with the Cold War and its aftermath.

UAE, Algeria discuss bilateral ties

April 6, 2012 at 11:37 PM

Algiers, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have discussed their bilateral reations.

Ex-spy chief Suleiman quits race for Egyptian presidency

April 6, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Cairo, April 6 (ANI): Former spy chief and vice president of Egypt Omar Suleiman has quit the race for presidential elections, ending weeks of speculation.

Manpreet in quarters of Olympic qualifying event

April 6, 2012 at 6:41 PM

Astana (Kazakhstan), April 6 (IANS) Asian Games silver medallist Manpreet Singh (91kg) Friday entered the quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic Qualifying Boxing Event here with a resounding victory over Mongolia's Tulyek Yerbolat. The tournament is the last qualifying event for Indian boxers to book their tickets to London for the 2012 Olympic.

Over US mother, Islamist likely out of Egypt presidential race

April 6, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Cairo, Apr.6 (ANI): Popular Islamist presidential hopeful Hazem Abu Ismail may opt out of the race in Egypt after the country's election commission said that he could be disqualified because his mother was an American citizen.

UN chief says Syria crisis worsening

April 6, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Albany, Apr 6 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon believes the crisis in Syria is worsening.

Mahatma Gandhi inspired Arab Spring, says Yemeni Nobel laureate Karman

April 6, 2012 at 11:37 AM

New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Yemenese Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman said that Mahatma Gandhi has been an inspiration for Arab youth.

'Annan to visit Iran for Syria talks'

April 5, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Tehran, April 5 (IANS) Kofi Annan, the UN-Arab League envoy, will travel to Tehran next Wednesday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials over Syria, his spokesman said Thursday.

Iran to play UAE in football friendly

April 5, 2012 at 5:36 PM

Tehran, April 5 (IANS) Iran's national football team will play a friendly match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in preparation for the final stage of Asian qualifying for the 2014 World Cup to be held in Brazil.

Peaceful revolt needed in Arab world: Tawakkol Karman

April 5, 2012 at 5:36 PM

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Yemenese Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman Thursday said only a peaceful revolution could finish authoritarian rule in the Arab world.

8 in 10 people believe Arab Spring revolution will improve women's status

April 5, 2012 at 3:36 PM

Manama, Apr 5 (ANI): Most Arabs say Islamic women in post-revolutionary countries would be better off in the future, a poll said.

Arab women's status to improve

April 5, 2012 at 2:56 PM

Manama, Apr 5 (ANI): Most Arabs say Islamic women in post-revolutionary countries would be better off in the future, a poll said.

Internet fosters pro-democratic attitudes

April 5, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Washington, April 5 (IANS) The net may have spurred democratic revolutions in the Arab world, but a new study suggests the it is most likely to play a role only in specific situations.

New online attestation launched to safeguard rights of Indian workers in UAE

April 5, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Abu Dhabi, Apr 5 (ANI): The employment contracts of Indian workers in the United Arab Emirates will now be attested online, in order to make the process transparent and safeguard workers' rights.

Internet usage promotes democracy in partially free countries

April 5, 2012 at 12:25 PM

Columbus, Apr 5 (ANI): Internet use will prove to be more effective in countries, that already have some reforms introduced in that direction, a new multinational study has revealed.

Annan to visit Iran next week on Syria

April 4, 2012 at 11:28 PM

Tehran, April 4 (IANS) Kofi Annan, the UN and Arab League's joint envoy, will visit Iran next week for holding talks on Syria, the Iranian foreign minister said Wednesday.

New protocol to help Indians workers in UAE

April 4, 2012 at 7:05 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Aiming to streamline the registration of 1.7 million Indian contract workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), India and the UAE Wednesday signed a protocol to facilitate an electronic validation system.

Annan says 'Syria has agreed to April 10 deadline for implementing peace plan'

April 3, 2012 at 12:48 PM

Damascus, Apr 3 (ANI): Special UN-Arab League envoy to Syria Kofi Annan has said that Damascus has agreed to implement his six-point peace plan by April 10.

NATO chief against arming Syrian rebels

April 3, 2012 at 9:04 AM

Brussels, April 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called for "a peaceful and political solution" to the Syrian crisis and warned against providing weapons to Syrian rebels.


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CPI-M will brood over setbacks at 20th congress

April 2, 2012 at 5:36 PM

Kozhikode (Kerala), April 2 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will hold its 20th party congress here starting Wednesday to discuss its recent electoral setbacks and the way ahead in an era of coalition politics.

U.S. sees no sign of Assad loosening grip in Syria: Lawmaker

April 2, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Washington, Apr 2(ANI): The United States does not see any sign of Syrian President Bashar Assad losing his grip on power, a lawmaker has said.

Syrian rebel fighters 'to get salaries'

April 2, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Damascus, Apr 2 (ANI): Rebels seeking to unseat Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will be paid salaries, the country's opposition council has announced.

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