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  • At least 42 killed in suicide bombing in Yemeni capital October 9, 2014

    Sanaa: A suicide bomber killed at least 42 people on Thursday when he detonated an explosives-laden belt in a district of the Yemeni capital where the powerful Shi'ite Muslim Houthi movement had planned to hold a rally, medics and witnesses said. A Reuters witness in Sanaa counted at least 20 bodies...
  • Egypt celebrates Eid al-Adha despite terror attack threats October 5, 2014

    Cairo: Streets across Egypt were on Saturday thronged by Muslims celebrating the first day of Eid al-Adha holiday despite fears of attacks by Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (ABM). The ABM had posted an online video two days ago in which the group had threatened that it would launch...
  • CLT20: Glad to play a matchwinning knock, says Hafeez September 16, 2014

    Raipur: Lahore Lions skipper Mahammad Hafeez is glad that he could play a matchwinning knock in a crucial game against Southern Express as the victory kept his them in hunt for a place in the main draw of the Champions League T20 tournament, on Tuesday. "I think the victory was much...
  • CLT20: We were competitive despite defeats, says Jehan Mubarak September 16, 2014

    Raipur: After being outplayed in three consecutive matches, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak put up a brave front stating that his side put up a fight despite hattrick of defeats in the Champions League T20 on Tuesday. "In the tournament, we were competitive. We have shown that we could compete against...
  • As it happened: Lahore Lions vs Southern Express, CLT20, Qualifiers September 16, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Lahore Lions take on Southern Express while Mumbai Indians face the unbeaten Northern Knights to culminate the qualifiers on Tuesday, from where the top two finishers from the roundrobin format will join eight others in the tournament proper. Lahore play the...
  • CLT20: Conditions were not favourable for spin bowling, says Express skipper Mubarak September 15, 2014

    Raipur: After losing two consecutive matches in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, Southern Express skipper Jehan Mubarak felt his team has a good spin attack but conditions didn't prove friendly to them. "Obviously we missed Lasith Malinga in the bowling department. Well, I think we have a very good spin bowling...
  • CLT20: Mumbai's fielding needs big improvement, says Pollard September 15, 2014

    Raipur: Mumbai Indians might have won a onesided battle against Sri Lankan outfit Southern Express but skipper Kieron Pollard said that the players need to improve their fielding if they want to enter the Champions League Twenty20 main draw starting September 17. Mumbai thrashed the Jehan Mubarakled side by nine wickets...
  • CLT20: Mumbai Indians face Southern Express in a mustwin game September 14, 2014

    After starting their Champions League T20 (CLT20) title defence on a losing note in the qualifying round, Mumbai Indians would be eager to return to winnings ways when they take on the Sri Lankan champions Southern Express in Raipur on Sunday. Pressure will be on Mumbai as they will have...
  • Fire breaks out at Jaipur City Palace August 24, 2014

    Jaipur: A major fire broke out at the Mubarak Mahal of Jaipur City Palaca on Sunday morning, destroying valuable property. As many as 12 fire tenders were pushed into service to douse off the falsmes that started in the administrative block. No loss of life has been reported in the incident....
  • Photos: Lipsmacking kheer, intricate mehndi patterns, and cheerful faces: 20 happy photos of the world celebrating Eid July 29, 2014

    The holy month of Ramazan culminates and the festivities begin! EidulFitr is being celebrated across the world with great cheer. It's that time of the year when the entire family unites and feasts on delectable 'kheer' and vermicelli. The girls are flaunting ornate 'mehndi' patterns and the boys are busy...
  • India celebrates Eid, politicians cut across party lines to offer prayers July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: As the holy month of Ramzan comes to an end, the Muslim community in India and across the world celebrates Eid on Tuesday. The moon was sighted on Monday evening and people greeted each other after offering their evening prayers. At Jama Masjid in Delhi, there are tourists...
  • Manipuri man beaten to death in Delhi, 3 arrested July 21, 2014

    Three people have been arrested in connection with the death case of a 30yearold Manipur man in the national capital. The man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of five to six men in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur area in early Monday morning. The incident took place at...
  • Egypt's Mubarak convicted of graft, gets 3 years in prison May 21, 2014

    An Egyptian court has convicted ousted President Hosni Mubarak of embezzlement and sentenced him to three years in prison. In Wednesday's hearing in Cairo, Mubarak's two sons, onetime heir apparent Gamal and wealthy businessman Alaa, were also convicted of graft and sentenced to four years in prison each. The Mubaraks were convicted...
  • Paul Danahar's 'The New Middle East' is an outcome of Aclass research May 12, 2014

    Many countries of the Middle East have been on world radar since 2011. Dictators like Hosni Mubarak, Saddam Hussain, Gaddafi and Basharalassad have been dethroned by their people and what they've left behind are countries in chaos, having millions of people who are constantly looking for their lost identities and...
  • Egypt court postpones Mohamed Morsi's trial March 6, 2014

    The Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday suspended the trial of ousted president Mohamed Morsi over charges of inciting the killing of protestors, media reported. The defence also demanded that the court dissolve the judges' panel, saying the current panel was biased, Xinhua reported citing Nile TV. Morsi's trials over espionage and jailbreak...
  • Delhi: Manipur women assaulted, beaten by men, 1 arrested February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Two women from Manipur were allegedly assaulted last week by some men who hurled racist abuses at them in South Delhi's Kotla Mubarak area. The incident came to light after a boy from Arunachal Pradesh was beaten up and later died on January 29 in broad daylight. Delhi Police...
  • Twentynine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprising January 26, 2014

    Twentynine people were killed during antigovernment marches on Saturday while thousands rallied in support of the armyled authorities, underlining Egypt's volatile political fissures three years after the fall of autocrat President Hosni Mubarak. Security forces lobbed teargas and some fired automatic weapons in the air to try to prevent demonstrators opposed...
  • Work on Mubarak Mandi ropeway project to commence soon: Mir January 25, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir Government has said work on the muchawaited ropeway project from Mubarak Mandi to Mahamaya hilltop via BagheBahu in Jammu will commence very soon. "The work on the Rs 40crore ropeway project from Mubarak Mandi to Mahamaya hilltop via BagheBahu will commence very soon," Minister for Tourism Ghulam Ahmad...
  • Egypt names Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group December 26, 2013

    Egypt's militarybacked interim government declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, intensifying its campaign of arrests and prosecutions targeting its members and tightening the noose on the group's network of charities and businesses. The unprecedented executive decision likely ends any chance of reconciliation between the government and the 85yearold...
  • Egypt: Police clashes with Islamist protestors at Tahrir Square December 2, 2013

    Police fired tear gas to drive hundreds of supporters of Egypt's ousted Islamist president from Cairo's famed Tahrir Square on Sunday, as a panel tasked with amending the constitution adopted during his time in office agreed on changes to the text. The 50member panel revising the Islamisttilted charter adopted under former...
  • Egypt's president signs law restricting protests, says reports November 24, 2013

    Egypt's president signed a new bill into law on Sunday restricting rallies and other public gatherings, a move likely to raise fresh questions about the armybacked government's democratic credentials. Thousands of antigovernment protesters were on the streets of Cairo and other cities when the new bill was announced on state media,...
  • Egypt revolutionaries make return to Tahrir Square November 20, 2013

    Egypt's revolutionary activists, overshadowed since leading the 2011 uprising against Hosni Mubarak, showed a new vigor on Tuesday, scuffling with supporters of the militarybacked government in Cairo's Tahrir Square and wrecking a state memorial dedicated to slain protesters only hours after it was inaugurated. The vandalizing of the memorial reflected the...
  • Kuwait, India discuss energy, investments and labour laws November 8, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Friday, held extensive talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Jaber AlMubarak AlHamad AlSabah on issues including cooperation in energy and investments as well as labour laws after which the two sides inked five pacts. The agreements, signed after the talks between the two leaders, who were...
  • Reshma is in a better place today, says Adnan Sami November 7, 2013

    Mumbai: "I don't mourn her death as much as I mourn her last days of throat cancer," said Adnan Sami on Pakistani singing sensation Reshma, who died of throat cancer. Reshma died Sunday in Lahore. The signer, who regaled south Asians with her folk singing, could have lived if only her...
  • Egypt court suspends Mohamed Morsi's trial November 4, 2013

    A Cairo court on Monday suspended the trial of Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after the Muslim Brotherhood defendants chanted slogans against the army for the July "military coup". Morsi arrived in the courthouse in his private clothes having refused to wear the uniform worn by those in preventive detention,...
  • Mohamed Morsi faces trial in Egypt in test of democracy November 4, 2013

    Cairo: The first freely elected Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, goes on trial on Monday, the second time in just over two years that a deposed president has found himself in court in Egypt, a pivotal Arab nation some fear is sliding back into autocratic rule. The trial raises the fear of...
  • National Conference hails Speaker's decision to summon former Army Chief October 9, 2013

    Srinagar:The ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday hailed the decision of Assembly Speaker Mubarak Gul to summon former Army Chief VK Singh to the House over allegations of payoffs to politicians, saying it was a "victory for democracy". "We welcome the historic decision to summon Gen Singh before...
  • J&K Assembly defers discussion on VK Singh's charges October 5, 2013

    The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly on Saturday deferred till Monday the discussion on allegations levelled by former Army Chief General (Retd) VK Singh that politicians in the state were paid money by the army to get certain jobs done. The decision was announced by Speaker Mubarak Gul after several MLAs...
  • NC MLAs move privilege motion against former Army Chief VK Singh September 30, 2013

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference on Monday moved a privilege motion against former Army chief VK Singh over his claim that the Army made secret payments to certain Jammu and Kashmir ministers. The motion is supported by the PDP. Speaker Mubarak Gul said he has received the motion and will take a...