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Food sops for tribals in Bengal's Maoist-affected areas
Sarenga (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday categorised all tribal families of the Maoist-affected areas as below poverty line (BPL) so that everybody gets food.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 6:01:27 PM

Egyptian deputy PM resigns
Cairo, July 13 (IANS) Egyptian Deputy Prime Minister Yehia el-Gamal resigned Tuesday, state-run Nile TV reported .

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 2:03:26 AM

UAE constructs village for Mongolian Muslims
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has begun constructing a village in Mongolia that will provide houses, schools and healthcare facilities to Mongolian Muslims.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 10:12:11 PM

UAE to celebrate Nelson Mandela Day
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS/WAM) The South African embassy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in association with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) opened celebrations Tuesday to mark the Nelson Mandela International Day that falls July 18.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 9:38:07 PM

UAE launches sustainable lifestyle kit
Abu Dhabi, July 12 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an innovative reusable kit to help raise awareness about the region's unique biodiversity as well as reduce carbon emission.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 1:13:27 PM

Abu Dhabi announces medical distinction award
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has announced an award to recognise and honour health professionals in the Gulf region for their outstanding achievement in the field.

Monday, July 11, 2011 10:02:56 PM

UAE recognises South Sudan
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday formally recognised Africa's newest country South Sudan as an independent state.

Monday, July 11, 2011 9:43:10 PM

China establishes diplomatic relations with South Sudan
Juba, July 10 (IANS) China Saturday established its diplomatic relations with the Republic of South Sudan and vowed to provide assistance at the best of its ability to develop the world's newest nation, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, July 10, 2011 1:01:49 AM

South Sudan celebrates independence
Juba, July 9 (IANS) Tens of thousands of South Sudanese Saturday watched the raising of their country's flag at an independence ceremony in the capital Juba, BBC reported.

Saturday, July 09, 2011 5:11:36 PM

South Sudan becomes world's newest nation
Juba, July 9 (IANS) South Sudan has become the world's newest nation -- 193rd country recognised by the UN and the 54th UN member state in Africa -- after a peace deal that ended a long and bloody civil war, BBC reported Saturday.

Saturday, July 09, 2011 2:59:49 PM

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