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Last updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 7:46:17 PM

UN agencies call for actions against polio in Syria
Geneva, July 23 (IANS) The World Health Organisation and the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund Tuesday said in a report that actions are needed to protect children against polio in Syria as polio cases resurfaced in the conflict-stricken country.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:14:03 AM

Anderson hearing Aug 1
Dubai, July 22 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that Judicial Commissioner Gordon Lewis will hold the hearing of England fast bowler James Anderson via video-conference Aug 1.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:32:13 PM

Ishant, Bhuvneshwar, Vijay rise in ICC rankings
Dubai, July 22 (IANS) India's 95-run win over England at Lord's Monday, only their second at the 'home of cricket' in 82 years, has seen their youngsters make noticeable improvements in the ICC Test player rankings. India leads the five-match series 1-0 with the third Test to start in Southampton July 27.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 6:14:04 PM

$320 monthly salary for Indian maids in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, July 22 (IANS) The monthly salary for Indian maids recruited in Saudi Arabia has been fixed at 1,200 Saudi riyals ($320), a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 5:46:09 PM

Two Indians found dead in Oman
Muscat, July 22 (IANS) Two Indians were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Oman, a media report said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:48:06 PM

Deadly virus detected in camel barn
Dubai, July 22 (IANS) Researchers have detected genetic fragments of deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn housing a camel infected with the virus.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 3:34:09 PM

Saudi Arabia recruiting maids aged between 25 and 50
Dubai, July 21 (IANS) The age of Indian domestic workers looking for employment in Saudi Arabia has been set between 25 and 50 years under a new employment agreement finalised by the two countries, media reported.

Monday, July 21, 2014 6:10:05 PM

Indian driver banned from travel over unpaid phone bills
Riyadh, July 20 (IANS) An Indian in Saudi Arabia has been slapped with a travel ban over his inability to pay staggeringly high phone bills for SIM cards that he claimed were falsely registered under his name, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, July 20, 2014 5:22:11 PM

ICC match referee rates Trent Bridge pitch as 'poor'
Dubai, July 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday said that David Boon of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who officiated in the first Test between India and England at Nottingham, has rated the pitch used at Trent Bridge as "poor".

Saturday, July 19, 2014 4:04:06 PM

World's first eco-friendly mosque opens in Dubai
Dubai, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The doors of the first environment-friendly mosque in the Islamic world were opened for worshippers here Friday by Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF).

Saturday, July 19, 2014 3:32:18 PM

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