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Shabana Azmi in Bahrain as jury member
Manama, Sep 28 (IANS) Veteran actress and activist Shabana Azmi has been chosen as a jury member for Isa Award for Service to Humanity in Bahrain.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 6:58:03 PM

Man pours boiling water on wife in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) Police have arrested a man in Saudi Arabia for pouring boiling water on his wife following a dispute, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 4:52:06 PM

Girl's on-stage act raises howl in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 28 (IANS) A girl who performed on stage in Saudi Arabia with make-up and uncovered hair has been facing criticism in the social media, a media report said Sunday.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 4:00:04 PM

Indian mission receives nearly 2,800 complaints in Qatar
Doha, Sep 27 (IANS) As many as 2,792 complaints, including labour law violations, have been received by the Indian mission in Qatar so far this year, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:20:05 PM

Sushma Swaraj holds strategic dialogue with GCC foreign ministers
Manama, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met foreign ministers of the Gulf region in a strategic dialogue between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and India, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 9:06:10 PM

33 Indians die during Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 27 (IANS) Thirty-three Indians have died of illness or old-age ailments during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia this year, a media report said Saturday.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 7:16:19 PM

UAE endorses joint Arab strategic food reserve
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) The UAE minister for food and agriculture, Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, Friday said the Gulf Arab desert state is committed to support joint Arab efforts to set up a strategic food reserve in response to the world food crisis, WAM news agency reported.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 4:18:06 AM

Ebola vaccine for limited distribution likely by 2015: WHO
Geneva, Sep 26 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Friday said a potential vaccine against the Ebola virus disease might be ready for limited distribution in January 2015.

Friday, September 26, 2014 10:12:14 PM

Around 100 Bahrainis fighting alongside IS
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Around 100 Bahrainis have taken up arms alongside the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group, Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said.

Friday, September 26, 2014 7:16:18 PM

SABIC resin to be used in Mumbai suburbans' seats
Jeddah, Sep 26 (IANS) Saudi Arabia-based Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has agreed to provide Indian Railway's Integral Coach Factory (ICF) with 'Lexan' resin for manufacturer of new seating material for the Mumbai suburban rail system.

Friday, September 26, 2014 2:32:16 PM

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