Iran: US must prove 9/11 was terrorists’ job

TEHRAN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called for formation of fact-finding team to re-examine the September 11 incident to prove that that was work of terrorist groups and this requires collective contribution of the US administration. The Iranian president on Saturday..

Antony to Visit US

NEW DELHI: The Defence Minister A K Antony would visit Washington on a two-day visit to the US begning from September 27. He is going on an invitation from his counterpart Robert Gates. A high-level delegation including the Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar, Lt General Bikram Singh, Vice Admiral..

Iran, US world’s influential powers: Ahmadinejad

NEW YORK: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday evening that Iran and the US are two influential powers of the world whose interaction would determine world’s future. New York, Sept 20, IRNA – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Sunday evening that Iran and the US are two influential powers of ..

Moon gives UNESCWA command to Rima Khalaf

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Rima Khalaf, a national of Jordan, as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA).
She succeeds Bader Al-Dafa, to whom the Secretary-General ..

Pastor calls off Quran burning

Terry Jones, the pastor of a Florida church who had threaten to burn Quran on 9/11 anniversary in New York has called off his plan permanently.
In an interview with NBC TV pastor said: “We will definitely not burn the Quran, not today, not ever.”
According to CNN Jones arrived in New York..

Pastor’s call an act of terrorism: Imam

MAKKAH: The Imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah on Friday termed US pastor’s threat to burn copies of the Holy Quran as an act of terrorism. He said that it would also create ill will among communities.
Delivering his Eid sermon, Sheikh Saleh Bin-Humaid also called the move an act of aggression ..

New Yorkers Want Mosque Moved: NYT

NEW YORK: If we go by a survey conducted by the New York Times, a majority of New York City residents are against the proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero. They want it to be relocated to a less controversial site farther away from ground zero in Lower Manhattan.

Pak to release 100 more Indian fishermen

LAHORE: The Pakistani authorities would release hundred more Indian fishermen on Sunday. They had been detained in the Malir Jail, Karachi along with 342 other Indian fishermen over alleged charges of ‘illegal entry in Pakistani waters’. According to a report in Daily Times the released Indian ..

India raises Pak flood aid to $25 m

NEW DELHI: (AMN) India on Tuesday decided to increase its humanitarian aid to Pakistan’s flood victims. External affairs minister S.M. Krishna told the Lok that the assistance would go up to $25 million. The amount is five time more as announced earlier by the government of India.

UNICEF Executive Director visits Pak flooded areas

CHARSADDA DISTRICT: UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake’s two-day visit to Pakistan, which wraps up today, has reflected the unprecedented scale of emergency the country faces, with more than 17 million people affected by floods caused due to exceptionally heavy monsoon rains.



Ankur Mittal wins Gold medal in Men’s Double Trap event at ISSF

Young Indian shooter Ankur Mittal won Gold medal in the Men's Double Trap event at the International Shooting ...

Bakshi Stadium set to develop modern footaball facility as per FIFA norms

Bakshi Stadium in Srinagar is all set to be developed as a modern football facility as per FIFA norms at an es ...



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