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Three arrested over missing journalist in Maldives

Sep 29 2014, 2:00am CDT | by IANS

Male, Sep 29 (IANS) The Maldives police Monday confirmed the arrest of three men in connection to the disappearance of journalist Ahmed Rilwan. Read more Sep 29 2014, 2:00am CDT
 
 

Iran foils BBC's plot to 'steal documents'

Sep 29 2014, 1:14am CDT | by IANS

Tehran, Sep 29 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has thwarted a plot by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) to steal artistic, historical and cultural documents from the country's archive centres, the... Read more Sep 29 2014, 1:14am CDT
 
 

'Rock star' Modi makes a big splash in US media

Sep 28 2014, 10:06pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rock star like reception by a rapturous Indian-American community at Madison Square Garden made quite a splash in the US media too ahead of his summit Monday... Read more Sep 28 2014, 10:06pm CDT
 
 

Rajdeep Sardesai of Headlines Today heckled in New York

Sep 28 2014, 10:48am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai of Headlines Today news channel was heckled and roughed up, allegedly by a band of supporters of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, outside the Madison Square... Read more Sep 28 2014, 10:48am CDT
 
 

'India is reaching for the stars under Modi'

Sep 28 2014, 12:02am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the world stage with a stirring address to the UN general assembly, an influential US daily noted how Modi once unwelcome in US was getting a "rock... Read more Sep 28 2014, 12:02am CDT
 
 

Chinese president stresses preservation of native culture

Sep 24 2014, 2:58am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Sep 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday said his country must preserve and develop its native culture and promote exchanges between different civilisations to make the world a better place. Read more Sep 24 2014, 2:58am CDT
 
 

IS releases new video of British hostage

Sep 23 2014, 10:10am CDT | by IANS

Beirut, Sep 23 (IANS/EFE) Militants of Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group Tuesday released a second video of one of its hostages in Syria, British journalist John Cantlie, who criticised the air operations carried... Read more Sep 23 2014, 10:10am CDT
 
 

Bahrain set to sign media agreement with India

Sep 22 2014, 8:18am CDT | by IANS

Manama, Sep 22 (IANS) Bahrain is set to sign an information and media agreement with India, media reported Monday. Read more Sep 22 2014, 8:18am CDT
 
 

Now, a comic on romantic microorganisms!

Sep 20 2014, 3:36am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialised in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese... Read more Sep 20 2014, 3:36am CDT
 
 

Malaysian official slams article on MH370 pilot

Sep 20 2014, 2:50am CDT | by IANS

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman Saturday slammed an article claiming that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, caused the aircraft to... Read more Sep 20 2014, 2:50am CDT
 
 

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