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King 2nd most influential leader

RIYADH: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman is the second-most influential leader on Twitter, right behind US President Barack Obama who ranks first. These were the findings of a survey conducted by Burson-Marsteller on May 31 and published ...

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Prince Alwaleed joins Bill Gates and Warren Buffett in commitment to giving more than half of their wealth to good causes

RIYADH: Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and the Giving Pledge, announced that Prince Alwaleed has become the first Arab Muslim to take the Giving Pledge. This follows Prince Alwaleed’s announcement last July that he would pledge ...

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6% tax on expat remittances urged

JEDDAH: The Shoura Council’s finance committee is backing a proposed tax on the remittances of expats, starting from 6 percent in the first year and gradually reducing to 2 percent permanently from the fifth year onward. The tax proposal was ...

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Boy abandoned for being naughty found alive by Japan army

Tokyo, 3 June,2016: His parents told police they had left him by the road to discipline him after he threw stones at people and cars. A Japanese boy abandoned in a dense forest by his parents for being naughty was ...

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Paris floodwaters set to peak as more rain forecast

Paris, 3 June 2016: Floodwaters in Paris are forecast to peak on Friday with the River Seine due to reach 6m (19ft) above its normal level. The world-famous Louvre and Orsay museums have been shut so staff can move priceless ...

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11 dead in Qatar labour camp fire

It says 12 other people were injured in the fire. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Qatar, 3 June,2016 :A fire ripped through a camp housing labourers in southwestern Qatar killing 11 people and injuring 12 others, the ...

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Gulbarg Society case: All you need to know about the 2002 massacre

Ahmedabad,, June 2, 2016: After 14 long years, a Special Sessions Court in Ahmedabad on Thursday convicted 24 people and pronounced 36 others as innocent in the sensational Gulbarg Society massacre case in Gujarat in which 69 people, including former ...

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New highway to link Abu Dhabi, Dubai

62-km long Abu Dhabi – Dubai highway comprising four lanes is an extension of the Mohammed Bin Zayed Road Dubai/Abu Dhabi – A new highway connecting Dubai and Abu Dhabi will be opened to motorists by the end of the ...

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Iran says not sending Haj pilgrims this year

TEHRAN/JEDDAH, 29 May 2016: Iran’s culture minister on Sunday said Iranians will not take part in this year’s Haj, set for September. More than 60,000 Iranians took part in last year’s Haj. Ali Jannati’s announcement, reported by Agence France Presse, ...

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CET: seven toppers from DK

Ananth G. from Alva’s PU College, Moodbidri, ranked first in medical and dental streams Mangaluru, 29 May 2016: Seven students from Dakshina Kannada district are among the toppers in the Common Entrance Test (CET) for admission to medical, dental, engineering, ...

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Vikas is my objective, says Modi

Prime Minister seeks support of farmers to the plan to double their incomes by 2022 Saying that Jan Man (the mind of the people) is changing with two years of BJP rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi again chanted the ‘Vikas’ ...

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Farmer earns Re 1 after selling one tonne of onions

PUNE, 24 May, 2016: In a bizarre claim, a farmer has said he could earn only Re 1 from sale of nearly a tonne of onions at the district Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC). According to Devidas Parbhane, 48, the ...

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How a young IT minister is transforming Hyderabad into a global business city once again

Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KT Rama Rao), popularly known as KTR, is the Minister of Information Technology, Government of Telangana. The 40-year old minister is the son of first and current Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao. But this ...

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PM Modi gifts Iranian Supreme Leader a rare 7th century manuscript of the Holy Quran

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gifted Iranian Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei a rare 7th Century manuscript of the Holy Quran written in Kufic script and attributed to Prophet’s son-in-law Hazrat Ali. Modi, who called on Khamenei ...

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