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Egypt Air plane makes emergency landing at Mumbai

Mumbai,December 29, 2010: An Egypt Air aircraft made an emergency landing at Mumbai airport on Wednesday morning.The Cairo-Mumbai flight (MS 968) landed after a suspected fire was reported from its cargo hold.All the passengers on board were reported safe. Source ...

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Shariah Index launched at Bombay Stock Exchange

Mumbai – The Bombay Stock Exchange along with Taqwaa Advisory and Shariah Investment Solutions (P) Ltd. (TASIS), on Monday, launched a Sharia Index with 50 Sharia compliant companies within the BSE 500 that will be known as BSE TASIS Sharia ...

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Karnataka not in favour of single common entrance test

Bangalore, Dec 27, (PTI): Karnataka Government today said it was not in favour of a single common entrance test (CET) at the state level for admission to professional courses, as it would not benefit the state students. The government had ...

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Terror threat: Karnataka puts coastal areas on high alert

Bangalore, Dec 27, (PTI) :Security was today intensified in Karnataka, particularly in coastal areas, after a terror alert was sounded by central intelligence agencies. “A high alert has been sounded in the state, especially in coastal districts following an alert ...

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Urdu Journalists to be awarded at World Mushaira

Bangalore – On the occasion of World Urdu Conference and Mushaira which is scheduled to be held on 29, 30 Dec, three eminent journalists will be awarded in recognition of their services in the field of Urdu Journalism and Literature. ...

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Career Festival 2011 to be held in Mumbai

Mumbai – Career festival 2011, in which Twocircles.net is media partner, will be held on 15 and 16 January 2011 at M. H. Saboo Siddik College of Engineering in Byculla, South Mumbai. Organizers of the carrier fest Associations of Muslim ...

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GSLV mission fails as rocket explodes mid-air

Sriharikota (AP), Dec 25 (PTI): India’s space programme suffered a setback today when one of its communication satellites aboard a Geosynchronous Launch Vehicle (GSLV) exploded mid-air less than a minute after lift-off from the spaceport here and fell into the ...

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Boat searched for weapons; nothing found, no arrests made says Commissioner

Mangalore – Tense atmosphere prevailed in the coastal city of Mangalore on Friday afternoon following a joint operation by Coastal Security Police Force and Panambur police based on rumours of illegal weapons transportation. Claiming that they have received intelligence information ...

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Former Kerala CM Karunakaran is dead

Thiruvananthapuram, December 23: Veteran Congress leader K. Karunakaran, who was four times chief minister of Kerala, died in a hospital here Thursday, doctors said. He was 92. Karunakaran, who was admitted to a private hospital in the city on December ...

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Private sector to chip in $500 b for infrastructure

NEW DELHI, December 23, 2010 :nion Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said he saw the private sector chipping in with $500 billion (about Rs.22.50 lakh crore) for development of the infrastructure sector during the XII Plan (2012-17). “We are ...

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India successfully tests n-capable Prithvi-II missile

Bhubaneswar, December 22 (IANS): India Wednesday successfully tested its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said. The surface-to-surface missile, which has already been inducted into the Indian armed forces, was blasted off ...

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MHRD proposes national level test for entrance to higher education

Bangalore: In a move that could radically change the system of admissions to colleges and institutions of higher learning , the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) is contemplating introducing a national-level entrance test for different streams of learning. Speaking ...

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Manmohan for urgent steps to cool onion prices

NEW DELHI, December 21, 2010 (PTI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday expressed deep concern over the sharp rise in onion prices and said effective steps should be taken to bring down the prices to affordable levels. In a letter ...

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India’s 150 million Muslims away from extremism: US cable

New Delhi – Strongly endorsing the secular and nationalistic nature of Muslims in India, the United States has acknowledged that India’s over 150 million Muslim population is largely unattracted to extremism. Separatism and religious extremism have little appeal to Indian ...

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