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Beita-al-Khair Exhibition in 27th Janadriyah


The 27th Janadriyah festival portrayed rich cultural amalgamation of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)—heritage and towering growth since 1932. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz had inaugurated this 10-day long historical celebration on February 8, 2012.

Official record on deaths occurred during conflict released

The Census and Statistics Department has released an official report on the deaths occurred in the five districts of Northern Province for the last four years of the conflict that ended in May 2009.

Sexy is not derogatory, says NCW chairperson

National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma, defining the word 'sexy' on Saturday, said girls should not take the word in the wrong way because “sexy means beautiful”.

Governor Applauds PMU Initiatives

A PMU team led by Rector, Dr. Issa Al-Ansari and the members of the academic and administrative leadership visited the office of the Eastern Province Governor, HRH Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Bin Abdulaziz. This delegation also comprised of a group of students.

PM laments China ahead of India in field of science

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who vowed last month to more than double India's R&D spending to $8 billion a year by 2017, has expressed concern over countries like China overtaking India in the field of science.

Is Burma Army against the President's Peace Plans?

President Thein Sein led Burmese government and the Shan State Army to sign a ceasefire agreement as a major breakthrough at Taunggyi, the capital of Shan State, on 2 December 2011.

Embassy car blast in Delhi: Israel claims India has “ proof of Iran link”

Indian intelligence agencies have "considerable evidence" of Iran's involvement in the February 13 attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife but are not releasing it in a bid to avoid public confrontation with Tehran, a top Israeli security official has claimed.

American values

Pressure from the US administration kept Pastor Terry Jones away from burning 200 copies of Qur’an he collected, in Gainesville, Florida, in 2010, President Barack Obama then persuaded him by saying that his act will endanger the life of the US troops in Afghanistan.


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