Archive for November 21st, 2017

Birmingham Qur’an: digital exhibition in Abu Dhabi for first time

London, November 21,2017 :   The University of Birmingham has opened the Abu Dhabi exhibition of the Birmingham Qur’an Manuscript.
 A VIP opening was attended by Her Excellency Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the UAE Mr. Philip Parham; and…

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Can India join hands with Japan, Australia & U.S. to confront China

Rise of ‘Quad’ (quadrilateral) between India, US, Japan and Australia has raised eyebrows in Beijing but whether the move to join hands between four is feasible and workable in the prevailing regional and international circumstances needs a close look.

When the idea of ‘Quad’ between four Asia-Pacific countries came…

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Canon India appoints Gary Lee as Vice President, CFO

New Delhi, Nov 21 :  Canon India on Tuesday appointed Gary Lee as its Chief Financial Officer and Vice President who will oversee finance and taxation, legal and corporate communication divisions in the country.

Lee replaces Anuj Aggarwal who has been elevated to Canon Marketing Philippines as Vice President, the company…

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Don’t know anything about IFFI protests, ‘Padmavati’ stir: Muzaffar Ali

Panaji, Nov 21 :  There are calls to boycott the 48th International Film Festival of India over the stir around “Padmavati” release and the exclusion of “S Durga” and “Nude” from IFFI’s Indian Panorama section. But filmmaker Muzaffar Ali doesn’t want to comment about it and says that he…

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Warner hit by neck injury ahead of Ashes

Brisbane, Nov 21 (AFP) Australia vice-captain David Warner said he will undergo intense treatment on his neck after suffering sudden pain during training today, just two days before the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.

The opening batsman injured his neck while taking a high catch on the Gabba outfield…

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Style is about the way you feel: Alia Bhatt

Mumbai, Nov 21:  Actress Alia Bhatt, known for making fashion statements at red carpet galas and for setting style trends through her movies, says it makes a difference to have a stylist, but a person’s look depends on how he or she feels.

Alia has invested in the fashion…

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Three Pakistani LeT militants killed in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 21 :  Three Pakistani Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara district, police said.
The security forces cordoned off Magam area in Handwara after receiving specific information about the presence of the militants.

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Trump administration ends temporary protection for Haitians

Washington, Nov 21 :  President Donald Trump’s administration is ending a humanitarian programme that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the US since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, White House officials said.
Haitians with what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will…

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Rajasthan CM joins anti-Padmavati league

Jaipur  Nov.21 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that Padmavati would not be released in the state till necessary changes as per suggestions given to the Centre were incorporated in the film.

The Chief Minister on Monday said that the movie will be allowed to release in…

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