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India-educated Vietnamese may get ASEAN’s top job


August 11th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 11 (IANS) Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh, an alumnus of India's Jawaharlal Nehru University, may become the ASEAN's next secretary-general, according to reports here.Vietnamese foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooting: US officials join prayers at Golden Temple


August 10th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 10 (IANS) Officials of the US embassy in India Friday attended the prayer service at the Golden Temple here, the holiest of Sikh shrines, for six people ... Read more...

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If killer had accomplice, will be punished: US envoy


August 10th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) US Ambassador Nancy Powell has said that if the gunman who killed six people at a gurdwara at Winconsin had an accomplice, he or she ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Assure Indian community of its safety, Krishna tells Clinton


August 7th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said he had spoken to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and conveyed to her India's concerns over ... Read more...

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Vatican rejects Bulgarian envoy for writing ‘homosexual act’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Aug 6 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican rejected the candidacy of a Bulgarian diplomat to become the next ambassador of his country because he is the author of a best-selling ... Read more...

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Salman, Katrina look wonderful together: Shah Rukh


August 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) They may not be on talking terms but Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan doesn't shy away from heaping praise on arch-rival Salman Khan. And this ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan to attend Olympics


August 5th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan is headed to London to attend the Olympics as brand ambassador of Omega watches, says father Amitabh, who had carried the torch ahead ... Read more...

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Berger eyeing Kareena or Katrina as brand ambassador


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) With a major emphasis on brand endorsement, Kolkata-based Berger Paints will rope in a top Bollywood actress as brand ambassador for its Silk range of ... Read more...

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Former Brazil defender Roberto Carlos retires


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Brazil and Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos has announced his retirement from football.The 39-year-old will assume an ambassador's role for Russian club Anzhi ... Read more...

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Morocco looking for more joint ventures with India: Ambassador (Interview-Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco, the North African nation that supplies the bulk of India's needs for phosphate, a key ingredient in fertilisers, is looking for expansion in ties ... Read more...

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Kenya launches probe into Venezuelan envoy’s death


July 28th, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 28 (IANS) Kenyan police have launched an investigation into the death of Venezuela's acting ambassador, who was found strangled in her house in Nairobi Friday, Xinhua reported.Nairobi Police ... Read more...

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Top Venezuela diplomat murdered in Kenya


July 28th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 27 (IANS) Top Venezuelan diplomat in Kenya was found murdered in her house Friday, Xinhua reported.Nairobi Police Commander Anthony Kibuchi confirmed that Charge de Affaires Olga Fonseca was ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

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Indian envoy seeks direct flights to Cambodia


July 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) India's Ambassador Dinesh K. Patnaik pledged Tuesday to urge Indian airlines to operate direct flights to Cambodia in order to boost bilateral relations in trade, ... Read more...

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Treat for wine lovers, Chilean way (With Images) (Lead, correcting spelling)


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chilean wine Valdivieso has entered the Indian market, and its distributor hopes to change the whisky-drinking nation's taste.Agnetta International, an India-based distributor of alcohol brands, ... Read more...

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Treat for wine lovers, Chilean way (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chilean wine Valdiviesco has entered the Indian market, and its distributor hopes to change the whisky-drinking nation's taste.Agnetta International, an India-based distributor of alcohol brands, ... Read more...

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Anushka replaces Prachi for brand endorsement (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has replaced Prachi Desai as the face of SOFY, a brand of sanitary napkins from Japan-based FMCG company Unicharm.Anushka has been ... Read more...

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EU asks Bangladesh to address human rights violations


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh needs to address the issue of human rights violations because it is similar to violation of democracy, the European Union (EU) ambassador to the country ... Read more...

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Malaysia to evacuate citizens from Syria


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 22 (IANS) Malaysia is removing its citizens from Syria following the fast deteriorating security situation in that country, according to Malaysian foreign minister Anifah Aman.In a ... Read more...

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Philips launches bodygroom product for men


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Philips India Friday launched Philips Bodygroom - BG2024, a body hair trimming and shaving gadget for men priced at Rs.2,495."Our research has shown that ... Read more...

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Krishna says UAE probing Indian fisherman’s killing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are probing the killing of an Indian fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... Read more...

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Pakistan discusses reopening of NATO supply routes


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan's top political and military leadership held a meeting at President House over reopening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.The meeting was held late Saturday night ... Read more...

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A China House for London Olympics


July 14th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) China House, a place to host friends from all over the world and display China-related activities, will be set up in London during the 2012 London ... Read more...

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Canada to open embassy in Myanmar


July 14th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 14 (IANS) Canada will open an embassy in Myanmar, said Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird.No date was set yet, but Baird told reporters Friday on a conference ... Read more...

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New US ambassador takes office in Myanmar


July 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 11 (IANS) Newly-appointed US Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell presented his credentials to Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.This signified the re-establishment of diplomatic relations ... Read more...

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India assures Burundi of help for African youth in coma (Second Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Patiala, July 6 (IANS) India Friday assured Burundi's ambassador of all possible assistance for a 23-year-old student from the east African country lying in coma after being beaten up ... Read more...

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India-Nepal trade could reach $10 bn by 2017: Envoy


July 5th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July5 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Nepal could touch $10 billion over the next five years, its envoy to India said Thursday."Our trade with India has shown good ... Read more...

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Sunil Chhetri will be Indian football’s brand ambassador: Patel


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel lauded Portugal club Sporting Lisbon signing Sunil Chhetri and said that it was the dawn of ... Read more...

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Belarus to help build space facility in Venezuela


July 5th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Belarus will participate in the construction of a space base in Venezuela to be used for launching satellites, Venezuelan Ambassador to Belarus Americo Diaz Nunez said."Belarus ... Read more...

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US to remain engaged with Sri Lanka, says envoy


July 4th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) The US will remain engaged with Sri Lanka despite some differences of opinion on the political front, the US ambassador to Sri Lanka said here Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Experts look at positives of Rio Earth Summit


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Though the Rio Earth Summit held last month did not come up with any major outcomes, but it did provide a wide canvas of concepts ... Read more...

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Garfield named ambassador of orphans


July 1st, 2012 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actor Andrew Garfield has been roped in as the ambassador for the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO).Garfield, who played orphaned Peter Parker in "The Amazing Spider-Man", ... Read more...

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