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Burundi president to meet PM Tuesday


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Relations between India and Burundi are set to get a fillip when the eastern African country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, meets Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday.India ... Read more...

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US downplays Manmohan Singh’s visit to Iran


August 15th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Downplaying the significance of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's upcoming visit to western sanctions hit Iran, the US has hoped he would convey to Tehran ... Read more...

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US hails Russia’s contribution to Afghan mission


June 19th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US recognises Russia's contribution to building a better future for the Afghan people and hopes for further cooperation in providing security in the ... Read more...

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India unveils Connect Central Asia policy


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), June 12 (IANS) India Tuesday unveiled its Connect Central Asia policy that is aimed at greater political, economic and people-to-people engagement with the energy-rich Central Asian countries, both ... Read more...

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Krishna meets China’s would-be PM


June 6th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met China's Vice Premier Li Keqiang, who is expected to succeed Premier Wen Jiabao next year, and discussed ... Read more...

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26/11: Pakistani judicial panel begins visit to India (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission arrived here Wednesday and will record the statements of key officials related to the 26/11 Mumbai carnage probe, an important step ... Read more...

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Concerned India backs democracy transition in Syria (Intro Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) India has voted for an Arab and Western-backed UN resolution denouncing the violent crackdown in Syria and calling for a democratic transition, but Russia ... Read more...

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India backs move against Assad, rights body pats Delhi (Roundup)


February 5th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (IANS) India has voted for an Arab and Western-backed UN resolution denouncing the violent crackdown in Syria, but Russia and China vetoed it saying it ... Read more...

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India, Africa discuss setting up of 80 training institutions


October 12th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Oct 12 (IANS) India has discussed the action plan with the African Union to set up over 80 training and capacity building institutions across Africa, an important decision ... Read more...

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India considers Malaysia a close friend and partner: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said that India considers Malaysia a close friend and partner, which is evident from the exchange of visits by the Prime ... Read more...

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Japanese troops may train with Australian troops: Gillard


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, April 23 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said Saturday Japanese troops could be allowed to train in Australian defence units under a new vision for greater military co-operation ... Read more...

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Clashes along Thai-Cambodian border resume


February 17th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- New skirmishes between Thailand and Cambodia were reported on Wednesday after the United Nations Security Council proposed a permanent ceasefire on Monday.Cambodian soldiers attacked a Thai outpost at ... Read more...

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India seeks reform of global security structure


February 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) India has called for a reform of the international structure for maintaining peace and security and peacebuilding while offering its unmatched nation building experience for global efforts ... Read more...

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Hu Jintao’s US visit ‘made progress’ in enhancing China-US ties: Expert


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit to the United States was "very important" and "made progress" in enhancing the relations between the two countries, a US international affairs ... Read more...

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India values Germany’s role as Europe’s economic powerhouse: Manmohan Singh


December 12th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.11 (ANI): Describing Germany as the economic powerhouse of Europe, and as India's largest trading partner in Europe, visiting Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said that it is playing ... Read more...

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Paswan, D. Raja call for withdrawal of AFSPA from Kashmir Valley


December 5th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Dec.5 (ANI): Senior Communist Party leader D. Raja and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan on Sunday called for the immediate withdrawal of the controversial Armed ... Read more...

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India, Vietnam plan joint army training


October 13th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 13 (IANS) India Wednesday announced a slew of measures to expand its defence ties with Vietnam, including joint training of armies and support to strengthen and upgrade the capabilities of ... Read more...

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No link between Bhopal gas leak and Planning Commission loan request: Froman


August 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.20 (ANI): US Deputy National Security Advisor Mike Froman has said he has never established a link between the Bhopal gas leak issue and India's request for loan help from ... Read more...

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No interference in resolving Bhopal issue: US


August 20th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A top US official at the centre of a controversy over remarks purportedly linking the Bhopal gas disaster with India-US investment ties has asserted the US ... Read more...

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No land trade route to India till resolution of Kashmir dispute: Pak minister


July 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 30(ANI): Pakistan Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira has said that his country will not allow any land trade route to India until both countries resolve the Kashmir dispute.Kaira asserted that ... Read more...

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North Korea threatens response to naval exercise


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 23 (DPA) The spokesman of the North Korean delegation at an Asian security forum said Friday that Pyongyang would physically respond to planned US-South Korean naval exercises. "The Democratic People's Republic ... Read more...

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Pressure China to reverse n-deal with Pakistan: US expert


July 20th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 20 (IANS) A former US official intimately involved in negotiations for the India-US civil nuclear agreement has urged Washington to pressurise China to reverse the planned sale ... Read more...

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Gay men better at recalling faces


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Gay men can recall familiar faces faster and more accurately than their heterosexual counterparts because, like women, they use both sides of their brains, says a study. ... Read more...

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Bilateral brains of gay men ‘better at remembering faces’


June 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study by York University researchers has shown that gay men can recall familiar faces faster and more accurately than their heterosexual counterparts because, like women, they ... Read more...

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Simplify visa clearances, urges Pakistan badminton star


April 14th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The frosty relations between India and Pakistan have made it increasingly difficult for sportspersons from neighbouring countries to go across the border to participate in ... Read more...

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Hurriyat chief wants China, Saudi Arabia’s mediation in J-K


March 24th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has suggested that China and Saudi Arabia could mediate to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir issue.Speaking on the sidelines of a ... Read more...

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Dhaka keen to attract more Indian, Chinese funds


March 13th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Bangladesh has decided not to bargain with foreign lenders for lowering loan interest rates in a bid to attract funds from India, China, South Korea and others ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan federations agree to resume hockey series


March 11th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Hockey India and the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) have agreed in principle to resume bilateral test series between the two countries. HI secretary general Narinder Batra and his ... Read more...

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India, B’Desh PMs believe electoral victory has given them a chance to add a new chapter in relation


January 12th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and the visiting Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have agreed that the recent elections in both the countries has presented them ... Read more...

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Bangladesh won’t be base for another nation’s terrorists: Hasina


January 6th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 6 (IANS) Bangladesh will not allow its territory to be used by "militants and terrorists of another country", Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. Hasina Tuesday said she would ... Read more...

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Obama preparing additional sanctions for Iran other than UN’s


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 23 (ANI): The Obama administration has reportedly been preparing additional ways of sanctioning Iran for its pursuit of nuclear weapons, ABC News has learned.For months, officials of the Obama ... Read more...

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Indian cricket has reached the pinnacle: ICC chief


December 16th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Dec 16 (IANS) The head of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Wednesday congratulated India on reaching the top of the rankings for Test match cricket, saying the time ... Read more...

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White House statement on U.N. Climate Change Conference


December 5th, 2009 - 4:56 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Friday released the following statement on the United Nations Climate Change Conference."The President strongly believes that all nations have a ... Read more...

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India, US pledge to stimulate global economic revival


November 25th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov. 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama on Tuesday took note of the new opportunities offered bytheir economies and their respective strengths, and their ... Read more...

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India, US agree to forge `Green Partnership’ to address global climate change challenges


November 25th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.25 (ANI): India and the United States have agreed to forge a `Green Partnership' to address global climate change challenges in the 21st century.Recognizing that energy security, food security, climate ... Read more...

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