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Myanmar president urges more efforts for stability, development


September 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 8 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for all-out efforts to bring stability to the state and promote its socio-economic development, Xinhua reported Saturday, citing official ... Read more...

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India paying ’special attention’ to China border


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With China planning to develop a tourist hub in Tibet, India said Thursday that it was paying "special attention" to the development of infrastructure in ... Read more...

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ISAF commander meets Pakistan army chief (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Commander of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) General John R. Allen Thursday called on Pakistan Army chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani to discuss issues related ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests Afghan attack (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to Afghanistan a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.The Pakistani Taliban, which operates from the border ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests cross-border attack


June 25th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan Monday protested to the Afghan government over a cross-border attack by militants on a checkpost that killed six Pakistani soldiers.Pakistani Taliban militants, who operate ... Read more...

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Maharashtra assembly supports Marathi-speaking people of Karnataka


April 12th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) In a gesture of solidarity with the Marathi-speaking people of Belgaum in Karnataka who have staged a sit-in agitation in the city, the Maharashtra legislative ... Read more...

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Nepal PM stresses on regional economic integration


February 17th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday stressed the need of regional economic integration for development of the South Asian region."Nepal is a strong advocate of economic ... Read more...

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Russia to deploy S-400 air defence systems near borders


February 14th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will place several new S-400 Triumf air defence systems near its borders in 2012, Air Force Commander Alexander Zelin has said.The S-400 can engage ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India vow to ensure border stability


January 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 20 (IANS) Myanmar and India have pledged to ensure everlasting border stability, friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two countries, official media reported Friday.The two sides stressed this ... Read more...

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India keeping close watch on China’s border activities


December 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as India and China have yet to decide on the next round of boundary talks, the government Thursday said it was keeping "a close ... Read more...

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India’s border projects progressing unhindered: Antony


November 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) India has not succumbed to pressure from China to stall its border infrastructure projects, Defence Minister A.K. Antony informed parliament Monday.Antony gave an emphatic ... Read more...

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US halting military aid to Pakistan for expulsions


July 10th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The US is stopping millions of dollars in aid to the Pakistani military after the expulsion of over 100 US Special Forces trainers by Islamabad.Quoting ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies firing rockets at Afghanistan


June 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday denied reports that the country's armed forces fired missiles into Afghan territory, killing and injuring scores of people.A statement from the Afghan Presidential Palace ... Read more...

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Krishna lands in Myanmar capital


June 21st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), June 21 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday arrived in this Myanmar capital for the first high-level interaction between the two countries since a ... Read more...

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Thai soldier killed less than one day after ceasefire agreed with Cambodia


April 29th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Less than one day after Thailand and Cambodia agreed to ceasefire, border clashes erupted overnight, killing one Thai soldier, as four others were injured on the eighth ... Read more...

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Thailand and Cambodia agree to ceasefire


April 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire almost a week after they their border clashes begun, officials said.Thai national army chief General ... Read more...

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Thai-Cambodia peace talks postponed as clashes continue


April 27th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday announced that scheduled peace talks between Thai and Cambodian defense ministers had been postponed, as border clashes enter their sixth ... Read more...

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Six killed in first US drone attack in Pakistan since March 17


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, April 13(ANI): Six people were killed on Wednesday in the first US drone strike in Pakistan since March 17, when a similar drone attack had killed over 40 civilians in North ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills 22 suspected militants in North Waziristan


March 17th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Miranshah, Mar 17(ANI): A US drone strike in Pakistan's northwestern tribal belt killed 22 suspected militants on Thursday, security officials said.Two missiles hit Datta Khel town, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills four militants in North Waziristan


March 16th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Miramshah, Mar 16(ANI): At least four militants were killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region on Wednesday.The drone fired two missiles on a vehicle in the ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten Indian democracy: Governor


January 26th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Describing Maoists as "inhuman and a threat to Indian democracy", Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt said Wednesday that the country would crush the challenges of "violent forces".In his ... Read more...

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Pakistan can’t afford more military offensives: finance ministry


January 16th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's troubled economy cannot afford any more military offensives against terrorists if the government continues to compromise on economic reforms for political concessions, the finance ministry has ... Read more...

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US still views silent Haqqani network as most dangerous of Taliban fighters


December 27th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): The Obama administration continues to view the so-called Haqqani terrorist network as the deadliest group of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan despite it not having conducted a complex ... Read more...

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Pak “not fast enough” in uprooting terror havens along Afghan border region:Obama


December 17th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Pakistan's progress in rooting out terrorists has "not come fast enough", and so the United Stateswill continue insisting it to deal with the terror havens within its ... Read more...

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In western Afghan city of Herat, Iran has a presence


November 14th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.14 (ANI): In Herat, the tie to Iran is hard to miss. Iranian money builds roads and industrial parks, store goods are likely to be from Iran, and Iranian cash ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh wrap up boundary talks (Lead)


November 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Thursday wrapped up their fourth round of boundary talks by agreeing to resolve all pending issues in a pragmatic manner, including the more ... Read more...

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IAF strengthening its ground assets: Air chief


October 10th, 2010 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Gulshan Luthra & Air Marshal (retd) Ashok Goyal New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is upgrading and modernizing its existing airfields and bases - rather than creating ... Read more...

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Taiwan raises travel alert for India following shooting


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, Sep 22 (DPA) Taiwan raised the travel alert for India late Tuesday, following Sunday's shooting in New Delhi which left two Taiwanese injured. The alert was raised from yellow to orange, the ... Read more...

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US now sees home-grown terrorism as biggest threat


September 11th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Nine years after the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks, the United States is looking at the terrorism issue differently, with experts saying that the biggest ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government detained us illegally, claims Naidu


July 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, has alleged that the Maharashtra Government detained him and other party activists illegally.Naidu was arrested on July 16 ... Read more...

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Visually impaired women craft traditional wristbands for ‘Rakshabandhan’


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 23 (ANI): The visually impaired women here are crafting 'Rakhi', or traditional wristbands, for the upcoming Hindu sibling festival of 'Rakshabandhan' under the banner of the National Association for the ... Read more...

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Absolutely critical to dismantle terrorist networks in Pakistan: Obama


May 28th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) President Barack Obama says the US is working with Pakistan to make it more effective partners in dealing with the extremists within their borders as ... Read more...

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India closely watching China’s border infrastructure: Krishna (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India is keeping a close watch on China's military modernisation and infrastructure in the border regions in Tibet and has taken necessary measures to safeguard its security, ... Read more...

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India closely watching China’s border infrastructure


April 21st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The central government Wednesday said it was keeping a close watch on China's military modernisation and infrastructure development programmes in the border regions in Tibet and has ... Read more...

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Kayani takes centrestage at US-Pakistan strategic dialogue


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 23 (IANS) Ahead of the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue set to begin here Wednesday, the US has focused on building a stronger security relationship with Islamabad giving primacy ... Read more...

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