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US under secretary praises Nitish Kumar for ‘positive change’ in Bihar


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 3 (IANS) Impressed by the positive change and development in the eastern Indian state of Bihar in the last few years, US Under Secretary of State for Political ... Read more...

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US sanctions on Iran: India keeping all options open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) With the US imposing new sanctions on Tehran, New Delhi is keeping "all options open" on approaching the US for waivers on ground that India ... Read more...

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US diplomat backs India’s FDI in retail decision


November 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 29 (IANS) A US diplomat Tuesday backed the Indian government's decision to allow 51 percent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, saying it "makes sense" and will ... Read more...

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US denounces Delhi bomb blast


September 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The US Wednesday denounced the bomb blast in the Indian capital as a "cowardly attack" and said it stood with India in confronting the global challenge ... Read more...

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Delhi blast: World rallies to India’s support (Roundup)


September 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The bomb explosion outside the Delhi High Court Wednesday elicited widespread global condemnation, with some of India's key partners including the US expressing solidarity ... Read more...

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‘US shoulder-to-shoulder with India against terror’


September 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Saying it stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with India in the fight against terror, the US Wednesday condemned the bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court that claimed ... Read more...

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Wikileaks expose on Mayawati distorted: Official


September 5th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The Wikileaks expose on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, citing leaked US diplomatic cables, is a "distorted version" of his conversation with a visiting US ... Read more...

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Clinton to brief India over US’ Taliban talks


July 14th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is expected to brief India about Washington's negotiations with a section of the Taliban and discuss the drawdown ... Read more...

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Ahead of Clinton visit, US says committed to NSG waiver


July 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit here next week, the US's acting envoy Thursday reiterated Washington's commitment to the waiver granted by the ... Read more...

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No change in Hillary Clinton’s India visit: US envoy


July 14th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to India will take place as scheduled next week and has not been affected by the blasts in ... Read more...

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South Asia hand Burleigh takes charge of US mission


July 1st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Veteran diplomat and South Asia specialist A. Peter Burleigh Friday took charge as the charge d'affaires of the US mission in India."Ambassador Burleigh's substantial diplomatic ... Read more...

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Advani hasn’t denied expose on BJP: Yashwant Sinha


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha Wednesday said veteran leader L.K. Advani "has not denied" the WikiLeaks expose about alleged doublespeak of ... Read more...

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Congress questions BJP’s political ideology on WikiLeaks disclosure


March 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Reacting over the expose of classified US diplomatic cables by whistleblowing website WikiLeaks stating that the (BJP) leadership had told them that its criticism of the ... Read more...

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India ‘completely safe’, it says after terror warning (Roundup)


June 4th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) India Thursday conveyed its objections to the US over a travel advisory that warned of a terror threat across the country and asserted that it was ... Read more...

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Festive atmosphere at polio immunisation camp (With image)


May 24th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A festive atmosphere prevailed at a state-run healthcare centre here Sunday as US Charge d'Affaires Peter Burleigh arrived to lend his weight to the Indian government's drive ... Read more...

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Acting US envoy takes part in Delhi polio drops campaign


May 24th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 24 (ANI): Acting US Ambassador A. Peter Burleigh, on Sunday took part in a polio eradication drive in the national capital.Burleigh, who has the designation of Charge d'Affaires of ... Read more...

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US envoy paid only a courtesy call, says TDP


May 14th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) US Charge d'Affaires A. Peter Burleigh met Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu only in a courtesy call and politics was not discussed in their meeting, ... Read more...

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US diplomat’s meetings trigger political row


May 14th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A US diplomat's meetings with Indian political leaders at the fag end of the Lok Sabha elections has sparked a row with the Left Thursday accusing ... Read more...

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CPI confident of forming govt. at Centre: Raja


May 14th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D. Raja on Thursday exuded confidence about the Third Front forming an alternative government at the Centre, and said the ... Read more...

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US Charge d’Affairs meets Advani


May 13th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): US Charge d'Affairs Peter Burleigh on Wednesday met BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate L K Advani here and discussed the bilateral ties and regional matters, particularly developments in ... Read more...

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US envoy meets Advani, Chandrababu Naidu; discusses India-US ties


May 13th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Amid mounting uncertainty over the outcome of the general elections in India, US Charge d'Affaires (head of mission) A. Peter Burleigh Wednesday met BJP's prime ministerial ... Read more...

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Tim Roemer US ambassador to India, says report


April 17th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, April 17 (IANS) Nearly a fortnight after A. Peter Burleigh moved in here as charge d'affaires of the US embassy, an American foreign policy magazine said Tim Roemer, the ... Read more...

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New US mission head takes charge


April 6th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A. Peter Burleigh, a veteran diplomat who has served as the US ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives, assumed office as the Charge d' Affaires (head ... Read more...

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New US envoy takes charge Monday, Holbrooke in India Tuesday


April 5th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) A seasoned South Asia hand and a polyglot, who speaks fluent Bengali, Hindi, Nepali and Sinhalese, A. Peter Burleigh is set to take over as the ... Read more...

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US envoy designate to India was considered a CIA agent during 70s: Report


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.23 (ANI): The Obama Administration, in a stop gap arrangement has appointed Peter Burleigh as its envoy to India after David Mulfords term is over. Burleighs name may not have ... Read more...

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Cat reunites with family after two weeks in truck without food and water!


December 25th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25 (ANI): A cat miraculously survived two weeks in a removal truck to be reunited with its family.According to the Northern Territory News, Snowball had no food or water ... Read more...

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