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No witch hunt, take bold decisions: PM to bureaucrats (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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Political slugfest over ‘no more reforms’ remark (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A political slugfest was sparked off Friday over chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu's reported remarks that major reforms were unlikely before the next general ... Read more...

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Comment on reforms not linked to 2014 election: Kaushik Basu


April 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Government's chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu Friday clarified that his comments on economic reforms getting a push after 2014 was not linked to India's ... Read more...

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Kaushik’s remark triggers political slugfest (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Finance ministry chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu's remarks that major reforms were unlikely before the next general elections kicked off a slugfest between the ... Read more...

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Government will bring economy back on growth path: Ahluwalia


April 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Friday played down the row over Chief Economic Adviser Kaushik Basu's comment on the slow ... Read more...

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US monopoly on World Bank presidency challenged (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US Friday named Jim Yong Kim as its candidate to lead the World Bank (WB), but he faces a challenge from two non-Americans - ... Read more...

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US expert advocates destruction of Lashkar-e-Taiba


March 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Describing Pakistan based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as the most dangerous terrorist group operating in South Asia after Al Qaeda, a US expert has advocated its destruction ... Read more...

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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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Carnegie Endowment keen on centre in New Delhi


November 9th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) United States-based think tank Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is keen to set up a centre in New Delhi aimed to increase its presence ... Read more...

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Musharraf for rapprochement between ISI, RAW


October 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Accusing India of trying to turn Afghanistan against Pakistan, former president Pervez Musharraf warned of "counter-measures" by Islamabad and at the same time called for ... Read more...

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`Initial plans for Mumbai attack involved only two fidayeen’


May 21st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) had been gathering surveillance material for an attack against the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai since 2006 and the initial plans ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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LeT can’t replace Al Qaeda, but can threaten US, says expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) While Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), blamed for the Mumbai terror attacks, is unlikely to replace Al Qaeda at the forefront of global jihad, it has ... Read more...

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Meltdown alert at Japan’s Fukushima reactor


March 14th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports by Jiji news agency the nuclear fuel rods at the Japanese nuclear reactor plant are now fully exposed. And needless to say this raises ... Read more...

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Fighter procurement for dummies: Ashley Tellis does it again! (Part-1)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Admiral Arun Prakash New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Amongst the strategic analysts on the Indo-US horizon, few are as incisive and diligent as Ashley J Tellis. In this context Tellis ... Read more...

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Analysts welcome US’ demand for “orderly transition” to democratic govt in Egypt


January 31st, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan 31 (ANI): Analysts have backed a US demand for "orderly transition" and formation of a democratic government in Egypt.During phone calls to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Saudi ... Read more...

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US will have to offer India generous terms to seal combat aircraft deal: Expert (Part-I)


January 28th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.28 (ANI): If the United States is keen to win the race for supplying new medium multi-role combat aircraft (MMRCA) to the Indian Air Force, it will need to offer ... Read more...

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New combat aircraft will turn India into global giant: US expert


January 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) India's acquisition of 126 new medium multi-role combat aircraft will play an essential role in India's transformation from a regional power to a global giant, ... Read more...

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US should support India’s pursuit for UNSC permanent seat, says McCain


November 6th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): United States' Republican Party has stated that America should fully back India's pursuit for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Senior Republican Senator John McCain has ... Read more...

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US must support India’s Security Council bid: McCain (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) The US should support India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, Republican Senator John McCain, who lost the race for the White House ... Read more...

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Obama’s India visit significant, a signal to China: Expert


November 6th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) It is "significant" that India is the first stop on US President Barack Obama's four-nation trip as it shows "the importance the US attaches to India", a ... Read more...

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Obama seeking foreign policy gain from four-nation Asian trip following poll setback


November 5th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): After a setback to his party in the mid-term elections, US President Barack Obama seems to be focusing on foreign policy in his four-nation Asian trip, whose ... Read more...

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Endorse India’s quest for UNSC seat: US expert


October 29th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) As US President Obama embarks on his first visit to India, a noted US scholar has suggested that he make a bold move to endorse India's ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Pak’s double game on Afghanistan could backfire on it: Experts


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct. 22 (ANI): Even as Washington ratchets up pressure on Pakistan to play a positive role in any future peace negotiations, experts are wary of Pakistan playing a double game, ... Read more...

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For first time since 2001, Taliban feels political power within its grasp again


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Kabul, Oct. 22 (ANI): Bolstered by summer success on the battlefield, the Taliban, for the first time since they were ousted from power by U.S.-led forces in October 2001, believes that ... Read more...

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Pak’s insistence on India-type nuke deal may further strain testy ties with US


October 16th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 16(ANI): Pakistan's renewed push to clinch a civilian nuclear deal with the United States threatens to further strain relations that are already tense over Islamabad's reluctance to go all out ... Read more...

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Pak’s secret nuclear weapons programme infuriating US


October 11th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11(ANI): Pakistan's secret nuclear weapons programme is reportedly infuriating the United States which is trying to cap worldwide stocks of fissile material.According to the Daily Mail, the Obama administration is ... Read more...

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India hopes to address US concerns on n-bill before Obama visit


October 1st, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Asserting that India's nuclear liability bill was not inconsistent with international norms, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said New Delhi hopes to address ... Read more...

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Obama visit: An opportunity to give US-India strategic ties long-term framework: Menon


October 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, Oct.1 (ANI): President Obama's upcoming visit to India presents an opportunity for both India and the United States to "put into place a longer term framework" in their strategic ... 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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US all but gives up on stalling Sino-Pak nuclear agreement


July 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): China has reiterated that its nuclear agreement with Pakistan to set up two new reactors in Punjab's Chasma region is in accordance with all international obligations, while on ... Read more...

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US, China on collision course over helping Pak build nuke reactors


June 21st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) meeting in New Zealand starting today (Monday) is likely to witness the US and China locking horns over the later's decision to help ... Read more...

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India-US-EU initiative on Africa on cards


June 18th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 18 (IANS) The upcoming G-20 summit in Toronto will see a unique initiative of India, the United States and the European Union working together with Africa to help ... Read more...

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‘India, US can join hands to help Africa’


June 17th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 17 (IANS) India and the US can work together to help Africa move forward on the development path with India providing the relevant expertise, India's envoy to the ... Read more...

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