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BRICS’ solidarity good news for world : Chinese media


March 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The 4th BRICS summit sent positive signals to the outside world that global stability, security and prosperity could be achieved if everyone pulled together, the Chinese ... Read more...

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India approves Rs.200 crore for research on climate change


March 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With climate change posing one of the biggest challenges, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday announced Rs.200 crore for research to develop plant and ... Read more...

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India-Africa strategic dialogue begins Thursday


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Months after the second Africa-India forum summit, a host of experts, academics and retired diplomats will gather here Thursday for a two-day conference that seeks ... Read more...

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ASEAN Summit begins in Indonesia


November 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Bali, Nov 17 (IANS) The 19th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit kicked off here Thursday.The summit, themed "ASEAN Community in a Global Community of Nations", is chaired ... Read more...

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China rules out rivalry with India, allays trade deficit concerns (Lead)


December 13th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit, India and China Monday ruled out rivalry as Beijing gave assurances of addressing the yawning trade deficit and hoped ... Read more...

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India, European Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and European Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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India, Europe Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and Europe Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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BJP expresses concern over drought, climate change


August 30th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Voicing concern over climate change, food shortage and poor monsoons, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that measures ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Egypt to attend NAM summit


July 14th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, July 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, left for the Red Sea resort of Sharm El Sheikh this afternoon to attend the two-day XVth Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit.He ... Read more...

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India to build its partnership with France in nuclear energy: PM


July 13th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said India would like to build its partnership with France in nuclear energy, defence and other ... Read more...

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India for stronger NAM, to build nuclear ties with France: Manmohan (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined India's commitment to strengthening the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and its desire to strengthen strategic partnership with Paris in all areas, ... Read more...

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‘Hu Jintao absence from G8 will be a big setback’


July 8th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
L'Aquila (Italy), July 8 (ANI): Taking a serious note of the absence of the Chinese president at the G8 summit, Indian officials believe that Hu Jintao's absence during the summit will be ... Read more...

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G8 summit gets off to ’shaky’ start (Lead)


July 8th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 8 (IANS) Three tremors shook this mountain town Wednesday as top world leaders, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who have gathered here for the ... Read more...

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G8 summit stands on shaky ground - literally!


July 8th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Rome, July 8 (IANS) Leaders of the world's wealthiest and most industrialised countries are being briefed about emergency evacuation plans by Italian authorities as the earthquake-hit town of L'Aquila ... Read more...

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Davos forum to explore ways to save global economy


January 28th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 28 (Xinhua) The World Economic Forum (WEF) opened in Davos Wednesday with an aim to address the current economic crisis and other global challenges.The five-day annual meeting is expected to ... Read more...

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Obama calls up Ban Ki-moon, discusses world issues


January 24th, 2009 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 24 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama made a telephone call to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday afternoon and discussed a range of issues of common concern and interest, according ... Read more...

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India calls for enhancing cooperation and dialogue with African Nations.


January 19th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19(ANI): Inaugurating a two-day India-Africa Business Partnership summit in New Delhi on Monday, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee called for increased cooperation and dialogue with African nations on ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe’s opposition says power-sharing ‘political suicide’


January 18th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 18 (DPA) Zimbabwe's opposition said Sunday it will not "commit political suicide" by entering into a government with President Robert Mugabe without the power to deliver change.Speaking at a national ... Read more...

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Chocolate voted Brits Most Favourite Taste


October 20th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Chocolate has been voted as Britons most favourite taste.According to a survey, chocolate appealed most of the Brits tasting buds leaving the bacon delight to fall for ... Read more...

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Tripura welcomes traveling film festival


October 4th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Oct 4 (ANI): Militancy hasnt deterred the masses of Tripura to work for social causes, for the people of the State overwhelmingly welcomed the ''traveling film festival'', which ... Read more...

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Travelling film festival reaches Tripura


September 26th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 26 (IANS) A travelling film festival highlighting environmental and wildlife issues reached Tripura Friday for a three-day stint. The five-month travelling festival began in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir on ... Read more...

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Environment film festival to travel to eight cities


June 21st, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) The environment and forest ministry in collaboration with an NGO will hold a travelling film festival in eight Indian cities to spread awareness on environment and wildlife issues, ... Read more...

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OECD ministers to discuss climate change, food prices


June 4th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, June 4 (DPA) The annual Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) opened Wednesday in Paris. Participants at the two-day meeting, at which the OECD's Economic ... Read more...

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Indian-born researcher blames US, media for global food crisis


May 11th, 2008 - 11:23 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 11 (ANI): An Indian-born University of Buffalo food security expert has blamed the United States and the media for the global food crisis by claiming that policy makers have ... Read more...

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India, US discuss climate change, food security (Lead)


April 24th, 2008 - 10:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India and the US Thursday held their annual talks to expand cooperation on a wide array of global issues ranging from democracy promotion and countering pandemics to ... Read more...

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