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Special train to spread biodiversity awareness


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a bid to raise awareness about the unique biodiversity of the country, the central government will be running a 16-coach train named 'Science Express ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India ropes in Tharoor for diplomacy with Africa


March 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India Thursday once again relied on the diplomacy skills of former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor to impress upon the African ... Read more...

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USAID, FICCI ink deal to support innovation


December 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Tuesday signed an agreement to set ... Read more...

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China surges ahead with economic diplomacy in Nepal


August 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) A massive 60-member Chinese delegation headed by President Hu Jintao's special envoy wound up their three-day formal visit to Nepal Thursday with the message that Beijing ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran joins Centre for Policy Research


May 11th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Shyam Saran, the prime minister's former envoy on climate change, Tuesday said he has joined the Centre for Policy Research, a Delhi-based think tank. Saran, who was India's ... Read more...

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US has huge stake in closer ties with India: Geithner


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 3 (IANS) The US has huge mutual stake in closer economic ties with India and a key focus of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's visit to New Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President to address science academy function in Kolkata


December 7th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will address the concluding function of Indian National Science Academy's (INSA) platinum jubilee year celebrations at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) here ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China, US agree to work for comprehensive climate deal


November 17th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.17 (ANI): China and the United States have said that they would work together for positive results at the Copenhagen Climate Change summit slated for December this year.Chinese President Hu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian PM arrives, India concerned over attacks on students (Lead)


November 11th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) As Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd landed in Mumbai, India Wednesday conveyed its concerns over recent attacks on Indian students in that country and stressed the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Sweden discuss climate change, energy


November 5th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Swedish counterpart Fredrik Reinfeldt held wide-ranging talks here Thursday to give a fresh impetus to their ties in the fields ... Read more...

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India, Russia, China to expand counter-terror cooperation


October 27th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Banglaore, Oct 27 (IANS) India, China and Russia Tuesday agreed to jointly expand their trilateral cooperation in combating international terrorism and called for greater democratisation of international bodies. External ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Italy for G-8 summit


July 8th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorRome (Italy), July 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived in Rome on a four-day visit on Tuesday to attend the G-8 summit.During his visit, Dr. Singh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prime Minister to leave for Italy to attend G-8 Summit


July 7th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will leave for Italy this afternoon to attend the G-8 Summit in L'Aquila.During his four-day visit, Dr. Singh is expected to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

G5 launches website, presses for global reforms


July 7th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Ahead of the G8 summit in Italy, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday launched the website of the outreach partners, an important step that underlines increasing congruence ... Read more...

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2009 crucial for India to fight global challenges: EU


June 26th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 26 (IANS) The year 2009 "is a crucial year" for India and the European Union (EU) to find ways to address common challenges posed by climate change, energy and terrorism, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India assured greater say in global financial matters (Roundup)


April 27th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 27 (IANS) India and other developing nations have been assured greater say in the affairs of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), even as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Govt. to submit revised plan for climate change, energy security; Saran


February 28th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): The Prime Ministers Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, on Saturday said a revised plan on climate change would be submitted for approval to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BIMSTEC to jointly fight terror, handle financial crisis


November 13th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Pressing for an early conclusion of free trade area among the BIMSTEC member countries, leaders of seven South and Southeast Asian nations Thursday finalized a pact on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan seeks early conclusion of BIMSTEC free trade area agreement


November 13th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): To give a boost to trade and investment in the BIMSTEC region, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has called for the early conclusion of free trade ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinese president for far-sightedness in relations with India


October 25th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao told Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday that the two countries should take their relations forward with far-sighted, strategic and long-term perspective and also ... Read more...

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UN renews call for more aid on World Food Day


October 24th, 2008 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 24 (DPA) United Nations leaders have called on the international community to assist the poor at a time of high food prices, noting that only a fraction of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Japan to discuss global meltdown, security pact Wednesday


October 21st, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) The global financial crisis, giving a political push to a wide-ranging economic agreement and the sealing of a security pact will top the agenda of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Biodiversity losses are irreparable: world environment body


October 14th, 2008 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) The International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) World Conservation Congress, which concluded in Barcelona Tuesday, has underlined that the cost of biodiversity losses are not only ... Read more...

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US engaging India to expand access to global economy: Rice


October 8th, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the US has been deepening its engagement with emerging economic leaders like India, China and Brazil in a bid to expand access ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese President ready to work with India in various fields


July 8th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo (Japan), July 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shared common country challenges with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Tuesday, who expressed his willingness to work with India in various fields ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India to approach IAEA on Indo-US nuke deal very soon: PM


July 7th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that India would approach the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal very ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Manmohan Singh leaves for Japan


July 7th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Singh New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today left for Japan to attend the G-8 summit in Hokkaido. During the two-day Summit beginning Tuesday, he is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan Singh leaves for Japan G-8 Summit today


July 7th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay SinghNew Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manamohan Singh will leave for the G-8 summit in Hokkaido, Japan, today.During the two-day Summit beginning Tuesday, he is expected ... Read more...

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Climate change, energy & food security will be Indias focus at G-8: PM


July 6th, 2008 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said here today that at the G-8 outreach summit, he will present India's perspectives on a wide range of global issues ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manmohan Singh to leave for G-8 summit in Japan on Monday


July 6th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , July 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Manamohan Singh would leave for G-8 summit in Hokkaido in Japan on Monday where he is expected to meet US President George W. ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to discuss Indo-US nuclear deal with Bush on July 9


July 4th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Manamohan Singh is expected to meet US President George W. Bush on July 9 on the sidelines of the G-8 summit in Hokkaido in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US asks India to focus on global challenges


June 25th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 25 (ANI): India has to exercise leadership on common challenges and opportunities to become a major player in the global community, United States Consul General David T Hopper said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jairam Ramesh to discuss bilateral issues with Egyptian ministers


May 19th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Cairo, May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Commerce Jairam Ramesh, who is representing India at World Economic Forum on the Middle East in Egypt, is scheduled to meet Egyptian ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US offers to help India expand renewable energy share


April 24th, 2008 - 12:08 am ICT by admin
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The US is all for helping India expand its renewable energy share, a top US official said here Wednesday, stressing on the importance of "clean technology". "America's goal, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bush, Lee urge North Korea to submit honest n-declaration


April 20th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 19 (DPA) US President George W. Bush and his South Korean counterpart Lee Myung-bak Saturday pledged to ensure that whatever declaration North Korea makes about its nuclear activities is complete ... Read more...

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