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Militant involved in Kandahar hijacking arrested in J&K; (Second Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep (IANS) In what has been described as a major catch, top militant commander Mehraj-ud-din Dand, wanted for his involvement in the 1999 hijacking of flight IC-814 ... Read more...

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Haqqani network a terrorist group: US


September 8th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has formally designated the Pakistan-based Haqqani network, a Taliban-affiliated militant group held responsible for the 2008 Indian embassy bombing ... Read more...

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Pandya scrapes through in all-India Snooker


July 27th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Aashit Pandya of Dombivli Gymkhana and Rahul Sachdev of JVPG were forced into deciders before advancing to Round 3 of the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa hails Mukherjee


July 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday said the election of Pranab Mukherjee as India's new president had brought "deep joy" to him."The government and people ... Read more...

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Punish soccer officials for fan violence, says Chile lawmaker


July 18th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 18 (IANS) A Chilean lawmaker has said he would promote a bill to hold soccer officials liable for fan hooliganism after a brawl last weekend between rival team ... Read more...

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US wants close ties with ASEAN


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 11 (IANS) The US wants to strengthen relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.She was speaking at ... Read more...

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Kaka’s father in talks with AC Milan


June 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 25 (IANS) The father of Real Madrid playmaker Kaka is reportedly negotiating with Italian football club AC Milan for his son's return to the San ... Read more...

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Iraq warns of Syrian crisis’ consequences


June 24th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 24 (IANS) Iraq has warned of Syrian crisis' consequences, pointing to a potential spillover effect for other countries in the Middle East."It is a main concern for us ... Read more...

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Australia keen on close ties with UP government


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Australian government Friday expressed its willingness to strengthen bilateral ties with Uttar Pradesh and to transfer technology in areas like agriculture and agricultural research, ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: UEFA to probe Russian fans behaviour


June 10th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Football Union will face disciplinary proceedings by European soccer body UEFA following crowd disturbances and the use of pyrotechnics during and after Russia's ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood seeks dialogue to ’save revolution’


May 26th, 2012 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood movement has urged country's political forces to participate in a national dialogue ahead of a tough battle between an Islamist candidate and ... Read more...

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An eye opener on Pakistan’s terrorist arm (IANS Book Review)


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Caliphate's Soldiers: The Laskhar-e-Taiba's Long War"; Author: Wilson John; Publishers: Amaryllis (In association with Observer Research Foundation); Pages: 295; Price: Rs.595There is no book quite like it, says ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Andhra schoolboy found murdered


April 20th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy, kidnapped four days ago while he was on his way to school, was Friday found murdered in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police ... Read more...

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UAE, Indian officials discuss ministerial meet


April 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials from the UAE and India met here Sunday to hammer out the agenda of the 10th joint ministerial committee meeting of the two countries.Representing ... Read more...

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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna


April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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Bob Carr named new Australian foreign minister


March 4th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has named Bob Carr as the country's new foreign minister.Carr, a former premier of New South Wales, is a prolific writer ... Read more...

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Antony’s visit: India, Saudi Arabia seek stronger ties


February 15th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia have looked at ways to enhance bilateral ties during the two-day visit of Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony.Defence Minister Prince Salman bin ... Read more...

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Hudson to pay tribute to Whitney Houston at Grammy’s


February 12th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 12 (IANS) Jennifer Hudson will perform at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night and will pay a tribute to late singer Whitney Houston.Ken Erhlic, executive producer ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Desmond Tutu


February 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Two Nobel laureates and long-time friends -- Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama and South African anti-apartheid icon archbishop Desmond Tutu - will come face to ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet Manmohan (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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Maldives president wants to meet (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India has pledged support to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed who spoke with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on telephone Wednesday and sought a meeting ... Read more...

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PM pledges support to new Maldivian president


February 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written to new Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed assuring him of India's continued support after the dramatic regime change in ... Read more...

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Maldives learns from Indian democracy: President Nasheed


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 28 (IANS) Maldives has learnt its "lessons from the Indian experience", said President Mohamed Nasheed as the Indian envoy here described the country as "perhaps one of India's ... Read more...

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Book fair to celebrate 100 years of Indian cinema


January 7th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India's big screen will meet the fine print at the capital's 20th World Book Fair, the biggest carnival of books in the Afro-Asian region, when ... Read more...

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Be responsible human beings: Dalai Lama


December 31st, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has called on people to be responsible human beings, to think more of the entire world they live in, ... Read more...

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Russian journalists fired for photos targeting Putin


December 13th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The chief executive officer and the editor-in-chief of Russia's Kommersant Vlast magazine have been fired for publishing photos with offensive remarks targeting Prime Minister ... Read more...

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EU wants close ties with India’s IT sector


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 22 (IANS) European Union (EU) Commissioner for Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, will embark on a three-day visit to India Wednesday to boost cooperation in the information and communication ... Read more...

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US wants closer ties with China: Obama


November 17th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Nov 17 (IANS) The US wants close ties with Asia-Pacific countries including China, US President Barack Obama Thursday said in an address to the Australian parliament here."As the ... Read more...

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Stop rights violations in Tibet: South African MPs


November 11th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 11 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with the people of Tibet, two South African MPs have called for stopping human rights violations in Tibet by the Chinese government, the Central ... Read more...

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Border management mechanism with China by year end


November 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India Friday said it will have a border dispute management mechanism with China by the yearend.Defence Minister A.K. Antony told reporters that both India and ... Read more...

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Bengal CPI-M to introspect on shortcomings, infuse young blood


October 31st, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial party conference, the West Bengal unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) has decided to induct young blood in the party ... Read more...

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India unveils $500 mn for Myanmar, to expand security ties


October 14th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) In a major diplomatic initiative, India Friday unveiled $500 million for a host of developmental projects for Myanmar and decided to expand security cooperation ... Read more...

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DP World seeks close trade ties with India


October 14th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) DP World, one of the world's major marine terminal operators based in Dubai, has sought close trade ties with India."Indian exporters and importers have been among ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to meet Tutu - from a distance


October 7th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 7 (IANS) The Dalai Lama will come face to face with Desmond Tutu after all. The long-time friends and Nobel laureates will converse through a video link even ... Read more...

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Heartening progress in India-Pakistan trade talks: Daily


September 30th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The progress in ongoing India-Pakistan trade talks is heartening, a leading Pakistani daily has said adding that this could be "the beginning of a complicated but ... Read more...

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