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Krishna in Pakistan, will share concerns on terror


September 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday arrived here on a three-day visit that will see him hold talks with his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day visit that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Obama names Bombay IIT graduate to key post


September 1st, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama has appointed Romesh Wadhwani, an Indian American founder of several software and IT companies, on board of trustees of the John F. ... Read more...

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India urges Maldives parties to respect inquiry outcome


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the release of a crucial probe report on the Feb 7 transfer of power in the Maldives, India Wednesday urged all political parties ... Read more...

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Indian firm gets Gates Foundation grant for `eToilet’


August 16th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Seattle, Aug 16 (IANS) An Indian firm has won a grant of more than $450,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to make public toilets more accessible to ... Read more...

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India, US hold higher education dialogue


June 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here focused on advanced research and innovation and the role of community colleges in workforce development.Indian ... Read more...

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Krishna juggles US, Cuba visits next week


June 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a trip that underlines India's new-found confidence in juggling diverse partners, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes first to the US and then ... Read more...

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Clinton arrives in Beijing


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner arrived here Wednesday for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic ... Read more...

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Clinton in Beijing for strategic, economic dialogue


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Beijing Wednesday for the fourth round of the China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue.The top US diplomat and ... Read more...

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FICCI Frames true meeting ground of minds: Karan Johar


March 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is looking forward to the forthcoming FICCI Frames event where interesting sessions on topics like cinema and technology will be discussed at ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in interest of India, US, say senators


January 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The US Senate India Caucus Thursday said a stable Pakistan is in the interest of both the United States and India."There seems to be real time ... Read more...

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Medvedev appoints deputy PM


December 28th, 2011 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has appointed Vladislav Surkov as deputy prime minister.Surkov, 47, will be in charge of modernization issues. He was the presidential administration's ... Read more...

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Shanti Bhushan CD row: Court pulls up police for laxity


December 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A court here Tuesday pulled up the Delhi Police for not recording the statements of Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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US sees ‘great opportunity’ in boosting India ties


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) Acknowledging the broad bipartisan support enjoyed by India-US relations on Capitol Hill, key US lawmakers and officials alike have vowed to seize the "moment of great opportunity."Expression ... Read more...

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IPCC dilutes stand linking cyclones to climate change


November 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 30 (IANS) The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has considerably diluted an earlier stand strongly linking extreme weather events to climate change. It now says it ... Read more...

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Russia backs India for SCO member


November 17th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Moscow next month, Russia Thursday backed India's bid to become a full member of the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Muthuraman to co-chair finance committee at B20 summit


November 1st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) chairman B. Muthuraman would co-chair the working group on financial regulation at the B20 meeting to be held in Cannes, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games


October 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 ... Read more...

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visits Jamia Millia


September 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Asian woman to serve in the British cabinet and co-chair of the Conservative Party, visited her alma mater Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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‘Armed forces urgently need advanced simulators’


September 12th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) To enhance their combat capabilities, the Indian armed forces urgently need advanced simulation technology that will be cost effective and "most importantly reduce the loss ... Read more...

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Over Rs.2.6 lakh donated during Anna’s fast


June 8th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Over Rs.260,000 was collected was donated by supporters Wednesday during the day-long fast by Anna Hazare to protest the crackdown on Baba Ramdev and his ... Read more...

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Need to bring PM under Lokpal, Bhushan writes to Mukherjee (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Citing the possibility of a corrupt politician becoming the prime minister, anti-graft Lokpal Bill drafting panel co-chairperson Shanti Bhushan Tuesday wrote a 14-page letter ... Read more...

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Explain opposition to Lokpal panel’s live telecast: Bhushan


June 7th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Stressing their demand for live telecast of the Lokpal Bill drafting committee's meetings, panel co-chairperson Shanti Bhushan Tuesday asked his co-chair and Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Team Anna to fast at Rajghat, slams government (Third Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Defiant civil rights activists, led by Gandhian Anna Hazare, Tuesday announced they will now hold a fast at Rajghat, the memorial to father of ... Read more...

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Sibal doesn’t want us to attend Lokpal bill meeting: Kejriwal


June 7th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Civil rights activist Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday targeted Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal, saying it seems the Congress leader does not want the civil ... Read more...

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Civil society members condemn police action against Ramdev


June 5th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Civil society members Sunday condemned the midnight police crackdown to end yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-corruption mass hunger strike, calling as "undemocratic" the use of ... Read more...

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Bhushan asks government to join debate on Lokpal


June 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Eminent lawyer and activist Shanti Bhushan Wednesday urged the government to take part in a national debate June 6 on the contentious issues holding ... Read more...

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Process of drafting Lokpal Bill transparent: Bhushan


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Former law minister Shanti Bhushan, co-chair of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill drafting committee, Sunday said that details of the joint bill drafting committee's meetings and ... Read more...

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Gates Foundation calls for investments for vaccines


May 17th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Tuesday asked government leaders from across the globe to increase their investments in vaccines with better accountability towards children, a ... Read more...

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Bhushan CD shady: Swami Agnivesh


April 24th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh Sunday termed as "shady" the CD purportedly containing the voice of Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chairman Shanti Bhushan discussing a dubious ... Read more...

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Senior lawyers rally behind Bhushans, some decline comment


April 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Senior lawyers like Rajinder Sachar and Kamini Jaiswal have backed the Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti Bhushan and his son and panel member Prashant ... Read more...

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None of us are going to resign: Arvind Kejriwal (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As corruption allegations swirled around Lokpal Bill drafting panel members Shanti Bhushan and his son Prashant, social activists Thursday came out in strong support of ... Read more...

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‘Initial’ reports say Bhushan CD not tampered: Delhi Police (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) "Initial" reports from government-run Hyderabad-based forensic lab Thursday suggested that the CD allegedly containing conversations of Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti Bhushan may not ... Read more...

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Bhushans should resign from Lokpal panel: Amar Singh (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday reiterated his demand that the Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti Bhushan and his son and committee member ... Read more...

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BJP evades comment on Bhushans


April 21st, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday refused to comment on the growing controversy surrounding Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti Bhushan, saying the ... Read more...

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