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Mukherjee asks youth diaspora to learn about India


September 7th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday asked the youth of the Indian diaspora to learn about India, its traditions and thought process and to use the ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu governor congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor K. Rosaiah Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's 13th president.In his message, Rosaiah said: "Please accept my heartiest congratulations ... Read more...

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Apex church body favours Christian president


May 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A top Church body representing more than 13 million people across the country has appealed to all political parties to elect a Christian as the ... Read more...

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Malhotra hails Randhir’s ANOC nomination


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as ... Read more...

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Highest priority to safety of nuclear plants: Patil


March 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday said the country will more than double nuclear power production by 2017 and added that the government accorded the highest ... Read more...

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Reform global institutions: President Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Underlining India's growing global stature, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday pitched for the reform of global institutions to reflect contemporary realities."The role and stature of ... Read more...

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India to support democratisation of Myanmar


January 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) With Myanmar fast moving towards democratisation, India Tuesday welcomed the national reconciliation initiated by President Thein Sein's government.At a meeting between External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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India calls for UN reforms, unrelenting war against terror (Roundup)


September 24th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Declaring that India stands ready to play its part in meeting global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday sought ... Read more...

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India ready to play its part to meet global challenges: PM


September 24th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Calling upon the UN to once again embrace the principles of internationalism to meet global challenges from economic downturn to terrorism, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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As a student I wasn’t very studious, says Pakistan PM


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has admitted that he was "not very studious" when he was a student.Talking to a group of youngsters in a ... Read more...

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Whose ‘foreign hand’ behind Hazare? asks Opposition


August 18th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Opposition parties here Thursday demanded that the government clarify what were the "foreign forces" it alleged to be behind Anna Hazare's movement against ... Read more...

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Tagore’s bronze bust unveiled in South Korea


May 19th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 19 (IANS) A four-foot bronze bust of India's Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore was unveiled here Wednesday by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar and her South Korean counterpart ... Read more...

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Time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state: Rushdie


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) It was time to declare Pakistan a terrorist state and "expel it from the comity of nations", renowned author Salman Rushdie has said following the ... Read more...

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Pak needs vibrant, dynamic, independent judiciary: Chief Justice


April 25th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr 25(ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said an independent judiciary is a prerequisite for a strong nation.Addressing the concluding session of the three-day National Judicial ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh pitches for nuclear safety


March 18th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that the tragic nuclear incident in Japan in the aftermath of the tsunami and earthquake should make revisit ... Read more...

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India’s winter of discontent (2010 in Retrospect)


December 26th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli For the first time in the Manmohan Singh government's six years in power, there is a pervading sense of negativism in the atmosphere. Not even when the Left withdrew ... Read more...

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India-China relations is multi-dimensional, says Krishna


December 16th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said the relationship between India and China is multi-dimensional and encompasses vigorous political exchanges, widespread people-to-people intercourse and ... Read more...

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Pak will have to take “unpopular decisions” for nation’s progress: Gilani


December 12th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said the government will have to take "difficult and unpopular decisions" to tackle the challenges confronting the nation."We have two options ... Read more...

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“Pak’s Blasphemy Law gives state-backed stamp of approval to intolerance”: Editorial


November 16th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Religious minorities in Pakistan live in the most adversarial of circumstances, as the Blasphemy Law, a draconian law promulgated by General Zia ul Haq, hangs over their heads ... Read more...

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Pak wants economic growth through global trade, not aid: Gilani


October 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 25(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that his government is focused on economic growth through enhanced global trade."Pakistan is consistently seeking access to America and European ... Read more...

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India a strong contender for permanent UN membership: Krishna


October 13th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) With India set to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council with strong endorsement from 187 countries, the country has now become a "strong ... Read more...

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India sought a peaceful, tranquil international environment: Manmohan Singh


August 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday said India sought a peaceful and tranquil international environment as well as very good relations with all nations, ... Read more...

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Management guru C.K.Prahalad dead


April 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Internationally renowned management guru Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad died Friday in San Diego after a brief illness, his family said Saturday. He was 69. A professor at the University of ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to visit India, backs New Delhi for UN seat (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 13 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday invited French President Nicolas Sarkozy to visit India, likely in the last quarter of this year. The two leaders ... Read more...

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26/11: Pakistan not to hand over suspects to India: Minister


June 24th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan said Wednesday it would not hand over to India its citizens suspected of causing the 26/11 mayhem but would try them under its own laws. "No ... Read more...

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I have no personal ambition to be PM: Jayalalitha


April 14th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalitha Tuesday asserted that she had no "personal ambition" to become prime minister and said she would consult the ... Read more...

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Pak must shut down terror training camps to make progress


March 25th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.25 (ANI): Most analysts are of the view that if Pakistan is to make any progress in the comity of nations, it has shut down its terrorist training camps, and ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh felicitates Obama on his assumption of office


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.23 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has conveyed his warm felicitations to President Barack H. Obama on his assumption of office, describing it as an historic occasion ... Read more...

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Manmohan invites Obama to India, hopes for stronger ties


January 23rd, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Describing it as “a historic occasion for all freedom loving people", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday congratulated US President Barack Obama on assuming office and hoped the ... Read more...

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Pakistan shares Indian dossier on Mumbai attack with Saudi Arabia


January 14th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.14 (ANI): The Government of Pakistan on Wednesday shared the Indian dossier on Mumbai terror attacks with the visiting Saudi Chief of the General Intelligence Presidency, Prince Muqrin Bin Abdul ... Read more...

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Vice President, Prime Minister greet people on New Year


December 31st, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have extended their greetings to fellow citizens on New Year. In his greetings, Ansari said that the ... Read more...

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President, PM hope New Year brings peace


December 31st, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year and hoped that the ... Read more...

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Geo TV’s ’stunning revelations’ on Bhutto killing a no-show


December 24th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Privately-owned Pakistani news channel Geo TV Wednesday inexplicably failed to air a programme containing "stunning revelations" on the assassination a year ago of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto ... Read more...

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Geo TV to air ’stunning revelations’ on Bhutto killing


December 24th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Privately-owned news channel Geo TV is to air "stunning revelations" Wednesday on the assassination a year ago of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in a gun and bomb ... Read more...

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India’s civil nuclear initiative a landmark achievement: Pranab


October 20th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India's civil nuclear initiative that has seen the lifting of three decades of sanctions is “a landmark achievement” that would help the country “occupy its well deserved ... Read more...

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