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Pakistan, US divorce on the table, says daily


August 24th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) The relationship between Pakistan and the US has again turned rocky and the divorce option is on the table, a Pakistani daily said Friday."Our relationship with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

John Cena’s divorce war ends


July 19th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After taking a lot of batting to his “clean” WWE reputation following his divorce war, wrestling great John Cena can heave a sigh of relief. The ... Read more...

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US military seeks greater engagement with India


June 8th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States aspires to have greater engagement with India sitting on an enormously important geostrategic location on the sea lines of communication from the ... Read more...

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Mediators resume talks for release of Sukma collector


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 30 (IANS) Mediators resumed talks here Monday for a consensus on the release of abducted Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, as Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh discussed ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to attend meet on internal security


April 9th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is likely to attend the chief ministers' conference on internal security in New Delhi April 16 in a marked ... Read more...

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US, Russia missile shield deal in two years


March 29th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama hopes to reach a compromised agreement with Russia on the American missile defence system in Europe next year or in ... Read more...

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Hoping for political consensus on Lokpal: Pranab


December 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday expressed "hope" for a political consensus on the Lokpal bill.Shortly before going for the all-party ... Read more...

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Indian cuisines coexist, promote tolerance: Australian restaurateur


November 16th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Australian restaurateur, traveller, chef and writer Christine Manfield says unlike in the West, people in India live and breathe food and points out how ... Read more...

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Gilani surprised by Karzai’s aggressive posture


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai adopted a "rather aggressive posture" at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and "bombarded us with a number ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India may seek common ground at IBSA on Af-Pak


October 17th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 17 (IANS) Fresh with a victory of sorts over the stand taken on Syria at the UN, India may engage Brazil and South Africa to forge a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Defiant Obama seeks new taxes on wealthy to cut debt


September 20th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Striking a confrontationist posture, President Barack Obama has proposed $1.5 trillion in new taxes for the wealthy to cut the national debt by $3.2 ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi meets PM


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday amid talks between the government and Team Anna to find common ground on the ... Read more...

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Obama asks Congress to solve debt crisis


July 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July, 24 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama asked congressional leaders Saturday to forget about "reckless political games" and reach an accord to raise the debt limit to avoid ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sports ministry calls HI and IHF to form unified hockey body


June 9th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) In his effort to put up a unified hockey body, sports minister Ajay Maken has called for a meeting Saturday of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call off 10-day strike (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Air India pilots called off their 10-day-old strike Friday night after the government and the pilots union reached an "understanding" on their demand for pay ... Read more...

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Chinese President calls for joint efforts to maintain world peace, stability


April 14th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao has called for joint efforts to maintain world peace and stability, saying that it forms the prerequisite and foundation for development.Jintao said that all ... Read more...

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Yemeni president working on exit plan


March 3rd, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 3 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh will work out a plan for his exit within a year, opposition members said after meeting him.Both sides have reached a ... Read more...

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Belgium poised for world record over operating without government for longest period


February 1st, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Feb 1 (ANI): Belgium could soon become a record holder nation for operating for the longest period of time without a government.Belgium has been operating without a government since June ... Read more...

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Obama has “learned a lot” in two years of presidency: McCain


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): John McCain, the Republican Arizona Senator who was placed opposite Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential polls, has praised the latter as someone who has "learned a ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuke-related demands prerequisites, not pre-conditions, says key official


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Istanbul (Turkey), Jan.23 (ANI): Iran's chief negotiator on nuclear-related talks with the P5+1 countries, Saeed Jalili, has rubbished reports that Tehran had set preconditions to ensure the success of the negotiations, that ... Read more...

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India, China can’t afford conflicted ties: Rao


January 14th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid a visa row with China, India has underlined that "a conflicted or contest-ridden" relationship cannot help the two countries and called for a transparent dialogue to ensure ... Read more...

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Shujaat meets Imran in quest of common ground in Pak Politics


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-Q, which has of late been on a trail to meet every politically active party or leader, discussed performance of the PPP-led government with Tehreek-e-Insaaf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mancini says Man City’s future bright after Tevez retention


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Coach Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City's future is bright after star striker Carlos Tevez withdrew his transfer request. With ten goals already this season, Tevez has become a key ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India expresses shock over demise of Ambassador Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.14 (ANI): India has expressed deep shock at the news of the untimely demise of Ambassador Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan since ... Read more...

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US ambassador mourns Holbrooke’s death


December 14th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Tuesday paid glowing tributes to Richard Holbrooke, President Barack Obama's point man for the Afghan-Pakistan region who passed away in Washington, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US envoy pays tribute to Holbrooke


December 14th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.14 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, today paid tribute to Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whom he described as a consummate diplomat and a close friend, who ... Read more...

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‘India-EU trade pact ready by early 2011′


December 7th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A key free trade accord between India and the European Union that remains inconclusive despite protracted negotiations will be finalised by early 2011, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No India-EU free trade accord during PM’s visit


December 6th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The much-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union is unlikely to be ready for inking when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Brussels ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wikileaks disclosure as yet no embarrassment for Indo-US ties


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): The recent disclosure made by Wikileaks regarding the role of India in developments in the region will have no impact on India- US relationship, according to highly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hillary Clinton & Benjamin Netanyahu have a meeting


November 12th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton has given the assurance that Israel’s security will be considered during the new peace plan. The issue ... Read more...

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John Boehner expects “whale of a fight” with Obama, his Democratic allies over taxes


November 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): John Boehner, who as House Republican leader is in line to take over as speaker next year, has said that he expects a "whale of a fight" with ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi’s Political Future Uncertain After Midterm Debacle Of Democrats


November 4th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Uncertainty looms large over the political career of Nancy Pelosi the House Speaker who is going to pave the way for her successor John Boehner in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Boehner Gets Congratulatory Call From President Barack Obama


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Boehner the GOP Rep of Ohio is a happy man these days. He is going to be the Speaker of the House in near future ... Read more...

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Obama tells Boehner he looks forward to work with Republicans to find common ground


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday called U.S. Representative John Boehner after the Democrats lost the U.S. House of Representatives to the Republicans during the mid-term elections, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GOP praises Obama on handling of parcel bomb plot


November 1st, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.1 (ANI): Republicans have praised the Obama administration's handling of the bomb plot uncovered late last week, but indicated that bipartisanship would have its limits.On CBS's "Face the Nation, ... Read more...

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