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India to pitch for fast-tracking UN reforms, combating terror


September 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India will pitch for fast-tracking reforms of the UN Security Council and press for expanded global cooperation in combating terrorism, piracy and climate change during ... Read more...

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‘Fast-track cases of Muslim youth in jail’


July 9th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Scores of Muslim youth were being rounded up on suspicion of being terrorists and left lying in jails for years without a chargesheet filed, ... Read more...

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Government not serious about black money: CPI-M


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday accused the government of insincerity on unearthing black money stashed by rich Indians in foreign banks.The Communist Party of India-Marxist said ... Read more...

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Rupee dips below 55 against a dollar


May 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped to a record low of 55.05 against a dollar in the intra-day trade Monday, breaching a key psychological level, as importers, ... Read more...

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Woman doctor stabbed in Beijing


April 13th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) A woman doctor at a hospital in Beijing was Friday stabbed by a knife-wielding masked man, the second such incident in China within a month.The attack ... Read more...

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India, Virginia state agree to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell have agreed to take concrete measures to forge greater trade and investment ties between India and the ... Read more...

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China thanks India for curbing Tibetan protests (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stoking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb protests by Tibetans during ... Read more...

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India, China discuss border, to build trust


March 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Hu Jintao Thursday formally declared 2012 the year of Sino-Indian friendship, and decided to enhance political trust to ... Read more...

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China says Dalai Lama stoking extremist views


March 29th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stroking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb Tibetans during President Hu ... Read more...

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Goa mourns its very own Jairam Ramesh-like green minister


March 21st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Merely two days after announcing concrete measures to save Goa's forests and curb indiscriminate mining here, the state's very own 'Jairam Ramesh-in-the-making' Forests and Environment ... Read more...

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Realty industry has little to cheer from budget (Comment)


March 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
The latest national budget has given India?s realty sector a short shrift, despite its stated objective to create conditions for growth, focusing on domestic-driven growth recovery. It has sadly ... Read more...

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Trade unions call nationwide strike Tuesday


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) All business and commercial activities are likely to be paralysed next Tuesday following a nationwide strike call by 11 trade unions.The strike would involve around 45 ... Read more...

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Need concrete measures from Pakistan on trade: Anand Sharma


February 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) En route to becoming the first Indian trade minister to visit Pakistan in 30 years, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said the neighbouring country ... Read more...

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IMF chief calls for eurobonds to combat crisis


January 24th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 24 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde Monday called for a bigger rescue fund in the 17-member eurozone and the creation of the eurobonds in order ... Read more...

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Corrupt people made PM helpless: Ramdev


November 17th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Sharpening his attack on the Congress-led central government on the black money issue, yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday termed Manmohan Singh "a helpless prime minister ... Read more...

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More cooperation among regional nations crucial: Gilani


November 8th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Greater cooperation among regional countries is crucial for their development and prosperity, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said at a meet in Russia where he ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand asked to speed up welfare schemes


August 31st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Unhappy with the pace of developmental schemes in Uttarakhand, Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath has sought an "action plan" from the state by ... Read more...

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No change in condition of Dalits under Mayawati: Uma Bharti


July 5th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Accusing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati of depriving Dalits and Other Backward Classes (OBCs) of their rights, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma ... Read more...

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EU and Ukraine sign $17 million cooperation agreement


May 17th, 2011 - 1:39 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union and Ukraine on Monday signed a cooperation agreement that will allocate €12 million ($17 million) from EU funds for the next for years.The Joint Co-operation ... Read more...

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India keen to enhance economic cooperation with Mauritius


April 26th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Port Louis, April 25 (IANS) Enhancing economic cooperation and trade with Mauritius was high on the agenda as Indian President Pratibha Patil Monday met Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of ... Read more...

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EU adopts measures to tackle financial crisis in the Eurozone


March 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Council on Friday adopted a comprehensive package of measures to respond to the financial crisis in the Eurozone and ensure lasting stability.The measures adopted are aimed ... Read more...

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India seeks stronger UN General Assembly


March 15th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 15 (IANS) India has called for substantive measures to strengthen the role of UN General Assembly as the chief deliberative, legislative and policy-making and representative body of ... Read more...

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EU: we cannot lose sight of Thai refugee camps


March 11th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that its Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, International Cooperation and Crisis Response, will arrive in Thailand on Saturday to visit camps hosting ... Read more...

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Budget gets praise, some flak from Bengal government


February 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front government Monday hailed the enhanced budgetary provision for health and family welfare and education but complained that there were no concrete measures for ... Read more...

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Delhi Conference wants more international aid to Least Developed Countries


February 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): The conference on Least Developed Countries organised here has underlined the need for stronger international commitment at highest political level to implement the agenda of Istanbul conference ... Read more...

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Chinese province follows the Indian way to curb corruption


January 21st, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian approach to curbing corruption through public disclosure of assets of the high and mighty appears to have inspired China -- with Guangdong province in south China ... Read more...

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European Union ratifies UN convention on disability rights


January 5th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Wednesday ratified the United Nation's (UN) Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities that intends to ensure rights of people with disabilities.This ... Read more...

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Gadkari criticizes Congress Govt. for ignoring plight of fishermen


December 8th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Dec 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday criticized the Congress-led Government at the Centre for ignoring the plight of the fishermen saying that ... Read more...

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Pak seeks ‘concrete Indian steps’ to bolster re-engagement


September 9th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 9(ANI): Pakistan has urged Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to back up his call for re-engagement with concrete measures to address issues of concern between the two countries."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Lawmakers unhappy with plan panel on drug price control


September 7th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A lawmakers panel has expressed unhappiness with the Planning Commission's tardy approach in approving a set of government schemes aimed at controlling prices of essential life-saving drugs. "The ... Read more...

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China deploys security guards in schools to avoid bloodbath repeat


September 1st, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 1 (ANI): China has deployed thousands of security guards in kindergarten and other schools in a bid to prevent violence, by strengthening campus security across the country.According to Xinhua, about ... Read more...

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Government’s response to audit reports sluggish: Meira Kumar


July 5th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar on Monday said the Government's response to Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) reports is sluggish."A recent report, that is the ... Read more...

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Governments’ approach to CAG reports ’sluggish’: Meira Kumar


July 5th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday criticised the "sluggish" approach of the central and state governments towards the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) reports and underlined ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan need to discuss concrete measure to strengthen counter terrorism cooperation: Rao


June 25th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, June 24 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Thursday said for counter-terrorism measures to succeed, India and Pakistan need to discuss concrete measure to consolidate counter terrorism cooperation. ... Read more...

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After India, US, Pak now admits to ‘trust deficit’ within its territory


June 8th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, June 8(ANI): After conceding that there was a trust deficit between Pakistan and India, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has now said that there is a sense of mistrust between ... Read more...

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