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46 years hence, a miracle homecoming for Indian diplomatic bag


September 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a miracle homecoming. An Indian diplomatic bag containing Indian newspapers, magazines and mails has managed to journey back home 46 years after braving ice ... Read more...

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Goa businessmen look to Australia for tourism development


August 24th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 24 (IANS) Australian firms could soon partner Goa for using its waterways and jungles for tourism purposes, a top official of the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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India Day Parade fills New York with its sights, sounds and stars


August 20th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Thousands of people watched as the sights and sounds of India took over Manhattan's Madison Avenue for the India Day Parade led by Bollywood star ... Read more...

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China expects S100 bn trade volume with India by 2015


August 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Despite a fall in the volume of India-China bilateral trade for the first half of the current year, China remained upbeat over trade prospects with India ... Read more...

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Britain offers help to Brazil for World Cup, Olympics


August 17th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain has offered to help Brazil prepare for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games.In a letter issued Thursday, the British consulate in ... Read more...

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NASDAQ dons Indian colours for I-Day


August 16th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 16 (IANS) For the fourth year in a row, NASDAQ, world's second-largest stock exchange in the heart of Times Square, donned the colours of the Indian flag ... Read more...

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Indian-Americans celebrate I-day while Sunita greets from space (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams sent greetings from space as the community celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, featuring Bollywood stars and cultural ... Read more...

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Indian Americans celebrate I-Day with colourful parades


August 15th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian Americans from East to West coast celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, Bollywood stars and cultural performances but with a prayer in ... Read more...

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Russian, Israeli tourists more of menace to Goa: Faleiro


August 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Tourists from Russia and Israel to India cause more menace than benefit to the tourism scenario in Goa, a former union minister of state for external ... Read more...

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Vinod Khanna leads Long Island’s first India Day Parade (With images)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 13 (IANS) Emerging as the newest 'Little India' in the US, Hicksville, an upscale suburb of New York, witnessed the inaugural India Day Parade on Long Island ... Read more...

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India reaches out to families hit by US gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Condemning the US gurdwara shooting that killed six Sikh devotees, union minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday directed the Indian embassy in Washington to provide "all possible ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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Indian orders create jobs in US, disprove Obama


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 5 (IANS) Civilian and military orders placed by India in American companies are creating thousands of jobs in the US, deflating President Barrack Obama's populist campaign ... Read more...

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Rajamony takes over as president’s press secretary


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Venu Rajamony, an Indian Foreign Service officer, who has served in Indian missions in Beijing, Washington and Geneva, Thursday assumed charge as the press ... Read more...

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India, China partners in development: Chinese consul general


July 25th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 25 (IANS) Asserting that India and China are not rivals, Chinese Consul General here Niu Qingbao Wednesday said both countries are rather partners in development of the region."China ... Read more...

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Special children celebrate Nelson Mandela Day (With image)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Around 50 visually impaired children from a reputed Mumbai school Wednesday celebrated the 94th birthday of South African freedom icon Nelson Mandela with musical performances and ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India said Tuesday it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai, ... Read more...

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India trying to repatriate body of killed fisherman


July 17th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India is trying for the early repatriation of the body of a fisherman killed in firing from a US ship off the UAE coast, an ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai Monday ... Read more...

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‘Economic activities behind spurt in human trafficking’


July 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Human trafficking for purposes other than sex trade has been on the rise in the county. With the increase in the level of economic activities, the ... Read more...

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Indo-German urban fair in Bangalore from Friday


June 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) A 10-day Indo-German Urban Mela (fair) will unfold from here Friday to commemorate 60 years of both the countries establishing diplomatic relations and showcase a blend ... Read more...

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US keen on New Silk Road for trade, commerce


June 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The US expects better trade and economic ties between India and the Central and Southeast Asia by developing a New Silk Road, an American official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US Consul General McIntyre visits Kerala Infopark


June 14th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 14 (IANS) US Consul General Jennifer A. McIntyre Thursday visited the Infopark campus here to gain first-hand knowledge about the investment opportunities offered by Kerala's IT industry."I am ... Read more...

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Dubai, Indonesia to boost trade ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The government of the emirate of Dubai will strengthen trade cooperation with Indonesia, it was announced Wednesday.An Indonesian delegation, led by Consul General in Dubai Mansyur ... Read more...

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Yemen’s consulate to boost historic ties with Hyderabad


June 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 7 (IANS) Yemen's historic ties with Hyderabad are set to get a boost with the Arab nation planning to set up an honorary consulate in the city.Ausaf Sayeed, ... Read more...

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Arms seized from US officials’ cars in Pakistan


June 5th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Two vehicles of US embassy officials were Monday stopped in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, and pistols and automatic rifles were confiscated from them, a media report ... Read more...

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Did Mamata-Hillary talk about foreign investment in retail? (West Bengal Newsletter)


May 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The tete-a-tete between US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, sweetened by plates of sandesh, the popular local sweet, suddenly ... Read more...

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FDI issue: US says it was discussed, Mamata says no


May 8th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Sparking off a controversy, the US Monday claimed that the issue of increasing US investment in West Bengal, including in the retail sector, was touched ... Read more...

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VFS to provide Thai visa services in Bangalore


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to ... Read more...

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US ambassador-designate Nancy Powell arrives in India


April 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US ambassador-designate Nancy J. Powell arrived here Thursday, following her March 29 confirmation by the American Senate as the first woman head of the ... Read more...

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Schengen visa processor VFS expands operations


April 18th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 18 (IANS) Leading outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, VFS Global, has expanded its operations in India's tech hub to process applications for Schengen visa to ... Read more...

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New US envoy to India says hello in 10 languages


April 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Nancy Powell, who will be the first female American ambassador to India, arrives in New Delhi this week with an intimate video message of greetings subtitled ... Read more...

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‘States being reduced to glorified municipalities’


April 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday accused the central government of bringing the states down to the level of glorified municipal corporations by restricting their ... Read more...

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India, UAE sign deal on customs cooperation


April 1st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 1 (IANS/WAM) India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signed an agreement on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters.The agreement was signed between visiting Indian ... Read more...

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