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Remove non-tariff barriers in pharma sector: India


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government will raise at various international fora the issue of non-tariff barriers imposed by the US and European countries on the import of Indian ... Read more...

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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to hold talks on Islamabad’s defence needs


May 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1(ANI): A Pakistani defence delegation will arrive in Washington on Sunday for talks on a five-year plan for meeting the country's defence needs, according to diplomatic sources.Defence Secretary Athar Ali ... Read more...

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Pachauri-led IPCC lauds initiative to build food security in face of climate change


May 7th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The Dr. R.K. Pachauri-led UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has reportedly welcomed a new research initiative that focuses on how to build food security in the ... Read more...

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Two top ULFA leaders released on bail (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) A special anti-terror court Tuesday released on bail two top separatist leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), a move seen as an attempt by ... Read more...

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ULFA ideologue shifted to Guwahati jail


February 21st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 21 (IANS) The Assam government Sunday transferred the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom' (ULFA) political ideologue Bhimkanta Buragohain to the Guwahati Central Jail in an attempt to get all ... Read more...

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Central Government calls for meeting on talks with ULFA


January 28th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): The Central Government has called for a high-level meeting next month to discuss strategy for possible talks with the rebel United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).Home ... Read more...

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Will jailed ULFA leaders be released on parole?


January 16th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 16 (IANS) The Assam government is seriously contemplating granting parole to at least eight top jailed separatist leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom ... Read more...

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Let off ULFA leaders, and talks could begin: Rajkhowa


December 31st, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 31(IANS) Chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) Arabinda Rajkhowa has said his outfit is ready to hold negotiations with the government if ... Read more...

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Six ULFA leaders’ nightlong meeting in Guwahati jail


December 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) Six arrested top leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), including its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa, spent Saturday night in a huddle ... Read more...

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AGP questions government on handcuffing ULFA chairman


December 19th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 19 (IANS) Assam's main opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) has questioned the government for allowing Arabinda Rajkhowa, the arrested chairman of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), ... Read more...

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Nepal army chief receives guard of honour from Indian army


December 14th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Nepal Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Chhatraman Singh Gurung was presented a guard of honour here today.General Gurung, who is on a weeklong visit to ... Read more...

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India-Nepal security talks focus on open border, extradition


November 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) India and Nepal Friday began bilateral talks in Kathmandu to enhance security cooperation, focusing on the management of the open border between the two neighbours, an updated ... Read more...

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Jet stalemate ends after five days


September 13th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Sep.13 (ANI): Jet Airways pilots ended their five-day-old stir against their management early on Sunday morning with a settlement under which the four sacked pilots would be reinstated and a consultative ... Read more...

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India offers ‘full support’ to Nepal’s peace process


August 22nd, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India Saturday offered its "full support" to the peace process in Nepal, with both countries also saying they would hold discussions on reworking their Treaty of ... Read more...

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Asia faces food shortage by 2050 without major water reforms


August 18th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A new study by scientists has warned that without major water reforms, Asia faces the prospect of a food shortage by the year 2050.This warning, along with related ... Read more...

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1st anniversary of global seed vault marked with four-ton shipment of critical food crops


February 26th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): A four-ton shipment of critical food crops has been supplied to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault, as it celebrates its one-year anniversary.The shipment included almost 90,000 samples of ... Read more...

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ULFA wants ouster of Bangladeshi, Nepali migrants from Assam


October 12th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has sought expulsion of Bangladeshi immigrants from Assam, a demand that is significant as most of the top leaders ... Read more...

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ULFA rejects plea by sacked colleagues to talk peace


July 28th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one of northeastern India's frontline separatist groups, has rejected pleas by rebel colleagues to side with them and start peace ... Read more...

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‘ULFA missed chance to start peace talks with Delhi’


July 18th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 18 (IANS) Leaders of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), one of northeastern India's frontline separatist groups, Friday said the organisation's leadership missed an opportunity to start a peace ... Read more...

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26 ULFA militants surrender in Assam


June 25th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Baksa (Assam), June 25 (ANI): As many as twenty six militants of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) have surrendered before the Red Horn Division of the Indian Army in ... Read more...

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Assam government flip-flop over ULFA


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) The flip-flop by authorities in Assam over dealing with the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) separatist group has raised doubts about the government having a definite policy ... Read more...

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ULFA-constituted panelist arrested, top rebel released on bail (Lead)


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) Police in Asasm Sunday arrested a member of the People's Consultative Group (PCG), constituted by the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, even as a top separatist ULFA ... Read more...

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Top ULFA leader released on bail in Assam


June 22nd, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) A top separatist leader of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was released on bail by a district court and was soon after whisked away in ... Read more...

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Government not talking ‘core issues’ with ULFA, says Goswami (Supersedes earlier version) (Attn Editors: Please take this and ignore the earlier version, which has errors)


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The government has deviated from its initial position of discussing all the core issues with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), says mediator and Assamese ... Read more...

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PCG wants peace process to resume in Assam


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Days after Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that militant groups, especially the United Liberation Front Of Assam (ULFA), would have to "surrender their arms and shun ... Read more...

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Fresh moves to revive deadlocked ULFA peace process


March 27th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, March 27 (IANS) The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) steps into its 30th year of armed rebellion next week with the violent insurgency showing no signs ... Read more...

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Plea made for peace talks between ULFA, government


February 17th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Feb 17 (IANS) A plea for peace talks between the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) and the government has been made even though major reverses were faced by the ... Read more...

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Indian Airlines plane hijack plot in Assam, a ‘peace-broker’ held


February 11th, 2008 - 8:00 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, Feb 11 (ANI): A member of the People's Consultative Group (PCG), which was involved in the talks between the Centre and the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to broker ... Read more...

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