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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

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Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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Mozambique seeks Indian investment to develop tea industry


September 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Mozambique has sought Indian expertise and investment to develop its tea industry.A delegation from the African country, led by Agriculture Minister Jose Pachecho, held a ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, China seek to strengthen military ties


September 1st, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Sri Lanka and China have sought to strengthen their military ties, the Sri Lankan defence ministry said Friday.The remarks followed a meeting between Chinese Defence ... Read more...

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Phase one of resident count in three years: Gogoi


August 30th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) The Assam government has initiated the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The first phase of the project will be completed within the ... Read more...

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Germany to get first Islamic bank in October


August 30th, 2012 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey's Kuveyt Turk investment fund plans to open the first Islamic bank in Germany in October, the Financial Times Deutschland reported.Kuveyt Turk plans to open ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa meets UAE envoy


August 28th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 27 (IANS/WAM) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa met United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador Mahmoud Mohammed Mahmoud Monday on the occasion of the envoy's end of tenure in ... Read more...

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Germany, Canada to conduct joint ocean research


August 18th, 2012 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 18 (IANS) Germany and Canada will jointly conduct marine research.The Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel announced Friday that both sides have agreed on the joint cooperation. ... Read more...

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India rejects OIC reference on Kashmir


August 17th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India Friday rejected as "erroneous and factually incorrect" a reference to Kashmir by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in its resolution on Syria.Syed ... Read more...

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Emirates Post issues stamps on Arab Postal Day


August 16th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Post, in association with Arab postal administrations, has issued a set of commemorative stamps in one denomination (225 Fils) to mark Arab Postal Day."We ... Read more...

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India to boost cooperation with Belarus in IT


August 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian companies are willing to step up cooperation with Belarusian partners in the IT industry, said India's Ambassador Manoj Bharti. Some Indian companies see Belarus as ... Read more...

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Happy that youth interested in country’s progress: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he was "happy" that more and more people, especially the young, were taking interest in issues related to ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev detained in Ambedkar Stadium


August 13th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) With Baba Ramdev and his anti-corruption supporters blocking roads in central Delhi, police were Monday forced to detain them in Ambedkar Stadium, a few hundred ... Read more...

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Chinese firm exports high-speed train parts to Europe


August 10th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) One of China's leading locomotive producers said Friday that it has delivered a batch of high-speed train compartments ordered by Siemens AG, marking the first such ... Read more...

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UAE, UN aid agency explore cooperation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have discussed joint cooperation during humanitarian emergencies.OCHA's Gulf office head Khaled Khalifa lauded ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Brazil


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan's automobile manufacturer Toyota has announced an investment of 1 billion reais ($500 million) to set up an engine factory in Brazil.The announcement Wednesday ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

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Pranab, a strong partner to America: Hillary Clinton


July 26th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Calling Pranab Mukherjee a strong partner to America and the American people, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated him on becoming the 13th ... Read more...

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Two months jail for Andhra minister


July 25th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) A special court here Wednesday sentenced a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh to two months' simple imprisonment for alleged violation of the foreign exchange regulation law.The ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa hails Mukherjee


July 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday said the election of Pranab Mukherjee as India's new president had brought "deep joy" to him."The government and people ... Read more...

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Non-bailable warrant against Andhra minister


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) A city court Monday issued non-bailable warrant against a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh in a case relating to Foreign Exchange Regulations Act (FERA) violations.The economic ... Read more...

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UAE group to launch Iftar Project in 50 countries


July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will implement its "Iftar Project" and distribute food parcels to half a ... Read more...

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Rajasthan bans gutka, plans fines up to Rs.10 lakh


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Wednesday banned the production, sales and storage of gutka (tobacco-laced paan masala), the fifth state in the country to do so, and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan PM leaves for Saudi Arabia


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf left for Madina Sunday on a two- day official visit to Saudi Arabia.Ahead of leaving on his first official foreign ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius to strengthen travel trade


July 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India and Mauritius will strengthen ties in the tourism sector by increasing investment in the hotel industry, promoting more package tours and developing tourism infrastructure, ... Read more...

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Respect our interests in Asia-Pacific, China tells US


July 13th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) The Chinese government hopes the US will respect its interests and concerns along with other nations in the Asia-Pacific region.According to China Daily, Foreign Minister Yang ... Read more...

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Director complains against actress Padmapriya


July 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Director M.A. Nishad Wednesday filed a complaint against actress Padmapriya that she did not cooperate with him while shooting for his film "No 66 Madhura Bus".Nishad ... Read more...

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Kashyap retrospective in Hamburg


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood fans in Hamburg will be treated to five movies by acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap as part of a retrospective July 11-16.The retrospective will open ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain hold security talks


July 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Jeddah, July 9 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held talks on security, it was announced Monday.Saudi Interior Minister Prince Ahmad bin Abdulaziz and his visiting Bahraini counterpart Lieutenant General ... Read more...

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Air India relief plane returns, India lauds Pakistan’s cooperation (Evening Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) A special Air India relief plane landed at Delhi airport Monday with 122 passengers of another flight that had to make an emergency landing in ... Read more...

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