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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants cordial relations with India, says Ashraf


August 15th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his country's resolve to find a negotiated settlement to all disputes with India."We want cordial relations with India ... Read more...

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No deal with Pakistan on n-plant: Sri Lanka


July 28th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday denied reports that it was to build a nuclear power plant in the east of the country with the assistance from Pakistan.Terming the ... Read more...

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India, South Africa share cordial relations: Meira Kumar


July 10th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Monday India and South Africa shared a cordial relationship and working together in various multilateral organisations.Addressing a 20-member ... Read more...

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Pranab da called, but didn’t ask for support: Advani (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani revealed Monday that Pranab Mukherjee had called him soon after his candidature for the presidency was ... Read more...

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Pranab da called, but didn’t ask for support: Advani


June 25th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani revealed Monday that Pranab Mukherjee had called him soon after his candidature for the president's post ... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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Ties with India important, says Myanmar’s state-run daily


May 30th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 30 (IANS) Myanmar's official media said Wednesday that the country attaches importance to relations with India and stressed that "India needs Myanmar, and Myanmar also needs India, ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar launches India-assisted solar project in Tonga


April 20th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tonga, April 20 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, currently on a visit to Tonga, has launched an India-assisted solar project run by two women engineers in the Pacific ... Read more...

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Rahul, Bilawal contact important, says Pakistani daily


April 10th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) The contact between Rahul Gandhi, general secretary of India's ruling Congress party, and Bilawal Zardari Bhutto, who heads the Pakistan Peoples Party, is "important given ... Read more...

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Pakistan to buy power from Iran: Gilani


April 1st, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Pakistan will purchase 1,100 MW of electricity from Iran in a bid to overcome the energy shortage in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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India votes against Sri Lanka, then mollifies Colombo (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India Thursday voted for a US-backed resolution urging Sri Lanka to probe rights abuses in the war on the Tamil Tigers, but quickly emphasized ... Read more...

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After vote, India says it stands by Sri Lanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) After voting Thursday in favour of a US resolution in Geneva urging Colombo to probe alleged human rights abuses, India declared it will remain engaged ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar surprised at Pakistanis’ love for Indians


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, who led a 17-member Indian parliamentary delegation to Pakistan, said she was "pleasantly shocked" to see the love of Pakistanis ... Read more...

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Ethiopia seeks India’s assistance to promote tourism


February 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, (IANS) Ethiopia has sought India's assistance for promoting tourism in the country, officials said Wednesday.Visiting Ethiopian Minister of Culture and Tourism Tadelech Dalcho called on Tourism Secretary R.H. ... Read more...

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Farook remembered as leader who groomed others


January 27th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook maintained cordial relations with his opponents and groomed many political leaders, Congress leaders in his home state of Puducherry said Friday, a ... Read more...

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Kerala for talks to end dam row (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala is confident of finding a solution to the Mullaperiyar dam dispute with Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday.Speaking after hoisting the national flag ... Read more...

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Governor unwell, Chandy takes R-Day parade salute


January 26th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy got the rare opportunity to take the Republic Day parade salute here Thursday, as Governor M.O.H. Farook was on medical leave.H.R. ... Read more...

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May consider central security for Mullaperiyar Dam: PM (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured DMK president M. Karunanidhi that the central government would consider providing security to the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala. According ... Read more...

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Congress has lost its mind: BJP


December 25th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Prakash Javadekar Sunday attacked the Congress party for calling Anna Hazare "an RSS agent", stating that the Congress had ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu house asserts rights over Mullaperiyar Dam


December 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu assembly Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that it would not relinquish its rights over the Mullaperiyar Dam based in Kerala under any circumstances. ... Read more...

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Keep calm, Jayalalithaa appeals to Kerala’s people


December 7th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Tuesday made a fervent appeal to the people of Kerala, urging them not succumb to the machinations of unscrupulous mischief-mongers and ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia writes to Manmohan over Tipaimukh Dam project


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's leader of opposition Khaleda Zia has urged Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allow a survey by experts before proceeding with the Tipaimukh Dam ... Read more...

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Dhaka seeking apology from Islamabad justified: Pakistani daily


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh seeking an apology from Pakistan for war crimes committed in 1971 is "justifiable" and the "least our government can do is learn lessons from ... Read more...

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Talks only way to improve Pakistan, India ties: Gilani


July 26th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Talks are the only way to improve ties with India, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said ahead of talks between the foreign ministers ... Read more...

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Four Turkish ships arrive on maiden visit to Mumbai


July 8th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Four naval ships from Turkey docked off Mumbai Thursday evening on a four-day goodwill visit to the city, an official said here Friday.The ships - TCG ... Read more...

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Delhi revenue collection takes a leap: Dikshit


May 25th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi government's revenue collection has shown impressive growth, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday. Revenue collection increased to Rs.16,478 crore during 2010-11 from Rs.13,448 ... Read more...

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Indian peace delegation meets Sindh Chief Minister in Karachi


March 19th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 19(ANI): A 15-member Indian peace delegation of intellectuals, writers, parliamentarians, educationists and social activists led by veteran journalist Kuldip Nayyar has met Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah ... Read more...

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Peace meet held to mend troubled relations between Assam, Nagaland


February 26th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mokokchung (Nagaland), Feb 26(ANI): Writers, scholars and artists from Assam and Nagaland came together for a peace meet in an effort to mend the troubled relations between the two states on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Cornered Zardari asks US to respect Pak judiciary in Davis issue standoff


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the United States to respect his country's judiciary, which has put US official Raymond Davis on trial for shooting dead two Pakistani ... Read more...

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Labrourers to be paid by cheque in Haryana


February 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 9 (IANS) Labourers in Haryana will now get their wages through cheques, a minister said Wednesday."With a view to safeguard the interest of labourers, the Haryana government has decided to ... Read more...

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‘Useful’ talks held with Salman Bashir, says Nirupama Rao


February 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorThimpu, Feb 7 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said her meeting with Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir was "good" and "useful", as all major issues were discussed.Talking to ... Read more...

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India believes majority in Pakistan wants peaceful, cordial relations: Krishna


February 4th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday commenting on the anti-India rally planned by the extremist groups said India believes that the overwhelming majority in Pakistan ... Read more...

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India closely monitoring situation in Egypt, says Krishna


February 1st, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 31 (IANS) India Monday said it was "closely" monitoring the situation in Egypt but sees the developments there as an internal matter of that country. "We are closely monitoring the ... Read more...

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Assamese trying to revive age-old ties through Indo-Bhutan friendship fair


January 28th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 28 (ANI): With the decline of militancy in Assam, the people here are trying to revive the age-old ties with neighbouring countries, and one such initiative was the 'Indo-Bhutan Mela' ... Read more...

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