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Osama dead but not terrorism, say US experts (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Terrorism was not dead and Pakistan remains its hotbed, said American analysts amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that ... Read more...

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Osama dead but terrorism far from over, say US experts (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts ... Read more...

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A year after Osama’s killing, terrorism far from dead


May 1st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) Amid a political row over the alleged politicisation of the dramatic raid that killed terror mastermind Osama bin Laden a year ago, American analysts agree ... Read more...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

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Educational failure threatens US global leadership, says report


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The failure of the United States to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global ... Read more...

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‘Knowledge gap widens gulf between South Asian nations’


March 10th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) People in the South Asian region have little knowledge about each other that widens the gulf between them, experts at a regional conference said Saturday. ... Read more...

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2G should have been auctioned, says Jagdish Bhagwati


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) World renowned Indian economist Jagdish N. Bhagwati Thursday slammed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for its policy on 2G spectrum allocation, saying its ... Read more...

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Bhutanese PM to speak in India on gross national happiness


December 13th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) After successfully implementing gross national happiness -- an alternative development indicator -- in his country, Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigme Y. Thinley will be ... Read more...

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US sharing PNR data with India


December 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US is negotiating new agreements with six top countries,including India, on information sharing about passenger travel, known colloquially as PNR, passenger name records, a ... Read more...

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US-Pakistan conflict risk higher than India-Pakistan: Survey


December 10th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) An influential think-tank has rated a conflict with Pakistan as among the top potential threats facing the United States in 2012, but downgraded the potential for ... Read more...

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US influence on Pakistan less: Blackwill


December 9th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Emphasising that the United States' influence on Pakistan now was less than what it was years back, former US ambassador to India Robert Blackwill Thursday said ... Read more...

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Obama names another Indian-American to key post


December 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named yet another Indian-American, Preeta D. Bansal, as a member of an independent agency promoting improvements in the efficiency, ... Read more...

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Economic crisis looms as Obama returns from Asia


November 20th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) As President Barack Obama returns home after a sojourn in Bali he faces a looming economic crisis that threatens to unravel the gains of his ... Read more...

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Tackling Haqqani Network job No. 1: US to Pakistan


October 1st, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) Placing the Haqqani Network'S tackling at the top of its counter-terrorism agenda, the Us is pushing Pakistan to act against the terror group described as "a ... Read more...

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US should support India’s peaceful rise vis-a-vis China: Study


September 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as China hardens its stance over Indian oil exploration bids in Vietnamese waters in South China Sea, a latest India-US study has pitched for ... Read more...

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US to work with India in war against terror


September 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The India-US relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots, says a study by two US think tanks, even as Washington vowed to work closely ... Read more...

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India-US ties can become pivot for global peace: Report


September 16th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Carefully nurtured, the India-US bilateral relationship should become one of the world's strategic pivots and improve prospects for global peace and prosperity in the 21st century, ... Read more...

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Four get death sentence for China terror attacks


September 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 15 (IANS) Four people involved in deadly terror attacks in China's Xinjiang Uygur region in July have been sentenced to death, a media report said Thursday.About 20 people ... Read more...

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China says it’s a major contributor to anti-terror


August 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China said Thursday it has contributed greatly to the global fight against terrorism and urged the international community to fully respect its domestic concerns.Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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‘Kashmir group in US released ISI statements verbatim’ (With ISI agent held in US for illegal lobbying on Kashmir)


July 20th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The Washington-based Kashmir group, whose head was arrested for allegedly being a Pakistani agent involved in illegal lobbying, used to issue verbatim the statements relayed by ... Read more...

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‘US committed to bringing Mumbai attackers to justice’


May 12th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) As a US lawmaker suggested that the Pakistan-based Haqqani terror network may have had some "logistical role" behind bombings in India, the US reassured New Delhi ... Read more...

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US, Indian think tanks form joint group


May 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) Two US and Indian think tanks, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the Aspen Institute India, have announced the formation of the US-India Joint Group ... Read more...

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India to gain from strained US-Pak ties


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): India is all set to gain as Washington's approach to Islamabad is surely going to change after the US military killed Osama bin Laden at his hideaway ... Read more...

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Osama’s death, Middle East uprisings a significant blow to Al-Qaeda: US officials


May 4th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): Osama bin Laden's death in the midst of the Middle East uprisings marks a significant blow to the network of Al-Qaeda and its affiliates, top US officials have said.The ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan should do more to make Mumbai attackers accountable’ (Lead, superseding earlier story)


April 30th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan needs to do more to bring the 26/11 Mumbai terror attackers to justice, former British foreign secretary David Miliband has asked western ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan should do more to make Mumbai attackers accountable’


April 30th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan needs to do more to bring the 26/11 Mumbai terror attackers to justice, former British foreign secretary David Miliband has asked western ... Read more...

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`Egyptian uprising portends fundamental change in Mideast’


February 12th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The non-violent Egyptian revolution bringing the Mubarak era to an end may trigger fundamental changes in the Middle East with some experts even predicting the end ... Read more...

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US can overcome India, China challenge: US scholar


January 12th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) The emergence of India and China does not mean the end of American economic and technological power, says a new book suggesting the United States should ... Read more...

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Bhagwati to speak on Indian economy, reforms


December 1st, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) India's economic growth and reforms would be the focus of eminent economist Jagdish Bhagwati, a Columbia University teacher, at the third Professor Hiren Mukerjee Lecture in ... Read more...

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Jagdish Bhagwati to deliver Hiren Mukherjee Lecture


November 25th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Eminent Indian economist Jagdish Bhagwati who teaches at Columbia University will speak on reforms in the country at the third Professor Hiren Mukerjee Lecture in Parliament ... Read more...

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Support Pakistan only if it acts against all terror groups: US task force


November 13th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) The United States should invest in a long-term partnership with Pakistan, but only if Pakistan takes action against all terrorist organizations, including the Lashkar-e-Taeba (LeT), ... Read more...

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Pakistanis won’t like Obama’s India endorsement: Musharraf


November 13th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf says Pakistanis are not going to like US President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's bid for a permanent seat on ... Read more...

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Musharraf to target non-voters, youth, minorities in his political comeback bid


November 10th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has said that he believes he has "an even chance" of returning to political power in his country's 2013 general elections, ... Read more...

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“India trying to create anti-Pak Afghanistan”: Musharraf


November 10th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 10 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf has accused India of trying to create a hostile state in Afghanistan against his country."If I'm allowed to be very, very ... Read more...

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Obama endorsement, a bold foreign policy stroke: US experts


November 9th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Leading US foreign policy experts agree that President Barack Obama's endorsement of India's permanent membership in the UN Security Council is "a bold foreign policy ... Read more...

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