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US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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Maldives President lauds India’s role in pushing political process


September 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Monday lauded India's support in pushing forward political process in his country when he met visiting Defence Minister A.K. Antony in ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

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Krishna returns from Pakistan visit


September 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Sunday after a three-day visit to Pakistan that he described as "fruitful".On the last leg of his visit, ... Read more...

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200 Peruvian servicemen to study in Russia


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 200 servicemen from Peru will study in Russia's universities according to an agreement between the two countries, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ... Read more...

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Krishna arrives in Lahore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, who is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, arrived here Sunday amid tight security.Krishna is scheduled to meet Punjab Chief ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister Rehman Malik likely to visit India


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik is likely to visit to India on an invitation from visiting Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, a media report said Sunday.Krishna, ... Read more...

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No conditions attached, PM to decide on Pakistan visit: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday said that no conditions were being put by India for the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to Pakistan, ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack ... Read more...

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No backtracking on Mumbai attack: Krishna


September 8th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Saturday that there was no question of India backtracking on the sensitive issue of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack as ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Fourth Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Despite some of the core irritants in their relationship continuing, India and Pakistan Saturday signaled that they were ready to move ahead and not be ... Read more...

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Moving beyond past, India, Pakistan ink visa pact (Third Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Underlining their will not to be held hostage to the past and script a new chapter in their relations, India and Pakistan Saturday signed a ... Read more...

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Russia labour to beat Northern Ireland


September 8th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia beat Northern Ireland 2-0 in their World Cup qualifier here under coach Fabio Capello, in his first competitive game in-charge.Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland team ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament also part of democracy: BJP (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Seeking to blame the government for the partially washed out monsoon session, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday blamed corruption for the lost session, ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan acknowledge ‘more needs to be done’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Acknowledging that some progress had been made in talks between India and Pakistan, both sides Friday said that "much more needs to be done" in the ... 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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Krishna leaves for Pakistan (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day visit that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

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Be realistic, says daily on Krishna’s Pakistan trip


September 7th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Issues between Pakistan and India that divide opinion will not be easy to solve, said a Pakistani daily as Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

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Over 60 journalists to accompany Krishna to Pakistan


September 6th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Over 60 Indian mediapersons will accompany External Affairs minister S.M. Krishna on his three-day visit to Pakistan Friday.The media delegation will include editors, foreign affairs' ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa on smuggling of tobacco products


September 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought help from his counterpart in Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa to see that smuggling of tobacco products from either state ... Read more...

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Badal takes up cause of Punjabi farmers in Gujarat


September 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday wrote to his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and BJP president Nitin Gadkari over the grievance of Punjabi farmers of ... Read more...

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Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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India raises social media sites’ misuse with Pakistan


August 19th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Sunday raised the issue of misuse of social media sites by Pakistan-based elements in whipping up communal sentiments with ... Read more...

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Krishna assures Sarabjit’s family he will take up issue


August 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured the family of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian national on death row in Pakistan, that he would take up ... Read more...

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Mukherjee greets Zardari on Pakistan’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the people and the government of Pakistan on their Independence Day and said the progress in their bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan has offered help to Iran after powerful earthquakes there killed 250 people and injured about 1,800 others, Geo News reported Sunday.Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over PM’s visit to Pakistan


July 31st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Days after Pakistans President Asif Ali Zardari formally invited him to visit Pakistan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has yet to respond, indicating uncertainty over ... Read more...

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Japan gifts Putin puppy to boost ties


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS) A Japanese puppy to be presented to Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to strengthen relations between the two countries, reported RIA Novosti.The Akita, a large ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia back freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 27th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in southeast Asia, India and Indonesia discussed tensions in the South China Sea and backed freedom of navigation ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia upbeat on $25 bn trade by 2015


July 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Indonesia, among the founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's emerging economies, Friday held talks to map the ... Read more...

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23 Indian fishermen released by Sri Lanka: Krishna


July 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Twenty-three Tamil Nadu fishermen, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy six days ago while fishing near Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait, have been released and will ... Read more...

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Obama mourns Ghanian president’s death


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has mourned the death of his Ghanian counterpart John Evans Atta Mills at the age of 68, praising his role in ... Read more...

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