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India to host meet against drug trafficking

November 20th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Over 100 experts and officials from the Asia-Pacific region will gather in India Nov 22-25 to devise coordinated efforts to combat illicit drug production and ... Read more...

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India, Zimbabwe to deepen investment, trade ties

September 21st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Harare (Zimbabwe), Sep 21 (IANS) India and Zimbabwe have agreed to further strengthen bilateral trade and investment ties even as the two countries expedite the ratification process of a Bilateral ... Read more...

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WTO chief Lamy to visit India next week

September 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) director general Pascal Lamy will visit India next week to discuss the future of the Doha round talks as deadlocks continue ... Read more...

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Brook no delay in reforming UN Security Council: India

June 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday pushed hard for expansion of the UN Security Council and exhorted the world to "brook no delay" in carrying forward the long overdue ... Read more...

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Canada set to become energy superpower

May 12th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) In an energy-starved world where India and China are on the prowl globally for resources to keep up their high growth rates, Canada can be their ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka celebrates Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary

May 9th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore with a series of events, including the release of a special postal stamp.A commemorative ... Read more...

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Azad to inaugurate international conference on ‘Community Mental Health’

February 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad will inaugurate international conference cum workshop on 'Asia Pacific Community Mental Health' at the National Institute of Health ... Read more...

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Discussions with Malaysian PM have laid the ground for multi-faceted partnership: Manmohan Singh

October 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that his discussions with Malaysian counterpart Najib Tun Razak have laid the ground for evolving a ... Read more...

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Fisher Price recalls unsafe toys

October 1st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Fisher Price Inc., renowned for their baby toys, are recalling their latest line of toys from the market. Recently, the company came ... Read more...

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India to host Asian science camp

August 10th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Scientists and students from across the world will participate in an Asian Science Camp organised in India for the first time Aug 17-19, an official said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Baby Rhino Killed By Poachers In South Africa

July 20th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez South Africa, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite several laws being enacted to ensure the protection of wildlife, the law enforcement officers have not been able to make much progress in ... Read more...

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China endorses Bangladesh-Myanmar road project

June 17th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 17 (IANS) Beijing has agreed to implement a Bangladeshi proposal for a road link via Myanmar, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced after the visit of Chinese vice president ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel Limited’ becomes world’s fifth largest services provider

June 8th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Bharti Enterprises Sunil Mittal on Tuesday said 'Bharti Airtel Limited' has become the world's fifth largest mobile phone services provider.The notable mark was achieved ... Read more...

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India Will Rock To ‘Michael Learns To Rock’

June 7th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Danish soft rock band 'Michael Learns to Rock' is visiting India from June 16-21 in order to promote their latest CD release "Eternity'. It ... Read more...

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India backs Africa for Security Council, seeks closer ties (Lead)

May 26th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Barely days before negotiations begin in the UN General Assembly on reforms in the world body, India Wednesday backed Africa's demand to get a permanent seat in ... Read more...

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IMM to start Afro-Asian Development Centre

May 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Institute of Marketing and Management is planning to start an Afro-Asian Development Centre at its premises here next year. The Centre, to be headed by a ... Read more...

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Only India, China likely to witness reasonable economic growth in coming years: Lord Desai

July 21st, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): At a recent brainstorming session on "Aftereffects of Financial Meltdown: World Economy, held at the Amity Campus in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Lord Meghnad Desai expressed his views ... Read more...

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New global programme to save tigers to link India

June 20th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 20 (IANS) In a bid to save wild tigers from extinction, the Smithsonian Institution and the World Bank Group plan to link relevant institutions in India, China, Indonesia, ... Read more...

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Dhaka finally decides to join Asian Highway

June 19th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 19 (IANS) Bangladesh is readying to join the Asian Highway after years of prevarication when past regimes suggested routes that would ensure that India did not receive any transit facilities ... Read more...

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UNDP meeting calls for reducing inequalities in Asia

December 9th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec.9 (ANI): During a UNDP meeting held here, experts have proposed a five-point action agenda to reduce inequalities within and between countries in Asia, which they say have contributed to ... Read more...

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Tourism industry growing despite global economic slowdown

October 22nd, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 22 (Xinhua) Tourism is continuing to grow globally, at a slower pace though, amid the global economic slowdown, media report said Wednesday. Francesco Frangialli, secretary general of the UN World ... Read more...

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Seventh Asian film fest kicks off in Mumbai

October 17th, 2008 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Mumbaikars will get to savour the best of Asian cinema, including from Mongolia, with an eight-day-long film festival kicking off here Thursday evening.Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday ... Read more...

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Australia seeks new Asia-Pacific community embracing India

June 5th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Emphasising the need to re-energise Australia's relationship with India, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd outlined his vision for a new regional institution in the Asia-Pacific region based ... Read more...

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China, not India to be focus of US attention in rising Asia

May 1st, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 1 (IANS) China will be the focus of American attention in the 21st century with the rise of Asia as China, India, Japan and emerging powers compete for ... Read more...

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UAE looks to Asia, Middle East for partnership: Minister

April 6th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt), April 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it is seeking to strengthen partnership with Asian and Middle East countries, WAM news agency reported Sunday. Minister ... Read more...

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27th edition of India International Trade Fair begins in New Delhi

November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today inaugurated the 27th edition of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) here at Pragati Maidan on Wednesday amidst fanfare and cultural fiesta. Speaking ... Read more...

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