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VM - Drunk tries to enter Brazil president’s home


September 12th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunken man who said he loves Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tried to enter the presidential palace, prompting security personnel to open fire from ... Read more...

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‘Women of India, South Africa should partner each other’


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women of India and South Africa should enter into partnerships in economic development programmes, South Africa's High Commissioner Harris Majeke said here Wednesday.Speaking at ... Read more...

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India pushes for consensus on arms trade treaty


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India Thursday said that a comprehensive legally-binding arms trade treaty should not be rushed through and underlined the need for forging consensus so that the ... Read more...

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Tea industry wants Iran to keep rupee-rial mechanism


July 19th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) The Indian tea industry has urged the Iranian government to keep the rupee-rial agreement between the two countries outside the normal foreign exchange regulations for trade ... Read more...

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Embrace education for progress, Muslims told


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Muslim students and youths should go for higher education and develop character to face life's challenges, a senior Muslim religious leader said Sunday."The Muslim community ... Read more...

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Russia, China must pay for supporting Assad: Clinton


July 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and China should be told that they will pay a price for their support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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India ups pressure on 26/11 disclosures, discusses Kashmir with Pakistan (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India Wednesday asserted that the interrogation of 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal Hamza had "confirmed" that the terror attack was controlled from Pakistan even as ... Read more...

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India ups pressure on Pakistan over Jindal, no dossier shared (Roundup)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India Wednesday asserted that the interrogation of 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal Hamza had "confirmed" that the terror attack was controlled from Pakistan, even as ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan hold talks, focus on Jindal disclosures (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday began talks in a bid to keep the dialogue process on track amid new disclosures on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal ... Read more...

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India-US talks open with call to harness full potential of ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) India and United States opened their strategic dialogue Wednesday with a call to harness the full potential of their multifarious relationship encompassing strategic, economic and ... Read more...

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IOC concerned over progress of work in Rio


June 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed concern over Rio's ability to build necessary infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics in time.The urban infrastructure projects ... Read more...

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It’s possible to increase trade with Pakistan: CII


June 5th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej Tuesday said it was possible to very considerably increase trade and investment with Pakistan.He told a news conference ... Read more...

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Congress, Russia’s ruling party to exchange experiences


May 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India's Congress has signed an agreement with Russia's ruling United Russia Party for exchange of experiences in a host of fields including organisational work ... Read more...

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Medvedev elected ruling party leader (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of Russia's ruling United Russia party Saturday elected Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress.In April, President Vladimir Putin announced ... Read more...

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Medvedev to be elected as ruling party leader


May 26th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's ruling United Russia party will Saturday elect Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev as its leader at a party congress here.In April, Medvedev, who was then ... Read more...

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Chinese city to hold charity fair


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) A charity-themed expo is scheduled to run July 12-14 in the south China metropolis of Shenzhen, Mayor Xu Qin said Monday.Titled "Development, Integration and Transparency", the ... Read more...

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Attacks on scribes: Press council team visits Mumbai


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A three-member team of the Press Council of India, which arrived here Monday on a two-day visit to assess problems faced by mediapersons and attacks on ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Zardari shake hands, begin talks


April 8th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) On a Sunday afternoon, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari shook hands warmly and smiled before the cameras as they ... Read more...

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Behind the scenes: India shaped BRICS position on West Asia, Afghanistan


March 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Amid differing perceptions, India played a crucial role in shaping the collective stance of the BRICS countries on the need for dialogue to resolve the ... Read more...

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Pakistan aiming at better relations with S.Korea: Gilani


March 25th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has expressed hope that Pakistan's bilateral relations with South Korea will get impetus following his first ever visit to ... Read more...

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Mamata blames Left Front for ‘brutal’ land laws


March 12th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) With her government facing flak on farmer's suicides, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday slammed a law framed by the previous Left Front government ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to hold export meet


March 8th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 8 (IANS) Sri Lanka will hold an export exhibition this month to attract foreign investors, Xinhua reported Thursday.The expo themed "Partnering with the Hub of Asia" will be ... Read more...

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North Korea to suspend nuclear activity


March 1st, 2012 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) North Korea has said it will suspend nuclear tests, long-range missile launches, and uranium enrichment activity as agreed with the US in last week's bilateral talks."The ... Read more...

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Singapore Airshow sees deals worth $31 billion


February 18th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Singapore Airshow 2012, Asia's largest and one of the three most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world, Friday wrapped up the trade segment ... Read more...

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Sleazegate: BJP, opposition spar over three ministers


February 9th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka and opposition parties Thursday stepped up their attack on each other over action against three sleazegate ministers ... Read more...

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Over 250 companies to participate in BioAsia 2012


February 7th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 7 (IANS) The stage is set for the ninth edition of BioAsia, the annual global bio business forum, beginning here Feb 9.According to Federation of Asian Biotech Associations ... Read more...

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China, India to hold border talks


January 14th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Special representatives from China and India will meet to discuss the border issue Jan 15-17 in India, a foreign ministry spokesman said here Saturday.Chinese State Councillor ... Read more...

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Gilani sets conditions for relations with US


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday said his country wanted new rules of engagement with the US with a guarantee to respect its sovereignty ... Read more...

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Chinese-built Pakistan Navy ship to visit Malaysia


December 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) A Pakistan Navy ship, built in China, will visit Malaysia to participate in a five-day long maritime and aerospace exercise.PNS SAIF is representing Pakistan Navy in ... Read more...

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Ahead of Bonn meet, British AfPak envoy heading to India


November 29th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Bonn conference, British AfPak envoy Mark Sedwill will be holding talks with senior Indian officials later this week against the backdrop ... Read more...

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China unleashes charm for SAARC-plus one summit


November 14th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives)/New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With diaries and paper bags flaunting 'China-SAARC friendship!', Beijing unleashed a charm offensive for a greater role at the eight-nation summit in the Maldives ... Read more...

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India seeks convergence on UNSC expansion


November 9th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 9 (IANS) India has called for continuation of the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on the expansion of the UN Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls Iran a great friend


November 4th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) Describing Iran as a great friend, Pakistan Thursday said it values its friendship with Tehran and hoped to further boost bilateral ties.Minister for Information and ... Read more...

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UAE becomes Unesco executive board member


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become a member of the executive board of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).Education Minister Humaid Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Qantas strike grounds CHOGM heads


October 30th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 30 (IANS) As many as 17 heads of government and scores of other delegates and journalists here for CHOGM are being forced to make alternative travel arrangements after ... Read more...

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