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Indian parliamentarians for a global parliament at UN


May 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In order to improve the democratic character of global governance, Indian parliamentarians have lent their support to a global campaign for the creation of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nasheed scaring India on Islamic fundamentalism: Waheed


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) In a bid to dispel apprehensions about Islamists taking over in the Maldives due to the current political turmoil there, the Indian Ocean nation's President ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan’s dynamic instability: Road to real democracy? (Comment)


January 29th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pakistan is again going through a crisis. But this time for optimists like me the instability is dynamic. It is dynamic because this kind of struggle between a civilian government ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte


August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress, Hazare continue trading charges (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The war of words between Anna Hazare and the Congress continued Tuesday with the party defending Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's remarks that ... Read more...

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Qatar NRIs welcome voting rights, but confused about logistics


March 18th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Manama (Bahrain), Mar. 18 (ANI): Indians living in Qatar have welcomed their government's decision to grant voting rights to Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), but are reportedly confused over the logistics and the manner ... Read more...

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India, Russia focus on UN’s draft Comprehensive Convention to fight terrorism


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, India and Russia on Tuesday called for the early completion of negotiations on the ... Read more...

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Pak Govt’s move to muzzle media ignites fears of censorship


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): The Pakistan government's decision to muzzle the country's media by limiting the coverage of terror attacks and criticism of the state has caused major consternation in the media ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

”Pak troop mobilisation a trap for India to ease global pressure on Islamabad”


December 27th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistans decision of mobilising it''s troops to its eastern border with India is being touted as a trick to get the US benefit and have the current ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak doesnt want war, but needs to remain ready for war-like situation: Haqqani


December 27th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistans Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani has said that Pakistan doesnt want a war but, constant Indian threats have made it necessary for it to remain ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian parliamentarians congratulate Obama


November 5th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Trupati/Jalandhar, Nov 5 (ANI): Indian parliamentarians have congratulated Democrat Barack Obama on winning the elections and making history by becoming the first black President of the US. He defeated the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Palin doesn’t rule out war with Russia over Georgia


September 12th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (RIA Novosti) Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said Georgia should be admitted to NATO, and that the US could go to war with Russia if it again attacks ... Read more...

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More Chhattisgarh municipality chiefs fear recall


June 18th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) Municipal body chiefs in Chhattisgarh, especially who have not been living up to voters' expectations, are a worried lot after three of them were forced to step down, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Guilty official asked to keep standing in court


June 17th, 2008 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a rare punishment, a city court Monday asked a former Delhi Development Authority (DDA) official to keep standing in the court till it wound up its ... Read more...

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PM visits Bhutan to strengthen ties between the two countries


May 16th, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by admin
Paro (Bhutan), May 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached Bhutan on Friday on a two-day visit, to the Himalayan kingdom to boost economic and bilateral ties. Dr. Singh became the first ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Act as interface with the public, PM urges SPG


March 31st, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday urged the Special Protection Group (SPG) that is responsible for his security to act as an interface between politicians and the people ... Read more...

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India-Japan trade to treble in three years: Ronen Sen


February 16th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by admin
By Parveen Chopra New York, Feb 16 (IANS) India-Japan trade is set to treble in three years, according to Indian Ambassador to US Ronen Sen. India and Japan have set a trade turnover ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nuclear assets of a volatile state are a threat to India: NSA


February 11th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Munich, Feb 11 (ANI): After International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed El Baradei expressed concern over the Pakistans nuclear arsenal, Indias National Security Adviser, M K Narayanan, without naming Pakistan has ... Read more...

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