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South African parliamentary team visits Karnataka legislature


July 12th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) A South African parliamentary delegation led by its National Assembly Speaker M.V. Sisulu visited the Karnataka legislature and interacted with the chairman and lawmakers of the ... Read more...

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Nepal deadlock: India hopes for consensus, dialogue


May 29th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) With the Nepal deadlock over a new constitution persisting, India Tuesday hoped that the political parties of the Himalayan republic would continue to be guided by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Regular dialogue mechanism key to addressing security issues: Antony


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The concept of security has expanded and undergone a massive transformation to include economic progress, especially in the context of global economy, climate change and ... Read more...

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Myanmar president wants investment in education


February 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 12 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has stressed upon investment in the education sector, saying that it is the best guarantee and most valuable for the country's ... Read more...

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Respect ballot’s power to effect change: Zardari, Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan's president and prime minister, on the backfoot in the wake of the memogate scandal, have urged the nation to keep their faith in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pankaj Advani joins kids’ movement


September 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 28 (IANS) World billiards champion Pankaj Advani is auctioning his time during the 'Joy of Giving Week' to raise funds for Bangalore based NGO Children's Movement for Civic ... Read more...

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McCain points to Pakistan military, terror groups link


August 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Calling for a realistic US policy towards Pakistan, Senator John McCain, a former American presidential candidate, Thursday aired concern over the "troubling connection" between ... Read more...

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Burmese state media threatens Suu Kyi with ‘tragic end’ over ending sanctions stance


February 15th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Myanmar's state media has for the first time criticized pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and warned that she along with her party will "meet their tragic ends" ... Read more...

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Congress defends government on Aseemanand confession


January 11th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday defended the government on Hindutva activist Swami Aseemanand's leaked confession about his role in the 2007 Samjhauta train blast, saying that a democratic ... Read more...

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Congress defends itself on Samjhauta Express blast issue


January 11th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Under severe criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for diverting attention from several issues of corruption to the Samjhauta Express blast, the Congress on Tuesday ... Read more...

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‘Aberrations’ dealt quickly by existing legal mechanisms: India


December 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India Friday asserted that any "aberrations" are dealt within the "existing legal mechanisms" after leaked diplomatic cables quoted International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) as telling US ... Read more...

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China, India against trouble on border: daily


December 16th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sino-Indian border row is real but neither country wants to use "military force", said a Chinese daily, adding the dispute was not the most urgent item ... Read more...

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Nirupama stresses increasing importance of Public diplomacy in international relations


December 10th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said here on Friday that public diplomacy is the vehicle for dissemination of the ideas, interests, concepts, and the approaches that define ... Read more...

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Britain Welcomes Pope Benedict XVI


September 17th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 16 (Angela Kaye Mason) Britain was very excited to welcome Pope Benedict XVI today for his four day visit to the country. It was the first time in almost thirty ... Read more...

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Process of talks not insulated from terror


June 25th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashIslamabad, Jun 25 (ANI): Can the peace process between India and Pakistan ever be insulated from the spectre of a terror attack? When the Indian and Pakistani foreign secretaries were ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Israeli Navy commandos kill five Palestinian terrorists


June 7th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, June 7 (ANI): Israeli Navy commandos killed five armed Palestinian frogmen early Monday morning in the Nahal Aza area, as they were trying to swim towards the Gaza Strip via the ... Read more...

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India, Russia cooperating to rehabilitate Afghanistan, says envoy


March 11th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): Just hours before the arrival of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin here on a two-day visit, the country's Ambassador to India, Alexander Kadakin, briefed ANI TV on ... Read more...

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India needs a roadmap for inclusive growth, says President Patil


January 26th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday said that the country needs to have a roadmap for inclusive growth to ensure social justice, which is possible through an ... Read more...

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Now, claims of blatant racism in getting soccer players to Oz from non-white nations


January 18th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.18 (ANI): Outspoken Gold Coast United owner Clive Palmer on Monday slammed the Australian government's immigration policies as "racist" after a youngster from Ghana was denied a chance to trial with ... Read more...

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Pak’s Saudi connection incompatible with the way states behave under law: Editorial


October 6th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.6 (ANI): The Pakistani leadership may have been denying Saudi Arabia's role in the country's politics, but it is an open secret that it has been playing an important part ... Read more...

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Mukherjee slams BJP’s attempt to vilify Nehru on Partition


August 27th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has described the attempts to vilify India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru for his role during the Partition, as a malicious campaign to ... Read more...

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Young India vents anger over Mangalore incident on internet


January 27th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Young Indians angry about the attack on women in a pub in Karnataka's Mangalore town are giving vent to their ire on the internet with critical comments ... Read more...

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US Congress passes resolution condemning Mumbai attacks


December 12th, 2008 - 10:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.12 (ANI): The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed a resolution condemning last months terrorist strikes in Mumbai that claimed nearly 200 lives and injured about 300. The House passed ... Read more...

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India a successful democracy because of Hindu religion: Advani


October 10th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani Friday said only Hindu religion allows secularism and pluralism, making India a successful democracy."For the success of democracy, ... Read more...

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Bush offers full support to Pakistan’s new president


September 10th, 2008 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (DPA) US President George W. Bush telephoned his new Pakistani counterpart, Asif Ali Zardari, Tuesday to offer his "full support" in the fighting against Islamic militants in the country."Defeating ... Read more...

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Bush describes Pak as a major battleground for war on terrorism


September 9th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sep 9 (ANI): US President George W. Bush is to describe Pakistan as a major battleground for the war on terrorism, like Afghanistan or Iraq on Tuesday, and is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bush sends greetings to India on Independence Day


August 15th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.15 (ANI): U.S.President George W. Bush has greeted India on its 62nd Independence Day. In a message to the Indian-American community in his country, Bush said that the event reminds America ... Read more...

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Bush, Obama, McCain laud close India-US ties


August 15th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) President George W Bush has greeted the 2.7 million Indian American community on the occasion of the 61st Anniversary of India's independence saying it reminds America ... Read more...

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President calls for making India a strong democratic nation


August 14th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 14 (ANI): On the eve of India s 61st Independence Day, President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil stressed on the need to work ceaselessly to advance our common ... Read more...

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Diplomats express concern over detention of Tibetan refugees in Nepal


June 28th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 28 (ANI): The diplomatic missions of the United States, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Norway, the United Kingdom and France have expressed strong concerns over the repeated arrests and detention ... Read more...

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Demand for a separate Gorkhaland resurfaces in Darjeeling


June 10th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, June 10 (ANI): Members of the Gorkha Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) called for an indefinite shutdown from today in an attempt to intensify their movement for a separate Gorkhaland. Their aim ... Read more...

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Indian torchbearers gear up to carry Olympic flame


April 16th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Torch bearers of the Beijing Olympic Flame for the Indian leg Wednesday put behind controversies and protests that has shrouded the event and vowed to run for ... Read more...

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India a priority country, says Canada’s Liberal party leader


February 21st, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 21 (IANS) Canada's prime minister-in-waiting Stephane Dion has promised to make India a "priority" if his Liberal party wins the next election due any time. Delivering a keynote ... Read more...

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