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India offers Burundi $40 million, sign pacts


September 18th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India Tuesday offered a $40 million soft loan to Burundi, a mineral-rich country in eastern Africa, and signed a clutch of pacts in areas of ... Read more...

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Gorkhaland team meets Bengal governor


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 IANS) A delegation comprising the elected representatives of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) called on West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan here Wednesday to discuss development issues of the ... Read more...

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Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city


March 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn ... Read more...

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Nikki Haley spreads welcome mat for Indian companies


March 7th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Keen to expand trade contacts with India, South Carolina's Indian American governor Nikki Haley has assured Indian companies the required infrastructural assistance to establish themselves in ... Read more...

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India training Afghans will increase mistrust: Pakistani daily


October 6th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) India training Afghan security forces as part of the Kabul-Delhi accord "has the potential to increase mistrust in the region", said a leading Pakistani daily Thursday.India ... Read more...

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Only Left parties admit, rectify mistakes: Bardhan


April 24th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Holding that all political parties commit mistakes, Communist Party of India (CPI) general secretary A.B. Bardhan said Sunday only the Left parties had the courage ... Read more...

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South Korean team to evaluate development works in UAE


February 12th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) A high-level delegation, representing South Korean major corporations, called on officials of the Western Region Development Council (WRDC) to get a first-hand experience of the development projects ... Read more...

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Dikshit to travel to Tokyo for Asian cities’ summit


November 5th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be in Tokyo on a four-day visit from Saturday to attend a summit on development of major Asian cities, including the ... Read more...

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Bury the dispute now, don’t go to apex court: Ayodhya residents


September 30th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ayodhya, Sep 30 (IANS) Residents of Ayodhya largely want that the various parties in the Ayodhya title suit case must accept the High Court's judgment and should not move Supreme Court, as ... Read more...

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Care for elders strains adult parent-child relationship


July 27th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) A new study suggest that caring for elders in a family can strain relationships, even when affection is shared. A research led by Merril Silverstein, professor of gerontology ... Read more...

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Tarun Gogoi now looking for a hat-trick


May 21st, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, May 21 (IANS) With nine successive years in office and one year left in his present term, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is now aiming for a ... Read more...

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Synergy among ministries will help tackle child malnutrition


May 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The women and child development and the health ministries have joined hands and called upon other ministries to synergise for tackling the issue of malnutrition which causes ... Read more...

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US focuses on security, Pakistan harps on Kashmir (Second Lead)


March 24th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 24 (IANS) The US and Pakistan Wednesday began their first strategic dialogue with Washington focusing on the war on terrorism, and Islamabad harping on the Kashmir issue ... Read more...

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US focuses on security, Pakistan on n-deal and India (Lead)


March 24th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 24 (IANS) US and Pakistan Wednesday began their first strategic dialogue with Washington focusing on the war on terrorism and Islamabad bringing a long wish list, including ... Read more...

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India to grow 7.5 percent this fiscal: President


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday kicked off the budget session of parliament on a positive note, saying the country not only faced the global financial crisis with ... Read more...

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Indian PM in Thailand, to meet Wen to ease tensions (Roundup)


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hua Hin (Thailand), Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh flew into this Thai resort Friday night to attend the India-Asean and East Asia summits, but the high point of his ... Read more...

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India hoping to take ‘Look East’ policy to new level : PM


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India was hoping to take its 'Look East' policy to another level in terms of cooperation and economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday before ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan can resume dialogue, says Zardari (Lead)


August 28th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) The joint statement issued at Sharm el-Sheikh should provide the "necessary impetus" for the resumption of the dialogue between India and Pakistan, President Asif Ali Zardari told ... Read more...

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Recognise the terror challenge within Pakistan: India to US


March 24th, 2009 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 24 (IANS) India has told the US to confront the reality that terrorism posed a great challenge within Pakistan, noting that the international war against terrorism cannot ... Read more...

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Zardari seeks more foreign aid to fight terror


February 19th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the international community to enhance Pakistan's ability to fight militancy through a massive infusion of funds targeted at socio-economic development, education ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Rural Development Society changing life in villages


February 18th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex Todd Shillong, Feb.18 (ANI): The Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) programme is making a major difference to the lives of poor and backward people in villages here. Jointly funded ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says qualified professionals will be allowed to practice in India


January 8th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today announced that doctors, dentists, pharmacists, engineers, architects and chartered accountants, possessing the overseas citizenship cards issued by India, would be allowed ... Read more...

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PM launches initiative to tap diaspora’s knowledge base


January 8th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday launched a new initiative, the Global Indian Network of Knowledge, or Global INK, to bring India closer to its 25 million diaspora ... Read more...

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Poverty rate in Pakistan soaring: Shaukat Tareen


December 16th, 2008 - 7:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.16 (ANI): The advisor to the Prime Minster on Finance, Shaukat Tareen said on Tuesday that the poverty rate in Pakistan is climbing, and at present, it stands at 28 ... Read more...

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National symposium on public-private partnership kicks off in Kathmandu


October 23rd, 2008 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 23 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Prachanda inaugurated the National symposium on Public-Private Partnership (PPP) here on Wednesday. Addressing the opening ceremony of the symposium, Prachanda said the model of PPP ... Read more...

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EU calls for closer ties with Pakistan


April 30th, 2008 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Luxembourg, April 30 (DPA) European Union (EU) foreign ministers Tuesday called for closer trade, political and counter-terrorism ties with Pakistan in the wake of the country's Feb 18 elections. The elections "provided ... Read more...

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Badawi seeks ‘peace and prosperity’ vote in Malaysia


February 26th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 26 (IANS) Malaysia's ruling coalition the Barisan Nasional (BN) has adopted an inclusive approach in the election campaign, promising "security, peace and prosperity" to the people of the multi-ethnic ... Read more...

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Govt approves funds for Indias participation in Shanghai Expo 2010


January 10th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for supporting the ITPO (India Trade Promotion Organisation) for Indias participation in the Expo 2010 to be ... Read more...

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