diplomatic community

Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna’s visit (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Even before the first things were put in fine print and signed, media in Pakistan Saturday gave a thumbs-up to the visit of India's External Affairs ... Read more...

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Diplomats families to walk ramp for Indian girl child


March 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Members of the diplomatic corps from more than 20 nations will Saturday put their fashion signature on the ramp here in creations by top ... Read more...

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Jaitapur plant will get consent: French ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) France is confident that the Jaitapur nuclear plant that has run into trouble because of earthquake concerns will get the green light, says outgoing French ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat’s daughter sues New York for wrongful arrest (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 25 (IANS) An Indian diplomat's daughter has sued New York city for a whopping $1.5 million, alleging she was falsely arrested in violation of her diplomatic community, ... Read more...

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Had a beautiful experience in India: Roemer


May 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Praising India for its diversity, outgoing US ambassador Timothy Roemer at a glittering farewell here said the two years he and his ... Read more...

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Strategic guru and thinker K. Subrahmanyam is dead (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) K. Subrahmanyam, the pre-eminent security and foreign policy analyst who played a key role in shaping the government and public thinking on key issues and helped ... Read more...

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Strategic guru K.Subrahmanyam is dead (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) K. Subrahmanyam, the pre-eminent security and foreign policy thinker who played a key role in shaping government and public thinking on key issues and helped ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Egypt changes will impact Pakistan, says Pakistani daily


January 31st, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 31 (IANS) The consequences of the changes in Egypt will "inevitably impact us", a Pakistani daily said Monday, adding this will serve as a "stark lesson as to what ... Read more...

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Frisking row: US assures Sikh delegation better sensitivity


December 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Days after a senior Indian diplomat was asked by security staff at a US airport if they could check his turban, US Ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Wednesday ... Read more...

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‘Floods won’t distract Pak from campaign against terror’: Gilani


October 12th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12 (ANI): The flood calamity will not distract the Pakistan government from pursuing its "campaign against terrorism and extremism", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated."I would like ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Terrorism has to be fought together: Patil


June 30th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday stressed the need for a collective and "firm commitment" of the international community to fight terrorism. "Fighting terrorism requires a firm commitment ... Read more...

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Indian envoy at Afghan jirga attacked by rockets


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Indian ambassador to Afghanistan Jayant Prasad was amongst the hundreds at the peace assembly, or jirga, when rockets fired by the Taliban landed near the venue ... Read more...

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President, PM mourn death of Rajasthan governor (Lead)


December 1st, 2009 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday mourned the death of Rajasthan Governor S.K. Singh, who had earlier served as India's foreign secretary. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diplomatic community unfazed by swine flu


August 12th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Even as India's commercial capital was forced to shut down due to swine flu, the diplomatic community in Delhi remains unfazed despite the gathering hysteria over H1N1 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

African missions in India come together to help disadvantaged


June 15th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The African Diplomatic community here came together on Monday to help Indian charity organisations run community facilities for the physically challenged and underprivileged children ... Read more...

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Universities Australia announces 10-point action plan for student safety


June 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Universities Australia has adopted a ten point action plan for student safety from recommendations developed by the Deputy and Pro Vice-Chancellors (International) from Australian universities, as part of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bodies of Prabhakaran’s son, six LTTE leaders found (Third Lead)


May 18th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 18 (IANS) In a macabre end to one of the world's longest running insurgencies, the bodies of Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran's son and six key rebel leaders have been ... Read more...

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35 killed as troops break through LTTE defence line: Sri Lanka


May 9th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 9 (IANS) At least 35 Tamil Tigers were killed when Sri Lankan troops successfully smashed through an earth bund built by the rebels in their last stronghold after days of ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi,Jayalalithaa woo Tamil voters with promise of separate Eelam


May 8th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 8 (ANI): With Tamil Nadu holding elections on May 13, both Chief MInister M.Karunanidhi and his key political rival and AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa are seeking to gain the maximum ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi,Jayalalithaa woo Tamil voters with promise separate Eelam


May 8th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 8 (ANI): With Tamil Nadu holding elections on May 13, both Chief MInister M.Karunanidhi and his key political rival and AIADMK chief J.Jayalalithaa are seeking to gain the maximum ... Read more...

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War with LTTE rapidly nearing its end: Rajapaksa (Lead)


May 7th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 7 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday said the fight-to-finish military campaign against the Tamil Tigers was fast nearing its end as the troops are gaining ground into the ... Read more...

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No cease-fire with LTTE, says Lanka President


May 7th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, May 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday ruled out any possibility of a cease-fire with the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE), adding that such step would ... Read more...

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War with LTTE rapidly nearing its end: Rajapaksa


May 7th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday announced that his fight-to-finish military campaign against the Tamil Tigers was fast nearing its end. "The war with the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Militants in Pak planning to kidnap foreign diplomats


October 22nd, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Oct 22 (ANI): Pakistan security agencies fear that militants were planning to kidnap high-profile diplomats. The threat was conveyed by an intelligence agency to the countrys police authorities in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Condoleezza Rice hosts Iftar for Muslim diplomats


September 10th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 10 (ANI): US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice hosted an Iftar party in the honour of diplomats, writers and artists from Muslim countries here on Monday night.Members of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Post-Kabul attack, India needs to be more assertive in Afghanistan(Commentary)


July 16th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Sahgal and V.K. Anand The vehicle-borne suicide bomb attack at the entrance of the Indian embassy in Kabul and the resultant casualties have created a furore in the Indian national security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sri Lankan Home Guard, policemen killed aid workers: report


April 1st, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) One of Sri Lanka's most respected rights groups revealed Tuesday that a Home Guard and two policemen shot dead 17 aid workers in the country's volatile east ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

One killed, at least 15 injured in Islamabad blast


March 16th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) One woman was killed and at least 15 people were injured in a blast at an Italian restaurant here Saturday evening, television channels reported. The Geo TV website ... Read more...

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