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Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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My statement on Congress, Rahul misinterpreted: Khurshid (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said his comments on the Congress and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi in a daily newspaper had ... Read more...

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India can grow 8-9 percent despite challenges: Montek (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) India can grow at 8-9 percent for the next 20 years despite many domestic challenges, the Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Friday.He ... Read more...

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India can grow 8-9 percent despite challenges: Montek (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) India can grow at 8 to 9 percent for the next 20 years despite many domestic challenges, Indian Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek ... Read more...

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BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

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India-US ties have lost momentum: US experts


December 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Welcoming the "admirable choice" of Nancy Powell, a "capable South Asia hand" as the next United States Ambassador to India, two US experts have said US-India ... Read more...

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US backing Mubarak’s “consigliere” Suleiman in Egypt transition moves


February 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.8 (ANI): The Obama administration appears to be backing Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman, and expects him to play a pivotal role in a still uncertain transition process in that country.After ... Read more...

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Sara Gilbert Show To Replace “As The World Turns”


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sara Gilbert is all set to host the latest CBS offering that will replace the soap opera 'As the World Turns'. She will be the host ... Read more...

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Iceland invites Indian investment in renewable energy


January 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Iceland has invited Indian investment to the island nation, especially in the areas of renewable energy. The invitation was extended by the visiting Icelandic President Olafur Ragnar ... Read more...

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Manmohan unveils vision of India 2020 and new South Asia (Roundup)


October 30th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Underlining that the challenges lie "primarily at home", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday unveiled his vision of India in 2020 revolving around the three pillars of ... Read more...

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Pak facing internal and external crisis, says senior journalist


October 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct. 24: For the first time in history, Pakistan is facing diplomatic and domestic challenges at the same time, with deteriorating bilateral relations with the US, Iran and India and ... Read more...

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In this election, choose long-term vision over short-term gains (Comment)


April 22nd, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Sam Pitroda As the world's biggest exercise in democracy gets underway, there is a sense of expectation and anticipation. With an electorate of 714 million people eligible to vote, there is ... Read more...

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