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Private military firms may appear in Russia: Minister


September 20th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government's Military Industrial Commission may consider creating private military companies in the country, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.Russia's significant economic interests abroad ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb slams Mamata for inviting Obama


September 1st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Lashing out at the US for instigating India against communist China, CPI-M politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday took pot shots at West Bengal Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Bogu Kailai sentenced to death with reprieve


August 20th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, wife of former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, was Monday sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve on charges of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood.A ... Read more...

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Colombian rebel, presumed dead, appears in TV interview


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The second-in-command of the FARC guerrilla group's Southern Bloc, believed to have been killed in a Colombian military airstrike in 2010, reappeared in an interview with ... Read more...

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China to react if India seeks oil in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Vietnam should be given a "strong response" if they insist on exploring oil and gas in waters claimed by China, a Chinese newspaper has ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife held over murder


April 11th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) The wife of a suspended central committee member of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has been detained in connection with last year's murder of a ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $44 bn on Arctic projects


April 6th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia intends to spend 1.3 trillion rubles (around $44 billion) on economic and social projects in the Arctic till 2020, a minister said.Viktor Basargin, minister ... Read more...

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Business as usual for Indian companies in Maldives


February 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) It is business as usual for Indian companies and the economic interests of India are safe in the Maldives, wracked by political tumult and violence ... Read more...

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Argentina orders lowering of wholesale diesel prices


January 28th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) Argentina's government has ordered refining firms to sell diesel for use in public transport at the same price they charge drivers at the pump, authorities ... Read more...

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No blind support to corporates, says Andhra police chief


December 30th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police will not "blindly" support corporates facing opposition from local communities in setting up of thermal power and other industrial projects in the coastal ... Read more...

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Court stays information panel’s order on banks (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order asking the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) to give details ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct 24 long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft


December 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire 12 more long range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft in addition to the 12 Boeing P-8I aircraft already ordered or ... Read more...

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South China Sea discussed in Manmohan-Wen talks


November 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 18 (IANS) India Friday told China that its oil and gas explorations in the South China sea were purely a commercial activity.In his meeting with ... Read more...

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South China Sea conflict can have global fall-out: Indian Navy


November 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of India's economic interests -- particularly in oil and gas sector -- growing in South China Sea, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal ... Read more...

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India-US ties valuable for global consensus: Envoy


November 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) In a globalised world, closer partnership between India and the United States will be of great value for forging global consensus and cooperation, according to ... Read more...

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MFN is fine but Pakistan won’t budge on Kashmir: Gilani


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan may have granted Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India but stands by its stance on Kashmir, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told ministers ... Read more...

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Three Al Qaeda leaders arrested in Pakistan


September 6th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) Three Al Qaeda leaders have been arrested near Pakistan's Quetta city, the Pakistani military said in a statement.Younis Al Mauritania was apprehended together with Abdul Ghaffar ... Read more...

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India to go ahead with trilateral talks with US, Japan


September 1st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India is going ahead with a new trilateral dialogue with the United States and Japan. The talks, at the level of senior officials, will be ... Read more...

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DMRC has to disclose pillar design: Court


August 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday dismissed a plea by the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) seeking it be permitted not to disclose the design of ... Read more...

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Not competing with China for Africa, says India


May 5th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) With China making deep inroads through business and investment in Africa, India has said it was not in competition with Beijing in furthering economic ... Read more...

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India hosts officials from Sudan


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met Sudan's foreign minister and is scheduled Thursday to meet a special envoy from South Sudan, which will ... Read more...

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India opposes plan to expand sanctions list in Libya


April 20th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India has opposed the proposal of western countries to expand the list of sanctioned Libyan entities by the United Nations Security Council following concerns that ... Read more...

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Oz PM Gillard to visit Japan, S. Korea, China and UK


April 13th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Apr. 13 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will visit Japan, South Korea and China before reaching London to attend the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Katherine ... Read more...

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Kevin Rudd to visit Egypt, Tunisia this week


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 22 (IANS) Australia has plans to increase its aid to Egypt to support and strengthen the country's democratic transformation, as Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd will undertake a visit to ... Read more...

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Obama visit recognised India’s emergence as global power: US


January 13th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's India visit in November 2010 recognised that New Delhi is one of the emerging powers around the globe that are increasingly ... Read more...

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Oz Muslim leader calls troops in Afghanistan ‘terrorists’


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct. 23 (ANI): A Muslim leader in Australia has branded the country's troops as the "real terrorists" in Afghanistan.Uthman Badar, spokesman for the controversial Muslim group Hizb ut-Tahrir, said Aussie ... Read more...

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UAE, US reliable allies


October 4th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US are reliable allies with shared security and economic interests, a UAE minister has said."This is due to the fact that ... Read more...

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Obama says China’s growth is good for US


September 21st, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that China's rapid economic development is in the interest of US economy. "It's good for us that China has done well," Obama ... Read more...

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Corruption cases on the rise in China


September 8th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) There has been an increase in the number of bribery cases involving government officials in China, a senior official has said. Song Hansong, deputy-director of the Supreme People's Procuratorate ... Read more...

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Brazilian, Chilean airlines announce plans to merge


August 14th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS/EFE) The TAM Linhas Aereas Airline of Brazil and LAN Airline of Chile have announced plans to merge to form a new entity named LATAM Airlines Group. The ... Read more...

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Shunning ‘anti-India sentiments’ must for Pak to grow as a democracy: Pak historian


August 14th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 14(ANI): Eminent Pakistani historian Dr. Mubarak Ali reckons that Pakistan needs to abandon its 'anti-India sentiments' if the country wants to progress as a democratic power.Dr. Ali said this during ... Read more...

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Putin bans grain exports to give Russian economy breathing space


August 6th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Aug.6 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin has banned exports of grain after millions of acres of Russian wheat was left withered by a severe drought, drove up prices around ... Read more...

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EU for ‘toughest ever’ sanctions against Iran


July 24th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 24 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is all set to impose its "toughest ever" package of economic sanctions on Iran, a media report said Friday. Legally binding measures to ... Read more...

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Myanmar military supremo plans goodwill visit to India


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 22 (DPA) Myanmar's junta chief Senior General Than Shwe is scheduled to pay a "goodwill" visit to India next week, state media reports said Thursday. The official visit, at the ... Read more...

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