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China talks energy, power cooperation with Pakistan


June 7th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao told his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari Thursday that Beijing encourages its enterprises to take part in energy and electricity projects in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mexican firm eyeing Cuba offshore oil projects


April 13th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FIFA official to return to Brazil next week


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke will return to Brazil next week for a Senate hearing on the country's 2014 World Cup preparations.It will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

International Mathematical Olympiad opens in Amsterdam


July 18th, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 18 (IANS) The 52nd edition of the International Mathematical Olympiad for high school students opened here Sunday, Xinhua reported.More than 560 contestants from 101 countries and regions are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ricky Martin to set up kids’s centres across Latin America


June 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Rio Grande (Puerto Rico), June 5 (IANS/EFE) Pop star Ricky Martin has said he would expand institutions like his Child Development and Prevention Centre in Puerto Rico to the rest ... Read more...

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Work resumes to restore power and key cooling functions at Fukushima Plant in Japan


March 24th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.24 (ANI): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has resumed work to restore power and key cooling functions at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan.Critical work at the plant was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Agriculture, industry to go hand in hand: Trinamool manifesto (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) In a bid to shed its anti-industry image, the Trinamool Congress, in its manifesto for the April-May West Bengal assembly polls, promised that industry and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China and Pakistan to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas


December 18th, 2010 - 3:39 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- China and Pakistan on Friday vowed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse areas including trade, energy, education, culture and technology, Ary News television reported.Pakistani Prime Minsiter Syed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India, Canada to promote cooperation in mining, culture, education


June 28th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 28 (ANI): India and Canada on Sunday said that both countries are committed to enhancing cooperation in the sectors of mining, agriculture, higher education, culture and science ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s new foreign policy favours improved links with India, Brazil


June 27th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 27 (ANI): Criticising previous UK governments for concentrating on three main blocs -- the European Union, the US and the Middle East, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that Britain's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China unveils plan to boost foreign investment


April 30th, 2010 - 7:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China will offer discounted loans and other incentives to companies to boost foreign investment in the country's inland regions, the commerce ministry has said. The government is eyeing investment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Internet’s 40th anniversary celebrated in US


October 30th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 30 (IANS) The 40th anniversary of the birth of the Internet was celebrated in the US with events being organised at the University of California and the Computer History ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Family, friends and admirers remember Subhas Chakraborty


August 16th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid tears, floral tributes, songs and emotional speeches, the family and friends of Subhas Chakraborty Sunday remembered the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader who died earlier ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India to build its partnership with France in nuclear energy: PM


July 13th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said India would like to build its partnership with France in nuclear energy, defence and other ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India for stronger NAM, to build nuclear ties with France: Manmohan (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined India's commitment to strengthening the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and its desire to strengthen strategic partnership with Paris in all areas, ... Read more...

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India will help renew NAM: Manmohan Singh


July 13th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined India's commitment to strengthening the Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) and its desire to build stronger ties with Paris. The highlight ... Read more...

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White House statement on bilateral meeting with President Hu of China


April 1st, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by admin
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- On 1 April 2009, President Barack Obama of the United States and President Hu Jintao of China met on the sidelines of the G20 Financial Summit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Japanese govt under fire for rewriting wartime history in school textbooks


January 9th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): Japanese government is under attack for its apparent attempts to rewrite its wartime past in the new school textbooks.The government had decided two years ago to delete ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Promote freedom from fundamentalism: Aga Khan tells Bangladesh


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 22 (IANS) Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims worldwide, has urged Bangladesh to promote "freedom from fundamentalism" as part of school and university education. He ... Read more...

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‘Change Cold War mindset to see China’s human rights progress’(Lead)


April 21st, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by admin
Beijing, April 21 (Xinhua) A Chinese human rights expert Monday urged critics to change their Cold War mindset to appreciate the country's rights record. "Only after long term struggles against imperialism and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indo-Bangladesh ‘friendship’ games take off


February 23rd, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) 'Sports for Friendship' is the theme of the Bangla Games between athletes of Bangladesh and India that got off to a colourful start here. Head of the caretaker ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

France to facilitate setting up of Indian Cultural Centre in Paris


January 25th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France today agreed to facilitate an early establishment of an Indian Cultural Centre in Paris. "India and France agreed to intensify cooperation in the fields of education, culture, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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