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Hungarian runner will run 50 marathons in 50 days


June 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Budapest, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hungarian runner Norman Varga is all set to run 50 marathons in 50 days. this is certainly an incredible feat, if he can accomplish it. He plans ... Read more...

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Brazil seeks association with US in education, science


April 4th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 4 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's drive to establish a partnership with the US in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President ... Read more...

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Working on leads on fake varsities: US official


August 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The US government has leads on fake universities in the country and is working on the issue, a US official said here Thursday."The government is concerned ... Read more...

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India, US strategic talks begin in Delhi


July 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India and the US Tuesday began their second strategic dialogue to expand counter-terror cooperation and expedite implementation of their landmark civil nuclear deal.US Secretary ... Read more...

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Clinton begins India visit: Terror, AfPak, n-deal top agenda (Night Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton touched down here Monday night to begin a three-day visit during which India and the US will hold ... Read more...

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Program developed to help children say ‘no’ to alcohol, substance abuse


April 20th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A team of scientists have developed a program to help children and young adults stay away from alcohol and substance abuse.Dr Karina Weichold of the Jena University (Germany) ... Read more...

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Uranium sale issue resolution key to sealing strategic Indo-Oz partnership: Krishna


January 20th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): India hopes to persuade Australia to lift a ban on uranium sales, saying that it would further strengthen and expand the strategic partnership between the two countries.External ... Read more...

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Pak seeking full membership status in SCO “as soon as possible”


November 26th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed its desire to upgrade its status as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) "as soon as possible"."Development is high on Pakistan's priorities. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South Korean president appoints new prime minister


August 8th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 8 (DPA) South Korean President Lee Myun Bak Sunday appointed former provincial governor Kim Tae ho as the country's new prime minister, as part of the biggest government reshuffle the ... Read more...

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South Korea puts off rocket launch


June 9th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 9 (DPA) South Korea called off the launch of a space rocket Wednesday after problems with a safety system, media reports said. Engineers discovered a leak in one of the oil ... Read more...

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US, India acknowledge cooperation in education, science, health


June 4th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): The governments of the United States and India have acknowledged the positive contribution of cooperation in the fields' education, science and technology, health and development.A joint statement issued ... Read more...

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India, Turkmenistan ink pacts on education, science and technology


May 26th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): India and Turkmenistan have inked two pacts on cooperation in the education and science and technology sectors.A joint statement signed by the two sides on Tuesday ... Read more...

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India, Turkmenistan sign accords to enhance trade, education and tourism


May 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): India and Turkmenistan signed bilateral accords in New Delhi on Tuesday to enhance cooperation in trade, education, science and technology, art and culture and visa free ... Read more...

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Ela Bhatt conferred Japan’s Niwano Peace Prize


May 13th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 13 (IANS) Ela Ramesh Bhatt, founder of Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), has been conferred the prestigious Niwano Peace Prize in recognition of her contribution to improving the lives of millions ... Read more...

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Compassion, love key to human rights protection: Dalai Lama


March 17th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual guru the Dalai Lama here Wednesday said the ethos of global brotherhood, compassion and love hold the key to protection of human rights. Addressing a symposium on ... Read more...

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India, Africa launch action plan to boost cooperation


March 10th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Two years after their first summit, India and Africa Wednesday launched an action plan that includes closer cooperation in agriculture and setting up of new training institutes ... Read more...

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Oz Foreign Minister to brief Indian Govt on actions taken against racist attacks


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith will be in India from March 2-4 to brief the Indian Government on the actions taken by authorities to create a safe ... Read more...

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Growing ties with India no threat to Pakistan: US


November 19th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) The United States has sought to assure its key ally Pakistan that its growing strategic relationship with India on a wide range of areas including defence posed ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh as first state visitor of Obama presidency no accident: US


November 6th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama's decision to have Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the very first state visitor of his administration was no accident, according to a ... 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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Qureshi worried about India’s nuke submarine


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 02 (ANI): Expressing concern over India's new nuclear-powered submarine, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that New Delhi should observe nuclear restraint to maintain stability in South Asia. ... Read more...

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Mongolian president lays stress on improving bilateral ties with India


September 14th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj who arrived on four-day state visit to India, on Monday stressed on the need for strengthening bilateral relations with India.Elbegdorj was ... Read more...

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Mongolian President to visit India from Sept. 13 to 16


September 9th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 9 (ANI): Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj and his wife will pay a state visit to India from September 13 to 16.Elbegdorj will be accompanied by a high ... Read more...

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South Korea loses satellite after first space launch


August 26th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 26 (DPA) South Korea's first domestically launched satellite failed to maintain orbit following technical problems and was likely destroyed in the atmosphere when it fell back to earth, government officials ... Read more...

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Nine candidates in fray for UNESCO chief


June 9th, 2009 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 9 (Xinhua) Nine candidates are in the fray for the top job at the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), officials said. Current UNESCO director-general Koichiro Matsuura will end ... Read more...

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Sunita Williams, A.R. Rahman role models for young Indians: PM


April 1st, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Astronaut Sunita Williams and Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman are among the role models for young Indians who are driving a "society on the move", Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India sets $70bn bilateral trade-target with Africa


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Undeterred by the current global financial downturn, India Monday said it will invest $500 million in key projects in Africa and called for the doubling of bilateral ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds sustained evolution of India-Africa partnership


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.23 (ANI): Lauding the gradual and growing evolution of the India-Africa partnership, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said this long and historic relationship has acquired a sustainability ... Read more...

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Chinese officials waive aside `One Child policy for Sichuan quake couples


July 26th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Standing Committee of the Sichuan Provincial People''s Congress has waived aside the `One Child policy for parents affected by the May 12 Sichuan earthquake. Affected parents ... Read more...

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N-deal will be consummated: Ambassador Sen


July 1st, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Despite difficulties, the US-India civilian nuclear deal will eventually be consummated, India's ambassador Ronen Sen has said. Sen asserted that the strategic partnership between the world's two ... Read more...

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