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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on election win (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday congratulated pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi after her National League for Democracy's (NLD) thumping election victory."We welcome the successful conduct of by-elections ... Read more...

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India congratulates Suu Kyi on poll win


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) With by-poll results in Myanmar indicating a landslide win for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), India Tuesday welcomed the ... Read more...

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No ‘dramatic announcements’ due to political constraints: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) After getting a lukewarm response from India Inc to his 2012-13 budget proposals in respect of key reforms, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said ... Read more...

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India urges Maldives parties to stick to roadmap


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) With two key Maldivian political parties withdrawing from all-party talks for early elections, India Friday pressed for discussions to find "a peaceful and viable solution" ... Read more...

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66 Indians evacuated from war torn Ivory Coast


April 13th, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Sixty six Indian nationals, including 11 women and 12 children were safely evacuated from Abidjan, the capital of strife torn Ivory Coast and taken to Accra, the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh gives India anti-terror assurance, 3 pacts on way


January 8th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's visit to India, Dhaka has assured New Delhi that its territory will not be used by anti-India elements. This ... Read more...

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We are giving too much importance to Pakistan: Rahul


October 13th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan doesn't deserve "half the importance" it was being given in India, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday while stressing that the two countries could not ... Read more...

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Gratifying to see democracy taking root in Afghanistan: India


August 22nd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Welcoming the Afghanistan general elections, India Saturday said that it was "gratifying to see the democratic process taking strong root in Afghanistan". Afghanistan conducted its second presidential ... Read more...

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By crushing Tamil Tigers, I fought India’s war: Rajapaksa (Interview)


May 29th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that he fought India's war by crushing the Tamil Tigers. "By eliminating the LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) militarily, I ... Read more...

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Indian democracy loses to Chinese efficiency - by 160 votes


May 13th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 13 (IANS) As millions of Indians prepared for Wednesday's last round of elections, India's much-lauded democracy was given a thorough drubbing by China's efficiency-driven one-party system.The result ... Read more...

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`New Delhi to resume transit talks with Dhaka after polls’


May 7th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) India has proposed "constructive talks" on the contentious issue of transit facility through Bangladesh to reach its north-eastern region once a new government takes office in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Advani promises zero-tolerance policy on terrorism


April 11th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 11 (IANS) Citing the example of the US, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Saturday the party would adopt a "zero-tolerance policy" on terrorism if voted to ... Read more...

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Only balanced approach can resolve India’s many challenges: Cabinet Secretary


April 11th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): In the run-up to this year's general elections, India has many challenges confronting it, but all of them can be tackled with a balanced approach, feels Cabinet Secretary ... Read more...

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Security shadow forces IPL out of India (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The hugely popular Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL) will be played outside the country because state governments have expressed their inability to provide security to the tournament as ... Read more...

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Why Indians are influential– Part II


January 5th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
India has the third-largest army in the world, nearly 1.5 million strong. Indian Railways is the largest employer in the world, with a staff of 1.6 million people under single management. ... Read more...

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India’s inflation rate falls to single digit


November 13th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a development that should bring cheer to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ahead of the ensuing state elections, India's annual rate of inflation fell sharply ... Read more...

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Democracy in Maldives good news for India, say experts


October 30th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The first democratic government in the Maldives in three decades has brought much cheer to the Indian establishment as it will make it easier for New Delhi ... Read more...

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US to work for India-specific early waiver in NSG: envoy


August 1st, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Within minutes of the IAEA board approving unanimously the safeguards pact in Vienna, the US Friday underlined that it would "work vigorously" with India to get "an ... Read more...

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India welcomes Pakistan polls, ready for dialogue


February 20th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India Wednesday gave a cautious welcome to the emergence of a "democratic order" in Pakistan and said it was ready to resume composite dialogue "to resolve outstanding ... Read more...

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India committed to IPI gas pipeline project: Iran


November 14th, 2007 - 2:18 am ICT by admin
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