foreign correspondents

`Europe’s debt crisis to be prolonged’


July 6th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) Europe's debt crisis has the nature of protracting and consistently existing due to the failure to tackle the region's fundamental structural problems, South Korea's finance minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s trade with Latin America grew in 2011


April 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The value of China's trade with Latin America rose 31.5 percent last year to $241.5 billion, a senior Chinese official said.Exchanges between the Asian giant and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in World |

Christiane Amanpour Appears On CNN’s ‘Piers Morgan Show’ Live From Cairo


February 1st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly-acclaimed television journalist Christiane Amanpour who attained wide fame as one of the most sought after foreign correspondents of CNN before she joined ABC, was back ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Israeli security asks woman reporter to take off bra to meet Prime Minister


January 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A pregnant producer has revealed that she was asked by Israeli security personnel to take off her bra in order to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.Simri Diab, 31, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama and media wars (Capital Buzz)


November 14th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) After talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, US President Barack Obama had remarked lightheartedly at the joint press conference that the Indian and American media were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Main Press Centre has all facilities, though not fully operational


September 27th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The state-of-the-art Main Press Centre for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games here has come in for praise from foreign correspondents, though tardy pace of service ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian envoy launches luxury guide to Delhi


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.3 (ANI): The Australian High Commissioner, Peter Varghese, today launched the third edition of the book 'Love Travel Guides', which is authored by Fiona Caulfield.The book has been comprehensively updated, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-I)


August 25th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The recent spurt in violence in a few districts of the Kashmir Valley is being termed as an Intifada by many journalists. Perhaps because they perceive ... Read more...

Posted in National |

`Pakistan-Afghanistan border epicentre of Islamic extremism’


December 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) America is focused on the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in its war on terror as it is the epicentre of global Islamic extremism ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kashmir resolution crucial for South Asia stability: Mullen


December 9th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Describing the resolution of the Kashmir issue as crucial for the stability of the South Asian region, the US' military chief has welcomed India's reduction of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Government refusing foreign media visit to Arunachal Pradesh to cover Dalai Lama trip


November 6th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The Central Government has reportedly refused permission to foreign media to travel to Arunachal Pradesh to cover the proposed visit of the Dalai Lama.The Union Government ... Read more...

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India denies foreign press barred from Dalai Lama’s visit


November 5th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The government Thursday denied that it has restricted foreign journalists from covering the Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh later this week. To travel to Arunachal Pradesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Musharraf followed predecessors’ footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-II)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Recollections of a communicatorNew Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): As Public Relations Officer of the Indian Army, it was my duty to conduct Indian and Foreign Correspondents to the battlefront. The American correspondents ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Putin hints at return to presidency for two more terms till 2024


September 12th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is strongly considering to become President again and swap places with present incumbent Dimitri Medvedev, which will allow the former KGB spy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US-Iranian reporter to be released soon, says Iranian judiciary


March 6th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 6 (DPA) An Iranian-American radio reporter, detained since the end of January in a Tehran prison, will soon be released, a judiciary official said Friday. ISNA news agency quoted him as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IANS correspondent bags British award


February 27th, 2009 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Dipankar De Sarkar, the European bureau chief of Indo-Asian News Service , was named Journalist of the Year by the Asian Voice Political and Public Life Awards at ... Read more...

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650 civilians flee rebel-held areas in Sri Lanka


January 14th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 14 (DPA) At least 650 civilians fled areas controlled by Tamil rebels in northern Sri Lanka and crossed over to military-held areas Wednesday as government troops pushed towards the last ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Israel indicts two journalists for violating censorship


January 14th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 13 (DPA) Two east Jerusalem employees of a production company servicing various media outlets worldwide, including one based in Iran, were indicted in Israel Tuesday for breaking Israeli military ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israel prevents foreign scribes from entering Gaza


January 5th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (DPA) Israel's defence ministry refused to allow foreign correspondents to cross over from Israel into the Gaza Strip Monday, despite a court ruling, a representative of the foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian fleet reaches Venezuela for joint manoeuvres


November 26th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
La Guaira (Venezuela), Nov 26 (IANS) A Russian naval squadron docked at this port near Caracas to start joint manoeuvres with the Venezuelan navy in the Caribbean, EFE reported Wednesday.The fleet, which ... Read more...

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Pak not averse to Obama settling Kashmir dispute, says envoy to India


November 14th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Shaid Malik has reportedly said that his country was not averse to US President-elect Barack Obama using his good offices to settle ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US commends Sri Lanka’s war against LTTE


November 6th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) A top US military official Wednesday commended the Sri Lankan military for its recent successes against the Tamil Tigers, whom Washington has designated as a terrorist group."We ... Read more...

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Sale of military equipment: US wants India to accept conditions


November 6th, 2008 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) India would have to agree to "certain conditions" if it wants to purchase equipment from the US military, a top American official said here without specifying what ... Read more...

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China gives foreign journalists more freedom


October 18th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (Xinhua) China has issued new rules on reporting activities by foreign correspondents on its territory, allowing them to interview without application to foreign affairs departments. "The new rules follow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Charles Wheeler, doyen of British foreign correspondents, dies


July 5th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Sir Charles Wheeler, one of Britain's best-known foreign correspondents - a man who shunned the glamour of anchoring television programmes for the good old business of reporting, has ... Read more...

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Audi scaling back campaign for Everest torch run


April 16th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, April 16 (DPA) Germany's Audi AG said Wednesday that it is scaling down a planned public relations campaign featuring its new sports utility vehicle on Mount Everest because of the political ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abbas, Olmert say deal still possible despite obstacles


March 27th, 2008 - 7:57 am ICT by admin
DPA Jerusalem, March 27 (DPA) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have said that they hope to reach a peace deal this year. Their separate statements came Wednesday despite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India leading ‘Right to Protect’ in South Asia, says JVP


February 28th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, Feb 28 (IANS) A Sri Lankan ultra nationalist party has said that India is at the forefront of a big power campaign to intervene in small and weaker states ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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