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Bangladesh Army chief to see NDA graduation


November 21st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's army chief General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen will be the chief guest at the passing out parade of the National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov 29, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi army chief to review NDA passing-out parade


November 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's Army chief, Gen. Mohammed Abdul Mubeen, will review the passing out parade of the 121st course of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov ... Read more...

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Involve people to curb terror, Khaleda Zia tells US


May 25th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) Former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia has urged the US to "involve people" for sustainable and effective curbing of terrorism.On a visit to the US, Zia, ... Read more...

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Clients of Rooney’s hooker include footballers, actors, cop, judge and MP!


April 18th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Helen Wood, the prostitute who took part in a threesome with England footballer Wayne Rooney, has admitted to sleeping with a series of other high-profile players, actors, a ... Read more...

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Tight security for Oprah during her Down Under visit


November 30th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Oprah Winfrey will be treated like a foreign dignitary on her visit to Australia.The talk show host will be given personal protection and police escort vehicles ... Read more...

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India signs $416-mn deal for railway track in Sri Lanka


November 26th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 26 (IANS) India Friday signed a $416 million agreement for the construction of a railway line in Sri Lanka's northern region. The deal was clinched during a meeting between ... Read more...

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Clinton’s Hyderabad visit was to ‘attend nature’s call’: Rosaiah


November 9th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah Tuesday suggested that the Hyderabad visit of then US president Bill Clinton might have been to "attend nature's call".Hitting out at ... Read more...

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Centuries-old festival takes Tripura on spiritual journey (With Images)


July 19th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, July 19 (IANS) A centuries-old tradition comes alive in Tripura as the idols of 14 Hindu deities, kept locked in a room throughout the year, are brought out for ... Read more...

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Indian PM concludes historic Saudi visit (Roundup)


March 1st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday concluded a historic three-day visit to Saudi Arabia during which 10 bilateral agreements were signed and the Riyadh Declaration was issued ... Read more...

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Indian PM departs after historic Saudi visit (Third Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, March 1 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for home Monday after a historic three-day visit to Saudi Arabia that saw the two countries sign 10 bilateral agreements and ... Read more...

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Unprecedented welcome for PM in Saudi Arabia (Night Lead)


February 27th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Saudi Arabia Thursday evening to a historic welcome with the kingdom's crown prince and the entire Saudi cabinet turning ... Read more...

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White House gatecrashers settle old debt with a watch


December 5th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 5 (IANS) A Virginia socialite couple at the centre of the security breach at President Barack Obama's state dinner for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been forced ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh off to Port of Spain after US visit


November 27th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left here Thursday after a "very productive" four-day official State visit to the US, the first by a foreign dignitary since President ... Read more...

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US media plays up Indian PM’s Washington visit to the hilt (Part-IV)


November 26th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.26 (ANI): "When the President talked about Nehru's vision for the future, I looked around at the other Indians in attendance and realized that we are all the product ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s visit to take India-US ties to next level (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) President Barack Obama had chosen to invite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the first state visit by any foreign dignitary to his White House as ... Read more...

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PM’s visit to US will set a new course in Indo-US economic ties: Nooyi


November 10th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Prior to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington later this month, Indra K. Nooyi, chairperson of Pepsico today said that the leaders of both India ... Read more...

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When 31 bullets felled Indira - R.K. Dhawan remembers (25 years after Indira Gandhi’s assassination)


October 28th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) It was Oct 31, 1984, a day like any other with R.K. Dhawan, Indira Gandhi's special assistant, arriving at 1, Safdarjung Road at 8 ... Read more...

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President Patil to leave for Russia today


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will leave on a weeklong visit to Russia and Tajikistan from today.She will be accompanied by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli ... Read more...

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President Patil to leave for Russia, Tajikistan on Wednesday


September 1st, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will leave on a weeklong visit to Russia and Tajikistan from Wednesday.She will be accompanied by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli ... Read more...

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Queen, Michelle Obama strike ‘firm friendship since G20 summit meet’


June 14th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Queen Elizabeth II and Michelle Obama have struck a firm friendship since they first met at the G20 summit in London in April, according to sources.The Queen, in ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Chile’s first woman president Tuesday


March 16th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With his health improving by the day after a coronary bypass surgery seven weeks ago, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Chile's first woman president ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka president to visit Buddhist shrines in Nepal


February 20th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to visit his Nepal in March and pray at holy Buddhist shrines in the land where the Buddha was born. Rajapaksa ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi may sign trade pact


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh and India may sign two key agreements on bilateral trade and investment promotion and protection during next month's visit by Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee, a ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi and British foreign secretary Miliband to visit Amethi


January 13th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Jan.13 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and Congress General Secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on a two-day tour, beginning Wednesday (Jan.14). Miliband had desired ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Taj hotel ready for a Spanish handshake


December 31st, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In an act of faith in India's business capital that was shaken by but did not bow to the Nov 26 terror strike, Spanish Deputy ... Read more...

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UK Home Secretary to visit Pakistan


April 6th, 2008 - 5:27 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , Apr.6 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith will arrive here on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan to discuss security related issues.The Daily Times quoted official sources ... Read more...

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Rahul ‘discovers’ Karnataka as a progressive state


March 28th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) Congress Young Turk Rahul Gandhi hailed Karnataka as a progressive state and praised the contribution of Bangalore to the knowledge sector. Addressing students of Anujman Polytechnic ... Read more...

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