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Man in Afghan army uniform kills three NATO soldiers


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 30 (IANS) A man wearing a uniform of the Afghan National Army (ANA) shot dead three NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan Wednesday, the coalition confirmed Thursday. Wednesday's attack ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka welcomes foreign aid


May 19th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka is ready to accept development assistance from its foreign partners but will not tolerate foreign interference in its reconciliation process, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said ... Read more...

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Russia stands by n-weapons: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not give up its nuclear weapons until it develops conventional weapons with comparable effect, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said.He admitted that Russia's ... Read more...

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New US sanctions against Iran


January 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has signed into law a wide-ranging defence funding bill that also calls for sanctions against financial institutions doing business with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US sharing PNR data with India


December 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US is negotiating new agreements with six top countries,including India, on information sharing about passenger travel, known colloquially as PNR, passenger name records, a ... Read more...

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Don’t meddle in domestic affairs: Medvedev to foreign powers


December 7th, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia's political system is the country's own affair and not that of its foreign partners."If they observe elections, violations, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reliance Mutual looking for foreign partners to go global


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Phuket (Thailand), Oct 2 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management (RCAM) is looking for a foreign partner like Japanese Nippon Life Insurance to facilitate its mission of going global and is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South African fund shows interest in Indian insurance


September 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Africa-based private equity fund LeapFrog Investments wants to invest in Indian insurance companies as well as those serving the insurance sector."We are interested in investing ... Read more...

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Questions raised by CAG on CWG venues


August 5th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The following are the questions raised by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) regarding construction of Commonwealth Games Venues:1. There were delays relating ... Read more...

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Opposition using Raja comment to tarnish government: Sibal


July 25th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was spreading false propaganda against the government, using some comments on ... Read more...

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Only fresh equity, not spectrum, sold by phone firms: Chidambaram


July 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said as finance minister in 2007 he had only examined if private telecom firms Swan and Unitech were inducting ... Read more...

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Putin urges clean-up operation in Arctic


July 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic ecosystem is very fragile, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said, and called for a "big clean-up" in the region to remove litter ... Read more...

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Russia cuts off electricity supply to Belarus over debt


June 29th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia cut off electricity supplies to Belarus at midnight Tuesday until Belarus fully repays its 1.2-billion ruble ($43 million) outstandings, Russia's electricity export monopoly Inter ... Read more...

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India tops list of foreign investors in Ghana


April 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 29 (IANS) India topped the list of overseas investment in Ghana with 19 projects out of a total of 109 registered by the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US of attack before mail bomb plots


November 6th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) Weeks before two mail bombs were detected in cargo flights in Britain and Dubai, Saudi intelligence officials warned America about the Yemen-based Al Qaeda militants' plot, European and ... Read more...

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Saudis warned US before discovery of parcel bomb plot


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): Saudi intelligence officials had warned the United States in early October that Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen was planning a terrorist attack using one or more aircraft, three weeks ... Read more...

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Secrecy vital for Britain’s safety, says MI6 chief


October 28th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) Britain will be at risk if its secrets are compromised, the chief of the country's Secret Intelligence Service MI6 said Thursday in a veiled attack on the courts, ... Read more...

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US checking report if FBI ignored tip on Headley


October 16th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The US Saturday said it was looking into a media report that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had a tip about David Coleman Headley's links with ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital to list insurance arm, enter banking


September 28th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Group Tuesday said it was looking closely to list its insurance business on stock markets apart from entering the commercial banking industry in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Algeria invites India Inc for $10-bn gas pipeline project


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Oil-rich Algeria, the second largest country in Africa, has invited Indian companies to participate in a $10-billion project to build an ambitious trans-Saharan gas pipeline ... Read more...

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No mediating between Blackberry maker, India: US


August 14th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): The United States will not mediate between Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) and the Indian Government, which has asked the smartphone vendor to provide access to some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican Supreme Court upholds gay marriages


August 12th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 11 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican Supreme Court has ruled that gay marriages performed here are valid across Mexico, upholding an earlier high court order and rejecting a challenge brought by ... Read more...

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Obama welcomes India’s initiative on nuclear safety


April 13th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday lauded Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to set up a global centre for nuclear energy partnership in India. "We welcome the announcement ... Read more...

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Obama welcomes India’s move to set up Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership


April 13th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWashington, Apr.13 (ANI): The United States President, Barack Obama, on Tuesday welcomed India's announcement to set up the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership.Reacting to the Prime ... Read more...

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India to set up Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership: PM


April 13th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday announced that India has decided to set up a "Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership".Addressing world leaders on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian fighter jets to be armed with BrahMos missiles


February 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 5 (RIA Novosti) India's fleet of Su-30MKI Flanker-H fighter jets could be armed with BrahMos missiles by 2012, the vice president of the Irkut Corporation said at the Singapore Airshow ... Read more...

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Foreign insurers may baulk at raising stake in JVs: Experts


February 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Foreign life insurers will adopt a wait-and-watch policy before entering India even if the government amends the Insurance Act to increase foreign investment limit to 49 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mukherjee calls for comprehensive strategy to deal with terrorism


February 12th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today called for comprehensive strategy to effectively deal with the menace of terrorism. Inaugurating a conference on security governance and global economic ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks may spur closer US-India ties, says ex-official


December 7th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Describing India as a key ally in the war on terror, a former Pentagon official has suggested that the Mumbai terror attacks should spur president- elect Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Market will stand apart from politics: Putin


September 19th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (DPA) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin told investors at a forum in Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi Friday that the country would not play politics with its market ... Read more...

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India moving towards nuclear cooperation with France, Russia


September 11th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) India Thursday said it would move towards finalising bilateral agreements on civil nuclear energy cooperation with countries like France and Russia, though the "actual cooperation" would begin ... Read more...

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Russia accuses Georgia of violating South Ossetia peace pact


August 8th, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.8 (ANI): The Russian Federation on Friday accused Georgia of backtracking on an agreement that was aimed at restoring peace in South Ossetia. A Russian Foreign Ministry statement claimed that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SCI to build country’s largest container terminals


July 24th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) Ltd, India's shipping major, will build two of the country's largest container terminals - one each at Navi Mumbai and Ennore ports - ... Read more...

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British insurer Bupa in joint venture with India’s Max


July 14th, 2008 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS)British insurer and care group Bupa is setting up a joint venture in India with Max, a health business group. Under Indian law, Bupa gets only a 26 per ... Read more...

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Morgan Stanley eyes to own Brazilian ethanol plant


July 10th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 10 (IANS) US investment banking giant Morgan Stanley has said it wants to expand its presence in the alternative fuel industry from trading to production and is negotiating to ... Read more...

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