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Jamia V-C felicitates first Anglo Arabic girl’s batch


June 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Friday felicitated 15 girl students, the first batch of girls who have recently been admitted to the 300-year-old ... Read more...

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Memogate: Never met or knew Ijaz, says Mullen


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy over Pakistan's "memogate" a spokesman for Admiral Mike Mullen has asserted that the former Chairman US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee never ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists to continue: Bengal interlocutors


October 18th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) The team of interlocutors engaged by the West Bengal government to facilitate talks with the Maoists met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday and later said ... Read more...

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India has no place in world order: Brajesh Mishra


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Arguing that India has "no place in the world order" currently, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday said the country has to step ... Read more...

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Expect no big outcome from India-Pakistan PM’s meet: Experts


March 29th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Except for the symbolism attached to cricket diplomacy, nothing much should be expected from the meeting between the Indian and Pakistani prime ministers at ... Read more...

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Narayanan condemns killing of boy protesting eve-teasing


February 17th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Condemning the Feb 15 killing of a 16-year-old lad by three men when he tried to prevent them from misbehaving with his sister, West Bengal Governor M.K. ... Read more...

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Advani pulls up Congress Govt. over black money, yet again


February 1st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday hit out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for its ... Read more...

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Brajesh Mishra, Azim Premji, Montek in list of 128 Padma awardees (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra, Wipro chief Azim Premji, Planning Commission head Montek Singh Ahluwalia, culture czarina Kapila Vatsyayan and nonagenarian photographer Homai Vyarawalla head ... Read more...

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Brajesh Mishra, Montek amongst 128 Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra and Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia were amongst the 13 people awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian ... Read more...

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Bengal violence threat to internal security: Narayanan


January 21st, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K.Narayanan Friday termed political violence in the state a threat to internal security."Yes, of course," said Narayanan to questions if he thought the current political ... Read more...

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‘Eventual solution’ to terrorism lies with Pakistan, says US


January 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) The United States will continue to engage with Islamabad as it looks at Pakistan as part of the "eventual solution" to the problem of terrorism ... Read more...

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Obama’s insular White House worries his allies


December 25th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's executive style relies heavily on a cordon of advisors who were with him at earlier points in his career, but now there are ... Read more...

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India must be wary of defence imports: Narayanan


December 18th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday made a scathing criticism of the Indian military and the defence production industry and said there was a vested interest in "buying ... Read more...

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Musician KJ Yesudas Honored With Sree Chithira Thirunal Award


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Veteran playback singer and Indian classical musician KJ Yesudas has been chosen for the prestigious Sree Chithira Thirunal Award for 2010. The fifth edition of this ... Read more...

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Rising India, China not yet ready to assume global role: US panel


August 4th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, Aug 4 (IANS) The rise of China and India suggests an emerging multi-polar great-power balance, but no rising power stands ready to assume the global role played by the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks can never succeed, says former NSA Brajesh Mishra


July 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Stating that India-Pakistan talks could never succeed as long as the armed forces were the rulers in Pakistan, the former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra on ... Read more...

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Narayanan refutes reports of differences with government


January 24th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Former national security advisor (NSA) M.K. Narayanan Sunday described reports of his differences with the central government on the National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC) as a "misconception". "All of us ... Read more...

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M.K. Narayanan sworn in West Bengal governor


January 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Former National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan was Sunday sworn in as governor of West Bengal in a brief ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here. Narayanan replaces Bihar's Governor Devanand ... Read more...

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NSA’s role will be redefined as Narayanan exits


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS)The exit of M.K. Narayanan as national security advisor (NSA) signifies the end of a powerful reign and his replacement by Shivshankar Menon Saturday could ... Read more...

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Karzai presents new list of cabinet nominees


January 9th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai's new cabinet lineup was formally presented Saturday to the country's parliament after the legislators rejected 17 designated ministers last week. The new 16 nominees included ... Read more...

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China bent on cutting India down to size: Former NSA


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Terming China hegemonistic and very aggressive, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday called for the right combination of strategic and diplomatic policies to ... Read more...

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China bent upon cutting India down to size: Mishra


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): Describing China as hegemonistic and very aggressive, former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra today called on the Indian Government to adopt the right combination of strategic and ... Read more...

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India could face trouble from Pakistan, China: Mishra


October 14th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India could face trouble on both the Pakistani and Chinese borders at the same time but it is not in a position to defend even one, former ... Read more...

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Advani to play major role in reorganising BJP


August 31st, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, under attack from some of his colleagues, will play a key role as he passes the baton to a ... Read more...

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Advani, other BJP leaders meet RSS chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Senior leaders of the crisis-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday held a series of meetings with Mohan Bhagwat, chief of its ideological parent Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh ... Read more...

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Advani meets RSS chief


August 29th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Amid speculation of a possible leadership change in the crisis-hit Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), veteran party leader L.K. Advani Saturday met Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds Jaswant Singh, Brajesh Mishra for telling ‘truth’


August 28th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Friday "thanked" leaders like Jaswant Singh, Yashwant Sinha, George Fernandes and former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra for enlightening the nation on the ... Read more...

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Rajnath refuses to comment on Advani’s role in Kandahar hijack


August 28th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh on Friday refused to speak on Advani's role in the Kandahar hijack." I refused to say anything on the ... Read more...

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Scientific community wanted more tests, says Santhanam


August 27th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Top defence scientist Dr.K. Santhanam said on Thursday that the scientific community in India had felt after the May 1998 nuclear tests that there should ... Read more...

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Now, Yashwant Sinha backs Mishra on Advani’s role in Kandahar hijack


August 27th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.27 (ANI): Former External Affairs and Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha on Thursday said that he completely backed former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra statement that senior BJP leader L.K.Advani was ... Read more...

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Advani knew about all Kandahar decisions: Brajesh Mishra


August 27th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Adding to the BJP's woes, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra said Thursday that L.K. Advani was part of the decisions taken "unanimously" by the then ... Read more...

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India needs to make Obama understand that all Taliban are bad: ex-NSA Miishra


March 21st, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.21 (ANI): The Indian Government should try to convince the Brack Obama administration that all Taliban are equally bad and dangerous, former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra suggested here ... Read more...

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US must deny all military aid to Pakistan: Brajesh Mishra


January 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): Former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra has said the United States should deny Pakistan all military aid till it fully co-operates with the international community in ... Read more...

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China threat behind US n-deal with India: Brajesh Mishra


November 25th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) More than a month after India wrapped up its nuclear deal with the US, former national security advisor Brajesh Mishra Tuesday said the perceived threat from China ... Read more...

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Intelligence agencies more active in political espionage: Brajesh Mishra


September 24th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) India's failure to check growing terrorist attacks is due to politicisation of intelligence agencies as well as poor policing, says former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra. He ... Read more...

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