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Both houses adjourned, two bills quickly passed (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to adjourn for the ... Read more...

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BJP protests stall parliament again (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Continuing protests by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over coal block allocations Tuesday forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn for the day Tuesday, while ... Read more...

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PM silent on foreign policy, Pakistan


August 15th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) In a marked departure from his Independence Day speeches in the past, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday did not say a word about the ... Read more...

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Tajiks President bans donkeys from his sight


August 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kulob, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report by local media, citizens in the city of Kulob in Tajik have been banned from appearing to the streets on hand driven carts ... Read more...

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Peace dividend: India allows investments from Pakistan (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major confidence-building step that will boost economic ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and accelerate the pace of regional integration, India Wednesday announced ... Read more...

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Putin to meet Annan to discuss Syria crisis


July 16th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet UN and Arab League envoy Kofi Annan in Moscow July 17 to discuss the Syria crisis, the Kremlin said."In ... Read more...

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PM meets president, discusses Myanmar visit


May 26th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the just-concluded parliament session and his visit to Myanmar, beginning Sunday.The meeting between ... Read more...

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Spain to seek dialogue with Britain over Gibraltar


May 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said here Wednesday that he will convey an offer of dialogue with Britain over the future of Gibraltar when he ... Read more...

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14 Tibetans detained for protesting against India-China talks


March 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of 14 Tibetan activists were detained here Thursday for staging a protest outside Hyderabad House where the foreign ministers of India and ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu’s visit, India, China hold talks (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks here to deepen their strategic ties and to firm up the agenda for the ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest as India, China hold talks


March 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of Tibetan activists protested here as the foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks to strengthen strategic partnership and firm ... Read more...

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Imran Khan wants open border with Afghanistan


February 14th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Tuesday told the Afghan envoy here that it was his dream to see an open border between the two neighbours.Imran, also the ... Read more...

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Pakistan looks at gas import from Qatar


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he would discuss the issue of import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar during his forthcoming ... Read more...

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US assured me support during Pakistan visit, says Ijaz


January 21st, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has said that the US government assured him of its support during his forthcoming visit to the country. He said he has ... Read more...

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Japan PM’s visit to push stalled n-deal talks


December 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India and Japan are set to resume nuclear negotiations next year, with New Delhi hoping that the forthcoming visit of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko ... Read more...

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Russian n-sub for Indian Navy coming soon: Envoy


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India's bid to have a Russian-built nuclear-powered submarine in its fleet on a 10-year lease will fructify in the next few months, with Russian ... Read more...

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Pakistan invites South Korea to set up economic zone


December 1st, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday offered South Korea to establish its economic zone in Pakistan to boost trade ties between the two countries.The president made the ... Read more...

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Myanmar president to visit India


October 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Oct 10 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein will pay a goodwill visit to India in the near future to promote bilateral relations and cooperation, said an official ... Read more...

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President heads to Switzerland Friday, to unveil Tagore bust


September 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil heads to Europe Friday on an eight-day trip that will take her to Austria and Switzerland, where she will unveil a ... Read more...

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`Manmohan’s trip to be turning point in Delhi-Dhaka ties’


September 5th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's two-day trip to Bangladesh is a historic visit and has "all the potentials of becoming a major turning point in ... Read more...

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Pakistan will cooperate with China to defeat terror: Zardari


August 31st, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 31 (IANS) Pakistan will cooperate with China to defeat terrorism and secessionism, said Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari.Zardari Tuesday reiterated Pakistan's commitment to root out extremism and he ... Read more...

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Manmohan to go to Dhaka Sep 6


July 4th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Sep 6 go on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, on a trip that is expected to underline a new ... Read more...

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Gilani seeks UK’s role in urging India to resolve Siachin, Sir Creek disputes with Pak


March 8th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 8(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has called upon the United Kingdom and other mutual friends of India and Pakistan to play their role in an early ... Read more...

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Refugees from Pakistani Kashmir threaten to occupy flats


February 18th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 18 (IANS) Protesting what it calls double standards towards refugees, an organisation of refugees from the Pakistan- administered Kashmir, SOS International, Friday threatened to occupy the residential blocks constructed ... Read more...

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Second round of Indo-US Strategic dialogue to start on April 6 in Delhi


February 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, Feb 16 (ANI): India's Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that the second round of the Indo-US Strategic Dialogue will start in Delhi on April 6, with Secretary of ... Read more...

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US support for Indian Security Council bid has spurred momentum for UN reform: Rao


February 16th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Thanking the United States for its support for India's bid for UN Security Council permanent membership, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao today said that Washington's support came at ... Read more...

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Indian students will be dealt with fairness, Krishna told


February 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 13 (IANS) The US Sunday assured India that Indian students, who were victims of a sham university in California, will be dealt with "fairness", when External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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Chinese cyber spies hit British computers


February 5th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) A Chinese internet spy ring has penetrated Britain's government computer networks with malicious software, the Guardian reported.British foreign secretary William Hague told a security conference in Munich that ... Read more...

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Medvedev Visit: Yet another step in strengthening Indo-Russian ties


December 10th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec.9 (ANI): India and Russia are keen to expand areas of cooperation, and, the forthcoming visit of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to New Delhi on December 21 and ... Read more...

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India wants China has to untie the knot on stapled visa issue


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 3 (ANI): India expects China to undo the knot on the stapled visas issue and stop the practice of stapling of visa on passports of legitimate Indian nationals domiciled ... Read more...

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‘Shaken’ Pak govt seeks to work out joint civil-military strategy on WikiLeaks expose


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Shaken by "Cablegate", the Pakistan government has convened a meeting of the Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DCC) to deliberate on the crisis.The DCC meeting will be ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to arrive Saturday on four-day visit


November 30th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy, accompanied by his wife Carla Bruni, will be arriving Dec 4 for a four-day visit, during which India and France are likely ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to stop infiltration of terrorists to India


November 29th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that compromise is inadmissible when it comes to deal with terrorism, He also said Russia along with International community ... Read more...

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Krishna holds bilateral meetings with Russian, Chinese counterparts


November 14th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov.14 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna today held bilateral meetings with his Russian and Chinese counterparts here and discussed upcoming visits of Russian Prime Minister and Chinese Premier to ... Read more...

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Chinese envoy impressed by Andhra Pradesh’s progress


November 11th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 11 (IANS) China's ambassador to India Zhang Yan Thursday said he was impressed by the progress made by Andhra Pradesh, especially Hyderabad, in information technology and infrastructure.The Chinese envoy, who ... Read more...

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