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Texas Republican senator urges Juneteenth emancipation holiday


June 19th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposed bill of the Texas Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison would establish June 19th as Juneteenth. The senator’s staff according to reports, do not believe ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit India this week (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will undertake a four-day visit to India, his third since 2008, from Thursday when he will meet Prime ... Read more...

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UN chief to visit India


April 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday."His first stop will ... Read more...

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Rich countries need to be more sensitive to emissions: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India is doing more than its fair share in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but developed countries need to be more sensitive to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to reopen foreign offices to curb human trafficking


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan is likely to reopen its Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) liaison offices, closed down about a decade ago, in 11 countries in a bid to curb ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iranian nuclear scientist killed in car bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) A car bombing in Tehran killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks against such scientists in Iran, media reports said.A motorcyclist ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan exchange n-facilities list (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) India and Pakistan Sunday exchanged a list of their nuclear installations under a two-decade-old pact, a statement said.The exchange of lists comes a week after ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to declare its n-doctrine, join FMCT


December 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) With Pakistan's nuclear arsenal a matter of growing global concern, India has pressed Pakistan to enunciate its nuclear doctrine and asked it to join global ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Diabetes kills one person every eight seconds’


November 14th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Diabetes kills one person every eight seconds, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, adding that the cost of treatment amounts to a staggring ... Read more...

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40 percent Indians embarrassed to ask for contraceptives


September 26th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 40 percent Indians are embarrassed to ask for contraceptives, said a global survey released Monday. The survey added that despite campaigns to promote ... Read more...

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Safety of Pakistan’s nukes a global concern: India


May 25th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Wednesday said the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal was a matter of concern for the global community in the wake of frequent terror ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project


March 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Making a strong plea on the need for nuclear power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday said the coastal site in Ratnagiri where the controversial 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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Japan struggles to tame n-fallout, hikes alert level (Night Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) Fire trucks sprayed jets of water on the overheated Fukushima nuclear plant Friday as Japan's battle to contain a nuclear fallout from the quake-hit reactors entered ... Read more...

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Japan hikes n-plant alert level, IAEA calls it extremely serious (Evening Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 18 (IANS) Fire trucks sprayed jets of water on the overheating Fukushima nuclear power plant Friday as Japan's nuclear safety agency raised the crisis rating to level 5, ... Read more...

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Japan struggles to prevent n-meltdown, 20 people irradiated (Roundup)


March 18th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan scrambled to prevent a nuclear meltdown as military vehicles late Thursday started to pour water on the over-heating Fukushima plant that was severely damaged in ... Read more...

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India concerned over growth of piracy close to India’s western seaboard


March 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence's (MOD) Annual Report for 2010-11 has expressed serious concern over the increased incidence of piracy in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) .The MOD ... Read more...

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China preparing for armed conflict ‘in every direction’, says its defence minister


December 30th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec. 30 (ANI): Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie on Wednesday said that his country is preparing for conflict 'in every direction'. "In the coming five years, our military will push forward preparations ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari to highlight menace of global terror at ASEM in Belgium


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Oct.3 (ANI): Vice President Ansari said on Sunday that terrorism will be high on India's agenda, as he will underline the need for considerable and sustainable international efforts to stop ... Read more...

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BJP to raise CWG delays in parliament


July 27th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday it would raise in parliament the delays in projects for the upcoming Commonwealth Games that have raised global ... Read more...

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‘US values India’s growing leadership on a global issues’


May 28th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Recognising India as one of the "key centres of influence" along with China and Russia, President Barack Obama's new National Security Strategy says US values ... Read more...

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India among ‘key centres of influence’ in Obama security strategy


May 28th, 2010 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Recognising India as one of the "key centres of influence" along with China and Russia, President Barack Obama's new National Security Strategy reaffirms "building a ... Read more...

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Perennial Grass Miscanthus shows promise as energy crop


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Miscanthus x giganteus, a perennial grass, could effectively reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, while lowering atmospheric CO2, according to a new research.Using a simulation tool that models ... Read more...

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India, Oman discuss maritime security, terrorism


May 18th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, May 18 (IANS) Taking their defence ties a step ahead, India and Oman Tuesday agreed to accelerate their cooperation in maritime security and discussed piracy in the Gulf of Aden and ... Read more...

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Developing nations will produce more e-waste than developed ones by 2016


April 29th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): If a new research is to be believed, then developing countries will produce double the electronic waste (e-waste) of developed countries by 2016.The study foresees in 2030 developing ... Read more...

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More e-waste from developing than developed nations


April 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Developing countries will be producing at least twice as much electronic waste (e-waste) as developed countries in the next six to eight years, says a new study. It foresees ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

European Union to work closely with India for stabilization in South Asia: Lelena


April 26th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Deputy Chairperson of the visiting parliamentary delegation of the European Union, Lelena Kolaska, on Monday said that the EU will work closely with India to ensure stabilisation ... Read more...

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IAEA’s Iran report draws global concern, calls for sanctions


February 19th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 19 (DPA) Governments across the world reacted angrily and expressed their concern Friday after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had said in a report that there was evidence that ... Read more...

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We didn’t attack Google, says China


January 25th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) China has denied participating in a cyber attack on Internet giant Google and said that the accusation was "groundless and aims to denigrate China". "Accusation that the Chinese government ... Read more...

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Auto Expo affirms India as global auto industry hub


January 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) India's emergence as a major market and a hub for the global auto industry was reinforced at this year's Auto Expo that concluded Monday, which saw the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now a Indo-US bilateral agenda on women’s issues


November 6th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) US Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, who is on a visit to India, Friday said she would discuss a "bilateral agenda" on issues concerning ... Read more...

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India concerned over climate change


October 15th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday endorsed the global concern over climate change and termed it as one of the most important challenge that needs to be tackled ... Read more...

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India needs to be constructive on international issues: PM (Lead)


August 25th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday told India's envoys that the challenge ahead lay in creating a liberal and interdependent world order where India would have room ... Read more...

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Climate change: Clinton shares green thoughts with India


July 19th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday began the Delhi leg of her five-day India visit with a conference on climate change and green technologies - a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India-Britain trade could reach $40 bn by 2015: Industry


June 21st, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Britain, which crossed $12 billion last fiscal, has the potential to touch $40 billion by 2015, according to an industry lobby report. ... Read more...

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Clinton, Lavrov see progress on disarmament talks


May 8th, 2009 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (DPA) The US and Russia are making progress towards a new nuclear disarmament treaty, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday ... Read more...

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