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India-US ties valuable for global consensus: Envoy


November 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) In a globalised world, closer partnership between India and the United States will be of great value for forging global consensus and cooperation, according to ... Read more...

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Italy leading move to get Gaddafi liability free exile in Africa


March 29th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London/New York, Mar. 29 (ANI): British newspapers are reporting that negotiations are currently underway to offer Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi a liability free exile.In London on Tuesday, diplomats from the UN, ... Read more...

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Swift and credible steps are must to eliminate terrorists’ safe havens: Ansari


June 10th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Zagreb (Croatia), June 10 (ANI): Stating scourge of terrorism is disruptive of all civilized life, the Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Thursday said swift and credible steps are needed to eliminate terrorists' safe ... Read more...

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India, US agree to take swift, credible steps to counter terrorism


June 4th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): India and United States on Thursday agreed that there was a need to take swift and credible steps to counter the menace of terrorism worldwide.In a joint statement ... Read more...

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‘India won’t hinder Afghan-led Taliban reintegration’


January 29th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India is not rigid in its stance against the Taliban and will not stand in the way of any move by Afghanistan in its reintegration efforts ... Read more...

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Media should also project voice of the silent, says PM


December 21st, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, December 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said that media has to project the voice of the silent, instead of only the "loud" sections of society, and also ... Read more...

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India, US acknowledge terrorism threat, advance global security and counter-terrorism steps


November 25th, 2009 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.25 (ANI): Acknowledging the common threat that international terrorism poses to regional and global security, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Obama recognized that the India-U.S. ... Read more...

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Bring perpetrators of Mumbai attack to justice: Obama, Manmohan


November 25th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) In a message clearly directed at Pakistan. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama have "underscored the absolute imperative to bring to justice" the perpetrators of ... Read more...

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India committed towards world free of nuclear weapons: PM


November 24th, 2009 - 8:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Monday that India has been committed to the goal of creating a world free of nuclear weapons since it ... Read more...

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Hurriyat wants tripartite talks over Kashmir issue, says Mirwaiz


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct.3 (ANI): All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) on Saturday said it wanted tripartite talks including India and Pakistan to resolve the dispute over Kashmir."A global consensus is being built that we ... Read more...

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G20 summit opens: Developing world ‘holds key’ (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 25 (IANS) A two-day summit of leaders of 20 leading global economies opened here amid calls by developing countries such as India to have a key role ... Read more...

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India has a ‘lot at stake’ at G20 summit


September 25th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania), Sep 25 (IANS) A two-day summit of leaders of 20 leading global economies opened here amid calls by developing countries such as India to have a key ... Read more...

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G20 leaders set for summit on financial crisis, regulation


September 25th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) As G20 leaders converged here for their third summit, a major consensus that has emerged is economies like India have a key role to play ... Read more...

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India to pitch for concluding global terrorism treaty in UN


September 19th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) India will press for the finalisation of a crucial global terrorism treaty and pitch for completing the long-pending reform of the UN Security Council during the ... Read more...

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No difference with India over Iran: Clinton (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said there was no difference between India and the US on the Iranian nuclear issue and that Washington would be ... Read more...

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India, Germany discuss nuclear disarmament


July 9th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and Germany Thursday held talks on non-proliferation issues and underlined their commitment to nuclear disarmament, officials said here. Germany's Commissioner for Disarmament and Arms Control ... Read more...

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India, Germany to hold talks on nuclear issues


July 8th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India and Germany are set to step up dialogue on nuclear issues when the German pointsperson on arms control holds two-day talks with Indian officials beginning Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Mukherjee calls for concerted action plan to deal with climate change


February 5th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today called for a concerted action plan to deal with the threat of climate change. Inaugurating the three-day Delhi sustainable Development Summit ... Read more...

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Lack of consensus holding back anti-piracy policy: Experts


November 20th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Lack of global consensus on formulating a coherent anti-piracy policy under the auspices of the UN is holding back India from acting against Somali pirates, security analysts ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown calls for new world order sans protectionism


November 11th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for a "new global order" shorn of protectionism and he hopes that American President-elect Barack Obama would lead the way in ... Read more...

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No global consensus on when human life begins biologically


October 30th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): An international poll has come out with varied results on one of the most debatable questions among scientists when human life "begins" biologically?The results come prior to ... Read more...

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Kashmiri leaders criticise Zardari for calling J-K jihadis terrorists


October 6th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 6 (ANI): Leaders of Jammu and Kashmir today criticized Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris statement describing militants in the state as terrorists, who were earlier called jehadis.Maulavi Abbas Ansari, ... Read more...

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Government rules out POTA return, to strengthen existing law


September 18th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday firmly ruled out the return of a stringent anti-terror law it had repealed four years ago and said the existing statute would be ... Read more...

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Cabinet discusses stronger anti-terror law


September 18th, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A more stringent anti-terrorism law is on the anvil, with the cabinet, at a special meeting Wednesday evening, discussing legal measures to check the rise in terror ... Read more...

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Government to strengthen anti-terror law: PM


September 17th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government is "actively considering" legislation to strengthen its anti-terror mechanism, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday, even as he deplored the politicalisation of the issue."We ... Read more...

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With n-deal on mind, Manmohan leaves for Japan Monday


July 6th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In the shadow of political uncertainty, inflationary woes and a looming election, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads for Japan Monday morning for a rendezvous with leaders of ... Read more...

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India revives disarmament, warns of nuclear terror risk (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Ten years after the Pokhran II nuclear tests, India Monday called for a new global consensus on time-bound nuclear disarmament and stressed on the use of nuclear ... Read more...

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Global conclave on nuclear disarmament begins Monday


June 8th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Monday inaugurate here a two-day international conference on nuclear disarmament that will - without hindering wider use of nuclear energy - focus ... Read more...

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India to put disarmament back on global agenda (Lead)


June 6th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Ten years after India declared itself a nuclear weapon state and 20 years after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi presented an ambitious peace plan to the United ... Read more...

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PM to open global meet on disarmament


June 6th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate here Monday a two-day international conclave on nuclear disarmament that will underline India's bid to revive and lead global discourse on ... Read more...

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Chidambaram seeks global consensus on price rise of food and oil


April 15th, 2008 - 6:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr.15 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the Indian Government is seeking a global consensus on spiralling prices of food and oil in many countries, saying ... Read more...

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World Bank echoes India’s call to stem food prices


April 14th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 14 (IANS) Echoing a call by India, finance ministers from around the world have sought urgent action to stem rising food prices, warning that social unrest will spread ... Read more...

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Blair makes a strong pitch for greenhouse gas reduction


March 20th, 2008 - 11:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair Thursday said if the developed world was ready to take a "really strong and definitive action" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, ... Read more...

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ICMR unveils 20 Grand Challenges to control the most deadly diseases


November 22nd, 2007 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 22 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), along with several of the worlds most renowned health scientists and organizations has come out with a landmark global consensus on ... Read more...

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