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Pakistani writer Naqvi to tour India


June 30th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) H.M. Naqvi, the Pakistan-based novelist whose book "Home Boy" won the first DSC South Asian prize for literature, will tour Bangalore, Chennai and Mumbai July ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria to boost economic, energy ties


March 15th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India and Nigeria, Africa's largest oil-producing country and the continent's most populous nation, will hold wide-ranging talks Wednesday to boost their economic and energy ties. ... Read more...

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Nigerian foreign minister coming on four-day visit


March 14th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Nigerian Foreign Minister Odein Ajumogobia arrives in India Tuesday on a four-day visit, during which he will discuss ways to improve economic linkages, as well ... Read more...

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India accords high importance to RIC ministerial meet, says S.M. Krishna


November 14th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Nov.14 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M.Krishna said on Sunday that India accords high importance to the trilateral ministerial meet among Russia, India, China (RIC), as it is going to accord ... Read more...

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Obama visit to underscore India’s growing leadership: US


October 15th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's India visit will underscore the importance US attaches to India's growing leadership in Asia and beyond and how their partnership can ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Games will be rated among the best’


October 7th, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games in Delhi will be rated among the best sporting events in the world and India has already silenced critics with a ... Read more...

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IDBI opens branch in Dubai


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Dubai (UAE),June 3 (ANI-Business Wire India): IDBI Bank one of India's leading banks, majority owned by Government of India, has received a license from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) to provide ... Read more...

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Maize-based biofuel unlikely to reduce global production of CO2


March 12th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): New economic analysis has confirmed that maize-based biofuel is unlikely to reduce global production of carbon dioxide (CO2).The analysis, conducted by Thomas W. Hertel of Purdue University and ... Read more...

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`Tibet remains serious issue of global importance’


February 19th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 19 (IANS) As China Friday expressed anger at the meeting between US President Barack Obama and exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, Hollywood icon Richard Gere's organisation devoted ... Read more...

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London shuts down business offices in New Delhi, Mumbai (Lead, correcting para one)


February 7th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 7 (IANS) The Mayor of London, the city where Indian business establishments occupy a pride of place, has been accused of closing down his business facilitation ... Read more...

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London shuts down business offices in New Delhi, Mumbai


February 7th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 7 (IANS) The Mayor of London, the city where Indian business establishments occupy a pride of place, has been accused of closing down his business facilitation ... Read more...

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New vaccine could prevent TB in patients with HIV infection


January 30th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Disclosing results of a clinical trial, researchers at Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) have shown that a new vaccine against tuberculosis, Mycobacterium vaccae (MV), is effective in preventing tuberculosis ... Read more...

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U.S. State Department launches Twitter campaign to engage with younger audience


January 8th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Thursday launched a Twitter contest aimed to provide a worldwide platform in which people can discuss the meaning of democracy and exchange ... Read more...

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India can set international R&D benchmarks: President


August 14th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India, expected to become one of the largest global economies, can set international benchmarks in research and development, President Pratibha Patil said Friday. India had been playing ... Read more...

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Conservation efforts for Red Panda in Gangtok zoo


June 27th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanGangtok, June 27 (ANI): In a bid to save one of nature's rarest and most beautiful animals, the Red Panda, the Sikkim Himalayan Zoological Park (SHZP) in Gangtok has embarked ... Read more...

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Indian Railways to connect with 27 countries from Thursday


June 9th, 2009 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 9 (IANS) An agreement aimed at linking railroad systems of India and 27 other countries in Asia and Europe comes into effect Thursday. The Intergovernmental Agreement on the Trans-Asian Railway ... Read more...

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Amnesty criticizes Clinton for not forcing China’’s hand on human rights


February 21st, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb. 21 (ANI): Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has sharply criticized US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for not forcing Chinas hand on issues like the global economic crisis, climate ... Read more...

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India launches project to save endangered snow leopards


January 20th, 2009 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India Tuesday launched Project Snow Leopard to conserve the endangered species (Uncia uncia) across its habitat in the five Himalayan states in the country.The project is a ... Read more...

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Tony Blairs money spinning mantra bags him PS15m in two years


January 11th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Tony Blairs earnings are expected to touch the 15-million pound mark by July, two years since his departure from Downing Street, according to reports.Blair is these days ... Read more...

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Chinese Foreign Minister to visit India


September 2nd, 2008 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.2 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi will undertake a three-day official visit to India at the invitation of External Affairs Minister from September 7-9, 2008. Foreign Minister Yang ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to attend IBSA meeting in South Africa


May 11th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by admin
Cape Town, May 11 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has reached Cape Town to participate in the fifth meeting of the India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Ministerial Trilateral Commission, which is ... Read more...

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