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India, Tajikistan to combat terror, cooperate on Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, an energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership and agreed to intensify counter-terror cooperation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Arab invasion in Syria ‘not an option’: UN envoy


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN's new envoy to Syria has said a military intervention in the country by Arab forces is not on the cards."A military interference in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Belgium backs India for NSG, hopeful of India-EU trade pact (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Backing India's membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Belgium Wednesday agreed to cooperate with this country in the field of nuclear research and ... Read more...

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Belgium hopeful of India-EU trade pact by 2013 summit


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Belgium Wednesday expressed hope that India and the 27-nation European Union should be able to seal a free trade agreement at their 2013 ... Read more...

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Why is state government against heritage tag for Western Ghats, question greens


July 9th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 9 (IANS) The Karnataka government's opposition to Unesco's heritage tag for the Western Ghats is being strongly criticised by greens and environmental scientists as illogical and another example ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Germany lauds India’s Afghan role, pushes UN reforms (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Lauding New Delhi's role in Afghanistan, Germany Friday assured India that it will continue to support the violence-torn country after international troops leave in 2014 and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IGNOU online course on sustainable science


June 19th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for an online diploma course in sustainable science, an official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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With India’s profile growing, foreign service strength will double: S M Krishna (Interview)


June 10th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With more countries supporting New Delhi's quest for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and its global profile growing, India will expand its ... Read more...

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PM touts better relations with Pakistan, India’s global stature


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday showcased India's growing global stature and cited improving relations with neighbours, including Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Myanmar as key foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Idli, vada breakfast for Clinton, Krishna


May 8th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A sumptuous breakfast of idli, vada and other south Indian delights was laid out for US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian External ... Read more...

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Clinton, Krishna discuss terror, Afghanistan (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday and Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna discussed terrorism emanating from the region, the Afghan situation and ... Read more...

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Clinton meets PM


May 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his 7, Race Course Road residence here Monday evening.Clinton, who reached here ... Read more...

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World media looks at Indian missile through China prism


April 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile was given prominent display in dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US lawmaker praises India’s role in Afghanistan


April 19th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A key US lawmaker has welcomed India's positive contribution to Afghanistan's reconstruction saying US-India partnership has an important role in contributing to the war torn nation's ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia to jointly tackle global issues


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India, China and Russia Friday held their 11th trilateral meeting and underlined their major role in addressing key global challenges against the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Krishna to meet Russian, Chinese foreign ministers in Moscow


April 10th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is visiting Moscow for a trilateral meet Friday with his Russian and Chinese counterparts to discuss "regional and global issues" ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Iran, visa hike


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Washington for the India-US strategic dialogue, the two countries held talks Monday on a host of ... Read more...

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PM backs dialogue to resolve West Asia crisis


March 30th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A day after the BRICS countries warned against military action in Iran and Syria, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday held bilateral talks with Brazilian ... Read more...

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BRICS countries becoming rule makers: Chinese expert


March 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) BRICS countries are evolving from being 'followers' of the West to 'rule makers', a Chinese expert said Thursday. But he warned that intra-BRICS trade will see ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cairo calling: Krishna to head to post-revolution Egypt


February 27th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) In the first high-profile visit from India to post-revolution Egypt, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is expected to travel to Cairo early next month to ... Read more...

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Shooting row: Italian foreign minister in India Tuesday


February 26th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, Feb 26 (IANS) With his deputy unable to break the impasse with India over the killing of two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast, Italy's Foreign Minister Giulio ... Read more...

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India reassures Russia about Kudankulam, discusses Afghanistan


February 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has assured Russia about its commitment to the Kudankulam atomic power project and discussed a host of strategic issues, including the situation in ... Read more...

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Coal, wood burning kills more people than malaria


February 17th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 17 (IANS) Burning coal, wood or charcoal for cooking kills two million people worldwide, each year - more than malaria - thanks to severe respiratory diseases this causes ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Iran: EU seeks India’s leverage, Manmohan backs diplomacy


February 10th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The European Union, which has imposed fresh sanctions against Iran, Friday asked India to use its leverage to broker talks with Tehran over its ... Read more...

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Chinese vice president aims to end trust deficit with US


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's upcoming visit to the US will provide an opportunity to end the "trust deficit" that exists between the two countries, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mathai meets Clinton, says India committed to n-deal


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) India underlined its commitment to implementing the landmark civil nuclear deal when Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Wednesday met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ... Read more...

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Obama to host Cameron at White House in March


February 4th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will host British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House during an official visit in March, the White House said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, China must have strategic partnership: expert


January 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The border row between India and China "is moving towards an agreed framework" and the two countries need to develop strategic ties, a visiting Indian professor ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China to hold boundary talks Monday (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Looking to keep their sensitive ties on course despite differences over a host of issues, India and China will hold two-day boundary talks in New ... Read more...

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India, EU to discuss agenda for summit


January 13th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Ahead of India's summit with the European Union next month, EU's chief diplomat Catherine Ashton comes here Sunday on a four-day visit during which the ... Read more...

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Pakistan set to assume UNSC seat


January 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan is set to begin a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.Pakistan was elected to the 15-nation Security Council in October ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese PM arrives, talks with Manmohan Wednesday


December 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touched down here Tuesday evening on a two-day visit during which the two sides are expected to discuss the ... Read more...

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Trilateral with US, Japan not directed at China: India


December 26th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A week after it held the first trilateral meeting with the US and Japan, India Monday said it was not directed against any third ... Read more...

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`First US-Japan-India trilateral not aimed at China’ (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) India, US and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, with Washington and Tokyo affirming a deepening of strategic ties with India and making it clear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First US-Japan-India trilateral, say not aimed at China


December 20th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) As India, United States and Japan held their first trilateral meeting here, Washington and Tokyo affirmed a deepening of strategic ties with India and made it ... Read more...

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