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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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Putin lauds India’s global role, seeks new vistas of cooperation


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Lauding India's rising stature on the global stage on its 66th Independence Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday hoped for the "opening of new ... Read more...

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Decision needed on India’s global role: Tharoor


July 24th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian government needs to decide on the role the country should play in the global multilateral environment, said former union minister Shashi Tharoor ... Read more...

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‘India will grow at 7.6 percent, to play active global role’ (Roundup)


March 15th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India's economic growth will rebound to 7.6 percent in 2012-13 on the back of softening inflation and better industrial production, enabling it to play ... Read more...

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Renewed bid for UNSC expansion by India, others (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 27 (IANS) India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, collectively known as the G-4 group of countries, have made a joint bid for the expansion of the UN Security ... Read more...

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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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Menon cautions against non-state actors


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In a veiled reference to extremist networks in Pakistan and Afghanistan, India Saturday said "non-state actors" are now performing state functions and underlined that New ... Read more...

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Chinese think tank slams US’ overtly pro-India stance


July 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, July 21 (IANS) China has taken careful note of US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech pitching for a larger global role for India in East Asia, with ... Read more...

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Our bonds outweigh differences: Clinton


July 20th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) With the strategic dialogue bringing out divergent perceptions on some aspects of the civilian nuclear deal and Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday underlined ... Read more...

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In Chennai, Clinton to amplify on India’s global role


July 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Hailing India as "a global leader," US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will unveil Washington's view of New Delhi's growing regional and international role when ... Read more...

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India to host ASEM foreign ministers’ meet in 2013


June 7th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) In a step that indicates its increased global role, India Tuesday said it will host the meeting of foreign ministers of the 46-nation Asia-Europe ... Read more...

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India to get first Super Hercules airlifters next week


December 10th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The first of India's six C-130J Super Hercules airlifters, considered the world's most advanced transport aircraft, will be formally delivered Dec 16 at a ceremony in ... Read more...

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China, Russia back UN reforms; laud India’s global role


November 15th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Backing reforms of the UN, China and Russia Monday lauded the role of India in international affairs and said they looked forward to deepening cooperation with New ... Read more...

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Obama’s visit acknowledges India’s global role: US scholar


November 4th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to India offers an opportunity to set a new course for the direction of the US-India partnership, acknowledging India's ... Read more...

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With China on mind, Obama for larger Indian role in East Asia


October 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) China will be the elephant in the room when US President Barack Obama holds talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Nov 8 as the ... Read more...

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Obama visit: US rebuffs Pakistan’s bid to globalise Kashmir


October 25th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) As Pakistan steps up efforts to internationalise the Kashmir issue during President Barack Obama's India visit, the US Monday rebuffed Islamabad, making it clear that it ... Read more...

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US welcomes ‘more significant global role’ for India


October 13th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Welcoming India's election as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, the United States has backed its role on regional and global issues, but ... Read more...

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India ready to discuss all issues with Pakistan, says Nirupama Rao


September 21st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Boston, Sep 21 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said here yesterday India is ready to discuss all issues with Pakistan despite the relationship between the two countries being complicated by the ... Read more...

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India wants to create peaceful environment with neighbours, says Nirupama Rao


September 21st, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said India wants to strengthen economic relations with her neighbours since a peaceful neighbourhood is mandatory for the 'realisation of our ... Read more...

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US looks for milestones for Obama’s India visit


September 21st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) As the US prepares for President Barack Obama's visit to India, it is looking at marking achievements in areas of technology, innovation and trade besides ... Read more...

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Rising India, China not yet ready to assume global role: US panel


August 4th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun KumarWashington, Aug 4 (IANS) The rise of China and India suggests an emerging multi-polar great-power balance, but no rising power stands ready to assume the global role played by the ... Read more...

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France wants important partner India to play more critical global role


June 27th, 2010 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, June 27 (ANI): French President Nicholas Sarkozy on Saturday described India as one of his country's most important partners, and urged it to play a more critical role ... Read more...

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US ‘committed’ to consider India for permanent UNSC seat


June 4th, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 4 (IANS) The US has said it is "definitely committed to the consideration of India" as a permanent member of the UN Security Council as and when there ... Read more...

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India’s role in UNSC reform important: Burns


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, June 2 (ANI): India's expanding global role will naturally make it an important part of any future consideration of reform of the UN Security Council (UNSC), said US Under ... Read more...

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Three former Rio Tinto employees to appeal China jail terms


April 8th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr 8(ANI): Three of the four former Rio Tinto employees, who were jailed by a Shanghai court last month for stealing commercial secrets in relation to sensitive iron ore negotiations ... Read more...

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China not acting like emerging superpower over Stern Hu verdict: Kevin Rudd


March 30th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 30(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has said the Chinese Government has failed to portray itself as an emerging superpower, citing the secrecy they are maintaining in the Stern ... Read more...

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Australia admits some attacks on Indians ‘racist’ (Lead)


February 9th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 9 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith admitted Tuesday that some of the attacks on Indians in his country were indeed racist in nature and pressed the need to ... Read more...

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Australia says attacks on Indians have hit its reputation


February 9th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 9 (IANS) Emphasizing that Australia needs to treat its ties with India "like a Test match and work with diligence and dedication", Foreign Minister Stephen Smith admitted Tuesday that ... Read more...

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Michael Caine feels honoured to win London Legend Award


November 28th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Veteran actor Sir Michael Caine has revealed that he is very honoured to receive the London Legend Award.Caine, 76, a double Oscar-winner and star of more than 100 ... Read more...

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Global role urged for India over human rights


October 14th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India's global leadership on human rights is increasingly necessary to counteract the negative role played by other powerful states, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday. With India's powerful democratic ... Read more...

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India, China must resolve border issues to ensure peace: Krishna


September 19th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarIstanbul, Sept 19 (ANI): For peace to prevail along the Sino-Indian border, all boundary issues need to be resolved in right earnest, External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna said in ... Read more...

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Chinese incursions result of lack of demarcation, say villagers


September 16th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
Changla Gaon (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (ANI): Villagers living along the India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh said on Wednesday that Chinese incursions were a result of lack of border demarcation.Indian media had ... Read more...

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Madonna’s Israel tour panned by Palestinians


September 5th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Tel Aviv, Sep. 5 (ANI): Madonna's pilgrimage tour to Israel has attracted the wrath of Palestinians, who slammed the Material Girl for consistently ignoring Palestinian suffering.Sky News quoted one Palestinian youth ... Read more...

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Shed obsession with Pakistan, think of India’s global role: Tharoor


August 19th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 19 (IANS) Asking the media to shed its "obsession" with Pakistan, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Wednesday rued the lack of expertise in the country on international ... Read more...

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India prepares for another I-Day amid concerns (Lead)


August 14th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is preparing to deliver some reassuring words from the ramparts of the Red Fort as India celebrates the 62nd anniversary of its ... Read more...

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