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India should lead nuclear debate at NAM: Experts


August 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the 16th Non-aligned Movement Summit in Tehran, a group of retired diplomats and experts Wednesday pitched for a proactive leadership role for ... Read more...

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‘India’s economic, strategic potential should be tapped by EU’


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India has enormous global economic, political and strategic potential which must be harnessed by the European Union (EU) through improved trade and political and technological ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar ink a dozen agreements (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday signed 12 agreements, including on a $500 million credit line, border area development and air services.The agreements were signed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Antony re-elected IDSA president


February 25th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony was re-elected unopposed as president of India's premier think tank, the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) here Saturday.The minister ... Read more...

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Experts advocate ‘cooperative geopolitics’ with Central Asia


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) "Cooperative geopolitics" should be the crux of India's foreign policy with energy-rich Central Asia, an international conference here on increasing this country's linkages with the ... Read more...

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‘Re-abandoning Afghanistan not an option’


January 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Re-abandoning Afghanistan is not an option, a noted Indian security expert said Monday, lamenting at the same time the lack of a pan-Afghanistan leadership ... Read more...

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Srinath Raghavan wins K. Subrahmanyam Award


November 11th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Srinath Raghavan, a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, Friday won the K. Subrahmanyam Award instituted by think tank Institute for Defence Studies ... Read more...

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IDSA invites nomination for Subrahmanyam award


October 12th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Strategic affairs think-tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) Wednesday invited nominations for the K. Subrahmanyam Award for research on strategic and security issues. The ... Read more...

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Support forces against terror groups in Pakistan: Norway minister


April 4th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The threat of terror groups taking over Pakistan is "a very big issue," Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide said Monday. He called for ... Read more...

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Home ministry’s plan for umbrella intelligence body finds no favour


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian home ministry's plan to have an over-arching body for intelligence sifting has found no favour with two security think-tanks that worked separately to promote ... Read more...

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K Subrahmanyam - Strategic Guru


February 4th, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.4 (ANI): K Subrahmanyam (1929 - 2011), the strategic guru for most Indian security analysts who passed away on Feb 2 after a long struggle with diabetes and cancer ... Read more...

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Ties with China of great importance to India: Antony


November 12th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony has said India attaches great importance to its relations with China.Addressing the 45th Foundation Day of Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses ... Read more...

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Indian women getting ‘empowered’ with direct selling


March 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Sakshi Gulati New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India's $740-million direct selling industry, where products are sold directly to customers rather than through retail shops, is fast emerging as a viable career option ... Read more...

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Maoists want to overthrow Indian state by 2050: Pillai (Second Lead)


March 6th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Maoists want to overthrow the Indian state by 2050, Home Secretary G.K. Pillai said Friday and admitted that it would take at least 7 to 10 years ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju lauds Norway’s role in conflict resolution


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 2(ANI): Minister of State for Defence Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju on Tuesday lauded the role of Norway in conflict resolution and promoting peace.Inaugurating a bilateral seminar in the national ... Read more...

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Pakistan-China military nexus an area of serious concern: Antony


November 27th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday said the nexus between China and Pakistan in the military sphere is an area of serious concern.Delivering the Presidential address ... Read more...

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Modification urged for H1N1 protection among healthcare employees


November 7th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): N95 respirators don't offer additional protection against H1N1 influenza than provided by the use of surgical masks, infectious disease experts have said.Federal PPE guidance and requirements issued ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dialogue with Pakistan only after anti-terror action: India


November 4th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Any meaningful dialogue with Pakistan was "realistically possible" only after it dismantled the infrastructure of terrorism on its soil, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Wednesday while ... Read more...

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Misuse of aspirin may have made 1918 flu pandemic worse


October 5th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) Aspirin could have been responsible for the steep death toll in the 1918 flu pandemic, says a new study. High aspirin dosing levels used to treat patients during ... Read more...

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Now, a cookbook to enable you to taste a dish before you make it


August 4th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): A cookbook that can enable one to taste a dish before it is made is among the winners of the 2009 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), which have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Antony to open Asia security seminar Tuesday


February 1st, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony will inaugurate a two-day seminar Tuesday that will focus on evolving security strategies of key players in Asia and the emerging contours of ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani defence think tanks to promote academic exchanges


April 22nd, 2008 - 1:53 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Two government-sponsored Indian and Pakistani defence think tanks have inked a five-year deal to promote academic and scholarly ties, parliament was informed Monday. The aim of the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ink security exchange pact


February 4th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): India and Pakistan on Monday inked an agreement to exchange security information.The accord clears the way for regular contacts between India's military-funded Institute of Defence Studies and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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