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Africans want to emulate Indian model of development: Pitroda


January 21st, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Impressed by the efforts of social entrepreneurs to make the public delivery service more effective, five African countries want to emulate the Indian ... Read more...

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India-Africa strategic dialogue begins Thursday


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Months after the second Africa-India forum summit, a host of experts, academics and retired diplomats will gather here Thursday for a two-day conference that seeks ... Read more...

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India, African regional blocs discuss training institutes, projects


November 8th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Building upon key commitments of its second summit with Africa, India Tuesday discussed the location of training institutes and developmental cooperation with chiefs of leading ... Read more...

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India offers $35 million soft loan to Comoros


October 8th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Intensifying its ties with Africa, India has offered the Comoros a $35 million soft loan which will be used to plug the energy crisis in ... Read more...

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India asks UN to make African Union effective partner


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Citing its own example of institutionalising ties with Africa, India has asked the United Nations to heed the views of the African Union in ... Read more...

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PM meets president, discusses Ramdev’s proposed hunger strike


June 3rd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed his recently concluded visit to Africa and the Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's proposed ... Read more...

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India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, rejects race with China (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Rejecting any race with China, India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a ... Read more...

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India unveils $5 bn Africa surge, seeks support for UN goals (Lead)


May 24th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion credit line for Africa for the next three years and unveiled a host of new institutions for ... Read more...

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India announces $5 bn aid for Africa, seeks support for UN reforms


May 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) Taking its burgeoning ties with Africa to a new high, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday announced a massive $5 billion aid for ... Read more...

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PM to go on Africa tour Monday, terms summit a ‘landmark’ event (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) A day before he goes on a two-nation Africa tour to Ethiopia and Tanzania, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday underlined that the second ... Read more...

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‘Yeh hai meri India’ - in Ethiopia


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 22 (IANS) "Yeh hai meri India!" the coffee shop steward greets Indian visitors cheerily at the Hilton Addis Ababa as he pours a cuppa. Asked if ... Read more...

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India-Africa symposium emphasises media partnership


May 21st, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) An India-Africa Media Partnership Symposium was held Saturday in Ethiopia's capital city Addis Ababa, in line with the 2nd Africa-India Forum Summit to be held ... Read more...

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India, Africa trade to touch $70 bn by 2015: Minister


May 20th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Trade between India and Africa will touch $70 billion by 2015 even as the South Asian economic giant has become a leading investor in the ... Read more...

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Plea questioning cash awards for cricketers rejected


May 7th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court has dismissed a petition seeking to restrain the central, Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttarakhand governments from announcing monetary awards for members ... Read more...

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US-India economic ties balanced despite criticism over outsourcing: Official


April 27th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US), Apr. 27 (ANI): A senior Obama administration official has said the controversy surrounding the outsourcing of jobs from the United States to India or China will always be a ... Read more...

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US-India nuke ties will maintain momentum inspite of Japan nuke crisis: Official


April 27th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, US), Apr. 27 (ANI): A senior official of the Obama administration has said that while there will be a discussion in Washington and New Delhi on nuclear safety issues ... Read more...

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British PM hosts India-UK business forum


February 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) The UK-India forum was "fantastically important", said British Prime Minister David Cameron, who hosted the first meeting of the CEOs grouping at Downing Street and discussed ways ... Read more...

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Prominent Indian women bag awards for outstanding endeavours


May 6th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Prominent women of India, including Barkha Dutt, Vandana Luthra, Renu Sud Karnad and Swati Piramal, were Thursday awarded for their achievements and the roles they played in ... Read more...

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Indian women rewarded for outstanding endeavour at WIL India Awards


May 6th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI-Business Wire India): Prominent women from across India gathered to celebrate their success at the prestigious Women in Leadership (WIL) India Awards at the Sheraton Hotel in New ... Read more...

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Kennedy an unsung hero of Indo-US N-Deal?


September 1st, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IBNS
By Rick RoySep 1 (IBNS) The portrayal of Senator Edward Kennedy, who passed away last week, as an "unsung hero" of the Indo-US nuclear deal has been put to question by an ... Read more...

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FICCI Ladies Organisation presents women excellence awards


April 28th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Bollywood actor Sharmila Tagore and media personality Anurradha Prasad were among the recipients of the FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) women excellence awards from Delhi Chief Minister Shiela ... Read more...

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NWFP chapter of Pak-India forum to visit India for easing tension


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec.2 (ANI): The Pak-India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy, NWFP chapter will visit India to decrease tension between the people of India and Pakistan in the aftermath of Mumbai ... Read more...

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Indian Americans satisfied with NSG waiver, hopeful of Congress nod


September 6th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian American community leaders expressed satisfaction over the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) waiver to India Saturday, calling it the crossing of the last hurdle to the India-US ... Read more...

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Naseba announces the winners of the Indian CIO of the Year awards


June 12th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 12 (ANI/Business Wire India): Naseba, a leading international business information company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange, held the Indian CIO of the year awards ceremony in conjunction with ... Read more...

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UN and Security Council reform needed for democratic global governance: IBSA


May 13th, 2008 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Somerset West (South Africa), May 13 (IANS) There can be no meaningful reform of global democracy if the UN and the Security Council is not reformed, the foreign ministers of ... Read more...

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Maneka Gandhi conferred A.S.G. Jayakar Award


May 10th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Muscat, May 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and green activist Maneka Gandhi has been conferred the A.S.G. Jayakar Award for creating awareness about animal rights, deforestation, climate ... Read more...

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Nirmala Deshpandes ashes reach Karachi for immersion in the Indus


May 6th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, May 6 (ANI): A delegation of the Pakistan-India Peoples Forum for Peace and Democracy carried a pot containing the ashes of Indian leader Nirmala Deshpande to Karachi last evening to ... Read more...

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Italy seeks tie-ups with Indian biotech, nanotech firms


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) A 20-member Italian delegation representing biotech and nanotech sectors, under the aegis of the Italian Trade Commission, has offered to tie-up with Indian firms in the sunrise industry ... Read more...

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Indian American seeks early action on N-deal


March 11th, 2008 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 11 (IANS) An Indian American activist who played a key role in winning support for the India-US civil nuclear deal in Congress wants New Delhi to act fast ... Read more...

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