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India, Egypt sign poll pact


September 18th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India and Egypt Tuesday signed an agreement to promote consultation and cooperation in election management.Chief Election Commissioner V.S. Sampath said an Indian delegation witnessed the ... Read more...

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China to help Indian teachers learn Chinese


August 25th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) Teachers in India will now get to learn Chinese under an agreement reached between the Indian education board and China's overseas language institute.The Confucius Institute Headquarters ... Read more...

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Amid China’s forays, India wakes up to Latin America


August 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As China spreads its growing tentacles across Latin America, India is moving to forge a multi-layered partnership with the resource-rich region that is projected to ... Read more...

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India to hold first dialogue Latin American troika


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India will host its maiden dialogue with a troika of Latin American and the Caribbean (LAC) countries Tuesday, an important step that will elevate ties ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian contingent greeted with huge cheers


July 28th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Huge cheers welcomed the colourful Indian delegation into the Olympic Park Friday night during the opening ceremony of the London Games.The 81-strong Indian contingent, the ... Read more...

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Vietnam president praises India’s economic, technical help


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 18 (IANS) India's economic and technical support for Vietnam came in for praise from its President Truong Tan Sang Wednesday when an Indian delegation called on him ... Read more...

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Archers, lifters and Bindra arrive at Olympic village


July 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Ace rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, the 10-member archery team and the four weightlifters were among the first Indians to arrive in the Olympic Village here.Bindra, ... Read more...

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Kalmadi and Malhotra attack Maken, minister retaliates (Roundup)


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, standing trial for alleged irregularities in the conduct of the Commonwealth Games, and union Sports Minister Ajay Maken attacked each other over the ... Read more...

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East Asian nations need to cooperate on education: India (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 5 (IANS) East Asian countries need to promote educational cooperation, facilitate exchange of qualified people and earmark seats for students from member countries in reputed institutions in ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan hold talks, focus on Jindal disclosures (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday began talks in a bid to keep the dialogue process on track amid new disclosures on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan begin talks, focus on Abu Jindal


July 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Amid new disclosures on 26/11 plotter Abu Jindal's links with Pakistani terrorists and state actors, the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan Wednesday began two-day ... Read more...

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NDMA chief to attend global disaster meet


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy is leading an Indian delegation to the world ministerial conference on disaster reduction being held ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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India, South Korea to enhance n-energy, space cooperation


June 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their bilateral ties, India and South Korea Thursday decided to step up cooperation in the areas of civil nuclear energy and space, ... Read more...

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US hails Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan


June 26th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) The United States has hailed the Delhi Investment Summit on Afghanistan to encourage more private sector investment in Afghanistan and support for its economy as "an ... Read more...

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China keen to avoid ‘diplomacy issues’ concerning India, Pakistan


June 24th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China is keen to avoid any "diplomatic issues" between China, India and Pakistan and the issue of stapled visa to people from Jammu and Kashmir, including ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan fail to make headway on Sir Creek (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the mineral-rich Sir Creek marshlands, but failed to make any headway, with both sides ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan discuss Sir Creek; no headway


June 19th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday wrapped up their two-day talks on the Sir Creek marshlands without much headway, but agreed on finding "an amicable solution" to ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to continue talks on Siachen row (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Tuesday reaffirmed their resolve to make "serious, sustained and result-oriented" efforts for seeking an amicable resolution to the dispute over the Siachen ... Read more...

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Sibal rules out rollback of common IIT test


June 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Monday virtually ruled out going back on the controversial proposal for a nationwide common entrance test for Indian Institutes of ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India hold talks on Siachen (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield. Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India open talks on Siachen


June 11th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India Monday opened two-day talks to look for a solution to the dispute over Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battle field, officials said.Defence Secretaries ... Read more...

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Indian defence secretary in Pakistan


June 11th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Indian Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma arrived in Pakistan Sunday for talks on Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, where the guns have been silent for ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks focus on liberalised visa regime (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan and India Thursday began their two-day talks here, focusing on a liberalised visa regime. New Delhi will also press for action against the perpetrators of ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan talks focus on visas, Mumbai probe


May 24th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan and India Thursday began their two-day talks here, focusing on visa regime relaxation and progress on the Mumbai terror attack investigations, a media report ... Read more...

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Vijay Jolly leaves for China


May 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A five-member delegation led by Vijay Jolly of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has left for China to take part in a conference that ... Read more...

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Abolish visa regime even if India hesitates: Nawaz Sharif


May 7th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's main opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has called for unilaterally abolishing the visa regime with India even if New Delhi "hesitates to reciprocate" the ... Read more...

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UN chief lauds India’s role in Security Council


April 27th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Backing the United Nations reforms process, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday lauded India's leadership role as a non-permanent member of the Security Council and its ... Read more...

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Nepal holds security talks with India


April 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 26 (IANS) India and Nepal began their four-day bilateral security talks Thursday.The Nepal-India bilateral consultative groups on security issues began their meeting in Nepali city of Pokhara, ... Read more...

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Congress MPs to submit a report to PM about Sri Lanka visit


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Members of Parliament belonging to the Congress party who were part of the parliamentary delegation to Sri Lanka said Saturday that a report about the ... Read more...

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Indian delegation visits Sri Lanka’s war-torn north


April 19th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 19 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation has visited Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north where a large number of India-sponsored projects are being carried out, authorities said Thursday.The delegation felt ... Read more...

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Indian delegation holds talks in Sri Lanka


April 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A visiting Indian parliamentary delegation held talks in Colombo Tuesday to assess the post-war situation in the country, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry said.The delegation, ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar envies New Zealand’s no parliament interruption record


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 16 (IANS) The New Zealand parliament has a "fine record of sitting without interruption", said Meira Kumar who, in her almost three years of presiding over the ... Read more...

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Ajit Pal named Chef-de-Mission for London Olympics


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) After failing to meet the March 23 deadline, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday appointed former hockey captain Ajit Pal Singh, who led the eight-time ... Read more...

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Tulbul project: India to provide more data to Pakistan


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Buoyed by the common resolve of their leaders to intensify their dialogue, India and Pakistan Wednesday concluded their two-day talks to resolve differences over the ... Read more...

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