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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna described as "fruitful" his three-day visit to Pakistan that he wrapped-up Sunday.Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal ... Read more...

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Khar overshadows a seasoned Krishna (Islamabad diary)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) He is 80-plus and a seasoned politician and she is all of 34 years of age. But when it came to a face-off in front of ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful, says Krishna (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday described his three-day visit to Pakistan as "fruitful".Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal International Airport for ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna described as "fruitful" his three-day visit to Pakistan that he wrapped-up Sunday.Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal ... Read more...

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A dinner to remember in Pakistan (Islamabad diary)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The dinner reception hosted by Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal Friday night could easily be termed as a high point in the thaw between ... Read more...

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Mumbai trial delay due to system: Rehman Malik


September 8th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Denying that the Pakistan government had anything to do with the delay in the trial of alleged conspirators behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistan's Interior ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major to boost Ghana’s cricket standards (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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Indian engineering major pledges $2,631 to raise Ghana’s cricket standards


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian engineering major Shapoorji Pallonji has pledged $2,631 to promote cricket in Ghana and help it prepare for an international tournament in Western Samoa."We appreciate the ... Read more...

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India, Nigeria hope to have direct flights


August 16th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 16 (IANS) India is set to review the Bilateral Air Service Agreement (BASA) with Nigeria so that airlines can operate non-stop flights to both countries.Indian High Commissioner Mahesh ... Read more...

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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Ayurveda centre opens at Indian mission in Trinidad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 30 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Trinidad and Tobago has launched a centre for ayurveda following a growing interest in the Caribbean in the ... Read more...

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India hopeful fishermen captured by Sri Lanka will be released


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India said Tuesday it has been pressing Sri Lanka for the early release of 23 its fishermen who were captured by Sri Lankan Navy on ... Read more...

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India offers $100 mn to improve Nigeria’s power supply


June 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, June 24 (IANS) India is offering a helping hand to Nigeria in the country's bid to generate enough electricity to meet the ever-growing demand in Africa's most populous nation.... Read more...

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Robbery bid at Indian bank in Trinidad and Tobago


June 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 11 (IANS) An Indian bank here was targeted by four robbers who tied up three Indian employees and demanded keys to the vault. Policemen who were passing by ... Read more...

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India provides $27 mn for agro-processing plants in Ghana


May 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 25 (IANS) India is to provide $27 million for establishing two agro-processing plants for sugarcane and tomatoes in eastern Ghana, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said.Bhagat, during ... Read more...

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India boosts presence in West Africa with trade, cooperation


May 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, May 18 (IANS) India's footprint is growing in West Africa, especially in two main players in the region, Nigeria and Ghana, with increased trade across sectors and cooperation in ... Read more...

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India to help boost Nigeria’s air defences


May 17th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 17 (IANS) India and Nigeria were collaborating to boost the West African country's air defences, Indian High Commissioner Mahesh Sachdev has said.Both countries had a long standing defence ... Read more...

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India must take ‘bold initiative’ on Siachen: Khar


May 8th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 8 (IANS) India should take "a bold initiative" to resolve the dispute over Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar.Khar said Pakistan believed ... Read more...

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‘Rogue Indians can destroy country’s reputation in Ghana’


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), April 3 (IANS) A few rogue Indians can destroy the image of their countrymen, widely well regarded in Ghana, say police officials of the west African country, citing ... Read more...

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India to reopen consulate in Karachi


March 14th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) India plans to reopen its consulate in the port city of Karachi, said Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal.Sabharwal said Tuesday that talks ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

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Get well soon, Gilani wishes Sonia Gandhi


March 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has wished speedy recovery to India's ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who has gone to the US for ... Read more...

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India scientist helping to revive Trinidad and Tobago coconut industry


February 27th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 27 (IANS) India has sent a scientist to Trinidad and Tobago to assist in the control of a pest affecting the coconut industry in the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India ties on right track: Minister


February 27th, 2012 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) The relationship between Bangladesh and India is on the right track, Foreign Minister Dipu Moni has said."We have good report card for the last three years," ... Read more...

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Maritime event to focus on piracy, energy security issues


February 25th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) In the backdrop of growing importance of the seas in India's security matrix, a two-day conference beginning here Monday will debate the role of maritime ... Read more...

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Indians keen to invest in Ghana’s sugar, fertiliser industry


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 22 (IANS) Indian investors are keen to invest as much as $36 million in Ghana's ailing sugar industry, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said."Indian investors ... Read more...

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Attacked Indian student’s family gets British visa


February 12th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The family members of an Indian student critically injured in an attack in Britain have got visas to go and visit him.British visas have been ... Read more...

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Nasheed threatens to hit streets in the Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed said Friday that his party would hit the streets and demonstrate in the absence of international support but "we cannot ... Read more...

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‘Nasheed never sought India’s help’


February 10th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India has denied that former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed had sought New Delhi's intervention to prevent his ouster and underlined that it has urged ... Read more...

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Nigeria attracts enterprising Indians despite terror


February 5th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 5 (IANS) With major Indian interests in Nigeria in the areas of trade and investment, the west African country's huge economic potential continues to be a big ... Read more...

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Maldives learns from Indian democracy: President Nasheed


January 28th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Jan 28 (IANS) Maldives has learnt its "lessons from the Indian experience", said President Mohamed Nasheed as the Indian envoy here described the country as "perhaps one of India's ... Read more...

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Indian envoy discusses ties with Khar


January 25th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal discussed bilateral ties with Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar here.They discussed bilateral relations Tuesday, reported Associated Press of Pakistan.Taking ... Read more...

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Pakistani commission to visit India in 26/11 case (lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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26/11 attack: Pakistani judicial panel to visit India


January 20th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 20 (IANS) A three-member Pakistani judicial commission will visit India Feb 3-6 to record statements of witnesses and Indian investigators probing the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, the interior ... Read more...

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