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Saudi money helping spread of harsher Islam: Rushdie


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known writer Salman Rushdie Monday said that a harsher version of Islam was spreading with the help of Saudi Arabia's oil money."What has developed now ... Read more...

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Global business meet for Indian diaspora


August 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A global business meet to provide a platform to the Indian diaspora will be held in New York next month by New Global Indian Foundation ... Read more...

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Cut through red tape to enhance US-India defence cooperation: Panetta


June 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The US-India defence partnership "is coming of age" but both countries need to cut through the red tape to realise its full potential, particularly ... Read more...

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Panetta to discuss military trade on India trip


May 31st, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) As US Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta embarked on a nine-day trip to Asia to bring US allies up to speed on the new US Pacific-orientated ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi lauds India ties after meeting Manmohan (Second Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) Myanmar's iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday after meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that she was "very happy at the prospect of closer ... Read more...

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Clinton’s visit: India, US to discuss Afghanistan, Iran, n-deal (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to discuss a host of global issues, including Afghanistan and Iran, and the progress in implementing their bilateral ... Read more...

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Manmohan must reach out to Pakistan: Daily


April 4th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 4 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should "rise above the compulsions of domestic politics and realise the overall benefits accruing to South Asia from an India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Maldives president to visit India in May


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, April 3 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday held talks with his Maldivian counterpart Abdul Samad Abdulla here as the Maldives government announced that President Mohammed Waheed ... Read more...

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Russia, India to discuss Sistema licence during BRICS summit


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Russian and Indian leaders will discuss the issue of Sistema Shyam Telecom Ltd (SSTL), which provides services under the MTS brand but stands to lose ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Arunachal is integral part of India’


February 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) A day after China objected to Defence Minister A.K. Antony's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, India Sunday reiterated that the state is its integral part and ... Read more...

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Citizens for change: These Mumbaikars take political plunge


February 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Tired of a self-serving political class repeatedly letting down their beloved city and not content with just griping about it, a group of Mumbaikars is contesting ... Read more...

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Olympics ethics panel commissioner quits over Dow sponsorship (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London/Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Meredith Alexander, a prominent member of the independent watchdog that monitors the sustainability of the 2012 London Games, has resigned to protest Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of ... Read more...

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Sebastian Coe’s effigy burnt on Bhopal gas tragedy’s 27th anniversary


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 2 (IANS) The survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy staged a rally on it's 27th anniversary Friday and burnt effigies of 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee chairman Sebastian ... Read more...

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A nostalgia trip for Nepal PM in India


October 19th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It will be a time for nostalgia and camaraderie when Nepal's Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Thursday meets his old college mates from Jawaharlal Nehru ... Read more...

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Obama’s top national security aide to visit India, China


October 19th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon will travel to India later this week to discuss ways "to advance key elements" of India-US ... Read more...

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US India trade group seeks investment treaty


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Highlighting the rise of India, a leading US-India trade advocacy group has suggested early conclusion of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) to take their relationship to ... Read more...

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NATO woos India, says ties important


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 2 (IANS) Stepping up its efforts to woo India as a partner nation in a post-Cold War world, NATO says its fledgling relations with New Delhi are "important" ... Read more...

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`Anna’s movement a timely alert to India’s leaders’


August 30th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 30 (IANS) Indian activist Anna Hazare's movement comes as a "timely alert" to Indian leaders, a leading Bangladeshi daily said Tuesday.Anna Hazare's 12-day fast for a strong ... Read more...

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Britain to push for bigger Indian role in Commonwealth


August 29th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the Commonwealth summit in Australia, Lord David Howell, Britain's minister of state for foreign and Commonwealth office, will hold wide-ranging talks here ... Read more...

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Under media glare, Indian politicos go fashion forward (Feature with images)


July 17th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Under constant media glare, Indian politicians are leaving behind their shabby, socialist look to make fashion statements before a new and demanding generation of ... Read more...

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India praised for not pointing finger at Pakistan


July 15th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) Praising New Delhi for exercising caution in not pointing a finger at Islamabad for the Mumbai bombings, the Canadian media Thursday said India realises that Pakistan ... Read more...

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Indian PM to visit Sri Lanka


June 12th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to visit Sri Lanka, the Sunday Times reported.This emerged after Indian National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon called on President ... Read more...

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Lagarde seeks India’s support for top IMF job


June 7th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde Tuesday met top Indian leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, to seek support for ... Read more...

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Lagarde visiting India to garner support for top IMF job


June 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, one of the favourites for the top job at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is scheduled to meet Indian ... Read more...

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Ghana aims to be West Africa’s IT hub - with India’s help


May 30th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Accra, May 30 (IANS) Inspired and aided by India, the Ghanaian government is taking measures to make information technology (IT) a key driver of its economy and transform the country ... Read more...

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Won’t allow anti-India activity by China: Sri Lanka


May 17th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Conscious of India's concerns over China's forays into the Indian Ocean region, Sri Lanka Tuesday assured New Delhi that it would not allow any ... Read more...

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Malay Indians lack awareness of ETP benefits, says Razak


April 24th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr 24(ANI): Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that there is a lack of awareness among the country's Indian community of the potential benefits they can receive from ... Read more...

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Indian leaders misleading public on US cables: WikiLeaks editor


March 21st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange says Indian leaders are trying to mislead the public by challenging the authenticity of US diplomatic cables suggesting some MPs ... Read more...

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Row over fishing causing a crisis: Sri Lanka minister


March 16th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A Sri Lankan minister has warned that recurring clashes between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen may spark off a major showdown because the dispute is ... Read more...

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Naga leaders agree for ‘mutually acceptable’ settlement with Centre


January 24th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Leaders of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) Isak Swu and Thuingaleng Muivah have agreed to work out a 'mutually acceptable' settlement with the Central Government ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Bhattarai, backs consensus in Nepal


January 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday met Baburam Bhattarai, vice-chairman of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), and conveyed that India backed a "broad consensus" ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson named PETA’s person of the year


January 1st, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson has been named the person of the year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for her tireless work to end ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pamela Anderson is PETA’s Person of the Year


January 1st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animal (PETA) has awarded model-actress Pamela Anderson their Person of the Year award for 2010.The organization on Friday recognized ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India needs to challenge China more, say experts


December 30th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 30 (ANI): Following the mid-December visit of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to India to secure business deals, announce new trade goals and offer reassurances of friendly Chinese intentions, experts ... Read more...

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Medvedev to discuss trade, energy during India visit (Second Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will early Tuesday begin an official two-day visit to India during which he will discuss trade, economic, energy and cultural cooperation as ... Read more...

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