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Zardari, Manmohan meeting a mere ritual: Pakistani daily


September 1st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) Pakistan has to "dispel the impression that the procrastination of the Mumbai suspects' trial is on purpose", said a leading Pakistani daily that described President ... Read more...

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Maldivian President Waheed to make first ever visit to India


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of Maldives, will be in India on a five-day first ever official visit beginning Friday when he will ... Read more...

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Ousted Maldives president coming to press for early polls


April 11th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With the political deadlock persisting in the Maldives, ousted president Mohamed 'Anni' Nasheed comes to India next week to seek New Delhi's diplomatic push ... Read more...

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EBS wins most valuable e-commerce company award


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) EBS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Belgium-headquartered Ogone, specialists in online payment services, has been awarded India's most valuable e-commerce company of 2012.The company was given the ... Read more...

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Pakistan committed to constructive ties with India: Gilani


January 19th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistan is committed to a constructive, sustained and result-oriented process of engagement with India, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday.Islamabad wants a just, peaceful ... Read more...

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Avoid populist measures, Goh Chok Tong advises India


January 13th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said India has the potential to become a world leader but advised it to avoid populist measures to sustain ... Read more...

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Khurshid represents India at prayers for Rabbani


September 24th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Law Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday represented India at a prayer ceremony in Kabul for former Afghan president Burhanuddin Rabbani, who was assassinated at his ... Read more...

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Under rising pressure from West, Syria seeks India’s support (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the UN Security Council mulls a resolution on Syrian violence and more of the country's officials face European Union sanctions, Syria has urged India, ... Read more...

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Syria seeks India’s support against ‘Western propaganda’


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As more Syrian officials face the European Union sanctions amid intensifying violence in that country, Syria has urged India, chair of the UN Security ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns Mumbai blasts


July 13th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday condemned the bomb blasts in Mumbai."President Zardari, Prime Minister Gilani, the government and ... Read more...

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Reciprocate Pakistan role in freeing Indians: MQM chief (Lead)


June 14th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) A leading Pakistani politician has urged the Indian leadership to reciprocate the Pakistani role in freeing six Indian sailors held captive by Somali pirates since ... Read more...

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Getting Indian sailors freed shows Pakistan’s a friend: MQM chief


June 14th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) The efforts of a Pakistani rights activist to get six Indian sailors, apart from his own countrymen, released from Somali pirates' captivity shows Pakistan's friendly ... Read more...

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Succession planning: the Tata way is exemplary (Comment)


May 19th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
There is a lot of hoopla these days with regard to succession planning of leaders. Whenever a visible leadership change occurs, the image of the incoming leader appears to be much ... Read more...

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Colombo mulling power sharing with Tamils: Peiris


May 17th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka Tuesday said it was working towards bridging a gap in its constitution for sharing power with the minority Tamils, for which it is ... Read more...

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India’s oil contracts will be honoured: South Sudan


April 28th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The newly-created north African country of South Sudan has assured India it be honouring all its contracts for stakes in oil wells with Indian entities ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indians moving away from opposition alliance: Report


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 6 (IANS) Ethnic Indians in Malaysia are "drifting away" from opposition alliance Pakatan Rakyat (PR) and are veering back to the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), a ... Read more...

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Thai PM arrives in India Tuesday, focus on economic ties


April 4th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will pay his maiden state visit to India when he arrives here Tuesday, during which both countries hope to ... Read more...

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Indian leadership needs to wake up to corruption: Sangma


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Politicians should stop taking people for granted and the Indian leadership should wake up to the menace of corruption, former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma ... Read more...

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Gilani to invite Pakistan cricketers to acknowledge World Cup performance


April 1st, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani will invite the national cricket team members to acknowledge their performance in the World Cup and making to the semi-final stage.A spokesman ... Read more...

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Mohali meeting a new opening to settle disputes: Islamabad


April 1st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 1 (IANS) Islamabad has said that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's meeting with his Indian premier Manmohan Singh at Mohali was a new opening to settle outstanding ... Read more...

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Pak terms Gilani-Manmohan meeting as ‘new opening’ for resolution of disputes


April 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 1(ANI): The Pakistan Government has termed the Mohali meeting between Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and his Indian counterpart Dr Manmohan Singh as a new opening for both countries ... Read more...

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Wikileaks should help evolve consensus on core issues of security


March 17th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Jaibans SinghNew Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): The whistle blowing web site Wikileaks has once again gained centre stage in our parliamentary politics. The recent expose has got the opposition baying ... Read more...

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Sajjad Lone defends separatists silence over killing of Kashmiri girls


February 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): The Chairman of the Kashmir-based People's Conference, Sajjad Lone, has refused to directly comment on the silence of separatists with regard to the killing of two young Kashmiri ... Read more...

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India, Russia to sign more than 15 pacts during Medvedev visit


December 17th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): India and Russia are expected to sign more than fifteen agreements during President Dmitry Medvedev's three day visit to India.Medvedev will arrive in New Delhi on Monday ... Read more...

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Suy Kyi is free — five days after Obama’s Delhi speech


November 13th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's release in Yangon Saturday comes five days after US President Barack Obama denounced the Myanmar military junta while addressing the ... Read more...

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Barack, Michelle Obama dance with Mumbai school children


November 7th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced with the kids of Holy Name School, Colaba, here today to celebrate Diwali with them.The Obamas, who ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh, wife to receive Obamas’ at Delhi airport


November 7th, 2010 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and his wife, Gursharan Kaur, are expected to receive US President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they ... Read more...

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Obama unlikely to push India hard on ‘Cold Start’ doctrine against Pakistan


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Obama administration officials have said that the American president is unlikely to push the Indian leadership hard to formally disavow an obscure military doctrine that they contend is ... Read more...

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Malawi president arrives on six-day India visit


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Malawi president Bingu Wa Mutharika arrived here Tuesday on a six-day visit, during which he will hold talks with the Indian leadership and receive an honorary ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India and US have entered a new phase in bilateral ties, says PM


October 30th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Air India One, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, said that he was looking forward to the four-day visit of US President Barack ... Read more...

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China wary of India’s Look-East diplomacy (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) India must take into count China's reaction if it attempts to use its 'Look East Policy' to try encircle Beijing, a Chinese commentator asked testily in the ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East Policy’ targets China, says commentator


October 28th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) India must take into count China's reaction if it attempts to use its 'Look East Policy' to try encircle Beijing, a Chinese commentator said in People's Daily ... Read more...

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Stop pampering Kashmir’s stone throwers and separatists


September 18th, 2010 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
By Prem PrakashNew Delhi, Sep 18 (ANI): The urge for peace is built into India's psyche and its civilization. An Indian can be heard at any time to be reciting Om Shanti ... Read more...

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Indo-Japan strategic dialogue today, nuclear cooperation on agenda


August 21st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): India and Japan will hold the fourth strategic dialogue after the arrival of Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in New Delhi on Saturday, during which the ... Read more...

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India to US: Amend discriminatory border security bill


August 20th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.20 (ANI): India has reportedly asked the United States to amend controversial provisions of the recently signed Border Security Bill.India's Ambassador to the United States, Meera Shankar, has lodged an ... Read more...

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