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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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Krishna returns from Pakistan visit


September 9th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Sunday after a three-day visit to Pakistan that he described as "fruitful".On the last leg of his visit, ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

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‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... Read more...

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India wants to cooperate with Cuba in energy, telecom


July 14th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 14 (IANS) India has expressed interest in expanding cooperation with Cuba in the sectors of energy, telecommunications and tourism, a media report said here.Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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India, Mozambique to ink security accord


July 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India is to sign a key security agreement with Mozambique on combating piracy in the Indian Ocean region during Minister of State for Home Mullapally ... Read more...

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India, Philippines can cooperate in agriculture sector


July 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) India and the Philippines can work together in agriculture and the latter also should not be considered as a serious threat to India's information technology sector, ... Read more...

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India, Poland agree on audio-visual cooperation


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 4 (IANS) India and Poland Wednesday signed an agreement to establish a legal framework for audio-visual co-production, especially films.The agreement was signed by visiting Indian Minister for ... Read more...

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‘Company executives should replace foreign soldiers in Afghanistan’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) With NATO combat forces set to withdraw from Afghanistan by the end of 2014, India Thursday suggested that their place be taken by foreign investment ... Read more...

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India unveils ambitious ‘Connect’ with Central Asia (Comment)


June 18th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
A little noticed but major Indian policy initiative was unveiled in distant Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, last week.Indian Minister of State for External Affairs E Ahamed announced a new policy ... Read more...

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India PM condoles Saudi prince’s death


June 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday expressed grief over the death of Saudi Arabia's deputy prime minister and crown prince Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, ... Read more...

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Shared values converging India-US interests: Clinton (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton noting that India-US ties "have never been stronger" saying ... Read more...

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India, US hold higher education dialogue


June 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) India and US Tuesday began their annual higher education dialogue here focused on advanced research and innovation and the role of community colleges in workforce development.Indian ... Read more...

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India unveils Connect Central Asia policy


June 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), June 12 (IANS) India Tuesday unveiled its Connect Central Asia policy that is aimed at greater political, economic and people-to-people engagement with the energy-rich Central Asian countries, both ... Read more...

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US says it backs visas to qualified Indians


May 10th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) As India announced plans to take the issue of "discriminatory" increase in US visa fees to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Washington assured it continued to ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit India next month


April 27th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would make a trip to India early next month ahead of the US-India Strategic Dialogue in Washington co-chaired by ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan sign pact on iron and steel


April 9th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 9 (IANS) India and Afghanistan Monday signed an agreement for enhancing cooperation in the field of iron and steel.A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Indian Minister ... Read more...

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India seeks to strengthen relations with Israel (With Image)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 6 (IANS) India feels there is need to strengthen bilateral relations with Israel which is possible for both the countries through collaborations in research and education sectors.While ... Read more...

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Italy behind Italians, what about jailed Keralites abroad? (Kerala Newsletter)


March 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Since February, three Italian ministers have come to express solidarity with two of their marines who are cooling their heels in a prison here after shooting ... Read more...

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US court gives Congress party two weeks to respond riots case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A US Federal Court has granted India's Congress party an extension of two weeks to respond to a motion for "default judgment" for its failure ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: Indian, Italian ministers meet


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur Wednesday met her Italian counterpart Staffan De Mistura here amid a diplomatic row over the killing ... Read more...

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Liberal Indian visa a good thing, says daily


February 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 18 (IANS) A liberal visa policy is a welcome step for Pakistanis wanting to visit India as "the current process is incredibly Byzantine", a leading Pakistani daily said ... Read more...

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Saudi offer to hike crude exports to India


February 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 14 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has offered to increase its export of crude oil to India. King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud conveyed this to Indian Defence ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to dismantle trade barriers


February 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Attari-Wagah Border (India-Pakistan border), Feb 13 (IANS) India and Pakistan are committed to dismantling all non-tariff barriers to boost bilateral trade and strengthen business and economic relations, commerce ministers of ... Read more...

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India, US to cooperate on labour issues


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) India and the United States have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a framework for conducting a dialogue and to cooperate on future labour and employment ... Read more...

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Indian Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen involved in shoe-lace tying row


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Indian minister is fighting desperately to save his face after a shoe lace-tying controversy. Gauri Shankar Bisen, who is a minister in the Indian state of ... Read more...

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Vietnam, India mark 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations


January 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Jan 5 (IANS) Vietnam and India Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of their diplomatic relations at a ceremony in the Ho Chi Minh City.Visiting Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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Shashi Tharoor arrives in Lahore


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor has arrived in Lahore with his wife Sunanda Pushkar on a personal visit, a media report said Tuesday.Sunanda Pushkar, who is ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign deal for another 42 Sukhoi combat planes (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday signed a fresh agreement with Russia for the licensed production of 42 Sukhoi fighters for which the Russians will provide technical and equipment ... Read more...

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For South Africa, Delhi trade fair is road to global market


November 15th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 15 (IANS) South Africa's art and craft sector views its participation in the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) as a big opportunity to promote its national culture ... Read more...

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India seeks Qatari investment in oil and gas sector


October 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday urged Qatar to increase supply of crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and invest in Indian public sector ... Read more...

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India backs UN call for end to US trade embargo on Cuba


October 26th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 26 (IANS) India joined 181 other nations in the UN General Assembly in calling for the immediate lifting of the economic and trade embargo imposed on Cuba ... Read more...

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Reform of security sector vital to create peace: India


October 13th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 12 (IANS) Indian Minister Preneet Kaur stressed here Wednesday the importance of effective security sector reform (SSR) for countries that are in the midst of conflict or ... Read more...

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UAE, India discuss economic cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and India have held talks on various mechanisms to boost economic partnership between the two countries.The meeting was held between UAE ... Read more...

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