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India, China to discuss ramp up in military ties


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India and China are likely to ramp up military ties when they discuss from Monday possible resumption of joint army exercise from 2013, apart from ... Read more...

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Pakistan delegation to visit India for hockey revival


August 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A two-member delegation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will visit India next month to discuss the revival of bilateral series, official said Tuesday.Secretary of PHF ... Read more...

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Amid Russia’s warning, India and US to discuss Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the US threatening unilateral action against Syria and Russia warning against it, India and the US are set to appraise ... Read more...

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India, US to brainstorm on Syria, Iran


August 16th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid the worsening crisis in Syria and Iran's last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered regime in Damascus, the US is expected to press India ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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China to react if India seeks oil in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Vietnam should be given a "strong response" if they insist on exploring oil and gas in waters claimed by China, a Chinese newspaper has ... Read more...

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China’s defence minister likely to visit India


July 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China are looking to step up defence ties, with China proposing a visit by its ... Read more...

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100 Indian firms take part in Sri Lanka trade fair


July 24th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Over a hundred Indian companies are expected in Sri Lanka next week for what has been billed as the largest trade fair ever between the two ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan explore easy release of straying fishermen


July 12th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday explored ideas to provide easy and hassle-free ways of releasing fishermen who stray into either side of the international maritime border.The ... Read more...

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India may soon export rice to China (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) India may soon be allowed to export rice to China. The assurance from Beijing came when Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met here ... Read more...

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‘India can soon export rice to China’


June 21st, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) India's rice exports to China have been virtually cleared. The assurance from Beijing came when Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met with his ... Read more...

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Indian students will be safe, Aussie PM says


June 20th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) Australia has assured India that it has taken steps to ensure that Indian students do not face any problems while studying in Australia.Australian ... Read more...

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Perceptions differ on n-law, Iran sanctions


June 15th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Perceptions seem to differ somewhat on two key takeaways related to the just concluded India-US strategic dialogue here - a breakthrough agreement on the nuclear ... Read more...

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Foreign plane detained at Jaipur (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India has detained a foreign-operated chartered plane, flying from Karachi to Dhaka, at Jaipur after it deviated from its flight path and flew over a ... Read more...

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US police probing murder-suicide by ex-Indian army major


June 11th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) US police are trying to determine why a former Indian army officer wanted in India for the 1996 murder of Kashmiri human rights activist Jalil Andrabi ... Read more...

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Krishna juggles US, Cuba visits next week


June 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a trip that underlines India's new-found confidence in juggling diverse partners, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes first to the US and then ... Read more...

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Waiting for evidence against Hafiz Saeed: Pakistani envoy


June 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Even as India says that fresh evidence has been given against Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, Pakistani ... Read more...

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China cautions its citizens to be careful in India (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) In an unusual advisory, China has cautioned its citizens travelling to India to be alert in the wake of a nationwide strike against the petroleum ... Read more...

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India seeks shale gas supplies from US


May 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is looking at the possibility of importing liquefied shale gas from the US, as part of efforts to look at alternative sources to meet ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to discuss extradition, Teesta pacts


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India and Bangladesh are likely to sign an extradition treaty and discuss an early signing of the Teesta water-sharing pact during Bangladesh Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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US business groups to protest tax law changes in India


April 19th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A dozen US business groups have asked US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to raise their concerns with New Delhi that some proposed changes in Indian ... Read more...

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UAE, Indian officials discuss ministerial meet


April 15th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Officials from the UAE and India met here Sunday to hammer out the agenda of the 10th joint ministerial committee meeting of the two countries.Representing ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan plan Siachen, Sir Creek talks


April 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Building upon discussions during President Asif Ali Zardari's Sunday visit to New Delhi, India and Pakistan are looking to step up the dialogue process ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopes Manmohan-Zardari talks will push peace (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India has maintained a studied silence over the forthcoming meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari even as Islamabad ... Read more...

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Delhi security to be beefed up for Zardari visit


April 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Security in the Indian capital will be beefed up ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit April 8 en route to offering prayers ... Read more...

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PM to hold pre-lunch talks with Zardari, all issues on table


April 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) It' set to be more than a photo-op as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gears up to hold one-on-one talks with Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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PM to hold pre-lunch talks with Zardari, all issues on table


April 4th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) It' set to be more than a photo-op as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gears up to hold one-on-one talks with Pakistani President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Pakistan arrests 23 Indian fishermen


April 4th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 3 (IANS) Pakistani authorities have arrested 23 Indian fishermen and seized four boats for violating the country's maritime boundary, officials said Tuesday.The fishermen were detained by the Maritime ... Read more...

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Obama’s envoy to India gets Senate nod


March 31st, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) A day after the US expressed concern over non-confirmation of President Barack Obama's new ambassador to India due to election year politics, the Senate approved ... Read more...

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‘India to stress on n-safety, security interface’


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan will stress on the interface between nuclear safety and security at the Nuclear Security Summit here Tuesday to address threats by ... Read more...

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Formal Manmohan-Gilani meeting not scheduled (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 25 (IANS) Prime ministers of India and Pakistan could interact on the sidelines of the March 26-27 Nuclear Security Summit but no structured meeting is planned between ... Read more...

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Delhi Police deny foreign agency quizzed Kazmi: Court (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday disposed of a petition by arrested journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi in which he alleged that officials of a "foreign agency" had ... Read more...

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US unveils new scheme to ease visa renewal


March 21st, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The US Wednesday unveiled a new initiative that exempts interviews for some categories of Indians applicants who are applying for US visas, part of a ... Read more...

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NRI children row: Indian officials to leave for Norway (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Amid fresh complications in the custody row involving two children of NRI parents in Norway, two senior Indian diplomats are expected to travel to the ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on Kazmi petition


March 20th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order on the petition of arrested journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi who said officials of a "foreign agency" had interrogated ... Read more...

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