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Indian delegation holds talks in Sri Lanka


April 17th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A visiting Indian parliamentary delegation held talks in Colombo Tuesday to assess the post-war situation in the country, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry said.The delegation, ... Read more...

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India wanted LTTE ‘put in its place’: Norway report


November 11th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Nov 11 (IANS) Even as it publicly advocated peace when the Sri Lankan conflict was raging, India quietly informed Norway that the LTTE must be "put in its ... Read more...

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India welcomes Colombo’s decision to lift emergency, backs probe


August 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Welcoming Colombo's decision to withdraw the emergency from the island nation, India Friday said it would want Sri Lanka to investigate human rights violations in ... Read more...

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Indian MPs slam Sri Lanka for ‘war crimes’ (Lead)


August 25th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian opposition Thursday accused Sri Lanka of ill treating Tamils even after crushing the Tamil Tigers, while a Communist leader also flayed New Delhi ... Read more...

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Pakistan intends to give MFN status to India: Daily


April 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Pakistan's intention to extend the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India is "a milestone", a leading Pakistani daily said Saturday.An editorial in the Dawn said ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak Commerce Secretary-level trade talks begin today


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The Commerce Secretaries of Pakistan and India will meet in Islamabad on Wednesday in a renewed effort to expand bilateral trade.A number of issues are expected to be taken ... Read more...

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Malaysian parliament shuns debate on novel opposed by Indians


March 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 17 (IANS) The Malaysian parliament has rejected a motion to debate a controversial book that has upset sections of ethnic Indian community for having references to the ... Read more...

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TV decisions tarnishing Sydney Test outcome


January 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.6 (ANI): England opener Alastair Cook says players risked having egg on their face if they were foolish enough to bluff technology after two controversial decisions marred another day of dominance ... Read more...

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Ponting urges India to end skepticism about Decision Review System


October 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali (Chandigarh, India), Oct. 5 (ANI): After losing the first Test played here against India by a wicket, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has indirectly suggested that India must end its skepticism ... Read more...

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Oz cricket officials pushing for use of umpire referrals in India series


August 11th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.11 (ANI): Australian cricket administrators are attempting to soften Indian opposition to the umpire decision referral system, starting with its use in the Test series between the two countries in ... Read more...

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Sharm-el-Sheikh statement: MEA to decide step on CIC order


January 19th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Ministry of External Affairs will decide on action on the Central Information Commission's order to disclose the file notings related to the Sharm-el-Sheikh India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Who drafted Sharm-al-Sheikh statement, CIC asks ministry


January 18th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Central Information Commission has asked the external affairs ministry for the files on the India-Pakistan joint statement, issued after the meeting at Sharm-al-Sheikh. The petitioner, ... Read more...

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Opposition guns for Raja over spectrum allotment (Lead)


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The alleged irregularity in allotting wireless radio spectrum to telecommunication firms, which is said to have caused a Rs.22,000-crore loss to the public exchequer, has given ... Read more...

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Advani urged to bring about truce in Sri Lanka


December 21st, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Indian opposition leader L.K. Advani was Sunday urged to bring about a truce in Sri Lanka by a Tamil MP from the island nation.M.K. Shivaji Lingam of ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s Hindraf detainees released on Deepavali eve


October 27th, 2008 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 27 (IANS) Ten activists of the banned Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf), who were detained last week for gathering outside the Malaysian prime minister's office, have been released on ... Read more...

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UAE dailies hail India-US nuclear deal


October 4th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 4 (IANS) Newspapers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have hailed the Indo-US nuclear deal as a formal recognition of India's nuclear status, reminding the Asian giant of ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists fail to form govt within deadline (Lead)


August 5th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Despite their stunning electoral victory four months ago, Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas failed to garner consensus of all major parties and announce a new government within ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists fail to form government within deadline


August 5th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Nepal's former Maoist guerrillas Tuesday failed to meet the seven-day presidential deadline given to them to form a new government, raising grave doubts about the possibility ... Read more...

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India-US n-deal will alter regional power balance: Dhaka daily


July 24th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 24 (IANS) The India-US civil nuclear deal "will dramatically alter the strategic landscape and balance of power" in the South Asian region, a Dhaka daily has said. "The implications for ... Read more...

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A day after defeat, opposition vows to fight on (Combines Third Front and BJP stories)


July 23rd, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian opposition put up a brave face Wednesday after suffering a bruising defeat in a parliament trust vote which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government won to ... Read more...

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Hindraf leader must return home: Malaysia


July 15th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) The Malaysian government said it has not revoked the passport of Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P. Waytha Moorthy, who is believed to be in Britain, ... Read more...

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Cold War victims, Chagos Islanders hope to return home (Special)


July 2nd, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Will the dwindling group of Chagos Islanders, evicted from their island paradise in the Indian Ocean, finally win the right to return home? Victims of ... Read more...

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Mahathir clashes with prominent ethnic Indian leader


April 10th, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 10 (IANS) Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has lashed out against ethnic Indian opposition leader Karpal Singh, saying he was "moved by pure hatred" in his demand for ... Read more...

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