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Lokayukta out of Lokpal, bill in Rajya Sabha May 21


May 15th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The government has agreed to separate provisions for appointing Lokayuktas in states from the Lokpal bill and is likely to bring the legislation in the ... Read more...

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Government trying for consensus on Lokpal bill


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government Monday said it was committed to the controversial Lokpal bill but would bring the legislation in the Rajya Sabha this session only ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Modi and Patnaik meet (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday met her Odisha and Gujarat counterparts, Naveen Patnaik and Narendra Modi, leading to speculation about their joining ... Read more...

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India, Japan to discuss reviving n-cooperation talks


December 26th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The prime ministers of India and Japan will Wednesday discuss the prospects of reviving civil nuclear cooperation negotiations and explore trade and investment in ... Read more...

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US wants to sell drones to India


December 15th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has been quietly pushing to sell armed drones to key allies, including India, but it has run into resistance from lawmakers concerned ... Read more...

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Vietnam to host 44th ADB annual meeting


April 13th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Apr. 13 (ANI): The 44th annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank's Board of Governors will be held in Ha Noi, Vietnam, from May 3 to 6.About 3,000 participants, including ... Read more...

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India signs convention in Vienna to facilitate global nuke commerce


October 28th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Vienna, Oct. 28 (ANI): India has signed the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC) at the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, which will allow it ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL set to finalise name, coach


September 27th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Coming up is a crucial week for the Kochi Indian Premier League (IPL) team that will have to finalise the name, coach, support staff and a crucial ... Read more...

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Hegde’s resignation non-issue at BJP’s Bangalore rally


June 25th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) held a huge public meeting here Friday to mark two years of its government in Karnataka but completely ignored any reference to ... Read more...

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Chaos and deadlock mar climate summit (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Procedural chaos and a deep rift over substance among the 192 participating nations marred Wednesday's round of talks at a UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. "The world ... Read more...

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Climate Summit: New compromise text expected shortly


December 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) A new compromise text aimed at overcoming deadlock at UN climate change talks was due to be presented shortly, diplomats in Copenhagen said Wednesday. The proposal is to come ... Read more...

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Negotiators struggle to overcome climate talks deadlock (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) The chair of the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen sought to overcome deadlock Wednesday as thousands of protesters planned to storm the conference's venue. A restricted group ... Read more...

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Desperate attempt to rescue climate summit


December 14th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) The bleak morning matched the mood Monday as the Dec 7-18 climate summit started its final week with developed and developing countries as divided on ... Read more...

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Congress to send senior leaders to Hyderabad (Lead)


September 7th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) The Congress central leadership is likely to send senior leaders Pranab Mukherjee, M. Veerappa Moily and Digvijay Singh here Sep 10 as part of its efforts to ... Read more...

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Congress leadership begins process to pick YSR’s successor


September 7th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 7 (IANS) The central leadership of the Congress has launched the process of finding a successor to late Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, who died in ... Read more...

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Krishna sets stage for India-ASEAN summit


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Phuket (Thailand), July 22 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday held talks here with his counterparts from 16 countries of the East Asia Summit (EAS), setting the ... Read more...

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India to brief IAEA on safeguards agreement in Vienna today


July 18th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 18 (ANI): India will brief the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors in Vienna on the India-specific safeguards agreement without which the Indo-US civil nuclear deal ... Read more...

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Government to brief IAEA on India-specific safeguards agreement in Vienna on July 18


July 15th, 2008 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government will brief the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors in Vienna on July 18 on the India-specific safeguards ... Read more...

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India begins another round of talks with the IAEA


February 25th, 2008 - 11:53 pm ICT by admin
Vienna ( Austria ), Feb 25 (ANI): Senior officials of the Indian Government and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) have begun another round of talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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