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UAE, Finland discuss cooperation


May 2nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Finland have discussed ways to boost cooperation, particularly at international forums.Saeed Mohammed Al Shamsi, assistant secretary of state for international affairs, and ... Read more...

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Vietnamese president to visit India


October 10th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 10 (IANS) Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang begins a four-day official visit to India Tuesday, a media report said Monday. Truong Tan Sang will make the Oct 11-14 ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign MOU for cooperation in finance


October 4th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) related to bilateral cooperation on financial matters, the Swiss government announced Monday.The MOU was signed during ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh unlikely to meet Obama at UN


September 17th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Barack Obama are unlikely to meet during the UN General Assembly session in New York next week, but may ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s first national literature festival put off


August 29th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Harud, the first-ever national literature festival in Kashmir, has been postponed over a controversy between the organisers and a section of Kashmiri intelligentsia which ... Read more...

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Indian government betrayed Sri Lankan Tamils: Raja


August 25th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Communist leader D. Raja Thursday accused the Indian government of betraying the Sri Lankan Tamils at a crucial time by not raising their mass killings ... Read more...

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Tibetan Kashag to have new and old faces: Sangay


August 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 9 (IANS) The Kashag, or cabinet of the Tibetan government-in-exile, is all set to present new faces along with the old to make the Tibetan movement more effective, ... Read more...

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Restoring freedom of Tibetans top priority: Lobsang Sangay (Interview)


August 7th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 7 (IANS) Lobsang Sangay, the 43-year-old prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile, says restoring the freedom of people in Tibet and the return of His Holiness the Dalai ... Read more...

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Trying to get 29 Indians freed from pirates: Minister


June 25th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan Saturday said the government is working hard to secure the release of 39 Indian sailors who have been held captive by ... Read more...

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Pakistan golf officials want India to revive Kirlosker Trophy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) The Pakistan Golf Federation (PGF) is trying to persuade the Indian Golf Union (IGU) to revive the prestigious Kirlosker Trophy - a tournament featuring leading golfers ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should quit over terror list errors: BJP (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday demanded union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's resignation for putting out an erroneous terror list of India's 50 Most ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to boost trade


April 20th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 20 (IANS) Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have sought to have "strong political relations" as well as a boost in trade at the end of the visit here ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh welcomes Kazakhstan agreements


April 16th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday welcomed the seven pacts signed between India and Kazakhstan, saying they represented "solid and substantive outcomes" in sectors where the ... Read more...

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India, Thailand target $10 billion trade by 2012


April 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India and Thailand target to increase bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2012 from $6.7 billion in 2010 as the two countries broaden their ... Read more...

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UAE joins African Union as observer


March 26th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined the African Union (AU) as an observer, becoming the first Gulf nation to join the organization, it was ... Read more...

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Pak to record protest at all international forums against Florida Quran desecration


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani have directed the Foreign Ministry to record a protest at all international forums against the desecration of ... Read more...

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Baloch rebel chief Brahmdagh Bugti seeks political asylum in Switzerland


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Feb 2(ANI): Brahmdagh Bugti, chief of an outlawed Baloch rebel group, is seeking political asylum in Switzerland, the party's spokesperson has said."Brahmdagh Bugti, who leads the banned Baloch Republican Party (BRP), ... Read more...

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Gulf foreign ministers meet to set GCC agenda (Lead)


December 6th, 2010 - 5:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS/WAM) The foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have met to hammer out the agenda of the 31st summit of the grouping here Monday.The meeting Sunday ... Read more...

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Gulf states want their voice heard: UAE


December 6th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 6 (IANS) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan has said the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) want their "voice heard in the global ... Read more...

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BJP says Musharraf’s terror remark vindicates its stand


October 7th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf's remarks about his country training guerrillas to fight against India was a vindication ... Read more...

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Germany to support India’s stand against US protectionism


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Germany will support India's stand against protectionist policies, adopted by the United States in the last few months, at the major international forums, ... Read more...

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Pak religious clerics form global council to counter anti-Islam conspiracies


August 31st, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Aug 31(ANI): Prominent religious clerics in Pakistan have formed 'The World United Ulema and Mashaikh Council' (WUUMC) to counter anti-Islam conspiracies and tackle them at national and international forums.WUUMC Chairman Maulana ... Read more...

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India’s statement on Israeli attack weak: Palestine


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Palestine Tuesday said it was "surprised" over India's "weak" statement on the May 31 Israeli attack on a flotilla of civilian aid ships bound for the ... Read more...

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India, South Africa to work closely in international forums: Manmohan Singh


June 4th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday said both India and South Africa have agreed to intensify coordination between the two countries and work closely ... Read more...

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India fifth major greenhouse gas emitter in the world


May 11th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions increased by 41.66 percent between 1994 and 2007 making it the fifth major emitter after the US, China, the European Union and ... Read more...

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SAARC is glass half empty, region needs empowerment: PM (Lead)


April 28th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) The 25-year experience of SAARC has been like a glass half empty, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday, warning South Asian leaders that ... Read more...

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Climate was right so I left, says Shyam Saran


March 20th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Shyam Saran, who was the prime minister's special envoy on climate change, Saturday declined to speak on the controversial subject of his resignation, quipping that the "climate ... Read more...

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‘Marshall Plan’ needed to root out militancy from Pak, Afghanistan: Zardari


March 11th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.11 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has urged the international community to come up with a 'Marshall Plan" for the region to help both Pakistan and Afghanistan root out ... Read more...

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Did Saran quit over difference with Ramesh? (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Shyam Saran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on climate change, may have quit the government job Friday, despite his expected elevation to minister rank, because ... Read more...

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India, Africa should be partners in capacity-building: Academics


February 9th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India can help in further increasing capacity building with African countries, Indian and African academics said here Tuesday. The view was expressed at a meeting of academics ... Read more...

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‘Gandhi greatly inspired me,’ says Kaunda


January 7th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitLusaka (Zambia), Jan.7 (ANI): Zambia's first President, Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, on Thursday said that during his nearly six-decade-long career in politics, he had been greatly inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Parliament is for the youth to cherish, strengthen: Meira Kumar (To go with Meira Kumar interview)


November 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is keen that young Indians connect with parliament, the "beautiful institution" that has "stood the test of time". "I want to make ... Read more...

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Mukesh Tyagi is a man of many words!


November 6th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
With hit films like Fashion, Pranali: The Tradition, Traffic Signal, Dil Se Pooch... Kidhar Jaana Hai, Corporate, Page3 and now Jail tucked under his belt, Mukesh Tyagi is looking forward to ... Read more...

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Pak Committee calls for escalating India’s involvement in domestic insurgency to UN


November 4th, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.4 (ANI): Pakistan Parliament's National Security Committee has asked the government to rake up the issue of India's involvement in fanning insurgency inside the country at all national and international forums, ... Read more...

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Cyprus supports India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership


October 31st, 2009 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Nicosia (Cyprus): On the last day of her six-day state visit to London and Cyprus, President Pratibha Singh met Cyprus President Demitris Christofias at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, and was told ... Read more...

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