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Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Cuba to start clinical trials of pneumonia vaccine


May 4th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 4 (IANS) Cuba will begin this year clinical trials of a new pneumonia vaccine developed by the island nation's biotech industry, the official daily Granma said.The vaccine was ... Read more...

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‘If Bangladesh grows, northeast India would develop too’


April 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) India, Bangladesh and other countries in the region should strengthen existing rail, road and water linkages for their prosperity since "if Bangladesh grows, northeast India would ... Read more...

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Kerala-origin tycoon gets global harmony award


March 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) UAE-based business magnate M.A. Yusuf Ali, who belongs to a village in Kerala, was Thursday presented with the prestigious Interfaith Harmony Award at a function in ... Read more...

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Sticky bomb a bigger threat: NSG chief


February 15th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) The emerging trend of sticky bombs, as used in an attack on an Israel embassy car, is a bigger threat than improvised explosive devices (IED), the ... Read more...

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International Interfaith Harmony award for Yusuf Ali


February 14th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) NRI business magnate M.A. Yusuf Ali has been selected for the prestigious Interfaith Harmony Award specially endowed with United Nations' Interfaith Harmony Week initiatives and observations.Ali ... Read more...

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‘India faces six challenges in Central Asia’


January 16th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India faces six challenges in Eurasia, specifically in energy-rich Central Asia, as it seeks to build a broad-based political, economic and developmental partnership with the ... Read more...

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China to boost maritime cooperation with ASEAN countries


December 17th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 17 (IANS) China will actively push forward maritime cooperation with the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in light of the guidelines on conduct ... Read more...

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Hyderabad to host seminar on Islamic art, culture


October 24th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) A three-day international seminar on Islamic art and culture will be inaugurated by Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari here from Nov 25, organizing secretary Khalid Saeed ... Read more...

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Illegal funds stashed by foreigners in India to be seized


June 13th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India will introduce a bill in the monsoon session of parliament that will enable confiscation of illegal money stashed in India by foreigners, Finance ... Read more...

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Pranab to address international meeting on black money, tax reforms


June 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday open here a two-day international seminar on black money and tax reforms.The event is being organised by the ... Read more...

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Tagore culture carnival keeps capital busy


May 7th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The 150th birth anniversary commemorations of Rabindranath Tagore have flagged off in their wake a grand cultural carnival with numerous expositions showing off his ... Read more...

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IAEA declares Pak nuclear programme as safe


April 26th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 26(ANI): The International Atomic Energy Agency has declared Pakistan's nuclear programme as safe and secure.Talking on the sidelines of the "International seminar on nuclear safety and security" held in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Centre to come up with new national water policy: Khurshid


April 11th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): The government has decided to come up with a new national water policy next year. This was disclosed Union Minister for Water Resources Salman Khurshid on Monday.India's ... Read more...

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‘Raise traffic fines to curb growing accidents’


March 11th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Over 100,000 people are killed in accidents on Indian roads every year and experts say that better signages and lighting, curbing drunken driving and hiking ... Read more...

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CII organizing two-day International Seminar on military modernization


March 7th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS) is organizing a two-day International Seminar on military modernization at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan situation to be discussed at Jamia seminar


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Six eminent scholars from Pakistan, the UK and Sweden will participate in a two-day international seminar on "The State of Pakistan" Thursday organised by the Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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India cannot depend on foreign suppliers for state of art weapons system: Antony


February 9th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Stressing the need for more indigenisation in military technology, Defence Minister AK Antony on Wednesday said that for the supply of state of art weapons ... Read more...

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Defence technologies transferred to India not the best: Antony (Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 7 (IANS) India Monday said it had not benefited much from international cooperation in critical defence technologies in the field of aerospace and armaments, as the technology transferred to ... Read more...

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Sino-India ties in focus at Kumarajiva seminar-cum-exhibition in Delhi


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): A three-day international seminar and exhibition to critically study and evaluate the contribution of Kumarajiva in enhancement of Indo-Chinese cultural relations and other related issues began here today ... Read more...

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Seminar calls for more dialogue on impact of Silk Route


February 1st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The two-day international seminar on "Silk Routes: Connecting the Cultures Beyond Borders", which concluded Tuesday, brought the spotlight back on the ancient Silk Route as a bridge ... Read more...

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Kerala to host India’s largest coir expo


January 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 12 (IANS) Around 250 national and international exhibitors will participate in the largest ever expo on Kerala coir and natural fibre products Feb 4-7 in Alappuzha. The event is being ... Read more...

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Modi seeks sops for Gujaratis to buy diamond mines globally


January 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Surat (Gujarat), Jan 6 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday urged the central government to announce a proactive policy to encourage Gujaratis buy diamond mines across the globe. Inaugurating an ... Read more...

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Afghanistan’s neighbours must ensure its independence: India


January 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Thursday said Afghanistan's neighbours should "guarantee its independence rather than subvert it" and called for dismantling of the infrastructure of ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari says globalisation contributes to world economy


November 11th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that globalisation contributed to the world economy as it promoted a process of economic integration.Addressing an International seminar organised by the ... Read more...

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India for global cooperation to combat terror: President


October 21st, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday said "the foremost threat" the world faces today was terrorism and India wanted the menace to be combated by using all the ... Read more...

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India pushes for more intra-SAARC trade


September 16th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pushing for economic integration in South Asia, India Thursday called for greater intra-regional trade and investment flows on the lines of East and Southeast Asia and urged ... Read more...

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World’s highest rate of lifestyle diseases is in Caribbean (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 5 (IANS) Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest rates of non-communicable and lifestyle diseases in the world and this has put an economic burden on the ... Read more...

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‘Trinidad and Tobago can develop ayurvedic medicine’


August 5th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Aug 5 (IANS) Latin America and the Caribbean have the highest rates of non-communicable and lifestyle diseases in the world, and a place like Trinidad and Tobago has the ... Read more...

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Pallam Raju calls for maintaining edge in conventional warfare


July 7th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The Minister of State for Defence Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju on Wednesday called upon the Armed Forces to maintain the edge in conventional warfare.Speaking after inaugurating ... Read more...

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Sangma hurt in Bangladesh road accident


June 25th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 25 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma, his wife and former Rajya Sabha MP B.B. Dutta were injured in a road accident in Bangladesh, Sangma's son Conrad ... Read more...

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Unesco begins Tagore birth anniversary celebrations


May 17th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India and UNESCO have launched yearlong commemorative activities to mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Maison de L'Inde City University in ... Read more...

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Karat, Yechury unlikely to campaign in Bengal civic poll


May 13th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is yet to decide on sending top leaders like general secretary Prakash Karat and politburo member Sitaram Yechury to West ... Read more...

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Artillery ‘decisive arm’ in battlefield: Army Chief


May 10th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Vijay Kumar Singh on Monday described artillery as the decisive arm in a battlefield.General Singh said that the role of artillery has ... Read more...

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India ‘too late’ in artillery modernisation: Army chief


May 10th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India has been "too late" in acquiring modern artillery and needs to accelerate its efforts to modernise its firepower in an era in which advanced nations have ... Read more...

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