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Sonia urged to stop new n-plants, evolve energy policy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy has urged Congress chief and National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ask the government to stop new nuclear power ... Read more...

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Strengthen ceasefire in Syria: Annan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 22 (IANS) UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan Sunday urged all parities in Syria, especially the government, to work with UN monitors to consolidate the fragile ceasefire in the ... Read more...

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BJP refuses comment on Kalam’s Kudankulam report


November 7th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday refused to be drawn into a debate on former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's report on Kudankulam nuclear plant, ... Read more...

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Scrapping Kudankulam will affect Tamil Nadu’s industry: PM


October 12th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday told Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state's industrialisation would be impacted by the non-availability of electricity ... Read more...

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Saddened by corruption, will initiate course correction: PM (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that he was saddened by controversies relating to the 2G spectrum allocation and Commonwealth Games procurments and the ... Read more...

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Quiet dinner, promises mark UPA-II’s second anniversary


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Amid allegations of a host of scams and charges of graft against some key members of its constituents, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday ... Read more...

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Committed to take corrective action on corruption: PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developments relating to the 2G spectrum allocation, procurement matters related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games and similar ... Read more...

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Distrust between Pakistan, Afghanistan “major cause of regional instability”: Clinton


February 19th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): The historic distrust between Pakistan and Afghanistan remains a 'major cause of instability' in the region, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pointed out."As we have underscored ... Read more...

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US asks India, Pakistan to support Afghan political process


February 19th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The United States has urged India and Pakistan to support a political process in Afghanistan, saying reconciliation in Afghanistan will depend on the participation and ... Read more...

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Rao to Pak: Rhetoric will not help activate dialogue process


February 8th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (BhutanO, Feb.8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said Pakistan's repeated rhetoric on key bilateral issues such as the resolution of the decades-old Kashmir dispute, will not help in ... Read more...

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Senior public servant in Oz sacked for Googling ‘knockers’ at home


February 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 4 (ANI): A senior public servant in Australia has been sacked after he Googled the word "knockers", and looked at legal pornography on a work laptop at his own home.Even ... Read more...

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Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims


January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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Pakistan terror has to end, India tells China


December 16th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India has conveyed to China its concerns about terrorism sponsored by Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao said Thursday."Our concerns about terrorism emanating from Pakistani soil were ... Read more...

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US shares Karzai’s legitimate concerns over terror threats from Pakistan: Gen Petraeus


September 1st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep 1 (ANI): The commander of US-NATO forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has said that he shared Afghan President Hamid Karzai's concerns about threats from across the border in ... Read more...

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Dust needs to settle: Rao on India-Pakistan talks


August 7th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said that the "dust needs to settle" after the collapse of the India-Pakistan talks in Islamabad last month. In an interview to Outlook ... Read more...

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Former UK envoy says Blair exaggerated Iran’s role in Iraq


July 8th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 8 (ANI): Britain's former ambassador to Iran, Sir Richard Dalton, has accused former Prime Minister Tony Blair of making "a series of very bad decisions" about the legality of invading ... Read more...

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US seeks to address Russian concerns about adoptions


April 16th, 2010 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (DPA) The US will send a delegation next week to Russia to address the government's concerns about adoption by Americans parents following an incident last week, the US State ... Read more...

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Oz deputy PM acknowledges legitimacy of Indian students’ concerns


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar. 3 (ANI): Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard has admitted that Indian students' concerns about the quality of education and safety measures in Australia are "legitimate.""We have all watched with ... Read more...

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Obama again slams outsourcing to India, calls it unfair practice


February 12th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Accusing US companies outsourcing business to India of following unfair business practices, President Barack Obama says his proposal to tax firms shipping jobs overseas was ... Read more...

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Barmy Army to flood 2010-11 Ashes finale in Sydney


January 5th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 5(ANI): The Barmy Army is all set to flood the 2010-11 Ashes finale to be held at Sydney in what shapes as their biggest invasion Down Under since the First ... Read more...

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Brit weapons may have been used against Lanka Tamils, says report


August 19th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.19 (ANI): A report prepared by the Commons Committee on Arms Export Controls has revealed that British weapons may have been used against Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, and now, ... Read more...

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PM presses Sri Lanka to meet Tamil aspirations


June 9th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged the Sri Lankan government to "show imagination and courage" to meet Tamil aspirations following the defeat of the Tamil Tigers. Speaking ... Read more...

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EU asks Sri Lanka to find inclusive political solution


May 19th, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 18 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Monday called on the Sri Lankan government to outline a clear strategy leading to an inclusive political solution in the island nation. "The long-term ... Read more...

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G20 must deliver message of unity, stresses Obama


March 30th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (DPA) This week's summit of Group of 20 (G20) nations in London must "deliver a strong message of unity in the face of crisis", US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Haqqani hopes US aid wont be affected amidst Pak political turmoil


March 18th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.18 (ANI): Following fears that the United States might cut off aid and assistance to Pakistan if political instability prevails, Pakistans Ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, has expressed hope ... Read more...

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Most people with HIV-infected parents fear transmissions in home


November 4th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): While health officers are taking up various worldwide projects to educate people on HIV and AIDS, a new study has shown that two-thirds of families with an ... Read more...

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Finger-pointing no solution for Kabul, Islamabad and New Delhi: Experts


July 18th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Is Afghanistan on its way back to its past, heading towards being caught once again in a web of intrigues and suspicions? Not according to two former ... Read more...

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Talks with Beijing were frank: Tibetan envoy


May 8th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 8 (IANS) The two special envoys of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said here Thursday that their talks with Chinese government officials last week were "open and frank" and ... Read more...

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China willing to engage on Tibet says Dalai Lamas envoy


May 8th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by admin
Dharamsala, May 8 (ANI): The Dalai Lamas envoy Lodi Gyari said here today that Chinese negotiators were willing to continue talks with the Tibetan side.Lodi Gyari who had met the Chinese ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says concerns of textile industry will be addressed


March 18th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured the countrys textile industry that his government would address all its legitimate concerns to generate more employment. Addressing the Golden ... Read more...

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Into Verizon’s Secret Cellular Garden


November 30th, 2007 - 1:30 am ICT by admin
As the dust settles on Verizon's surprise announcement that it will open its network to third-party devices and applications, some analysts are raising questions about just how groundbreaking the development will be.Verizon ... Read more...

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Visiting Indian Origin Parliamentarians meet Pranab Mukherjee


November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin
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Success in tackling poverty would determine India’s place in world: Ansari


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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China not interested in seeking hegemony: Hu Jintao


November 14th, 2007 - 2:15 am ICT by admin
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