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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Midnight tryst with peace - on India-Pakistan border


August 15th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) As the midnight hour approached, Indians and Pakistanis faced each other across the border holding candles to reinforce the spirit of harmony and shared heritage ... Read more...

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Indian languages fest ends


December 18th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) The curtain came down on the three-day Samanvay IHC Indian Languages Festival here Sunday with a call to renew the literary fraternity's commitment to promoting ... Read more...

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Australia donates Rs 350,000 to Delhi NGO Maitri


April 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.21 (ANI): Australian High Commissioner Peter Varghese presented a cheque for 3.51 lakh rupees to New Delhi-based NGO Maitri.The money will be used to support Maitri's educational program where ... Read more...

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Indian delegation to visit Bangladesh to discuss ‘Joint Celebrations’


December 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): A nine-member Indian delegation led by Jawhar Sircar, Secretary, Union Ministry of Culture, will visit Bangladesh from December 19 to 22 to finalise the 'Joint Indo-Bangladesh ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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Scientific expedition completed to mark 30 years of Indian presence in Antarctica


December 1st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): A scientific expedition to South Pole was launched from the Indian Station 'Maitri' at Antarctica to mark 30 years of Indian presence in the Earth's southernmost continent.An eight-member ... Read more...

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Yagna in Jammu to pay tribute to terror victims


November 25th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 25 (IANS) A massive weeklong yagna, fire ritual, to pay tribute to victims of terrorism all across the country began here Thursday.Special prayers will be offered at "Sarv ... Read more...

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Solve water sharing problem, Bangladesh urges India


November 11th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh is keen to resolve the problems of water sharing and basin management of 54 common rivers and to sign an extradition treaty with India, its Foreign ... Read more...

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We can’t forget Indians’ sacrifices for us: Bangladesh minister


November 11th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh cannot forget the sacrifices made by Indians to help it gain independence in 1971 and the two countries need to work together to resolve issues, visiting Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister in India to boost trade with northeast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived in Tripura Wednesday to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Industry and ... Read more...

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India’s life-saving gift gathers dust in Nepal


November 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) A gift from the Indian government that cost NRS 149 crore and could have saved thousands of lives in Nepal has been gathering dust for two ... Read more...

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Amit enters Choti Bahu


August 25th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Zee TV's popular serial Choti Bahu has been lying low for some time now. The audiences have been giving it a cold shoulder for a while. ... Read more...

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CCEA approves acquisition of Ice-class research vessel


May 19th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19(ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the acquisition of an Ice-class Research Vessel at a total cost of Rs.490 crore.The vessel would be acquired ... Read more...

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Two sambars, one deer found dead in Chhattisgarh zoo


March 5th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 5 (IANS) Two sambars and a deer were found dead at Maitri Bagh zoo in Chhattisgarh, an official said Friday. The zoo, located about 30 km west of state capital Raipur, ... Read more...

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President Patil hopes Nepal’s new Constitution would be ready soon


February 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Tuesday hoped that the new Constitution in Nepal would be ready soon."Nepal has crossed several important milestones on its journey ... Read more...

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India, Nepal sign bilateral agreements


February 16th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Nepal's visiting President Ram Baran Yadav called on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the national capital on Tuesday and the two countries signed a bilateral agreement ... Read more...

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Women launch cleanliness drive in Nainital


September 21st, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nainital, Sep 21 (ANI): Women in the hill station of Nainital have launched a cleanliness drive.Situated at an altitude of 2000 feet above sea level and surrounded by green hilltops, Naini Lake ... Read more...

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Rush to see Brazilian monkeys at Chhattisgarh zoo


August 31st, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Aug 31 (IANS) A zoo of the state-run Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) in Chhattisgarh's Bhilai town recorded a high turnout Sunday as visitors thronged to have a glimpse ... Read more...

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Five deer found dead in Chhattisgarh zoo


May 13th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) Five deer have been found dead in Maitri Bagh zoo of Chhattisgarh, an official said Wednesday. Maitri Bagh zoo, about 30 km west of state capital Raipur, is ... Read more...

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Dhaka-Kolkata train may cut two hours from inspection time


April 30th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Passengers travelling on Maitri Express - the Dhaka-Kolkata train - may spend two hours less if the authorities in Bangladesh and India agree to reduce the time consumed ... Read more...

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