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Amid Russia’s warning, India and US to discuss Syria


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the US threatening unilateral action against Syria and Russia warning against it, India and the US are set to appraise ... Read more...

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India, US to brainstorm on Syria, Iran


August 16th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid the worsening crisis in Syria and Iran's last-ditch effort to save the beleaguered regime in Damascus, the US is expected to press India ... Read more...

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India bats for UN-led resolution of Syria crisis


August 14th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is set to push for a UN-led solution to the thickening Syrian crisis amid partisan posturing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to ... Read more...

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Kenya eyes bilateral deals with China


July 17th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 17 (IANS) Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga has left for Beijing to attend a key China-Africa forum where he is also expected to sign bilateral initiatives that will ... Read more...

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US wants close ties with ASEAN


July 11th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 11 (IANS) The US wants to strengthen relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday.She was speaking at ... Read more...

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NDMA chief to attend global disaster meet


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy is leading an Indian delegation to the world ministerial conference on disaster reduction being held ... Read more...

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Russia, Austria to boost anti-cyber crime cooperation


March 15th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 14 (IANS) Russia and Austria have agreed to consolidate their cooperation against cyber crime by agreeing to have a common input for "enhanced global regulation".According to Austrian Interior ... Read more...

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India pitches for private sector role in South Asian integration


March 10th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India Saturday underlined its commitment to the ongoing transformation of South Asia and asked the private sector to play a greater role in regional integration.India's ... Read more...

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Tech Expo displays innovations easily replicable in Africa (With Images)


March 1st, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A machine for making low-cost sanitary napkins, an eco-friendly refrigerator, a clay cooker and a solar dryer - these are some of the cheap and ... Read more...

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India steps up knowledge diplomacy with Africa


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Stepping up its diplomacy in Africa, India Wednesday unveiled ambitious plans for enhancing collaboration in the area of human resource development and agriculture to ... Read more...

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India wants more international collaboration for nuclear safety


June 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) India has urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to enable national regulatory authorities and technical support organisations involved in nuclear safety research to freely ... Read more...

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IAEA team to review nuclear crisis in Japan


May 17th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by BNO News
VIENNA, AUSTRIA (BNO NEWS) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Tuesday announced that it will dispatch an international expert fact-finding mission to Japan to review the country's nuclear crisis.Almost 20 ... Read more...

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Russian PM takes to ice skating to boost sport


April 29th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has taken up ice skating in a bid to boost the sport in the country.In February, Putin had promised to ... Read more...

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Spices for Indian kitchens from distant Comoros


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Spices such as cloves and pepper used in Indian kitchens will soon have a flavour of Comoros, an Indian Ocean island nation located in ... Read more...

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Implement Cancun accords, demand Least Developed Countries


February 19th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Least Developed Countries (LDC) Saturday called for immediate disbursement of funds, agreed at the Cancun talks, for them to deal with the impact of climate change. ... Read more...

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World urged to show commitment to poor countries


February 19th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A day after India announced a $500-million aid package for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), the global community was Saturday urged to show its political commitment in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh wants India to increase rail links


February 18th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has asked India to expedite the establishment of more rail links between the two countries.This was conveyed by the visiting chairman of Bangladesh's parliamentary standing committee ... Read more...

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India promises 500 million dollars aid to Least Developed Countries


February 18th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): India will extend 500 million dollars aid for a host of projects in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and offered to share its developmental experience with them.Inaugurating a ... Read more...

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India announces $500 mn aid for Least Developed Countries


February 18th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Underlining its commitment to South-South cooperation, India Friday announced another $500 million aid for a host of projects in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and offered to ... Read more...

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Taj diplomacy to woo LDC ministers


February 17th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) With the Taj Mahal an enduring attraction for visitors to India, the external affairs ministry has chartered a special flight to fly in 35-odd ministers from ... Read more...

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India to host LDCs ministerial conference


February 16th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will inaugurate the India-Least Developed Countries (LDCs) ministerial conference beginning here on Friday.The two-days conference will be held in cooperation with ... Read more...

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India to host ministers from LDC countries


February 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With the campaign for the UN Security Council expansion gathering momentum, India is expected to announce a slew of concessions for the Least Developed Countries from Africa ... Read more...

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India readies for summit with Africa, meet of LDCs


January 7th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) India is set to ramp up its economic engagement with Africa as it gets ready for the second summit with Africa and gears up to host a ... Read more...

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WHO urges governments to strengthen health financing so more people can use services


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged governments worldwide to strengthen health financing so that more people are able to use health services.The WHO presented its 2010 ... Read more...

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Ramachandran to lead Indian team to disaster management meet


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran will lead an Indian delegation to the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Management to be held in Injon ... Read more...

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SAARC meet to side step the most serious issue of terrorism


June 24th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Mir MohammadIslamabad, June 24 (ANI): With India and Pakistan once again engaged in the bilateral talks, the SAARC Conference of Home Ministers scheduled to take place here in Pakistan's capital ... Read more...

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Brussels decrees holidays a human right


April 18th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.18 (ANI): An overseas holiday used to be thought of as a reward for a year's hard work, but Brussels has declared tourism a human right.Under the scheme, British pensioners could ... Read more...

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India’s trade negotiations to be centered on WTO talks outcome


February 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed that the Doha round of trade negotiations at the WTO ... Read more...

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Holocaust studies lack human rights element, says EU


January 26th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Jan 26 (DPA) Lessons about the Holocaust at schools across the European Union need to do a better job of making the connection to human rights, an EU rights agency said ... Read more...

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No change in India’s stand in trade talks: Anand Sharma


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India's position on agriculture and industry at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) negotiations has not changed and is aimed at protecting its farmers and small enterprises, Commerce ... Read more...

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Doha trade round hangs in balance as WTO wind up talks (Lead)


December 2nd, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 2 (DPA) The troubled global trade round is hanging in balance as ministers and officials of the 153-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) launched in Geneva Wednesday the final day of ... Read more...

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Trade round hangs in balance as ministers wind up WTO talks


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 2 (DPA) The troubled global trade round is hanging in the balance as ministers and officials of the 153-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) gather in Geneva Wednesday for the final ... Read more...

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World trade ministers meet as economy starts recovery


December 1st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Dec 1 (DPA) Ministers and officials of the 153-member World Trade Organisation (WTO) are gathering in Geneva Tuesday for a second day of talks aimed at reviewing the work of the ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves signing, ratification of BIMST Convention


September 10th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10(ANI): A Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday discussed topics, including the revamping of the National Rural Health Mission and approval for the signing and ratification of the BIMST ... Read more...

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WHO maps world’s deadliest roads


September 10th, 2009 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
By Martin Bensley Geneva, Sep 10 (DPA) The most dangerous place in the world to travel on roads is in the impoverished East African state of Eritrea, says the World Health Organisation (WHO) ... Read more...

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