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China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

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Troupe from Tripura, Manipur to perform in Germany


September 5th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 5 (IANS) A troupe from India's two northeastern states - Tripura and Manipur - will perform in Germany to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between that ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Japan gifts Putin puppy to boost ties


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS) A Japanese puppy to be presented to Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to strengthen relations between the two countries, reported RIA Novosti.The Akita, a large ... Read more...

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Two-day Africa festival opens in capital (With image)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A two-day festival of African culture opened at the Kamani Auditorium in the capital Monday with music and dance performances by troupes from Zambia, the ... Read more...

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31 percent elderly face abuse


June 14th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Nearly 31 percent of the elderly in the country face abuse in some form, and more than half of them feel their sons were responsible ... Read more...

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India to host Africa Festival (With Image)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and ... Read more...

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China backs Europe’s integration


May 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 31 (IANS) China supports Europe's integration process as well as its efforts to deal with the sovereign debt crisis, said an official.China has faith in Europe's capability of ... Read more...

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China calls US criticism over human rights as ‘biased’


May 26th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 26 (IANS) China has described the US government report on Chinese human rights practices as "biased" and suggested it to stop interfering in other nations' internal affairs, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Pakistani clerics condemn use of religion for terrorism


May 21st, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Around 40 religious leaders in Pakistan launched a front -- National Solidarity Council -- Monday to promote sectarian harmony and resolve disputes and oppose the use ... Read more...

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China, Thailand to hold joint military training


May 9th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Marine forces of China and Thailand will hold a 21-day joint military training in China's Guangdong province, the Ministry of National Defence sources said.According to the ... Read more...

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N-armed Pakistan, Iran threat to Russia


May 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A nuclear-armed Pakistan, Iran and North Korea could potentially trigger regional chain reaction that may threaten Russian security, a former Russian intelligence official has said."Even ... Read more...

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BRICS countries becoming rule makers: Chinese expert


March 29th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) BRICS countries are evolving from being 'followers' of the West to 'rule makers', a Chinese expert said Thursday. But he warned that intra-BRICS trade will see ... Read more...

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Cross-cultural understanding essential for peace: UN


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 23 (IANS) Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser, president of the UN General Assembly, has said that encouraging cross-cultural understanding and dialogue was essential for peace and development.The General Assembly ... Read more...

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Australia awards 26 high achieving Indians


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With a steep rise in the number of Indian students seeking admission to Australia, students and researchers from diverse backgrounds have won awards to study ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India vow to ensure border stability


January 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 20 (IANS) Myanmar and India have pledged to ensure everlasting border stability, friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two countries, official media reported Friday.The two sides stressed this ... Read more...

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Fighting once a week? It’s good for marriage


January 11th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Forty-four percent of married couples across India agree that the key to a long and happy marriage is having fights more than once a week, ... Read more...

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China wants closer ties with Asian nations: Minister


January 9th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) China wants to strengthen relations with Asian countries in 2012 by enhancing political trust and expanding common interests, a minister said Sunday.The regional situation will continue ... Read more...

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Beijing gets first ‘human library’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Ever thought what if you could interact with the protagonist of an interesting book? Well, booklovers in Beijing have been offered such an opportunity by a ... Read more...

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100 Pakistani students to study in US


December 17th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) A total of 100 Pakistani students have been selected for a US government-funded undergraduate programme, a media report said.US ambassador to Islamabad Cameron Munter congratulated the ... Read more...

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UNESCO raises Palestinian flag at Paris headquarters


December 14th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- The Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday raised the Palestinian flag for the first time as the UN agency marked ... Read more...

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China wants global help in intellectual property protection


December 9th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) China has called for international cooperation in a pro-active and constructive manner in creating a favourable global environment for intellectual property (IP) protection.The call for international ... Read more...

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India to deepen engagement with Asia-Pacific region


December 7th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of the first trilateral consultation between India, Japan and the US here, India has said it will continue to deepen its engagement with the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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A shared experience moulds Indian and US students


November 18th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) For Singmila Shimrah, a Naga from Ukhrul in Manipur, studying in the US is a "dream come true" and for Sheena Hall, an African-American, her sojourn ... Read more...

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US highlights efforts to expedite student visa processing


November 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The Obama administration has highlighted its efforts to boost overseas enrollment by accelerating the process of granting student visas."The Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs gives student ... Read more...

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Avoid public criticism of Pakistan, Zardari urges US


November 8th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari said Tuesday that Pakistan and the US must restrain from uncalled-for public criticism as this undermines efforts to work closely for ... Read more...

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Xinjiang governor to build business links with India


November 1st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Signaling an emerging Track II process in India-China relations, Nur Bekri, governor of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Thursday begins a four-day visit aimed ... Read more...

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India lauds China’s economic reforms, progress


September 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) India Monday lauded China for transforming its economy and said New Delhi can learn many lessons from Beijing's progress."China's economic reforms began a decade and more ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China working closely to fight terror: Minister


September 5th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistan and China have a mechanism in place for intelligence sharing and are working closely to stamp out the scourge of terrorism, visiting Pakistani Information Minister ... Read more...

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Indian diaspora in Netherlands to hold first annual meet


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Aug 3 (IANS) Representatives of the Indian diaspora organisations in the Netherlands will meet in The Hague Sep 25 for the first Dutch edition of the annual diaspora ... Read more...

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Anupam approaches film body to resolve dispute


July 29th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) With a producer making a hue and cry over Anupam Kher's refusal to return the signing amount of "Gandhi To Hitler", the actor has now ... Read more...

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Meghalaya seeks central assistance to nab rebel leader


July 19th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 19 (IANS) Meghalaya Tuesday asked the central government to persuade Bangladesh to nab Champion R. Sangma, a rogue Indian policeman turned secessionist rebel leader hiding in that ... Read more...

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Top rebel leader in Bangladesh, say Meghalaya Police


July 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 6 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities have launched a manhunt to nab Champion R. Sangma, an Indian rebel leader, and Meghalaya Police confirmed he has shifted base to the ... Read more...

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Why we don’t really know ourselves


May 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) We often presume that we know ourselves best, but psychologists beg to differ. They believe there are certain aspects in our personality that others know ... Read more...

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