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India-Russia ties a model for diplomacy: Krishna

April 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday flagged India-Russia bilateral ties, which are in their 65th year, as "a model of depth and understanding" between any ... Read more...

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Infosys shifts focus on developing economies

December 9th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) IT giant Infosys is shifting its priorities to increase its revenues from the domestic market, as also other developing economies like China, Malaysia and South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A peep into Pakistan, specially for Indians (IANS Book Review)

December 6th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Pakistan - Identity and Destiny"; Author: Javed Jabbar; Publisher: Har-Anand; Price: Rs.495; Pages: 191Here's a three-time former Pakistani minister trying to help Indian readers better understand his country. The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian Ocean being used for terrorism: US official

November 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Ocean is being used to transport weapons for terrorist groups, a top US official said Monday.Robert M. Scher, deputy assistant secretary of defence for ... Read more...

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Plug holes in UN ‘Outer Space Treaty’, says former Air Chief

January 19th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Former Air Chief S. Krishnaswamy (Air Marshal retired) on Wednesday stressed on the need to plug holes in the 'Outer Space Treaty' of the United Nations to ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF chief wants UN space treaty review

January 19th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Favouring an urgent review of the UN's outer space treaty, former Indian Air Force chief S. Krishnaswamy Wednesday called for plugging holes in the agreement to prevent ... Read more...

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India-China relations is multi-dimensional, says Krishna

December 16th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said the relationship between India and China is multi-dimensional and encompasses vigorous political exchanges, widespread people-to-people intercourse and ... Read more...

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Concrete framework for Indo-Arab cooperation need of the hour: Tharoor

February 8th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.8 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Dr. Shashi Tharoor on Monday called for putting in place a framework for cooperation between India and the Arab states, which ... Read more...

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India asks G-77 to stay united over climate change talks

February 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 4 (IANS) India has asked the Group of 77 developing countries to stay united to see that climate change negotiations address "the glaring injustice that those worst affected by ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Success of climate negotiations vital for India, says Manmohan Singh

December 19th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen, Dec.18 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said for a developing country like India the success of negotiations related to climate change was of high significance, as ... Read more...

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Kalam’s call for energy, resource management inspiring: Report

July 22nd, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) A leading daily newspaper Wednesday welcomed former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's call for developing alternative sources of energy and new science-based models of development. His words during his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Experts suggest annual BRIC summit and democratisation of IMF-Part III

May 15th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Financial Crisis and the New Global Financial Architecture14. The BWI and IFI must be urgently overhauled and reformed. The current 'Voice and Vote' in the multi-lateral institutions do not provide an equitable ... Read more...

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DMK protests offensive on Lankan Tamils

February 8th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb.8, (ANI): Activists of the ruling Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday staged a protest against the Sri Lankan Army''s offensive on ethnic Tamils in that island-nation. States Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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Intelligence sharing vital to counter terror: Shivraj Patil

September 15th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Intelligence sharing between nations is vital to stamp out the scourge of terrorism, Home Minister Shivraj Patil said here Monday.Inaugurating a two-day international seminar on terrorism organised ... Read more...

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Cyclone Gustav becomes a hurricane and pounds Haiti

August 26th, 2008 - 3:54 pm ICT by David M N James
Tropical cyclone Gustav has finally went through the cyclone threshold to reach the hurricane level as it made a landfall on Haiti a few minutes ago. The National Hurricane Centre in Miami ... Read more...

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China, not India to be focus of US attention in rising Asia

May 1st, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 1 (IANS) China will be the focus of American attention in the 21st century with the rise of Asia as China, India, Japan and emerging powers compete for ... Read more...

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Karat compares Tibet to separatist demands in India

March 31st, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, March 31 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Monday warned that supporting an independent Tibet would be a "great disservice" to India, which faced many separatist movements. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Australia decides not to sell uranium to India

January 15th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, Jan 15 (ANI): Taking a shift from the John Howard Governments nuclear policy, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith on Tuesday made it clear that his government will not sell uranium to ... Read more...

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