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India pitches for free movement of labour across borders

July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

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Need to stick with Doha trade talks: Sharma

April 20th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has stressed the need for sticking to the Doha Round of trade talks and creating a 'level playing field' ... Read more...

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‘Homeless’ Afropolitans strike roots in Jaipur

January 20th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) London meets Lagos meets Durban meets Dakar meets New York. And now Jaipur. "American accent, European affect, African ethos." A new breed of hybrid inklings ... Read more...

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Jagjit’s ghazals transcended boundaries: Pakistani daily

October 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) The talent of Jagjit Singh crossed cultural and national boundaries, said a Pakistani daily Tuesday, paying rich tributes to the renowned Indian ghazal singer who died ... Read more...

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Global warming may severely impact U.S. naval forces

March 13th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A Texas A and M University researcher has said that changing global climate due to on-going and projected warming could severely impact U.S. naval forces worldwide.A warming climate ... Read more...

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Zardari urges UN to promote religious harmony across the globe

January 19th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has made an impassioned plea to the United Nations to work out special plans for promoting cultural and religious harmony across the globe.In ... Read more...

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Suicide bombings kill more than 30 at mosque in southeast Iran

December 16th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- More than 30 people were killed on Wednesday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a mosque in southeastern Iran, state-run media reported.Press TV said the suicide ... Read more...

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Indian culture in global context: ICCR celebrates 60 years

October 25th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will celebrate 60 years of its foundation by with a two-day seminar beginning Nov 11 featuring an elite panel ... Read more...

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Robert Redford Conferred The Knight Of The Legion Of Honor By French President

October 15th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 15, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Robert Redford added another feather on his cap on Thursday at the 74 year old actor received the highest honors of France - the Legion ... Read more...

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India gives Pakistan $20 mn for flood relief

September 18th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) India's permanent representative to the United Nations, Hardeep Singh Puri, has given a cheque for $20 million to the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, as ... Read more...

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Actor Edward Norton named UN Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity

July 9th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – Actor Edward Norton on Thursday was named United Nations (UN) Goodwill Ambassador for Biodiversity.UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Norton, who is also known for his conservation activism, ... Read more...

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Qaeda ship behind failed New York subway bomb plot, new indictment reveals

July 8th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): A new indictment has revealed a failed plan to blow up New York subways last fall was planned and directed by Al Qaeda leaders, and had connections to ... Read more...

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Regional cooperation essential to fight terrorism: Zardari

June 26th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday stressed the importance of regional cooperation and trans-national linkages to wipe out the scourge of terrorism from the South Asian region. "It ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda ‘building bunkers’ in the Sahara

June 25th, 2010 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Timbuctu (Mali), June 24 (IANS/AKI) Militants linked to Al Qaeda are building fortified bunkers in the Algeria and Mali areas of the Sahara desert to shelter militants from air attacks, security experts ... Read more...

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Times Square bomber still confused about why car bomb failed to explode

May 20th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): Bewildered Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad still has no idea why the SUV that he loaded with explosives failed to blow up.According to the New York Post, ... Read more...

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Times Square bomb suspect admits he was trained in Pakistan

May 5th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 5 (IANS) A Pakistani American suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing has admitted he attempted to detonate a bomb at the New York landmark and had received ... Read more...

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Hrithik Roshan- Barbara Mori’s ‘Kites’ set to take the world stage

November 19th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reliance BIG Pictures and Rakesh Roshan's much awaited "Kites' is all set to make its mark on the world. Directed by Anurag Basu, starring Hrithik Roshan and the Mexican stunner Barbara ... Read more...

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Goa announces Rs.25 lakh award for Konkani filmmaker Shetgaonkar

September 21st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The Goa government has announced a cash prize of Rs.25 lakh to filmmaker Laxmikant Shetgaonkar whose film "Paltadacho Munis" won an award at the 34th Toronto International Film ... Read more...

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Religious leaders must play role in building a more tolerant, inter-communal world: Kazakhstan

July 1st, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), July 1 (ANI): In hosting the two-day Third Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions here from today (July 1 and 2), Kazakhstan and its President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, ... Read more...

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US talent firm to develop global workforce in India

April 24th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 24 (IANS) US-based talent management firm Global Crosswalk Inc (GCI), co-founded by two Indian expatriates, has set shop in India's IT hub to help companies develop global workforce for providing ... Read more...

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Ultra-quick, low cost TB screening system to be launched in India

February 16th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) An innovative TB breathalyser, the outcome of an intensive six-year programme, will be ultra-quick and most reliable yet cost effective mode of detecting early stage tuberculosis.The breathalyser ... Read more...

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Take care of Tamils, India tells Sri Lanka

February 8th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India Sunday urged the Sri Lankan government to take care of the thousands of Tamil civilians caught up in the war between the military and the Tamil ... Read more...

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Gilani rejects Indian evidence, Britain seeks action on Mumbai (Roundup)

January 13th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Hours after India called upon Pakistan Tuesday to act against Pakistanis linked to the Mumbai terror attacks, Islamabad dismissed the Indian evidence as mere "information".British Foreign Secretary ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls for halt to US spy plane attacks

November 20th, 2008 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (Xinhua) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has urged a halt to missile strikes by US drones inside Pakistani territory.Kayani made the appeal while addressing the military committee ... Read more...

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Iceland president warns of disappearing Himalayan glaciers

August 31st, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 31 (DPA) Wrapping up a four-day visit to Bangladesh Sunday, Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson sounded a grim warning that the Himalayan glaciers were disappearing and would be gone in ... Read more...

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Pune jeweller setting up shop in Silicon Valley

August 15th, 2008 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 15 (IANS) Jewellery major PN Gadgil and Company is all set to launch two show rooms in the Silicon Valley, California, a top company official said here Friday. The first ... Read more...

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‘Maritime terrorism gains roots in Indian Ocean’

August 9th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Maritime terrorism has gained roots in the Indian Ocean region, the Indian Navy says. Delivering a lecture on the Vision of the Indian Navy, its chief Admiral ... Read more...

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Global initiative launched to protect tigers

June 10th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Washington, June 10 (Xinhua) A coalition of scientists, official and private organisations led by the World Bank has launched a global initiative in an attempt to save tigers. The Tiger Conservation Initiative ... Read more...

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India and Africa: Global partners in resurgence

May 23rd, 2008 - 6:20 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand The beat of African drums, ancient Sanskrit mantras intoned in classical style, dancers sporting colourful African masks, elegant Mohiniattam dancers - cultural and national boundaries blurred when nearly 100 musicians ... Read more...

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High voltage cricketing action on cards in Hyderabad

April 21st, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Cricket lovers are expected to be treated to a feast as the floodlit Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here is all set to host the Indian ... Read more...

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President Patil to open conference on women scientists

March 8th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate a two-day national conference on the contribution of women scientists in modern life on the International Women's Day (IWD), which is being ... Read more...

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President greets nation ahead of International Women’s Day

March 7th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today greeted the nation ahead of International Women's Day (IWD), which will be celebrated on Saturday. "On the occasion of International Women's Day, I extend ... Read more...

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India is inspiring European nations: Hungarian PM

January 16th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Gurgaon, Jan 16 (ANI): Visiting Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany today said that India's success in preserving its culture and national pride, while modernising itself is acting as a source of encouragement ... Read more...

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CII felicitates Dr. R K Pachauri

December 15th, 2007 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Congratulating Dr R K Pachauri for receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in his capacity as the Chairman of the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Sunil Kant ... Read more...

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