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Evolve national consensus to solve Kashmir problem: Mufti


July 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Tuesday underlined the need to evolve a national consensus to solve ... Read more...

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Samaras begins coalition talks for a Greece government (Second Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 18 (IANS) Antonis Samaras, the leader of the New Democracy party, which narrowly won Greece's election has begun holding urgent talks to form a coalition, saying he wishes ... Read more...

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Nepal’s opposition parties to hold anti-PM rally


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 2 (IANS) In a bid to exert pressure on caretaker Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to step down, a group of 19 Nepali political parties have decided to hold ... Read more...

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Nepal gets a new cabinet


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 6 (IANS) A new cabinet comprising 11 ministers belonging to different political parties has sworn in Nepal, Xinhua reported Sunday.The new government has been formed after dissolving the ... Read more...

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Nepal parties reach power sharing deal


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Major political parties in Nepal Thursday reached a power sharing deal that will pave the way for the dissolution of the cabinet.Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai was ... Read more...

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IT industry worried over poll-results’ impact on budget


March 7th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 7 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is keeping its fingers crossed on the likely impact of the election results from the five states on the ensuing Union ... Read more...

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Pakistan doesn’t want war with India on Kashmir: Gilani


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistan and India have fought four wars on the Kashmir issue but can't afford any more in "this 21st century", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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‘Re-abandoning Afghanistan not an option’


January 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Re-abandoning Afghanistan is not an option, a noted Indian security expert said Monday, lamenting at the same time the lack of a pan-Afghanistan leadership ... Read more...

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India’s concerns on equity recognised at Durban conference: Natarajan


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday said India's concerns on equity had been recognised at the Durban climate conference and the next few years will ... Read more...

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FDI decision ill-timed, UPA caught in dilemma: Jaitley


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Calling for a rollback of the "ill-timed" decision to allow 51 percent foreign equity in multi-brand retail, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Pranab lowers 2011-12 growth projection to 7.5 percent


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) After a slump in growth in the first two quarters of the current financial year, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday lowered the economic growth ... Read more...

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UN Security Council urges strict implementation of Yemeni political agreement


November 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Monday underlined the importance of strictly implementing the new political agreement in Yemen, which agrees to a ... Read more...

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Teesta pact will need national consensus: PM


November 13th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government has "some distance" to travel to evolve consensus on the stalled Teesta water-sharing ... Read more...

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Greek PM insists on referendum on EU aid deal


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Nov 2 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou insisted that a recent European aid deal for Greece will be put to referendum in early 2012, despite the political turmoil. ... Read more...

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Gilani, Zardari discuss security situation


September 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss the current political and security situation in the country amid strained US-Pakistan ties ... Read more...

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Gilani musters political support as US ties deteriorate


September 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has convened an all-Party conference here Thursday to devise a future course of action as Islamabad's ties with Washington deteriorated ... Read more...

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Allow parliamentary process to be completed, urges Pranab


August 25th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday urged Anna Hazare's team pressing for a strong Lokpal bill to allow parliamentary process to be completed and said ... Read more...

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PM hopeful but says ‘anything can happen’ (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the protest fast of Anna Hazare with ... Read more...

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Trying best to defuse situation: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that the government was doing its best to "defuse the situation" created by the fast of social activist Anna ... Read more...

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Take back Lokpal Bill, bring new draft, says Sushma


August 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Wednesday demanded the government should take back its Lokpal bill and introduce a new draft incorporating ... Read more...

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All party meeting urges Hazare to end fast (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) An all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday to discuss the Lokpal bill appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to end his nine-day ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s remarks at all-party meet


August 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's opening remarks at an all-party meeting called to evolve a consensus on the Lokpal bill:I ... Read more...

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Anna to break fast after written commitment: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Noting that Anna Hazare's failing health was a matter of "concern" for all, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the 74-year-old activist would end his ... Read more...

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PM’s appeal for consensus on Lokpal bill hollow: BJP


August 20th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's appeal for national consensus on the Lokpal bill as "hollow" and termed the ... Read more...

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Reforms are our priority number one: PM


August 20th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the next phase of economic reforms will be his priority number one despite difficulties, and expressed confidence that ... Read more...

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Government will target 9 percent growth: PM (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Sounding upbeat on the Indian economy despite an uncertasin global environment, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the 12th Five Year Plan will target a ... Read more...

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Counter-terror strategy, Pakistan policy can’t be separated: BJP (Lead)


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Calling for a national consensus in the fight against terrorism, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Wednesday said the country's policy with ... Read more...

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Aug 13 to decide Nepal PM’s fate


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 2 (IANS) Though he survived a threat by his largest ally, the Maoists, to withdraw support to his five-month-old government, reprieved Nepal Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal now ... Read more...

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War of nerves in Nepal as PM faces ouster


July 31st, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) Under fire from his own allies, the Maoists, Nepal's communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal Sunday sought help from the opposition to save his five-month-old government ... Read more...

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Mufti seeks national consensus on Kashmir


July 10th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron and former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said there was a need for parties across the ... Read more...

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Outspoken PM wins no new friends


June 30th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday appeared to have won no new friends following a rare media interaction where he expressed frustration that his government ... Read more...

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National consensus on Kashmir needed: former Pakistani PM


June 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) All political parties of Pakistan must strive to create a national consensus on the Kashmir issue, said former prime minister Chaudhary Shujaat Hussain, according to a ... Read more...

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Western governments hail Nepal house extension, India wary


May 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 29 (IANS) Nepal's major western donors Sunday hailed the last-ditch agreement among the major parties to reprieve Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's government by giving another three months' ... Read more...

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Use all means to eliminate terrorists: Pakistani panel


May 26th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) A top defence panel of Pakistan has decided to utilise "all means" to eliminate terrorists and their sanctuaries from the country, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Pak heading for “consensus government” to resolve political, economic crises


April 21st, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 21 (ANI): Pakistan is heading for "a new government of consensus" with the inclusion of several opposition groups, according to reports.The ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) has entered into an ... Read more...

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