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India, US discuss Syria, Iran, UN reforms


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday discussed the impasse in the violence-torn West Asian country and ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Syria, Iran


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday shared their views on ending the impasse in the ... Read more...

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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 to renew pitch for nuclear disarmament


August 19th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India is set to renew its pitch for universal nuclear disarmament at a conference here Tuesday, an idea first thrown up by the late ... 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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Four Indians among 6 killed in gurdwara shooting


August 7th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Four of the six Sikh worshippers killed in Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Winsconsin were Indian citizens, with one of them being a ... Read more...

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Obama adviser, Sherry Rehman trade barbs


July 29th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Tensions flared between the US and Pakistan as two top officials traded accusations of doing too little to combat Taliban sanctuaries in Afghanistan and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to review projects, discuss Teesta pact


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The foreign secretaries of India and Bangladesh will Tuesday hold talks that will review a host of bilateral projects being implemented under an Indian ... Read more...

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NSA to go to Colombo, voice India’s concerns


June 25th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is set to voice its concerns over the slow pace of devolution process and seek an update on the rehabilitation of Tamils displaced ... Read more...

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Indian military role in Afghanistan confined to training: Leon Panetta (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Setting at rest speculation that the US wants India to play a greater military role in Afghanistan, visiting US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday ... Read more...

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No Indian military role in Afghanistan beyond training: Leon Panetta


June 6th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The US would like India to expand its efforts to train Afghanistan's security forces but does see a military role beyond that, visiting ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary Panetta arrives in New Delhi


June 5th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta arrived here Tuesday on a two-day visit during which the two countries will discuss a range of issues relating ... Read more...

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Jamia to felicitate girl students admitted in male bastion


May 31st, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) A batch of about 15 girl students, who have made history by taking admission in an institution which has for the last 300 years ... Read more...

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Government all for Internet freedom: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government is all for Internet freedom but society has to decide where to draw the line on content, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon ... Read more...

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India creating architecture to ensure cyber security: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is creating a "coherent and comprehensive" security policy to deal with the "anarchic new world" of cyber threats, National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon said ... Read more...

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Germany, India steadfast partners: Ambassador-designate


May 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) India and Germany are steadfast and dynamic partners on the global stage and their friendship is based on mutual trust and shared values, says ... Read more...

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Afghanistan seeks Indian equipment for security forces (Roundup)


May 1st, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A fortnight after multiple terror strikes, Afghanistan Tuesday sought India's assistance in equipping its security forces to counter the Taliban in the run-up to ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, US defends drone strikes


May 1st, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) As the United States resumed drone strikes inside Pakistan ignoring Islamabad's warnings, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser defended the use of armed unmanned aircraft ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan to discuss terror, intelligence-sharing


April 30th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Building upon their landmark strategic pact, India and Afghanistan will Tuesday hold the maiden meeting of their newly-minted partnership council and explore ways of ... Read more...

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`Osama dead but Al Qaeda still dangerous’ (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, said a top US official as a Pakistani journalist ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leaders still burrowing in Pakistan: US


April 30th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Al Qaeda's top leaders, including its new chief of Ayman al-Zawahri, continue to "burrow" in Pakistan's tribal areas, President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said ... Read more...

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Afghan foreign minister to visit India


April 28th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Afghanistan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul will arrive here Monday on a three-day visit to India during which the two sides will discuss the future ... Read more...

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Memo documents Obama’s order to get Osama


April 27th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Time magazine Thursday published the memorandum written in April 2011 by then-CIA Director Leon Panetta after receiving the green light from President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Nasheed meets Manmohan to discuss Maldives future


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the two leaders reportedly discussed the political situation in the atoll ... Read more...

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No leadership vacuum in India, says Pranab


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a leadership "vacuum" was chipping away at India's investment climate and asserted that ... Read more...

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India has a very powerful prime minister: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Asserting that India has a "very powerful, strong and acceptable prime minister," Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday rejected a suggestion from corporate America that a ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Iran, visa hike


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Washington for the India-US strategic dialogue, the two countries held talks Monday on a host of ... Read more...

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Obama to visit Korean DMZ


March 21st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama will visit Sunday the demilitarized zone separating North and South Koreas, ahead of next week's nuclear security summit in Seoul, ... Read more...

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Call for liberalising trade and travel in South Asia (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A two-day South Asia conference Saturday resulted in a raft of suggestions, including liberalising trade and travel, for promoting quicker integration in the region that ... Read more...

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Let not political differences affect South Asia integration: India (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday exhorted neighbouring countries not to let political differences come in the way of faster integration to address issues like terrorism, and underlined that ... Read more...

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Time to do more business in South Asia: India (Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India Friday called for faster economic integration in South Asia and underlined that costs of not doing business with each other in the region will ... Read more...

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India urges faster economic integration of South Asia


March 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Describing South Asia as one of the fastest growing sub-regions in the world, India Friday called for its faster economic integration."We should strengthen economic links ... Read more...

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Iran seeking to build nuclear weapon: Cameron


March 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Iran is seeking to build an "inter-continental nuclear weapon" that threatens the west, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned, urging Israel to allow time ... Read more...

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Menon to open seminar on South Asia next week


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon will inaugurate a two-day seminar here next week that will focus on the ongoing transformation of South Asia and new ... Read more...

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