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Indian-born Kamaljit Bawa elected to prestigious US academy


April 20th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Indian-born Kamaljit Singh Bawa, a distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, has been elected a member of the prestigious American Academy ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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Surname can influence your career choice!


December 21st, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) A surname can influence one's career choices. Scientists are exploring a new theory on how people are drawn to professions based on their surnames. The concept ... Read more...

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Ex-US envoy to Egypt sent to Cairo to assess Mubarak’s intentions


February 1st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.1 (ANI): The Obama administration has sent former ambassador to Egypt Frank Wisner to Cairo to meet with President Hosni Mubarak and other senior officials to gauge the latter's intentions amid ... Read more...

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US, Israel discussed impact of Musharraf’s fall on India-Pakistan ties: WikiLeaks


November 29th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Discussing the impact of the possible downfall of then Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, a top US official briefed the Israeli intelligence chief in August 2007 ... Read more...

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Stalled US-India ties require ‘bold leap forward’: Experts


October 21st, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 21 (ANI): Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India in the first week of November, a new report has acknowledged fears of many prominent Indians and Americans ... Read more...

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India, US should be partners in counter-terrorism: Nicholas Burns


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Former American diplomat Nicholas Burns has said India and the United States face identical security threats, and so, that countries should be partners in counter-terrorism."India faces ... Read more...

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India urges US to loosen high-tech export controls


January 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly two months after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington, India Thursday again pressed the US for removal of export controls on high technology and ... Read more...

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US must reassure India that it is a valued strategic partner: Burns (Part-I)


November 24th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.24 (ANI): Nicholas Burns, the lead negotiator on theU.S.-India nuclear deal in the Bush administration, has said thatWashington must reassure New Delhi that it is a "valued strategicpartner."In an interview ... Read more...

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Pakistan, US to revive and upgrade strategic dialogue


August 21st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Pakistan and the US have agreed to revive their strategic dialogue and raise it to the ministerial level, with the fourth round to be held here in ... Read more...

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Rise of India positive for US, world: Burns


August 18th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India's rise as a global power is a positive development for the US as well as the rest of the world, former American diplomat Nicholas Burns said ... Read more...

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If reconciled, Taliban militants could turn to India: Nicholas Burns


August 18th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): Expressing reservations over the idea of opening up communication channels with certain sections of Taliban, the former United States Deputy Secretary of State, Nicholas ... Read more...

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Burns strongly backs India’s claim for permanent UNSC seat


August 18th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 18 (ANI): Former US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs and the State Department's former top civil servant, Nicholas Burns, who played a key role in hammering out ... Read more...

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Candor and diplomacy together may not deliver desired results, experts caution Obama


June 7th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama may have laid down a marker for candor in American diplomacy, but experts have cautioned that it might not be the best policy.When ... Read more...

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India has to resolve n-deal issue in home politics: US


May 7th, 2008 - 9:46 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 7 (IANS) As the Indian coalition government and its leftist supporters held another inconclusive round on the stalled India-US civil nuclear deal, Washington said it was for New ... Read more...

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N-deal to dominate Mukherjee-Rice talks in US


March 20th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 20 (IANS) How to take the stalled civil nuclear deal forward is expected to be the focus of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's talks with top US ... Read more...

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Lost n-deal opportunity would be a shame: US


March 4th, 2008 - 11:06 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 4 (IANS) The US has reiterated its desire to see the "important and historic" India-US nuclear deal concluded as quickly as possible, saying it would be a shame ... Read more...

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India has 30 days to act on nuke deal: Burns


March 1st, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Outgoing U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nicholas Burns, has said India has a month's time to act on the US-India civil nuclear cooperation deal.If approved, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee’s US visit to focus on n-deal


February 26th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The whole gamut of India-US relations, including their landmark civil nuclear deal, will be the focus of External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Washington next ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to visit US for N-deal talks


February 26th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will discuss the next steps in the bilateral civil nuclear deal during a visit to the US next month. "We are looking forward to ... Read more...

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India must decide on n-deal with US: Burns


February 26th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) The key US negotiator for the civil nuclear deal with India says the July deadline set by American lawmakers is "realistic", but New Delhi has to ... Read more...

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Russia calls US position on Kosovo cynical


February 24th, 2008 - 8:21 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, Feb 24 (RIA Novosti) Russia Sunday slammed as cynical the US position on Kosovo, which unilaterally declared its independence from Serbia. The Russian foreign ministry statement followed remarks by US ... Read more...

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India will play significant role in Australia’s foreign policy initiatives, says new Oz Foreign Mini


December 3rd, 2007 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.3 (ANI): New Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith today said that he saw India playing an increasingly important role in international relations related to his country, while outlining the foreign policy ... Read more...

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N-deal will be completed very soon: Nicholas Burns


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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Karat for non-voting resolution on Indo-US N-deal


November 14th, 2007 - 8:19 am ICT by admin
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U.S. Treasury Secretary meets Prime Minister


November 14th, 2007 - 3:03 am ICT by admin
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Third front, CPI meet over Indo-US nuke deal


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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Mulayam, Amar Singh meet Karat


November 14th, 2007 - 2:49 am ICT by admin
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UNPA leaders meet Left parties over nuke deal


November 14th, 2007 - 2:47 am ICT by admin
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