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India envoy raises questions about gun use in US


August 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Echoing President Barack Obama's call for "soul searching" over Sunday's rampage in a Wisconsin gurdwara, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has raised questions about the free ... Read more...

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Punjab to pay for transporting bodies of gurdwara victims


August 7th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday said it would bear the entire expenditure of transporting the bodies of those who were killed when a gunman opened fire at ... Read more...

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US assures India of full probe into gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The United States has assured India of a full investigation into the killings at a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, India's ambassador to Washington Nirupama Rao ... Read more...

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India in touch with US over gurudwara killing (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) India has termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting in a gurudwara in Wisconsin Sunday in which six people were killed and said it ... Read more...

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India in touch with US government over shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian government Monday termed as "shocking" and "deplorable" the shooting incident in a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin in which a gunman shot dead six ... Read more...

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No reversal of tide of economic reform in India: Nirupama Rao


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Asserting that the 'India Story' is definitely not over, Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has assured American businees that there is no question of the tide of ... Read more...

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India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has said shared economic, diplomatic and security goals have brought the two nations and their peoples closer than ever.The recently concluded ... Read more...

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Gandhi’s message very relevant today: Indian envoy


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Asserting that Mahatma Gandhi's message is still relevant for the world of today, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for a pooling of individual capabilities for ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary meets Dalai Lama


June 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 7 (IANS) As External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ended his China visit, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Thursday held a closed-door meeting with the Dalai Lama here.There was no ... Read more...

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India voices concern over curbs on US business visas


May 31st, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing Indian businesses' concern over new US restrictions imposed on H1-B and L1 visas, New Delhi has expressed the hope this trend will not be sustained ... Read more...

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India seeks more talks with US on Afghan withdrawal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing New Delhi's concern that extremist elements would gain ground once Western forces pull out of Afghanistan, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for greater ... Read more...

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Now Delaware seeks to boost ties with India


May 5th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) More and more American state governors are lining up to explore the Indian potential. The latest is from the coastal state of Delaware whose governor, Jack ... Read more...

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Avoid protectionism, Indian envoy tells US (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it is retrogressive and hinders economic growth and ... Read more...

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Indian envoy cautions US against protectionism


April 28th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it hinders economic growth and development in the ... Read more...

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India, US to boost health cooperation


April 11th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) India and the US will strengthen cooperation in the area of public health by sharing information and best practices, identify and address policy concerns and establish ... Read more...

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Indian embassy in Washington resumes work after bomb threat (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Washington has resumed its normal work after a search of its facilities by local security authorities following an anonymous bomb threat turned ... Read more...

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Post 26/11, a chronicle of India-Pakistan meetings


April 8th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
A chronology of key meetings between Indian and Pakistani leaders after the Nov 26, 2008 Mumbai terror carnage that caused a nearly two-year long deep freeze in the ties between ... Read more...

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India, Virginia state agree to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell have agreed to take concrete measures to forge greater trade and investment ties between India and the ... Read more...

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Bangalore student is YouTube Space Lab Asia-Pacific winner


March 27th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) India's Sachin S. Kukke is the Asia-Pacific region winner and one of the six global winners of the YouTube Space Lab 2012 contest for young people ... Read more...

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Hispanic community important partner for India-US ties: Ambassador


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) India's Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao has described the Hispanic community in the US as an important partner as India's relations with Washington become increasingly ... Read more...

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Washington seeks Indian investment in capital city


March 10th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) The mayor of Washington has expressed keen interest in increasing cooperation between the American capital and India and hoped that more Indian companies would be drawn ... Read more...

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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

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South Carolina want to partner with India: Nikki Haley


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) Proud of her Indian heritage, South Carolina's Indian American governor Nikki Haley says she wanted an opportunity to partner with India, since becoming chief executive, ... Read more...

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Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Indian envoy asks private sector to focus on ‘big picture’


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao appreciated the very constructive role played by the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) in strengthening India-US commercial ties and stressed the continued ... Read more...

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US assures India help in bringing 26/11 culprits to book


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The United States has assured India all possible assistance as provided within the framework of US law to help bring the main culprits of the November ... Read more...

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India, US to work for implementing n-deal (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening their global strategic partnership and work towards ... Read more...

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India needs more women scientists, says Nirupama Rao


January 5th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 5 (IANS) Calling for out-of-the-box thinking to harness the potential of science, Indian Ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao Thursday called for increased participation and retention of ... Read more...

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India to deepen engagement with Asia-Pacific region


December 7th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Ahead of the first trilateral consultation between India, Japan and the US here, India has said it will continue to deepen its engagement with the Asia-Pacific ... Read more...

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US senators confident of ‘true partnership’ with India


December 1st, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Expressing confidence in the future of India-US relations, key members of the US Senate have highlighted the "true partnership" and the expanding cooperation between the "world's ... Read more...

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Guyana born NRI elected chief of diaspora body


November 29th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Guyana born US resident Ashook Ramsaran has been elected the international president of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), the largest umbrella organization ... Read more...

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India offers value proposition to US business: Envoy


November 15th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) Highlighting the synergies of Indian and US businesses, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has said their partnerships have contributed immensely to the growth the knowledge economy sectors ... Read more...

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India-US ties valuable for global consensus: Envoy


November 11th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) In a globalised world, closer partnership between India and the United States will be of great value for forging global consensus and cooperation, according to ... Read more...

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BJP wants apology from Chinese ambassador


November 4th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Stating that his behaviour was "insulting and unacceptable", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday asked Chinese ambassador Zhang Yan to apologise over wrong map ... Read more...

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Obama lights diya to celebrate Diwali at White House


October 29th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Highlighting the universal message of Diwali of "victory of light over darkness, hope over despair", US President Barack Obama lit a traditional diya to celebrate ... Read more...

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