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Pakistan abets Afghan insurgents to limit Indian influence: US report


October 29th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Pointing at insurgent safe havens in Pakistan as the biggest security threat, the US says Pakistan continues to tolerate and abet the insurgency in Afghanistan ... Read more...

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India to join mock tsunami drill in Indian Ocean


October 11th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) India, along with 20 other nations, will participate in a mock tsunami drill Wednesday to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System (IOTWS), ... Read more...

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Indian ocean tsunami warning system on test Oct 12


October 6th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (IANS) More than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise on Oct 12 to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System, the Paris-based UN ... Read more...

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British police hunt for 30,000 rioters


August 21st, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) About 30,000 people are suspected to have been involved in the looting, arson and violence during the riots which were witnessed in Britain recently, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

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NTPC commissions 660 MW supercritical unit in Chhattisgarh


June 28th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) State-run thermal power generation company NTPC Tuesday commissioned its new 660 MW supercritical power unit, which it says is more efficient and environment friendly, at ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh will discuss post-Osama situation in Ksbul


May 11th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India will discuss the impact of the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on the security situation in Afghanistan as well as in ... Read more...

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Insurgents still being supported by sanctuaries, logistics originating in Pak: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The insurgency in Afghanistan continues to enjoy sanctuary in the Pakistan border region, from where they can regenerate insurgent command and control and operational capacity, and Islamabad needs to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tata Chemicals expands African footprint


April 15th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Tata Chemicals Ltd's (TCL) acquisition of 25.1 percent stake in a greenfield fertiliser project in the west central African country of Gabon has increased the ... Read more...

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Taliban continues to maintain influence over much of Afghan population: US official


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, has told lawmakers that while the Taliban is under more pressure than ever before in Afghanistan, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan “epicentre of terrorism” in the world, re-iterates Admiral Mullen [Part-2]


January 13th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
The top US military official has time and again warned that Pakistan's tribal region bordering Afghanistan has become the epicentre of terrorism in the world."Taliban have a growing influence in ... Read more...

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Terror outfits in Af-Pak border area now seeking global reach: Admiral Mullen


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 3 (ANI): Top US military official Admiral Mike Mullen has again warned that the Afghan-Pak border area remains the 'epicentre of terrorism,' and added that many of the militant outfits ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Afghanistan border is ‘epicentre of terrorism’: US


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) The United States is focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan as their border area has become the "epicentre of terrorism in the world" with several terror groups developing ... Read more...

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Pakistan gets US guided missile frigate for $65 mn (Lead)


April 21st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan has signed a $65 million deal with the United States for the "hot transfer" of the refurbished guided missile frigate USS McInerney. Under the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Bank loan for improving Tamil Nadu roads


March 31st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $50.7 million loan to India for improving quality and sustainability of the road network in Tamil Nadu. Through this, 1,380 km of ... Read more...

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Obama vows to target Al Qaeda in Pakistan and beyond


October 7th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) President Barack Obama has vowed to continue targeting the Al Qaeda that is threatening the US from Pakistan and beyond, even as the terror network ... Read more...

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China expects 60 mn kilowatts nuclear power in 2020


March 8th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 8 (Xinhua) China's installed nuclear power capacity is expected to be 60 million kilowatts by 2020, as the construction of nuclear plants are progressing faster than planned, a senior official ... Read more...

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