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India, China agree to work closely in Asia-Pacific region


September 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In an important confidence-building step to ease their ties, India and China have agreed to work closely for stability in the Asia-Pacific region, widely seen ... Read more...

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High expectations from Chinese minister’s India trip: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Expectations from the visit of Defence Minister Liang Guanglie to India are running high, said a daily that claimed "outsiders with ulterior motives dislike" that the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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India urges Maldives parties to respect inquiry outcome


August 29th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) Ahead of the release of a crucial probe report on the Feb 7 transfer of power in the Maldives, India Wednesday urged all political parties ... Read more...

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Stray incident apart, Eid prayers offered peacefully in Kashmir


August 20th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Save for a stray incident of some youths torching a police vehicle in Srinagar, Eid-ul-Fitr prayers were offered amid peace and tranquility across Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Kashmiri separatist leaders placed under house arrest


August 20th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Authorities Monday placed all senior Kashmiri separatist leaders under house arrest to maintain law and order during the congregational Eid prayers in Srinagar."These measures have been ... Read more...

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Tell legislator to remove structure near Jama Masjid: court urged


August 7th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Delhi Police Tuesday moved the high court seeking direction to legislator Shoaib Iqbal to remove the structure built by him in Subhash Park, near the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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China thanks India for curbing Tibetan protests (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) China Thursday blamed the Dalai Lama for stoking extremist views and thanked India for taking "effective and concrete" steps to curb protests by Tibetans during ... Read more...

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India, China hold maiden border mechanism talks


March 6th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing/New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India and China Tuesday firmed up rules of the newly-minted border mechanism that could include emergency consultations through phone or video-conferencing on issues relating to ... Read more...

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India, China seal new border mechanism to enhance trust (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Seeking to step up bilateral ties amid hiccups, India and China Tuesday decided to set up a new mechanism to maintain peace on their border, ... Read more...

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India, China seal border mechanism to keep peace (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Seeking to step up bilateral ties amid hiccups, India and China Tuesday decided to set up a mechanism to maintain peace on their border as ... Read more...

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India, China sign mechanism for border peace


January 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) India and China Tuesday signed a border mechanism framework to maintain peace on the disputed boundaries between the two countries.The framework was signed at the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume boundary talks next month


December 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India and China are set to hold the 15th round of boundary talks here mid-January after these were deferred following the Chinese objection to ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue resumed; border mechanism gets a push


December 9th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Breaking the ice in their military ties, India and China Friday held their Annual Defence Dialogue (ADD) in "an atmosphere of cordiality" and decided ... Read more...

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Northeast readying infrastructure for Bangladesh trade


December 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 9 (IANS) Improvement of infrastructure, including road communication, is being carried out with utmost priority to accelerate India-Bangladesh trade through the northeastern states, said a Mizoram official Friday ... Read more...

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India, China will overcome all problems: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime minister Manmohan Singh said while problems did exist between India and China on a host of issues, he was hopeful ... Read more...

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Indian PM defends arrest of anti-graft activist


August 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday defended Delhi Police for its action against social activist Anna Hazare who was arrested by police to prevent him from ... Read more...

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Anna’s arrest allowed by law: Chidambaram


August 17th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Amidst an opposition attack on the government over the arrest of Gandhian Anna Hazare, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday defended the Delhi Police action, ... Read more...

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Laws under which Anna Hazare was detained (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Delhi Police used two sections - 107 and 151 - of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) to detain social activist Anna Hazare. These are:Section 107 ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for nine hours in Moradabad


August 13th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Curfew in various parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city was Saturday relaxed for nine hours for the first time since it was clamped Aug 9 following ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh bans ‘Aarakshan’


August 11th, 2011 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday late evening ordered a ban on Prakash Jha multi-starrer 'Aarakshan' across the state saying some dialogues in the film were ... Read more...

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Mayawati government withdraws permission to ‘Aarakshan’ show


August 4th, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The Mayawati government Wednesday withdrew permission granted for a grand show to promote Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Aarakshan' for which the Bollywood icon and his co ... Read more...

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No lessons learnt from past Mumbai strikes: Mulayam


July 14th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said Thursday the triple blasts in Mumbai clearly revealed that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government had not learnt ... Read more...

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Geelani to lead funeral prayers for Osama in Kashmir


May 6th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani will Friday lead the 'Ghaibana Namaz-e-Janaza' or the 'funeral prayers in absence' for slain Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh expects defence exchanges with China to continue


April 17th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who returned home on Saturday after a five-day visit to China and Kazakhstan, said that he expects defence exchanges ... Read more...

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India, China to coordinate on border affairs


April 13th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorSanya, Apr 13 (ANI): India and China on Wednesday reached an agreement in principle on establishing a working mechanism for consultation and coordination on border affairs."Mechanism will handle important ... Read more...

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Left front concerned ‘evil power’ taking over government in West Bengal


April 9th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Apr 9 (ANI): The West Bengal Left front committee chairman Biman Bose has expressed concern that some 'evil power' is making efforts to come to power and destroy the peace and ... Read more...

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Delhi Police gears up to nab public tipplers


April 1st, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) After instances of people drinking in public places and on the roads here Wednesday night after India's World Cup semifinal win against Pakistan, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Patil urges Manipuris to maintain harmony for nation’s progress


March 11th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 11 (ANI): Emphasizing that sustained development can take place in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday urged Manipuris to maintain harmony, reject violence and ... Read more...

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China hikes defence budget, seeks friendly ties with India (Second Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China hiked its defence budget by nearly 13 percent Friday and said it was keen to maintain friendly relations with neighbouring countries such as India.China and ... Read more...

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China hikes defence budget, wants friendly India ties (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China is willing to maintain friendly relations with neighbouring countries such as India in spite of the increase in its defence spending by 12.7 percent to ... Read more...

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Corruption in high places in Army has dented its credibility: Antony


February 19th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by ANI
Dimapur, Feb 19 (ANI): Describing honesty and loyalty as the basic traits of a soldier, Defence Minister AK Antony has accepted that some recent instances of corruption in high places in the ... Read more...

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Be vigilant on Sino-Indian border, Antony tells troops


February 18th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rangapahar (Nagaland), Feb 18 (IANS) Concerned over China's military modernisation and infrastructure build-up along the border, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday asked the army to be vigilant and keep a watchful eye ... Read more...

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Navy illegally occupying land in Goa, says Congress MP


January 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 26 (IANS) The Indian Navy is illegally occupying land in Goa even 50 years after the state was liberated from more than 450 years of Portuguese rule, a Congress MP ... Read more...

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