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Raise FDI limit to boost defence trade: US think tank


July 18th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) A US think tank has suggested that India should raise the limit of foreign direct investment from 26 percent to over 50 percent in order to ... Read more...

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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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‘US has enormous stake in India’s emergence as a global power’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Saying that US has enormous stake in India's emergence as a global power, President Barack Obama's top adviser on international economic issues has voiced US ... Read more...

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G8 summit opens in US


May 19th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The summit of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialized nations opened Friday in Maryland, US.The two-day summit groups together leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, ... Read more...

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Omar lashes out at separatists’ ‘hooliganism’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, usually known for his soft words for the separatists, Thursday lashed out at them, accusing them of indulging in ... Read more...

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Expert calls for ‘responsible design’


December 11th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With increasing commodisation, it has become necessary for businesses to think of an entire product eco-system instead of a product alone, says an expert.This is ... Read more...

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Rahul calls upon youth to change political system


November 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The youth should join politics to change the system and fight corruption, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said here Monday while exhorting the young ... Read more...

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Indian must reduce dependence on agriculture: Australian study


October 24th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 24 (IANS) India needs to improve farm productivity drastically to meet the food needs of the rising population, an Australian Treasury analysis has warned while saying that India ... Read more...

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India needs to deal with corruption: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that India needs to deal with the malice of corruption and improve governance in Asia's third-largest economy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poetry relevant even today, says daughter


February 6th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Be it "Mujhse pehli si mohabbat" or "Hum dekhenge", the works of Pakistan's Faiz Ahmed Faiz - a leading Urdu poet of the 20th century ... Read more...

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Al-Jazeera exposed ‘Palestine Papers’ has made Israel-Palestine peace pact harder: US


January 25th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.25 (ANI): The US State Department acknowledged Monday that the "Palestine Papers," released by Al-Jazeera, has complicated American efforts to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.But it said it wouldn't ... Read more...

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Pakistan “epicentre of terrorism” in the world, re-iterates Admiral Mullen [Part-1]


January 13th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Pakistan is the "epicenter of terrorism in the world" right now, and the coalition forces fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan cannot win the war without eliminating the 'safe ... Read more...

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Pakistan is ‘epicentre’ of global terrorism: US


January 13th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Calling Pakistan as the "epicentre" of global terrorism, a top US military official has said that America can't succeed in Afghanistan unless terrorist safe havens ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy begins 48-hour hunger strike


December 21st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Vijaywada, Dec 21 (ANI): Following Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu, former Kadapa MP Y S Jaganmohan Reddy on Tuesday launched his 48-hour 'Lakshya Deeksha', hunger-strike for farmers.Jagan, who also celebrated ... Read more...

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Enoch Thompson Would Face More Political Challenges In Season 2


December 6th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Boardwalk Empire", the popular HBO television period drama came to an end on Sunday night, after its 12th Episode. "A Return to Normalcy", as the episode ... Read more...

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Buy a book, win a Nano


October 9th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) What is the easiest way to own a Nano, the Rs.1 lakh family car that is meant to change the dynamics of Indian roads?Grab a copy ... Read more...

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Omar for political solution as Kashmir reels under curfew (Roundup)


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday said a political solution, not jobs, was needed to solve the Kashmir problem as curfew continued in the tense valley with sporadic clashes ... Read more...

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Advani era over, hands reins to Sushma Swaraj (Second Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) An era came to an end in Indian politics when veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday paved way for the elevation of Sushma ... Read more...

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Advani hands over reins to Sushma Swaraj (Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday handed over the baton of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha to Sushma Swaraj and assumed ... Read more...

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Advani to pass on baton to become BJP’s mentor


December 18th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Heralding a generational change in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), veteran leader L.K. Advani is set to relinquish his post as the leader of opposition ... Read more...

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SP keen on giving Congress ‘constructive support’ (Lead)


May 17th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Making evident its eagerness to be part of the next government, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Sunday extended "constructive support" to the Congress that has emerged the ... Read more...

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For political comedians, Obama is not a ’subject’


May 7th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) Few would have noticed the Great Presidential Comedy Drought but American political satirists have quietened down after George W. Bush passed the baton to Barack Obama, ... Read more...

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World concern at Nepal upheaval, India says crisis is internal


May 4th, 2009 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) The first reactions from the outside world to the upheaval in Nepal following the resignation of Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda started to come in with ... Read more...

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Zardari says Governors rule was only option after Sharif brothers declared war


February 27th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 27 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has claimed that he imposed governors rule in Punjab because he was left with no other constitutional alternative after the Sharif brothers ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh sends message of encouragement to Congress


February 8th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh sent a message to the Congress'' conclave of district and block presidents at New Delhi on Sunday, encouraging his party men ... Read more...

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Dhaka ready to give India transit facilities (Lead)


February 4th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 4 (IANS) Five days ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee's visit here, Bangladesh Wednesday said it was ready to provide transit facilities to India, a move that would ... Read more...

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Pak Army chief aware of political challenges: Admiral Mullen


August 30th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): Chairman, US Joint Chiefs of staff, Admiral Mike Mullen has said that there is recognition in Washington and in Pakistan that the current political process is pretty ... Read more...

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African summit urged to work for Zimbabwe solution (Lead)


June 30th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt), June 30 (DPA) Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe faced his critics at the African Union summit Monday and came under pressure from the UN and African leaders to negotiate a ... Read more...

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Musharraf as civilian President left with vastly reduced powers


November 29th, 2007 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 29 (ANI): A day after resigning as Army Chief, Pervez Musharraf took oath as a civilian President on Thursday, leaving him with vastly reduced powers and left Washington with a ... Read more...

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Nawaz will not be allowed to return before polls: Musharraf


November 14th, 2007 - 2:52 am ICT by admin
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