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India fails to check human rights violations: Human Rights Watch


January 24th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Custodial killings, police abuse including torture, and failure to implement policies aimed at protecting vulnerable communities marred India's record in 2011, according to the ... Read more...

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India to scale up ties with democratic Myanmar


January 18th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Amid the democratic transition in Myanmar, Foreign Minister U. Wunna Maung Lwin comes to India next week, a visit expected to boost economic and ... Read more...

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Myanmar central to India’s ‘look east’ policy: Patil


July 27th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Noting that India and Myanmar share deep civilisational bonds of friendship and goodwill, President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said the two countries can make contributions to regional ... Read more...

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India a terrific example for Africa: Togo PM (Interview)


March 18th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Togo's Prime Minister Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo says Africa is increasingly looking at India as a knowledge power and believes Indian enterprises should scale up investment ... Read more...

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India has 74,000 newspapers, Uttar Pradesh leads


July 28th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Bucking the global recessionary trends in the media, India, the world's most populous democracy, boasts of 74,000 newspapers - with Uttar Pradesh leading the rest of the ... Read more...

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US media sees stability and better India-US ties in poll verdict


May 17th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 17 (IANS) The US media greeted the return of the Congress-led coalition in India as heralding stability in the world's most populous nation and a vindication of ... Read more...

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Congress Party wins India elections 2009


May 16th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
India’s ruling Congress party (INC) has won more than 191 of the 543 parliamentary seats up for grab in the 2009 India elections, beating out the main opposition bloc led by ... Read more...

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Election 2009: Numbers game sans big issues


May 15th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Varun Gandhi's hate speech, BJP's attack on Manmohan Singh as "a weak prime minister" and the hitback by the Congress, shoe-throwing by a journalist ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton gets senate panel nod


January 15th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The Senate foreign relations committee has endorsed the nomination of Hillary Clinton as the next US Secretary of State. The vote was 16-1.The full Senate still must confirm ... Read more...

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We will build on our partnership with India: Hillary Clinton


January 14th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Describing the Mumbai terror attacks as a new challenge for American diplomacy, Hillary Clinton has vowed to build on economic and political partnership with India, "a nation with ... Read more...

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Christian families in Orissa being forced to abandon their faith


October 13th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.13 (ANI): India, the worlds most populous democracy and officially a secular nation, is today haunted by a stark assault on one of its fundamental freedoms. In Orissa, which ... Read more...

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Germany sees India as a strategic partner


May 6th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
By Manik Mehta Frankfurt, May 6 (IANS) After decades of indifference, Germany is now looking at India as a strategic partner not only in Asia but also on the global stage, as reflected ... Read more...

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Canada PM for stronger trade ties with India


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
Toronto (Canada), Apr.22 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has outlined the initiatives his government has undertaken to improve trade ties with India, an emerging economic superpower and the worlds most ... Read more...

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