promoting peace

US to sell Apache helicopters to Indonesia


September 21st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced the sale of eight Apache helicopters to Indonesia."Today, I'm announcing that the Obama administration has informed Congress of ... Read more...

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Germany, a pillar to curb Iranian nuke programme: Israel


September 10th, 2012 - 3:28 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 10 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak Sunday praised Germany for playing a key role in international efforts to halt Iran's controversial nuclear programme."We, in Israel, all know ... Read more...

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Just imagine if Gandhi had Twitter and internet: T&T; minister


August 16th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 16 (IANS) "What would have happened if Gandhi had today's new technology like internet, Skype, Twitter, email and facebook to challenge the British Raj," a Trinidad and Tobago ... Read more...

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Ashanthi’s peace song official number for motorbike journey


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan hip hop artist Ashanthi's new single "Let's give peace a chance" is the official song of the De Paix Yatra, a motorbike journey in ... Read more...

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India key ally in fight against terror: US congressman


August 1st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) Appreciating India's efforts at fighting terrorism and promoting peace in Afghanistan, US Senator Dana Rohrabacher Wednesday said India is America's key ally in ... Read more...

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India inducts third indigenous stealth frigate (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Adding teeth to its surface combatants fleet, India Saturday commissioned INS Sahyadri, the third of its indigenously designed and built warships which will enhance the ... Read more...

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President focuses on cooperation in South Asia


March 12th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government has pursued a policy of achieving socio-economic development and national security by promoting peace and regional cooperation in South Asia, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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Music, adventure and more at Gulmarg Winter Festival


February 28th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The scenic locales of Gulmarg are set to resonate with the sound of music, excitement of adventure sports, movies and parties, thanks to the upcoming ... Read more...

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Buddha relevant in modern world: Dalai Lama


November 27th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Buddhism has a special role to play in the modern world because unlike many other religious traditions, Buddhism uniquely propounds the concept of independence which ... Read more...

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UAE backs Pakistan for UNSC seat


October 20th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) The UAE will back Pakistan's candidature for a non-permanent seat of the UN Security Council, the UAE's envoy here has said.UAE Ambassador to Pakistan Essa ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks support for UNSC seat


September 28th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has sought support from the global community for her country's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security ... Read more...

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Minorities feel they are being targeted: PM


September 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The minority communities often feel they are being unfairly targeted in the "aftermath of unfortunate incidents", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said, inaugurating the ... Read more...

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PM urges agencies to shun bias in terror strike probes


September 10th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday that law must take its own course but it was imperative that investigating agencies remained free of bias ... Read more...

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SAFF to pay tribute to Bangladesh’s Tareque Masud


September 1st, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's noted independent filmmaker Tareque Masud will be paid a tribute at the South Asian Film Festival (SAFF), starting here Sep 15.Masud, who won the international ... Read more...

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Shammi Kapoor to be honoured at South Asia Film Festival


August 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) Legendary actor Shammi Kapoor will be honoured with a tribute at the South Asia Film Festival (SAFF), which opens in Goa Sep 15, the organisers said ... Read more...

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Highlights of India, Pakistan joint statement


July 27th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Highlights of the joint statement issued following a meeting between Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna and visiting Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar:* Terrorism: ... Read more...

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Respect widows’ rights: UN chief


June 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the world community to respect widows' rights, Xinhua reported Friday.Speaking on occasion of the first-ever International Widows' Day, ... Read more...

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Volunteers for Peace and Harmony programme launched


June 10th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) In order to create a network of good samaritans across the country, the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) has launched a Volunteers for Peace ... Read more...

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Boeing purchase will sustain 23,000 US jobs: Envoy


June 7th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Hailing India's decision to buy 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft at $4.1 billion, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Tuesday said the sale would boost strategic ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks founder Assange honoured


May 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been awarded a gold medal by the Sydney Peace Foundation in recognition of his "exceptional courage in pursuit of human rights", ... Read more...

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Meet on media’s role in promoting human rights


April 28th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A two-day conference on the role of media in promoting human rights got underway in the capital Thursday, with participation of media organisations from ... Read more...

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Five Russian journalists set free by Libyan rebels


April 9th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All five Russian journalists abducted Friday by Libyan rebels have been released, Komsomolskaya Pravda and the NTV news channel said on their websites.Two reporters from ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

In Karachi, Indian delegation calls for ending cross-border mistrust


March 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar. 20 (ANI): An Indian delegation participating in a seminar organized by the Institute of Business and Technology (BIZTEK) here, has called on the governments of India and Pakistan to take ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Pak composite dialogue on March 28-29 in Delhi


March 4th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 28 in New Delhi.The Pakistan Foreign Office said in a statement: "Pakistan-India Interior/Home Secretaries Level Talks will be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Pak composite dialogue to resume from March 21 in New Delhi


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan and India will resume the composite dialogue process from March 21 in New Delhi to normalise their bilateral relations.In a response to a question regarding the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Peace concert promoting brotherhood between India , Pakistan enthralls Delhi


February 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi. Feb 14(ANI): 'Aman Ki Asha' a musical concert, promoting peace and brotherhood between India and Pakistan enthralled a large number of spectators here on Sunday.Bollywood singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan ... Read more...

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Pak assures support to Afghan Govt’s reconciliation efforts with Taliban


January 6th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Nawabzada Malik Amad Khan has assured Pakistan's full support to the Afghan Government's reconciliation efforts with the Taliban to ensure lasting peace ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gehlot slams BJP for fuelling unrest over Gujjar reservation row


December 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec 26 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for fuelling the simmering unrest in the region over providing reservation to Gujjars ... Read more...

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Manipur hosts Catholic Mission Congress 2010


December 20th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec.20 (ANI): The first ever Manipur Catholic Mission Congress was held here recently with people from all the districts participating in it.Over 4000 people, belonging to different communities, gathered at the ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi get 2010 Grand Prix of Peace and Sports award


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Ranvir Nayar Paris, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani doubles partner Aisam ul Haq Qureshi have been awarded the 2010 Grand Prix of Peace & Sports ... Read more...

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Pak seeking full membership status in SCO “as soon as possible”


November 26th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dushanbe, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistan has expressed its desire to upgrade its status as a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) "as soon as possible"."Development is high on Pakistan's priorities. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

JUI-F chief Fazl ’shocked’ at ‘friend’ Burney’s terror-allegiance’ allegations


November 24th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 24 (ANI): Responding to former Pakistan minister Ansar Burney's call for banning the entry of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Chief Maulana Fazl -ur-Rehman in the United Kingdom, the latter has said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Don’t worry about growing Indo-US ties, say Pakistani experts


November 8th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to India and the growing relationship between New Delhi and Washington should not worry Pakistan, experts here said.Analysts and former diplomats told ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Good India-China ties favour peace in Asia: Chinese leader


November 1st, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Dispelling the impression of rivalry with India, a senior leader of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Monday said "good-neighbourly" relations between them were not only beneficial ... Read more...

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