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India, Sri Lanka to double trade to $10 bn by 2015


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 3 (IANS) India and Sri Lanka have set a target to double bilateral trade to $10 billion by 2015, India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Friday."We ... Read more...

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Lock up spies but release fishermen, says Pakistani daily


June 30th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) Spies should be locked up but Pakistan and India must think about how "we treat those fishermen unwary or unlucky enough to cross the invisible line", ... Read more...

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China open over cooperation with US in Africa


June 15th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) The Chinese government Friday said it has an open attitude towards holding discussion with the US over cooperation in Africa, Xinhua reported."China and the United ... Read more...

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N-weapons proliferation a big problem: Hillary


May 7th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Calling nuclear-armed Iran a principal threat to the world, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday said proliferation of nuclear weapons is one of the biggest ... Read more...

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China, US vow stable military ties


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 2 (IANS) China and the US Wednesday pledged to maintain "healthy and stable bilateral military relations".Frequent high-level visits between the two sides have promoted a cooperative partnership of ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s MFN status to India is win-win for both


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Pakistan's Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India will help businesses on both sides to cut transaction costs sharply even as more direct trade will ... Read more...

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Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

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Cuba says it’s ready for dialogue with US


September 27th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Sep 27 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is ready to begin a "respectful" political dialogue with the US without preconditions, a senior foreign ministry official said in an interview published Monday."Cuba reaffirms ... Read more...

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SBI to expand foreign operations


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, plans to open new branches and offices in almost 10 countries, including China, Britain and South ... Read more...

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China says it’s a major contributor to anti-terror


August 25th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China said Thursday it has contributed greatly to the global fight against terrorism and urged the international community to fully respect its domestic concerns.Foreign Ministry spokesman ... Read more...

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New NSG guidelines not end of the road for India: Rao


July 3rd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The tightening of regulations by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) for export of sensitive technologies was "not end of the road", with major countries committing ... Read more...

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Act on Krittika case, Clinton told


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should act on the case of an Indian diplomat's daughter who is suing New York city for a whopping $1.5 ... Read more...

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U.S. and Saudi Arabia reach initial Open Skies Agreement


April 19th, 2011 - 1:31 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The United States Department of State on Monday announced that the U.S. and Saudi Arabia reached an initial Open Skies Agreement."The Agreement, which will be applied on the basis ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s reciprocity helped peace moves: Pillai (Interview)


April 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai says talks with Pakistan were revived and progressed after Islamabad promised cooperation on counter-terror measures, including fast-tracking the prosecution of ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes India-Pakistan agreement


March 29th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday welcomed the India-Pakistan agreement on sending teams to speed up the trial in the Mumbai 2008 terror attacks and expressed hope that ... Read more...

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Cong welcomes outcome of India-Pak Home Secy talks


March 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): Congress Party has welcomed the outcome of the India-Pakistan Home Secretary-level talks, which concluded here on Tuesday."We hope that the judicial commission will definitely help in solving ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share information on 26/11 terror attack, Samjhauta train blast


March 29th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India and Pakistan have agreed to exchanged progress reports on the probes into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and the Samjhauta train blast respectively during the Home ... Read more...

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Twitter elite tweet the most


March 29th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Just 20,000 "elite users" put out most tweets though there are over 200 million registered accounts, a study has found.The Telegraph reported Tuesday that 50 percent ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to set up ‘hotline’


March 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India and Pakistan have agreed to set up a "hotline" to share information about militants.In a joint statement issued after the two-day India-Pakistan Home Secretary level talks, ... Read more...

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Text of India, Pakistan joint statement


March 29th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Following is the text of the joint statement issued after two days of talks between Home Secretary G.K. Pillai and his Pakistani counterpart Qamar Zaman:The ... Read more...

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Grant more banking licenses, but have strict regime: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's Economic Survey 2010-11, tabled by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Friday, recommended more banking licences but added that strict regulations must be ... Read more...

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‘Fringe: The Doomsday Device’ Consists Of A Captivating Twist In The Imminent Episode


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
‘Fringe’ is an American TV series anchored in science fiction and has been conceptualized by J. J. Abrams, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman. The series concentrates on a ‘Fringe section’ ... Read more...

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China, US agree to reduce “miscalculation” risk between two armed forces


January 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 11 (ANI): China and the United States have reportedly agreed to jointly reduce the risk of "miscalculation" between the two powerful armed forces.China had suspended military contacts twice following ... Read more...

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Google now restricts Facebook access to Gmail contacts


November 6th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS) Google has restricted social networking site Facebook from grabbing information about its users' contacts in Gmail, the search engine giant's email service, a media report said.Until ... Read more...

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Increasing divergences bog down Indo-US strategic partnership (Comment)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar In an era where even a strategic partnership between India and China is theoretically possible, the unrelenting emphasis on India's strategic relationship with the US often seems a ... Read more...

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Create environment for India’s progress, PM tells envoys


August 27th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday asked India's top diplomats to aim to create a conducive external environment that would fuel the country's progress. Addressing the heads of ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks must continue: Manmohan Singh


August 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday accusing Pakistani establishment of sanctioning attacks on Indians in Afghanistan, said despite all issues dialogue with Pakistan is the ... Read more...

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India sought a peaceful, tranquil international environment: Manmohan Singh


August 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Friday said India sought a peaceful and tranquil international environment as well as very good relations with all nations, ... Read more...

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Pakistan uses Kashmir peace conference for anti-India tirade


July 30th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan is using a so-called peace conference here to drum up support for internationalising the Kashmir issue with calls to India to enter into "result-oriented ... Read more...

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Haqqani calls for result-oriented India-Pak dialogue over Kashmir


July 30th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has urged India to enter into result-oriented talks with Islamabad for resolution of the Kashmir conflict."For us the most important thing is ... Read more...

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Hong Kong worried about rising illegal Pak migrants


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): Hong Kong Immigration Department Assistant Director Corrado Chow has expressed concern over the rising trend of illegal immigrants from Pakistan."There may be some 10, 000 illegal immigrants of ... Read more...

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Punishment drives cooperation in large groups


May 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Coordinated punishment leads to increased cooperation in large groups, suggests a new American research.The study, conducted by UCLA anthropology professor Robert Boyd and his colleagues from the ... Read more...

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Free market, religions fostered fairplay in society: Study


March 22nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 22 (IANS) Free market and religions have played a huge role in the evolution of trust, fair-play and respect for others in human societies, says a new Canadian study. Anthropologist Joe ... Read more...

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India, Finland sign MoU on information exchange


January 19th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19(ANI): India and Finland signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here on Tuesday to promote cooperation and exchange of information relating to the Information Security Sector between the two ... Read more...

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