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China to loan $10 bn to SCO nations


June 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China has pledged a $10 billion loan to support economic development in the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).A two-day meeting of the heads ... Read more...

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Zardari talks Afghanistan with Krishna


June 7th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday briefly discussed Afghanistan when Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

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Differences with India minor, says China


June 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China said Thursday the differences with India were minor and would not be allowed to disturb the working relationship between the two countries.The affirmation came at ... Read more...

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Putin proposes anti-terror centre in SCO


June 7th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday proposed establishing an anti-terrorism centre within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).Speaking at a SCO meeting, Putin said all SCO member ... Read more...

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India ups SCO sales pitch


June 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India Thursday pitched for a "larger and more constructive role" in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member and underlined that the grouping ... Read more...

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Putin to hold talks with Ahmadinejad


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week prior to an international round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme, a ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia pitch for Afghan stability; back dialogue on Syria (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) Building upon an understanding at the BRICS summit in New Delhi nearly a fortnight ago, India, Russia and China Friday called for continued international engagement to ... Read more...

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Ghosal enters pre-quarters of Punj Lloyd Squash


December 13th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) India's Saurav Ghosal played the short game to his advantage to beat Julian Illingworth of the US 12-10, 11-4, 11-2 in the opening round of ... Read more...

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Chinese PM to visit Russia


November 6th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao will visit Russia Nov 6-8, the Chinese foreign ministry said.Wen will attend a prime ministerial meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation ... Read more...

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India receives combat management systems for Scorpene submarines


June 6th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) French shipbuilder DCNS has delivered two highly sophisticated combat management systems for the first two Scorpene submarines being built in India. The system forms the ... Read more...

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China, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan hold anti-terror drills


May 8th, 2011 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have conducted a joint anti-terror exercise in northwest China.Code-named Tianshan-II (2011), the exercise saw law enforcement and security personnel from the ... Read more...

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India lauds SCO’s role in regional security


November 27th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India has reiterated its commitment to the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and lauded the emergence of the intergovernmental military alliance as a dynamic regional grouping. ... 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...

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Shinde to represent India at SCO summit


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India is set to boost its strategic and economic ties with the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) when Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde goes to Dushanbe, ... Read more...

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Five-nation firing drill in Kazakhstan


September 18th, 2010 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Troops from five countries that make up the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) - China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan - took part in a firing drill in Kazakhstan. This ... Read more...

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Iran skips Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit


June 11th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Tashkent, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has rejected the invitation to attend the the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit beginning here Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose country ... Read more...

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Think tank calls on India to revise Afghan strategy


June 9th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi,June 9 (ANI-Business Wire India): The India Research Group, a think-tank of Indian policy professionals, released comprehensive recommendations today to revise India's strategy in Afghanistan.The report - "India's strategy ... Read more...

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Holbrooke cancel Pak visit as Zardari, Qureshi not in town


June 8th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 8 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office on Tuesday confirmed that U.S. Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, would not be visiting Islamabad for talks with the Pakistani leadership.Holbrooke ... Read more...

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Jai Bhagwan in quarterfinals of Commonwealth boxing


March 13th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Indian boxer Jai Bhagwan thrashed Botswana's Oratile Segokgo 16-0 to reach the 60 kg quarterfinals, while Balwinder Beniwal went down 5-14 to Richarno Colin of Mauritius in ... Read more...

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Saurav, Dipika in mixed doubles final of Chennia Open squash


March 10th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Third-seeded Saurav Ghosal and Dipika Palikal kept their composure to beat Alan Clyne and Frania Gillen of Scotland 9-11, 11-6, 11-8 in 48 minutes to enter the mixed ... Read more...

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Barca eight points clear, Filipe Luis injured


January 24th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 24 (DPA) Barcelona confirmed their status as the best football team in the world with another high-quality display, thrashing lowly Valladolid 3-0 away. The latest rout Saturday stretches their lead atop ... Read more...

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Pakistan says talks with India essential to solve issues


June 18th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 18 (ANI): Pakistan has said on Thursday that in order to solve issues between New Delhi and Islamabad it is necessary for the both countries to restart the stalled ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ‘nests of terrorism’ reason for Afghan crisis: Medvedev


June 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said that without the destruction of "nests of terrorism" in Pakistan it is impossible to find a solution to the insurgency ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet Zardari in Russia today


June 16th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorYekaterinburg, June 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will meet Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit build here today.This ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in Yekaterinburg city


June 15th, 2009 - 11:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen Kapoor Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has arrived here in the Yekaterinburg city of Russia on a three-day visit to attend two multilateral summits-BRIC ... Read more...

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Act against terror, Manmohan to tell Zardari


June 15th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Yekaterinberg (Russia), June 15 (IANS) India will convey a clear message to Pakistan to take credible action against terrorism when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Russia


June 15th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh,left Monday for Russia on a three-day visit to attend two multilateral summits.In his first trip abroad during the second term, ... Read more...

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PM to leave for Russia summits on Monday


June 14th, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will leave for Russia on a three-day visit on Monday during which he is scheduled to attend two multilateral summits.This ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to leave for BRIC, SCO summits tomorrow


June 14th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will travel to Yekatarinberg, Russia, on Monday for a three-day visit during which he will attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ... Read more...

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Pak Army run SCO denies hand behind Mumbai attack


March 3rd, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.3 (ANI): The Pakistan government controlled Special Communication Organisation (SCO) has denied involvement in the Mumbai terror attacks. A statement issued by SCO said that it has no connection with the ... Read more...

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Mumbai attacks inspired value of unity: Amjad Ali Khan


February 10th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks that shocked the entire nation last year also inspired the "value of togetherness" among Indians, sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan said here Tuesday."What ... Read more...

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