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Krishna’s stable Pakistan message encouraging: Daily


September 8th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) India's desire to see a stable and peaceful Pakistan is "encouraging", said a Pakistani daily which observed that Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's message is ... Read more...

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PM silent on foreign policy, Pakistan


August 15th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) In a marked departure from his Independence Day speeches in the past, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday did not say a word about the ... Read more...

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‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

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UAE committed to strengthen global counter-terrorism strategy


July 1st, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reiterated its commitment to the implementation of all four pillars of the UN global counter-terrorism strategy.It has called on ... Read more...

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India seeks to nail Pakistan on 26/11 with Hamza’s confession (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday sought to corner Pakistan over the Mumbai terror strike, saying the recently-arrested 26/11 suspect Abu Jindal Hamza's confession proved the involvement of ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan not to be selective on terror (Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday asked Pakistan to shed its "selective" approach to terror and join hands in eliminating the scourge from the region. The statement comes ... Read more...

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Border issues discussed with Myanmar: PM


May 30th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Tuesday that detailed discussions on border issues had been held with Myanmar during his three-day visit ... Read more...

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India, UAE to work together to counter piracy


May 18th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will work together to counter maritime piracy in the Gulf of Aden, for which the two sides will ... Read more...

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Rhino poaching on rise in South Africa


May 9th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 9 (IANS) As many as 210 rhinos have been poached in South Africa since the beginning of this year despite mounting efforts to stop the scourge, the ... Read more...

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Gogoi backs central anti-terror agency


May 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday supported the proposal to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but emphasised that the central government must ... Read more...

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Akhilesh assures all help for NIA hub in UP


April 24th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday assured National Investigation Agency chief S.C. Sinha all help in setting up a hub in the state capital.Noting the ... Read more...

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70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive


April 13th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 13 (IANS) About 70,000 newborns in Nigeria are HIV positive, a top government official of the west African nation has revealed.Director-General of the National Agency for the Control ... Read more...

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Cuba develops mathematical models to fight dengue


March 24th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 24 (IANS) Cuba has developed mathematical models to help fight dengue, a media report said Friday.Experts from Havana's Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute developed the models.Spearheaded by young ... Read more...

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Pakistani woman hurls acid at man


March 12th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned -- a young woman in Pakistan's Punjab province threw acid at a former suitor after he began ignoring ... Read more...

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Fight injustice, says Oscar-winning Pakistani


March 11th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Oscar-winning Pakistani documentary maker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy wants Pakistanis "to do their bit for fighting injustice".Obaid-Chinoy, who made "Saving Face", said it was heartening to see so ... Read more...

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India, Italy to clear air on fishermen’s killing


February 28th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to "clear the air" over two Indian fishermen being killed by the crew of an Italian ship but maintained that ... Read more...

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India calls for global effort in fight against pirates (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) With incidents of piracy on the rise in the Indian Ocean region, India Monday stressed the need for an international cooperative effort to contain the ... Read more...

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Fight against piracy needs global effort: India


February 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) With incidents of piracy on the rise in the Indian Ocean region, India Monday stressed the need for an international cooperative effort to contain the ... Read more...

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Indian firm joins Nigeria’s polio battle (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Feb 23 (IANS) An Indian vaccine maker will now help fight polio in Nigeria, one of the three countries in the world where the crippling disease is still prevalent.India's ... Read more...

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‘Illegal assets must be recovered from the corrupt’


February 17th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Calling on the investigative agencies to "realise the fallout of corruption and tighten their belts" against the scourge, senior government officials Friday said the fight ... Read more...

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Fight child sexual exploitation: Banderas


February 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actor and producer Antonio Banderas wants everyone to join the fight against child sexual exploitation, something that, he said, affects not only underdeveloped ... Read more...

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Governor laments rising militancy in Meghalaya


January 26th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 26 (IANS) Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday regretted that militancy was rising in Meghalaya as the scenic state celebrated Republic Day amid a shutdown called by a rebel group.After ... Read more...

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When civilistations clashed over search for syphilis cure


January 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The clash of civilisations through the canons of Eastern and Western medicines and historical ties between the Occident and China play out in a powerful ... Read more...

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India pitches for global strategy to fight piracy


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) India Monday pitched for a collective global strategy and a joint naval task force to fight the scourge of piracy, that could also include other powers ... Read more...

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No regrets about dropping Yeddyuprappa: Advani


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Wednesday said he did not regret that the party had taken action against former Karnataka chief minister ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM asks militants to shun violence


October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked militants to shun violence and work for the progress of the country.The prime minister's statement came at ... Read more...

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Goa speaker wants crack-down on illegal mining


October 7th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsingh Rane, who has sought "time" to read an explosive Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report of the assembly, which has pegged Goa's mining ... Read more...

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India plays a critical role in US strategy: Blake


September 29th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) With the centre of geopolitics moving toward Asia, India plays a critical role in US strategy, says a US official suggesting anti-piracy efforts could spur three-way ... Read more...

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India-led UN body urges zero-tolerance towards terrorism


September 29th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 29 (IANS) The United Nations committee entrusted with helping countries tackle terrorism has voiced concern at the close connection between terrorists and transnational organized crime, including the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistani army major in railway theft’


September 14th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The involvement of a Pakistan Army major in the theft of copper worth millions from a railway wagon has come as "a great shock", said a ... Read more...

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US denounces Delhi bomb blast


September 8th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) The US Wednesday denounced the bomb blast in the Indian capital as a "cowardly attack" and said it stood with India in confronting the global challenge ... Read more...

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Delhi blast a heinous attack: Sarkozy


September 7th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Terming Wednesday's blast in Delhi a "heinous terrorist attack", French President Nicolas Sarkozy said France is on India's side in fighting the "barbaric scourge" ... Read more...

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India not to succumb to terrorism: PM


September 7th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) India will "never succumb to the pressure of terrorism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday after a bomb blast at the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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Pakistan, China working closely to fight terror: Minister


September 5th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Pakistan and China have a mechanism in place for intelligence sharing and are working closely to stamp out the scourge of terrorism, visiting Pakistani Information Minister ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s speech in Lok Sabha during debate on corruption


August 25th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's speech in the Lok Sabha Thursdasy during the debate on corruption: Hon. Speaker Madam, I am ... Read more...

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