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Ties with major powers to help India tackle China: Saran (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's burgeoning ties with major powers like the US and Russia hold the key to how effectively New Delhi manages the "China challenge" in the ... Read more...

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‘Strong ties with US, Russia key to handle China’


August 29th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former ... Read more...

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Saran questions Mulford’s notion on US influence in India


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Former US envoy to India David Mulford had an "exaggerated notion" about the extent of American influence in this country, especially in the context of ... Read more...

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List of the Padma awardees


January 25th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The following is the list of 128 Padma awardees approved by President Pratibha Patil on the eve of the Republic Day Tuesday. Padma Vibhushan 01.Kapila VatsyayanArt-Administration and Promotion 02.Homai ... Read more...

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Shashi Kapoor, Shyam Saran among 31 for Padma Bhushan


January 25th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Eminent composer Khayyam, veteran actors Shashi Kapoor and Waheeda Rehman, noted social workers Rajashree Birla and Shobhana Ranade, banker Chanda Kochhar, and former foreign secretary Shyam Saran ... Read more...

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India’s life-saving gift gathers dust in Nepal


November 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 9 (IANS) A gift from the Indian government that cost NRS 149 crore and could have saved thousands of lives in Nepal has been gathering dust for two ... Read more...

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BJP supports central government on its efforts to solve Nepal crisis


August 14th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Saturday extended its full support and cooperation to the central government, in its attempts to end the political stalemate in Nepal. ... Read more...

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PM’s Special Envoy meets Nepalese leaders to end political impasse


August 5th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister's Special Envoy to Nepal, Shyam Saran, met political leaders of Nepal in Kathmandu on Thursday.The purpose of his meeting was to help end the ... Read more...

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India not interfering, Shyam Saran tells Nepal Maoists


August 5th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy to Nepal Shyam Saran began his whirlwind consultations Thursday by first holding talks with the top leaders ... Read more...

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Maoists await Shyam Saran visit with mixed feelings


August 4th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) Nepal's biggest party, the Maoists, Wednesday said they were awaiting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy, Shyam Saran, with mixed feelings because they regarded ... Read more...

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Ex-foreign secretary Shyam Saran to join Wipro board


June 18th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Former foreign secretary and the prime minister's envoy on climate change Shyam Saran will July 1 join the board of global software major Wipro Ltd as an independent ... Read more...

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Poll panel chief meets one of independent India’s first voters


June 12th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla Saturday met Shyam Saran, who is believed to be among the first voters in independent India's first general elections, in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran joins Centre for Policy Research


May 11th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Shyam Saran, the prime minister's former envoy on climate change, Tuesday said he has joined the Centre for Policy Research, a Delhi-based think tank. Saran, who was India's ... Read more...

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SAARC: 25 years of existence but little to show


April 28th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu/New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) On Dec 8, 1985, when the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) bloc was formed, the seven countries in the region that traditionally ... Read more...

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I will be chief climate change negotiator: Jairam Ramesh


April 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A month after Shyam Saran, India's key negotiator on climate change demitted office, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said he will be leading the country's climate change ... Read more...

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India to examine its NPT options ahead of nuclear summit


March 21st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to the US to attend the Nuclear Security Summit, a two-day conference will start here Monday to debate India's ... Read more...

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Climate was right so I left, says Shyam Saran


March 20th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Shyam Saran, who was the prime minister's special envoy on climate change, Saturday declined to speak on the controversial subject of his resignation, quipping that the "climate ... Read more...

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India to pressurise developed nations on carbon emission cuts: Shyam Saran


March 20th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): The Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has said India would pressurise developed nations to commit on carbon emission cuts."We bring about as much ... Read more...

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Jairam admits to differences with Saran (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday admitted to differences with Shyam Saran, who quit as the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change who has resigned. "It's basically (about) ... Read more...

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Bureaucracy cannot dictate policy: Jairam Ramesh on Shyam Saran


February 24th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The tussle between Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh and Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change Shyam Saran which has led to Saran's resignation came out in ... Read more...

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New age, tweet-up diplomacy (Capital Buzz)


February 21st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) This is instant diplomacy in the twitter age. When Bahrain's Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa met Indian Minister of State for ... Read more...

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BJP seeks explanation from Govt. over Shyam Saran’s resignation


February 20th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday sought explanation from the Government on the reasons that led to the resignation of the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change, ... Read more...

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Did Saran quit over difference with Ramesh? (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Shyam Saran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on climate change, may have quit the government job Friday, despite his expected elevation to minister rank, because ... Read more...

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PMO permits Saran to demit office in March


February 19th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19(ANI): Prime Minister's office (PMO) on Friday evening permitted the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, to demit office with effect from March 14.Saran also ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran to quit as PM’s special envoy (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Shyam Saran, prime minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on climate change, Friday announced his decision to quit the job. The decision took many by surprise as ... Read more...

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PM’s aide on climate change Saran to quit


February 19th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 19(ANI): The Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has reportedly put in his papers, and is expected to quit on March 14.Saran was considered ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran to quit as PM’s special envoy


February 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran Friday announced his decision to quit as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's special envoy on climate change. "This is not something new. ... Read more...

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India concerned about nexus between covert proliferation and terrorism


February 6th, 2010 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb. 6 (ANI): Prime Minister's special envoy on climate change Shyam Saran has said that India is deeply worried about the potential nexus between clandestine proliferation and terrorism.Addressing the historic summit ... Read more...

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IPL takes centrestage at Jaipur Lit Fest (Lead, superseding earlier story and correcting name of speaker)


January 24th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The controversy over the IPL took centrestage at the Jaipur Literature Festival with Shyam Saran, former foreign secretary and Prime Minister's special envoy, asserting that "playing of cricket ... Read more...

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Saran for adaptive measures to meet consequences of global warming


January 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (NAI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Special Envoy for Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has said there is a need for introduction of adaptive measures to deal with the ... Read more...

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Shiv Shankar Menon next NSA?


January 15th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS)Former foreign secretary Shiv Shankar Menon is emerging as the frontrunner for the post of National Security Advisor (NSA) with the government planning a new role for ... Read more...

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BASIC group vindicated by watered down Copenhagen climate change deal


December 19th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen (Denmark), Dec.18-19 (ANI): With world leaders at the Copenhagen climate conference reportedly agreeing to a last-minute deal to combat global warming, but conceding that the watered-down accord has ... Read more...

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BRIC favours Kyoto Protocol to remain effective post Copenhagen: India


December 19th, 2009 - 2:24 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen, Dec.18 (ANI): India on Friday said that BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) favours remaining in the parameters of the UN framework convention on the climate change and ... Read more...

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World leaders wait as negotiators bicker


December 18th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Leaders from 130 countries around the world were forced to wait it out Friday as negotiations to draft a political declaration at the Copenhagen climate ... Read more...

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India will be a deal maker, not a deal breaker at Copenhagen: Saran


December 3rd, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): Rejecting speculations that developing countries like India could play spoil sport and would be a "deal breaker" at next week's Copenhagen Climate summit,Prime Minister Manmohan Singh' special ... Read more...

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