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‘India-China border peaceful due to sincere efforts’


July 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former army chief Gen (retd) J.J. Singh Tuesday said a peaceful India-China border is an outcome of sincere efforts and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh President, PM congratulate Pranab (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh President M. Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on his election as India's president and hoped bilateral relations ... Read more...

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Dlamini-Zuma: AU’s first woman boss wears victory lightly (Profile)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 16 (IANS) Sporting maroon headgear and an embroidered traditional African kitenge (gown), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the African Union's first woman executive head and an anti-apartheid icon, wears her ... Read more...

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UN urges Sudan, South Sudan to resolve issues


January 30th, 2012 - 5:45 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Jan 30 (IANS) The United Nations has urged Sudan and its new neighbour South Sudan to resolve all outstanding issues threatening peace and security between them, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Tripura varsity confers honorary doctorate on Hasina


January 12th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate of Tripura University on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina."I am extremely grateful to the university ... Read more...

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Manmohan seeks expansion of UN Security Council


September 24th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday called for making the UN "stronger and more effective" with revitalisation of the General Assembly and reforms and expansion ... Read more...

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Teesta, access issue will be solved: Chidambaram


September 21st, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the unresolved Teesta river water sharing and the issue of access to India across Bangladesh will be solved ... Read more...

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BJP targets Rahul in Lokpal debate


August 27th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi was the target of opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha Saturday during the debate on the ... Read more...

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Sushma praises PM, slams Congress


August 27th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) While lashing out at the Congress, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Saturday lavished praise on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.The prime minister exhibited ... Read more...

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Gilani’s Independence Day speech lacked substance: daily


August 16th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's Independence Day speech "lacked substance" and it betrayed "a scandalous apathy" to the problems Pakistan faces, said a Pakistani daily.The ... Read more...

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Akali Dal wants PM to intervene in Bhullar case


May 29th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday sought "direct and immediate intervention" of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to save the life of Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, a ... Read more...

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US ambassador congratulates India


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Sunday congratulated India on its cricket World Cup victory over Sri Lanka and said he was proud ... Read more...

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Roemer congratulates India on World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has congratualted the Indian cricket team on its World Cup victory against Sri Lanka on Saturday.In a statement released ... Read more...

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US bats for India-Pakistan cricket diplomacy


April 1st, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 1 (IANS) The United States has welcomed Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani's "promising" cricket diplomacy during Wednesday's Cricket World ... Read more...

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The forgotten heroines of India from crypts of history (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 8th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) History has been biased towards women. Some have been put on pedestals and some brushed to the margins of forgetfulness - slipping off the collective ... Read more...

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Time for dialogue to resolve Kashmir problem: Hurriyat


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The time had come for a meaningful dialogue to resolve the Kashmir problem, and people from the valley need to come forward to initiate the process, the moderate ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict has a message of coexistence: Jamia VC


October 1st, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The "underlying message" in the Ayodhya verdict is that of coexistence, because India's Muslims and Hindus have to live together and it is time for ... Read more...

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Talks with Pakistan: PM says only time wiill tell (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan On Board Air India One, June 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said time alone will tell what would be the outcome of the revived dialogue with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Preparatory meetings from July for Obama’s India visit


June 29th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan On Board Air India One, June 29 (IANS) US National Security Advisor James L. Jones is visiting India next month to start the preparatory work for President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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When Manmohan Singh speaks, people listen: Obama (Lead)


June 28th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Toronto, June 28 (IANS) Praising the statesmanship of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the rise of India, US President Barack Obama Sunday said he was "looking forward" and ... Read more...

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Expand South Asia intra-regional trade, investment flows: Manmohan Singh


April 28th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr 28 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said intra-regional trade flows have grown, while transport and telecommunication links have expanded over the years between South ... Read more...

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Ex-Chief Of The Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller, Dies


April 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The ex-head of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller, passed away on Tuesday after being plagued by cancer and other health crises.Mankiller’s first experience of ... Read more...

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Can’t guarantee against 26/11 repeat: Pakistan


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Holding that Pakistan itself was a victim of "Mumbai-like attacks", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said Friday Islamabad could not guarantee there wouldn't be "any more terrorist ... Read more...

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India ‘impatient’ for Pakistan to dismantle terror network: Antony


January 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India Thursday said that it will remain "impatient" till Pakistan dismantles the terror infrastructure on its soil, adding it should also act against the perpetrators of the ... Read more...

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India ready for ‘any eventuality’ in case of another 26/11: Krishna


January 21st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the US warned Pakistan of the limits to India's patience in the event of another Mumbai-like attack, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said ... Read more...

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US lauds India’s patience on terror, assistance to Afghanistan (Roundup)


January 20th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In their first engagement at the ministerial level between their defence administrations since the Obama administration assumed office, the US Wednesday lauded India's patience after the ... Read more...

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India’s patience on terror not unlimited: Robert Gates


January 20th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Appreciating India's restraint after the brazen Mumbai attacks in 2008, visiting US Defence Secretary Robert Gates Wednesday said it is "not reasonable" to think that New ... Read more...

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Business community mourns Basu’s demise (Lead)


January 17th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal's business community paid rich tributes to veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu Sunday, recalling his contribution to the state. "Not only in Delhi, Mumbai or Kolkata, Jyoti ... Read more...

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Chirac memoir admits admiration for old foe Thatcher


November 4th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov.4 (ANI): Former French president Jacques Chirac has expressed a grudging admiration for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher despite their bitter clashes over Europe. Though the memoir is critical of ... Read more...

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BJP sees US hand in India-Pakistan joint statement


August 1st, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday accused the government of agreeing to the India-Pakistan joint statement under international pressure, especially from the US. "We see a strong possibility ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM again lauds Manmohan’s ‘vision and leadership’


July 31st, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) For the second time in as many days, Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday lauded the "vision and leadership" of his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh even ... Read more...

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Manmohan can change India-Pakistan strategic equation: Pakistani editorial


July 31st, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh can change the sub-continental strategic equation if politicians in both countries "care to listen to him", a leading English daily said Friday ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM lauds Manmohan’s ’statesmanship’ (Lead)


July 30th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has lauded the "statesmanship" of his Indian counterpart, terming Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament on subcontinental ties a "bold ... Read more...

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Gilani praises Manmohan Singh’s ‘bold vision of peace’


July 30th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has lauded his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh after positive remarks by the Indian premier in parliament on the peace process with ... Read more...

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Manmohan praises Vajpayee’s ‘political courage’


July 29th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday paid fulsome tribute to his predecessor Atal Bihari's Vajpayee's vision, saying "he took a decision of political courage to visit Lahore ... Read more...

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