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70 injured in clashes in front of US embassy in Egypt (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 13 (IANS) At least 70 people were injured Thursday in clashes in front of the US embassy in the Egyptian capital, the health ministry said.Among the injured ... Read more...

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Chinese president, Canadian PM discuss strategic ties


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, Sep 9 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in this Russian city Sunday to discuss the development of strategic partnership between their two countries.The ... Read more...

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Democrats to continue long-term strategic partnership with India


September 5th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indicating the bipartisan support that US-India ties enjoy, Democrats have now vowed to "continue to invest in a long-term strategic partnership with India to support ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan to combat terror, cooperate on Afghanistan (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, an energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to a strategic partnership and agreed to intensify counter-terror cooperation ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan upgrade ties, sign four pacts


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Tajikistan, the energy-rich Central Asian nation, Monday decided to upgrade their ties to the level of strategic partnership and signed four ... Read more...

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India must consolidate engagement with CELAC (Comment)


August 17th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
On Aug 7, Chile's Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno, on an official visit to India, had a wider agenda than his ministry's brief. He was in Delhi representing the recently formed Community ... Read more...

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US seeks stronger military ties with India


August 15th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Taking the US military-to-military relationship with India to the next level is a big focus of US Pacific Command (PACOM) as it builds stronger alliances and ... Read more...

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Putin lauds India’s global role, seeks new vistas of cooperation


August 14th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Lauding India's rising stature on the global stage on its 66th Independence Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday hoped for the "opening of new ... Read more...

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India, Thailand review FTA talks, push trilateral highway


August 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Thailand Friday reviewed the progress in their negotiations for a free trade treaty and decided to step up work on landmark connectivity projects ... Read more...

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India’s first Globemaster airlifter takes shape (With image)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Long Beach (California), Aug 1 (IANS) The first of ten C-17 Globemaster III heavy airlifters being built by Boeing for India underwent a major production step with a ceremony at ... Read more...

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India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover (News Analysis)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set ... Read more...

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US defends rant against outsourcing jobs to India


July 28th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 28 (IANS) The US sees no contradiction in President Barack Obama's election year rhetoric against outsourcing of jobs to India and its efforts to forge a stronger ... Read more...

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No reversal of tide of economic reform in India: Nirupama Rao


July 27th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Asserting that the 'India Story' is definitely not over, Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has assured American businees that there is no question of the tide of ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Japan, meet Suzuki officials (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 and is expected to meet Suzuki Motor's top executives on the automobile major's plans ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Japan July 22-27


July 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 following an invitation from Tokyo.Modi's visit will "further strengthen the ties between Gujarat and ... Read more...

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India concerned over rising tensions in South China Sea


July 17th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 17 (IANS) India was concerned with rising tensions in the South China Sea and attaches great importance to ensuring safety and security of sea lanes and freedom of ... Read more...

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South African speaker toasts Mandela-Gandhi spirit


July 10th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) When freedom icon Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, he was asked which country he would like to visit first. And he said ... Read more...

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Vietnam, Britain hold strategic dialogue


July 6th, 2012 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 6 (IANS) Vietnam and Britain Thursday held their strategic dialogue here, focusing on cooperation in defence, and tackling organised crime and terrorism.Vietnamese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen ... Read more...

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India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has said shared economic, diplomatic and security goals have brought the two nations and their peoples closer than ever.The recently concluded ... Read more...

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Chiness wind turbine firm ties up with Reliance


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Zhongshan (China), July 2 (IANS) Chiness wind turbine manufacturer Ming Yang Wind Power Group Monday said it has entered into agreements with Reliance Capital and Reliance Power to co-develop a ... Read more...

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India, South Korea to enhance n-energy, space cooperation


June 29th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Seeking to upgrade their bilateral ties, India and South Korea Thursday decided to step up cooperation in the areas of civil nuclear energy and space, ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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US keen on New Silk Road for trade, commerce


June 19th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, June 19 (IANS) The US expects better trade and economic ties between India and the Central and Southeast Asia by developing a New Silk Road, an American official ... Read more...

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China seeks strategic partnership with Myanmar


June 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 13 (IANS) China wants to strengthen its strategic partnership with Myanmar, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said Wednesday.Li was speaking to visiting Myanmar Foreign Minister U Wunna Maung Lwin ... Read more...

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US exempts India from Iran oil sanctions (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) A day before India-US strategic dialogue here, the US has exempted India and six other nations from its tough Iran oil sanctions for significantly reducing their ... Read more...

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DCNS, Pipavav to address India’s naval needs


June 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The French defence major DCNS and India's integrated defence company Pipavav plan to enter into a strategic partnership to construct strategic assets, including modern warships for ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways buys stake in Virgin Australia


June 7th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 7 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced it has acquired a 4.99 percent equity stake in Virgin Australia Holdings.Etihad ... Read more...

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Russia warns US on Georgia support


June 7th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has warned the US over the latter's support to Georgia in its efforts to spread propaganda.The US administration does not fully appreciate the ... Read more...

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India-US discuss range of defence issues ahead of strategic dialogue (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The entire gamut of the India-US strategic partnership was discussed here Tuesday at visiting US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta's meetings with Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary Panetta arrives in New Delhi


June 5th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta arrived here Tuesday on a two-day visit during which the two countries will discuss a range of issues relating ... Read more...

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India seeks more talks with US on Afghan withdrawal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing New Delhi's concern that extremist elements would gain ground once Western forces pull out of Afghanistan, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for greater ... Read more...

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Afghan house ratifies strategic pact with US


May 26th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 26 (IANS) Wolesi Jirga, the lower house of the Afghan parliament, Saturday ratified a strategic partnership agreement signed by President Hamid Karzai and his US counterpart Barack ... Read more...

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Obama to meet Karzai in Chicago


May 18th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai during a NATO summit in Chicago Sunday, a White House official said."Obviously it is ... Read more...

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India, US commit to Afghanistan’s future


May 8th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and US Tuesday committed themselves to assist Afghanistan on a "peaceful and prosperous" future and in ensuring that its capacities are built to ... Read more...

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