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‘Declare Oct 2 as the National Volunteering Day’


September 21st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Ten eminent personalities came together here Thursday to give their support and start the next big step in volunteerism in India by signing a petition ... Read more...

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FIFA support India for U-17 and 2022 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) On a day when India slumped to its worst ever rankings, world body FIFA Wednesday extended support to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to ... Read more...

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Unprecedented scenes as India lift Nehru Cup


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium saw unprecedented scenes as India overcame African giants Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout here Sunday to lift the Nehru Cup ... Read more...

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Crowds finally turn up for Nehru Cup final


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) It took a final clash between a full strength Cameroon and India for football fans to throng the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Fans have chosen ... Read more...

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UN support: India to seek Pacific island nations’ support


August 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) As New Delhi renews its bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, India is looking to deepen its relations with the 16-nation ... Read more...

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Nothing will detract from NSG’s clean waiver to India: France


July 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Days after India hinted that it may not buy nuclear reactors from countries which did not sell it enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology, France Tuesday ... Read more...

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India one of the most preferred economies for FDI: Survey


June 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) is set to increase in India in the coming years as, despite some regulatory issues, low business cost coupled with high ... Read more...

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Nokia’s Chennai unit crosses 500 million-mark in handset-production


May 5th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Mobile handsets manufacturer Nokia Thursday said its manufacturing plant in Chennai has crossed production of 500 million handsets thus reaching a milestone for the company's ... Read more...

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KKR relying on Yusuf Pathan to beat Rajasthan Royals


April 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Apr 15 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir is confident of winning of the next match against Rajasthan Royals in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ... Read more...

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China, Russia support India’s UNSC ‘aspirations’ (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) China and Russia Thursday joined fellow leaders of the five fastest growing economic powers in calling for comprehensive UN reforms and supported the "aspirations" ... Read more...

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China, Russia support India’s UNSC bid


April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) China and Russia Thursday joined fellow leaders of the five fastest growing economic powers in calling for comprehensive UN reforms and supported the bids ... Read more...

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General Dynamics to deliver Hawk trainer support to HAL


February 8th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The British arm of General Dynamics Tuesday signed its first contract in India for delivering maintenance solutions and new approaches to sharing its intellectual property with Hindustan Aeronautics ... Read more...

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New combat aircraft will turn India into global giant: US expert


January 27th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) India's acquisition of 126 new medium multi-role combat aircraft will play an essential role in India's transformation from a regional power to a global giant, ... Read more...

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India welcomes US support for membership in Nuclear Suppliers Group


November 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Monday said India welcomes the decision by the United States to lift controls on export of high technology items ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s statement at press conference with Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The statement of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the joint press conference with visiting US President Barack Obama Monday:I am delighted to welcome President Obama on ... Read more...

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US eases control on high tech exports to India


November 8th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The United States Monday decided to relax its export controls of high-tech equipment to India, particularly in the defence and scientific areas, while agreeing to ... Read more...

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Non-permanent UNSC seat a step forward: Krishna (Lead)


October 13th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday attributed the country's winning a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council to the "overwhelming support" it enjoyed in the global ... Read more...

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CWG weightlifting: Dey and Rao add a silver and bronze to the kitty (RoundUp)


October 4th, 2010 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Enjoying a huge home support, India's men and women weightlifters won a silver and bronze each on the opening day of competitions in the 2010 ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland, UN brainstorm on urban heritage


September 9th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A two-day conference to identify areas of partnership between India and Switzerland for heritage-based sustainable urban development began at the India International Centre here Thursday. The conference, a ... Read more...

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Britain, France support India’s bid for permanent UNSC membership


June 27th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitToronto, Jun 27 (ANI): India's bid for permanent membership of the UN Security Council received a boost after Britain and France voiced their support.British premier David Cameron and French ... Read more...

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Sanitation now on national agenda in India, says UNICEF representative


April 13th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): Lizette Burgers, the Chief of Water and Environmental Sanitation of UNICEF has said India is heading towards achieving Millennium Development Goal in sanitation as it has put ... Read more...

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With Obama support, India to push harder for Headley access


April 12th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 12 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama backing India's request for access to David Coleman Headley, India's National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon will push for direct access ... Read more...

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How India fumbled on home ground at Bombay World Cup? (Fifth of the series on Hockey World Cup)


February 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand PhilarFifth World Cup - Bombay, India (Dec 29, 1981-Jan 12, 1982)World Cup came to India a year after they won the gold medal at the boycott-ridden 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. ... Read more...

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Advani blames Nehru for ‘festering sores’ of Kashmir, terrorism


February 15th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has blamed the foreign policy of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for the "festering sores" of terrorism ... 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 assistance to Afghanistan ideal: Gates (Lead)


January 20th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Terming as "ideal" India's assistance in rebuilding Afghanistan, visiting US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates Wednesday urged New Delhi and Islamabad to be transparent about their ... Read more...

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Terrorists could provoke India-Pakistan war: US


January 20th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Asking India and Pakistan to be transparent about their assistance to Afghanistan, visiting US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates Wednesday said that the terrorists operating in ... Read more...

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Muslim scholars support India’s fight against terror


August 16th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Religious scholars and political experts from several Muslim and Arab countries Sunday endorsed India's fight against terrorism as they participated in a seminar held at the Taj hotel, ... Read more...

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PIL seeks ban on participation of children in dahi handi competitions


July 30th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 30 (ANI): A public Interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking a ban on participation of minors in dahi handis, a popular way of celebrating ... Read more...

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Maximise India-US partnership, Congressional panel told


February 27th, 2009 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Leading South Asia experts and lawmakers alike have suggested that building on the India-US civil nuclear deal the two nations should maximise their strategic partnership to enhance the ... Read more...

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French delegation meets Delhi lt-governor


January 28th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A nine-member French delegation on a visit to India to study the Indian administrative system Wednesday met Delhi's Lt-Governor Tejendra Khanna at the Raj Niwas here. Secretary ... Read more...

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Britain rejects Pakistani state’s link to Mumbai, focuses on LeT (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Britain Tuesday asked Pakistan to take on Laskhar-e-Taiba, the suspected architect of the Mumbai carnage, "frontally and politically" but differed with India's view on the complicity of ... Read more...

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Pakistan may abstain, not vote against Indian safeguards agreement (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer and Pranay Sharma Vienna/New Delhi, July 31 (IANS)India feels Pakistan might abstain even if it does not vote against the Indian safeguards agreement that comes up for approval by the ... Read more...

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G-8 nations support India over Indo-US nuclear deal, ready to help meet its energy needs


July 9th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sopporo, July 9 (ANI): The Group of eight nations supported India over the Indo-US nuclear deal and said in a statement released at the end of the G-8 summit here that ... Read more...

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India to host Commonwealth Championship


July 6th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a major boost to basketball in the country , the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) declared that India will host the first Commonwealth Basketball Championship in July ... Read more...

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