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Iran blames CIA for Iranian nuclear official’s killing


January 16th, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Iran has accused US intelligence agency CIA of being involved in the assassination of Iranian nuclear official.In a protest letter to the US government, the Iranian ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland to cooperate in local governance


December 12th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Switzerland signed an agreement on Monday to increase their cooperation for strengthening local governance.The agreement aims at "establishing projects to encourage transference of ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over US drone incident


December 9th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 9 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry has summoned the Swiss ambassador to Tehran, who represents US interests in Iran, to protest the "violation" of its airspace by a ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland ink deal for energy efficiency


November 10th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed an agreement to cooperate in the development of energy-efficient buildings through the use of advanced Swiss technologies.Philippe Welti, Swiss ambassador ... Read more...

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Swiss ambassador to visit Maharashtra villages


October 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Oct 17 (IANS) Swiss Ambassador Philippe Welti will visit villages in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district Tuesday and exchange views on adapting to climate change, an official statement said here.Welti will ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata gets Swiss Ambassador’s award


October 17th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has been honoured with the Swiss Ambassador's award for "exceptional leadership" and his contribution to strengthening bilateral ties between India ... Read more...

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UAE seeks to open itself to the world for education, modernisation


June 6th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates is keen to open up to the world and share ideas and experiences with advanced nations to benefit from their educational ... Read more...

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Iran begins trial of Amricans held for spying


February 6th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) The trial of the three Americans held in Iran for spying began Sunday in an Iranian court.The details of the proceedings were not known, but according to local ... Read more...

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Did PM mislead parliament on accounts abroad, asks BJP


January 15th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to clarify if he had mislead parliament after the Supreme Court "indicted" the government for ... Read more...

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India yet to send request for secret bank data: Swiss Ambassador


October 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Switzerland government has not received any request from the Indian government for sharing the names of tax evaders who have stashed away their illicit money in Swiss ... 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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Iran issues diplomatic note for ‘US abducted’ nuke scientist


June 11th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Iran has issued a diplomatic note to the Swiss Embassy in Tehran regarding its missing nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who it alleges has been abducted by the U.S. ... Read more...

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Swiss envoy summoned over US ‘abduction’ of Iranian scientist


June 9th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 9 (IANS) Iran has summoned the Swiss ambassador to express objection to the abduction of an Iranian scientist allegedly by US intelligence agencies and called for his immediate release, a ... Read more...

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US calls on Iran to release American hikers


October 31st, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, OCt 31 (DPA) The US called on Iran Friday to immediately release three Americans who were arrested in July after they wandered into Iran while hiking in Iraq. Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd ... Read more...

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We can share details of tax evaders: Swiss vice president


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India and Switzerland will soon start negotiations to enlarge the scope of their bilateral double taxation treaty to allow sharing of details of bank accounts of ... Read more...

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US calls on Iran to transparently resolve election dispute


June 18th, 2009 - 4:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (DPA) The US urged Iran Wednesday to transparently resolve the dispute over its presidential election, which has sparked days of massive protests and international criticism. US State Department spokesman ... Read more...

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After Bollywood, Switzerland woos India’s regional cinema


April 19th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Switzerland is pitching for regional Indian cinema, riding on the fad among Bollywood filmmakers to use its Alpine setting as backdrop for their dream ... Read more...

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Switzerland also wants to woo Indian budget traveller


April 17th, 2009 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Switzerland sees no let up in the inflow of Indian tourists to the European country and hopes to attract even budget tourists in the coming season with ... Read more...

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UAE plans strategic food reserves(Gulf Business Capsule)


April 24th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, April 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is working on a national strategy to build substantial food reserves to cope with rising food prices across the world. As part of ... Read more...

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