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UN chief slams `hateful film’, calls for calm


September 14th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 14 (IANS) Calling for calm and restraint at the time of rising tensions, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned as "hateful" the anti-Islam that triggered anti-American ... Read more...

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Ayatollah Khamenei blames US, Israel for anti-Islam movie


September 14th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 14 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the US and Israel for the production of an anti-Islam movie that insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.In ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over abductions in Syria


August 7th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 7 (IANS) The Iranian foreign ministry Tuesday summoned the Swiss charge d'affaires in the country to protest the abduction of Iranian pilgrims in Syria, Press TV reported.The Swiss ... Read more...

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Science Express-Biodiversity Special flagged off


June 5th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) To spread awareness about the biodiversity of the country, the Ministry of Environment and Forests along with the Department of Science and Technology Tuesday launched ... Read more...

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Switzerland says it is ‘not tax haven’


February 16th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Switzerland Thursday dismissed as "uncorroborated" the estimates about the amount of wealth hidden by Indians in foreign banks, days after the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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A robot which moves on a ball


January 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Rezero, a robot that moves on a ball, was unveiled here Wednesday.Crafted by a team of Swiss engineers and designers, the ballbot follows people around ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks more time to appear before commission (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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Ijaz seeks time to appear before memo commission (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Monday sought more time to appear before a three-member judicial commission probing ... Read more...

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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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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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Vocational training for 1 mn Indians with Swiss help


November 7th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Switzerland will help the Indian government and corporate sector run a joint programme to provide vocational training to one million Indians by 2022, the Swiss ... Read more...

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Iran demands apology from US


October 31st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 31 (IANS) Iran has demanded an official apology from the US over a recent accusation that said Tehran plotted to kill the Saudi Arabian envoy to Washington, Press ... 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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Iran summons Swiss diplomat over US assassination charge


October 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 12 (IANS) Iran's foreign ministry summoned Swiss charge d'affaires Wednesday to protest Washington's accusation over Iran's alleged plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States, the ... Read more...

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Iran approves release of U.S. citizens convicted of spying


September 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran's Judiciary on Wednesday approved the release on bail of two U.S. citizens who were sentenced last month for espionage and illegal entry, state-run media reported. Their release ... Read more...

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Two injured in blasts at embassies in Rome (Fourth Lead)


December 24th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Police searched embassies and consular offices in Rome after two people were injured in separate parcel bomb blasts Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean missions in the Italian ... Read more...

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Two injured in bomb explosions in Rome (Second Lead)


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 23 (IANS/AKI) A pair of bombs exploded Thursday at the Swiss and Chilean embassies in Rome injuring two people. Another bomb was found at the Ukrainian embassy.Nobody immediately claimed responsibility ... Read more...

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Bangalore to get Indo-Swiss science promotion unit


October 5th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Extending their cooperation in the field of science and technology, India and Switzerland will establish a science promotion section at the Swiss Consulate General in Bangalore, an ... Read more...

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Iranian clerics call for slaying of Quran burners


September 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Sep 14(ANI): Two Iranian clerics have said that anyone desecrating the Quran must be killed.American pastor Terry Jones had earlier threatened to burn copies of the Quran on the ninth anniversary ... Read more...

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‘Abducted’ Iranian nuke scientist visits Pak embassy asking for quick return to Tehran


July 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 13 (ANI): In a dramatic development, an Iranian nuclear scientist claimed by Tehran to have been abducted by the United States, has sought refuge in the Pakistan embassy in Washington.Shahram ... Read more...

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Iran blames CIA for its nuclear scientist’s abduction


July 5th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): Iran has lodged a written complaint alleging that the CIA had abducted one of its nuclear scientists, Shahram Amiri amidst international mystery over the fate of the man. ... 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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Swiss national found dead in Himachal


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 22 (IANS) The body of a Swiss national was found from a house in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, police said Tuesday. The body of Martin Karl, a Swiss national, was found ... Read more...

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Pearl Academy’s fashion show with Swiss Embassy


October 31st, 2009 - 2:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
In order to celebrate 60 years of the Indo-Swiss friendship treaty, Pearl Academy of Fashion along with the Switzerland Embassy held a fashion show –INTERMEZZO 2009 at the embassy of Switzerland, New ... Read more...

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Switzerland urges Libya to release Swiss nationals


September 3rd, 2009 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Sep 3 (Xinhua) The Swiss government has called on Libya to honour pledges it made in an accord with Switzerland and allow two detained Swiss nationals to leave the country, the ... Read more...

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Swiss astronaut and satellite scientist inspire Bangalore kids


August 14th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) They came, spoke, won hearts and inspired many to follow in their footsteps. Swiss astronaut Claude Nicollier and manager of Switzerland's satellite project SwissCube Muriel Noca jointly interacted ... Read more...

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US urges Iran to grant access to three Americans


August 11th, 2009 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (DPA) The US urged Iran Monday to provide access to three Americans arrested more than a week ago after allegedly crossing into the country from Iraq. State Department deputy spokesman ... Read more...

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US contacted Khamenei before Iran’s ‘disputed’ presidential election


June 24th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): The Obama Administration sent a letter to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calling for an improvement in relations, prior to the June 12 disputed presidential elections, ... Read more...

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Swiss national sent to judicial remand in Himachal Pradesh


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court Thursday sent a Swiss national to 12 days of judicial remand for possession of opium."A court sent Swiss national Andre Moll to judicial remand ... Read more...

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Protesters ask Obama to stop Pakistan’s threat against India


January 21st, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Amidst all the jubilation surrounding Barack Obama's inauguration, there were some protesters too, with one group asking the new president to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons and ... Read more...

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Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist to seek asylum in Switzerland


January 19th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Jan.19 (ANI): The Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at U.S. President George W. Bush during the latter''s surprise visit to Baghdad last month,will seek political asylum in Switzerland, his Geneva-based ... Read more...

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Students protestors in Tehran burn pictures of Obama, Mubarak


January 14th, 2009 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 14 (DPA) Islamist students in Tehran Tuesday staged a protest in front of the Swiss embassy, shouting slogans in solidarity with Palestine and burning pictures of US president-elect Barack Obama ... Read more...

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