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Belgium calls for early signing of India-EU free trade pact


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Belgium Friday made a strong pitch for an early conclusion of the free trade agreement between India and European Union (EU), saying it would significantly ... Read more...

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Pakistan calls off Sir Creek talks with India


May 10th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan has called off a meeting with India to discuss their Sir Creek maritime boundary dispute, an official said here Thursday. Pakistan seems keen ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan plan Siachen, Sir Creek talks


April 11th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Building upon discussions during President Asif Ali Zardari's Sunday visit to New Delhi, India and Pakistan are looking to step up the dialogue process ... Read more...

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Amid flux, India to get Maldives situation update (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the political flux continuing in the Maldives, India is gearing up to hear two contrasting views on the situation in the the Indian ... Read more...

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Krishna to talk to Maldivian foreign minister


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Nearly two months after a sudden transfer of power in the Indian Ocean atoll nation, Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdul Samad Abdulla arrived here Monday on ... Read more...

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US, Russia missile shield deal in two years


March 29th, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama hopes to reach a compromised agreement with Russia on the American missile defence system in Europe next year or in ... Read more...

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Activists urge India to vote against Sri Lanka


March 19th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A group of Indian activists has urged the government to vote in Geneva in favour of a US-backed resolution attacking Sri Lanka over "war crimes"."While ... Read more...

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Coalition, Afghan forces making “tangible progress” against the Taliban: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that the international coalition and its Afghan partners have made "tangible progress" against the Taliban in Afghanistan over the past six months."We've ... Read more...

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Insurgents still enjoy safe havens in Pakistan: Pentagon


April 30th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Even as it reported "tangible progress" in the Afghanistan war, Pentagon has warned that the insurgents still enjoyed a crucial lifeline through safe havens in neighbouring ... Read more...

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26/11: India asks Pakistan for time-bound justice (Lead)


November 25th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A day before the second anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack, India Thursday conveyed to Pakistan regret at the lack of "substantial progress" in the 26/11 ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan for time-bound justice for 26/11


November 25th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) A day before the second anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks, India Thursday regretted lack of "substantial progress" in the 26/11 probe and pressed Pakistan for a ... Read more...

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9/11 memorial museum to handle 5 mn visitors


August 11th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) A cavernous subterranean museum being built here to revive the memories of the World Trade Center is expected to attract five million visitors a year, said ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan need to defeat terrorism together: Qureshi


June 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan and India need to get together to defeat terrorism, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Saturday, describing terror as the "common enemy" of both countries. "We ... Read more...

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Will move against 26/11 terrorists with full force: Pakistan


June 26th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday assured India that it will move with "full force" against terrorists behind the 26/11 Mumbai carnage and asked New Delhi to join hands to defeat ... Read more...

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Jordan, Syria blast plan to demolish Jerusalem homes


June 25th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Amman, June 24 (DPA) Jordan's King Abdullah II concluded a brief visit to Syria Thursday, during which he joined Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in condemning an Israeli local planning committee's approval of ... Read more...

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Time running out for Nepal, warns UN


May 14th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) With less than a fortnight left for Nepal's parliament to be dissolved and the major parties still unable to agree on the future course of action, ... Read more...

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UNMIN’s term extended by four months


May 13th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, May 13 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has extended the mandate of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN) by four more months.With the latest extension, the UNMIN will ... Read more...

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US budget cut to hurt efforts to defeat extremists in Af-Pak: Kerry


April 26th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman, John Kerry, has said that a four billion dollar cut in the US international affairs budget will have a negative impact on the ... Read more...

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Kashmir to top Pak agenda at talks with India at all levels: Kaira


February 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.11 (ANI): Even as Islamabad has accepted India's offer to hold foreign secretary level talks, the Pakistani leadership is still crooning the 'Kashmir' tune.Interacting with media persons during a press conference, ... Read more...

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Study shows brain waves can ‘write’ on a computer


December 7th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): In a revolutionary study, neuroscientists at the Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville, Fla., have demonstrated how brain waves can be used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer ... Read more...

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Researchers take first steps towards mind-machine interface


December 7th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Neuroscientists have taken the first few steps towards a mind-machine interface, says a new study. For instance, researchers have shown how brain waves can be used to type ... Read more...

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NSA Narayanan meets US counterpart Gen. Jones in Washington


October 31st, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Sngh's Washington visit in November, National Security Adviser M K Narayanan met with his US counterpart General James Jones here to discuss ... Read more...

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Neo-literate women, voluntary teachers meet President Patil


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): A group of more than one hundred neo-literate women and voluntary teachers from 26 States and Union Territories met President Pratibha Patil at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. ... Read more...

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India concerned about lack of progress in Nepal’s peace process


July 9th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India Thursday voiced concern at the floundering peace process in Nepal that has jeopardised the framing of its constitution and reiterated its commitment to support the Himalayan ... Read more...

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Infrastructure investment target difficult to meet: Economic Survey


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Owing to a shortage of long-term finance, it is difficult to achieve the investment target set for the infrastructure sector for the 11th Five-Year Plan period, India's ... Read more...

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Jordan urges enhanced EU, US roles for Mideast peace


February 16th, 2009 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 15 (DPA) King Abdullah II of Jordan Sunday urged the European Union (EU) and the US to work to reinvigorate peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.The monarch's calls, made ... Read more...

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Tibetan Government-in-Exile to strive for progress during talks with China


July 1st, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, July 1 (ANI): The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has instructed the envoys to make every effort to bring about tangible progress to alleviate the difficult situation for Tibetans ... Read more...

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Still enough time for Mideast deal: Rice


June 25th, 2008 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
DPA Berlin, June 25 (DPA) US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that she believed there was still enough time for Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to reach a framework deal for peace ... Read more...

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Bush looking to resolve dispute over missile defence


March 30th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by admin
By Mike McCarthy Washington, March 30 (DPA) President George W. Bush departs Monday on a four-nation European tour, including the NATO summit in Romania, before heading to Russia for critical missile-defence talks with ... Read more...

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LoC recognition could be beginning of end for Pak’s long nightmare


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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