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Don’t give up on India: Bush team officials


September 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Two former Bush administration officials have made a forceful plea to US policymakers not to give up on India amid its "political dysfunction and slowing economic ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India-EU free trade deal by end 2012: German envoy


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany expects India to conclude its free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union by the end of 2012, despite the economic gloom the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in World |

India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Afghan security forces must be sustainable: NATO


January 19th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) NATO has said that Afghanistan's security forces must be "sustainable" in terms of financial demands and its size for security needs and its evaluating these factors."We ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India spent $7 bn on army procurements since 2007


December 21st, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India spent a total of Rs.34,517 crore (nearly $7 billion) on army procurements in the four years since 2007, the parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepali president meets visiting Chinese leader


November 8th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 7 (IANS) Nepali President Ram Baran Yadav met visiting Chinese leader Liu Qi in Kathmandu Monday.Yadav said the Nepali government firmly adheres to One-China policy and will not ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian markets slip on profit booking, negative global cues (Weekly market review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian equities market closed on a sombre note for the week with a benchmark index shedding 1.74 percent as traders booked profits and eyed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese, Russian PMs pledge closer cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 11 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and visiting Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin during talks held at the Great Hall of the People here pledged Tuesday to make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saab sets up Indian subsidiary


September 29th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Swedish defence firm Saab AB will Oct 1 launch its Indian subsidiary, Saab India Technologies Private Limited, to conduct research in defence, aviation and internal ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China, Britain to strengthen strategic relation


September 17th, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) China and Britain have agreed to strengthen their strategic relationship, a government statement said.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang met former British prime minister Gordon Brown ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ex-RAW official, who disrobed in court, suffering from paranoia


February 28th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A former employee of India's spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), who created a stir in the Delhi High Court last month when she partially stripped ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Food inflation falls to nine-week low of 11.05 percent (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to a nine-week low of 11.05 percent for the week ended Feb 5 as prices of essential items like pulses and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India asks China for early resolution of stapled visa issue


December 21st, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Days after Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit here, Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Tuesday said India wanted an early resolution to the issue of stapled visas for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinese leader meets PM, calls for mutual understanding (Second Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit here in December, senior Chinese Communist Party leader Zhou Yongkang Monday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and conveyed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China’s development no threat to India, Chinese leader says (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Taking note of "controversial issues" in bilateral ties, a senior member of the Communist Party of China Monday urged India to handle the relationship from "a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India should focus on comprehensive defence capability build-up: Air Chief


October 15th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik, on Friday said India should focus on integrated and comprehensive defence capability build-up and not merely ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zillow Plans To Go Public


September 17th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zillow is an online real estate database and the company has announced making a profit for the first time and reported having 12.5 million unique visitors ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India asks Sri Lanka to find political solution


September 2nd, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo/New Delhi, Sept 2 (IANS) India Thursday asked Sri Lanka to look beyond the resettlement of war-displaced Tamils and start a political process that would meet the needs and aspirations of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IAF’s surveillance radars ‘inadequate, obsolete’: MPs’ panel


April 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) In a damning indictment, a parliamentary panel said Thursday the surveillance radars of the Indian Air Force (IAF) were not only inadequate but were also obsolete and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wage hike dips BEL net 61 percent in fourth quarter


April 27th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) State-run Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) posted a net profit of Rs.216 crore for the fourth quarter (January-March) of the 2009-10 fiscal-a 61 percent decline from Rs.559 crore over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Task force set up for conservation of jumbos


February 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The government Friday set up a task force headed by a Delhi University professor for effective conservation and management of elephants, both of the wild and captive ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Worst is over on food inflation: PM (Lead)


February 6th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government's war against rising prices had only met with limited success, but assured the worst was over on containing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Future-minded people make better decisions for their health


December 24th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): People with a long-term perspective are more likely to make positive decisions about their health, whether it's how much they drink, what to eat, reveals a new study.During ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UNFCCC, Kyoto Protocol must be strengthened, says Wen


December 18th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 18 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Friday the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and its Kyoto Protocol reflected a broad consensus among all parties and, therefore, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India takes a long term view of its relations with China, says Nirupama Rao


October 18th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said that India takes a long-term perspective of its relations with China and efforts are being made to narrow down differences and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UTV signs deal with Anurag Kashyap


October 15th, 2009 - 12:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
UTV today announced an exclusive association with Anurag Kashyap, for the next 3 years. As a part of the deal signed, Anurag Kashyap will be directing 4 to 5 movies produced ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UTV signs nine-film deal with Anurag Kashyap


October 14th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) UTV, one of the Bollywood's major production house, has signed a nine film deal with Bollywood director Anurag Kashyap. He has to make them in the next three ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, Argentina ink nine pacts, Argentina President meets Manmohan Singh (Part I)


October 14th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): Visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner met Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday and both countries signed nine agreements, including ones pertaining to sports, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Washington’s preemptive capitulation before China meeting (Comment)


October 7th, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya The postponement of the Dalai Lama's first meeting with President Barack Obama highlights the chalk line that the latter is forced to walk on all issues these days.After The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No question of Obama not meeting Dalai Lama: envoy


October 6th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 6 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama put off meeting the Dalai Lama till his own first official visit to China next month in a bid to improve Sino-American ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Experts urge government to address Sundarbans humanitarian crisis


July 15th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 15 (ANI):In view of the massive humanitarian crisis in the aftermath of cyclone Aila in the Sunderbans, experts from the field of oceanography and social science, representatives from a local ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Finance Minister outlines focus areas for 2009-10


July 6th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): In presenting the budget for 2009-10, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday outlined some focus areas.Mukherjee pointed out that the policies in a medium term perspective ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pranab Mukherjee’s Union Budget speech 2009-2010 (Full Text)


July 6th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Madam Speaker,I rise to present the Budget for 2009-10.2. Just 140 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No compromise on Manmohan and nuke deal, says Rahul (Lead)


May 3rd, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) In a clear signal to allies amid talk of a hung parliament, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Sunday that there could be no compromise on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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