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Will keep fighting against anti-people policies, Mamata thunders


September 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) As all the Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the UPA government to protest against its economic policies, party chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said she would keep ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav discusses ties with CPC


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United president Sharad Yadav Friday met a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and discussed ways of cooperation between the two groups, ... Read more...

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Chinese daily takes umbrage to Manila renaming sea


September 14th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A Chinese daily Friday targeted Manila for renaming a part of South China Sea the West Philippine Sea and said Beijing "will not tolerate the ... Read more...

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Reliance Capital ties up with Indian Overseas Bank


September 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Reliance Capital Asset Management, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, said Thursday it has entered into distribution tie-up with the public sector lender Indian Overseas ... Read more...

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SP plans Third Front, Congress says Delhi far away (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Mocking the Samajwadi Party's (SP) plans of forging a Third Front before the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader and HRD minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Indian traders to be treated like those from other nations: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Saturday said that by December Pakistan and India would complete a trade normalisation process which would ensure that traders from India ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

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Putin spokesman hopes ties with US ‘remain good’


September 8th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin, has said he hopes Russia's relations with the US will remain good regardless of who wins the ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife to appeal against custody order


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 2 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka is planning to return to court to overturn the ruling regarding their kids' custody.Last week, Usher was granted primary custody of ... Read more...

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‘Strong ties with US, Russia key to handle China’


August 29th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Robust ties with powers such as the US and Russia are key to how India handles its relations with China in the coming years, former ... Read more...

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Maldives wants to expand trade with China


August 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 25 (IANS) Visiting Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed has said here that his country needs to expand trade with China.Addressing the media Friday during his three-day visit, Waheed said ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia discuss ties


August 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and Australia have held talks on boosting bilateral relations, especially in the nuclear energy sector.The UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for International ... Read more...

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US wants Iraq to plug loopholes on Iran sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has called on Iraq to close the "loopholes" in preventing Iran from skirting its sanctions through financial and logistical ties shared by ... Read more...

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Britain doesn’t know who it is dealing with: Ecuador


August 19th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Ecuador President Rafael Correa has warned Britain that any attempt to storm its embassy in London - over asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange - would ... Read more...

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Leave BJP, Lalu tells Nitish


August 16th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to snap ties with the BJP if he really cared for secularism ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Focus on cinema, culture to mark 60 yrs of India-Turkey treaty


August 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Turkey has drawn up a calendar of cultural acitivities - including a new overseas cultural cell and joint productions on screen - in India to celebrate 60 ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

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Zardari congratulates Pranab


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Monday congratulated India's president-elect Pranab Mukherjee on his election and wished him health and happiness."It gives me great pleasure ... Read more...

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Left dubs Mamata opportunist


July 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Saturday dubbed Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee an "opportunist" for continuing the alliance with the Congress at the ... Read more...

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All are equal in union cabinet: Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) In an effort to pacify Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said that all ministers are equal in the ... Read more...

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Modi to visit Japan July 22-27


July 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan July 22-27 following an invitation from Tokyo.Modi's visit will "further strengthen the ties between Gujarat and ... Read more...

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Krishna welcomes cricket resumption with Pakistan


July 19th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 19 (IANS) India's Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday welcomed resumption of cricketing ties between India and Pakistan.Reacting to decision of Board of Control for Cricket in India ... Read more...

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Zardari writes to Manmohan, hails cricket ties resumption


July 19th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh expressing the hope that the resumption of cricketing ties after five ... Read more...

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India, Mauritius to strengthen travel trade


July 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) India and Mauritius will strengthen ties in the tourism sector by increasing investment in the hotel industry, promoting more package tours and developing tourism infrastructure, ... Read more...

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Demi Moore hates being estranged from her daughters


July 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Demi Moore is apparently distraught because she is estranged from all her three daughters. Reports indicate that their relationship reached such a sore note, because ... Read more...

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New US ambassador takes office in Myanmar


July 11th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 11 (IANS) Newly-appointed US Ambassador Derek J. Mitchell presented his credentials to Myanmar President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw Wednesday.This signified the re-establishment of diplomatic relations ... Read more...

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Putin to deepen cooperation with India, China


July 10th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) President Vladimir Putin has listed India and China among his foreign policy priorities and vowed to deepen cooperation with the two emerging powers, Xinhua reported.Addressing Russian ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India discuss cricketing ties


July 5th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Cricketing ties were amongst the many issues discussed between Indian Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and his Pakistani counterpart Jalil Abbas Jilani during their two-day talks ... Read more...

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Myanmar grants amnesty to 80 prisoners, to deport 34


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 3 (IANS) The Myanmar government has granted a general amnesty to 80 prisoners, including 34 foreigners, who will be freed starting Tuesday, according to an order of President ... Read more...

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Abu Hamza arrest an achievement, says government


June 26th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday described the arrest of 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza as an "achievement" and hailed the deportation of the ... Read more...

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Eight held in Turkey for Al Qaeda ties


June 16th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 16 (IANS/AKI) Eight people have been arrested in Turkey for allegedly having links with Al Qaeda, receiving training in terrorist camps and recruiting militants.The suspects were arrested in ... Read more...

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Kalam the best candidate for president: Mamata


June 14th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is the Trinamool Congress' first choice and the "best candidate" for president, party chief Mamata Banerjee announced Thursday."Kalam is ... Read more...

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