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India seeks more talks with US on Afghan withdrawal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing New Delhi's concern that extremist elements would gain ground once Western forces pull out of Afghanistan, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for greater ... Read more...

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India warns against ‘disastrous’ conflict over Iran


March 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Asserting that media has presented a distorted picture of its relations with Iran, India has warned against letting the Iran situation escalate into a "disastrous" conflict ... Read more...

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WHO urges countries to tackle tobacco epidemic


May 30th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) Monday urged countries to commit necessary resources to tackle the epidemic of tobacco use, which kills nearly six million people ... Read more...

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No cover up on black money issue: Antony


January 20th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) There will be no cover up on the issue of black money stashed abroad and the government is committed to bringing back all of it to ... Read more...

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Cabinet discusses black money issue after apex court rap


January 20th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh raised the issue of black money during a cabinet meeting here Thursday, a day after the Supreme Court queried why the government ... Read more...

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Black money information can’t be made public: PM


January 19th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday made it clear that information on black money stashed in tax havens abroad can't be made public as it will entail ... Read more...

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Iran woman sentenced to death by stoning ‘confesses’ to adultery, murder on state TV


August 12th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): An Iranian woman whose sentence to death by stoning sparked an international outcry is feared to be facing imminent execution, after she told state-run TV that she had committed ... Read more...

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India wants world to foster international law, says Vice President Ansari


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari today said that the last three decades have witnessed the metamorphosis of international law from a tool for the regulation of formal ... Read more...

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Ex-Brit judge says US and UK acted as ”vigilantes” in Iraq invasion


November 18th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): One of Britain''s most authoritative judicial figures on Monday accused both Britain and the United States of acting like "world vigilantes". Former senior Law Lord Bingham said in his ... Read more...

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”Indo-US deal should be immediately brought to vote in American Congress”


September 10th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 10 (ANI): The Indo-US nuclear should not be unnecessarily delayed and brought to a final vote immediately in American Congress because if this historic deal is finalised, it will ... Read more...

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Why India should get exceptional treatment from IAEA (Commentary)


July 28th, 2008 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By K. Subrahmanyam The India-specific safeguards agreement comes under the scrutiny of the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the next few days. Thereafter the safeguards agreement and ... Read more...

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Nepal constitution must protect Dalits: US rights group


April 22nd, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new constitution must recognise and protect the fundamental human rights of Dalits, victims of extreme discrimination for centuries, says a new report by a US rights ... Read more...

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