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Germany lauds India’s Afghan role, pushes UN reforms (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Lauding New Delhi's role in Afghanistan, Germany Friday assured India that it will continue to support the violence-torn country after international troops leave in 2014 and ... Read more...

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Japanese PM arrives, talks with Manmohan Wednesday


December 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda touched down here Tuesday evening on a two-day visit during which the two sides are expected to discuss the ... Read more...

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Indian envoy turns to Facebook to stress UN reforms


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Dec 2 (IANS) India's Permanent UN Representative Hardeep Singh Puri turned to Facebook terminology to point to the danger of the critical issue of UN General Assembly ... Read more...

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Africa to support India’s Security Council candidature


May 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Africa Wednesday declared its unambiguous support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council and backed New Delhi's stand ... Read more...

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IBSA ministers to meet Tuesday


March 7th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The foreign ministers of IBSA -- a grouping of India, Brazil and South Africa -- will hold wide-ranging discussions here Tuesday to expand political ... Read more...

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‘Kabhi Khushi, Kabhie Gham’ for India at UN


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 3 (IANS) The never ending debate over Security Council reforms reminds the Indian envoy to the UN of the hit Bollywood movie "Kabhi Khushi, Kabhie Gham" or ... Read more...

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India, Africa must stick together: Top UN envoy (Interview, With Image)


March 1st, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial round of negotiations on reform of the UN Security Council next month, Cheick Sidi Diarra, the top UN envoy for Africa, ... Read more...

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India backs modest expansion of UN Security Council


February 21st, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) As a crucial round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms begins next month, India is backing a "modest expansion" of the powerful body and is ... Read more...

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Negotiations on UN reforms to begin in March


February 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The next round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms, in which India has a major stake, is to take place in the first ... Read more...

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G4 countries push for Security Council expansion


February 12th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, the four countries seeking permanent seats on the UN Security Council, have agreed to push full speed ahead for the expansion of ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Berlin


December 11th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in snow-covered Berlin Saturday for talks with the German leaders on counter-terrorism and UN reforms.Manmohan Singh, who is here on an ... Read more...

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US explains to big 5 its support for India in UNSC


November 9th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) After President Barack Obama's backing for India's permanent seat in the UN Security Council (UNSC), the US says it has reached out to other Security ... Read more...

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US sees progress on key issues before Obama visit (Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's trip to India, officials indicated forward movement in ironing out differences on issues ranging from India's nuclear liability regime ... Read more...

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India and Germany ink cultural accord, push UN reforms


October 18th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) India and Germany Monday imparted fresh momentum to their joint efforts for expansion of the UN Security Council and discussed ways to deepen counter-terror cooperation.External Affairs ... Read more...

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India to push for permanent UNSC seat during Obama visit


October 13th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit here next month, India, armed with a rotating seat in the Security Council, Tuesday said it will discuss ... Read more...

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UN reforms being opposed: India


October 12th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) With New Delhi poised to get a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council, India Tuesday raised the bar further by pitching for a permanent seat and ... Read more...

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Japan taps India for Africa support on UN reforms


August 21st, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Japan Saturday sought India's cooperation in starting talks with African countries to push forward UN Security Council reforms. Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna held the ... Read more...

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Talks on defence, UN reforms during Sarkozy visit: French envoy


July 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will have wide-ranging discussions on improving bilateral trade and defence ties, as also India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security ... Read more...

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India, Turkmenistan agree to work for UN reforms


May 26th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): India and Turkmenistan on Wednesday reiterated their commitment to strengthen the United Nations.A joint statement issued after meetings between Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov and Prime ... Read more...

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UNGA President meets PM


May 5th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) President Ali Abdussalam Treki met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday and reportedly discussed a wide range of issues, including ... Read more...

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BRIC, IBSA boost India’s drive for UN seat


April 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The stalled drive for expansion of the UN Security Council has gathered momentum with the IBSA and BRIC summits and South Africa backing the ... Read more...

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Tanzanian PM arrives in Delhi on a four-day visit of India


September 15th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15(ANI): Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo K. Pinda arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a four-day state visit to hold talks on bilateral and global issues ranging from agriculture ... Read more...

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India revives call for UN Security Council reforms


September 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India Tuesday made a fresh pitch for UN reforms, seeking to revive its bid for a permanent seat in the Security Council, and underlined that a new ... Read more...

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Krishna to leave for Brazil Friday


August 27th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Brasilia Friday to firm up the agenda for the fourth IBSA summit of the heads of state of India, Brazil ... Read more...

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Obama calls up Ban Ki-moon, discusses world issues


January 24th, 2009 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 24 (Xinhua) US President Barack Obama made a telephone call to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday afternoon and discussed a range of issues of common concern and interest, according ... Read more...

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Ivory Coast confers top award on Anand Sharma (Lead)


January 16th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo has conferred his country's highest civilian award on Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma for forging close ties between India ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee wants African nations to choose their representative in Security Council


July 1st, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitDubai , July 1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that African countries should decide among themselves as to who should be their representative in the United ... Read more...

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India, Africa adopt Delhi Declaration, Africa-India Framework for Cooperation


April 9th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan today said the first ever India-Africa Forum Summit has adopted the Delhi Declaration and the Africa-India Framework for Cooperation, which constitute the ... Read more...

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India assure Africa for full support for resurgence


April 2nd, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 2 (ANI): Nalin Suri Secretary (West) Ministry of External Affairs said in his address to an International Conference on Africa-India partnership here that India desires to be a ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee to visit Brazil, South Africa from today


February 16th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will begin a week-long tour to Brazil and South Africa from today to strengthen political and economic ties between India and the ... Read more...

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