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Kailash Kher to perform at OzAsia Festival


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After wowing fans in Pakistan, popular singer Kailash Kher is ready to entertain music lovers in Australia. He will perform at the OzAsia Festival in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to ink more investment agreements: Jayalalithaa


April 18th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will sign investment agreements with several automobile and auto component makers and come out with a series of industry-specific policies soon, Chief ... Read more...

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‘Pornographic’ sculptures in Shanghai hotel


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) Sculptures in a Shanghai hotel that were covered up after being branded pornographic will be back on display in July, a media report said.Currently, the garden ... Read more...

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Scrap polls if no women votes: Pakistani daily


February 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily has described as "perfectly legitimate" a demand that elections be scrapped in those polling stations where no woman votes.An editorial in the ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa concludes Pakistan visit


February 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Sunday concluded his three-day official visit to Pakistan.Rajapaksa held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister ... Read more...

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India considers Malaysia a close friend and partner: Krishna


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has said that India considers Malaysia a close friend and partner, which is evident from the exchange of visits by the Prime ... Read more...

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No South Asia reference in US-China joint statement


January 21st, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) The US has made clear that the absence of a reference to Beijing's role in South Asia in the latest US-China joint statement did not necessarily reflect ... Read more...

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Chinese Premier Wen ends Pakistan visit


December 19th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 19 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao concluded his three-day visit to Pakistan on Sunday after addressing a joint session of the country's Parliament.Pakistani Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani and ... Read more...

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Zardari, Gilani decide to keep mum over WikiLeaks releases


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 2 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have decided to keep quiet on the US diplomatic cables released by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks.According to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to get 2,000 MW power from NTPC project


November 26th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 25 (IANS) Chhattisgarh signed a power purchase agreement Thursday with India's largest power producer, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), to get 50 percent power from its upcoming 4,000 MW ... Read more...

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PM Netanyahu says Israel “quite serious” on peace talks


November 12th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday told U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that Israel is "quite serious" on resuming peace talks with the Palestinian Authority as ... Read more...

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Sibal pitches for technology for school students (Lead)


October 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As Microsoft and Autodesk Friday signed MoUs with the All India Council for Technical Education for providing free software to engineering college students, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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‘Virtual mates’ shed light on role of romance in parrot calls


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Challenging traditional understandings of the difference between birds 'songs' and 'calls', scientists used 'virtual mates' to discover if female parrots judge male contact calls when deciding on a ... Read more...

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Left cannot align with either Congress or BJP: Karat


July 14th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat Tuesday said the Left could not align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or the Congress as they ... Read more...

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Foreign Ministers of P5+1 remain open to talks with Iran to restore international confidence


June 10th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Ministers of Foreign Affairs of China, France, Germany, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States reaffirmed their commitment to seek an early negotiated solution to the ... Read more...

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India, China to cooperate on sports, airline staff visas


May 27th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) India and China Thursday inked an agreement on streamlining the visa system for airline staff and signed two memorandum of understandings (MoUs) for extending cooperation in the ... Read more...

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No intention of seizing Pakistani nuclear weapons: US


November 10th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) The US has assured Pakistan it has no intention of seizing Pakistan's nuclear weapons or material, saying it has confidence in Islamabad's ability to provide adequate security ... Read more...

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Report regarding Pak sharing nuke info with US ‘absurd and plain mischief’: General Majid


November 10th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov.10 (ANI): Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Tariq Majid has rebuked reports regarding Islamabad sharing information about its nuclear assets with foreign countries ,terming them as 'absurd and ... Read more...

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No talks with US on security of Pak nuclear arsenal, says spokesman


November 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Office has denied having talks with US officials on the issue of securing its nuclear arsenal, and made it clear that it does not requires any ... Read more...

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US envoy Patterson denies any intention to seize Pak nuclear arsenal


November 9th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Anne W Patterson has said the US had no intention of seizing the country's nukes, after media reports suggested that Washington has been ... Read more...

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Obama’s `jackass’ remark about Kanye West was off the record, says CNBC


September 16th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.16 (ANI): President Barack Obama's `jackass' remark about Kanye West were off the record, claimed John Harwood, CNBC's chief Washington correspondent."The custom in television, as I understand it, is that ... Read more...

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India and Namibia sign two bilateral agreements on energy


August 31st, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31(ANI): India and Namibia on Monday signed two bilateral agreements on Pan-Namibian Network project and three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs).The two bilateral agreements were in the field of ... Read more...

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PCB banking on ‘understanding’ with Pawar to resolve 2011 World Cup hosting issues


June 18th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 18 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is hoping that its mutual understanding with the Board of Cricket Control in India's former chief, Sharad Pawar, would help it resolve the ... Read more...

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Withdrawing support on Nuke-deal issue wasn’t right: Bardhan


June 5th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): Communist Party of India's General Secretary A. B. Bardhan on Friday admitted withdrawing support to Dr. Manmohan Singh Government on nuclear deal issue was not a ... Read more...

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Israel not taking orders from Obama, says Minister


April 7th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Apr.7 (ANI): Israel's Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan has said that his country is not taking orders from US President Barack Obama or officials of his administration.Responding to an earlier ... Read more...

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Lawyer fined Rs.250,000 for dragging a case for 20 years


February 23rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court fined a lawyer a sum of Rs.250,000 and initiated contempt proceedings against him for dragging a property case for 20 years. A division bench ... Read more...

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Nearly 2,500 Pak army men still holding civilian posts


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 22 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar has informed the National Assembly that as many as 518 military personnel have been repatriated to the army since July 2008 whereas ... Read more...

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Gujarat Global Investors Summit promises 12,000 billion rupees investment


January 14th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Jan.14 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that the state has received promises of 12,000 billion rupees of investment during the two-day ''Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit-2009''. The state ... Read more...

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Pak FO says US strikes violate international law


November 14th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office (FO) has said that the US had been violating international law by launching missile attacks in the Tribal Areas, and that Pakistan government was ... Read more...

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Agreement reached on Nepal army integration, says General Katawal


October 15th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Oct 15 (ANI): The chief of the Nepal Army (NA) General Rookmangud Katawal has said that the political parties have already reached an agreement on army integration. Talking to mediapersons here, ... Read more...

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Controversy over inclusion of Maoists in Prachandas security


August 19th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 19 (ANI): The Maoists decision to include the Maoist combatants for the security of Prime Minister Prachanda today sparked off a dispute in the new alliance. The Unified Marxist-Leninist (UML) ... Read more...

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Nepali Congress leaders doubt Maoists intention


May 19th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 19 (ANI): The Nepali Congress (NC) acting president Sushil Koirala has said that his party is still not assured about the intention of the Maoists in Nepal. The Nepalnews quoted ... Read more...

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Prachanda urges parties to collaborate to form next consensus government


April 21st, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 21 (ANI): Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (CPN-M) chairman Prachanda on Monday urged all political parties to work in tandem to from a government of consensus and ascertain sustainable peace ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh hopes to lure Rs.150 bn investment


April 11th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government expects to attract investments worth Rs.150 billion at an investors meet starting Friday, a top state official said Thursday. "We started with Khajuraho almost ... Read more...

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On demand electricity by 2012: Shinde


March 17th, 2008 - 7:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 17 (ANI): Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said in the Rajya Sabha today that India would get electricity on demand by 2012, provided nuclear energy is available by then. ... Read more...

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