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India may ban US-made film critical of Islam


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of growing anti-US violence, India is considering a request to ban a controversial film made in the US, fearing it could trigger ... Read more...

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US insists fishing vessel was warned before firing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) In the midst of a probe demanded by India into the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf that left an Indian fisherman ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India said Tuesday it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai, ... Read more...

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India plans action over fisherman killing by US warship (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will initiate appropriate action in the killing of its fisherman by personnel on board a US naval vessel off Dubai Monday ... Read more...

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US condoles death of Indian fisherman in shooting


July 17th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The US Tuesday conveyed its condolences to the families of an Indian killed and three others injured in a shooting incident by a US ship ... Read more...

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US tourist found dead in Jaipur


July 6th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) A 62-year old US citizen with an Indian name was found dead in a hotel room here Friday, police said.Police say there is a possibility that ... Read more...

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US ambassador-designate Nancy Powell arrives in India


April 20th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) US ambassador-designate Nancy J. Powell arrived here Thursday, following her March 29 confirmation by the American Senate as the first woman head of the ... Read more...

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New US envoy to India says hello in 10 languages


April 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Nancy Powell, who will be the first female American ambassador to India, arrives in New Delhi this week with an intimate video message of greetings subtitled ... Read more...

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Maid case: India awaits final verdict


February 24th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/New York, Feb 24 (IANS) India said Friday it will await the final verdict on the recommendation of a US judge that an Indian housemaid be paid nearly $1.5 ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat asked to pay $1.5 mn to abused housemaid


February 24th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) A New York judge has recommended that a young Indian housemaid deserves nearly $1.5 million for her "barbaric treatment" at the hands of an Indian ... Read more...

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India hits out at ‘disproportionate’ travel advisories


October 25th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India Tuesday objected to advisories issued by the US and other countries that warned of heightened possibility of terror attacks during the Diwali festival season, ... Read more...

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US warns Indian students about “predatory visa fraud rings”


July 30th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) As another US university came under the scanner, the United States asked Indian students to be alert to the existence of "predatory visa fraud rings and ... Read more...

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US varsity with hundreds of Indian students under scanner (Lead)


July 29th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Another US educational institution with hundreds of Indian students has come under the scanner with dozens of agents raiding offices at the University of Northern ... Read more...

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Indian IT industry talks with US on visas


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) The Indian IT industry is in dialogue with the US on the use of visas by companies providing software services to American and global enterprises, a ... Read more...

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Government defends response to diplomat’s daughter’s arrest


June 11th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Faced with criticism of its handling of the arrest of a Indian diplomat's daughter in the US, the ministry of external affairs Friday made it ... Read more...

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Indian American Geeta Pasi is new US envoy to Djibouti (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has named Indian American Geeta Pasi, a career foreign service official who once served in New Delhi, as US ambassador to ... Read more...

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Geeta Pasi is new US envoy to Djibouti


April 6th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Yet another Indian American has become President Barack Obama's preferred choice for a government posting. Obama named Geeta Pasi, a career senior foreign service official, ... Read more...

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9 die in second attack on Fazlur Rehman after WikiLeaks expose (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Nine people were killed Thursday in a bombing that targetted Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman, exposed last week by WikiLeaks for his offer ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on alleged bribery of MPs in 2008


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's identical statements in the two houses of parliament after short-duration discussions on allegations that members of parliament were ... Read more...

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PM’s statement in Lok Sabha on latest WikiLeaks expose


March 18th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in the Lok Sabha to clarify his government's position on the latest WikiLeaks expose on cables between Washington and ... Read more...

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PM rejects WikiLeaks expose, says claims are unverifiable


March 18th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday rejected outright the WikiLeaks revelations by asserting that the claims are unverifiable and should not be given dignity. ... Read more...

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US justifies radio tags, says visa frauds serious


February 1st, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The United States has justified the use of radio ankle monitors on some students of a sham university in California, 95 percent of them from India, ... Read more...

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India denies condoning torture after WikiLeaks expose (Roundup)


December 17th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India Friday denied condoning custodial torture saying any "aberrations" of human rights violations were dealt with firmly and under legal mechanisms. This followed the latest WikiLeaks expose ... Read more...

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US, India are friends but suspicious too: WikiLeaks


December 17th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks show a a warming relationship between India and US but reveal differences on many issues, the Guardian reported Friday.While one cable ... Read more...

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‘Aberrations’ dealt quickly by existing legal mechanisms: India


December 17th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India Friday asserted that any "aberrations" are dealt within the "existing legal mechanisms" after leaked diplomatic cables quoted International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) as telling US ... Read more...

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ICRC refrains from commenting on WikiLeaks’ Kashmir expose (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The International Committee of the Red Cross Friday declined to comment on a leaked diplomatic cable on custodial violence in Kashmir, stating that it was an "internal ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks: India could be target of biological terror


December 17th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomats were concerned that India could be the target of a biological terror attack, with fatal diseases such as anthrax being released into the country before spreading ... Read more...

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Hurriyat Conference not to meet interlocutors in Jammu and Kashmir, says Mirwaiz


October 24th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtSrinagar, Oct.24 (ANI): The Hurriyat Conference on Sunday decided not to meet the three-member visiting team of interlocutors appointed by the Central Government to take various shades of opinion ... Read more...

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Obama security team visits Amritsar (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India in November, an American team has surveyed various sites in Amritsar in Punjab. "A six-member team inspected tourist spots, ... Read more...

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US warns citizens of terror strike during CWG


September 2nd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The US has warned its citizens travelling to or residing in India during the upcoming Commonwealth Games of a threat of "terrorist action and violence" and asked them ... Read more...

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US sends team to Leh to help 100 Americans hit by floods


August 11th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US Wednesday said a team of embassy officials has been sent to Leh to help around 100 Americans affected by the devastating flashfloods and underlined its ... Read more...

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India had assured Anderson safe passage: Former US diplomat


June 15th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indian government had assured "safe passage" to then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson after he expressed a desire to visit Bhopal to demonstrate ... Read more...

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Ukrainian national wanted in US held in Delhi


May 12th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A Ukrainian national, wanted by the US for cyber crimes, was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) statement said ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists in Delhi undeterred by terror alert


May 3rd, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Markets in national capital continue to witness normal inflow of foreign tourists despite western countries warning of terror attacks.Undeterred by the advisories large numbers of foreign ... Read more...

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Heavy security cover in Delhi following terror alert


May 2nd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Delhi on Sunday remained under a thick security blanket following alerts of imminent terror strikes.Delhi Police has deployed a major chunk of its manpower on streets and ... Read more...

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