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Trinidad and Tobago, India to celebrate I-Day jointly


August 10th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Trinidad and Tobago will jointly celebrate each other's Independence Day here, said Indian High Commissioner Malay Mishra who noted a "paradigm shift in bilateral ... Read more...

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Cochin to host next annual Indian diaspora meet


June 19th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The 11th edition of the annual diaspora conclave -- Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 - will be held in Cochin, Kerala's commercial capital, Minister of Overseas ... Read more...

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Call for liberalising trade and travel in South Asia (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) A two-day South Asia conference Saturday resulted in a raft of suggestions, including liberalising trade and travel, for promoting quicker integration in the region that ... Read more...

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Menon to open seminar on South Asia next week


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon will inaugurate a two-day seminar here next week that will focus on the ongoing transformation of South Asia and new ... Read more...

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Kalam calls for creating India-Asean knowledge platform


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday called for creation of an India-Asean knowledge platform that will enable "joint design, development and cost-effective production and marketing" ... Read more...

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Karnataka to set up yoga and naturopathy council


February 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 12 (IANS) The Karnataka government will soon set up a yoga and naturopathy council and allot 10 percent of the health budget in the ensuing fiscal (2012-13) to ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Global Pulses Conclave


February 8th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Global Pulses Conclave (GPC), the first such meet in India for the pulses industry and trade, will be held here next week, the organisers said ... Read more...

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India’s annual diaspora conclave kicks off Saturday


January 6th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 6 (IANS) India's annual conclave to connect with its 30 million diaspora in some 130 countries kicks off Saturday in this Pink City, with the focus this ... Read more...

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Annual diaspora meet begins in Jaipur Saturday


January 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Over 1,300 delegates from 54 countries will participate in the three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas annual diaspora meet that begins in Jaipur Saturday."Over 1,300 delegates ... Read more...

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Karnataka gets Rs.1.10-lakh crore investments in agri-business


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 2 (IANS) Karnataka attracted investment proposals of Rs.1.10 lakh crore (Rs.1.1 trillion) in agriculture and allied sectors at the first Agri-business and Food Processing summit held here for ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama skirts India-China boundary row; new Buddhist body formed


November 30th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday spoke at the Global Buddhist Conference, but scrupulously avoided commenting on the postponement of the India-China boundary talks ... Read more...

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Every human being has the right to be happy: Dalai Lama


November 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Making a strong argument for world peace, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said many of the problems besetting humanity today are due to ... Read more...

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Scholars discuss relevance of Buddha in modern world


November 27th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) More than 900 Buddhist scholars, leaders and practitioners from 46 countries Sunday began deliberating the relevance of Gautama Buddha's teachings, 2,600 years after his ... Read more...

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Amid China row, global Buddhist scholars meet


November 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Amid Chinese objections, a four-day Global Buddhist Conference began here Sunday to mark the 2,600th year of Buddha's enlightenment, with the Dalai Lama saying ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM chief guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at India's annual diaspora conclave early next year that will see the participation ... Read more...

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Make Maoist-hit areas share India’s growth, shun graft: PM (Intro Roundup)


September 13th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said people in Maoist-affected areas should have an equitable share in the prosperity brought about by India's growing economy, ... Read more...

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Maoist-hit areas should share India’s growth, says PM (Roundup)


September 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said people in Maoist- affected areas should have equitable share in the prosperity brought about by India's growing economy ... Read more...

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Connect universities, hospitals of South Asia: Sibal


September 9th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 9 (IANS) Ahead of the SAARC summit in the Maldives in November, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Friday suggested connecting the region's educational, health and research ... Read more...

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Missed Sonia in Lok Sabha: Speaker


September 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was "missed" during parliament's monsoon session that ended Thursday.In her valedictory address before adjourning ... Read more...

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Over 1,500 delegates to attend Indian diaspora conclave in 2012


August 26th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Over 1,500 delegates from across the globe are likely to participate in India's annual diaspora conclave to be held in Jaipur Jan 7-9, 2012, ... Read more...

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Congress in ‘negative shape’, says Gadkari


August 7th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 7 (IANS) Stating that the Congress is in a "negative shape", Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari Sunday said that his party should take advantage of ... Read more...

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Annual conference of state minorities commissions concludes


March 18th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18(ANI): The annual conference of state minorities commissions concluded here today at Vigyan Bhawan with a number of recommendations for improving the lot of minorities in the country. ... Read more...

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Jamia conference to focus on policy reforms


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Experts from various institutions will participate in an international conference on policy reforms organised by the Jamia Millia Islamia. The three-day conference on "Relevance of Policy ... Read more...

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‘India keen on bringing China into space negotiations’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.21 (ANI): Ruling Congress Party spokesperson Manish Tewari has called for "acceptable rules of the game" and "a global space coordinating agency" to prevent militarisation of space.Delivering the valedictory address ... Read more...

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Capart will collapse if it does not change role: Joshi (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (Capart) needs a new institutional framework to develop linkages with panchayati raj institutions, Rural Development Minister C.P. ... Read more...

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Joshi calls for radical change in role of CAPART


December 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Council for Advancement of People's Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) needs a new institutional framework to develop linkages with panchayati raj institutions (PRI), Rural Development Minister ... Read more...

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New Zealand Governor General to be Chief Guest of Pravasi Bharatiya Divas-2011


December 21st, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): The Governor General of New Zealand, Sir Anand Satyanand will be the Chief Guest of forthcoming 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)-2011.Addressing a press conference, here ... Read more...

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9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to highlight northeast region, says Vayalar Ravi


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.22 (ANI): Union Minister for Overseas Affairs Vayalar Ravi on Wednesday said that the country's northeastern states will be the focus of the 9th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate PBD 2011


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the ninth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), India's annual connect with its global diaspora, to be held here Jan 7-9, 2011, ... Read more...

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Governor calls upon tribals to strengthen democracy


September 21st, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Sep 21 (IANS) Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal Tuesday called upon the tribal youth to strengthen democracy in the country and abjure violence. "Taking to arms solves no problem. On the contrary, it ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu committed to Chennai greenfield airport: Stalin


September 10th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as the opposition grows over a greenfield airport near here, the Tamil Nadu government Thursday reiterated its commitment to developing the project. Delivering the valedictory address at ... Read more...

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BJP again takes Ayodhya issue to high pitch


September 5th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) The Ayodhya temple issue that helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) come to power in the past appears to be taking a dominant position once again with ... Read more...

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Have to consider options to save question hour: Ansari


September 1st, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Expressing concern over the disruption of question hour in parliament, Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari said Tuesday that there are plans to reschedule the one-hour slot to ... Read more...

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Connect 2010 to connect IT with other sectors


August 18th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) The 10th Connect 2010 trade fair will feature technology intensive sectors like automotive, healthcare, entertainment, security and defence. Organised jointly by Confederation of Indian Industry, ... Read more...

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India’s Congress party invited for Malaysian meet


July 29th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 29 (IANS) India's ruling Congress is among the 48 political parties invited to attend an international forum organised by Malaysia's United Malays National Organisation (UMNO). The international forum featuring representatives ... Read more...

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