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India’s $3 bn oil stake in South Sudan now looks safe


August 4th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 4 (IANS) The state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) can heave a sigh of relief, with signs of a truce, at least in oil, between Sudan ... Read more...

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India re-evaluating Vietnam oil block in South China Sea


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Unfazed by China's objections, India is re-evaluating a Vietnamese offer for oil exploration in the South China Sea and will go ahead if ONGC Videsh ... Read more...

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Krishna juggles US, Cuba visits next week


June 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a trip that underlines India's new-found confidence in juggling diverse partners, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes first to the US and then ... Read more...

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China ups pressure over India’s Vietnam oil deal


October 17th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on India to scrap oil deals with Vietnam, China has indicated that these agreements in South China Sea could potentially strain bilateral ... Read more...

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India hosts officials from Sudan


April 28th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Wednesday met Sudan's foreign minister and is scheduled Thursday to meet a special envoy from South Sudan, which will ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan welcome civil nuclear cooperation agreement


April 16th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Apr 16 (ANI): India and Kazakhstan have appreciated the signing of the agreement on cooperation in peaceful uses of nuclear energy between the two nations.An inter-governmental pact was signed ... Read more...

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Feels like I’m back from hell: Indian returned from Libya


March 6th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) Back in his nest in Kolkata after spending days in Tripoli amidst the constant roar of fighter jets and the sound of gunshots, Debabrata Biswas feels ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign 29 agreements from defence to trade


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday inked 29 bilateral agreements, which include building advanced stealth jets to increasing banking linkages and setting up a steel plant.While 11 agreements ... Read more...

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Nigeria positive on Indian plea for raising crude supply


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nigeria has responded positively to India's request for increased crude supply from the African nation.Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora had put forth India's request in ... Read more...

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India, Angola sign deal for hydrocarbon sector


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India and the African state of Angola Tuesday signed an agreement in the hydrocarbon sector, which will increase the supply of crude and allow increased investment by ... Read more...

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Canadian uranium miner for joint venture in India


October 16th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) With India planning to acquire uranium mines abroad, Canadian uranium mining major Cameco has expressed interest in partnering with the Uranium Corp of India Ltd (UCIL) or Nuclear ... Read more...

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With JMM support, BJP stakes claim to form Jharkhand government (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) Three months after the collapse of their earlier coalition government, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) have once again joined hands in Jharkhand ... Read more...

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India pitches for stake in Ghana energy sector


September 5th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India has sought a greater role in Ghana's energy sector, pitching for more tie-ups between ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas exploratory and acquisition arm of the ... Read more...

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Energy high on India-Myanmar talks agenda


July 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With India's growing stake in neighbouring Myanmar's gas fields, energy security will be high on the agenda of talks when Myanmar ruler General Than Shwe meets ... Read more...

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Deora calls on Vietnamese Prime Minister


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi (Vietnam), July 22 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora called on Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Thursday and the two sides discussed further strengthening of ... Read more...

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Murli Deora to lead high-level delegation to Vietnam


July 20th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora will lead a high-level delegation to Vietnam on Wednesday as part of the efforts to enhance the reach of ... Read more...

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India, Iran to hold talks on economic cooperation


July 7th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India and Iran will hold two days of talks on expanding bilateral economic cooperation, beginning here Thursday. The talks will be held under aegis of the India-Iran Joint ... Read more...

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ONGC Videsh declares progressive 2009-10 financial results


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): ONGC Videsh Ltd. (OVL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) on Saturday announced that it had produced 8.870 million tons of oil ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Kazakhstan Tuesday


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will go on a three-day visit to oil-rich Kazakhstan Tuesday to scale up cooperation in diverse sectors including energy and infrastructure ... Read more...

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ONGC-Videsh favours joint exploration with Russian firms


March 20th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) State-run overseas oil and gas exploration company ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) wants to bid jointly with Russian companies for hydro-carbon projects in that country, a top government official ... Read more...

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OVL, GAIL to take part in Chinese pipeline construction


February 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian government has approved the participation of ONGC Videsh and GAIL in the construction of a Chinese pipeline and also make additional investment of over $1.3 ... Read more...

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Subir Raha, former ONGC chairman, passes away


February 1st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Subir Raha, the former flamboyant chairman and managing director of India's largest company, state-run ONGC Corp Ltd, died here after a long illness. He was 61. Raha, ... Read more...

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Uganda seeks Indian help in developing hydrocarbon sector


January 28th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Uganda has sought Indian assistance in developing its oil and gas sector. This was conveyed by the Ugandan Vice President Gilbert Balibaseka Bukenya, in his meeting with the ... Read more...

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Independents cut to size in Jharkhand


December 27th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 27 (IANS) Independents who ruled the roost in Jharkhand have been cut to size in the formation of the new government after the 2009 assembly elections. Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief ... Read more...

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India extends grants, lines of credit to Sao Tome and Principe


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India has extended a line of credit of $5 million to the island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, as well as a grant of $1 ... Read more...

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ONGC to develop gas fields in Iran


December 2nd, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The state-run oil explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and its partners have signed two agreements with Iranian authorities to develop gas fields in that country. ... Read more...

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Aditya’s Desh-Videsh travel diary


August 6th, 2009 - 4:23 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Aditya Redij aka Raghav of Na Aana Is Desh Laado loves traveling and discovering new places. He shares with us some of his travel experiences. Favorite holiday destination Switzerland. It's a beautiful country, ... Read more...

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Chance for fans to win SRK’s Rab Ne car


April 18th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Finally YRF Home Entertainment has released the Shah Rukh Khan starrer Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi on home video across the country but its official launch of sorts shall take place ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta undaunted about competition from new generation actresses


March 19th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Preity Zinta has been in the industry for more than a decade now. While she doesn't have many films on hand presently like the way she used to have till few ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta and Ravi and Renu Chopra host special screening of ‘Videsh’


March 18th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Deepa Mehta and producers Ravi and Renu Chopra hosted a special screening of their film "Videsh - Heaven on Earth' for their friends and close associates last evening at BR House ... Read more...

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Every scene in ‘Videsh’ is some woman’s story: Preity Zinta


March 14th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta believes that every scene in her forthcoming release "Videsh", a film about a battered Punjabi housewife in Canada, is some woman's story. The ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan to sign contract for Satpayev oil block


March 13th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan will sign an exploration and production agreement for the the Satpayev oil block on the Caspian Sea before the new domestic Kazakh law on ... Read more...

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Deepa Mehta’’s ”Videsh-Heaven on Earth” ready for Bollywood release


March 13th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 13 (ANI): After winning accolades on international arena, ''Videsh-Heaven on Earth'', a film on domestic violence by director Deepa Mehta, is all set for release in India. ''Videsh'' revolves around ... Read more...

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‘Heaven On Earth’ to be released as ‘Videsh’ in India


February 19th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Hindi version of NRI filmmaker Deepa Mehta's Punjabi film "Heaven On Earth", about domestic violence in the immigrant community in Canada and Preity Zinta in the ... Read more...

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When Lalu Prasad realised chewing khaini is a ‘bad habit’


January 23rd, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) The spotlessly clean railway stations in Japan put Railways Minister Lalu Prasad in a bit of a spot - he couldn't find a place to spit the red ... Read more...

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