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India offers Burundi $40 million, sign pacts

September 18th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India Tuesday offered a $40 million soft loan to Burundi, a mineral-rich country in eastern Africa, and signed a clutch of pacts in areas of ... Read more...

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Goa steps up security after Delhi blast

September 8th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Goa has beefed up security at vital areas, especially religious places, after the terror attack outside the Delhi High Court that has claimed 12 lives, state ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Gaddafi’s forces to stop fighting

August 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to cease violence immediately and make way for smooth transition, Xinhua reported."The ... Read more...

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India to buy air defence missiles to secure vital installations

April 13th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) To plug gaps and build up a robust air defence system, India will soon buy a large number of missiles to defend the country's vital ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak WC semi-final clash: Dhoni asks teammates to ignore hype

March 29th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Mar 29 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today strongly urged his teammates not to get carried away by the hype surrounding Wednesday's World Cup semi-final game against Pakistan."Well, when you ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi seeks economic ties with Bangladesh, Portugal

January 23rd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 23 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) held separate talks with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Portugal premier Jose Socrates to explore prospects ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah calls for greater use of renewable energy in northeast

February 22nd, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, Feb 22 (ANI): Union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah has called for greater use of renewable energy for ensuring a greener and pollution free northeast region.Addressing the programme organised ... Read more...

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Punjab for effective involvement of cooperative movement in agriculture sector

February 9th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Karan KapoorLudhiana, Feb 9(ANI): The Punjab Agricultural University recently organized a workshop in Ludhiana, which focused on making the cooperative movement in the state effective in agriculture sector.The cooperative sector in ... Read more...

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Roebuck clears Punter, holds selectors responsible for Ashes loss

August 25th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 25(ANI): Former Australian cricketer and now a newspaper columnist Peter Roebuck has said that England deserved to win the Ashes, as they had the better-balanced side, and blamed the Australian ... Read more...

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Pakistan would have attacked India in 1998: Gohar Ayub Khan

April 18th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) Pakistan would have launched a full-fledged air attack had India attempted to prevent its 1998 nuclear tests, maverick politician and former foreign minister Gohar Ayub Khan says in ... Read more...

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Obama wore a stylish bulletproof suit for oath taking ceremony

March 5th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 5 (ANI): Barack Obama was wearing a stylish bulletproof suit when he took oath as the 44th President of the United States.Speaking in front of thousands, the new ... Read more...

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‘Alert’ government working to ensure economy grows: Sonia

February 6th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi has said that India cannot remain “unaffected by what is happening elsewhere” but the government "has been alert” and is taking steps to ... Read more...

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US to deploy 20,000 Marines to Afghanistan: Commander

January 24th, 2009 - 7:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (Xinhua) The US military is to deploy about 20,000 Marines to Afghanistan in six to eight months, a senior military officer has said. "The time is right for Marines ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police ask schools to step up security, frisk parents

December 4th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Kolkata Police have instructed leading schools here to install closed-circuit TV cameras and metal detectors besides arranging for special training for the students and staff as part of ... Read more...

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Pak army to be trained in accordance with conditions in FATA

November 21st, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 21 (ANI): A senior Pakistan Army official has reportedly said that the armys operational force in the Tribal Areas and FATA would be trained in accordance with the conditions ... Read more...

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West Bengal shutdown calls for Thursday, Friday

June 4th, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Protesting the central government's decision to hike prices of petroleum products, West Bengal's ruling Left Front gave a call for statewide shutdown Thursday even as the main opposition ... Read more...

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