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Prince Andrew to visit naval command, Ambani school


April 30th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Corporate, defence and academic engagements will mark Prince Andrew's daylong visit to Mumbai this week as part of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee celebrations, an official ... Read more...

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US Congressional team to focus on trade, defence in India


January 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A five-member Congressional delegation led by Senator Mark Warner, co-chair of the India Caucus, begins a weeklong visit to the country Saturday to explore fresh ... Read more...

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PM meets president, no clarity on reshuffle


July 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday called on President Pratibha Patil, triggering more speculation about a cabinet reshuffle. The meeting lasted for 45 minutes, the ... Read more...

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Oz Trade Minister’s visit to boost India-Australia links


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Australia's Minister for Trade Simon Crean is in India on a weeklong visit to strengthen partnership and lay the groundwork for continued growth in the trade and ... Read more...

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German President to arrive in New Delhi


February 1st, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): German President Horst Koehler will arrive in New Delhi on Monday evening on a weeklong visit.In his honour, a ceremonial reception will be held in the ... Read more...

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No Afghan solution possible without India: Germany


January 29th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Lauding India for its reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan while not sending troops, Germany Friday said there could be no durable solution to stabilising the violence-torn country ... Read more...

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Germany disappointed with India over aircraft contract


January 29th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Ahead of its President Horst Koehler's visit here next week, a disappointed Germany Friday said India's decision to cancel a tender for multi-role tanker aircraft was ... Read more...

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Red tape delays pacts during German president’s visit?


January 29th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India and Germany were planning to sign four pacts, including one on security and counter-terror cooperation, during German President Horst Koehler's weeklong visit beginning Monday but ... Read more...

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`We will use visit to re-engage with Africa,’ says Vice-President


January 5th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitOnboard Air India One, Jan.5 (ANI): Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said he would use his weeklong visit to Zambia, Malawi and Bostwana to emphasize India's intent to "re-engage" ... Read more...

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Bhutan King meets Army Chief, NSA


December 24th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor and National Security Advisor M. K. Narayanan here today.Wangchuk held separate meetings with General ... Read more...

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India a steadfast partner and friend: Bhutan King


December 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has said that India has always been their steadfast partner and friend.Delivering the Madhavrao Scindia memorial lecture here, he ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s King meets with Indian leadership


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met with the Indian leadership here on Tuesday.Wangchuck, who is on a weeklong visit to India, held talks with ... Read more...

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President Patil confers honorary title on Nepal Army Chief


December 15th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil conferred the rank of honorary General of the Indian Army on Nepal Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Chhatraman Singh Gurung here on ... Read more...

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Nepal army chief receives guard of honour from Indian army


December 14th, 2009 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 14 (ANI): Nepal Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Chhatraman Singh Gurung was presented a guard of honour here today.General Gurung, who is on a weeklong visit to ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan returns to US after filming documentary in India


December 14th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan has returned to the U.S. after a weeklong visit to India to shoot her documentary about the trafficking of women and children.The Mean ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama reaches Rome to attend convention on Tibet


November 16th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 16 (IANS) After a weeklong visit to Arunachal Pradesh, exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday reached Rome to attend a convention of parliamentarians on Tibet, an aide said. "His ... Read more...

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Tawang monks criticise China’s reaction to Dalai Lama visit


November 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 10 (IANS) Monks attending the Dalai Lama's discourse here criticised China's reaction to his visit to India's northeastern border state of Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Unofficial media gag on talking to Dalai Lama


November 9th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 9 (IANS) A day after the Dalai Lama's barbs at China, Arunachal Pradesh government officials Monday informally requested journalists not to ask any questions ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama stresses on peace as 30,000 attend Tawang discourse


November 9th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 9 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday called for universal brotherhood and peace among all communities as he addressed more than 30,000 ... Read more...

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I am not encouraging separatist movement in China: Dalai Lama(Third Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) The Dalai Lama, who arrived in this strategic Indian border state on a much-watched visit Sunday to a rousing welcome by hundreds ... Read more...

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My Tawang visit is non-political: Dalai Lama (Second Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who arrived in Arunachal Pradesh Sunday to a rousing reception by hundreds of monks, rejected Chinese claims that he was ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama gets a rousing welcome at Tawang (Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) The Dalai Lama arrived in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh Sunday to a rousing reception by hundreds of monks and the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama arrives in Tawang, thousands welcome spiritual leader


November 8th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 8 (IANS) Thousands of locals in traditional costumes and monks attired in their maroon robes lined up streets early Sunday to greet the Dalai ... Read more...

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Farmer recalls Dalai Lama’s gruelling trek to freedom


November 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Nov 6 (IANS) Fifty years ago, Auja Lama was among the thousands who received the Dalai Lama as he reached the frontier Indian state of ... Read more...

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Bringing back Gandhi’s memorabilia will be most significant: President Patil


October 27th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi KhandelwalOnboard Special Aircraft, Oct 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has said that bringing back Mahatma Gandhi's memorabilia to India would be the most exciting occasion of her visit ... Read more...

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Unesco to assess Matheran toy train as World Heritage (Lead) (With Images)


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai Oct 23 (IANS) After a five-year wait, a team of Unesco experts is arriving in New Delhi Saturday to consider the Matheran Light Railway (MLR), in the Western Ghats ... Read more...

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Unesco to assess Matheran toy train as World Heritage (With Images)


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Oct 23 (IANS) After a long, five-year wait, a team of Unesco experts is arriving in Mumbai Saturday to consider the Matheran Light Railway (MLR), in the Western Ghats near here, ... Read more...

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President Patil to leave for Russia today


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will leave on a weeklong visit to Russia and Tajikistan from today.She will be accompanied by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli ... Read more...

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President Patil to leave for Russia, Tajikistan on Wednesday


September 1st, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep. 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will leave on a weeklong visit to Russia and Tajikistan from Wednesday.She will be accompanied by Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli ... Read more...

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NMDC to sell limestone to steel companies


August 31st, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 31 (IANS) Steel Minister Virbhadra Singh Monday said the National Mining Development Corporation (NMDC) will sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with steel companies to sell limestone mined in Himachal Pradesh. "The ... Read more...

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Afghan Army Chief to visit India to strengthen strategic partnership


July 3rd, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Afghan Army Chief General Bismillah Khan Mohammadi will be on a four day official visit to India from July 6 to July 9 in order to build ... Read more...

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Southeast Asia planning to increase trade with northeast India


March 27th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 27 (IANS) Members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) will intensify business with the eight northeastern states of India, diplomats said here Friday. "Traders, businessmen and investors of ... Read more...

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Extremists in Pakistan pose direct threat to US, others: Hillary Clinton (Lead)


February 18th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Extremists in Pakistan pose a "direct threat" to Pakistan, the US and other nations in and outside the region, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, even as Islamabad ... Read more...

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Extremists in Pakistan pose direct threat to US: Hillary Clinton


February 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) As Islamabad struck a new peace deal with the Taliban by agreeing to enforce Islamic law in Swat valley, the US said extremists in Pakistan pose a "direct ... Read more...

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Pakistan keen on Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline


June 24th, 2008 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , June 24 (ANI): Pakistan is keen on developing the proposed Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, terming it as important for solving the world energy crisis. Salman Farooqi, Chairman of the Planning ... Read more...

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