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Diesel price hiked by Rs 5, opposition slams ‘anti-people’ move (Roundup)


September 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) In a politically-sensitive move, the government Thursday announced a hike in heavily-subsidised diesel price by Rs.5 a litre to check fiscal deficit and limited ... Read more...

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Belgium backs India for NSG, hopeful of India-EU trade pact (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Backing India's membership of the elite Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), Belgium Wednesday agreed to cooperate with this country in the field of nuclear research and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Belgium hopeful of India-EU trade pact by 2013 summit


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Belgium Wednesday expressed hope that India and the 27-nation European Union should be able to seal a free trade agreement at their 2013 ... Read more...

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Indian migrant workers to get skills training


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Four major projects to help build Indian migrant workers' capabilities to move up the value chain and to position India as a preferred source of ... Read more...

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Amid Western pressure, India, Iran seek closer economic ties (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Amid mounting Western pressure, India Thursday underlined that unilateral sanctions should not impact upon its "legitimate trade interests" with Iran as Tehran urged ... Read more...

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Krishna to open new Indian embassy complex in Beijing


February 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Seeking to scale up India-China ties despite differences over some issues, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna heads to Beijing Tuesday on a three-day visit ... Read more...

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Mauritius PM heads to India


February 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) India and Mauritius, home to a large Indian diaspora and source of substantial FDI for New Delhi, will ramp up their economic and diplomatic ... Read more...

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Ahead of BRICS summit, Krishna to visit China


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Amid renewed efforts by India and China to smooth out rough edges in their ties, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna next week goes to ... Read more...

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India, Thailand to boost anti-terror cooperation, to sign FTA (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Seeking to elevate their ties to strategic partnership, India and Thailand Wednesday signed six pacts in areas ranging from defence, security to trade and ... Read more...

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With 200 tigers, Corbett turns a proud 75 (With Image)


September 11th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), Sep 11 (IANS) One of the nurseries of India's tiger conservation movement and Asia's first endeavour to have a national park, the Corbett National Park turns 75 this ... Read more...

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Promising ‘new era’, India, Pakistan unveil new cross-Kashmir CBMs (Night Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Moving beyond their post-26/11 rancour, India and Pakistan Wednesday sought to open "a new chapter" of "peaceful and cooperative" ties by pledging to intensify ... Read more...

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Promising ‘new era’, India, Pakistan unveil cross-Kashmir links (Second Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Moving beyond their post-26/11 rancour , India and Pakistan Wednesday sought to open "a new chapter" of "peaceful and cooperative" ties by agreeing to intensify ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Japan strategic dialogue today, nuclear cooperation on agenda


August 21st, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): India and Japan will hold the fourth strategic dialogue after the arrival of Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada in New Delhi on Saturday, during which the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Not Husain, but youngest son to exhibit in Mumbai (With Image)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) At a time when M.F. Husain lives in self-imposed exile from his motherland, his youngest son Owais Husain is carrying on in his father's footsteps in India ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Obama discuss first India-US strategic dialogue (Lead)


May 29th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday discussed with US President Barack Obama the maiden strategic dialogue between India and the US in Washington next week, and added ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Obama discuss maiden strategic dialogue


May 29th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday spoke with US President Barack Obama and discussed the maiden strategic dialogue between India and the US in Washington next week, ... Read more...

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‘Laburnum…’ on northeast an evocative, powerful read (IANS Book Review)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Book: "Laburnum - For My Head"; Author: Temsula Ao; Publisher: Penguin Books-India; Price: Rs.150New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Gripping, not in the sense of a thriller novel, but one in ... Read more...

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Pak wants dialogue with India on Kashmir, other bilateral issues: Envoy


February 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik on Friday met Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and said that Pakistan wants Kashmir and other bilateral issues to be included in ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon appreciates Health Minister Ramadoss initiatives


February 5th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 5, (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday complimented the Health Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss for his leadership in the health sector and described him as ... Read more...

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Lateral placement process begin at IIM-A


January 10th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 10 (IANS) The lateral process to place experienced students from various programs in IIM-Ahmedabad at non-entry level positions in different sectors has officially begun, a statement issued by the institute ... Read more...

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India-Nepal border demarcated 98 percent: Pranab (Lead)


November 25th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) The over 1,800-km open border between India and Nepal that is one of the biggest thorns in bilateral ties is being freshly demarcated with 98 percent of the ... Read more...

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Half the population of country to reside in urban settlements by 2051: Dr. Ramachandran


August 8th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 8 (ANI): Secretary, Urban Development Dr. M. Ramachandran said on Friday that by 2051, half the population of the country would reside in urban settlements and the ... Read more...

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