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India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms


February 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed ... Read more...

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Pakistan views talks with India as positive: Khar


November 11th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Pakistan welcomes India's readiness for a broad-ranging engagement and has agreed to finalise a calendar of meetings at various levels, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar ... Read more...

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Talks conveyed ’seriousness of purpose’: Pakistan foreign minister


November 11th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Talks between the prime ministers of India and Pakistan has imparted a "seriousness of purpose" to bilateral ties, with both sides deciding to carry ... Read more...

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NAC takes stock of welfare schemes


October 21st, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Sonia Gandhi-led National Advisory Council (NAC), which met after a gap of two months Friday, took stock of the different working groups under ... Read more...

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Over 4,300 human traffickers held in Pakistan: Malik


October 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Over 4,300 human traffickers have been arrested in Pakistan in the past three years, Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said.These criminals were apprehended by the Federal ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report: Separatists dismissive, mainstream parties dismayed


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as details of the interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir to the union home minister Wednesday have not been made public, the separatist leaders, the ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global economic summit


October 5th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 5 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi will host the 4th World Economic Forum Summit Oct 10-11, it was announced Wednesday.Over 800 experts representing educational and business sectors, the civil ... Read more...

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Working groups set up for Bengal’s IT sector


September 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) National Innovation Council head Sam Pitroda, who is also chairman of a panel for the development of IT industries in West Bengal, set up working ... Read more...

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ONGC Videsh targets 20 mn tonnes output by 2020


August 18th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 18 (IANS) ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) aims to exceed an annual crude oil production level of 20 ... Read more...

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US wants India, Pakistan to keep up dialogue


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Even as the US talks with Pakistan about its relationship with Islamabad since the US raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout, the US considers it important ... Read more...

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India, Holland to work closer on corporate governance


June 8th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday signed an agreement with The Netherlands on strengthening bilateral co-operation in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.The agreement was signed by Ambassador ... Read more...

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ons in the region with a


April 29th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
ons in the region with a variety of senior government officials, the State Department said in a statement."In Kabul and Islamabad, Ambassador Grossman will meet with senior government officials, Parliamentarians, and representatives ... Read more...

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Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia trip


April 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia tripWashington, April 29(ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman will emphasise Washington's commitment to long-term partnerships with both ... Read more...

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‘God Particle’ find claims branded ‘premature’


April 27th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
However, a spokesman for Cern, which runs the LHC, confirmed the note wasauthentic, but cautioned that it could turn out to be a false alarm as it had not beenheld ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extremely unreasonable for Russia to be excluded from WTO: China


April 14th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya (China), Apr 14(ANI): China has expressed strong support for Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) this year."It's extremely unreasonable for Russia to be excluded from the multilateral trading system," ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Manmohan to meet Medvedev in China


April 12th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday on the sidelines of the five-nation block BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) summit in ... Read more...

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US-Pak ‘preparatory’ talks in Washington to pave way for strategic dialogue


March 26th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26(ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir is expected to visit Washington in a few days for talks aimed at ironing out the differences that have adversely affected the US-Pakistan relationship.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BASIC countries meet to discuss climate change


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Environment ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet in the capital from Saturday to assess the post-Cancun climate change policy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Protein biomarkers in exhaled air to help detect lung cancer early


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): The earlier a tumour can be detected, the greater the chance of healing the patient. But early diagnosis is often difficult in many cases.In its initial stages, ... Read more...

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Govt. taking effective steps to address challenges of Scheduled Caste women, children: Tirath


January 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath has asked the stakeholders to take all preventive, precautionary and rehabilitative measures in all cases ... Read more...

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India, EU have similar approaches to fighting terror: Katju


December 11th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec 10 (ANI): A senior official in the Indian Ministry of External Affairs on Friday admitted that there is a problem of terrorism in Afghanistan, which needs to be ... Read more...

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US lobbied UN climate head Pachauri to block Iranian scientist’: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-Inter-GPCC, was asked by US diplomats to help scupper the election of Dr Mostafa Jafari to the co-chairmanship of ... Read more...

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India, US to sign pact on weather, crop forecasting


November 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India and the US are set to sign a pact on weather and crop forecasting, a step that will deepen their cooperation in agriculture."We hope ... Read more...

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US asked to grant ‘Temporary Protected Status’ to Pakistanis sans proper documentation


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Pakistan has formally asked the United States to consider granting Temporary Protected Status to its nationals currently living in the US without proper documentation, in view of the ... Read more...

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US asks Pakistan to step up terror fight; gives $2bn military aid (Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The United States has announced a $2 billion package of military aid to Pakistan even as it asked Islamabad to get tough with terrorists that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN panel seeks ways to better assess climate science


October 15th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Busan (South Korea), Oct 15 (IANS) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has said it will make major changes in the way it works to ensure best assessment of climate science.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to ink social security pact with Canada soon


September 25th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India and Canada plan to sign social security and foreign investment promotion and protection agreements soon in a bid to boost trade and business ties. Commerce and ... Read more...

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India, Germany hold huge potential for cooperation, says Pranab Mukherjee


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that India and Germany hold tremendous potential for cooperation between them in various sectors including bio-technology, infrastructure development, telecom ... Read more...

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With US help, India eyes another Green Revolution


September 17th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's maiden visit here, the US has decided to intensify bilateral strategic cooperation in agriculture and food security to spur a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India and United States seek to strengthen cooperation in agriculture, food security


September 17th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): India and the United States have set-up three working groups for strategic cooperation in agriculture and food security, food processing, agriculture extension, farm-to-market linkages, and weather ... Read more...

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India-US discusses agricultural cooperation, food security


September 14th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 14 (ANI): As part of US Government's partnership with India on agricultural cooperation and food security, the first meeting of the U.S.-India Agriculture Dialogue steering committee took place ... Read more...

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Democrats Possess Pecuniary Advantage Over The Republicans


August 21st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington August 21, 2010 (Just Flashed): The news related to the federal electoral campaigns in America has demonstrated that the working groups of the Democratic Party have kept up a concrete advantage ... Read more...

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Geithner discusses India-US strategic priorities


August 4th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Economic and other policy priorities between India and the US were discussed by US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner with a major Track II group trying for ... Read more...

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Terms of Kashmir dialogue finalised


July 24th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) The Indian government has finalised the terms of dialogue that it intends to open with all the groups in Jammu and Kashmir, including the separatists, highly placed ... Read more...

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Extra storage capacity needed to ensure food security: Pawar


July 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Tuesday said India needs to create 140 million tonnes of extra storage capacity and it is one of the major challenges before ... Read more...

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