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Kolkata students rally on World Humanitarian Day eve


August 18th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) Amidst a chorus of Michael Jackson's "We are the World", around 2,000 students took to the streets here on the eve of World Humanitarian Day ... Read more...

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India, South Africa share cordial relations: Meira Kumar


July 10th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Monday India and South Africa shared a cordial relationship and working together in various multilateral organisations.Addressing a 20-member ... Read more...

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Chinese, US presidents meet on bilateral ties


June 20th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 20 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao met his US counterpart Barack Obama here Tuesday on bilateral relations and major issues of common concern.Over the past ... Read more...

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Elton John to perform at peace concert


June 16th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Singer Elton John has agreed to take part in a charity concert to back a campaign for world peace.The 65-year-old agreed to take part in ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan receives US presidential honour


May 31st, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 31 (IANS) Legendary musician Bob Dylan has been honoured with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour given in the US.Dylan is among 13 ... Read more...

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New French president’s first flight struck by lightning


May 15th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 15 (IANS) A plane carrying new French President Francois Hollande to Germany was forced to return to Paris Tuesday after it was struck by a lightning, BBC reported.Hours ... Read more...

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Putin to pay state visit to China


May 13th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will pay a state visit to China in June and attend the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) as a guest ... Read more...

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Trust India to strengthen ties with neighbours: UN chief (Lead)(With Image)


April 27th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said here Friday that despite the challenges involved he trusted India to build and strengthen partnerships with her neighbours and ... Read more...

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When I am in India, I am at home: Ban Ki-moon


April 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience ... Read more...

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‘China isn’t second strongest country’


April 11th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) China is not the second strongest country but the second largest economy, a foreign ministry official has said, adding that for all its remarkable progress the ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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Madonna’s gig stuns audience at Super Bowl


February 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Madonna's 12-minute performance at the Super Bowl left the audience spellbound.The singer's medley during half time at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis Sunday was ... Read more...

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Indian Army to hold 20 war games with friendly nations


January 29th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) In its bid to have greater engagement with foreign militaries, Indian Army will this year hold between 15 to 20 bilateral war games with friendly ... Read more...

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My art reflects my affair with Lennon: Yoko Ono (With Image)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) From the "world's most famous unknown artist" to the "woman who broke up the Beatles", Yoko Ono has had her share of bouquets and brickbats. ... Read more...

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China, Saudi Arabia pledge to promote exchanges


January 15th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) China and Saudi Arabia have pledged to work together to promote world peace and expand cooperation as Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao paid an official visit to ... Read more...

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I will learn a lot from Indian women: Yoko Ono


January 12th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Multi-media artist and peace activist Yoko Ono, widow of late Beatles icon John Lennon, reconnected with India nearly four decades after she visited the country ... Read more...

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Bihar Police confirm terror threat to Dalai Lama event


January 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) A shadow of terror looms over the Buddhist Kalchakra puja at a holy site in Bihar's Bodh Gaya which is being attended by Tibetan ... Read more...

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Dala Lama’s security tightened at Bodh Gaya


January 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 6 (IANS) Security for Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has been tightened at the Buddhist holy site of Bodh Gaya, where he is attending the Kalchakra ... Read more...

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Preserve Tibetan culture, Karmapa tells Tibetans


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), Jan 6 (IANS) Tibetan religious head and the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje Friday asked Tibetans to preserve their rich culture and religion."Your main duty is ... Read more...

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Gere in Bodh Gaya to attend Dalai Lama’s discourse


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 2 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere is attending a religious discourse on Buddhism by Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the 10-day Kalachakra puja in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama prays at Bodh Gaya ahead of Kalachakra puja


December 31st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 31 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered prayers at the Buddhist holy site of Bodh Gaya Saturday, a day ahead of the 10-day-long 32nd ... Read more...

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McLeodganj deserted as residents leave en masse for Bodh Gaya


December 31st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 31 (IANS) Even as people from India's northern plains throng to the hill stations to ring in the New Year, one hill settlement is wearing a deserted ... Read more...

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Pope prays for world peace on Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Dec 25 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI prayed for world peace Sunday and said that the world remained "torn" by violence which had stained the earth with blood.Delivering his ... Read more...

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Karmapa’s compassion: Chinese guards are also human beings


December 25th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) When the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, head of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism was escaping to India from China on horseback, he ... Read more...

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China seeks strong ties with Russia


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) China has called for strengthening its ties with Russia and for further enhancing their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for consolidation ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s prescription for ‘happy married life’


December 1st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 1 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, himself a bachelor, Thursday had some words of wisdom for a happy married life saying one should always go for ... Read more...

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Every human being has the right to be happy: Dalai Lama


November 30th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Making a strong argument for world peace, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said many of the problems besetting humanity today are due to ... Read more...

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Jade Buddha to visit India in November 2012


November 29th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Jade Buddha for Universal Peace - sculpted in green jade - is preparing for a symbolic homecoming in India next year. The fabled icon ... Read more...

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Scholars discuss relevance of Buddha in modern world


November 27th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) More than 900 Buddhist scholars, leaders and practitioners from 46 countries Sunday began deliberating the relevance of Gautama Buddha's teachings, 2,600 years after his ... Read more...

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Mahesh Yogi’s sandals to be auctioned in London


November 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) A pair of sandals once worn by spiritual leader Maharishi Mahesh Yogi are expected to fetch 80,000 pounds in an auction to be held later this ... Read more...

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Go vegan for ritual: Tibetan government-in-exile


October 30th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 30 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based in this Himachal Pradesh town Sunday appealed to the followers of Tibetan Buddhism to go vegetarian and stop animal ... Read more...

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Cuba, China to enhance military cooperation


October 28th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Oct 28 (IANS) China and Cuba have pledged to take forward their bilateral ties and promote cooperation between their militaries.The affirmation came Thursday during a meeting between Cuban President ... Read more...

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US, China cooperation crucial: Kissinger


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 18 (IANS) The cooperation and strategic trust between the US and China are critically important in times of difficulty, former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has ... Read more...

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Only talks can end Syria unrest: opposition


October 16th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 16 (IANS) Only negotiations, not the use of force, can end unrest in Syria, an opposition group has said. The Popular Front for Change and Liberation in Syria, however, ... Read more...

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Russia to veto UN resolutions aimed at ‘toppling regimes’


October 7th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 7 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned Friday that Russia would veto future UN Security Council sanctions to topple political regimes by Western powers."Russia will continue standing against ... Read more...

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