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Indian PM to visit UAE

Manmohan Singh is likely to undertake a ‘thanksgiving’ visit to the UAE for its cooperation in the arrests of terrorists like Abdul Karim Tunda, Yasin Bhatkal and Abu Jundal. Could this first visit by an Indian PM in over 30 years help India bring Dawood Ibrahim to justice?

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Manmohan, Sharif set to meet in NYC

Notwithstanding naysayers, the long and short of it is that Mian Nawaz Sharif and Sardar Manmohan Singh will have a bilateral meeting in New York likely to be held on September 29th.

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India, Afghanistan meet for UNGA

The foreign office consultation was significant not only as it comes a bit over a week before the UN General Assembly session but at a time when US Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is on a visit to the region.

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Advantage China as India fumbles in Bhutan

China and Bhutan will be conducting a “joint technical field survey” in September in a move to settle their boundary disputes, which could shrink the buffer zone between the Siliguri corridor and the India-China border in Chumbi valley.

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India livid with ‘opportunist’ Kerry over Taliban talks

South Block is upset over events in Qatar where the Taliban betrayed the presumption of having secured international recognition, and has reserved for Kerry the frostiest reception accorded to a visiting US Secretary of State in recent times.

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India, China to launch new border mechanism soon

The proposed mechanism would comprise diplomats from the external affairs ministry and military personnel, including representatives of paramilitary and intelligence agencies.

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Issue of cross-border mobile signals to be taken up: Deora

New Delhi: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked the external affairs ministry to discuss with Islamabad and Dhaka the issue of mobile signals being available in Indian territory even though telecom operators are not allowed to provide cellular service within 500 meters of the international border, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

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