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Modi pushes for increased economic engagement with ASEAN (Roundup)
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met a host of Southeast Asian leaders as he made a major push to increase economic engagement between India and the 10-member ASEAN and said his government places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:40:08 PM

Woman suicide bomber dies in Nigeria college attack
Abuja, Nov 12 (IANS) A woman suicide bomber was killed after detonating explosive devices at a college in Nigeria's Niger State Wednesday, security sources said. Many students also suffered injuries in the attack.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:40:04 PM

Iran to make four versions of captured US drone
Tehran, Nov 12 (IANS) Iran will manufacture four versions of the US RQ-170 drone which was downed inside the country in December 2011, a top military commander said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:26:13 PM

Modi invites ASEAN to 'new environment in India'
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (IANS) Wooing the 10-member ASEAN bloc to increase its economic engagement with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said his government has embarked on a "new economic journey" and places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:22:10 PM

Obama greets Modi, calls him 'man of action'
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday smiled and shook hands with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and called him a "man of action".

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 9:14:04 PM

Obama denies US involvement in Hong Kong protests
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Wednesday denied that his country has promoted the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, which the official Chinese press has frequently attributed to foreign interference, in particular the US.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:32:05 PM

Iranian female journalists can cover men's volleyball matches
Tehran, Nov 12 (IANS/EFE) The Iranian authorities allowed as of Wednesday women journalists to cover men's volleyball matches.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:24:04 PM

UN seeks ASEAN support on post-2015 development
Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (IANS) Expressing his support for ASEAN, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Wednesday urged them to back a post-2015 development agenda in the light of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:18:10 PM

Iran ready for 'more transparency' in n-programme
Tehran, Nov 12 (IANS) Iran is ready for further transparency in its nuclear programme within the international regulations, semi-official ISNA news agency quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:16:10 PM

Saina, Kashyap win in China Open
Fuzhou (China), Nov 12 (IANS) Leading Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap got off to a victorious start by winning their respective opening round encounters at the $700,000 China Open Super Series Premier here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:12:06 PM

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