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Exhibitions light up eighth edition of India-Africa conclave


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Around 40 stalls and exhibitions from India and various African countries showcasing opportunities in infrastructure, automobiles, clean energy solutions, handicrafts and tourism greeted some 1,100-odd ... Read more...

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Projects worth $30 billion discussed at India-Africa conclave


March 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) More than 200 projects worth almost $30 billion in sectors like infrastructure, mining, agriculture, telecom and healthcare was discussed at the 8th edition of ... Read more...

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Hero MotoCorp to set up manufacturing plants in Africa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp Tuesday said it has identified growth markets in Africa to set up manufacturing and assembly plants there."We have identified some ... Read more...

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Kenya keen on India’s participation in LAPSSET


March 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Kenya Monday invited India to participate in one of the largest infrastructure development projects in Africa-- the Lamu Port and Lamu Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor ... Read more...

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Set up factories in our countries, African nations urge India


March 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Trade ministers of several African nations Monday urged India to set up factories in their respective countries to generate employment and fix trade imbalance which ... Read more...

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Central African Republic woos Indian investment


March 19th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Central African Republic Monday sought Indian investment in the country's road, rail, hydro-power and uranium mining projects."Being a landlocked country, Central African Republic requires ... Read more...

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Zambia seeks India’s help for Green Revolution


March 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Zambia Monday urged India to provide technical and financial support to help bring in a Green Revolution and ensure food security in the country."We can ... Read more...

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India to build 100 institutions in Africa for human development


March 19th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India will build over 100 institutions in different African countries to help develop human resources and accelerate growth in the region, a senior government ... Read more...

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India seeks to jointly develop new markets with Africa (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday exhorted Africa to work together to jointly develop new markets for their products and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling ... Read more...

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Exim Bank offers $60 million loan to Central African Republic


March 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The government-run Export-Import (Exim) Bank of India Monday offered $60 million concessional loan to the Central African Republic for development of agriculture and mining ... Read more...

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India pitches for greater development ties with Africa


March 19th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) India Monday pitched for scaling up economic ties with Africa and underlined its commitment to partnering the continent in fulfilling its developmental aspirations."We are committed ... Read more...

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India bats for generic drugs, seeks Africa’s support


March 18th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said that India will resist any attempt made to malign the country's generic drugs industry as it provided a means ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe invites Indian investment in infrastructure, mining


March 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian companies were Sunday invited to invest in various sectors in Zimbabwe, including infrastructure development, mining and diamond cutting and polishing."I invite the Indian business ... Read more...

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$18 bn worth of projects discussed at India-Africa conclave


March 29th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Projects worth $18 billion were discussed at the India-Africa conclave that concluded here Tuesday after two days of deliberations in sectors ranging from education to ... Read more...

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India committed to provide life-saving drugs for poor


March 28th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today reiterated India's commitment to ensure supply of affordable life-saving drugs for poor people.Addressing the 7th CII- Exim Bank Conclave on India ... Read more...

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India invited to make huge investments in Africa: Mozambique


March 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Mozambique's Prime Minister Aires Bonifacio Baptista Ali Monday invited Indian corporates to make "huge investments" in Africa and contribute to the diversification and economic resurgence ... Read more...

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India-Africa business conclave starts Sunday


March 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With booming two-way trade, investment deals worth billions of dollars are likely to be discussed at the three-day India-Africa project partnership conclave that starts ... Read more...

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Economic ties on agenda of visiting Mozambique president


September 29th, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India is hoping to ramp up economic ties with Mozambique, as the East African country's President Armando Emilio Guebuza arrived in Delhi Wednesday on a five-day ... Read more...

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CII to take business delegation to Ghana, Burkina Faso


June 1st, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's largest business chamber Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is taking a large delegation to two countries in west Africa this week, officials said Tuesday. The 46-member business ... Read more...

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Africa looks to become self sufficient in food by 2015


March 15th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) African countries are seeking to become self sufficient in foodgrain production by 2015 and are looking at better farming techniques to reduce dependence on rains, according to ... Read more...

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Its business mixed with pleasure for visiting Africans


March 15th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) While India's continued economic success has enamored several of over 350 African delegates who are here for a business and networking summit, it is its breathtaking diversity ... Read more...

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IFFCO to set up plant in Ghana (Lead)


March 15th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco) is setting up a unit in Ghana to meet the needs of the west African nation and also export ... Read more...

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Indian fertiliser company set up unit in Ghana


March 15th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (Iffco), a multi-state non-profit organisation, is setting up a unit in Ghana to meet the needs of the African nation and ... Read more...

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India-Africa conclave to discuss $9 bn worth projects


March 9th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India's diplomatic and economic ties with Africa are set for a surge at a three-day conclave starting March 14 in New Delhi in which ministers, business people ... Read more...

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‘Pompeii-like’ excavations in India shed light on life before and after Toba super-eruption


February 28th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): 'Pompeii-Like' excavations in southern and northern India shed light on the kind of human settlements existing before and after the Toba super-eruption 74,000 years ago.The international research team, ... Read more...

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Africa an opportunity for India: Anand Sharma


March 24th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, mar.24 (ANI): The 21st Century is the century of a resurgent India and a vibrant and self-confident Africa, said Minister of State for External Affairs and Minister for Information ... Read more...

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‘Meltdown an opportunity for India, Africa to deepen ties’


March 24th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The current economic crisis could be a blessing in disguise for both India and Africa, according to Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma. "The current crisis ... Read more...

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Diamonds to add more lustre to India-Africa ties


March 23rd, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) In a step that is set to add extra shine to bilateral ties and help the African diamond industry move up the value chain, India is planning ... Read more...

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India sets $70bn bilateral trade-target with Africa


March 23rd, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Undeterred by the current global financial downturn, India Monday said it will invest $500 million in key projects in Africa and called for the doubling of bilateral ... Read more...

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India to deepen ties with regional groups in Africa


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India continues to remain a "reliable partner" of Africa and is looking at deepening relations with regional groups in the continent, a senior Indian diplomat said here ... Read more...

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India, Africa to beef up business ties


March 22nd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Over 400 delegates from African countries are participating in a three-day India-Africa business conclave that started here Sunday, seeking ways to boost bilateral economic ties, an industry ... Read more...

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Bhaichung scores a brace against Ballack’s team


July 13th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, July 13 (IANS) It was a night to remember for India captain Bhaichung Bhutia who stood out with his brace alongside some big names in world football in a charity match ... Read more...

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India to connect with African hospitals, universities


June 26th, 2008 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Displaying its prowess in the field of information technology, India will be setting up an e-networking infrastructure in 53 African nations to share its expertise in the ... Read more...

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India, Africa are natural allies, says Pranab Mukherjee


March 21st, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India and Africa are natural allies saying that India is looking forward to a comprehensive engagement with ... Read more...

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‘African SMEs should learn from India’


March 21st, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) need a complete overhauling of the system to become more organised and competitive, which it is eager to learn by increased ... Read more...

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