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South Africa to send parliamentary delegation to India


July 7th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) South Africa is sending a high-powered parliamentary delegation to India to strengthen relations between the two countries, it has been announced.The delegation, led by the ... Read more...

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‘India intensifying academic collaborations in Africa’


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The cultural cooperation between India and Africa is moving beyond traditional exchanges to focus on education and capacity building initiatives which can become "a part ... Read more...

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India to host Africa Festival (With Image)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and ... Read more...

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Krishna to meet Russian, Chinese foreign ministers in Moscow


April 10th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is visiting Moscow for a trilateral meet Friday with his Russian and Chinese counterparts to discuss "regional and global issues" ... Read more...

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South Africa pitches for greater Indian investment


April 8th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) With an ambitious programme for development, South Africa plans to conduct road shows and business events in major Indian cities to attract investments in ... Read more...

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Attempted self-immolation by Tibetan against Hu Jintao’s visit (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Two days ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to India, a Tibetan protester set himself ablaze at Jantar Mantar Monday during a demonstration ... Read more...

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Ahead of Hu’s visit, Tibetan sets himself afire


March 26th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) A 27-year-old Tibetan youth attempted to immolate himself during a protest against Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the capital, police said Monday.Jamphel Yeshi, a ... 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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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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Ethiopia seeks Indian help to train rookie diplomats


February 9th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Like many countries in Africa, Ethiopia has sought India's help in setting up an institute to train rookie diplomats.A four-member delegation from Ethiopia's foreign ministry ... Read more...

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As China-built AU centre opens, India focuses on quiet Africa diplomacy (With images)


January 30th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa/New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) As the glitzy China-built African Union building opened in the Ethiopian capital, India was quietly engaged in intense consultations with delegations from around ... Read more...

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India to train African craftswomen in basketry


January 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India's National Institute of Design (NID) will train craftswomen of rural Africa in basket weaving under a $1-million project.The government Tuesday said the programme will ... Read more...

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India, African connect through traditional crafts (With image)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS)The flavour of Africa lives in its colourful arts, crafts, people and exotic landscape. Eighteen African craftspeople from five countries -- Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, ... Read more...

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India, China to resume boundary talks next month


December 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India and China are set to hold the 15th round of boundary talks here mid-January after these were deferred following the Chinese objection to ... Read more...

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BRICS source of stability in time of recession: PM


December 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Ahead of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit New Delhi will host next year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue Friday


December 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India and China hold their annual defence dialogue Friday when the two sides will exchange their perspectives on regional and global security issues, apart ... Read more...

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Expert panel set up on Kudankulam n-project


October 20th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's assurance, the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Thursday constituted an expert panel to dispel fears on the 2,000 ... Read more...

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Telangana issue difficult, but not insurmountable: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there was no question of any government inaction on the Telangana issue and while a ... Read more...

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Differences not uncommon in coalitions: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said differences among alliance partners in a coalition are not uncommon but governance was not an ... Read more...

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India will grow at 8-8.5 percent: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday exuded confidence on 8-8.5 percent growth for India despite the difficult global situation and said a ... Read more...

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Council to decide special status for Bihar: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) The Planning Commission is examining a request for special status for Bihar, but only the National Development Council can take a ... Read more...

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Respite from inflation by year-end: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured all steps to tame inflation, but refused to be drawn into the debate whether the ... Read more...

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Advani should mind his words, feels Manmohan Singh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Refusing to be drawn into constant verbal attacks on him by top Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Anna movement has served its purpose: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Assuring a bill soon for an effective Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the Anna Hazare movement had "served its ... Read more...

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African delegation visits India for trade institute


October 19th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An African delegation, led by the Ugandan commissioner of external trade, is visiting the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) here to discuss measures ... Read more...

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Indian investors eye Ethiopian agriculture


August 29th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Aug 29 (IANS) A group of Indian investors are visiting Ethiopia with interest in the east Afrian nation's rapidly growing farm sector.The delegation of over 30 Indian ... Read more...

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Mozambique seeks India’s help for renewable energy sector


July 14th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Mozambique Thursday sought India's help to develop its renewable energy sector.Mozamibique Education Minister Zeferino Alexandre Martins, who met Farooq Abdullah, minister for new and renewable ... Read more...

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FICCI hosting seminar on African Fellowship


June 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, June 27 (IANS) In an important initiative to bolster knowledge on African issues, a seminar will be organised here by an apex Indian industry body Tuesday to focus ... Read more...

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Indian military team leaving for China Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) For the first time in almost a year, an Indian military delegation headed by an army general from Jammu and Kashmir will be in ... Read more...

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India sending first military delegation to China in a year


June 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) After almost a year's gap, India will resume bilateral military visits to China, sending a high-level military delegation headed by a general posted in ... Read more...

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Africa to support India’s Security Council candidature


May 25th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 25 (IANS) Africa Wednesday declared its unambiguous support for India's candidature for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council and backed New Delhi's stand ... Read more...

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India pitches for UN reforms at Africa summit


May 24th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 24 (IANS) India Tuesday made a strong pitch for reform of global political and economic institutions, including the UN Security Council, as it began a second ... Read more...

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Ahead of Africa summit, India says West pitting it against China (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 23 (IANS) A day before its second summit with African leaders, India Monday accused the West of trying to conjure up an arena of rivalry between ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves for ‘landmark’ Africa summit (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday left for a six-day tour to Addis Ababa, where he will attend the India-Africa Forum Summit, and to Dar ... Read more...

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Trade, development on agenda of PM’s visit to Ethiopia, Tanzania


May 17th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Enhancing economic ties will be on top of the agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh makes bilateral visits to Ethiopia and Tanzania next week.The ... Read more...

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