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Air India pilots send legal notice to management


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Labour trouble is brewing again for Air India as a pilots' union has sent a legal notice to the national carrier for implementing new flight ... Read more...

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Maldives wants to expand trade with China


August 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 25 (IANS) Visiting Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed has said here that his country needs to expand trade with China.Addressing the media Friday during his three-day visit, Waheed said ... Read more...

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Canada plans military bases in global hot spots


June 6th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, June 6 (IANS) Canada is finalizing agreements with five countries to host Canadian military bases in some of the world's most volatile regions, a media report said.Under the Access ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa, Patnaik bond, stress cooperation among states


May 11th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) Stating that Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik was like a brother, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday stressed the importance of cooperation amongst states in ... Read more...

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SC issues notices on presidential reference on natural resources


May 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notices on the presidential reference seeking clarification whether the natural resources could only be allocated by auction.An apex court ... Read more...

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Apex court to take up presidential reference on natural resources


May 11th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday will take up for hearing a presidential reference whether the court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and ... Read more...

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Saudi parliamentary delegation in India


May 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A high-powered parliamentary delegation from Saudi Arabia arrived here Monday for a three-day visit during which they will hold interactions in the Indian ... Read more...

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Apex court receives presidential reference on 2G (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A presidential reference on whether the Supreme Court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and insist on auction as the only route ... Read more...

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Apex court receives presidential reference


April 12th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A presidential reference on whether the Supreme Court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and could insist on auction as the only ... Read more...

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India plans flights to Tanzania, Ethiopia


March 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) As economic ties grow with Africa, India will improve air connectivity with the continent, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said, adding that flights would be introduced ... Read more...

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China loans two pandas to Canada


February 12th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China has loaned two rare giant pandas to Canada for a research program.The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) Saturday signed an agreement with two Canadian ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa visits Pakistan (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Pakistan Friday on a three-day state visit.Rajapaksa was received at the Chaklala air base in Rawalpindi by Senate ... Read more...

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India pushing Gulf countries for liberal labour laws


January 8th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 8 (IANS) India will enter into bilateral agreements with the Gulf countries to curb exploitation of Indian labour in the region and ensure a decent working environment ... Read more...

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Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel required: Assocham


December 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Lowering of sales tax on jet fuel, upgradation of airport infrastructure and allowing foreign capital by international airlines in domestic carriers are required for the ... Read more...

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India, Russia sign five bilateral agreements


December 16th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) India and Russia Friday signed five bilateral agreements in a range of sectors, including one for 42 additional Sukhoi combat jets.The agreements were signed after ... Read more...

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Air India management can alter policy for workmen: Apex court


November 19th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ruled that Air India was entitled to alter its policies with regards to its workmen and those promoted to executive category ... Read more...

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Russia to sign child adoption deals with European countries


November 15th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sign bilateral agreements on child adoption with France, Britain, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, a top official has said.Pavel Astakhov, ombudsman for ... Read more...

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ICAO adopts India’s stand against EU aviation norms


November 11th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Indian government Friday said that a working paper presented by it to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) against aviation emission norms proposed by ... Read more...

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Vietnamese president in India to expand strategic ties


October 11th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) In a major strategic signal, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang Tuesday began a four-day visit to India that aims to provide a greater push ... Read more...

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Afghanistan has suffered enough from terrorism: India


October 4th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India Tuesday urged all countries in South Asia to facilitate the process of peace and development of Afghanistan, saying Kabul has "suffered enough" from ... Read more...

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Infuse more funds into Air India but with conditions: CAG


September 8th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The official auditor in its report on flag-carrier Air India tabled in parliament Thursday asked the government to consider further equity infusion into the airline ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi businessmen eye Indian investments


July 8th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) The new bilateral agreements between India and Bangladesh will not only boost multilateral trade in the region but also attract more Indian investments to the country, ... Read more...

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BCCI accepts ICC’s modified DRS version (Roundup)


June 28th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's chief executives' committee has recommended a modified version of the Decision Review System (DRS), which has been accepted by the ... Read more...

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Modified DRS made mandatory; BCCI agree to its use without Hawk Eye (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong/Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The controversial Decision Review System (DRS) with Hotspot and Snickometre technology has been made mandatory for Tests and ODIs at the International Cricket Council's chief ... Read more...

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Krishna wraps up Myanmar engagement; focus on capacity building (Roudnup)


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 22 (IANS) India Wednesday wrapped up its first high-level engagement with Myanmar's new civilian government after signing a slew of bilateral agreements focusing on capacity building, even ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to hold talks; PM’s visit on agenda


June 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, June 6 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao Monday began a two-day visit to Dhaka during which the two sides will review their cooperation in countering terrorism ... Read more...

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India, Uzbekistan discuss Afghanistan; announce strategic relationship (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India and the Central Asian republic of Uzbekistan Monday upgraded their bilateral ties to a strategic relationship, and held discussions on the precarious situation ... Read more...

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India, Uzbekistan sign 34 pacts


May 18th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India and Uzbekistan, the energy-rich Central Asian nation, Wednesday signed 34 pacts in diverse areas, including pharmaceuticals and hydrocarbons, and agreed to cooperate closely ... Read more...

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Conspiracy to kill Air India, alleges BJP


May 6th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Blaming the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for the crisis in Air India, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday alleged there was a "conspiracy ... Read more...

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Indian external affairs minister to visit Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Two months after Jhala Nath Khanal became the new prime minister of Nepal, India is sending its External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to the country to ... Read more...

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Dodsal, AEM to set up $150 mn manufacturing plant in India


April 13th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Dubai-based infrastructure development firm Dodsal and Russia's heavy equipment engineering company Atomenergomash (AEM) have agreed to set up a manufacturing unit in India with an ... Read more...

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UAE, Britain seek cooperation in judicial matters


April 12th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 11 (IANS/WAM) UAE Justice Minister Hadef Joan Al Dhahiri has lauded the country's cooperation with Britain in the judicial and legal matters.Al Dhahiri made the remarks during ... Read more...

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Iranian Ambassador to India offers alternative pacts in oil import policy


February 8th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Iran's Ambassador to India, Seyed Mahdi Nabizadeh,on Tuesday said India can sort out the hurdles and work out on different bilateral agreements over payment issues regarding import ... Read more...

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India to invest $12 billion in Indonesia


January 24th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- India is planning to invest around $12 billion in Indonesia as the country's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is set for his three-day visit to India, the Jakarta ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary’s Nepal visit ends


January 20th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao made a low-key departure from Nepal Thursday after wrapping up her three-day visit to Nepal.Rao, the first senior Indian official to ... Read more...

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