bilateral cooperation

China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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‘Significant headway due to thaw in India-Pakistan relations’


September 10th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Significant headway has been made in the past two years due to the thaw in the India-Pakistan relations, a leading Pakistani daily said Monday."Ever since India ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to soon ink customs cooperation deal


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and Pakistan will sign deals in the next few weeks for cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters and redressal of trade grievances, Commerce ... Read more...

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India, Tajikistan should jointly combat terror, boost ties: President


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Describing Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon as an "old friend of India", President Pranab Mukherjee a brain haemorrhagea brain haemorrhage said Monday India and the ... Read more...

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India, Belgium to seal railway cooperation pact


August 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Belgium, a founder of the 27-nation European Union, is set to seal a pact with India Thursday that seeks to leverage its expertise in developing ... Read more...

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India, Singapore extend military training agreement (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India and Singapore Wednesday signed three key agreements including one on continuing the military training that Indian armed forces extend to their Singaporean counterparts.The ... Read more...

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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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China considering more joint military exercises with India


June 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) China is considering India's proposal for holding the third round of joint military exercises, codenamed Hand-in-Hand, and this is at the "working level discussions" stage, a ... Read more...

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China, Russia sign electrical cooperation deal


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) China and Russia have signed an agreement on electrical cooperation on the sidelines of the ongoing St. Petersburg International Forum (SPIEF), Xinhua reported.The deal was signed ... Read more...

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Indo-German urban fair in Bangalore from Friday


June 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) A 10-day Indo-German Urban Mela (fair) will unfold from here Friday to commemorate 60 years of both the countries establishing diplomatic relations and showcase a blend ... Read more...

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US exempts India from Iran oil sanctions (Second Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) A day before India-US strategic dialogue here, the US has exempted India and six other nations from its tough Iran oil sanctions for significantly reducing their ... Read more...

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Russia, Kazakhstan extend Friendship Treaty for 10 years


June 8th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Astana, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Kazakhstan have agreed to extend their bilateral Friendship Treaty, originally signed in 1992, for an additional 10 years.The protocol on amendments to ... Read more...

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Asia-Pacific issues should be settled bilaterally: Antony (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) All disputes in the Asia-Pacific region should be settled bilaterally under international law, India asserted Wednesday as it emphasized the need to strengthen the ... Read more...

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Putin begins state visit to China (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived here Tuesday, kicking off a state visit to China.He will also attend the 12th Meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin begins China visit


June 5th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in the Chinese capital Tuesday morning, kicking off his state visit to the country, Xinhua reported.Putin arrived at the invitation of ... Read more...

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UAE, Switzerland discuss bilateral cooperation


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Switzerland held bilateral talks Saturday about strengthening their cooperation in foreign aid.The dicussions were held between the UAE's ambassador to ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to be better connected, have more trade (Fourth Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar Monday decided to expand trade, have better connectivity and bring peace in border areas and emphasised closer ties to boost ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Thein Sein embark on ‘new journey’ (Third Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar have "embarked on a new journey of bilateral cooperation", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told President Thein Sein here Monday during ... Read more...

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PM to Thein Sein: India, Myanmar on new journey of cooperation (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) India and Myanmar have "embarked on a new journey of bilateral cooperation", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said during his talks with President ... Read more...

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Manmohan arrives in Myanmar: First Indian PM to visit in 25 years (Second Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 27 (IANS) Manmohan Singh, the first Indian prime minister to visit Myanmar in 25 years, arrived Sunday in its new capital on a three-day trip ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India officials meet in Cambodia


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, May 27 (IANS) Officials of India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting here Sunday to review their bilateral cooperation.The one-day meeting is co-chaired by ... Read more...

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PM to deepen ties with Myanmar (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said he will seek to strengthen relations with Myanmar during a three-day visit starting Sunday."We will consider new initiatives and ... Read more...

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Spanish, Chinese firms sign deals valued at $626 mn


May 25th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 25 (IANS/EFE) Spanish and Chinese companies have signed five cooperation agreements and nine sales contracts for Spanish goods being bought by the Asian giant valued at around 500 ... Read more...

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Arab League chief calls for closer Arab-China ties


May 8th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 7 (IANS) Arab League chief Nabil Al Arabi Monday called for closer relations between the Arab countries and China. Arabi, who is visiting China May 4-9 at ... Read more...

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Border management with Bangladesh operationalised


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The coordinated border management plan with Bangladesh was in operation and will help reduce cross-border violations, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Demand for Indian domestic workers abroad: Ravi


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) There is demand for Indian workers of various skill sets such as housemaids and home nurses abroad, including in the Gulf countries, Malaysia, Singapore and ... Read more...

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India announces $50 mn credit, $25 mn grant for Seychelles


April 30th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mahe, April 30 (IANS) Noting that India "would always be a trusted development partner of Seychelles", visiting President Pratibha Patil Monday announced a $50 million line of credit and ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton to visit India, China, Bangladesh


April 27th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will travel to India, China and Bangladesh next month to discuss bilateral relations, the State Department said Thursday.Clinton will visit ... Read more...

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US has not threatened sanctions: India


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The US has not threatened to impose sanctions on India for having economic relations with Iran, parliament was told Thursday.In a written reply to the ... Read more...

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US Navy operations chief in India


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) US Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert began a five-day visit to India Monday to explore possibilities of bilateral cooperation between the two navies ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to open more trade routes


April 14th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Just a day after opening a new integrated check post at the Attari border, India and Pakistan Saturday said the countries were exploring the possibilities ... Read more...

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UAE, Portugal hold talks


April 12th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Portugual have discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation, it was reported Wednesday.Ambassador of the UAE Saqr Nasser Al-Rayesi and Mayor ... Read more...

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India, US to boost health cooperation


April 11th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) India and the US will strengthen cooperation in the area of public health by sharing information and best practices, identify and address policy concerns and establish ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil pact, discuss Indians’ welfare (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday sealed six agreements in diverse areas, including an overarching pact on cooperation in ... Read more...

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