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US eyes infrastructure spending in India, emerging economies


September 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) With India and other emerging economies set to spends trillions of dollars to build infrastructure, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is hoping that they would ... Read more...

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Congress asks states to raise cooking gas cap ahead of strike (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite talking tough and ruling out of a rollback of its market-friendly reforms, the government Wednesday appeared softening its stand as a large part of the ... Read more...

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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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India, Canada to energise ties, fast-track nuclear deal


September 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) India and Canada will Wednesday hold talks to fast-track the implementation of their civil nuclear deal and look for ways to scale up their cooperation ... Read more...

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Spain, Egypt to create consortium to foster investment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Spain's foreign minister announced here Monday the creation of a Spanish-Egyptian consortium to foster bilateral investment and business activity."We're going to get a Spanish-Egyptian consortium under ... Read more...

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India should ensure investment safety: German envoy (Interview)


August 12th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India should ensure policy and judicial stability that will help counter the negative sentiments of late about investment climate in the country and ease flow ... Read more...

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Colombia to ratify tax treaty with India by year-end


July 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 8 (IANS) Colombia is likely to ratify double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with India by the end of this year, which will help boost flow of two-way investments.Colombia's ... Read more...

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India, EU to conclude trade, investment talks by Oct-Nov


June 26th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) India and the European Union have agreed to conclude negotiations for a bilateral investment and trade agreement (BITA) by October-November this year."After a number of ... Read more...

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India asks Zimbabwe to ratify investment treaty


March 20th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Zimbabwe to ratify their Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement that was signed in 1999.During a meeting with Zimbabwean Vice President Joice ... Read more...

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FICCI to open office in Nepal


December 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Sunday said it would open an office in Kathmandu and set up an India-Nepal strategy ... Read more...

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India, Nepal sign revised tax treaty


November 27th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) More than a month after they sealed a bilateral investment pact, India and Nepal Sunday took another key step to boost their economic ties ... Read more...

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Manmohan meets Bhattarai, pushes for tax pact


November 11th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives), Nov 11 (IANS) Nearly three weeks after they met in New Delhi, India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Nepali counterpart Baburam Bhattarai Friday held bilateral talks ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha speaker to to visit Iran


October 30th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar will be visiting Iran in the first week of November, an official said Sunday.In a visit which is expected ... Read more...

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Maoist hawks ask Nepal PM to scrap trade pact with India


October 24th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 24 (IANS) The new trade pact inked by Nepal's Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai during his just-concluded visit to India has come under fire with the hawks in ... Read more...

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Mukherjee asks Nepal to hasten setting-up of check posts


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday asked his Nepalese counterpart to expedite the setting-up of integrated check posts on the Nepalese side of the border."Construction ... Read more...

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India offers Nepal $250 mn soft loan, seals investment pact


October 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In key initiatives that are set to bolster ties between New Delhi and Kathmandu, India Friday unveiled a $250 million line of credit and ... Read more...

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New Zealand launches strategy for closer India ties


October 20th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 20 (IANS) In the first of a series of strategies targeting different countries and regions, the New Zealand government Thursday launched a wide-ranging diplomatic and trade strategy ... Read more...

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India, Zimbabwe to deepen investment, trade ties


September 21st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Harare (Zimbabwe), Sep 21 (IANS) India and Zimbabwe have agreed to further strengthen bilateral trade and investment ties even as the two countries expedite the ratification process of a Bilateral ... Read more...

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UAE, South Korea keen on new business deals


August 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and South Korea are interested in bilateral investment in the fields of energy, education, telecommunications and information technology.UAE Ambassador to ... Read more...

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UAE, Victoria discuss bilateral ties


August 5th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's ambassador to Australia and New Zealand Ali Nasser Al Nuaimi and Alex Chernov, governor of Australia's Victoria state, have discussed ways to increase bilateral ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh ink investment pact, to jointly fight terror (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh in September, the two neighbours Thursday signed two key pacts to enhance mutual investment and ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh sign trade pact, pledge to fight terror


July 7th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh, the two countries Thursday signed two pacts aimed at boosting investment and enhancing Bangladeshi exports, ... Read more...

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US to focus economic dialogue on India’s vast potential (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A high-level India-US economic dialogue here next week will seek to tap vast opportunities offered by one of the fastest-growing economies in the world ... Read more...

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India, US to fast track investment treaty talks


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) India and US have agreed to fast track technical negotiations for an early conclusion of a bilateral investment agreement to take advantage of the vast untapped ... Read more...

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Canada announces 10-year visas for Indians (Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) In a significant gesture, Canada Thursday announced a 10-year multiple entry visa for Indians.Making this announcement at a preliminary session of the fifth Parvasi Bharatiya ... Read more...

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India asks diaspora to become partners in progress


June 10th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 10 (IANS) Calling the Indian diaspora its bridge of friendship to the world, India Thursday invited the million-strong Indo-Canadian community to become a part of its success ... Read more...

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Free trade agreement with New Zealand soon: Anand Sharma


May 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India expects to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) with New Zealand in a time-frame of eight to 10 months, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Argentina buys Indian pharma products worth $200 million


May 4th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Argentina has assured India of reviewing a ban on imported pharmaceutical products and announced the purchase of drugs worth $150-$200 million from Indian firms, a ... Read more...

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Pratibha Patil on state visit to Mauritius from Sunday


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil leaves on a five-day state visit to Mauritius Sunday, during which she will address the country's parliament and receive a doctorate ... Read more...

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India awaits ratification process for BIPA: Anand Sharma


March 29th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI) Emphasizing that the ratification process for the Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement (BIPA) is complete on Indian side, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said that we are ... Read more...

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Need for early conclusion of investment promotion issue with Nigeria: Anand Sharma


March 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI) Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today expressed for an early conclusion of Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) with Nigeria.During the bilateral meeting with Henry Odien ... Read more...

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India-Nigeria trade to reach $12 billion


March 16th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Trade between India and Nigeria is expected to reach $12 billion in the 2010-11 fiscal, the commerce ministry said Wednesday.Commerce Minister Anand Sharma held talks ... Read more...

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India assures Iran of early payments, keen to sign DTAA, BIPA


February 25th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured Iran that India would like to make the payment due to Iran as expeditiously as possible especially on account ... Read more...

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Don’t block affordable Indian medicines, EU urged


December 10th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Brussels, Dec 10 (IANS) As leaders from India and the European Union (EU) meet for a bilateral summit in the Belgian capital, health activists Friday urged the 27-nation bloc not ... Read more...

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