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Three keys to make India-US ties soar


July 16th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A leading US think tank has proposed three key focussed policy initiatives - a bilateral investment treaty, accelerated defence trade and educational collaboration - to unleash ... Read more...

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US-India trade group pushes for BIT


June 26th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) A leading US-India trade group has launched a major effort to promote a high-standard US-India Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) calling it the 'next hill to climb' ... Read more...

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India assures US business of a level playing field


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Assuring US businesses of "a level playing field" and "total transparency", India has invited them to take advantage of enormous business opportunities offered by India's plans ... Read more...

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India, US resolve to harness full potential of ties (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) India and the US concluded their strategic dialogue with a resolve to harness the full potential of their multifarious relationship from strategic to economic to defence ... Read more...

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Anand Mahindra gets global leadership award


June 13th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Anand Mahindra, vice chairman & managing director of Mahindra Group, and Alan Mulally, president & CEO, Ford Motor Company, have been honoured with Global Leadership Awards ... Read more...

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US senator wants bilateral investment treaty with India


May 15th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Former US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has suggested that, starting with India, Washington move forward with a bilateral trade agenda in the Asia-Pacific region ... Read more...

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India needs to make ‘tough choices’: Ajay Banga


April 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business ... Read more...

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Vodafone sends notice on retrospective tax (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based global telecom company Vodafone Tuesday served notice on the Indian government on its retrospective proposal to levy capital gain tax on a transaction ... Read more...

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Vodafone serves notice to government on tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based Vodafone Tuesday said it would prefer to reach an amicable solution to its Rs.1,1000 crore capital gain tax dispute with the Indian government over ... Read more...

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MasterCard’s Ajay Banga to head USIBC


April 16th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Ajay Banga, president & CEO of MasterCard Worldwide, has been elected next chairman of the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a trade association made of 350 top ... Read more...

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Expand Pakistan, Saudi Arabia trade ties: Zardari


April 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) The huge potential of trade and economic activities between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia should be given a boost, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Russia, India to discuss Sistema licence during BRICS summit


March 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Russian and Indian leaders will discuss the issue of Sistema Shyam Telecom Ltd (SSTL), which provides services under the MTS brand but stands to lose ... Read more...

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US in talks with India on bilateral investment treaty


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) The United States says it is developing a new model Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and had intensified its engagement with potential partners like India and ... Read more...

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SSTL files review petition in Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), the joint venture between Russia's Sistema and India-based Shyam Group, Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review ... Read more...

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DoT to consult law ministry on Sistema’s notice


February 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The government will consult the law ministry on the notice sent to it by the Russian conglomerate Sistema threatening international arbitration proceedings if the government ... Read more...

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Government not to challenge Supreme Court order on 2G licences


February 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Indian government will decide by the end of this week what action it would take on the Supreme Court's order quashing 122 licences issued ... Read more...

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Sistema gives India 6 months to settle 2G licences row


February 28th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Tuesday put the Indian government on notice, saying it would initiate proceedings as per the provisions of the bilateral investment treaty if ... Read more...

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Stable Pakistan in interest of India, US, say senators


January 12th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The US Senate India Caucus Thursday said a stable Pakistan is in the interest of both the United States and India."There seems to be real time ... Read more...

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US India trade group seeks investment treaty


September 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Highlighting the rise of India, a leading US-India trade advocacy group has suggested early conclusion of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) to take their relationship to ... Read more...

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India-US investment treaty talks almost complete: Anand Sharma


September 21st, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 21 (IANS) India and the United States will soon have a bilateral agreement to facilitate two-way investments. Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Tuesday that negotiations on ... Read more...

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US-India trade group vows to strengthen business ties


September 15th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Noting that ties between US and Indian business ties have never been stronger, a leading US-India trade group has vowed support to expanding them further."The private ... Read more...

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US pushes India on n-liability law, Pakistan on 26/11 trial (Roundup)


July 19th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Wrapping up the second strategic dialogue with India, the US Tuesday pressed Pakistan to punish the 26/11 terrorists "fully and urgently" as it pushed ... Read more...

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US pushes India on n-liability law, talks tough on Pakistan (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Vowing to expand their strategic partnership, India and the US Tuesday agreed to intensify their counter-terror cooperation and to resolve the "remaining issues" to ... Read more...

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Clinton asks India to lower trade barriers


July 19th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday urged India to lower investment barriers even as the two countries agreed to re-open negotiations on a bilateral ... Read more...

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Be part of India’s growth story, US business urged


June 24th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A US India trade group has called on American policymakers to strengthen trade relations with India or face the risk of being left behind in sharing ... Read more...

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Mukherjee calls for collective approach to deal with global crisis


November 8th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that we have learnt a lesson from the current global crisis that remedy lies in collective and corroborative ... Read more...

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US must support India’s UN council membership: Ex-diplomats


November 5th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit to India, former US diplomats have advocated for India's permanent membership in an expanded UN Security Council and said a ... Read more...

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Take a ‘bold leap’ in Indo-US ties: US think tank


October 20th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) As President Barack Obama prepares for his India trip, a US think tank has advised his team to produce a "bold leap forward" in Indo-US ... Read more...

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No free trade pact with India: US


September 16th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Welcoming Indian investment in the US, a top American official Wednesday ruled out any plans to consider a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries. "FTA is ... Read more...

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Mukherjee calls for advance technology trade between India-U.S.


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 23 (ANI): Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday called for an advance technology trade between India and the United States.Addressing a Joint Indo-US Business CEOs Forum Meeting ... Read more...

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Belgium Prince meets President Patil


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Prince Philippe of Belgium, who is presently on a state visit to India to cement bilateral ties, met President Pratibha Devisingh Patil here on Monday.The Prince, ... Read more...

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Belgium Prince to strengthen bilateral ties with India


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): Belgium Prince Philippe has arrived in India eyeing upon strengthening the bilateral ties between the two nations.Prince Philippe, who arrived here on Saturday along with Princess Mathilde ... Read more...

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US to address key trade irritants with India in 2010


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 2 (IANS) As it seeks to further strengthen its growing relationship with India, the United States says it intends this year to address key trade irritants and ... Read more...

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Treaty will lead to more investment in India: US envoy


October 8th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The completion of the bilateral investment treaty by India and the US will lead to increased investment by American companies in infrastructure sectors, US Ambassador Timothy ... Read more...

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Pakistan should be Clinton’s ‘primary focus’ in India: NYT (Lead)


July 18th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 18 (IANS) An influential US daily Saturday suggested an ambitious agenda for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in India ranging from a bilateral investment treaty to climate change ... Read more...

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