bilateral relationship

Chinese, US defence chiefs hold talks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Tuesday held talks with visiting US Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta who said the key to healthy Sino-US relations is "to ... Read more...

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China, Maldives pledge closer cooperation on climate change


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Urmuqi (China), Sep 2 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao met Maldives President Mohammed Waheed Hassan Sunday and pledged to boost cooperation on climate change between the two nations.Hailing the sound ... Read more...

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India-Saudi ties poised for upsurge after Jundal handover (News Analysis)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Building upon the positive momentum generated by the handover of 26/11 handler Abu Jundal by Riyadh last month, India and Saudi Arabia are set ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia to hold talks


July 24th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India and Indonesia, founders of the Non-Aligned Movement and two of the world's fastest growing economies, will hold talks later this week to accelerate economic ... Read more...

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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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German honour for Zubin Mehta


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India-born Western classical music maestro Zubin Mehta will be honoured by Germany with its grand cross order of merit by new German Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief in Nepal to strengthen military bond


July 10th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal during which he will also be conferred the honorary ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ‘appropriate’ apology from US, says envoy


June 19th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan wants an "appropriate" apology from the US over the NATO air strike last year that killed its two dozen soldiers, the country's ambassador to Washington ... 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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Indian Navy ships in China next week, to expand strategic trust


June 7th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) In a sign of renewed momentum in bilateral ties, four Indian Navy ships will be docking in Shanghai next week on a goodwill visit, a ... Read more...

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India touches base with future China PM, maps future ties (Roundup)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the impending leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Wednesday voiced hope that the upswing in bilateral relations will continue under the ... Read more...

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Krishna meets next China PM, maps future ties (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the impending leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Wednesday voiced hope that the upswing in bilateral relations will continue under ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan top diplomats to meet June 29, visa accord soon (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday affirmed that the liberalized visa treaty with India will be signed soon as the foreign secretaries of the two countries prepare to meet ... Read more...

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Myanmar could be India’s next-door energy supplier: Chinese expert


May 25th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) Considering the geostrategic significance of Myanmar, it is crucial for India to befriend the country as it serves as a land bridge to Southeast Asia ... Read more...

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US Defence Secretary to visit India in June


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Calling developing the US-India relationship as a priority for the United States, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta will travel to India in the first week of June, ... Read more...

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Obama nominates ambassador to Myanmar


May 18th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday nominated Derek Mitchell as the country's first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years."Today , I am nominating our first US ... Read more...

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Maldivian President Waheed to make first ever visit to India


May 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Mohamed Waheed, the new president of Maldives, will be in India on a five-day first ever official visit beginning Friday when he will ... Read more...

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Bangladesh on US strategic radar, says daily on Clinton trip


May 7th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Dhaka has "formally brought Bangladesh on the strategic radar of the US", said a leading Bangladeshi daily Monday.An editorial ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia to hold strategic dialogue this week


April 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Third India-Malaysia Strategic Dialogue will be held here this week to nurture the growing convergence of the two nations' regional and global interests.The ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan home secretary-level talks likely in May


April 9th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The home secretaries of India and Pakistan are likely to meet late in May in Islamabad to carry forward the discussions on terror and ... Read more...

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Highlights of Zardari visit


April 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Highlights of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh: * Manmohan Singh says he would he "happy" to visit Pakistan. Timing to be decided through diplomatic ... Read more...

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India seeks to strengthen relations with Israel (With Image)


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 6 (IANS) India feels there is need to strengthen bilateral relations with Israel which is possible for both the countries through collaborations in research and education sectors.While ... Read more...

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India, China open year of friendship, push boundary solution (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao Thursday formally declared 2012 as the year of India-China friendship, and decided to enhance political ... Read more...

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India, China discuss border, to build trust


March 29th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Hu Jintao Thursday formally declared 2012 the year of Sino-Indian friendship, and decided to enhance political trust to ... Read more...

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Hu in India Wednesday: trade imbalance, cultural ties on agenda


March 27th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao touches down here Wednesday on a two-day visit to participate in the BRICS summit and hold bilateral talks with Prime ... Read more...

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Emirates Airlines to launch new flight to Washington


March 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based luxury carrier Emirates Airlines will launch a non-stop flight between Dubai and Washington in September.Earlier this year, Dallas and Seattle were also connected by flights ... Read more...

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India, Malaysia sign treaty to tackle crime


March 12th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India and Malaysia Monday signed a treaty to provide mutual assistance in criminal matters that is expected to boost busting of international crimes and apprehending ... Read more...

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14 Tibetans detained for protesting against India-China talks


March 1st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of 14 Tibetan activists were detained here Thursday for staging a protest outside Hyderabad House where the foreign ministers of India and ... Read more...

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Tibetans protest as India, China hold talks


March 1st, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A group of Tibetan activists protested here as the foreign ministers of India and China Thursday held talks to strengthen strategic partnership and firm ... Read more...

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India, Italy fail to resolve differences over fishermen’s killing (Fourth Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday sought to "clear the air" over the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines, but failed to resolve their ... Read more...

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Fishermen’s killing: India, Italy fail to resolve differences (Third Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Italy Tuesday sought to "clear the air" over the killing of two Indian fishermen by two Italian marines but ... Read more...

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Shooting row: India, Italy fail to resolve differences (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India and Italy Tuesday failed to resolve basic differences in their positions on the killing of two fishermen by two Italian ... Read more...

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Indian envoy asks private sector to focus on ‘big picture’


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao appreciated the very constructive role played by the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG) in strengthening India-US commercial ties and stressed the continued ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief leaves for Britain on official visit


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court nixed his plea on changing his birth date, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday left on a ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Britain from Monday


February 12th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Just three days after the Supreme Court rejected his plea to reconcile his birth date in official records as May 10, 1951, Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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