bilateral ties

Manmohan, Rajapaksa discuss Tamil situation, bilateral ties (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhopal, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa and pressed him for an early solution to the decades-long ethnic issue and stressed ... Read more...

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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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UK natural choice to be Kerala’s partner: Envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) British High Commissioner to India Sir James Bevan Wednesday asked Kerala to treat Britain as the first choice for partnership.He was speaking at the Emerging ... Read more...

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China must teach Japan a lesson, says Chinese daily


September 12th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) A lesson is necessary to dispel Japan's contempt toward China, said a state-run Chinese daily Wednesday, a day after the Japanese government inked a deal to ... 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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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Third Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna described as "fruitful" his three-day visit to Pakistan that he wrapped-up Sunday.Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful, says Krishna (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna Sunday described his three-day visit to Pakistan as "fruitful".Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal International Airport for ... Read more...

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Pakistan visit fruitful: Krishna (Second Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna described as "fruitful" his three-day visit to Pakistan that he wrapped-up Sunday.Talking to the media after arriving at Allama Iqbal ... Read more...

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Fringe pro-LTTE groups behind Tamil Nadu violence: Sri Lankan envoy (Interview)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Terming the recent attack on Sri Lankan tourists as an "unfortunate aberration," Colombo's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has blamed "fringe pro-LTTE groups" in the state ... Read more...

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`Chinese military diplomacy to reduce India’s concerns’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese military's diplomacy will help reduce miscalculations amid territorial disputes and concerns of neighbours, analysts said as Defence Minister Liang Guanglie visits India.China Daily ... 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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Russia refutes peace deal with Japan at APEC summit


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) Russia has declined to settle the peace treaty issue with Japan during the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in the Far Eastern city of Vladivostok.Russia ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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Iran, North Korea call for expanded ties


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 1 (IANS) Iran and North Korea Saturday called for expansion of bilateral ties.During a meeting with North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah ... Read more...

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US ambassador Powell calls on Akhilesh Yadav


August 31st, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The US ambassador to India, Nancy J. Powell called on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Thursday. The meeting, described as a courtesy call, was unscheduled.During ... Read more...

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Address trade imbalance, Manmohan tells Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Iran should address their trade imbalance, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here as the two countries sought to develop the Chahbahar port ... Read more...

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India, Iran should address trade imbalance: Manmohan Singh


August 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India and Iran should address their trade imbalance, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday even as the two sides stressed increasing bilateral and ... Read more...

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Iran ready to expand ties with North Korea


August 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran is ready to increase its ties with North Korea in all fields, the Islamic country's foreign minister has said.Speaking while meeting his North Korean ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan MPs moot new CBMs; discuss Assam, SMSs (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Islamabad, parliamentarians of India and Pakistan Friday recommended a clutch of radical confidence-building measures, including ... Read more...

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Egyptian president to visit China


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi will pay a state visit to China from Aug 28 to 30 at the invitation of Chinese President Hu Jintao, said Foreign ... Read more...

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UAE holds talks with Kenya, Netherlands


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE have met their counterparts from Kenya and the Netherlands to discuss bilateral ties.Abdullah Sulaiman Al-Hamadi, director of African Affairs at ... Read more...

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India, Latin America to scale up bilateral ties


August 8th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Chila, Cuba and Venezuela, the troika of Latin America's premier grouping, Wednesday sought closer strategic and economic partnership with India and described New Delhi ... Read more...

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A tough balancing act awaits Manmohan Singh in Tehran


July 31st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Amid tightening Western sanctions targeting Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Iran to attend the Aug 30-31 Non-Aligned Movement summit - an important ... Read more...

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Bangladesh asks India to fast-track land accord, Teesta pact (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India Tuesday assured Bangladesh that it will ratify the land boundary agreement after forging a consensus as Dhaka agreed to allow New Delhi more ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to boost counter-terror cooperation, border, Teesta


July 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Imparting a renewed momentum to bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh Tuesday held talks to bolster counter-terror cooperation and discussed issues ranging from border management ... Read more...

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Krishna to visit Pakistan Sep 7-9, Jundal shadow over talks


July 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, July 24 (IANS) With the revelations by 26/11 plotter Abu Jundal casting a shadow on bilateral ties, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will go on a three-day visit ... Read more...

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Indian envoy seeks direct flights to Cambodia


July 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, July 24 (IANS) India's Ambassador Dinesh K. Patnaik pledged Tuesday to urge Indian airlines to operate direct flights to Cambodia in order to boost bilateral relations in trade, ... Read more...

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Myanmar general to visit India


July 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Continuing with its efforts to forge strong ties with Myanmar, India will on Aug. 1 welcome its neighbour's top military general, when the two ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi confidante P.N. Dhar dead


July 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Well-known economist and principal secretary to prime minister Indira Gandhi in the 1970s, Prithvi Nath Dhar died here Thursday.Dhar, 94, died of old-age related ... Read more...

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India-Singapore Friendship Group in Indian parliament launched


July 12th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) An India-Singapore Friendship Group in the Indian parliament was launched here Thursday on the visit of a four-member parliamentary delegation from Singapore.The delegation, led ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invites Morsi to non-aligned meet in Iran


July 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has invited Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, to a summit of Non-Aligned countries to be held in Tehran Aug 29.It ... Read more...

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Pakistan pitches for reviving cricketing ties (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday pitched for resuming bilateral cricket ties with India but New Delhi maintained it was for the two boards to decide.During their two-day talks ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar applauds Myanmar parliament’s new look


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday applauded neighbouring Myanmar's democractic transition, pointing out that its parliament had got "a new look" by providing a ... Read more...

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UAE, Cyprus review bilateral ties


July 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cyprus reviewed their bilateral relations here Tuesday.In the meeting held between Al Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed Al Hamed, director of ... Read more...

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The Simla accord — 40 years later


July 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A midnight summit between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Bhutto pleading with Gandhi to free 93,000 Pakistani prisoners of war, a failed Kashmir ... Read more...

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