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India, Russia discuss more Kudankulam projects (Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India and Russia Tuesday discussed the contours of a fresh bilateral agreement to further their nuclear trade by setting up two additional units at ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan trade bodies sign pact


June 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) Two trade bodies of India and Pakistan Monday signed an agreement to boost trade and people-to-people contact between the two countries, an official said here.A memorandum ... Read more...

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Ease visa rules for better India ties: Pakistan daily


May 8th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A Pakistani daily Tuesday sought easing of the "harsh visa rules" for better ties with neighbour India.An editorial in the News International said the idea ... 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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Manmohan must visit Pakistan to maintain momentum: daily


April 9th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should undertake a reciprocal visit to Pakistan in the near future "if momentum is to be maintained" from President Asif ... Read more...

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BRICS targets $500 bn intra-group trade by 2015


March 28th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) - Wednesday targeted almost doubling intra-group trade to $500 billion ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe invites Indian investment in infrastructure, mining


March 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Indian companies were Sunday invited to invest in various sectors in Zimbabwe, including infrastructure development, mining and diamond cutting and polishing."I invite the Indian business ... Read more...

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India, Italy agree to ease business visa norms


February 28th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Italy Tuesday agreed to liberalise business visa norms in a bid to boost bilateral trade and investments.Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma discussed ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka to increase trade to over $2 bn


February 11th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Visiting Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari have agreed to increase bilateral trade to over $2 billion over the next ... Read more...

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UAE embassies celebrate National Day


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 3 (IANS/WAM) The UAE embassies and diplomatic missions across the world celebrated the country's 40th National Day.The embassies hosted gala receptions under the patronage of the ambassadors ... Read more...

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Indian Ocean Rim grouping to boost trade


November 15th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC) Tuesday decided to support intra-regional growth of business through infrastructure building and trade facilitation to boost intra-trade."Though ... Read more...

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Business visa issues will be resolved: Pakistani minister


September 29th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Continuing trade diplomacy on his five-day visit to India, Pakistani Commerce Minister Amin Fahim Thursday said businessmen of both countries would soon be able to ... Read more...

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Pakistan commerce minister meets Maharashtra governor


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan's Commerce Minister Makhdoom Amin Fahim Monday expressed confidence that his visit will prove to be a "stepping stone for future relations" between Pakistan and India ... Read more...

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South Africa keen on business deals with Pakistan


July 29th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) South Africa is keen to build economic partnerships with Pakistan, and wants bilateral trade to cross $1 billion in a couple of years, a top South ... Read more...

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Pakistan exports to Sri Lanka at $283 mn in 2010


July 8th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan's exports to Sri Lanka stood at $283 million in 2010, a minister said.Minister for Commerce Amin Fahim said Thursday that during 2010, Pakistan imported goods ... 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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India, Malaysia implement trade pact


June 30th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India and Malaysia will operationalise from Friday a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement aiming to boost bilateral trade to $15 billion by 2015 from nearly $10 ... Read more...

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India to invest $4.78 bn in Ethiopia


May 21st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) India has offered to invest $4.78 billion in various projects in Ethiopia over the next few years, of which nearly $1 billion is already on ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to reduce trade barriers


April 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 28 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday agreed to reduce tariff and non-tariff barriers and form a joint trade promotion body to boost bilateral trade."To build confidence, dispel misunderstandings ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hopes for $400 mn Indian investment


January 28th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 28 (IANS) Bangladesh hopes to attract Indian investments worth Taka 30 billion ($422 million) at the second Indo-Bangla trade fair to be held here in May, reducing its bilateral trade ... Read more...

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India-Russia trade target of US $ 20 billion trade by 2015 achievable: Anand Sharma


December 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said India-Russia trade target of US $ 20 billion trade by 2015 is achievable provided all stakeholders put ... Read more...

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FICCI signs two accords with China Chamber of Commerce


December 15th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Wednesday signed two agreements with the China Chamber of Commerce for import and export of electronic and ... Read more...

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Patil asks Indian businessmen to invest in Syria, contribute in developmental plans


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Damascus, Nov 28 (ANI): Launching the Syria-India Business Council to facilitate frequent and closer contacts between the business communities of the two countries here on Sunday, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil asked Indian ... Read more...

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Canada, India launch talks on free trade deal


November 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinSeoul, Nov.12 (ANI): Canada and India on Friday launched talks on a free trade deal which according to them could boost Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in each nation ... Read more...

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Tibetan PM-in-exile wishes Indians on occasion of Diwali


November 5th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Nov 5 (ANI): Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche wished Indians on the occasion of Diwali on Friday."Diwali is very important for everyone. It is a festival of lights and also a ... Read more...

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US very bullish on India: Hillary Clinton


October 7th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) As India assumes a more global leadership role, the United States is "very bullish" on India, says Secretary of State Hillary Clinton describing President Barack ... Read more...

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Scope exists for expanding modest Indo-Cambodian economic ties: Patil


September 15th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Sept.15 (ANI): Making a pitch for India as an investor-friendly destination, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday said the modest level of economic ties between India and ... Read more...

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Gujarat inks MOU with British Asian business association


September 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) iNDEXTb, the investment promotion wing of the Gujarat Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Britain's Leicestershire Asian Business Association (LABA) to promote economic cooperation and ... Read more...

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India, Seychelles sign two agreements


June 2nd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India and the Seychelles Wednesday signed two economic agreements as the visiting president of the Indian Ocean nation James Michel invited Indian firms to invest in ... Read more...

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Expanding Sino-India ties key to truly realizing bilateral economic potential: Patil


May 31st, 2010 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Shanghai, May 31 (ANI) : Stressing that economic cooperation is the central element of Sino-India ties, visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday called on the business communities of both countries ... Read more...

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Indo-Kazakh business seminar seeks to bridge trade, information divide


March 5th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Mar. 5 (ANI): The Embassy of India in collaboration with the Kazakhstan Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a business seminar titled "Doing Business with India" at Almaty on March ... Read more...

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Naga tribes celebrate as Dimapur-based Council turns 60


December 10th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur (Nagaland), Dec 10(ANI): Dimapur city recently wore a colourful look as several Naga tribes, in their traditional attire, gathered to commemorate 60 years of the Naga Council's establishment.Formed in 1949 by ... Read more...

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Dimapur Naga Council celebrates Golden Jubilee


November 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddDimapur (Nagaland), Nov.25 (ANI): Dimapur in Nagaland hosted a two-day cultural festival to mark the 60 years of the Naga Council, which saw an enthusiastic participation of all the ... Read more...

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Counter-terror pact, n-deal, AfPak top PM’s US agenda (Third Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand and Arun Kumar New Delhi/Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) India and the US are set to unveil a new template for expanding their partnership by firming up a ... Read more...

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Counter-terror deal, trade, AfPak top PM’s US agenda (Second Lead)


November 20th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi/Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) India and the US are set to unveil a new template for expanding their partnership by firming up a new counter-terror framework and ... Read more...

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