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Orderly transition in Ethiopia, business ties with India to grow : Envoy (Interview)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There will be orderly transition in Ethiopia despite the the death of its long-time leader Meles Zenawi, the country's envoy has said, and assured ... Read more...

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Nepal, China should boost business ties: envoy


August 18th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 18 (IANS) Nepal and China should boost bilateral business ties, Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Yang Houlan said here. The Chinese ambassador Friday said: "China will continue to encourage ... Read more...

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India, Thailand review FTA talks, push trilateral highway


August 10th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India and Thailand Friday reviewed the progress in their negotiations for a free trade treaty and decided to step up work on landmark connectivity projects ... Read more...

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India, Belgium to seal railway cooperation pact


August 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Belgium, a founder of the 27-nation European Union, is set to seal a pact with India Thursday that seeks to leverage its expertise in developing ... Read more...

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Pakistan continues to be international migraine: Albright


June 26th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pakistan continues to be an "international migraine" with a host of problems like extremism, non-proliferation, poverty and a weak government, former US Secretary of State ... Read more...

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US slaps new sanctions on Iran


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US senate Monday approved new sanctions against Iran's energy sector in an effort to further pressure Tehran on its disputed nuclear programme.The move came ahead ... Read more...

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Huge potential seen in US-India business ties


April 29th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Over 300 top business leaders from India and the United States have highlighted dynamic potential that exists in present and future collaboration between the two countries.The ... Read more...

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US lawmaker praises India’s role in Afghanistan


April 19th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A key US lawmaker has welcomed India's positive contribution to Afghanistan's reconstruction saying US-India partnership has an important role in contributing to the war torn nation's ... Read more...

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Take India-US business ties to next level: Indian envoy


April 16th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 16 (IANS) With India focused on developing itself as a global hub for innovation, New Delhi wants the business community to explore new ways to advance India-US ... Read more...

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New visa agreement soon between India and Pakistan: Envoy


April 9th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and Pakistan may finalise a new visa agreement soon to boost business ties between the two countries, Pakistan's High Commissioner to India Shahid ... 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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Wen urges cooperation to address trade imbalance with US


March 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Cooperation is the way to address trade imbalance between China and the US as well as the difficulties and frictions arising from it, Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions, India to ramp up ties with Iran


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, March 1 (IANS) The US may be satisfied that India is "making steps in the right direction" to impose sanctions on Iran, but New Delhi has made ... Read more...

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Shooting row: Italian foreign minister to push for release of Marines


February 27th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Italy's foreign minister Giulio Maria Terzi di Sant' Agata begins a two-day visit to India Tuesday to push for a deal to resolve the diplomatic ... Read more...

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Trade potential making India, Pakistan lift barriers


February 20th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) It is not often that some 150 of India's top corporate leaders visit Pakistan. And when that happened last week, led by Commerce Minister Anand Sharma, ... Read more...

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India, Rwanda sign pacts; to ramp up business ties


February 17th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Building upon their growing business synergy, India and Rwanda, a rising economy located at the crossroads of central and east Africa, have signed three ... Read more...

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‘India-Iran trade can touch $30 bn by 2015′


February 15th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) An influential Indian trade body Wednesday said the recent attack on Israeli targets, blamed by Israel on Iran, will not affect India's growing trade and ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to scale up business with Iran (Second Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Despite sanctions and pressure, India set to do more busines with Iran (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In spite of sanctions by the US and the European Union and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, ... Read more...

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Unfazed by US, India to step up ties with Tehran


February 14th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Unfazed by US sanctions and Israel linking Tehran to the attack on an Israeli embassy car here, India is set to ramp up its ... Read more...

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India takes over presidency of Saarc business chamber


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India Monday assumed presidency of the business chamber of the eight-member South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) after a gap of 12 years and ... Read more...

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India, China must have strategic partnership: expert


January 19th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The border row between India and China "is moving towards an agreed framework" and the two countries need to develop strategic ties, a visiting Indian professor ... Read more...

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Bangladesh PM in Tripura to revive historic, economic ties


January 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 11 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina accompanied by an over 100-member delegation Wednesday arrived in this capital city of Tripura, which had played a crucial role ... Read more...

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India seeks Saudi investment in infrastructure


January 5th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Saudi Arabia was Thursday urged to invest in India's infrastructure sector and further boost economic engagements between the two countries."We look forward to Saudi ... Read more...

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India’s retail opening will deepen business ties: US


November 30th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) The United States has welcomed India's decision to allow foreign direct investment in the multi-brand retail sector, saying such economic reforms will further strengthen business-to-business ties ... Read more...

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Iran passes bill to reduce ties with Britain


November 27th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 27 (IANS) The Iranian Majlis passed a bill Sunday to downgrade the country's diplomatic ties with Britain, a media report said.The bill requires the foreign ministry to reduce ... Read more...

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Kerala woos tourists from Scandinavian countries


November 20th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 20 (IANS) In a marketing strategy to rev up the dwindling receipts from global tourism, Kerala unfolded a range of products and packages to woo more tourists from ... Read more...

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‘Vietnam a huge business opportunity for India’


October 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Inviting Indian business and technical expertise in various sectors, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang Thursday said the demand for material and machinery is high in ... Read more...

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India offers vast opportunities to US business: Envoy


September 17th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) India's Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, has asked the US and Indian businesses to forge stronger ties taking a long term view of the vast ... 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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Florida prepares to mark 500th anniversary of its discovery


August 19th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 19 (IANS/EFE) Florida is preparing to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Spaniard Juan Ponce de Leon's discovery of the peninsula in 1513, an expedition that marked the start ... Read more...

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India, US making ‘great strides’ in security ties (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday said India and America were making "great strides" in expanding their ties on security and counter terrorism.Clinton, ... Read more...

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British defence secretary explores business ties with India


July 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) In the backdrop of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat plane being shortlisted in a $10.4-billion Indian tender, British Defence Secretary Liam Fox was here on ... Read more...

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India is our key priority in trade: Canada


July 8th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 8 (IANS) Canada Thursday said deepening trade ties with India is its key priority as the two countries work out the modalities of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM arrives on four-day visit


June 27th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key arrived here Sunday night on a four-day visit during which he will hold talks with his Indian counterpart ... Read more...

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